Wardlaw+Hartridge News

November 22, 2020

EDISON-- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School offered abbreviated two-day after school STEM workshops focused on aerodynamics in the first two weeks of November. Under the guidance of Mrs. Andrea Barnett, Middle School science teacher and Science Department Co-Chair, pondered the question of how the ...

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EDISON-- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is pleased to present One Stoplight Town as its virtual fall play this year. This full-length play was written by playwright Tracy Wells and the W+H thespians will be the first to produce this new title and premiere the show on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Tim Head of Cranford, fifth grade teacher and Middle School coach at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, provided a tutorial on disc golf to sixth and seventh grade students in their physical education class. Mr. Head demonstrated some pointers on throwing and putting techniques ...

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EDISON, NJ-- The fourth-grade classes of Mrs. Ellen Ritz and Mrs. Lisa Greenberg at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison took advantage of the beautiful November weather and ventured outdoors for a day of fall fun and exploration on Nov. 6. Some called it a “Staycation” and others described it as ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Bella Wysocki of Rahway, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, made it official this afternoon by signing her official National Letter of Intent to attend Wagner College and continue her outstanding soccer career. The Wardlaw+Hartridge senior is by far the school's ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is holding three Virtual Admission Information Sessions – two on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. or 7 p.m. and one on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. Each session provides an opportunity to meet our Head of School, Division Heads, teachers, students and the Admission ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students, faculty and staff at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enjoyed their annual twist on the Halloween theme by coming to school in costume dressed as their favorite character from a book. Whether on campus or at home learning remotely, students participated ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Eighth-grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared presentations on important and notable Hispanic Americans in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month during the Middle School’s All-Division meetings this month. National Hispanic Heritage Month (Mes Nacional ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The third-grade classes at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison turned Halloween into Essential Workers Day. Teachers Katherine Heiss of Red Bank and Donna Pedde of Cranford joined their students in dressing up as essential workers in the community.  Costumes included police ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The girls’ tennis team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison recently celebrated their undefeated record in the GMC Gold Division with a trip to Dairy Queen.  In this COVID-exception year, there are no division or conference championships to be won, but the W+H girls earned the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School is pleased to present One Stoplight Town as its virtual fall play this year. This full-length play was written by playwright Tracy Wells and the W+H thespians will be the first to produce this new title and premiere the show on Friday, Nov. 20. One ...

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The third-grade classes of Ms. Katherine Heiss and Mrs. Donna Pedde ventured outdoors for some meaningful autumn lessons last Friday. The students participated in a wide range of activities, starting with weeding and planting bulbs in the garden. They also wrote in their journals using fall ...

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The fifth-grade classes of Mr. Tim Head and Mrs. Liz Stillman participated in a special Leadership Day on October 23 with a series of challenges designed to promote teamwork and collaboration. Challenge No. 1 was to create a campsite for the day using nonverbal communication. After three ...

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On Friday, the campus at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison was transformed into a home-made version of the sixth grade's traditional trip to Frost Valley Environmental Center in Claryville, NY. Sixth grade students rotated in three groups between the activities of orienteering all around the ...

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Several Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were recognized for their performance on the 2020 National Latin Exam. Ian McElroy, Middle School Latin teacher, announced the names of nine students who earned certificates. Congratulations to Arya Chhabra of Roselle Park ...

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Students in Mrs. Nicole Nolan's Global Citizenship class at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison participated in the first of three hosted student discussions from Global Education Benchmark Group on October 21. This initial discussion was titled, "Our Shared Pandemic Experience." The ...

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Lower School students, parents and teachers from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison spent much of last weekend finding creative ways to engage in appreciating their favorite books in the first virtual edition of Camp Read-A-Lot. The event, organized by Silvia Davis, Lower School Head, was ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enhanced its virtual classroom experience with the installation of Owl 360° cameras in more than 50 classrooms last week. The Technology Department installed Owls in classrooms of all three divisions. According to the Owl website, “Any classroom becomes a ...

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  For Alex Caiola of Westfield, the decision to create a fitness trail at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison for his Eagle Scout project became a no-brainer. The W+H senior considered other options but wound up with several solid reasons to build something useful on the W+H ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, a coeducational, college preparatory day school enrolling 455 students in Prekindergarten through grade 12, earned the No. 1 rating among all Middlesex County private schools in the 2021 Best Schools in America rankings released by Niche. This marks the ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison kicked off its 2020-2021 Middle School elective program on Monday, Oct. 5. This year's program, which includes 10 interesting extracurricular options, will take place on Monday afternoons and run for the entire school year. This year's elective lineup ...

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Middle School students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison made a clean 1-2-3 sweep claiming the top prizes in the “Don’t Get Vaped In” Creative Expression Contest sponsored by Wellspring Center for Prevention and the Coalition for Healthy Communities. Middlesex County middle school ...

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Seventh grade science students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison took advantage of a timely opportunity to learn more about the benefits of using soap in an experiment designed to teach the scientific method. Four volunteers were asked to get their hands very "dirty" with a mixture of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Chris Teare, Director of College Counseling at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, announced that five seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship program. Congratulations to Noah Apter of Springfield and Pranay Arora, Tarun Ravilla, Neil ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middle School athletes began outdoor practices this week, joining the Upper School teams on the soccer fields, tennis courts and cross-country terrain at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The volleyball season, due to indoor restrictions, has been postponed to later in the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Organized, clean and efficient food service is one of the most important elements associated with a safe return to school during the pandemic. Despite the many challenges created by COVID-19, Sage Dining Services has delivered quality and safety to students, faculty and staff at The ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The global pandemic and the need to work remotely has not stopped The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison’s partnership with Interfaith RISE of Highland Park and the W+H student-to-family tutoring program.   On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Nicole Nolan of Bridgewater, W+H Director of ...

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EDISON, NJ 00 For three days, the 12 newly appointed senior peer leaders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved the program’s annual opening retreat a little closer to home – right on the W+H campus! Normally, the kickoff to the Peer Leadership program resides on the wooded ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison officially opened the 2020-2021 school year with its 138th Convocation Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held virtually in a webinar presented to the full W+H community. The processional included members of the Upper School Student Council ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is preparing to open the 2020-2021 academic year with in-person learning in September. In an effort to bolster its preparation for a safe learning environment for students and teachers, W+H has appointed Ryan Oliveira as its Pandemic Response ...

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