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Watchung Hills Marching Warriors Take First Place in Ridge Competition

October 21, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Watchung Hills Marching Band took first place at the Ridge Competition on Saturday night, and won best music and best percussion awards.  

Watchung Hills Marching Band students have been working hard since August to perfect their  skills. Their hard work paid off with a crowd pleasing performance that earned them the highest score the WHRHS ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Advances to County Finals with OT Win over Pingry


WARREN, NJ - Arianna Valenti scored on two direct kicks to lead the Watchung Hills girls soccer team over Pingry in the semifinal round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday, 2-1, in overtime.


“Just an unbelievable feeling to win a semifinal game that way,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo. “I thought our players showed ...

WHRHS Football: Watchung Hills Falls to Union Behind 6 Turnovers, Farmers Clinch Conference

UNION, NJ — It’s been a season to remember for Union and all signs indicate that there will be plenty more to play for this fall. But no matter what might happen in the imminent playoffs, the Farmers guaranteed Friday that they’ll at least raise one banner with the year “2018” printed on it. 

Union (7-1) clinched its first conference championship in over ...

Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders Awards Warren Township Youth Services Commission $14,160 in Grants, Most in County

SOMERVILLE, NJ  – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a total of $106,090 in grant funding to Municipal Youth Services Commissions representing all 21 Somerset County municipalities. Ceremonial checks were presented to grant recipients at a recent public meeting. 

  “The Board of Freeholders is pleased to present funding for so many ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Hillsborough on Senior Night

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls soccer team recorded their ninth shut out this season on Tuesday’s senior night game with Hillsborough, 4-0.

Jessica Carrieri, Kelly Fitzgerald, and Julia Heilberg scored on assists from Chloe Ferreira and Arianna Valenti. Fitzgerald scored twice. Kaylee Donnelly and Ashley MacManus combined for the shut out for the ...

WHRHS Boys Soccer: Watchung Hills Defeats Pingry to Take Skyland Conference Championship


MARTINSVILLE, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys soccer team defeated Pingry 1-0 on Tuesday to become the Skyland Conference Champions. 


“We talk about to truly be special, you need to win a championship and hang a banner,”  said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow. “After some heartbreaking results, this team cemented themselves forever as a special ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Tops Somerville, 3-1


WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls soccer team scored three goals in the first half to dominate Somerville on Monday, 3-1.


“I’m very pleased with our effort today against an excellent Somerville team,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo. “Our players responded to the challenge all game long, and did a great job competing for the entire ...

National Merit Names Six Semifinalists and 27 Commended Watchung Hills Students; 48 WHRHS Semifinalists since 2015

WARREN, NJ  – Six Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students in the Class of 2019 have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Another 27 WHRHS students have been named National Merit Commended students, the category just before Semifinalists. These designations were made based on the scores of students who sat ...

WHRHS Football: Watchung Hills Falls to Ridge on Senior Night After Early Lead, 42-14

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills took the early lead, 7-0, but Ridge came back to defeat the Warriors on senior night Friday, 42-14.

“We lost to a good team tonight, my kids came out with energy in the first quarter,” said WHRHS head coach Rich Seubert. “I’m proud of how my seniors have handled adversity this season. We have three more games left this season and I know they ...

Watchung Hills Board of Education Approves LGBTQ Senior English Curriculum Unit Choices

WARREN, NJ -  “Fun Home, A Family Tragicomic” by Allison Bechtel, “We Are Okay” by Nina LaCour, and “Speak No Evil” by Uzodinma Iweala were approved at the last meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education as the three options in the senior English unit on LGBTQ literature.

The board voted to approve the 12th ...


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