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This Year Teachers, HS Seniors Will Not Be Evaluated the Same in New Jersey

January 11, 2021

NEW JERSEY — A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who has long said this isn’t a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during a Monday press conference on pandemic updates.

As part of the order, high school seniors won’t have to pass an exit ...

Watchung Hills Board of Education Swears in New Members, Names new President and Vice President for 2021

WARREN, NJ - The first Watchung Hills school board meeting of 2021 was held Tuesday night with three members sworn in to the Watchung Hills Regional High School Board of Education and a new board president and vice-president named.

Annual election results certified by the Clerks of Morris and Somerset Counties are:

Carol W. Prasa , Long Hill -39 (Write In) 

Peter B. Fallon ...

Indoor Sports Back in Action, Clearing Way for Start of High School Winter Season

TRENTON, NJ — After a forced time-out of nearly one month, indoor sports in New Jersey returned this weekend, clearing the way for the start of the high school sports winter season.

Since Gov. Phil Murphy did not extend his December 5 ban placed on organized indoor sports — practices and competitions for youths and adults — these activities resumed on January 2 but with ...

NJ High School Sports Winter Season May Resume on Jan. 2: Murphy

TRENTON, NJ -- In a highly anticipated announcement , Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday at his COVID-19 press briefing that Indoor sports may resume on Saturday, January 2, 2021, with safety protocols in place. However, the regional suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions will continue through at least January 31.

NJSIAA, the governing body for high school sports in the state, ...

Watchung Hills Selects Wolsko Educator of the Year

WARREN, NJ – Science Teacher Darrin Wolsko has been selected as Educator of the Year for the 2020-2021 School Year at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).

“Mr. Wolsko has been teaching at WHRHS for 17 years and has made an indelible mark on student learning both in and out of the classroom,” said WHRHS ...

When Will Spring Sports Begin? Dates Now Set

WARREN, NJ — The spring sports season in high schools around the state will be delayed somewhat, but the timeline issued by the NJSIAA on Friday also pushes the end of the season back further into June.

The NJSIAA’s Sports Advisory Task Force – the statewide group of athletic administrators tasked with developing a return-to-play plan for New Jersey high school sports – ...

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