Education

Chatham High Students Fechtner, Oare Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

5f7576bee86e4e40d29e_NMS_2015__1_.jpg
CHS seniors Hannah Fechtner and Patrick Oare, 2015 National Merit Scholarship Finalists, are recognized for their accomplishment by Principal Darren Groh and Head of School Counseling Julie Patterson. Credits: CHS
5f7576bee86e4e40d29e_NMS_2015__1_.jpg

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High School seniors Hannah Fechtner and Patrick Oare were named National Merit Scholarship Finalists on Feb. 2. 

Students are selected for this honor based on their performance on the PSAT exam. Each high school student’s selective index is the sum of his writing, critical reading, and mathematics scores on this exam. Fechtner and Oare’s selective indices placed them within the top one percent of students taking the exam nationally. 
Each state has its own qualifying score, and New Jersey has one of the highest selective indices in the country. This accomplishment is commendable for any student, but it is particularly impressive here in New Jersey, given the higher qualifying score that students must obtain.
 
To become Finalists, Fechtner and Oare completed an application process that included their high school transcripts, essays, and letters of recommendation from their school counselors. Finalists are eligible to earn scholarship money through the National Merit Scholarship Program.
 
 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Chatham

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, February 19 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library are continuing their book collection in preparation for Annual Book Sale.  Kids are off from school on Monday for Presidents’ Day – bring them to the library!  We have plenty for them to do.  For adults, Professor Licklider’s second lecture on North Korea will take place on Tuesday.  The ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams - Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

A Week at the Library of The Chathams

Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library book collection continues.  The tax season is here, and dedicated volunteers are here to help you with you tax returns!

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to ...

Imagine a Chatham Toboggan Ride from the Top of Fairmount Avenue to Main Street

Did you know….
there was a time when Chatham kids could ice skate from downtown Chatham all the way to Florham Park? And that a toboggan ride could last from the top of Fairmount Avenue down to Main Street and beyond?

Those were the days!

This was back in the early to mid-1900s. The Passaic River meandered through grassy meadows and woods on the north side of Chatham. The marshy ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!

 

Video: Point View's Deitze Tell CNBC Fed is 'On Track' for March Rate Hike

February 15, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on CNBC on how to position your portfolio despite more volatility:

cnbc.com/video

For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive ...