Wardlaw+Hartridge News

June 14, 2021

EDISON, NJ -- Shourya Chhabra of Roselle Park and Luke Tan of Edison, students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently performed with the Region Jazz Band Dizzy Gillespie Virtual Ensemble. Students who participated in this performance were accepted through a stringent audition process ...

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EDISON, NJ -- States from all over our great nation were on display at last week’s Third Grade States Presentations, held outdoors under the AP Room Tent at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. Faculty, staff and students visited the displays and learned about many states and their customs and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison inducted 14 new members into the Cum Laude Society in a ceremony held Friday, June 4 in the Berry Performing Arts Center. Andy Webster, Head of School, Dr. Bob Bowman, Upper School Head, Dr. Corinna Crafton, Middle School Head, Christine ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Students in Grades PreK-5 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enjoyed an afternoon filled with fun, games, laughs and friendly competition as the beloved tradition of Field Day returned as a live event on the rear athletic fields. Lee Nicholls, Physical Education Department ...

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EDISON, NJ -- There’s nothing like live entertainment and Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison provided plenty of it at last Thursday’s 12th annual Cookin’ Cabaret. A limited audience of students, parents, faculty and staff enjoyed 90 minutes of performances including ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Aarush Dharayan of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently received the Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Medal, a merit scholarship awarded to exemplary high school students. The merit scholarship has a guaranteed value of $120,000 for each medalist ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Three students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison are being recognized by the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and InnerView in the fourth Annual National Community Service Awards.  This program, open to all U.S. students, has been designed to connect student ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison have taken an active role in providing COVID relief for India with a Coins for India drive. They are collecting coins and literally funneling donations through a coin drop and sending contributions to UNICEF, which will ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Ancel DeJesus of Rahway, an eighth-grade student at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, was recently accepted to the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute Online Summer Program. Housed at Princeton University, the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute is an intensive academic and ...

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NORTH EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge girls’ golf team continued its perfect season and repeated as State Prep champs with an exciting victory at last Friday’s NJISAA Prep Championships at Peddie Golf Club in Hightstown. The Rams emerged victorious by five strokes over the host school in their ...

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EDISON, NJ-- This year, the fifth graders put a unique twist on their usual Greek Play project. In a typical year, students choose from among four classic Greek stories to collaborate on to write, direct and perform a play. However, last year, our students went virtual right after the grueling work ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Since the seventh grade couldn't travel to Williamsburg for the annual class trip this year, the students and some of their teachers enjoyed a taste of Williamsburg here at W+H last Thursday, May 13. They started the day with several rounds of Game of Graces, a traditional ...

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EDSION, NJ-- The girls’ golf team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison made history by winning the school’s first Tournament of Champions title on Tuesday at North Jersey Country Club in Wayne. New Jersey’s No. 1 team used its typical balanced attack to defeat Bridgewater-Raritan by 20 ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Nicole Sandrik-Arzadi of Sewaren, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, was selected as a recipient of this year’s University of Vermont Citizen Scholar Book Award. This award is designed to recognize outstanding citizens in their pursuit of higher education. Putting ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Thirty-four W+H students in the AP Human Geography classes taught by Mrs. Jean Castellano cooked up some history in an exciting, interactive three-week program which focused on the theme of how migration transforms cuisine. The students collaborated with The Living City Project, which ...

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EDISON, NJ-- The undefeated girls’ golf team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison captured the Central Jersey sectional championship in dominant fashion on May 10. Freshman Sarah Shao of Green Brook shot an impressive 4-under-par round of 67 to capture the individual title and lead the Rams, ...

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EDISON, NJ-- April is National Poetry month, and throughout the month second grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison read, studied and wrote various poems. Typically, the second graders hold a “Poetry Cafe” where they perform in front of a live audience of family members. However, ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Taliyah Williams of Rahway, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, was among three local high school seniors to receive Good Citizen Awards from The Westfield Chapter of The Daughters of The American Revolution (DAR). Each school selected one Good Citizen from their ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Twelve seniors in the Class of 2021 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared their research and findings on a variety of pertinent topics in last week’s Capstone presentations in the Center for Global Learning. This project, a requirement to graduate with the Global Scholars ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison capped a three-week read-a-thon in April with some impressive numbers. The students logged 20,438 minutes of total reading. Fourth-grader Josh Culver of Colonia led all students with 1,368 minutes, which is nearly one full ...

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EDISON,NJ-- Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison are celebrating their own divisional Spirit Week from May 3-7. Students are having a blast embracing daily themes to begin the home stretch of this unprecedented school year in style. The week kicked off with Match a ...

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EDISON, NJ-- The Junior Kindergarten class at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison concluded its lifecycle unit by releasing their Painted Lady butterflies in the Lower School garden on April 28. Early Childhood students learned about the lifecycles of ladybugs, chickens, frogs and the ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Claire Lu of Edison, a freshman at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, captured the essence of her signature sport to win the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) Great Junior Golf Design Challenge of 2021. She designed a par-5 hole and named it hOle. Claire’s design ...

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EDISON, NJ-- The Performing Arts Department at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison received six nominations from the Montclair State University Theatre Night Awards. W+H earned four nominations for One Stoplight Town, the 2020 fall play, and two nominations for Mamma Mia!, the 2020 spring ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Students continued to develop their action plans following the Eighth Grade Summit in mid-April. Some students focused on climate justice, while others concentrated on racial justice. Call to Action Groups were set up, with small groups of students addressing a variety of racial and ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Shiv Tickoo of Scotch Plains, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, will lead the student body as senior class president in the 2021-2022 school year after winning last week’s Student Council election. Shiv will be joined by Annie Gu of Edison and Gbemi Olarewaju of ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Ian McElroy, Middle School Latin teacher at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, is pleased to report that seven of his students earned recognition for their performance on the National Latin Exam. Congratulations to the following students: Arya Chhabra of Roselle Park – Gold ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison continued to discuss the many things they learned and experienced during last week’s Symposium – Inclusive Communities: Race and Identity – in their daily advisory sessions. Students continued the conversations, completed ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Part of last week’s Eighth Grade Summit at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison offered students an opportunity to share their voice through poetry. Twelve students participated in an afternoon poetry slam in the amphitheatre, including nine reciting original poems in a judged ...

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EDISON, NJ-- Several W+H winter athletes were named to All-Division teams in the Greater Middlesex Conference. Congratulations to our Rams listed below: Swimming – Tyler Jones of Scotch Plains, Matt Faust of Westfield, Aiden Lee of Sewaren, Giselle Lee of Edison, Maiti O’Connor of South ...

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