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Wardlaw+Hartridge First Graders Meet Edison Township Mayor

December 1, 2017

EDISON, NJ - First graders from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, along with their teachers and a group of class parents, spent a busy morning learning about their school’s home town on a trip to the Edison Township Municipal Building. The trip served as the culmination of the first-grade study unit on communities.

The trip included a tour of the police station, mayor’s ...

Project SEARCH at Overlook Medical Center Recruiting Students for 2018-19 School Year

EDISON, NJ - The Project SEARCH Program at Overlook Medical Center, a one-year intensive employment training program for young adults with disabilities, has begun recruiting students for Cohort #3, which begins in September of 2018. 

Student interns spend an entire year inside Overlook Medical Center rotating through three different internship experiences where they learn ...

Mendoza of Edison Honored for Decade of Service to the Church

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic’s Janessa Mendoza was recognized this past Sunday by the Pastoral Musicians of the Diocese of Metuchen for her 10 years of dedicated service for the promotion of vibrant liturgical celebrations.

Mendoza, who lives in Edison, has been an altar server and a handbell and choir member since 2007 at St. Matthew the Apostle Church in Edison.

The honor ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Students Gain Insight at STEM Workshop

EDISON, NJ - Last week, 20 Middle School students at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison, with the help of The Stone House Group, set out to understand the promise and limitations of sustainable energy and solar power in an exciting after school STEM workshop.

The week began with students learning the importance of harnessing solar power as a heating and cooking source and the challenges ...

Water Main Break Forces Closure of Edison School

EDISON, NJ - A water main break on Division Street has forced Thomas Jefferson Middle School to close on Friday.

According to information from the Breaking News Network (BNN), traffic Friday morning was being detoured in the area of Greenwood and Hillside Avenues and Division Street.

The middle school is the only school in the township that will not have classes Friday.

Edison Students Present Design Concept for Mars Spacecraft

EDISON, NJ - A team of Edison middle-schoolers named Team EON last Friday presented their design concept for the living quarters of the spacecraft that will go to Mars to astronaut Sam Durrance and other space experts at Kennedy Space Center.

“One of the things that stood out the most was your use of 3-D printers," engineer Nicholoas Day told the middle-schoolers from Woodrow Wilson ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Model UN Club Members Earn Recognition

EDISON, NJ - Thirteen members of the Model United Nations team at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison traveled to JP Stevens High School to compete against approximately 200 students from six regional schools in the season’s first all-day conference on Oct. 28.

W+H delegates were spread across six of the 10 committees. Camila Fang of Edison and Pranay Arora of  Edison were each ...

Moroney, Shi, Patel, and DiStefano Win Seats on Edison Board of Education

EDISON, NJ - Beth Moroney, Jerry Shi, Falguni Patel, and Paul DiStefano have won seats on the Edison Board of Education, according to unofficial returns.  Moroney received 5,991 votes; Shi received 6,259 votes, Patel received 6,115 votes and DiStefano received 7,074 votes.  Elizabeth Conway rounded out the top five finishers with 5,069 votes. 

Editor's Note:  This ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Students Assist Refugee Family

EDISON, NJ - On Sunday, Oct. 29, a group of 13 Upper School Students worked as a team to help two local refugee families that are supported by Interfaith RISE. Over the course of about an hour and a half, the students worked as a cohesive and efficient team to move a family out of an apartment, and then clean the apartment before the new refugee family arrived.

Students moved heavy ...

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Seventh Graders Explore Colonial Williamsburg

November 30, 2017

Seventh grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison  recently spent four busy days learning about life in Colonial times during the annual class trip to Williamsburg, VA. Accompanied by chaperones Nancy Duddy, Mike Howell, Elizabeth Martin and Hugh Duddy, the seventh graders enjoyed a variety of interesting experiences.

After strolling through the historic stores, which line ...