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St. Joseph High School (Metuchen) Holds Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2018

May 22, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School held its commencement ceremonies, including a baccalaureate mass and graduation, on Sunday, May 20, at The Church of the Sacred Heart in South Plainfield in honor of the Class of 2018.

Brother Louis Couvillon, S.C., a SJHS resident brother, presided over the mass. The Most Rev. James F. Checchio was in attendance and handed out diplomas ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Fourth Graders Promote Drug Free New Jersey

EDISON, NJ - The fourth grade health class at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, taught by Dawn Francavilla of Somerset, was involved in designing a folder for a Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey. The students were challenged to create anti-drug artwork relating to the theme "Fun Things to do Instead of Doing Drugs."

The winning entries had their artwork reproduced as ...

Edison's Brianna Bohn is Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior

EDISON, NJ - Brianna Bohn, of Edison, graduated this week from New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Newark College of Engineering (NCE). She was chosen to represent her college as a gonfalon carrier in the 102nd commencement ceremony.

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Hometown: Edison

Next up: Moving to Charlottesville, Virginia to work as an engineer at Merck & Co.

Bohn was ...

Junior State of America gets Boost from Students at Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Dayton’s Junior State of America (JSA) students have been hold a voters’ registration drive and a “Fight Apathy” campaign during lunch periods.

The effort is meant to bring a heightened level of civic engagement being introduced to Dayton by the participating students. 

During Wednesday’s lunch period, sophomore members ...

Seton Hall Honors Student from Edison

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. - Edison resident Ian Galamay recently received the Servant Leader Award from Seton Hall University for going above and beyond the call for service.

Galamay was one of four students chosen from dozens of nominees for his service close to home and abroad in Haiti and El Salvador. Galamay was recognized at an evening reception surrounded by his family and ...

Holy Savior Academy, Immaculata High School Join Forces for Academic Endeavor 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In an academic collaborative effort that connects two diocesan schools, Holy Savior Academy in South Plainfield offers Spanish I to its eighth grade class, with Immaculata High School’s World Language Chair and Spanish instructor Vanessa Roulett, teaching the students. 

The class, which integrates live, two way video and audio, along with other ...

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Youth Program in Edison Provides Leadership Skills and an Opportunities to Fly

EDISON, NJ - The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet Program, provides aerospace education -- orientation flights in powered planes and gliders, STEM concepts with hands-on activities -- to teens at JP Stevens High School in Edison every Tuesday (except Holidays) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The cadets learn military structure (customs, courtesies, discipline, drills, physical training, and ...

Rutgers Day 2018 Attracts More Than 100,000

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At first, there were some concerns.

By 8 a.m. Saturday, the skies were cloudy, the weather cool and the ground muddy. Planners for the 10th-annual Rutgers Day were putting down hay at the Voorhees Mall on College Avenue and throughout the campus where thousands of attendees were expected to visit beginning by 10 a.m. There were tents set up for performers in case of ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Plays in CJMEA Honors Band

EDISON, NJ - Annie Gu of Edison, a seventh grader at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, performed with the Central Jersey Music Educators Association Middle School Honors Band on April 21 at Monroe Township High School.

This is a group consisting of outstanding Central New Jersey Region band students, nominated by their band directors. The 109-piece symphonic band played ...

Senator Diegnan and Edison Teacher Kristine Keefe Recognized by New Jersey Language Educators Association

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Senator Patrick Diegnan and Edison teacher Kristine Keefe were given awards by the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey at their annual conference held in Woodbridge on April 14.

Senator Diegnan received the President’s Award for his sponsorship of legislation encouraging world language education in our public schools.   In presenting the award, the ...

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Janessa Mendoza Honored as Union Catholic's Scholar Athlete of the Year by the NJSIAA

May 22, 2018

Janessa Mendoza, who served as a co-captain on the girls basketball team and is the Student Council President at Union Catholic, was honored by the NJSIAA as Union Catholic's Scholar Athlete of the Year at a special banquet at the Pines Manor on Sunday.    

Mendoza, who lives in Edison and will attend Georgetown University, played guard on the UC basketball team ...