Hillsborough's Project Graduation Sells Prom Dresses

January 18, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Project Graduation, marking its 25th year in the township, is hosting its annual Prom Dress sale on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the main foyer of the high school at 466 Raider Blvd.

“Gently used” short and long dresses will be sold; all short dresses are tagged at $20; long dresses will sell for $40.

All proceeds will be used to offset the ...

Substance Abuse Topic of Hillsborough Conversation Jan. 20

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A “Community Conversation” focused on the mental health and substance abuse challenges facing township residents will be held Saturday, Jan. 20 at Hillsborough High School.

Sponsored by the Hillsborough Education Association, the forum will be moderated by a trained facilitator to maximize input from all participants.

The event is open to all members of ...

Hillsborough Graduates Attain Academic Excellence on Campus

Hillsborough Resident Named to Curry College Dean's List

MILTON, MA - Katherine Sheridan of Hillsborough, NJ has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester at Curry College.

To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes, and have no grade lower than a "C" for the semester.

Hillsborough Resident Keegan Rusinek ...

Hillsborough HS Graduate Jasmine Brown Named a Rhodes Scholar

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Jasmine Brown, a 2014 graduate of Hillsborough High School, was honored by the Township Committee Tuesday for being named a Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 university and college students nationwide selected for the prestigious fellowship.

Mayor Gloria McCauley and Deputy Mayor Doug Tomson presented Brown with a proclamation.

Brown will spend a year at Oxford University ...

Hillsborough HS Marching Band Parents and HS Choir Host Fund Raisers


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Back-to-back fund raisers to help the music programs at Hillsborough High School will be held Saturday, Jan. 20 and Sunday, Jan. 21.

The Hillsborough Band Parents Association, a non-profit organization is hosting a Used Clothing collection at the front entrance of the high school on Raider Boulevard Jan. 20 from 10 a.m.-noon.

The High School Choir will host a ...

Hillsborough HS Marching Band Adds Another Award to Trophy Case

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Pride of Hillsborough Raider High School Marching Band was recognized by the Township Committee at a recent meeting for its accomplishments during the 2017 season.

Mayor Carl Suraci and other members of the committee presented the band with a proclamation.

The Marching Band was accorded the title of 2017 Group 5 Open New Jersey State Champions and received Caption ...

Hunterdon Central Student's Death Prompts Call for Change

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The Dec. 16 death of 15-year-old Allison Vandal cast a long shadow over the year’s last meeting of the Hunterdon Central High School board.

The meeting included school Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Moore asking the public for a silent moment of reflection.

Moore has characterized Vandals’ death the result of suicide, even as a spokesperson for Hunterdon ...

After-School Nature Education Program Heads Outdoors

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road, has opened registration for January KinderNats, an after school science and nature program for children age 5 to 7.

KinderNats is designed and geared for children who love being outdoors.  This afterschool series will get them outside to study science and explore the natural ...

Hillsborough Schools Toughen Policies on Students' Vaping

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Students in possession of tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, or found smoking or vaping on school grounds will be subject to disciplinary action under a new policy adopted by the The Hillsborough Board of Education.

The update in the policy also includes a revision to the Student Code of Conduct for Hillsborough High School, Hillsborough Middle School, ...

Charles "Chuck" Matheny, 76; an Inspiration and Model of Possibilities

PEAPACK, NJ - Charles H. Matheny, age 76, died on Dec.14, 2017. A native of Minnesota, he lived most of his life in his home on the campus of the Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Peapack, NJ.

"Chuck," who was born in 1941 with cerebral palsy, became the inspiration and the motivating force behind the founding of the Matheny School in 1946, and its decades-long development ...

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