Hilllsborough: Police Academy Hosts Program for High School Seniors

March 25, 2017


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Somerset County Police Academy will host a community program for high school seniors on life after graduation, according to   Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Somerset County Police Academy Director Dr. Richard Celeste.

The program is open to all Somerset County high school seniors.

Many seniors will leave home and face new ...

RVCC Celebrates Women's History Month


BRANCHBURG, NJ - In commemoration of Women’s History Month, the Women’s Center at Raritan Valley Community College, with assistance from the RVCC Foundation, is sponsoring a number of events the week of March 27.

The programs will feature a keynote lecture by author Rebecca Traister.

The events will include talks from scholars, authors, students, activists and leaders ...

RVCC Approves 2018 Budget, $4 Per Credit Tuition Increase

BRANCHBURG, nj - The Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees has approved a $54.9 million operating budget for FY 2018.

The operating budget anticipates level funding from the State of New Jersey and the Counties of Somerset and Hunterdon.

The budget includes $750,000 in cost savings from an administrative restructuring and attrition, as well as a $4 per credit tuition ...

Somerville Middle School Hosts Panel Discussion on Marijuana



SOMERVILLE, NJ – An expert panel will moderate a discussion on the impact of marijuana on the developing teenage brain, negative consequences and the science behind it at Somerville Middle School, 51 W. Cliff St., on March 23 from 7-8:30 p.m.

Topics will include law enforcement’s assessment of the local situation, consequences and recovery.

Hillsborough: Sunnymead Elementary School Principal Honored by Colleagues

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Dr. Tammy Bowling-Jenkins, principal of Sunnymead Elementary School has beeb named the 2017 Visionary Principal of the Year (Elementary Level) by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association.

She was also  selected as the National Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished
Principal of the Year. 
Each year ...

Hillsborough Students Earn Top Grades in German Competiton

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Hillsborough High School Seniors Amanda Gillette and Meghan Crowley have
been awarded the Presidential Honor Roll Goldurkunde Medal (Gold Medal) and special
recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance on the 2017 National
German Exam for high school students. 
Both students scored above the 90th percentile on the Level ...

3 Hillsborough Students Qualify as Spelling Bee Finalists

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey will host the II Annual SCLSNJ Bee Spectacular County Spelling Bee for children grades 3-8, Saturday, March 11 at 2 p.m. at Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School, located at 14 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater.

Th event is open to the public.

Schools held their own spelling bees through January. The first ...

Hillsborough Students Rewarded for a "Souper" Effort

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The crowd was bigger than usual -  and younger - at last week's Township Committee meeting as students from Auten Road Intermediate School came forward to receive a proclamation from Mayor Carl Suraci for their "souper" job supporting the township food bank.

Auten Road Intermediate School's Teams 5J & 5K participated in a contest last month in ...

Somerville HS Students Design Commemorative Coin for Police Unity Tour

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A competitive project in an advanced communications design class at Somerville High School turned into a civics lesson for 22 students who worked under deadline constraints to design a two-sided commemorative coin.

This wasn’t a project that came from the pages of a workbook, nor was it part of the curriculum at the beginning of the school year.

Somerville ...

Tuition Increases at Raritan Valley Community College


BRANCHBURG, NJ - Tuition will increase next fall for full- andpart-time students at Raritan Valley Community College.

Faced with a continued decline in enrollment due to changing demographics and no expected increases in aid from New Jersey, Somerset or Hunterdon counties, the Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to raise tuition $4 a credit.

The new tuition of $147 per ...

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