Education

May 7, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Jason Schwartz is the Vice President of Finance for the school's award-winning DECA program. The Spotswood native is a member of the varsity boys' soccer team and was the starting goalkeeper for his final season as a Charger. He is also a member of the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA is hosting a special fundraiser to ignite community spirit. "The Two Small Towns with One Big Heart" community garden flag fundraiser is geared toward showing small town pride. The custom designed garden flags have a very close community tie since the flags were ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood School District Superintendent Graham Peabody announced via a mass email on Thursday evening that Memorial Middle and Spotswood High School students receiving in-person instruction would begin five-abbreviated day weeks beginning on Monday, May 3. Schoenly and Appleby ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Harrison Hallerman was tapped as the high school's March Student of the Month. Hallerman is a member of the National Honor Society, Heroes and Cool Kids, the Community Service Club, and the Music Club. In addition to being a Peer Mentor Buddy, Hallerman ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Winter Schreck was named the school's Student of the Month for April. Schreck joins classmates receiving the honor earlier this year. Previous SHS Students of the Month for the 2020-21 academic year include: September - Vincent Maldonado October ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - An executive at a new-car dealership has been named Business Partner of the Year by the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools for hiring and supporting students studying for automotive careers. Michael Dooley, director of fixed operations for Dayton Toyota on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A high-ranking Rutgers executive says students who decline to take the COVID-19 vaccine should consider taking a gap year or transferring to another school. Antonio Calcado, the executive vice president for strategic planning and operations and chief operating officer, said ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Amanda Mendez is better known as Mandee to her friends, classmates, teammates, and teachers. Mendez is a four-year starter for the Chargers girls varsity soccer program. The National Honor Society member also played basketball during her freshman year.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's 2021 Jazz and Such concert premiered on YouTube on Friday. The 36-minute plus concert can be enjoyed anytime on the online video platform. This year's annual Jazz Band concert was virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The band is under the ...

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HELMETTA, MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It has been a tough year for Spotswood High School seniors with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic hitting a year in March, which is why TAPinto Milltown/Spotswood in conjunction with Spotswood High School has been featuring seniors each week. Senior Spotlight ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at 307 Adirondack Avenue is the last day of in-person ticket sales for the Spotswood PTA's upcoming Here Comes the Sun Tricky Tray in May. Admission to the virtual event is $15 and includes one sheet of tickets. Ticket packages are $40 and do ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Grace Parlitsis is a member of the National Honor Society. The Spotswood native is an active participant in student government and a member of the Student Council as well as Heroes and Cool Kids and the Environmental Club. Parlitsis was named the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers officials announced that the university’s application to be a point of dispensing of COVID-19 vaccines has been approved by the state. Once Rutgers’ supply allotment has been determined and supplied by the state, it will offer vaccines to Rutgers faculty, staff and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Sofia Vieira is the President of the school's National Honor Society chapter. She also serves as the Vice-President of Publicity for the Chargers' award-winning DECA program. In addition, Vieira works as a peer mentor and is a member of Heroes and Cool ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Harrison Hallerman was named the school's Student of the Month for March. Hallerman joins classmates receiving the honor earlier this year. Previous SHS Students of the Month for the 2020-21 academic year include: September - Vincent ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood School District is asking Spotswood, Helmetta, and Milltown parents to complete an online Google form regarding the next segment in the district's re-entry plan. A plan is in the works to increase the number of in-person days for hybrid students for the final marking ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Maya Wesen has been an active member of the Chargers' award-winning DECA program. For the last four years, the National Honor Society member has qualified for the New Jersey State DECA competitions. During her final year in the DECA program, Wesen is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations.  The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public School District Community Programs Department again is offering the Early Learning Academy Preschool classes. This parent-pay program is for three and four-year-old children residing in East Brunswick and surrounding areas. To be eligible for the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Zachary Bernstein is the Vice-President of the National Honor Society. He is a member of the Chargers varsity golf team, the Community Service Club, and serves as a peer mentor. The Milltown native is a part of St. Paul Church's Youth Group, attending ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Thanks to unused snow days, Spotswood School District students will have a longer spring break. Spring break begins for Schoenly, Appleby, Memorial, and Spotswood High School students on Monday, March 29. Instead of returning to school following Easter Monday, students will be off ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Tuesday, March 16 Spotswood Board of Education meeting will be held virtually. Residents can access the 7 p.m. meeting beginning at 6:40 p.m. using the following Zoom link along with the meeting ID 810 4180 4288 and the passcode 255878. Meeting participants should remember ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Chloe Donelan is a member of the National Honor Society and the CEO of the Chargers Computer Science Club. The Spotswood native is a member of the girls varsity tennis team and also served as a manager for the boys varsity tennis team. Donelan is a stage ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With all the anxiety and uncertainty of the past year, Appleby Elementary students enjoyed a slice of normalcy by celebrating the annual Read Across America Week March 1 through March 5. Whether virtual or in-person, the second through fifth grade students got to dress up, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, U.S. News & World Report said New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment.        “Investments in our students are investments in the future of our state, and I am ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It was almost a year ago the Spotwood High School Troupers received the devastating news their spring production of "Once On This Island" would not go on. The coronavirus pandemic was ramping up and had reached the Garden State. Student actors across the nation would learn the harsh ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Robert Wehrle is a member of the National Honor Society. Wehrle is a member of the Chargers' wrestling and spring track and field teams. In 2019, the Spotswood native was the December Athlete of the Month and earned third place in the Greater Middlesex ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Mechanically-inclined high school seniors in Middlesex County are being offered an opportunity to get a head start on a lucrative career as forklift technicians. The free pilot program, spearheaded by the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools, will offer ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Libraries across the state celebrate Makers Day each March with fun, hands-on STEM-centered activities. This year the event will be celebrated virtually March 19 and March 20 with events on the NJ Makers Day website. The Spotswood Public Library is marking this year's NJ Makers Day ...

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