Education

January 16, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Project Graduation is hosting a Super Bowl Pool and is inviting residents to get in on the action by picking a grid in its upcoming super fundraiser. Numbers will be picked at random once all the grids are filled. Fifty percent of the proceeds go to the winner and 50 percent goes to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Seventh grader Brandon Bolger came out on top in today's 2019 Memorial Middle School National Geographic Bee after taking part in the longest ever Geo Bee final in the school's history. The competition, which is the third step in the quest to go to Washington D.C. to take part in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Preschool and kindergarten registration will be held at the Spotswood School District's Schoenly School on February 6 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on February 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Children who will be three or four years of age by or on October 1, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Education Foundation is celebrating Valentine's Day a little early with a Sweetheart Pancake Brunch on Saturday, February 9 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The last seating for the bruch is at 12:45 p.m. Teachers from the Parkview and Joyce Kilmer Schools will be serving the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Spotswood High School's Project Graduation is holding a dine-to-donate at the Panera Bread at Brunswick Square Mall on Friday, January 11 from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. Twenty percent of the receipt will be donated to the Class of 2019's Senior Week festivities. Diners can show an ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School will hold a parent-education program on vaping tonight at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium at 6:30 p.m. The program will address the growing trend of tweens and teens becoming addicted to nicotine via use of vaping. Nicki Francis will host the program which ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Appleby fifth graders and Memorial Middle School students are invited to take part in the Spotswood PTA's second annual Escape from School on Valentine's Day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memorial Middle School. The fun event was a big hit last year and was developed as a way to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Feeling lucky? Project Graduation is holding a raffle to benefit the Class of 2019's Senior Week festivities and the prize is an Apple Macbook Pro. Raffle tickets are $5 and will be available until the February 1 Designer Bag Bingo at Spotswood High School. A winner will be chosen ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Joyce Kilmer School will become part of the Rutgers New Jersey School Transformation Climate Project in 2019. The fourth through eighth grade school was accepted into the Rutgers University program which is designed to help schools promote a positive environment inclusive to all ...

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SPOTWOOD, NJ - Each year NJ DECA chapters participate in a community service project supporting a different charity. This year's charity is the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation, which helps improve the quality of life for hospitalized teens suffering from cancer and other life-threatening ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Municipal Alliance Committee is inviting parents of children ages six to 12 to join a free STEP program at the Parkview School. The eight week program will be held on January 29, February, 12, February 19, February 26, March 5, March 12, March 19 and March 26 from 6 p.m.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Music Club will hold their annual Winter Concert on Thursday, December 20 at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium at 6:30 p.m. Students involved in the club will be performing renditions from popular artists like Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, Black Sabbath and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Pre-sale tickets will be sold on January 7 and January 18 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Spotswood High School Gymnasium in the main hallway for the Designer Bag Bingo and Mini Tricky Tray on February 1. The pre-sale tickets are $30 and include admission, three board/bingo games ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Spotswood High School Drama Club is already hard at work on the upcoming spring musical, "James and the Giant Peach." Tryouts are completed and parts have been handed out as the students and their advisor and director Annie Raczko begin the lengthy rehearsal process. The group ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - With only eight shopping days until the big day, what better week to skip cooking and head out to a dine-to-donate to support Project Graduation/Senior Week 2019. Diners heading to Chipotle in East Brunswick on Tuesday, December 18 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. will have 33 percent of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's annual performance of the Festivus Brass Choir at the borough's tree lighting was canceled due to inclement weather earlier this month, but the group got to open up the 2018 Winter Concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium yesterday. The group featured ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On November 29, Volume Up rocked the stage of the Spotswood High School Cafetorium in their first headline performance. The event was sponsored by Spotswood DECA and was a benefit concert with the proceeds being donated to Music for Relief. Volume Up is comprised of four members who ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Five Memorial Middle School eighth graders and 31 seventh graders were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on Wednesday, joining 42 members who were inducted last December. Memorial inducted its first class of members into the NJHS in 2006. "A big part of what we're ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA will be holding its hugely popular spring tricky tray on Saturday, March 23 at Spotswood High School. Presale tickets will be available at the Appleby School Media Center on Tuesday, January 8 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. This year's ninth annual tricky tray's theme is ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Purple Peg is hosting a pallet painting event at the Helmetta Community Center on Friday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to Spotswood High School's Class of 2019's Project Senior Week. Tickets are $40 per person and the event is limited to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Spotswood High School's Class of 2019 is hosting a dine to donate on Tuesday, November 20 at Playa Bowls from 12:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ten percent of each receipt purchased today will be donated to this year's graduating class for Project Senior Week. Flyers can be downloaded ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mother Nature's surprisingly treacherous early snowfall on Thursday prevented the Memorial Middle School Drama Club's opening night performance of Disney's "High School Musical Junior," forcing a late afternoon cancellation because of dangerous area road conditions. Disappointed, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Before digging into the turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving, head to the McDonald's at 361 Route 18 South in East Brunswick on Wednesday, November 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a Dine to Donate. Ten percent of all receipts will be donated to Spotswood High School's Class of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Thursday, November 15 performance of the Memorial Middle School Drama Club’s production of “High School Musical” is canceled due to the inclement weather. Pre-sale tickets for tonight’s performance at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium will be honored at the Friday, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Middle School Music, Band and Drama Director Christina Restine's first production took the stage back in 2013. Restine's directorial debut was "The Wizard of Oz." On November 15, the Milltown native and Spotswood High School alumnus' sixth production takes the stage at the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA is once again setting up a Pie Patch at each of the Spotswood School District's four schools on the last day of school before the Thanksgiving holiday. Teachers, support staff and administrators can choose a pie from the patch to take home to their families to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief. Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The stage at the Immaculate Conception School will be transformed into a "whole new world" as the curtain is set to go up on a three performance run of Disney's "Aladdin Jr." on Friday, November 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. The ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's Class of 2021 are hosting a wreath and garland sale from now through November 19. The undecorated fresh wreaths and garlands are from Gasko's Family Farm & Greenhouse in Monroe Township. Wreaths are available in 12 and 16 inch sizes and all garlands are ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Memorial Middle School Drama Club's annual fall production will be Disney's "High School Musical: One Act Edition." Three performances of the theatrical musical adaptation of the extremely popular blockbuster Disney movie "High School Musical" will be performed on Thursday, ...

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