New Providence High School Student Researchers Investigate Salt Box Museum Artifacts

July 9, 2018


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Over the past two years, the partnership between the New Providence School District and the New Providence Historical Society has allowed more than 800 elementary school students to visit and explore the Salt Box museum.  Students each year are able to connect the content of their United States History curriculum to the Salt Box museum’s extensive ...

New Providence Board of Education Releases Public Statement Regarding Status and Process of Negotiations with District Teachers

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Board of Education has released the following statement regarding the status and process of the negotiations between The New Providence Education Association and the Board.

At the last meeting of the New Providence Board of Education (“Board”), we received several comments regarding the status of negotiations with the ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

New Providence BOE Recognizes Student Athletes and Athletic Teams

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Board of Education (BOE) recognized teams and individual student athletes who have excelled in county, state sectional, or state level competitions at its Thursday, June 28 meeting. Board Member Mary Misiukiewicz had the pleasure to hand out the Certificates of Excellence.

In swimming Sophia Kudryashova was recognized for winning the 100 yard freestyle and 200 ...

New Providence Students Urge BOE to Reach a Deal with Teachers

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – As the Board of Education (BOE) is in the midst of contract negotiations with teachers, several current and past students came forward in support of the teachers at the Thursday, June 28 BOE meeting.

Two rising senior students touted the hard working teachers for providing students with an excellent education and for being available both before and after school hours ...

New Providence High School Celebrates 59th Annual Commencement Ceremony

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Before hundreds of friends and family members at Lieder Field, the class of 2018, after four long years, officially graduated from New Providence High School on Thursday evening.

The program began with the band performing “Pomp & Circumstance” as the soon-to-be graduates walked side-by-side on the Lieder Field turf.

After they were seated, senior ...

Madison Resident Awarded Children's 'Book of The Year' for Second Time

MADISON, NJ - Madison resident and author, Trish Lisa Wilson, is the recipient of Creative Child’s Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year Award, a repeat honor. Wilson’s work, A Penny For Piggy: A Tale of Save, Spend, Share was also honored by the publication in 2014. The book was reviewed by parents and educators and received the highest accolade in two categories, specifically, ...

New Providence High School Sophomore Selected as Student Leader at Waksman Summer Institute

Uma Padmanabhan, a sophomore at New Providence High School, was recently chosen to be a Student Leader at the Waksman Student Scholars Program (WSSP) this summer.

Part of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers University, this program allows students the opportunity to conduct research within the field of molecular biology and bioinformatics.

During the 2017-2018 school year, ...

Performing Arts School Recognizes Graduating Seniors

BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) recognized 15 graduating seniors on Monday evening for Senior Night at the Performing Arts School (PAS) located at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights.

Eight students performed for the event: Katherine Buchan of Summit, who has been studying flute at PAS for 13 years and will attend Carnegie Mellon University; Bridget ...

Chatham Middle School Evacuated After Construction Workers Hit Gas Main

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Middle School students were evacuated from the building about 11 a.m. Wednesday morning after construction workers at the school hit a gas main.

Members of the Chatham Borough Police Department and Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department said that the evacuation was precautionary and that PSE&G would determine when it was safe to return.

CMS students were moved ...

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Good Nutrition Begins at The Learning Circle YMCA in Summit

July 13, 2018

As a strong believer in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Summit Area YMCA strives to provide the best programs for children in our local communities.  Through The Learning Circle (TLC) branch, located at 95 Morris Ave in Summit, the Y makes each and every day an opportunity for children to learn, grow and thrive.  By weaving in the YMCA core values of ...