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Safety and Securty Summit at Sparta High School to be Held on Saturday

May 17, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta School District will be hosting a Safety and Security Summit on Saturday, May 19.  The community has been invited to attend.

The event will be held at Sparta High School and will feature keynote speakers Superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi, Sparta Police Chief Neil Spidaletto, Dr. Thomas Gambino of the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of ...

Newton High School FFA Holds Second Grader Day

NEWTON, NJ – Busloads of elementary children took over the FFA building last week for their annual Second Grader Day.  The Newton High School students, in their FFA jackets hosted the young students giving them a tour of the facilities and several hands on experiences.

The second grade students were able to pet a calf and suggest a name for the young cow.  They learned about ...

Sparta High School Student One of Five U.S. Presidential Scholars from New Jersey

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School’s valedictorian Alexandra Poret will be returning to the White House.  She has been selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar. The announcement came from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos earlier this week.

Poret is in an exclusive club with only 161 high school students in the country.  She is one of five from New Jersey.  ...

Newton High School Announces Third Marking Period Honor Rolls

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the third marking period of the 2017-2018 school year. Students who have a grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 through 3.749 receive Cum Laude. Students who have a GPA greater than or equal to 3.75 through 3.999 receive Magna Cum Laude and students who have a GPA of 4.0 and ...

Newton's Merriam Avenue School has a Giant Visitor, Lee Rouson

NEWTON, NJ – The students at Merriam Avenue had a big special guest last week.  Lee Rouson, former NY Giants player spoke with the students about “moving your chain.”

Rouson played for the Giants after being drafted in the eighth round of the 1985 NFL draft.  Wearing number 22 he was a part of the 1986 and 1990 Super Bowl teams. 

Rouson spoke with the ...

Sparta Middle School Students Create 20Time Projects

SPARTA, NJ – There is something special going on in Laura Sofen’s eight grade English classes.  In addition to the curriculum, Sofen’s students have been engaged in 20Time projects.

She was inspired by an article she had read about how Google encouraged their employees to use 20 percent of their time developing pet projects. Google supported 20Time projects that have led ...

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