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Somerset County Teacher of the Year:  An Honor He Chooses To Share with Those Who Taught Him

September 15, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The electronic horn resonates in the hallways of Somerville High School to signal the end of the school day, but outside Room 214 a crowd of freshmen with backpacks and book bags congregates waiting for the door to open.

The students file in, right arms extended, to fist bump the teacher who greets them just inside the room. It’s the usual routine, every Monday and ...

Green Brook Back to School Picnic Set for Sept. 15

GREEN BROOK, NJ - A Back to School Family Barbecue will be held on Friday, Sept. 15 at the IEF playground from 6-8 p.m.

Bring chairs and a blanket and meet your students classmates, teachers and other parents.

Rain date is Sept. 22.

Irene E. Feldkirchner Elementary School
Mrs. Susan Wardell, Principal
105 Andrew Street
Green Brook, NJ  08812
(732) 968-1052

Watchung Hills Board of Education Responds to ADA Settlement Frenzy

WARREN, NJ - After a settlement agreement was released by the US attorneys office and social media discussions became heated on Tuesday, Watchung Hills Board of Education president Bob Morrison took the opportunity to address the issue at Tuesday's board meeting. 

He said:

We would like to provide clarification on some recent media reports regarding a settlement that this ...

Watchung Hills Regional High School District Agrees To Settle Claim It Violated Americans With Disabilities Act, U.S. Attorney Says

WARREN, NJ – The Watchung Hills Regional High School District Board of Education has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it failed to evacuate at least one student with a mobility disability during a school-wide evacuation and failed to have any policies addressing emergency evacuations of students with disabilities, Acting U.S.

WHRHS Goes Back to School: Watchung Hills Students Help Welcome Teachers and Staff

WARREN, NJ – Superintendent Elizabeth Jewett, Principal George Alexis and Director of Human Resources Beth Scheiderman welcomed teachers back on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to the 2017-2018 School Year Opening Day at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS)

Following opening remarks at a Staff Convocation, the teachers were treated to a ...

Watchung Hills Launches New Website

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills is getting ready for the new school year with the launch of a new website, and its mobile friendly.

At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, a completely new site www.whrhs.org. was launched. 

The school has been working all summer to transition from the previous web provider and ensure that all pertinent information is currently available on the new site, and ...

Warren Student Addresses Board of Education on Bullying and Autism

WARREN, NJ -  The middle school years can be challenging and somewhat awkward for most. But for one Warren middle schooler, challenges led to self advocacy this week when he addressed the Board of Education to talk about autism and bullying.

What follows is what rising eighth grader Johannes Wellerding said during public commentary at the Warren Township Board of Education meeting this ...

Watchung Hills Launches 1:1 Initiative, Announces Distribution Schedule

WARREN, NJ - Summer is winding down and it's time to start thinking about getting ready for the start of a new school year- at least for incoming freshmen at Watchung Hills. Wattchung Hills Regional High School will begin moving towards a 1:1 initiative that will benefit both teacher and student classroom experiences. This program will help students go beyond the standards of ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

Election 2017: Candidates List and Guidelines for Candidates and Interested Parties from TAPinto

WARREN, NJ - As the summer starts winding down, it's time to start thinking about the November elections.

At TAPinto, candidates  have many options to get their platforms out. And since election day, Tuesday, November 7 falls during a popular travel week, a link for an absentee ballot is:

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/clerk/pdf/mailinballot.pdf

Some guidelines for ...

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