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State Board of Education Postpones Vote on PARCC Rollbacks

September 14, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Education postponed a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before it was set to vote on the plan.

The decision put off the vote was a setback to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment on ...

Watchung Hills Board of Education Appoints New Vice President

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education appointed a new vice president at Tuesday’s meeting to take the place of long time board member and board Vice President  Christopher Collins of Long Hill who resigned at the last meeting.

The board unanimously approved Rita Barone of Long Hill as Vice President of the board.

This fall, voters in the Watchung Hills sending ...

Watchung Hills Welcomes Class of 2022 at Freshman Orientation Day

WARREN, NJ - First year students from Warren, Watchung, Long Hill and Green Brook arrived bright and early on Wednesday, Sept, 5, for the School Year 2018-2019 Freshman Orientation Day at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS). 

 

The Class of 2022 assembled for the first official time as WHRHS Warriors in the school’s ...

Warren and Watchung Hills Go Back to School in Photos: Back to School Nights Scheduled

WARREN, NJ - Some call it the most wonderful day of the year. The first day of school at all Warren elementary schools, Warren Middle School and Watchung Hills Regional High School is Thursday, Sept. 6. The first day of school is a full day for K-8 students and for Watchung Hills students who will follow an abbreviated eight-period schedule. WHRHS will begin a ...

Mold Causes Possible Delay of School Opening in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - An urgent Bayberry School update was sent to parents and guardians on Thursday. The opening of school will most likely be delayed due to mold in the school. Work on remediation is scheduled to begin on Saturday, Sept.1.

“Dear Parents and Guardians, Please see the attached letter from Mrs. Bilenker, Interim Assistant Superintendent, regarding Bayberry School,” the ...

NJ Monthly Ranks Top 100 High Schools and Watchung Hills is No. ?

WARREN, NJ - In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranks Watchung Hills Regional High School No. 46 on its list of top 100 public high schools in the state. The last time the list came out, in 2016, the school was ranked No. 11.

New Jersey Monthly says it creates its “Top Public High Schools” chart based on data collected by the NJ Department of Education for ...

Holy Savior Academy's Welcome Back/Open House to be held on Wednesday, Aug 29th

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Holy Savior Academy’s annual Welcome Back/Open House event will be held on Wednesday August 29th from 6p-8p.   This night provides the opportunity to meet with friends and faculty before the school year begins.  Parents and students are encouraged to bring in their school supplies, which help to make the first day of school a little ...

Watchung Hills Prepares for Back to School 2018, Check Your Schedules

WARREN, NJ - The wait is over. Warren Township School District schedules and bus information is anticipated to be emailed by Monday night and WHRHS school schedules and bus information are now available on Parent Access.  

All WHRHS parents and students should read all sections on the school-opening information webpage

Class of 2022, incoming freshmen, and new students and ...

Watchung Hills Board of Education Member Resigns

 

WARREN, NJ - One of the members of the Watchung Hills Board of Education tendered his resignation at Tuesday’s meeting.

 

Board president Peter Fallon read a statement from long time board member and board vice president Christopher Collins of Long Hill. The statement says:

 

As you all know I did not seek re-election to my current seat on the WHRHS ...

Election 2018: Four Candidates File for Two Seats on North Plainfield Board of Education

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Four candidates filed for the two seats up for re-election on the North Plainfield Board of Education, according to the Somerset County Clerk's Office. 

 

The four candidates who filed prior to the deadline are current board member Sandra J. Dodd, current board member  Kathleen Mullen.  Michelle Robertson of Denninger Road, and ...

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North Plainfield Education Association welcomes community Back to School

September 5, 2018

 

The North Plainfield Education Association (NPEA) will host a Welcome Back to School table at each of North Plainfield’s Back to School nights (9/13, 9/17, 9/24, 9/26, 9/27, & 10/4). This event will be staffed by members of the North Plainfield Education Association.

 

Over 100 parents and guardians are expected at each of the Back to School nights.  Parents ...