Green Brook Board of Education Approves Outsourcing Busing

July 19, 2017

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Township Board of Education voted to outsource busing in the township at a special meeting of the board on Monday night at Green Brook Middle School.

The two bids approved are with Kensington Bus Company and Student Transportation of America. The board also approved to rescind the offer of contract for the named non-tenured GBEA bus drivers and aides for the ...

Warren and Watchung Hills Approve Superintendents Contract Extensions

WARREN, NJ - Dr. Matthew Mingle and Elizabeth Jewett will be at the helm of Warren Township Schools and Watchung Hills Regional High School through June 2022.


Both contracts were approved to be extended early at the last meetings of the Warren Township and Watchung Hills Board of Education meetings.


The Watchung Hills Regional Board of Education (“Board”) and ...

Why Diverse Books Matter and Suggestions for Summer Reading

WARREN, NJ - During the past few years, the push for books featuring diverse characters and written by diverse authors has gained traction. In 2014, #WeNeedDiverseBooks launched a movement and resulted in the formation of a nationwide organization. As a person who not only works with young people, but is also a person of mixed heritage, I know how great the need is for ...

Green Brook Board of Education Discusses Outsourcing Busing, Vote Set for July 17

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Township Board of Education is looking to outsource busing in the township, and the approval of two bus vendors was on the agenda for a special meeting of the board on Monday night. After more than three hours, the vote was postponed to another special meeting scheduled for Monday, July 17 at 7 p.m. at Green Brook Middle School.

The district currently offers ...

WHRHS TEDx: Student Empowerment at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ - Student empowerment was not just on the agenda, it was the agenda Monday night, June 19, at “TEDxYouth@WHRHS, an independently organized TED event,” at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).

The TEDx event, which was the brainchild of 2017 WHRHS graduate Vineet Parikh, championed student ...

Storied Lives: Mother Seton Students Make a Connection to the Elderly Through Writing

CLARK, NJ - Since 2014, Mother Seton Regional High School students have been participating in Storied Lives, a program which enables imaginative and service-minded high school students to pay tribute to the elderly by writing stories about their lives.  The program was originally founded by a father and daughter, Tariq and Zeenie Sharif, in 2012 in Morristown, NJ.  The Sharifs’ ...

Rotary Awards Adele DeLeeuw Scholarships to North Plainfield and Watchung Hills Students

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Eight students from area high schools received a total of $24,375 in  scholarships from the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund at a dinner held recently at the Spain Inn in Piscataway.  The scholarships are financed by a bequest from Adele DeLeeuw, a longtime Plainfield resident, author of 75 books, journalist and arts ...

WHRHS Graduation 2017: More Than 540 Students in Class of 2017 Graduate from Watchung Hills Regional High School

WARREN, NJ – Under brilliant mid-morning late-June skies, and in front of family, relatives, friends, administrators, teachers and each other, more than 540 students received their diplomas on Thursday, June 22, on the field in Tozier Stadium at the 60th Commencement of Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).


The Class of 2017, wearing white gowns ...

WHRHS Alumni Visit Warren for Career Exploration Day at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ – Graduating seniors at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) had the opportunity to meet and learn from more than a dozen working professionals at a Career Exploration Day, Tuesday, June 13 at the school.

Among the professionals were keynote speakers Michael Beneduce, Class of 2004, and his sister,Justen Beneduce, Class ...

Sun Shines in Warren as Watchung Hills Class of 2017 Graduates

WARREN, NJ - Under sunny blue skies, the Watchung Hills Class of 2017 walked across the stage and completed their high school careers during the 60th annual commencement ceremony at Tozier Field Thursday morning.

All School Council President Natalie Przybylski, Grade Level Council President Jordon Reynolds, Salutatorian Michelle Shui, and ...

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