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Watchung Board of Education Approves $14,790 to Remediate Asbestos at Bayberry

January 18, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ  - The Watchung Borough Board of Education voted on Wednesday to approve $14,790 to address “the Asbestos Situation at Bayberry Elementary School.”

 

Interim Superintendent of the Watchung Borough School District,  Stephanie Bilenker, was notified of the existence of asbestos tiles in room C-124 at the Bayberry Elementary School earlier this month and ...

Sign Up Now for 16th Annual Spelling Bee

BEDMINSTER, NJ _ A traditional event for students in the Somerset Hills area, the 16th annual  GFWC Junior Woman's Club of the Somerset Hills Spelling Bee is signing up participants for this year's event, scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 30 snow date).

The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)'s local Junior Women's Club is again inviting all Bernardsville, ...

Board of Ed Votes on PEA President Eric Jones’ RICE Charges, North Plainfield Education Association Lends Support

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Board of Education met on Tuesday for its first Work & Study session of the new year after its reorganization.  But it wasn’t a typical meeting as board members dealt with RICE charges served on Plainfield Education Association President Eric Jones.

Prior to the meeting, Jones received letters of support from education associations across the ...

Green Brook Township Public Schools Info Night for Integrated Preschool Program Set for Jan. 23

 

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Township Public Schools Integrated Preschool Program will be holding an Information Night for parents of preschool-aged children who would like to know more about this program. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 6- 7 P.M. in the I.E.F. Elementary School Media Center. Attendees will be able to register and submit their deposit for the ...

Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Open to Area Students, Applications Now Available

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Adele DeLeeuw was a prominent Plainfield resident, and a patron of the arts.  She established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the Plainfield area for their pursuit of post-secondary education. 

Applications for high school seniors wishing to apply for the 2019 Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship are now available.  The scholarships range from $1,000 ...

Watchung Borough Swears in New Mayor, Council Members and Board of Ed, Reorganizes and Acknowledges Years of Service

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Borough of Watchung has a new Mayor and two new council members for 2019, and for the first time in a very long time, three Democrats will be sitting on the dais.

 

Newly elected mayor Keith Balla, and council members Lindsay Goodloe and Daryl Eisenberg- Knegten, were sworn in to the Borough Council and the Reverend Barbara Peters delivered the invocation and ...

International Thespian Society Inducts 22 Watchung Hills Drama, Theater and Crew Students

WARREN, NJ - Twenty-two Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Drama student actors, singers, and crewmembers were inducted into the International Thespian Society during a ceremony Thursday, Dec. 6, in the school’s Drama Program Classroom.

They join another 14 students who were inducted last year into WHRHS’s chapter of the society, titled Troupe ...

WHRHS Board of Education Swears in New Members and Reorganizes

 

WARREN, NJ -The first school board meeting of 2019 was held Thursday night with three members sworn in to the Watchung Hills Regional High School Board of Education and a new board president and vice-president named. 

 

Annual election results certified by the Clerks of Morris and Somerset Counties are as follows:

 

Barry Hunsinger of Watchung ...

Students Sing Praises of New Music Tech Lab at Watchung Hills

 

WARREN, NJ – Now that the first half of the 2018-2019 School Year is winding down, and the second half is due to start again when classes resume after Winter Recess on Wednesday, Jan. 2, the new Music Tech Lab at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) and the new Music Tech Lab Teacher, Christopher Wyatt, are looking forward to bright horizons over the next six months of the ...

College Board Names Watchung Hills Regional High School to 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.  

To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, WHRHS had to, since 2016, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of ...

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North Plainfield Education Association is #WORTHIT!

January 8, 2019

As you drive by our district schools, you may have seen educators gathered outside to call attention to several pervasive problems that affect public school employees here in New Jersey. We may be working to enrich the lives of our students, but we are also mothers and fathers, daughters and sons, and working women and men who simply want to thrive in middle class America. Unfortunately, several ...