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North Plainfield Resident Pursues Eagle Scout Award, Partners With Drake House Museum in Plainfield

July 27, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Justin Lang, a 16-year old resident of North Plainfield, is working on his Eagle Scout service project, documenting artifacts in Plainfield's Drake House Museum.

Eagle Projects allow scouts the chance to demonstrate leadership skills, overseeing projects that benefit the community.

The objectives of Lang's project include taking inventory of the artifacts located in ...

Green Brook Board of Education Approves Outsourcing Busing

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 ...

Registration Open for Warren Teen Fest, Open to Watchung Hills Sending Districts

WARREN, NJ - Registration is now open for Warren and Watchung Hills sending district out-of-town middle & high school age students to attend the TEEN FEST on July 26 from 6-9 PM at Round Top Swim & Tennis Club.

 

A DJ, music, lots of inflatables, swimming, food for sale and so much more. The cost is $10 for Warren residents and $20 for out of town residents.

Watchung Hills Ultimate Teams Receive Recognition from Warren Township Committee

WARREN, NJ  - The Watchung Hills Regional High School boys and girls  Ultimate Frisbee teams, and their coach Ken Karnas, were recognized at the last meeting of the Warren Township Committee. 

Both teams are nationally ranked at No. 22 (girls) and No. 23 (boys), and in addition both teams received the 2017 spirit awards. 

Committeeman George Lazo introduced 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 ...

Watchung Hills Presents 2017 Spring Band Concert

WARREN, NJ. – Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) student musicians in the Concert Band, the Orchestra and Wind Ensemble demonstrated the considerable breadth and depth of their musical progression with a varied and complex program at the 2017 Spring Band Concert, Wednesday, June 7, in the school’s Performing Arts Center ...

North Plainfield Class of 2017 Graduates

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Despite threatening skies and early drizzle, the 234-member North Plainfield Class of 2017 were able to walk across the stage and complete their high school careers during the annual commencement ceremony at  Krausche Field on Wednesday.

 

Yanqing Liang was named valedictorian of North Plainfield High School’s (NPHS) Class of 2017 and Kevin ...

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