In The Schools

November 15, 2019

WARREN, NJ - Some 18 Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students entertained an audience of friends, family members, faculty members and fans, singing 14 songs and performing a comedy routine at the 2019 Script and Cue sponsored Cabaret, Wednesday, Oct. 23, on the stage of the Performing ...

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SCOTCH PLAIN/FANWOOD, NJ -- The fallout from the social media post of a Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School freshman posed in blackface in front of a Confederate flag has made it to New York local television as WNBC-TV's Ida Segal covered last nights Board of Education Meeting in Scotch ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The police chiefs of Scotch Plains and Fanwood issued a letter on Thursday reminding parents not to perpetuate rumors by reposting things they see on social media. The controversy stems from fear that followed a picture posted by high school freshman who was dressed ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The first half was all Passaic Tech and the Bulldogs move on in the NJSIAA Tournament, Quarterfinal Round, North Jersey, Section 1, Group 5  after topping Watchung Hills on Friday, 49-15. Watchung Hills ends its season at 5-5. But just last year, the Warriors were 0-10.   “We went ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The South Plainfield High School football team hasn’t had the season many hoped for or expected in 2019, but the Tigers ended the regular season on a  high note with a 54-41 win over rival North Plainfield on Friday night. South Plainfield (1-8) has now won back-to-back ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Watchung Hills came back from a 20-0 deficit in a 34-33 thriller Friday night over New Brunswick.  The Warriors’ junior quarterback Chad Martini threw for two touchdowns, and ran in one, and Trevor Schmidt rushed for two TDS and caught a 2-point conversion pass to lead ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The gymnasium at North Plainfield Middle School has been closed after mercury was found in the flooring during recent testing. North Plainfield Superintendent Michelle Aquino sent a letter to parents and staff regarding mercury levels in the District on Tuesday after ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills is moving on to the North 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Thursday after a dominating shut out of Columbia on Tuesday, 7-0. Chloe  Ferreira and Jenna Tobia each scored twice and Emily Morris, Ashley MacManus and Sara Sifert each found the net once on assists from Patty ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick High School Marching Band hosted its 37th Annual Band Festival yesterday.  The event was attended by hundreds of parents and supporters, as local school bands performed on the football field.  As the host of the event, EBHS was not a participant in the ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Board of Education welcomed two new board members and a new principal at its last meeting, and George Alexis began his term of Superintendent on Monday. The Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Karin Kidd as the new principal at Valley View Middle School for a ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls volleyball team defeated Mets Charter school on Friday’s Senior Night, 2-0.   “I am really happy for everything our seniors have brought to the program, and I am proud of how they played last night,” said WHRHS head coach Jens Madsen. “I wish them all ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Watchung Hills football team beat Elizabeth on Friday night, led by some key plays by Anthony Leone, Terryn Stephens, Jack Taub, Adam Claxton, and Shane Kelly, 28-14 “I’m proud of how we responded after the last two weeks,” said WHRHS head coach Rich Seubert.  “This team has ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Naji Campbell rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two to lead the North Plainfield football team over Voorhees on Friday night’s Senior Night Homecoming game, 40-16.  “I’m very proud of the way our kids came out and played tonight,” said North Plainfield head coach ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - East End students gave a big "thumbs up" to custodians, Mr. Rafi and Mr. Will, on National Custodians Day, as they received their "Mustang Medal of Honor."    They were recognized for their tireless efforts in keeping the school clean and safe. Plus, they go above ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield celebrated under sunny skies at the inaugural North Plainfield Festival on Saturday. And Car Nutz Car Club, celebrated its 15th Anniversary this year. The North Plainfield Fall Festival is a community wide event designed to bring local organizations together ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In a repeat of their earlier match up this year, the North Plainfield Boys soccer team defeated Somerville on Thursday, 3-2.   Jeremy Carranza had a goal and an assist , and Walter Gutierrez and Angel Colcas each scored a goal for North Plainfield. Duglas Ayala saves 13 ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Three new members were appointed to the Watchung Board of Education at Wednesday’s meeting. After some discussion, the Watchung Board of Education nominated and appointed three new members to fill the board vacancies after Georgia Glasser-Nehls, Tina Kelly and Ellyn Margulies ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Car Nutz Car Club, celebrating its 15th Anniversary this year, is gearing up for its annual show at the inaugural North Plainfield Festival on Saturday. The North Plainfield Fall Festival is a community wide event designed to bring local organizations together with the ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Canucks fell to Summit on Friday, 57-36. The game was closer than the score reflects though.  Senior quarterback Naji Campbell had a record setting performance Friday night against Summit becoming the first to player in program history to throw for ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Education Associations of Plainfield and North Plainfield will be hosting an open house where members of the community, parents and staff from our schools, and local businesses can mingle and network. This exciting opportunity will be September 24th from 3 to 7 pm ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - C. Vivian Stringer walked into her new digs and cast her eyes toward the rafters. When the Rutgers women's basketball coach called the new RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance Center "a game-changer," her words echoed throughout the cavernous practice facility sprawled out in ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The Bernards boys soccer team scored three goals in the first half and went on to a 5-0 victory over North Plainfield on Thursday. Alex Woelper scored two goals for the Mountaineers (4-0), who outshot North Plainfield, 19-6, and who were never headed after taking a lead ...

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  WARREN,  NJ  – Roopa Irakam, a senior at Watchung Hills Regional High School, has been selected to the USA International Debate Team. Roopa is the first student from Watchung Hills Regional High School to be selected for the USA Debate Team in the last seven years. The USA Debate Team ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Football Canucks opened the season with a 26-7 victory over Governor Livingston on Friday. The Murkey twins scored three touchdowns for the Canucks. Ahmaad Murkey caught a touchdown pass from Naji Campbell and Jamaad Murkey scored twice on ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield girls soccer team is off to a good start with its first win of the season over Warren Hills on Thursday, 3-2. Katherine Pimentel, Sophia Chavez, and Aline Galvez all scored for North Plainfield. Canuck Baseball offered congratulations and ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Amid cries of, ” Not yet!” “It’s not fair!” and “I’m not ready for summer to end,” Watchung Borough students return to school on Thursday, Sept. 5. A gleaming new STEM lab and new leadership are ready to welcome them. Ready to greet students on Thursday is a new Interim ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Green Brook Schools are ready to welcome all students on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 3.      Remember to review the information Mr. Fornale and Mrs. Subervi sent out through Parent Square, and complete several forms in the Genesis Parent Portal in order to ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Are you ready for some football? The North Plainfield High School football team is set to improve on last season’s 1-10 record with 15 returning starters this year. 2019 Canuck Football Captains are Naji Campbell, Danny Pareja, and Adam Elsais.    “We will be a more ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Fall Festival is a community wide event designed to bring local organizations together with the schools to celebrate a new school year. This year, the North Plainfield Fall Festival is set for Sept. 28 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at North Plainfield High ...

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WARREN, NJ - Robert Morrison, a Warren resident and Watchung Hills board member, was awarded the Certified Board Leader recognition by the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Larry Feinsod, executive director of the NJSBA, at the last meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of ...

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