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In The Schools

September 23, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The momentum was there for the taking late in the first half for the Bridgewater-Raritan football team. But, after the Panthers took a seven-point lead with 1:14 to go in the second quarter, opportunistic Watchung Hills scored 10 points in that brief amount of time to takea ...

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WARREN, NJ — Nine Watchung Hills Regional High School seniors were among over 16,000 Semifinalists nationwide who have advanced in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program competition for 2023, officials announced on Wednesday.   And they are:   Angelina Huang Emma ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ —Valerie Monge scored two goals to lead  the North Plainfield Canucks over Colonia in Thursdays opener,  3-1 . Madeline Kruszcynski saved 13 in goal for North Plainfield.  The game was tied at the break.  Monge scored her second goal to break the tie and Lauren Duncan ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Watchung Superintendent George Alexis and Watchung school principals, Denise Fichner and Karin Kidd, will host an information session on the revised health and physical education curriculum on Monday, September 12, at 6:00 p.m. in the Valley View APR.    

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- SNA has created a short video for families that lays out the school meal changes for SY2022-23. The video is one minute in length, and is in both English and Spanish.

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GREEN BROOK, NJ -- Green Brook's Board of Education has released the agenda for the first meeting of the 2022-23 school year to be held on ...

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WARREN, NJ — WAAWU! was the chant and on Friday night all Warriors were United to take down Westfield. The Warriors football team won its home opener against the Blue Devils, 17-7. “Great team effort, excited to beat a great program in Westfield tonight as they play the game the right way,” said ...

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WARREN, NJ — It’s  time. The first day of school at Watchung Hills is Thursday, Sept. 1, but preparation was well underway last week.The new staff for the 2022-2023 School Year were welcomed to WHRHS at a New Teacher Orientation Program. "During NTO, we engaged in 3 days of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Watchung Hills Football Warriors opened the 2022 season with a 31-0 shut out at Bayonne on Friday. “Proud of our team, players, coaches and the families all put in a long hard offseason,” said WHRHS head coach Rich Seubert.  “Kids came ready to play tonight.  Excited to get the ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ —North Plainfield Middle School will have a new assistant principal this school year. The North Plainfield  Board of Education at its last meeting approved the appointment of Kristan Shanks as Assistant Principal of North Plainfield Middle School for the 2022-2023 school ...

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WARREN, NJ — What started with a generous donation, an idea, and an immediate response of,” let’s do it!,” turned into a state of the art E-Sports arena at the Morris Union Jointure Commission’s (MUJC) Developmental Learning Center(DLC) in Warren.  And on Wednesday, the ribbon was officially cut ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ —-This fall, voters in the North Plainfield School District will elect candidates to the board of education. Monday was the deadline for school board candidates to file for the upcoming general election in November and North Plainfield will have a race.   Four  ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ — This fall, voters in the Watchung Hills sending districts will elect candidates to both the K-8 and high school boards of education. Monday was the deadline for school board candidates to file for the upcoming general election in November and Watchung Borough will have a ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ — The Watchung Board of Education at its last meeting unanimously appointed a new member to the board to fill the vacancy left after Adam Kraft resigned.   Yunfei Zhou will fill the seat through the calendar year and until the reorganization meeting in January 2023. Dr. Zhou is a ...

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DUNELLEN – The North Plainfield Lions Club held their ‘Scholarship Night’ dinner at the Dunellen Hotel on Tuesday, July 12, and awarded four $1,000 scholarships and one $500 scholarship to graduating seniors from North Plainfield High School. At the start of the evening, Club President and ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- The Watchung Borough Board of Education on Wednesday released a revised agenda for the scheduled board meeting on Thursday, July 21. Revised July 21, 2022 Watchung Borough Board of Education Agenda.    

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WATCHUNG, NJ --In an effort to gather community input on a referendum designed to enhance educational opportunities for the district's students, the Watchung Borough Board of Education has commissioned a referendum ad hoc committee, which met three times this spring and has another meeting ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Can you help? The Native NJ garden in the front of West End Elementary School needs volunteers to help water the plants now that school is out for the Summer.  The request on Sunday is, “If anyone in town wants to help keep our garden from wilting, please stop by with your ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — The North Plainfield Class of 2022 walked across the stage and completed their high school careers during a commencement ceremony Wednesday afternoon at Krausche Field. The weather held, as the  Class of 2021 walked across the stage in front of family, relatives, ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Both North Plainfield Middle School and North Plainfield High School are set to graduate on Wednesday, June 22. North Plainfield 8th-grade Promotion Ceremony will take place at 10 AM on the turf of Upper Krausche field. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will ...

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WARREN, NJ — FIRST Robotics World Championship Roebling Division Semi-Finalists, the Watchung Hills Robotics Team, Team 41 RoboWarriors, showcased their award-winning robot for the Watchung Hills Board of Education at Tuesday’s meeting.  SEE VIDEO https://youtu.be/VfnAwWAm7lc “Making it to ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ --The Watchung Borough Board of Education currently has one (1) open seat after the board accepted the resignation of Adam Kraft effective Friday, June 17.  It is anticipated that the position will be filled at the July 21 meeting of the Board of Education. The successful candidate ...

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WARREN, NJ — Are you ready Watchung Hills Class of 2022? After a fun-packed Senior Week, thanks to the Project Graduation team, the Watchung Hills Class of 2022 is ready to walk on Thursday.  Color Wars, yearbook signing, breakfasts, ice cream, and grad practice are done, caps are decorated for ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its 139th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 10, on the front field of the school. The Class of 2022 marched in to an ovation from the W+H community of parents, families, faculty, trustees and friends. The program began with the ...

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WARREN, NJ -- WHRHS will be having its first ever Pride Day hosted by members of Mrs.   Lettington’s Social Justice Classes. They are raising funds for The Trevor Project, a  suicide hotline for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Make sure to head out to the Turf and  Field on Saturday, June 4 ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ --Michelle Aquino, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools in North Plainfield provided the following to the North Plainfield community: Today's event in Uvalde, Texas is an unthinkable tragedy that has the attention of our school community. Please join me in keeping the victims, ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — North Plainfield High School and Somerset School were named National Schools of Character, two of only fifty schools in the United States to receive this distinguished honor in 2022.   “We are proud of the High School’s and Somerset School’s accomplishments and their ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Watchung Board of Education on Thursday afternoon released a revised agenda for tonight's meeting. See Revised May 12 Agenda and Attachments for tonight's Board of Education Meeting. The Budget was approved at the last meeting. SEE Watchung Board of Education Adopts ...

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WARREN, NJ — For the first time since 2016, Watchung Hills softball is going to the Somerset County Finals. The Warriors defeated Bridgewater in the semifinals on Wednesday in five innings, 12-2, and remain unbeaten at 15-0. Sam Raymond smashed a three-run home run to end the game in the bottom of ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- North Plainfield High School held a Signing Day Ceremony for three student athletes who will be going on to play their sports in college. Surrounded by family and coaches the student athletes upgraded their status from recruit to official signees to the college/university ...

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