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

July 2, 2017

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 ...

Watchung Hills Raises More Than $2,000 'Dancing With The Teachers'

WARREN, NJ - In the second annual Dancing with the Teachers fundraiser, more than 150 students, teachers, administration and staff performed to the delight of more than 300 in the audience.

Co- hosted by graduating senior Suchir Govindarajan and freshman Vincent DiGeronimo, the event last week raised more than $2,000 in honor of the family of Juan Carlos Cruz. Last fall, Spanish ...

Giving Back with Art at WHRHS: Watchung Hills Students Participate in Memory Project

WARREN, NJ - For the second year in a row, Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Art Teacher Kate Griffin’s Advanced Placement 2D Studio Art class participated in The Memory Project.  

“The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create and donate portraits to youth around the world who ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

Watchung Hills Students Wasserman and Wong Awarded WHREA Scholarship for Future Educators

WARREN, NJ - Future educators Lauren Wasserman and Susan Wong, who were selected as the recipients of the 2017 Watchung Hills Regional Education Association (WHREA) Scholarship for Future Educators.  

“The WHREA is proud to honor Wasserman and Wong for their academic achievement and commitment to community,” said WHREA ...

Summer Reading: Watchung Hills Releases Summer Reading Lists, Warren Library Launches Challenge

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School has released the 2017 summer reading lists and the Warren library, and all Somerset County Library System of New Jersey(SCLSNJ) branches,  is challenging readers to shoot for the stars, build a better world, make a difference, and explore culture, music, and art with SCLSNJ’s Summer Reading Challenge. 

The Watchung Hills ...

WHRHS Spring Arts Festival: Watchung Hills Students Display more than 1000 Pieces, Perform 'Shakespeare in the Park’

WARREN, NJ . – More than 1,000 individual pieces of 2 and 3-dimensional art created this year by Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students were featured on Mondaynight, June 5, at the opening of the school’s annual Spring Arts Festival, a year-end celebration of the accomplishments in, and dedication to, the arts ...

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