WHRHS Top Stories

October 19, 2019

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The pressurized situation was not unfamiliar to Heather Cortese. Cortese's PK was the lone score as fourth-seeded Ridge defeated fifth-seeded Watchung Hills, 1-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday. In the latter stages of the first half, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills and Montgomery met in Warren on Senior Night on Friday and it looked for a moment like it would be a repeat of 2015‘s Senior Night when Jack Stefurek kicked a 25-yard field goal with 29 seconds left to lift Watchung Hills over Montgomery, 24-23. After three second half ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Sean DiGiovanna, a Watchung Hills Regional High School teacher, has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and promoting obscene material to a child, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge boys soccer team advanced in the first round of the Somerset County Tournament with a 1-0 double-overtime victory over Watchung Hills on Saturday. “Our season officially comes to a close as we lose 1-0 in double OT to Ridge,” WHRHS boys soccer tweeted. “Thank you ...

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WARREN, NJ -  The Watchung Hills girls soccer team defeated Immaculata 2-1 on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Somerset County Tournament.   The Warriors will take on Ridge in the quarterfinals away at 2pm next Saturday.   “Anytime you win a tournament game, it’s a good ...

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WARREN, NJ - Pingry shut out the Watchung Hills boys soccer team on Thursday 2-0 but the game was closer than the score suggests. “It’s never a good feeling to lose even if it is against a strong opponent,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow. “But I am proud of the competitive performance our ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jadyn Fleischhacker scored the game winning goal, assisted by Jenna Tobia, 56 seconds into the second overtime period on Thursday for a Watchung Hills girls soccer victory over Hillsborough, 2-1.   Tobia scored the Warriors first goal on an assist from Chloe Ferreira.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Watchung Hills boys soccer team defeated Somerville on Tuesday, 1-0. Ryan Scheiner scored the lone goal for the Warriors on a Scott Romankow assist.  Jake Seyda had the clean sheet with 8 saves in goal for Watchung Hills.  “Great to get a win going into the county tournament ...

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WARREN, NJ - Jadyn Fleischhacker scored a goal with 49 seconds left in the second overtime period to give the Watchung Hills girls soccer team a victory over St. John Vianney on Tuesday, 2-1.   “I’m proud of the way the girls battled today,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueriedo.  “We had a ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education appointed Jordana Raban of Millington to serve the remaining 15 months of former Long Hill board member Lisa DiMizio’s term, at the last meeting of the board on Tuesday.  DiMizio resigned effective Aug. 1, citing a new job with a longer commute ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Watchung Hills Marching Warriors placed first in the 11th Annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic on Saturday, a competition style event presenting marching bands from throughout New Jersey.  The Marching Warriors placed FIRST out of four bands in Group AA. This event was the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Gabriela Novoa found the net and the Watchung Hills girls soccer team shut out Bridgewater on Saturday, 1-0.   “Great win for us.  We battled hard for 80 minutes against a great opponent and found a way,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo .  “The girls have stayed the course ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls soccer team defeated Sparta on Thursday, 2-1. Emily Morris netted a goal, and Jenna Tobia had a goal and an assist for the Warriors.  “This was a good win for us,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo.  “Sparta is a solid program who is having an excellent ...

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WARREN, NJ - The voters of the Watchung Hills sending districts will be asked to vote on a special election referendum to install electrical upgrades and renovate the media center at the polls on September 24 from 3-8 p.m. The special election vote in September is to better ensure competitive bids ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills fell to Bridgewater on Saturday 3-2 after taking a 2-1 lead into the half.  Joey Maziarz netted both goals for the Warriors on a Joel Veliz assist.   “It’s tough to lose a game off 3 fouls,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow. “But our players worked hard and ...

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  WARREN, NJ – The New York Giants and Gatorade have selected Coach Rich Seubert of Watchung Hills Regional High School as the Lou Rettino High School Coach of the Week for Week 2 of the 2019 season. Seubert’s Warriors defeated Plainfield 35-12 on Friday, and are now 2-0 this season after a ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills defeated Passaic Arts and Science Charter School on Senior Night Thursday, 8-0. “Great to get a win on senior night,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow. “ I’m proud of the seniors and are thankful for all they have done over the past four years. “ The Warriors ...

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  WARREN, NJ – The Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) faculty and administration includes two new interim staff, one returning staff, and 14 new staff with which to begin the 2019-2020 School Year. The new members include five new World Languages teachers, two new Mathematics ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills girls soccer team dropped their home opener to Pingry on Saturday 3-1 after taking a 1-0 lead into the half.    Chloe Ferreira had the lone goal for the Warriors assisted by Sara Sifert. “Right now we just have to stay the course,” said WHRHS head coach ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys soccer team defeated Montgomery on Wednesday for the first win of the year, 3-2. Senior Apostoli Malouhous scored an unassisted goal with 9 minutes to go to give the Warriors the go ahead 3-2 lead. Sophomore Anthony Ferreira scored first for Watchung Hills ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Watchung Hills will have a new Interim principal beginning on Sept. 30. The Watchung Hills Board of Education unanimously approved Frank Howlett as interim principal to replace George Alexis who will be assuming a new role as the Superintendent of Watchung Borough Schools.  Howlett ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills invites all in the community to a daytime information session regarding the upcoming referendum. Watchung Hills Business Administrator, Timothy Stys, and Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett invites the Watchung Hills community for coffee and conversation on ...

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WARREN, NJ – The call for help went out in July and the Watchung Hills Community responded. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties (CASA SHaW), through their partnership with Watchung Hills Regional High School, provided approximately 100 backpacks to give to ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - One down. The Watchung Hills girls soccer team opened their season with a win on the road in Phillipsburg on Wednesday, 3-0.  The Warriors out shot Phillipsburg 19-3.   “I’m happy to start our season with a win,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueriedo.  “We have a very ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys soccer team dropped their season opener in a close one on Wednesday, 1-0. The Ridge boys soccer team equaled its victory total of a year ago on opening day this season.  Robbie Rutkowski stopped nine shots to post the shutout.

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WARREN, NJ - TAPintoWarren wishes teachers, parents, caregivers and students all a seamless start to the school year as Dolphins, Eagles, Gators, Tigers, Warriors, Wolverines,and Woodchucks all have returned to school. Back to School nights are scheduled  however, the unofficial Back to School ...

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WARREN, NJ -  - Services have been set for Calvan Davis, Jr., Watchung Hills Class of 2017, on Monday, Sept.  9, at  Stonecrest Community Church at 11 a.m. A meal train and fundraising site have been set up to help the family. The Funeral Arrangements for Calvin Davis, Jr. are as ...

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  WARREN, NJ -  Watchung Hills is gearing up for opening day and to say goodbye to Principal George Alexis. Student schedules will be available through Parent Access Friday at 1 pm and school opening information can be found  on the school-opening information webpage.  Watchung Hills ...

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  WARREN, NJ - In a few short weeks, Warren Township students will be returning to school. Some important dates to start the 2019-20 school year and plan for the first few weeks of school are: Teacher assignments and bus information will go out to Warren Township School District week ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School will be looking for a new Principal after George Alexis was approved Monday night as the new superintendent of Watchung Borough Schools. He is set to start in Watchung on Oct. 1. Superintendent Elizabeth Jewett addressed the Watchung Hills ...

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