Wardlaw+Hartridge News

June 18, 2020

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison received a timely jump-start to an important topic – “Inclusive Communities: Race and Identity” – with a special webinar on June 10. This topic will be addressed and explored in great detail at next year’s Upper School Symposium.  Alvin ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison inducted 12 new members into the Cum Laude Society in a virtual ceremony held Monday, June 8. Andy Webster, Head of School, Dr. Bob Bowman, Upper School Head, Dr. Corinna Crafton, Middle School Head, and Gale Goldman, Upper School art teacher led ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison created a whopping 744 pieces of art for an amazing Middle School Virtual Art Show.  Miss Tanda Tucker’s students presented a variety of works, including Art Prescription, Digital Art, Illuminate ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Kindergarten Class at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared poems, songs and personal reflections during a heart-warming virtual graduation ceremony on June 8. A class of 25 kindergarteners graduated and confidently announced their readiness for first grade. The program ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The fifth graders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved up to Middle School during the Fifth Grade Virtual Moving Up Ceremony on Tuesday, June 9. The program began with a “Now and Then” slideshow of images, followed by photos of the 26 graduates with their congratulatory ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Eighth Grade Class of 2020 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison completed its Middle School journey during a Virtual Stepping Up Ceremony on Wednesday, June 10.  Andrew Webster, Head of School, began his remarks with the announcement of Scholar awards to Joanne Ding of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Members of the Class of 2020 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were honored and celebrated at two virtual events this week – the annual Senior Dinner on Monday, June 8 and the new Senior Ovation on Friday, June 12. The Commencement Ceremony has been scheduled for Friday, July ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison showcased their amazing talents in the 11th annual Cookin’ Cabaret, which was held virtually this year. The 45-minute show featured 10 entertaining performances and received more than 500 comments on Facebook Live and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Although still in distance learning, sixth graders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were able to participate in the UPenn Medicine's Bioeyes program, albeit virtually. The educators at the program put together three slide-based modules to teach about genetics using zebrafish ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Neil Shah of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, has been awarded a "Certificate of Superior Writing" by the National Council of Teachers of English. In 2019, only 15 students in New Jersey and 210 students in the U.S. received this prestigious recognition.

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EDISON, NJ -- Third grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison performed on their recorders with homemade videos to create a wonderful virtual recital.  The students began learning the recorder at the beginning of the school year. They continued practicing and improving their ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The department at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held a virtual Rams Recognition Night to celebrate the accomplishments of its Upper School athletes and teams on May 27. Four athletes who compiled at least nine varsity letters received W+H blankets: Brianna Chambers of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School science students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison addressed the fields of genetics and molecular biology in a series of informative virtual presentations in a webinar on May 20. W+H offers honors research programs in genetics and molecular biology and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The first-ever virtual Field Day turned into an enormous success, with Lower School students and parents participating in a community oriented challenge event that incorporated many interesting aspects. Students in from PreK-Grade 5 were divided into teams of Green and Gold during ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Eighth grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison addressed a variety of interesting topics during a series of well-executed virtual Capstone presentations last week. Nine students participated in this year’s program: Gbemi Olarewaju of Piscataway – Water Shortages in ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Mayah Nissim of Scotch Plains and Sahil Mulji of Edison, seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, won the equivalent of an Oscar in their categories of distinction at the Montclair State University's Theatre Night Foxy Awards, which was held virtually on May 19. Mayah won ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its annual World Language Honor Societies induction ceremony on May 28. This year’s event was a virtual presentation.  Esther Faus, World Language Department Chair, delivered the welcome, which was followed by the Introduction to the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison provided a wonderful hour of entertainment in last week’s Rising Stars Talent and Variety Show. The event, which was live-streamed on Vimeo and Facebook Live, included vocal, instrumental and dance performances. Among ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Fourth and fifth grade musicians at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared their talents in a virtual format in an entertaining Lower School Instrumental Concert. Under the direction of instructor Mr. Matt Bergman, students performed a variety of short pieces at home on flute, ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Wardlaw+Hartridge student Jack Silver of Rahway must feel almost as if he’s won the lottery. Well, at least the HBO version of it. A freshman at Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, Silver was chosen to participate along with 15 other contestants from around the country out of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared their artwork in a virtual format last week and provided enjoyment for the W+H community. Congratulations to Mrs. Sue Howard, Lower School art teacher, for capturing images of work from all students in her ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared their artwork in a virtual format last week and provided enjoyment for the W+H community. Congratulations to Mrs. Sue Howard, Lower School art teacher, for capturing images of work from all students in her ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Sydney Johnson of Piscataway and Ricardo Garces of North Brunswick, seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, have achieved excellence in the classroom and on the athletic fields during their scholastic  careers. Sydney and Ricardo were recognized for their consistent ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Congratulations to seniors Brianna Chambers of Somerset and A.J. Massaro of South Plainfield, seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, who represented their school at this year’s virtual presentation of the Greater Middlesex Conference Sportsmanship Awards. Instead of the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its Upper School Student Council elections for the 2020-2021 school year, voting virtually on class officers for next year’s seniors, juniors and sophomores. The freshman class election will be held in the fall. Below are the winners of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Last week, students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School had the privilege to attend live Zoom sessions with three special guests.  The first guest was NHL (National Hockey League) Hall of fame goaltender Martin Brodeur, who played 20 years for the NJ Devils and one year for the St.

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EDISON, NJ -- Students in Ms. Jean Castellano’s Modern World History course at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison have embraced an interesting project and taken it to a new level during distance learning. Using a current events program called FANgeopolitics, the students have followed two ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Students in all divisions from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison have continued making a difference by helping others during the COVID-19 crisis.  From the Upper School, sophomore Shankari Theivanayagam of Summit started a GoFundMe page to raise funds to provide essential ...

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Students, faculty and staff members at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison continue to make a difference by helping others during the COVID-19 crisis. Each week, more students and members of the W+H community are getting involved in meaningful volunteer work. This week’s list of W+H community ...

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