Scotch Plains-Fanwood School Superintendent Issues Letter to Parents in Aftermath of Florida Shootings

February 16, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood K12 School Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes has issued a letter to parents in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Dear Parents,

We are deeply saddened by the tragic events that have taken place in recent weeks at schools across this nation and most ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Earn Scholarship Finalist Standing

EDISON, NJ -- The National Merit Scholarship Program has determined which of the 16,000 semifinalists named in September 2017 have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition. All Finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2018.

Wardlaw+Hartridge seniors Jennifer Guo and Suraj Chandran of Edison received their Finalist certificates ...

Terrill Middle School Performs Between Periods at NJ Devils Game

NEWARK, NJ -- Terrill Middle School was one of only three high school bands that played between periods at New Jersey Devils' games last year to be invited back in 2018. 

The band, comprised of 7th and 8th graders, played rock classics such as In The Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett and Rolling on the River by Ike and Tina Turner. (See video below.) 

"They ...

Olympic Spirit at Wardlaw + Hartridge

Fifth grade students at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison show their creativity and enthusiasm for the Olympic Games during physical education class. Pictured, from left: Juandavid Argote of Scotch Plains, Phoebe Kaplan of Scotch Plains, Sammy Faust of Westfield, Kaya Singh of Piscataway and Anya Batra of Edison.

High School Student Says ‘It’s Almost Normal to Juul Here’ - Trend Grows in Westfield, Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Elsewhere

Editor’s note: This story about the rise in teen e-cigarette use, written by Westfield High School student Greta Frontero, originally ran in the Jan. 8 edition of WHS student newspaper Hi’s Eye.

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 12th-grade Westfield High School female said she doesn’t bring her Juul to school, but will use someone else’s if the opportunity ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Announces 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School announced its Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school year. 

Grade 12 – High Honor Roll
Olivia Abdy, Serena Annucci, Steven Avila, Olivia Barcia, Pablo Becerra, Madeline Bord, Caitlin Bourke, Brandon Boyarsky, Amber Bretz, Caitlin Bromm, Bailey Brown, Abbe-Gayle Burton, Zoe Cardenas, ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Students Named to Susquehanna University Dean's List

SELINSGROVE, PA -- Several local students were named to the Fall 2017 dean's list at Susquehanna. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester.

Rachel Lambert, of Fanwood, is an early childhood education major in the Class of 2020. A 2016 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, she is the ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Students Make Dean's List at Saint Joseph's University

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The following Scotch Plains-Fanwood students earned dean's list honors for the Spring 2017 semester at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. To earn Dean's List status, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all classes, and complete at least 15 credits.

Tyler Guensch of Fanwood
Danielle Barber of Scotch ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Performers Shine at Cabaret

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its first Lower Cabaret in the new Berry Performing Arts Center on Jan. 31. Students, parents, faculty and staff enjoyed an entertaining morning of performances. The annual event was organized by Shannon Sari, Lower School music teacher.

Juandavid Argote of Scotch Plains served as the Master of Ceremonies and proudly introduced the ...

Fifteen Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Athletes Sign at College Commitment Day

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — Commitments became official for high school senior athletes all across the country on Wednesday, including those at athletically-gifted Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.

Fifteen total senior student-athletes at Scotch Plains-Fanwood penned their signature to respective schools for sports ranging from fencing to soccer, and everything in between. 

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Soccer: Union Catholic's Izzy DiDario Signs With Stevens Tech

February 17, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic's Izzy DiDario, one of the premier high school goalies in the state, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. 

"I've been wanting to do something like this for a long time, so it's such an exciting day to make it official,'' said DiDario. "And to have all my ...