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Wardlaw+Hartridge Appoints New Head Boys’ Basketball Coach

August 10, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison has hired Greg Fahey as its new head boys’ basketball coach.

Fahey, 27, is excited to bring his energy, experience and work ethic to a program that has struggled in recent years. The Rams are coming off a 4-17 season under Eugene Maxwell, who spent the past five years as the team’s head coach.

“I’m excited because ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Rated No. 64 in NJ by Niche.com

NEW JERSEY -- Real estate website Niche.com has issued its annual rankings of the Best Public High Schools in New Jersey.

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School came in No. 64, one notch ahead of Cranford High School. SPFHS received an overall A grade. Specifically, the grades for Scotch Plains-Fanwood were:

Academics: A
Diversity: B+
Teachers: A
College Prep: A
Clubs ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Students Named to University of Rhode Island's Spring 2018 Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI -- Five local students were named to the University of Rhode Island's Spring 2018 Dean's List:

Shannon Patrice Costello of Scotch Plains
Jessica S. Florendo of Scotch Plains
Julia Marie Napolitano of Fanwood
Nicole Silverman of Scotch Plains
Lauren Elizabeth Szpond of Scotch Plains

To be included on URI's Dean's List, full-time students ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Students Exploring Future of Science

EDISON, NJ -- Scotch Plains residents Kelly Lawrence and Olivia Tobey, rising seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, are participating in the prestigious year-long 2018 Waksman Student Scholars Program (WSSP).  Joined by their W+H teacher Dr. Susan Zusman, the girls began the program by spending an exciting three weeks in July at the Summer Institute at Rutgers, during which ...

ECLC of New Jersey Graduates Cranford, Kenilworth and Scotch Plains Students

CHATHAM, NJ -- Brendan Ryan of Scotch Plains, Nicole Serkin of Cranford, and Marcello Matos of Kenilworth were among 30 students who graduated on June 14 from ECLC of New Jersey’s school for students with special needs in Chatham.

The young adults received high school diplomas conferred by their hometown districts. During the ceremony, each graduate was given an opportunity to ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District Cracks Top 50 in New Niche.com Rankings

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Scotch Plains-Fanwood ranks No. 35 among 243 school districts in the State of New Jersey, according to Niche.com's newly released annual K-12 school state rankings.

Millburn finished first in the study, followed by Princeton and West Windsor-Plainsboro. Summit was the highest rated district in Union County at No. 4. 

Scotch ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Middle School Students Served and Supported Local, Global Causes

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison capped a stellar and productive year of service activities by presenting a check for $3,065.50 with funds raised through business ventures conducted by eighth graders. The funds will be directed to the MicroDreams Foundation, which empowers women in third world countries to use loans to build their own profitable ...

Monika Wlodarski is First UC student in Recent History to Attend American Legion Auxiliary Jersey Girls State

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  Monika Wlodarski became the first girl from Union Catholic in recent history to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Jersey Girls State, which was held at Georgian Court University in Lakewood.

Wlodarski, a rising senior at Union Catholic, was chosen for the week-long camp after being interviewed by a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and for her strong ...

Several Union Catholic Faculty Members Attended AP Conferences

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Several faculty members at Union Catholic gained valuable information and insights into various teaching methods while attending AP Conferences this summer, which will be implemented to enhance the learning environment for the students at UC.

Union Catholic’s Advanced Placement teachers, Mrs. Marla James, Mrs. Mary Jo Raite, Mrs. Kathleen Sagendorf, and Mrs.

Register Today for Youth Courses Offered in August at Union County College

CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College (UCC) has expanded its course offerings for youth ages 11-18. Classes are taught by NJ-certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs. Classes began the week of June 25 and run through August 23.

Classes offered in August are taught in partnership with Black ...

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Wardlaw + Hartridge Students Exploring Future of Science

August 5, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Scotch Plains residents Kelly Lawrence and Olivia Tobey, rising seniors at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, are participating in the prestigious year-long 2018 Waksman Student Scholars Program (WSSP).  Joined by their W+H teacher Dr. Susan Zusman, the girls began the program by spending an exciting three weeks in July at the Summer Institute at Rutgers, during which ...