Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Holds World Language Honor Societies Induction Ceremony

November 21, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Fifty-seven (57) students were inducted into their respective world language honor societies during a ceremony replete with pomp and circumstance  on Wednesday, Nov, 17.

Flag-bearing officers led their inductees into the auditorium as cultural music played. Senior Ryan Midwinter, who served as Master of Ceremonies, introduced the various guest speakers of ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Students Visit Columbia University

EDISON, NJ -- A group of 49 students in grades 10-12 from The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison participated in the W+H Columbia University Pilot Leadership Development program n October 30. The goal of the program is to provide W+H students with a chance to understand what colleges and universities are looking for and to help them establish a supportive network with admission ...

Union Catholic High School announced its Honor Roll for first marking period

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic High School has announced its Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 2017-18 school year. The students are listed below by grade and are listed alphabetically.




Christian Albanese
Nicholas Ali

Ahmael Alexander
Seungwon An

Mervin ...

METUCHEN, NJ --  St. Joseph High School has unveiled its new Falcon logo following a contest open to both current students and alumni.

Participants were asked to design a completely original logo which could be hand-drawn or computer-generated. After a great number of entries the Saint Joseph High School leadership narrowed the search down to four semifinalist designs. Each ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Inducts 89 Students into National Honor Society

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 89 new members on Oct. 24.

The criteria for membership is rigorous: students in grades 11 and 12 with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.75 and above are eligible to apply for membership.

Students must also be able to demonstrate excellence in the areas of ...

Education Leaders from China Visit Union County College

CRANFORD – Union County College (UCC) hosted a delegation of 18 leaders from vocational educational institutions in the Hebei Province of China on Thursday, Nov. 9. The group of leaders are visiting the U.S. for a two-week tour through an international partnership with New Jersey City University.

Vocational colleges are comparable to American community colleges, so in addition to ...

Terrill Middle School Embarks on Year-Long Kindness Initiative

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Terrill Middle School has embarked on a year-long, school-wide Kindness Initiative. Throughout the school term, students and staff will engage in activities that support kindness, caring, empathy, and compassion for others.  

The year began with three student leadership groups planning, implementing, and facilitating a project around the picture ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Model UN Club Members Earn Recognition

EDISON, NJ -- Thirteen members of the Model United Nations team at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison traveled to JP Stevens High School to compete against approximately 200 students from six regional schools in the season’s first all-day conference on Oct. 28.

W+H delegates were spread across six of the 10 committees. Camila Fang of Edison and Pranay Arora of  Edison were ...

Union Catholic's Veterans Day Ceremony: Pride and Patriotism

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic’s fourth annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday morning was a heartfelt and emotional tribute to those who served as the UC Community joined together to honor and remember all the sacrifices that veterans have made for their country.

With several U.S. flags prominently displayed around the Veterans Memorial Pathway in front of the school and a strong ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Donates to Victims of Hurricane Maria

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s High School Salsa Club ran a successful drive and collected from both students and staff personal hygiene products and non-perishable food for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. 

As a result, 23 boxes were filled with toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, soaps, shampoo, hand sanitizers, Kleenex, ...

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Union Catholic's Thanksgiving Food Drive Reaffirms Commitment to Social Justice

November 21, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In another great example of Union Catholic’s social justice initiative and its commitment to helping those in need, the school collected 35 baskets of food and 35 turkeys for its Thanksgiving Food Drive, which will be distributed to those in need throughout Union County.

Union Catholic’s Student Council Executive Board and Homeroom Representatives loaded up the ...