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Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Inducts Four New Members to Its Hall of Fame

December 16, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains- Fanwood High School (SPFHS) inducted four new members into its alumni Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Dec. 11.


After Laura Swidersky, head of the SPFHS Alumni Association, congratulated the honorees, Principal Dr. David Heisey welcomed the graduates back and told them that they "will be forever young with their plaques on ...

Board of Ed Honors Longtime Attorney Casper P. Boehm, Park Middle School Blue Notes Perform

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The SPFK12 School District honored School Board Attorney Casper P. Boehm, who has served the BOE since 1976 at its final meeting of 2018 on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

During his 42 years of service, Boehm attended public meetings, provided verbal counsel and written opinions and was responsible for conducing legal business for the BOE.

Also at the meeting, the ...

Scotch Plains Fanwood Scholarship Application Available Dec. 17

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fanwood Scholarship Foundation is pleased to invite all high school seniors and college students residing in Scotch Plains and Fanwood to apply for the many scholarships available through the Foundation. 

Some awards are need-based, while others have different criteria for selection, such as the intent to pursue an education ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for Peter Capodice, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains).

Capodice, 67, joined the UCVTS District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary. Shortly thereafter he ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Teachers Demonstrate at Board of Education as Contract Negotiations Continue

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Over 100 members of the Scotch Plains Fanwood Education Association (SPFEA) assembled Tuesday night Dec. 11, at the SPF Board of Education (BOE) offices to show their unity and resolve during ongoing contract negotiations. (Note: Story continues below video.)

Currently, teachers, secretaries and school support staff are working on a contract that expired ...

NJ Devils Co-Owner David Blitzer Will Return to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School for Hall of Fame Induction

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- David S. Blitzer, a co-owner of the New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia 76ers, and Crystal Palace FC, will return to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on December 11 for his induction into the school's Hall of Fame.

A graduate of the class of 1987, Blitzer went on to study at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he ...

Terrill Middle School Announces Honor Roll

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Terrill Middle School has released its honor roll for the first marking period. 

Grade 8 Distinguished Honor Roll

Benjamin Abrams, Emma Alchus, Matthew Angulo, Diego Arcila, Jack Barnett, Alana Beardsley, Elizabeth Bedatsky, Eric Botney, Chloe Burfeindt, Isabella Calamusa, Yaritza Catalan-Ledezma, Joseph Catalano, Brody Chin, Alec Choi, Isabella ...

Park Middle School Announces 1st Quarter Honor Roll

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Park Middle School has announced its Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 2018-19 academic year.

8th Grade Distinguished Honor Roll

Hasan Ali, Naa Dei Ashie, Riley Bhatia, Elisa Bianco, Ava Billotto, Isabella Blake, Kylie Byers, Lily Camacho, Claire Cassidy, Cara Checchio, Kendall Chiang, Disha Debnath, Ivana Delgado-Arvelo, Madison Diaz, Olivia ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Mr. Spiffy High Contestants Announced

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Who will be this year's Mr. Spiffy High at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School this year?

A total of nine candidates will compete for the prestigious title on Friday, Dec. 14, at 7:00 p.m. at the high school auditorium. Sponsored by SPF DECA, tickets for the event are $5 in advance and  $7 at the door. 

All proceeds goes to ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Model UN Team Excels at Empire MUN Conference 

EDISON, NJ -- Students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison recently participated in EMPIREMUNC, an elite Model United Nations conference held at New York University. Delegates from across the globe come together to debate world issues in a formal setting.

This year, W+H students represented Australia, Russia, Wakanda, and other international bodies, both real and fictional. Prior ...


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Wardlaw+Hartridge School Hosts NJAHPERD Conference

December 12, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide educators with current health information, new resources and teaching strategies for the ...