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May 16, 2022

METUCHEN, NJ -- The second that Matthew DaSilva stepped foot on the campus of Saint Joseph High School five years ago he immediately felt something special. From his first campus tour to his time as “Freshman for a Day,” DaSilva knew the choice was easy. He was going to spend the most formative ...

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On the morning of May 12, Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung revealed the names of additional Class of 2022 student-athletes who have expressed their intent to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level. The following students were honored by Denise Materia, Director of Athletics and ...

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LYNCHBURG, VA -- Sarai Reuben of Fanwood, has been named to the Dean’s List at Liberty University, for the Fall 2021 semester and Spring 2022 semester. Dean’s List honors at Liberty University requires a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above. Liberty University (LU) is a private ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The first annual Dave Cilio Color Run at Nettingham Middle School was held on Friday, May 13, to celebrate the life of the phys. ed. teacher who passed away in July 2021. Over 50 volunteers joined Nettingham students and staff as they took laps at the field outside the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Joshua Seewald of Scotch Plains, a student at the Union County Magnet High School in Scotch Plains, has been named one of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) winners and received National Merit Scholarship of $2,500. Seewald, whose probable career field is ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic will once again be offering several exciting summer sports camps and educational programs this summer. The educational programs being offered are: Chinese Culture, Speech & Debate Program, College Application Boot Camp, Robotics, Art Journaling ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- College Board recognized seven Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School students for the 2021-2022 National Recognition Program. College Board has four recognition programs – National African American Recognition Program, National Hispanic Recognition Program, National Indigenous ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School inducted the newest members into its National Honor Society (NHS) in April.  The criteria for membership is rigorous. Students must a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.75 and above, and be in grades 11 and 12 are eligible to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Malcolm Nettingham Middle School announced its Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2021-2022 academic year. Congratulations to all the Honor Roll students! 8th Grade Distinguished Honor Roll Normandie Beversluis, Sophia Birck, Alexa Birnbaum, Justin Bogdan, Reid ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Terrill Middle School has announced its Honor Roll Grade for the third quarter of the 2021-22 academic year. Congratulations to all the Honor Roll students.  8th Grade Distinguished Honor Roll Julianna Abrantes, Uswah Agboola, Regan Auyeung, Madeline Ball, Kevin Bauer, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood SPFK12 School District held its annual District Art Show for the first time since the pandemic began on Thursday, May 4, 2022, at Scotch Plains-Fanwood Hight School. Works from students at the district's five elementary schools, two middle ...

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HAMILTON, NY -- Saniya Dalvi, a Scotch Plains resident and a member of the Colgate University Class of 2023, has earned the Fall 2021 Dean's Award with Distinction. Dalvi is a Anthropology and Neuroscience major and a graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. Students who receive a term grade ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School has announced its Honor Roll Grade for the third quarter of the 2021-22 academic year. Congratulations to all the Honor Roll students. Grade 12 High Honor Roll Bridget Abbott, Mary Adekunle, Aliyah Adkins, Robert Alber, Brooke ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School was rated No. 69 in New Jersey by U.S. News on Apr. 26. Last year, the high school was ranked No. 62 in the state. Students at SPF have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. U.S. News reported that the high ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- In a letter sent to parents on Monday via email, Dr. Robert McGarry, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for SPFK12 schools, said that the district will review the guidance from the NJ Department of Education (DOE) on revised standards related to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- School One Elementary in Scotch Plains will be hosting a Multi-Culture" night, with 20 families displaying their cultural artifacts, heirlooms, costumes and more to explain their backgrounds. The event will be on Wednesday, Apr. 27 from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. During the night, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic High School has announced its Honor Roll for the third marking period for the 2020-21 school year. The students are listed below by grade and are listed alphabetically. FIRST HONOR ROLL Seniors Andrew Abrantes Yvonne Agyapong Ramy ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS) is committed to helping families experience personal, informative and convenient ways to learn more about educational opportunities available for prospective students.  RPS has many ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Scholarship Foundation announced its first-ever Dining for Dollars fundraiser, which will take place on Wednesday, Apr. 6, in support with Fabio's Bistro (217 South Ave.) in Fanwood. Fabio’s will donate 15% of its sales to the foundation’s annual ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In its first year as a program at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, the SPF Raiders Overwatch team finished their season in second-place at the Garden State eSports State Finals on Saturday, Apr. 2, at Rider University. The Raiders entered the event with a record of 9-1, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Coles Elementary School art teacher Rahama Junaid-Alvi and her husband, Talha Alvi, have written and illustrated a new children's book entitle, “The Ramadan Tree.”  What do you do when you want to share a very personal side of yourself in a way that is informative ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education (BOE) unanimously adopted a $107.7 million school budget for the 2022-2023 academic year at its Thursday, March 24, BOE meeting. In an email sent to parents, superintendent of schools, Dr. Joan Mast said that the new ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Congratulations to the Moonglowers!   The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School jazz band, led by Mr. Durand Thomas, earned a top two placement in the Division 2 NJAJE State Jazz Festival. The Moonglowers were only one of two gold ratings in their division and fourth ...

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BALTIMORE, MD -- Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its fall 2021 Dean's List. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.50 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- In March 2020, as school buildings shut down due to the pandemic, John Lohn, the Media Specialist at McGinn sought to do what every educator was looking to do: find a way to stay connected with all of his students. Reflecting on ways he’s always interacted with his ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Four students from Scotch Plains and Fanwood at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2021 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood Public Schools announced that student assistance coordinator Liz Knodel-Gordon received the Jim Mulhern Award from the Association of Student Assistance Professionals of New Jersey (ASAP-NJ). She received the honor at ASAP-NJ's annual conference, held ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School this year established a new partnership with Global Online Academy (GOA), an international consortium of leading independent schools that unites behind a common mission: to reimagine learning to empower middle and high school students and educators to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, Scotch Plains Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Stamler and Scotch Plains councilwoman Ellen Zimmerman, and Scotch Plains police chief Ted Conley were among the local leaders who read to children in the SPFK12 school district as part of Read Across ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood SPFK12 schools is adjusting its COVID-related protocols, and beginning Monday, March 7, masks will be optional.  Superintendent Dr. Joan Mast said in a letter to parents that the district continuously monitors the effectiveness of health and ...

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