Education

December 15, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains/Fanwood K12 School District recognized the SPFHS girls varsity soccer team, which won the Union County Championship for the ninth year in a row with a 2-0 victory over Cranford at Keane University on October 26. The team went 14-5-1 this season, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School has announced its honor roll for the first and marking period of the 2018-19 school year. Grade 12 High Honor Roll Angela Arvizzigno, Katyana Avila, Aubrey Bagdonas, James Bagdonas, Amanda Ball, Julia Barnes, Ashley Barros, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- PNS&K is pleased to  invite you attend the Open House for our all-day Kindergarten Program on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.  An information session explaining our unique all-day program will be presented by our six NJ State Certified teachers.  Our kindergarten has 2 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic High School has announced its Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 2018-19 school year. The students are listed below by grade and are listed alphabetically. First Honor Roll Seniors Elijah Abraham Trabrina Adams-Davis Robert ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- The annual Advent Mass and Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at Saint Joseph High School (145 Plainfield Ave., Metuchen) on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. A bell concert will begin at 4:45 with a mass following at 5:00 p.m. To RSVP click on this ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic’s Shemaiah Brackett, Jordan Dodson, Royell Douglas, Myaya Morton, Nya Spencer, and Maya Walker were recently honored at a special ceremony in Trenton for being chosen as recipients of the 2018 New Jersey Rising Scholars Student Recognition Award. The New ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE -- There will be a free peregrine falcon presentation on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2:00 p.m. for families with children ages 7 and older at the Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. Stephanie D’Alessio, Director of Education for Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, will ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity School's Robotics Team took home the trophy for best research in the regional qualifier round of the FIRST Lego League competition held at North Plainfield High School on Saturday, Nov., 17. FIRST Lego League, a partnership between the international robotics ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Public Schools will have a 90-minute delayed opening on Friday, Nov. 16. Preschool Delayed Opening  AM Students Arrive 9:55 a.m. AM Instruction 10:05-12:15 p.m. PM Students ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Seniors at Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS learned some life lessons about the dangers of distracted driving, thanks to a car crash simulation staged by Scotch Plains and Fanwood first responders.  The students were brought out of the school to the crash scene where they ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.    The event is open to any New Jersey students in 7th or 8th grade. The ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -- Holy Trinity eighth graders competed and won first place in the 47th Annual Scholastic Olympics held at Roselle Catholic High School. This brings Holy Trinity to a total of 13 first place wins in recent years. A team of 17 students form Holy Trinity beat out 200 other students from ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will host an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m, at the ...

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OSWEGO, NY -- Michael Gross of Fanwood, who is majoring in broadcasting and mass communication, was awarded a Deans' Scholarship and Destination Oswego Scholarship from SUNY Oswego. The award recognizes past academic achievement and potential for success. SUNY Oswego honored more than 850 ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – At the Sept. 25, 2018 Joint Meeting of the Union County College Boards of Trustees and Governors, two new members were sworn in: Edward J. Chrystal, Jr., of Scotch Plains, will serve as a new Governor, and Miguel A. Merino, of Elizabeth, will serve as a new Trustee.  Union County ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school, will hold three Admission Information Sessions next week. The campus is located at 1295 Inman Avenue in North Edison, near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School will host College Night on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in both gymnasiums and cafeteria. As of 10/26/2018, 149 colleges/universities and branches of the military will be in attendance. This school year will be 67th year ...

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SCOTCH  PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 59 new members on  October 23, 2018. The criteria for membership are rigorous. Students with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.75 and above, and students who are in grades 11 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ  – The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education has announced the names of 32 teachers and five administrators who have been granted tenure. "The district is very proud of its teachers. Teaching is the one profession that creates all the others; it is complex, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals along with the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey have declared the month of October 2018 as “National Principals Month.” On ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - Mayor Al Smith and Tom Strowe, Project Coordinator for Redevelopment, spoke to members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Chapter of Junior State of America (JSA) about downtown redevelopment on October 18. JSA is a national organization that was founded in ...

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