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Somerville HS Marching Band Wins 3rd Place in NJ State Championship & Yamaha Cup

November 16, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band finished their 2017 competition season with 3rd place finishes at both the Yamaha Cup held at MetLife Stadium, and the NJ State Championships at Rutgers University.

Their fall schedule included 3 additional competitions in which they finished in 1st Place, winning all captions.

The color guard earned the caption of ...

Somerville Students Visit Main Street Restaurants to Learn About Healthy Choices

SOMERVILLE, NJ – It’s all about healthy choices for students in the Somerville Middle School E3 Club.

Subsidized with a $1,000 grant from the non-profit agency EmPoWER  Somerset, the students, along with parents Jessica Dale and Jennifer Adamec, meet once a month to learn about nutrition and to better understand the need to be wise when it comes to the foods they eat.

Their ...

Somerville: Youth Council Tackles Cyber Bullying, Internet Safety, Environment

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Teenagers from all over Somerset County came together in Somerville Thursday night, Oct. 27 for a three-hour conference to discuss and dissect social issues they encounter daily like cyber bullying, Internet safety and the health of the environment.

Led by members of the Somerset County Youth Council, “Disconnect to Reconnect” was planned and executed by the ...

RVCC Honor Society Joins in College Completion Project

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society participated in the fifth annual New Jersey Community College Completion Challenge (NJC4), October 16-20. NJC4 is a campaign that inspires students to complete their associate degrees and certificates, and encourages them to pursue their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges and ...

RVCC Board Approves Three-Year Strategic Plan

BRANCHBURG, NJ - After a yearlong process involving input from community members, business leaders, local educators, government officials, the Raritan Valley Community College community, and others, the RVCC Board of Trustees has approved a three-year strategic plan that focuses on four key areas: increasing student success rates; implementing a strategic enrollment management plan; increasing ...

RVCC to Hold Fall Open House for Prospective Students

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s will hold its Fall Open House, Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

The event, designed for recent high school graduates and adults who are interested in pursuing a college degree or certificate, will be held in the Conference Center on campus. The college is located at 118 Lamington Road.

Those who attend will have the ...

SCVTHS Students (L)earn Respect

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – As part of the annual Week of Respect, and in accordance with the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School welcomed Larry Scott to an assembly where he spoke about Rachel’s Challenge. 

Scott's focus was on bullying, compassion, kindness and respect in memory of his niece, Rachel Joy Scott, who was ...

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