Somerville: Immaculata HS Students Honor Their Fallen Hero

May 26, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For nearly 150 years America has paused on Memorial Day to remember those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

In the history of Immaculata High School, there has been only one former student lost in combat, Staff Sgt Andrew Lobosco ’98, an Immaculata Hall of Famer.

Lobosco was one of five deceased military heroes honored at the Somerset ...

11 Somerset County Students Awarded 4-H Scholarships

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Eleven students, including 3 from Hillsborough,  have been named recipients of Somerset County 4-H scholarships.

Open to members and alumni of the Somerset County 4-H Youth Development program, the 11 winners will share a total of $21,000 for their continuing education.

Hillsborough recipients are Kirsten Clerico, Alex Norz and Molly O'Sullivan..

Recipient of ...

Somerville: Immaculata Student's Effort Energizes Solar Suitcase Initiative

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A few years ago, Immaculata High School launched a Solar Suitcase initiative in which suitcase-size solar generators assembled by students in the Introduction to Engineering class, are sent to remote global locations to provide energy in critical areas, such as hospitals and schools.

This year, suitcases went to Tanzania, Puerto Rico, and Liberia.

This project so impacted ...

Somerville Teachers: A Night to Celebrate, and a Night to Demonstrate

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It was a night for the borough’s education community to reach out, embrace and celebrate the good work teachers and support staff do to mold and inspire their students day in and day out.

But Tuesday  was also a night to confront the impasse between the teachers’ union and board of education over a new contract.

Dr. Timothy M. Teehan, superintendent ...

Somerville: Immaculata Community Celebrates Family Legacy

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata High School recently hosted its first Legacy Breakfast for alumni parents and their children currently enrolled in the Immaculate Conception Parish’s K-12 school system.

 Only 25 parishes nationwide have a K-12 program; the Somerville-based parish has been educating students at Immaculate Conception School since 1957 and at Immaculata High ...

Somerville Parents, Children Voice Support for Teachers


SOMERVILLE, NJ – Parents and children holding brightly-colored signs stood across the street from Van Derveer School yesterday morning in a show of support for teachers who have been working under provisions of their last contract which expired in June, 2017.

Each employee continues to receive their appropriate salary as per the steps stipulated in that contract, according to ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Honors Couple as Spartans of the Year

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Lani and Dan Diemicke of Branchburg have been named Immaculata High School’s 2018 Spartans of the Year, a prestigious award established in 1968 to recognize individuals, who through their hard work serve the greater good of the Spartan community.

It is the first time that the school has honored a couple for this award. The Diemicke’s son, Adam, graduated from ...

Simon, Locandro Named to RVCC Board of Trustees

BRANCHBURG, NJ - A former state Assemblywoman and a prominent Hunterdon County businessman have joined the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees.

Donna M. Simon of Whitehouse Station and Roger R. Locandro of Stockton and were appointed to their positions by the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders; they joined the board May 15..

“We welcome Donna Simon and ...

Balloons in June: Somerville High School PTO Busy with Graduation Preps


SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville High School PTO is busy with several initiatives to help make graduating seniors’ last few weeks at the school memorable while raising money for Project Graduation.

Balloons in June - A wonderful way to congratulate Somerville High School Graduates, according to Judy Nadeau, vice president of the PTO.

Send graduates a balloon(s) along ...

Somerville Honors' Student Speaks at RVCC Graduation; 1,300 Receive Degrees

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College awarded associate degrees and certificates to more than 1,300 graduates at its commencement, Saturday, May 12, including Somerville resident Barbara Kania, an Honors College student who introduced commencement speaker Judge Paul W. Armstrong.

Kania is a Pre-Medical Professional major who is the founder and president of RVCC’s Pre-Medicine ...

An Open Letter from Somerville Education Association Members

May 23, 2018

To the Editor,

We are writing on behalf of the more than 280 Somerville Education Association (SEA) members working in our schools.  We are proud of the work that we do, and we are the reason that our schools celebrate notable achievements and our students’ goals and dreams are often fulfilled.

We would like to call attention to a pervasive problem that affects public school ...

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