Somerville: Immaculata's Academically Enriched Programs Elevate Students' Research, Writing Skills

July 1, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - At its recent Marian Scholars Symposium, Immaculata High School hosted a tribute to rigorous academic excellence as it celebrated the culmination of the Marian Scholars program’s fourth year and recognized the first group of students to complete the four-year program.

This program is dedicated to developing students'’ high level research and presentation skills ...

Somerville: Immaculata High School Names Joan Silo Head of School


SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 16-year veteran of Catholic school education has been named the new head of school for Immaculata High School.

Joan Silo, Ed.S., most recently principal at St. Helen Catholic School in Vero Beach, Fla., will begin her new role on July 16, according to Msgr. Seamus F. Brennan, pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish and director of Immaculata High School.

In ...

Two Somerville Seniors Awarded $1,500 Paul Sanford Music Scholarships

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Business and Professional Association has awarded the Paul Sanford Music Scholarship to two high school seniors.

Andrew Bower, Immaculata High School Class of 2018 and Giana Giorello, Somerville High School Class of 2018, were each awarded $1,500 scholarships named in honor of Sanford, a longtime downtown Somerville merchant.

He operated Sanford Jewelers on ...

39 Students from Somerset County Attend Jersey Boys State at Rider University

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University is hosting the 73rd annual American Legion Jersey Boys State for 838 high school rising-seniors next week, including 39 from Somerset County.

“In our 73rd year, we are very happy to welcome 883 of New Jersey’s brightest leaders to Jersey Boys State,” David Bagatelle, ALJBS executive director. “American Legion Jersey Boys State ...

Assembly Committee Considers School Bus Safety Initiatives

TRENTON, NJ – In light of recently raised concerns about school bus safety after incidents occurring in Chesterfield and Paramus, Chairman Dan Benson and the Assembly Transportation Committee has moved to review legislation that would strengthen state law and increase protections of New Jersey students riding school buses. The committee will convene at 10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss and ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Visual Arts Extend Beyond Classroom


SOMERVILLE, NJ - While Visual Arts teachers Deirdre Rosinski and Joe DeVito ’98 have always worked to achieve their mission of guiding their classes at Immaculata High School through instruction, practice, and participation, this year the student opportunities to take their work beyond the classroom walls really flourished.

Within the school itself, Visual Arts students took ...

Former Somerville Librarian Jim Sommerville Receives Education Award

BOUND BROOK, NJ - Winners of the 2018 Historic Preservation and History Awards were recognized at a ceremony held recently at the historic Brook Arts Center.

“Somerset County is fortunate to have so many people and organizations that understand the long-term benefits of preserving our past,” said Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission ...

Hillsborough HS Teacher Suspended after Arrest for Alleged Sexual Relationship with Student

NEW BRUNSWICK , NJ - A Hillsborough High School English teacher has been suspended following his arrest for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student during a five-month period earlier this year, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.

Kenneth Shindle, 27, of Plainsboro, has been charged with two second-degree counts of endangering the welfare ...

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