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Spotlight on Keith Both, Member-Elect of the South Plainfield Board of Education

November 21, 2017

(Editor’s Note: TAPinto South Plainfield will be running featuring articles on Keith Both, Pio Pennisi, and Stephanie Wolak, the three newly-elected members of the South Plainfield Board of Education. Articles will be published in alphabetical order. Please note these exclusive interviews are property of TAPinto and can not be share or republished without the consent of ...

South Plainfield Middle School Honors Veterans

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The students of the South Plainfield Middle School honored veterans with a special celebration on Wednesday November 8th.  The school’s gymnasium echoed with patriotic songs from the choir and band, guest speakers shared inspiring words, and veterans from the American Legion Chaumont Post #243, VFW Post #6763, and the VA Hospital proudly saluted the ...

Middle School PTO Receives Donation from South Plainfield Elks

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - The South Plainfield Middle School PTO was presented with a donation of $1500 from Elks Lodge #2298 at the Borough Council meeting on Monday November 6th.

“After reading that the Organization needed funds to help the students and the student programs, the Elks decided that we didn't want the program to struggle at the start of the year so we made the ...

South Plainfield Marching Band Wins First Place at Regionals

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - The South Plainfield High School Marching Band took first place in the Tournament of Bands 2017 Region 10 Championship Competition on October 22nd at West Essex High School in North Caldwell, NJ.  In addition to winning the competition with a high score of 90.575 and earning the title of New York Metropolitan Regional Champions, the Marching Band took home ...

‘Meet the Candidates’ - South Plainfield Board of Education Candidates and Video

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –The annual South Plainfield Board of Education (BOE) Meet the Candidates Night took place Monday evening at the senior center. During the hour and half event, hosted by TAPinto South Plainfield and moderated by Patricia Feeney, the seven candidates vying for three open seats on the BOE had the opportunity to present their platform and answer questions posted by ...

South Plainfield Teachers, Faculty Awarded Tenure at BOE Meeting

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At the South Plainfield Board of Education’s (BOE) Oct. 18 meeting, teachers and staff members throughout the district were awarded tenure.

“The South Plainfield Board of Education and the administrative team, along with district colleagues, would like to take the time to acknowledge our faculty and staff members who are receiving tenure this ...

Tackling the Growing Opioid Epidemic: Parent, Student Workshops Held in South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In an effort to education students about the dangers and fatal consequences surrounding heroine and opioids, special informational assemblies were held at South Plainfield Middle and High School this week.

The Opioid Epidemic – A Perspective on Addiction workshops were provided to the school district through a partnership with St. Peter’s University ...

BOE, Borough Council Candidates to Discuss the Issues at Dual Debate Event on October 30

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The candidates for both the Board of Education and Borough Council will debate back-to-back on Monday, October 30 at the South Plainfield Senior Center, 90 Maple Ave.

The evening will start off with “Meet the Board of Education Candidates” from 6 to 7:30 p.m., hosted by TAPinto South Plainfield, followed immediately by the “Borough Council Candidates ...

John E. Riley Elementary School to Open 25 year Time Capsule Sealed in 1992

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – For the first time in 25 years, the contents of a time capsule sealed and buried in the ground in front of the John E. Riley Elementary School will be unearthed and opened.  The event will take place at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 20, 2017 in front of the school and all are welcome to attend.  The contents of the time capsule will be displayed ...

Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation of Roosevelt School

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Roosevelt Elementary School and the Roosevelt Administration Building were evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a gas leak. It is believed the leak was caused by a utility crew working in the area and, as a safety precaution, the district’s evacuation plan was enacted.  With assistance from the South Plainfield Police and Fire Departments, ...

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