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Board of Education Accepts Resignation of South Plainfield Teacher John Angeline 

January 15, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE), at a meeting last week, accepted and approved the resignation of high school English teacher John Angeline. 

The resignation, listed on the Jan. 9 Committee of the Whole agenda, was granted without discussion as a result of a letter Angelina submitted to the SPBOE in early January. 

A resident of the borough ...

South Plainfield High School’s Fall Athletes Recognized

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School athletes were recognized for their achievements in fall sports during the board of education’s Jan. 9 Committee of the Whole meeting. 

“We had a great fall sports season. Our students did a phenomenal job athletically and, more importantly, in representing our school and what it means to be from South Plainfield and ...

Community Support Needed to Help the Franklin Student Council … and the Environment

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Franklin School Student Council is seeking to collect 260 pounds of recyclable plastic caps and lids for a playground ‘buddy bench.’ The bench, designed to eliminate loneliness and foster friendships, was proposed by Student Council Vice President Tyler Wnuk and will be dedicated in memory of former principal Nancy Erickson.

“We are ...

South Plainfield Students Can Apply for Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - High school seniors wishing to apply for the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship should obtain applications now from their school guidance office.  The scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.  Deadline for submission of applications is Thursday, March 7th, 2019.

Previous DeLeeuw scholarship recipients already in college are eligible to re-apply.  They must ...

South Plainfield Board of Education Holds 2019 Reorganization Meeting 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) held its annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 2. At this time, the three residents elected in November were officially sworn in and board officers for 2019 were selected. 

Interim Business Administrator/Board Secretary H. Ronald Smith led the meeting followed by attorney Joe Roselle administering the oath of ...

Bill Seesselberg Reflects on Tenure with South Plainfield BOE 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Nearly a decade ago, Bill Seesselberg ran for a seat on the South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) as a means of continuing his dedication to the community and giving back to the district he himself attended.

Although his father had served as a South Plainfield councilman, Seesselberg said borough government didn't interest him at the time. Instead, ...

Kimberly Anesh Reflects on School Board Tenure

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Kimberly Anesh, a lifelong resident of the borough, took her seat at the dais for a final time Dec. 19, serving at her last meeting as a member of the South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE). A member since 2013, Anesh chose not to seek re-election to a third consecutive term this past November. Her seat expires Dec. 31. 

Anesh first sought re-election to ...

Outgoing South Plainfield BOE Members Anesh, Seesselberg Honored for Service 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) last week recognized outgoing members Kim Anesh and Bill Seesselberg at what was their final meeting. 

At the Dec. 19 meeting, which kicked off with holiday performances by the high schools chorus, orchestra and jazz band, both Anesh and Seesselberg were presented with plaques commemorating their service to ...

South Plainfield Middle School Students Spread Holiday Cheer at Annual Winter Concert

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The sounds of the season filled the halls of South Plainfield Middle School on December 12th for the Annual Winter Music Concert.  Music students of the Choir, Orchestra, Percussion Band and Concert Band had the opportunity to perform before family and friends, highlighting the work they have accomplished since the start of school.

“Our students, your children, ...

Disney World Features Performances By South Plainfield High School Music Students

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - On the morning of November 28th, 101 music students from South Plainfield High School boarded charter buses bound for Newark Airport to leave the chill of the Northeast behind for six days in Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  Bags packed and excitement mounting, the Marching Band, Chorus and Orchestra traveled to Disney World to perform as part of ...

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High School Students: Register Now for New Jersey Brain Bee Competition to be Held February 9

January 10, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – New Jersey high school students have an opportunity to prove their brain power by competing in the 2019 Central New Jersey Regional Brain Bee.  Modeled after a traditional spelling bee, the Brain Bee is a live question and answer competition in which students are quizzed about the human brain and central nervous system. There is no cost to participate. The contest, ...