Education

March 24, 2019

The South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame Committee is again holding their search for candidates for induction into the SPHS Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was established at South Plainfield High School to recognize outstanding graduates as leaders in their fields who could serve as role ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An update on referendum projects currently being done throughout the district was presented at the South Plainfield Board of Education’s (SPBOE) March 13 meeting. At this time, Bill Seesselberg, a member of the district’s referendum review committee, provided details and also ...

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South Plainfield- On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 the South Plainfield School District held its First Annual College and Career Fair at South Plainfield High School.  The day was divided into two exciting sessions. The first session comprised of high school juniors participating in a panel ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a March 13 South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) meeting, four district employees were awarded tenure and recognized for their service. At this time, certificates of tenure were presented to Grant teachers Tina Ruhnke and Jennifer Leiman as well as Ann Simone, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Offering support with timely topics everyone raising children in today’s world needs to know, Parent Palooza 2 was held at the South Plainfield High School on February 26th at 6p.m.  The sessions covered everything from secret emoji meanings teens use to hide conversations, to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The time to apply is now.  High school seniors wishing to apply for the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship should obtain applications from their school guidance office.  Submission deadline is Thursday, March 7th, 2019. To date, the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund, a fund of the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The lawsuit filed by a sitting member of the South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) against more than a dozen community residents as well as current and former board colleagues has been amended and resubmitted to the courts.  Last October, plaintiffs Deborah Boyle, a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Roosevelt students took parents and special guests, including board of education and state and borough representatives, on a musical trip around the world on Jan. 25 during the school’s 23rd Annual Multicultural Day Celebration. Over the past few months, studies on the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Middle Schools students had the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents at the board of education’s Jan. 16 meeting. As part of an ongoing initiative to showcase ‘what’s great’ in the district, middle school band students performed and those involved ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Board of Education members, school administrators and parents of children of all ages came out for Parent Palooza on Tuesday, December 4th for a night of workshops at South Plainfield High School to help parents raise children in a very different world than they grew up in.  ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Parent Palooza, South Plainfield’s first ever Parent Workshop Series will take place on Tuesday, December 4th from 6p.m. to 8p.m. at South Plainfield High School.  The free event will be a night of workshops created for parents to find ways to help support their child’s ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A demographic study of South Plainfield’s seven school buildings found that while enrollment appears to be leveling off, two large residential developments, combined with planned and future construction within borough overlay zones, will ‘impact’ district schools by ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mayor Matthew Anesh proclaimed November “National DECA Month” at the November 19th Council Meeting.  Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) gives high school students experience in the areas of marketing, finance, hospitality and management, preparing the students to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Chants of ‘Pie Him! Pie Him! Pie Him!’ filled the gymnasium of Franklin Elementary School on Nov. 21 as students in pre-K through fourth grade gathered for a special ‘Pie the Principal’ assembly to kick off Thanksgiving break.   “’Pie the Principal; has become an event ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At the South Plainfield Board of Education’s Nov. 14 meeting, a group of Grant sixth graders became the teachers and provided those in attendance the opportunity to see – and hear – what they learned in the district’s new ‘Music Exploration Through Technology’ class.  “The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield High School’s DECA Chapter held their 2018 Induction Ceremony and Installation of Officers and Executive Board on the evening of November 6th at 6:30pm in the high school auditorium. “DECA is an international organization for emerging leaders in the areas of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Veterans from the United States Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines were honored on Monday, November 12th at 9a.m. during the South Plainfield Middle School Veterans Day Assembly.  With patriotic music and inspiring speeches from local dignitaries, the ceremony was a powerful and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Dozens of veterans from all branches of the United States Military attended Franklin Elementary School’s 25th annual Veterans Day program the morning of Nov. 13. This year’s program also featured a special tribute to the late Nancy Erickson, a former principal who established ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Borough Public Celebrations Committee sponsored their annual Trunk or Treat to benefit the South Plainfield High School Music Department on November 3rd from 2p.m. to 3:15p.m. in the parking lot of South Plainfield High School.  Costumes, contests, prizes, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the military joined students, teachers and staff along with South Plainfield School administrators, board of education members, local elected officials, and family and friends on Wednesday for Roosevelt Elementary School’s 18th annual Veterans Day ...

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