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Pictures from Grandparents Day at Riley School

March 25, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Pictures from Grandparents Day at Riley School.

Blood drive - Middle School PTO/SPHS Student Council

The South Plainfield Middle School PTO President Debbie Boyle, Vice President Nicole Plate, Treasurer Eileen Brady, Public Relations Tree Olano and Facebook Coordinator Jenn Falcone,  hosted the 11th annual Blood Drive with South Plainfield High School Student Council Advisor Anthony Encinas and the Student Council on February 7, 2017, at the South Plainfield High School Auditorium with the ...

Campagna Wins NJ Wrestling Championship

White, Jacome and Alex Pigna Repeat As NJ Place Winners

Nikash Patel Places 7th In State Tournament Debut

The 2017 New Jersey Youth Wrestling State Championship Tournament was held on March 11 and 12 at the expansive Sun National Bank Arena in Trenton. The tournament is the pinnacle of New Jersey Youth Wrestling, where qualifying is an achievement onto itself. The tournament divisions are ...

Kyle Bythell Earns 100th Win

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - SPHS senior wrestler and co-captain Kyle Bythell earned his 100th career win at this past weekend’s High School Individual State Wrestling tournament in Atlantic City. The milestone victory came against a familiar opponent, Jeff Johnson from Middlesex/Dunellen. Kyle won a hard fought 8-6 decision to become the 22nd Tiger to join SPHS Wrestling’s 100 Win Club ...

Wrestling Update - Central Jersey Team

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - This past Sunday,  The  Central Jersey Team participated in the  annual League Tournament and brought home the First Place Trophy.  Historically, the competition has been tight but this year the boys dominated the field by a wide margin.  SP’s 1st place showing was trailed by Watchung Hill’s distant 2nd Place.

Ten Tigers advanced to ...

SPHS Senior Scott Riccardi named 2017 National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Scott Riccardi, a South Plainfield High School senior, has been named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship Finalist.  Scott is among the top 1% of the 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT(r)).  In addition, Scott presently has a 4.7/4 GPA, is taking 5 AP classes, and involved in ...

News from the SPHS Music Department

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Music Department would like to congratulate several students who auditioned for the NJMEA All State Band Program this past January. Students Elizabeth Lee- (Senior, Piccolo- All State Orchestra), Robert Lenau- (Sophomore, Percussion- All State Wind Ensemble 1 & Orchestra) and Joshua Persad- (Junior, Percussion- All State Wind Ensemble 2) ...

Recreation Wrestling Update

Raritan Valley

The Raritan Valley Team capped off the season by wrestling in the League Tournament, this past weekend, where they had nine place winners. Capturing the title as the League Champion was Mustafa Beg.  Second Place was captured by Lawrence Parillo.  Third  place winner was  Nikash Patel.  Fourth   place was Aidan Kaplan, Sean Ferguson and Nelson ...

Middlesex County School Boards Association Meeting Update

The Middlesex County School Boards Association held their February  2, 2017,  meeting at the Raritan Center Junior Achievement Building.  Guest speaker Jonathan M. Busch, Busch Law Group LLC,  gave a presentation on "First Amendment RIghts of Students and Staff ", where many of these cases have been brought to the United States Supreme Court.    During the ...

South Plainfield Resident Participates in Research Project “Calories Don’t Count at Disney!”

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Middlesex County College student club, “Middlesex, Math and the Mouse,” recently visited the Disney attractions in Florida for research purposes. They have been investigating ways to use statistics to predict wait times for rides, and in the fall semester, heard from Len Testa, who has written books on the subject.

The club was created to provide students a ...

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