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SPHS Senior Scott Riccardi named 2017 National Merit Scholarship Finalist

February 22, 2017

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 ...

Hero Cool Kids

The South Plainfield High School "Heros and Cool Kids" with their mentor, Harry Flaherty, former Football Star at Princeton University and Red Bank Catholic, who was in the NFL training camps with New Orleans Saints, Tampa Ray Buccaneers, and Dallas Cowboys, and now in charge of the "Fellowship of Christian Athletes", joined high school advisors Marla Vandermark and Jessica ...

South Plainfield Recreation Wrestling Update

Central Jersey Update

At the height of the wrestling season, our Central Jersey team continues to dominate the Central Jersey League. They continue to maintain, their reputation as a powerhouse in Central Jersey, despite losing many team members, as they have moved on to the Middle school team. Our team recently defeated Ridge winning 58-39. On January 14th,  the team hosted a quad and ...

Middle School Wrestling Update

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Congratulations to the Middle School Wrestlers for a full week of competing. The team wrestled seven matches in seven days winning five of the matches.

The Middle School team defeated a very tough Jackson Team 45-37 with the help from 8th graders, Anthony White, Nick Loniewski, Kenny Clevenger, Xavier Santos, and Julian Medina. Seventh graders Julian Irizarry and Bryce ...

Blood drive

The South Plainfield Middle School PTO President Debbie Boyle, Vice President Nicole Plate, Treasurer Eileen Brady and Webmaster/Public Relations Suzanne Butrico, Jenn Falcone, Tree Olano and  South Plainfield High School Student Council Advisor Tony Encinas and the Student Council will host their eleventh (11) annual Blood Drive at the South Plainfield High School Auditorium with the New ...

SPMS Wrestling Update

During the winter break the MS team took on Bridgewater, Long Valley, and East Brunswick defeating all of them and wrestlers Anthony White, Jake Delvecchio, Xavier Santos, and Nick Loniewski continue their winning streak.

Also, the team traveled to Southern Regional High School to compete in the 45th annual Southern Slam where it took home the team title. The team wrestled extremely well with ...

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