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Women’s Leadership Team Committee Host Speakers at SPMS

May 23, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Women's Leadership Team Committee began hosting female leader speakers 7 years ago, to the 7th and 8th grade young ladies.  The speakers inspire and promote the concept that all the young ladies can reach their career goals by following through with their education, their determination to overcome any challenges, and their ...

South Plainfield High School Goes to Rutgers Model Congress 2017

From April 6 to April 9, the South Plainfield High School Model United Nations club channeled their intellectual skills to participate alongside hundreds of high school students at the Rutgers Model Congress (RMC) conference in the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. There, the students were challenged to debate about and propose solutions to several of the most prominent domestic issues ...

Middlesex County School Boards Advocacy and Awards Meeting

The Middlesex County School Boards Association hosted their meeting on May 3, 2017, at Pierre's in South Brunswick.  This meeting was the Middlesex County School Board's  Advocacy meeting, nominations for Middlesex County Officer positions and slate presentation by Immediate Past President Cassie Greeley.  The slate for Middlesex County School Board's was Deborah Boyle, ...

Innovation in Special Education Program

The past decade has brought about numerous concerns and questions over special education student programming and the rising cost of support efforts.   Not only were questions coming from parents of special ed children,  but also from lawmakers all over the country,  residence and Board of Educations.   Mounting questions and concerns continue to grow from parents ...

Author Visits John F. Kennedy School

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday, April 26, amazing author, Corey Rosen Schwartz, visited John F. Kennedy School.  Her visit was funded by the PTSO.  Corey has written the books “The Three Ninja Pigs,” “Ninja Red Riding Hood,” “Goldirocks and the Three Bears” and more.  She presented to all the students in the school throughout the day (Pre-K ...

Thomas Licato Honored for Service to Others

Thomas Licato of South Plainfield High School was presented a 2017 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council. The Caring Award, given to one student from each high school in the county, is for outstanding volunteer community service. It was presented at a dinner held at Middlesex County College in April. At left is Shirlie Camp, chairperson of the Caring Award, and at right is ...

Middle School Music Students Play at Somerset Patriots’ Game

It was a beautiful spring evening and all one could hear was the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, and the sound of a finely tuned band and chorus as the South Plainfield Middle School Music Department performed the opening night of baseball at the Somerset Patriots vs. Landcaster Barnstormers baseball game April 21.  The concert band played the National Anthem and the chorus ...

South Plainfield Middle School Battle of the Teams

The South Plainfield Middle School PTO hosted the annual Battle of The Teams on April 7, 2017.  Middle School Principal Roger Vroom, Assistant Principal Tamekia Grier-Dupiche, Teachers and Staff prepare the students for an exciting battle of the school teams, where they compete against each other in various events, including Penny Wars.  Principal Vroom stressed that while the ...

Autism Awareness Balloon Launch

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Three years ago Danielle Staunton, Future Stars PTO President, began the "Autism Awareness Balloon Launch", with the assistance of Jessica Spina, the Pre School Classes PTO Liaison and Amy Cicenia.  This year, as a surprise to Danielle, Amy Cicenia and Jessica Spina arranged a surprise Autism Awareness event with Jeremy Staunton, Danielle's husband and ...

Middlesex County College: Literacy Alive

Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society for education at Middlesex County College, hosted Literacy Alive!, a program for 5-10 year olds and their parents to encourage a love of reading. The event, held in March, included a workshop by Steve Light, author of numerous children’s books such as “Have You Seen My Dragon?,” “Lucky Lazlo,” “Swap!” and ...

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