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In The Schools

May 31, 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The vocal talents of more than three dozen South Plainfield students were showcased May 14 at the Central Jersey Music Educator Association's (CJMEA) Region II 2022 Treble and Mixed Choir Honors Festival. Held at Ocean Township High School, the event provided students from ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Auditions to become a member of the cast of the 2022 South Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop will be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 1-3rd, at the South Plainfield Middle School from 6-8 pm.  Callbacks will be Thursday, June 9th from 6-9 pm.  SPSDW’s 2022 show, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – When the 2021-2022 school year comes to an end, so will Annemarie Stoeckel's nearly 30-year tenure with the South Plainfield School District. Stoeckel, who has served as a high school English teacher, elementary technology teacher, and, for the past 12 years, as a supervisor, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Grant School has announced the students who have attained high academic achievement for the third marking period of the 2021-2022 school, qualifying them to be named to the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll.  There are two honor rolls; students named to High Honor Roll must ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – 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 students from South Plainfield took to the TD Bank Ballpark field on April 29 to perform before the Somerset Patriots ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Middle School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the third marking period of the 2021-22 academic year. Students who attain high academic achievement have their names placed on the honor roll each marking ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Through two recent fundraising initiatives, members of the John F. Kennedy Elementary School community have extended their efforts to give back beyond South Plainfield.  From March 28 through April 14, an annual school-wide fundraiser sponsored by the student council to ...

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 SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In early April, the South Plainfield Model United Nations club went to Rutgers for their final conference of the year, Rutgers Model Congress (RMC). Typically, Model United Nations focuses on areas of interest in international policy, but RMC allows for a change of pace, as ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors Cameron Perales and Katie Ziga have been named the Edison Rotary Club's May 2022 Students of the Month and were honored at a breakfast held last month at the Edison Elks lodge.  Throughout the school year, the Edison Rotary Club ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Sixteen South Plainfield students performed April 9 in the annual Central Jersey Music Educators Association's (CJMEA) Honors Orchestra Day. Held at Piscataway High School, the event featured the musical talents of fourth through eighth graders, with students from both South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors Janya Draper and Nellie Entcheva have been named the Edison Rotary Club's April 2022 Students of the Month and were honored at a breakfast held March 23 at the Edison Elks lodge.  Throughout the school year, the Edison Rotary ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – South Plainfield High School Players will perform “Mamma Mia!” Friday, April 8th and Saturday, April 9th at 7p.m., and Sunday, April 10th at 2p.m. The strum of the band’s electric guitar opens the show, setting the tone for the iconic hit musical featuring the songs of ABBA. The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield native Dr. Kevin Hajduk has called the school district home – in some capacity – for most of his life. Born and raised here, Hajduk attended South Plainfield Schools and, after college, returned to his hometown first as a teacher and then as an ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - During the month of March, The South Plainfield Middle School National Junior Honor Society ran a drive collecting donations for the people of Ukraine.  The much-needed items collected included diapers, socks, flashlights and much more. With the help of Mrs. Ann Gregory, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors Mary O'Dell and Gabriella Vitabile have been named the Edison Rotary Club's March 2022 Students of the Month and were honored at a breakfast held March 9 at the Edison Elks lodge.  Throughout the school year, the Edison Rotary ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Drama Players are proud to present their Spring Musical, "Mamma Mia!". After months of rehearsals, the cast, crew, and pit musicians are looking forward to performing before a live audience at South Plainfield High School next month. Opening night is Friday, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – March is Music in Our Schools Month, so it only seemed fitting that South Plainfield Schools kicked off the celebration with its 53rd Annual District Music Festival.  The March 3 event, held in the auditorium of South Plainfield High School, featured instrumental and vocal ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Zoned Sports Academy, in Bridgewater, held its annual Signing Day March 3, recognizing students, including one from Bridgewater-Raritan High School, who have signed to play baseball or softball in college next year. BRHS senior Kayla Holguin was recognized for her commitment to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A kindness initiative at John E. Riley Elementary School has sprouted into something that hopefully will continue to grow for years to come.  On Feb. 10, the Garden of Kindness, located near the front entrance, was unveiled. It features colorful rocks boasting designs ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors Joseph Oduro and Isabella Saffold have been named the Edison Rotary Club's February 2022 Students of the Month and were honored at a breakfast held Feb. 16 at the Edison Elks lodge.  Throughout the school year, the Edison Rotary ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – They may all be under the age of 10 but, on Feb. 11, Riley Elementary students were a century old in celebration of the 100th day of school. School-wide students in pre-K through fourth grade came dressed as century-old versions of themselves and, throughout all grade levels, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two South Plainfield High School seniors are working on their senior project starting today, February 4, 2022, to give back to the community.  Paige Hall and Michael Niemeyer are running a “Soup”-er Bowl Food Drive. Students/Parents can vote for either of the teams playing ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors Ashley Bloodgood and Kylie Mott have been named the Edison Rotary Club's  January 2022 Students of the Month and were honored at a breakfast held Jan. 19 at the Edison Elks lodge.  Throughout the school year, the Edison Rotary ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield high school seniors, it's time to apply for the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship. DeLeeuw, a prominent Plainfield resident and a patron of the arts, established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the Plainfield/South Plainfield area for their pursuit ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – As the weather grows colder and frost coats the ground, the South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Music Department performed their annual Winter Concert on Dec. 14 live. After two years of isolated practice and virtual performances, students were in person on the SPHS stage once ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Despite rising COVID-19 rates throughout Middlesex County, the number of positive cases confirmed within the South Plainfield School District remains relatively low and, as a result, students will, as of press time, return for in-person instruction on Monday, Jan. 3.  "… ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Students attending South Plainfield Schools should, as a precaution, take their Chromebooks home over winter break in the event virtual instruction is necessary.  In a letter sent to parents via email the evening of Dec. 22, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Noreen Tansey ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors Nidhi Patel and Amy Swartzhave been named the Edison Rotary Club's December 2021 Students of the Month and were honored at a breakfast held Dec. 15 at the Edison Elks lodge.  Throughout the school year, the Edison Rotary Club ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – For their senior project, two South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students are joining together to promote the importance and achievements of females involved in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Nidhi Patel and Katie Ziga, both members of the Class of ...

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The South Plainfield Model United Nations Club has recently come back from an enriching and exciting experience at the Rutgers Model United Nations (RUMUN). From November 18th to 21st, 16 dedicated students, along with their advisor Miten Shah, were completely immersed in the world of the United ...

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