In The Schools

June 1, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Disney World may not be reopening until mid-July, but a group of Kennedy Elementary students recently took a virtual trip to the ‘most magical place on earth’ from the safety of their home.  On the evening of May 21, second graders in Kathleen Wharton’s class logged onto ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jessica LaCross is a senior at South Plainfield High School and plans to continue her education at Rutgers University with an intended major in cell biology and neuroscience. She is active in the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and her youth group. She has ...

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TRENTON, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students Olivia Olano and Andrew “Drew” Rachwal were chosen as 2020 Middlesex County Unsung Hero award recipients.  For 35 years, the Middlesex County School Boards Association along with Middlesex County Association of School Administrators have ...

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With this being Teacher Appreciation Week, the staff at the South Plainfield Middle School wanted to take some time out to show our appreciation to all our new staff members, “YOU”. As parents you are playing a big role in making virtual learning work, we wanted to let you know that we could ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - With the myriad of life changes that have been cast upon the world of late by the mysterious COVID-19 virus, educating children at home has been one of the many challenges facing parents and educators.  With only a week's notice, most educational institutions across the country ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - On March 16, Holy Savior Academy (HSA) closed their building, located at 149 S Plainfield Avenue, however, school would remain in session as HSA educators found inventive ways to teach online.  The school officially moved to virtual learning on March 18 to comply with the state's ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On the evening of March 27, the South Plainfield community united – separately, of course – to show their Tiger Pride.  At 8:15 p.m., residents of all ages took to their front porches, back yards, front lawns, and driveways to let out their best tiger impersonations for ...

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Atlantic City, NJ - Eighteen members of the South Plainfield High School DECA Chapter competed at the Annual New Jersey State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Atlantic City March 2-5.  The students prepared for months to compete against peers from all over New Jersey, and several students ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield School District on Tuesday announced some optional activities designed to keep students busy and involved beyond the core curriculum during this online learning period.  A ‘United We Roar’ community event (https://bit.ly/3dpiy7L) is scheduled to take ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – 'United We Roar,' a community event sponsored by the South Plainfield School District, is planned for 8:15 p.m. on Friday, March 27. In an email and video announcement made March 23, Superintendent Dr. Noreen Lishak stated that the goal is to provide residents an opportunity ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The 51st Annual South Plainfield All-District Music Festival took place on March 5th in the South Plainfield High School auditorium.  The three-hour concert featured chorus, orchestra, band and jazz band students from Grant School, the Middle School and High School.  South ...

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The South Plainfield Public School district is prepared to continue serving breakfast and lunch to the students during the closure. The meals will be provided at the same cost as they are during regularly scheduled schools days,: however, funds will be withdrawn as a weekly lump sum from your ...

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Creative Kids Academy will be open on Monday, March 16 and, moving forward, will follow state recommendations. Parents/guardians will  be notified in the event of a pending closure. All efforts are being made to ensure that the facility is clean, sanitized and open for childcare. 

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Borough Mayor’s Wellness Committee in conjunction with the South Plainfield High School student council and advisor Tony Encinas , hosted our 12th annual blood drive on February 4, 2020, at the South Plainfield High School auditorium, sponsored by the New ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School Swim Team's season came to a close on Jan. 31.  The final weeks were filled with excitement with Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) swimming championships and numerous meets.  The South Plainfield Elks Lodge hosted the team's traditional pasta ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – KC’s Korner hosted a fundraiser featuring Joe DiVita’s Steel Drum Duo on Jan. 18 to benefit the South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Music Boosters.  As snow covered streets turned slick and icy Saturday night, the mellow rhythm of the steel drum warmed up the packed house at ...

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Congratulations to the Winter Track Team as both the boys' and girls' programs took home Blue Division Relay Titles from the Greater Middlesex Conference Relay Championships on Saturday, January 12th.  All aspects of the Tiger Track Team worked hard to secure the relay crown with the sprints, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Suburban Woman’s Club and The South Plainfield Borough Cultural Arts Commission  will host the sixth annual Spelling Bee Contest on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The sixth annual Spelling Bee Contest will be open to all 4th and 5th grade students who ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - In keeping with tradition, the South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Music Department performed their annual winter concert on Dec. 10.  Students of the Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band performed holiday favorites, nostalgic classics and much more ...

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December's Edison Rotary Students of the Month for South Plainfield High School - Nicole Freire and Joseph Walker. Nicole Freire Bio – South Plainfield High School Nicole Freire is an ambitious and hardworking student with many achievements and aspirations.  She has demonstrated leadership ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Student Resource Officer (SRO) Zach Melanson spoke with students in South Plainfield Middle School’s Peer Leadership and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) about the importance of staying away from drugs, setting examples as leaders, and showing appreciation for those who ...

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EWING - Twenty-two students from South Plainfield High School (SPHS) were selected to participate in The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) 2019 Honors Festival on Nov. 23.  The honors program is designed for the top woodwind, brass, percussion, string, and voice students in grades 9-12 from students ...

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Students from the South Plainfield Middle School Music Department and Cancer Awareness club traveled to the Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Home in Edison.  The visit on December 16 took a group of 35 students to help bring cheer during the holiday time.  The chamber orchestra performed first and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Since 2004, the South Plainfield High School (SPHS) community has joined together to host a toy drive to help make the holidays a littler merrier for those less fortunate.  The 15th Annual Toy Drive to benefit the borough’s department of social services is sponsored by the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - At the Nov. 18th Council Meeting, Mayor Matthew Anesh proclaimed November “National DECA Month.”  DECA, or Distributive Education Clubs of America, gives high school students experience in the areas of marketing, finance, hospitality and management, preparing the students to ...

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Click the link to read the Newsletter from the South Plainfield School District https://tapinto-production.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/12350/Fall_2019_Final.pdf

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a board of education (BOE) meeting Nov. 20, several South Plainfield students were recognized for their academic achievements during the during the 2018-2019 school year.  At this time, building and district administrators, along with BOE members, congratulated the 12 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School (S.P.H.S.) Marching Band placed fourth out of twenty-two marching bands in the Atlantic Coast Championships (A.C.C.) Division 2-A on Nov. 2 in Harrisburg, P.A.  East Coast marching bands traveled from as far away as Virginia and upstate New York ...

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Last weekend, the South Plainfield Model United Nations club was in the spotlight, holding their ninth Model UN conference, SPMUNC 2019. The conference was organized by the Executive Board of the club, including seniors Braedon Dobrynio, Arjun Patel, and Dominic Wojewodka, and junior Vivian Huynh, ...

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