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Sparta's Alpine Elementary School Marks 100th Day

February 18, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – The students and staff at Alpine Elementary School were dressed for a day of fun on Friday, February 16 as they marked the 100th day of school. The whole school was involved.

Tyler, a student in Kelly Deter’s first grade class said, “It’s cool because the days went by so fast.”

Principal Joe Leone said there were activities done by the whole ...

Sparta Schools Follow Delayed Opening Schedule February 14

 

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta public schools will be operating on a two-hour delayed opening schedule, Wednesday. February 14.

School will start:

Sparta High School: 9:15 a.m.

Sparta Middle School: 9:40 a.m.

Mohawk Avenue School: 10:50 a.m.

Helen Morgan School: 11 a.m.

Alpine Elementary School: Full Day Kindergarten, grade 1 and 2- 11:10 ...

Helen Morgan Students Explore Eyewitness Testimony

SPARTA, NJ – Students in the Helen Morgan CSI Explorations afterschool workshop had a couple of surprise visitors on Thursday.  The session began with Sparta Lt. John Lamon speaking to Christina Pitzer and Amanda Spence’s the fourth and fifth grade students about eyewitness testimony.

"This Explorations lesson served as a model for the ideal student classroom ...

Sparta Board of Education Seeks Applicants to Fill Open Seat

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Board of Education member and music educator Karen Scott has resigned her seat on the board, for personal reasons. The board is seeking applications for candidates interested in filling the vacated seat.  The term ends on December 31, 2018. 

The advertisement for the job, posted as a classified on this page on February 7, said anyone interested in the ...

Sparta High School Student's Writings Earn Gold and Silver

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta High School student has received top recognition for his writings.  Simon Levien has earned five awards; two gold, one silver and two honorable mentions in the 2018 New Jersey Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. 

Currently a student in Jamie Barker’s English class, Levien’s Gold Key awards are automatically considered for national-level ...

Sparta High School Robotics Takes Home Top Prizes from Milburn Competition, Five Teams Going to States

MILLBURN, NJ – Sparta High School robotics teams finished in first place at the Millburn regional competition on Saturday, February 4.  Sub-teams 5249D and S were named tournament champions and four others won awards, according to coach Mark Meola.

“Sparta robotics had another awesome day,” Meola said. Sparta now has five of seven teams headed to the state championships ...

Sparta Schools Follow Delayed Opening Schedule on Thursday

SPARTA, NJ - Due to winter weather, all Sparta schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Thursday, February 8.

School will start:

Sparta High School: 9:15 a.m.

Sparta Middle School: 9:40 a.m.

Mohawk Avenue School: 10:50 a.m.

Helen Morgan School: 11 a.m.

Alpine Elementary School: Full Day Kindergarten, grade 1 and 2- 11:10 ...

Sparta Schools Closed Wednesday, February 7

SPARTA, NJ - Due to anticipated winter weather, Sparta public schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 7.

Sparta High School Inducts 24 to STEM Academy

SPARTA, NJ – The STEM Academy at Sparta High School recently inducted 23 new members in a white lab coat ceremony.  Family members were invited to the breakfast event in the media center.

"We are very proud to have inducted our class of 2021 into the STEM Academy,” Principal Janet Ferraro said. “This year we included our third and final strand as we added the ...

Sparta Alpine Students Mind their Manners

SPARTA, NJ – The students at Alpine Elementary School will be focusing on manners for February.  Each month Alpine Elementary School holds a Character Education Assembly where the character trait of the month is introduced and shared.

During the assembly one first grade class read a story about manners, read a poem and sang a song, according to Heather Yanoff the school’s ...

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Tue, February 27, 6:30 PM

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Girl Scout STEAM Program

Arts & Entertainment Education

Sparta High School Book Drive for Reach Out and Read

February 21, 2018

Sparta High School is holding a Children's book drive. All books collected will be donated to Reach Out and Read, an organization which donates books to pediatricians who give the books to patients who cannot afford them.

Drop off boxes can be found in the Sparta High School Media Center from Wednesday 2/21 to Monday 2/26.