Sparta High School Holds Academic Scholarship Dinner

June 18, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School held their academic scholarship dinner at Perona Farms last week.  With their families looking on, students received scholarships from area and national organizations.

"The staff and administration would like to congratulate all of the seniors who received scholarships at the dinner on June 13th," Principal Janet Ferraro said.

Awards ...

Sparta Alumni Spring News from College Campuses

SPARTA, NJ — Sparta alumni have been leaving their mark on college campuses around the country. Many alumni have received their degrees this spring as well.

Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania has announced Jeremy Dericks, Jillian Henderson, Justin Koss, Katelyn McAndris and Benjamin Skalla have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester with a ...

Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s New Floating Classroom Open for Public Cruises

ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation this spring christened its new Floating Classroom, dubbed “Study Hull,” and has since educated nearly 800 local students aboard the vessel, a 40-foot pontoon boat. As the school year comes to an end, the lessons will continue: the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom will run 90-minute trips from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Monday ...

Sparta High School Students Visited by Modern Day Hero

SPARTA. NJ — The students in Andrew Lowery’s Heroes and Heroines senior English class had a special visitor last week. Gillian Lichota from iRise Above Breast Cancer foundation met with Lowery’s students and students from Kate Brennan’s Women’s Studies class as well as Emily Scott’s AP Government in Politics students.

The story of how Lichota came to be in ...

Sparta High School Announces May Students of the Month

SPARTA, NJ -Sparta High School Principal Janet Ferraro has announced the May Students of the Month.  Each month students are selected by the faculty from each of the departments. 

Sophomore Shay Al-Aydi was nominated by her Russian teacher to represent the World Language deparment.  He said, “Shay has demonstrated great enthusiasm and dedication in mastering Russian, has ...

Sparta High School Holds Annual Underclassmen Academic Awards Breakfast

SPARTA, NJ — Parents, students, teachers, and administrators all gathered in Sparta High School's Media Resource Center to recognize the academic and service achievements earned by freshman, sophomores, and juniors.

Principal Janet Ferraro opened the ceremony, welcoming the parents and issuing congratulations to all the students, while also acknowledging the staff that continually ...

Sparta High School Announces the April Students of the Month

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School principal Janet Ferraro has announced the April Students of the Month.  Each month students are selected to represent each department within the school, by faculty from that department.

Kassidy Chavez was chosen by the Social Studies department.  Her teacher said, “Kassidy is a sophomore in freshman World History because she moved to NJ ...

Updated - Sparta High School Students Find Volunteering as EMT Rewarding

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School students have had a history of volunteering with the Sparta Ambulance Squad.  For students with an interest in and passion for the medical field or for those who are simply looking to improve their people skills this has proven to be an undeniably impactful experience.

Currently there are eight volunteers from Sparta High School; Maddie Arcuri, ...

Sparta High School's Students of the Month of March

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School Principal Janet Ferraro announced the Students of the Month for March .  Every month a student is chosen to represent each department. 

Jonathan Stevens has been selected to represent the science department.  His teacher said, “He has been doing a wonderful job in biology.”

The Social Studies department has chosen ...

Sparta Board of Education Presentations: 20Time at Sparta Middle School, Science at Alpine School

SPARTA, NJ — Students from Sparta Middle School and teacher from Alpine school gave presentations at the board of education May meeting. Students from Laura Sofen’s eighth grade English classes came to explain some of their 20Time projects. First grade teachers Amanda Lyons and Marissa Radjewski spoke to the board members and the community about the application of the Next Generation ...

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Attend an Open House to Learn How to Get a High School Diploma

June 17, 2018

Young adults, ages 16 – 25, in need of a high school diploma are invited to check out the New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency.  The sixteen-week program, which starts on July 9th, gives those who have not completed high school the opportunity to boost their literacy skills, prepare for the high school equivalency exam, obtain on-the-job work experience, and transition ...