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Sparta Middle School Announces Students of the Fourth Marking Period 2017

June 23, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – Another year draws to a close Sparta Middle School Principal Michael Gregory announced the Students of the Fourth Marking Period for the 2016-2017 school year.  The teachers of the three academic teams in each grade level recognized two students for their notable actions and contribution to the Sparta Middle School community. 

The sixth grade teams are Amber, ...

Sparta High School Celebrates Senior Academic Achievement

HAMBURG, NJ - The culmination of four years of hard work was celebrated in the Diamond Room at Minerals Hotel last week.  The Senior Academic Awards dinner was well attended by  nearly 300 Sparta High School students, their families, faculty, school and district administrators. 

The evening was emceed by Guidance Director Kacey Dalton, sponsored by the Sparta High School PSTO ...

Sparta High School Celebrates Underclassmen Academic Achievement, Part II

SPARTA, NJ – Several special awards were announced at the Sparta High School Underclass Awards ceremony on June 7.  In addition to the department awards announced for each grade, Guidance Director Kacey Dalton presented several juniors with honors they had earned from organizations outside of the school.

The Guidance Department awards went to 9th grade Maxwell Rivielle, 10th ...

Sparta High School Celebrates Underclassmen Academic Achievement, Part I

SPARTA, NJ – Parents crowded into the Sparta High School media center in the morning on June 7 for the Underclassmen Awards ceremony.  The event was hosted by Principal Janet Ferraro and distributed recognition to the students of the freshman, sophomore and junior classes.  Each department nominated students of the year.  After the awards were announce everyone shared a bagel ...

Sparta High School Announces May Students of the Month

SPARTA, NJ - Every month each of the departments at Sparta High School chooses a student of the month.  Principal Janet Ferraro announces the following students were selected for May.

Josiah Sutton was selected by the Social Studies department.  His teacher said, “Josiah, loves history from day one is interested in all aspects of history, loves to write, speak and debate ...

Sparta Families Turn Out for Math Night

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School hosted a Family Math night at the end of May.  The main gymnasium was filled with about 100 families with children from Kindergarten through high school taking advantage of an opportunity to have fun with math.

The gymnasium was organized into five unique mathematical countries: Algebraria, the Numberlands, Germanogetry, Measurdonia and Costa Fracta, ...

Ambulance Squad Members Win First Aid Council Cadet Scholarships

SPARTA, NJ - Sparta Ambulance Squad members Brendan Erickson, Jake Lepore, and Andrew Lopuch have won Emergency Medical Service Council of New Jersey/New Jersey State First Aid Council 2017 Cadet Scholarships. The three young men are seniors at Sparta High School.  They have been serving the community for several years on the squad. They dedicate many hours to training and certification ...

Sparta High School Seniors Learn Consequences of Bad Decisions

SPARTA, NJ – On the afternoon before the prom last week, Sparta High School seniors were gathered in the auditorium for a program about driving safely.  It was not the same old lecture, however.  Students were greeted by New Jersey State Trooper James Bambara.  He had been invited by Student Assistance Coordinator Danielle Colte.

Bambara, son of third grade teacher Kim ...

Sparta's Helen Morgan School Observes Memorial Day

SPARTA, NJ - The students of the Sparta Helen Morgan School observed Memorial Day by welcoming a visitor with ties to the Civil War.  The students honored the men and women who have died in service to this country through patriotic songs and readings.

"The guest of honor connected with the fourth and fifth grade children in sharing the experiences of his grandson's great, great, ...

Sparta's Chess Players Compete at High Level in Super Nationals Scholastic Chess Championship

SPARTA, NJ – Students from Sparta and Pope John attended the Super Nationals Scholastic Chess Championship in Nashville Tennessee.  The two Sparta schools sent 32 players to compete with more than 5500 players from across the country in the largest chess tournament in the world, according to coach Tom Murray.

Griffin Brawer won an individual first medal.  Brawer remained ...

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New Jersey Youth Corps Graduates Second Class at Project Self-Sufficiency

June 11, 2017

The lives of 15 young adults have been transformed, thanks to the New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency.  The program’s second class graduated recently, with several students electing to continue their education while others are now ready to join the workforce.  The New Jersey Youth Corps offers young adults, ages 16 – 25, the opportunity to augment their ...