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Small Group for Sparta Schools Long Range Strategic Plan Meeting Part III

December 16, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – The culmination of the strategic planning process for the Sparta Board of Education was held in the Sparta Middle School library on December 6.  The third Sparta Strategic Planning meeting took the work from the previous two sessions to develop Goals and Objectives to inform the district’s long range plans.

Approximately 35 people attended. Only ...

Sparta Middle School Announces 2018-2019 First Marking Period Honor Roll

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Middle School announces the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the fourth marking period of the 2018-2019 school year.

Students who have earned A’s in all major subject, including World Language, with no grade below a B in any other class qualify for High Honor Roll. For Honor Roll students must earn three ...

Strong Start for Sparta High School Robotics Teams

MILLBURN, NJ – Sparta High School Robotics teams started their competition season with two significant achievements.  At their first competition for the 2018-2019 season at Millburn High School  Team 5249Zwent undefeated against the other 55 high school teams in qualifier matches, according to coach Mark Meola.

A second place finish for Team 5249Z and their robot ...

UPDATED Sparta High School Honor Rolls for the First Marking Period 2018-2019

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School Principal Janet Ferraro and Guidance Director Kacey Dalton have announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2018-2019 school year. The high school guidance department recently updated the lists to add four names, appearing in bold.

According to the guidance department, Honor Roll is determined by a student’s grade point average for ...

Interim Principal and New Vice Principal Approved for Sparta High School

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School will have two new administrators, sort of.  One is not new to Sparta.  The vice principal and principal positions were filled at the special board of education meeting on Monday night.

Cecil “Bud” Beavers was approved as interim high school principal, filling the position being vacated by Janet Ferraro at the end of the ...

Sparta Middle School Announces 2018-2019 Student of the First Marking Period

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Middle School Principal Michael Gregory has announced the Students of the first marking period of the 2018-2019 school year.  The teachers of the three academic teams in each grade level recognized two students for their notable actions and contributions to the Sparta Middle School community.

The sixth grade teams are Amber, Sapphire and Topaz.

The Amber team ...

Sparta High School Announces October Students of the Month

SPARTA, NJ - Sparta High School Principal Janet Ferraro announces the Students of the Month for October.  Each area of study nominates a student each month. 

Kelly Zukowski was selected from the Physical Education department.  Her teacher said, “Kelly earned A+ in Driver Education.  She had a great attitude and work ethic throughout the marking period.”

The ...

Sparta High School Dedicates the New Isak Anderson Recording Studio

SPARTA, NJ — Students at Sparta High School now have a recording studio on campus, thanks to a donation by the Anderson family. The studio received professional treatment including a mixing board, microphones, flooring and wall boards, a MAC computer, instruments and lots of wiring.

When the Andersons lost their son Isak at the age of 14, they requested donations to the Sparta ...

Middle School Students put robots "Into Orbit" at Sparta Competition

SPARTA, NJ  – Eleven middle school robotics teams competed in the third annual Sparta FIRST Lego League (FLL) Qualifiers Event at Sparta Middle School on Nov. 17.

This is the third year the event was hosted by the Newton Robotics Team of Newton High School. Throughout the day, teams completed a series of several missions to score as many points possible as part of this year’s ...

Sparta Students, Staff and Parents Share Russian Experience

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High school students, staff and a parent gave Russian presentation at the Sparta Board of Education meeting.  World Language Supervisor Michael Lauricella introduced middle school teacher Suzanne Jouravlev, high school teacher Eric Hood, students Anna Tartaglia and Jed Sutton and parent chaperone Dr. Christopher Ouimette.

The group shared their impressions of the ...


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