Springfield School District to Implement Virtual Reality Technology in the Coming Year to Help with Bullying

June 19, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield School District will implement virtual reality as a tool to help with intervention in cases of harassment, intimidation and bullying (“HIB”) in the coming school year.

Prompted by Board President Scott Silverstein, Superintendent of Schools Michael Davino engaged in a 20-plus minute presentation at the June 18, 2018 Board of Education meeting at ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 18: Jonathan Dayton Graduation, and Wreath Laying and Open House at Historic Cannon Ball House

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Tuesday is Graduation Day for the Jonathan Dayton High School Seniors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

On Sunday, Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield.

Preceding the open house, members of the Sons of the American Revolution will lay ...

Springfield’s Dayton Drama I Students Win Young Playwrights Award for One Act Play, ‘Alex’s Secret’

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Every year Jonathan Dayton’s (JDHS) current "Teacher of the Year" Anthony DeNicolo assigns his Drama I students a project, writing of a one act play.  For the last two years, the student’s plays were not just graded, they were submitted to the Action Theatre Conservatory’s (ATC) annual Young Playwrights Project.  

The script ...

Long May It Wave: Somerville Elks' Festival Salutes American Flag

SOMERVILLE, NJ The Somerville Elks are hosting their annual salute to America, patriotism and the American Flag  June 15 on the green adjacent to the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m.

The Flag Day Country Music Festival features “Big Hix,” a country/western tribute cover band that takes the stage at 7 p.m. for a free 90-minute ...

Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School 2018 Senior Awards: Academic, Overall Achievement and Teacher of the Year

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Thursday evening June 7, 2018, starting at 7 p.m. senior students and their proud parents packed the auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School to witness the presentation of scholarships and awards to members of the senior class of Jonathan Dayton High School.

Jonathan Dayton Principal, Dr. Norman Francis, Jr. presided as master of ceremonies, announcing one by one ...

Springfield's Jonathan Dayton High School 2018 Senior Awards: Language, Music and Service Awards

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Jonathan Dayton High School’s Senior Awards Night many of the scholarships and awards given were given for high achievement in music, languages and service.

Separate articles highlighting the teacher of the year, athletic awards, memorial awards, awards from community organizations and those for other achievements are also being highlighted in ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 11: Commemoration of Battle of Springfield & Townwide Garage Sale

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield will hold its first townwide garage sale the weekend of June 16 & 17.  Sale hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  receive awards and scholarships. 

The sale is being done prior to the quarterly bulk garage pickups on June 20-21.  Registration is not required and there are no permit fees.  Participating households are encouraged to ...

Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School 2018 Senior Awards: The Memorial Awards I

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Many of the awards given at Senior Awards night were memorial awards meant to award a student for specific endeavors at Jonathan Dayton High School while also helping keep the spirit of an individual alive.  This article is the first of two highlighting the memorial awards.

Memorial Awards, Scholarships and the Recipients

Philip D. and Victoria Torrisi Memorial ...

Springfield’s Anthony DeNicolo is Jonathan Dayton’s ‘Teacher of the Year’

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Jonathan Dayton High School’s “Teacher of the Year” is a home town product of Springfield and 2004 graduate of Jonathan Dayton.  .

Anthony DeNicolo has been an English teacher at Jonathan Dayton for the past ten years and Drama Director since 2009.  He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees, a BA in English and a Masters in Theatrical ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of May 28: Memorial Day, Baseball’s Senior Night & JDHS Spring Sports Awards

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Memorial Day, Monday May 28, Springfield will have its annual Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Park followed by a parade.  The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp.

The Hometown Heroes will be introduced.  There will also be a sing along led by Catie Hodic starting with the National Anthem and all children can come up to the stage and sing ...

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Very special "Annie, Jr." coming June 29-July 1 at Rahway High School

May 31, 2018

The CAU Community Players will be staging a very special production of "Annie, Jr." at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts on Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 1, at 2:00 p.m.

The CAU Community Players is a troupe of actors both with and without developmental disabilities. Formed in 2012, the troupe empowers members with disabilities ...