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National Honor Society Inducts 97 seniors at Watchung Hills Regional High School, Selects Teacher of the Year

November 15, 2018

 

WARREN, NJ. – Some 97 members of the Class of 2019 at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) during a ceremony, Thursday, Oct. 25, at the school.

Parents, families and guests witnessed the ceremony in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC). WHRHS Science Teacher Michelle Nunez, who is the faculty ...

Safe Havens Commends Warren Township Schools, Board of Education Hears Security Update

WARREN, NJ - Safe Havens International, a school security firm, recently completed an audit of the Warren Township School District and commended the district for addressing 80 percent of issues found in 2014. Ron Berry, the security compliance manager for Warren Township Schools presented an overview of school safety and security practices at the last meeting of the Warren Township ...

Watchung Hills Healthy Edge Presents ‘VAPING: Clear the Air’ Nov. 13

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Healthy Edge will present  ‘VAPING: Clear the Air’ at the Watchung Hills South Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov.  13. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for participants to peruse a display of vaping paraphernalia. The formal presentation begins at 7 p.m.

- Understand how the Adolescent brain is under significant construction ...

Y Vote? Just Ask Our Youth

SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Woman's Voters' (Greater New Brunswick Chapter) inaugural "Y Vote" contest earlier this year. 

Already a big hit, the contest drew 91 responses - 77 essays, and 14 videos. The top entries in both categories received $500, while $200 went to second place, and $100 to third place.

General Election Public Question #1: ‘Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act’ Explained

In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local election on November 6, New Jersey voters will also be asked one public question on whether to increase financial aid to New Jersey’s educational institutions.

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan political organization whose goal is to increase all citizens' participation in government, offers an ...

Watchung Hills Students Win First Place and Honorable Mention in League of Women Voters Y Vote Contest

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  You’re never too young to flex your muscles when it comes to the power, responsibility and rights associated with voting. That’s the message that the Greater New Brunswick Area chapter of the NJ League of Women Voters tried to get across with its first-ever student essay/video Y Vote contest for Somerset and Middlesex counties.

And although some of ...

Dr. Robert J. Massa shares knowledge of ‘What Really Matters in the College Search’ at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ -Dr. Robert J. Massa, Senior Vice president for Enrollment and Institutional Planning at Drew University, Madison, shared with Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) parents “what really matters in the search for a college by students and parents,” on Wednesday night Oct. 10, in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC).

Massa was welcomed to ...

Weather Forecast Cancels Testing in Warren

 

WARREN, NJ - The Mock ACT and SAT tests sponsored by the Watchung Hills PTO and scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 have been canceled due to the forecasted Nor’easter. 

 

“There is a Nor’easter storm forecast to hit tomorrow morning.  As soon as we have rescheduled the test date, we’ll let you know,” an email from the PTO ...

Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders Awards Warren Township Youth Services Commission $14,160 in Grants, Most in County

SOMERVILLE, NJ  – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a total of $106,090 in grant funding to Municipal Youth Services Commissions representing all 21 Somerset County municipalities. Ceremonial checks were presented to grant recipients at a recent public meeting. 

  “The Board of Freeholders is pleased to present funding for so many ...

National Merit Names Six Semifinalists and 27 Commended Watchung Hills Students; 48 WHRHS Semifinalists since 2015

WARREN, NJ  – Six Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students in the Class of 2019 have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Another 27 WHRHS students have been named National Merit Commended students, the category just before Semifinalists. These designations were made based on the scores of students who sat ...

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LearningRx Personal Brain Training Reviews Games for National Game and Puzzle Week

November 14, 2018

November 18-24 is National Game and Puzzle Week and LearningRx, the world’s largest personal brain training company, is sharing recommendations for some great family games that also boost cognitive skills.

 

“Cognitive skills are the tools we use to pay attention, memorize, process, recall and apply information,” explains LearningRx Chief Research & ...