Elizabeth Schools Report One Student Has Died from Flu Virus

February 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District has reported that one student has died from Influenza (Flu).

“It is with great sadness that I must report to you that the Elizabeth School District has lost one of its own,”  Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer wrote in a letter to parents over the weekend. The Superintendents letter is ...

Warren Students Compete in Third Annual County Spelling Bee Spectacular

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Students from more than 30 schools in Somerset County, including Warren, will compete in the 3rd annual Spelling Bee Spectacular sponsored by the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey.

Participation is limited to those students up to the eighth grade.

The contest, which is a preliminary to the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, will be held at the ...

Watchung Hills Program of Studies Includes New Electives

WARREN, NJ - It’s only February but the time has come to pick next year’s classes at Watchung Hills and some new electives will be offered. The Watchung Hills Regional High School Board of Education approved 14 new courses which will be included in the Program of Studies for the school year 2018-19 to be released on Thursday. Scheduling will begin  after the holiday ...

Upstanders in Warren: Watchung Hills Alum receives ‘Facing History and Ourselves’ Upstander Award

WARREN, NJ – As Engy Gadmawla, Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Class of 2014, embarks on her last semester of undergraduate studies at Drew University, Madison, she does so remembering her very first class on her very first day as a WHRHS Warrior in September 2010.

She was born, and spent her first 10 years living in Cairo, Egypt, before she moved in ...

Vaping: At Westfield High School, Student Says ‘It’s Almost Normal to Juul Here’

Editor’s note: This story about the rise in teen e-cigarette use, written by Westfield High School student Greta Frontero, originally ran in the Jan. 8 edition of WHS student newspaper Hi’s Eye.

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 12th-grade Westfield High School female said she doesn’t bring her Juul to school, but will use someone else’s if the opportunity ...

Wellness in Warren: On Stress, Wellness and Integrity at Watchung Hills

WARREN, NJ - A letter was sent to all parents of Watchung Hills Regional High School students (WHRHS) on Jan.19 addressing the school’s efforts to promote student wellness and reduce student stress. The letter also encouraged parents to review the academic integrity guidelines and have conversations with their children about health, wellness, and ethical ...

Warren Middle School is Stuck on Reading

WARREN, NJ - The challenge was issued. For every book purchased at the Warren Middle School Book Fair, the students earned a piece of duct tape to stick Dean of Students Max Achtau and Principal George Villar to the cafeteria wall on Friday.

Cheered on by classmates, peer leaders, parent food day volunteers, teachers, and staff, the sixth grade used pieces of duct tape to affix Achtau to the ...

Students Face Off in Warren Township School District Interscholastic Chess Tournament


WARREN, NJ - The after-school chess clubs of Mt. Horeb School and Woodland School faced off in the inaugural Warren Township School District Interscholastic Chess Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 7. 

The event drew 30 competitors and dozens of parent spectators to the Woodland School library.  Students competed in timed, Blitz-style matches, eventually whittling down the ...

Hacking in Warren: Watchung Hills Hosts Hack-a-Thon

WARREN, NJ - Some 80 students, including more than 20 from sending district middle schools, participated in the first-ever “hillsHacks” event, Sunday, Jan. 21, at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).





In addition to WHRHS students, hillsHacks attracted students from Warren Middle ...

Sugar Shack Continues Sweet Tradition of Making Maple Syrup

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Continuing a tradition in the Northeast United States that was begun centuries ago by Native Americans and colonists, the Somerset County Park Commission invites children and adults to a 90-minute program to witness how Maple trees are tapped, learn about sap collecting methods from the past and present, and experience the boiling process that produces New Jersey maple ...

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A Celebration of Black History- Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future in North Plainfield

February 15, 2018

Councilwoman Keiona R. Miller will host the 2nd Annual North Plainfield Community Black History Month Event: ‘A Celebration of Black History.’

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  The Honorable Ronald L.  Rice, New Jersey State Senator and Chair of the New Jersey State Legislative Black Caucus.