Education

August 2, 2018

WARREN, NJ  - Two candidates filed for the three seats up for re-election  on the Warren Township Board of Education, according to the Somerset County Clerk's Office. Current board members Paige Albano, Andrea Freijomil and Ilana Goldstein did not file for re-election, according to the clerk's ...

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WARREN, NJ - Do you want to serve? This fall, voters in the Watchung Hills sending districts will elect candidates to both the K-8 and high school boards of education. A combined 15 seats are up for grabs. A full term on the school board runs for three years.  A candidate must file a nominating ...

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WARREN, NJ. - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Jersey filed suit against 12 school districts throughout New Jersey, including Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), alleging they have “policies that discriminate by asking for state-issued identification, in violation of state ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School District did not reach the seven votes needed at a special meeting on Wednesday to decide what to do with an additional $224,010 in state aid money released by Gov. Phil Murphy on July 13. Board president Peter Fallon also read a statement ...

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WARREN , NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School District received good news in the form of additional state aid money. The state has released revised numbers regarding state aid to all districts in New Jersey.    The revised numbers were released by Gov. Phil Murphy July 13. They ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township School District will not be losing any of its state aid this year – but the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School will be losing a marginal amount. The state has released revised numbers regarding state aid to all districts in New ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Board of Education accepted the resignation of Warren Middle School Dean of Students, Max Achtau, at Monday’s night’s meeting and approved his replacement Achtau’s resignation is effective July 27. Maria Mensinger, currently Supervisor of Special Services for ...

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WARREN, NJ - Do you want to serve? This fall, voters in Warren will elect local candidates to three seats on the Warren Township Board of Education. A full term on the school board runs for three years.    A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for his or her name ...

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WARREN, NJ - Students and teachers concluded a year-long “Healthy Edge Wellness Initiative” designed to concentrate on nurturing and nourishing the mental health and well-being of students and teachers during a day-long Wellness Day, on Friday, June 8, at Watchung Hills Regional High School ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Memorial Awards, PTO Scholarships, and Community and School Recognition Scholarships were presented to Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Class of 2018 graduating seniors at the annual Scholarship Ceremony, Wednesday night, June 13, in the schools Performing Arts Center ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Class of 2018 walked across the stage and completed their high school careers during the 61st annual commencement ceremony at Tozier Field Friday morning. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfGbVCUyAa4 All School Council President Sahil Patel, Senior Class ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education announced a new Director of Athletics at its meeting on Tuesday night to replace Chris Van Vliet who has resigned. WHRHS world language teacher, Dan Root was unanimously approved as the WHRHS Director of Athletics effective July 1. “I’m excited ...

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WARREN, NJ - Students from all four Warren Township elementary schools, Mount Horeb School, Woodland School, Angelo L. Tomaso School and Central School, put their passion for reading to the test on Wednesday, May 30, during the annual Battle of the Books competition held at Mount Horeb ...

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WARREN, NJ - At the last meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education, two parents spoke during public commentary about their concerns that the graphic novel Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, was included in the senior English curriculum. On Tuesday night, those parents, and a room full of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School has released the 2018 summer reading lists.   The Science Department has posted the following:Science Reading List 9th grade students-Class of 2022 The science department is engaging in a 9th grade school wide read this summer for the ...

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WARREN, NJ  – Four Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) teachers will retire at the end of the 2017-18 School Year, Sunday, July 1, and another retired Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Retiring on July 1 are:  School Nurse Francine Dello Russo of the Health Office; Chemistry Teacher ...

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WARREN, NJ- The Warren Township School Distruct will host the first celebration of the arts on Thursday, May 30 at Warren Middle School at 100 Stirling Road. Visit anytime between 4-8 p.m. Select performances from student musicians will take place at 5:00 and 5:45pm in the library during the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Two parents took the opportunity for public commentary at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education to express concern about a book in the senior English curriculum. The book at issue is Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, a 2006 graphic memoir by the American ...

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WARREN, NJ - Different is not synonymous with deficient and autism does not need to be cured, a Warren Middle School student told the Warren Township Board of Education at its meeting on Monday, May 21.   Johannes Wellerding, an eighth grade student at Warren Middle School, took the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Health Education Teacher Jill Gleeson has been selected as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Gleeson began teaching health and physical education at WHRHS in September 2004. From 2004 to 2009, she coached varsity softball and junior ...

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WARREN, NJ - “America saved my life,”  Erwin Ganz expressed to the entire eighth grade class at Warren Middle School (WMS), on Tuesday, April 17.  Ganz, one of the last survivors of Kristallnacht, came to share his personal story with the 8th graders at Warren Middle School. Ganz was born in ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Middle School students showcased their skills and talents at the last meeting of the Warren Township Board of Education. Art was displayed in the library for viewing. Mrs. Banks' 7th Grade Language Arts classes presented Victorian England projects, Daniel Zeng ...

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WARREN, NJ -– Some 242 students studying one or more of 5 World Languages at Watchung Hills Regional High School were inducted into those languages’ academic honor societies at a ceremony on Tuesday, April 11, in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC). According to World Languages Supervisor ...

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WARREN, NJ - Social media and in person discussions over the weekend regarding incidents during a walkout at Warren Middle School on Friday stirred up the Warren community. Warren Township Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Matt Mingle read the following statement at Tuesday’s meeting of the Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education accepted the resignation of Christopher Van Vliet, Athletic Director, the resignation of Gillian Crisman,  teacher of Art, and the resignation of Kathryn Matulonis, teacher of English, at its meeting on Tuesday night, all effective June 30, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Did you know that horseshoe crabs have been around for 450 million years, and they consist of blue blood that contains remarkable antibacterial properties? Life science classrooms at Warren Middle School were transformed into aquatic learning environments on Friday, April 13, thanks ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - On Holocaust Remembrance Day, a newly released study shows that the mantra of "never forget" is fading fast after 70 years. The findings from Schoen Consulting from their February study show that only 41% of Americans know what Auschwitz was and its role in the Holocaust, reports the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Youth Leadership Somerset, a leadership development program for Somerset County youth entering grades 9-12, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year, which runs September through May. Classes are held one Saturday per month for approximately four to six hours.

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BETHLEHEM, PA - The Watchung Hills Regional High School robotics team, Team 41 RoboWarriors, won the Judge’s Award and ranked No. 25 after the qualification matches at the FIRST Mid-Atlantic regional competition held at Lehigh University on April 5-7.   The Judge’s Award is given when ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Middle School students and staff collected over 4000 canned food items over the past several weeks in anticipation of the school wide can sculpture contest that was held on Thursday March 29. While in their character education groups, students had a blast constructing their ...

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