Education

October 15, 2018

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 ...

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WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township Schools celebrated a “Week of Respect”, Monday, Oct. 1, through Friday, Oct. 5. Character Education is a learning process that promotes good character and a positive school environment.  Throughout the “Week of Respect”, each School Counselor made visits to every ...

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WARREN, NJ -  “Fun Home, A Family Tragicomic” by Allison Bechtel, “We Are Okay” by Nina LaCour, and “Speak No Evil” by Uzodinma Iweala were approved at the last meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education as the three options in the senior English unit on LGBTQ literature. The board voted ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 200 school teachers and support staff from school districts throughout Somerset County gathered downtown late Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about several issues that continue to stall negotiations over new contracts. Carrying signs reading “We All Deserve ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Susan W. Ober of Millington to represent Long Hill Township on the Watchung Hills Regional High School District Board of Education, replacing Christopher Collins who tendered his resignation in August. Ober fills the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Frustrated by years of stalled negotiations and watching their take-home pay decline as their benefits contributions go up, as well as watching their colleagues lose their jobs to privatization, educators and educational support professionals from Somerset County’s public schools ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Matthew Mingle, will call for a district wide homework free weekend, Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct.14 in conjunction with Somerset County’s 13th annual Weekend Journey through the Past. The event will offer free family fun ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Education postponed a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before it was set to vote on the plan. The decision put off the vote was a setback to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education appointed a new vice president at Tuesday’s meeting to take the place of long time board member and board Vice President  Christopher Collins of Long Hill who resigned at the last meeting. The board unanimously approved Rita Barone of Long Hill ...

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WARREN, NJ - First year students from Warren, Watchung, Long Hill and Green Brook arrived bright and early on Wednesday, Sept, 5, for the School Year 2018-2019 Freshman Orientation Day at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).    The Class of 2022 assembled for the first official time ...

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WARREN, NJ - Some call it the most wonderful day of the year. The first day of school at all Warren elementary schools, Warren Middle School and Watchung Hills Regional High School is Thursday, Sept. 6. The first day of school is a full day for K-8 students and for Watchung Hills students who will ...

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WARREN,  NJ - The Warren Township School District welcomed all new employees for a new staff induction program presented by Scott Cook, Mount Horeb School principal, and Jeffrey Heaney, Woodland School principal on Monday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 28.   The leadership team, including Matthew ...

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WARREN, NJ - Maria Mensinger will join Warren Middle School (WMS) as the Assistant Principal/Dean of Students on September 1.  Mensinger was previously with the Bernards Township School District for 15 years.  While in Bernards Township, Mensinger held different roles such as School Psychologist, ...

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WARREN, NJ - In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranks Watchung Hills Regional High School No. 46 on its list of top 100 public high schools in the state. The last time the list came out, in 2016, the school was ranked No. 11. New Jersey Monthly says it creates its “Top Public High ...

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WARREN, NJ - The wait is over. Warren Township School District schedules and bus information is anticipated to be emailed by Monday night and WHRHS school schedules and bus information are now available on Parent Access.   All WHRHS parents and students should read all sections on ...

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  WARREN, NJ - One of the members of the Watchung Hills Board of Education tendered his resignation at Tuesday’s meeting.   Board president Peter Fallon read a statement from long time board member and board vice president Christopher Collins of Long Hill. The statement ...

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/WARREN, NJ - In a few short weeks, Warren Township students will be returning to school. Some important dates to start the 2018-19 school year and plan for the first week of school are: Teacher assignments and bus information will go out to Warren Township School District students on Monday, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School remains without power on Sunday morning after a storm in the early hours of Saturday morning knocked down a tree and wires across Regional Drive. A crew has been dispatched and JCP&L, “expects to restore power to the majority of affected ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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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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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Next year, Millburn Township Public Schools will be closed on November 7 for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Thirteen schools around the state, including Millburn, will close on the most popular day of the Hindu festival Diwali, while one will close on Nov. 6.  As the ...

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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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