Education

March 24, 2019

  WARREN, NJ-  Mt. Horeb school unveiled a very special “Gators Rock Production” titled, “It Happened to Me,” at an assembly on Friday, March 8.  Scott Cook, Principal of Mt. Horeb School and Luis Marciscano, Head Custodian of Mt. Horeb School emceed the assembly.   The Special Education ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School Board of Education voted on Tuesday, March 19 to approve the tentative 2019-20 budget. The tax levy increase is 1.77%. Current projections show enrollment will stay flat next school year, from 2,021 students this year to about 2,017 students next ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education accepted the resignation of Terrance MacConnell, Vice Principal, Catherine Angelastro, Director of Guidance, Brian Brown, teacher of Physics, Laura Dunn, guidance counselor, Susan Obuch, administrative assistant, and Shupin Taihsu, part-time ...

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WARREN, NJ – Watchung Hills Regional High School has earned the first College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded female ...

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  WARREN, NJ - It wasn’t easy, but the Warren Township Board of Education approved its preliminary 2019-20  budget at the last board meeting. After presentation of the proposed budget by Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mingle and Business Administrator Pat Leonhardt, and almost four hours of ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Middle School nurse Lisa Lontai has been awarded the Excellence in School Nursing Award for the State of New Jersey from the New Jersey State School Nurse Association (NJSSNA). This award is bestowed upon one school nurse within the entire state of NJ.  Lontai has been with ...

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  FLANDERS, NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School robotics team, Team 41 RoboWarriors, made it to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs hosted by Mt. Olive High School this past weekend in their first competition of 2019. Team 41 had to overcome some technical glitches on the first day ...

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WARREN, NJ - Students in each of the Warren Township Schools participated in a “Start with Hello” week in February. Sandy Hook Promise, a national non-profit organization based out of Newtown, Connecticut created this program in an effort to protect children and reduce social isolation.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman made the rounds of some towns in his 16h District yesterday, visiting schools to help students and teachers celebrate “Read Across America” Day. Earlier in the week, he had been at the Orchard Road School in Montgomery; on Friday, he ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The time to apply is now.  High school seniors wishing to apply for the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship should obtain applications from their school guidance office.  Submission deadline is Thursday, March 7th, 2019. To date, the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund, a fund of the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Five teachers have been recognized for their exceptional contributions to the students of Warren Township Schools as part of a district initiative to reward outstanding educators. The following teachers are this year’s recipients of the Excellence in Education Award:  Jan Brennan, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Students at Mt. Horeb School are being challenged by Breakout EDU, an interactive diverse learning experience that enables teachers to facilitate academic games for students at varying levels and ages.  Ms. Christine Burkhardt, Library Media Specialist, brought the game to Mt. Horeb ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A landmark program at Rutgers University serving adults with autism will get a new center under a proposal that gained approval Wednesday from the university board of governors. Board members approved plans for the construction of a $9.8 million center on the Douglas campus ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s crunch time for the Watchung Hills Robo Warriors. With less than one week left of build season, the Watchung Hills Robotics Team 41 has been working on completing this year’s challenge, Destination: Deep Space. The competition season started on Saturday, Jan. 5 ...

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WAREN, NJ - Live from Angelo L. Tomaso (ALT) School, under the direction of Mrs. Susan Jackson, Media Specialist, both Jill Lin, grade 3 student and Miss Tami Quach, grade 4 teacher, shared a special message and information about the Lunar New Year, on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.   Prior to ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School and all sending districts will have a 2-hour delayed opening, Feb. 13, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. The travel ban has now been lifted on I-78 and I-287. Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the state of emergency that ...

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WARREN, NJ – Warren Middle School Principal George Villar presented an overview of the arts, hands on learning, and the fitness center at the last meeting of the Warren Township Board of Education.  Student’s art was displayed, and a video was shown with clips of the student produced WMS news, ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Woodland School Service Club, run by Mrs. Christina Beekman Brink, is supporting Helping Hearts & Handbags, Inc., an organization based in New Jersey dedicated to the mission of collecting gently used purses, filling them with personal care items and distributing them to ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education approved the addition of nine new courses to the be included in the 2019-20 program of studies and a name change of two existing courses at its last meeting.  Music Tech will now be called Music Production and the Acting Workshop will become ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Central School Student Leaders and Central School PTO hosted Penny Wars from January 11 through January 18 to benefit the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter.  This particular charity was selected because the Student Leaders are passionate about helping animals in need of finding ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Regional High School Board of Education agreed at its last meeting to contribute $17,500 to Project Graduation, a yearlong series of activities for graduating seniors culminating in a special event on graduation night. The $17,500 comes from senior parking fees and ...

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LONG HILL, NJ - The grand opening ribbon was cut at So i Heard Music in the Valley Mall in Gillette on Saturday. Mayor Matthew Dorsi, Deputy Mayor Guy Piserchia, Chamber of Commerce President Michelle Cavett, and Vice President Mary Mayer welcomed the school to the Long Hill business ...

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  WARREN, NJ – Faculty, administration and staff at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) were offered a range of information about a variety local health and wellness vendors, health screenings or wellness offerings during the lunch-time Wellness Day Health Fair, sponsored by the Healthy ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Unofficial results are in. With 100 percent of the districts reported, results are in favor of the referendum, with 806 votes for and 185 votes against. 991 of 12,821 registered voters turned out to vote. All vote totals and results are unofficial until certified by election ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township residents will vote on Jan. 22 to decide the future of a $6.5 million Warren Township school referendum. With voter support, the state will provide approximately $2.2 million of aid for capital projects, which include boiler and pump replacements, HVAC upgrades, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Anxiety, a topic that has on the front burner for local students and their parents for several years, is the subject of "Angst," a film to be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Ridge High School's Performing Arts Center. The movie is part of a widespread effort ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Warren Township residents will vote on a “ No Tax Impact” Referendum on Jan. 22. Voters in Warren Township will decide the future of a $6.5 million zero-tax impact referendum that allows for a combination of the District’s capital reserves and state aid for ZERO TAX IMPACT as a ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ _ A traditional event for students in the Somerset Hills area, the 16th annual  GFWC Junior Woman's Club of the Somerset Hills Spelling Bee is signing up participants for this year's event, scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 30 snow date). The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)'s ...

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WARREN, NJ - The first Warren Township Board of Education meeting of 2019 was held with two of the three new members sworn in, a board president and vice-president named, and the upcoming referendum vote discussed. For entry into the minutes, Business Administrator Pat Leonhardt provided the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Physical Education teachers, Mr. John Tsihlas (Mr. T) and Mrs. Laura Lamson, have been teaching some unique activities and games to Warren Township Schools’ students, their families as well as students from Dickerson Elementary School (Chester, NJ) and educators ...

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