In The Schools

May 1, 2021

WARREN, NJ - Thomas Barca threw for five innings, allowing no runs and striking out six on Saturday to lead Watchung Hills over North Bergen, 10-0. Watchung Hills remains unbeaten at 6-0. “Continue to do the little things well and get contributions from everyone on the team!,” said WHRHS head ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills boys lacrosse fell to Phillipsburg on Senior Day Wednesday, 10-6. Prior to the game, the Watchung Hills Seniors and their parents were recognized.( see photo gallery above) Following a 2-2 first quarter, Phillipsburg (3-0) pulled ahead of Watchung Hills (1-2) in ...

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  WARREN, NJ -- Watchung Hills varsity baseball slammed East Brunswick on Saturday with an 11 run third inning to put a W on Senior Day 2021, 14-4. Prior to the game against the Bears, the Watchung Hills Hustlin’ Warriors recognized one senior statistician, six senior players and their ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Foundation for Educational Administration (FEA), the professional learning division of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA), has announced the 26 schools that will be a part of its Healing-Centered Engagement initiative and Somerset Intermediate ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung PTO members, the community at large, and district teachers enjoyed a night off from cooking on March 12 thanks to the dining fundraising efforts organized by the PTO which provided family-style dinners to go from Ellery's a neighborhood pub and grill in Middlesex, NJ, ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys and girls both topped Hillsborough on Thursday with three players scoring more than 20 points. Chad Martini and Elijah Lewis each scored 23 points to lead Watchung Hills over Hillsborough in Warren, 85-39. Trevor Bokach added  13 points, 11 assists and five ...

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  WARREN, NJ -The Watchung Hills boys basketball team rolled over Ridge on senior day Saturday, 64-37. Chad Martini had 20 points and 19 rebounds, Elijah Lewis added 19 points, and Trevor Bokach and Michael Horzepa each chipped in eight points for the Warriors. “Very good TEAM win today ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Heading into Watchung Hills’ matchup at Bridgewater-Raritan Feb. 17, Warriors senior Chad Martini needed 28 points to join the 1,000-point club. SEE more here. Coming off of a 26-point first half, his first basket of the third quarter helped him do just that. After he led ...

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WARREN, NJ - Junior Bella Murray and Sophomore Morgan Groff paced the Warriors with 13 points each as Watchung Hills improved to 2-5 in Warren. Sophomore Julia Puglisi added 11 points for the Warriors.  Jackie Salvatore led the Panthers with 9 points. Bridgewater-Raritan ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills took the early lead on Saturday but Hillsborough went ahead in the second quarter and never trailed again, defeating the Warriors, 80-68. Morgan Hodorowski led the Raiders with 23 points while Olivia Gaspar and Tanya Shah pitched in 19 and 17 points, respectively, for ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Green Brook Township Schools will be transitioning to a 100% in school option for grades K-8 by March 1. Dr. James Bigsby, Superintendent, presented the plan at the last meeting of the Green Brook Board of Education. Beginning March 1, hybrid attendance  will no longer be an ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s official.  Due to inclement weather and the potential for icing and icy road conditions, Tuesday January 26, 2021, all Watchung Hills students will participate in instruction virtually today. They will be following an A5 schedule.   And in Warren, it will be a DISTANCE ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Adele DeLeeuw was a prominent Plainfield resident, and a patron of the arts.  She established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the Plainfield area for their pursuit of post-secondary education. Applications for high school seniors wishing to apply for the 2020 Adele ...

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NEW JERSEY - Despite increasing number of coronavirus throughout the state, Governor Murphy on Thursday, announced that schools are not closing. "I must dispel, forcefully, that irresponsible rumor that was spread on Twitter yesterday", said Governor Murphy. "We are not closing our ...

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NEW JERSEY — A significant set of COVID-19 rollbacks will take effect in New Jersey starting Thursday in the form of indoor dining curfews and ban on interstate indoor youth sports travel. After weeks of high case figures, Gov. Phil Murphy affirmed Monday that “the second wave is here.” The ...

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  SKILLMAN, NJ -Freshman Paige Thomas scored two goals, and senior co-captain Lauren Dolce scored one to lead Watchung Hills over Montgomery on Saturday in the Warriors’ 2020 season opener, 3-1.   “I know we won a soccer game today, but it was just great being able to get back on the field ...

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WARREN, NJ - All Watchung Hills students will participate in instruction virtually today. The school said, “Due to a water main break affecting our water pressure in the building, we are unable to implement all necessary health and safety protocols. Thank you for your cooperation. A determination ...

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NEW JERSEY — For many New Jersey school districts, this week will mark the first day of class.  While all have prepared — opting for in-person, remote or a hybrid of the two — new coronavirus cases are to be expected, state officials said Tuesday.  “We have all the public health protocols and ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  “Go outside and play!” is the message that is coming from the NJSIAA, as it released its latest set of guidelines for the Return-to-Sports for the Fall of 2020.  Fall sports, with the exception of gymnastics and girls volleyball, will continue according to the current schedule, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Weeks after attending the Last Dance World Series, which concluded in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that high school sports can stay on track for a fall opening day. "Some districts have already given notice that their teams will not be playing, as is their right, and we’re ...

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Schools must certify to the DOE that they are able to meet health and safety standards "We know the first day of school is not going to be like any other." -- Gov. Phil Murphy TRENTON -- At his COVID press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he would sign an Executive Order ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than 100 public school teachers from throughout Somerset County made it abundantly clear yesterday that they're not happy about having to return to their classrooms in September, fearful that school buildings are unsafe because of the potential for COVID-19 ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Parent Teacher Organization, PTO, announced plans Monday to host Food Truck Fridays​, a creative outdoor dine-to-donate fundraising event, to support district students and their families in the Watchung school system. The PTO organization is commencing fundraising ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Education was a main focus of Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Friday afternoon. Earlier,  he announced that parents who want their children to do online learning only would not be required to send their kids to school. “This is not going to be a normal ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Joseph Mattiasi resigned from the Watchung Borough Board of Education at Monday’s meeting , effective July 20. The resignation ends his term on the board a few months early as his term was to expire at the end of the year.   The Board and terms ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy moved Thursday to put a computer in every student’s hands and internet connectivity in their homes. The initiative to bridge the so-called digital divide in New Jersey will cost $115 million and will be paid for mostly with federal grants. The rest will come from ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — The Berkeley Heights/Mountainside White Sox, a summer offshoot of the Gov. Livingston High School baseball team, defeated Oratory Prep, 8-5, Tuesday night in the opening game of the statewide Last Dance Tournament at Snyder Avenue Field. (Coverage to follow.) Before the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony. Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held ...

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NEW JERSEY — (Updated 11:48 a.m.) Amid increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies, something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing ...

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