In The Schools

July 28, 2018

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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - So close. The Watchung Hills boys lacrosse team fell to Bridgewater-Raritan, in overtime, as the Panthers won a fourth-straight Somerset County Tournament title on Saturday, 5-4, at the Torpey Athletic Complex. Watchung Hills took an early 3-0 lead in the first quarter with ...

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WARREN, NJ - Steals and squeeze bunts highlighted a rematch between the Watchung Hills Warriors and the Franklin Warriors on Saturday. Watchung Hills avenged Thursday’s regular season loss and defeated Franklin, 8-1, to advance to the Somerset County tournament quarterfinals to take on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Senior Joe Blajsa picked up his first win of the season and Kevin Badger went 4-for-4 with a run scored, a stolen base and one RBI to lead Watchung Hills over Morristown on Wednesday, 6-3. Blajsa pitched six and 2/3 innings allowing only six hits, striking out five and walking ...

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WARREN, NJ - Spring Break starts Friday for our area schools but due to some crazy storms, and a fire, school will be in session on some days that were originally scheduled as Spring Break. Following is a breakdown: North Plainfield Schools: Friday, Mar. 30 - Tuesday, Apr. 3: NO ...

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WARREN, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distractions on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday at 2 a.m. “As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time change will also ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Julia Cunningham recorded a double-double for Watchung Hills with 21 points, 16 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block to lead the Watchung Hills girls basketball team over East Orange on Monday, 44-40.  Jayden Baltuch finished with seven points, four assists and one ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Six Warriors scored in the double digits to lead the Watchung Hills boys basketball game over Somerville on Saturday, 82-54. Mike Hopwood led Watchung Hills with 17 points, Dan Pilsbury added 14 points and eight rebounds, Steven Bressler sunk 15 points, Gavin DeFuria added 13 ...

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WARREN, NJ - All parents of current eighth-grade students in the Watchung Hills sending district are invited and encouraged to attend the annual Curriculum Night at Watchung Hills on Monday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. A statement from Watchung Hills says, “We are proud of our instructional program and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ-  The Watchung Hills High School Warriors came into the action Friday night with an unbeaten record as a team and looked to continue building on their start to the 2017-18 season. The Warriors (ranked No. 13 on NJ.com’s Top 20) got four pins as they defeated the Highlanders by ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung, and Watchung Hills Regional High School have all made the call to have a delayed opening Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. Conditions will be reassessed at 6:30am. Any changes to the district's operating ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Adele DeLeeuw had been a prominent Plainfield resident, and had established a scholarship fund to assist needy students in the Plainfield area for their pursuit of post-secondary education.  High school seniors wishing to apply for the 2018 Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship can now obtain ...

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CLARK, NJ – Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are mourning a classmate who died Monday evening.  “I am writing to you with great sadness that one of our ALJ seniors passed away this evening. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends,” school Superintendent Ed Grande wrote ...

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WARREN, NJ - Weather conditions have closed some more roads as a blizzard is hitting our area and conditions are deteriorating. The Watchung Hills Board of Education meeting has been cancelled. The Watchung Boro council reorganization meeting scheduled for Jan 4 is postponed until noon Sat Jan. 6 ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills transportation sent out an alert Tuesday morning with service outages.    In Warren, “Please be advised that Route HS29 covering Warren  has a road closure on Christy Drive and has been detoured.  Due to this, some bus stops may not be covered.”   In Long ...

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WARREN, NJ - Senior Julia Cunningham led Watchung Hills with 18 points, including 11-of-11 from the free throw line, and eight rebounds as the Warriors improved to 3-0, defeating North Hunterdon on Thursday, 42-26.    Sophomore Jayden Baltuch chipped in 11 points for the ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills wrestling team defeated Somerville in its opening dual meet of the season on Wednesday, 51-16. Blake Bahna, Rob Saum and Mike Salerno all pinned their opponents. Results are: 120: Blake Bahna (WHRHS) over Jayson Rosales (SOM) (Fall 4:48)  126: Danny Miller ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – The student at the center of the medical emergency at Hunterdon Central High School last week has died. "It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that one of our students, Allison Vandal, passed away this afternoon," said school Superintendent Jeff Moore in an email ...

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WARREN, NJ - Six players on the Watchung Hills boys soccer team have been chosen to the All-Skyland Conference Raritan Division teams. Ryan Santos, Gabriel Ferreira, and Shaun Cagnetta were selected to the first team All-Skyland Conference Raritan Division for the Warriors.  Marc ...

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WARREN, NJ — The Watchung Hills Regional High School District is one of 447 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 8th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.    To be included on the 8th Annual Honor Roll, the Watchung Hills Regional High ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A large crowd filled the Sparta High School media center on Wednesday to hear a panel discussion about school consolidation.  More than 150 people attended the event sponsored by New Jersey School Boards’ Association, according to Ray Pinney, Director of Member Engagement. The ...

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WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township schools will be closed Saturday in anticipation of the predicted storm and all activities scheduled at the school have been canceled including WYBA recreation basketball. Breakfast with Santa and the house tour in North Plainfield are still on as ...

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ORLANDO, FL- The Watchung Hills Pop Warner Junior Varsity team improved to 12-1 on the season with a win over the Mid-Atlantic Region Champs, the Portsmouth Panthers from Virginia on Saturday, 22-13. The win also improved the four-year record to 48-5 and the Wolverines advance to the semi-finals on ...

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WARREN, NJ - Hundreds of students take advantage every year of some 70 Co-Curricular Activities at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS). According to Dan Bertelli, who is the supervisor of Arts, Health/Physical Education and Co-Curricular Activities, students participate for a variety of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — Kerri McNeely might have been sidelined with injury to begin the state tournament, but the senior returned to the lineup with thunder Thursday. McNeely rebounded from a leg injury and scored both of Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s goals in the Raiders’ 2-0 victory over Watchung ...

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