In The Schools

May 19, 2020

WARREN, NJ - Elizabeth C. Jewett, Ph.D., Superintendent of the Watchung Hills Regional High School District, has been named the Somerset County Superintendent of the Year by the Somerset County Association of School Administrators. Watchung Hills Board of Education President Rita Barone  made ...

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WARREN, NJ - The future is uncertain, but we can still plan.  "On Tuesday, May 19th at 7pm, The WHRHS Guidance Department is excited to host our very first Virtual College Panel. The panel will help navigate the issues related to Juniors and Seniors making college application and admission ...

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WARREN, NJ - Nothing has been decided yet, so please don't start contacting the schools, but College Board has provided an update regarding the upcoming Advanced Placement tests. College Board on Friday said: The AP Program is closely monitoring the updates and guidance about the coronavirus ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills and sending districts will be closing early  on Thursday, March 12, 2020.       At Watchung Hills, all students will be dismissed at 11:55 PM. Please see the early dismissal schedule below. While there are no suspected cases of Coronavirus at WHRHS and we ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - Both Watchung Hills boys and girls basketball teams made it to the Somerset County final Saturday at Montgomery, and both fell to Rutgers Prep. Michael Bressler led the Warriors’ boys with 20 points. Watchung Hills cut its deficit to 49-44 in the third but Rutgers Prep went on a ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills boys basketball advanced to the semifinals of the Somerset County Tournament with a  45-37 win over Montgomery in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. Michael Bressler led the team with 12 points. Brian Hopwood and Pat Stefurak added 11 and 10 points ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills wrestling defeated Bridgewater-Raritan on Wednesday, 57-15. “Nice to get back on track against the well coached Bridgewater team,” said WHRHS head coach Jim Huff. “Last night’s loss was an eye-opener for some of our kids. I thought we responded really well tonight ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -Sophomore Bella Murray and Senior Caitlin Bonneson led the scoring for the Watchung Hills girls basketball team with 13 points each as they topped the Oak Knoll Royals in Chatham on the opening night of the Chatham Cougar Classic Holiday Tournament, 55-41.    Seniors Scarlett ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Watchung Hills senior Alexa Santo led the scoring for the Warriors with 15 points and added in 7 rebounds, and Mahogany Jenkins chipped in 11 points and 9 rebounds to lead Watchung Hills over Bridgewater in their season opener on Thursday, 53-26. (See video highlights ...

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WARREN, NJ - Some 18 Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students entertained an audience of friends, family members, faculty members and fans, singing 14 songs and performing a comedy routine at the 2019 Script and Cue sponsored Cabaret, Wednesday, Oct. 23, on the stage of the Performing ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The first half was all Passaic Tech and the Bulldogs move on in the NJSIAA Tournament, Quarterfinal Round, North Jersey, Section 1, Group 5  after topping Watchung Hills on Friday, 49-15. Watchung Hills ends its season at 5-5. But just last year, the Warriors were 0-10.   “We went ...

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WARREN, NJ - The weather outside may have been cold, wet and dreary but inside Mt. Horeb Elementary School in Warren, NJ on Tuesday, October 22, the preschool students were sunny with warm smiles and full of joy and love for Michelangelo, the miniature horse from Hope’s Promise Farm in Chester, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Watchung Hills came back from a 20-0 deficit in a 34-33 thriller Friday night over New Brunswick.  The Warriors’ junior quarterback Chad Martini threw for two touchdowns, and ran in one, and Trevor Schmidt rushed for two TDS and caught a 2-point conversion pass to lead ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills is moving on to the North 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Thursday after a dominating shut out of Columbia on Tuesday, 7-0. Chloe  Ferreira and Jenna Tobia each scored twice and Emily Morris, Ashley MacManus and Sara Sifert each found the net once on assists from Patty ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls volleyball team defeated Mets Charter school on Friday’s Senior Night, 2-0.   “I am really happy for everything our seniors have brought to the program, and I am proud of how they played last night,” said WHRHS head coach Jens Madsen. “I wish them all ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Dr. Matthew Mingle, Superintendent of the Warren Township School District, along with other members of the Warren Township Schools’ Wellness Committee, accepted a bronze award at the 2019 Healthier Somerset Workplace award ceremony on Sept. 19.   The district was recognized for ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Car Nutz Car Club, celebrating its 15th Anniversary this year, is gearing up for its annual show at the inaugural North Plainfield Festival on Saturday. The North Plainfield Fall Festival is a community wide event designed to bring local organizations together with the ...

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  WARREN,  NJ  – Roopa Irakam, a senior at Watchung Hills Regional High School, has been selected to the USA International Debate Team. Roopa is the first student from Watchung Hills Regional High School to be selected for the USA Debate Team in the last seven years. The USA Debate Team ...

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WARREN, NJ - Robert Morrison, a Warren resident and Watchung Hills board member, was awarded the Certified Board Leader recognition by the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Larry Feinsod, executive director of the NJSBA, at the last meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of ...

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WARREN, NJ - One of the members of the Watchung Hills Board of Education tendered her resignation at Tuesday’s meeting. Board member Lisa DiMizio  of Long Hill has resigned effective Aug. 1 citing a new job with a longer commute and time commitments as the reason. DiMizio has served the students ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung Borough Board of Education introduced its new Superintendent of Schools on Monday, and it’s someone well known to the community. George Alexis, Watchung Hills Principal, will be taking the reigns of the Watchung Borough Schools. Alexis is a graduate of Watchung ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) is holding a shoe drive fundraiser beginning Aug. 1 through Nov. 1 to raise money to offset cost for programs and services for students of all needs. “One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.”  The Watchung SEPAG ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Class of 2019 walked across the stage and completed their high school careers during the 62nd annual commencement ceremony at Tozier Field on Friday. Before the Class of 2019  could get to 'Project Graduation', they first had to navigate Project Precipitation, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Time change. Due to the weather forecast, graduation at Watchung Hills will be delayed 2 hours. The ceremony will now begin at noon.   “We are moving the graduation ceremony to 12 PM to give the rain a chance to move out of our area. We look forward to a wonderful celebration of ...

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WARREN, NJ - On Thursday night,  prom frenzy reached its peak as the Watchung Hills Regional High School Senior Prom was held at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.   Promposals and preparations are done and it was time to enjoy a night of pictures, dancing, and most importantly, making ...

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WARREN, NJ  - Watchung Hills Regional High School senior Adnan Contractor is one example of learning outside the classroom. Contractor is now a published author. With a passion for studying theoretical physics, a subject not offered by the high school, and inspired by “ Quantum Mechanics” by ...

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