In The Schools

November 16, 2018

  WARREN, NJ - School is now closed on Friday. Warren Township, Green Brook, Long Hill, Watchung,  Watchung Hills Regional High School and North Plainfield have all made the call to close Friday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions.   All after-school and evening activities ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: West Orange schools have since been closed for Friday, Nov. 16 after the district announced that students were fed and would potentially be kept overnight.  WEST ORANGE, NJ — (updated at 11:50 p.m.) After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School will have a 12:05 PM early dismissal, November 15, 2018, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. They will follow a Day 2 schedule with classes beginning at 7:30 am. Refer to the time schedule below. All after-school and evening ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Woman's Voters' (Greater New Brunswick Chapter) inaugural "Y Vote" contest earlier this year.  Already a big hit, the contest drew 91 responses - 77 essays, and 14 videos. The top entries in both categories ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys soccer team defeated North Plainfield Tuesday on an early goal from Makai Parkey on an assist from Max Anthony Costa. Bo Scanlon and Jake Seyda combined on the shutout for Watchung Hills, 1-0.  The Warriors improved their record to 9-2-3 and the Canucks fall ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ - With an overcast sky and pleasantly cool temperatures, young student athletes from area middle schools and one elementary school gathered for the 91st Annual Rotary Track and Field Meet, held June 6 at the Hub Stine Athletic Complex in Plainfield. Vincent Rizzi, holder of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School baseball team won its 14th game on Friday, rolling over Watchung Hills 9-1 at home. Offensively, Roxbury did its damage early, scoring twice in the second inning and then five more times in the third to take an early 7-0 lead. Roxbury’s Will Findlay had ...

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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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