Thursday, May 9, 2013
Jessie Klein, Alexandra Peluso, Samantha Renfree, Taylor Sebolao and Jessica Banasiak were honored.
This release was submitted by Ryan Miller, Assistant Principal-Athletics, SPFHS. Recently Union County College hosted their first Outstanding Women Leaders night to honor the 40th Anniversary of Title IX as well as outstanding student-athletes from Union County. From SPFHS, Jessie Klein, Alexandra Peluso, Samantha Renfree, Taylor Sebolao and Jessica Banasiak (not pictured) were honored. Athletes were selected by nomination from the coaches following the criteria of varsity participation, minimum 3.0 GPA, and community service. In these photos are of the SPFHS athletes along with (left to right) Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin (President, UCC), our athlete, Carol "Blaze" Blazejowski (Olympic Gold Medalist, former WNBA NY Liberty General Manager …
Monday, May 6, 2013
About 30 athletes attended and had the chance to meet NFL Commissioner Roger
Goodell as well as a few pro athletes.
This release was received from the SPF School District. The SPFHS football program was able to attend the Saturday session of the NFL draft on April 27 as an extension of the NFL HSPD program that we host at the High School. About 30 athletes attended and had the chance to meet NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as well as a few pro athletes.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School's 7th Annual Day of Percussion will take place on Feb. 9.
Thursday, January 24
The following information was provided by Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. On Saturday, Feb 9, 2013, Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School will be hosting it's 7th Annual DAY OF PERCUSSION. Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School is one of a select few high schools in New Jersey to provide such an experience! This is an all day event that will feature clinics and performances from renowned professional percussionists. Among the featured performers we will have: Dennis Delucia at 11:00 am, Pat Petrillo at 12:00 am, Dave Samuels at 2:30 pm and John Riley at 3:30 pm.There also will be performances from many high school/ middle school ensembles from around New Jersey. It is an entire day devoted to percussion~by the students and for the students! It …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
On Nov. 21 three SPFHS athletes were honored for receiving scholarships for Division I athletics.
Less than 1 percent of high school athletes are offered Division I scholarships, according to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School's Atheltic Director Ryan Miller. On Nov. 21 the high school held a brief ceremony to honor three of four athletes who have received scholarships to play a Division I sport. Christine Monroy and Colin Stripling will be heading off to college to play Division I soccer, while Stephen Pederson will be leaving in July to join the golf team at West Point. Last week, James D'Angelo also signed his official letter to play Division I baseball at Manhattan College. The athletes will also receive their name on a plaque which will be on a wall in the school as long as the building stands, Miller said. All four athletes will …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The SPFHS Raiders Marching Band took second place at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 11.
On Nov. 11 the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Marching Band took second place at the USBands National Competition held at MetLife stadium. The band received an overall score of 95.8, gaining them second place in Group 6A. The SPFHS Marching Band also won the caption award for Best Effect. First place was achieved by New Providence High School, who the SPFHS drum majors noted are tough competition. The USBands win is not the first achievement for the Marching Band, who also won the Yamaha Cup on Oct. 13. The Raiders' overall score was a 83.125 and they also won the caption awards for Best Music, Best Color Guard and Best Overall Effect. Drum majors, Danielle Karacsony, Ben Oster and Panyotis Dimopoulos were proud of the band's …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Senior James D'Angelo received a scholarship to play baseball at the Division I College located in the Bronx, NY.
On Nov. 16 at 11:45 a.m. Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School student James D'Angelo signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Manhattan College, a Division I school in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The senior pitcher is receiving a scholarship to play at the school, following his graduation from SPFHS. According to D'Angelo he originally wanted to attend college further away, but is happy it worked out and he will be relatively close to home, playing in the Bronx, NY. D'Angelo said he is very excited about the offer and is looking forward to attending Manhattan College. He plans on majoring in Civil Engineering and said he thinks that balancing school and baseball will be tough. "I think only certain people can handle …
Friday, September 14, 2012
SPFHS Football Coach gets $1,000 for team