Thursday, April 25, 2013
The students will work with an Emmy-winning TV producer on a professional public service announcement.
Thursday, April 25
Update: Several dozen students and teachers at Scotch Plains – Fanwood High School will participate in the filming of a public service announcement written by students of the SADD Chapter at the school. The filming is the prize in a national competition by SADD and The National Road Safety Foundation. Filming runs from 10 a.m. to about 2:30 p.m., Thurs., April 25 at the high school and nearby locations in Fanwood. (10 a.m. filming at King St. & Tanglewood St. and noon to 2:30 filming is at the high school.) Original Story, Feb. 17, 2013: The following information was provided by SADD and the National Road Safety Foundation. Six students in the Scotch Plains–Fanwood H.S. SADD Chapter submitted a storyboard for a public service message in …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A letter from Margaret Hayes in the wake of Tuesday's bomb threat at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.
Thursday, April 18
A letter from Superintendent Margaret Hayes in the wake of Tuesday's bomb threat at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Capt. Brian Donnelly reports that no suspect has been found yet, but police are investigating.
Scotch Plains Police Capt. Brian Donnelly says police are actively investigating the bomb threat to the high school yesterday and may file charges when the person or persons responsible are found. Donnelly told Patch that the threat was caused by an anonymous note left in a common area of the school. "It indicated that a bomb was set to go off at a certain time frame," Donnelly told Patch. "The note was read by staff and the school notified us immediately." Three months ago, Park Middle School experienced a bomb threat, similarly caused by a note indicated a bomb might be located in a certain area of the school. Donnelly says a suspect has not been found in that incident. There were several other threats to New Jersey schools yesterday, …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The school will have a normal dismissal today.
Update, 1:15 p.m. Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School students and faculty have been let back into the building after the police investigation into a bomb threat found no evidence of a bomb or any other danger. Sally Rowland, assistant to Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes tells Patch that parents have just received an alert notifying them that no threat was found by police and all students and staff have returned to school. The high school will also have a normal dismissal. Scotch Plains Police Capt. Brian Donnelly tells Patch the threat was an anonymous note left in a common area of the school that stated a bomb would go off in a certain time frame. "Scotch Plains and Fanwood police secured the area, and the Union County Sheriff's Office …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
James Dobis of Scotch Plains was featured in the Time Magazine article, "A Decade of War in Iraq: The Images that Moved Them Most."
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Tuesday, March 19
The following information was provided by Leonard Dobis. James G. Dobis, a 2001 Graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood Highschool is featured in a Time Magazine slideshow of the Iraq War, titled "A Decade of War in Iraq: The Images that Moved Them Most." The photo of Dobis was taken by Danfung Dennis during his tour of duty in Iraq in 2007. There are 55 images, and he is in image #49. The caption of the photo reads: "In 2007, the fighting in Baghdad had shifted to the surrounding provinces, so US forces launched a major offensive on the city of Baquba in Diyala province. I was embedded in the 2nd Infantry Division as they cleared the city. Many houses had been booby trapped with explosives by insurgents, making movement dangerous and difficult…
Monday, March 11, 2013
Do you have photos or videos from the performance at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School this past weekend?
Did seeing The Wedding Singer at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School this weekend take you back to the 80's? Or make you wish you lived them? Tell us what you thought of the production in the comments section below! Have pictures or videos? Add them to the gallery by clicking upload photos and videos or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to Rich Buchanan and Erica Karakis getting this slideshow started.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Here's a promotional video done by Raymond Moskal featuring the students in the upcoming performances of The Wedding Singer.
Openong night of The Wedding Singer will take place on Fri. March 8 at 8p.m. The rest of the performances will be held on Sat. March 9 at 8 p.m., Sun. March 10 at 2p.m., Thurs. March 14 at 7p.m., Fri. March 15 at 8p.m. and Sat. March 16 at 8p.m. All of the performances will take place at the Manya Ungar Memorial Auditorium at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School located at 667 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains. To reserve tickets, email: Reptix@verizon.net or call Randi Traiman at (908) 322-6533. Prices for tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and $10 for Seniors (age 60 and up. Senior “Gold Cards” may be used for Thursday night performance only).
Monday, February 25, 2013
On March 14, Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School's Repertory Theatre will run an 80's costume contest prior to the production of The Wedding Singer.
Monday, February 25
The following information was provided by Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. Get ready to go back to a time when hair was big and collars were up, at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Repertory Theatre’s production of The Wedding Singer on Thursday, March 14. The community is invited to raid their closets, come dressed in their best 80’s outfit and party like it’s 1985, before the curtain rises at 7:00 pm. While ‘80s music plays in the Manya Ungar Auditorium, a panel of judges will roam the audience looking for the three theatergoers who best embody the look of the decade when greed was good. First, second and third place prizes will be distributed just before the start of the show. For those too young to remember the ’80s, among the…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Student Government Association will hold a day for Seniors on March 13.
The following information was provided by The SPFHS Student Government Association. On Wednesday, March 13th, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School’s Student Government Association will be hosting Senior Citizen’s Day. The day goes from 9 AM to 1 PM and is open to senior citizens from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood area. A light breakfast and lunch will be served to all who attend. Activities will include bingo, a viewing of the high school’s repertory production, The Wedding Singer, and performances by the Moonglowers jazz band and Blue Diamond Step Squad. To RSVP, please call the high school at (908) 889-8600 or email email@example.com by Monday February 25th. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Tickets are now on sale for the March performances of The Wedding Singer.
Tuesday, January 22
The following information was provided by SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD HIGH SCHOOL REPERTORY THEATRE. Get ready to go back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, and collars were up as Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School’s Repertory Theatre stages The Wedding Singer in March. It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever. The Wedding Singer is based on the hit movie starring Adam Sandler and Drew…