Friday, January 18, 2013
Three resolutions were passed at the Jan. 17 council meeting to congratulate the Girls co-county champions and Boys county champion teams.
The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Boys and Girls’ Varsity soccer teams played outstandingly for the 2012 season, leading the boys to win the county championship and the girls to be a county co-champion. Since both teams performed so well this season the Board of Education felt it appropriate to honor their achievements in official board resolutions. The first two resolutions passed acknowledged the achievements of both teams wishing them continued success. A third resolution was also passed honoring Boys Varsity Player, Colin Stripling, for being named All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The 2012 Boys Varsity Soccer team won 19 games, lost 1 and tied three games this season. The team defeated Governor …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School girls basketball team was one of five teams crowned at the Union County holiday tournament this weekend (from nj.com).
- On NJ.com
Sunday, December 30, 2012
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, October 26, 2012
Scotch Plains Boys' Varsity Soccer Team notched a 5-2 victory over Gov. Livingston at Friday's Union County Championship game.
The Scotch Plains Boys' Varsity Soccer team defeated Governor Livingston High School 5-2 on Friday evening at Kean University, making them Union County Champions for a second year in a row. Top-seeded Scotch Plains made it to the Finals after defeating Elizabeth 1-0 on Sunday, while third-seeded Governor Livingston beat the Westfield Blue Devils, 2-1, last week at Johnson High School in Clark. Scotch Plains-Fanwood players, Andrew Leischner, Justin Rodriquez, Brian Rubin, Colin Stripling and Jassiem Wahtuse, all scored a goal each during the game. The Governor Livingston goals were scored by players, Michael Bamundo and Julian Light. According to NJ.com, SPF High School's current record is 17-1-2. Were you there? Tell Patch how the game …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Enjoy dinner, dessert and musical performances.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Music Booster Organization welcomes the entire community to their annual Pasta Night on Wednesday, October 24th from 5:00-8:00 pm. Admission is $6.00 per person. Children under the age of three are free of charge. Families of three or more are $5 each. You may pay at the door or purchase tickets in advance. The ticket price includes a delicious pasta dinner, beverage and dessert, plus entertainment from some of the music department’s award-winning groups, including the ska band, Inskagnito, the Sensations A Capella Choir, and individual vocalists singing pop and show tunes. For further information, please contact Lucia Diaz-Romero at (732) 207-8088 or email@example.com. Tickets are available: 1. at the door …
The UC Final boys varsity soccer game will take place Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Kean University.
The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Boys Varsity soccer team, ranked No. 1 by the Courier News Top 10, defeated Elizabeth High School 1-0 on Sunday night. SPFHS will match up against Governor Livingston High School who scored against Westfield in a shootout during the semi-finals, winning 2-1. Will you be at the big game on Friday night? Patch wants your photos! Let us know in the comment section if you want to submit your take on the final game.
Senior, Benjamin Oster, gets a composite score of 36 on the college placement test.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Senior, Benjamin Oster, scored the highest possible composite score of a 36 on the ACT, a college placement exam. At the Oct. 18 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes, announced Oster's accomplishment to the public and the rest of the board. She noted that less than one-tenth of one percent of students that take the ACT, earn this score. The board members along with Dr. Hayes applauded Oster, as well as all of the SPF teachers and administrators who helped him along the way. According to the Suburban News, last year there were out of 1.6 millions high school graduates, only 704 earned a composite score of 36. The ACT is a supplementary college placement exam, in addition to the …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Superintendent, Margaret W. Hayes, announced goals at Thursday's Board of Education meeting.
On Thursday, Oct. 11, Superintendent, Dr. Margaret W. Hayes, showed the board and attendees a presentation of goals the Board of Education is hoping to accomplish in the 2012-2013 school year. About seven concept and themes for goals were discussed. Here is a list of the goals: 1. Student Achievment 2. Technology 3. Service Learning - Board believes this is very imporant. 4. Global Awareness 5. Space/Facilities 6. World Language 7. Volunteer and Patronage The 2012-2013 goals will eventually be added to the Board of Education's website, spfk12.org.