Friday, May 17, 2013
The Highlanders hosted a hit-a-thon to raise money for the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
On May 6 the Governor Livingston Highlander baseball teams took a swing at cancer by holding a "Hit-A-Thon" to raise money for the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. The Hit-A-Thon was a great success raising $2,000. Head baseball coach Chris Roof commented, "we have great kids on this team and they were excited about the competition but they were even more excited about helping a great cause. Our community really stepped up and contributed". The GL baseball team continues it's season Friday at Scotch Plains and Saturday at Snyder Field against Rahway.
First Honors is awarded to students with an average of A or higher (4.0) and no grade lower than a C. Second Honors is awarded to students with an average at or above the midpoint between A and B+ (3.7) and no grade lower than a C.
James C. DeAngelo, ’85, Principal of Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, has announced that the following local residents have attained honor roll status for the third marking period of 2012-2013: Mountainside: Andrew Dellachiaie, '15 achieved First Honors. Westfield: James Reynolds, '13, Emmet Flanigan, '14, Conor Gelson, '14, William Fitzpatrick, '16, and John Lovito, '16, achieved First Honors. William Lavelle, '13, Tyler Schiavo, '13, Nicholas Angeli, '14, Conor Finn, '14, Christopher Lee, '15, Joseph Manganello, '15, Robert Brancatella, '16, and James Tanella, '16, achieved Second Honors. Honorable Mention was earned by Joseph Burke, '13, Kevin Mikovits, '13, Andrew Githens, '15, and Matthew McIlroy, '16. First Honors is awarded to …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The New Providence children's center will be promoting CATCH's the healthy eating and movement activities among their young charges.
The Santa Fe Center of New Providence has become part of the CATCH Program, geared toward children. For 25 years, CATCH - which stands for "Coordinated Approach to Child Health" - has been the #1 health promotion and childhood obesity prevention program in the country. The Junior League of Summit helped the Santa Fe Center obtain the program, the Center said in their newsletter. "...the goal of improving the health of our children through education and planned gross motor activities" is why the Center so cherishes the CATCH Program. They were given approximately $2,000 of gym equipment to augment the activities suggested by the CATCH Program. The curriculum guides — workbook and printed cards — takes the teacher and children through a …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Look here for the drop off locations that will help Governor Livingston High School's PTO efforts for Project Graduation.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Sgt. Thomas Rich of AlwaysConnected.org will be at Governor Livingston High School to train parents in how to keep their kids safe and bully-free in cyberspace.
Are you worried about your child's safety in an age of constant contact? Then you'll want to attend a free seminar on how to keep your kids safe from all forms of cyber bullying and online chatting, and how new technology makes it easier for kids to be mean to one another. Sgt. Thomas Rich of Always Connected.org, who has given almost 500 presentations and spoken to over 100,000 children within the last 5 years, will be discussing those issues with parents at Governor Livingston High School on Tuesday, May 7, at 7:30 pm. May 7. Recently featured on Good Morning America and The Nancy Grace Show, Sgt. Rich has been traveling the country to make parents and kids aware of what's going on, and how they can protect themselves. His presentation…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Elementary School Students in Berkeley Heights recently participated in a Guinness World Record for Autism Awareness.
Tuesday, April 30
On April 22, 2013 at 1:15 p.m. Mary Kay McMillin Early Childhood Center and all the Elementary Schools in the Berkeley Heights School District participated in a Guinness World Record for Autism Awareness. The 282 students and staff at Mountain Park School each blew bubbles of hope to the skies above in honor of those families we love and support. Bubbles are symbols of joy, hope and laughter and bring people together. hey did just that on this day. Everyone at Mountain Park had a great time as they blew their bubbles together and created a new awareness of families facing autism.All the participants will be recorded and entered towards the Guinness World Record which currently stands at 34,529. By Angela Penna
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Governor Livingston High School's PTO is holding a foodie event at L'Affaire on April 29
Calling all Foodies! The Governor Livingston High School PTO is holding its inaugural Taste of the Towns event on Monday, April 29, at L’Affaire in Mountainside beginning at 7 p.m. This culinary experience will feature some of the best local restaurants and caterers from Berkeley Heights and surrounding areas, each bringing a signature dish, dessert or beverage for you to enjoy. Try amazing culinary creations from Strega Italian Bistro, Mosaico, GrilleStone, Zappia’s, Negeen Persian Grill, Paolo’s Kitchen, Deena’s Delights, Feast Catering, Outback Steakhouse or Beyond Delicious. Pair that with beers and wines from Trap Rock Brewery and Stew Leonard’s Wines. Finish with desserts and coffees from Bake You Crazy, Yogoccino and Starbucks. A…
Both high schools were among 11 in the 7th congressional district to make U.S. News and World Report's list of best New Jersey high schools.
Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) congratulated New Providence High School and Governor Livingston High School, two of the eleven Seventh District high schools recognized by U.S. News and World Report as among the best in the State of New Jersey and the Nation. "I am proud to congratulate the eleven Seventh District high schools for being named among the best in New Jersey and recognized nationally by U.S. News and World Report's annual best schools in America," said Lance in a statement released by his office. "This national recognition is testament to the hard work and dedication of students, teachers and parents and I am proud to represent these schools in Congress." Seventh District schools included in U.S. News and World Report's top…
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The school is holding its sixth annual fundraiser.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The school held its first-ever art show.
Thursday, April 25
On April 14, the halls of Salt Brook Elementary School were transformed into an art gallery when the school presented its first-ever all-school art show. Working with art teacher Michelle Hoogerhyde, each student had the opportunity to choose a favorite piece of art they completed during the school year, amounting to well over 600 pieces of art displayed on the hallway walls. Also on display were sixth grade reproductions that were done in groups. Excitement and pride filled the school as students searched the walls for their art and shared their work with family and friends. Evident were the countless hours spent creating the art and the equal amount of time spent selecting, mounting and hanging the work. Sponsored by the Salt Brook …