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Past articles by Mary:

Sparking scientific curiosity in Westfield schools

Students in Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools teamed up and competed in a Science Olympiad on Jan. 28 for a second consecutive year. → Read More

Teaching the holocaust and genocide in Westfield schools

On Monday afternoons this fall, after the school day has ended, a group of Westfield teachers meet in a room at Westfield High School to further their own education. → Read More

Westfield teacher awarded Philhower Fellowship

Mary Montes, a first-grade teacher at Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield, is the 2018 recipient of the Westfield Rotary Club’s Philhower Fellowship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the elementary school level. → Read More

Westfield schools volunteer shares love of reading for more than a decade

Westfield resident William O’Herron has been reading to third-graders at Washington School each week for the past 12 years. → Read More

Westfield male students connect at 'The Guy Thing 2018'

About 75 male students from Westfield High School gathered for The Guy Thing 2018, designed to connect teens with their peers and caring adults → Read More

Charitable spirit alive and well in Westfield schools

Fifteen Westfield High School juniors and sophomores were honored by the Community Food Bank of NJ for collecting more than 5,000 pounds of food items → Read More

Westfield Public Schools host comprehensive PD sessions for staff

The Westfield Public School District participated in wide-ranging professional development sessions on Feb. 15 and 16. → Read More

Empowering middle school girls with simple messages

There’s a new look in one of the girls’ bathrooms at Warren Middle School, aimed at reinforcing positive messages to empower girls → Read More

Warren schools continue tradition of giving

Warren Township Schools and its student service clubs continue a rich tradition of giving this season. → Read More

Warren students talk with 'real-life Auggie'

As the movie "Wonder" premiered Nov. 17, students in the Warren Township School District gets the chance to make real-life connections to the film → Read More

Woodland School recognized at Blue Ribbon ceremony in Washington

Woodland School Principal Jeffrey Heaney, teacher Adam Yenish and Superintendent Matthew Mingle joined 300 public and private schools to be recognized → Read More

Warren schools install environmentally friendly refillable water stations

Twelve new bottle-filling stations were installed across the Warren school district (4 at the middle school and 2 in each at the elementary schools) → Read More

Warren Township Schools welcome back students and staff

There were smiling faces as Warren Township Schools welcomed back students and staff for the start of the new school year. Students disembarked buses on Sept. 7 → Read More

Mt. Horeb School is way station for young musicians

The group of about 150 young adults and 30 staff members and volunteers stopped in Warren at Mt. Horeb School for some much needed rest before moving onto their next competitive performance in Clifton. → Read More

History comes alive for Warren students

Eighth graders from Warren Middle School took a historical look back at what was then called the Middlebrook Encampment and is now the site of Angelo L. Tomaso School. → Read More

Warren instructors teach students about Holocaust through poetry

Using a grant she received three years ago to support Holocaust education, Central School Reach teacher Jill Zimmer purchased a classroom set of I Never Saw a Butterfly and, working with Grade 5 teacher Jennifer SanAntonio, the two came up with a powerful 5th grade language arts unit. → Read More

Mindfulness at Woodland School

As part of a continuing pilot program at Woodland School, guidance counselor Diane Langworthy took advantage of recent good weather to conduct an outdoor mindfulness session focused on slowing down and taking note of Mother Earth. “We recently celebrated Earth Day,” Langworthy told a gathering of kindergartners and first-graders sitting criss-cross, applesauce on the school’s basketball court.… → Read More

Genius Hour at Mt. Horeb School

Genius Hour empowers students to take risks and to not be afraid to fail → Read More

Warren Township schools celebrate poetry

Warren Township Schools celebrate "Poem in your Pocket Day" → Read More

Warren Middle School names new principal

At its May 8 meeting, the Warren Township Board of Education approved George J. Villar as Warren Middle School’s next principal. → Read More