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Teachers Convention Classes For Kids, Teens Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Youth Program will offer daytime classes for school-age children during the Teachers Convention break, Thursday-Friday, November 9-10, at the College’s Branchburg campus. Classes for students ages 6-14 will be offered focusing on such areas as science, virtual reality, coding, writing, cartooning, painting, sculpture and more….

Laser Concerts, Harry Potter Star Show Set At Planetarium

From a Harry Potter-themed star show, to laser rock concerts, to a program based on the Magic Tree House series, the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg has events for all ages and interests in November. The following shows have been scheduled: Magic Tree House: Space Mission, Friday, November…

North Hunterdon Coach Selected as NY Jets Coach of the Week

The New York Jets announced on October 12, 2017 that North Hunterdon High School Head Football Coach, Jared Mazzetta, has been named the week’s recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award fueled by Gatorade. Through Gatorade’s partnership, the monetary award to benefit the school’s…

Youth Enrichment Classes Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is offering a variety of youth enrichment classes starting in November. The following programs will be offered at the College’s Branchburg campus: Web Page Design: Students ages 8-10 are taught the many facets related to basic computer applications and web design. The class will be…

National Merit Commended Students at North and Voorhees

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District announced that the following 39 students have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. From Voorhees High School: Laura Chen, Peter Fiori, Timothy Gallagher, Nicole Garrett, Zachary Ogorzalek, Christopher Romero, John Roncoroni, and Alyssa Tombs. From North Hunterdon High…

RVCC Honors College Information Session Slated In November

Local high school seniors interested in learning more about Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Honors College are invited to attend an upcoming Information Session, November 1, at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Atrium at the College’s Branchburg campus. The evening will include information about admission to…

RVCC Women’s Volleyball Team Achieves National Top 10 Ranking

Raritan Valley Community College’s women’s volleyball team has become the first team in the College’s history—of any sport—to place in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) National Top 10 Rankings. Following its October 3 win against Bergen Community College, the RVCC women’s volleyball team is now 10th in the…

Recruitment Fair For Professional Development Instructors Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s Workforce Training Center (WTC) is seeking instructors with industry experience to teach professional development courses. The College will hold a Professional Development Instructor Recruitment Fair on Thursday, October 26, from 10 a.m.-noon. This event will be held in the WTC at the College’s Branchburg campus. Instructors…

Info sessions Oct. 12 and Oct. 24 will show off the benefits of HCVSD concentrations – Science-based academies make college and workforce connections

Two information sessions will introduce students and parents to the concentrated, career-focused style of instruction that is the hallmark of Hunterdon County Vocational School District (HCVSD) academies. The events on Thursday, Oct. 12 and Tuesday, Oct. 24 will allow guests to meet the teachers as they detail the curricula, instructional…

HUNTERDON CENTRAL National Merit Semifinalists Announced!

The 63rd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that four seniors from Hunterdon Central have been named as National Merit Semifinalists for 2017: Jack A. Lanza, Erin G. McGowan, Kent Mei and Kailash Raman. These academically talented students now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some…

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PTSA Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

  The PTSA is sponsoring a Pasta Dinner on October 6, 2017 in Cafeteria B 4:30-7:00 pm before the Homecoming Game Pasta, Salad, Bread, Beverages & Desserts $5 for Students & Seniors $10 for Adults All proceeds to benefit Project Graduation, a drug and alcohol-free post-graduation event for all NHHS…

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New Alumni Representative Named To RVCC Board

Edward Christopher Malley of Hillsborough has been chosen as the new alumni representative to the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees. Malley, who graduated from the College in May, is a student at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He…

NHHS Student Participates in World Youth Chess Championship

On Sept. 16th Angelica Chin departed for Montevideo, Uruguay to participate in the 2017 World Youth Chess Championship.   Approximately 400 players from 53 countries competed for a world championship title in their age category.   Angelica is part of the official US delegation, one of a 28-member team representing the United…

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NORTH VOORHEES Special Education Parent Advisory Council Meeting TONIGHT

The Special Education Parent Advisory Council, otherwise referred to as SEPAC, is a parent committee established to assist parents and families of adolescents with disabilities. SEPAC is comprised of parents interested in providing input and feedback, and are interested in facilitating communication and cooperation among parents, guardians, and school officials….

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FROM RVCC High School Seniors: Take 5 Steps This Fall For College Planning

For some, fall is all about foliage drives and pumpkin spice lattes. But for high school seniors, fall marks the kick-off of the TRUE college planning process. Up until now, you’ve probably started thinking about and researching colleges, and you may have even taken the ACT or SAT at the…

North Hunterdon High Baseball Player Selected for Power Showcase World Classic

North Hunterdon senior and Baseball player, Grant Sible, will participate in the 12th Annual World POWER SHOWCASE, being held in Miami at Marlins Park on December 27th to the 30th (2017). The event features the most prolific amateur players from around the world and provides the perfect center-stage opportunity in…

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National Merit Semifinalists from North and Voorhees

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District congratulates seven seniors named Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. At North Hunterdon High School, Semifinalists are Jordan Fernandes, Reed Montemurro, Prajeet Sarker, and Pranav Sharma.  At Voorhees High School, Semifinalists are Chloe Forenzo, Madeline Kearney and Christopher Sernas.  …

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RVCC First NJ Community College To Offer Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Beginning in January 2018, Raritan Valley Community College will be the first community college in New Jersey to offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree for an in-demand career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Occupational Therapy Assistants collaborate with Occupational Therapists to help people improve their functions so they can…

Voorhees Stars Softball Players Visit Two-Time Olympic Champion for Charity

On September 23, Hunterdon County’s most decorated Olympic Champion donated her time for a softball clinic sponsored by Go 4 the Goal charity. The fundraiser softball clinic was held at the Glover Field softball complex in Glendora, N.J.  The clinic was attended by players from the Voorhees Stars 12U travel…

Hunterdon County Teacher of the Year from North Hunterdon

Congratulations to North Hunterdon High School Music Teacher and Band Director, Mr. Vincent Angeline, for being named the Hunterdon County Teacher of the Year!  Mr. Angeline has been a teacher at North Hunterdon High School since 1991. He is now competing against the other county finalists to be named New…

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MOTORCYCLE ON FIELD AT CENTRAL FOOTBALL GAME

The Raritan Township Police Department conducted a trespassing and disorderly conduct investigation after during the home varsity football game at Hunterdon Central Regional High School on Friday, September 8. A motocross style motorcycle was driven onto the field. The rider entered a gate at the northeast end of the field…

EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP SCHOOL NAMED HONORABLE MENTION IN REGIONAL RECYCLING CONTEST

East Amwell Township School of Ringoes has been named an honorable mention in the “Recycled Playground Challenge,” courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 250 stores in the Northeast; and recycling pioneer TerraCycle. East Amwell Township School earned a total of 9,440 Playground…

RVCC Receives National Award For Diversity Initiatives

For the fourth time, Raritan Valley Community College has been honored with the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges…

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CLINTON SCHOOLS OPEN THURSDAY WATCH OUT FOR THE KIDS WALKING

Summer is quickly drawing to a close and students will soon be walking to school. We are asking all residents to please trim low-hanging branches and overgrown shrubs to make our sidewalks safe for our students, as well as ensure proper visibility for motorists.   According to Town Ordinance 130-7, entitled…

AT RVCC A Year Of Honors, Awards In 2016-2017

Raritan Valley Community College was celebrated for its many accomplishments during the 2016-2017 academic year. The College received national—and even international—recognition in such areas as service to the community, environmental stewardship, diversity and leadership initiatives, efforts to assist veterans, student projects and more. Following are some highlights of the year’s…

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NORTH VOORHEES Board Hires New Administrators

At its meeting on August 15th, the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education hired candidates for the positions of Assistant Superintendent of Schools and Principal of North Hunterdon High School.   The Board of Education approved North Hunterdon High School Principal, Dr. Richard A. Bergacs, to be…

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Hunt. Cty Library Amateur Photo Show Deadline Sep 29

The Hunterdon County Library Amateur Photography Show will be on display at HCL Headquarters, Rt. 12 Flemington, during the month of October 2017. It is open to residents of Hunterdon County. Entry forms are available at HCL Headquarters, the North County Branch Library, the South County Branch Library or online…

Music Festival, Scottish Folk Band Slated At RVCC Theatre

The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg will kick off its 2017-2018 season in September on a high note with performances by a Scottish folk band and a two-day music festival. North Sea Gas will lead off the Theatre’s CLUB 28 series Thursday, September 14, with shows at…

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There’s Still Time To Register For Fall At RVCC!

We hope you’re soaking in those last rays of summer sun—because fall will be here before we know it! At Raritan Valley Community College, fall classes begin Wednesday, September 6. And believe it or not, there’s still time to register! Whether you’re a “late decider” or simply feel inspired to…

RVCC Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season

From musical theatre productions of Legally Blonde and A Chorus Line, to Flamenco dancing and The Capitol Steps’ timely political humor, to holidays favorites like A Christmas Carol and circus-style performances for young children—The Theatre at RVCC’s 2017-2018 season has something to entice audiences of all ages and interests. The…

There’s Still Time To Register For Fall At RVCC!

We hope you’re soaking in those last rays of summer sun—because fall will be here before we know it! At Raritan Valley Community College, fall classes begin Wednesday, September 6. And believe it or not, there’s still time to register! Whether you’re a “late decider” or simply feel inspired to…

VOORHEES STARS DEFEAT SKYLANDS PRIDE FOR THREE-PEAT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

On July 21, the Voorhees Stars defeated the Skylands Pride by a 5-0 score to win their third consecutive Mid-States Girls Softball League Championship in the High School Division. The game was played at Voorhees High School. The Stars were led by starting pitcher Alanna Pearson, who put on a…

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North Hunterdon HIGH Tennis Courts Closed

The Tennis Courts at North Hunterdon High School are closed until further notice for renovation.

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Tools 4 School Program

Help Hundreds of Hunterdon Kids Be Better Prepared for School through United Way’s Tools 4 School Program Summer may have just started but United Way of Hunterdon County (UWHC) is already planning for back-to school with its annual Tools 4 School supply drive. The program provides 1,300 school supply kits…

Winners of the Eleventh Annual Rural Awareness Scholar Award Essay Contest

Winners of the Eleventh Annual Rural Awareness Scholar Award Essay Contest were announced at the Franklin Township School awards program on June 14 in Quakertown. Rural Awareness member Lloyd Wismer recognized ten students. Fifth grade winners for 2017 are Madilyn Thompson, first place; Olivia Luciano, second place; and William Peck,…

Workshops To Help Teachers Better Understand New Science Standards Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg will host 120 K-12 educators from throughout the state this summer during two weeks of workshops designed to help them better understand the exciting and challenging shifts in science teaching and learning demanded by New Jersey’s new science standards. The RVCC Science Institute…

Hunterdon Central Regional High School District Receives First Place Communications Award for Website Design/Content

Hunterdon Central Regional High School District has earned first place in the Website Category in the 2017 New Jersey School Public Relations Association School Communication Awards. The ceremony awarded public relations professionals in the areas of Branding, Media Relations- Human Interest, School Newsletters, Social Media, Special Interest Publication, Video and…

Open Seats on Board of Education – north voorhees

  The following open seats on the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education will be on the November 7, 2017 General and School Elections Ballot.  Anyone interested in serving on the Board of Education will need to submit a nominating petition to the County Clerk no later…

RVCC Planetarium Sets Star Shows, Laser Concerts, Special Programs In July

From laser concerts and star shows, to special Harry Potter-themed shows and even summertime Halloween and Christmas programs, the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium has programs for all ages and interests in July. In addition, with the “Great American Solar Eclipse” set for August 21, many of the Planetarium’s shows…

High Bridge Knights of Columbus Award Scholarships

St. Joseph Council 10627 in High Bridge awarded scholarships to seven high school graduates: four at St. Joseph Parish, High Bridge, and three at St. John Neumann Parish, Califon.  Recipients were Annemarie Gregory, Ashley Gallagher, Claire Ayotte and Jonathan Raefski in High Bridge and Alexa Johnson, Morgan D’Avella, Samantha Brynildsen…

Clinton Native Honored as Savannah College of Art and Design Distinguished Graduate

Clinton, NJ native. Erin Ward (M.F.A., Historic Preservation) was honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award from the School of Building Arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). During her time at SCAD, Ward was also awarded the 2017 MFA Thesis Award for Exceptional Achievement and inducted into the Tau Sigma…

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RVCC To Hold June Open House For Prospective Students

Members of the community are invited to attend a Summer Open House at Raritan Valley Community College on Thursday, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. The event, designed for 2017 high school graduates and adults who are interested in pursuing a college degree or certificate, will be held in the Conference…

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RVCC Testing Center Earns National Recognition

The Raritan Valley Community College Testing Center has received “Test Center Certification” by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Certification criteria is very rigorous and is based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs. RVCC…

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Never Too Late: Adult Learning At RVCC

When you think “college student,” it’s easy to imagine a carefree 19-year-old addicted to Snapchat and skinny jeans. But adult enrollment is on the rise at colleges nationwide, thanks to an increase in online learning capabilities and other benefits to attract what some term “nontraditional students.” At Raritan Valley Community…

NORTH VOORHEES Student Councils Win Awards

The Student Councils of North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools attended the NJ Association of Student Councils (NJASC) Spring Awards Program and General Session at Six Flags on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. It is here that each school received the Community Smile Award for their students’ ongoing commitment to volunteering….

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RVCC Graduate Receives Paralegal Studies Award

Lorren M. Rago of Bridgewater, a 2017 graduate of Raritan Valley Community College, is the recipient of the Baker and Rannells Paralegal Studies Student Graduate Award. Rago was presented with the honor at RVCC’s Academic Awards Ceremony, held May 10 at the College’s Branchburg campus. The award was established by…

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Hunterdon Central Calendar Changes

At the May 22, 2017 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the following changes to the 2016-2017 School Calendar: June 12, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half Day (Noon Dismissal for Students) June 13, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half Day (Noon Dismissal for Students) / Last Day for Students June 14, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half…

Thanks to the North Community for supporting the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life MORE THAN 75 K RAISED

North Hunterdon HS would like to thank the North Community, Students, Teachers and Administrators who came out Friday night to support the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life event.  It was amazing to see so many people participate who helped us surpass our goal of $75,000 and counting. Thank…

RVCC Applauds New Bus Route To Run From N. Plainfield To College

Raritan Valley Community College applauds the expansion of a bus route that will enhance transportation options for students commuting from North Plainfield to the College’s Branchburg campus. The expanded route for Somerset County’s CAT-2R (Community Access Transit) shuttle system will offer peak-hour service from North Plainfield to the College from…

North Hunterdon Seeks Assistant Boys Soccer Coach

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District is seeking an Assistant Boys Soccer Coach at North Hunterdon High School for the Fall 2017-2018 season. If you are interested, please contact John Deutsch, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at North Hunterdon High School, at 908-735-2846 ext. 6401.              …

Thomas Flynn, a Junior at North Hunterdon High School, Performs at Carnegie Hall for His Second Time

Photo  1) Thomas Flynn performs at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall for his second time As a result of placing in the Piano Teachers Congress of New York’s Honors Program Competition in April of 2017, Thomas Flynn, a junior at North Hunterdon High School, was honored to have the chance to perform at…

CC of Morris NAMES Clara Fischer from North Hunterdon High School WINNER OF STATEWIDE HIGH SCHOOL PHOTO CONTEST

The Photo Club at County College of Morris (CCM) recently announced the winners of its fifth annual photography contest for New Jersey high school students. This year’s sponsor, Millburn Camera ASAP Photo, provided first-, second- and third-prize gift certificates. Winning First Place with a $300 gift certificate was Clara Fischer…

SUSPICIOUS COMMUNICATION RECEIVED BY CLINTON TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT – prosecutor is on the case

  Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and Clinton Township Police Officer in Charge Lt. Doug Higgins announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Clinton Township Police Department is ongoing into a suspicious communication received by the…

LEAD FOUND IN WATER AGAIN AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL

Hunterdon Central Regional High School recently completed State-required water testing for lead, throughout the campus. Results were received late on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Of the 103 water samples taken from locations throughout the school, 2 came back  over the State limit of 15 parts per billion. Those locations were:…

Voorhees High School senior wins most prestigious merit based scholarship at Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C. – Sydney Stoter of Califon, New Jersey, is one of six high school seniors to be awarded Appalachian State University’s most prestigious, merit-based scholarship, which covers full institutional costs as well as an additional $10,000 experiential learning stipend. Stoter is the daughter of Kenneth and Cynthia Stoter. The…

LETTER – bill banning smokeless tobacco in schools earns committee approval

The use of smokeless tobacco on public school grounds is prohibited by legislation sponsored by Assemblyman David C. Russo and passed today by the Assembly Education Committee. Russo’s bill (A493) establishes escalating fines for any violation of the prohibition. It advanced by a 9-0 vote. “According to experts, more than…

Special Open House For Adult Students Slated At RVCC

Adults who are considering returning to college or those who have never attended college are invited to a special Adult Open House at Raritan Valley Community College, Thursday, June 1, from 5-7 p.m., in the Conference Center at the College’s Branchburg campus. The event will include information about transferring college…

AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL Life Skills Class Receives Innovations in Special Education Award

Congratulations to Special Services teachers Colleen Rossetti and Amy Staats, and the students in their Life Skills class who were selected as recipients of an Innovations in Special Education award presented by the New Jersey School Boards and ASAH. The criteria for the award was the program’s degree of innovation,…

Governor Tom Kean’s Commencement Address AT RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) awarded associate degrees and certificates to close to 1,300 graduates at its commencement, held Saturday, May 13, in the Gymnasium at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Watch the video

North Hunterdon Relay for Life – May 19th

NORTH HUNTERDON RELAY FOR LIFE Friday, May 19, 2017 5:00 PM in the Theater for Opening Ceremonies 5:30-10:00 PM on Singley Field Please Join us! Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and…

Hunterdon County Polytech to Send Seven Students to SkillsUSA National Competition

Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical School saw a school-record 17 students take home first-place gold medals at the New Jersey SkillsUSA Championship held at the Garden State Exhibit Center. Seven of those students qualified for the national competition in Louisville, Ky., June 19-23. Qualifiers are currently preparing for competition on a…

The 2nd Annual Tewksbury Education Foundation Tiger Trot 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk & 5K

WHO: Runners and walkers of all ages. WHAT: Both the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and 5K will take place at Christie Hoffman Farm Park in Tewksbury, NJ. The fun run/walk and 5K are trail courses through the beautiful countryside of Tewksbury Township. Due to insurance and safety requirements, the following…

Public Notice: Voorhees Stars Girls Softball Try-Outs for 8U and 10U Teams

WANT TO BE A STAR? Come join the fun and compete with the Voorhees Stars Girls Softball program for Fall League games! The Stars were formed in 1996 and inspired by former Voorhees High School alumna and two-time Olympic gold medal champion player for the United States softball team, Michele…

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HUNTERDON Prevention Resources, Harvest FSC, and Safe Communities Coalition Partnering with Delaware Valley Schools to Present “Hidden in Plain Sight”

Please join Prevention Resources, Inc., in partnership with the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon/Somerset, Harvest Family Success Center, Alexandria Middle School, Holland Township Middle School, Delaware Valley High School, and the DEA, for a special presentation  “Hidden in Plain Sight”. The event will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017,…

Holland TWP School to be recognized for exceptional achievement in Greening

On May 24, 2017, the students and staff of Holland Township Elementary School of Milford, NJ will be recognized by New Jersey Audubon and National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula.  The school…

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VHS 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 9 Lilly Barozzini, Daniel Doyon, Sophia El-Zahr, Lucia Gurrieri, Emily Kearney, Lauren Kokoskie, Kathryn McComb, Kiera McLaughlin, Luke Norris, Madison Ogorzalek Grade 10 Gillian Anthony, Naomi Benenson, Mikayla Berman, Jacqueline Braida, Warren Cheng, Olivia DeBiasse, Kristin Doyon, Mary-Kate Etheridge, Samantha Farr, Owen Flatley, Vivian Garrido-Ruiz, Rebecca…

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RVCC Honors College Students Present Independent Study Projects

Seventeen students in Raritan Valley Community College’s Honors College presented their independent “Capstone Course” projects as part of a half-day symposium, held May 2 at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Topics ran the gamut of subjects—from “A Moving Robotic Hand,” to “Combining Virtual Reality with Drones,” to “The Impact of the…

Under One Roof: Welcome To The NEW RVCC Workforce Training Center!

Raritan Valley Community College has been hard at work building a new, state-of-the-art facility to house its career training programs under one roof. On May 23, 2017, the Workforce Training Center will officially open, ushering in a new era of hands-on learning at the RVCC campus. This new 47,000 square…

North Hunterdon High School will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 25,

North Hunterdon High School will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 7:30am to 3:30pm in the main gym.  Walk-ins are welcome and will be given priority in line.  Students age 17 and older are eligible to donate with signed permission slip (NHHS Blood Drive Letter…

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NJ Biology Competency Test Information

The state-mandated New Jersey Biology Competency Test will be administered to students currently taking Biology on Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1.  Only the regular bus schedule will be run on these days.  All students who are testing will report to the main gym at 7:45am.  All other students…

Ringoes School Competing in Recycled Playground Challenge

East Amwell Township School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 260 stores in the Northeast; and recycling pioneer TerraCycle. East Amwell Township School…

Ringoes Native Leading TCNJ Student Habitat for Humanity Club for Trenton Build

approximately 20 TCNJ students from the college’s Habitat for Humanity Club, including club president and Ringoes native Kerstin Baran (Hunterdon Central High School), will participate in a build on Saturday, April 28. The build will take place from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm at 522-534 N Clinton Ave, Trenton, NJ…

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Columbia University Professor To Speak At RVCC On Non-Fake News

Dr. Michael Schudson, Professor of Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, will speak on “Reclaiming Non-Fake News: Democratic, Professional, Imperfect,” Monday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College. The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Conference Center at…

RVCC Enactus Teams Wins Eighth Consecutive Regional Competition with Two Hunterdon Students

For the eighth consecutive year, the Raritan Valley Community College Enactus team was named Regional League Champion at the Enactus Regional Competition, held March 31 in Washington, DC. Enactus is an international organization of student teams, guided by academic and business leaders, that creates and implements entrepreneurial projects that empower…

Gymnastics Unlimited USAG Level 8-9 Eastern Championships

This past weekend, Gymnastics Unlimited’s USAG Level 8 and 9 teams competed in the Eastern Championships in Lansing, Michigan. Regional championships take all of a region’s best state championship gymnasts and have them compete against one another. The top seven all-around winners go to nationals. Danielle of Level 9 won…

HUNTERDON Students Honored With Annual Robeson Awards

  Fifty-seven middle and high school students from Somerset and Hunterdon counties were honored for their achievements at the 27th Annual Paul Robeson Youth Achievement Awards Reception, held April 6 at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg. The evening featured a keynote address by Dr. Gloria Boseman, PhD, RN,…

Hunterdon Preparatory School Hosts Evening of Support

On Thursday, April 27th, Hunterdon Preparatory School will host its Evening of Support fundraiser at The Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ.  The evening, designed to celebrate and support the thousands of students whose lives have been transformed through the School’s innovative “Outside the Box” program, offers a variety of…

Governor Kean To Speak At RVCC Commencement

The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, who served as Governor of New Jersey from 1982-1990 and President of Drew University, will deliver the commencement address at Raritan Valley Community College’s 48th annual spring commencement, Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m. Governor Kean will receive an honorary degree during the ceremony, which…

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NORTH VHS TO HOLD PUBLIC BUDGET MEETING

Public Budget Hearing Posted: April 12, 2017 | Entry Type: Post The public hearing on the 2017-2018 budget will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00pm in the district administration office at 1445 State Route 31, Annandale, NJ 08801.

On Thurs April 13, The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (NJ) Presents Two Concerts With France’s Acoustic Guitar Master Pierre Bensusan!

On Thursday April 13, France’s acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan continues his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada with 2 concerts on the same day at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College! Winner of the Independent Music Award, in the Live Performance Album category for his latest triple live album “Encore” (2014), “Rose d’Or” of the Montreux Festival for his first album, “Près de Paris”…

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Information Sessions For RVCC Automotive Program Slated

Learn more about Raritan Valley Community College’s Automotive Technology program at two upcoming Information Sessions, April 26 and May 25, both from 3-4:30 p.m. The events will be held in the Automotive Lab, located in RVCC’s new Workforce Training Center, at the College’s Branchburg campus. During the sessions, prospective students…

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Information Sessions For RVCC Cosmetology, Esthetics Programs Set

Learn more about Raritan Valley Community College’s Cosmetology program and its new Esthetics (skin care) program at two upcoming information sessions, April 25 and May 16, both from 5-6:30 p.m. The sessions will be held at the new Cosmetology Salon in the Workforce Training Center at the College’s Branchburg campus….

Legally Blonde the Musical Tickets starts tonight at VHS

The Voorhees Drama Club is performing Legally Blonde the Musical, beginning next week (April 6, 7 and 8 at 7pm and April 9 at 2pm). Ticket prices are: Students/Staff/Senior Citizens = $10 in advance, Adults = $12, All tickets at the door cost $12. To order tickets in advance, please fill out the following order form: Legally Blonde…

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RVCC Foundation To Host Forum On Philanthropy

The public is invited to attend “Philanthropy in Action: Two Sides of the Coin,” a forum hosted by the Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Foundation, Thursday, May 18, from 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the College. Doors open at 8 a.m. for registration, continental breakfast, and networking. The forum…

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Information Sessions With Campus Tours Set At RVCC In April

Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Admissions Information Session in April. The sessions, which will include campus tours, will be held Fridays, April 14 (Conference Room, Room 101), April 21 (College Center, C010) and April 28 (Conference Center, Room 101), all from…

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RVCC Student Named Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar

Emily Stratton of Phillipsburg, a student at Raritan Valley Community College, has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in…

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Film Screening, Panel Discussion On Opiate Addiction Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College will present a film screening of the documentary, Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict, Wednesday, April 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The program, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Conference Center (Room B) at the…

RVCC Board Of Trustees Passes FY 2018 Budget

The Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees approved a $54.9 million operating budget for FY 2018 at its meeting held Tuesday, March 21. The operating budget anticipates level funding from the State of New Jersey and the Counties of Somerset and Hunterdon. The budget includes $750,000 in cost savings…

RVCC To Present Author Lecture, Theatre Performance Focusing On Japanese Internment During World War II

Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg will present several events this spring, including an author lecture and theatrical performance, focusing on the theme of Japanese internment in the United States during World War II. The programs are all part of the College’s “One Book” project, featuring Julie Otsuka’s novel, When…

COUNTY STUDY FINDS NEW JERSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGES STUDENTS SAVE THE MOST IN TUITION

ON A NATIONAL AVERAGE, COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS SAVE $11,377 ON 60 CREDITS, THE EQUIVALENT OF A TWO-YEAR PROGRAM. IN COMPARISON, STUDENTS IN NEW JERSEY WHO CHOOSE TO ATTEND A COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND THEN TRANSFER TO A FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO EARN A BACHELOR’S DEGREE SAVE $20,993 ON THE COST…

Chestnut Hill College Signs Transfer Agreement With RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg and Chestnut Hill College (CHC) have signed a new agreement that will allow students to seamlessly transfer to the four-year college located on the northwestern edge of Philadelphia. The “Dual Admissions, Transfer and Core-to-Core Agreement” stipulates that students who receive an associate degree…

A TREND COMING TO HUNTERDON? Bloomsbury Elementary School and Greenwich Township School Districts Regionalization Discussions The question: To regionalize or stay independent?

The outcome will affect Bloomsbury students, property values and taxes. Be informed – attend meetings. Important Dates: Mon. March 20 BES Board of Education and budget meeting 7pm in BES all purpose room Thurs. March 23 Regionalization Feasibility Study presentation 7pm in BES all purpose room the 400+ page Feasibility…

RVCC To Hold Saturday Open House In April

Members of the community are invited to attend an Open House at Raritan Valley Community College on Saturday, April 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event, designed for prospective students and their families, will be held in the Conference Center at the College’s Branchburg campus. Those who attend…

North Students Win 2nd Place in NJ Battle of the Books

North Hunterdon High School readers won second place in the 2017 NJ High School Battle of the Books competition in Highland Park on March 9, 2017. The High School Battle of the Books challenges students to read nine novels and then work as teams to answer trivia questions about the…

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Hidden in Plain Sight Presentation Clinton Township Middle School,

Hidden in Plain Sight, a presentation sponsored by Hunterdon Prevention Resources and Safe Communities Coalition in partnership with Clinton Township Middle School, will provide attendees with tools to recognize the signs that a child might be using drugs or alcohol.  Attendees will also view a mock teen bedroom and get tips on how…

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RVCC Dance Professor Receives Artist Fellowship

Loretta Fois of Branchburg, Raritan Valley Community College Associate Professor of Dance, has received a 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship Award from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Fois has been honored in the Choreography category and she will use the $8,600 award toward professional development and the creation…

The VHS Vikings win the Inaugural Unified Sports Basketball game 42-40 in a buzzer beater over the Lions

Congratulations to the Vikings of Voorhees for winning the Inaugural Unified Sports Basketball game against the Lions of North Hunterdon 42-40 tonight in a superb inclusive community event at North Hunterdon High School. The Vikings were led by the dominating inside play of super freshmen Bruce Fujihuara who led all…

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Astronomy And Music Show For Children With Autism, Developmental Disabilities Set At RVCC

The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Planetarium in Branchburg will present “The Sky Above,” Saturdays, April 1 and May 6. Both events will begin at 5 p.m. and last for approximately 45 minutes. The astronomy and music show is specially designed for families with children on the Autism spectrum or…

HIGH BRIDGE STUDENTS DOMINATE Diocese of Metuchen Spelling Bee

On Saturday, March 5, eighth grade students from Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren counties participated in the annual Diocese of Metuchen Spelling Bee conducted at St. Ann Church in Raritan.  The event was open to students who advanced through local and district spelling bees conducted by Knights of Columbus councils…

First Part Of Annual Student Art Exhibition Set At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department will present the annual RVCC Student Art Exhibition in two installments again this year. The first exhibition runs from March 23-April 7, in the Art Gallery at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Part II of the exhibition will run from April…