Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Ridge, Bernards High and The Pingry School all compete; Ridge sets some school records.
Wednesday, April 10
The Pingry School, Ridge High School, and Bernards High School were competitiors with eight other county schools in this past weekend's Somerset County Relays, held at Ridge in Bernards Township. Among the finishes, Ridge's Sprint Medley team of Tyler Jurewicz, Connor Collins, Alex Schraer, and James Murphy set a school record of 3:41.3. And Ridge's Andrew Claps added his school record triple jump of 41-0.5 to Connor Collins' leap to take home gold for Ridge. On the girls' side, Ridge finished fourth, just 2 points ahead of fifth place Bernards. Pingry was eighth, according to information from the Ridge team. The Bernards Distance Medley team of Laura Quintana, Brooke Savoye, Sydney Rudin, and Zoe Wojtech won their event in 12:41.2. The …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Pingry takes game, but Bernards' Mueller hits home run.
Bernards High School's varsity softball team met up with Pingry's team at Bernards on Monday afternoon, and the game went to Pingry, 5-1. However, second baseman Amy Mueller, (10) batting 2-3, hit a homer for Bernards. Bernards' pitcher was Nicole Robertson (37). Season records now are 1-2 for Bernards, and 3-1 for Pingry. Here is this week's athletic schedule for Bernards High's spring sports. _ Photos and information from Terry Boudreau
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Variety of core-class offerings for middle school and high school students.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
'Oben Flag Football Fundamentals' is open to all students enter grades 1 to 8 student at Pingry’s Basking Ridge campus in July.
Friday, February 15, 2013
At schoolwide event on MLK Day, one project is making blankets for hospitalized children for Basking Ridge-based Bryan's Dream Foundation.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Bridgewater resident Morgan Thompson wrote an article published in a prestigious journal.
Bridgewater resident, and current Pingry School science teacher, Morgan Thompson recently had an article she wrote published in the scientific journal, “Nature Structural & Molecular Biology,” one of the most prestigious in the field of biology. “When the paper was accepted, I was extremely excited,” she said. “It was an honor to have my work published by the Nature Publishing Group, knowing that my work would receive a great deal of exposure in the scientific community.” The article was published in the December 2012 issue of the journal. The article Thompson wrote stemmed from a question of how cells move around inside the body. Her work focused on examining the structure of two proteins and how they interact at an atomic level. By …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Jason Murdock is holding a basketball clinic at The Pingry School in Bernards Township.
He started as an international professional basketball player, traveling to China, Portugal, Poland and South America—and now he is imparting his knowledge to Somerset County students as a coach at The Pingry School in the Martinsville section of Bernards Township. Jason Murdock, the boys varsity basketball head coach at the school, is running weekend clinics for the next few weeks with Courtney Tierney, the girls basketball coach. “We are running weekend clinics at Pingry that promote basketball fundamental skill at an intense level of training,” said Murdock, who himself is a Bridgewater-Raritan High School graduate. “In our first weekend, we had 30 students from grades five through eight.” “The program focuses on team play and …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Bernards, Bedminster and Somerset Hills school districts returned the Martin Luther King holiday to calendar after Sandy.
The prolonged absence from school that Superstorm Sandy caused in school districts in the Somerset Hills area had school officials scrambling afterward to find scheduled holidays to take off the school calendar — and the national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was uniformly put back on the schedule. But that doesn't mean that holiday, and King, will go unrecognized. The public school systems in Bernards Township, Bedminster and for the Somerset Hills regional school district are each planning events and educational presentations about the slain civil rights leader. And The Pingry School, which is located in the Martinsville section of Bernards but draws students from the region, will through The Pingry School Parents’ …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Parents invited to free information fair this Thursday evening.
This Thursday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., The Pingry School in the Martinsville section of Bernards Township will host its first NJAIS Diversity School Fair for parents interested in private schools prekindergarten through grade 12, according to information from the schools. This is the first year that Pingry will hold the fair, said Greg Waxberg, communications writer for Pingry, which has its upper campus in Bernards and lower campus in Short Hill. Admission is free, he said. About 30 independent schools will participate in the school fair, Waxberg said. Among the participating independent schools will be the Far Hills Country Day School, for students in prekindergarten through grade 8, on Route 202 in Bernardsville. "This is a wonderful …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Talented teens' artwork on display through May at Fresh Perspectives exhibition at Morris Museum.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The work of student artists from Ridge High School, The Pingry School and Gill St. Bernard's is being shown among than 50 pieces by New Jersey high school artists to be on view in the 23rd annual Fresh Perspectives exhibition at the Morris Museum from April 5 through May 27. All artists selected for Fresh Perspectives will be awarded a certificate of participation at an opening reception on Wednesday, April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. The included students from Ridge High School are Chris DeLorenzo, Gia Farooqi, Kathleen Lau, Rachel Velasquez, Maja Wittrod. Other student artists from the Somerset Hills are Caroline Freinberg, Jonathan Freinberg and James Ross from Pingry, also in Bernards Township; and Sarah Hassett and Harrison Loomis from Gill …