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MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Thursday, May 6
- Lower School Spring Concert at 7 p.m. in the AP Room

- Booster Club meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Upper Snowdon Library

Friday, May 7
- Middle School "Rising Star Dance" from 7 to 9 p.m. in the AP Room.

Monday, May 10 - Friday, May 14: AP & SENIOR EXAMS CONTINUE

Thursday, May 13
- Middle School Art Show at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle School hallways and outside of the AP Room

- Middle School Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the AP Room

Friday, May 14
- Lower School Art Show will be held throughout the day. See schedule below for details.







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LADY MACBETH...Briana Crawley '15 (Lady Macbeth) is pictured with Avery Choi '15, who portayed Banquo, and Christopher Hillenbrand '15, who played King Duncan, during the seventh grade class production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. The play was directed by Corinna Crafton, Middle School English teacher.


THIS WEEK IN PICTURES

Take a peek at the pictures that made history this week at Wardlaw-Hartridge!









Middle, Upper School 2010-11 Curriculum Guides Posted

The 2010-2011 Curriculum Guides have been posted for Middle and Upper School. Click here to view the webpage. The Lower School Curriculum Guide is pending. Upper School students should review the curriculum guide with their parents before meeting with their advisors. Parents will be contacted by the students' advisors during the week of May 17 to review the course selection sheets.







EXCELLENCE EN FRANCAIS...Students who excelled in the National French Examination are pictured above: (front row) Kimberly Son '13, Sonya Sinha '12, Jessica Clarke '12, with Gayle Fredericks (French teacher), and (back row) Joseph Garces '14, Milan Saxena '14 and Joseph Alamo '14. Not pictured: Yulemni Morel '14.


Joseph Alamo '14 Ranks First in NJ, Second in Nation on National French Exam; Fellow MS, US Excel

Gayle Fredericks, Upper and Middle School French teacher, reported recently the results of the National French Exam at Wardlaw-Hartridge.









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THE WORLD ON A STRING...Diana Tran '13 (violinist) performs "Tatkovina (Fatherland)," a Macedonian folk song, with the Concert Choir during the Upper School Spring Concert on the evening of April 29.


Upper School Concert Sets the Mood for Spring; Art Show Astounds

The beautiful melodies resounding from the AP Room and the creative artwork displayed on the evening of April 29 at the Upper School Spring Art Show and Concert set the tone for springtime and proved that Wardlaw-Hartridge boasts an array of talented students!









Corinna Crafton, Middle School English teacher


Corinna Crafton to Contibute Chapter to Book on African and African-American Literature

Corinna Crafton, Middle School English teacher, has been selected by Dr. Vivan Yenika-Agbaw, Associate Professor of Literacy/Children’s Literature at The Pennsylvania State University, to write a chapter for the edited book entitled, “African and African American Children’s and Adolescent Literature in the Classroom: A Critical Guide” with Peter Lang Publishing Group. The book will be released in May 2011.











Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents' Association Reveals Mini Grant Winners

The Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents' Association (WHPA) Mini Grant application cycle is complete and the organization has announced the winners. The WHPA received 13 applications including projects from all three divisions and supporting math, music, multi-cultural and global education, history, language, art, reading and writing. Each application described a very interesting project or item for purchase and the selection process was difficult. The WHPA will provide a total of approximately $10,000 to the following winners:









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OVER THE HURDLE TO VICTORY...Ian English '11 continues his undefeated season in the 400 meter hurdles with a half second victory in 65 seconds.


Gold Medals Won by Samantha Barbeito '11, Ian English '11, and Arturo Martinez '12 at Patriot Conference

In a thrilling down-to-the-wire race at the Patriot Conference Championship at The Pennington School on Friday, April 30, Samantha Barbeito '11 nipped Katie Buchbinder '12 in the 1600 meter run and regained the school record in her Patriot Conference victory.











SAVE THE DATE: Lower School Art Show - May 14

You are cordially invited to attend The Wardlaw-Hartridge Lower School Art Show on Friday, May 14, 2010 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Invitations have already been sent home with Lower School students, so save the date!











SAVE THE DATE: First Annual Cookin' Cabaret to Be Held May 25 at W-H

The Wardlaw-Hartridge Performing Arts Department will hold its First Annual Cookin' Cabaret on Tuesday, May 25, beginning at 6 p.m. with a cookout and 7 p.m. for the performance in the school's amphitheater. To download the flyer, click here.

The deadline for sign-ups is tomorrow, May 7, at the Choral Room of Sharon Byrne, music teacher. A mandatory dress rehearsal will be held on Monday, May 24.

For more information, please contact Mrs. Byrne at (908) 754-1882, Ext. 186 or sbyrne@whschool.org.







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Ms. Francavilla advises parents about how to talk to their children about sex during the WHPA Hot Topics forum in the Oakwood Room on May 6.


WHPA Focuses on Sex Education During Last Hot Topics Forum of Year

Discussing sex education with your child does not have to be an uncomfortable experience, advised Dawn Francavilla (Director of Student Life and physical education/health teacher) during the Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents' Association's (WHPA) final Hot Topic forum for the school year.









CARING SENIOR...Charles Pivnichny '10 poses, center, with Kevin P. Farrell (President of the Middlesex County Guidance Council) and Shirlie Camp (Chairperson of The Caring Award), after receiving his certificate. (photo by Susan Swenson)


Charles Pivnichny '10 Receives The Caring Award

The Middlesex County Guidance Council granted its Caring Award to Charles Pivnichny '10 during its 23rd Annual Recognition Program on the evening of April 29 at Middlesex County College. The award is given to students who demonstrate outstanding service to our communities and those in need.









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OCCASION TO CELEBRATE...Fifth graders and their parents enjoyed a delicious reception following their Fifth Grade Speeches on Friday, April 30, in the Oakwood Room.


Fifth Grade Speeches Spanned Wide Range of Intriguing Topics

Fifth grade parents were captivated on the morning of April 30 in the Oakwood Room as their children eloquently presented well-written speeches on a range of topics that were thoroughly researched over a long period of time. A special reception followed the program.









PHENOMENAL ORATORS...Ariya '20 and Anjali '19 Blow pose with their medals after competing in the New Jersey Orators, Inc. public speaking competition on May 1.


Ariya '20 and Anjali '19 Blow Receive Awards of Excellence at NJ Orators Competition

Ariya Blow '20 and Anjali Blow '19 received the highest award granted, "The Award of Excellence," after competing in the New Jersey Orators, Inc. public speaking competition on Saturday, May 1.











RAMS IN THE NEWS

Patricia Malizia, Director of Athletics, announced the Athletes of the Week:

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