Wardlaw+Hartridge News

October 27, 2020

Students in Mrs. Nicole Nolan's Global Citizenship class at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison participated in the first of three hosted student discussions from Global Education Benchmark Group on October 21. This initial discussion was titled, "Our Shared Pandemic Experience." The ...

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Lower School students, parents and teachers from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison spent much of last weekend finding creative ways to engage in appreciating their favorite books in the first virtual edition of Camp Read-A-Lot. The event, organized by Silvia Davis, Lower School Head, was ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enhanced its virtual classroom experience with the installation of Owl 360° cameras in more than 50 classrooms last week. The Technology Department installed Owls in classrooms of all three divisions. According to the Owl website, “Any classroom becomes a ...

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  For Alex Caiola of Westfield, the decision to create a fitness trail at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison for his Eagle Scout project became a no-brainer. The W+H senior considered other options but wound up with several solid reasons to build something useful on the W+H ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, a coeducational, college preparatory day school enrolling 455 students in Prekindergarten through grade 12, earned the No. 1 rating among all Middlesex County private schools in the 2021 Best Schools in America rankings released by Niche. This marks the ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison kicked off its 2020-2021 Middle School elective program on Monday, Oct. 5. This year's program, which includes 10 interesting extracurricular options, will take place on Monday afternoons and run for the entire school year. This year's elective lineup ...

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Middle School students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison made a clean 1-2-3 sweep claiming the top prizes in the “Don’t Get Vaped In” Creative Expression Contest sponsored by Wellspring Center for Prevention and the Coalition for Healthy Communities. Middlesex County middle school ...

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Seventh grade science students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison took advantage of a timely opportunity to learn more about the benefits of using soap in an experiment designed to teach the scientific method. Four volunteers were asked to get their hands very "dirty" with a mixture of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Chris Teare, Director of College Counseling at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, announced that five seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship program. Congratulations to Noah Apter of Springfield and Pranay Arora, Tarun Ravilla, Neil ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middle School athletes began outdoor practices this week, joining the Upper School teams on the soccer fields, tennis courts and cross-country terrain at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The volleyball season, due to indoor restrictions, has been postponed to later in the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Organized, clean and efficient food service is one of the most important elements associated with a safe return to school during the pandemic. Despite the many challenges created by COVID-19, Sage Dining Services has delivered quality and safety to students, faculty and staff at The ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The global pandemic and the need to work remotely has not stopped The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison’s partnership with Interfaith RISE of Highland Park and the W+H student-to-family tutoring program.   On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Nicole Nolan of Bridgewater, W+H Director of ...

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EDISON, NJ 00 For three days, the 12 newly appointed senior peer leaders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved the program’s annual opening retreat a little closer to home – right on the W+H campus! Normally, the kickoff to the Peer Leadership program resides on the wooded ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison officially opened the 2020-2021 school year with its 138th Convocation Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held virtually in a webinar presented to the full W+H community. The processional included members of the Upper School Student Council ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is preparing to open the 2020-2021 academic year with in-person learning in September. In an effort to bolster its preparation for a safe learning environment for students and teachers, W+H has appointed Ryan Oliveira as its Pandemic Response ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The college admission landscape, like so many other things in the world of education, has been plagued by uncertainty since the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the United States and the world. The global health crisis has changed the rules on almost a daily basis and caused institutions of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Emily Brogan of Colonia, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently received recognition and a letter from the White House commemorating her President’s Volunteer Service Award.  The certificate Emily received commended her for a “commitment to strengthen ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Laura Chen of Fords, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently reached a milestone in her scientific studies. Laura successfully isolated a gene in the Molecular Science course offered by the Waksman Institute at Rutgers University and her findings were ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Ariana Di Landro of Carteret, a rising senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently completed an exciting and enlightening month of study at The New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) at Rutgers University. The Governor's School of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison received a timely jump-start to an important topic – “Inclusive Communities: Race and Identity” – with a special webinar on June 10. This topic will be addressed and explored in great detail at next year’s Upper School Symposium.  Alvin ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison inducted 12 new members into the Cum Laude Society in a virtual ceremony held Monday, June 8. Andy Webster, Head of School, Dr. Bob Bowman, Upper School Head, Dr. Corinna Crafton, Middle School Head, and Gale Goldman, Upper School art teacher led ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison created a whopping 744 pieces of art for an amazing Middle School Virtual Art Show.  Miss Tanda Tucker’s students presented a variety of works, including Art Prescription, Digital Art, Illuminate ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Kindergarten Class at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared poems, songs and personal reflections during a heart-warming virtual graduation ceremony on June 8. A class of 25 kindergarteners graduated and confidently announced their readiness for first grade. The program ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The fifth graders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved up to Middle School during the Fifth Grade Virtual Moving Up Ceremony on Tuesday, June 9. The program began with a “Now and Then” slideshow of images, followed by photos of the 26 graduates with their congratulatory ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Eighth Grade Class of 2020 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison completed its Middle School journey during a Virtual Stepping Up Ceremony on Wednesday, June 10.  Andrew Webster, Head of School, began his remarks with the announcement of Scholar awards to Joanne Ding of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Members of the Class of 2020 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were honored and celebrated at two virtual events this week – the annual Senior Dinner on Monday, June 8 and the new Senior Ovation on Friday, June 12. The Commencement Ceremony has been scheduled for Friday, July ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison showcased their amazing talents in the 11th annual Cookin’ Cabaret, which was held virtually this year. The 45-minute show featured 10 entertaining performances and received more than 500 comments on Facebook Live and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Although still in distance learning, sixth graders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were able to participate in the UPenn Medicine's Bioeyes program, albeit virtually. The educators at the program put together three slide-based modules to teach about genetics using zebrafish ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Neil Shah of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, has been awarded a "Certificate of Superior Writing" by the National Council of Teachers of English. In 2019, only 15 students in New Jersey and 210 students in the U.S. received this prestigious recognition.

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EDISON, NJ -- Third grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison performed on their recorders with homemade videos to create a wonderful virtual recital.  The students began learning the recorder at the beginning of the school year. They continued practicing and improving their ...

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