NPHS Drama Department Presents: The Mousetrap

NPHS Drama Department Presents:  The Mousetrap

Kassandra Mendez, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

This fall, the New Providence High School Drama Department will be performing The Mousetrap by renowned mystery novelist Agatha Christie.  The play is set in a small town guesthouse in 1950s England.  As with many of her stories, the play is a thrilling murder mystery. The NPHS Drama Departmen...

There Really Is an App for That

There Really Is an App for That

Gianna Giordano, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under Editorial, Features, School News, Showcase

As high school students, we have a way of relating to each other.  Maybe it's because we all come together to cheer for the football team on Friday nights.  Or maybe it's because we are all drowning in homework and tests and quizzes.  However, one of the key objects that brings us together is the...

Boys Soccer Senior Night

Brett Caminiti, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under News, School News, Sports

On a night where eleven members of the boys’ soccer team were honored for their hard work and dedication throughout their years within the program, it was a junior who notched the decisive goal to give the Pioneers a huge 1-0 victory over their bitter rival from Berkeley Heights. Lorik Berisha,...

Varsity Volleyball Aces the Season

Varsity Volleyball Aces the Season

Claire Suh, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


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This year's New Providence High School varsity volleyball team is faring well in the 2014 high school volleyball season.  The team holds a 15-7 record, led by senior co-captains Erica Boyd and Carmen Machalek.  The team is seeded sixth out of the thirty-two teams participating in the upcoming Grou...

Marching Into Our Hearts

Marching Into Our Hearts

Dorothy Qu, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


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Saturday, November 1st 2014 The weather: 30 degrees... not Celsius.  Fahrenheit.   Time: 1:30 AM (in reality, it was 2:30 AM. Thanks Daylight Savings).  The 138 members of the New Providence Pride and Class were heading back to the high school after competing in the Yamaha Cup at MetLife Stadium...

How it Felt to Become Group 1 State Champions

How it Felt to Become Group 1 State Champions

Anavi Anand, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, Sports, Student Voices

The nerves started creeping in during our match against Glen Ridge.  The school had lost to them in the state sectional finals five years in a row, but this time we were playing them in the semi finals.  Alex Maglaras and I, being seniors and the captains of the team,  wanted nothing more than to bea...

NPHS Bridge Builders “Plan to Get First” at This Year’s Competition

NPHS Bridge Builders “Plan to Get First” at This Year’s Competition

Ilse Sweldens, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

With December now around the corner, the New Providence bridge building teams are stepping up their work on their entries for the annual Union County College Bridge Building Competition.  Every year, in the first week of December, Union County College, a community college located in Cranford, ho...

Pioneers Take TEAMS

Pioneers Take TEAMS

Sophie Dai, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

 Similar to the pioneers who first settled America, the Pioneer math team “settled” the TSA TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) competition by winning first and second place.  This year, the TEAMS competition was held for the first time at The College of New Jersey on...

Pioneers fall to Roselle Park

Pioneers fall to Roselle Park

Dean Bogdanovich, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports

    With the state tournament just around the corner, the pressure is on for the Pioneer football team.  On Friday night the 8th of November the Pioneers were away against a strong RosellePark team.  Knowing that RosellePark was one of the teams the Pioneers could face in the state playof...

New Assistant Principal: Mr. Jay Richter

Owen Sammarone, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features, News, School News

As the 2013-2014 school year is fully on its way, there have been many new additions. The newest addition to the New Providence High School faculty is new Assistant Principal, Mr. Jay Richter. Mr. Richter spent two years as the Assistant Principal at Allen W. Roberts before taking the leap in his career...

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