Amber White to fence for UPenn

Amber White to fence for UPenn

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Amber White, an 18-year-old resident of Maplewood, committed to the University of Pennsylvania for her sport of saber fencing and has been officially accepted for her stellar academic success. She is a senior at Kent Place School in Summit and has been fencing since 2011. White managed to get straight A’s in […]

Kent Place School announces new middle school director

Kent Place School announces new middle school director

SUMMIT, NJ — Kent Place School in Summit recently appointed Kooheli Chatterji, of Maplewood, as the school’s new middle school director, effective July 1. “I am genuinely honored and delighted to be joining the Kent Place School community,” Chatterji said. “During my time on campus and in conversations with students, teachers, parents and administrators, I […]

Kent Place exchanges students with Australian school

Kent Place exchanges students with Australian school

SUMMIT, NJ — Kent Place recently held a successful student-exchange program with St. Peter’s Girls’ School, in Stonyfell, South Australia. Five Kent Place sophomores — Sofia Handzy of Westfield, Clare Buckley of Maplewood, Lizzie Herr of Summit, Lane Patterson of Short Hills and Sophie Schmitz of New Vernon — were selected by an application process […]

Montclair Film recognizes students for artistry

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Film recently announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition, a program co-presented by Partners For Health Foundation that screens work by students in grades four through 12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond. This year, more than 90 films were submitted in three categories: Cinemaniacs for grades four through […]

18 local young men and women honored for bringing Jewish learning to life

WHIPPANY, NJ — The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life recently announced the first cohort of “18 Under 18 Who Bring Jewish Learning to Life.” The contest was open to all middle and high school students in Greater MetroWest New Jersey and challenged them to write an essay demonstrating meaningful connections between their activities, passions […]