Welcome to our celebrations page!
~Where we recognize the accomplishments of our students and staff in the English/Language Arts Department~
*Congratulations to HS senior and Fanscotian member Peter Warren, who was selected as the New Jersey representative to the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference. Only one student PER STATE is chosen for a weeklong, all-expenses-paid conference at the Newseum in D.C.
*Congratulations to Ms. Gwyn Nielsen, HS English teacher, who recently had a book of plays for students published! Her new work is called From Footlight to Flashlights: Ten Conceptual Plays that Reach and Teach Students.
* Congratulations to Virendra Ghate, 7th grade Terrill student in Ms. Feldman's Writing Workshop class, for winning the Scotch Plains-Fanwood VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Contest!
His essay will now be entered into the Union County contest. Read it below!
* Author of Wonder, R.J. Palacio, visits Park! Check out her page below!
* Congratulations to Mikaela Tajo, Park Middle 8th grader, for being published in Chicken Soup for the Soul! Mikaela's piece was written in Ms. Jamie Aitkens' class in 6th grade as a part of a memoir unit, focusing on small moments and authentic audience.
We are proud of Mikaela and Ms. Aitkens!