What’s New at SPF? articles

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How you can help

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How you can help

All over the world, people recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a month where communities come together to fundraise for those affected by breast cancer. No matter how small, anyone can make a contribution. Want to make a difference here in Scotch Plains-Fanwood? You can participate in any of the following ways.

Back to school night 2017

On October 5th, 2017, hundreds of parents ventured to Scotch-Plains Fanwood High School for the annual back to school night. The event, which started at 7 p.m., gave parents a glimpse into their student’s educational lives. Lined up against the walls of the hallways, there were tables with students promoting clubs student organizations. After-school clubs

2017 Marching Band Home Show Dazzles Audience

The 19th annual Scotch-Plains Fanwood marching band home show, held on Saturday, Sept 16th on Tyson Field, was a night filled with great energy and music. Ten marching bands from around New Jersey, including John P. Stevens and Westfield High School, competed for titles in their division. The event was also a fundraiser for the

Pep Rally Kicks off the 2017-2018 School Year

The annual pep rally began with the cheerleaders’ energetic chants of “SPF”. Students cheered as they were tossed into the air, and it was the perfect way to start off their season. Student council members then introduced themselves, and senior class president Taylor Diggs wished everyone a good year through a variety of song lyrics.

Scotch Plains Fanwood celebrates Juneteenth

On June 19th, people gathered at the Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains to celebrate “Juneteenth”. Also known as Freedom Day, this holiday marks the anniversary of when slavery was permanently abolished in Texas. Juneteenth is celebrated by many African Americans in replacement of July 4th, as slaves were not officially freed throughout the

Seniors defeat teachers in olympic volleyball

The Olympic volleyball tournament was held Thursday, June 13 at 10:00 in the main gym. A sophomore and junior team started the event off by playing each other in a 12 minute game. The sophomores won, earning them third place. They were followed by another junior team playing the sole senior team. Before today, the

Seniors prepare for graduation on senior swag day

On Tuesday, June 6, seniors lined up outside the main cafeteria for Senior SWAG Day. Senior SWAG Day consisted of seniors picking up their cap and gowns, yearbooks, paying off any fees/fines, and buying senior social tickets.   The Yearbook staff and other volunteers distributed yearbooks and caps and gowns while guidance counselors dealt with

Scenes from the 2017 Spring Choral Concert

Hundreds of choir members came together and sung their hearts out during the 2017 Spring Choral Concert on Thursday, May 4th. Interim choir director Taylor Rehe directed the concert along with Park Middle School choir director, Jennifer Jenkins. The concert featured performances by all of SPFHS’s choral ensembles, including concert choir, Las Cantadoras, Men’s choir,