North Hunterdon High School

North Hunterdon High School is a four-year regional public high school serving students from six municipalities in northern Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States, as one of two high schools in the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District. Students in the high school hail from Bethlehem Township, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Lebanon Borough and Union Township; the school is located in the Annandale section of Clinton Township.[5] The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools.[4]

North Hunterdon High School
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Coordinates40°37′45″N 74°52′54″W / 40.629221°N 74.881603°W / 40.629221; -74.881603Coordinates: 40°37′45″N 74°52′54″W / 40.629221°N 74.881603°W / 40.629221; -74.881603
Information
TypeRegional public high school
Established1951
School districtNorth Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District
NCES School ID3411610[2]
PrincipalDr. Gregory Cottrell[1]
Asst. principalsJohn Deutsch
Timothy Flynn
Stacy Ditze
Robert Pellechio
Chris Maslonka
Alexa Freguletti[1]
Faculty122.1 FTEs[2]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,508 (as of 2019–20)[2]
Student to teacher ratio12.4:1[2]
Color(s)  Green and
  gold[3]
Athletics conferenceSkyland Conference (general)
Big Central Football Conference (football)
Team nameLions[3]
RivalVoorhees High School
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools[4]
Websitewww.nhvweb.net/NHHS/

As of the 2019–20 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,508 students and 122.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.4:1. There were 18 students (1.2% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 8 (0.5% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[2]

The school opened in September 1951 and has undergone several additions over the course of time. Clifford G. Singley was the school's first principal and the football field currently bears his name. Its team nickname is the Lions and its mascot's name is Reggie, in recognition of the early days, when the school was known as Regional.

Awards, recognition and rankingsEdit

For the 2001-02 school year, North Hunterdon High School was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education,[6] the highest award an American school can receive.[7][8]

In its 2013 report on "America's Best High Schools", The Daily Beast ranked the school 623rd in the nation among participating public high schools and 48th among schools in New Jersey.[9]

In the 2011 "Ranking America's High Schools" issue by The Washington Post, the school was ranked 23rd in New Jersey and 759th nationwide.[10] The school was ranked 654th nationwide, the 19th-highest in New Jersey, in Newsweek magazine's 2010 rankings of America's Best High Schools.[11] In Newsweek's May 22, 2007, issue, ranking the country's top high schools, North Hunterdon High School was listed in 587th place, the 11th-highest ranked school in New Jersey.[12]

The school was the 45th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", using a new ranking methodology.[13] The school had been ranked 66th in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 60th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed.[14] The magazine ranked the school 43rd in 2008 out of 316 schools.[15] The school was ranked 37th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which included 316 schools across the state.[16] Schooldigger.com ranked the school tied for 36th out of 381 public high schools statewide in its 2011 rankings (an increase of 7 positions from the 2010 ranking) which were based on the combined percentage of students classified as proficient or above proficient on the mathematics (93.0%) and language arts literacy (98.6%) components of the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA).[17]

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked North Hunterdon as the 39th best high school in New Jersey and 895th in the nation.[18]

In 2019, North Hunterdon High School announced that their yearbook, Regis, won first place in the American Scholastic Press Association's annual yearbook competition and second place (Silver Award) from the Garden State Scholastic Press Association's annual yearbook contest.[19]

AthleticsEdit

The North Hunterdon High School Lions[3] compete in the Skyland Conference, which is comprised of public and private high schools in Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren counties in west Central Jersey, operating under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).[20] With 1,188 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2019–20 school year as Group IV for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 1,060 to 5,049 students in that grade range.[21] The football team competes in Division 4 of the Big Central Football Conference, which includes 60 public and private high schools in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, Union and Warren counties, which are broken down into 10 divisions by size and location.[22] The school was classified by the NJSIAA as Group IV North for football for 2018–2020.[23]

The football team won the Central Jersey Group III state sectional championship in 1975 and the North II Group IV title in 2017.[24] Since 1976, North Hunterdon High School's football team has competed in the annual Milk Can Game against rival Voorhees High School. After the conclusion of the game, a golden milk can is awarded to the winner, which earns bragging rights and ownership of the can until the next year's game. With a 14-7 win in 2018, North Hunterdon had won seven consecutive games in the series and holds an overall record of 30-12-1 in the 43 Milk Can games played between the two schools.[25] NJ.com called the Milk Can "maybe the most famous trophy in New Jersey football" and listed the rivalry in the fifth spot on their 2007 list "Ranking the 31 fiercest rivalries in N.J. HS football".[26] The 1975 team finished the season 10-0 after winning the Central Jersey Group III state sectional championship with a 27-18 win against Franklin High School in the tournament final.[27] In 2017, the Lions football team won the North II, Group IV state sectional championship, the program's second state title, with a 21-20 win against top-seeded Phillipsburg High School in the final game of the tournament at MetLife Stadium; the Lions finished the season with a record of 11-1, their only loss being to Phillipsburg, during the regular season.[28][29]

The wrestling team won the Central Jersey Group III state sectional title in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1993-1997, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003, and won the North II Group IV title in 2009; the team won the Group III state championship in 1982, 1984, 1993 and 2002. The program's 13 sectional titles are tied for tenth-most among all public schools.[30]

The girls cross country team won the Group III state championship in 1980, 1981, 1983-1986 and 2000, won the Group IV title in 1982 and 2017-2019. The 10 state titles won by the program are ranked fourth in the state.[31] The girls cross country team won the Meet of Champions in 1980, 1981, 1983-1986 and 2017-2019; the program's nine state team titles are tied for most in the state.[32]

The wrestling team won the Central Jersey Group III state sectional championship in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1993-1997, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003, won the North II Group IV title in 2009 and 2020, and won the North II Group V title in 2015. The team won the Group III state title in 1982, 1984, 1993 and 2002, and won the Group IV title in 2020.[33]

The boys cross country running team won the Group III state championship in 1981, 1983-1985 and 1992-1995. The team's nine state titles are tied for sixth-most in New Jersey.[34] In each of the three years from 1990 to 1992, Brendan Heffernan won the individual Group III cross-country running championship, making him the fourth runner in state history to earn three individual state titles.[34] In 2012, the boys' cross country team won the Skyland Conference Cross Country Championship.

The girls spring track team was the Group III state champion in 1982, 1985-1987, and won the Group IV title in 1983.[35]

The girls track team won the Group III title in 1982 and 1986. The boys team won the indoor track Group III state championship in 1984.[36]

The girls' basketball team won the Group III state championship in 1985 (defeating Malcolm X Shabazz High School in the tournament final), 1986 (vs. Hanover Park High School) and 1987 (vs. West Morris Mendham High School), and won the Group IV title in 2010 (vs. Eastern Regional High School).[37] The 1986 team won the program's second straight Group III title after defeating Hanover Park 80-78 in the championship game to run their season record to 27-0 and their unbeaten streak to 55 games.[38] The 1987 team won their third consecutive state title and extended their winning streak to 81 straight games with an 82-40 "demolishment" of West Morris Mendham in the Group III championship game at Rutgers University.[39] In 2010, the Lady Lions varsity basketball team went 27-3, winning the Group IV title, the program's fourth state championship, with a 53-36 win over Eastern Regional.[40] The team lost in the Tournament of Champions to Neptune High School by a score of 53-47.[41]

The field hockey team won the North II, Group III state sectional championship in 1986 and 1993.[42]

The softball team won the Group IV state championship in 2006 (defeating Steinert High School in the final of the tournament), 2014 (vs. Hillsborough High School) and 2018 (vs. Vineland High School).[43] The 2006 team finished the season with a 27-3 record after defeating Steinert by a score of 2-0 to win the Group II championship game.[44]

The team won the 2007 North II, Group IV state sectional championship with an 8-0 win over J. P. Stevens High School.[45] The 2008 team repeated as sectional champions with a 9-8 win in extra innings over Bridgewater-Raritan High School.[46]

The boys fencing team was the sabre team winner in 2004, was foil team winner in 2009 and was épée team winner in 2010.[47] North Hunterdon won the boys team foil state championship in 2002.[48] The boys fencing team took home the épée state title in the 03-04 season. In the 08-09 season, the boys fencing team took home the foil state title.[49] The girls fencing team has taken home foil district champions in 05-06, and 06-07 seasons in addition to a sabre district championship title during the 05-06 season.

From 2012 to 2014, the girls' lacrosse team won the Hunterdon-Warren-Sussex Tournament championship in each of the three years.[50] They won their first tournament title in 2012 against their rivals, Hunterdon Central, 14-10, on their home field.[51] Once again in 2013, the girls lacrosse team defended its HWS title, winning against previously undefeated Sparta High School by a score of 20-12, in the tournament final played on their home field.[52] The team won their third consecutive title in 2014, with a 21-7 win against Voorhees High School in the final game of the tournament playoff.[53]

The girls volleyball team won the Group IV state championship in 2013 (against runner-up Ridge High School) and 2018 (vs. Southern Regional High School).[54]

The girls' tennis team won the 2017 Hunterdon-Warren-Sussex Tournament, knocking off Hunterdon Central Regional High School, which had won the tournament each of the five previous years.[55]

The school’s marching band, The Golden Lions, accompany the football team at Home and Away games. They also participate in events such as the Columbus Day Parade in New York, and they also attend NJMBDA exhibitions.[56]

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Administration, North Hunterdon High School. Accessed April 4, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e School data for North Hunterdon High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed April 1, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c North Hunterdon High School, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  4. ^ a b North Hunterdon High School, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools. Accessed January 15, 2020.
  5. ^ a b About the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District, North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District. Accessed August 29, 2015. "North Hunterdon High School educates students from: Bethlehem Township, The Town of Clinton, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Lebanon Borough, Union Township"
  6. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed March 28, 2011.
  7. ^ "CIBA cited as one of the best by Education Department", Journal Inquirer, November 16, 2006. "The Blue Ribbon award is given only to schools that reach the top 10 percent of their state's testing scores over several years or show significant gains in student achievement. It is considered the highest honor a school can achieve."
  8. ^ "Viers Mill School Wins Blue Ribbon; School Scored High on Statewide Test", The Washington Post. September 29, 2005 "For their accomplishments, all three schools this month earned the status of Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor the U.S. Education Department can bestow upon a school."
  9. ^ Streib, Lauren. "America's Best High Schools" Archived May 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, The Daily Beast, May 6, 2013. Accessed May 9, 2013.
  10. ^ Mathews, Jay. "The High School Challenge 2011: North Hunterdon High School", The Washington Post. Accessed August 2, 2011.
  11. ^ Staff. "America's Best High Schools: The List", Newsweek, June 13, 2010. Accessed March 27, 2011.
  12. ^ "The Top of the Class: The complete list of the 1,200 top U.S. schools", Newsweek, May 22, 2007. Accessed May 24, 2007.
  13. ^ Staff. "Top Schools Alphabetical List 2014", New Jersey Monthly, September 2, 2014. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  14. ^ Staff. "The Top New Jersey High Schools: Alphabetical", New Jersey Monthly, August 16, 2012. Accessed September 7, 2012.
  15. ^ Staff. "2010 Top High Schools", New Jersey Monthly, August 16, 2010. Accessed March 28, 2011.
  16. ^ "Top New Jersey High Schools 2008: By Rank", New Jersey Monthly, September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.
  17. ^ New Jersey High School Rankings: 11th Grade HSPA Language Arts Literacy & HSPA Math 2010-2011, Schooldigger.com. Accessed February 26, 2012.
  18. ^ Staff. North Hunterdon High School, U.S. News & World Report. Accessed January 4, 2017.
  19. ^ The school posted an announcement on the official North Hunterdon High School Facebook page on January 3, 2019. [1]
  20. ^ League & Conference Officers/Affiliated Schools 2020-2021, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  21. ^ NJSIAA General Public School Classifications 2019–2020, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 20, 2020.
  22. ^ Kinney, Mike. "Big Central revises 2020 football schedule for its shortened inaugural season", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, August 12, 2020. Accessed April 18, 2021. "The newly formed Big Central Football Conference has released a revised 2020 schedule for its inaugural season.... the BCFC is comprised of schools from Middlesex, Union, Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren counties."
  23. ^ NJSIAA Football Public School Classifications 2018–2020, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, finalized August 2019. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  24. ^ NJSIAA Football History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  25. ^ Frezza, Harry. "NJ football: North Hunterdon continues dominance in Milk Can game", Courier News, October 27, 2018. Accessed February 17, 2019. "The 43rd edition of the Milk Can game between North Hunterdon and Voorhees on Friday night promised to be extremely tight.... A pick six on the first play of the night and a game-turning punt return by senior birthday boy Griffin Honthy were vital in the Lions’ 14-7 triumph at Singley Field. North Hunterdon's lead in the series is 30-12-1 after beating the Vikings (4-5) for the seventh straight time."
  26. ^ Stypulkoski, Matt. "Ranking the 31 fiercest rivalries in N.J. HS football", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, October 27, 2017, updated May 15, 2019. Accessed December 1, 2020. "5-North Hunterdon vs. Voorhees... This rivalry was born in 1975 when Voorhees High School opened, populated by six of North Hunterdon's 12 districts.... The winner of the Milk Can Game gets bragging rights and maybe the most famous trophy in New Jersey football. All-time series: North Hunterdon leads 27-12-1"
  27. ^ Belis, John. "N. Hunterdon convinces skeptics", Courier News, December 8, 1975. Accessed January 26, 2021, via Newspapers.com. "If there were any doubters who still questioned North's strength of schedule, the Lions made them believers Saturday afternoon when they struck a blow for the Delaware River Conference and Hunterdon County football. Displaying nearly flawless execution, the Lions moved ahead early and led the rest off the way, downing Franklin Township 27-18 to win the Group 3 Central Jersey championship. North Hunterdon (10-0) finished as the only unbeaten team in The Courier-News area."
  28. ^ Bevensee, Rich. "Disputed interception sparks North Hunterdon rally to North 2, Group 4 title (with PHOTOS)", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, December 2, 2017. Accessed December 4, 2017. "The second-seeded Lions, No. 16 in the NJ.com Top 20, exacted some revenge with a 21-20 victory over top-seeded and No. 15-ranked Phillipsburg in the NJSIAA/Wilson Sporting Goods North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 championship game Saturday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, then pointed to an interception that never should have been as their main source of motivation.... North Hunterdon's lone blemish on its 11-1 championship season – its first since winning the Central Jersey, Group 3 title in 1975 -- was a 20-7 regular season loss at Phillipsburg on Oct. 27."
  29. ^ "Football - 2017 NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 Playoffs", NJ.com, December 4, 2017.
  30. ^ NJSIAA Wrestling Team Championship History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 1, 2020.
  31. ^ NJSIAA Girls Cross Country State Group Champions, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  32. ^ NJSIAA Girls Cross-Country Meet Of Champions Winners (1972-2019), New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 1, 2020.
  33. ^ NJSIAA Wrestling Team Championship History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 20, 2020.
  34. ^ a b NJSIAA Boys Cross Country State Group Champions, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  35. ^ NJSIAA Girls Spring Track Summary of Group Titles, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed December 1, 2020.
  36. ^ NJSIAA Indoor Group Championship History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 20, 2020.
  37. ^ NJSIAA Girls Basketball Championship History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 20, 2020.
  38. ^ Brennan, John. "Hunterdon foils Hanover Park", The Record, March 23, 1986. Accessed March 17, 2021, via Newspapers.com. "Junior Beth Gromlowicz scored 28 points and collected eight rebounds to lead North Hunterdon past Hanover Park, 80-78, in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group 3 girls basketball championship game. North Hunterdon (27-0) has won 55 straight games and two straight NJSIAA Group 3 titles."
  39. ^ Kurland, Bob. "Hunterdon's streak hits 81", The Record, March 15, 1987. Accessed December 6, 2020. "The speed and toughness at both ends of the court enabled North Hunterdon to capture its third straight New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group 3 championship Friday night at Rutgers University.... 'I didn't want to find out what it means to lose,' said Most Valuable Player Beth Gromlowicz after North Hunterdon's 82-40 demolishment of West Morris-Mendham.... The guard's last taste of defeat came in the 1984 championship game against Clifford Scott."
  40. ^ Miller, Barry. "North Hunterdon girls capture Group 4 basketball championship", The Express Times, March 14, 2010. Accessed August 2, 2011. "Sophomore guard Jess Pellechio scored 21 points as the North Hunterdon girls' basketball team captured its fourth state championship, knocking off Eastern Regional, 50-36, at the Ritacco Center at Toms River North High School.North Hunterdon had previously won three Group 3 championships."
  41. ^ Dunleavy, Ryan. "North Hunterdon girls' basketball team falls to Neptune in NJ Tournament of Champions semifinal", Home News Tribune, March 18, 2010. Accessed August 2, 2011. "Fifth-seeded North Hunterdon was made to digest a sour taste of its own medicine Thursday by top-seeded Neptune, which scored 10 of the first 11 points and led by 14 at the end of eight minutes on the way to a 53-47 win in the Tournament of Champions semifinals at the Ritacco Center."
  42. ^ History of NJSIAA Field Hockey Championships, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed October 20, 2020.
  43. ^ NJSIAA Softball Championship History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 20, 2020.
  44. ^ Sherman, Jason. "North Wins State Title; Homers by Pellechio, Schaefer, pitching of Freedman deliver Lions", Courier News, June 11, 2006. Accessed June 11, 2021, via Newspapers.com. "The North Hunterdon High School Softball team poses with the Group IV championship trophy after defeating Steinert on Saturday afternoon at Toms River High School North in Dover Township. The Lions finished the year 27-3.... Schaefer hit the go-ahead homer in the fifth inning, helping North Hunterdon claim its first Group IV title with a 2-0 win over Steinert."
  45. ^ 2007 Softball - North II, Group IV, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed June 1, 2007.
  46. ^ 2008 Softball Tournament - North II, Group IV, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed June 28, 2008.
  47. ^ NJSIAA History of Boys Fencing Championships, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed November 20, 2020.
  48. ^ Prunier, Tom. "North Hunterdon boys capture state foil title; Pingry girls win sabre", Courier News, March 3, 2002. Accessed August 2, 2011. "Senior Raph Mannino won nine of his 10 matches to lead the North Hunterdon High School boys fencing team to the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association team foil championship Saturday at Voorhees High School."
  49. ^ Staff. "Columbia, North Hunterdon and Ramapo take titles at boys squad tournament", The Star-Ledger, March 1, 2009. Accessed September 7, 2011. "Columbia won épée, North Hunterdon took foil and Ramapo earned the sabre title at the NJSIAA/Bollinger squad championships yesterday at North Hunterdon in Annandale. In the 18-19 season, the boy's fencing team were conference champions "
  50. ^ Girls Lacrosse, Hunterdon / Warren / Sussex Athletic Association. Accessed December 4, 2017.
  51. ^ Craig, Kyle. "Whitney Bercaw leads North Hunterdon High School girls lacrosse team to Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament title over rival Hunterdon Central", The Express-Times, May 13, 2012. Accessed December 4, 2017. "The North Hunterdon goalie was rock solid, leading the Lions to a 14-10 victory in the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament final Saturday afternoon at Singley Field.... Saturday's victory gave the Lions their first county championship in the five-year history of the tourney. Hunterdon Central was vying for its fourth H/W/S crown. "
  52. ^ Schneider, Jeremy. "Sparta (12) at North Hunterdon (20), Hunterdon/Warren/Sussesx Tournament, Final Round - Girls Lacrosse", The Star-Ledger, May 15, 2013. Accessed December 4, 2017. "The Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament championship game would have been played at North Hunterdon whether or not the Annandale squad made it there. But North Hunterdon did make it to the final, and Caroline Jaeger made sure her club enjoyed a celebration on its home turf. Jaeger scored seven goals to power North Hunterdon in a 20-12 victory over previously undefeated Sparta, No. 19 team in The Star-Ledger Top 20, for its second straight H/W/S title."
  53. ^ The North Hunterdon High School girls lacrosse team's dominance started at the center of the field, but it quickly spread across every inch of turf today. The Lions, powered by an overwhelming performance from senior midfielder Allison Lane, defeated rival Voorhees 21-7 in the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament final at the Phillipsburg Athletic Complex. It is the third consecutive county championship for North Hunterdon."
  54. ^ NJSIAA Girls Volleyball Group Champions, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed December 1, 2020.
  55. ^ Nawalsky, Chris. "North Hunterdon Lions are victorious at the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, September 26, 2017. Accessed December 4, 2017. "The North Hunterdon girls tennis team dethroned Hunterdon Central and won the 2017 Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament Monday afternoon at Warren Hills. The Lions finished with three winners of the five flights and totaled 23 points. The Red Devils, who won from 2012-16, finished in second place with 21 points and had the remaining two winners. It is the North Hunterdon's first HWS Tournament title since 2011."
  56. ^ "Golden Lions Marching Band". www.nhvweb.net. Retrieved September 22, 2021.
  57. ^ Hyman, Vicki. "Literary Jersey: a look at the state's most famous characters and locations", The Star-Ledger, March 15, 2010. Accessed May 4, 2011. "Christian Bauman, who graduated from North Hunterdon High School and spent a year couch-surfing in Hoboken after getting out of the Army, writes of that time in his novel In Hoboken, set in the mid-'90s, as the Mile-Square City transitioned from In the Waterfront to Friends, a river removed."
  58. ^ Post Modern Jukebox Coming to Lehigh!, North Hunterdon High School, October 16, 2015. Accessed November 5, 2015. "Scott Bradlee, the creator of Post Modern Jukebox (the band that covers contemporary pop songs in jazz, ragtime, etc. styles), WENT HERE! That's right; the father of PMJ was once in your shoes as a North Hunterdon High School student!"
  59. ^ "Persistence pays off for Hunterdon singer-songwriter", The Courier-News, September 1, 2002. Accessed December 4, 2017. "When Gregg Cagno was at North Hunterdon Regional High School, he played songs by Neil Young and The Band in a rock act."
  60. ^ About Me, Author Visits by Daryl Cobb. Accessed September 8, 2015. "Daryl and Joanne were both graduates of North Hunterdon High School (Daryl in 1979) in Annendale, N.J., in Hunterdon County."
  61. ^ Blake, Corky. "Julie Culley advances to U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials final in women's 5,000 meters", The Express-Times, June 26, 2012. Accessed June 30, 2012. "Culley, a North Hunterdon High School and Rutgers University graduate, crossed the tape in Heat 1 in a time of 15 minutes, 41.29 seconds."
  62. ^ Smith, Cory D. "Former Phillies prospect Jason Knapp of North Hunterdon on comeback trail in Myrtle Beach", The Express-Times, June 28, 2014. Accessed October 23, 2014. "After 2008 North Hunterdon High School graduate Jason Knapp tore his anterior shoulder labrum and microfractured his shoulder capsule in 2011, he was told the recovery would take between 10 and 12 months after surgery."
  63. ^ Biography, Congressman Leonard Lance. Accessed May 4, 2011. "Lance was born in 1952 and raised in Hunterdon County, where he attended North Hunterdon Regional High School."
  64. ^ USATF News & Notes, June 5, 2002.
  65. ^ Jordan, Chris. "TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone survives high school in Hunterdon County", Home News Tribune, June 4, 2009. Accessed May 4, 2011. "Kyp Malone of Clinton didn't quite fit in at North Hunterdon High School in the late '80s and early '90s."
  66. ^ Jordan, Chris. "Let It Rain; Kyp Malone's solo project tackles some, tough issues", Courier News, February 4, 2011. Accessed June 29, 2018. "Speaking of returns, Malone is a frequent visitor to Hunterdon County, mostly Frenchtown these days. He spent his teen years in Clinton and graduated from North Hunterdon High School in 1991."
  67. ^ "Films and photographs will feature 'Experience'", Courier News, March 18, 1975. Accessed April 21, 2021, via Newspapers.com. "A two-day 'Cinema and Multi-Media Experience' by the Performing Arts Learning Community at North Hunterdon Regional High School Is scheduled for tomorrow and Thursday at the school.... Peter Ostrum, a student at NHRHS and who was featured in the motion picture, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and who has played several roles at the Cleveland Playhouse, will kick off the show with a song and dance in the 1920s cabaret flavor."
  68. ^ Sidney Rivera, Major League Soccer. Accessed September 8, 2015. "Birthplace: Hampton, NJ... High School: North Hunterdon H.S. (Annandale, N.J.)"
  69. ^ Staff. "North student producing, directing and acting in fund-raising play", New Jersey Hills, June 13, 2001. Accessed June 29, 2018 "North Hunterdon High School senior Sarah Schneider said that last year she w as inspired by the outpouring of love and support for fellow North student Jason Mann when he was stricken by cancer, and that she vowed to do something herself to help people just like Jason.... The senior, who is headed to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., in the fall, began a year-long project that finally comes to fruition this weekend, Friday, June 15, and Saturday, June 16, in the North Hunterdon High School theater."
  70. ^ Dave Smigelsky, Pro-Football-Reference.com. Accessed December 11, 2019. "High School: North Hunterdon (NJ)"
  71. ^ Reich, Ronni. "NJ tenor James Valenti sings at the Richard Tucker Gala", The Star-Ledger, November 15, 2010. Accessed June 29, 2018. "He sang pop songs in high school — he's a Billy Joel fan, and he still often pays tribute to his Jersey roots by making Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" his karaoke anthem — but it was his choir teacher at North Hunterdon High School, David Lockart, who convinced him to try out the role of Lt. Cable in South Pacific."
  72. ^ Regis. North Hunterdon High School Yearbook, 1999, p. 44.
  73. ^ "Sharon Van Etten with Damien Jurado", Boston.com. Accessed August 14, 2019. "Van Etten was born and raised in New Jersey where she attended North Hunterdon High School."
  74. ^ O'Donnell, Chuck. "How Gary Vaynerchuk’s childhood in Edison helps him crush it in business", Courier News, February 20, 2018. Accessed June 29, 2018. "The Vaynerchuks eventually relocated and Gary would graduate from North Hunterdon High School, but the Edison environment and his own immigrant’s experience seem to have shaped Vaynerchuk to his core."
  75. ^ Staff. "Youth News", New Jersey Hills Media Group, February 27, 2002. Accessed October 10, 2017. "The North Hunterdon High School Theatre Organization will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, Friday, March 8, and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9.... Senior Jessica Vosk plays the role of Maria, with senior Scott Spjut playing the part of Captain Von Trapp."

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