Dear Parents/Guardians and Community Members:
Because we are a 9-12 grade regional high school district covering 180 square miles, many times parents who have elementary school aged children may not be paying close attention to what is happening at the high school district. Moreover, we have families that move into one of our twelve communities because of the quality of our schools, but they may not be fully informed as to the history of events at a school district.
Case in point – recently the question has been raised as to why North Hunterdon High School has a turf field and Voorhees High School does not. There is a tremendous amount of misinformation and rumors about the turf project at North Hunterdon High School, so let me clarify. The artificial turf on the football field at North Hunterdon High School was donated to the high school and paid for 100% by the North Hunterdon Community Turf Committee, (more…)
April 24, 2014 is Take Your Child to Work Day. If a Voorhees student will be accompanying his/her parent/guardian to work on this day, the following two forms need to be completed in order for the absence to be excused:
Prearranged Absence Form – due to attendance office by April 17
Absence Verification Form – due to attendance office on April 25
The Voorhees High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter earned 4 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals and 2 Bronze Medals at the 2014 FCCLA State Leadership Conference on Friday, March 21, 2014 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Voorhees High School was also awarded the Membership Award for its increase in membership. (more…)
SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE - James Monroe Elementary School in Edison , NJ was destroyed in a fire and they need help.
North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools are joining together to collect supplies for teachers and students in kindergarten to fifth grade. The following supplies are needed: crayons, markers, notebooks, folders, regular and colored pencils, pens, highlighters, erasers, post-its, index cards, glue sticks, children’s scissors, scotch tape, paper, construction paper, paperclips, staples, staplers, and rubber bands. Collection bins are located in the cafeteria at North Hunterdon and outside the main office at Voorhees. Donations will be accepted through April 1. Thank you in advance for helping!
Voorhees High School students from Mr. Jeremy Brandt’s Advanced TV Production class attended the Student Television Network Convention, which was held March 20-23 in Orlando, FL. Nearly 2,300 students from around the country attended the convention. The Voorhees team competed in five competitions and took 3rd place in the Sweet 16 Film Challenge, the most intense and challenging of all the competitions. (more…)
Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Union Forge Park Parking Lot
Washington Ave., High Bridge, NJ
Sponsored by: The High Bridge Environmental Committee
Recycling Provide by: Supreme Computer & Electronics Recycling Inc.
This one day event is for High Bridge residents only.
*Employees of Voorhees High School may also participate. (Bring proof of employment )
The VHS Music Association and Drama Club are hosting an ACT and SAT Bootcamp in April.
In just two days, learn every strategy you need to succeed on the ACT& SAT, including:
- How to decipher the ACT & SAT’s seemingly confusing science passages
- How to shortcut ACT & SAT math questions that stump 90% of test takers
- How to zero in on key information in long, tedious ACT & SAT reading passages (more…)
A year ago, the Voorhees High School Education Foundation encouraged students, teachers, families and community members to join together to enhance educational opportunities at Voorhees High School. The call for your support has been a resounding success! We are pleased to report the results of your dedication and generosity:
- $36,000 raised in twelve months. (2013 Zombie 5K raised $9,300)
- $7,185 in educational technology, equipment and materials donated to VHS. (Material for new set for VHS TV donated by VHSEF)
- The Math, English, Social Studies, Fine Arts and Physical Education departments have benefited from our donations; details can be found at www.VHSEF.org – click on “How we Help”. (more…)
The Principal’s Newsletter for November-December 2013 is now available. Please click here to view.
For a second year in a row, the Voorhees High School athletic program has received the NJSIAA Sportsmanship Award for the Skyland Conference-Raritan Division for the 2012-2013 school year.
Voorhees High School was selected for the NJSIAA Sportsmanship Award based on feedback from opponent schools in the Skyland Conference that competed against Voorhees in athletic contests. At the end of each sports season, coaches in each conference in the state are asked to rate their experiences with opposing schools. Coaches give each school a score of 1 to 5 (poor sportsmanship to outstanding sportsmanship), which should encompass the behaviors of the coach, athletes and spectators of the opposing school. (more…)
Please click here to download the “Praise Referral Form”.
As part of its waiver for No Child Left Behind, the New Jersey Department of Education has listed the lowest and highest performing schools across the state. North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools were included among the Highest Performing schools in New Jersey, the only schools listed from Hunterdon County. Please click here to read the NJDOE’s press release and to access the full list of schools.