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W+H students representing all three divisions shared their talents at the annual Spring Recital in the Berry Performing Arts Center on April 14. The recital featured a wonderful array of instrumental and vocal performances.
Two W+H eighth graders were selected as winners in this year's Be Smart about Medicine contest sponsored by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Wellspring Prevention, and the Middlesex County Board if Chosen Freeholders. Congratulations to Giselle Lee '23and Anna Lee '23, who were joined by Dr. Corinna Crafton, Middle School Head, at an awards dinner on April 10 at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Family Science Night provided an outstanding experience for all ages. Pre-K students and adults alike enjoyed making their way through more than 100 projects and exhibits in the AP Room, science labs and classrooms on C Deck. Guests explored presentations related to biology, chemistry, physics and more.
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School welcomed a distinguished group of alumni professionals from a variety of fields to make presentations to juniors and seniors at Career Day on April 12. This year's presenters included, from left: Bill Sidun and Don Sidun '01 (Engineering), Janissa Delzo '12 (Multimedia Communications), Alarice Cesareo Lonergan '99 (Business Marketing), Eric Lathrop '77 (Business Finance), Adam Kenny '85 (Law) and Kunal Grover '94 (Medicine).
Karl Miran, Athletic Director, announced the first Middle School Athletes of the Week of the spring season at morning meeting on April 15 – tennis player Nidhin Kumar '24 and track and field athletes Ryan Adams '23 and Bronwyn Russell '23.
The Wardlaw+Hartridge girls made school history by winning the school's first team championship at the Sayreville Bomber Golf Classic on April 9 at The Meadows in Plainsboro. This year's Rams boast four solid players – Mia Sutton '19, Sydney Kuo '20, Grace Lu '22 and Jenelle Valera '22. Three of the four players have led the team with low rounds in the first five matches, including a 3-0 start in the regular season, a second-place tournament finish at the Red Devil Classic and the team title performance at Tuesday's tourney.
Jessica Yao '20 certainly made the most of her opportunity to share her scientific research with a presentation at the Lead Like a Girl Conference at Stuart Country Day School in Princeton on April 6. After her application was accepted, Jessica worked hard to prepare a thorough presentation on her topic – Proteomics. In her presentation, Jessica explained the identification and quantification of proteins, the determination of their localization, modifications, interactions, activities and functions.
Ball juggling, chair climbing, tumbling through hoops, and feasting on a delicious luncheon were highlights of the second grade's culmination of their recent unit of study about China. The day's event began with a bus ride to Raritan Valley Community College for a breath-taking performance by the Golden Dragon Acrobats.
The Class of 2020 and the third grade students joined together on April 9 to help clean the beach at Union Beach, NJ. The students were greeted by Union Beach officials including Councilman Anthony Cavallo, who spoke to the group and thanked them for their efforts. Despite the wind, the students managed to collect eight bags of trash ranging from plastic bottles to paper coffee cups and some random fish heads that were used for bait. It was a great experience for the juniors and the third graders to work together to help make a difference.
Karl Miran, Athletic Director, announced the first Upper School Athletes of the Week of the spring season at morning meeting on April 8 – golfer Grace Lu '22 and baseball player Shiv Tickoo '22 (pictured). Grace has started her golf career at W+H as the low scorer in the first two matches of the season. Shiv is flirting with a .300 batting average, smashing two hits in seven at-bats, driving in two runs, and scoring three runs himself during the Rams' first two games.