• Congratulations to the NPHS Boys Tennis Team! 

    tennischamps The 2015 Team won the State Sectional Championship against Dayton. The Pioneers (11-8) won 3-2 against Dayton (9-5) in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 1 sectional final. To read more, click here.
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  • High School Final Exams will be held on June 16, 17, 18, 19
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  • Ms. Kate Eckes - Teacher of Year - NPHS
     Congratulations to Ms. Kate Eckes on being NPHS Teacher of the Year!  Thank you for your dedication and hard work towards your students! 

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  • Eric LeGrand Visits New Providence

    On May 18th, 2015, New Providence High School and Middle School students were honored with a presentation by Eric LeGrand, the Rutgers University football star who sustained a C3 and C4 vertebrae injury in 2010. We were excited to welcome Eric to NPHS/NPMS to speak to our students about what it means to overcome obstacles and adversity and to truly “Be the Difference.”

    While this injury ended his football career, it launched Eric's dedication and commitment to give back to the community and inspire those living with and impacted by paralysis. Team LeGrand was launched in September 2013 as a fundraising arm for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to advance care and discover cures for paralysis, as well as continue the legacy of the late Christopher Reeve. During this assembly, the PTSA presented a donation of over $800 to the Team LeGrand raised through the Jersey Mike’s fundraiser held in April.

    Click here to read the article in TAP.
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  •   NPHS Students Win State Level Awards in STEM Competitions at TCNJ  

    STEM Five NPHS students won in the New Jersey State TSA (Technology Student Association) conference on Saturday. Also, results came in this week indicating that five additional students who had won in the TEAMS (Technology Engineering Aptitude Math Science test) were ranked nationally!

    At TCNJ on Saturday, May 2, students from New Providence won:

    ·         1st place in Technology Problem Solving

    ·         2nd place in Structural Design Engineering, and

    ·         2nd place in Music Production, which is produced using computer technology

    The five Engineering Aptitude TEAMS test winners who competed in our New Providence 9th and 10th grade TEAMS event won 1st place in the state and 3rd place in the nation (for public schools our size).

     All of these students have now advanced to the national level of their event and will compete in Dallas, Texas in June, representing the state of New Jersey.


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  • NPHS Students Lend a Hand 
    On April 1st, almost 40 NPHS students, many from the Baseball team and Biology club, grabbed their rakes, gloves and working shoes to help out in downtown New Providence. The students enjoyed cleaning up at the Salt Box museum, Centennial Park, the town Library and the Senior Center. They worked hard, got their hands dirty and felt good helping out their town. The greatest part of the day was watching the kids come back in to the school. After working for 2-plus hours, they were smiling and describing how much fun they had helping out. All of the students sacrificed their time at school to help out in their community, and it was strictly volunteer! Click here to read the article in TAP.

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  • NPHS Students Volunteer at Community Food Bank of NJ

    On Friday, March 27th, over 50 NPHS students visited the Community Food Bank of NJ in Hillside as part of the district character education initiative, “Be the Difference.” The students, from grades 9 through 12, volunteered their time for three hours on one of the largest food banks in the United States. The students worked together to pack food and household donations into boxes in preparation for shipment to local soup kitchens. The students worked hard and diligently and enjoyed the opportunity to give back to the community.

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  • New Graduation Requirements for the Classes of '16, '17 and '18
    books The Department of Education recently released information regarding the New Jersey Graduation requirements for the classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018. Please click here to view the letter sent by Mrs. Zirpoli, Principal. 

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    NPSD Announces District Mobile App

    phone The New Providence School District is announcing the launch of our new mobile district-wide mobile communications application. The district’s official mobile app will enable smartphone users to keep track of important district information. Click the link above to download our free mobile app.
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  • NJ Monthly 2014 Ranks NPHS #6 Public High School in NJ!
    New Jersey Monthly has recognized New Providence High School as the #6 public high school in the state. The magazine's 2014 rankings of the Top 100 public high schools will appear in the September issue, on newsstands starting August 28. A complete list of all 328 rated schools is online at Congratulations on this outstanding accomplishment! This is the 3rd time New Providence High School has ranked in the top 10 high schools in the state.
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Mrs. Lauren Zirpoli 
Principal's Message

Recognized for excellence in academics, the arts, athletics and community service, New Providence High School provides students with a wide range of experiences and opportunities designed to promote intellectual, social, and emotional growth.  New Providence High School continues to uphold the values that were created in the school’s original mission statement created in 1958, “Let this school be dedicated to the process of acquiring knowledge, skills and understanding of our culture, so that all students can achieve a foundation for further intellectual growth and attain civic competence through the active pursuit of citizenship.”

NPHS students are able to choose from a wide array of academic course offerings designed to challenge them at appropriate levels of ability. Eighteen Advanced Placement and nineteen Honors classes are offered. Advanced Placement courses offer students the challenges of a college level course as well as the opportunity to accumulate college credits.
New Providence High School remains committed to maximizing student opportunities for growth, evidenced by our continuing exploration of local, state, and global partnerships. Instruction is offered in five world languages. Ongoing international continue with Italy, Japan and France and we recently created a partnership with a school from Spain.
Incorporating service learning opportunities into the fabric of educational process provides students with challenges and experiences both within and outside the traditional classroom. Student-sponsored food and clothing drives, choral performances at local senior citizens centers, volunteer tutoring , intergenerational senior citizen projects and student initiated blood drives allow students to interact with community members in a variety of positive ways. These activities give New Providence High School students an opportunity to give back and show appreciation for all they are given.
Our co-curricular offerings, from discipline specific clubs to athletics to drama, are designed to allow students the opportunity to pursue their interests and achieve new heights. Offering twenty-three athletic teams and close to fifty co-curricular activities, over 91% of the student body is involved in the school’s athletic and co-curricular opportunities.

New Providence High School will continue to prepare students to meet the challenging demands of today’s changing world. The school’s successes reflect positively on the continued support of the community. This support is much appreciated and welcomed as NPHS continues to function in the forefront of schools in Union County and in the state of New Jersey.