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  • Extended School Year Parents and Students:
    There will be no school for the Extended School Year classes on Monday, July 6th in celebration of the July 4th holiday.  There will be school on Friday, July 3rd.
           
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  • NPHS Holds 56th Commencement Ceremony

    On Friday evening, June 19th, New Providence High School graduated 153 seniors at the 56th Annual Commencement. The ceremony was held on Edward Lieder Field. Congratulations, Class of 2015! Click the title to view a photo gallery of the event.

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Announcements


  • The NPHS PowerSchool Parent Portal has been closed while teachers are finalizing end of the term grades.
    The portal will re-open around July 10th.  Thank you for your patience.
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  • 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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  • Ms. Kate Eckes - Teacher of Year - NPHS
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     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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  • 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!
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    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 www.njmonthly.com. 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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  • NPHS Recognized by the National College Board

    aplogo New Providence School District is one of 477 school districts in the U.S. and Canada and 36 in the State of New Jersey being honored by the College Board with placement on the 4th Annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Congratulations students, staff, and administration for this prestigious recognition! 
     
    Click here for the District Press Release, and link the College Board 4th Annual AP District Honor Roll .
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    New Providence Schools Recognized for Music Education

    NAMMlogo The National Association of Music Merchants, known as the NAMM Foundation, recognizes New Providence School District for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education designation. New Providence joins 307 districts across the country to receive the prestigious distinction this year.

    “This recognition represents the community’s passion and support for the arts and we are very fortunate to have a dedicated staff that is committed to music education.” said Dr. David Miceli, Superintendent of Schools. “On behalf of the New Providence Board of Education, we would like to congratulate the entire community on this national designation.”
    For more information on the district’s music education program, visit our music department page.
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Welcome

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.