New Providence High School

35 Pioneer Drive, New Providence, NJ 07974 Phone 908-464-4700

Upcoming Events

Announcements

  • "Impact Teacher" Award

    Congratulations to Christine Noppenberger for receiving a 2022/2023 "Impact Teacher" Award!  The "Impact Teacher" Program is designed to recognize teachers and staff who, through their actions, efforts, and accomplishments, have made a significant impact on the lives of our children.  Teachers or staff are nominated by the administration through a written Statement of Impact.  The award was bestowed at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2022.  

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  • "You Can't Take It With You"

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    Tickets are now on sale for the NPHS Drama production of "You Can't Take it With You"!  One of the most popular and successful plays of modern times, You Can't Take It With You is Kaufman and Hart's hilarious, delightful portrait of the charmingly eccentric Vanderhoff family, who live life to the fullest and prove that success is not always measured in dollars and cents!  This comedy classic is one of the most produced plays of all time, with a large cast of endearing, quirky characters, sure to provide great opportunities for actors of all levels.  Audiences have loved this story from the start, not just for the endearing characters, but just as much for its inspiring message. 

    Performances are Friday, November 18th at 7pm, and Saturday, November 19th at 2pm and 7pm.

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  • NPHS Spring Musical Auditions

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    Spring Musical Auditions, visit Mr. Duke's website

     

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  • The NPHS 2023 Yearbook is on sale now!

    Please see the PDF flyer here

    Yearbooks on Sale - jostensyearbooks.com

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  • Important Information from HS Administration

    Start Strong Testing Schedule and Information

    Please see the Welcome Back attached letter from NPHS Principal, Mr. Henry.

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  • Traffic Pattern Change NPMS / NPHS

    Please see the attached information from the New Providence Police Department regarding an upcoming traffic pattern change surrounding NPMS / NPHS.

    Please note that Pioneer Drive and Balcom Road will be closed to all traffic beginning at 7:00AM on Monday, August 8th for installation of new signage, markings, and striping. The roads will reopen on Monday afternoon once the installation is complete.

     

     

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  • AppleTeacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Mr. Dougher, the NPHS Teacher of the Year 2022! 

    Mr. Dougher will be honored at an upcoming Board of Education meeting as well as at a special ceremony at Kean University in the spring.  Congratulations!

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  • NPHS Marching Band

    Congratulations to the NPHS Marching Band "Pride and Class", who are the US Bands Group IV A State Champions! The Marching Band performed their complete 2021 show "Frost" on Saturday at the State Championships in Old Bridge. Next, the band will compete in the US Bands National Championship on Saturday, November 6th at MetLife Stadium. Way to Go NP!

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  • The Providential - NPHS Student News

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    Check out the February issue of the student news site of New Providence High School. The site offers feature articles, club news, and student perspectives.

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  • NPHS and Fukui Celebrate 25 Year Partnership

    On Monday, October 21, 2019, staff and students from both New Providence High School and Koshi High School from the Fukui Prefecture in Japan celebrated a 25-year partnership that began in 1994.  This momentous occasion celebrated the longevity of a successful partnership that has brought amazing experiences for NPHS and Koshi students throughout the years.

     

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  • New Providence High School Ranks #9 in NJ Monthly- Top Public NJ High Schools
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    NJ Monthly has issued their Top Public High Schools for 2018 and New Providence High School ranked #9 out of 305 high schools in New Jersey! Congratulations to the entire New Providence community!
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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 
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    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

  • Mr. Brian Henry
    Principal's Message

    Recognized for excellence in Academics, the Arts, and Athletics, New Providence High School provides students with a wide range of experiences and opportunities designed to promote intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Our commitment to education has been recognized through many accolades.  We continue to be recognized as one of the top high schools in the state of New Jersey.  Additionally, we were recognized as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.  This is the highest recognition that a school can receive on the federal level.  These honors are a testament to the dedication of our students, faculty and community.

    NPHS students are able to choose from a wide array of academic course offerings designed to challenge them at appropriate levels of ability.  Twenty-three Advanced Placement and fifteen 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 partnerships continue with Japan for over 20 years.  These programs have given students invaluable insight into different cultures as well as practical application of what they have learned in the classroom.

    Incorporating service learning opportunities into the fabric of the 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 programs, invitations to design banners and logos for community organizations both challenge and reward students’ creativity.  These activities give New Providence High School students an opportunity to give back and show appreciation for all they are given.  Furthermore, these experiences demonstrate what can be achieved when parents, students, teachers and community members work cooperatively.

    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 nearly forty co-curricular activities, over 92% of the student body is involved in the school’s athletic and co-curricular opportunities.  Our Technology Student Association won first place in technology problem solving and second place in structural design engineering and music production in a New Jersey State competition.  NPHS STEM league students also placed first at the STEM League Competition in Bloomfield, also winning most creative prototype and best overall prototype design. They also placed in the top three at the Annual UCC Bridge Building Competition.  Our Girls’ Tennis, Girls’ Cross Country, Girls’ Basketball, Boys’ Cross Country, Boys’ Tennis and Boys’ Lacrosse teams were all Conference Champions.  Our Girls’ Cross Country, Girls’ Tennis, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Tennis teams were also State Sectional Champions.

    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 at the forefront of schools in Union County and in the state of New Jersey.
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