Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Centerfielder Tom Krapf had a stellar week and is the first Patch Bear of the Week.
Welcome to East Brunswick Patch’s Bear of the Week, a weekly look at some of the standout athletes in East Brunswick schools. This week’s player, nominated by the district Athletic Department, is senior center fielder Tom Krapf. “Tom has the unique ability to get his teammates to play at a higher level,” said Frank Noppenberger, Supervisor of Athletics and Physical Education. “His baseball charisma is contagious to the players.” Tom was named Bear of the Week after he hit .406 with five stolen bases and scored the tying run last week against Old Bridge in the 12th inning. This is his third year on the varsity squad. He’ll play at Rowan University next year after graduation. Tom has been playing baseball since he was four or five and is …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
East Brunswick High school ranked 484 out of 2,000 public high schools rated by Newsweek.
East Brunswick High School's graduation rate, SAT scores and advanced placement students have earned it a ranking among the top 500 high schools in the country for 2013. According to Newsweek's America's Best High School's list, the township high school is ranked 484 out of the nation's 2,000 best public high schools. Schools are ranked by the college readiness of their respective students. The annual rankings take into account each school's graduation rate, college acceptance rate, advanced placement testing and the percentage of students enrolled in at least one advanced placement course and average SAT scores, according to Newsweek. East Brunswick High School showed a 99 percent graduation rate for the 2011-12 school year, with 93 …
Friday, May 3, 2013
All games begin at 2 p.m. at the East Brunswick High School.
East Brunswick High School sports will be in full force on Saturday. At 2 p.m. Saturday, seven high school sports teams will be played simultaneously, so if there was ever a chance to root on the home team, then this is it. The schedule for the day includes the boys varsity and junior varsity baseball teams facing off against Spotswood; the girls varsity softball team playing in the East Brunswick Softball Tournament; the boys varsity and junior varsity lacrosse teams facing off against Watchung Hills; and the girls varsity and junior varsity lacrosse teams against Colts neck. For a schedule of all high school games, visit the Schedule Star by clicking HERE. Follow Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The breakfast fundraiser will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 21 at Applebees.
A pancake breakfast on April 21 will raise money for the East Brunswick High School Junior Varsity and Varsity Softball teams. The breakfast fundraiser is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 21 at Applebees, 324 Ryders Lane, Milltown. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children, and includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage. Tickets are available in advance and at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay informed of East Brunswick news and information. Like East Brunswick Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The NJ State Report cards shows high performances at East Brunswick High School in academic performance and college readiness.
High school students in East Brunswick are performing well in the three R's, according to a report card issued by the state. The NJ School Performance Reports measure student performance in a number of areas, including math, reading and science, SAT scores, performance gaps, and AP course enrollment. The reports for 2011-12 include new data on college and career readiness, while providing comparison to “peer schools” in order to provide a more complete overview of performance for educators and the public, according to the DOE. Peer schools have similar grade levels and demographic characteristics, including the percentage of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch, limited English proficiency programs and special education …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The April 20th game will benefit the East Brunswick Youth Council, the East Brunswick High School PTA and Coalition for Healthy Communities.
Wednesday, April 10
The First Annual Charity NFL East Brunswick Celebrity Basketball Tour with Lonnie Allgood’s Dreams for Kids will be held at Churchill Junior High School on April 20, 2013 at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the game between celebrity players and East Brunswick’s Community all-star teams will benefit The EBHS PTSA, the East Brunswick Youth Council, and Coalition for Healthy Communities. The event will feature current and/or former NFL players who will come to town to play against a local team comprised of police officers from the East Brunswick Police Department, teachers from schools throughout the district, coaches from Fast Break Basketball, members of The East Brunswick High Schools Championship Team and more! General admission tickets are $10 ($15…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Henning says he has been thinking of stepping down as coach for a while.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
EBHS seniors Natasha Ntone Kouo, Julia Wescott, and Rob Ukawuba signed letters of intent on Feb. 6.
This past February brought a big day for local athletics as three East Brunswick High School seniors signed letters of intent to play in college on National Signing Day. Natasha Ntone Kouo (soccer) agreed to attend the University of Maryland, Julia Wescott (soccer) agreed to attend Lafayette College, and Rob Ukawuba (basketball) agreed to play at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. A four-year varsity starter, Ukawuba has scored more than 1,000 points during his high school career and helped lead the team to two division championships. His teammates said the forward was not only a great teammate and athlete, but always had a smile on his face. He said he had several reasons for choosing NJIT. “My parents like it because of its …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The EBHS Bears has four District champions following Saturday's tournament.
The East Brunswick Varsity Wrestling Team came out on top Saturday during the District 20 Championships. Held at Churchill Junior High School, the grapplers took first as a team and saw four of its own win championships. As a team, the squad scored 161 points, topping Monroe’s 150 points, according to www.nj.com. For the bears, Sean Glasgow won the 132 pound title with a pin in 37 seconds, Mike Nicolaro won the 138 crown with a 5-1 decision, Jonathan Schleifer won the 160 title with a pin in 39 seconds, , and Michael Quintin won at 220 pounds with a 3-2 decision, according to nj.com. In addition, Eric Webber took third at 126 pounds, Patrick Dougherty at 145 pounds and Oliver Piuri at 285.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
East Brunswick High School senior football players and cheerleaders have spent four years practicing, and playing. This year they say good bye.
EBTV was there to cover this year's Senior Night at Jay Doyle Field at the East Brunswick High School. East Brunswick High School senior football players and cheerleaders have spent four years practicing, and playing. This year they say good bye. Follow Patch on Facebook. Visit www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.