Awards and Accomplishments
East Brunswick is the only district in the state to have 11 Blue Ribbon Schools. The schools are Bowne-Munro, Central, Chittick, Frost, Irwin, Lawrence Brook, Memorial and Warnsdorfer Elementary Schools, Hammarskjold Middle School, Churchill Junior High School and East Brunswick High School.
Over 95% of graduates go on to college
East Brunswick High School was recognized by NJ.com as one of the Top 50 New Jersey High Schools with the best SAT Scores.
East Brunswick School District has earned a position on the 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll. The annual AP District Honor Roll recognizes districts for increasing access to Advanced Placement course work while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.
EBHS/MCC Pathways Program - 944 College Level Courses amassing 2838 College Credits
Ten EBHS students were National Merit Scholarship Finalists
Fifteen EBHS seniors graduated with Highest Honors
Fifty-Three National Merit Scholarship commended students
East Brunswick High School welcomed 139 new members into the National Honor Society.
346 Presidential Awards for Academic Excellence
One EBHS senior was selected as an Academic All Star by MyCentralJersey.com
One EBHS senior was selected to the Naval Reserves Officer Training Corps Marine Corps Scholarship.
Two CJHS students placed 1st in the NJ Literacy Association Writing Contest.
World Language Honor Societies Inductees:
- French Honor Society – 36 students
- Spanish Honor Society – 49 students
- Italian Honor Society – 35 students
- German Honor Society – 22 students
One hundred and sixty-nine EBHS students earned the distinction of the New Jersey State Seal of Biliteracy.
Qualifiers NJ Seal of Biliteracy:
- Arabic – 11 students
- Chinese – 3 students
- French – 48 students
- German – 6 students
- Italian – 6 students
- Korean – 2 students
- Russian – 3 students
- Spanish – 90 students
Four of the above students also earned a second NJ Seal of Biliteracy in an additional language
- One student - Arabic and Spanish
- One student - Hebrew and Spanish
- One student - Polish and German
- One student - French and Spanish
One EBHS Biology Teacher had an article published in the National Science Teacher’s Association monthly journal, Learning Molecular Biology Through Storytelling.
Two EBHS juniors were selected to attend the 2019 NJ Governor School of Engineering & Technology. Two EBHS juniors were selected to attend the 2019 New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences at Drew University.
Twenty-six East Brunswick High School students participated in the nationally recognized Rutgers Waksman Scholars Program and have had their research published on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) database.
In the FBLA State Leadership Competition: One EBHS student placed first in Impromptu Speaking; one EBHS student placed first in Coding and Programming, three EBHS students placed first in Broadcast Journalist, one EBHS student placed second in Future Business Leader, two EBHS students placed second in Hospitality Management, three EBHS students placed second in Banking and Financial Systems and three EBHS students placed second in Public Service Announcement. Thirteen additional EBHS students placed in the top 5 in their categories.
The EBHS Math Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta inducted 66 members.
The EBHS IPLE team, also known as the Institute for Political and Legal Education, placed 1st in the state again for the 32nd time in 33 years in the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Competition. Thirty-five EBHS senior were a part of the IPLE team.
Congratulations to student musicians selected for Honors, Regional and All-State Ensembles:
- 2019 CJMEA Intermediate Region Choir (13)
- 2019 CJMEA Intermediate Chamber Orchestra (1)
- 2019 CJMEA Intermediate String Orchestra (3)
- 2019 CJMEA Intermediate Band (2)
- 2019 CJMEA Intermediate Orchestra (12)
- 2019 CJMEA High School Region II Honor Choir (12)
- 2019 CJMEA High School Region II Symphonic Band (1)
- 2019 CJMEA High School Region II Orchestra (15)
- 2019 CJMEA High School Wind Ensemble (1)
- 2019 CJMEA High School Symphonic Band (1)
- 2019 CJMEA High School Orchestra (4)
- 2019 NJMEA All-State Symphonic Band (1)
- 2019 NJMEA All-State Wind Ensemble (3)
- 2019 NJMEA All-State Orchestra (8)
EBHS welcomed 49 new members to the Tri-M National Music Honor Society. There are currently 73 students at EBHS with this recognition.
One EBHS student placed first in the New Jersey Music Educators Association Young Composer Composition Contest
The EBHS Drama Club’s Music Man and Tempest performed to a packed house and were met with rave reviews
2019 – Best Community for Music Education (4th consecutive year)
HMS Artwork displayed at the Rutgers University Art Library
One HMS Student was awarded the Art Educator of New Jersey Student Artist Award
CJHS Advanced Orchestra performed at the NJMEA All-State Convention in February
EBHS Jazz Band placed in the top 10 in the state at the NJ All State Jazz Festival
One EBHS wrestler was awarded Most Outstanding Wrestler at the District 20 Wrestling Tournament
One CJHS Athlete placed 2nd in the GMC All Around Gymnastics.
One CJHS Athlete won the 2018 Title of Vault for the GMC Division.
One CJHS Athlete won the Greater Middlesex County Championship as an individual.
One EBHS Athlete achieved 100 career points in Girls Lacrosse.
One EBHS Athlete achieved 200 career saves in Girls Lacrosse.
One EBHS Athlete was selected NJ Sportszone Player of the week.
One EBHS Athlete was honored as the East Brunswick Representative for The National Women’s Day in sports.
One EBHS Athlete achieved 1000th career point in basketball.
One EBHS Athlete was the GMC champion in the Pole Vault.
JV and Varsity Cheerleading placed first in a Competition at Woodbridge High School.
Red Division Championships
- Girls Soccer
- Boys Tennis
- Girls Soccer
- Boys Soccer
- Boys Winter Track-Relays
- Boys Golf
- Girls Bowling
- Pole Vault Relay Team
- Boys Soccer
- 32 Student Athletes committed to playing their sport in college
Faculty and Staff
District Staff collected $2,935 for Breast Cancer Research and Pediatric Cancer Research for the Rutgers University Foundation.
District Staff collected $2,295 for Families Against Addiction Inc.
District Staff collected $2,806 for Autism Awareness.
District Staff celebrated National Go Red Day. The American Heart Association sponsors this event in an effort to raise awareness for women's heart health. A district wide denim day raised $3,210 to benefit cancer research.
Information Technology Secretary Florence Taliercio was named Middlesex County ESP (Educational Support Professional) of the Year by the MCEA (Middlesex County Educations Association) and New Jersey ESP by the NJEA.
In honor of Veterans Day, and to support Wreaths Across America, the Churchill Junior High School students, parents, and staff raised almost $4,000. This generous donation resulted in the placement of more than 400 wreaths!
East Brunswick Public Schools collected 12,050 lbs. of donations for the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services also known as M.C. FOODS for the 2018-2019 school year.