Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Indian Hills Braves had a huge second half against Morristown bolstered by 5 goals from Nicole Kopyta.
Indian Hills senior attacker Nicole Kopyta scored six goals against Morristown to put her Braves in the semifinals of the NJSIAA tournament on Monday night. Goals five and six were special for Kopyta. Her fifth goal of the game tied the career goal mark for Bergen County girls lacrosse and her sixth set a new record at 328. “I don’t really know what to say or how to explain this feeling,” said Kopyta. “I just want to thank my teammates for putting me in the right position to score over the years. We have been together for years and have an amazing chemistry.” With only one goal in the first half, it didn’t appear that Monday would be the night that Kopyta would break the record. The Indian Hills girls actually found themselves trailing 6-…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
It is very late in the season and the Indian Hills Varsity Girls Lacrosse team is looking to keep their record unblemished against Ridgewood on Thursday.
The Indian Hills Girls Lacrosse team is 16-0 this season and has advanced to the semi-final round of the county tournament. The girls at Indian Hills beat Old Tappan 23-12 last Friday and crushed Glen Rock 22-7 in the quarterfinals. According to northjersey.com, the improvement of sophomore goalkeeper Shannon Bremer has played a major role in their success. The Braves’ goal scoring has been impressive all season long and their defense has begun to improve as the season has worn on. Indian Hills will match up against Ridgewood on Thursday, at 7:15 p.m. at Westwood High School. Send any of your photos of the Indian Hills Varsity Girls Lacrosse team to firstname.lastname@example.org and please let us know if you have any interest in blogging about …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A special evening is planned for Monday, May 13, during which the Board of Education will say goodbye to some and congratulations to others.
The Ramapo-Indian Hills Board of Education has planned a meeting for Monday, May 13 at 8 p.m. in the cafeteria at Indian Hills. There will be regular business to conduct but this meeting has a special purpose. Not only will Monday’s meeting be the final Board of Education meeting in the tenure of Superintendent C. Lauren Schoen, it will also be an evening to appreciate some of the key members of the Ramapo-Indian Hills community. “Please consider coming to the May 13 Board of Education meeting,” said Schoen. “That meeting will be held to honor a number of people in our district--students, teachers, administrators and on up. It is one of those wonderful evening where we can thank people who have probably dedicated decades and decades if not…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Students from Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes and Oakland came together to deliver a riveting performance on Thursday evening.
The students at Indian Hills High School hit the stage on Thursday for the long-awaited opening night of their spring musical Into the Woods. Into the Woods is a musical that features classic characters such as Cinderella, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood and has taken home a handful of Tony Awards over the years. “The performance went off without a hitch. I am over the moon and so proud of every single one of the cast members,” said Julia Moran. “I can’t believe we were able to do something like this at a high school level. It’s truly amazing." All in attendance seemed captivated by the performance and let the cast and crew know just how much they enjoyed the show. “We got a standing ovation on our opening night so we are very excited …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Performances of 'Into the Woods' are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.
After months of rehearsals the students at Indian Hills High School debut their spring musical this week. The opening night performance of “Into the Woods” is Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in the Indian Hills High School Auditorium. “I am beside myself wonderfully thrilled about this,” said Indian Hills graduate and spring musical director Kim Marino. “The last time Indian Hills did Into the Woods, I was in it. The kids are ridiculously fantastic, very talented and they are amazing to work with.” Students from Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes and Oakland are all involved with the play and students from every high school grade level are represented in the cast, crew and orchestra. The musical will also be performed in the Indian Hills Auditorium on …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Braves and Indians agreed to play an independent game at Provident Bank Park, the Rockland Boulders home ball park, on Sunday.
The Indian Hills Braves varsity baseball team is off to an 8-4 start in their league games. That includes a seven game winning streak. Although Sunday's tilt against the Indians of Weehawken didn't count in the standing, it definitely helped boost the Braves confidence level. "They are a very, very good club so it's a great game for us," said Indian Hills Coach George Hill. "Today's game was just a fun opportunity to switch things up a little bit and it's a good experience for the team. We are off to a decent start at 8-4 so hopefully we can keep it up." Please feel free to add any photos taken of at the game to this gallery. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Indepth statistics on test scores and the student body in the Ramapo-Indian Hills school district included in U.S. News High School Rankings.
The U.S. News & World Report released their 2013 Best High Schools Rankings. Statistics gathered from Ramapo High School and Indian Hills High School were also released. Neither school ranked in the top 100 in the nation or in the top 50 in the state. When compared to their neighbors in Ridgewood the Ramapo-Indian Hills School District presents numbers that can't help but underwhelm. Despite having more students and the highest student/teacher ratio of the three schools, the numbers from Ridgewood are undeniably stronger in certain areas. 68 percent of Ridgewood students are involved with the advanced placement program. That is 20 percent higher than Ramapo and more than 30 percent higher than Indian Hills. Ridgewood is ranked 188 in …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Al Evangelista will be stepping away from his position as principal at Indian Hills High School after more than 4 decades with the district.
After 41 years with the Ramapo Indian Hills school district, Al Evangelista has put in his request for retirement. Evangelista will finish this school year and will finish his duties on July 1 of this year. Evangelista accomplished a lot during his time with the district. Here is just a sample of the accomplishments Evangelista has been a part of. “My decision to retire is easy: life is short, time is fleeting, and after 41 years of service to our district in various capacities, all of which have been an extremely rewarding experience, it is time to relax and spend more time with my family,” said Evangelista. The Ramapo-Indian Hills high school district is already losing Superintendent Dr. C. Lauren Schoen on May 15. According to …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The festival is set to take place on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in the IHHS auditorium.
Selena Steinberg, of Wyckoff, is more than just a junior at Indian Hills High School. Steinberg has been involved with the local Girl Scouts for more than a decade and is looking to earn her Gold Award, the highest honor a girl scout can receive, on Friday evening. The 17 year-old is running an arts festival for the Indian Hills Performing Arts Association. The event is titled “A Time to Shine” and is being held in the auditorium at Indian Hills High School. “The reason I chose this project is because the arts are very a very important part of students’ lives,” said Steinberg. “Yet they continue to be the first to be cut from schools, including my own district. My project will address this issue and act as a celebration of the arts.” …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
22 of 35 winners of the New Jersey Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2013 Fashion Design Contest were from the Ramapo-Indian Hills school district.
The Ramapo-Indian Hills Family and Consumer Science Department has really made a name for themselves with their showing in the New Jersey Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2013 Fashion Design Contest. Thirty-five winners from the State of New Jersey were announced and 22 of them were from the Ramapo-Indian Hills school district. Entries were judged based on technical merit and construction features. "We are extremely proud of both the students and the staff involved, and I'd like to congratulate them," said Indian Hills High School Principal Al Evangelista. "The work that these young ladies do in this fashion area is just incredible. They are very, very talented and they do a spectacular job. For them to compete and do as well …