EDISON – Students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison have participated in a variety of recent activities.
TEAMWORK … Eddy Rappold of Plainfield, Deblina Mukherjee of Scotch Plains and Vicky Tumati of Iselin, seventh grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, work on a project in science class. The seventh grade finished its study of energy and forces by building functional roller-coasters. Each group had to design and build a roller-coaster from scratch. Following a set of guidelines and requirements, each group presented it to the class. (Photo by Rudy Brandl of Fanwood)
COASTER CONSTRUCTION … Samantha Anastasiou of Scotch Plains, Amaan Bhojani of Avenel and Noah Fischer of Parsippany, seventh grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, demonstrate how their roller-coaster works during science class. The seventh grade finished its study of energy and forces by building functional roller-coasters. Each group had to design and build a roller-coaster from scratch. Following a set of guidelines and requirements, each group presented it to the class. (Photo by Rudy Brandl of Fanwood)
LEARNING ABOUT NEW JERSEY … Jane Anderson-Schmitt of Scotch Plains, a fourth grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, delivered a speech on Ellis Island to kick off the fourth grade speeches on May 31. Students were asked to explore a variety of New Jersey topics and select one of greatest interest to them. Topics ranged from Atlantic City to Symphony Hall to the First Football Game. All students made their speeches from memory. (Photo by Rudy Brandl of Fanwood)
SWEET SPEECH … Saleem Ibraheem of Piscataway, a third grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, begins his speech about Milton Hershey, a topic he selected because he likes chocolate bars. The students selected famous Americans to research as their topic and presented the speeches in chronological order according to the birth date of each famous American. (Photo by Rudy Brandl of Fanwood)
CORE OF THE CLASS … Nine members of the Class of 2012 at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison have been Lifers, a term used to describe students who began their education at the school in Kindergarten or pre-school. Each year, the school recognizes these students with a dinner prior to their graduation at the home of Andrew Webster, Head of School. Pictured, from left to right, front row: Marisa Carlucci of Edison, Catherine Badalamenti of Scotch Plains, Jessica Clarke of Scotch Plains, Margaret Basti of Staten Island and Micaela Lyons of Plainfield. Back row: Lian Cancryn of Plainfield, Jordan Del Sol of Elizabeth and David Monte of Scotch Plains. Missing from photo: Abigail Rogers of Plainfield. (Photo courtesy of Wardlaw-Hartridge School)
CUM LAUDE SCHOLARS … Seven new members were inducted into the Cum Laude Society at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School during its Honors Assembly on May 25. From left to right: Kimberly Son of Woodbridge, Stephanie Smyczek of Edison, Alyssa Kennedy of Elizabeth, Vraj Patel of Piscataway, Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, Jessica Clarke of Scotch Plains and Catherine Badalamenti of Scotch Plains are on stage with Susan Swenson of Plainfield, the school’s Director of College Counseling. (Photo courtesy of Wardlaw-Hartridge School)
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