EDISON — Students at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison recently took part in a variety of activities, from a ceremonial tree planting, to fairy tale story time and a clothing drive to help people look professional when they get job interviews.
Jane Anderson-Schmitt of Scotch Plains and Louisa Sperrazza of Plainfield, fifth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, shovel dirt to assist in the planting of a new fifth grade tree. This year’s tree, a pink dogwood, is part of the annual fifth grade tradition, which reflects the growth of the students as they enter a new phase of their lives.
Sydney Sweeney of Cranford, a fourth grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, is dressed as Cinderella for the school’s fairy tale party. Sydney, who shared a story with first grader Simrah Razvi of Somerset, was one of many fourth graders who dressed up and read stories to the younger students.
Alexandra Johnson of Plainfield, a seventh grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, receives the Most Valuable Player award in the Middle School Chess Club for the 2012-2013 school year from club advisor Bob Kraynik of Colonia. Alexandra, the only female member of the club, had the highest chess rating through the year.
Vanessa Santana of Iselin and Max Hernandez-Webster of Edison, graduating seniors at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, delivered more than 300 articles of clothing the school’s Style Society collected during a drive in April. The student group collected suits, blazers, skirts, pants, shoes, ties and other items needed by professionals who are struggling to afford clothes to wear on an interview.
(Photos courtesy of Wardlaw-Hartridge School)
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