[PHOTOS] International Walk To School Day


METUCHEN — Students at Campbell Elementary School in Metuchen participated in the International Walk to School Day, held on Wednesday, Oct. 9. While 233 students registered to participate in the event, an overwhelming number of students arrived to school with their parents, pets, and siblings via foot, bike, and skates.

[PHOTO] Metuchen High School Welcomes New National Honor Society Members


METUCHEN — On Wednesday night, Oct. 23, under the guidance of their adviser Kerry Blaze, the Metuchen High School chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 79 new members. Mr Peragallo opened the program and focused on service as he read a list of impressive accomplishments of this year’s inductees.

Campbell Elementary School Marks School Violence Awareness Week


METUCHEN — Students at Campbell Elementary School in Metuchen are observing “School Violence Awareness Week” this week (Oct. 21 – 25.) Throughout the week, students are participating in age appropriate lessons focused on this year’s theme, “It’s Cool To Be Kind.”

[PHOTO] Wardlaw-Hartridge Kindergarten Students Learn How To Avoid Germs


EDISON — Naomi Valcourt of South Plainfield, Cody Cardillo of Metuchen and their second grade classmates from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School visited the Junior Kindergarten students to share tips about how to avoid germs from spreading.

[PHOTO] Metuchen Students Explore Science


METUCHEN — Eighth grade students at Edgar Middle School participated in hands-on interactive learning activities on the Rutgers Science Explorer Bus on Oct. 8, 9, and 10. The program, Matter Matters focused on solids, liquids, and gases as well as parts of an atom.

Diocese Of Metuchen To Celebrate 12th Annual Blue Mass

The Blue Mass has been celebrated annually for the past 12 years. All active, retired and deceased law enforcement officials from Middlesex, Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren are honored. All are welcome. For more information, visit or call (732) 562-2463. –(The Catholic Spirit file photo)

METUCHEN — Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski will serve as principal celebrant of the Diocese of Metuchen’s 12th annual Blue Mass to be held at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen, on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.