LINDEN—Hispanic heritage students in Mrs. Rodriguez’s class recently created the Linden High School Hispanic Art gallery. Students studied the lives and works of various Hispanic artists. Each student replicated the work of their chosen artist with acrylics on a canvas medium.
CALDWELL—Caldwell College recently named 321 students to the fall 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
RAHWAY—Rahway High School students Deandrea Jiggets, Theodore Robinson, Courtney Anderson and Joshanai Crutchfield attended the 2010 Diversity Council on High School Leadership held at Kean University on Feb. 19.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School eighth graders have been studying the properties of matter in their science classes. As an investigation, students applied heat to a variety of substances and observed the changes made in the substances’ appearance during and after heating.
RAHWAY—At Rahway High School, there are several business classes that work to prepare students for the workplace and offer a taste of the professional world.
RAHWAY — In celebration of Black History Month, Donna Fidecaro’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway performed a play, “KC’s Dream” by Brenda B. Covert.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway recently hosted full day of hands-on activities to introduce science concepts related to renewable energy to all third grade gifted and talented students in the district.
ELIZABETH—The Union County freeholders will hold two open public hearings for the review of the 2010 executive budget.
ELIZABETH—On Wednesday, the Port Authority and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched an aggressive program to replace up to 636 of the oldest, most polluting trucks serving the Port of New York and New Jersey with newer models that generate less pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
UNION—First Baptist Church of Vauxhall recently donated $15,000 to the Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Nathan Rudy, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter, attended the church’s Heritage Day program on Sunday, Feb. 21, and accepted the check.