LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring various soccer leagues for Linden youngsters, both boys and girls.
CLARK – Following up on the township’s high ranking in New Jersey Monthly’s 2010 Top Towns list, Clark was recently named one of the best affordable suburbs in America by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
RAHWAY – A Russian to English as a second language course will be offered at Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 211 West Grand Avenue, Rahway beginning on Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m.
CLARK – Pre-schoolers are learning the fundamentals of hoops through a kiddie basketball program offered by the Clark Recreation Department. For more information about this and other recreation programs, call 1-732-428-8400.
LINDEN—The Lunchbox Derby at Linden School No. 6 was a science extension of the fifth grade science kit Motion and Design. Students had to create a working vehicle out of assorted fruits or vegetables.
RAHWAY—Kindergarten students at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently read the book “Elmer” by David McKee. The book is about a bright-colored patchwork elephant named Elmer.
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 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—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.