STATE – Local school districts found out just how much state aid they would lose under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal on Thursday. Some suburban districts would see their aid eliminated entirely, while urban districts stand to be the biggest losers in pure dollar value.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an exhibition of artworks by the students of Ivan Bratko’s Art School. The school is located at the foundation since 1999.
RAHWAY—March brought the culmination of weeks of effort for the junior class and their teachers at Rahway High School.
CLARK—On Thursday, March 11, three members of the Rutgers Football team visited St. Agnes School. In addition to reading several books the lower grades, Tyler Thomas, Darrell Givens and Jimmy Dumont visited the middle school and signed autographs.
UNION—On Wednesday, March 31, at 7 p.m., Union resident Walt Jarko will discuss his self-publishing journey using the photographs in the current Les Malamut Art Gallery exhibition “Cowboys & Horses of the Wild West” which is on display through April 30.
CLARK – The American Cancer Society urges local companies to help support the fight against cancer in the community by becoming a sponsor of Relay For Life of Clark.
RAHWAY—After reading a story about a vision impaired character, fifth grade students at Grover Cleveland School had “eye-opening” experiences.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class worked with Kean University intern Patricia Keane on exploring capacity. The students explored relationships among units of capacity and identified equivalent measures of capacity.
FORT KNOX, Ky.—Marine Corps Reserve Capt. Scott T. Jones has graduated from the Army Basic Officer Leader Course III, designed to ensure a tough, standardized, small-unit leadership experience for officers.
…and fun, oh my, at the Salt Brook Elementary School in New Providence. Naturalists from Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center recently visited second graders at the borough elementary school to talk to them about reptiles.