Scotch Plains Junior Featured At Music Recital


EDISON — Katie Buchbinder of Scotch Plains, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, performed a flute solo to Pierre O. Ferroud’s Trois Pieces on April 1 when the school’s finest musical talent was on display at the annual Music Recital.

State Releases Schools Classifications Under New Accountability System

TRENTON – The state Department of Education today announced the final list of Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools as part of its new statewide accountability system developed through flexibility from No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

Academy Students Celebrate International Day


ELIZABETH–“We can’t just talk about diversity, but it must be in our thinking and in our actions.” That thought from a poem entitled “Diversity Is a Good Thing”, by Deirdre Blair, was more than adequately brought to life during Benedictine Academy’s (Elizabeth) annual International Day celebration held on April 4.

New Jersey Apps Challenge Aims To Encourage Innovation

HOBOKEN – At Stevens Institute of Technology today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the “New Jersey Apps Challenge,” a mobile apps competition among three New Jersey universities, and unveiled the “America Innovates Act,” designed to spur the growth of high tech jobs.

Elizabeth School Recognized By Jefferson Award Program


ELIZABETH–For a second year in a row, Benedictine Academy, the all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, has won the prestigious Gold Medal Banner for the “Jefferson Award” Regional Competition for the state of New Jersey. The students achieved first place for their student service leadership efforts in their school and in the community.