CLARK – Children’s author and illustrator Steven Light visited St Agnes School in Clark to kick off the school’s March into Reading program. He delighted the children by reading three of his books and sharing his sketchbooks.
CLARK–Second grade students at St Agnes School in Clark have “adopted” a trio of cubs. After studying about five of the many endangered animals, the students wanted a way to help these animals. During the month of February, the children were able to collect $50 and send it to the World Wildlife Fund.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Branch NAACP will hold a Candidates’ Night Forum on Monday, March 21, to allow community members to meet the candidates seeking seats on the Board of Education.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Throughout the month of February, the Multicultural Literature classes at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains provided a visual perspective on the great impact of African-Americans on American culture.
LINDEN – Students Zarya Kimbrough and Xavier Small, along with their families, cozy up in their tent with a book at Linden School No. 4’s Camp Read A Lot event. Even the moose hangs overhead waiting to see what happens next in the story.
RAHWAY — Students from the dental hygiene program at UMDNJ recently came to Franklin School in Rahway to teach Kindergarten students about dental health.
PLAINFIELD – PSE&G recently awarded United Way of Greater Union County $40,000 to support Neighborhood House Association After School Program in Plainfield. The grant will help support 50 children between ages 6-12 at the Washington Community School.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently participated in the St. Jude Children’s Hospital Math-A-Thon. The students completed a Math funbook while receiving pledges from friends and family.
CRANFORD – Union County College will offer two, non-credit workshops for job seekers this spring.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently enjoyed the PTA-sponsored “Have a Heart Palooza”.