Schools

Benedictine Academy Students Honored For Community Commitment

ELIZABETH–Five Benedictine Academy students were honored recently as “Students in Action”, for “taking their initiative beyond the ordinary”. Emilie Burke of Colonia, Martha Devia of Elizabeth, Chisom Emeana of Hillside, Andrea Mendoza of Union, and Ariana Taveras of Newark, were recognized at an awards ceremony held at the Academy on Feb. 11.

Reaching The 100 Day Mark

CLARK — First grade students at St. Agnes School in Clark recently celebrated the 100th day of school. A tradition carried out by first grade teacher Helen Shaffer, children made posters of 100 special items, did 100 jumping jacks and learned to count to 100 many different ways.