CLARK — Clark Township School District is one of fewer than 400 in the nation being honored by the College Board with a place on its AP® Achievement List. School districts are recognized for opening AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently received a grant from The New Jersey State Parent Information & Resource Center. The funds allowed the school to set up a “Parent Resource Center” outside the main offices with a computer and printer for parents and guardians to use which includes internet access.
EDISON — Students from J.P. Stevens High School in Edison participated in the 19th Annual State Finals of the New Jersey Science Olympiad held at Middlesex County College in Edison on March 15.
PERTH AMBOY—Stephen Moir, CEC, AAC, a culinary arts instructor at Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools in Perth Amboy, is one of eight candidates for the American Culinary Federation’s 2011 Northeast Region Chef Educator of the Year.
RAHWAY — Math Club members at Rahway High School joined with their peers at schools and museums across the country to celebrate Pi Day on March 14 (3.14).
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.