RAHWAY — Jamari Servance, a third grader at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, was chosen by the third grade teachers to carry the title of Principal for the Day on Feb. 28.
LIVINGSTON – An Elizabeth girl earned recognition in the Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation 22nd Annual Burn Awareness Poster Contest. This year’s contest, created to teach youngsters the importance of fire safety and burn prevention, focused on the importance of smoke detectors.
UNION – The Kean University Players on Tour will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” from March 30 to April 3 at the University Center Little Theatre in Union. Following the on-campus run, the troupe will bring their production to schools in the region, including Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
PLAINFIELD — Union County College will be hosting an Allied Health and Practical Nursing Open House for students who are interested in learning more about these programs and beginning to study this fall.
EDISON — Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
RAHWAY – Students in Mrs. Campesi’s class at Franklin School in Rahway read about penguins during their reading lesson, then spent time in the computer lab researching and recording new facts about penguins.
EDISON — Briella Payami of Scotch Plains, a fourth-grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, performs a dance to Cotton Eye Joe during the Lower School Cabaret on Feb. 17.
EDISON — Surrounded by his classmates, nurses and Director of Student Life Dawn Francavilla, junior Jimmy Nolan of Colonia participates for the third consecutive year in The Wardlaw-Hartridge School Blood Drive on Feb. 23.
STATE – College students will see a significant reduction in a federal grant program intended to help low and middle income families if a Republican budget plan passes, according to an analysis released today by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
LINDEN – In February, heavyweight wrestler Austin Frank earned his 100th career victory at a quad match in Kearny. The Linden High School senior became the first wrestler in school history to reach that milestone.