TRENTON – Legislation to bar those convicted of crimes from serving on school boards and requiring board members to undergo criminal checks received final legislative approval on Thursday.
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.
RAHWAY — In honor of Black History month, Mrs. Faver’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway learned about Rosa Parks. Parks sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott when she refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala.
TEANECK– Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck and Hackensack, has announced the names of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 Semester.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark enjoyed a PTA-sponsored Senior Sweetheart Tea. Every child was allowed to invite one grandparent or relative to enjoy an afternoon of snacks, crafts and Bingo.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Rebecca Alexandra Marchioni of Middlesex was named to the fall semester Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement at the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
TRENTON – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the New Jersey Prevention Network released a new public service campaign targeting binge and underage drinking in New Jersey’s 18-25 year old population on Wednesday.
ELIZABETH — Gov. Chris Christie’s review of the Schools Development Authority construction program resulted in the recommendation to advance 10 projects in 2011, including the Academic Magnet High School in Elizabeth. These projects represent a state investment of almost $584 million.
LINDEN – The 2011 Linden Recreation Men’s Slow-Pitch Wood Bat Softball League is looking for teams. Play will begin in April.
RAHWAY — In celebration of Black History Month, the students in Deborah Prakapas’s fifth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway studied the history of blues music and then wrote and performed their own original blues songs for their classmates.