CLARK — A team of Arthur L. Johnson High School students competed in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Competition at Union County College in Cranford on Jan. 11.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.
UNION — The Union Public Library is commemorating Black History Month by holding an essay contest. This contest is open to all fifth grade students residing in the Township of Union.
ELIZABETH — With 89 members, the January 2011 graduating class of the Trinitas School of Nursing set a record as the largest in the school’s 120-year history at the convocation exercises held recently at Union County College.
FAIR LAWN – For the tenth straight year, Columbia Bank has donated books to 50 selected New Jersey school and public libraries in celebration of Black History Month.
EDISON — News 12 TV reporter Tony Caputo spoke to students, faculty and staff at the Middlesex County College Bookstore on Feb. 3.
CLARK — Michele Bernardo has been named to the Dean’s List for Montclair University for the fall semester. She is a speech pathology major.
EDISON — Hua Liu’s Mandarin Chinese students and 12 international students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School made authentic Jiaozi Chinese dumplings on Thursday, Feb. 3, to celebrate Chinese New Year (the Year of the Rabbit).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, is seeking applicants for its 2011-2012 Graduate Fellowship Program.
RAHWAY — On Jan. 26, Roosevelt School in Rahway held a “Paws” for Puzzles and Games Day. As a reward in the Positive Behavior Support in Schools program, students and teachers took a break to enjoy a fun afternoon together playing games.