“Paws” For Puzzles

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.

Rahway Girl Gets A Chance Behind Principal’s Desk

RAHWAY — Fourth grader Jessmary Lora, from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, switched roles from student to principal on Jan. 31. Because of her exemplary character and work ethic, she was chosen to represent the fourth grade as Principal of the Day at Franklin School.

Linden Hosts Program To Promote Business Education

LINDEN — The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation thanks Linden School District for hosting a unique workshop; Engaging the Business Community in Your After School Program, that provided after school programs in the region with information and tools to help them prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century workplace.

Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award more than $415,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, honoring young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities.

Rahway Students Learn Lesson About Kindness

RAHWAY — Kindergarten students at Madison Elementary School in Rahway present their book “Two Dreams” to Principal Fran Gavin. The book, written by the kindergarteners, is about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his dream for peace and kindness, and Gavin and her dreams for Madison School.

Every Drop Counts

CLARK — With blood donations especially low due to the ongoing inclement weather, the need for blood is more critical than ever. Families and friends of Valley Road School students did their part by donating blood and platelets at the school’s annual blood drive sponsored by Valley Road School PTA.

Middle School Students Complete Movie Project

RAHWAY — Krissy Suckow’s eighth grade language arts classes at Rahway Middle School recently completed persuasive movie projects. As a National Day of Writing activity, addressed the question “Why should teachers believe in me?”

High School Hockey Team To Retire Marine’s Jersey

CLARK — Marine Sergeant Michael Brattole, a 2006 graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, will be honored at a ceremony before a hockey game between the Clark school and Jonathan Dayton High School at Warinanco Skate Rink on Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m.