Schools

Saint John the Apostle Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

CLARK — Saint John the Apostle School, on the border of Clark and Linden, has been “Inspiring Mind and Soul” for over 60 years, offering a Catholic education with high academic standards and a program of strong moral values. Families are invited to visit the campus and see what the school has to offer during Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 30 – Feb. 4.

St. Agnes School Marks Catholic Schools Week

CLARK — Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of the contributions of the Catholic schools to the educational landscape in the United States. Saint Agnes School in Clark will begin its celebration on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the 5:30 p.m. Mass at Saint Agnes Church.

Test Results Reveal Continued Struggles Of Low-Income Students

STATE — Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for New Jersey in science education indicate a 32-point achievement gap between low-income and wealthier grade four students and a 31 point achievement gap between low-income and wealthier eighth grade students.

Writing Project Honors School’s Namesake

RAHWAY — As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway took his advice, embarking on a writing journey that began on the National Day on Writing in October.

Clark Student Named To Dean’s List

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Springfield College has named Courtney Maulen of Clark to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2010 term. Maulen is a fourth-year student whose major field of study is rehabilitation and disability studies.