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 — 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.
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 — 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.
EDISON — Seventh grade students in Corinna Crafton’s English class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School applied their knowledge of poetry terms and analysis on February 1 to craft poems.
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.
TRENTON – The state Senate Education Committee advanced an initiative to create awareness of cardiac illness in student-athletes on Monday.
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?”
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.
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.