CLARK — Mrs. Peitz, a first grade teacher at Valley Road School in Clark, with the aid of Krista Kukan, co-chairwoman of the PTA-sponsored Reading Committee, held the school’s annual “Storytime” recently.
EDISON – Julia Linger, an eighth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison and a Cranford resident, was recently named to the Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Intermediate Region II Chorus for the second consecutive year.
RAHWAY — Deborah Prakapas’s fifth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently created book jackets for favorite books which they shared with their classmates.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Rahway resident Michael De Angelis and Clark residents Timothy Nugent, Cristina Bonner and Jessica Colucci were recently awarded the 2010 Navin Bros. Food Service Scholarship at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.
RAHWAY — Mr. Ericksen’s 7th grade geography class at Rahway Middle School recently finished their “USA Road Trip” project. Students were assigned a state and researched different locations to visit.
CLARK — Is it math or is it magic? Students at Valley Road School in Clark enjoyed a PTA-sponsored assembly that incorporated magic into everyday math lessons.
RAHWAY — Fifth grade students in Deborah Prakapas’s class at Roosevelt School recently created dynamite dioramas of their favorite scenes from books they have read.
TRENTON – By an 8-5 vote, the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced a controversial bill that would give businesses tax credits for funding scholarships for low-income students to attend private schools.
EDISON — Family, friends and colleagues of the late Middlesex County Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel joined the college community Jan. 18 as its newest building was dedicated in his honor. Crabiel served on the freeholder board for 27 years – 13 of those as director – and was a legend in the county and state.
TRENTON — Rutgers University restricts competition for its public contracts by rejecting basic bidding requirements imposed on all other New Jersey state colleges and universities, an Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) audit has found.