Schools

State Releases Data Showing Charter Schools Outperformed Public School Districts

TRENTON — Data released by the Department of Education today shows the majority of charters in urban areas last year outperformed other public schools in their host districts on required standardized testing. However, many of the charter schools still performed below state average.

First Graders Prove They Have The “Write Stuff”

EDISON — First graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison celebrated the publication of their first books during a publishing party held on the morning of Jan. 14. To publish these books, the students selected their topics, researched them, wrote and edited their stories, and later adorned their books with colorful illustrations.

Union County Students Named To Dean’s List At Dover Business College

DOVER — Three students from Union County have been named to the Dean’s List at Dover Business College for the Fall 2010 Quarter, according to Dover Business College Vice President of Academic Affairs Karl Soehnlein, PhD.

School Board Recognizes ALJ Student’s Achievement

CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School Junior Mark Boulanger is presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from Clark Board of Education President Jill Curran in recognition of his scoring 800 on College Board SAT for the Critical Reading Assessment.

Scholarships Available For New Jersey High School Students

NEWARK – The North Jersey Minerva Corporation in partnership with the North Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. announces it is now accepting applications for its 49th Annual Scholarship Benefit Program.

Legislators To Visit Clark School For Anti-Bullying Program

CLARK — When national presenter John Halligan facilitates three Bullying and Anti-Bullying Programs at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark on Feb. 9, his audience is expected to include several members of the New Jersey Legislature.

Global Sports Lesson

EDISON — Under the direction of Dunellen resident Lee Nicholls, Physical Education & Health Department Chairperson at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, Upper School students have been enjoying their first Water Polo lessons in the school’s Raymonds Aquatic Center.