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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Ruth Saint Louis, a resident of Rahway, has earned an Associate in Science in Nursing from Excelsior College.