EDISON – State Sen. Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Peter Barnes will hold a public hearing in Edison on Thursday, Jan. 20, to give students, parents, teachers and residents an opportunity to share how the governor’s $1 billion cut to public education has impacted their lives and their schools.
UNION COUNTY — The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships to eligible students living in Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth, and Staten Island.
CLARK — Children from Mrs. Koepfler’s class at the Clark Preschool enjoyed watching The Polar Express, drank hot chocolate, ate gingerbread cookies and wore their pajamas to school to celebrate the holidays.
CLARK — The Clark Board of Education honored Arthur L. Johnson High School Field Hockey Coach of the Year Katrina Anderson at the Board of Education’s “Showcase of Success” on Jan. 11.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Lori Zamanski, a resident of Linden and a member of the class of 2011, has been named to the Dean’s List at Providence College for the Fall 2010 semester.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education approved 23 new charter school applications today. This marks the largest number of charter schools approved in an application cycle since the Charter School Program Act was signed into law in 1995.
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.
CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Booster Club is currently seeking sponsors for the Clark high school’s spring athletic schedule posters.
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.
LEXINGTON, Va. – Two Linden residents are among the 524 cadets who were recently named to the Deans’ List at Virginia Military Institute for the first semester of academic year 2010-11.