TRENTON—The New Jersey State Board of Education marked School Board Recognition Month on Wednesday by approving a resolution that commends the hard work and dedication of the state’s nearly 4,800 local school board members.
PISCATAWAY – New Jersey high school students have an opportunity to prove their brain power by competing in the 2011 Central New Jersey Regional Brain Bee. Modeled after a traditional spelling bee, the Brain Bee is a live question and answer competition in which students are quizzed about the human brain and central nervous system. There is no cost to participate.
GRANTHAM, Pa. — Linden resident Cristina Putz was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at Messiah College. Putz is a first year majoring in accounting. Dean’s list is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
ELIZABETH — Union Catholic High School of Scotch Plains defeated Benedictine Academy of Elizabeth 54-22 on Dec. 31 to win the fifth annual Dr. Rose Marie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament held last week.
ELIZABETH – On Saturday, Jan. 8, beginning at 9 a.m. Union County College Division of Economic Development and Continuing Education will be hosting an open house those interested in learning more about the various certificate programs and enrichment courses offered during the spring semester.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Hindus have applauded the South Brunswick School District for declaring Diwali as a school holiday, calling it “a step in the right direction”.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week released guidance recommending that schools take steps to reduce potential exposures to PCBs from older fluorescent lighting fixtures.
EDISON — Middlesex County College will offer Instant Decision Day on Thursday, Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the College Center on the Edison campus.
NEWARK — On Sunday, Jan. 16, the PTSA and Newark Public Schools will open the doors of Science Park High School in tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
CLARK– Second grade students in Jennifer Lewis’s class at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School have an old fashioned pen and paper relationship with Gail Lombardi’s second grade students at Valley Road Elementary School in Clark.