STATE — A law enacted in January 2010 gives the education commissioner the authority to change the date of the Annual School Election if it falls on a religious holiday.
RAHWAY — Throughout the year, students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway learn how to use different kinds of technology and various computer programs and skills through weekly sessions in the school’s computer lab.
UNION — On December 17 at Kean University, Liberty Hall Museum collected nearly 500 toys and a donation of $1,000 and delivered them to the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Foundation in Edison.
RAHWAY — Recently, instrumental music students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway performed a selection of Christmas songs for their school. They visited and played for students in the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes, as well entertained the rest of the Franklin School students in the cafeteria during their lunch.
LINDEN – Linden students celebrated the holiday season by creating and decorating gingerbread houses.
CLARK — Fourth and fifth grade students at Valley Road School in Clark delighted audience members with the sounds of Christmas and Hanukah at the school’s annual Winter Concert.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Middle School Instrumental Music Program held its annual Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec. 9.
CLARK — Staff and students from the after school child care program at the Valley Road Elementary School in Clark are participating in the Flat Stanley project.
ELIZABETH–Mike Colameco, chef and popular host of “Colameco’s Food Show” on public television, visited Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth on Dec. 20. Colameco’s appearance was a surprise Christmas gift to Benedictine Academy Principal Kenneth Jennings, who is an enthusiastic fan of the chef, admiring him for the “authenticity and honesty in his approach” to the world of culinary.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held a “Writers’ Roundtable Challenge”. Students in grades three, four and five were invited to participate in this principal’s writing initiative.