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.
CLARK – The students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently enjoyed a day with the National Circus Project. The students participated in various circus-themed activities throughout the day. The hands-on workshops were a fun mix of physical education and cultural arts programs.
CLARK – In the spirit of the holidays, second grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark donated their class gift money to 16-year old Clark resident, Eryka Underwood, who was severely burned in an accident on Nov. 2, 2010.
RAHWAY — On Monday, Dec. 13, Rutgers Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Rice, along with some of his coaches and players, visited Rahway Middle School.
CRANFORD – On Dec. 6, Union County College hired David G. Brown, II to serve as the Project Manager of its new Green Workforce Service Program which is a part of the college’s Industry-Business Institute.
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.