RAHWAY — Amy Grutzmacher from the Epilepsy Foundation recently came to Franklin School in Rahway to give a presentation to the fourth and fifth grade students. They learned about seizures and what to do for someone who has had a seizure.
EDISON — The annual holiday party at Middlesex County College included a food drive that garnered hundreds of pounds of canned goods and non-perishable items, which were donated to Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick.
CLARK — A Valley Road School based Teacher Study Group for writing instruction attends a presentation by national educational consultant, Carl Anderson. T
RAHWAY — Kimberly Twerdak, a fifth grade student at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, was recently elected to be Principal for the Day for the month of December.
ELIZABETH— Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth has recognized four young women for their academic and all-around achievements.
CLARK — Fifth grade students at St. John the Apostle School in Clark participated in The Pajama Program. This program collects and distributes to people in need.
TRENTON– Today, Gov. Chris Christie announced the selection of Christopher Cerf as his nominee for New Jersey Education Commissioner.
LINDEN — Santa’s working elves were sent on a special assignment to visit Linden Public Schools. Linden Public Schools is a popular stop for the elves to visit because of the good boys and girls, but this year they were very well behaved and displayed good character.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their annual Winter Concert. Performances included the Franklin School Band, Franklin School Strings Orchestra, Select Chorus, a piano solo by Dominick DePaz as well as a musical play titled, “A Rainbow Christmas” performed by the second grade.
LINDEN — The Linden School No. 9 PTA held its fifth annual Barnes and Noble Read-A- Long. This one of the many initiatives of the PTA to promote reading and made it fun for the children to read in a different environment.