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.
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.