Schools

[PHOTOS] Students Celebrate Epiphany

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FORDS — Our Lady of Peace School in Fords, Prek3 and Prek4 classes are pictured above with Fr. Edmund after the Epiphany Prayer Service at church on Monday, Jan. 6. During the service, the eighth graders presented the baby Jesus with gifts. Following…

Writer’s Block: Little Women, Jersey Style

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When I was a young girl, my favorite book was “Little Women”, a story about four sisters growing up poor in New England around the time of the Civil War. They were encouraged by their mother to be independent, resilient and career-minded. Back then I never realized that Louisa May Alcott was so far ahead of her time or how relevant her story would be in 2014.

[PHOTO] Energy Experiments

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CLARK — Fifth graders at Valley Road School in Clark participated in a hands-on science experiment before winter break. Students in Bryan Lowe’s fifth grade class tested different materials to observe ways energy can transfer.