IOWA CITY, IOWA—Registration is now open for the February 12, 2011 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before January 7, 2011. Please note that no test centers are scheduled in New York State for this date.
EAST RUTHERFORD – A bill which will make New Jersey the state with the most comprehensive concussion prevention and treatment law in the country was signed into law Tuesday at a ceremony at the new Meadowlands Stadium.
RAHWAY — Students Shammarah Bellande and Kyle Sanders from Mrs. Polanin’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway show examples of the holiday cards they made for a joint forces EOD unit in Afghanistan.
RAHWAY – The Rahway High School robotics team, RoboTribe, has been awarded a highly competitive $5,000 scholarship from NASA. This scholarship will enable the team to design and build a robot in order to compete in a USFirst regional competition in 2011.
ELIZABETH – Last month, students and teachers from the SkillsUSA club at Elizabeth Public High School’s John E. Dwyer Technology Academy accepted a $10,000 grant from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.
EDISON –Saheela Ibraheem of Piscataway has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 Class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, Susan Swenson, director of college counseling at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison announced.
STATE – The New Jersey Education Association presented an education reform plan today that included a proposal to streamline the tenure dismissal process.
CLARK – Five students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School were the first recipients of the “I Got Caught Making a Difference” awards. The students were nominated by various teachers or administrators in the school for their extraordinary efforts in Hehnly.
EDISON — Tod Wilson, the owner of Mr. Tod’s Pie Factory, conducted a pie-making demonstration Dec. 2 at a Food Preparation class at Middlesex County College.
NEW YORK , N.Y. – Three local students have declared majors at Pace University in New York this fall: