EDISON — Sixth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison recently engaged in a science/history project on energy production by developing television commercials promoting their assigned energy sources such as coal and bio-mass.
ELIZABETH-Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins recently visited Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth to help the school initiate the “Students in Action” program, a youth service initiative of the “Jefferson Awards for Public Service”. The former hoops standout presented the school’s first “Unsung Hero Award” to sophomore Barbara Borges of Elizabeth, for her “quiet”, yet “extraordinary” service to community members in need.
ELIZABETH — Students of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy in Elizabeth are pictured with some of the items they collected during a Food Drive that they packaged into Thanksgiving baskets for members of the community.
RAHWAY — When Teddy Roosevelt became President, the United States had 5 National Parks: Yellowstone, Yosemite, Sequoia, General Grant, and Mount Rainier.
EDISON — The Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 85 new members at Middlesex County College. The students were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership abilities and service to their community and college.
LINDEN — Linden Public School recently celebrated American Education Week, which highlighted the importance of bringing together educators, parents, students, and communities in a unified effort to build great public schools.
TRENTON – The bipartisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” is headed to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk. It was approved in the Assembly by a vote of 72-1-5, while the state Senate passed it with a 30-0 vote.
TRENTON – The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on the bi-partisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act” in a session scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. today. It will be streamed live at http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
EDISON – Rhona Eserner, Upper School Head at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, announced the names of students placed on the Honor Roll and Honor Roll with Distinction for the first quarter of the 2010-2011 academic year.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School enjoyed the PTA sponsored pumpkin and mum sale last month. Pictured are second graders from Ellen Tamburino’s class.