Schools

Hehnly’s Kindergarten Applefest

CLARK – Kindergartners at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark had their annual “Applefest” earlier this fall. They brought in homemade apple-themed items to swap with the rest of the school for non-perishable food items for donation to a local food bank.

Giving Unto Others

EDISON — Since the beginning of November, students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have been collecting frozen turkeys, cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing and other food items. The donations will be distributed by the Starfish Food Pantry, Inc. of Plainfield at Covenant United Methodist Church to those in need for Thanksgiving.

The Many Faces of Math

RAHWAY — Fifth grade students in Mrs. Prakapas’ and Mrs. Polanin’s classes at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently rotated through 8 learning stations at a Mathematics Funfair in honor of American Education Week. Here’s a look at the many faces of math.

Reaching Out To Those In Need

EDISON–Middle School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison collected nearly 1,400 donations of non-perishable and canned good items to be sent to Starfish Food Pantry, Inc. of Plainfield at Covenant United Methodist Church for those in need.

Former NBA Star Visits School To Promote Public Service

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.