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.
KENILWORTH — St. Theresa Grammar School in Kenilworth and the student council is having their annual food drive. Students from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade are bringing in assigned items for the church food pantry from canned goods to stuffing.
EDISON — Third and fourth graders in Kathy Merklinger and Ellen Colandrea’s classes at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison collected $355 for UNICEF on Halloween.
CLARK – Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School fifth graders participated in the Union County Anti-Drug poster contest as part of their Red Ribbon week activities last month.
RAHWAY — Students in Mrs. Johnson’s fifth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are observing the layers of the earth. Pictured are Isabel Elliott and Samantha Nievas. The earth layer cake was made by Miss Scotti.