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:
CLARK — Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently collected 124 pairs of eyeglasses and four boxes of contact lenses to donate to the Westfield Lions Club for recycling and distribution in developing countries.
FLORHAM PARK–The AAA New Jersey Automobile Club invites Morris, Essex and Union County students to participate in AAA’s 67th annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest. The program encourages creativity and represents a unique opportunity for students to communicate safety messages to their peers.
EDISON — Wintersession at Middlesex County College will feature three weeks of concentrated courses beginning on Dec. 28.
RAHWAY — During American Education Week, second grade families were invited to Roosevelt School in Rahway to view projects students had constructed.