Schools

Poet & Psychologist Teaches Tolerance At Benedictine Academy

ELIZABETH-“Why are we so afraid of differences, and how do we learn to hate different people?” That question, posed by actor/psychologist/poet Dr. Michael Fowlin, guest speaker at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth on Nov. 4, opened the door to students hearing a multitude of thought-provoking messages meant to challenge how they treat one another in their daily interactions.

Off To See The Wizard At Mother Seton

CLARK — Students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark are “off to see The Wizard.” They will be performing in the school’s annual musical “The Wizard of Oz” on Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held in the school’s auditorium.

Elizabeth Public School District Passes State Audit

ELIZABETH – A recent state audit of the Elizabeth Public Schools’ accounting system for the period of July 1, 2007 through April 23, 2010 concluded that the district’s financial transactions “were reasonable and properly recorded in the accounting system.”

Parent Information and Resource Center Earns National Award

NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey State Parent Information Resource Center, a program of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, recently received a 2010 Partnership Organization Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University.

Carteret Veteran Named To College Board Of Trustees

EDISON — George J. Lisicki, former national commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, was named to the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees. He was appointed by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.