Category: Schools

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.

Did You Know?

RAHWAY — When Teddy Roosevelt became President, the United States had 5 National Parks: Yellowstone, Yosemite, Sequoia, General Grant, and Mount Rainier.