TRENTON – Senators Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) and Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen), chairs of the Senate Education and the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committees, respectively, urged New Jersey’s college and university presidents to ban from their campuses alcoholic energy drinks.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The deadline for high school students and their teachers to submit essays for the Bill of Rights Institute’s national “Being an American” essay contest is fast approaching.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway announced the winners of the Red Ribbon Week essay contest.
RAHWAY — Members of the Rahway Fire Department recently visited the kindergarten students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway
ELIZABETH – On Monday, over 1,000 people are expected to gather to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Elizabeth Public Schools’ students and teachers at a Perfect Scores Award Ceremony.
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.
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.
RAHWAY — Madeline Kropoth’s kindergarten class from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway proudly displays their “Apples with Personality”.
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.”
SCOTCH PLAINS – Twenty-six students at Union Catholic High School have earned AP Scholars Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams during the 2009-2010 school year.