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