Schools

St. John Students Excel

CLARK — Out of 13 competing area grammar schools, St. John the Apostle’s School in Clark eighth-graders tied for second place in the 39th annual Scholastic Olympics hosted by Roselle Catholic High School.

Puppets With A Purpose

CLARK — Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Puppetry Club paid a visit to Valley Road School to teach the students about bullying. With the hand-held puppets serving as the actors, the puppeteers used a variety of role-played skits to illustrate to the audience the many different forms of bullying.

PTA Pumpkin Patch

RAHWAY — Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently visited the school’s pumpkin patch. Students from Pre-Kindergarten to grade 5 were able to visit the school’s courtyard and pick out their own pumpkin.

Roosevelt School Roundup

RAHWAY — On Saturday, Oct. 23, Rahway hosted the first Union County REACH (Regional Enrichment Activities for Children with High Abilities) Day. The day consisted of interactive, hands-on-enrichment activities that focused on higher level thinking and multiple intelligences.