ELIZABETH — Three members of the Class of 2011 at Benedictine Academy, Emilie Burke of Colonia (far left), and, Megan Hely of Union and Chelsea Odufu of Newark (second and third from right, respectively), were inducted into the school’s National Honor Society chapter on Oct. 25.
RAHWAY — After learning about the achievements of their school’s namesake, the fifth grade students in Deborah Prakapas’ class at Roosevelt School in Rahway wrote persuasive letters explaining why Theodore Roosevelt deserved the honor of being sculpted on Mount Rushmore.
RAHWAY– Dr. Carlo Parravano, Executive Director of the Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE), has been named Educator of the Year by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, an organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of research and development in New Jersey.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway began a week-long celebration of President Theodore Roosevelt on National Day on Writing, Oct. 20.
CRANFORD – While the Thanksgiving through New Year period is traditionally known as a slower time for hiring, let this be an opportunity for you to get a competitive edge in the employment search.
CLARK — The 5th grade class committee held a soft pretzel sale at Valley Road School on a recent half day. The proceeds from the sale will go towards the 5th grade activities fund.
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.
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.
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.
RAHWAY — Under the leadership of Rahway High School English as a Second Language teacher Diane Lagatutta, students from the ESL program held a clothing drive to benefit victims of last spring’s earthquake in Haiti. Several families from Rahway were directly impacted by this tragedy.