SCOTCH PLAINS — December will be a big month for The Academy for Performing Arts which is housed on the Union County Vocational Technical High School Campus. “Romeo and Juliet” will be arriving Dec. 2 and running through Dec. 4 in the Black Box Theatre.
KENILWORTH — On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Saint Theresa School in Kenilworth was one of seven that attended the Union County Catholic League of Forensics Reading Competition held at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Academy in Linden.
RAHWAY — Grover Cleveland School in Rahway welcomed parents during the week of Nov. 15 to celebrate American Education Week.
KENILWORTH — Daria Resnick and her kindergarten class from St. Theresa School in Kenilworth recently had a home economics class and baked their own apple pies.
RAHWAY — In conjunction with the National Day of Writing and Red Ribbon Week, Rahway Middle School students participated in an essay contest. In language arts classes, students wrote a 500-word essay describing, “Why I should be drug free.”
CLARK – Last month, the Clark Board of Education recognized 13 fourth grade students in the district who reached a perfect score on the NJ ASK 3 last spring in either Math or Language Arts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ-12) today introduced the “Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act,” legislation that would require colleges and universities to have anti-harassment policies in place.
TRENTON – Legislation to permit school districts to sell advertising on school buses as a way to help offset costs cleared the Senate Education Committee this week.
ELIZABETH – The 2010 Teen Arts Traveling Exhibit is on display at the Freeholders Gallery, on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building in Elizabeth, from now through Dec. 22, during regular weekday office hours.
RAHWAY — Madison Elementary School in Rahway recently participated in the “Writing Across America.” The goal of the program was to generate interest in writing with students from preschool to fifth grade.