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.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Cassie Dent of Edison won a contest held by Middlesex County College’s Blue Colt Bookstore to create a t-shirt for the college’s New Brunswick Center.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey State Parent Information Resource Center, a program of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, recently received a 2010 Partnership Organization Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University.
EDISON — George J. Lisicki, former national commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, was named to the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees. He was appointed by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
EDISON – The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, located at 1295 Inman Avenue in North Edison, will stage its fall play, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” on Friday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the school’s All-Purpose Room.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The application period for Simon Youth Foundation’s (SYF) Community Scholarship Program, for which area high school seniors are eligible, opened October 15.
This is the time of madness and delirium. Halloween is over, but the lunacy continues. I’m talking about one of the busiest times of the year for high school counselors and advisors, the college application season. Just because I will not need to adjust the picture on my flat screen TV doesn’t mean that I’m not in the outer limits of sanity these days.
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Southern New Hampshire University men’s basketball coach Stan Spirou announced recently that junior Tory Stapleton of Rahway and senior Cory Vejraska of Alachua, Fla. have been named team co-captains for the upcoming 2010-11 season.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic High School humanities teacher Maryann Carolan has been selected as a 2010 Nonpublic Teacher of the Year Finalist by the New Jersey Council for Private Education (NJ CAPE) and the New Jersey Department of Education Advisory Committee for Non-public Schools.