Schools

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.

Rahway High School’s Haitian Clothing Drive

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.

Helping Kids Learn About Water and Conservation

EDISON — Students in the graphic design program at Middlesex County College worked with representatives of the Middlesex Water Company to create a coloring book that helps children better understand the value of water and the importance of wise water use.

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.

Clark Educators Make Presentation At Statewide Workshop

CLARK — Clark Public School District educators Gus Kalikas and Phil Scardilli recently made presentations to an audience of school superintendents, administrators, and school board members at the New Jersey School Boards Association Workshop in Somerset.