MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Taking a page from recent announcements of public-private partnerships formed to improve education and job opportunities and building on a federal program that supports returning college students, Middlesex County Freeholder Deputy Director Ronald G. Rios unveiled plans last night for the Middlesex County Education Stimulus Plan.
TRENTON — Social media and technology have created thousands of new ways to be a bully, posing significant challenges for school administrators, staff, parents and students, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Knowing how to deal effectively with these new circumstances will go a long way toward reducing the problem of cyberbullying.
NEW BRUNSWICK– Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick will now serve as a Regional Medical Campus for Drexel University College of Medicine, based in Philadelphia, Pa. This designation expands on an already existing academic partnership between both institutions.
RAHWAY — The children in Kathleen Harris’ pre-kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed a harvest festival in the courtyard.
RAHWAY — Students in Mrs. Faver’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are participating in a program titled Forest Friends. This is a primary prevention program that helps students learn and practice affirmative living skills intended to enable them to grow up resilient to the pitfalls of alcoholism and substance abuse.
RAHWAY — Franklin School students in grades pre-k through five participated in the National Day on Writing on Oct. 20, as sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and a resolution passed by Senate. Educators were encouraged to celebrate writing and help students understand its importance in their lives in the 21st century.
RAHWAY — Youngsters in Kathleen Harris’ Pre-Kindergarten class in Rahway’s Franklin Elementary School learned how to peel apples and make applesauce during a special lesson on cooking and measuring ingredients.
ELIZABETH – The Elizabeth High School Instrumental Band will perform with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) in a special performance at the district’s Dunn Sports Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
RAHWAY — On Friday, Oct. 15, students enrolled in the Art II classes at Rahway High School volunteered their talents to paint windows at various downtown Rahway businesses for Halloween.
ROSELLE — The Roselle Board of Education and the Roselle Steering Committee honored Roselle’s September and October Students of the Month at the school board meeting on Oct. 25.