Schools

Comprehensive Concussion Safety Bill Receives Final Legislative Approval

TRENTON – A bill which would implement a comprehensive concussion prevention program for student-athletes in New Jersey was unanimously approved by the Assembly Monday, receiving final legislative approval.

NJ Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan ‘Anti-Bullying Bill Of Rights’

TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono and Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle today unveiled the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” – bipartisan legislation designed to combat harassment, intimidation and bullying among students.

Through Thoreau’s Eyes

GRIGGSTOWN — On Monday, October 18, members of the Class of 2012 at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison traveled to the historical Delaware and Raritan Canal in Griggstown to recapture some of the intellectual freedom, appreciation of nature, and introspection that Henry David Thoreau presents in “Walden.”

Safety Patrols Help Teachers and Students at Roselle’s Washington School

ROSELLE — There’s a group of third grade students at Washington Elementary School in Roselle who help their teachers every morning and every afternoon. Instead of chatting with their friends they hold doors, help students line up and protect the safety of younger students.

A Smashing Success

EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents’ Association held its annual Fall Fair on Saturday, Oct. 16. The AP Room, pictured above, was filled to the brim with eager shoppers and guests visiting 38 vendors who sold high-end jewelry, handmade items, seasonal decor, and other goods.

Second Graders Enjoy Global Luncheon

EDISON — Second graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison marked United Nations Day on the morning of Thursday, October 21, with a delicious luncheon in the Oakwood Room. The students recently completed a Heritage Report, detailing their native countries.

Middlesex County College New Brunswick Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

NEW BRUNSWICK — It was the spring of 1980. Jimmy Carter was president; Brendan Byrne governor. Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” was the number one song in the United States. And Middlesex County College’s New Brunswick Center began in a storefront on Albany Street.