Schools

Franklin School Participates In National Day On Writing

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.

An Apple A Day

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.

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.”