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.
JERSEY CITY — Jim DeAngelo, principal of Saint Peter’s Preparatory School, Jersey City, has announced that Rahway resident Daniel Kelly, a junior, attained Honor Roll status.
EDISON — Middlesex County College President Joann La Perla-Morales received a Contribution to the Community Award at the First Central Jersey Women in Business Dinner on Nov. 4.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held a poster contest in honor of Red Ribbon Week. Each student made an “I have the power to be drug free” poster.
STATE — The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. (HBCSF) announces that applications are now being accepted for the annual scholarship and book stipend awards for current college and college-bound Hispanic students for the 2011-2012 school term.
CLARK — St Agnes School students placed third out of 14 schools in the recent Roselle Catholic Scholastic Olympics. Matthew Thoonkuzhy placed first in art. Matthew Juechter placed first in spelling.
RAHWAY — The pre-kindergarten students in Kathleen Harris’ class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed interacting with a fireman dressed in full firefighting gear during a recent visit. The children learned about fire prevention and safety during Fire Safety Month.
CLARK — Mrs. Halleck’s fourth grade science students from St. John the Apostle School in Clark are seen working on a project using their eyes, a magnifying glass, and a microscope.