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 — Students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark are actively involved in breast cancer awareness not only during the month of October, but also throughout the school year.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held a one-day can drive as part of Red Ribbon Week. Students brought in and donated over 1,000 cans.
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.
CRANFORD–On Oct. 20, the Union County College celebrated its 77th Annual Founders’ Day on the Cranford campus.
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.