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.
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.