CLARK — Out of 13 competing area grammar schools, St. John the Apostle’s School in Clark eighth-graders tied for second place in the 39th annual Scholastic Olympics hosted by Roselle Catholic High School.
CLARK — Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Puppetry Club paid a visit to Valley Road School to teach the students about bullying. With the hand-held puppets serving as the actors, the puppeteers used a variety of role-played skits to illustrate to the audience the many different forms of bullying.
RAHWAY — Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently visited the school’s pumpkin patch. Students from Pre-Kindergarten to grade 5 were able to visit the school’s courtyard and pick out their own pumpkin.
RAHWAY — Under the leadership of Rahway High School English as a Second Language teacher Diane Lagatutta, students from the ESL program held a clothing drive to benefit victims of last spring’s earthquake in Haiti. Several families from Rahway were directly impacted by this tragedy.
EDISON — An open house for prospective Middlesex County College students and their families will be held Sunday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the College Center on the Edison campus.
RAHWAY — Forest Friends visited Franklin School in Rahway – Forest Friends is a program designed to develop and reinforce resiliency skills in children.
EDISON — Students in the graphic design program at Middlesex County College worked with representatives of the Middlesex Water Company to create a coloring book that helps children better understand the value of water and the importance of wise water use.
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.