EDISON – Kush Mody, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was the only high school student among pre-medical students to complete the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Program for Pre-Medical Students at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark.
EDISON — On Sunday, September 26, members of the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison participated in The Firefighter Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in New York City. The team donated $1,000 to the cause through their participation. Jackie MacLean of South Plainfield, assistant athletic director, coordinated the team’s trip to the fundraiser.
PERTH AMBOY – Home schooled children are invited to partake in a new and innovative theater and dance program being held at City Dance Academy in Perth Amboy. Beginning this November, the school will offer “Dance Like MJ” and “Musical Theater 101” at times that are convenient for home-schoolers and stay at home parents.
EDISON – During the summer for nine days, Ali Naqvi of Edison attended the LeadAmerica Junior National Leadership Summit, Law Enforcement Camp, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
EDISON — As they begin to settle into the new school year, kindergartners at The Wardlaw-Hartridge became further acquainted by introducing members of their family by crafting colorful three-dimensional renditions of their family trees, which they presented to their classmates on Friday, Sept. 24.
CLARK – With the hiring of new School Business Administrator/Board Secretary John Bolil, the Clark Public School District Administrative Team is now complete.
CARTERET – Tomorrow evening, Mayor Dan Reiman will be joined by representatives from the Carteret Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office to host a “Gang Awareness” workshop for parents of Carteret High School students.
CLARK — Thanks to the generosity of the neighboring L’Oreal Group, students in the Clark Schools Preschool Annex were the recipient of $700 in donations of various school supplies.
CLARK– The Clark Education Association gives an award every year to one of the outstanding educators in the school system. Out of the numerous nominees presented this year, Donna Kircher, Hehnly Elementary School’s nurse, received the award for her tireless service to the children and school.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions survey of admissions officers at 387 of the nation’s top colleges and universities reveals that the phenomenon of the helicopter parent – a term given to parents who “hover” over their children – may be more prevalent than ever, but that schools are divided on how to address it.