Schools

Parents More Involved In College Admissions Process, But Schools Philosophically Divided About How To Manage Them

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.

Rahway Students Show School Spirit

RAHWAY — On Friday, Sept. 17, Rahway High School held its first pep rally of the year. The event, organized by physical education teacher and cheerleading coach Maria Capriglione, generated school spirit in support of fall athletics and brought together students and athletes from across all grade levels.

Five Tips To Help Children Succeed In School Year-Round

TRENTON — With first day of school jitters behind them, parents and students must now lay the foundation for a successful school year. Children’s Futures, a Trenton-based nonprofit focused on achieving positive outcomes for children and their families, offers tips for parents and children to achieve school success throughout the year.

Elementary Engineers

RAHWAY — Fifth grade students in Deborah Prakapas’s class at Roosevelt School prepared careful technical designs of the vehicles they built while learning about motion and design in science.