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.
BETHPAGE, N.Y. – In the heat of the game, fans fuel the field and now MSG Varsity is giving local high schools the opportunity to show off their game day spirit.
STATE – Holy Family Academy Class of 1961, Bayonne, will hold a 50th Reunion weekend in Ocean Grove, April 8 – 10, 2011.
CLARK – Mother Seton Regional High School will hold an informal open house on Wednesday evening, Sept. 29, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. for all fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls and their parents.
PERTH AMBOY – Next year, back-to-school shopping will be a simpler experience for parents of Perth Amboy High School students.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The theme is set for Rutgers Homecoming 2010 in New Brunswick: “Code Red” is the rallying call for the three-day celebration featuring a festival, an outdoor screening of Toy Story 3, a 5K charity race and other public events for the entire community, Friday through Sunday, Oct.1 to 3.
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.
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.
RAHWAY — Third grade students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed an informative visit from Police Officer Buckley and his canine partner.
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.