WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez announced the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has awarded New Jersey more than $820,000 in federal funds to improve security in and around schools.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Union Catholic High School, located at 1600 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, has scheduled an Open House for Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. for families with children interested in attending the school.
CLARK — A new principal, new teachers and many new programs and activities are all a part of the new beginnings at St Agnes School.
RAHWAY — Seventh grade students at the Rahway Middle School began the school year by completing an “I Am…” poem.
EDISON — From July 27 to August 8, Lian Cancryn of Plainfield, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, attended the National Student Leadership Conference on Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of California at Berkeley.
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.