TRENTON—Students from the Juvenile Justice Commission’s (JJC) residential community homes and day programs attended a mock senate session Wednesday at the New Jersey State House in the official Senate Chambers. After studying the governmental process in the classroom, students debated bills and cast their votes on several pieces of legislation pertaining to juveniles.
EDISON—Louisa Sperrazza of East Brunswick, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the Scientist of the Week recently in Donna Pedde’s class.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 1 recently held a “NJ ASK Pep Rally” to motivate students to excel on the state test.
LINDEN – On March 31, local students visited Infineum USA L.P.’s facilities in Linden, New Jersey to participate in its 12th Annual Career Workshop and learn about careers in engineering.
ELIZABETH—Three seniors at St. Mary of the Assumption High School are recipients of the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award.
MADISON— Rahway resident Auston Gabriel, a sophomore at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, spent eight days in New Orleans, as part of FDU’s Alternative Break service project program. At FDU, he is enrolled in the biology program.
EDISON—Wen Shui (Plainsboro), left, shows her ceramic artwork to Daniella Toscanini (Edison) at the reception for the annual student visual art exhibition at Middlesex County College.
MADISON—Elizabeth resident Olga Fridman, a sophmore at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, spent eight days in Arizona, where she worked with children of the Navajo Nation as part of FDU’s Alternative Break service project program. At FDU, Fridman is enrolled in the finance program.
RAHWAY—Urayoan Garcia, a junior at Rahway High School, was recently named to the second team for NJ Wrestling All-Area and All-Prep individual honors, also wrestled at the New Jersey State Competition.
RAHWAY—The students in Dyan McMillen’s second grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway learned the basics of PowerPoint. They shared their presentations with each other in the class.