UNION COUNTY — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce that Magnet High School and The Academy for Information Technology (AIT) have gained national recognition for academic excellence in a new “Best High Schools for Math and Science” survey from US News & World Report.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Knights of Columbus, located at the corner of Jaques and Inman avenues, will host a Halloween dance on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7-11 p.m. The price ($40 per couple, or $25 per person) includes dinner, dessert, soft drinks and dancing.)
CLARK – The Amici e Cugini American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team is sponsoring its fifth annual breast and ovarian cancer awareness luncheon on Oct. 30. The event will be held at the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Road, Clark, from 1-5 p.m. A $50 per person donation is requested.
CLARK – The Frank K. Hehnly Elementary Student Council recently hosted their first fund raiser, an afterschool pretzel sale for the students and parents. The Clark school’s Student Council consists of two representatives from each third, fourth and fifth grades.
CLARK–Parent-teacher conference time is fast approaching. Local resident Jennifer Dubroski, M.Ed will facilitate a workshop on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Clark Public Library that will provide an in-depth overview of the parent-teacher conference and the questions parents should be asking.
CLARK — The students in Eleni Gathercole’s Kindergarten class at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark created picture writing journals to assist them with gathering ideas during writing time.
CLARK — Third grade students in Mary Jo Baker and Anne Marie Estevez’s classes gather together in the Frank K.Hehnly School Gymnasium in Clark for physical education class.
CLARK — Lillian Swanson, managing editor at the Jewish Daily Forward, will speak about the1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, 111 Valley Road, Clark, on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. This year marks the 100th anniversary of that tragedy.
SCOTCH PLAINS – In the 2012-2013 school year, Union Catholic High School will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the school’s opening in 1962. As a prelude to this milestone and in keeping with this school year’s theme of “Community”, the school will hold the inaugural Race to the Gold 5K Run on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.