Capacity Creatures

RAHWAY — Second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently learned about units of capacity. To share their knowledge, they created drawings of “capacity creatures.”

Couples Night Event Celebrates Long-Term Relationships Of People With Disabilities

UNION – It has been said that a soul mate is the one who makes life come to life. For people with disabilities, who sometimes face challenges enjoying life to its fullest potential and therefore treasure each success perhaps more dearly than people without disabilities, finding a soul mate can be their greatest triumph. Yet while people with disabilities sometimes struggle to achieve their rights to respect, independence and self-sufficiency, they usually find falling in love as natural a process as it is for everyone else in the world.

The “Stars” Come Out at Franklin School

RAHWAY — On the morning of March 17, the third grade students of Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were searching for the “Big Dipper” and “Orion’s Belt” in the school gym. Surprisingly, they were able to locate them – with the help of STARLAB and Math and Science coach, Roya Basu.

Carteret Student Accepted In Naval Academy Summer Program

CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilwoman Susan Naples congratulated Carteret High School student Jonathan Mortimer in March on his acceptance into the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar (NASS) program. A junior at Carteret High, Mortimer is one of 2,250 international applicants accepted into the program for the 2011 summer session.