CLARK — The Saint John the Apostle School Choir, under the direction of Tom Pedas, went to an adjudication at the Music in the Parks Festival, May 14, and received a Superior Rating for the second year in a row.
RAHWAY — Students at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway are participating in a penny war to raise money for school events including the annual carnival day.
CLARK — The seventh and eighth grade music classes from Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently presented “A Charlie Brown Musical.”
RAHWAY — Volunteer coaches posing with runners who participated in a free PowerBar Running and Speed Development camp on May 22 at the Rahway Recreation Center.
EDISON — The Varsity Cheerleading Team at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison held a car wash on Saturday, May 22, during which they raised approximately $700 for cheerleading camp during the summer.
EDISON – On Wednesday, May 26, Edison Police Lieutenant Salvatore Filannino graduated from the Command and Leadership Program sponsored by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.
RAHWAY — The NJ Child Assault Prevention Project visited Grover Cleveland students in Rahway.
John Wieczorek of St. Joseph’s High School (Metuchen) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
LAKEWOOD – Thursday’s game was suspended by rain and will resume on Tuesday in Hagerstown, with the Suns leading 5-3 with two outs and Lakewood batting in the bottom of the fifth inning.
RAHWAY — On Friday, May 21, Rahway Middle School’s instrumental music program presented its annual spring concert. The program, consisting of over 200 students, is under the direction of Meg Spatz and Amara VanWyk.
RAHWAY – Each year, the safety patrols at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway are rewarded with a trip and a pizza lunch. On May 25, this year’s patrols skated the day away at United Skates in Woodbridge and then returned to school and enjoyed some delicious pizza and soda.
Those who opposed the healthcare bill are currently debating whether “repeal and replace” should be the clarion call in the coming election. Regardless of how this debate turns out, those in favor of doing better should focus their immediate attention to identifying and fixing the most harmful parts of the legislation.
It’s disturbing the Edison Board of Education is even thinking about cutting more school district jobs and student programs under the guise of complying with the Edison Township Council’s recommended $6.5 million school budget reduction.