NJ Symphony Orchestra Presents Arabian Nights

NEWARK—Music Director Jacques Lacombe and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will explore stories of adventure and tapestries of orchestral color in “Arabian Nights,” an exotic program featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite and Behzad Ranjbaran’s Seemorgh: Persian Trilogy for Orchestra.

Principal For a Day

RAHWAY — Third grader Sabreen El-Shaikh at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently became the Principal for the Day. Pictured above, El-Shaikh checks the Accelerated Reader Report.

Writing Project Honors School’s Namesake

RAHWAY — As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway took his advice, embarking on a writing journey that began on the National Day on Writing in October.

Clark Student Named To Dean’s List

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Springfield College has named Courtney Maulen of Clark to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2010 term. Maulen is a fourth-year student whose major field of study is rehabilitation and disability studies.