UNION—Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth held commencement ceremonies for its 97th graduating class Sunday, June 3. Members of the Class of 2012 are headed for Notre Dame, NYU, Rutgers and other prestigious colleges and universities.
EDISON — Enzo Paterno of the Edison Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies is one of four New Jersey teachers who received the 2012 Princeton Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching.
FAIR LAWN – For the second consecutive year, Columbia Bank has been awarded the New Jersey Bankers Association Community Service Award in recognition of their charitable support and volunteer effort benefiting New Jersey communities.
LINDEN — The Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery in Linden has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the industrial facility performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County students entering fifth through eighth grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the county’s extension office called “Eco-Adventures at the EARTH Center.” The program will be held Aug. 27 through 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick.
Summer is here and with it the opportunity for students of all ages to spend the next 100 days learning, exploring and even possibly changing the world. It’s no secret that kids revel at the thought of a summer without homework. However soon after that last bell rings, kids often feel a sense of longing for schedules, activities and yes, learning.