Future Playwrights

RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School students recently participated in a script writing workshop. Rahway resident Bill VanSant, executive director of the Spanktown Theatre Company in Rahway, spent a week teaching students the fundamentals of script writing.

Positively Rewarded

RAHWAY—Roosevelt School fourth graders Julian and Jazon were awarded prizes as part of the Rahway school’s Positive Behavior Support in Schools program.

Henao Completes Basic Training

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pfc. Jorge H. Henao, son of Ruby Florez of Bound Brook and Jorge Henao of Parlin, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C., designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.

Class Chemists

RAHWAY—Fifth grade students at Grover Cleveland School recently conducted several inquiries to better understand dissolving and the resulting solutions.

Learning To Resist Drugs & Alcohol

LINDEN – Students at School No. 6 recently graduated from DARE — Drug Abuse Resistance Education. The program is provided by the Linden Police Department and gives students the tools to resist peer pressure and to say “no” to drugs and alcohol.

Everything Old Is New Again

RAHWAY—The Bard made an appearance in a fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School. Students compared lyrics of current hip-hop songs with monologues from some of William Shakespeare’s plays and discovered the same universal themes.