Studying African Civilizations

RAHWAY—Social studies classes at Rahway Middle School researched aspects of different African civilizations. Students found information regarding the history, geography, and culture of their topic.

Chill “Out” With Safe Outdoor Exercise

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Exercising outdoors in cold weather offers the chance to burn calories in a winter wonderland. Whether the activity is skiing, skating, walking, snow shoeing, or jogging, exercising in the chilly air can be invigorating and help keep one’s fitness momentum going all season long.

Adapting To Nature

EDISON—Bonnie Farrell of Fords, a plant biologist and the mother of Sara Reiss, a first grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, took Joanne Jacobson’s first grade class on a nature walk on the school grounds to explain plant adaptations on Jan. 15.

Students On Trial

RAHWAY—In Rahway, Franklin School’s fourth grade gifted and talented students are preparing to take part in the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Law Fair Competition.

Taxpayer Group Gives Most NJ Lawmakers An “F”

BOGOTA – Every Democrat in the Trenton statehouse earned an “F” on the Americans for Prosperity Final 2008-2009 Legislative Scorecard. The scorecard is an attempt to measure who is fiscally conservative and who is not, allowing voters to contrast legislators’ rhetoric with reality.