Arts & Entertainment

Edison Middle School Student Recognized In County Art Contest

b6d2e3a9d1358c36c17e_COLORINGFINAL.jpg
Credits: Submitted photo

EDISON - On June 13, The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office recognized Aria Spinetti, a student at John Marshall School, in a ceremony at the Middlesex County Police Training Center according to the sheriff's office.

In February, Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred Scott invited all Middlesex County grade school students to submit artwork for three of its office's publications: Bicycle Safety, Personal Safety, and the new 2017-2018 Calendar.

The office received more than 900 entries and picked 64 winners, according to the county.

Sign Up for E-News

The artwork and the safety tips in the books are 100 percent student’s work. There is also information that is written by safety experts, according to the county.

 Five children received special recognition for their selection as Cover Art Winners, Inside Cover Art Winners and a winner for the most original drawing for each book. All other children received Honorable Mention awards for being in the book.

"I was so impressed with the quality and number of entries we received,” Sheriff Scott said. “It is reassuring to know that our children are thinking about their safety and the safety of others. They expressed their thoughts beautifully in words and pictures.”

The Bicycle Safety book award was presented to Irene Liu. (Campbell School, Metuchen) And the Personal Safety cover award was given to Stefania Leonardis (John Riley School, South Plainfield). The Bicycle Safety inside cover artwork was presented to Aria Spinetti (John Marshall School, Edison). The Personal Safety inside cover artwork was given to Shreya Raval (MLK, Piscataway). The most original artwork was presented to Sanjay Ravishankar (Kennedy Park, Woodbridge).

 These five students were awarded Target gift cards, according to the county.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Edison

Upcoming Events

Wed, January 17, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Fri, January 19, 3:30 PM

Clark Public Library , Clark

Teen Tech Help

Arts & Entertainment Government

Fri, January 19, 8:00 PM

Richardson Auditorium in Princeton, Princeton

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival ...

Arts & Entertainment

NJSIAA: Bills Grant Super Powers to 20 Schools; Upcoming Vote Puts Kids at Risk

January 4, 2018

As a 100-year-old, independent, private, and voluntary non-profit association serving the needs of 435 public and non-public high schools and nearly 300,000 student athletes, we have an unwavering commitment to promoting and protecting education-based interscholastic athletics. At our core, we are committed to ensuring a safe and competitive environment, while also enhancing the educational ...

New Brunswick, Highland Park, Rutgers, Use Art to Team Up Against Hate

January 10, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hate incidents across the country have been on the rise in the past year, and New Brunswick has been no exception.

That’s why city officials will be partnering with ​the Borough of ​Highland Park and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, for a month-long arts project meant to promote peace, love and understanding.

“Windows of ...

No. 17 Rutgers Wrestling Edges No. 24 North Carolina, 18-17, SPHS Alums DelVecchio and Heilmann both Win

January 13, 2018

PISCATAWAY -- Scott DelVecchio of Rutgers and Troy Heilmann of North Carolina indirectly faced-off against each other last night as the 17th-ranked Scarlet Knights locked horns on the wrestling mat with the No. 24 Tar Heels.

DelVecchio and Heilmann both hail from South Plainfield High School. They both are two members of the famed Murderers’ Row, a nickname given to the SPHS wrestling ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Learn from Peer Teachers

January 13, 2018

On the final day of school before Winter Break, the Middle School held its annual Teacher-for-a-Day program at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. After enjoying community-building grade-level breakfasts, students took over the Middle School and taught lessons to their peers. Adult teachers were present with each student-teacher to support and assist as needed.

“Each year, I am so ...