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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Learn from Peer Teachers

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 very impressed by the creativity and innovative thinking that students demonstrate when they teach a 30-minute lesson/workshop on a hobby, skill, or special talent,” said Dr. Corinna Crafton of Edison, Middle School Head.

The student-teachers offered a wide array of classes this year. The list included:  DIY Slime, Bey Blade Challenge, Public Speaking, Making Glitter Henna, Magic the Gathering Fantasy Game Tournament, Hip Hop Dance, Learn Japanese, Gymnastic Basics, Minecraft Workshop, Learn Hindi and Making Winter Crafts.

 

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Outside Agency Sought to Provide New Brunswick Police Dispatchers

April 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city is seeking proposals from an outside agencies that could provide police dispatchers because the police department has been unable to attract and retain sufficient staff for the job, officials said.

City council members Wednesday passed a resolution seeking to seek proposals from outside agencies.

New Brunswick Business Administrator Thomas McLoughlin said ...

Stories About Juvenile Death Row Inmates Featured in New “Docu-play”

April 13, 2018

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The United States is apparently the only country in the world where children are given death sentences.

A new documentary play by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg titled Life, Death, and Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison is being performed with coLAB Arts at the Reformed Church in Highland Park. The play will tell the true stories of people who committed violent ...

ESCNJ Named “Ambassador Program” Representative By Autism NJ

April 17, 2018

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Autism New Jersey has named the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) its designated “Ambassador Program” representative for the week of April 20-27.

“We are honored and enormously proud to receive this designation,” said ESNCJ Superintendent Mark J. Finkelstein.

“Our administrators, faculty, ...