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Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Robotics Club Preps for Competition

March 20, 2017

EDISON, NJ - Robin Zhong of Edison, Faizah Naqvi of South Plainfield and Shiv Tickoo of Scotch Plains, Middle School Robotics Club members at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, attended a Botball robotics workshop in New York City on March 4.

"The workshop is really important for new programmers in the Robotics Club, like me.  It gave us a lot of information about the ...

More than 200 MCVTS Students Compete during Annual Career and Tech Expos

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Art made from trash, a safety sleeve for auto mechanics, a smartphone “app” to aid musicians, emergency lighting for car breakdowns, and light therapy for Alzheimer’s patients were among the projects showcased during the annual Career and Tech Expos on the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

With the theme “Own ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Eighth Graders Share Winning Propaganda Posters

EDISON, NJ - As a culminating activity to their study of World War II and genocide, eighth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison embarked on a culminating project after their study of political propaganda and reading of Animal Farm by George Orwell. They used skills developed in English and history classes to explore the thesis (central argument) conveyed by an example of ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Eighth Graders Showcase Identity Museum

EDISON, NJ - As a culminating activity to their study of World War II and genocide, eighth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison created Identity Museum exhibits.

Responding to the question, How do you want to be remembered?, students selected and curated objects from their lives that convey their essence. During the study of the Holocaust, students learned that many children ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Celebrate World Languages Week

EDISON, NJ - Students in all three divisions at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison celebrated World Languages Week with a series of activities.

Lower School students in grades 1-5 wore class specific colors and recited poems in Spanish during a program on Feb. 15 in Lower Snowdon. Senora Maria Hinestroza, Lower School Spanish teacher, planned the assembly and her students were very ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Entertain Audience at Lower School Cabaret

EDISON, NJ - Fourth and fifth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison entertained the audience with 10 acts ranging from vocal, instrumental and dance to comedy performances during the annual Lower School Cabaret on Feb. 8 in the AP Room.

Performers included: Samina Aziz of Mountainside, Jasmine Burney of Plainfield, Maria Guseva of Staten Island, Hannah Malko of Clark, Naomi ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge First Graders Share Books at Publishing Parties

EDISON, NJ - First graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison presented their own written work and illustrations at class publishing parties on Feb. 2-3.

The students went through the entire writing process, beginning with a rough draft and various stages of editing. They added colorful illustrations and the books were bound into hard covers. The students were proud to share their ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Safety Ambassadors Instruct Second Grade Students

EDISON, NJ - Safety ambassadors at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison delivered the first of two interactive instructional sessions with the second graders on Feb. 7 in the Lower School STEM Lab.

Juniors Cathy Bi of Edison and Jason Yin of Scotch Plains provided instruction on Safety In and Around Cars and seniors Samantha Anastasiou of Scotch Plains and Scott Hargrove of Fanwood addressed ...

Why All Parents Should Consider Refusing the PARCC—2017 Edition

March 17, 2017

Hi. My name is Jen Grana – I live in Sparta township and have 3 boys – 2 of which are in the public education system now – a middle schooler, a Kindergartner and a sweet oblivious 2 year old who will be there before I know it I am sure. We spend a lot of time talking about and thinking about public education in our house because we will be knee-deep in it for the next 20 years ...

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Internships at Raritan Bay Medical Center Provide Job Experience for MCVTS Students with Disabilities

March 22, 2017

Fourteen students from the career development schools of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools are receiving a taste of the world of work through paid internships in partnership with the state Division of Vocational and Rehabilitation Services and Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy.

Dr. Tracey Maccia, MCVTS Director of Special Education, said the goal was “to ...