Education

Service Learning Day at Park Middle School in Scotch Plains

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A concussion is a concussion. Credits: John Mooney
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Andrew Acosta, Anjila Banks, Maddie Sta. Rosa: "Hope for Veterans" Credits: John Mooney
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Brendan Ong and Roman Perrelli Credits: John Mooney
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Louie Pahountis, Matt Drubulis, Dallas Lorenzetti, Benji Tucker, and Hayden Widder: Concussion education Credits: John Mooney
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Ian Joshua, Dylan Bordman, Ethan Pawelec, and Nick Susino. Credits: John Mooney
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Jennifer Ryan and Mayor Kevin Glover with seventh graderes at Park Middle School. Credits: John Mooney
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Jordan Lowe and Kali McKinney Credits: John Mooney
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Jack Morel and Asher Phillips: Raise the Wage. Credits: John Mooney
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Eric Cunningham and Will Schetelich "Wii Help the Elderly." Credits: John Mooney
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JJ Dionisio, Victor Johnson, and Lucas Mackey: Let's Talk It Out. Credits: John Mooney
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Seventh graders at Park Middle School presented the results of their independent service-learning projects to parents and other visitors on Friday, May 20.

This students were asked to identify a community issue of interest to them, research it, and implement an action plan to address the issue. The seventh graders helped senior citizens learn technology, educated peers on concussions and the dangers of distracted driving and advocated for a $15 minimum wage.

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