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Mother Seton Celebrates Chinese New Year

The Seton Ensemble Singing "Mo Li Hua" (Jasmine Flower) Credits: Laura Flammia

CLARK, NJ - Mother Seton currently educates 26 international students from China.  In addition to following the college preparatory or honors curriculum, Chinese students also take ESL classes to assist with language and cultural transition.  ESL, Spanish teacher, and Director of Admissions, Mrs. Karla Giron spearheaded a program called "Peer Pals" to assist the international students in this transition.  Peer Pals is comprised of both international and American students.  In addition to learning more about American culture, Chinese students also share about their own values and traditions.

On January 30th, Peer Pals hosted a Chinese New Year celebration.  All students and faculty were invited to attend the event where Chinese students cooked and shared traditional Chinese dishes in the Family and Consumer Science kitchen.  During the morning liturgy for Catholic School's Week, Miss Christine Danelson, Music teacher and School Social Worker, also led the Seton Ensemble in singing a Chinese folk song entitled "Mo Li Hua" (English translation: Jasmine Flower).  Mother Seton is very proud of its community of diverse students, who bring their unique cultures to the school.  

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Union County, N.J. Horse Farm Quarantined, 1st Case of EHM In State In '18

March 17, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a property in Union County after a horse developed the highly infectious equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM). EHM is the often deadly neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) infection. No recent movement had occurred at the index property prior to this case. 

The horse has been moved into the ...

Unity and purpose will allow Democrats to unseat Lance

March 11, 2018

In November, we have a chance to unseat Leonard Lance, Congressman for the NJ-7 district which includes Springfield. Leonard Lance voted to take away healthcare from his constituents and recently stood by as his party passed a tax plan in which his district became the second most negatively impacted district in the COUNTRY.  Lance is an enemy of a woman’s right to control her body but ...

Rutgers voices support for proposed state budget

March 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University officials have often been wary of the governor's annual budget message, wondering what type of budget cuts the university may sustain and how it would potentially impact tuition and the overall quality of education.

This budget message, delivered March 13, appears to be a sigh of relief.

Pete McDonough, Vice President of External Affairs at ...

Union County's March For Our Lives - County Wide March Planned

March 17, 2018

March 24 at 10 a.m. Students of Union County will march to make sure that our schools are safe. The march will start at Burnet Middle School (1000 Caldwell Avenue, Union). It will end at the Union Township City Council Offices (1976 Morris Avenue, Union). All looking to protect American children by strengthening our laws and stand with the victims of all shootings inside places of education, are ...

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