Caitlin Slattery, Victoria Herlocker, Rachael White, Joseph Tobin and Samuel Grossman of Cranford competed in California.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
Only 36 students of 700 applicants were chosen for the event, 12 of them were from Cranford.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Union County College is offering a summer personal trainer certification program.
The following information was provided by Union County College. Turn Your Love of Fitness Into a Career as a Personal Trainer Start a new career as a certified personal trainer through a certificate program offered this summer at Union County College. The job outlook for personal trainers is strong and several new gyms and fitness facilities have recently opened in New Jersey, creating new job opportunities. The Personal Trainer National Certification program at Union County College is offered together with the World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) and the course is taught over a five-week period. The national certification exam is held on the sixth week and students who pass will be prepared to work as certified personal trainers …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The school was ranked #206 out of 2,000 high schools in the country.
Cranford High School was ranked as the #206 best high school in the country, according to Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools” rankings released on Monday. CHS gained this ranking due to several criteria including a 99% graduation rate, 98% of college-bound students and a 1713 average SAT score. The ranking also stated that the average ACT score was a 23.9, average amount of AP/IB tests taken per student being 0.7 and the average AP score being a 3.6. Cranford’s overall Newsweek score came out to a 3.41 out of 5. Cranford High School Principal Rui Dionisio said they are honored to be named one of the best high schools in the nation. “Our significant progress over the past several years is a testament to the commitment of our dedicated…
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The full-time rate for a student who lives in Union County will be $2,040 per semester.
The following information was provided by Union County College. Union County College Continues to Support Student Success by Offering a New Tuition Rate Encouraging Students to Earn their Degree in Two Years To promote student success and to support the College’s mission of providing an affordable education, Union County College has revised its full-time tuition structure. Beginning fall 2013, tuition for full-time students will be a flat rate for each semester. This full-time rate includes tuition and general fees for students taking as few as 12 credits to a maximum of 18 credits. Students who complete 15 credits or more per term may earn their degree in two years. The full-time rate for a student who lives in Union County will be $2,…
Sunday, April 28, 2013
For more information, visit www.christopheracademy.com or call 908-233-7447.
Christopher Academy, New Jersey’s oldest Montessori school is announcing its new extended care program for the school year 2013/14. Christopher Academy was founded 50 years ago by a group of Westfield residents who wanted Montessori education for their children, and today the school comprises two campuses, located in Scotch Plains and Westfield. The Montessori Method of education was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori over a century ago, and it revolutionized the field of early childhood education by insisting that environments, in which children learn, reflect children’s natural development. Research throughout the last century demonstrates the deep and lasting effects of her method, from increased academic achievement to distinction in …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Cranford High School students learned what makes Google tick during a visit to the search engine's New York headquarters.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Young artists create portraits for disadvantaged children in Guyana.
A group of Saint Peter's Prep Drawing and Composition II Art students have taken part in The Memory Project, which unites children througout the world with art students in the U.S. and several other countries. Through this initiative, young artists create portraits for children who have been orphaned, disadvantaged, or neglected. The portraits, drawn from photographs provided through The Memory Project, are given to children who have very few personal posessions. The Prep students, under the direction of Art Department Chair Megan Klim, are Matthew Brown (New Providence), Brian Githins, '13 (Westfield), Owen Lynskey, '14 (Cranford), Kevin Madigan, '13 (Hoboken), Karl Mauer, '13 (Far Hills), Sam Mompoint, '13 (Irvington), Hector Poza, '13 (…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Amanda Beckley took home third place in the contest.
Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi and Union County Surrogate James LaCorte congratulated the winners of the 2013 “My County” poster contest sponsored by the Union County Constitutional Officers. The contest is open only to fourth-graders in the county. Amanda Beckley from St. Michael's Elementary School in Cranford took home third place in the contest.
Monday, April 15, 2013
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