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Linden teachers and administrators recently took part in professional development sessions with Stefani Hite, a education consultant who talked about research into the classroom techniques that are the most successful at increasing student achievement. The enriching session was sponsored by the New Jersey Education Association, which has designated Linden as a model district in its Priority Schools Initiative. Read more: www.linden.k12.nj.us/?p=6058 ... See MoreSee Less

The Linden High School bowling team maintained its perfect season with a dominating win over Union on Wednesday. The Tigers improved to 11-0 on the season. Sophomore Anthony Golabek, second from left, led the way with a high game of 246 and high series of 678, followed by junior Darius Lewis, third from left, with a 243 game and freshman James Fitz, far right, at 223. ... See MoreSee Less

McManus Middle School's VEX IQ Robotics Team made an impressive showing in its first competition, which it hosted in the school's gym last Saturday. McManus has hosted the national competition qualifier for three years, but this is the first year the school has entered. Four teams from McManus finished fifth, 11th, 24th and 32nd against teams from 74 others schools. ... See MoreSee Less

First-graders at School No. 2 went from classroom to classroom recently to learn about the ways various countries celebrate the holidays. ... See MoreSee Less

School No. 1's Crazy 8's Math Club, led by math coach Lindsey Mottley, fifth-grade teacher Amy Maloney, and third-grade teacher Michael Mastriano, measured distance by creating their own catapults and launching marshmallows across the gym. ... See MoreSee Less