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The 21st Century Community Learning Center at Soehl Middle School has coordinated a pet drive to support the Friends of Linden Animal Shelter, an all-volunteer non-profit animal rescue. FOLAS requests donations for the dogs and cats living in the shelter, including blankets, coats, food, treats, leashes, paper towels, paper plates, cat litter and yarn. The after-school program collects the pet supplies throughout the school year and has made monthly drop-offs. If you are interested in making a donation to the 21st CCLC Pet Drive to support FOLAS, you can drop it off at Soehl Middle School. Pictured are seventh-graders Danae Doyle and Lucas Prendez. ... See MoreSee Less

The School No. 4 fathers program allows dads to better connect with the school, with their kids, and with one another. Learn more about this unique programs that helps strengthen the family backbone of the school community. ... See MoreSee Less

Make sure to get to Wednesday night's Homecoming game early to see Linden football retire the jersey of local star Muhammad Wilkerson of the New York Jets. The ceremony starts at 7 p.m. Read more about the big night in Union County LocalSource: ... See MoreSee Less

School No. 1 concluded American Education Week by hosting an appreciation breakfast for parents, students and teachers. Parents were also invited to come into the classrooms, read their favorite stories to the class, and work with the students. ... See MoreSee Less

School No. 2 fifth-graders in Bella Lambrakopoulos' class have been working hard recently to learn about the diversity of the Native American culture, as well as the importance of immigration from Europe and how it established the United States. They created replicas of their assigned early settlers, including John Adams, Ben Franklin, and Lewis and Clark, as well as Native Americans such as Sitting Bull, Sequoyah, and Sacagawea, to help them gain a better understanding of the times. During American Education Week, the class discussed how the Native Americans respected the earth and how the Pilgrims and Native Americans worked together by sharing and trading goods in the 1700s. Parents visited during the week to join in the social studies lesson. ... See MoreSee Less