Two Linden Public Schools have been given recognition as Apple Distinguished Schools for their continuous innovation in teaching with technology. Both School No. 6 and School No. 8 have been recognized as centers of innovation, leadership and educational excellence
Cadet Bermuda Pierre, a Linden High School senior who hatched the idea to raise money to fight breast cancer, with Tina Jacobs of Susan G. Komen North Jersey. The cadets wore pink aiguillettes to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Miesha Burnam is selling packs of colorful socks for $12 apiece throughout October, with all proceeds going to help provide prosthetics to amputees who can’t afford them. “We forget how lucky we are to have two legs,” she said.
Author Diana Lee Santamaria visits School No. 2 to read from her “DLee’s World” series of children’s books, which are written in both English and Spanish. Her visit Thursday was part of the school’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Week.
The costumes made students think Halloween had come early, but instead of sugary candy they were treated to healthy snacks of apples, grapes and carrot sticks. Workers from Pomptonian Food Service dressed up as fruits and vegetables for lunch at