Participating in a National Math Challenge

High school students participating in a national math challenge have applied math to the real world, as part of a competition offering scholarship money as a reward. In Cedar Grove, New Jersey, five members of the math honor society participated in Moody’s Mega...

Picture a Word

When we read, our brains picture a word, rather than seeing a group of letters to be decoded. Children learn to “sound out” letters when reading, as a way to put together an entire word.  But adults breeze through sentences without so much effort, yet...

School Dismissal Can Be a Dangerous Time

School dismissal can be a dangerous time for children, according to a new study. They are at greatest risk of being hit by a car at the end of the school day and in early evening. According to Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New...

Higher IQ Levels For Adopted Children

A recent study found higher IQ levels for adopted children than for their siblings who remained with biological parents. The difference of approximately four IQ points seems to stem from higher educational levels in adoptive parents. “The more educated the...

Students’ Science Project in Space

Their initial experiment blew up during a rocket launch, but now success has launched four high school students’ science project in space, aboard the International Space Station. As a result, they were able to show off their experiment “Crystal...

Home Built by Career Center Students

A home built by career center students appears much like any other home in the surrounding subdivision. Featuring a red brick front, a two car garage, three bedrooms, two baths, and a full basement, the one story home still awaits flooring and finishing touches.  The...