Students at Hehnly and Valley Road celebrated the first triple-digit day.
Thursday, February 21
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. Mrs. Venezio's second grade class at Hehnly School recently celebrated the 100th day of school. When students came in they were greeted with a sticker and a bracelet that read "I am a 100 day smart cookie." Their classroom door had a sign in the doorway that said "we are 100 days smarter" with streamers hanging down that the kids walked through. Our activities for the day included 100 minutes of reading, writing and spelling 100 kind words, writing 100 word stories, and completing an "I'm a smart cookie" activity where they wrote down what they could now do compared to the first day of school. We also completed 100 piece puzzles in groups, read a 100th day story and completed math …
Kids learned from different presenters, including Patch, and wrote this story!
On Thursday, April 19, Hehnly School in Clark hosted Career Day. "Students learned what adults do for a living," said fourth-grader Alyssa Pittari. Students learned about different careers from presenters like a vet, a court reporter, a food broker, a physical therapist, a veterinarian, a major league soccer player, a medical device account manager, director of community relations for the Somserset Patriots, an attorney, a credit manager, a construction project manager, an optometrist, a dietician - and a Patch editor! During our session, students helped Patch editor Jessica Remo write this story that you're reading right now. Here are some quotes from students that our student-reporters collected: "I think that career day is a great …