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
Linden Firefighter Anthony Holland showing students at School No. 10 not to be afraid of him in his full gear. The visit was one of several the Linden Fire Department made to Linden Public Schools for Fire Prevention Month.
Linden Public Schools celebrated the Week of Respect from Oct. 2 to 6 to recognize the importance of social and emotional learning and character education. All schools observed the week by providing age-appropriate instruction focusing on preventing bullying and harassment.