The man in charge of overseeing culinary operations at Paterson-based Kontos Foods visited the School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality, and Tourism at Eastside High School to talk culinary careers with more than three dozen eleventh graders.
The city’s school district recognized 147 students on Wednesday night for securing $10,000 or more in college scholarships.
The Paterson Education Association has awarded two $1,000 college scholarships to city students.
After scraping together $150 for an outfit for his eighth-grade prom, Angel Morel had little money left for a haircut. But he was in luck. The New Roberto Clemente Elementary School had connected with a Passaic City barber willing to provide free haircuts to prom-bound eighth graders.
School officials unveiled a plaque on Friday morning dedicating the School 16 media center to Italian-American trailblazer Mary Augusto who founded “The Italian Voice” newspaper and was the first woman to run for mayor in the Silk City.
The city’s school district could see an additional $4.8 million in state education funding under an agreement reached late last week by New Jersey senate president Stephen Sweeney and assembly speaker Vincent Prieto.
A 13-year-old girl has been suspended for shoving the vice principal of School 8 multiple times while swearing at him, according to a police report of the incident.