St. Michael’s School in Cranford, celebrating over 90 years of academic excellence, will host a series of
open house events. Parents and prospective preschool through grade eight students are invited to
visit during two sessions: Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 PM – 8:30 PM and Sunday, Jan. 26, from 10:30 AM-
1:30 PM. The school is located at 100 Alden St. in Cranford.
Parents and students will have the opportunity to tour the school and enjoy conversation with
Principal Sandy Miragliotta. Parents and current students will be assisting with each tour. Teachers
will also be available in their classrooms to answer questions.
Any family that registers during one of the Open House sessions for the 2020-2021 academic year
will receive $50 off first child’s registration and $25 off registration for each additional child.
St. Michael School, established in 1929, is a thriving, faith-based school where children become
independent thinkers and grow into responsible young adults grounded in Catholic values
St. Michael School is a member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) and
accredited by the Middle States Association Commission on Elementary Schools. Primary,
elementary and middle school curriculums are based on guidelines set forth by the Archdiocese of
Newark to prepare students for high school and beyond.
Controlled class sizes and average 16:1 student-teacher ratio fosters individualized attention and
offers students the ability to engage in classroom inquiry, discovery, and learning.
The early childhood education program offers pre-kindergarten 3 & 4 (full and half-day) and full-day
academically-based kindergarten. On-site before and aftercare is also available.
Extracurricular activities include instructional and competitive sports programs, instructional music,
drama and Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.
For more about St. Michael School, please contact the school at 908-276-9425. For a copy of the St.
Michael’s School brochure and for more information about the school, visit: www.smscranford.com
On Monday, February 3rd, a production of A Langston Hughes Song Revival will be shown at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage located at 360 Hamilton Street in Rahway from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. This show consists of an hour of Langston Hughes poetry set to music by African American composers Margaret Bonds and Florence Price. Call the UCPAC box office for ticket information at 732-499-8226.
More information at https://www.tapinto.net/towns/union/sections/arts-and-entertainment/articles/free-performance-of-a-langston-hughes-song-revival-feb-3
Please RSVP by February 1st to (908) 654-5200
$10 Suggested Donation to benefit the Fanwood First Aid Squad
On Saturday, February 8th, The Freeholder Board will present the Chester Holmes award before the production of Raisin: A Musical at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage in Rahway from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This is a musical adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry play “A Raisin in the Sun”. Call the UCPAC box office for ticket information at 732-499-8226.
On Monday, February 10th, at noon the Freeholder Board will recognize the 400th anniversary of the transatlantic slave trade and its reverberations in our lives today with a free educational “Lunch and Learn” event. This event will take place in the Freeholder meeting room on the 6th floor in the Union County administration building in Elizabeth. For more information, please email Nathalie Hernandez at [email protected].
WHO SUPPORTS THE CARETAKER? NOV.19 The National Alliance on Mental Illness invites all who care for a loved one with a mental health illness to join our peer-led group meetings and gain support and insight from others facing similar challenges. Time: Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, 11 Springfield Avenue, Cranford. For more info: call 908-233-1628 or email: [email protected]