MORE than 100 pupils at Maple Cross JMI School ditched their uniforms in favour of head-to-toe pink, to raise cash for Breast Cancer Research.
Students and staff at the school, in Denham Way, Maple Cross, took part in a special non-uniform day last Friday (22). They hope to have collected ÃÂ£200 for the charity.
The event was one of hundreds taking place across the UK to mark national 'Wear It Pink Day', raising vital funds for the Breast Cancer Research campaign.
THE future of school transport in Hertfordshire is up for debate, driven by the county council's efforts to reduce its ÃÂ£25m annual bill.
A series of proposals have been announced by Hertfordshire County Council, which, if approved by cabinet members on March 21 next year, will affect pupils receiving free or subsidised school transport.
However, some children, such as disabled or special needs pupils, will not lose their entitlement.
AN ASPIRING news hound from Merchant Taylors' School has been named the winner of the Three Rivers Young Journalist of the Year competition.
Will Bordell (pictured second left), 16, a pupil at the school in Sandy Lodge, Northwood, was chosen as the overall winner for his story entitled Up in Flames, focusing on the media frenzy surrounding the US pastor who threatened to burn copies of the Qu'ran.
STORYBOOK characters were brought to life as children at Maple Cross JMI School took part in a special literacy week.
Pupils at the school, in Denham Way, dressed up as their favourite fictional creatures including Dr Seuss, Cruella Deville and the Bad-Tempered Ladybird.
Several boys paid homage to popular teen wizard, Harry Potter, and even the teachers got in on the act, dressing up as The Tiger Who Came To Tea and Burglar Bill.
PROSPECTIVE students and parents are invited to tour the facilities at St John's School in Northwood Hills.
The school, in Potter Street Hill, is holding an open evening on Tuesday, October 19, with senior members of staff and governors present.
The event will run from 6-8pm and light refreshments will be provided. Email email@example.com to register your interest.
A SCHOOL in Moor Park with historical links to the Tudor dynasty celebrated its centenary on Wednesday (29).
Northwood Prep School, in Sandy Lodge Road, marked its 100th birthday by opening a new Centenary building, planting an oak tree and burying a time capsule.
More than 300 boys at the school - an English Heritage monument which was once the home of Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII, in 1531, and Cardinal Wolsey's principle palace - attended the event, joined by parents and past and present staff.
HUNDREDS of pupils from schools across Three Rivers will take to the streets to mark Walk to School Month.
The event, which runs throughout October, aims to encourage parents to take the greener route to school by leaving their cars at home, to reduce carbon emission and congestion.
Schools taking part include Eastbury Farm JMI in Northwood; Maple Cross JMI in Maple Cross; Arnett Hills JMI, Shepherd JMI and Nursery, and St John's Roman Catholic Primary, all in Mill End; Harvey Road JMI and Malvern Way Infants, both in Croxley Green; and Rickmansworth Park JMI in Rickmansworth.
ENVIRONMENTALLY conscious pupils at St Helen's School in Northwood are celebrating after being awarded the Eco-Schools Green Flag.
Members of the the Eco-Schools Group - made up of current pupils, staff, parents and governors, who are responsible for sustainability initiatives - came together to hoist the flag yesterday (15).
KINDHEARTED pupils at Merchant Taylors' School in Northwood organised a fun day for members of Watford Mencap.
Members of the charity's Leisure Together Group enjoyed activities including sailing, art and swimming, on Sunday, September 11.
A STUDENT at St Martin's School in Northwood hopes to be the next Andy Murray after triumphing in the Middlesex County Junior Tennis Championships for under 12's.
Salil Navapurkar took part in seven weeks of tennis tournaments, each lasting a week, held throughout England during the school summer holidays.
The year seven pupil at the school, in Moor Park Road, was competing against 128 players.