b"Matters Rising ninth graders at Kean Univer-sity during orientation for the Kean Scholar Academy. Photography by Julia Maloof Verderosa. MAGAZINE TheMagazineofMaplewoodandSouthOrangecontentsVol. 33 Issue 5 School 2022in every issue in this issueHeart of the Matter10 14Putting the College in College Prepparting with the past kean university opens its doors to high schoolersEvents that Matter12 18A Local Author Chronicles Middlearound the townsGradeWhat's New Review12 melanie conklin revisits the wonder yearsour newest business 24Kids' SpaceBook Report22 a look at our kid-friendly businessesexplore our story topics with these books 28Stepping with Seth Boyden Studentsbuilding cultural awareness, community, and confi-Food Matters26 dence through an african american art formback to school, back to the dinner table 32Electronic AfterlifeFinding Home37 one students effort to save the environment in soma sister knows bestand the worldResource Guide44 34A Helping Hand at Columbia Highlocal sources SchoolFinal Matters46 the debut of chss counseling annexbooks: a eulogy 38Matters School & Enrichment Guide14 options for early and private education, music, art, and enrichment32 28Take Matters Magazine 8/ matters magazine / school 2022 with you. Read us online."