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Rutgers Prep School Students Celebrate Diwali

Rutgers Prep School Students Celebrate Diwali

More than 90 students at Rutgers Preparatory School participated in the annual Diwali celebration on Nov. 18. Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals and is celebrated in the Autumn. The students, representing all three school levels, created and performed dances and spoken-word presentations, as well […]

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Central Jersey College Prep Hosts Regional Robotics Competition

Central Jersey College Prep Hosts Regional Robotics Competition

Robotics teams from around the region gathered Nov. 17 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School to earn a berth in the state championship round of the FIRST Lego League competition. The international competition is sponsored by FIRST, a Manchester, N.H.-based organization dedicated to inspire and encourage young people’s participation in science, and the Lego […]

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Army National Guard Flies In For Visit To Franklin High School

Army National Guard Flies In For Visit To Franklin High School

Members of the New Jersey National Guard dropped in on Franklin High School students on Nov. 14. Literally. The soldiers arrived in a Blackhawk helicopter, landing it on the auxiliary football practice field, next to the school. The occasion for the visit was “Military Opportunities Day,” said Heather Danberry, the high school counseling department’s military […]

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Franklin Park School ‘Safety Patrol’ Formally Sworn In

Franklin Park School ‘Safety Patrol’ Formally Sworn In

More than two dozen Franklin Park School 5th Graders were formally sworn in as members of the school’s Safety Patrol at  the Nov. 13 school PTO meeting. The 29 students each received a special badge and green Safety Patrol belt. Helping out with the ceremony were Sgt. Sean Hebbon and Officer Dawn Flanders from the […]

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held For Claremont Elementary School

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held For Claremont Elementary School

It’s been open since Sept. 20, but the Claremont Elementary School was officially opened Nov. 1 with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony. The school is the newest building on the district’s roster, having been the centerpiece project in an $84 million facilities referendum in 2014 that also resulted in the realignment of the district. “This has […]

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Expanded Photo Galleries: Township Schools Celebrate Halloween

Expanded Photo Galleries: Township Schools Celebrate Halloween

It’s the time of year again when ghouls, goblins and superheroes roamed the hallways of township schools. Various Halloween events have been held throughout the township for about the past week; the Franklin Reporter & Advocate dropped in on Franklin Park School and Franklin High School on Oct. 31 to see how students there celebrated […]

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Updated: FHS Students Win Awards At LWV ‘Y Vote’ Essay And Video Competition

Updated: FHS Students Win Awards At LWV ‘Y Vote’ Essay And Video Competition

NEW BRUNSWICK – Several Franklin High School students took home awards Oct. 26 at the inaugural “Y Vote Essay and Video contest awards ceremony, held at the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University. One student received an Honorable Mention for her essay, while a team of students won 3rd Place in the video competition of the […]

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MacAfee Road School Students Deliver Good Wishes To Breast Cancer Patients

MacAfee Road School Students Deliver Good Wishes To Breast Cancer Patients

A group of MacAfee Road Elementary School students represented their classmates Oct. 25 when they delivered about 200 hand-made cards to patients at the St. Peter’s University Hospital’s breast cancer center. The students made the cards as part of the district’s observation of Breast Cancer Month. The visit was made possible by MacAfee school nurse […]

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Disciplinary Incidents Decline In Township Schools From 2016-17 To 2017-18

Disciplinary Incidents Decline In Township Schools From 2016-17 To 2017-18

Overall discipline problems decreased in township schools between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years, the Board of Education was told on Oct. 18. The district saw “significant” declines in the number of students “written up” for violations and in the number of students suspended in that time period, Orvyl Wilson, the district’s director of school […]

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‘Sip And Paint’ Fundraiser Set For Franklin Park School PTO

‘Sip And Paint’ Fundraiser Set For Franklin Park School PTO

Franklin Park School PTO is hosting a “Sip and Paint” fundraiser Oct. 19 at the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, 121 Pinegrove Ave. The event, which will begin at 6:30 p.m., is to raise money for the school and to make a contribution to a local breast cancer organization. “The proceeds raised for the students […]

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