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Raritan Valley Community College Sets ‘Instant Decision’ Days

Raritan Valley Community College Sets ‘Instant Decision’ Days

Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg has set three “Instant Decision Days” for high school seniors who are still undecided about their education plans for the fall, and adults who are thinking about returning to the classroom to prepare for a new career. The programs will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. August […]

FR&A Photo Gallery: 2019 FHS Project Graduation

FR&A Photo Gallery: 2019 FHS Project Graduation

Abvout 310 students retruned to Franklin High School after graduation on June 28 to take part in the all-night party known as Project Graduation. From about 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., the now-former students could eat, dance, play games, get their caricatures drawn and ride a mechanical bull – among many other things – to […]

Central Jersey College Prep Graduates Told To ‘Be Yourself’

Central Jersey College Prep Graduates Told To ‘Be Yourself’

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School’s Class of 2019 was told on June 21 to not be concerned if, in the future, they feel lost as they chart their future. “Being lost does not mean you have no direction, it just means you haven’t chosen one yet,” Kyle Anderson, teh keynote speaker for the 2019 […]

Elizabeth Avenue School Showcases Its Diversity With Inaugural ‘Talent And Taste’ Event

Elizabeth Avenue School Showcases Its Diversity With Inaugural ‘Talent And Taste’ Event

The melting pot of cultures that is Elizabeth Avenue School was on display June 20 in the school’s first “Talent and Taste” event. Students from throughout the school’s grade levels showed off their various talents, from dancing to singing to martial arts. The talent show was followed by a multicultural dinner featuring food brought in […]

Township Residents Help Create Cybercrime Game At Rutgers Prep

Township Residents Help Create Cybercrime Game At Rutgers Prep

Submitted by Rutgers Prep. After a year and a half of development, a board game developed by 22 high school students at Rutgers Preparatory School and funded by a competitive grant from the United Nations Office on Drugs (UNODC) and Crime was featured at the Games for Change (G4C) Festival in New York on June […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Adriel Thomas of Somerset earned a master’s degree from Georgia State University during the Spring 2019 semester. The university conferred degrees during its 104th commencement ceremonies in May. Among the students earning recognition on the Coastal Carolina University Dean’s List was Alyssa M. Kowalsky, a Hospitality Resort and Tourism Management Pre-Major major from Somerset. Coastal […]

MacAfee Road School Goes Up, Up And Away With Science Fair Spectacular

MacAfee Road School Goes Up, Up And Away With Science Fair Spectacular

The third annual Science Fair Spectacular kicked off June 7 at MacAfee Road Elementary School with the theme of “Up, Up and Away.” Highlighting the fair was a hot air balloon set up behind the school. As in the past, students during the day attended workshops about various aspects of science – ranging from the […]

FR&A Photo Gallery: Bill Grippo Retirement Roast

FR&A Photo Gallery: Bill Grippo Retirement Roast

Nearly 400 people came out to The Marigold on Hamilton Street May 30 to honor a man who, over the past four decades, has left an indelible mark on the township. In the process, they raised money for a new arts scholarship. Bill Grippo, MacAfee Road School’s principal, has worn many hats over the last […]

Franklin High School Amnesty International Club Raises Money For Syrian Refugees

Franklin High School Amnesty International Club Raises Money For Syrian Refugees

Students in the Franklin High School Amnesty International Club on May 23 held a fundraiser for a local Syrian family that recently relocated to New Jersey. The family includes two high school-aged children, with the mother pregnant, organizers said. The club raised money through its annual dinner with an eye toward buying the family a […]

Innovative Program Helps FHS Special Needs Students Transition Out Of High School

Innovative Program Helps FHS Special Needs Students Transition Out Of High School

The Franklin High School library was the setting May 14 for a year-end presentation of an innovative, yet not new, program aimed at special needs students. Funded by the state Department of Education’s Office of Special Education, the Person Centered Approaches in School and Transition (PCAST) is a project of Rutgers University  – The Boggs […]

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