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Project Graduation Fundraising Underway; Concession Volunteers Sought

Project Graduation Fundraising Underway; Concession Volunteers Sought

By PJ Parker. The concession stand in Franklin High School is busy on any day it’s open during the school year, but from now until graduation day on June 25, every afternoon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be especially buzzing. The Franklin High School 2020 graduating class will experience Project Graduation, a post-ceremony celebration […]

Ying Hua Students, Brandywine Residents, Join For ‘International Peace Day’

Ying Hua Students, Brandywine Residents, Join For ‘International Peace Day’

Residents of three area senior citizen’s homes joined with students at Ying Hua International School in Kingston Sept. 20 to celebrate International Peace Day. The students and seniors from three Brandywine Living residences gathered on the field next to the school to spell out the word “peace.” A firefighter from the Kendall Park Fire Department […]

Township Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Township Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Students in two township schools have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Awards program. John Guirguis of Franklin High School and Zhaoyi Xiang of Rutgers Preparatory School are among 16,000 students nationwide who were named semifinalists. The two will now be able to compete for the 7,600 National Merit Scholarships, worth more […]

School Bells Usher In New Year

School Bells Usher In New Year

School bells rang out across the township Sept. 5, signalling the start of a new school year. “Clap-ins” – where faculty and staff form gauntlets and applaud students as they arrive off buses – were held at Franklin High School and the Franklin Middle School campuses, and students at MacAfee Road Elementary School welcomed a […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Michael Diana of Somerset was among the 11 University of Scranton undergraduate students awarded President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2019. The fellowships, administered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, offer each student the chance to partner with a faculty mentor to complete a research project during the summer. Each project was proposed […]

MacAfee Road School ‘Ice Cream Social’ Lets Parents Meet New Principal

MacAfee Road School ‘Ice Cream Social’ Lets Parents Meet New Principal

MacAfee Road School parents and students got a chance to meet each other and their new principal Aug. 29 at the PTO’s annual Ice Cream Social. The event was held at Inman Park. While usually a way for new MacAfee parents to meet, this year’s event also gave them the opportunity to speak with Karen […]

Franklin High School Junior Classical League Scores Wins In National Competition

Franklin High School Junior Classical League Scores Wins In National Competition

Members of the Franklin High School Junior Classical League came up winners in a recent national tournament. Club advisor Jennifer Jones accompanied the students to the tournament, held the week of July 25 at North Dakota State University. Jones said in an email that the Franklin team: won 13th for its publication. won 6th for […]

Louis Solomon Returns To School District As Franklin High School Vice-Principal

Louis Solomon Returns To School District As Franklin High School Vice-Principal

The Solomon family’s position as educational leaders in the township was reinforced Aug. 22 when the Board of Education approved Louis Solomon to be a vice-principal at Franklin High School. When he starts in early September, Solomon will be the vice-principal of the 11th Grade. Solomon joins his sister-in-law, Rebekah Solomon, who is the vice-principal […]

Girls’ STEM Program Accepting Applications

Girls’ STEM Program Accepting Applications

BRIDGEWATER – Girls in grades 7 and 8 are eligible to apply for the Commission on the Status of Women’s fourth annual STEM program, set for Oct. 26 at the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School located on Vogt Drive. The deadline to apply for the event, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that Casey Conley and Steph Spada, both of Somerset, were named to the Spring 2019 Dean’s List. To be included on the Dean’s List, full-time students must have completed 12 or more credits for letter grades during a semester and achieved at least a 3.30 quality […]

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