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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 […]

RVCC Sets September Information Sessions

RVCC Sets September Information Sessions

BRANCHBURG – Raritan Valley Community College has set several information sessions for prospective students for September. The college, located at 118 Lamington Rd., is offering general information sessions and an adult information session, as well as a special session for its Automotive Technology program. It’s also not too late to register for a 12-week Fall […]

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 […]