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School District Puts Itself On Display At 6th Annual Showcase

School District Puts Itself On Display At 6th Annual Showcase

The township school district celebrated itself March 23 at the sixth annual Curriculum Expo and District Showcase. In addition to presentations of various educational initiatives and programs, the day featured dance and music performances and an art display by township students. This year’s event was held at the new Claremont Road Elementary School, rather than […]

Franklin High School Art Students Display Their Creativity At Annual Gallery

Franklin High School Art Students Display Their Creativity At Annual Gallery

By PJ Parker. Arts are alive and more than well as evidenced March 20 at Franklin High School’s Youth Arts Show, celebrating Youth Arts Month. Accompanied by a student string quartet, visual, fine and performing arts were represented by 9th through 12th Grade students in areas of painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, printmaking, photography, 3-D, […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Bentley University, Waltham, Mass., placed three student-athletes on the 2018 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference football team, including sophomore running back Andrew Brazicki of Franklin Park. Brittney Jones of Somerset was named to Widener University Dean’s List. Seton Hall University announce the following students who qualified for Fall 2018 Dean’s list: Nathaniel Asumeng, Shivani Desai, Isabella Fiorello, Alexander […]

Elizabeth Avenue School Teacher Starts ‘Read Across America Month’ With Book Giveaway

Elizabeth Avenue School Teacher Starts ‘Read Across America Month’ With Book Giveaway

Christa McLaughlin glanced over to the group of five 1st Graders eating their lunch at a table in her classroom. “Boys and girls,” she said, “do you like books?” “Yes!” the students answered. Their answer did not come as a surprise. McLaughlin, herself a book lover, has been stoking that passion for books in her […]

Franklin Park School Celebrates Black History Month

Franklin Park School Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month was celebrated at Franklin Park School Feb. 28 with musical and dance performances and biographical sketches of famous black Americans. Members of the Franklin Park School Choir sang “Wade in the Water” and “O Desayo,” and students from the Franklin Park School Student College Dancers performed to “Count on Me” by Bruno […]

CJCP Black Student Union Presents Black History Month Celebration

CJCP Black Student Union Presents Black History Month Celebration

Members of Central Jersey College Prep Charter School’s Black Student Union led the schools celebration of Black History Month Feb. 28. The program included a presentation of famous black Americans as well as musical and dance performances. Tiffany Bennett, a senior, helped form the BSU and coordinated the Black History Month celebration. Many students, she […]

TEECS Holds Annual Lottery For 2019-2020 School Year

TEECS Holds Annual Lottery For 2019-2020 School Year

More than 1,000 applicants vied for 26 open spots in the annual lottery held Feb. 2 by Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School. The 26 slots are in the school’s Kindergarten, said Oguz Yildiz, the school’s Lead Person. TEECS currently has 510 students, Yildiz said. The class breakdown is 50 students in each grade from Kindergarten […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Alyssa Kowalsky of Somerset, a Hospitality Resort and Tourism Management Pre-Major major was one of more than 2,400 students at Coastal Carolina University who were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. Amanda Lake of Somerset was honored for academic achievement by being named to the Dean’s List at Delaware Valley University […]

At Central Jersey College Prep, Demand Far Outweighs Supply

At Central Jersey College Prep, Demand Far Outweighs Supply

Applications for admission to Central Jersey College Prep Charter School once again far outnumber the available open slots, a school official said. As of the end of January, the school has received about 1,300 applications, said Namik Sercan, the school’s chief educational officer. That’s as compared to the 1,600 it received by the end of […]

Franklin Park School Holds Annual ‘Family Math Night’

Franklin Park School Holds Annual ‘Family Math Night’

More than 100 Franklin Park School students and parents gathered at the school the evening of Jan. 24 for the school’s annual Family Math Night. The night is “an opportunity for the families to come and enjoy math with their kids and really get to see how the children learn math in school,” said school […]