Quantcast
Web Analytics

Clicky

Home » Archives by category » Schools (Page 22)

School District Looks Toward Phase 3 of High School Athletic Complex

School District Looks Toward Phase 3 of High School Athletic Complex

Now that the bleachers and press box at the Franklin Township High School athletic complex have been officially opened, the district administration is setting its sights on the project’s next phase. School district and township officials gathered on the football field prior to the Oct. 12 homecoming game against Elizabeth High School to formally cut […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


School Board Approves $8.4 Million Energy Saving Project

The school district is preparing to embark on an $8.4 million project predicted to save about 30 percent of the district’s energy costs. An “Energy Savings Improvement Program” was approved by the board at its Sept. 26 meeting. Through the program, the district is predicted to see cuts in energy as well as service and […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


Schools Superintendent Will Not Be Offered New Contract by Board of Education

Schools Superintendent Will Not Be Offered New Contract by Board of Education

In what was almost an anticlimactic vote, the Board of Education Sept. 26 voted to not offer a new contract to schools Superintendent Edward Seto. The board voted 5-1 for the resolution to not offer Seto another four-year contract when his contract ends in June, 2014. Board member Richard Seamon cast the only “no” vote. […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


‘Freshman Focus’ Program Comes Under Fire at School Board Meeting

A program supporters say was designed to help ease the transition of freshmen into high school came under fire at the Sept. 19 Board of Education meeting. The program, called Freshman Focus, was started at the high school this year, principal James Bevere told the school board during a 15-minute presentation. Although Bevere spoke highly […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


School Board Positioned for Vote to Not Re-Hire Superintendent; Residents’ Group Calls For ‘Change of Leadership’

School Board Positioned for Vote to Not Re-Hire Superintendent; Residents’ Group Calls For ‘Change of Leadership’

A resolution to not renew the contract of schools Superintendent Edward Seto will be on next week’s Board of Education agenda. Judging by the vote at the Sept. 19 workshop session to add the resolution – 5-2, with two abstentions – the measure stands a good chance of passing. The vote to add the resolution […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


Rutgers Prep Student Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Ajay A. Patel, a senior at Rutgers Preparatory School on Easton Avenue, was named a semifinalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship program. Patel is one of about 16,000 students nationally named semifinalists in the 59th annual program. Patel will compete for 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $35 million. About 90 percent of the […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


Conerly Road School ‘Skype-Mate’ Gives Kids Lesson in Flag History

Conerly Road School ‘Skype-Mate’ Gives Kids Lesson in Flag History

A member of the Conerly Road School extended family paid a visit to the school on Sept. 11 to give students a lesson in American flag history. The visitor, Col. Frank A. Kuczynski, also thanked the students and teachers for their support during his recent 9-month deployment to Afghanistan. On Flag Day, Kuczynski spoke to […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


Video: High School Principal Talks About New School Year

Video: High School Principal Talks About New School Year

We recently asked High School Principal James R. Bevere for his thoughts on the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. Bevere was enthused about what the year holds for FHS students.








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


First Day of School Brings Tears, Laughter

First Day of School Brings Tears, Laughter

Giannah Farag was all smiles as she waited for her teacher outside Hillcrest School in Somerset the morning of Sept. 9. The new Kindergartner made her first friend – Dylan Cauthen – shortly after arriving at the school. Giannah was accompanied by her mother, Heather, who was also smiling, but for a different reason. “I’m […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate


Franklin Teachers Getting Ready for the Students

Franklin Teachers Getting Ready for the Students

Dawn Valdata walked in to her 2nd Grade classroom in Franklin Park School earlier this week and asked herself the same question she’s asked the past 11 years. “Where do I start?” Valdata, like her colleagues throughout the school district and in private schools located in the township, spent the week putting her classroom together […]








Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2013 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate