Quantcast
Home » Archives by category » Schools (Page 26)

FR&A Photo Gallery: Busy Night At Township Schools

FR&A Photo Gallery: Busy Night At Township Schools

A dance recital, two fundraisers and a social event were among the “happenings” April 24 in township schools. MacAfee Road School’s administration and staff staged a “pasta night” to help raise money for a new playground. The event was attended by more than 200 people, and generated about $6,000, according to school principal Bill Grippo. […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

New Foundation To Administer MLK Scholarship Program

New Foundation To Administer MLK Scholarship Program

A foundation has been formed to administer the annual Martin Luther King Community Breakfast and scholarship fund. Previously run through the Board of Education, the 18-year-old scholarship fund has awarded more than $120,000 in scholarships to Franklin high school graduating seniors. Called The Franklin Township Dr. Martin Luther King Community Foundation, the group’s Board of […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

FHS Players Put Final Touches On ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

FHS Players Put Final Touches On ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

The FR&A dropped in on the Franklin High School players’ dress rehearsal of “Jekyll & Hyde,” the award-winning Broadway musical based on a book by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is about a doctor who brings out the dark side of himself through conducting experiments with chemicals. As part of the “Children Helping Children to […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Report: PARCC Test Creator, State DOE Monitoring Social Media For Student Posts (Updated)

Report: PARCC Test Creator, State DOE Monitoring Social Media For Student Posts (Updated)

(Updates at end of story). Social media is being monitored by the company that created the PARCC test, in an apparent effort to stop students from posting about the tests, according to a published report. According to that report, at least three Watchung Hills Regional High School students were found to have posted about the test […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Franklin Middle Schooler Wins State, National Awards In SIFMA Stock Market Game

Franklin Middle Schooler Wins State, National Awards In SIFMA Stock Market Game

Arnav Tolat got a pretty big surprise March 4 when he walked into the Franklin Middle School library. Waiting for the 8th Grader were a number of his classmates, teachers and school and district administrators,  all of whom gathered to congratulate Tolat on wining two major awards in the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Foundation’s […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Professional Wrestlers – Including FHS Graduate – To Converge On FHS For Charity Fundraiser

Professional Wrestlers – Including FHS Graduate – To Converge On FHS For Charity Fundraiser

Tickets are on sale now for a charity fundraiser presented by the Independent Wrestling Federation, set for 7:30 p.m. May 1 at Franklin High School, 500 Elizabeth Ave., and which stars an FHS graduate. The fundraiser will benefit the FHS freshmen class and the DeSarno Family Fund. Called the “IWF Loud and Proud Extravaganza,” the […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

PACER Program Returns To Pine Grove Manor School

PACER Program Returns To Pine Grove Manor School

A dozen years after it was ended, a program through which township police officers read to children at Pine Grove Manor School has been given new life. The program, Police And Children Engaging in Reading, or PACER, allows elementary school children to see police officers in a different light, said township police Sgt. Sean Hebbon. Hebbon […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Franklin Park School’s 4th Graders Study Immigration

Franklin Park School’s 4th Graders Study Immigration

  All aspects of immigration were covered Feb. 13 in a special program presented by the Franklin Park School’s 4th Graders. Students in the six classes were broken up into teams, each of which concentrated one on issue related to immigration. The students researched their topics both by reading about them and by interviewing immigrants […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Councilman Chase, Middlesex County Sheriff Scott Honored By Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School

Councilman Chase, Middlesex County Sheriff Scott Honored By Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School

Township Councilman Ted Chase, (D-Ward 1) and the Middlesex County Sheriff were honored Feb. 11 by the Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School on the occasion of Edison’s 168th birthday. Edison’s legacy is celebrated by the school each year on his birthday, according to a press release on the event. The school hosts local and statewide leaders […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Readied At Sampson G. Smith School

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Readied At Sampson G. Smith School

Final rehearsals are underway for the Sampson G. Smith production of “Beauty and the Beast.” The show features the Sampson G. Smith Players, with a special performance by the SGS Dance Troupe. The show runs at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 30 through February 8, although the Jan. 30 and […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email