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FR&A Pictorial: Franklin High School Class Of 2014 Graduation At Sun Bank Center

FR&A Pictorial: Franklin High School Class Of 2014 Graduation At Sun Bank Center

TRENTON – More than 500 Franklin High School seniors were challenged to “keep learning” and “change the world around you” at the 2014 graduation ceremony held June 17 at Sun Bank National Center here. In addition to addresses from class officers, Salutatorian Jay Prekh, Valedictorian Pratik Chheda and school and district administrators, the 2 1/2-hour […]

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UPDATED: MacAfee School Principal Keeps Promise To Students To Sleep On School’s Roof

UPDATED: MacAfee School Principal Keeps Promise To Students To Sleep On School’s Roof

UPDATE: MacAfee Road School principal Bill Grippo said he felt fine after spending the night of June 17 on the school’s roof. “It was very cool, and there weren’t any bugs,” he said the next morning, as students filed off buses below his perch. “I borrowed a futon from one of the teachers, and that […]

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Updated: Franklin Middle School Team Competes In ‘Odyssey Of The Mind’ World Championship

Updated: Franklin Middle School Team Competes In ‘Odyssey Of The Mind’ World Championship

UPDATE: The Franklin Middle School team placed 17th of the 50 teams competing.   By Emily Russoniello Special to the FR&A In the basement of the Hillsborough Reformed Church, six local students in grades 5 through 8 are dressing up as dairy products.  It’s not a taping of the next “got milk?” commercial, although that phrase will […]

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School Board Honors Teachers Of The Year, Harmony Day Award Winners

School Board Honors Teachers Of The Year, Harmony Day Award Winners

Sampson G. Smith’s Rhonda Stewart was honored as that school’s and the district’s teacher of the year at the May 22 Board of Education meeting. Stewart, an English teacher, was one of nine teachers so honored. Eileen Brett, Sampson’s principal, called Stewart “an amazing educator who really cares and inspires her colleagues.” “Her students quickly know […]

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National Honor Society Gets 81 New FHS Members

National Honor Society Gets 81 New FHS Members

The Franklin High School chapter of the National Honor Society is 81 members stronger following the May 21 induction ceremony. This year, for the first time, the Society’s membership was opened up to sophomores, said Ron Richter, one of the Society’s faculty advisors. FHS senior Alexandra Schmidt, the Society’s president, emcee’d the event and led […]

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FR&A Pictorial: FHS Seniors Step Out In Style At Prom

FR&A Pictorial: FHS Seniors Step Out In Style At Prom

About 450 Franklin High School students attended the Senior Prom May 16 at the Princeton Hyatt. During the evening, the students enjoyed a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and dancing. Glam and glitter were everywhere, but we have to ask: Doesn’t anyone wear tails anymore?      

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Six Township Students Win Grand Prizes In Mother’s Day Poetry Contest

Six Township Students Win Grand Prizes In Mother’s Day Poetry Contest

Six township students were among nine grand prize winners in the “My Mom, My Hero” Mother’s Day poetry contest sponsored by Venus Jewelers, Easton Avenue. Students in grades K-12 from more than 12 area schools submitted poems to the contest, according to a press release. Everyone who entered was given a genuine gemstone to give […]

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Summer Tutors Sought For County Schoolchildren

Summer Tutors Sought For County Schoolchildren

Residents who can spare a few hours a month and would like to tutor underperforming county schoolchildren are being sought by the Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services and the Somerset County Superintendent’s office. Volunteers are not required to be teachers, but they must possess knowledge in areas such as reading, math, language arts, science […]

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Thomas Edison EnergySmart 3rd Graders Win Robotics Award

Thomas Edison EnergySmart 3rd Graders Win Robotics Award

A team of 3rd Graders from the Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School won a “Disaster Blaster” award at the Junior FIRST Lego League World Expo in St. Louis, Mo. The team won for its robot design to help people during a natural disaster. The league is for students in grades Kindergarten through 3rd to show […]

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The Center School Prepares For September Opening

The Center School Prepares For September Opening

A private school for the learning disabled is preparing its new home in the township for a September grand opening. The Center School last week closed on its new home at 2 Riverview Drive. The K-12 school had been operating out of a Branchburg building after its original school in Highland Park was destroyed by […]

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