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Expanded Photo Galleries: Township Schools Celebrate Halloween

Expanded Photo Galleries: Township Schools Celebrate Halloween

It’s the time of year again when ghouls, goblins and superheroes roamed the hallways of township schools. Various Halloween events have been held throughout the township for about the past week; the Franklin Reporter & Advocate dropped in on Franklin Park School and Franklin High School on Oct. 31 to see how students there celebrated […]

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Updated: FHS Students Win Awards At LWV ‘Y Vote’ Essay And Video Competition

Updated: FHS Students Win Awards At LWV ‘Y Vote’ Essay And Video Competition

NEW BRUNSWICK – Several Franklin High School students took home awards Oct. 26 at the inaugural “Y Vote Essay and Video contest awards ceremony, held at the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University. One student received an Honorable Mention for her essay, while a team of students won 3rd Place in the video competition of the […]

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MacAfee Road School Students Deliver Good Wishes To Breast Cancer Patients

MacAfee Road School Students Deliver Good Wishes To Breast Cancer Patients

A group of MacAfee Road Elementary School students represented their classmates Oct. 25 when they delivered about 200 hand-made cards to patients at the St. Peter’s University Hospital’s breast cancer center. The students made the cards as part of the district’s observation of Breast Cancer Month. The visit was made possible by MacAfee school nurse […]

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Disciplinary Incidents Decline In Township Schools From 2016-17 To 2017-18

Disciplinary Incidents Decline In Township Schools From 2016-17 To 2017-18

Overall discipline problems decreased in township schools between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years, the Board of Education was told on Oct. 18. The district saw “significant” declines in the number of students “written up” for violations and in the number of students suspended in that time period, Orvyl Wilson, the district’s director of school […]

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‘Sip And Paint’ Fundraiser Set For Franklin Park School PTO

‘Sip And Paint’ Fundraiser Set For Franklin Park School PTO

Franklin Park School PTO is hosting a “Sip and Paint” fundraiser Oct. 19 at the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, 121 Pinegrove Ave. The event, which will begin at 6:30 p.m., is to raise money for the school and to make a contribution to a local breast cancer organization. “The proceeds raised for the students […]

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First Day Of School: Claremont Road Elementary School Opens

First Day Of School: Claremont Road Elementary School Opens

The start of a new school year brought with it a new school to the district. The Claremont Road Elementary School officially opened its doors to students Sept. 20. The school has about 700 students and can fit up to 1,000. The Kindergarten through 5th Graders – Pre-Kindergarten starts Sept. 24 – hopped off of […]

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First Day Of School: FHS Students Greeted With ‘Clap-In’

First Day Of School: FHS Students Greeted With ‘Clap-In’

Franklin High School students and faculty were welcomed to the first day of the 2018-19 school year Sept. 20 with cheers, clapping and shouts of encouragement. Faculty, administrators and parents lined up at the back entrance and entrances to the “B” and “C” wings to give the greetings. More than 100 people took part in […]

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MacAfee Road School Students, Parents Meet For Ice Cream Social

MacAfee Road School Students, Parents Meet For Ice Cream Social

With just about two weeks to go before the start of the school year, a group of MacAfee Road School families he a meet-up at a township park Sept. 7. The occasion was the second annual MacAfee Road School Play Date and Ice Cream Social at Harvey J. Inman Park, off John F. Kennedy Boulevard. […]

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FHS Warrior Marching Band Breaks Camp, Gets Set For Season

FHS Warrior Marching Band Breaks Camp, Gets Set For Season

The Franklin High School Warriors Marching Band broke its annual band camp Aug. 31 with a soggy performance for friends and family. Gathered on the high school’s side practice field, band members previewed their new show, with the theme “Rise to Royalty.” The show is based on the story of King Arthur and Excalibur, the […]

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College News: Graduations, Deans’ Lists

College News: Graduations, Deans’ Lists

Anthony Michael Zapata of Somerset has received the following from The University of Alabama: Bachelor of Arts Communication. UA awarded some 5,436 degrees during spring 2018 commencement May 4-6. Brigid Moynihan, a member of the class of 2021 from Somerset, has been named to the spring 2018 Dean’s List at Loyola University Maryland. In order […]

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