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More Honors For ‘Hero’ Isla Glaser At School Board Meeting

More Honors For ‘Hero’ Isla Glaser At School Board Meeting

The 4-year-old township girl who is credited with saving her mother’s life in December received two honors at the January 23 Board of Education meeting. Isla Glaser, a student at MacAfee Road School, received an award from the school as well as a commendation from the school board at the meeting. Glaser gained notoriety after […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Carolina Chaves of Somerset was among the 75 University of Scranton students who studied abroad during the Summer 2019 semester. Chaves, a strategic communication major at Scranton, participated in the University’s travel course, Italian History and Heritage Italy in various cities, Italy. The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Colleen Kurtz, of Somerset, […]

Township Resident, RVCC Professor, Wins Nursing Award

Township Resident, RVCC Professor, Wins Nursing Award

A township resident has been named the 2019 recipient of the New Jersey League for Nursing (NJLN) Nurse Recognition Award. The award winner, Carol Patterson, is a professor of nursing at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg. Patterson received the honor — which recognizes her continued commitment and contributions to the nursing profession — at […]

Elizabeth Avenue School Holds Second Annual ELA ‘World Series’

Elizabeth Avenue School Holds Second Annual ELA ‘World Series’

Students and parents gathered at Elizabeth Avenue School November 21 for an evening of games and learning. The school’s second annual English Language Arts World Series featured a host of literacy themed games geared for the students in grades Pre-K to 5th. The students and their parents made their way through the games, which were […]

Project Graduation Fundraising Underway; Concession Volunteers Sought

Project Graduation Fundraising Underway; Concession Volunteers Sought

By PJ Parker. The concession stand in Franklin High School is busy on any day it’s open during the school year, but from now until graduation day on June 25, every afternoon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be especially buzzing. The Franklin High School 2020 graduating class will experience Project Graduation, a post-ceremony celebration […]

Ying Hua Students, Brandywine Residents, Join For ‘International Peace Day’

Ying Hua Students, Brandywine Residents, Join For ‘International Peace Day’

Residents of three area senior citizen’s homes joined with students at Ying Hua International School in Kingston Sept. 20 to celebrate International Peace Day. The students and seniors from three Brandywine Living residences gathered on the field next to the school to spell out the word “peace.” A firefighter from the Kendall Park Fire Department […]

Township Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Township Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Students in two township schools have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Awards program. John Guirguis of Franklin High School and Zhaoyi Xiang of Rutgers Preparatory School are among 16,000 students nationwide who were named semifinalists. The two will now be able to compete for the 7,600 National Merit Scholarships, worth more […]

School Bells Usher In New Year

School Bells Usher In New Year

School bells rang out across the township Sept. 5, signalling the start of a new school year. “Clap-ins” – where faculty and staff form gauntlets and applaud students as they arrive off buses – were held at Franklin High School and the Franklin Middle School campuses, and students at MacAfee Road Elementary School welcomed a […]

Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Michael Diana of Somerset was among the 11 University of Scranton undergraduate students awarded President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2019. The fellowships, administered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, offer each student the chance to partner with a faculty mentor to complete a research project during the summer. Each project was proposed […]

MacAfee Road School ‘Ice Cream Social’ Lets Parents Meet New Principal

MacAfee Road School ‘Ice Cream Social’ Lets Parents Meet New Principal

MacAfee Road School parents and students got a chance to meet each other and their new principal Aug. 29 at the PTO’s annual Ice Cream Social. The event was held at Inman Park. While usually a way for new MacAfee parents to meet, this year’s event also gave them the opportunity to speak with Karen […]

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