The Future is Ready for Franklin Students

September 15, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township School District is off to a solid start for the year, four students were recently announced as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, and today three schools have future ready students.  


According to a release, Franklin Middle School (FMS), Sampson G. Smith School (SGS) and Conerly Road School (CRS) have been certified ...

Franklin High School Has Four Semi Finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program

SOMERSET, NJ - Abigail Marshall, Kunj Padh, Shravan Venkatesan and Shyam Venkatesan have been named as Semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.  In April 2017, the 50,000 highest PSAT scorers were offered an opportunity in which to continue in the competition. 

Of this select group of students, 16,000 were designated Semifinalists on a state ...

TAPinto Franklin Township's 2017 'Back to School Photo Contest' (POLLS ARE OPEN)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Polls are officially open click here for details. 

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Today marked the first day of school for the Franklin Township District and TAPinto Franklin Township had the opportunity to visit one of the elementary schools, Conerly Road School.

This year TAPinto readers have a chance to share their back to school photos for a chance to win a ...

Free Somerset County STEM Program for Girls

BRIDGEWATER – Seventh and eighth-grade girls will have a chance to prepare for future success in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh sent out the invite for girls in grades seven and eight to participate in the Commission on the Status of Women’s second annual STEM program.

It will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, ...

Somerset Residents Named to Dean's and Honors' Lists at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus

MADISON, NJ - Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ, have been named to the Dean's and Honors Lists for the Fall 2016 semester. To qualify for Honors' List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses). To qualify for ...

Somerville: Immaculata High School Launches 4 New Academic Initiatives


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata High School is launching four new academic initiatives in the 2017 school year,, inspired by the school’s pillars: faith, scholarship, service, and friendship.  

Immaculata is one of approximately 1,000 schools worldwide to implement AP CapstoneTM - an innovative diploma program for high school students to develop successful college skills: ...

Franklin Township Public Schools and Parks and Recreation Team up for Math and Literacy Program

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Close to 400 local students will have a leg up on their peers when they return to school next month, thanks in part to a new pilot program. 

The Summer Camp Literacy and Math program is a joint effort between Franklin Township's Public Schools and the township's parks and recreation department. 

Key people from each organization teamed up to help ...

RVCC Planetarium Offers Free, Safe Viewing of Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg will be heating up with excitement in August, as the Planetarium—and the rest of the country—prepare for a total Solar Eclipse on August 21. It is the first time in 99 years that the U.S. is experiencing a coast-to-coast total Solar Eclipse. While the “Path of Totality” for complete viewing of ...

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Leadership is in the blood

September 22, 2017

               “Are you Mr Quinn? I have something for you?”

               The person speaking was a curator at a regional Northeast Carpenters union museum. He wanted to share a biography on my late great great grandfather and labor pioneer, Arthur A. Quinn. Yes, those who forget history are doomed to ...