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Franklin Park School Hosts 'Math Night'

November 21, 2017

 

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - Teachers, students, and parents worked to put together "Math Night" at Franklin Park School, Thursday night.

Close to 100 families participated in the event to help make math fun for students. Many Franklin Park School (FPS) teachers volunteered their time after school hours to put the event together. 

"This year we did something different ...

Local Resident and Franklin BOE President, Tapped to Serve Gov. Elect Phil Murphy

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Local resident and Franklin Township Board of Education President, Ed Potosnak has been appointed to Gov. Elect Phil Murphy's transition team. 

“With the election of Gov. Murphy, New Jersey has a tremendous opportunity to re-claim national leadership on critical environmental issues facing the state," Potosnak said. "I’m honored to help ...

Franklin Park School Inducts 35 New Safety Patrol Students

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - More than 30 students and close friends and family members gathered in the Franklin Park School auditorium during the school's Parent Teacher Organization meeting to induct the first group of Safety Patrol, Tuesday night.

"You are going to have a lot of students here looking up to you as a leader," Officer, Dawn Flanders said. "...You are doing a really ...

CJCP Earned “Tier 1 School” Status from New Jersey Department of Education

SOMERSET, NJ -  Central Jersey College Prep (CJCP) continues its excellence in offering strong academic services for its students.

This year again CJCP earned “Tier 1 School” status from New Jersey Department of Education. The percent of total points a charter school earns on an Academic Performance Framework determines its Tier Rank for that academic program.

To receive a ...

Franklin Township Elections: Meet the Candidates Series - Board of Education

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.” 

All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted). 

Describe your background and why you are qualified for the office.
What do you consider ...

Rutgers looks to confront slave-owning past, renames 3 different sites

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers dedicated three sites in its campus to African Americans who were involved with the university’s history, in an effort to reconcile with its’ slave-owning past.

One of the sites, the apartments at The Yard @ College Ave, formerly known as the College Avenue Apartments, were dedicated to slave abolitionist Sojourner Truth, who as a child, was owned by ...

Franklin Township in "First Class" of Future Ready Schools

TRENTON, NJ - Sixty-three schools were honored today for being Future Ready Schools - New Jersey (FRS-NJ), and six of them belong to the Franklin Township School District. 

"We are extremely proud of the district’s Future Ready Teams. Each of our teams worked extremely hard to be sure our schools met the rigorous criteria set by the NJDOE with regard to NJ Future Ready ...

Franklin Park School Partners with Bikes for Kids in America

 

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - Students, teachers, and staff gathered at the Franklin Park School auditorium to show support during a special event made possible by Bikes for Kids in America, a not-for-profit organization "dedicated to helping children feel the joy and freedom of riding their own bike," last Friday, Oct. 13. 

"The event was simply wonderful," Madlen ...

Franklin Township: JFK Club Hosts Board of Education Candidate Panel Discussion (VIDEO)

 

SOMERSET, NJ - The JFK Club of Franklin-Somerset held a Board of Education "Candidate Panel Discussion" last week, Oct. 9. 

Five of the six candidates running for three open seats, which will serve for three years, were invited to attend the panel discussion. Current Board of Education President Ed Potosnak, along with his running mates Nishita Desai, and ...

Franklin High School Principal Resigns, Acting Principal Named

SOMERSET, NJ - Cheryl Clark resigned from her position as Franklin High School's principal due to personal reasons according to a statement sent to parents Friday night. The Board of Education will accept Clark's resignation at next Thursday's meeting at Franklin High School at 7:30 and an acting principal will also be appointed at the same meeting, according to the ...

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A Holiday Feast For Train Fans Is On Display At The Model Railroad Center

November 22, 2017

Looking for something to do the day after Thanksgiving? Drop in to the Model Railroad Center and enjoy a festive sound and light show highlighting a sprawling, meticulously detailed HO layout.

See if you can spot the Batmobile and other surprises!

Snack bar, toddler rest area and gift shoppe conveniently located on site. Modest admission fee goes to support the non-profit Model Railroad ...