Franklin Township Public Schools Named High Performing District by NJDOE

April 12, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township was named a high-performing public school district by the New Jersey Department of Education based on the districts Quality Single Accountability Continuum score, according to a letter from the NJDOE.


"We are pleased with the district’s  New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC) results," ...

Franklin Township WATCH: School, Police Officials Address Public Concerns at Community Safety Symposium

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The day before the start of an abbreviated Spring Break, close to 100 people gathered in the Franklin Middle School auditorium Thursday night to discuss school safety.   

The Community Safety Symposium was a joint effort between Franklin Township Public Schools (FTPS), the Township Council and the Franklin Township Police Department. Speakers ...

Franklin High School Counselor Judged Best in Somerset County

SOMERSET, NJ - Deirdra Kea, school counselor at Franklin High School has been named the 2017 - 2018 Counselor of the County by the New Jersey School Counselors Association.

"I am extremely grateful to receive this recognition," Kea said. "I enter the school each day with the goal of being an advocate for my students, to serve the community and represent the profession as best as ...

Franklin Township: Key to Child Safety is Communication, Police Say

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - In almost every community across the United States, school safety has surfaced as one of the most important topics of discussion this year. 

Last week the freeholder board announced it will fund a second armed school resource officer at the county Vocational & Technical High School in Bridgewater, and urged every school district in Somerset County to do the ...

Franklin Township Public Schools To Trim Upcoming Spring Break

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A lion-like March has caused problems for quite a few school districts in the Garden State as many public schools were closed for four or more days because of a string of recent nor'easters.

Some districts will be trimming days off of their upcoming spring breaks while others are tacking on the days to the end of the school year in June.

Franklin Township Public ...

Franklin Township: New Jersey Orators' Beyond High School Educational Conference set for Saturday

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Middle and high school students along with their parents are invited to attend an educational conference hosted by the New Jersey Orators, March 24 at Sampson G. Smith from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

"We welcome all students in middle and high school as well as their parents to attend this educational conference,"  Eloise Samuels NJO founder ...

Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School Student Wins Mars Space Camp Scholarship

SOMERSET, NJ - Congratulations to Pascal Osei, a 9th grader at Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School in Somerset. Pascal was selected to receive The Mars Generation Space Camp scholarship to attend Advanced Space Academy at Space Camp USA located in Huntsville, Alabama this summer.

Advanced Space Academy® explores college- and career preparation through an immersive ...

Franklin Township: Central Jersey College Prep Join Nation for School Walkout

SOMERSET, NJ - Students at Central Jersey College Prep were among thousands of schools across the nation who participated in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. 

Students were permitted to walk out to the front of the building under the protection of security. School administration was involved in the planning and ensured a safe and controlled environment for the ...

Walk Out? Franklin High School Stands Up Against Gun Violence 

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township School district turned a national tragedy into a teachable moment for the community. 

"The kids did an excellent job, well planned, a great lesson in democracy, I am really proud of them," Superintendent of Schools, Dr. John Ravally said. "It is a teachable moment, one of our main missions is to promote active citizens. Citizens that are ...

Franklin Middle School Student Sweeps SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite® Essay Competition

SOMERSET, NJ - Need financial advice? Look no further than Franklin Middle School. 

Emily Lopez an 8th grader at FMS won the InvestWrite essay contest, sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), on Tuesday. 

"These essays take a lot of thought, creativity, and effort and we were completely moved by the amount of knowledge and passion ...

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Congressman Frank Pallone and Commissioner Shereef Elnahal to speak at the 2018 New Jersey March for Science

April 10, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. - U.S. Representative Frank Pallone of New Jersey’s 6th District and New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal will be keynote speakers at the second annual New Jersey March for Science. 


The march, taking place in Trenton on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., is intended to peacefully show support for ...