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Franklin Township: Elementary School Student to Participate in National Pathways to STEM Leadership Forum 

June 26, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - A local 4th grader will join students from across the nation to take part in a program designed to "enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom" according to a news release. 

This summer, Kimberly Osenenko an Elizabeth Avenue School (EAS) student, will take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development ...

Photo Gallery: Franklin Middle School 8th Grade Formal

SOMERSET, NJ - More than 300 people gathered at the Marigold for Franklin Middle School's  Hollywood themed 8th Grade Formal. 

For the second year in a row, the formal was held off campus, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the FMS PTSO. 

Eighth-grade Advisors/Teachers, Carminda Bandeira and Dannielle Knoeppel, 8th-grade along with FMS Vice Principal Torrie ...

Elementary Students from Yinghua International School School 1st Place at Regional Contest

KINGSTON NJ - YingHua International School (YHIS) elementary students Melanie Tan and Malana Young, both received 1st place for two different events at the 45th annual Association of Chinese Schools (ACS) conference.  The competition drew students of Chinese heritage from all over the northeast of America, from New England area to as far as Maryland and North ...

Five Players from Franklin High School Will Play in the 6th Annual Basilone Bowl

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 6th annual Basilone Bowl, in honor of Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone of Raritan, will be held June 14 at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, and five FHS football players will play for the Devil Dogs.

Kickoff for the event, at Basilone Field, will be 7 p.m.

The players in the game, from all over the county, were introduced May 7.

The game is played in honor of ...

Franklin Township: Group 4 Track and Field Championship Photo Gallery

Editor's note: The author of this article is Brianna Rao, a guest writer for TAPinto Franklin Township, and a Franklin High School 10th grader. 

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin High School hosted this year's Group 4 Track and Field Championship on Friday and Saturday. 

More than 35 schools located all across New Jersey competed through both unified and regular ...

Franklin Township: There is Still Time to Catch Once On This Island Jr

SOMERSET, NJ -  The Franklin Middle School Drama Club opened up its rendition of Once On This Island Jr Friday night. 

Thomas Bodnar FMS, music teacher directed the play that has been in the making since January. Forty students worked on the show and held rehearsals two to three days per week. 

"What I am most looking forward to on opening night is seeing the ...

Franklin Township: TEECS Celebrate Earth Day and Prepare for PARCC

SOMERSET, NJ - Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School celebrated Earth Day Friday, April 20. 

The day started off with TEECS Student Council members, giving an informational speech on Earth Day and the importance of outside play versus video games. 

They encouraged  TEECS students to go outside and play during their leisure time and not to be couch potatoes ...

Franklin High School Jumps Into the Woods

Editor's note: The author of this article is Brianna Rao, a guest writer for TAPinto Franklin Township, and a Franklin High School 10th grader. 

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin High School students and staff worked for the last three months to produce this year's spring show, Into the Woods, directed by Timothy Walton, FHS drama, choir and piano teacher. 

Into the Woods, is a ...

Franklin Township: Public Schools will not Walkout on 4/20, School Officials Say

SOMERSET, NJ - Student activist, David Hogg announced on Twitter national walkout day will be April 20, saying the event will begin at 10 a.m. 

Events are planned for students across the country, but Franklin Township Public schools isn't one of them according to Franklin High School Principal Frank Chmiel, despite what is being reported on this website.

FTPS ...

Franklin Township: St. Matthias Students Coast through their STEM projects!

SOMERSET, NJ - Powered by air, battery and brain power, St. Matthias School 8th grade students created roller coasters in their latest STEM project.

Using household materials, building kits, and sheer ingenuity the students worked in small groups under the direction of science teacher Barbara Wendell to apply Newton’s Laws of Physics to their designs.

The students were ...

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