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

April 29, 2018

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 ...

Franklin Township: Into the Woods and Character Tea Coming to FHS

SOMERSET, NJ - Into the Woods will open at Franklin High School Friday, April 13.  

The musical weaves the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales around the story of the Baker and his wife who long to start a family but have been cursed by the witch next door.  Their quest to end the curse causes many of the fairytale characters ...

Franklin Park School Hosts 2nd Annual Women's Career Day

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Franklin Park Elementary School staff invited professionals to share their experiences with students for its second annual Women's Career Day, March 27. 

Guest speakers came from a diverse background of professions, such as - law enforcement, firefighting, accounting, education, medical, government, entrepreneurship, ground transportation, and much ...

Hundreds Attend Franklin High School's Annual College and Career Night

SOMERSET, NJ - More than 100 representatives from colleges/universities, technical schools, career programs and military branches attended Franklin High School's College and Career Night, on March 29 at the high school. 

"It was an excellent event and it has been estimated that over 500 parents, students, faculty, and other community members were ...

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