In The Schools

June 26, 2021

SOMERSET, NJ – The persistence of students was on display as Central Jersey College Prep charter school’s seniors, 8th graders, 5th graders and kindergartners received their diplomas and headed off to undertake the next chapters in their academic careers.  With signs pointing to the COVID-19 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - In another sign of return to relative normalcy, Franklin High School held its senior prom tonight at Forest Lodge in Warren, NJ. Here are some scenes.  TAPinto Franklin/Somerset is looking for photos for this year's edition of our TAPinto Franklin/Somerset Prom Photo Gallery.

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SOMERSET, NJ - Approximately 150 Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School students along with faculty and staff members stretched out their legs and participated in National Walk & Bike to School Day.  TEECS participates in the annual event, but this year it was scaled down, due to COVID ...

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EVANSTON, IL —One local high school senior was a winner in the 2021 National Merit® 2500 Scholarship program. Elizabeth Williams, a senior at Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School is part of 2,500 Merit Scholar designees chosen from a talent pool of some 16,000 outstanding finalists in the ...

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Spring is in full swing, and with the season brings sports, especially baseball, and more fun as the weather begins to warm up.  To this end, the organization Grades4life partnered with the Somerset Patriots to host a rewards assembly for the students at Pine Grove Manor Elementary school.  On ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Central Jersey College Prep Charter School (CJCP) community organized a Spring food drive to benefit Unity Square Community Center. Unity Square addresses a diverse set of issues, including economic development, employment, civic participation, crime and safety, immigrants’ ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School  (TEECS) hosted its first Wellness Fair for the community this Saturday.  The free event open to the public focused on healthy living, healthy habits, and sustainable practices for a healthier planet.  "It was a beautiful day to be ...

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Akshat Parthiban is one of 575 semifinalists receiving an NHS scholarship SOMERSET, NJ - The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Akshat Parthiban, a high school senior at Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School and member of NHS, has been selected as an NHS Scholarship recipient.

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SOMERSET, NJ - Families and staff at Cedar Hill Prep School celebrated Black History Month with in-class and remote events throughout the month of February.  "We need to say as loud as we can and showcase all of the African American people who have done amazing work over generations, and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Our return from Winter Break was quite busy as students in grades 1 – 8 prepared for the annual Spelling Bee. The first stage of the competition involved the Classroom Bees. The winners from each grade then advanced to the CHP school-wide Spelling Bee.   This year’s school-wide ...

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Starting off the Year by Giving Back SOMERSET, NJ - As 2021 begins, Cedar Hill Prep students organized their first community service of the year. CHP House Leaders and Assistant Leaders organized their first Community Service initiative with Elijah's Promise, a soup kitchen in New Brunswick, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Andrew Goldsworthy is a British sculptor, renowned in his field, he creates temporary landscape art installations out of sticks and stones, and anything and everything else that he finds outside. Much of Goldsworthy’s land art is transient and ephemeral, a comment on Time and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Congratulations are in order for Cedar Hill Prep’s fourth-grader, Vihaan Bal. Vihaan had written an essay for Scholastic’s Book Club ‘Make a Difference’ Essay Contest. As a winner, Vihaan will be receiving a History and Activism Library. Vihaan’s essay will be featured on ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Every year Cedar Hill Prep end their first trimester and ring in the Holidays with their annual Holiday Concert. However, this year with COVID-19 and social distancing the CHP community had a tough decision whether or not to perform their Holiday Concert. But as the saying goes, the ...

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Students crafted holiday cards and participated in a virtual sing-a-long with residents of The Bristal Assisted Living Facility, who were unable to make in-person visits this year. SOMERSET, NJ - The Bristal Assisted Living in Somerset has had a difficult year. Because of the ongoing pandemic, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - It's the most wonderful time of the year. With the Holidays approaching Cedar Hill Prep’s community enjoys the richness that its cultural diversity provides. The Pre-Kindergarten class loved learning about all the holidays that are celebrated this month. We discovered that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some cool toys, a STEM-based gift, even a winter hat and gloves set - Jen Olawski usually gives some pretty awesome presents to the students of New Brunswick during her annual Reason for the Season event. This year, when so many of the city’s children have had their lives ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School celebrated its student's academic achievement with a virtual awards ceremony on Nov. 18. The ceremony is a TEECS tradition held each semester to recognize Honor Roll and High Honor Roll students, according to school officials. Kindergarten ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — COVID-19 rates will be at the top of the list of parent concerns at tonight’s Board of Education meeting as district officials add another modification to plans for returning to in-person learning. On Wednesday, Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli announced that high school ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - On November 3rd, while the majority of the U.S. waiting hours standing in line performing their civic duty and voting in a historical event for the next President of the United States, students at Cedar Hill Prep lined the hallways and classrooms to vote as well! Starting in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Central Jersey College Prep PTSO hosted "Fall Fest" for students and their friends, Saturday afternoon, at the school's parking lot. Attendees showed up wearing costumes and were treated to goodie bags and had the opportunity to play judge in the best-themed trunk or treat ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Franklin’s student athletes will not compete at Hunterdon Central this fall following the spread of a viral photo online apparently showing a Hunterdon student mocking the killing of George Floyd. Franklin Superintendent John Ravally said yesterday that the two soccer games ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ – The Elizabeth Avenue School (EAS) on Sept. 10 received a generous donation from the Canal Walk Mask Makers. The community group presented school officials with close to 600 fabric masks in a variety of colors and patterns to help keep students and staff healthy and safe when they ...

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EVANSTON, ILL.- Two students from Franklin Township, New Jersey have qualified as semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of 16,000 Semifinalists on Wednesday. Franklin High School ...

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Schools must certify to the DOE that they are able to meet health and safety standards "We know the first day of school is not going to be like any other." -- Gov. Phil Murphy TRENTON -- At his COVID press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he would sign an Executive Order ...

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