In The Schools

March 10, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - The public is invited to see Franklin High School's Spring production of West Side Story at the high school starting April 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm, and April 14 at 2:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased for $15, TAP here for details.  West Side Story, a ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Vote now for your favorite back to school photo. The winner will win a $35 gift card to a local restaurant of your choosing.  Congratulations to our 14 finalists. Vote for your favorite photo (you can do so more than once). The winner will be announced on Monday, Sept. 24 and will ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Goodbye summer vacation, hello first day of school!   Parents/guardians: share a photo of your children heading off to a new school year for the TAPinto Franklin Township 2018 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and enter for a chance to win a $35 gift card to a local restaurant of your ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Goodbye summer vacation, hello first day of school!   Parents/guardians: share a photo of your children heading off to a new school year for the TAPinto Franklin Township 2018 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and enter for a chance to win a $35 gift card to a local restaurant of your ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Who got the props? Franklin High School's administrative team is who.  The team published a video produced and directed by Michael Pinnix, FHS performing arts teacher, last Wednesday, it has gone viral with more than 4,000 views.  "It is attention-grabbing, FHS Principal, Frank ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Goodbye summer vacation, hello first day of school!   Parents/guardians: share a photo of your children heading off to a new school year for the TAPinto Franklin Township 2018 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and enter for a chance to win a $35 gift card to a local restaurant of your ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - What better way to ring in the new school year than by helping a Franklin teacher in need? This school year, TAPinto Franklin Township will feature the special classroom projects in need of the community’s financial support. These projects are posted on DonorsChoose, a ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The school district is hoping some additional dollars will get the needed bids to transport private school students this year, otherwise parents will have to make their own arrangements. According to officials, the district did not get any qualified bids to bus private ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you want to serve? This fall, voters in Franklin Township will elect candidates to the K-12 board of education. Three seats are up for grabs. A full term on the school board runs for three years.  A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for his or her ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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, ...

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