On Tuesday February 10th
, Franklin School partnered with United Way of Newark, participating in “Celebrity Read.” Celebrity Read is a literacy initiative spanning the month of February that recruits volunteers to model their love of reading and the pursuit of Education as a pathway to success in local elementary schools. Mrs. Marlaina Melker, Library Media Specialist at Franklin School, invited several town “Celebrity Readers” to come and read aloud to several classes. The volunteers ranged from Franklin School retirees, as well as members of the Kearny Police Department, Kearny Fire Department, and Kearny Board of Education. The special event was quite a success! Thank you to all who participated!
Franklin School fifth grade students had their Dare Graduation on February 12, 2015.
Pictured are the winners from each class. Giovanni Huancaya -Mrs. Matusz's class. Izabella Heller - Miss Pace's class. Sophia Barillas - Mr. Sleece's class. Jaden Figueroa - Ms. Padinha's class. Victoria Basso -Mrs. Marques's class Joshua Salgado - Miss Seeley's. and Luz Azcona - Mr. Geier's class
Pennies for Patients Assembly
Franklin School kick off donations for Leukemia and Lymphoma. This year Franklin School has teamed up with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by collecting coins in support of their mission to cure blood cancers and improve the lives of patients and their families. Mr. Edwards and Mr. Silpoch participated in the assembly by competing to get the students motivated!
Ms. Padinha and Miss Seeley's class projects for Black History Month
Ms. Magees' 3rd grade class made cards for hospitalized Veterans