District Announcements


 All elementary and middle school students wear navy blue school shirts with khaki bottoms

All high school students wear red or black school shirts with khaki bottoms (beige shirts are being phased out but may be worn this school year).BLACK PANTS are no longer allowed to be worn. NO cargo pants, sweat pants, skinny jeans, leggings, or stretch pants are permitted.



1st Place - George Malek, Garfield School, 2nd Place - Alex Chavez, Roosevelt School, 3rd Place - Eric Araque, Schuyler School

Daily Announcements

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

Ms. Padinha and Miss Seeley's class


We made our own original chocolate bars!

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

Veterans Day
 Ms. Magees' 3rd grade class made cards for hospitalized Veterans

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 8
District Event
Teachers Report for Faculty Meeting
Wednesday, September 9
District Event
Teacher In-Service
Thursday, September 10
District Event
Schools Open Single Session
8:40 AM - 1:05 PM
Monday, September 14
Adult School
Adult School Registration
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday, September 15
Adult School
Adult School Registration
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Today, 8/28/2015
High: 82 Low: 65
Mostly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/29/2015
High: 87 Low: 69
Partly sunny
7% chance of precipitation.