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Archive News September Board BriefThe September Board Brief which highlights recent action taken by the Board of Education has been posted on the district website.
Main Road School’s Back to School NightBack to School Night for the Main Road School is scheduled for Tuesday, September 22.  The program begins at 6:00 PM with a presentation in the cafeteria. Parents will then have the opportunity to visit both their child’s language arts as well as math teachers. The related arts teachers will be in the library starting […]
Reutter School Observes Patriot DayThe entire school community had the opportunity to gather together during our Patriot Day observance on September 11.   During this special assembly, Mr. Ryan Griffin, CLR Music Teacher, lead the students in reciting the events that transpired on September 11, 2001 and in singing patriotic songs.
Main Road School Welcomes New TeachersWe are happy to introduce several new teachers who have joined the Main Road Family this year. Miss Erin Fisher is teaching 4th grade.  She is a graduate of Wilmington University in Delaware with a major in Elementary Education. Before becoming a full time staff member she was a long term substitute at Main Road […]
Bill Morris named Super Staff Member of the MonthMrs. Bilinski nominated Bill Morris as Super Staff Member of the Month For this month’s Super Staff Member, I am choosing Bill Morris.  Just the mention of his name should be enough, no mushy explanation needed here……….BUT what fun would that be.  I know I can speak for everyone in this room when I say […]
Opening Days at Main Road SchoolMain Road School got off to a smooth start with Mr. Walton and Mrs. Morley assisting the Main Road Students at bus dismissal
4th Grade Band Parents meetingThere will be a meeting for parents of fourth grade students that are interested in playing a musical instrument on Thursday October 1, 2015, at 7:00  PM in the Main Road School cafeteria.  Mrs. Town will give an overview of the band program. There will be a representive from Coles Music Store that will answer […]
Picture DayReminder: Tuesday September 8th is picture day.  Order forms were sent out with summer mailers.  If you misplaced your form go to mylifetouch.com picture ID# BG485162Y. 
CLR Picture Day ReminderCaroline L Reutter Elem School Picture Day is: Friday, September 4 Picture Day ID: BG485161Y0 School Pictures are tomorrow! Order online today and forget about sending cash or the flyer back to school tomorrow! Go to mylifetouch.com but hurry, this link is only available before Picture Day. Mañana es el Día de la Foto! Pedidos en español disponibles por internet. Ingresa […]
Welcome BackStudents of Main Road, I am excited for the start of a new school year!  Remember school starts on Thursday, September 3rd at 8:12.  Our school motto this year is “Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow”.  We have lots of new faces and new programs for this school year.  I encourage my 4th grade students to help […]
Upgraded Phone System Brings New Phone ExtensionsAs planned, the Township of Franklin Public Schools completed an upgrade of the district’s phone system. As a result, several phone extensions have changed. Please know the district’s main phone number (856-629-9500) and the individual school building phone numbers have remained the same. Upon calling the district, you will hear a revised menu. Please listen […]
Reutter School Open House – THANK YOU!Thank you to all parents and students who attended the Reutter School open house held on August 25.  We hope that the opportunity to see the school, your classrooms, and meet with several key staff members will allow for an easy transition into the new school year.  As always, feel free to contact the school’s […]
Summer MailingReutter School summer mailings have been sent out.  Student schedules, picture information, and the school newsletter are enclosed.   Student schedules are also available through the real time parent portal.
Classroom AssignmentsHomeroom Assignments will be available on the RealTime portal on Monday August 17th. You will also receive a mailer with homeroom and transportation information.  Any questions dealing with transportation please contact them directly.   Make sure to check and review this information, for these are the official rosters for the 2015-2016 school year.  We look […]
2015 – 2016 Student Schedule InformationParent Portal will open on Monday, August 17th.  On that date information will be available to parents regarding their child’s classroom assignment for the 2015 – 2016 school year.  In addition a mailing will be sent on August 13th that will communicate opening of school information.
Reutter School September 2015 Newsletter2015 September Parent Newsletter
Janvier Teacher Awarded a STEM Grant Through ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.Mary F. Janvier is excited to announce that Ms. Graff has been awarded a grant through ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. to continue and expand Janvier’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Program.  The grant will provide funding to purchase additional LEGO We-Do Robotics Kits.  Students will have the opportunity to build LEGO models using […]
Sixth Grade Celebrates Accomplishments during Annual LuncheonReutter School Sixth Grade students enjoyed their culminating celebration at Masso’s Caterers on June 11 during their annual luncheon.  Pictured are students enjoying themselves at this special activity.  
Board Welcomes New MemberAt its June 17, 2015 regular meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education appointed Mrs. Dawn Gelsi-Collins as a new member to fill an unexpired vacant seat. Pictured is Franklin Township Business Administrator Elizabeth DiPietro administering the oath of office to Mrs. Gelsi-Collins.
Sgt. Fey Visits Reutter School Students to say “Thank You” for care packagesArmy Sgt. Alex Fey came to CLR for a surprise visit Reutter School for grade level assemblies.  Sgt. Fey, a Reutter School graduate, was our school’s recipient for the annual soldier outreach project conducted in the fall while he was on a twelve month tour in the Middle East.  While visiting, Sgt. Fey showed the […]
Vision 2019 Strategic Plan Update #2It is hard to believe that a year has passed since we adopted the Vision 2019 strategic plan. The second update of the strategic plan has been posted under the Vision 2019 link on the district website. As promoted, every six months we will review progress towards our strategic plan goals. This practice will ensure […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for May 2015-Kindergarten
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for May 2015-First Grade
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for May 2015-Second Grade
Army Specialist Alridge came to CLR for a surprise visit to many of our classroom on Thursday morning.  Spc. Alridge, a Reutter School graduate, was one of our school’s recipients for the annual soldier outreach project conducted in the fall while he was on a twelve month tour in Afghanistan.  While visiting, Spc. Alridge showed […]
MAD SCIENCEMr. A’s class worked on the scientific method this week.   The students observed Mentos exploding the soda and developed their own hypothesis based off of several popular candies.  Before the experiment students geared up in safety goggles and aprons to protect themselves and displayed understanding of safety in a lab.   They then tested their […]
CLR June Newsletter2015 June Parent Newsletter
Kindergarten Students Visit with Mother GooseOn May 26th, the Kindergarten students were visited by Mother Goose. The children enjoyed Mother Goose sharing her love of learning and special magic.  The interactive session connected multiple nursery rhymes to character education themes.
Sixth Grade Activities Luncheon            The Annual Sixth Grade Activities Luncheon was held at Masso’s Caterers in Glassboro on May 22.  Students serving in the student council, safety patrol, library helpers, nurse’s helpers, and counselor’s helpers programs were rewarded for their service to the school.  
Trimester PresentationPlease take time to view the presentation explaining Trimesters below: Trimesters Presentation
CLR Library Book Swap“Get ready for summer reading at the  REUTTER LIBRARY SCHOOL-WIDE BOOK SWAP! Bring in “gently used” books (limit 5) for the swap. Drop off of books: May 18-22; Book Swap: May 26-29.”  
CLR Student Council – Sponsored Spirit WeekStudent Council sponsored a school-wide spirit week during the week of May 11.  Many students and faculty enjoyed    dressing up for the different themed days.
Spring Mentoring ProgramStudents involved in the school’s mentoring program enjoyed an activity after school on April 30.  Those involved created motivational capes for children in the Pediatric Unit at Inspira Medical Center–Vineland.  Pictured are faculty, and students involved in the mentoring program.  
Counselor’s Helpers Share A Kind MessageThe Counselor Helpers have designed a method of providing CLR students with a good start to their school day by writing motivational messages on breakfast bags.  The positive student-student interaction has been accomplished in conjunction with the school character development program.
Transitioning To TrimestersA “Transition to Trimesters” presentation will be given at the Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. in the Mary F. Janvier all-purpose room. Please come out to hear more on this district initiative.
CLR Book Swap“Get ready for summer reading at the  REUTTER LIBRARY SCHOOL-WIDE BOOK SWAP! Bring in “gently used” books (limit 5) for the swap. Drop off of books: May 18-22; Book Swap: May 25-29.”  
Annual Sixth Grade Career DayThe Sixth Grade Team coordinated their annual career day on April 23.  Several guest speakers representing a variety of different professions were invited to speak to the sixth grade class as part of this special event.  Students were able to learn about various careers and the importance of having a solid educational foundation during the […]
The Earth Matters!The fifth grade students of Caroline L. Reutter School participated in their Annual Day of Service in order to recognize Earth Day on Thursday, April 23.  Arranged by their homerooms, students assisted in promoting Earth Day concepts and beautifying the school by planting flowers, arranging a flower bed, raking leaves and cleaning up litter from […]
Engaging Math ActivityEngaging Math Activity By: Danielle Brown, Sixth Grade Student On April 2nd 2015, Mrs. Worthington had a fun Easter themed math test idea. She hid plastic eggs with math problems inside, like variables and operations with decimals, that they had to answer on their own. They had to find and write the answer on index […]
CLR Volleyball Tournementfifth and sixth grade champions of the grade-level Reutter School physical education class volleyball tournament. The fifth grade champions were « The Dream Team » from Mrs. Niewoehner’s homeroom and the sixth grade champions were « The Little Einsteins » from Mrs. Brown’s homeroom. Following the grade-level tournament, the winning team played in a special game against faculty and […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for April 2015-Kindergarten
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for April 2015-First Grade
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for April 2015-Second Grade
Reutter School May 2015 Newsletter2015 May Parent Newsletter Grade 5 Unit 5 Newsletter Grade 6 Unit 5 Newsletter
Lt. Adams visits Mrs. Walker’s 3rd grade class
Board Member VacancyThe Township of Franklin Board of Education is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy.  
ReminderArrival and Dismissal: No vehicles or parents are permitted in the bussing zone.  Safety First!
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for March 2015-Kindergarten
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for March 2015-First Grade
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for March 2015-Second Grade
CLUBSClubs will resume on  April 13th
Omega Man Character Education Program Visits JanvierJanvier hosted the Omega Man Character Education program on Friday, March 27th.  Omega Man is a superhero who spoke to the children about the ills of bullying and the power of positive choices.  The children enjoyed the interactive program.
CLR Character Development AssemblyReutter School students participated in a character development assembly in March related to setting personal goals, treating each other with respect, and anti-bullying.  The assembly primarily consisted of a large screen video with similarly-aged students discussing these important concepts along with popular music being played in the background.  
Holocaust Survivor AssemblyThe Jewish Federation sponsored an assembly in March where two Holocaust survivors addressed CLR sixth grade students.  During the assembly, the speakers discussed their personal situations, what it was like during the Holocaust, and the effects that this tragic event has played on society.  The assembly directly ties into the sixth grade ELA curriculum as […]
Counselor’s Helpers Go Above and Beyond for Their Love of Animals: Gloucester and Cumberland County Animal Shelter DonationBy: Mrs. Kayla Callaway, School Counselor Since the first moment I met my Counselor’s Helpers I could tell that they had a strong love for animals and it was clear that our first activity together would be to help as many animals as we could.  In February, the Counselor’s Helpers started working diligently to make […]
STEM Program – DissectionsSelected Reutter School students participated in an after school STEM-Dissection activity under the direction of Mr. Peters, Principal.  During the activity, students learned about basic concepts in anatomy and physiology through the dissection of a fetal pig.  The STEM Program has been made possible through a grant by the Exxon-Mobile Foundation.    
Food Services Surveys Students’ OpinionsStudent Council members participated in an interactive meeting with Nutri-Serve Supervisors regarding the food and nutritional values of school lunches.  During the meeting, students provided feedback regarding a variety of new lunch ideas that are being processed for district lunches.  
Reutter School April 2015 Newsletter and Book Fair Letter2015 April Parent Newsletter 4-3 PTO Book Fair Letter
“DNA Dog Show”Students in selected sixth grade science classes  created « DNA dogs » as part of their unit of study on Heredity and Evolution.  Students were challenged with utilizing their knowledge on DNA to create a unique « dog » as part of a cumulative project.         Projects were assembled for viewing during a « DNA Dog Show » as pictured below.   […]
Egg DropStudents in the fifth grade science classes created various enclosures to protect an egg during their egg drop experiment.   The students enjoyed using their creativity to design a method to prevent the cracking of their egg during the experiment. Displayed are sample egg drop experiment enclosures.  
Free Parenting Workshop sponsored by The Arc GloucesterThe Arc Gloucester is offering a free parenting workshop. « Successful Parents = Happy Families »  Workshop–Come Ask the Experts   May 19th 6:00pm-9:00pm 1036 N. Tuckahoe Rd., Williamstown, NJ 08094   To Register Call 856-848-8648              Bring a Friend or Two!   Health & Wellness, Child Safety, Positive Discipline, Strengthening the Family   View and print the […]
Kindergarten Pre-RegistrationThe 2015-2016 Kindergarten Online Pre-Registration is open. Parents of children who turn five (5) years old on or before October 1, 2015 must pre-register for Kindergarten enrollment. For detailed information on how to pre-register please use the Kindergarten registration link on the district’s webpage at www.franklintwpschools.org or call the district administration office at (856) 629-9500 […]
Math NewlettersMath Newsletters now posted under Parent/Student tab! Check out what is happening in your child’s math class.
March Board BriefThe March Board Brief which highlights recent action by the Township of Franklin Board of Education has been posted on the district website.
2015-2016 School CalendarThe Township of Franklin Board of Education approved the 2015-2016 school calendar. The calendar has been posted on the district website under the calendars tab.
Staff from McCann Farm visited Mrs. Fisch’s Kindergarten ClassStaff from McCann Farm visited Mrs. Fisch’s kindergarten class. The children were shown different types of seeds that are planted on their farm. They learned so much about farming in New Jersey. So many different crops are grown on local farms including some fruits and vegetables we eat every day!
Revised 2014-2015 School Calendar PostedThe revised 2014-2015 school calendar has been posted on the calendar tab of the district website. Due to the four (4) accumulated snow days this school year, the students will now be in session on April 1st, 2nd, and 6th. Please note that April 2nd is a half day session. The last school day for […]
Elk and Franklin Township Students Celebrate Read Across AmericaA snow day may have delayed the reading celebration by a week, but the spirit of Read Across America day was evident as second-graders filled Delsea Regional High School on Friday morning.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for February 2015-Kindergarten 
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for February 2015-First Grade 
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for February 2015-Second Grade 
Janvier First Grade Students participated in the Kindness Kids Campaign with Miss Gloucester County, Brenna WeickJanvier First Grade Students participated in the Kindness Kids Campaign with Brenna Weick, Miss Gloucester County on March 11, 2015.  Ms. Weick came to Janvier to discuss the importance of kindness and volunteering.   First Grade students listened to a story about kindness, and discussed all the ways they are kind to others with Ms. Weick.  Mrs. […]
Reutter School Annual McDonald’s PTO FundraiserReutter School Principal, Mr. Ted Peters, and several teachers served dinner from behind the counter at the Malaga McDonald’s during the evening of Thursday, March 12, 2015.  Reutter School Families enjoyed having the school staff take their orders, create dessert items, and serve their dinners.  Proceeds from the event support PTO projects and the school’s […]
Second Marking Period All–Star Ice Cream SocialOver 60%of the student body were selected as an    « All-Star » for their good behavior and academic       excellence for the second marking period.  Pictured are students enjoying the « ice cream social » All-Star Party held on Thursday, February 12.  We would like to thank the PTO for their assistance and for funding this    special event.     […]
Divine DioramasThe students in Mrs. Stefano’s Language Arts classes have created Dioramas referring to their novels: Crash, Old Yeller, and Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry. All of the dioramas are different and unique from one another. Students were able to recreate their favorite scene from their novels. Many students spent a lot of time preparing […]
CLR Students Show Off Their Talent at Annual Talent ShowOver 25 student acts performed a variety of routines during the school’s fifth annual talent show in early February.  Congratulations to the first, second, and third place finishers of the talent show! 1st–Hailey Parker 2nd– RJ Hill 3rd–Chloe Widmer, Delaney Bowman, Madison Jacobs, and Karlee Morschauser
Congratulations Mrs. Rupin–CLR Teacher of the Year!Congratulations to Mrs. Stephanie Rupin, CL Reutter School Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Rupin has been       employed as a special education teacher within the     district for five years; four at Reutter School and one at Main Road School.  Described by her colleagues as a very dedicated educator who cares for her students, Mrs. Rupin has […]
Walk In the PARCCMAIN ROAD TOOK A WALK IN THE PARCC Please take a minute to view our week taking the PARCC assessment.  Many of the students shared that they liked taking the assessment on the computer.  The students really enjoyed the snacks provided after the test by the PTA.   The staff kept the instruction engaging and […]
Schools Closed-Friday March 6, 2015Due to the inclement weather, The Township of Franklin Public Schools will be closed today Friday March 6, 2015.
Schools Closed—–Thursday March 5, 2015Due to the inclement weather, the Township of Franklin Public Schools will be closed today March 5, 2015.
Kindergarten and Grade 1 Celebrate Read Across America Day!Janvier Kindergarten and First Grade students celebrated Read Across America Day on February 27, 2015.  Janvier students were treated to a performance by the Delsea Middle School Storyteller’s Club lead by Delsea Middle School Librarian, Mrs. Anne Pappiano and Mary F. Janvier School Librarian, Mrs. Kristi Monaghan.  The Delsea Middle School students then visited Kindergarten and […]
Congratulations to Mary F. Janvier’s Junior First Lego Teams  We would like to congratulate 12 of our second grade students who participated in the 2014 Junior First Lego League Think Tank Challenge with Ms. Jennifer Graff, Computer Literacy Teacher.  Junior First Lego League is a program where students learn science, technology, engineering, and math and solve a real world problem.  Their final project is […]
Reutter School After School Activities are Cancelled for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015Reutter School After School Activities are Cancelled for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 All students will be dismissed at 2:10 PM.
Reutter School March 2015 Newsletter2015 March Parent Newsletter
February Board BriefThe February Board Brief which highlights recent action taken during the February meeting of the Board of Education has been posted. The Board was treated to performances by the three winners from the annual C.L. Reutter talent show. Performers included Hailey Parker, Ronald Hill, Deleany Bowman, Chloe Widmer, Madison Jacobs and Karlee Morschauser. All of […]
Jump Rope for Heart ProgramThis year, Main Road School was able to raise $9,799 for the American Heart Association through Mr. Capecci’s Jump Rope For Heart program.  Jump Rope for Heart is a community service project we do each year to help support the American Heart Association.  The students learn the importance of helping out members of their community […]
Teachers of the YearAt its February meeting, The Township of Franklin Board of Education recognized Main Road School’s  2015 « Teachers of the Year ».  Pictured here are Special Education Teacher Irene Korbach and Reading Specialist Karen Nuss.
Congratulations Mrs. Fisch!Mrs. Fisch was recently recognized by the Township of Franklin Board of Education as Mary F. Janvier Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year.  Pictured with Mrs. Fisch are Board of Education member Mrs. Ciancaglini and School Principal, Mr. Kobik.
School Closed 2/17/15Due to the weather, the Township of Franklin Public School District will be closed today 2/17/15.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for January 2015-Kindergarten
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for January 2015-First Grade
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for January 2015-Second Grade 
Reutter School February 2015 School Newsletter2015 February Parent Newsletter Grade 5 Unit 4 Newsletter Grade 6 Unit 4 Newsletter
CL Reutter Talent ShowCome out and see Reutter School students display their talent at the Annual Talent Show.  The show will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7PM / DHS Auditorium.
Reutter School PARCC NightThe CL Reutter School PARCC Night scheduled for this evening has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 2 at 6 PM.  All families are welcomed to attend.
District Closed 1-27-15Due to the inclement weather the Township of Franklin Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday January 27, 2015.
January BOE Meeting Student PresentationsThe January 21st Board of Education meeting featured two student presenters from Main Road School.  The students gave an overview of academic programs as well as extra-curricular activities.  Seated left to right are Ryan Battle, a 4th grader in Mrs. Jackson’s homeroom, and Emmalee Coates,  a 3rd grader from Mrs. Walker’s class.  Both children did an […]
January Board BriefThe board brief highlighting actions from the January 21, 2015 Board of Education meeting has been posted.
Congratulations and Best WishesAt the January 21, 2015 meeting, the Township of Franklin Board of Education recognized Mr. Richard Dantinne for his years of service as the principal of the Main Road School.  Mr. Dantinne has accepted an administrative position in the Evesham Twp School District.  Congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Dantinne.
Board Members Take Oath of OfficeDuring the month of January, three members accepted the oath of office to serve on the Township of Franklin Board of Education. Pictured are re-elected members Mrs. Stephanie Starr (board president), Mrs. Michelle Isner (vice-president) and newly elected member Mrs. Heather Flaim.  
Teacher of the YearCongratulations to Mrs. Anne Fisch who has been named as Mary F. Janvier Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Fisch has enjoyed teaching Kindergarten for the past 20 years and in that time, she has been influential in establishing a strong academic foundation for numerous children.  Pictured with Mrs. Fisch is Mary F. Janvier […]
Congratulations to Our Teacher(s) of the Year!Congratulations to Main Road School’s Teacher of the Year, Miss Irene Korbach.  Miss Korbach has been with the district for 25 years.  She currently serves as a resource room special education teacher.  Miss Korbach is pictured with the Superintendent of Franklin Township Schools, Mr. Troy Walton, and Franklin Township’s Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction, Mrs. […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for December 2014-KindergartenStudents pictured from left to right: Everett Cutter, Vanessa Tyran, Zoe Ellis, Jordan Polillo, Kathryn Auge, Zachary Hudson, Addison Power, and Liam Sinclair.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for December 2014-First GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Alaina Sauro, Joshua Seiler, Blaise Leonardo, Korey Morton, Sean Rauchfuss, Max Ruiz, and Lea Coia.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for December 2014-Second GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Travis Wawrzyniak, Tashean Thomas, Dominique Chamberlin, Julia Gaetano, Sophia Taylor, Laney Vecchio, and Willie Bonds.
Parent PARCC Night at Main Road SchoolCommon Core State Standards and PARCC Parent Information night for Grades 3 & 4 will be held Thurs. Jan. 15 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Pizza will be served from 6:00-6:30 and there will be activities for school-aged children! Don’t forget to RSVP to reserve your spot! Common Core State Standards and PARCC Parent Information night […]
January Board BriefThe board brief from the January BOE reorganization meeting has been posted.
Grade 3 and Grade 4–Unit 3 Math NewslettersGrade 3 and Grade 4–Unit 3 Math Newsletters are attached.  Please click the title in blue, above. Grade 3 Unit 3 Newsletter Grade 4 Unit 3 Newsletter  
Kindergarteners Explore the Polar ExpressJust before the Winter break, Kindergarten students at Mary F. Janvier Elementary participated in numerous Polar Express themed activities.  Kindergarten teachers transformed the hallway into a winter scene that was complete with a blizzard of snowflakes and Polar Express train tracks. The children and their teachers had fun connecting story elements in an active, authentic manner.
Miss Gloucester County Visits Mary F. JanvierBrenna Weick, Miss Gloucester County came to discuss the importance of kindness with Janvier Second Grade students. Ms. Weick discussed the importance of volunteering with the students and read a story about kindness.  Mrs. Monaghan and Mrs. Szalabofka then assisted the students in creating holiday cards, which will be delivered by Ms. Weick to children in Cooper Hospital.
Reutter School January 2015 Newsletter2015 January Parent Newsletter a AR Parent Guide Grade 6 Unit 3 Newsletter (1) Grade 5 Unit 3 Newsletter (1) (2)
Grief Counseling Availability – Update – 1/2/15  Grief Counseling will be available at the Caroline L. Reutter and Main Road Schools when students return from their winter break on Monday, January 5, 2015. Parents are kindly asked to contact their respective school’s main office if they have any questions on how to console their child during this difficult time or would […]
Finding VolumeBy: Kara Derevlany and Amanda Stein, Fifth Grade Students Students in the fifth grade created sculptures made out of cubes as part of their authentic application for the content covered in Unit 2 of the mathematics’ curriculum.  Students in Ms. Sacchetti’s math class presented Mr. Peters, School Principal, with a sculpture that had six prisms.  […]
Fifth Grade Multi-Cultural Holiday CelebrationsThe fifth grade students at CLR learned about the various ways that different cultures celebrate the winter holiday seasons during the last week of school before the winter break.  Starting off the week was an assembly focused around the diversity of cultures around the world and their associated winter holidays.  The students later in the […]
Reutter School Faculty/Staff Become “Festive” for the Holiday SeasonReutter School Faculty and Staff kicked off the holiday season by having an ugly sweater and « tree skirt » days the week prior to the winter break.  Pictured are some of the « interesting » apparel that was worn on these special days.  
CLR Annual Winter Holiday AssemblyReutter School welcomed the start of winter by having our annual winter celebration on Dec. 23.  A variety of performances occurred by the school chorus and teachers.  Pictured are faculty and student participating in the assembly.
Sixth Grade Winter Wonderland DanceThe Sixth Grade students of Reutter School had a fantastic time enjoying their « Winter Wonderland » dance.  A special thank you to Mrs. Widmer and the PTO parents who coordinated the dance.    
CLR First Marking Period All-Star Reward AssemblyFirst Marking Period All-Stars enjoyed participating in a magic show as their reward.  Students are rewarded for good grades, having acceptable attendance, and having no disciplinary infractions each marking period through the All-Star Program.  Almost 70% of the student body earned All-Star honors during the first marking period. The PTO graciously sponsored Leonardo – Professional […]
CLR Annual Toy and Stuffed Animal Collections Benefit YouthFranklinville, The Caroline L. Reutter School conducted their fourth annual toy and stuffed animal drive during the course of December.  Students were encouraged to either donate a new-unwrapped toy or stuffed animal.  Student Council members donated the stuffed animals to the Township of Franklin Police Department, which will be used for children involved in emergency […]
December BOE Student ReportSixth Grade Student Council Representatives Jaden McSeed and Nina Marchese reported to the Township of Franklin Board of Education the engaging events and concepts that they are learning about at school at the December BOE meeting.
CLR – December Citizens of the MonthThe Caroline L. Reutter School would like to commend the December Citizens of the Month for demonstrating outstanding character throughout the school setting.   Pictured (L-R): Nina Marchese, Tyler Nappa, Brook Sims, Elena Fischer, Jaden McSeed, Rhiannon Tipton
Township of Franklin Board of Education Reorganization Meeting location has changedThe Township of Franklin Board of Education has changed the location of its January 7, 2015 Reorganization Meeting.  The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. in  the Administration Building, located at 3228 Coles Mill Road, Franklinville, NJ 08322
December Board BriefThe December Board Brief has been posted.
Teacher of the Year Nomination Form  Twp. of Franklin Schools Teacher of the Year Program – Nomination Form The New Jersey Department of Education announced a new format for selecting the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Educator of the Year. The Township of Franklin Public School District would like to acknowledge one teacher from each school, as well as one educational […]
Holiday Concert, December 18th, Delsea HS (7pm)Main Road School’s Chorus of over 120 members will be performing Thursday evening, December 18th, at 7pm in the Delsea High School Theatre.  Students should report to the Delsea High School Cafeteria at 6:30pm.
Delsea YODA Club Visits Main RoadMr. Gaetano and the Delsea YODA Club recently visited the 3rd and 4th graders of Main Road School.  The Delsea seniors brought an Anti-Bullying message to the group.  The children enjoyed an interactive assembly packed with opportunities for the children to show off their anti-bullying skills through role play, art work, and fun times with […]
4th graders Skype with Sgt. Allonardo in Qatar  Students from Mrs. Hickman and Mrs. Sandora’s 4th grade classroom recently Skyped with Sgt. Dave Allonardo stationed in Qatar.  The children were able to interact with Sgt. Allonardo and ask him a variety of questions.  When asked what he misses most being away from home he replied, “I miss Lay’s potato chips and cookies.”   […]
Gr. 3 and 4 PARCC State Testing Dates!!! (Weeks of March 9th and May 11th)
Grade 3 and 4 Math Unit Content Attached (click the title for more info…)Grade 3 Unit 2 Newsletter (2) Grade 4 Unit 2 Newsletter (2)
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for November 2014-KindergartenStudents pictured from left to right: Nellie Boland, Caelyn Quick, Mackenzie Brown, Sienna Cairone, Shane Lettieri, and Neko Faust
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for November 2014-First GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Audrey Cope, Michaela McLaughlin, Olivia Capecci, Rylie Morgan, Maryanne Kelton, Steven Benckert, Jacob Harris, and Dominic Montana
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for November 2014-Second GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Connor Granato, Elli Coesfeld, Jameela Gibbs, Kristina Butterworth, Michael Voll, Kendle Hack, and Samantha Powell
Reutter School December Newsletter2014 December Parent Newsletter
CLR November Citizens of the MonthCongratulations to the November Citizens of the Month!  These students demonstrated positive actions associated to the school’s character trait of the month, citizenship.   (L-R) Dylan Cervini, Brooke Clarke, Keiara Roberts, Austin Trovillo, Sadie Mason, Madison Beulah  
Project CREATE creates ornaments for the Township’s Christmas TreeStudents involved with Project CREATE  designed ornaments for the Township’s Christmas tree.
Operation Soldier OutreachCLR Student Council members gathered personal care items throughout the fall in preparation for a care package to a local soldier during Operation Soldier Outreach. Reutter and Janvier Elementary School students also wrote holiday letters and created pictures for the soldier.  Lessons infused the district’s character development program and social studies connections during this Award-Winning […]
Mentor Program – Fall ActivityStudents and staff participated in the school year’s first Mentoring Program Activity on November 20.  The activity consisted of making holiday cards for veterans.  All  participants enjoyed using their creativity in designing the cards along with having a good conversation.
CLR Student Council Earns Top Honors for Scarecrow ContestCongratulations to members of the Reutter School  Student Council.  The Student Council was selected « First Place » for Best Group in the Township’s scarecrow contest.  Pictured below are the  Student Council members creating their scarecrow.    
CLR Fire Prevention PresentationRepresentatives from the Twp. of Franklin Fire Marshall’s Office, Franklinville Vol. Fire Company, and Malaga Vol. Fire Company conducted a fire safety presentation to the school’s fifth grade students in early November.  The program focused on specific aspects of fire science, including different types of fire conditions and selecting the appropriate extinguisher for such conditions.  […]
November Board BriefThe board brief for November has been posted.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for October 2014-KindergartenStudents pictured from left to right: Connor Cassidy, Kingston Guiney, Jackson Foster, Tanner Diaz, Summer Sougstad, Milo Gebhard, Ayden Marsh, and David Dempsey
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for October 2014-First GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Devyn Hess, Natalie McKeon, Marissa Monzo, Leah Dempsey, Ire Johnson, Christian Maier, Elena Cordova, and Ryan McDonnell
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for October 2014-Second Grade  Students pictured from left to right: Ilan Torres, Frankie Cairone, Nicholas Mokienko, Gavin Riemer, Davin Morschauser, Keira Kawka, and Kevin Eang
Main Road 4th Graders Make Lenape Indian Coil PotsThe students in Mrs. Ciabattoni and Mrs. Ciasullo’s Social Studies class researched the Lenape Indians (Delaware Indians) of New Jersey.  The class learned about the ways the Lenape Indians used natural resources in New Jersey hundreds of years ago.  Students worked together to follow directions for constructing Lenape coil pottery. (7 photos attached)   
Halloween Parade Times: Kindergarten-1:55, First Grade-2:20, & Second Grade-2:45
Reutter School November Newsletter2014 November Parent Newsletter
ScarecrowReutter School – The Reutter School Student Council recently participated in the Township of Franklin Community Center’s scarecrow contest.  The scarecrow will be on display in the Community Center’s parking lot through mid-November.  
Author Visit at Reutter School    Renowned adolescent author Dan Gutman visited Reutter School students on October 16.  The assembly, which was graciously sponsored by the school’s PTO, provided students with the ability to meet with the author of their summer reading novel.  Mr. Gutman reinforced the importance of the writing process and the benefits of reading to the […]
PumpkinsIn Miss Scully’s English Language Arts class, we created pumpkins to look like a main character in the novel we read in the month of September. On the pumpkins we created, we could use 3-D objects to make our projects stand out. We could even carve our pumpkins. Also, we wrote a paragraph to describe […]
Children’s book author, Dan Gutman, visits Franklin Township schoolDressed in a hand-made “Thank you Mr. Gutman” tee-shirt, one third grader grinned as he walked into Main Road Elementary’s Media Center on Friday afternoon. During a school visit children’s book author, Dan Gutman, sat with selected students to have lunch with him. With lunchboxes spread across two wooden tables, Gutman spoke with the 9-year-olds […]
Famous Author “Dan Gutman” Visits Main Road School and C.L. ReutterThank you to the Main Road and C.L. Reutter PTO for bringing famous author, Dan Gutman, to the schools on Friday, October 17th.  Mr. Gutman presented individual assemblies for each grade level.  He also “dined” with the children during their lunch periods.  Students were provided with a wealth of knowledge and a lengthy Q &A session.  Many children took advantage of […]
Wacky Wednesday at M.R.S.Main Road students celebrated “Respect Week” with a series of school spirit events selected specially for each day of the week.  Students also received character education through respect-themed lessons in the classroom.  (Please click the title above to see a photo of some of our “Wacky Wednesday” attire.)  Students from Mrs. Buriak’s 4th grade classroom […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for September 2014-KindergartenStudents pictured from left to right: Nia McCann, Macey McGinley, Susan McCaffrey, Madelyn Putz, Kassidy Porter, Dennis Monzo, Addison Graiff, and Jocelyn Doyle.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for September 2014-First GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Jonathan Pierce, Tamia Ballard, Tori Jester, Sienna Lettieri, Jameson Forczek, Ryan Conner, Alycia Smith, and Santino Vignola.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for September 2014-Second GradeStudents pictured from left to right: Autumn Hendricks, Kariann Petsch, Cameran Smith, Tina Raively, Nicole Norris, Lauren Adams, Indigo Chapman, and Isabella Harker.
Ms. Doulis Presents at the Annual Art Educators of NJ ConferenceAt the annual Art Educators of NJ conference, Katina Doulis, Art Teacher at Janvier Elementary, presented her Japanese Art unit to other art teachers in the state. This has been Ms. Doulis’ second time presenting at the conference, last year being Ancient Greek Art. She was very proud to represent the district, and appreciative of […]
Students Create Their Own “Bills” to Learn About Government ProcessesReutter School – Mrs. Worthington’s class, under the instruction of teacher intern Mr. Kevin Leamy, completed a unit on government by creating their own “bills”.  Students had to present their “bills” to each branch of government, modeling the process of a bill becoming a law.   Pictured are Mrs. Worthington’s students along with teacher intern, […]
Fire Personnel Educate Our JackrabbitsAs a part of Janvier’s recognition of Fire Prevention Week, fire department personnel provided presentations to our students on the topic of fire safety.  The students also learned about the various types of equipment used by firefighters and the children enjoyed seeing the many trucks that were a part of the program.  Thank you to […]
Janvier’s Character Wall is BuildingJanvier’s Character Wall is becoming larger every week as children who are awarded the weekly Character Badge are provided with a “brick” for the wall.  The children write their name on the “brick” and it is the placed into the wall.  This visual display is one of the many activities that have been implemented in […]
Reutter School Celebrates “Week of Respect”The Reutter School community celebrated the “Week of Respect” during a school-wide assembly held on October 9.  The assembly was developed by the school’s counselor, Mrs. Pauline Kolodzey, and members of the school’s character development committee  During the assembly faculty, staff, and students promoted the school’s character traits and reviewed bullying prevention strategies.  Nine different […]
Reutter School Receives  » No Place for Hate School » Recognition for Third Straight YearThe Caroline L. Reutter School has been named as a No Place For Hate Award School for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Reutter School achieved this award through its ongoing, research-based character development initiative.  The Anti-Defamation League, who organizes No Place for Hate program,  presented Reutter School with a banner to be placed in the school’s […]
Mid Marking Period Progress ReportsMid marking period Progress Reports will be available on the Parent Portal after 6pm on Wednesday, October 8th.  Hard copy “Report Cards” will still be issued as scheduled on November 19th, February 4th, April 17th, and June 16th, but mid marking period Progress Reports will be “paperless”, (issued electronically) during the 2014-2015 school year.  For homes without internet […]
Smoke DetectorsFIRE PREVENTION WEEK:  If your child attends Main Road School and they do not have a smoke detector in their home please ask your child to notify their homeroom teacher by October 15th.  Mr. Dantinne will be forwarding the names to the local fire department, and a new smoke detector will be provided.   (posted 10-8-14)
Stop, Drop, and RollFIRE PREVENTION WEEK:  Third and Fourth grade students at Main Road School were entertained by informational fire safety presentations on Wednesday, October 8th.  Members from Forest Grove and Franklinville Fire Companies were on-hand to field student questions and concerns.  The visit was arranged through the Malaga Fire Company Chief Anthony Baldosaro.  Fire Prevention Week activities are an annual treat for the […]
Child Assault Prevention Parent Meeting Oct.2ndThere will be a Child Assault Prevention, “CAP” meeting 6:30pm, Thursday, October 2nd, in the Mary F. Janvier All-Purpose Room.  Main Road School 4th graders will be participating in the CAP Program in the next few weeks.  This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the program’s format.
CAP Program Meeting for Parents of Kindergarten StudentsParents interested in learning more about the upcoming CAP program for Kindergarten students should attend a meeting that is scheduled for Thursday, October 2nd at 6:30 PM in the Mary F. Janvier Elementary School Library.
Art Critics Visit Main Road SchoolStudents in Mrs. Audio’s art classes are learning how to become better observers through the process of critiquing art work. They recently pretended to be “hungry” art detectives as they used the district’s “sandwich” writing guide to compose critiques of famous paintings.  The critiques included student written responses  as they described, analyzed, interpreted, and evaluated their assigned artwork.  The children had […]
Newfield National Bank Donates School SuppliesNewfield National Bank held its annual school supply collection drive.   Supplies collected during this year’s drive were donated to the Township of Franklin Public Schools.  All of the supplies donated will be distributed to less fortunate students, ensuring these students have the tools they need to have a successful school year.    Pictured are Newfield National […]
Mobile Application Now Available for DownloadThe Township of Franklin Public School District is proud to announce the release of a district mobile application (app). The app will serve as another means of communication between the district and the community. The app is available for download on Apple and Android devices via the app store. Download the app today!
Back to School Night (6:30pm) September 25thWe are hoping to see everyone at Back to School Night 6:30 sharp on Thursday, September 25th.  We will begin with staff introductions and guest speakers in the cafeteria.  Parents will then visit the homerooms at 7pm.  Two, twenty minute “Meet the Teacher” sessions will be provided so parents can meet more than one teacher during Back to […]
Franklin Township BOE Honors 2013-2014 Employees with Perfect AttendanceAt the September 17, 2014 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education honored staff members that earned perfect attendance during the 2013-2014 school year.  Superintendent Troy Walton, thanked the staff members for their dedication and loyalty displayed during the 2013-2014 school year.   Congratulations to the following staff members earning perfect attendance during the 2013-2014 […]
Franklin Township BOE Honors 2013-2014 RetireesAt the September 17, 2014 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education honored the 2013-2014 retirees. Board President Stephanie Starr, read a resolution acknowledging years of service for each of the retiring staff members. Congratulations to the following 2013-2014 retirees: Thomas Bellone Bus Driver March 1988 (26 yrs of service) Betty DuBrink Teacher June 2000 […]
Bus Routes ChangesIn efforts to increase efficiency and reduce student ride times 3 new bus routes have been created. New bus passes have been mailed and the updated information can be view through the Parent Portal on Realtime. The new bus routes will take effect Monday, September 15, 2014. Students should be at the stop 10 minutes […]
Reutter School Patriot Day Observance  The entire school community had the opportunity to gather together during our Patriot Day observance on September 11.   During this special assembly, Mr. Ryan Griffin, CLR Music Teacher, lead the students in reciting the events that transpired on September 11, 2001 and in singing patriotic songs.  
Reutter School Garden to School ProgramReutter School students kicked-off the school’s new garden to school program last May before leaving for summer break by planting several tomato plants in one of the school’s flower beds.  District personnel assisted the program by maintaining the plants over the summer, which recently yielded numerous tomatoes.  The tomatoes are presently being served to Reutter […]
Preschool Fourth Friday Family Trip – September 26thThe Preschool students will take a trip every 4th Friday of the month.  The first trip will be on Friday, September 26th.
Welcome Back!Welcome Back to School-2014-2015 425 children entered the doors of Main Road School on Thursday, September 4th and were treated to two full days of academics.  On Friday, September 5th, the students had their first fire drill.  They were able to evacuate the building in 2 minutes and 21 seconds.  Mr. Dantinne also met with […]
Grades 1 and 2 Back to School Night – Monday, September 15th at 7:00pm
Preschool Back to School Night – Thursday, September 11th at 6:30pm
Kindergarten Back to School Night – Thursday, September 11th at 7:00pm
New Staff MembersThe Township of Franklin Public Schools welcomed several new staff members for the 2014-2015 school year. Pictured from left to right- Amanda Arnold, Christine Davis, Carolyn Newdeck, Sherry Huepfel, Danielle Teti, Rebekah Pratta, Amy James, Beth Aylmer, Pauline Kolodzey
Porchtown Road ClosurePlease be advised that Porchtown Road will be closed at Royal Ave. due to railroad construction. This closure is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 4, 2014 and expected to last two days. Please expect busing delays.
Realtime Parent Portal Now OpenThe Realtime Parent Portal is now open. Parents/Guardians are able to access class schedules, transportation information, etc. by logging onto the Realtime Parent Portal.
Kindergarten Orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 10:00!
Verify Caregiver ApplicationWe are in the process of finalizing bus routes for the 2014-2015 school year. In efforts to maximize accuracy, we are asking any parent/guardian that has filled out a caregiver application for an alternate bus stop to please contact the transportation office at (856) 629-9500 ext. 209 to verify the information. The transportation office hours […]
Christie Administration Announces Township of Franklin Public Schools (Gloucester County) to Receive More Than $1 Million in Grant Funding from the New Jersey Schools Development AuthorityTrenton, NJ – Furthering the Christie Administration’s commitment to support critical school improvement projects in New Jersey, the Schools Development Authority (SDA) today announced that a grant has recently been executed for the Township of Franklin Public Schools through the SDA’s Regular Operating District (ROD) grant program. Grant execution signifies completion of the application process […]
Artist Elaine Kerwood visits Mrs. Santomero’s Class  For Janvier School kindergarten teacher Mrs. Santomero, the book Only One You by Linda Kranz has been a constant inspiration for incorporating Character Education into her class lessons.  As a culminating activity, her students recently enjoyed a visit from local artist Elaine Kerwood (pictured) who presented the class with hand-crafted signs based on the book.  Only One You helped […]
School Supply Lists for 2015-2016Main Road School Grade 3 and 4 School Supplies Students entering 3rd/4th grade in September 2014 should have the following items: 1 plastic pencil box (4 ¾ inches by 8 inches is the recommended approximate size) 1 pair of scissors 1 highlighter 3 « pocket folders » 6 #2 pencils with erasers 1 small hand sanitizer 1 […]
2014-2015 School TimesThe Township of Franklin Public School District will be managing the transportation of our own students for the 2014-2015 school year. With this change, the times of operation for the District’s three schools needed to be adjusted. The following are the school bell times for the 2014-2015 school year: o Caroline L. Reutter………7:25 a.m.-2:10 p.m. […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for May 2014-KindergartenBack Row:  Alyssa Jiannotti, Noelle Neron, Luciana Johnston, Cole Brandt Middle Row:  Jillian Calderon, Jenna Meenan, Cheyenne Lewallen Front Row:  Layla Stickel
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for May 2014-First GradeBack Row:  Jonathan Weber, Isaiah Perez, Evan Stanton Middle Row:  Angelina Cava, Elli Coesfeld Front Row:  Angelina Ferrucci
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for May 2014-Second GradeBack Row:  Hailey Tracey, Nicholas Kanos, Maximus Van Auken, Camrin Suprun Middle Row:  Brianna Campbell, Joshua Budden, Juliana Larro Front Row:  Tyler Graham, Ailen Farr
Buses Completing “Test Runs” of Next Year’s RoutesOn Wednesday, June 4, 2014 the Franklin Twp. bus drivers will be running “test runs” of next year’s transportation routes. This is in efforts to maximize efficiency and minimize student ride time. The drivers will simulate actual drop off and pickups. This is only a test and will not involve any students.
Action News Meteorologist Chris Sowers Visits Main Road School4th graders at Main Road School were treated to a visit from Action News Meteorologist Chris Sowers on Friday, May 30th.  Mr. Sowers presented a Powerpoint lesson to the 4th grade students describing different types of weather, cloud formations, weather patterns and fronts, and examples of extreme weather.  The children were offered a Q&A session at […]
MP 3 All-Star Reward CelebrationMarking Period 3 All-Stars were treated to a special BINGO rewards party.
Read Across AmericaThe fifth grade classes at Reutter School celebrated Read Across America by having several special guests read stories to their homeroom classes.  Students also had a meet-and-greet with the “Cat in the Hat”.  
NJ ASK and Character Development Pep RallyOn May 2, the student council organized a pep rally focused on the NJ ASK and the school’s character development program.  Students reviewed key concept strategies for the upcoming NJ ASK assessment and entertained students with dances focusing on goal setting and character development.  The event was concluded with a display of the school’s new […]
April 2014 Board of Education Meeting Student ReportDuring the April 2014 Board of Education meeting, Reutter School students made presentations about the school’s character development program, instructional updates, and events. The students, faculty, staff, and administration of Reutter School are extremely proud to announce that our school was awarded State School of Character designation for its excellent in character education by the […]
Field Hockey ClinicDuring the week of May 12, members of the Delsea High School Field Hockey team held their annual clinic for Reutter students interested in learning about the game of field hockey.  Pictured are Reutter and DHS field hockey players completing warm-up laps in preparation for the clinic.
Reutter School Library Helpers Read to Janvier StudentsOn May 14, the sixth grade Library Helpers at Reutter School participated in a reading mentor program with Janvier School first grade students.  This annual project, coordinated between the two schools, has been designed to provide primary grade students an opportunity to interact with intermediate school students through the reading of children’s literature.
Guest Reader–Ms.WodarczykStudents in Mrs. Wagner’s, Miss Korbach’s and Mrs. Colonna’s classes joined together to enjoy listening to stories read by their favorite librarian visitor, Ms. Ann Wodarczyk.  As they heard many amazing stories, they practiced the skills of inferring and making predictions.  Ms. Wodarczyk is an expert expressive reader who uses inflection to build suspense.
Adjustment to the 2014-2015 School CalendarIn efforts to minimize the scheduling conflicts between our district calendar and Delsea’s calendar the following changes were made: o Wednesday, April 1, 2015-schools will be closed for students and teaching staff (originally scheduled to be in session) o Tuesday, April 7, 2015-schools will be in session for students and teaching staff (originally scheduled to […]
BOE Meeting Date ChangesThe Township of Franklin Board of Education has changed the June and July BOE meeting dates. The new dates are: June 25, 2014 (Wednesday) July 23, 2014 (Wednesday) Please note that the June, July and August meetings will be held in the Administration Building beginning at 7 p.m.
JANVIER TEACHER AWARDED NEW JERSEY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY LEARNING THROUGH GARDENING GRANT  Mary F. Janvier Elementary School is proud to announce that Mrs. Fisch has been awarded a grant to start a school vegetable garden by the New Jersey Agricultural Society.  The Agricultural Society’s Learning Through Gardening program will give Mrs. Fisch, a kindergarten teacher, materials to build a vegetable garden, as well as curriculum and […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for April 2014-Kindergarten  Back Row:   Kaylee Gelsinger, Cienna Lupoli, Kayleigh Smith, Gianna LaGamba Front Row:  Gabriella Petronglo, Ryan McDonnell, Zachary Antell
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for April 2014-First Grade  Back Row:  Charles Six, Jr., Ilan Torres, Jameela Gibbs, Benjamin Squires Front Row:  Riley Boos, Julianna Bourdon, David Morris, III
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for April 2014-Second Grade  Back Row:  Daria Sosik-Lang, Lily Mensch, Elyssiana Epps Middle Row:  Eliza Davidson, Trenton Fischer Front Row:  Francis Nichols, Aubrie Mangano
Mrs. Freund’s Project Think “Egg Drop”Fourth graders from Mrs. Freund’s Project Think class recently held an “Egg Drop” at Main Road School.  Students were challenged to create a container that would protect the egg as it was dropped to the ground.  This year, the children took the project to new heights with the help of Forest Grove Fire Department’s ladder […]
2014-2015 Budget PresentationOn Wednesday, April 30, 2014 the Township of Franklin Public School District held it’s public hearing on the 2014-2015 budget. The presentation has been posted on the website under the “District” tab.
Reutter School Earth Day of Service  The fifth grade students of Caroline L. Reutter School participated in their Annual Day of Service in order to recognize Earth Day on Thursday, April 17.  Arranged by their homerooms, students assisted in promoting Earth Day concepts and beautifying the school by planting flowers, arranging a flower bed, raking leaves and cleaning up litter […]
Sixth Grade Career DayOn April 24th which was also take your child to work day. For the students who attended school on that day were able to meet with five different professionals and learned about their careers.  Professionals that presented included a bakery chef, event planner, engineer, accountant, and physician’s assistant.
April Citizens of the MonthCongratulations to the Citizens of the Week for the Month of April.  
REMINDER FOR SPRING BREAK:Thursday, April 17, is a half day for students.  The school district will be closed on Friday, April 18.  School will re-open as a full day on Monday, April 21.
“It’s Electric”–in Mrs. Scott’s 4th Grade Science ClassStudents in Mrs. Scott’s fourth grade classroom recently practiced their investigative skills in science by working in teams to build electrical circuits. After making predictions, they then tested various materials to determine if they were conductors or insulators.
Main Road Students Shine During Youth Art MonthYouth Art Month is a national annual observance of the value of K-12 art education for all children and encourages support for quality school art programs. Each March, an exhibit is held for the students of teachers who are advocates for youth art month. This year, the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts displayed art work […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for March 2014-KindergartenBack Row:   Joseph Larro, Peyton Pratt, Mark Vecchio, Frieda Nichols Middle Row: Jason Rose, Lucas Johnson, Isabella Mohamed-Sheridan Front Row:  Rosabella Weichmann
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for March 2014-First GradeBack Row:  Gavin Deegan, Rachel Miller, Taylor Kennedy, Paige Bernard Middle Row: D’Amani Ortiz, Tristin Ebner, Samuel Vandzura Front Row:  Alex Smith
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for March 2014-Second GradeBack Row:  Andrew Knox, Austin Brent, Emma Salgueiro, Danica Townsend Middle Row:  Christopher Davis, Isabel Castro-Paredes, Matthew Pierce Front Row:  Rebecca Voll
Congratulations to Ms. Amy Harris-Mary F. Janvier Elementary School’s Teacher of the YearCongratulations to Ms. Amy Harris who has been selected as Mary F. Janvier Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year!  Ms. Harris has been employed by the Township of Franklin Public School District for 15 years and currently teaches 1st Grade.
2nd Grade Mary F. Janvier Elementary School Students’ Presentation to the Board of Education 2nd Grade Mary F. Janvier Elementary School students recently conducted a presentation for the Board of Education that gave Board of Education members a sampling of the annual Grade 2 Music and Art Show.  Children discussed the purpose for creating and displaying specific art projects and all in attendance  enjoyed listening to  the songs that were […]
Mrs. Ciabattoni–Honored at BOE Mtg. as MRS Teacher of the YearCongratulations to Mrs. Ciabattoni–recently selected as Main Road School’s Teacher of the Year and honored at the March 26th BOE Meeting. (Pictured L to R:  Stephanie Starr, Board President; Sandi Ciabattoni, MRS Teacher of the Year; Rich Dantinne, Jr. Principal of Main Road School).  Mrs. Ciabattoni graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 2002 and […]
NJ ASK Family Night ResourcesNJ ASK Family Night Resources   NJ ASK Night PP 2014   NJ ASK Family Night – ELA 2014   NJ Ask Family Night Math Presentation
DNA “Dog Show”By: Tara Exley and Shauna Marsh, SixthGrade Students In Mrs Stefano’s and Mrs. Busler’s science class, we had a DNA Dog show. This is a project where you create your own dog and compete against other dogs in a dog show. However, you can’t make a random dog. A few weeks ago, Mrs. Busler and […]
Reutter School April 2014 Newsletter2014 April Parent Newsletter
Half Day Session-Friday, March 28, 2014A friendly reminder that Friday, March 28, 2014 is a half day session for students.
4th Grade History Comes AliveMrs. LoCicero’s and Mrs. Simmons’ 4th grade class at Main Road School recently completed a Black History Month Project. The students were required to a create a poster or timeline, research their individual, and give a two minute presentation about that person. The students also had the option of dressing up like the individual they […]
4th Graders Read “All About Chocolate”A group of 4th grade boys read All About Chocolate, an informational book about the history of chocolate. They learned where and how cacao trees are grown, and the steps taken to make chocolate into candy. They celebrated the completion of reading the book by having a chocolate party. They sampled a variety of chocolates […]
2 hour delayed opening 3/17/14 AM Preschool CancelledThe Township of Franklin Public Schools will open 2 hours late due to today’s inclement weather.
Mrs. Fisch’s Kindergarten Class writes letters to the TroopsAs a class project, Mrs. Fisch’s Kindergarten class wrote letters to deployed troops, wounded warriors and veterans to show support and gratitude towards them. The students shared their thoughts and ideas in their « Dear Hero » letters. Writing a letter is a meaningful way for Americans to show their support to our Military. The class drew […]
Reutter School Veteran’s Appreciation BreakfastThe Caroline L. Reutter School Student Council sponsored an appreciation breakfast for local veterans on March 12, 2014.  Utilizing fundraiser proceeds, the student council members served breakfast to the veterans, read patriotic poems, and sang songs in a tribute for their service to our country.  The breakfast was part of a student-led, year-long service learning […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for February 2014-KindergartenBack Row:  Shyenne Terinoni, Matthew Carr, Caitlyn Finnie, Tyler Polo Middle Row:  Felicitos Castro-Paredez, Natalia Franconeri, Lea Coia Front Row:  Austin Towlen
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for February 2014-First GradeBack Row:  Julia Gaetano, Donyel Moore, Lauren Elwell, Victoria Brent Middle Row: Mary Katherine Temple, Justin Falisi, Jr., Jacob Porten Front Row:  Isabella Scapellato
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for February 2014-Second GradeBack Row:  Karla Stecher, Luis « Danny » Oyola, Natalie DiRaddo, Amy Simmons Middle Row:  Abigail Hunt, Nina Schwester, Natalie Schoener Front Row:  Gavin Satterfield
Alex Baldosaro Presents the “Student Report” to the FTBOE  Congratulations to Alex Baldosaro who did an excellent job presenting the “student report” at the February 2014 Franklin Township Board of Education meeting.   In the background (L to R):  Ms. Bette DiPietro, SBA, Mr. Troy Walton, Superintendent, Mrs. Stephanie Starr, BOE President, Mrs. Harnack, FTBOE member.  (Thanks also to Mrs. Freund, Main Road staff […]
Delsea’s YODA Club Celebrates Read Across America at M.R.S.Delsea’s YODA Club visited Main Road School as part of the Read Across America festivities.  Students read Dr. Seuss titles to each 3rd and 4th grade homeroom; including preschool.
Mrs. Ciabattoni–Teacher of the YearCongratulations to Mrs. Ciabattoni–recently selected as Main Road School’s Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Ciabattoni graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 2002 and Rowan University in 2006 with degrees in Elementary Education and History.  In 2006, she received her reading certification after completing the Reading Clinic at Rowan. Her teaching career began in 2007 at […]
Reutter School March EventsReutter School’s PTO will be holding its annual McDonald’s Night fundraiser on Thursday, March 13 from 5 Pm – 7 PM at the Malaga McDonalds.   The Annual Reutter School Talent Show will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 PM in the Delasea HS Auditorium.   Reutter and Main Road Schools will be […]
CLR Students Earn “Ice Cream Social” for being GREAT students!Over 80%of the student body were selected as an « All-Star » for their good behavior and academic excellence for the second marking period.  Pictured are students enjoying the « ice cream social » All-Star Party. held on Friday, February 21.  This program is part of the school’s year-long positive behavior and academic incentive program.  We would like to […]
Read 180 Program Updates“We Say ‘No’ to Bullying” By: Carly Bittle, Connie Cavanaugh, Devon Coley, Mason Kelly, Keith Nelson, and Kiara Perez, Sixth Grade Students Students in Miss Paolella’s and Mrs. Gillespie’s sixth Grade Read 180 classes recently completed a workshop project.  The workshop dealt with bullying and the ways to react in these situations.  Students collaborated and […]
Reutter School Mentoring Program ActivityBy: Lilian Arbuckel, Sixth Grade Student On February 6, 2014 Mrs. D. Stefano and other mentor teachers, staff, and the school’s principal had a Board Game after school activity with their students.  We had refreshments sponsored by the PTO while playing fun games.  The Mentors got an opportunity to better know their students and were […]
Reutter School Teacher of the YearMrs. Lisa Stefano, Sixth Grade Teacher, has been named as the Caroline L. Reutter School’s Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Stefano is a graduate of Glassboro State College (Rowan University) where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Services. Mrs. Stefano has been a teacher […]
Read Across America ActivitiesThe Kindergarten and Grade 1 students at Mary F. Janvier Elementary School recently hosted Delsea Middle School students who led the children through a variety of Read Across America Day activities.  The importance of reading was communicated in a variety of ways and the program culminated with a special visit by the Cat in the Hat!
Revised 2013-2014 School Calendar (as of 3/6/14)The revised (second revision) 2013-2014 school calendar that addresses all of the make-up snow has been posted under the calendar tab located at the top of the website. Please note the following changes: o March 28th- ½ day session for students with afternoon professional development activities for the staff o April 17th- ½ day session […]
Revised 2013-2014 School CalendarThe Board of Education adopted a revised 2013-2014 school calendar that addresses the make-up snow days. A full version of the calendar can be found under the calendar tab at the top of the website. Please note the following changes: March 28th- ½ day session for students with afternoon professional development activities for the staff […]
Special BOE Mtg Location ChangeThe special meeting of the Township of Franklin Board of Education, scheduled for March 12, 2014, will be held at the BOE Administration Building Conference Room.  The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Capecci’s “Jump For Heart” Program Tops $8,000  Since the 2006-2007 school year, Mr. Capecci’s phys. ed. classes have participated in the Jump for Heart Program.  The program raises money for the American Heart Association.  With the help of Main Road families, we are proud to announce that this year’s donations totaled $8,097.  Over the 8 -year course of the program, Main […]
2nd Marking Period Honor Roll and Principal’s List–Main Road SchoolCongratulations to the following students: Principal’s List Grade 3 Emily Ambrose, Ryan Battle, Sanaya Bonds, Kaylee Bowman, Calista Boxczyk, Abigail Brown, Lee Bryan, David Busarello, Mason Carr, Gabriella Caselli, Samantha Cole, Alyson Creach, Nathan Croce, McKenna Cronk, Angelo DelPalazzo, Joshua Dennis, Angelina Dickel, Noah Doyle, Gabriel Eisler, Santino Felice, Ava Gallagher, Reese Gebhard, Ryan Harrison, […]
Flower PowerMrs. Grochowski and Mrs. Reilly’s 3rd grade science class recently planted flower bulbs.  Meanwhile, the students are measuring the sprouts and keeping track of their growth.  With a snow-filled winter, and a number of school closings and delayed openings/early dismissals; the students are eagerly awaiting the first signs of Spring.
2 Hour Delayed Opening on Tuesday 2/18/14…AM Preschool is CancelledDue to the inclement weather the Township of Franklin Public Schools will have a 2 hour delayed opening on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. AM pre-school is cancelled.
Valentine Parties 2pm-Feb.21stThe Valentine’s Day classroom parties which were originally scheduled for Thursday, February 13th at 12 noon have been re-scheduled for 2:00pm on Friday, February 21st.
4th Grade DanceThe 4th grade students and their adult chaperones enjoyed a Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 7th in the Main Road School Cafeteria.
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for January 2014-KindergartenBack Row:   Brihanna Rodriguez, Hailie Bellone, Salvatore Marchese, Sienna Lettieri Middle Row:  Keira McQuaid, Mikayla Popolo, McKenzy Schneider Front Row:  Ariana Cabrera
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for January 2014-First GradeBack Row:  Matthew Parker, Christian Young, Davin Morschauser, Rease Randles Middle Row:  Cecelia Temple,  James Reardon, Lydia Willcox Front Row:  Peyton Green, Claire McQuaid
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for January 2014-Second GradeBack Row:  Michael McGinley, Jacob Phelan, Abraham Morton, Robert Spinner, IV Front Row:  Ethan Bui, Niah Lutz, Caleb Ricca
“I Have a Dream”–MLKStudents from Mrs. Grochowski and Mrs. Reilly’s 3rd grade classroom completed “I Have a Dream” Posters as part of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. and Black History Month.
Main Road Staff Supports Am. Heart Assoc.The Main Road Staff supported the American Heart Association on Friday, February 7th with “Wear Red Day”.  Monetary staff donations were forwarded to the American Heart Association on this day as well.
2 Hour Delayed Opening on Monday 2/10/14-AM Preschool CancelledThe Township of Franklin Public Schools will have a 2 hour delayed opening on Monday 2/10/14. AM Preschool is cancelled.
Ms. Hickman and Ms. McCann’s Gr.4 AuthorsMs. Hickman and Ms. McCann’s class recently had the chance to share some of their writing pieces with their peers.  The students created “A Bad Case Of…” stories after listening to the story, “A Bad Case of the Stripes”.  They were working on adding strong details to support their ideas within a writing piece; along […]
Black History Month Assembly at Main Road School  The Main Road School 3rd graders, 4th graders, and preschoolers enjoyed an assembly on Tuesday, February 4th.  The show was titled George Washington Carver and Friends, and highlighted the numerous contributions of famous Black Americans.  Many thanks to President Sherri Taylor and the Main Road PTO for sponsoring the show.
ELA DioramasBy: Ricky Kurczeski , Sixth Grade Student On January 6th, Mrs. Stefano’s Language Arts Class had to turn in their favorite scene from the book, « Where the Red Fern Grows », and create a diorama by making a 3D scene in a shoebox.  On the top of the shoebox they had to write a description of their […]
Fifth Grade Science FairBy: Nick Sciarrone, Janina Costello, and Ciara Hayden, Fifth Grade Students On January 2, 2014 both of Miss Chiulli and Mrs. Lott’s science classes gathered in the cafeteria to set up their tri-folds for this year’s science fair! In November, students were assigned the project. Students could work with a partner or by themselves. Everyone […]
Using QR CodesUsing QR Codes By: Shauna Marsh, Sixth Grade Student In Mrs. Busler’s homeroom and Math class, we can use our electronics to solve QR codes. A QR code is code that you can scan on any device with a camera.  When you scan the code, there are hidden messages. You can use this for any […]
Spanish Lessons at Main Road SchoolMs. Barrett, Phoenix Dockery’s grandmother, shared her Spanish doll collection as well as cultural insights gathered from living in Spain for several years as a child. Also pictured are Hannah Holland and Vincent Smith.  The lesson was well received by the Main Road students in Mrs. Burmaster’s Spanish class.  Gracias, Senora Barrett.
2 Hour Delayed Opening on Wednesday 1/29/14Due to the inclement weather, the Township of Franklin Public Schools will open 2 hours late on Wednesday 1/29/14. The AM Preschool session has been cancelled.
Janvier’s Art Room Bustling with ActivityJanvier students have been busy learning about famous artists and artistic styles.  The children have been creating projects that demonstrate their understanding and use of specific techniques.  Kindergarten students have been learning about the relationship between mood and color. 1st Graders have been creating 3 – D line sculptures, learning of the difference between primary […]
The Winter Olympics Come to JanvierWhen the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia on February 6, 2014, the 1st and 2nd Graders will be experiencing some of the Olympic events in Physical Education class.  These events include: Speed Skating, The Luge, Curling, and Biathlon.  Don’t be surprised if you hear your child discussing the Olympics as your family enjoys them on television […]
BOE Meeting Rescheduled for 1/28/14The Township of Franklin’s January Board of Education meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Mary F. Janvier all-purpose room.
Cancellation of After School Activities on Thursday, January 23 for Reutter SchoolAll after school activities for Reutter School have been cancelled for Thursday, January 23.  All students will be dismissed at 3:10 PM.
2 Hour Delayed Opening on 1/23/14The Township of Franklin Public Schools will open 2 hours late on Thursday 1/23/14.
Board Meeting CancelledThe board meeting scheduled for January 22nd has been cancelled due to inclement weather and will be scheduled at a later date
Schools Closed on 1/22/14Due to the inclement weather the Township of Franklin Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday 1/22/14.
Early Dismissal on Tuesday 1/21/14Due to Tuesday’s impending inclement weather, the Township of Franklin Schools will be on a 1/2 day schedule. Schools will open at the regular time and students will be dismissed according to the 1/2 day schedule. Dismissal times for 1/2 day are Main Road and Caroline Reutter Schools at 1:10 p.m. and Mary F. Janvier […]
Extracting DNAOn Wednesday, January 8th, Mrs. Hancock’s and Mrs. Terista’s homeroom extracted DNA from split peas.  We worked in teams, with tools that you could find around the house. First, we had to put the peas in a blender with 1/8 teaspoon table salt and 1 cup of cold water. Next, after it was all blended […]
Main Road School Robotics ClubR2D2, nice to meet you.  Pictured (L to R) Josh Gardella, Olivia Camac, and Andrew Littlehales were able to enjoy a few laughs as their robot followed a winding path down Main Road School’s main hallway.  The Main Road Robotics Club meets twice a week, (Mondays and Wednesdays) after regular school hours.  Mrs. Higginson serves […]
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for December 2013-Second GradeBack Row:  Devyn Cassidy, Hunter Cannon, Stephen Schilder, Harmony Kaur Front Row:  Thomas Natalie, Rosalie Grasso, Riley Austin Not Pictured:  Hannah Huesser
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for December 2013-First GradeBack Row:  Ava Cortez, Kalib Capecci, Gabrielle Achinko, James McGhee, III Front Row:  Sydney Parker, Zavier Stokes, Lincoln McCaffrey Not Pictured:  Mia Emery
Mary F. Janvier School Student of the Month for December 2013-KindergartenBack Row:   Jacob Caccese, Kaitlyn Capalbo, Blaize Savage, Emma Serrano Middle Row:  Blaise Leonardo, Olivia Capecci, Elena Cordova Front Row:  Kaitlyn Haferl, Ranae Haney
Mrs.Walsh’s First Grade Class Celebrates ChristmasMrs.Walsh’s First Grade Class at Janvier School celebrated Christmas by presenting their version of The Night Before Christmas. They also recited a poem “The ABC Christmas Mouse” and sang “Frosty the Snowman.”
Main Road Donates to Gloucester Cty. Div. of Family ServicesChloe, Beth, and Hannah Colavita-Jones (L to R) coordinated a winter clothing drive for local Gloucester County families.  The donations, which were received from Main Road students and staff, were delivered to the Gloucester County Division of Family Services.  A special “thank you” to everyone that donated.
DECA Elves–”Shoes That Fit”Recently, Delsea DECA students delivered gifts to Aura, Main Road, Janvier and Reutter elementary school nurses, as part of their “Shoes That Fit” campaign. The DECA students organized a campaign to collect new shoes, toys, and other gifts, for local school children in need.  Then, they wrapped and delivered the gifts so that the children would […]
La Visita de Papa Noel3rd graders in Mrs. Burmaster’s Spanish Class act out “La Visita de Papa Noel”.
Reutter School December 2013 Citizens of the MonthCongratulations to the Caroline L. Reutter School Citizens of the Month for December 2013.  These students have been nominated by Reutter School faculty/staff for demonstrating excellent qualities associated with the district’s character trait of the month, Fairness. Pictured are: (Top Row) Zach Coates, Carina Dell’Angelo, Mason Kelly, Amanda Pescatore, Jaden McSeed, Chuck Starr (Bottom Row) […]
Winter Writing CelebrationMrs. Rambone’s fifth grade ELA classes conducted writing celebration on December 19.  The writing assignments were focused around different cultural traditions associated with the winter holidays from around the world.  Pictured are Mrs. Rambone’s ELA students sharing their writing.
CLR Holiday ShopReutter School students were able to purchase items for their family and friends at the annual PTO-Sponsored Holiday Shop during the month of December.  
Reutter School Student Council Helps the Franklin Township Police DepartmentDuring the month of December, the Caroline L. Reutter School Student Council conducted their annual stuffed animals drive.  The stuffed animals were donated to the Township Franklin Police Department for use during emergency situations that involve children.  Pictured along with members of the Reutter School Student Council are Chief Rock, Lt. DiPietro, Ofc. McGuigan of […]
November ElectionAt the December meeting, the Township of Franklin BOE passed a resolution to move the annual school board election to the November general election while eliminating the annual April vote on the district’s proposed budget, as long as the budget is at or below the tax levy cap. This resolution will save the district the […]
Salem, Gloucester, Cumberland counties to receive $53.9 million in education grantsSalem, Gloucester, and Cumberland counties will benefit from a combined $53.9 million in Department of Education grant funding.
Student Council Hospital Toy DriveThe Reutter School Student Council conducted their annual toy drive during the month of December.  All toys were donated to Inspira Health Network – Vineland.  Below are pictures of the CLR Student Council bringing the donated toys to the hospital where they hand-delivered the items to patients.
Winter Wonderland DanceThe Sixth Grade students of Reutter School had a fantastic time enjoying their « Winter  Wonderland » dance on December 13, 2013.
December 2013 BOE Student ReportSixth Grade Student Council Representatives Kelsey Pio and Logan Rode reported to the Township of Franklin Board of Education the engaging events and concepts that they are learning about at school at the December BOE meeting.  
Mrs. Jackson’s Whisper PhonesOne of Mrs. Jackson’s class’s favorite parts of guided reading is using their whisper phones! The 3rd graders read to themselves in order to build fluency.
PTA Holiday ShoppeThe PTA Holiday Shoppe schedule will remain the same for Wednesday, 12/11, Thursday, 12/12, and Friday, 12/13.  Classes that missed the Holiday Shoppe on Tuesday, 12/10 have been re-scheduled for Monday, 12/16 at the originally planned time slots.
Holiday Mail for HeroesThe American Red Cross delivers holiday greetings to veterans, military families and active-duty service members at hospitals and military installations around the world.  The first grade children in Mrs. RoseMarie Herman’s class at Janvier School created cards and wrote a special message to send to the many service members who will not be home this […]
Main Road School Winter ConcertMain Road School’s Winter Concert was Thursday evening, December 5th at Delsea High School Auditorium.  The venue was a “sell-out” with standing room only for the families attending.  The students, and Mrs. Town, (Main Road’s musical director) did a wonderful job.  A good time was had by all.
Cookie Crisp MathStudents take a hands-on approach to learning division.  Using Cookie Crisp cereal as manipulatives, the children made the math story, The Doorbell Rang come to life.
Mrs. Wagner’s Class “Skypes” with MillvilleMrs. Wagner’s third graders enjoyed using Skype with Dr. Graham and Mrs. Groover’s third grade class at Silver Run Elementary School in Millville. The two classes enjoyed a Thanksgiving story, shared their knowledge of Thanksgiving and Pilgrims, as well as their personal Pilgrim dolls and family traditions.  Each class also made a Pilgrim craft.   […]
Mrs. Colonna’s–Molly’s Pilgrim ProjectsStudents in Mrs. Colonna’s third grade class have continued the tradition of completing a project on the book Molly’s Pilgrim.  The children this year did a wonderful job in creating a doll which represented the country  from whence his/her family came.
National Guard Visits Mrs. Mirra’s ClassMr. Sabella recently visited Mrs. Mirra’s classroom at Main Road School.  He explained his uniform and the importance of everything he carries with him, how it’s used, and how it helps soldiers when they’re in the field. He displayed his medic bag, supplies, water canteens, and camelback backpack.  His backpack contained enough supplies to allow him to survive […]
3rd Grade Community HelpersStudents in Mrs. Grochowski and Mrs. Reilly’s 3rd grade classroom collaborated to research community jobs. They then presented their findings to the class in the form of an interview.
December Calendar RemindersFriday, December 20th is a full day of school.  School will be closed for the Winter Recess from Monday, December 23rd through Wednesday, January 1st.  School will reopen on Thursday, January 2nd.
Learning About Progress MonitoringDuring the Reutter School November faculty meeting, teachers and administration actively learned about the process of completing progress monitoring on the DRA-2 Reading Assessment.  Mrs. Karen Nuss, Reading Specialist, provided the school’s ELA teachers with valuable insight on the process of progress monitoring, examples, role playing while conducting the evaluation instrument, and modeling.  Pictured are […]
CLR November 2013 Citizens of the Month    Top Row: Zach Coates, Lily Arbuckel, Jordan Barr, RJ Kahana, Julian Mazzarelli, Taylor Carino Bottom Row: Brooke Sims, Austin Trovillo, Kylie Taylor, Logan Rode,    Riley Trexler, Grayson Link  
« Shutting Out the Sky » By: Gianna Crane, 5th Grade Student“Shutting Out the Sky”, by Deborah Hopkinson, has been a selected reading assignment to Mrs.        Rambone’s 5th grade, English Language Arts class for several years. Throughout these years, on quite a few different occasions, students have wondered why the author chose the title..  Along with that, Mrs. Rambone and the students questioned the cover, and […]
Reutter School MP1 All-Star ProgramOn Nov. 26, the Caroline L. Reutter School held their Marking Period 1 “All – Star” celebration for its fifth and sixth grade students.  The “All – Star” program rewards students for their academic excellence, appropriate behavior, and good attendance each marking period of the school year.  The reward for the first marking was a magic […]
Road ClosureOn or about December 2, 2013 the county will begin a rehabilitation project of the Wilson Lake Dam. In order to facilitate this work East Academy Street will be closed for approximately 6 months. The detour will utilize County Road 655 to NJ322 to County Route 555. This road closure will affect the following Franklin […]
Half Days November 25, 26, 27 (1:10 Dismissal)–(No After-School Clubs)–PTA Cherrydale Fundraiser Pickup 2:30-8:00 Monday, November 25th
3rd Grade Social Studies ProjectsMrs. Grochowski and Mrs. Reilly’s class recently studied a unit about “community helpers” in Social Studies.  The students collaborated to research different community jobs.  In the photograph, students are reporting their findings to the class in an interview format.
November BOE Student ReportJuliet Frank, (Grade 4 -Miss Hickman and Miss McCann) and Steven Porlucas (Grade 3- Mrs. Walker) did a fantastic job providing student reports at the November Board of Education Meeting at Janvier School on Wednesday, November 20th.  Juliet and Steven discussed academic lessons, extra-curricular activities, and school-wide initiatives with the Board of Education and the audience of community […]
Grade 3 Scarecrows3rd grade Art photo- Ava Reardon, LaDamien Brown, & Anika Petriello proudly display their 3rd grade art masterpieces. In the art studio, students learned about individuality. They created scarecrows using geometric and organic shapes and then were able to write about what made their scarecrow an individual.
A Lesson in Symmetry4th grade art photo- Wheaton Link, Lindsey Adams, & Evan Patterson proudly display their 4th grade art masterpieces. Students created a balanced design using radial symmetry with cut paper collage.  
Artists of the Month  Nov AOTM- Congratulations to following 3rd & 4th grade students for being selected as November Artists of the Month. Christian Rode, Myles Pasquella, Marissa Favreau, Maya Cope, Alexandra Ciak, & Hannah Holland.
Art Studio Anti–Bullying3rd grade art club 1 photo- 3rd grade art club member, Michael Beazley, is busy working on his “Stand-Up Against Bullying” self-portrait. Students will display their portraits standing together in the hallways of Main Road School to illustrate our unified support of Anti-Bullying.  
Delsea YODA Club visits Main Road SchoolDelsea seniors recently visited Main Road School to deliver a message on anti-bullying.    
M.R.S. 4th Graders–Reaching out to KosovoFourth graders at Main Road School created over 180 homemade birthday cards for a soldier serving overseas in Kosovo. This soldier is having a rough time being separated from his family and has a birthday later in November. Students took the time to draw and color a multitude of cards with uplifting messages to cheer […]
Mrs. Fisch’s Kindergarten Students Honor Our VeteransMrs. Fisch’s Kindergarten students learned about the importance of Veteran’s Day and practiced their writing by creating and sending Thank You letters to veterans.
Mary F. Janvier School Second Grade Students of the Month for October 2013Back Row:  Aarav Bhatt, Wayne Adair, Brian Parker, Emmalee Coates Middle Row:  Calli Carr, Stephen Pierce, Dulce Villalobos-Muro Front Row:  Kayla Guiney, Olivia Chen  
Mary F. Janvier School First Grade Students of the Month for October 2013Back Row:  Dominique Chamberlin, Cameran Smith, Julia Gaetano, Nicole Norris Middle Row:  Carson Leonardo, Lilyana Bigwood, Jake Magonagle Front Row:  Aiden Bender  
Mary F. Janvier School Kindergarten Students of the Month for October 2013Back Row:   Leah Dempsey, Kyle Harrison, Lacey Kressley, Connor Harrison Middle Row:  Daniel Taylor, Nadia Schwester, Ryan Looby Front Row:  Emma Natalie
Vision 2019: Points of PrideOn October 28, 2013 the Township of Franklin Public School District begin its journey to create a strategic plan entitled……….Vision 2019.  Over 40 participants engaged in our « Points of Pride » meeting.  Participates included employees, parents, community members, business owners, and government leaders. This collaborative planning process will result in a three page bulleted list of […]
Project AWAREReutter School sixth grade students recently completed a drug abuse prevention program offered through Gloucester County entitled Project AWARE.  The program’s presenter, Mr. Frank Smith, explains to the students the reasons for not using drugs through an explanation of personal stories and examples.  Students leave the program with the motivation to resist drugs and a […]
Cyber Crimes Presentation At Reutter SchoolOn Monday, November 4, Detective Brian Petricari of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office spoke to Caroline L. Reutter School students regarding cyber crimes. During his presentation, Det. Petricari provided examples of why students should be careful when utilizing technological devices.  Elements of harassment, intimidation, and bullying were also discussed during the assembly. Pictured is Det. […]
Reutter School Citizens of the MonthCongratulations to the Caroline L. Reutter School Citizens of the Month for September and October 2013.  These students have demonstrated outstanding « Caring » and « Respectful » characteristics. Citizens of the Month include:   Top Row (L-R): Joe Metzger, Chris Leclercq, Keith Nelson, Sherin Benjamin, Logan Rode, Jack Boeckle, Tressa Biener, Lenny Castelan Bottom Row (L-R): Nina Marchese, […]
Reutter School “Fun Run”On Tuesday, October 28, the Delsea Regional High School Girl’s Cross Country Team hosted their annual Reutter School Fun Run.  The fun run was designed to provide an orientation to the sport of cross country while contributing to the district’s health and physical education curriculum.  The fifth and sixth grade students had an excellent time […]
Vision 2019On October 28, 2013 the Township of Franklin Public School District begin its journey to create a strategic plan entitled……….Vision 2019. Over 40 participants engaged in our « Points of Pride » meeting. Participates included employees, parents, community members, business owners, and government leaders. We need your input! This collaborative planning process will result in a five […]
Fifth Grade Fossil DigFifth Grade students form the Caroline L. Reutter School recently visited the Iversand Fossil Dig Site in Mantua Twp., NJ.  During their visit, the students learned about the geology and fossils that have been uncovered at the site.  Following their “classroom” portion of the visit, students were allowed to view a “live” excavation and dig […]
Fire Prevention at Reutter SchoolThe fifth Grade students of the Caroline L. Reutter School participated in a fire prevention presentation conducted by the Township of Franklin Fire Marshall’s Office and firefighters from Franklinville and Malaga Fire Companies.  During the assembly, students learned about the science behind fire.  Students had the opportunity to view a live demonstration how  different types […]
Student Council ReportAt the October 16, 2013 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education welcomed the C.L. Reutter student council president Chuck Starr and vice president Julian Mazzerelli.  The two student council members reported on various activities and happenings from around the C.L. Reutter School.  The students also welcomed the new superintendent, Mr. Troy Walton to the […]
Academic ExcellenceAt the October 16, 2013 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education recognized students for achieving a perfect score of 300 on the Spring 2013 NJ ASK assessment.  Main Road School principal, Mr. Rich Dantinne and C.L. Reutter school principal, Mr. Ted Peters had the privilege of presenting the students with their academic excellence awards. […]
Mary F. Janvier School First Grade Students of the Month for September 2013Back Row:  Chloe Colavita-Jones, Kevin Eang, Brooke Dralle Middle Row:  Kyle Hayden, Kristina Butterworth Front Row:  Ava Schneider
Mary F. Janvier School Kindergarten Students of the Month for September 2013:Back Row:  Jack Danter, Joshua Finnie, Juliana Baez, Alaina Stiteler Front Row:  Megan Bruno, Jonathan Pierce, Madelyn Carr Not Pictured:  Evangeline Frank
12th Annual Lee National Denim DayThe staff of Franklin Township Schools celebrated their 12th Annual Lee National Denim Day on October 4th.  The staff of C.L. Reutter, Main Road, and Janvier Schools,  along with other Board employees, made a donation to the American Cancer Society and wore denim and pink to show their support in the fight against breast cancer.  […]
Mary F. Janvier School Grade 2 Students of the Month for September 2013Back Row: Alina Brown, Kassandra Ashe, Paula Thompson, Valerie DiPietro Middle Row:  Victoria Entrekin, Joseph Ciak, Sean Annuzzi Front Row:  Donna McCann, Peyton Mayo
Vision 2019The Township of Franklin Public School District is about to embark on a Vision 2019, strategic planning initiative that engages employees, parents, students, community members, business owners, and government leaders in the future planning of our school system.  This collaborative planning process will result in a five year plan which will focus the District’s efforts […]
Franklin Township BOE Welcomes New Teaching StaffAt the September 18, 2013 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education welcomed the new teaching staff members for the 2013-2014 school year.  Individually the new teachers had the opportunity to introduce themselves to the board of education.   Following the introductions, the board took a brief intermission to personally meet the new teachers. Welcome new […]
Franklin Township BOE Honors 2012-2013 Employees with Perfect AttendanceAt the September 18, 2013 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education honored staff members that earned perfect attendance during the 2012-2013 school year.  Superintendent Troy Walton, thanked the staff members for their dedication and loyalty displayed during the 2012-2013 school year. Congratulations to the following staff members earning perfect attendance during the 2012-2103 school […]
Franklin Township BOE Honors 2012-2013 RetireesAt the September 18, 2013 meeting, the Franklin Township Board of Education honored the 2012-2013 retirees.  Board President Stephanie Starr, read a resolution acknowledging years of service for each of the retiring staff members. Congratulations to the following 2013-2103 retirees: Debra Amato Teacher September 1985 (28 yrs of Service) Glenn Christmann Teacher September 1973 (40 […]
Back to the future: Franklin superintendent Troy Walton leads district where his career startedFRANKLIN TWP. — On the second day of school in the Franklin Township School District, teacher-turned-superintendent Troy Walton was back where it all started — the Caroline L. Reutter Elementary School gym. « I can’t believe it’s been 13 years since I’ve been here. I remember when they poured this floor, » said Walton, of Pittsgrove, who […]
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