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October 2017

BackPack Program- Franklin Borough School participates in Newton Social Services Department’s “BackPack Program”.  This program provides 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and a few snacks for the weekend.  Students pick up their bags on Friday afternoon.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Miss Minimi.  

Sussex County Technical School- Sussex Tech is sponsoring a “Super Saturday Tech Trek” on November 18th from 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM.  This program is designed for 6-8th grade students who would like to familiarize themselves with Sussex Tech programs through a series of class choices.  The cost is $15.00 which includes a continental breakfast, snack, and lunch.  Parents/Guardians are also invited.  If you need a registration form, please contact Miss Minimi or online at  Classes sign up quickly so register early.  

The Sussex Tech “WOW Tour” will be October 24th for all 8th grade students interested in Sussex Tech.

Week of Respect- October 2nd- 6th is the “Week of Respect” for New Jersey schools.  The overall theme is kindness.  There are many ways to be kind.  Be kind to staff, students, the environment, school, and community.  Make a difference. Make someone’s day.  

CAP Program- The Child Assault Prevention program (CAP) for 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade will take place on October 16th, 17th, and 19th.  The parent workshop will be on October 10th at 6:30 PM.

The Summit- “The Summit” an anti-bullying workshop takes place on October 18th.  PALS members in grades 7th and 8th will spend the day in activities that help prevent bullying in school.

Altitude- The Altitude “Kick Off” will be on October 5th during period 2 for 8th graders.  

Inspiring Youth- “The Inspiring Youth” program will begin on Tuesday, October 16th for 3rd and 4th graders and will continue through December 4h.  The group meets one time each week, where they will learn to develop leadership and cooperation skills.  

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