General Information




    Awards Assembly scheduled for tomorrow, will begin at 9:30.  

    Class Parties will go on as planned, but will be moved up to accomodate the early dismissal.  For classes that have ordered pizza, it will be delivered at the new lunch time.   




    Attention 5th Graders!  Please see


    the links below for your


    required Middle School


    Summer Reading!





    BFE representing Edison NJ


    at MetLife Stadium as a


    Fuel Up To Play 60


    Touchdown School! 







    What a GREAT Field Day today! 


    Thanks to our


    BFEPTA, Goldman Sachs,


    and Dunkin Donuts for our treats! 

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    Please see below our pictures from last night's ETEA sponsored Reading With the Stars Book Swap Bingo Night! Students came with a gently used book from home and then played bingo throughout the night to win a "new" book to add to their home library. The theme was Hollywood and students enjoyed our fun red carpet and photo booth. This night promoted literacy, fun, and family togetherness. Families were thankful for "new" books and a great night of Bingo! Thank you for a wonderful event. 

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    On Monday, May 14th girls in the L.A.C.E.S. club (Ladies Achieving Cardiovascular Endurance and Self-Esteem) ran and completed a 5K around Ben Franklin school. It was a beautiful day and the girls did a great job! Thank you to everyone that came out to support the L.A.C.E.S. club!


    Congrats to Kiana Sherwood from


    Miss Rubinstein and Miss Sherak's


    Class for winning the Blood Drive


    Poster Contest!  Have fun with


    your $10 B&N Gift Card!






    Student Council is sponsoring a


    Walk-A-Thon to


    raise money to purchase new books


    for our


    library and to raise money for




    The  Walk-A-Thon will be May 18


     during the


    students' special. 


    Be sure they wear sneakers that day. 


    Be on the lookout for the sponsor


    sheet to keep


    track of money raised!



    Congrats to Aarav Patel for winning Ben Franklin's "What's Great About Edison" Essay Contest!



    CARE WALK!  




    We had the BEST night last night at our #thekindnessrocksproject event!   

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     Congratulations to our Chess Masters!  At a tournamnet in Princeton this weekend, Anirudh Adusumalli (2nd grade - Mrs Panitch’s class) won 1st place and Reyansh Gandhi (1st grade - Mrs Jones’s class) won 4th place. They together won the team trophy.Also, in Intermediate group, Tanvi Pentela (4th grade - Mrs Meisner’s class) won 3rd place.


    The Ben Franklin Play Unified Club hosted a Family Night in which students in the self-contained classes participated with their families in a variety of sport and fitness stations. It was a wonderful event and fun was had by all! Thank you to the Edison Township Education Association for sponsoring this great event!





    Check out our 3rd Edition Newspaper!  Click Below!








    Please click HERE for an important notice from Nurse Julian and more information about our Blood Drive!





    What a great Olympics Math Night with our K-2 students!  We hope you had fun!


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    Please click HERE for an important safety memo from Mr. Preville.


    BFE would like to thank NJEA and The Cat in The Hat for such a memorable visit this morning!  

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    The Ben Franklin Bolts came together for the Volleyball Fundraiser last night to raise money for some great causes - Kiddie Keep Well of Edison, Buddy Ball of Edison, and The Marisa Tufaro Foundation.




    Does your child have an amazing teacher?  Click here to nominate with the Applebees Above and "Bee" yond Teacher Essay Contest!



    We are so proud of our 4th Grade Dance Fitness Team!  Way to rock your performance!

    Click HERE for the video!  





    This morning, the Benjamin Franklin third grade students and staff presented: "Community of Dreams," a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Please CLICK HERE to watch their performance.

    You can also catch this show tonight on ESN-TV, Cablevision Channel 118 at 6:00pm.




    Congratulations to Ethan and Avanti for winning the Edison Twp MLK Contest!  We are so lucky to have such amazing students representing our school!




    Thanks Chef Nicholas for teaching us about cooking with fractions!  The pancakes were delicious!


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    Check out our first edition of the BOLT TIMES!



      Click below!






    to our Teacher of The Year,


    Mrs. Stephanie Crimmins! 




    We had a great time at Camp Bernie!  


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    Important Announcement!

    All students who ride BF10 should arrive at their stop 10 minutes earlier as of Wednesday, November 8th. This will be their pick up time as of this date.   

    Congratulations to Sai Raval in Mrs. Nuzzo's class for being chosen by the Department of Transportation as a winner in their Kids Safety Art Contest!  Way to go Sai!



School News


  • Congrats to Sai Raval in Mrs. Nuzzo's class for being chosen by the Department of Transportation as a winner in their Kids Safety Art Contest!  Way to go Sai!

    Check out our amazing Ben Franklin Minute to Win It!
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    Such a beautiful day for a visit from the Edison Fire Department!  Thanks for spending the day with the BF Kindergarten Crew!
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    FireFighter Phil was AMAZING!  Thanks so much for coming!
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Principal's Message


    “Good character attracts the trust and respect of others,” is the motto our kindergarten through fifth grade students are encouraged to live by.  At Ben Franklin, we are dedicated to developing 21st century citizens with good character. Our rigorous curriculum, aligned to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Language Arts, Math, and Science, provides students with opportunities to connect and apply their learning to real world problems.

    All students in grades two through five are equipped with their own chromebook, while our Kindergarten and first grade students are using their own iPad. These devices are theirs to complete work in school and at home. Students are using Google Apps for Education, a variety of district offered programs, and adaptive technology to learn and explore. Through these platforms, our classrooms are becoming blended learning environments where students can dive into Future Ready skills.

    Our kindergarten, first and second graders are developing a great conceptual understanding of number sense and Math through the hands- on approach of Math in Focus. Concepts are mastered by stages: concrete (hands -on), pictorial, and abstract. Our third through fifth graders are using the interactive program TenMarks as their primary Math resource. Teachers are providing students with opportunities for all learners to grow.

    Our students have many opportunities beyond the academic curriculum to become well -rounded individuals. We offer many related arts programs, such as Art Club, Chorus, Band, and Orchestra.  Our Student Council and Safety Patrol programs provide leadership opportunities for our fifth grade students. Beyond the scheduled hours, our students may choose to participate in clubs, such as THE BOLT Newspaper, Dance Fitness, and Theater Arts. Our BenTech Team gives students an opportunity to showcase their tech skills with the world. Our L.A.C.E.S. which stands for Ladies Achieving Cardiovascular Endurance & Self-Esteem, promotes healthy active lifestyle for young ladies. This year, we launched a series of new clubs including: Game Time where students will learn good sportsmanship habits through games, Student Book Club, and TED-Ed.

    Benjamin Franklin School enjoys a solid base of community support through our PTA. This organization provides many additional resources and activities to our students and families. We value the importance that families play in the success of their children’s education as we build a strong connection whenever possible.

    Steven Preville                                732-650-5300

    Principal                                         Telephone

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