Congratulations to Rebecca Houston and Franklin Academy. Last semester, Rebecca Houston, Franklin’s School Librarian, completed a grant application to the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. As a result, they received the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Award. Franklin Academy was awarded $6,800 to buy new books for the library. “Congratulations to the schools and Read More »
On September 9, 2015, Let’s Move! Active Schools, a sub-initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama Let’s Move! campaign, announced its 2015 National Award honorees. The Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award is the top physical activity and physical education distinction for K-12 schools. The award celebrates a school’s commitment to integrating at least 60 minutes of Read More »
Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD) would like to give a tremendous THANK YOU to Belk Department Store (Columbus) for presenting Franklin Academy with a check for $4,632. Franklin was chosen because it is the oldest public school in Mississippi, and the funds were raised by Belk store employees to support the needs of the students and Read More »
Franklin Academy’s Terrie Gooch will be traveling to Washington, D.C., October 2nd through the 4th, to accept a Bronze National Healthy Schools Award. The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, and the Clinton Foundation, sponsor the award program in an effort to encourage schools to comply with nutritional standards and physical activity to help fight childhood obesity. Read More »
Elementary Schools: Student Arrival (Car and Bus): 7:05 a.m. Breakfast: 7:10—7:30 a.m. Student Day Begins: 7:30 a.m. Student Day Ends: 3:00 p.m. Middle & High Schools: Student Arrival (Car and Bus): 7:45 a.m. Breakfast: 7:45 – 8:05 a.m. Student Day Begins: 8:05 a.m. Student Day Ends: 3:45 p.m.
A dedication ceremony was held Wednesday morning, July 9, to mark the opening of the continuous walking track located behind Franklin Academy. “The labyrinth makes available many opportunities. Among those are for staff development during the first days of school, daily walk time for classes, individual walk time during recess, guidance counselor use for students’ Read More »