Right before Thanksgiving, the students at Franklin Academy came together to help those in need by participating in the National Hunger and Homeless Awareness program. The program was overseen by our counselor, Mrs. Andrea Jester. We are so proud of our students! They collected almost 200 canned goods to be distributed to those in need Read More »
Franklin had a couple of witches on the prowl at school on October 31st. They “flew in” the classrooms and rewarded ALL students that were being proactive in the area of behavior today!
Coach Terrie Gooch, physical education teacher at Franklin Academy Medical Sciences and Wellness Magnet School, was recently notified that they had been chosen as an awardee for a Marathon Kids National Grant. The school was chosen to receive funds totaling $2115.00, which will cover 141 runners. The funding is available in the form of a Read More »
Get ready to shop our book fair in the library! We will have a great selection of books for you to choose from. The Scholastic Book Fair will be held from October 1 – October 5. You do not want to miss this! Proceeds from the book fair will be used to support the Read More »
Each new school year brings opportunities for academic growth and growth in all areas of development. Although children must be knowledgeable when they graduate, they must also be healthy, engaged, responsible, and caring people. Franklin Academy is now a LEADER IN ME SCHOOL! As each child at Franklin discovers and develops his or her unique Read More »
Franklin students celebrated BIG with Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd. The theme of our day was based off of Dr. Seuss’ book Which Pet Should I Get? In honor of this book, Franklin students participated in a community service project for the Columbus Lowndes Humane Society. They collected 3 large boxes of items from Read More »
A meeting for all 3rd-grade students and parents was held on February 1, 2018. Parents received information about the Literacy-Based PromotionAct, student middle of the year assessment results, and resources to help at home withreading. The Franklin PTO provided pizza to everyone in attendance. Each child also received a book to take home to encourage Read More »
Franklin Academy Coach Terrie Gooch received a $1600 fitness grant from International Paper Foundation and Librarian Dena Bradford received $2000 literacy grant from International Paper Foundation. Congratulations to both of these educators.
The Franklin Academy Kids That Care Club collected over 7,000 can tabs to be donated to St. Jude to support and end childhood cancer. These students dedicated themselves to collecting as many can tabs as possible. We are so proud of them!
We had a wonderful turn out for our Thanksgiving meal that we share with out students’ families. It was a great time of getting together and sharing a meal. Thank you to our food staff. The meal was delicious!