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 »
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.
Our first place winners of Franklin’s school reading fair went on to the district competition. We are very proud of these students. They worked hard and represented our school well. Our 1st grade winner also won at the district level and will go on to the regional competiion! Way to go Franklin!
Congratulations to our 4th and 5th grade winners of our school spelling bee. These winners will advance to the county wide spelling bee held on the campus of MUW on January 23rd. We want to wish them the very best of luck. We are very proud of you!
OUR STUDENTS ARE GETTING ON FIRE FOR READING BY PARTICIPATTING IN THE AR PROGRAM. WE TURNED OUR AUDITORIUM INTO A MOVIE THEATER!! THESE STUDENTS MADE THEIR READING GOALS AND WERE TREATED TO JUICE, POPCORN, AND A MOVIE! TO MAKE AN AR GOAL, A STUDENT MUST HAVE AN AVERAGE OF 85 ON THEIR TEST AND ACCUMULATE Read More »
FRANKLIN ACADEMY WAS HONORED WITH THE HIGHEST “PERFECT ATTENDANCE” SPIIRT STICK FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER IN THE ENTIRE DISTRICT! THE STUDENTS THAT HAD PERFECT ATTENDANCE FOR THE FIRST NINE WEEKS WERE INVITED TO A DANCE IN THE AUDITORIUM. ATTENDANCE IS A VERY IMPORTANT PART OF YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION! THANK YOU PARENTS!
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 »