Thank you to our wonderful cafeteria and janitorial staff for making our Thanksgiving Luncheon a wonderful experience. The food was delicious and our tables were always clean. Thanks you to the families that came out to join us. It was a good day at Franklin Academy, coming together as one big family! We have so Read More »
WOW!!! What a wonderful turnout at our annual Fall Open House! Thank you to all the families that came out to discover all the good things going on at Franklin. Families met for a large meeting and then were dismissed to go to their child’s classroom. This is always so much fun for the students, Read More »
Our PreK class walks to the Columbus Lowndes Public Library once a month to visit Mother Goose for storytime. Mother Goose reinforces some things that we learn at Franklin. We are learning how to take care of books, new vocabulary words, hearing new stories, and to be quiet in the library because people are reading! Read More »
To get excited about homecoming this week, Franklin’s teachers and students participated in TWIN DAY! It was a fun day!!
Our students love to come to the library and read to Franklin, our school guinea pig, and Speedy, our school hamster! The animals actually love it too! Reading is always fun but extra fun when you have an audience!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. SEUSS!!!!! Franklin students had a great time celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 115th birthday! Dr. Seuss bookmarks were passed out and everyone was encouraged to wear a red shirt!! Teachers read a Dr. Seuss book to their class and had a special activity planned for the students. The classes were surprised by visitors coming Read More »
As the students lined the upstairs and downstairs halls and waited quietly for the BIG presentations, Mrs. Bradford, the library media specialist, and Mrs. Doughty, the music teacher, were busy in their rooms, preparing for the school day. First United Methodist Church and the students upstairs surprised Mrs. Bradford with a HUGE wishlist of books Read More »
In celebration of Black History Month, Mrs. Doughty, our music teacher, arranged for our 5th graders to experience hands on African Drumming. Dr. Larry Bradford, instrumental minister at Fairview Baptist Church, brought a variety of African drums and other African percussion instruments to Franklin. He discussed the history of some of the instruments, how they Read More »
First United Methodist Church donated FOUR bikes to our AR Reading Program. These bikes will be awarded to 2 lower grade students (a boy and a girl) and 2 upper grade students (a boy and a girl) in May! There is a reading competition going on at Franklin. The winners will be the students that Read More »