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 »
Pre-K class has the privilege to walk to the public library once a month to enjoy storytime with Mother Goose. It is filled with fun, laughter, learning, and excitement! Thank you Mother Goose for helping us instill a love for learning at an early age.
Franklin Academy loves to share our Thanksgiving meal with the families of our students. Here are a few snapshots of our day. Thank you to the cafeteria crew that cooked such a delicious meal, to our custodians for keeping our cafeteria clean, and our student leaders, who cleaned and waited on our families. They are Read More »
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 »