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SHS Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony

Congratulations to the SHS Class of 2017! Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors!

Beginning 6/28/17, graduation photos taken by Robert Taylor at graduation are available to view and purchase. Please click here.

CT Post Photos

Franklin Habitat Unveiling Ceremony

Today was Franklin's Schoolyard Habitat unveiling which showcased the schoolyard habitat planned and implemented by the Garden Club. Franklin's Garden Club is a collective effort comprised of teachers, students, and parents. The grants that funded the habitat were given by the CT Audubon Society, The US Fish and Wildlife Fund, and Common Ground High School in New Haven.

Flag Day Ceremony

Franklin students celebrated Flag Day with singing and other activities! Click to see pictures.

Important Dates Changes!

Please click HERE for important dates changes for the kindergarten ceremony, Grades 3 and 6 field trips, and 6th Grade Awards Night.

Franklin receives the Vicki Soto Book selection entitled Sylvie

"Miss Soto Literacy Legacy Project" has announced the final book selection for this year, "Sylvie" by Jennifer Sattler. This special addition of "Sylvie" has been printed for every family in Stratford's public schools, grades K through 6. Franklin students are pictured here receiving their copy from Matthew Soto.

The Torch Run 2017

Franklin Students cheer on the participants in this year's Torch Run!

Franklin Fun Day

Students enjoyed a beautiful fun filled day full of activities like face painting, relay races, parachute ball toss, kickball, basketball, and so much more!

Stratford High renovation begins with groundbreaking - Click here to read more

Members of the Stratford High School Renovation Subcommittee dig some turf to start the renovation project on Friday.

Shiny shovels cut into the dirt in a field across the street from Stratford High School on a warm Friday morning. And with that, a project more than a decade in the making is ready to begin.

Bunnell High School senior wins DAR American History Award-Click here to read more

April Grace Polanco Suarez, a senior at Bunnell High School was chosen by her school to receive the Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Work in American History certificate and bronze medal for her excellence in American history and overall academic character.

Franklin's 2017 eesmarts Annual Student Contest Winners

Congratulations goes to Second Grader, Fisnik Hasani (first place awardee) and First Grader Makayla Ramos (second place awardee) who won awards in the 2017 eesmarts Annual Student Contest, sponsored by the Energize Connecticut initiative, Eversource Energy and United Illuminating. The student contest was open to students in Grades K through 12. Participants submitted posters and essays on various topics concerning energy efficiency and conservation. Their entries were selected from more than 1,200 entries submitted statewide! Both students were honored at a reception at the State Capitol in Hartford! This is the 4th year that Franklin students have been selected as recipients and the 2nd year that Fisnik Hasani has take home the first place award!

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Chapel - Speak Loud, Speak Proud

2017 Grade Level Winners

4th Grade

  • 1st Place - Mari Arnold - The Newsies
  • 2nd Place - Robert Moran - Jackie Robinson
  • 3rd Place - Scarlett Adams - The Dab

5th Grade

  • 1st Place - Kaitlyn Letsch - The History of the Camera
  • 2nd Place - Sofia Avedikian - How to Put on a Broadway Show
  • 3rd Place - Palina Vialichka - How Do Waterfalls Form?

6th Grade

  • 1st Place - Grace Cadwell - Spacex
  • 2nd Place - Julian Marottolo - Philadelphia
  • 3rd Place - Hannah Frankel - The Science Behind Slime
Madagascar Jr.

Stratford Academy Johnson House proudly presents Madagascar, Jr.

Join us for three spectacular performances on June 9th, 10th, and 11th

Tickets go on sale June 1st 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the JHS Lobby

Advance Ticket Sales - $8.00

Sales at the Door - $10.00

Garden Club

A special thanks to Mrs. Lizotte, Mrs. Paradis, our teachers, students, and parents for their work and dedication to our Garden Club this weekend! Click on the title for pictures.

Franklin's College and Career Day

Please click HERE for information about how Franklin is bringing college and career awareness to our students!

*Updates* Please click on the title to see pictures of Career Day

THANK YOU to our Franklin Families!

We here at Franklin continue to work tirelessly to effectively communicate with our families regarding their students' academic/ social progress, and school wide events/ initiatives. We have also strived to increase our communication with families of our high academic standards, expectations, and rigor. We are so pleased to see through the district survey results that 96% of our community agrees that Franklin has been successful in this endeavor. Thank you all so much for your support! Please click HERE for the full report, and on the title for a summary of results!

Spelling Bee Winners!
Franklin - Our In-school Spelling Bees are complete! The following students in Grades 5 and 6 are the winners:

Grade 5
Winner - Jordan Aleksjuks
Alternate - Adriana Mierzejewski

Grade 6
Winner - Nathalia Nerio
Alternate - Jeremy Paulemon

**Please click on the title to see more pictures from the Town Wide Spelling Bee Finals**

Stratford High ranks 35th best school in Connecticut

Stratford High School is ranked the 35th best school in Connecticut according to the U.S. News Best High Schools rankings. The school also received a Bronze Medal. SHS graduation rate was 92% and they scored and 18.8 in college readiness.

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 22,000 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.

Franklin - Spring Book Fair

Our annual spring book fair will be running Wednesday May 10th to Friday May 12th. Your child's teacher has signed up for a time during one of those days. Flyers will be coming home soon!

SHS Fall sports registration now open

Note: Registration for 2017 fall sports opens on May 1st. Registration closes on May 30th for students trying out for cheerleading and dance team; registration closes on August 10th for football and closes on August 20th for all other fall sports.

Online registration is accessible under the Athletics tab.

Johnson House Celebrates College and Career Week

Johnson House School kicked off Career Week with a Whole School Meeting. Students wore their "Career ID Badges" representing a career that they researched and wanted to learn more about. Over the course of the year, teachers have provided opportunities for...

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Stratford High students win HOSA competition. Click here for more information.

On March 22, 62 Stratford High School students currently enrolled in the Health and Medical Careers pathway program attended a state competition for HOSA, future health professionals. The competition included schools from all over the state of Connecticut. Students competed in various areas of health education and medical competencies.

Chapel- Good Morning April

Here are Chapel's spelling bee winners and alternates:

  • 5th grade winner~Promise Iboki
  • 5th grade alternate~ Chloe Awad
  • 6th grade winner~ Mikel Tomaj
  • 6th grade alternate~ Jayda Griffin

Chapel - APRIL Dates to Remember


  • 21st Report Cards Issued
  • 24th 6th Grade Spelling Bee
  • 5th Grade Spelling Bee
  • 25th Bus Evacuation Drill 8:30 a.m.
  • RKIND Assembly
  • 26th 6th Grade Nature's Classroom 7:30 a.m.- 7:30p.m.
  • 28th Early Dismissal
Chapel - Mark your calendars!

We will host Scott Driscoll from Internet Safety Concepts on May 8th from 6:00-7:30. He will present a parent's only seminar on Apps and programs children are using...Click on the title to read more.

Franklin's Finest

Here at Franklin Elementary, students can earn the Franklin's Finest Award by displaying the 6 pillars of character. There are 3 award assemblies throughout the year in which 1 student from every class is chosen to receive this honor.

Franklin's News Network

Students in Grades 4 and 5 produce a monthly news broadcast. Check out what is happening at our school by clicking on the link to the broadcast! CLICK HERE

Franklin Elementary Garden

Franklin Elementary now has a garden and students write what they want to see in the garden on the leaves of the tree.

Culinary and Bakeshop students

Stratford High School Culinary and Bakeshop students serving lunch at the Baldwin Center on Valentine's Day

Flood Middle School hosts Family STEAM Night

Have you ever wanted to skydive? The students at Flood Middle school explored the dynamics of how a parachute would safely get you to land. Are you worried about missing the target? At STEAM night, students investigated the factors that affect parachuting and the accuracy of hitting a target.

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