Do your Christmas Shopping and help the SHS PTSA! Information is attached below for the gift card fundraiser. Orders need to be received by November 26th.
The 2019-2020 school year report cards will be available on Friday, November 15, 2019 via the Parent Portal. Please click here to read a letter from Dr. Armistead.
The SHS Career Pathways segment aired on WTNH.
Click to view the Winter Sports Tryout Information schedule
Franklin students enjoyed a demonstration of instruments and listened to some amazing music today.
Thousands run in the 7th Annual Vicki Soto 5K to support the Vicki Soto Memorial Fund, Inc. Click for pictures..
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School provides a caring and encouraging environment. Students from Ms. Keegan's kindergarten class and the Johnson House Asset Ambassadors create positive notepad messages about school climate.
7th Grade SoundWaters Field Trip
Friday, November 22, 2019 and Saturday, November 23, 2019
Congratulations to our 6th-Grade Student Leadership Council. The Student Council takes an active role in promoting school spirit and organizing service projects to make our school and community a better place.
Franklin recognized students for outstanding behavior in our monthly SOAR Assembly. Click for pictures.
The artists at Johnson House (grade 2-6) celebrated the book, The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds in art class. They read positive messages about trying, not giving up, inspiring and encouraging others to do their best. As a collaborative school-wide art project, every artist designed their own dot showing their willingness to try and be creative! What a "PAW"sative way to kick off the school year! Go Bobcats!!!
Students plant daffodils donated by Stratford's Town Beautification Committee. Come spring, we hope to see daffodils bloom across our campus. The Town Flower is the Daffodil. Click for photos...
Miss Turechek's 3rd graders celebrated the completion of their first writing unit at the "Starwriter's Cafe". Students read their personal narratives with classmates and staff while enjoying jazz music and hot chocolate. They wrote compliments to each other on Post-it's using the "Starwriter's Menu" of writing strategies as a guide. Click for photos...
Congratulations to Sophia Trovarelli (6th Grade) and Dylan Petraglia (4th Grade) our Principal and Assistant Principal of the Day. They had a great day holding meetings, observing classes, welcoming students and having a special luncheon.
Parent Conferences for Nichols School will be held on November 19 and November 21. There will be an afternoon and evening session on both days. Please call the main office to schedule your child's conference.
The Nichols PTSA will be holding its annual Harvest Fest and Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 26. Please come an enjoy the games and festivities and stay for the Trunk or Treat event at the end of the day.
On Friday, October 18, Lordship students and staff dressed in pink to raise over $622 for the Norma Pfriem Breast Center in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mrs. Santoro/Mr. Commodore's class raised the most money, bringing in $55! Mrs. Agosto's and Mrs. D'Amico's classes tied for being the most "Pinked Out" class, with 100% participation.
Mrs. Pillo's and Ms. Grandfield's kindergarten classes visited Jones Family Farms in Shelton on Friday, October 18. They had a delightful time learning about farms and growing pumpkins as well as having the chance to go on a hayride. Each of them even got to bring home their own pumpkin!
Chapel's Annual Walk-A-Thon was a huge success this year! Please click here to see more information. Congratulations to all our winners!
Congratulations to the students who were sworn in as Safety Patrols by Officer Murphy last week.
Chapel Street School PTA has started a Gofundme page to raise money to create a "Be Kind" mural and are asking for support. Please click here for more information.
Franklin students have sat down to record and share the news about what's going on at our school. Please click HERE to see all the episodes!
Franklin students participated in the Hispanic Heritage Art and Essay Contest. We had one winner and one honorable mention.
Essay winner - Alex Ragbir
Art- Honorable Mention- Jianna Quinones
Thanks to our Asset Ambassadors, we had some beautiful sidewalk art to welcome our students back to school.
On Tuesday October 15th, prior to the start of the Stratford Town Council monthly business meeting, two volunteers were honored for their time and effort in providing a fun filled summer at numerous town playgrounds and camp areas for hundreds of children.
When: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 6 pm-8 pm
Where: Wooster - Gym, Cafeteria, and various Classrooms
Franklin students in grades 3-6 participated in Start With Hello Week! This program teaches students to make a difference with their peers in a simple, fun, and impactful way. They take small but powerful actions to promote connectedness and inclusion!
All Franklin students took part in creating a Franklin Falcon Mural by designing their own feathers to hang proudly on our Falcon.
Franklin families were welcomed and had valuable information shared with them that will help them support their children's success in school. Classrooms looked absolutely beautiful and welcoming! Students' artwork, writing, pictures and drawings decorated the rooms. It was another successful event!
Last week, JHS Nurse, Ms. Gabi Rosa, traveled with the International Medical Relief to assist with the Hurricane Dorian disaster relief efforts to provide medical care to Haitian refugees in Abaco. The team also assisted other marginalized people in that community for IV Rehydration, wound care, STI testing, pregnancy testing, and medication refills. We are very proud of her efforts!
New for 2019-2020 School Year
Attention all Parents and Guardians:
Progress reports and report cards will no longer be mailed home. They will be available on your child's PowerSchool parent portal. Please contact the Main Office for log-on information if you do not have it already.
Every month, Franklin School will acknowledge students who are demonstrating good character. Please click HERE for information.
Franklin families came out to enjoy a movie and socialize. Many thanks to the Franklin PTO for organizing!
Congratulations to our sixth grade student government; Lumingu Nkuili, Ryan Mattis (Co-Presidents), Tajaia Robinson (Vice President), Shamara Burton & Isaiah Vasquez (Student Reps).
P.E. T-Shirts can be ordered online through the following link. This link will remain open util Sunday, September 29th at midnight.
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Franklin sixth graders began their first reading Unit, A Deep Study of Character, yesterday!
We began this unit with a book tasting! The book tasting provided the students with a chance to be exposed to different kinds of fiction books. The students sampled different snacks while they became engaged in reading!
Franklin had it's first Family Picnic of the year. A great time was had by all!
Franklin's new principal, Eric Conrad, and new assistant principal Arlette Johnson introduce themselves in the videos posted in this story! Come meet them!
Franklin is the first school to participate in the Stratford One News Filming this year. Check out pictures!
Click here to view the 2019-2020 Bus Routes. The routes can sometimes change, so make sure to check the night before.
Please click on the following link to view the 2019-2020 bus routes for Stratford High School students (also available on the BOE website).