On March 18, twelve students who qualified from the school Invention Convention represented Franklin School at the regional round of the Connecticut Invention Convention. Congratulations to the following students who have advanced from the regionals to the state finals to be held in April 28 at the University of Connecticut! Finalists are: Michelle Barba, Aaelisha Deura, Girriah Dickson, Symone Good, and Dalesandro Sarmiento!
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Please click HERE for a video update from our PTO!
Please click to read this article written by one of Franklin's 5th Graders!
Students in all grades wore their favorite hats and read in the hallways of Franklin School in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday! Click on story for pictures.
FROM: Dr. Janet Robinson, Superintendent of Stratford Public SchoolsWednesday, February 28, 2018
Dear Parents, Guardians, and School Community Members,We are not taking lightly the events that unfolded in Parkland Florida, or what is again in the news involving an area closer to our home and neighboring towns (Staples High). I want each of you to know and fully understand that the Stratford Board of Education and Stratford Public Schools are working close and hand in hand with the Stratford Police Department in the effort to keep all of our Stratford students safe.
Today students were able to see and pet 3 different therapy dogs. Click for pictures.
Franklin students are being taught confidence building lessons including public speaking, social skills, and more! Click for pictures.
5th and 6th Graders are invited to join our annual chef contest! Please Click HERE for details.
6th Graders were surprised with a special treat for Valentine's Day- a book tasting! Students were divided into groups and moved among different decorated tables to "taste" different books, read quietly, and respond in writing while enjoying a snack!
Franklin will again be conducting student led conferences this Thursday February 8th. Please click HERE for details.
Franklin has conducted a Penny War over the last few weeks run by our PTO. Please click HERE to see the totals collected by grade.
Support Franklin School with Spirit Wear! Click HERE for the flyer! The deadline for ordering is Friday January 26th.
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It's that time of the year to fill out parent surveys for Franklin Elementary! Please read the 2 attached letters and follow the included link to complete the survey.
Ever year Franklin holds a holiday fair for our students. Gifts are generously donated by staff and the local community which allows our students to pick out gifts for their families at no charge. Please click to see pictures.
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Please click HERE for a message from Mr. McNeill.
On Tuesday November 14th, Franklin students had the privilege of listening to Bunnell's Band. Please click on the title of this story for more pictures!
Today Franklin welcomed veterans to come speak to classes throughout the school about their service. Students enjoyed learning more about the military, and asking questions. Please click on the title for pictures.
Franklin 6th Graders at Nature's Classroom. Please click to see pictures.
In honor of Veterans Day, Franklin School would like to invite family and friends who are veterans to a continental breakfast and classroom visitations so that we may honor their commitment and service to our community and country.
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Jason Anderson, 6th grade class president delivered funds raised by Franklin students to help with the Puerto Rico relief efforts to the Red Cross at the Stratford Youth and Family booth in front of Stratford Stop and Shop.
Congratulations to Michelle Barba (first place) and Brendan Freese (honorable mention) on their awards for their entry in the Hispanic Heritage Essay and Art Contest sponsored by the Stratford Library Association.
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Each year, Bridgeport Rescue Mission runs a huge community outreach at Webster Bank Arena the week before Thanksgiving, giving away turkey meals and warm winter coats. In order to manage the volume of people, we ask families to register ahead of time and then come to the arena on a specific day to get their meals and coats. Please click on this story title for more information.
Parents- Please join us for our Open House. Click HERE for details
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Franklin's teachers rolled out the red carpet for returning students! Click on this story to see pictures.
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CT Food Bank in partnership with the Stratford Department of Health will be distributing a variety of FREE fresh and nutritious food to individuals and families in September.