Please click HERE for information regarding the instrumental music program next school year.
Please click HERE for a letter from Mr. McNeill.
We are currently in the process of planning an event to welcome all new families to our school through our PTO. A tentative date and time has been scheduled in the Franklin playground for August 22nd at 6:00PM. Finalized details will be provided within the near future. Please click HERE for more information.
Congratulations to sixth graders, Jason Anderson and Yazmin Goodwin for winning the Women's history essay contest sponsored by State Senator Kelly's office! They researched and wrote about a notable woman who had such a positive impact on them, Connecticut, nationally, and internationally!
Franklin's Michelle Barba wrote and won the Flag Day Contest sponsored by the Stratford VFW. She received a generous monetary award.
All students at Franklin were outside playing and enjoying the beautiful weather! Activities included face painting, relay races, water balloon toss, kickball and more! Click to see pictures.
Franklin students learn about different careers! Click to see pictures.
It is with great pleasure that I announce the selection of Jenifer Mangiafico, special education teacher in the STEPS program at Stratford Academy Johnson House, as Stratford's 2019 Teacher of the Year.
The Stratford Police Department visited Franklin students today as part of our annual Career Fair.
Franklin welcomes incoming Kindergarten students for the 2018-19 school year.
Franklin's Mrs. Genuario put on an AMAZING art show for our families. Please click to see pictures.
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Click HERE for picture's of Franklin's young artists at work for this event!
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Thank you to all teachers, staff, and parents for helping with our field day. A very special THANK YOU to Mr. Meyers for all his hard work to make this special day happen!
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Today Franklin's 6th Graders toured the SCSU campus. Check out the pictures!
Franklin 3rd and 4th Graders proudly display their science fair projects. Click for pictures.
Marriott Springs in conjunction with Save the Art Foundation donated art supplies to Franklin. Click for pictures.
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The Franklin Garden Club will be starting up again! Please click HERE for the dates.
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On Thursday, June 7, 2018, Franklin School will be hosting its fourth annual Career Fair. Whether you are a nurse, mechanic, astronaut, custodian or business owner- we need you! We are looking for a variety of people interested in spending a day talking to our students about their career. Many of our students are unaware of the career opportunities available to them and this is a fantastic way to provide them with firsthand knowledge of potential career paths. Please click HERE for more information.
Miss Owen's 3rd Graders walked down the red carpet in their decorated classroom to present a "book report" in a fashionable and fun way! Music was played as students walked the runway and explained their fictional characters. What a great way to celebrate their reading success!
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We are so proud of all the contestants and were amazed by their culinary skills. Congratulations to Shanice Saunders who ended up taking home the prize.
The evening included reading Only One You, designing and painting rocks to be placed in Franklin's garden, and a traditional pasta dinner!
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.