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Franklin Spelling Bee Finalists
Congratulations to the Franklin Grade and 5 and Grade 6 Spelling Bee finalists! The Grade 5 winner is Gabe Hinkson, and the alternate is Simone Good. The Grade 6 winner is Michelle Barba, and the alternate is Albert Ruiz.
Franklin Career Day- Help Wanted!

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.

Franklin 3rd Graders Put on a Fiction Fashion Show

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!

Franklin's Future chef Contest 2018

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.

Franklin's Family Reading Night

The evening included reading Only One You, designing and painting rocks to be placed in Franklin's garden, and a traditional pasta dinner!

Franklin Students Advance to UCONN Invention Convention!

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!

Read Across America at Franklin

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.

Safety Letter to Parents -2018- CLICK TO READ

FROM: Dr. Janet Robinson, Superintendent of Stratford Public Schools

Wednesday, 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.
Franklin Grade 6 Valentine's Day Book Tasting

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 Penny War Totals!

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.

Franklin Parent Survey

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.

Franklin's Holiday Fair

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.

Bunnell Band Visits Franklin

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!

Franklin Welcomes Veterans

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.

Nature's Classroom

Franklin 6th Graders at Nature's Classroom. Please click to see pictures.

Franklin - Bring a Veteran to School!

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.

Please Click HERE for Details.

Franklin Students Achieve!

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.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission Outreach

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.

Franklin's First Day 2017

Franklin's teachers rolled out the red carpet for returning students! Click on this story to see pictures.

Mobile Pantry Delivery

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.