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The Franklin Garden Club will be starting up again! Please click HERE for the dates.
The 12th annual Stratford High School Senior Athlete Recognition/Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 18th at 6:30 p.m. at Vazzano's Four Seasons Catering and Banquet, 337 Kenyon Street, Stratford.
Please see the attached letter
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Attention all Grade 10 and 11 Students:
The SHS College Planning Night will take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the SHS Cafeteria.
Please RSVP by April 30th.
Please click HERE for more information.
Auditions for the 11th Annual Faculty, Staff and Student Talent Show will be Wednesday April 18th and Thursday April 19th from 2:15 to 4:30 (or until we run out of acts to see) in the SHS auditorium. All acts must be"PERFORMANCE READY" at the time of the audition. (You must bring your music tracks to the audition if you plan on using one!) All confirmed performers must attend one rehearsal the following week, either Wednesday or Thursday.
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.
By: Estella and Sade
By: Shauna and McKenzie
Stratford Public Schools, in conjunction with the Stratford Board of Education, the Stratford Education Association, and the Connecticut State Department of Education, is participating in the National Teacher of the Year Program. We will nominate one of our tenured, full time teachers for this distinction. Click here for nomination form.
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!
Get ready to SCARE heart disease away with the Scare Squad! TheHoops For Heart Scare Squad is the program's newest heart heroes! Each of our new monster friends is charged with a special healthy message and reinforces what students are learning in health and physical education.
We've aligned national standards-based activity ideas from our SHAPE America JRFH/HFH Grantees with the Scare Squad's heart healthy messages to help get you started on and join our Scare Squad on the prowl for Heart Health!
Nichols School was the 6th place fundraiser out of the entire state in 2016-17 with $4,749 raised!
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!
Stratford Academy staff and students promote World Down Syndrome Day to celebrate the unique differences that make our world brighter. Click for pictures.
Students kick-off Math Day with an exciting pep rally showcasing raffle winners and strategy-based concepts. Teachers hosted math rotations with fun learning games and activities throughout the day. Click for more photos.
Save the Date: Nichols Elementary School Field Day is scheduled for May 22; Rain Date is May 24.
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Students paint positive messages on river rocks to promote kindness throughout our school..
Please click HERE for a video update from our PTO!
Click on the link below to view the "What we love about Chapel School" video.
The Eli Whitney Community Embrace Our Diversity with the Miss Vicki Soto's Only One You
JHS 5th and 6th graders participate in the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC), a part of a nationwide program where students in K-8 grades solve everyday problems with inventions and innovations. Click for more photos.
C.A.R.E. - Citizens Addressing Racial Equity. Action Teams are making Stratford stronger, more inclusive and vibrant by exploring practical ways to address racial equity and promote cultural competence in our community.
Mayor Laura Hoydick read to Mrs. Galasso's 3rd grade class for Read Across America Day.
Please click to read this article written by one of Franklin's 5th Graders!
The annual SHS Craft/Vendor Fair is cancelled.
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.
Fifth and Sixth Graders Learn in Outdoor Classroom
By Kylie and Taylor
Building character through art and literature.
Students enjoy a friendly visit from Gizmo, Bennie, and Sara Jane, therapy dogs from Paws For Friendship (PFF)... Click to see more.
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.
MEMO FROM THE NURSE:
TAKE THESE SIMPLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF SEASONAL INFLUENZA (FLU):
5th and 6th Graders are invited to join our annual chef contest! Please Click HERE for details.
Fifth grade students showcase the significance of equality by honoring Black History Month and promoting kindness throughout our community.
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!
A message from our school nurse, Ms. Hartigan.
Franklin will again be conducting student led conferences this Thursday February 8th. Please click HERE for details.
** This sign-up will open on WEDNESDAY, January 31st at 4pm **Click here to sign up.