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.
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.
Vendor applications are due by March 31, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly Rosenbaum at (203) 526-2419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on the following link for the application.
Fifth grader, Brynn Herrera, is the winner of the 2017 Stratford Board of Education's, "Winter Scenes," Art Contest. Her artwork will be used on the Stratford Board of Education winter cards this year.
The One and Only Ivan is this year's selection for our One School, One Book initiative. Please visit the OSOB website for information about the book and author, weekly questions, reading schedule and teacher-read chapters. Click on following link to read more- <https://nicholsoneschoolonebook.weebly.com/>.
Support Franklin School with Spirit Wear! Click HERE for the flyer! The deadline for ordering is Friday January 26th.
Art and Music Sharing a Classroom at Lordship
Get to know how Ms. Grandfield and Mrs. Pillo teach kindergarten.
Please click HERE for information.
Stratford High School New Construction - click below for project website
Students from grades 4 through 6 performed the National Anthem to kick off a recent Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey game. They discussed the history of the National Anthem and worked on the song with their music teacher, Ms. Welch. What a great opportunity to show our Nichols Pride!
Meet the new secretary at Lordship School!
by Rachel and Mackenzie
Please click HERE for details.
On December 16th, approximately 85 sixth grade instrumental music students showcased their talents throughout the town of Stratford.
Angela Capinera talks to Second Grade about the horseshoe crab which can be found in the shallow waters of Stratford's shores. Horseshoe crabs are often referred to as living fossils, as they have changed little in the last 445 million years.
Mrs. Cody, our math coach, worked with Mrs. Signore's students creating lego monsters
Teachers and Administration work together to recognize student's positive influence throughout our school community!
Chapel donated 200 pairs of Pajamas. Please click here to read more.
Nichols' students are participating in Six Flags' Read to Succeed reading incentive program. Students in grades K-6 who complete six hours of recreational reading can earn free tickets to the amusement park located in Agawam, MA.
Greg Tang recently visited Nichols Elementary. Each year he travels the country, giving hundreds of workshops and presentations for teachers and students spreading his formula for math success. We were fortunate to have him come to our school
Please see the attached PowerPoint for more information:Click Here
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.
By Taylor and Shauna
Please click HERE for more information.
Please click HERE for a message from Mr. McNeill.
Get to know your student council officers!
By Sam and McKenzie
Meet the fifth grade teachers at Lordship!
By Alyssa and Meghan
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.