Congratulations to Mr. Frankie, Head Custodian, who was recognized with the Special Bobcat Award. Students presented him with cards, poems, door decorations, and balloons to honor his dedication and a milestone birthday. Stratford Academy appreciates all that Mr. Frankie does everyday!
The Franklin Asset Committee has organized a whole school Pajama Day to support kids fighting cancer at Connecticut Children's. PJ Day for the Kids is scheduled for Friday, February 7th. Students are able to make an optional donation of $1.00 or more and wear pajamas! Please see the flyers for more information! There will be a reminder as the date gets closer.
Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:
Attached is the Mid-Term Schedule for the week of January 21-24. Information for Aqua students also included below.
Please refer to the attached brochure and enrollment forms for enrollment into the 21st Century After School program.
Please click story for details
Franklin Families- please don't forget, the Connecticut Mobile Food Pantry will be set-up in the parking lot of Johnson House tomorrow afternoon at 12:00.
Please click to read about our new Raptor System.
Nichols Elementary School participated in the ninth annual PJ Day on Friday, December 13, 2019 where they raised nearly $400 for kids fighting cancer at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Thank you to everyone who participated in and donated to this worthy cause and to the Mrs. Cook who organized the event.
The Nichols Elementary School Beginning Band, Advanced Band and Chorus will hold their annual Winter Concert on Wednesday, January 22, 2021.
Wooster's 8th grade students pair with 3rd graders from Nichols Elementary school for a shared read aloud and literacy activity.
Franklin Students shopped for presents during the Holiday Fair.
Ms. William's 8th grade art students at Wooster Middle School construct 3-dimensional gingerbread houses in preparation for their slab unit.
Nichols' Ninth Annual Winterfest Performances will take place on Tuesday, December 17 AND Wednesday, December 18. The performance for families with last names A-I is Tuesday at 1:15 pm; the performance for families with last names J-Q is Wednesday at 9:15 and the performance for families with last name R-Z is on Wednesday at 1:15.
Attached is the powerpoint that was presented during the Eighth Grade Open House in October.
Thank you to all who attended.
7th and 8th Grade Students visited the Yale University Art Gallery to view art exhibits and create meaningful experiences aligning with their art lessons.
Ms. Perillo and Ms. Pawlowski's 2nd-graders decorated their favorite seasons from "The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree" by Gail Gibbons to welcome Fall.
The SHS Career Pathways segment aired on WTNH.
Click to view the REVISED Winter Sports Tryout Information schedule
Franklin students enjoyed a demonstration of instruments and listened to some amazing music today.
Thousands run in the 7th Annual Vicki Soto 5K to support the Vicki Soto Memorial Fund, Inc. Click for pictures..
Click to see pictures.
School provides a caring and encouraging environment. Students from Ms. Keegan's kindergarten class and the Johnson House Asset Ambassadors create positive notepad messages about school climate.
7th Grade SoundWaters Field Trip
Congratulations to our 6th-Grade Student Leadership Council. The Student Council takes an active role in promoting school spirit and organizing service projects to make our school and community a better place.
Franklin recognized students for outstanding behavior in our monthly SOAR Assembly. Click for pictures.
The artists at Johnson House (grade 2-6) celebrated the book, The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds in art class. They read positive messages about trying, not giving up, inspiring and encouraging others to do their best. As a collaborative school-wide art project, every artist designed their own dot showing their willingness to try and be creative! What a "PAW"sative way to kick off the school year! Go Bobcats!!!
Students plant daffodils donated by Stratford's Town Beautification Committee. Come spring, we hope to see daffodils bloom across our campus. The Town Flower is the Daffodil. Click for photos...
Miss Turechek's 3rd graders celebrated the completion of their first writing unit at the "Starwriter's Cafe". Students read their personal narratives with classmates and staff while enjoying jazz music and hot chocolate. They wrote compliments to each other on Post-it's using the "Starwriter's Menu" of writing strategies as a guide. Click for photos...
Congratulations to Sophia Trovarelli (6th Grade) and Dylan Petraglia (4th Grade) our Principal and Assistant Principal of the Day. They had a great day holding meetings, observing classes, welcoming students and having a special luncheon.
Coming Soon! Parent Conferences for Nichols School will be held on February 6, 2020. There will be an afternoon and evening session on both days.
On Friday, October 18, Lordship students and staff dressed in pink to raise over $622 for the Norma Pfriem Breast Center in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mrs. Santoro/Mr. Commodore's class raised the most money, bringing in $55! Mrs. Agosto's and Mrs. D'Amico's classes tied for being the most "Pinked Out" class, with 100% participation.
Mrs. Pillo's and Ms. Grandfield's kindergarten classes visited Jones Family Farms in Shelton on Friday, October 18. They had a delightful time learning about farms and growing pumpkins as well as having the chance to go on a hayride. Each of them even got to bring home their own pumpkin!
Congratulations to the students who were sworn in as Safety Patrols by Officer Murphy last week.
Chapel Street School PTA has started a Gofundme page to raise money to create a "Be Kind" mural and are asking for support. Please click here for more information.
Franklin students have sat down to record and share the news about what's going on at our school. Please click HERE to see all the episodes!
Franklin students participated in the Hispanic Heritage Art and Essay Contest. We had one winner and one honorable mention.
Essay winner - Alex Ragbir
Art- Honorable Mention- Jianna Quinones
Thanks to our Asset Ambassadors, we had some beautiful sidewalk art to welcome our students back to school.
On Tuesday October 15th, prior to the start of the Stratford Town Council monthly business meeting, two volunteers were honored for their time and effort in providing a fun filled summer at numerous town playgrounds and camp areas for hundreds of children.
When: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 6 pm-8 pm
Where: Wooster - Gym, Cafeteria, and various Classrooms
Franklin students in grades 3-6 participated in Start With Hello Week! This program teaches students to make a difference with their peers in a simple, fun, and impactful way. They take small but powerful actions to promote connectedness and inclusion!
All Franklin students took part in creating a Franklin Falcon Mural by designing their own feathers to hang proudly on our Falcon.
Franklin families were welcomed and had valuable information shared with them that will help them support their children's success in school. Classrooms looked absolutely beautiful and welcoming! Students' artwork, writing, pictures and drawings decorated the rooms. It was another successful event!
Last week, JHS Nurse, Ms. Gabi Rosa, traveled with the International Medical Relief to assist with the Hurricane Dorian disaster relief efforts to provide medical care to Haitian refugees in Abaco. The team also assisted other marginalized people in that community for IV Rehydration, wound care, STI testing, pregnancy testing, and medication refills. We are very proud of her efforts!
New for 2019-2020 School Year
Attention all Parents and Guardians:
Progress reports and report cards will no longer be mailed home. They will be available on your child's PowerSchool parent portal. Please contact the Main Office for log-on information if you do not have it already.
Every month, Franklin School will acknowledge students who are demonstrating good character. Please click HERE for information.