News & Announcements

Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

Franklin has a twitter account

Please try out our new twitter account @FranklinPSchool and keep up to date with the happenings at our school.  Please let me know if you have any problems accessing it. Warmest regards, Susan Schaffner, Principal

Keeping our students safe! Criminal Records Checks coming to Franklin

Dear Parents/Guardians We know you love to volunteer and we appreciate your help! The Waterloo Region District School Board requires, “Prior to volunteering, submit an original copy of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) if supervising students that are not in direct proximity of a staff member or if deemed necessary by the Principal”. This […]

Terry Fox update:)

Thanks to the generosity of our Franklin Community, we raised over 1400.00 for our Terry Fox campaign.  On Thursday, Oct. 5 we had an amazing celebration assembly where many teachers kissed a dead fish, enjoyed pies in their faces and Mr. Young and Mr. Rumble endured the head shave!!!!  What great sports our teachers are:) […]

School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

World Teachers’ Day 2017

Waterloo region sparkles with talented innovators creating new ideas from quantum computers and Hyperloop transport to progressive thinking on gender issues and social justice. Whether it is high tech innovation or social innovation – changing our society and communities to become better places to live and work and raise a family – we know that […]

Terry Fox campaign at 1230.00 to date!!!!

Thanks to your generous donations, we have now reached the $1230.00 mark.  We are hoping to reach 1500.00 by Thursday so we can shave the heads of our two kind staff members, Mr. Young, and Mr. Rumble. If you can help us reach this goal, we thank you in advance.  If you have already donated, […]

Terry Fox Campaign continues to grow:)

We continue to have toonies come into our school to support this year’s campaign.  After a fantastic run last Thursday, we are tallying our donations and have reached goals for our Team Shirt/Hat day, this Friday , teachers kissing dead fish, as well as our Pie in the Face goal.  We are hoping that we […]

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

WRDSB recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

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