News & Announcements

Franklin Family Games Night is coming May 2 6:30-8:00. Mark it on your calendar:)

Stay tuned for more information about this event.

Franklin students raise 1,297.00 for Epilepsy Canada

Congratulations to our students for raising 1297.00 for Epilepsy Canada.  A representative from EC will be accepting the cheque at our April Assembly on April 26.  Great job, everyone:)

April 12 is a PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

Friday, April 12, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. Elementary Teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation […]

EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

Staff Parking only in our school lot. New sign posted.

Please note that there is now a sign indicating that the parking lot if for Staff Only.  There is no pick-up or drop-off allowed in the lot at any time.  We appreciate your support.  You may park in the church lot, along the school yard or on a side street where parking is allowed.  Thank […]

Change of date for May School Council meeting. May 7, 2019.

Our May meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 7 instead of Wednesday May 8 as our school Kodaly Choir will be performing at the Centre in the Square on May 8. Meeting is 6:30-8:00 in our library.  All are welcome!!  Come out and see what SC is all about.

Room 17 holds Muffin Monday to raise money for St. Mary’s Hospital:)

The students in Room 17 made muffins and sold them to the staff today to raise money to support St. Mary’s Hospital.  The muffins were delicious!!!  Thanks, Room 17.  Great job:)  

Thanks to our Strong Start Volunteers:)

We are so thankful to our Strong Start volunteers who make this wonderful program available at Franklin.  The program helps students in K and Grade 1 solidify their letters, sounds and words in preparation for reading.  Each volunteer is trained prior to starting their job and the children benefit so much from this program. We […]

Register for our free family engagement series

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) together with Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) and Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) are hosting a series of free events for parents and caregivers. The theme for this year’s event is PARENT ENGAGEMENT: Lets Build Our Toolkit for Success. Registration for these events is required. Date: Wednesday, March […]

Good-bye and thanks to Mrs. Lainson:) Welcome back, Mrs. Verlinden:)

We say good-bye to Mrs. Lainson as she completes her time in Room 19.  We have appreciated having her on our Franklin staff this year. I know the children will miss her.   Welcome back, Mrs. Verlinden.  We are pleased to have Mrs. Verlinden return to our team after her year-long maternity leave.  We wish […]

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