News & Announcements

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Parent Wellness Initiative First Event: Beyond the Sandwich Wed. Oct. 24 at 6:15

Franklin is pleased to present “Beyond the Sandwich”, an evening for parents to learn about  how to make nutritious, budget-friendly lunches your child will enjoy. Wednesday, October 24 in the Franklin Gym.  6:15.  See poster for details and to RSVP.  Hope to see you all there:)websiteBeyondTheSandwichCarpool

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

Kindergartens to do Terry Fox Run tomorrow, Wed. Oct. 3

Our kindergarten classes will participate in their own Terry Fox Run tomorrow Oct. 3 and watch a short video prior to going outside. They will be unable to join the whole school as they are on an off-campus trip on Friday.

Learning Skills are important at Franklin!

Please talk to your children about their learning skills and how important they are to success and happiness. 

Terry Fox Run is now scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at 12:00 pm-weather permitting:)

Terry Fox Run Update

Our school is proud to be participating in the Terry Fox School Run. Please join our school community and support this worthy cause. Click: to be taken to our school’s fundraising page at The Terry Fox Foundation has a great reputation with 82 cents of every dollar going directly to cancer research. Thank you for joining […]

School-Day Draw Winner!!

Congratulations to a Family in Grade 1 who are the lucky winners of our School-Day draw.  This family wins a 75.00 multi-restaurant gift card.  Thanks to all who have signed up for S-D.

Terry Fox Run postponed until Tuesday, Oct 2 at 12:00.

Feel free to join us for the Terry Fox run on Oct. 2 at 12:00 on the school play area.

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (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 each September 30 […]

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