Break a Rule Day a huge success and lots of fun:)

Franklin students are enjoying the ‘Break a Rule’ Day today.  Gum chewing seems to be the choice of many:)))).  Teachers love it too:) Thanks for your donations.

November PA Day Agenda

During our PA Day, all staff will be involved in the morning looking at the instruction of Mathematics and Well-being within our school and developing our School Improvement Plan.  In the afternoon, many teachers will be conducting parent interviews. If you haven’t heard from your child’s teacher and would like to set up an interview, […]

High School Info Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, High Schools across the board will be hosting Grade 8 Nights for parents and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to High School, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check-out the information session for any […]

Holiday celebrations coming soon:)

Here are the dates and times of our upcoming Holiday Assemblies. Tuesday, Dec. 19  12-12:30   Kindergarten assembly  (parents only) Wed. Dec. 20 12-1:00  Primary Assembly  (parents only) Thurs. Dec. 21   12-1:00  Junior Assembly (parents only)   ***Please note that no students (siblings) will be called from class to attend these assemblies due to available space […]

Please park responsibly around our school

Please be very careful when parking around our school so we can ensure the safety of the children in this neighbourhood.  Also be sure to respect our neighbours’ properties when parking.  We had a student in the neighbourhood almost hit by a car that was parked on a side street.  Many thanks in keeping our […]

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Pink Shirt Day is Friday, November 24

Franklin will be celebrating Pink Shirt Day on Friday, Nov. 24 to stand up to bullying.  If you don’t have a shirt, just wear anything that is pink.  We hope to have pink showing on all of our 630 students and all of our staff.  Join in and stand up to bullying.

Waterloo Region Anti-bullying week is Nov. 19-25

Waterloo Region is declaring next week Anti-bullying week. Franklin will be planning some activities to highlight to need to stop bullying at school and everywhere. Stay tuned…..

Try Hockey on ice event is this Sunday, Nov. 19

If your child is in Grade 2 or 3 and received a card from Try Hockey to come out and try hockey on ice, the event is free to those students and is this Sunday, Nov. 19 at the Kitchener Auditorium from 9:00-10:30.  Bring the whole family.

Supporting your Child’s Mental Health Session

Conestoga Public School is hosting a presentation on Children’s Mental Health on Tuesday, Nov. 14.  Doors open at 6:30 and speaker begins at 7:00. Speaker is Ann Douglas, Canada’s bestselling and trusted parenting author. Please RSVP online at

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