School Council Message

Happy September! It is hard to believe we are already mid-September. We hope all your kids have had a smooth start back to class this year. We are excited to gather both in-person and virtually on Thursday, September 22nd at 6:30 pm. Please mark your calendars and we will send out both our minutes from […]

Week of September 18 – Reminders and Updates

Hello Franklin Families/Guardians, It has truly been wonderful to have the students back in the schools. The energy they bring into the building truly energizes us, makes us smile, and keeps us on our toes!! Here are your reminders and updates for this week. Reminders: 1. Students brought home student verification forms on Thursday. If […]

Bus 142 Update – Sept. 19th to Sept. 23rd

Dear Families/Guardians, If your child is on Bus 142, they will be receiving a letter today which informs you of an expected cancellation from Monday September 19th to Friday September 23rd, 2022. The letter states: Date: September 16, 2022 Re: Transportation Service Interruptions Route: 142 Dear Parent(s)/Guardians(s): This letter is to inform you that your […]

Anticipated Transportation Service Interruptions

We want to share an important update about school buses. Due to a driver shortage and the impact on service this will have, some routes will be cancelled using the same approach as the last school year. More than 90% of scheduled trips are operating normally. However, some routes are experiencing more frequent and prolonged […]

School Council – Reminder and Update

Hello Franklin Families/Guardians, Our apologies for the confusion with the School Council meeting date. Typically the School Council is every third Thursday of most months; however, for September the meeting will be on September 22nd to allow families to have more time to arrange to be present in-person or you can listen in on-line, as this […]

Our Strategic Plan – Hear from Director chanicka

As we set out on the journey of creating our plan for the future of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we grounded our focus in our role of educating and preparing students to excel on their chosen path in learning and life. The Strategic Planning Process has been, by far, the most broad […]

Week of September 11th – Reminders and Updates

Good day Franklin Families. We hope you are having a wonderful weekend. We are sure you children are tired and exhausted from their first week of learning, making new friendships and trying to learn expectations. Here are your reminders and updates which will also be posted on the Franklin website until School-Day is accessible to […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

WRDSB flags flown at half-mast for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 11, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and offices, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the Government of Canada in 2017 and is recognized annually on the second Sunday of September. […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day & Awareness Month

September 9, 2022 marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve the prevention of FASD, as well as diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. Red Shoes Rock Red Shoes Rock is […]

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