News & Announcements

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Great Professional Learning at Franklin!

The Franklin staff had a wonderful morning of professional development in looking at the teaching of Mathematics and how to make all those at Franklin feel safe and valued. Such a great group of professionals to work with here:)  Try solving the problem!!  Ask your child to help.

Grade 1 French Immersion

Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, noon December 4, noon December 4, 7 p.m. Please […]

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 […]

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