Friday, October 26, 2018 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 26, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and Extended Day Programs will operate at satellite locations. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our Strategic Plan and Operational Goals for Student Achievement & Well-Being and School Improvement […]

Beyond the Sandwich Oct. 24 6:15-7:30

Come hear about ways to create healthy, fun lunches ‘beyond the sandwich’.   See poster included.  BeyondTheSandwich

QSP Fundraiser ends Oct. 22. Don’t miss out:)

Franklin is halfway through our Magazine Fundraiser and it is well on its way to being a huge success! This is the last weekend to ask your family and friends. Please remember to bring in your order forms no later than Monday October 22nd. The money raised each year helps to fund school projects like […]

October 16 is Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day

Today, October 16th, we celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day, a day where we recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our early childhood educators. More than 550 educators went to work this morning to greet and care for 8,400 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board. To witness our littlest learners get excited […]

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:)

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