Franklin Friday News

What's Going On at #FAPBG-Week of October 14, 2019

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No School Friday, October 18th!

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Jeans for Troops Day-November 6th

On November 6th, we will be participating in the GI Go Funds, nationwide Jeans for Troops dress down day. Teachers, staff, and students who donate $5 or more to GI Go Fund, can wear their favorite pair of jeans to school on November 6th. This small donation will help provide supportive services to military veterans, including housing for homeless veterans, job placement for unemployed veterans, and healthcare assistance to disabled veterans. We encourage all who've donated to wear a patriotic shirt with their jeans that day.

Please join our team to make your donation by visiting


There is ‘Snow Much to Read’ at the Fall Book Fair!

A blizzard of books is headed your way with Scholastic’s Artic Adventure Book Fair! Students can strengthen their reading skills as they go on the coolest expedition ever and venture deep into the ice-cold, polar regions!

The Book Fair will be:

October 7-16, 8:00 - 3:00 daily.

There will be a “Grand” Event on October 8th , 4- 6 pm, “Family” Night on October 10th, 4-6 pm, “Harvest Festival” on October 12th, 10:30-2:30 and before and during Elementary Curriculum Night, October 15th, 4-7:30 pm. Please sign up in the Raptor System, if you would love to Volunteer! Don’t forget you can use e-wallet to save a hassle and not have to worry about checks, money orders or credit cards. Please visit our web page to sign up:

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FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.

Any individual can anonymously make a report, whether it is from their phone or a computer. Reports may include:

○Weapons on campus

○Threats of shootings

○Bomb threats

How to report

○The FortifyFL app is linked in all teacher and student Clever portals.

○A downloadable app is also available for smartphones.

To make a report locate the FortifyFL icon displayed to with this message in the student's clever portal.

Additional information, including information about false reporting and misuse is available in the file below.

Patriot News- Athletics & Clubs

1) Club registration ends this weekend.

2) Girls Volleyball ended their season 8-2 and are the #2 seed in the playoffs. The playoffs are at Franklin Academy – BB on Tuesday the 15th. $2.00 entrance fee to get in our game will start around 5:30.

3) Boys soccer tryouts are in two weeks.

4) Girls basketball tryouts are also in two weeks.

September & October Staff Birthdays

September 5-Ms. Greenman

September 7-Ms. Vargas

September 14-Ms. Maret

October 2-Ms. Lee

October 6-Ms. Rutter

October 14-Ms. Ellis

October 16-Ms. Appleman

October 25-Ms. Solivan

Growth, Gratitude, Goals, & Grit

This year, we are focusing school-wide on celebrating growth, expressing gratitude, achieving goals, and developing grit.

If you would like to recognize a student, teacher, or faculty member, please fill out the form below!



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