January 30, 2015
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High School Registration
On Tuesday, 8th grade students attended presentations by Ms. Herrity (CRK) & Mr. Metzger (CRW) introducing high school registration. This is the kick-off to what will be a busy time period for 8th graders. We encourage you to visit with your child and attend the upcoming orientation meetings at Kennedy and Washington. Please see the information below.
Tuesday, February 3: Freshman orientation for parents AND students @ Washington HS,6:30-9:30 p.m. VERY important meeting for all Washington bound families to attend!
Thursday, February 5: Freshman orientation for parents AND students @ Kennedy HS, 6:30-9:30PM. VERY important meeting for all Kennedy bound families to attend!
Tuesday, February 10 9:00-11:15AM: HS activities assemblies at respective high schools. All students will be bussed to either Wash. or Kennedy for these assemblies.
Week of February 9-13: All 8th graders will turn in a draft of their HS registration to Franklin counselors
Friday, February 20: All 8th graders will finalize HS registration with HS counselors @ Franklin
2nd Quarter PARRT Awards
- No grade lower than a C
- No office referrals
- Absent from school 2 or less days
- No missing work
- 3 or fewer late assignments
Besides being recognized in front of their peers they also received a certificate with the following items to be redeemed: 4 front of the line lunch passes, eat lunch with a friend in the student lounge, 20 Bolt Bucks, and 1 homework pass. To see the list of students who qualified for 2nd Quarter follow the link: http://franklin.cr.k12.ia.us/academics/parrt-awards/
For information addressed in the district assessment parent letter please follow the link to the virtual backpack: http://webapps.cr.k12.ia.us/virtualbackpack/FlyerLinks.aspx?school=Franklin
NAEP Tests-8th Graders Only
Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Winner
Click on the link for a list of past recipients: http://unitedwayofeastcentraliowa.org/mlk/
Fine Arts Honors
Marion Honor Band
Middle School Honor Orchestra
6th Grade: Josh Horne, Priya Kearny, Sophie Lindwall, Alexis Bearbower, Sydney McElree, Ben Wilding.
7th Grade: Keegan McRae, Hannah Novak, Skylea Trout, Hannah Gerke, Raelyn Stecker, Andrew Stevenson.
8th Grade: Anastasia Margellos, Lydia Kilgore, Havan Kaplan, Olivia Kennedy, Julia Narhi, Mary Weston, Dean Wibe.
We are very proud of the students and their directors, Ms. Stern & Ms. Brown.
Moment of Inspiration/Reflection
Thanks to Mr. Ellis for sharing.