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Blog Entries - 2017

Veteran's Day care package

AW Veteran's Care Package

Posted on: November 30, 2017

​​Anthony Wayne students in Mrs. Paulsen's class created care packages for military troops stationed overseas.  The care packages will be delivered on behalf of the students  through Kettering Medical Center by Anthony Wayne parent Amy Campbell.    

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Board Honors Student Achievement

Board Honors Student Achievement

Posted on: November 28, 2017

Board Honors Students for Achievement: At its Nov. 27 board meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored two sixth graders for earning Straight As for 10 quarters. Pictured are (at left) Alexis Taulbee (Hunter) and Delaney Hamm

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Houston Relief Student Government

FHS Student Government

Posted on: November 21, 2017

A message from Kelli Fromm, principal at FHS: Here is a picture taken with a "Thank You" banner for our FHS Student Government from Beckendorff Junior High near Houston.  FHS Student Government raised funds to send to this school in the wake of the

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Franklin Night at the Pacers Game

Franklin Night at the Pacers

Posted on: November 21, 2017

The recent turnout of Franklin Night for the Pacers vs. Pistons game was so awesome that they've decided to do it again! Information attached, so please feel free to join the community in representing Franklin to cheer on Luke!

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Winter Guard Event

Franklin Guard Event

Posted on: November 21, 2017

Need a break from Thanksgiving and Black Friday? The Franklin Wildcat Guard Boosters is hosting a child care and gift wrapping event November 25th from 1-5pm at Hampton Bennett. Please see the attached flyers. Please register your child

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Veteran's Day at Anthony Wayne

Posted on: November 13, 2017

​​​​Anthony Wayne students and staff were joined by active and retired military around the flagpole on Friday, November 10th.  The ceremony included the raising of a special flag that was flown in combat over Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom

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Finance Award

Posted on: November 8, 2017

Congratulations to Ms. Fidler at Franklin High School. She has been awarded a Next Gen Personal Finance Gold Standard distinction for her commitment to educating ALL students in 21st Century personal finance skills. This summer, NGPF analyzed 11,000 US high

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hashtag

District Hashtag

Posted on: November 7, 2017

We need your help! Franklin City Schools (FCS) is looking to create and adopt a district hashtag. Hashtags are a community-created way of organizing information on social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook. Multiple organizations within FCS utilize

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COSI Visit

Posted on: November 3, 2017

Students explored the magic and wonders of chemistry when COSI (Center of Science and Industry) brought its traveling science program “It’s Simply Chemistry” to Anthony Wayne Elementary on November 1st. All students participated in a variety

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Anthony Wayne is the "Place to Be"

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Students and staff have been making Anthony Wayne Elementary “The Place to Be” by modeling three school-wide behavior expectations: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Safe.  Students have been supporting these school-wide behavior

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Junior Class After Prom

Posted on: October 24, 2017

The Franklin HS Junior After Prom Committee is beginning the annual Fruit and Wreath sale.  This fundraiser has been a tradition in Franklin for over 35 years.  The produce and evergreen items are alway top quality.  Many families rely on this

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Color Guard

Franklin Winter Guard

Posted on: October 15, 2017

Attention all Students! The Franklin Winter Guard season is fast approaching and we will be having tryouts for any students that would be interested. All tryouts will be at the Franklin High School and are 4 consecutive days. For Junior High: Try outs will

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Anthony Wayne Fall Math Night

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Anthony Wayne families celebrated the beginning of Fall with ‘Fall’ Into Math Night.  Students spent quality time playing fun and educational math games with family members.  Over the next several weeks Anthony

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Anthony Wayne Scientific Method

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Anthony Wayne students in Mrs. Ellzey's class have been learning how to conduct experiments with the scientific method.  The students recently learned about force and motion by experimenting with marshmallow catapults!  

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Veteran's Day

Veteran's Day Assembly

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Veterans invited to Franklin High School program Nov. 10 All area veterans are invited to attend the annual Veterans Day Program at Franklin High School on Friday, Nov. 10., in the McDade Auditorium. Veterans are asked to arrive by 8:45

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Homecoming

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Wednesday evening was the annual homecoming parade and bonfire. We have a great representative of each of the classes serving on our court this year.    Freshmen, from left: Melia Sargent, Tyler Woods, Hannah Sandlin, Xavier Combs, Austin

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grade 2 AW

Anthony Wayne Grade 2 Students

Posted on: October 2, 2017

Anthony Wayne second grade students in Mrs. Parker's class were excited to take what they learned about communities to make their very own. The students brainstormed ideas to decide what structures would be needed and went to work making their creations. Finally, they discussed as a class how to strategically place each structure. 

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Fall play FHS

Fall Play FHS

Posted on: October 1, 2017

Franklin High School Drama Club will present Peter and the Starcatcher on Oct. 20 and 21 (7 p.m.) and Oct. 22 (2 p.m.) Tickets are $10/adults, $8/seniors, and $5/students. They will be on sale the week of the show at lunch

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Sept. Student achievement

September Student Achievement

Posted on: October 1, 2017

Board honors students for achievement. At its Sept. 25 board meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored students for earning Straight As for 10 quarters. Front row from left: Logan Robinson, Catherine O'Hara, Jace Murphy (all from Hunter), Aiden

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art

Anthony Wayne Artist in Residence

Posted on: October 1, 2017

Under the guidance of FCS elementary art teacher Karen Roberts, each and every Anthony Wayne student participated in a Muse Artist in Residence program where students colorfully designed plastic shapes of triangles and rhombuses of varying sizes with symbols

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Message from Athletic Director about Friday's Football Game

Posted on: September 19, 2017

A message from FHS Athletic Director, Brian Bales: Below is information from the Valley View Athletic Director concerning this Friday's game. I wanted to get it to you early this week so you can plan accordingly. We will have pre-sale tickets here at

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Nutrition Program

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Anthony Wayne students are learning all about good nutrition from the Balance My Day curriculum and the Healthy Kids Challenge.  Students participate in 6 interactive lessons learning all about healthy foods and healthy eating habits through music,

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Hurricane Relief Drive

Posted on: September 18, 2017

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston we had less than 24 hours to react and get relief to those in need. That's when The Franklin HS School Counseling & Guidance office teamed up with the FHS Athletic Office to send Franklin gear to the Houston flooding

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AP Exams

AP Exams

Posted on: September 18, 2017

Congratulations to our FHS students on their recent scores on the Advanced Placement (AP) exams.   Each AP test is given a score from 1 to 5. Those numbers mean:   5: Extremely Well Qualified 4: Well Qualified 3:

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hello program

Start with Hello

Posted on: September 18, 2017

Jocelyn Bialk, the social worker assisting with meeting student needs at FHS,  has started  the Start With Hello this week at FHS.   The rational is this is a time when many people are coming back together or new people are coming into the

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Pacers Flyer

Pistons vs. Pacers

Posted on: September 14, 2017

The Detroit Pistons are coming to Indianapolis on Nov. 17th.  The attachment below has information about the game and tickets you can purchase online.  See the link on the flyer and use the password (Luke) to get your tickets.  Luke will

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Cheerleader Flyer

FHS Alumni Cheerleaders

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Calling ALL………… Franklin Alumni Cheerleaders The current FHS cheerleaders and coaches would like to invite ALL FHS Alumni cheerleaders to cheer at the Homecoming game on Friday, October 6th. We would like to have a meeting on

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Flyer

Color Guard

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Franklin Wild Kittens Color Guard Clinic   The Franklin Color Guard is inviting any students grades 1st - 7th to come participate in a Color Guard Clinic that will take place on September 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th @ 6pm-7:30pm behind the

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Attendance Banner

Anthony Wayne Attendance Banner

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Anthony Wayne students celebrate winning the 'AW Awesome Attendance Banner'.  The attendance banner travels weekly to the hallway with the highest attendance percentage.  So far, the 'Awesome Attendance Banner' has been proudly displayed in 2 different hallways!  

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Dayton Challenger Center

Posted on: September 7, 2017

The Dayton Challenger Center brought a portable planetarium to Anthony Wayne called 'Star Lab' . Anthony Wayne students learned about constellations, UV light and deep space objects.  Thanks to Labors Local 534 from AK Steel and the Anthony Wayne PTO for bringing this learning experience to Anthony Wayne students!

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Hurricane Relief Drive

Posted on: September 7, 2017

A message from Chief Whitman:   The City of Franklin is partnering with Caring Partners a local Mission Resource Center located on Shotwell Drive here in Franklin to collect personal hygiene/cleaning supplies for areas affected by hurricane

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12th grade immunization

Posted on: August 30, 2017

ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF SENIORS (12TH GRADERS) The Ohio Department of Health has released the immunization requirements for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.  Seniors (12th graders) will be required to have two MCV4 (Meningococcal serogroup A,

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immunizations

7th Grade Shot Records

Posted on: August 27, 2017

ATTENTION 7TH GRADE PARENTS   Thank you to all the parents who have already turned in their child's shot record! Please be reminded to the parents of 7th graders who have not turned in their updated shot records. Proof of receiving Tdap and Meningitis

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Anthony Wayne MyOn

Posted on: August 24, 2017

Congratulations to the MyOn winner from Anthony Wayne. Kylee Sloan, pictured with our librarian, Dutchess Gaunt, won an award for reading the most on a district reading program by the name of MyOn.

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Sign AW

Anthony Wayne

Posted on: August 23, 2017

Anthony Wayne students learned 3 school-wide behavior expectations: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Safe.  Students participated in a large group assembly followed by each individual classroom visiting common/shared areas (hallways, restrooms, etc)

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Donations

Posted on: August 22, 2017

The Anthony Wayne school community thanks Faurecia, First Baptist Church, Freedom Worship Center as well as Drew Mantel and Tonja Johnston from Edward Jones Investments for backpacks, school supplies, and sneakers for our students! 

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Solar Eclipse

Posted on: August 21, 2017

A message from Franklin High School Principal, Mrs. Fromm:   Solar Eclipse: FHS will not have any school sponsored activities where students are taken outside to view the solar eclipse on Monday 8/21. While we understand this may be

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Community Meeting

Posted on: August 16, 2017

The Franklin Board of Education has set a date for a community meeting regarding the possibility of pursuing new school buildings. The board will host an information meeting on October 9 at 6 pm in the Franklin High School cafeteria to measure community

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Important

Grade 7 & 9 Chromebook Orientation

Posted on: August 11, 2017

Due to both grade levels being of larger size, the schedule of the 1:1 parent orientation on Monday, August 14, at Franklin High School auditorium has changed slightly:   6:30: Grade 7 and new incoming grade 8   7:00: Grade

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immunization

Immunization Clinic

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Parents, If your child still needs their immunization shots, here is a clinic they can attend through Warren County Health District.  The Warren County Health District will be holding a Saturday Immunization Clinic on August 26th. This

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Soccer Camp

Posted on: July 31, 2017

The Franklin Wildcats Boys' and Girls' Soccer teams are holding a camp to promote an early love for the game of soccer. This camp will focus on helping players learn fundamentals of the game, ball skills, team play, and building character. 

Soccer Camp Flyer

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Franklin Baseball Golf Outing

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Check out information about the upcoming golf outing sponsored by the Franklin Wildcat Baseball team. Information is below about participating and/or sponsoring a hole.

Baseball Flyer

Sponsor Information

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School Time Accidental Insurance Coverage

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Your child is protected while attending regular school sessions. Also covered is travel directly to and from your Residence to attend regular school sessions for travel time required, but not more than one hour before or after regular classes. Travel time on

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Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Posted on: June 20, 2017

The Education Department of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the following Franklin High School students have been accepted in our Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestras program for the 17-18 school year. Their acceptance was based

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RFP

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Franklin City Schools is accepting proposals for the purchase of 500 new Chromebooks for the 2017-18 school year. Please see the attached document for details.

RFP Chromebooks

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Wildcat Football Camp

Posted on: June 5, 2017

Please see information below about the upcoming Wildcat Football Camp:

34th Annual Football Camp

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DayTony Theatre Awards

Posted on: June 5, 2017

Franklin High School recently attended the annual DayTony High School Theatre Awards. For five years they have participated in this program which recognizes excellence in high school theater in the Miami Valley. There are 14 area schools who participate.

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2017 Elementary Summer School

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Elementary Summer School. Summer school will run June 19 through July 13 from 8:30-12 Monday through Thursday for grades Pre-K through 3rd Grade. Seamless lunch program will be available 12 to 12:30. Summer School is

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GOTR

Posted on: May 30, 2017

Anthony Wayne Girls on the Run members raised a total of $444.76 for Colton Hefner, an Anthony Wayne 4th grade student who is battling Leukemia. Thanks to all of our Anthony Wayne students for their donations to Colton!

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Pennyroyal Wax Museum

Posted on: May 30, 2017

Pennyroyal recently held their annual Ohio Wax Museum, where students were able to showcase the famous people they had learned about. 

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Community Luncheon

Posted on: May 30, 2017

Anthony Wayne celebrated with their annual Community Luncheon where local community and staff members eat lunch with fifth grade students at the Franklin Fire House. 

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Pennyroyal Staff & Student Game

Posted on: May 26, 2017

The last day at Pennyroyal was fun filled!  They had Tug-of-War, a demonstration from the Franklin Police K-9 Officers, Staff vs. 6th Grade Basketball, Year-end Slideshow, and then lastly said goodbye to the 6th graders as they walked the halls prior to

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Board Honors Students

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Board honors students for achievement. At their May 22 meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored 21 students for achievement. Three junior high students, Nikyra Bohannon, Ellie Mullins, and Bryanna Thompson, were recognized for a STEM project that

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Board Honors Teachers

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Teachers receive crystal apple awards. At its May 22 Board meeting, the Franklin Board of Education recognized two teachers who had received their buildings' Excellence in Teaching awards. Jessica Currin received the first Pennyroyal Elementary

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Dragon's MVP

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Congratulations to Madeline Montez, 5th grade student at Anthony Wayne Elementary, for being selected as the MVP for the Dayton Dragons.  Madeline was invited to attend a recent Dayton Dragons game with her teacher Mrs. Cindy Clark where they enjoyed the ball game from the suite!

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WCCC Field Trip

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Anthony Wayne 5th & 6th grade students visited the Warren County Career Center where they learned about the skills needed for a variety of different careers.    

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Thespian Banquet

Posted on: May 22, 2017

FHS Thespian Troupe inducts new members, gives awards   Franklin High School Thespian Troupe 1569 inducted sixteen new members at its annual banquet on May 16.    Those inducted were Cassidy Carver, Megan Combs, Hannah Cundiff, Mackenzie

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NJHS Inductees

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Franklin Junior High inducts 29 into NJHSFranklin Junior High School inducted 29 students into its chapter of the National Junior Honor Society on Thursday, May 11. The chapter was established in 2014; this was the third class inducted.  Those inducted

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Teacher Honor

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Congratulations to art teacher, Sally Runge! She was selected by the National Board as a standard setting panelist in EMC/Art. The EMC/Art panel will meet on June 27, 2017 in Arlington, VA. She will be working with other National Board Certified Teachers to

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Scholarship Winner

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Kelsea Penny honored with a Franklin B. Walter scholarshipSenior Kelsea Penny was named the Franklin High School winner of the Franklin B. Walter scholarship at an April 5 banquet hosted by the Warren County Educational Service Center. She received

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Road Closures

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Warren County (Wednesday, May 10, 2017) – Culvert replacement requires closing State Route 123 between SR 122 and Pekin Road for five days beginning Monday, May 15.   Traffic will be detoured using SR 122 and Interstate

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Google Doodle Winners

Posted on: May 12, 2017

In a contest sponsored by the Franklin City Schools' Department of Technology, students in Mrs. Bender’s art classes at Franklin Junior High School designed Google Doodles for use in the technology department and communications around the district.

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Paul Brow Stadium Visit

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Third grade students from Anthony Wayne visited Paul Brown Stadium. THe students even caught a glimpse of some players and gave them 5's!

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Student Achievement

Posted on: May 3, 2017

At their April 23 meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored 8 students for Student Achievement, recognizing them for earning Straight A's for at least 10 consecutive quarters. They were, front row from left. Madeline Montez (Anthony Wayne), Trey

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FJHS STEM

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Great job to some of our Franklin Junior High School STEM students for helping a preschool student, Ally, paint.

WLWT STEM news story

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Poetry Writing Contest

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Check out the winners of the annual Franklin High School Poetry Writing Contest. Entries will be on display in the Media Center on Saturday during the district-wide art show this Saturday from 3-6 pm.

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Reds Showcase MVP

Posted on: April 18, 2017

    Konnor Black was selected as Reds Showcase MVP at last night's baseball game against Edgewoode at Wright State University.  Konnor pitched a complete shutout game with 5 Ks and went 3 for 3 at the plate wth the only RBI. Cats beat

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Jake Blevins Memorial Scholarship Monte Carlo Night and Kentucky Derby Games

Posted on: April 5, 2017

Jake Blevins Memorial Scholarship Monte Carlo Night and Kentucky Derby Games is on Saturday May 6, 2017 at the Franklin Golf Club from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

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Students Honored

Posted on: April 4, 2017

Students honored for academic achievement. The Franklin Board of Education recently honored students for achievement. Pennyroyal Elementary students Brenna Clifford (6th grade) and William Long (5th grade) were both recognized for earning Straight As for

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Young Artist Show

Posted on: April 4, 2017

FHS students in annual young artist show. FHS students Alisa Raney, Mackenzie Faulkner, and Bella Purdy were among students whose work was recently displayed at the Middletown Art Center's annual youth art exhibition, "Tomorrow's Artist Today."

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Franklin Winter Guard

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Franklin High School Winter Guard wows the audience at Winter Guard International (WGI) with their innovative double rifle juggling.  See the interview​with Coach Missy Townsend below. Winter Guard Double

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Crankin' Out the Hits

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Everyone's favorite night with the Franklin High School Drama Club is coming soon!

 

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Cheerleading Tryouts

Posted on: March 23, 2017

Any student in grades 6-11 interested in trying out for cheerleading MUST attend the meeting and clinic, then evaluation, and then tryout. Information is below:   ALL CHEER TRYOUT CANDIDATES MUST HAVE AN UPDATED PHYSICAL WITH ALL PAPERWORK

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Miamisburg Art Show

Posted on: March 20, 2017

Franklin High School Students earn honors, awards at Miamisburg Art Show   Franklin High School students took a number of prizes, including Best of Show and President's Awards, in the 26th annual Miamisburg Art Gallery student art

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Mulch Information

Posted on: March 20, 2017

It's that time of year again for the Franklin High School Football Mulch Sale! See attached flyer:

Mulch Sale

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FHS Spring Musical

Posted on: March 13, 2017

FHS to present Sondheim's Into the Woods The Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods will be presented by the Franklin High School music department on Friday, March 31, and Sat., April 1, at 7 p.m. and Sun., Apr. 2,

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2017 Summer Enrichment Camps

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Interested in an enriching summer for your student? The WCESC offers many workshops for students. See the flyer to contact WCESC for more information.

WCESC Flyer

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WCCC Career Camp

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Interested in a possible high-tech career? Check out the WCCC Career Camp this summer for the class of 2022.

WCCC Career Camp Flyer

 

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FJHS Spring Production

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Franklin Junior High to present Bedtime Stories (As Told By Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)You know the stories of The Princess and the Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, and Rumpelstiltskin, right? What happens when it's Dad's turn to tell the bedtime stories,

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School Board Student Recognitions

Posted on: February 28, 2017

December picture: Kinsey Harris (right), Gerke, was honored for earning straight As for 11 quarters and Alexis Seger (left), Hunter, was honored for earning straight As for 10 consecutive quarters.   January high school picture: High school

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Sectional Tournament Basketball

Posted on: February 13, 2017

We have sectional tournament tickets available for purchase in the athletic office during school hours. Tickets are $6.00 if you purchase them from the athletic office.  Franklin HS Athletic Department gets 50% of pre-sale tickets sold.  If you plan

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Project Excellence

Posted on: February 7, 2017

The Project Excellence Committee of the Area Progress Council of Warren County, Inc. seeks to recognize and honor excellent teachers within the public schools in Warren County. We ask your assistance in identifying exceptional educators who demonstrate

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Spring Volleyball League

Posted on: February 7, 2017

The Franklin Volleyball Program is hosting a spring league for 3rd-6th grade girls interested in playing volleyball. The league will be conducted by Franklin volleyball coaches and former players. The league will consist of 3 weeks of fundamentals and 3 weeks

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Wildcat Band Information Nights

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Do you have a current 5th or 6th grade student interested in being in the Wildcat Band? Visit FHS on February 1 or 9 anytime from 5-8pm to ask any questions and get information. See flyer below:

Band Flyer

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The Crucible

Posted on: January 31, 2017

  Franklin High School Drama Club presents Arthur Miller's The Crucible. The three performances are as follows:   Friday: February 17 at 7 pm Saturday: February 18 at 7 pm Sunday: February 19 at 2 pm   Tickets will be $10 for

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