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Blog Entries - 2020

Food Pickup

Food Box Pickup

Posted on: September 23, 2020

Beginning Tuesday, September 29, and every Tuesday in October at 6 pm, Journey Community Church will be distributing food to our community! Boxes with farm fresh meat, produce and dairy made available through the USDA Farmers to Families organization.

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WLWT Day of Giving

WLWT Day of Giving

Posted on: September 22, 2020

WLWT is working with local schools including FCS to help raise money for families in need during the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, October 8, you can drop off donations for FCS students at your local building or district office during the #WLWTcommUNITY Day of Giving. #FCSWildcatPride

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National Spanish Exam

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Franklin High School students score well on national exam:Congratulations to several Spanish students from Franklin High School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2020 National Spanish Examinations. This exam was offered as an

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Homecoming Information

Homecoming

Posted on: September 16, 2020
Reopening Guidance

UPDATE: Reopening Guidelines

Posted on: August 31, 2020

Please see guidance here about the reopening plan for the district in the fall of 2020. 

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Athletic Streaming

Athletic Streaming

Posted on: August 26, 2020

Please see release from Athletic Director, Brian Bales, about additional updates concerning athletics.

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Season pass and ticket updates

Athletic Updates

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Please see release from Athletic Director, Brian Bales, about the changes to season passes and reserved seating for athletic events. More information will be forthcoming.

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Remote Learning Sign Up

UPDATE: Remote Learning Sign-Up

Posted on: August 11, 2020

Please see attached release from Dr. Sander about an adjusted timeline for the remote learning sign-up.

If your child is attending school face-to-face, there is no further action you need to take. If you want your child to participate in the remote learning and missed the deadline, please contact Mrs. Hetzler via email.

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20-21 Calendar Update

UPDATE: 20-21 Calendar

Posted on: August 4, 2020

Please see attached release from Superintendent, Dr. Michael D. Sander, concerning a calendar change for the 20-21 school year. Students begin September 8. More details will be forthcoming about the remainder of the upcoming school year calendar.

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Freshman Orientation

Posted on: August 3, 2020

Good afternoon, We hope everyone is having an enjoyable summer and that you're excited about the upcoming school year. It may or may not be difficult to believe but the FHS Class of 2024 is about to begin their high school career and we are thrilled to meet

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Wildcat-Themed Mask

Wildcat-Themed Masks

Posted on: July 21, 2020

Please see information about Wildcat-themed masks from FHS teacher, Mrs. Fidler. All inquires can be directed via email to tfidler@franklincityschools.com

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Remote Learning Guidelines Fall Semester 2020

Remote Learning Guidelines Fall Semester

Posted on: July 13, 2020

Please see information concerning the remote learning option for students in the fall. The document was prepared to assist parents that have either chosen remote learning or are strongly considering remote learning for their child for the 2020-21 school year. #FCSWildcatPride

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meals calendar

Meals

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Hope United Methodist Church is passing out meals, a breakfast and lunch for 7 days in one box, to any child that may need it for the week.  This is on Mondays, throughout the summer, from 11:00 to 11:30. Address 3642 Shaker Rd., Franklin, Ohio

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Dayton Metro Library Career Connections Camp

Posted on: June 15, 2020

Join us for Career Adventures Camp all week! Join in at noon every day to explore the coolest careers in the Miami Valley! Click here to learn

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Virtual Graduation

Posted on: June 5, 2020

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2020 in a virtual graduation that can be found at the link below:   https://franklin-hs2.stageclip.com/   It will be available at 7 pm June 5,

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Reopening Schools Feedback

Posted on: June 5, 2020

FCS is currently gathering information and feedback from surveys to help guide planning for the future of district learning. We are examining multiple options and appreciate the feedback. Please answer these questions no later than June 11.

https://forms.gle/wmHemeEoWuSHtB829

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Coronavirus information from the CDC

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Click here for current information on COVID-19, directly from the Centers for Disease Control.

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Athletic Facility Reopening

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Utilizing both Governor DeWine's Office, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio High School Athletic Association requirements and recommendations, Franklin’s  administration has worked to put a plan in place in to ensure the safest possible

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Schenck Awards

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Even though they could not be presented in person, Schenck Elementary awarded two of its extraordinary students a very special honor on Friday, May 22.  The Eli Nardi Award has been given to a 6th grade student every year since 2014.  Eli was a

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Local 12 News

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Pennyroyal Elementary teacher Missy Powell found out one of her students was struggling because she didn’t have access to the internet. So Powell started tutoring on 8-year-old Aziah Conlee’s porch so she wouldn’t fall behind during

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Plan D Gallery of Graduates

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Good morning, Gallery of Graduates will proceed as scheduled Thursday 5/21 from 6-8pm.  However, due to flooding at Franklin Community Park, we are moving the Gallery of Graduates to the back parking lot at FHS.     Please review

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BOE Message Class of 2020

Posted on: April 28, 2020

Please see a message from the FCS Board of Education - Rachel, Andy, Chris, Lori and Bob #FCSWildcatPride

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FJHS & HB ECC Parade Route

Posted on: April 23, 2020

FJHS PARADE:The staff of FJHS is joining forces with the ECC staff to visit our students through two parades that will take place tomorrow, Friday, April 24th and Monday, April 27th. Below, please find the parade routes for each day. Staff in individual cars

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Bartt Owens Memorial

Posted on: April 22, 2020

In a normal school year, in a normal high school athletic season, Franklin High School would have been hosting the 19th annual Bartt Owens Track and Field Invitational on Friday, April 24th.  Of course the past few weeks have been anything but

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Project Excellence

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Strong and Credit 2020 Project Excellence winners Stephanie Strong and Stephanie Credit have been named as Franklin City Schools' 2020 Project Excellence winners.  Project Excellence, which operates under the Area Progress Council of Warren County,

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Charter (Spectrum) Services

Posted on: March 13, 2020

CHARTER TO OFFER FREE ACCESS TO SPECTRUM BROADBAND & WI-FI FOR 60-DAYS FOR NEW K-12 AND COLLEGE STUDENT HOUSEHOLDS AND MORE Stamford, CT. – March 13, 2020 – In the coming weeks, many Americans will be affected either directly

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Meals during Closure

Posted on: March 13, 2020

Please see the announcement here concerning lunch/breakfast for our students during the state-wide closure. This has been a joint effort in the district between food service and transportation. The collaboration will only benefit out students during this

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NJHS

Posted on: March 11, 2020

National Junior Honor Society inducts 36 new members   On March 4, thirty-six Franklin Junior High students were induced into the FJHS chapter of the National Junior Honor Society, the sixth group tapped since the chapter's 2014 founding. 

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Art Show

Posted on: March 5, 2020

FHS students to participate in annual student art show   Miamisburg Art Gallery, 16 N. Main St., Miamisburg, will host its 29th annual student art show March 7 through 28. Franklin High School students will be showcasing their work along with

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NTHS

Posted on: February 28, 2020

Students inducted into NTHS Warren County Career Center inducted 63 seniors, including eight whose home school is Franklin High School, into the National Technical Honor Society on Feb. 20. To qualify for induction, students must have a 3.5 GPA for three

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Signing Day

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Seven students sign college letters  On Feb. 25, seven FHS seniors signed letters to further their academic careers and play college sports. Those signing (from left to right) were Braden Woods (University of Dayton, football); Brooke Stover

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Imagination Library

Posted on: February 18, 2020

The Warren County Imagination Library is here! Franklin City Schools is excited to be a partner in this county-wide effort with the goal that Every Child Reads Every Day!   All Warren County children under five can have a FREE book mailed to

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Theater Honors

Posted on: February 18, 2020

The Franklin High School Theater Department was honored by the Ohio House of Representatives with an official proclamation for their success in the inaugural Miami Valley High School Theatre awards. FHS' 2018-19 drama productions took home 24

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FJHS Talent Show

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Looking for a fun way to spend your Thursday evening? Join us next week at FJHS for their annual talent show! #FCSWildcatPride

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Winter Guard Fundraiser

Posted on: February 4, 2020

If you're planning to eat out on Monday, February 10, check out Dewey's Pizza to raise funds for our winter guard! #FCSWildcatPride

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January 202 Student Achievement

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Board honors students for achievement:   At its January 27 meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored a number of students for academic achievement. Six students were honored for earning straight As for 10 or more

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Project Excellence

Posted on: January 30, 2020

Is there a teacher that's impacted your life and you want them to know? Nominate them for the Project Excellence Award – nomination deadline is Feb. 28. Use the forms here or fill them out

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Clue

Posted on: January 24, 2020

Franklin High School to present Clue, Feb. 7-9 It's a dark and stormy night, and dinner guests arrive to find that all is NOT well at Boddy Manor. In fact, the host is dead, but by whose hand?    A zany cast of colorful characters race the clock

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Volleyball

Posted on: January 9, 2020

The Franklin Volleyball program is hosting the spring league for grades 3-6 girls interested in playing volleyball! Students must submit a permission form, along with the payment of $40, to FJHS Office by Feb. 25, in order to participate.

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2020 Jr. Dribblers

Posted on: January 8, 2020

Do you have a student in K-3 that loves basketball? Check out our 2020 Jr. Dribblers program that performs during halftime at one of our varsity basketball games. #FCSWildcatPride

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Military Appreciation Night

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Military Appreciation Night January 17  Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools will be honoring active duty military members and veterans at the Franklin-Bellbrook boys basketball game on Friday, Jan. 17. Active duty military members and veterans will be admitted

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FNHS

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Students inducted into Franklin High School's French Honor Society   Twenty-five Franklin High School students were recently inducted into the FHS chapter of the French National Honor Society. The Société Honoraire de Français is

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July Graduation Class of 2020 Cancellation

July Graduation

Posted on: July 8, 2020

Please see information concerning the upcoming scheduled graduation for the class of 2020. #FCSWildcatPride

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FHS Theater program nabs 15 MVHSTAs

Posted on: June 26, 2020

FHS Theater program nabs 15 MVHSTAs Despite a pandemic-shortened season, Franklin High School's theater program earned 15 awards from the Miami Valley High School Theater Awards for the 2019-20 school year. This was the second year for the

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