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Blog Entries - 2022

Camp Flyer

Summer Boys' Basketball Camp

Posted on: May 17, 2022 2:00 pm
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Are you in need of some summer basketball? Check out the information for the upcoming summer boys' basketball camp.

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FHS Parent and Family Update for Week of 5/16/22

Posted on: May 13, 2022 9:50 am
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Dear FHS Parents, Students and Families:        Please review this update carefully as it has lots of important information related to Graduation, Exams, Summer School, and Information for the 22-23 School Year. We are

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Annual Wildcat Olympics

Posted on: May 12, 2022 4:00 pm
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  Annual Wildcat Olympics: A day of joy and fun    On a cool but gorgeous May day, there were smiles all around at the fifth annual Wildcat Olympics, which brought together the district’s special education students for a parade,

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FHS Senior Job Fair

Posted on: May 11, 2022 3:00 pm
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With graduation just days away, FHS seniors are busy exploring post-high school options. For those looking to enter the workforce, the FHS job fair on May 5 put students face-to-face with local employers looking to hire.    Some of the

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Parking at FHS

Posted on: May 11, 2022 12:00 pm
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Good afternoon, We are still having issues with FHS students, especially in Franklin Woods, parking in a manner that is disrespectful and illegal. Students blocking mailboxes, driveways, and in some instances, driving in peoples yards. This is

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esports team

FHS eSports

Posted on: May 10, 2022 6:00 pm
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Franklin High School’s esports team completes first season It turns out that the kids were right all along: Video games are not a waste of time. In fact, competitive video gaming, known as electronic sports or esports — is one of the hottest new

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2022 Senior Awards

Posted on: May 10, 2022 11:00 am
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Erwin and Ebeling 2022 Project Excellence Winners

Posted on: May 9, 2022 12:00 pm
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Debbie Erwin and Eileen Ebeling have been named Franklin City Schools' 2022 Project Excellence winners. Project Excellence, which operates under the Area Progress Council of Warren County, annually recognizes two teachers from each

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Band Logo

Fundraiser planned to buy box truck for Franklin's marching band

Posted on: May 6, 2022 3:00 pm
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Marching bands have a lot of equipment. When Franklin's marching band takes the field at a competition or football halftime show, students and volunteers carry and roll out stands, instruments, props, flags, and other gear. Moving it all is a logistical

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FHS Parent and Family Update 5/9/22

Posted on: May 6, 2022 1:00 pm
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Good afternoon, We hope our students enjoyed their Friday off today!   Below is the link to the FHS Parent and Family Update for the Week of 5/9/22   FHS Parent and Family Update for Week of 5/9/22   Next week is our last week with

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Franklin Board of Education Honors Students for Achievement

Posted on: May 2, 2022 8:00 am
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At its April 25 meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored students for achievement, which board members note is their favorite part of board meetings. Fifteen students were honored for 10 quarters of Straight As. Six were from Hunter: Meryn Berry,

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 5/2/22

Posted on: April 29, 2022 12:00 pm
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Good afternoon and Happy Friday,   Please review the link below with the FHS Parent and Family Update for the week of 5/2/22.   FHS Parent and Family Update for 5/2/22   Please be reminded, all FCS are CLOSED Friday May 6th for Teacher

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Little Cats, Big Minds

Franklin City Schools holding interactive early education fair on May 14

Posted on: April 28, 2022 10:50 am
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A ton of fun events are on the schedule at the district's first-ever early education fair. Children aged 0 to 5 who are future Franklin Wildcats are invited to the Little Cats, Big Minds event on Saturday, May 14, 11 to 1 at Gerke

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Parking Off Campus

Posted on: April 27, 2022 12:00 pm
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Good afternoon FHS Students:  The Franklin Police and City of Franklin have received multiple complaints about students parking in the development behind the high school, including blocking driveways, mailboxes, etc.  Please note, you can

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Country Country Running

Cross Country Information

Posted on: April 27, 2022 11:00 am
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There will be an informational meeting for all students entering grades 7-12 that are interested in running cross country next year on Thursday, May 5th, at 7 pm in the High School Cafeteria. The meeting is for athletes and parents. We will be discussing

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FCS Press Release 4/26/22

Posted on: April 26, 2022 3:00 pm
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Good afternoon,   Please review the press release linked below from FCS Superintendent Dr. Michael Sander.    ​FCS Press Release 4/26/22   Sincerely,   Kelli L. Fromm  Franklin High

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Release

April 26 Release

Posted on: April 26, 2022 2:30 pm
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Please see release from Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent of Franklin City Schools.

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FHS Parent and Family Update for Week of 4/25/22

Posted on: April 22, 2022 11:00 am
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Good afternoon and HAPPY FRIDAY! It is gorgeous outside, and the forecast for the weekend looks beautiful.  Hopefully everyone can take time to relax and recharge. FHS Parent and Family Update for the Week of 4/25/22 Have a wonderful

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District Art Show

District Art Show

Posted on: April 22, 2022 8:00 am
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Franklin City Schools will showcase and celebrate student creativity at the annual district art show on Saturday, April 30, 2 to 5 p.m. in the Franklin High School cafeteria. Attendees will see student artwork from all grade levels and buildings, including award-winning high school art. A basket of art supplies will be raffled. 

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Kelly Brock Rolfes

FHS chemistry teacher recognized as outstanding educator

Posted on: April 19, 2022 3:00 pm
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FHS teacher Kelly Rolfes (Brock) has been named the High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year 2022 by the Cincinnati Local Section of the American Chemical Society. In its congratulatory email, the Society noted that [her] "dedication, hard work, and advocacy

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FHS Parent and Weekly Update for 4/18/22

Posted on: April 14, 2022 3:00 pm
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Happy Friday!   Below is the link for the FHS Parent and Family Update for the Week of 4/18/22.  Please review the information related to EOC testing carefully.    Just a reminder, all FCS are CLOSED tomorrow, Friday April

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Those pictured, from left: FHS principal Kelli Fromm, Nina Lin, FHS instructor Kelly Brock, and assistant superintendent Robyn Donisi.

Nina Lin Franklin B. Walter Award

Posted on: April 12, 2022 3:00 pm
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FHS senior Fang "Nina" Lin was recently honored as one of Warren County's recipients of the 2022 Franklin B. Walter award. Nina, who has a long list of academic and personal accomplishments, chose FHS instructor Kelly Brock as her mentor.  Recipients

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 4/11/22

Posted on: April 8, 2022 12:00 pm
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Wildcat Family, We had a great return from Spring Break.  Students came back focused and ready to work.  We held 4th Quarter Class Meetings this week with all students.  We hope hearing those reminders will help keep students focused the

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Maria Shockley

Mrs. Shockley

Posted on: April 6, 2022 11:00 am
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Congratulations to Maria Shockley, FHS guidance secretary, for receiving the U.S. Navy's Impactful Influencer Award from the Navy Talent Acquisitions Group Ohio River Valley. Mark A. Carroll, DC1 (SW/AW) U.S. Navy, presented the award to Shockley, for

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Poster Graphic

Once Upon a Mattress

Posted on: March 30, 2022 2:00 pm
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FHS to present Once Upon a Mattress   Once upon a time, Queen Aggravain decreed that no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. Dozens of princesses tried to win the prince's hand, but none could pass the queen's

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Pictured from left: Rachel OBryan and James Gross

Student Achievement

Posted on: March 28, 2022 11:00 am
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The Franklin Board of Education honored two students for achievement at its March 21 Board meeting. FHS senior James Gross was honored for being a finalist in the midwest Instaband Battle of the Bands contest. FHS senior Rachel OBryan was

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Class of 2022 Important Dates

Posted on: March 23, 2022 3:00 pm
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Good afternoon FHS Seniors and Families:    We are two days away from Spring Break!  More importantly, we are less than 2 months from Graduation!!!  Below is a list of all the important dates for the Class of 2022 as your time at FHS

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Important Notice About Dismissal and Parent Pick-Up

Posted on: March 21, 2022 9:00 am
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Good morning,   Recently we have received an update from the Franklin Police Department with concerns about people parking in no parking zones when picking their student(s) up from school in the afternoon.  Please remember that no one should park

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FHS Parent and Family Updates for 3/21 and 4/4, 2022

Posted on: March 18, 2022 1:00 pm
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Wildcat Family, One more week until Spring Break! This Parent and Family Update covers next week and the week we return from Spring Break.  Looking for the next update on 4/8/22. The first week of the 4th quarter was a success, filled with ACT and the

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Congrats to Mrs. Shockley

Posted on: March 16, 2022 12:00 pm
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Congrats to Mrs. Maria Shockley for receiving the US Navy’s Impactful Influencer Award. FHS is so blessed to have Mrs. Shockley supporting our students everyday!

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 3/14/22

Posted on: March 10, 2022 12:00 pm
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Good afternoon,   All FCS Schools will be CLOSED Friday March 11th, 2022 Wildcat Family, As of today, we are three-quarters of the way through the school year as students have completed the 3rd Quarter!  Teachers will submit 3rd quarter

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Suessical, Jr.

Suessical, Jr.

Posted on: March 9, 2022 3:00 pm
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Franklin Junior High is excited to present their first-ever musical! Seussical Jr. the Musical will be performed March 18 and 19, 7 p.m., in the FHS McDade Auditorium.   "Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide

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FHS Fire Alarm

FHS Fire Alarm

Posted on: March 9, 2022 2:30 pm
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At approximately 12:28 pm on Wednesday, March 9, the fire alarm at Franklin High School sounded. The building was immediately evacuated and the Franklin Fire department was dispatched to the building. Building staff accounted for all students and the fire

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Art Gallery Flyer

FHS Students Place in Annual Art Show

Posted on: March 7, 2022 10:00 am
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The Miamisburg Art Gallery will hosts its 31st annual student art show March 5 - 26. Participating schools include Carlisle, Franklin, Madison, Miamisburg, Springboro, Valley View, John Lazares Warren County Alternative School, and Waynesville. The opening

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Pictured from left: Nina Lin, Braden Rogers, and Emma Burnett

Board Honors Students for Achievemet

Posted on: March 4, 2022 7:00 am
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  The Franklin Board of Education honored three students for achievement at its Feb. 28 Board meeting. Emma Burnett (Hunter) was honored for earning straight As for 10 quarters. Nina Lin (FHS senior) was honored for her ACT scores, which has earned her

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ACT Plan B Information

Posted on: February 28, 2022 11:00 am
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Good afternoon FHS Students, Parents and Families: Due to an issue with the ACT, the ACT test booklets for students that do not receive testing accommodations have not left the warehouse, which means most of our Juniors will NOT be taking the ACT

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FHS Art Students

Posted on: February 16, 2022 7:00 am
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Over the weekend, FHS art seniors Rachel O'Bryan and Natalie Reed were accepted into the highly competitive "Tomorrow's Artists Today" Area High School Art Show presented by the Middletown Arts Center. This show features the work of talented high school art

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FHS Parent and Family Updates for the Week of 2/14/22 and 2/21/22

Posted on: February 11, 2022 11:00 am
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Good afternoon and Happy Friday! The FHS Parent and Family Update linked below covers the weeks of 2/14/22 and 2/21/22. Look for the next update on 2/25/22.  We survived our first 5-day week in what seems like a long time.  After the uptick

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Class of 2026 Scheduling

Posted on: February 9, 2022 5:30 pm
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Parents/Guardians for the Class of 2026: On Thursday February 10th at 5:30 pm in the FHS Cafeteria, we will host a meeting for the parents/guardians of all incoming 9th graders for the Fall of 2022. This meeting will cover scheduling, graduation

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DATE CHANGE: CCP Info Night now 2/15/22

Posted on: February 9, 2022 6:00 am
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Good morning,   Due to a scheduling conflict, the CCP information night at FHS has been moved to Tuesday February 15th at 6pm.  Any student/parent interested in taking a CCP class during the 2022-2023 school year should plan on

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James Gross

Posted on: February 8, 2022 8:00 am
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James Gross, senior at FHS, has entered an Instaband Contest. This contest is a midwest battle of the bands for students. The winner receives a recording contract with GrooveU. James is a semifinalist. To move on to the top 5, he needs votes on the video

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Kennard Jersey Retirement

Posted on: February 8, 2022 7:00 am
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Did you miss the retirement of the #10 jersey for Luke Kennard? If you weren't able to make it the game, check out the video below, compliments of Mr. Bob Hogan.

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Split Bus Route 2/7/22

Posted on: February 7, 2022 6:00 am
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Good morning, We are having to split bus 18's route this morning. Buses 1, 2 and 6 will be combining the route into theirs this morning. Have a great day, ~Mrs. Fromm

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FHS Parent and Family Update for the Week of 2/7/22

Posted on: February 4, 2022 3:30 pm
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Good afternoon and Happy Friday! We hope everyone is staying staff and warm after our recent winter storm.     Below is the link for FHS Parent and Family Update for the  Week of 2/7/22:  FHS Parent and Family Update for

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Bengals!

Posted on: February 1, 2022 3:00 pm
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Franklin Wildcat Families and Staff: With the Cincinnati Bengals headed to their first Super Bowl in more than 30 years, we are joining with several local school districts to declare a “Snow Dey” on Monday, February 14, 2022. The Cincinnati

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Lakins Jersey Retirement

Posted on: January 31, 2022 11:00 am
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Did you happen to catch the retirement of the #1 jersey for Travis Lakins? If you weren't able to make it the game, check out the video below, compliments of Mr. Bob Hogan.

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Split Bus Route 1/31/22

Posted on: January 31, 2022 6:00 am
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Good morning, Bus 7 will not be running this morning.   HS/JH: Bus 24 will be incorporating bus 7 into its route. Bus 25 will help 24 with its routes.   Have a great day, ~Mrs.

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Cheerleading Tryouts Flyer

Cheer tryouts 22-23

Posted on: January 29, 2022 5:50 pm
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Are you a student in grades 6-11 interested in trying out for cheerleading? Check out the flyer for information for more information!

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FHS Parent and Family Update for the Week of 1/31/22

Posted on: January 28, 2022 3:00 pm
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Good afternoon,   It is hard to believe, but next week marks the halfway point of the 3rd Quarter.  Our biggest hurdles right now are attendance and make-up work being completed. We have many students that are absent not completing their

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Transportation Plans Release

Transportation Plans

Posted on: January 25, 2022 4:00 pm
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UPDATE: January 25, 2022   Dear Wildcat Families, We know these past two years have brought unexpected challenges and inconveniences for all of us. We appreciate your patience and partnership as we work hard to keep our students safe AND in

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 1/24/22

Posted on: January 21, 2022 12:00 pm
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Good afternoon, After a five day weekend, the students struggled a bit to get back into a routine, but we are finding our way.  Our biggest hurdles right now are attendance and make-up work being completed. We have many students that are absent not

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Transportation Update 1/19/22

Posted on: January 19, 2022 6:00 am
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In addition to buses 1, 7 and 12 not running this morning, bus 18 will be picking up bus 15, and bus 24 will be picking up bus 13. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Transportation Adjustments Release

Transportation Adjustments

Posted on: January 18, 2022 3:00 pm
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Dear Wildcat Families, We know these past two years have brought unexpected challenges and inconveniences for all of us. We appreciate your patience and partnership as we work hard to keep our students safe AND in classrooms. Face-to-face learning is a top

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IMPORTANT Transportation Message from Dr. Sander

Posted on: January 18, 2022 3:00 pm
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Good afternoon, Please carefully review the important information related to transportation from Dr. Sander outlined below.  A specific message about reporting absences for FHS students is included after Dr. Sander's

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 1/17/22

Posted on: January 17, 2022 2:00 pm
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Good afternoon, We hope everyone is staying warm and healthy on this snowy Monday afternoon.   Here is the link for the FHS Parent and Family Weekly Update for the week of 1/17/22.   FHS Parent and Family Update for 1/17/22   We look

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Numbers to be retired

Posted on: January 12, 2022 2:00 pm
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Lakins’ and Kennard’s numbers to be retired in separate ceremonies Two Franklin athletes now playing at the professional level will have their jerseys retired at separate ceremonies at home boys basketball games on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1,

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 1/10/22 and FHS Covid-19 Letter for 1/7/22

Posted on: January 7, 2022 3:00 pm
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Good afternoon, We had a great kick-off to 2nd semester!   Below are links for the FHS Family and Weekly Update for the Week of 1/10/22 and the FHS Covid-19 Letter for 1/7/22 ​ FHS Parent and Family Update for 1/10/22 ​ FHS Covid-19 Letter

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FJHS demolition brick location

FJHS Bricks

Posted on: January 4, 2022 3:00 pm
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Are you feeling nostalgic about the demolition of FJHS? Why not pick up a brick to keep as a memento of the old building? They would make great bookends. Starting Wednesday, January 5, 2022, the community can take a small piece of Franklin’s history

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FHS Parent and Family Update for the Week of 1/3/22

Posted on: January 3, 2022 4:00 pm
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Good afternoon and Happy New Year!   We hope everyone had a wonderful break, and we are excited to greet students back for the start of the 2nd Semester tomorrow morning.  Students will start their day tomorrow in their Advisory so we can

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 3/7/22

Posted on: March 4, 2022 10:00 am
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Wildcat Family, This coming week marks the end of the 3rd quarter.  Please log-in to Progress Book and have intentional conversations with  your student(s) about their attendance and academic progress.  Thank you to our students who are

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FHS Parent and Family Update for 2/28/22

Posted on: February 25, 2022 1:40 pm
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Good afternoon FHS Parents, Families and Students:  After a couple of choppy weeks, we had a relatively “normal” week at FHS.  Going into next week, we are down to the last two weeks of the 3rd Quarter.   We are still

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