Keep​ ​being​ ​READY,​ ​RESPECTFUL​ ​and​ ​RESPONSIBLE

Student Council will meet again Monday, November 2nd in Ms. Wiseś room (room 107) from 3-4.


Do you have a classmate, teacher, counselor, or principal that you want to thank for being so awesome? Student council will be selling Gobble Grams during lunch November 15, 16, and 17 for $1 each. Let's show our staff how GRATEFUL we are to have them!


Attention Franklin Knights: Please return your SOLHOT Permission Form to Ms. Gardner ASAP!!  The first SOLHOT session starts this Friday, November 3rd. Time: 3-5pm 

Room: 125 (Music Room)

Dates for SOLHOT this year are on the following Fridays...

Nov. 10th

Nov. 17th

Dec. 1st

Dec. 8th

Dec. 16th


 In order to get an idea of how many 6th/7th graders wanting to try out for cheer....please come sign up outside of Mrs. Wingard’s Room 201.  


8th Grade (Varsity): Oct 31st  and Nov 1 from 3-430pm in Room 201

6th/7th Grade (Junior Varsity): Nov 6, 7 and 8 from 3-430pm in Room 201

- Come dressed and ready to work

- Have a ride ready at 430pm PROMPTLY (if your ride isn't on time you are unable to come to the rest of tryouts)

- YES, you have to attend all 3 days in order to tryout  

- Questions???? Please ask Mrs. Wingard!!!!


NO DRAMA CLUB THIS WEEK ! Mrs Taber promises we’ll pick it up again NEZT week November 7!!!


Science Olympiad tryouts will be held after school on Friday November 3rd from 3-4pm in Rm 218. Please bring a writing utensil.


Pennies for Puerto Rico~We are gathering money to help out families in Puerto Rico who are in need of help! You can put in spare change, bills but anything helps. We need a lot of money to support these families affected by Hurricane Maria. All students, teachers, and staff will be raising money for this event.  till November 1st. In your classes, you will find a donation place to put your money in like a jug, jar or whatever your teacher as set aside to collect money. Let's raise as much as we can to help support this effort to contribute to Puerto Rico.


 Calling all poetic artists. If you like to write poetry, lyrics/raps, or have a poetic heart and want to learn how to express it… Join the poetic knights every other Thursday starting Nov. 2nd from 3-4:15ish. We will have our meetings in Rm. 110, and if you have any questions or concerns, contact Ms. Lloyd, or Mr. McCallum.


U of I Principal's Scholars Program is taking Fall registration.  Their focus is on preparing students for success in Math/Science courses.  There is a middle level class for 6th, 7th and 8th grade each has a different theme.  Please see your grade level counselor for applications in R. 111.



October Attendance Challenge!! 

Attention Franklin Knights!! The grade level that has the best attendance for the month of October will receive a snack during their lunch period!! 

Good Luck!!

-Sponsored by your Attendance Committee 



Upcoming​ ​Dates:

Thursday November 2nd – Girls Basketball vs Urbana 4:15 p.m.

Saturday November 4th – Boys Basketball vs Pekin 11:00 a.m.

Monday November 6th – Girls Basketball vs Washington Middle 4:15 p.m.

Tuesday November 7th – Boys Basketball at Normal Kingsley 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday November 7th – Girls Basketball vs Thomas Jefferson 4:15 p.m.

Thursday November 9th – Boys Basketball vs Prairie Central 4:15 p.m.

Saturday November 11th – Girls Basketball at Springfield Grant – 10:00 a.m.