November 19th 2018 
8th Grade Only: PJ day is Tomorrow November 20th. Last day to purchase a wrist band is TODAY during lunch.
*School appropriate pajamas
*No Slippers
Yes, we are having Drama Club Tuesday 3-4!
Please dismiss Boys Basketball at 2:30 p.m. today – Bus leaves at 2:40 p.m.
All students get an ID, but only those living 1.5 miles away from school or across the tracks on Bradley Ave qualify for MTD.
Please let a teacher know that you need one and they can email the office, and we will have it made by lunch or the end of the day.
1st replacement is FREE
2nd is $1
3rd is $2
4th is $3
We do not make replacement IDs if left at home (only if lost or gone).
If your ID does not have your picture on it, please bring it to the office to exchange it for a new one.
We do have 1 trip tickets in case you don't have your ID, BUT we only issue 2 per student per semester, so please carry a dollar with you in case......It will be cold soon.
If you are not an MTD rider, you may not obtain a 1 trip ticket
NJHS is running a FOOD DRIVE for the Eastern Illinois Food Bank.  We will be collecting non-perishable foods such as cereal, peanut butter, canned meats, prepared meals, canned fruits and vegetables.  We will also be collecting cash in the office AND in the library. $1=5 meals.  PLEASE HELP OUR COMMUNITY!  Donate food and funds through November 27th and help feed hungry families in eastern Illinois. Place your donations in the boxes in the hallways.
Project Athletes after-school programming will be extended through the school year! Due to popular demand, Project Athletes’ Fall session will continue into the winter and spring months on Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30PM. Cold temperatures will keep sessions indoors.
Details: Meet in the cafeteria | Sessions run 3:00-4:30 | Drop-ins welcome | Snacks are provided | Athletic apparel/shoes are provided for permanent use upon request.  Ask a PA coach or check out Project Athlete’s Cleats for Kids Program at
Don’t miss out on the Franklin Fun Skating Unit in PE – Turn in Skating Permission slips ASAP!
Wrestling starts next Monday Nov 26th. 
Students, are you interested in participating on the Champaign Wrestling Team this school year? In order to participate students and parents will need to register through our athletic registration website, . The site will list Edison as the school since all of our wrestlers travel to Edison for practices and meets.
8th Grade Students & Families:  Thurs., November 29th at 6pm, Centennial High School will host its annual Future Freshman Night in their auditorium!  Please plan on attending this informative evening if you are a future Centennial student.  Questions about which high school you are to attend?  High school attendance is based on where you live.  If you would like to double check which high school you are slated to attend, please see your counselor, Mrs. Monahan, for more information. 
FRANKLIN Volleyball Tryout Dates
You must have a current SPORTS PHYSICAL on file in the office to try-out and must be signed up to Try-Out.
7th Grade
8th Grade Wednesday, Nov. 28th 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 28th 7:00-9:00 p.m.
8th Grade
7th Grade Thursday, Nov. 29th 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 29th 5:00-7:00 p.m.
• 6th graders that make it through the first round of tryouts will be asked to come back for the first day of 7th grade tryouts (11/28/18)
• Letters will be handed out to let girls know whether or not they made the team on Friday, Nov. 30th right after school
• There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Monday, December 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria for girls that have made the team
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