November 8th 2018

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


8th graders-today is the last day to purchase a snack pack for our trip tomorrow. You will NOT be able to purchase food at the theater!

8th graders-tomorrow is our field trip! Please make sure you are at school ON TIME!


8th Grade Only: PJ day has been moved to November 20th. Purchase a wrist band during lunch November 18th and 19th.

*School appropriate pajamas

*No Slippers


The Book Fair is almost here!  It will be at Barnes and Noble on Sunday, November 18th.  Stop by the store or cafe anytime between 10am and 8pm to support our fair.  In the afternoon we will have Game Club experts on hand, as well as performances by the Dance Team and the Cello Choir, and more!


NJHS will be selling donuts this Friday (November 9th) outside the cafeteria for $1 starting at 7:40am and that the donuts must be eaten in the cafeteria.

NJHS members we will also have a meeting this Friday November 9th from 3-4pm in room 103.


Teachers - Please dismiss the Boys Basketball Team at 2:35 p.m. today the bus leaves at 2:45 p.m.


Students invited to RAMP-Up, please turn in your permission slips ASAP to either Mrs. Sanders, Ms. Mrozek, or Ms. Quintero. Remember, the FIRST session is Monday, November 12th. You will meet in Room 210 at 3:00 p.m. Can't wait to see you then!"


Don’t miss out on the Franklin Fun Skating Unit in PE – Turn in Skating Permission slips ASAP!


MathCounts will meet next on November 9th at 7:30am. Come with T-Shirt designs!!!!


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.


If you signed up for The AMC 8 Math Test, it  is November 13th after school at 3:00 p.m. in Ms. Wingard's classroom. 


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 STEAM Academy Volleyball 

Open Gym Nov 8th – 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Nov 15th – 5:45 – 7:00 p.m.


FRANKLIN Girls 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.

6th Grade (Invitation to Try-out for 7th Grade Team)

Friday, Nov. 16th 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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



Upcoming Events:

Thursday – Boys Basketball Game away at Prairie Central 4:30 p.m. 

Saturday – Girls Basketball Game vs Springfield Grant 10:00 a.m.