September 13th 2017

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


Franklin Knights MAP Testing. It is important that you do your best on both test this week! Also, it is important to be Extra Quiet this week while you are in the hallways. Here is a reminder of the testing days and times this week.


  • September 13th - 8th grade = Testing with 3rd-4th hours (Reading) & 8th-9th hours (Math)





FREE SNACK (Chips & Drink) DURING LUNCH on Friday, September 15th !!!

Good Luck!!


Congratulations Franklin Baseball on a Regional Win last night against Edison 6-5!  GO KNIGHTS!!!


"Do you want to become a stronger athlete? Are you looking for a sport that fits your skill set? Join Project Athletes every Monday and Wednesday after school and increase the skills that make you a strong athlete. Whether you are preparing for winter sport try-outs or finishing up your fall sports, we want to help you be the best athlete possible. Join us in the cafeteria on Mondays and Wednesdays after school!! GO KNIGHTS!"


Please remember your bus pass if you ride MTD!  If you have lost it and need another, we MUST know by your lunch time to have it ready that day. Also remember you only get one free.


FCA is coming!  Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a student led organization that studies God's word and discusses how to apply it to their sport, their school, and their everyday lives.  It is open to everyone.  Meetings are called "huddles" and will begin the first Wednesday in October. Look for future reminders. 


Lego Club is back and will meet  TODAY Wednesdays 3-4:30pm in Rm. 124 (STEAM Room). Come and build cool things with Legos. Make sure you have a ride at 4:30pm.  -Ms. Bustos


Franklin Open House Thursday September 14th – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.


We will be having the Champaign-Urbana Public Health Dental Clinic at Franklin Middle School on Tuesday, September 19th and Wednesday, September 20th from 8:15 to 2:00 in the schools gym on the stage. Consent forms are available in the office, need to be filled out by the parent and turned back into the office ASAP.


Boys' basketball open gyms this week will take place on September 13th   7th grade from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; 8th grade from 7:30-8:30 p.m.


Attention All Franklin Students:  6th Grade Social Studies students are learning to take informed action and are collecting needed cleaning supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma as they get back into their homes and start cleaning up the messes left by these devastating hurricanes.

Items in demand include:

  • Bleach
  • Paper towels/Clean Rags
  • Disinfectants/Household Cleaners
  • Outdoor Garbage Bags
  • Mops
  • Buckets
  • Empty Spray bottles
  • Dish soap
  • Sponges and scrub brushes
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Cash Donations

If you can donate any of these items or know someone who can, please bring the items to school and drop them off in the plastic bins outside of the main office or send them with a 6th Grade Student to turn in to their Social Studies teacher. Let's show how Knights are leading the charge to make the world a better place!


PBIS Announcements


Hello Franklin Knights!! 


September's PBIS Incentive is an Ice Social.


8th Grade - Wednesday, Sept. 27th (9th Period)

7th Grade - Thursday, Sept. 28th (9th Period)

6th Grade - Friday, Sept. 29th (9th Period)


Behavior Run

Monday, Sept. 11th thru Friday, Sept. 22nd



Monday, Sept. 25th & Tuesday, Sept. 26th during lunch periods ONLY!!



20 Knight Bucks


Requirements to Participate:

No Fs

No DRs

2 or Less Doc Logs

No Social Probation


**Important to Remember - On the day your grade level has its Ice Cream Social, students will report directly to the Cafeteria for 9th Period and your attendance will be taken there.


Picture Day, Thursday, September 14, 2017.   Pictures taken during your Health/PE hour - forms will be handed out by teachers  TODAY Friday, September 8th

Replacement IDs/Bus passes:



Attention 8th Grade NJHS Members:  We will have our first meeting after school on Friday, September 15th until 4:00 pm.  Snacks and drinks will be provided.  We will welcome our new co-sponsor Ms. Taake, reconnect with each other, plan our recruitment of new members, discuss leadership opportunities, and brainstorm service projects for this year.  Make sure your ride is here PROMPTLY at 4:00 pm.  Ms. Taake and I cannot leave until the last member of our group is picked up.  Please be respectful of our time. In addition, please note that your service hours have begun for the year.  You are required to complete 3 hours of service each month starting in September.  Your first service logs will be due October 1st. If you need a log, they are available outside of Mrs. Wolfe's room (same spot at last year).  Can't wait to see everyone Friday (the 15th)!





Homework Academy will be meeting in Ms. Mrozek’s room (210) from 3-4 on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.

Web Design Club will be meeting in Mrs. Cameron’s room from 304 on Tuesday’s.

Drama Club will be meeting in Mrs. Taber’s room on Tuesday’s.

Franklin’s​ ​Gay-Straight​ ​Alliance​ ​(GSA)​ ​will​ ​be​ ​meeting​ ​in​ ​Mr.​ ​AB’s​ ​room​ ​(​ ​Room​ ​115)​ ​from​ ​3-4 on Wednesday’s.​

Choir meets after school on Wednesday’s from 3-4 in the Vocal Music Room 125.

Game Club after school on Thursday from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in Room 106.


Upcoming​ ​Dates:


Thursday Sept 14th - School Picture Day –

Franklin Open House 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Saturday Sept 16th – XC at Decatur Big 12 9:00 a.m.   Franklin Baseball Regionals 12:00 p.m. Charleston