September 4th, 2018 
Attention Franklin Knights – TODAY Tuesday, September 4th, you will be participating in the Yellow School Bus Evacuation Drill during Health and PE classes
6th graders will participate in the drill at a later date.
Attention Franklin Knights!! We hope that you have been earning those Knight Bucks by displaying the 3Rs!! September's PBIS Incentive is the Knight Store.
Date: Friday, September 28th
Time: During lunch periods 
8th Grade MAP Testing - Wednesday, Sept. 5th.
7th Graders - If you didn't start or finish your MAP Testing. You will have the opportunity on Thursday,  Sept 6th. 
Lego Robotics: Do you like building with Legos? Are you interested in robotics or programming? If you answered 'Yes', come and join our Lego Robotics team. We'll have our first meeting this Thursday, September 6th, from 3-4pm, in the South Portable 203. - Ms. Bustos and Ms. Newman. 
Homework Academy will be on Tuesday/Thursday from 3:00-4:00 in room 210!  In order to keep students focused on homework students must be working on homework or reading a book to be able to participate. They must also be checking in by 3:05.  A ride at 4:00 is also greatly appreciated.
Come one, come all to the STEAM-tastic IL Space Day field trip!  It's HANDS-ON super fun rocket and space stuff.  Saturday, October 6 from 9:00-3:30.  FREE admission, FREE t-shirt, and FREE lunch provided!  See your science or Makerspace teacher for a permission slip- due September 7.
Game Club:  Come have fun learning a new board game or playing an old favorite.  Room 106, Thursdays, 3-4:30 pm, Mr. Pickel and Mr. Anderson Bliss.
Project Athletes targets students seeking something fun, structured, and healthy after school. The program will help students train for upcoming school sports try-outs and offer general health and fitness opportunities. No tryouts necessary. Students are welcome to drop-in at any time. Students receive training, mentoring, snacks, and an athletic shirt. There is no cost for this program.
September 10th – November 7th - Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. All students welcome! Meet in the cafeteria
Upcoming Events:
Franklin Baseball today vs Normal Kingsley – Please dismiss players at 2:30 p.m. bus leaves at 2:40 p.m. – Game is at 4:00 p.m. at Zahand park.
Tomorrow Wednesday September 5th is a BIG DAY for Franklin Athletics – Come out and support a Franklin Sports Team!
Franklin Softball starts Regionals tomorrow Wednesday Sept 5th at Wisegarver Field (which is behind International Prep Academy).  Franklin is playing Edison at 4:00 p.m.  GO KNIGHTS
Franklin Baseball plays Edison at Zahand Park – 4:00 p.m.
Franklin XC is running at Dodds park – starting at 4:00 p.m.
Wade and Charlie are playing in the Golf Sectionals for Franklin.
Franklin STEAM Academy Fall Open House – September 13th – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Kona Ice will be here!!!!