September 8th 2017

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


Hello Franklin Knights!! 


Message: It's that time of year again, mentees!  If you have a CU 1-to-1 mentor, we will be having our annual reconnection meeting TODAY Friday Sept 8th for 7th and 8th graders.  If your mentor is able to attend, you will be getting a pink pass from your fist hour teacher on Wed or Friday to come and meet with your mentor. We look forward to seeing you and having another great year with you!


Book Club will meet this Tuesday, Sep. 12th, in the library from 3-4pm.


DRAMA CLUB is starting next week on TUESDAY September 12!  Do you love acting and want to learn more about it and meet others who love theatre like you? ANYONE can join! Meetings will be TUESDAYS after school 3-4:00 (you MUST have a way home at 4:00 sharp!).


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 by Monday, September 11, 2017.



Franklin Knights this 2017-2018 school year, will take tests called Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). Teachers give students MAP tests to determine their instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year, as well as from year to year in the areas of Math and Reading. We will take The MAP test next week on the chrome books.  

  • September 11th - 6th grade = Testing with 1st-2nd hours (Reading) & 4th-5th hours (Math)
  • September 12th - 7th grade = Testing with 1st-2nd hours (Reading) & 8th-9th hours (Math)
  • 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!!

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:

Let your teacher know if you are in need of a new ID. Your teacher will email the office. 

You can pick up your new ID in the office after school in Student Services

DO NOT WAIT until after school to tell us you don’t have your ID. We will not print it then.


Replacement ID Prices

1st= Free

2 nd = $1

3 rd = $2

4 th = $3


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)!


Your PBIS Team hope you enjoyed the Gatorade Lottery!! 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)


More details to come...



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.

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: