Athletics & Activities

Athletic Program Statement:

The primary purpose of the Athletics program at Franklin Academy is to promote the physical, mental, social, emotional, and moral well-being of the students through competitive participation in Sports.

Program Goals:

1. Provide a safe and caring environment for learning – “I matter”

2. Grow the player’s knowledge – “I know the game”

3. Encourage a growth mindset – “I can always get better”

4. Develop the player’s teamwork skills – “No I in Team”

5. Strengthen their physical resilience – “I am giving 100% all the time”

6. Challenge their fears of failure, judgment and criticism – “I bounce back”

Sports Offered for 6th – 8th Graders

The Franklin Academy offers the following sports in middle school for grades 6-8th.

Season 1: Cross Country – August 28 – October 22

Season 2: Girls Basketball – October 26th – December 10th | Boys Basketball – Nov 29th – Jan 28th

Season 3: Volleyball – January 31st – March 18th

Season 4: Track and Field – March 21st – May 31st

Practices will be held Monday – Friday from 3:15 – 4:45, starting at the school

Required to Participate

  • Completed Athletic Eligibility Packet
  • Current sports physical (good for two years)
  • Completed Cardiac Arrest Form
  • $175 Sports Fee


Franklin Athletic Program Q & A 2023-2024

Eligibility Packet 2023-2024

Physical Form

Activities & Clubs

Chess Club

Registration will begin in September, 2024 for next year’s Clubs

Please reach out to Stephanie Fox at for more information and for current offerings.