Meet a Member of Our Voluntary Board of Trustees

The Franklin Academy is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees. The Board is made up of parents, grandparents, alumni, and community members whose time and expertise contribute to the operations of the school. The Board’s major responsibilities are to: Hire and evaluate the school’s Head of School. Define […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15th to October 15th, our 8th grade Spanish class at The Franklin Academy took the time to engage in a collaborative art project.  Students were given individual pieces to color, and then the pieces were put together like a giant puzzle.  The result is a large and […]

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Middle School Electives

Each Wednesday in the Middle School, our students get to embark on some exciting learning adventures. We have expanded our elective program to allow students more choice, as well as give them ample opportunity to try new things and grow and discover their skills and passions. Most students participate in four different electives each Wednesday, […]

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Bellwood Acres Recap

In our first meet of the season, the coaches were as excited as the athletes, having seen the focus and effort our athletes brought into the preseason training. We were not disappointed. The Boys Race had us competing as a team for the first time in 5 years with 5 runners. Jack E. established himself […]

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Passing of the Torch, Special Thanks to Stephanie Sadler

Today is Stephanie Salder’s last day! Did you know she has been in education for 40 years and an administrator for 33 years? With 10 of those years at our school?   She wanted to pass along that she has thoroughly enjoyed returning these last two years at The Franklin Academy, formerly St. Paul’s Academy, as our […]

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Spring Chapel Service Guild Projects

Each year the Chapel Service Guild kicks off the spring season with the Palm Sunday Chapel.  Chaplain Matt does a great job creating a festive atmosphere to show the students what it would’ve been like on the day of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.  When the students file into chapel, they are greeted with palm-waving […]

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Mother’s Day Tea and Celebrations

This day means different things to different people. Regardless, it is valuable to remember the woman in our families and lives that very much shape the kind of people we become. Many of us are keen to remember that value of a mother’s influence throughout generations. Our school knows that importance of “care,” so our […]

A Blast at Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night is one of the school’s best community gatherings of the year. It’s hosted and coordinated by Parents Actively Lending Support (PALS), which stands for Parents Actively Lending Support (our version of PTA). This year the evening was a Beach/Luau themed and there were carnival games facilitated by our rising 8th Grade students where the younger […]

Dad’s Breakfast

Did you know that Dad’s Breakfast is a tradition our beloved teacher, Debbie Ho, has directed at our school for well over 20 years? It has become a hallmark of the preschool experience. The morning started with Dads putting on their child-made tie of bright construction paper and large stickers and getting in line to […]

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