FRANKLIN TALKS | Mary Elliott Keane (Educator and Executive Director of Bellingham’s Makerspace)

Mary Elliott is a Bellingham native and a dynamic community builder. In 2013 she moved back to Bellingham with her teenage boys and established The Foundary now called Bellingham Makerspace. Makerspace is a volunteer run 501 (c)3 non profit organization that offers public access to tools, technology, and education within a safe collaborative atmosphere. In […]

12 Days of Kindness

In the spirit of the holidays and winter season, third-graders created a new bulletin board that is now on display. On Monday, as a way to further students’ understanding of our school’s Core Commitments (Engage, Reflect, Create, Care), both classes came together to talk about acts of kindness that could be shown in school. Thinking […]

State of School Presentation

Dear Franklin Community – We trust you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are looking forward to a festive Christmas season. We, the board of Franklin and the leadership of the school are excited about the future of our school and the opportunities for our children. Over the past two years we have been working […]

Veterans’ Day Assembly

On Friday, November 9th at 10:20 a.m., we will have a Veterans‘ Day Assembly to honor all who serve and have served in our armed forces.  This is for all K-8 grade students. It will be in Markell Hall – the middle school. Please invite anyone in your family who is a Veteran to attend.  […]

Elephant Communication, First STEM Friday

Middle School students started their day with their first ever collective Friday STEM (Science.Technology.Engineering. Math) activity. In these sessions, students solve design and engineering challenges together with their multi-age house league groups (Ershig, Ferlin, Hess, and Kaiser).                        Student engagement began with watching an introductory video […]