Friends Everywhere.

Friends Everywhere.

During the first term of this new school year we spend a lot of time getting to know one another.  Much of the work occurs at the team level, but we come together every day in Community Meeting to acknowledge, celebrate, and foster our shared life in this boarding...
September Barbecue Dinner at the Gelston House.

September Barbecue Dinner at the Gelston House.

As a way of saying thank you to Franklin Academy for its loyal business over the past decade, the Gelston House hosts a special barbecue dinner for faculty and students at the start of every school year. The event goes on, rain or shine. Usually, we are on the back...

Sixth Annual College Tour

Our sixth annual college tour itinerary has now been revised to take advantage of opportunities to visit schools where Franklin Academy alumni have just matriculated. This tour occurs during the Columbus Day Week, coinciding with Franklin Academy’s mid-fall break, and...
Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Where Everyone Knows Your Name

It is one of our special traditions. Each year during the opening week of school we devote a Community Meeting to the individual introduction of teachers and students. Everyone sits in a huge double circle around the periphery of the Great Room in the School House....
A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Opening Day at Franklin Academy often involves the entire family – mom and dad, brothers and sisters, grandparents and canine friends. Indeed, everyone is welcome to celebrate the successful launch of a new school year. Here are some of the family photographs taken...