University of Hartford Says Yes!

University of Hartford Says Yes!

Tejas Venkateswaran just received the good news before the start of our holiday season that he has been accepted to the University of Hartford’s College of Arts and Sciences (www.hartford.edu).  In addition to the acceptance, Tejas will also be receiving Hartford’s...
We Take Care of the World

We Take Care of the World

Here is a letter that Julie Connors, our Humanities and Arts Instructor, received late this fall from the Memory Project. Dear Ms. Connors and Artists: We are so happy to say that your portraits were successfully delivered to the children in Afghanistan. As you know,...
Active Learning Environments

Active Learning Environments

The Winter Sports class this December Intersession (mini-term between Thanksgiving and Winter Holiday) is for those students who are active and like sports. The course is designed with a holistic approach to improve health and hone physical performance through...
The Coveted GFO Jacket

The Coveted GFO Jacket

I posted a blog at the end of October about this year’s Greater Franklin Open (GFO) which is one of the highlights of our second term. This morning during Community Meeting our winning foursome received their GFO jackets, perfectly measured by our school tailor to...
Indonesian Students Visit Campus

Indonesian Students Visit Campus

Franklin Academy’s Student Government hosted this past Monday a cross-cultural exchange with 10 students and 2 staff from a recently established Indonesian school in East Haddam. Here is a report from Pete Govert, FLI Residential Dean, who organized this visit....