Words from the Heart

Words from the Heart

Franklin Academy students often speak from the heart during Community Meeting, coming to the podium to recite a quote, share some song lyrics, or read aloud a passage of prose. Our speakers typically offer personal perspectives about the meaning of the words just...
Spirit Week

Spirit Week

The middle of winter can be a slow and bleak time on a boarding school campus. However, this is not the case at Franklin Academy. Upon return from the holiday break, teachers and students spring into action with the beginning of Spirit Week. This tradition is a...
January Thaw Is Here!

January Thaw Is Here!

Today is a spectacular Friday in January. It is sunny with blue skies and an afternoon temperature reaching the mid-fifty-degree mark. Consequently, I will need to find a convenient excuse to leave campus early to drive around in my FIAT 124 Spider with the...
Clarkson University Says Yes!

Clarkson University Says Yes!

Today we learned that Clarkson University approved Jacob Zinkerman’s application for admission. Hopefully, this is the first in a succession of acceptances. Jacob’s list is extensive and includes Cornell University, RIT, the University of Connecticut, and...