Reasons for Hope

Reasons for Hope

Our trustees, administrators, teachers, and staff want what every Franklin parent wants – the opportunity for all students to enjoy the benefits of living and learning together on campus while staying healthy and happy. Toward this end, all community members had their...
Winter Trimester Begins

Winter Trimester Begins

I am delighted that teachers and students are once again on campus. The repopulation occurred this past Saturday and Sunday. Every family arrived according to their scheduled time. Thank you! While we are still waiting for some students because of delayed test...
Lucky to Live Here

Lucky to Live Here

Every time I drive across the Connecticut River into East Haddam, I have a big smile on my face. I look up and down the river and consider Goodspeed Opera and the Gelston House on my right. Then, I decide to drive the long way or the short way to campus. Both routes...
Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do

Why do we become teachers? There are many explanations, probably beginning with a particular academic passion. For me, it was a love of history, starting with ancient Greece and Rome and then reinforced by travels through the eastern Mediterranean. As I stood before...