Autos for Autism

Autos for Autism

The antique car show came to campus last week. Kinsley Rausch, FLI Coordinator, recruited Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars fame as our headliner. She mobilized colleagues and students to plan and manage the evening. We emailed car clubs across Connecticut to...
Honors Dinner

Honors Dinner

The Honors Program at Franklin Academy challenges bright, motivated students to excel in specific academic areas. The disciplines are science, literature, history, and mathematics. The rigor of an honors course exceeds a standard core or elective course. Specifically,...
Invention Convention

Invention Convention

Franklin Academy’s Science Department hosted the third annual Invention Convention this past week. Eggs flew, catapulted, and floated as Teams B, C, and D competed for the Golden Microscope. Team B built gliders to carry eggs, creating designs borrowed from hang paper...
The Coveted Trivia Night Trophy

The Coveted Trivia Night Trophy

During the second Saturday evening in May our Student Center became Trivia Central. Teams of students raced around campus, scoured the internet, and “phoned a friend,” seeking answers to questions chosen for this year’s Trivia Night. Questions ranged...
We Take Care of Franklin

We Take Care of Franklin

Our school’s Code of Conduct inspires and informs many community interactions. We start by respecting each other. We are honest and show tolerance for differences. Furthermore, we state this intention: “We take care of Franklin Academy.” Such a deliberate focus on...
We Could Have Danced All Night

We Could Have Danced All Night

Franklin Academy is an inclusive boarding school community. The hand of welcome is eagerly extended to newcomers, and everyone participates in all aspects of the Franklin experience. A great example of this participation is the annual all-school prom. Whether you are...