Riding with Fred

Riding with Fred

Spring has arrived in East Haddam. The weather is beautiful. While leaves are not yet on the trees, daffodils are up, and flowering bushes blaze with color. Consequently, it is a good time for a virtual tour of town and campus. Join me as a passenger in my two-seat...
Cyber Franklin:  Team C Update

Cyber Franklin: Team C Update

One learns a lot about an individual, a school, a community, or a nation in the face of adversity. Our global crisis is the greatest challenge of my lifetime, and I am incredibly proud of Franklin Academy’s teachers and administrators. They have responded with...
Cyber Franklin

Cyber Franklin

Our third week of Cyber Franklin is beginning. Judging from the photograph above, Ross has established an excellent workspace in his bedroom at home. Lorrie Bennett reports that Nick is an eager participant in her 9:00 am Humanities class even though it is 9:00 pm at...
Determination and Creativity

Determination and Creativity

I am impressed. Our teachers tackled an unprecedented challenge with determination and creativity. Consequently, I realize that our school family will get through this national emergency. We will emerge whole. Over one short week, our teachers chose the digital...
Do Your Teachers Laugh?

Do Your Teachers Laugh?

An essential responsibility of Franklin Academy’s administration is the recruitment, training, and retention of a dedicated group of teachers. Consequently, the school seeks veteran educators and young professionals who share a passion for serving students with...