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...
Class of 2019 College Acceptances

Class of 2019 College Acceptances

Franklin Academy has a very specific and distinctive mission. We serve students identified with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD) or diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). Our holistic program hones academic and...
The Sprint to Graduation

The Sprint to Graduation

So many events fill our days during the merry month of May. All of our students go to the prom, and many participate in trivia night. The Science Department hosts its annual invention convention. Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars headlines our “Autos for Autism”...
Crossing the Finish Line Together

Crossing the Finish Line Together

We reached Marco Polo International Airport outside Venice at 11 am. Ivan’s goodbye was surprisingly emotional with one hug after another. Then, we checked in, passed through security, and waited for our flight to Zurich. There was lunch and some duty-free shopping...
Trieste in the Rain

Trieste in the Rain

Yesterday we crossed into Italy, spending time in the seaport city of Trieste at the northernmost point of the Adriatic Sea. We changed money, had a brief tour of the city center, and posed for the obligatory group photo. Great Italian cooking tantalized the tastebuds...