The Travelogue Continues

The Travelogue Continues

We woke up to an island-wide power outage. We are all fine. The hotel has a generator, and our phones are staying charged. Meanwhile, we are making a few slight changes to the itinerary. Day Three offered a chance to explore the beach, practice our swimming skills,...
Puerto Rico – The Second Day

Puerto Rico – The Second Day

Melissa Spindler’s travelogue continues. What a day! After an early breakfast, our bus took some very narrow and windy roads up into the national park rainforest of El Yunque. At our first stop in the forest, we climbed one hundred stairs up a tower where we...
Puerto Rico Travelogue:  Day One

Puerto Rico Travelogue: Day One

The following report is from the trip diary of Melissa Spindler, FLI Residential Dean/Trip Chaperone. The 3 am wake-up at Franklin Academy was very cold and black. However, our students were giddy as we loaded onto the “party bus” (dark blue lights make...
Fearless at Franklin

Fearless at Franklin

Yesterday our Martial Arts course had its first promotion on campus since the Fall of 2019. Students performed in front of their peers, teachers, and a black belt panel. The panel included Master Robert La France, Master Lynne Landry (mother of Matt...
The Annual Art Gala

The Annual Art Gala

This past Friday, March 25, the Art Committee showcased student and faculty talent at the Franklin Academy Arts Gala. The fieldhouse venue created the ambiance of a true warehouse-style exhibition with thirty-seven artists presenting more than seventy works, including...