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Blog Entries - 2022

Alert Notification

Alert: Franklin High School

Posted on: September 19, 2022 3:00 pm
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After school today at approximately 3 pm, an alarm was triggered at Franklin High School. Emergency services were called and immediately responded to the notification. All students and staff remaining in the building after school were safely accounted for and

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Press Release

Pennyroyal Press Release

Posted on: September 16, 2022 2:00 pm
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Please see attached release from Pennyroyal Principal Jeremy Ward. 

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Press Release August 23

Press Release - August 23

Posted on: August 23, 2022 11:20 am
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Kelli Bush

Kelli Bush

Posted on: August 15, 2022 6:00 pm
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Welcome back to “Meet-a-Wildcat,” where we introduce you to incoming staff members. Today we meet Kelli Bush, new kindergarten teacher at Hunter Elementary. Kelli comes from a family of Franklin educators. Her mother teaches first grade at Anthony

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FHS Colorguard Clinic

Kitten Colorguard Clinic

Posted on: August 11, 2022 4:00 pm
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Is your K-7 student interested in trying something new? Why not try color guard? No experience required! Students get to work with members from the Franklin High School Color Guard, receive a t-shirt, and perform with the guard during half-time at the Franklin High School varsity football game on Friday, August 26th.

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Traffic Pattern FHS & FJHS

Posted on: August 11, 2022 3:00 pm
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Due to construction taking place at the current high school and junior high property, our previous traffic pattern had to be adjusted. Please take a moment to watch the video below that highlights the changes.

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Sara Rado

Sara Rado

Posted on: August 10, 2022 5:00 pm
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Welcome back to another edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat!” Today we meet Sara Rado, new ELA teacher at FJHS. Sara lives with her fiance, Tyler, and their two dogs, Gus and Dog. She’s a Bobcat graduate from Ohio University in Athens. When

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TAC Training

TAC Training

Posted on: August 9, 2022 11:00 am
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Franklin City Schools has partnered with the Franklin Police Department, Joint County SWAT Team and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office by allowing them to use our properties at 614 and 618 Anderson to conduct TAC Training.  TAC Training will

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Kaitlyn Kibler

Kaitlyn Kibler

Posted on: August 8, 2022 5:00 pm
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Welcome back to another edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat!” Today we meet Ms. Kaitlyn Kibler, intervention specialist at Franklin Junior High. Kaitlyn has two sisters that she considers her best friends and is mom to Edyn and her dog, Bexley. She loves

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Erin Maly

Erin Maly

Posted on: August 5, 2022 4:00 pm
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We welcome Mrs. Erin Maly in this edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat!” Erin will be joining the staff at Gerke Elementary teaching 6th grade math and science. She lives in Franklin with her husband, Tom, and their 4 children. She is especially excited

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Kimberly Irgens

Kimberly Irgens

Posted on: August 4, 2022 5:00 pm
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Welcome back to “Meet-a-Wildcat,” where we introduce you to incoming staff members. Today is another familiar face in the district for our fellow Wildcats. Mrs. Kimberly Irgens will be joining the staff at FJHS as the assistant principal.

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Katherine Wright

Katherine Wright

Posted on: August 3, 2022 5:00 pm
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Today’s edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat” is all about Mrs. Katherine Wright. Katherine will be joining the social studies department at Franklin High School. She is happily married to her husband, David, who she says is her opposite is nearly

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Elementary Open House

Elementary Open Houses

Posted on: August 1, 2022 6:00 pm
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The new school year is fast approaching. Teachers are preparing for meeting their new students. All K-6 elementary open houses will be Monday, August 15, from 5-7 pm. Join us to tour the building and meet your new teacher!

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Alicia Mailhot

Alicia Mailhot

Posted on: August 1, 2022 4:00 pm
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Welcome back to “Meet-a-Wildcat,” where we introduce you to incoming staff members. This week we meet Mrs. Alicia Mailhot, who isn’t new to Franklin, but new to her role. Mrs. Mailhot has served as the assistant principal at Franklin Junior

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John Berry

John Berry

Posted on: July 29, 2022 4:00 pm
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Today’s edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat” is all about Mr. John Berry. John has been with the district as a history teacher for quite some time, but will be taking over the helm of student activities director at Franklin High School. He resides in

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David Alford

David Alford

Posted on: July 28, 2022 5:00 pm
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We are excited to welcome Mr. David Alford to Franklin High School in today’s edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat!” David will be joining the social studies department along with coaching varsity boys’ basketball. He lives with his wife, Sarah,

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Kelli Fromm

Kelli Fromm

Posted on: July 25, 2022 4:00 pm
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We are welcoming a familiar face into a new role in today’s edition of “Meet-a-Wildcat!” Mrs. Kelli Fromm will be joining our central office team as the business manager. She has been in the district as a building administrator for the last

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Luke Hurst

Luke Hurst

Posted on: July 20, 2022 3:00 pm
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Welcome back to another summer of “Meet-a-Wildcat” where we introduce you to our new incoming staff! Our first new Wildcat is Mr. Luke Hurst. He will be teaching credit recovery and behavior intervention at our high school. He also happens to be

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FJHS Military Families

Posted on: June 8, 2022 6:00 pm
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All Franklin City School buildings have been designated Purple Star schools to recognize their commitment to students and families connected to the nation's military. FJHS and FHS have worked to create a military teen community for their students, and

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May Student Achievement

May Student Achievment

Posted on: June 6, 2022 2:00 pm
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At their May 23 meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored three Pennyroyal students for earning three quarters of Straight As. Pictured from left: Levi Powell, Madelynn Furnas, and Shawn Gebhart. Franklin City Schools established

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Fairy Tale Finale

Posted on: May 27, 2022 2:00 pm
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The first grade students at Hunter Elementary hosted a Fairy Tale Finale last week. After studying fairy tales, each student chose a specific fairy tale to use for their writing project. Each student then brainstormed the different types of writing

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Gerke Buddies

Posted on: May 24, 2022 4:00 pm
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Gerke fifth graders completed a biography project this spring that included creating a model of their chosen subject using empty 2-liter pop bottles. A wide range of historic people made appearances as biography bottle buddies including Stan Lee,

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AW Wax Museum

Posted on: May 22, 2022 10:00 am
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Anthony Wayne students capped off a year of studying Ohio History with their annual Ohio State Greats Wax Museum. Students chose a famous Ohioan to research and represent for families, guests, and fellow students. Visitors encountered Maya Lin, Neil

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Carol Snively

Dave Gregory Award

Posted on: May 20, 2022 7:00 am
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Carol Snively was recently named the Franklin High School 2022 Dave Gregory Teacher of the Year. The award, sponsored by Horace Mann, is also known as the Crystal Apple Award. Snively, who teaches College Credit Plus Pre-calculus, College Credit Plus

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Lacrosse Camp Flyer

Summer Elementary Lacrosse

Posted on: May 18, 2022 3:00 pm
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Does your elementary (K-6) student need some new activities this summer? Why not consider trying lacrosse? The Wildcat Lacrosse program is hosting a camp July 20 from 5 - 7pm. Check out the flyer for more information!

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Camp Flyer

Summer Boys' Basketball Camp

Posted on: May 17, 2022 2:00 pm
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Are you in need of some summer basketball? Check out the information for the upcoming summer boys' basketball camp.

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Elementary Band Instrument Registration Night

Posted on: May 16, 2022 3:00 pm
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Are you an elementary student interested in joining the band? Any current 5th grade student interested in being in the Wildcat Band, along with parents, should attend the registration night on May 24. Unsure? Check out the video and flyer for more

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Butterflies

Posted on: May 13, 2022 4:00 pm
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This spring, Schenck first graders in Amber Long's class studied the life cycle of Painted Lady Butterflies. They received caterpillars in mid-April and began keeping observation journals. The gorgeous butterflies were released on May 3. 

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Annual Wildcat Olympics

Posted on: May 12, 2022 4:00 pm
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  Annual Wildcat Olympics: A day of joy and fun    On a cool but gorgeous May day, there were smiles all around at the fifth annual Wildcat Olympics, which brought together the district’s special education students for a parade,

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FHS Senior Job Fair

Posted on: May 11, 2022 3:00 pm
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With graduation just days away, FHS seniors are busy exploring post-high school options. For those looking to enter the workforce, the FHS job fair on May 5 put students face-to-face with local employers looking to hire.    Some of the

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esports team

FHS eSports

Posted on: May 10, 2022 6:00 pm
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Franklin High School’s esports team completes first season It turns out that the kids were right all along: Video games are not a waste of time. In fact, competitive video gaming, known as electronic sports or esports — is one of the hottest new

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2022 Senior Awards

Posted on: May 10, 2022 11:00 am
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Erwin and Ebeling 2022 Project Excellence Winners

Posted on: May 9, 2022 12:00 pm
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Debbie Erwin and Eileen Ebeling have been named Franklin City Schools' 2022 Project Excellence winners. Project Excellence, which operates under the Area Progress Council of Warren County, annually recognizes two teachers from each

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Band Logo

Fundraiser planned to buy box truck for Franklin's marching band

Posted on: May 6, 2022 3:00 pm
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Marching bands have a lot of equipment. When Franklin's marching band takes the field at a competition or football halftime show, students and volunteers carry and roll out stands, instruments, props, flags, and other gear. Moving it all is a logistical

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Franklin Board of Education Honors Students for Achievement

Posted on: May 2, 2022 8:00 am
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At its April 25 meeting, the Franklin Board of Education honored students for achievement, which board members note is their favorite part of board meetings. Fifteen students were honored for 10 quarters of Straight As. Six were from Hunter: Meryn Berry,

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Little Cats, Big Minds

Franklin City Schools holding interactive early education fair on May 14

Posted on: April 28, 2022 10:50 am
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A ton of fun events are on the schedule at the district's first-ever early education fair. Children aged 0 to 5 who are future Franklin Wildcats are invited to the Little Cats, Big Minds event on Saturday, May 14, 11 to 1 at Gerke

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Country Country Running

Cross Country Information

Posted on: April 27, 2022 11:00 am
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There will be an informational meeting for all students entering grades 7-12 that are interested in running cross country next year on Thursday, May 5th, at 7 pm in the High School Cafeteria. The meeting is for athletes and parents. We will be discussing

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Release

April 26 Release

Posted on: April 26, 2022 2:30 pm
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Please see release from Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent of Franklin City Schools.

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District Art Show

District Art Show

Posted on: April 22, 2022 8:00 am
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Franklin City Schools will showcase and celebrate student creativity at the annual district art show on Saturday, April 30, 2 to 5 p.m. in the Franklin High School cafeteria. Attendees will see student artwork from all grade levels and buildings, including award-winning high school art. A basket of art supplies will be raffled. 

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Kelly Brock Rolfes

FHS chemistry teacher recognized as outstanding educator

Posted on: April 19, 2022 3:00 pm
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FHS teacher Kelly Rolfes (Brock) has been named the High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year 2022 by the Cincinnati Local Section of the American Chemical Society. In its congratulatory email, the Society noted that [her] "dedication, hard work, and advocacy

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Those pictured, from left: FHS principal Kelli Fromm, Nina Lin, FHS instructor Kelly Brock, and assistant superintendent Robyn Donisi.

Nina Lin Franklin B. Walter Award

Posted on: April 12, 2022 3:00 pm
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FHS senior Fang "Nina" Lin was recently honored as one of Warren County's recipients of the 2022 Franklin B. Walter award. Nina, who has a long list of academic and personal accomplishments, chose FHS instructor Kelly Brock as her mentor.  Recipients

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Maria Shockley

Mrs. Shockley

Posted on: April 6, 2022 11:00 am
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Congratulations to Maria Shockley, FHS guidance secretary, for receiving the U.S. Navy's Impactful Influencer Award from the Navy Talent Acquisitions Group Ohio River Valley. Mark A. Carroll, DC1 (SW/AW) U.S. Navy, presented the award to Shockley, for

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Schenck Kindness

Posted on: April 5, 2022 2:00 pm
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Schenck Elementary students recently demonstrated their kindness by assisting the family of a first grade student who is having medical treatments. During dress-up week, students could choose to wear sunglasses, tie-dye, hats, gold (for childhood cancer), or to deck themselves out in Wildcat Crazy garb. 

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Poster Graphic

Once Upon a Mattress

Posted on: March 30, 2022 2:00 pm
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FHS to present Once Upon a Mattress   Once upon a time, Queen Aggravain decreed that no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. Dozens of princesses tried to win the prince's hand, but none could pass the queen's

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Pictured from left: Rachel OBryan and James Gross

Student Achievement

Posted on: March 28, 2022 11:00 am
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The Franklin Board of Education honored two students for achievement at its March 21 Board meeting. FHS senior James Gross was honored for being a finalist in the midwest Instaband Battle of the Bands contest. FHS senior Rachel OBryan was

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Press Release

Schenck Press Release

Posted on: March 22, 2022 3:30 pm
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Please see release from Debbie Kienle, Principal, Schenck Elementary. 

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Suessical, Jr.

Suessical, Jr.

Posted on: March 9, 2022 3:00 pm
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Franklin Junior High is excited to present their first-ever musical! Seussical Jr. the Musical will be performed March 18 and 19, 7 p.m., in the FHS McDade Auditorium.   "Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide

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FHS Fire Alarm

FHS Fire Alarm

Posted on: March 9, 2022 2:30 pm
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At approximately 12:28 pm on Wednesday, March 9, the fire alarm at Franklin High School sounded. The building was immediately evacuated and the Franklin Fire department was dispatched to the building. Building staff accounted for all students and the fire

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Art Gallery Flyer

FHS Students Place in Annual Art Show

Posted on: March 7, 2022 10:00 am
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The Miamisburg Art Gallery will hosts its 31st annual student art show March 5 - 26. Participating schools include Carlisle, Franklin, Madison, Miamisburg, Springboro, Valley View, John Lazares Warren County Alternative School, and Waynesville. The opening

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Pictured from left: Nina Lin, Braden Rogers, and Emma Burnett

Board Honors Students for Achievemet

Posted on: March 4, 2022 7:00 am
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  The Franklin Board of Education honored three students for achievement at its Feb. 28 Board meeting. Emma Burnett (Hunter) was honored for earning straight As for 10 quarters. Nina Lin (FHS senior) was honored for her ACT scores, which has earned her

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FJHS Yearbook Order

FJHS Yearbook Orders

Posted on: March 3, 2022 7:00 am
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Have you ordered your FJHS yearbook yet? Don't forget - check out the information below!

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ACT Plan B Update

Posted on: February 28, 2022 11:30 am
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FHS Students, Parents and Families: Due to an issue with the ACT, the ACT test booklets for students that do not receive testing accommodations have not left the warehouse, which means most of our Juniors will NOT be taking the ACT tomorrow. Here are the

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FHS Art Students

Posted on: February 16, 2022 7:00 am
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Over the weekend, FHS art seniors Rachel O'Bryan and Natalie Reed were accepted into the highly competitive "Tomorrow's Artists Today" Area High School Art Show presented by the Middletown Arts Center. This show features the work of talented high school art

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Elementary Volleyball Form

Elementary Volleyball Clinic

Posted on: February 15, 2022 1:00 pm
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The Franklin Volleyball Program is hosting the spring league for 3rd-6th grade girls interested in playing volleyball again this year! The league will be conducted by Franklin volleyball coaches, along with current players. The league will consist of

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Schenck Threat Letter

Schenck Press Release

Posted on: February 10, 2022 4:00 pm
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Please attached release from Debbie Kienle, Principal at Schenck Elementary School.

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Class of 2026 Scheduling

Posted on: February 9, 2022 5:30 pm
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Parents/Guardians for the Class of 2026: On Thursday February 10th at 5:30 pm in the FHS Cafeteria, we will host a meeting for the parents/guardians of all incoming 9th graders for the Fall of 2022. This meeting will cover scheduling, graduation

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Kennard Jersey Retirement

Posted on: February 8, 2022 7:00 am
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Did you miss the retirement of the #10 jersey for Luke Kennard? If you weren't able to make it the game, check out the video below, compliments of Mr. Bob Hogan.

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Reminder Notice

Junior High Scheduling Meeting

Posted on: February 4, 2022 2:00 pm
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Next Monday, February 7th, there will be scheduling information meetings for the families of all 6th and 7th grade students who are planning to attend Franklin Junior High School in the 2022-2023 school year.  The 6th grade meeting will be held

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Bengals!

Posted on: February 1, 2022 3:00 pm
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Franklin Wildcat Families and Staff: With the Cincinnati Bengals headed to their first Super Bowl in more than 30 years, we are joining with several local school districts to declare a “Snow Dey” on Monday, February 14, 2022. The Cincinnati

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Lakins Jersey Retirement

Posted on: January 31, 2022 11:00 am
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Did you happen to catch the retirement of the #1 jersey for Travis Lakins? If you weren't able to make it the game, check out the video below, compliments of Mr. Bob Hogan.

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Cheerleading Tryouts Flyer

Cheer tryouts 22-23

Posted on: January 29, 2022 5:50 pm
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Are you a student in grades 6-11 interested in trying out for cheerleading? Check out the flyer for information for more information!

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Transportation Plans Release

Transportation Plans

Posted on: January 25, 2022 4:00 pm
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UPDATE: January 25, 2022   Dear Wildcat Families, We know these past two years have brought unexpected challenges and inconveniences for all of us. We appreciate your patience and partnership as we work hard to keep our students safe AND in

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Transportation Adjustments Release

Transportation Adjustments

Posted on: January 18, 2022 3:00 pm
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Dear Wildcat Families, We know these past two years have brought unexpected challenges and inconveniences for all of us. We appreciate your patience and partnership as we work hard to keep our students safe AND in classrooms. Face-to-face learning is a top

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Numbers to be retired

Posted on: January 12, 2022 2:00 pm
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Lakins’ and Kennard’s numbers to be retired in separate ceremonies Two Franklin athletes now playing at the professional level will have their jerseys retired at separate ceremonies at home boys basketball games on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1,

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FJHS demolition brick location

FJHS Bricks

Posted on: January 4, 2022 3:00 pm
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Are you feeling nostalgic about the demolition of FJHS? Why not pick up a brick to keep as a memento of the old building? They would make great bookends. Starting Wednesday, January 5, 2022, the community can take a small piece of Franklin’s history

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