At its June meeting, the Franklin Special School District Board of Education approved an expanded tuition policy, which will allow students from outside of Williamson County to apply on a tuition basis. In addition, the Board voted to allow employees to enroll out-of-district children and grandchildren in the FSSD at no cost, providing there is program space available.
Mark your summer calendars! The FSSD Story Bus is a free community service offered in the summer by the Franklin Special School District and designed to foster a love of reading in children. The program runs from June 6-July 21, 2022.
The 2022 FSSD summer food service program kicks off Wednesday, June 1, and runs through Thursday, June 30. The FSSD Food and Culinary Services department will offer free breakfast and/or lunch at community sites and by delivery to designated bus stop locations.
We are excited to begin registration for Young Scholars Institute this summer. The Young Scholars Institute consists of two independent week-long camps and will occur June 6-10 and June 13-17 at Freedom Intermediate School, 840 Glass Lane.
Five Franklin Special School District schools have been awarded RTI2-B Model of Demonstration (MOD) schools, as announced January 20, 2022, by the Tennessee Tiered Supports Center (TSC) at Vanderbilt University.
The Board of Education voted on November 29 to rescind the mask requirement for students, staff, and visitors. Citing low positive cases in the school and the community, as well as the availability of the vaccine to ages 5 and older, the Board voted unanimously to lift the requirement. Anyone who chooses to wear a mask in the schools or offices is welcome to do so.
Prekindergarten through fourth-grade students at Franklin Elementary have joined communities across the nation in a collaborative art project that, so far, spans 16 states with the ultimate goal of being part of a painted garden of 10,000 flowers.
Liberty Elementary School is among 325 schools across the nation, and one of only six in Tennessee, to be named a U.S. Department of Education 2021 National Blue Ribbon School.