The Sheriffs of Siena

  When middle school students arrived at TFS on Halloween, they found themselves back in the old West!  The halls were plastered with “wanted” posters showing some of TFS’s most wanted teachers!  Under the direction of Head Sheriff, i.e. Assistant...

Earth Day at TFS

https://www.franciscanschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Music-Teachers-Video2.mp4 Our Music Teachers Playing Sustainable Instruments Our Franciscan roots teach us to be good stewards of our earth. In Celebration of Earth Day, The Franciscan School offered fun and...

Fifth Grade Students Participate in a Mock Mass

The fifth grade students of Mrs. Rapp’s Religion classes planned and participated in their respective “mock” masses.  This hands on exercise was designed in order that each student become the teacher of  his/her part of the Mass they had researched. Our student...

Welcome to the Zoo!

The TFS first grade class made their annual trip to the North Carolina Zoo.  The trip to the zoo is a favorite field trip for our students.  In addition to being able to see many different species, the students were educated about zoo...

TFS Participates in Academic Decathlon

A group of TFS students participated in the Diocese of Raleigh Academic Decathlon. The Academic Junior High Decathlon is a competition for students in grades 6 through 8. There are 10 events. Two are collaborative team efforts – a logic quiz with 20 rigorous thinking...

TFS in Washington, D.C.

The TFS Class of 2018 left bright and early Monday, February 26th, for their eighth grade trip to our nation’s capital. The trip to Washington, D.C. is an annual tradition for our graduating class. The class and chaperones gathered at 5:45 AM at TFS and were greeted...

Sixth Grade Service

During Catholic Schools Week, the 6th grade had an opportunity to put the theme of “Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed” into practice.  The service opportunity for the 6th grade was to make paracord bracelets for Operation Gratitude, an organization that sends Care Packages...

Art Class Native American Pottery

Jag de lag! This is a traditional Haliwa –Saponi greeting taught to us by our friend Senora Lynch. The Franciscan School had the pleasure of hosting artist-in-residence Senora Lynch, an American Indian Potter and member of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe of North Carolina....