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....

Eighth Grade visits NC State Design Lab

Eighth grade students primarily from the STEM and   Creative Computing elective classes took a field trip to the NC State University Design Lab. The students were given a tour of the School of Design labs for architecture, industrial design, textiles, animation, and...

8th Grade Christmas Carols

Our eighth grade students spread lots of Christmas cheer on our last day before Christmas break by caroling throughout the TFS campus.  Enjoy the video below of one of our eighth grade classes who dedicated a song to Mrs. Marie Leone who will be retiring after...

Christmas Cookies!

Each year, our wonderful Home and School Association (H.S.A.) coordinates a cookie exchange among our families.  Families make cookies for the faculty and staff to come and pick their favorites.  As it is every year, the cookie exchange was a great success with many...

Faculty Gingerbread House Competition

The TFS middle school faculty held a fun gingerbread house building competition under the leadership of Assistant Principal Colette Dziadul.  The friendly, but very competitive, event put sixth, seventh, and eighth grade faculty teams against each other in a battle to...

TFS Annual Passage Home Drive

Each year our TFS families conduct a Christmas food drive to benefit Passage Home families.  Passage Home is an organization whose mission is to connect families in need with the resources that they are otherwise unable to obtain.  The TFS community helps out every...

First Grade Spreads Holiday Cheer and Warmth

The first grade class recently traveled to Duke Children’s Hospital, sharing their gift of song and presenting the hospital with 136 receiving blankets, blessed by Father Steve, for the babies in the NICU. One of our TFS parents works in the Duke Children’s...