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All in the Family

All in the Family

When Marie Leone first toured The Franciscan School, she knew it was the place for her. What she didn’t know was that eventually, each of her family members would

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Inside the Classroom: Jamie Kirchhoff

Inside the Classroom: Jamie Kirchhoff

For the last 17 years, Jamie Kirchhoff has poured her heart into the students at The Franciscan School. As a first grade teacher, Kirchhoff loves when her students’

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Getting Involved: Home School Association

Getting Involved: Home School Association

At the heart of The Franciscan School lies the families that make up our community. Each year, our dedicated parents volunteer their time and talents to be a part

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New School Year, New Beginnings

New School Year, New Beginnings

Wednesday, August 17th marked the first day of our 2022-2023 school year. New kindergartners and new students walked the halls for the first time. Students entered

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A New Era at TFS: Ushering in Principal Dawn Smith

A New Era at TFS: Ushering in Principal Dawn Smith

The 2022-2023 school year marks a new era for The Franciscan School, a new beginning that will carry on the torch as Mike Watson begins his retirement. When

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Math at TFS: Solving Real-Life Problems

Math at TFS: Solving Real-Life Problems

“Multiply our kindness and divide away our distractions.” The Franciscan School middle school math teacher Patsy Thieken prays this prayer each day as she immerses

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Celebrating Principal Mike Watson

Celebrating Principal Mike Watson

Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.”

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Overcoming Hurdles and Thriving: TFS Class of 2022

Overcoming Hurdles and Thriving: TFS Class of 2022

As The Franciscan School’s class of 2022 was finishing their first year of middle school, everything changed. Schools closed their doors, families were locked down,

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One Book, One School

One Book, One School

One Book, One School was designed to bring an entire school together through the enjoyment and fostering of community that a single book can provide. Nearly three

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Inside the Classroom: Ann Giannini

Inside the Classroom: Ann Giannini

When the doors to The Franciscan School opened in 2000, 4th grade teacher Ann Giannini was one of the original teachers who helped create the school’s mission

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