Author: Jenny Hammond

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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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Why Do Families Choose A Catholic Education?

Why Do Families Choose A Catholic Education?

Every year, schools around the country take a week or month to celebrate Catholic education. This year, the theme for Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools:

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STREAM

STREAM

STEM, STEAM, STREAM. These buzzwords have floated around the academic world for many years, but how do they apply to The Franciscan School (TFS)?

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From Yoga to Finance, Fitness and More: Middle School Electives

From Yoga to Finance, Fitness and More: Middle School Electives

One of the most unique and lesser known attributes of The Franciscan School (TFS) is the wide range of electives offered to middle school students.

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Inside the Classroom: Chris Elliott, PE

Inside the Classroom: Chris Elliott, PE

Before the doors first opened at The Franciscan School, there were feelings of excitement and anticipation of the unknown.

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