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Pursuing High-Quality Education: 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

Pursuing High-Quality Education: 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

“The quality of a school goes beyond its name, location, or reputation. An education institution succeeds when it supports every learner every day, offering

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Alumni Spotlight | Lauren Jacobs '14

Alumni Spotlight | Lauren Jacobs '14

For many years, Lauren Jacobs was like many of us, saving her favorite pins and scrolling through Pinterest. But her love for marketing landed her a chance to look

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Two Feet of Love in Action: Catholic Social Teaching & Service

Two Feet of Love in Action: Catholic Social Teaching & Service

As a school, we are committed to the principles ofCatholic Social Teaching (CST) and how it is intentionally incorporated into The Franciscan School. Several times

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Alumni Spotlight | Doggett Sisters '18

Alumni Spotlight | Doggett Sisters '18

Twin sisters Anna and Lauren Doggett have done many of the same things. They are K-8 graduates of The Franciscan School, they both attended Cardinal Gibbons High

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Inside the Classroom: Patsy Thieken

Inside the Classroom: Patsy Thieken

For the last 15 years, Patsy Thieken has faithfully served as a middle school math teacher at The Franciscan School. We have been blessed by her enthusiasm,

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Alumni Spotlight | Shayaan Khokhar

Alumni Spotlight | Shayaan Khokhar

“Do not be afraid to be yourself and stand up for yourself. Your number one advocate is you.” These are the words of TFS alumni, Shayaan Khokhar, as he looks to

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Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Headquartered right here in Raleigh at N.C. State University, the North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is the largest K-12 STEM competition in North Carolina and

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Alumni Spotlight | Sarah Watson ‘12

Alumni Spotlight | Sarah Watson ‘12

The Franciscan School has long been identified as a community school- one that facilitates trust, healthy relationships, growth, and lifelong friends. Alumna Sarah

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Inside the Classroom | Tom Harmon

Inside the Classroom | Tom Harmon

Tom Harmon hasn’t always been a teacher. Though he is now in the classroom with middle schoolers at The Franciscan School, Mr. Harmon’s career actually began at

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Taking a Leap of Faith: Alumni Spotlight Allison Becker ‘12

Taking a Leap of Faith: Alumni Spotlight Allison Becker ‘12

When TFS Alumni Allison Becker was small, she described herself as incredibly shy. But by the time she reached her eighth grade year at TFS, she was singing in

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