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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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Swinging Into The Future: Alumni Spotlight, Chris Sperrazza '15

Swinging Into The Future: Alumni Spotlight, Chris Sperrazza '15

The middle school years can often be the most formative and impactful years in a young person’s life. During those years, kids often try new things, explore

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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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The Storyteller: Alumni Spotlight, Alex Jenny '18

The Storyteller: Alumni Spotlight, Alex Jenny '18

Alex Jenny loves to tell stories. She likes to make people laugh, capture special moments, and help bring joy to the lives of others through filmmaking. As a 2018

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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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From the Balance Beam to Engineering: Alumni Spotlight, Gabby Kistner '13

From the Balance Beam to Engineering: Alumni Spotlight, Gabby Kistner '13

For alumni Gabby Kistner, gymnastics has always played a large role in her life. Beginning at age two and competing at age eight, Kistner spent thousands of hours

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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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Serving with Passion: Alumni Spotlight- Lexie Burns ‘12

Serving with Passion: Alumni Spotlight- Lexie Burns ‘12

For Lexie Burns, a Franciscan School 2012 graduate, serving others has become an integral part of who she is. Service is one of the three pillars in TFS’s motto,

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On My Honor: TFS Graduates to Eagle Scouts

On My Honor: TFS Graduates to Eagle Scouts

“On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong,

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