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Soaring to New Heights: Alumni Spotlight: Dylan Spitz '12

Soaring to New Heights: Alumni Spotlight: Dylan Spitz '12

The three core values of The Franciscan School - Faith, Academics, and Service - are woven into the daily lives of students, instilling lifelong skills that help

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Staying Afloat and Thriving After 21 Years: School Counselor Laureen Wacenske

Staying Afloat and Thriving After 21 Years: School Counselor Laureen Wacenske

  “The best school in Raleigh.” These words were spoken to The Franciscan School Counselor Laureen Wacenske 22 years ago as she was deciding where to send her son

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A Year To Celebrate

A Year To Celebrate

The academic and spiritual foundation built here at The Franciscan School (TFS) is constructed year by year with the help of parents, teachers, friends, and all the

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A Place to Belong: Alumni Spotlight: Alli Perrin ’11

A Place to Belong: Alumni Spotlight: Alli Perrin ’11

Since opening its doors to students in 2000, The Franciscan School has sought to lay a foundation of faith, education and community that students carry with them

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Persevering to the End: TFS Class of 2021

Persevering to the End: TFS Class of 2021

Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the class of 2021 at The Franciscan School started their final year, unsure of what the year would hold and waiting for life

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Student Council Shapes Future Leaders

Student Council Shapes Future Leaders

Each year, a couple of dozen middle school students at TFS put together thoughtful campaigns promising to make important contributions to the school community if

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Game, Set, Match

Game, Set, Match

From his kindergarten classroom at TFS to his current pursuit of the rigors of dental school, Michael Moody believes the character traits that are instilled early

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For the Love of Music

For the Love of Music

As orchestra teacher Victoria Pedroza continues in her fifth year at The Franciscan School, her passion for music has only deepened. It’s easy to happen when you’re

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Into the Wild | TFS Spotlight: Sarah Hudak ‘10

Into the Wild | TFS Spotlight: Sarah Hudak ‘10

Every year, thousands of young children dream of growing up and becoming a marine biologist. So you could say that Sarah Hudak, who graduated from The Franciscan

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Ready to Launch: The Franciscan School Prepares Students for High School Success

Ready to Launch: The Franciscan School Prepares Students for High School Success

In an ever-changing world, The Franciscan School recognizes the great responsibility and privilege it has to shape young lives. The staff and faculty are devoted to

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