New Franklin Special School District Performing Arts Center could be complete by 2021

New Franklin Special School District Performing Arts Center could be complete by 2021

FROM: Franklin Homepage – By ALEXANDER WILLIS – New details on the Franklin Special School District (FSSD) Performing Arts Center were revealed Monday evening during the district’s first of three budget meetings, such as its size, cost and buildout timeline. Held at Moore Elementary School in Franklin, the FSSD school board saw representatives from HFR Design, the design firm behind the project, join the meeting to share the details on

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Mobile app brings new communication tool for FSSD parents, community

Mobile app brings new communication tool for FSSD parents, community

FROM: Franklin Homepage – By JOHN McBRYDE – It’s no secret that parents lead busy lives, and for those who have children in a school in the Franklin Special School District, there is now an app for that. The district launched a mobile app about a month ago that’s tailor-made for parents and other FSSD stakeholders, and its features were presented at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting at Poplar Grove

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Freedom Intermediate math teacher travels world teaching sustainable education

Freedom Intermediate math teacher travels world teaching sustainable education

FROM: Franklin Homepage – By JOHN McBRYDE – Eddie Wynne has been a math and reading teacher in the Franklin Special School District for 5½ years, but it wouldn’t be much of a stretch to say his approach to teaching goes beyond the walls of Freedom Intermediate School. In fact, he takes his passion for teaching beyond the boundaries of the United States. Last summer, for instance, he joined a

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Fine Arts Festival showcases talent and creativity of students across county

Fine Arts Festival showcases talent and creativity of students across county

FROM: Williamson Herald – There was a steady crowd of parents and students all day at the sixth annual Fine Arts Festival on Saturday. Between choirs, visual artists and orchestras, over 2,000 students from WCS and FSSD, grades kindergarten to 12th, participated in the annual arts festival. “Our mission for the event is to increase community support and awareness of the life-changing impact of having arts education in public schools,”

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