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Franklin Middle School

1200 Outer Park Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Dystopian novel series pick-up

Oct 7, 2020 Students in 3rd and 6th hours can pick up their book series from FMS by the end of this week.  Come to the front lobby during school hours and ask for your books!  

Message for Sept. 14

Sep 14, 2020 On Monday the 14th, I will be sending a newsletter to students and parents / guardians.  Please read this letter.  In the meantime, here are two things to share:   1.  Grades will be found on the district intranet -- the same system used in previous years.  Log on to the intranet, go to your cumulative folder, and click on grades.   2. READ MORE

Message for Sept. 8 - 11

Sep 7, 2020 Students, we are beginning week 2 of remote learning.  I thought the zooms went really well last week and I especially appreciated your participation.  A few things to remember about zooms:  I ask that you show your first and last name, your full face (not just the top of your head), and if you are in a room with another family member, please use headphones to minimize distraction. READ MORE

Parent Canvas Instructions

Aug 30, 2020 Mrs. Impson created this video and is kindly sharing it to help explain how to set up a parent account in Canvas and link it to your child's account.  As a teacher AND a parent, thank you Mrs. Impson!! https://youtu.be/QcPao9IfMqM

1st week of 2020

Aug 30, 2020 Hello, 8th graders!  Below you will find a general outline of this week's plans.  All specific plans, assignments, and zoom links will be on Canvas, starting Monday.  This week, I will post assignments on Canvas day by day.  Follow the schedule for classroom zooms.  The schedule is posted on the right side of my webpage. Canvas link:  https://learn.canvas. READ MORE

Remote Learning Expectations and Falcon Four

Aug 30, 2020 REMOTE LEARNING EXPECTATIONS - ALL GRADES - Grades matter - Homework matters - Attendance matters - Be respectful and school appropriate - Have S.W.A.G. - Sit up straight, Watch the Zoom, Actively Listen, and Give and ask for feedback FALCOLN FOUR  - Respect yourself and your future. - Respect your classmates and their right to learn. - Respect the adults in charge. - Respect your school and community.

19/20 - Message to last year's students - results from the letter competition!

Aug 29, 2020 Do you remember the letters you wrote to authors last year?  I submitted them in December and they were to be judged in March.  Well, we all know what happened in March.  Low and behold, the Secretary of State's office did judge more than 4,000 letters submitted by Illinois students and I received the results this summer.  Below, I have listed the students who were considered as finalists and semi-finalists. READ MORE

Fall 2020 - Stay Tuned!

Aug 24, 2020 Students, Parents, and Guardians, I will be giving lots more formal information as we begin the new school year.  I look forward to meeting all of you! In the meantime, I'd like to give a big thanks to the person who was inspired by a previous item from my website.  I'm so flattered!  Thank you!

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