Monday, May 21, 2012

Lifelong Learning has registered over 1,600 students in enrichment classes for Summer 2012! This coming weekend, May 26, 27 & 28 is Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day signals the informal beginning of the summer season ... days on the Cape, working in the garden, and sunny days. It also means that the Summer Program 2012 is just a few weeks away. Beginning the week of June 25, Franklin Public Schools is offering over 100 classes to students entering pre-school through grade 12. The classes meet during different weeks, at different times and at different locations. The opportunities include: The Math Academy for students in grades K through 6 who see everything throught the lens of mathematics; the Summer Art Institute for students in grades 7 through 12 who enjoy painting, or drawing or ceramincs or digital photography or more; STAR and StarPLUS are programs that offer a variety of enriching and enjoyable classes for students in pre-school through grade 5 (STAR) or middle school(StarPLUS); the Summer Music Program that offers classes for string and band players in grades 5 through 9, as well as Summer Glee classes; high school academic support in math, English, social studies and science; and finally, the High School Experience for the incoming Class of 2016. visit our website: and select summer program from the column on the left. Come and be part of the fun!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Visual Arts, Forensic Science, Cooking, Games Theater, Inventor's Lab and Builders of the Future. Franklin Public Schools is offering the second summer of StarPLUS, which is just for middle school students. StarPLUS has two, one-week sessions planned for Summer 2012: July 9 to July 13 and July 23 to July 27. Classes meet from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The morning is separated into 3 sessions and students choose what they want to do. They select classes that focus on their interests and strengths. The program is directed by Ms. Orfalea and Ms. Leazott, and will be held at the Horace Mann Middle School. It is open to all middle school students from Franklin and the surrounding communities. For additional information and registration, please visit our website:, select Lifelong, select Summer Program, select view all classes, select StarPLUS. Please telephone or email us with any questions: 508-553-4814 or

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Franklin Summer Music

May 2, 2012 Franklin Public Schools offers ten summer enrichent programs for students in Franklin and surrounding towns. The Summer Music Program, directed by Ms. Schoen, has a variety of classes for students in band, strings and chorus. The offerings include: Concert Band - for students entering grades 5 - 7 with a minimum of 1 year of playing experience. Jazz Band Workshop - for students entering grades 7 - 9 with a minimum of 2 years of playing experience. Elementary Strings - for students entering grades 4 and 5 with a minimum of 1 year of playing experience. Summer Orchestra - for students entering grades 6 - 9 with a minimum of 2 years of playing experience. Summer "Glee" - for students entering grades 4 - 6. Teen "Glee" - for students entering grades 7 - 10. To register: This is the home page of the Franklin Public Schools. Once there select Lifelong, Summer Program, High School Questions: Telephone: 508-553-4814