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School Director Provides Details on the Plans in Place in Event of Emergency The tornadoes that have swept through the southwestern part of the United States this week have been devastating. In Moore, Okla., a town south of Oklahoma City, homes, schools and most any structures in the path of a monstrous tornado Monday afternoon, May 20 were completely flattened, and 24 lives were lost as a result. Two elementary
Registration is open now for summer programs for students in grades 4th (as of Jan. 1, 2013) an above at the UT/TSU Extension Office. Programs offered include: Sewing Level 1 June 12-14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $40. Learn the parts of a sewing machine, threading the machine and make a simple personalized tote bag. All supplies are included. Bring a sack lunch. Sewing Level 2 June 17-18 from
School Director Sends Letter, Students Contact Congressman In Hopes of Changing Decision Last year the Department of the United States Air Force sent out a letter to all school systems with Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC) programs requesting they voluntary deactivate their units in order to help save federal dollars. However, the Air Force made no official decision to cut off funding to the programs, and being supportive of the class’s
The Franklin County Prevention Coalition, Winchester Police Department and area sponsors have teamed up to ensure that students are aware of the consequences of drinking and driving. With the help of these organizations, a golf cart was donated to the local Highway Safety Project as part of it’s drunk driving prevention program for youth. The donation was made during a presentation on Thursday, May 9 at Franklin County High School.
Franklin County High School’s Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC) students have been involved in a project called One Million Bones and have so far raised almost $250 for the effort. According to the project’s website, One Million Bones is a large-scale social arts practice combining education, hands-on art making and public installations to raise awareness of ongoing genocides and mass atrocities in places like Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Franklin County Agricultural Learning Center will be held Thursday, May 2 at 2 p.m. at the Franklin County High School campus. School board members will be in attendance to help officially open the Agricultural Learning Center to be used by the schools and the community. Director of Schools Dr. Rebecca Sharber stated she’s excited about the opening of the facility, which will greatly assist
Students Test Their Skills at 20th Annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race These last few weeks, almost 100 high school and college teams have been busy preparing to race their lightweight, human-powered vehicles in the 20th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, Ala. A group of Franklin County High School students will be one of the teams to compete in the race, set for April 25-27 at the U.S.