Second Graders Learn All About Soils

Sep
27

In our Soils science unit, students investigate the properties of three soil components-sand, clay, and humus-as well as our local soil.  In Lesson 2, Students learned what happens to dead plants.  They researched worm facts and started a composting project using garden soil, worms, and plant remains.  The compost bags will be checked, and changes […]

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First Graders Study Weather

Sep
20

Our first grade classes are studying weather.  One of the activities we did was measuring the wind speed using flags.  We each decorated a flag made of cloth and tagboard to use in measuring the wind speed.  Our flags were taken on the playground to serve as our  measuring tool.  We each held our flag […]

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PA Public Utility Commission

Sep
19

If you are not receiving good internet service from your provider, you may contact the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to file a complaint at 1-800-692-7380.

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Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest!

Sep
19

Farm Fest Info.

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Kindergarteners Learn About Monarch Butterflies

Sep
19

FM’s kindergarteners just completed a unit of study on the monarch butterfly.  They learned about the monarch’s life cycle (vocabulary word metamorphosis), what the warning colors are and how they protect the monarch (vocabulary word aposematism), and that the monarch migrates to Mexico for the winter. Hands on activities were completed to help the students […]

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