Dear Franklin Jr. High Parents and Students:

Welcome Back!  We hope your summer was enjoyable and that you are looking forward to the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year.  The new school year greets us with invigorating opportunities to showcase the talents of our students.

We look forward to seeing you at Franklin Jr. High Orientation, Thursday, August 3rd, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Orientation will begin in the gym at 4:30 p.m.  Stations will be set up to complete the following parent responsibilities:


PE Uniforms and Composition Books available for purchase & pick-up

Class schedules and school map distribution

Bus schedule confirmation

FJPO family donations collected ($25.00) and sign up for committee volunteer

Lunch money deposit (Free & Reduced forms available)

Franklin Junior Firebird shirts for sale

Verify file is complete

Pre-order yearbook at orientation or you can order online at


Committee sign-ups completed by July 28th will give access to the FAST PASS line, which will decrease your time spent at orientation!  Fast Passes will be emailed the first week of August. 

As a parent choice school the above procedures will need to be completed before students begin classes.


Wednesday, August 9th              Thursday, August 17th, 6:30 p.m.           Wednesday, August 23rd, 7:00 p.m.

First Day of School                     Junior High Curriculum Night                   Kino Jr. High Auditorium

7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.                 Parents and students will follow               Project M.E.S.A. Parent Meeting

                                                        student class schedule.                               (Mesa’s Education in Sexual Awareness)


If you are interested in serving on the FJPO (Franklin Jr. High Parent Organization) Board, please contact the office or speak with one of our Franklin Junior High Parent Organization Board members at orientation.

Thank you for your commitment to an award winning program of the highest quality, and I personally look forward to meeting and supporting your children during the 2017-2018 school year.



Jeff Abrams