News & Announcements

Lion Passes for Sale
We have Lion Passes for Sale for all home athletic games. This excludes varsity football and tournaments.
Adults - $40
Students - $15
FISD Season Football Tickets On Sale
Season tickets for the 2014 varsity season will be available for purchase on the following dates:

After August 25, 2014 - reserved seating will be available to be purchased by general public.

Cost is $25.00 per seat. Tickets may be purchased at the Franklin ISD Administration Building, 1216 West FM 1644 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For questions call 979-828-1900.

**CHANGE IN SALES**
Reserved seats will no longer be sold at the gate. They can be purchased pre-season at the Administration Building or after August 30th at the High School office by 3:00pm on game day.
Sports Physicals Required for All Athletes
In efforts to increase safety and prevention in athletics, FISD is requiring ANNUAL physicals for all student-athletes. Annual screening of athletes is imperative because medical conditions can change from year to year and the development of subtle issues may be overlooked. The pre-participation exam is designed to help identify athletes that may be at risk for medical issues before he or she participates in a sport.

Physical can be obtained by your primary physician or orthopedic doctor. Mass sports physicals were offered by FISD on May 22. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Marissa Jones at mjones@franklinisd.net or 979.255.5409.
FHS Makes List of Best High Schools
An article from The Eagle newspaper recently reported that three Brazos Valley schools have made U.S. News and World Report's list of best high schools. The magazine reviewed data on more than 19,400 U.S. public high schools to compile the list. A&M Consolidated High School was 114 on the state list (1,096 nationally), and Bryan Collegiate High School came it at 134 in the state (1,370 nationally). Franklin High School was ranked 185 in Texas and 1,966 nationally.

The rankings were based on student-teacher ratios, schools' performance on state assessment tests and how well they prepare students for college. The School for the Talented and Gifted in Dallas was the top-ranked school in the country; the Dallas school district's School of Science and Engineering Magnet was eighth in the country. There were no other Texas schools in the top 10.
FFA Members Recognized
In May, Jeb H. of the Franklin FFA chapter was elected as the Area III FFA state officer candidate. On July 17, in Fort Worth, Texas, he delivered his state officer election speech as he competed for the Texas FFA State President position. Congrats to Jeb, on his huge accomplishment in being elected 1st Vice President and making the traveling team for Texas FFA. He will travel all over Texas this next year, to Washington and many other places and have so many doors open to him and his future. We are so proud of Jeb!

In addition, Rachel K. was awarded her $18,000 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship. The recipients were also informed that if they keep their grades up they can apply for another $16,000 in two years. Congrats, Rachel!
Student Drug Testing Policy
Franklin ISD board adopted a student drug testing policy that has been implemented since the 2010-2011 school year. All students participating in high school extracurricular activities in grades 7-12 (including all high school clubs, organizations, and sports) along with those students that drive to school will be subjected to drug testing.
Franklin Ranch Community Park Has Something for Everyone

<b>Franklin Ranch Community Park Has Something for Everyone</b> Franklin Ranch Community Park is a beautiful enhancement to our community and a place for lots of outdoor activities and fun. Franklin Ranch is located about two and a half miles north of Franklin on FM 46. The park is now open to the public every day from daylight till dark (future hours to be determined). If you have not had an opportunity to check it out, we hope you will visit the park soon!

The community park is 84 acres of year-round family fun located just north of Franklin on FM 46. The park features three signature baseball fields, two softball fields, a multipurpose baseball/softball field, and two football fields. In addition, there are two pavilions, a splash pad, an amphitheater, three concession stands, and nine miles of walking trails. The park also has a fishing lake and fishing shack, an outdoor education center, and several playgrounds and large open areas for play. Check out the Franklin Ranch Community Park website.
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