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Franklin Township Middle School - East

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Posted On: Monday, August 8, 2016 - 14:38

7th & 8th grade pictures Thursday, 8/11

6th grade pictures Friday, 8/12 

Posted On: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 13:37

Posted On: Monday, May 9, 2016 - 13:35

It is hard to believe that we have almost reached the end of the 2015 - 2016 school year.  We are now planning for the next school year.  We know that there are going to be a great number of changes this summer before we start back to school on July 27.  If you know that you are going to have a change of address, phone number, or need to modify the information that you have on file, you can now do it online through Infinite Campus.  In order to access this feature you MUST have signed up for access to the parent portal.  If you follow this link:  http://www.ftcsc.k12.in.us/it/32 you will be directed to the IC page.  Once you have access to the portal, please make sure you read the District Announcement Section.

Posted On: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 15:31

Parents of current 5th grade students:

Immunizations of meningitis and Tdap are needed for the start of 6th grade.  Please call the doctor now to schedule an appointment prior to the start of school so that your student will have the shots that Indiana requires for middle school.  When you have an appointment date and time, please let the elementary school nurse know so that it can be recorded. Requirements are grade level-based, and not dependent on age of students entering 6th grade.  Call now for the best availability of appointments.

Parents of current high school juniors:

Two doses of meningitis are needed for the start of 12th grade.  Please call your student’s doctor now to schedule an appointment prior to the start of school so that your student will have complete shots as designated by the state of Indiana.  Please call the nurse at 803-8304 to advise her about the date and time of appointment.  Students are expected to have the shots at the beginning of the school year.  Call now for best availability of appointments.

Please follow the links to the immunization charts:

Immunization Requirement Chart                               Immunization Requirement Chart (Spanish)

Posted On: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 15:27

It is amazing what can be found when spending some time on Google.  Most recently we discovered that the official holiday for New Year’s Day in 2017 will be on January 2!  The approved calendar for the 16-17 school year indicated that students in Franklin Township would be returning to school on that day after the winter break.  This new information has caused a shift of days in the calendar.

The link to the calendar shown below will take you to the new version of the calendar with the corrections.  The modification is that students WILL attend school on Friday, December 16.  The teacher work day has been moved to Monday, December 19, 2016.  With this change, students and staff will return to school on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

2016 - 2017 Calendar Changes

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Posted On: 2016-09-30

Attention all boys interested in trying out for basketball for the 2016/17 season. Your tryouts have now been rescheduled for Monday, October 24th and Tuesday, October 25th. There will be no tryouts on October 5th or 6th. You will need to attend study tables after school on these days and tryouts will be from 3 - 5pm each day. Pickup at MS East will be at Door 25. Pickup at MS West will be at Annex Door 9 (Old FTMS). Student Athletes must have an athletic physical on file with the athletic department prior to trying out for the team.


Posted On: 2016-09-30

Report cards will be sent home today!!! Please note that the report cards themselves will look a little different. Based on parent feedback, report cards will only include final grades. This removes a lot of the clutter and resulting confusion with all of the different terms IC includes. For this 9 weeks, you will only see the final quarterly grades for core courses as well as Band, Choir, or Orchestra. Midterm grades for other related arts courses can be viewed via the Infinite Campus parent portal.


Posted On: 2016-09-29

Categorizing gods and goddesses in Mr. Griffin’s class. The kids appear to be pretty excited about their work :) #eastflashes


Posted On: 2016-09-29

Our 8th grade orchestra getting prepared for next week's concert!


Posted On: 2016-09-28

The Franklin Township Middle School East World Cultures Club & 6th grade PRIDE classes hosted Japan 'Peace' Fellow sponsored by the National Consortium of Teaching About Asia, Mrs. Lisa Laker, who is also a teacher at Franklin Central High School on September 27. Students learned about Japanese culture and tried their hand at calligraphy, paper crane origami, and Zen meditation during the workshops. Students learned to bow out of respect, and they plan to practice it with their teachers and Principal Huotari! The main message of the workshop was to spread the spirit of peace! FTMS East World Cultures Club is sponsored by Mr. Matt Laker, who wore a Hanshin Tigers jersey and hat to showcase the Japanese love of baseball--just like Mr. Laker!


Posted On: 2016-09-27

We need your help! The Walkathon is next week and we are way behind on donations. The goal is to make Ava's Disney Wish come true and to purchase an iPad mini and headphones for a 3 year old boy currently in an Indianapolis hospital. Pass this along to anyone you think might be able to help. #arianastrong https://squareup.com/store/franklin-township-middle-school-east


Posted On: 2016-09-26

Join us for the Family Literacy Night on Wednesday, Sept. 28th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. It is a free, family event featuring games, a photo booth, hour of code, makerspace, story-time, crafts,and more! Bring your whole family! The Indianapolis Public Library will be here to give families the opportunity to sign-up for a library card. Do you already have a library card? No problem! Raffle tickets will be given out to anyone who shows their card or signs up for a library card.


Posted On: 2016-09-26

Recently, East Student Makinzee Thomas found out that she will be a torchbearer for the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration, carrying the torch along side Dr. Richard Schriener who served as Pediatric Chair and Physician-In-Chief for Riley Hospital from 1987-2009 when he retired. At the time of his retirement, Dr. Richard Schriener was the longest-serving pediatric department chair in the country. They will be carrying the torch on October 15th from 9:15-9:35 a.m at Marian University starting at the Medical School and ending at the Universities exit on Cold Spring Road. The University is planning a community celebration for people to gather and celebrate the Bicentennial and to cheer on the torchbearers. Any and all are welcome to come help cheer on Makinzee in her journey of celebrating the wonderful life and beautiful spirit of her dear friend Ariana and helping her legacy live on.

Franklin Township Community School Corporation

Posted On: 2016-09-26

Information from the Franklin Township Civic League.