Franklin High School (Franklin, Virginia)

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Franklin High School
Address
310 Crescent Drive
Franklin, Virginia, 23851
United States
Coordinates36°41′29″N 76°56′52″W / 36.69139°N 76.94778°W / 36.69139; -76.94778Coordinates: 36°41′29″N 76°56′52″W / 36.69139°N 76.94778°W / 36.69139; -76.94778
Information
TypePublic Secondary school
MottoGo Broncos, and Lead the Stampede!
Established1967
School districtFranklin City Public Schools
PrincipalTravis Felts[1]
Asst. PrincipalJason Chandler
Grades9-12
GenderCo-Ed
Color(s)Blue, Gold
AthleticsFootball, JV Football, Volleyball, Golf, Boys Basketball,JV Boys Basketball,JV Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, JV Baseball, JV Softball, Boys Tennis, Girls Tennis
NicknameBroncos
RivalsSouthampton High School
Website
 
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Franklin High School
Address
310 Crescent Drive
Franklin, Virginia, 23851
United States
Coordinates36°41′29″N 76°56′52″W / 36.69139°N 76.94778°W / 36.69139; -76.94778Coordinates: 36°41′29″N 76°56′52″W / 36.69139°N 76.94778°W / 36.69139; -76.94778
Information
TypePublic Secondary school
MottoGo Broncos, and Lead the Stampede!
Established1967
School districtFranklin City Public Schools
PrincipalTravis Felts[1]
Asst. PrincipalJason Chandler
Grades9-12
GenderCo-Ed
Color(s)Blue, Gold
AthleticsFootball, JV Football, Volleyball, Golf, Boys Basketball,JV Boys Basketball,JV Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, JV Baseball, JV Softball, Boys Tennis, Girls Tennis
NicknameBroncos
RivalsSouthampton High School
Website

Franklin High School is a public high school in Franklin, Virginia. Franklin High School is part of the Franklin City Public Schools District. FHS is a co-educational school serving grades 9-12. Franklin High School is a member of the Tri-Rivers District, Class A athletic conference. Franklin High School is part of the Franklin City Public Schools District.[2]

History[edit]

In 1990, the school was one of 15 high school's nationally to be honored by the White House for its efforts to reduce or eliminate teen tobacco and drug usage. As part of the honor, FHS principal, Sam Jones, went to the White House to meet the president. .[3]

Up to 2003, the school's senior class had a tradition of writing goodbye messages and college information on a barn across from FHS. The "Senior Wall" came down, with the assistance of FHS alumni, in December 2003.[4]

Athletics[edit]

Franklin High School is a member of the Tri-Rivers District, Class A athletic conference.

Football[edit]

In the year 2004, the school's varsity football team won the state championship over J.I. Burton High School.[5] In 2008 the Broncos won their second State Championship in four years against Clintwood 28-20.[6]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Franklin High School". Franklin City Public Schools. 
  2. ^ Franklin High School - Franklin, Virginia - VA - School overview
  3. ^ Pearson, Susie (6/12/1990). "WHITE HOUSE HONORS FRANKLIN HIGH". Virginian-Pilot. pp. D4. 
  4. ^ SPEIDELL, PHYLLIS (2003-12-17). "FRANKLIN SENIORS' WALL COMES TUMBLING DOWN". The Virginia Pilot. 
  5. ^ "TODAY'S STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL GAMES". Roanoke Times. 12/6/08. pp. C3. 
  6. ^ Rivals High - High School State Champions 2008

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