Franklin Middle School

Meet our Principal

Dr. Charles Urness


(608) 743-6005


About Dr. Urness

Dr. Charles Urness joined Franklin Middle School as the principal in 2010. Dr. Urness graduated from UW-LaCrosse in 1993, with majors in History and Broadfield Social Studies. In 2001, he received a Master’s in Educational Leadership from UW-Madison. In 2012, Dr. Urness earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from UW-Madison.
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Current Events

Picture Day!

Picture Day!

The photographers from Lifetouch photography will be at Franklin Middle School on August 21, 2014 during Registration Day to take student pictures.  The order form is attached!

National Night Out ~ 2014

National Night Out ~ 2014

National Night Out (2014) will take place on August 5, 2014 outside of the Janesville Police Department.  The event runs from 5-8:00 p.m.

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

The 2014-2015 school supply lists are now available.

Ready, Set, Goal Conferences

Ready, Set, Goal Conferences

Franklin Middle School's Ready, Set, Goal Conferences will take place on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

August Registration Day

August Registration Day

Franklin Middle School's registration day (2014-2015 school year) will take place on August 21, 2014.  

Janesville Summer Meals 2014

Janesville Summer Meals 2014

Summer is here! You may be thinking about what your child will do for meals while school is out. The good news is that the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners in your local community to serve free meals.

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