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

Dairy Queen Night!

Dairy Queen Night!

Franklin PTSA will be hosting a Dairy Queen night, which will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

 School District of Janesville Educational Options Fair

School District of Janesville Educational Options Fair

The School District of Janesville's Educational Options Fair will take place in the Craig High School cafeteria in conjunction with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Student Engagement Survey

Student Engagement Survey

The 2013-2014 Student Engagement Survey is now Active!

Applebee's Flapjack Breakfast

Applebee's Flapjack Breakfast

Franklin's PTSA and Applebee's is sponsoring a "Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast" on May 3, 2014.

Prosser Educational Scholarship

Prosser Educational Scholarship

An educational scholarship fundraiser will be held on April 26, 2014 on behalf of former Franklin teacher Sue Prosser.

Summer School 2014

Summer School 2014

Attention Franklin Families and Students!  The 2014 Summer School Course Guide and Handbook is now available!

Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS)

Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS)

PBIS applies evidence-based programs, practices and strategies for all students to increase academic performance, improve safety, decrease problem behavior, and establish a positive school culture.

2014-2015 Open Enrollment Options

2014-2015 Open Enrollment Options

Students may apply for "Open Enrollment to the School District of Janesville during the following dates: February 3-April 30, 2014.

Franklin Middle School Scoopie Nights

Franklin Middle School Scoopie Nights

Franklin Middle School Scoopie Nights are scheduled for the 2013-2014 school year.

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