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

Janesville Free Press - 1st Edition!

Janesville Free Press - 1st Edition!

Rock County's first "teen" newspaper, written by students at Franklin and Edison Middle Schools!

Online Registration ~ 2015-2016 School Year

Online Registration ~ 2015-2016 School Year

Online Registration (through Infinite Campus) for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on August 3, 2015.


April/May/June Newsletter

April/May/June Newsletter

Franklin Middle School's April/May/June newsletter is now available!  

2015-2016 School Supply Lists

2015-2016 School Supply Lists

The 2015-2016 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 1, 2015.

August Registration Day

August Registration Day

Franklin Middle School's registration day (2015-2016 school year) will take place on August 20, 2015.  

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