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

6th Grade Immunization Clinic

6th Grade Immunization Clinic

A free 6th grade immunization clinic will be held on August 18 at Edison Middle School

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Franklin Middle School is providing an opportunity for all students new to Franklin to participate in a program called "Taking Flight."

Athletics (2016-2017)

Athletics (2016-2017)

Information regarding Season One sports at Franklin Middle School.

August Newsletter

August Newsletter

Franklin Middle School's August newsletter is now available!  

Picture Day 2016

Picture Day 2016

Lifetouch will be here on Sept. 1, 2016 to take photographs of students during Ready, Set, Goal Conferences.


2016-2017 School Supply Lists

2016-2017 School Supply Lists

The 2016-2017 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 Thursday, September 1, 2016.

August Registration Day

August Registration Day

Franklin Middle School's registration day (2016-2017 school year) will take place on August 18, 2016.  

Rec. Nights (2016-2017)

Rec. Nights (2016-2017)


Although held at Franklin Middle School, Rec. Nights are events sponsored and operated by Janesville’s Leisure Services.

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