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

Upcoming Events at FMS

Upcoming Events at FMS

Information regarding May and June events at Franklin Middle School.

April/May/June Newsletter

April/May/June Newsletter

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

Janesville Free Press

Janesville Free Press

Rock County's first "teen" newspaper, written by students at Franklin Middle School.  Check it out!

Star Test Student Login

Star Test Student Login

Students... Select this link to access the Star Test login page.

2016 Spring Concerts

2016 Spring Concerts

Franklin Middle School students will participate in numerous spring concerts this year.  Concert dates and times are now available.

Last Day of School

Last Day of School

The last day of school for students will be June 8, 2016.

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

The School District of Janesville will not hold classes (students and staff) on May 27, 2016 and May 30, 2016.  All district buildings will be closed on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016.  School resumes for students and staff on May 31, 2016.


Rec. Nights (2015-2016)

Rec. Nights (2015-2016)


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

Season 5 Middle School Sports (2015-2016)

Season 5 Middle School Sports (2015-2016)

Franklin Middle School Season 5 sports offered are as follows: Boys and Girls Soccer and Track.  Season 5 begins on April 11, 2016. Select icon for the sports calendar.

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