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

FMS Drama Department Presents...

FMS Drama Department Presents...

Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables. 

February/March Newsletter

February/March Newsletter

Franklin Middle School's February/March 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.

Spring Break - 2016

Spring Break - 2016

The last day for students before the start of Spring Break is March 18, 2016.

Franklin Middle School Conferences

Franklin Middle School Conferences

Franklin Middle School will hold parent/teacher conferences on March 9 and March 10, 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.

Franklin Middle School Scoopie Nights

Franklin Middle School Scoopie Nights

Franklin Middle School Scoopie Nights are scheduled for the 2015-2016 school year.

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.

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