Dear Franklin Families, I am reaching out to notify you that 3 middle school students tested positive over the weekend and today for Covid -19. One of the cases was expected and that student has been out of school for more than a week. The additional 2 cases have been contact traced and notifications are being made. Please continue to screen your child/children for symptoms each morning and keep them home if they are sick. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
about 14 hours ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Afternoon Franklin Families, I am reaching out to notify you that 1 student at the high school and 2 students at the middle school tested positive today for Covid-19. All 3 students have been out of school since last week so no new actions need to be taken at this time. I hope you all enjoy a great fall weekend! Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
4 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Afternoon Franklin Families, I am reaching out to notify you that 1 student at the middle school and 1 student at the elementary school tested positive today for Covid-19. Both cases were expected as they were related to a previous case. The impacted classroom at the elementary school will need to mask up indoors when 6ft. distancing cannot be maintained for the next 14 days. The middle school will continue masking indoors when 6ft. distancing cannot be maintained for the next 14 days. Please continue to monitor your students for symptoms and keep them home if they are sick. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
5 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Dear Franklin Families, I am reaching out to report that 1 staff member at the middle school and one student at the elementary school tested positive today for Covid-19. The middle school will continue with 6ft. masking throughout the school for the next 14 days. The student at the elementary school was in school during the infectious period so that classroom will be masking up when 6 ft. distancing cannot be maintained for the next 14 days. Please continue to screen your children for symptoms each morning and keep them home if they are sick. I appreciate all of your support. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
6 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Dear Franklin Families, I am reaching out to report that 1 student at the high school tested positive today for Covid-19. No further action needs to be taken at this time as mask usage has already been implemented. I am pleased to report that there were no reported cases at the middle school or elementary school today. Thanks again for your support in keeping our students and staff safe and healthy. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
7 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Correction on 10/18/21 Message - The 2 middle school cases reported yesterday were from Winni-Middle and not Pemi-Middle as previously reported. We apologize for the error.
7 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Evening Franklin Families, I am reaching out to report 5 additional Covid cases over the weekend and today. There were 3 students testing positive at the middle school (2 Pemi-Middle and 1 Pemi-Prep (cluster)). There were 1 student and 1 staff member testing positive at the high school. We will continue with our mitigation strategies that were set in place as of Friday evening. I will be updating the School Board on our situation at our School Board meeting tonight. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
7 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Afternoon Franklin Families, I have 2 positive cases to report today at the middle school (1 student (Pemi-Middle wing) and 1 staff member). The staff member is not associated with the wings. After consultation with DHHS and upon their recommendation, we are going to mask up the entire middle school starting on Monday at 6ft. distancing. This means that students and staff will be masked indoors at all times except when consuming meals or when 6ft. distancing can be maintained. Outdoor mask breaks will be provided throughout the day. Masking will continue through at least October 27th. Please help us in these efforts by monitoring your child for symptoms and keeping them home if they are sick. I hope you have a safe and healthy weekend. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
11 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
10/14/21 Dear Franklin Families, I am reaching out to notify you that we had 1 student case at the elementary school and 1 student case in the Pemi-Prep (cluster) wing of the middle school today. The elementary student has been out of school for about a week during the exposure period so the elementary school will continue as mask optional at this time. We are continuing with the 6 ft. masking requirement in the Pemi-Prep wing of the middle school. Please let me know if you have any questions. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
12 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Evening Franklin Families, I am reporting 5 new cases as of this evening, 3 students at the middle school and 2 students at the high school. At the middle school, we have 1 case in the Pemi-Prep wing ( wing with the cluster) and 2 in the Pemi-Middle wing. At the high school, the 2 student cases are unrelated. Some good news to report, there are 0 active cases at the elementary school. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
13 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
FMS home games today for volleyball and coed soccer are CNACELED.
14 days ago, Dan Sylvester - Athletic Director
Dear Franklin Families, I am reaching out to report 8 new positive cases from this weekend and today. 7 cases are at the middle school (5 students and 2 staff) . 1 is at the high school (student). Of the 7 cases at the middle school, 5 are from the wing with the cluster, (Pemi-Prep), and 2 are in the Winni-Middle wing. As these cases are new to the Winni-Middle wing, we will be masking up students and staff in this wing starting tomorrow when 3 ft. distancing cannot be maintained. Teachers in this wing are Mr. Harrison, Mrs. Vandell, Ms. McGuire, Ms. Biller, and Mrs. Charnley. Thank you for your assistance and support in helping to keep students and staff safe and healthy. Please let me know if you have any questions. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
14 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Afternoon Franklin Families, I have been notified that 2 students at the high school have tested positive today for Covid-19. We will continue with 3 ft. masking at the high school through October 20th. I hope that everyone enjoys a safe and healthy 3 day holiday weekend. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
18 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Dear Franklin Families, I have been notified that 3 students and 1 staff member at the middle school tested positive today for COVID-19. 2 of the students are in the Pemi-Prep wing, (the wing with the identified cluster), and 1 is in the Pemi-Middle wing. The positive staff member is not associated with the wings and close contacts have been notified. We will continue with 6ft. masking in the Pemi-Prep wing and 3ft. masking in the Pemi-Middle wing through October 15th. Please continue to monitor your children for symptoms and keep them home if they are sick. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau28.org
19 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Evening Franklin Families, I have been notified that a middle school student in the Pemi-Middle wing has tested positive today for Covid-19. This wings houses students in Mr. Neil's, Ms. Davis, Mr. Perkin's, and Ms. Harrington's classes. Students and staff in this wing will mask up indoors starting tomorrow when 3ft. distancing cannot be maintained. This means that students in this wing will need to wear masks when up and about in the classroom or traveling the hallways. Students may remove masks while seated at their desks or consuming food in the cafeteria. This mitigation strategy will continue for the next 14 days. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
19 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Dear Franklin Families, We have had 5 additional student positive cases at the middle school today in the Pemi-Prep wing. The Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, has identified this as a "cluster." After consultation with DHHS we will be implementing mask usage in this wing when 6ft. distancing cannot be maintained. This means that students in that wing will be masked while indoors at all times except when eating where they will be spread out by 6ft. This mitigation strategy will continue through October 15th. Thank you in advance for your support and cooperation. Dan LeGallo
20 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Afternoon Franklin Families, I am reaching out to inform you that two students at the middle school tested positive today for Covid 19. The students have both been out of school since last week so there is no in school exposure. No action needs to be taken at this time. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
21 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Dear Franklin Families, I have been informed that a student at the high school tested positive today for Covid-19. The student has been in the school during the exposure time period so we will need to continue with mask usage indoors at the high school until October 13th. I have also been informed of a staff member at the middle school in the Pemi-Prep wing testing positive. Classes in this wing are Ms. Bailey-Ellis, Mr. Reid, Mr. Goodin, and Mrs. Doherty. Students and staff in this wing will need to mask up for the next 14 days. Additionally, we are canceling tonight’s meet and greet at the middle school out of an abundance of caution. Please continue to screen your student for symptoms each morning and keep them home if they are sick. Thank you for your support and assistance in helping to keep our students safe and healthy. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
26 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Dear Franklin Families, I am writing to notify you that a staff member at the elementary school tested positive today for Covid-19. After consultation with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), we will be requiring all students and staff to mask up indoors at the elementary school when 3 ft. distancing cannot be maintained. This means that when students are seated at their desks they can remove their masks, but when they are up and about in the classroom or in the hallways, masks must be worn. Mask usage will continue through October 12th. Masks are not required while students and staff are outdoors. Please continue to screen your student for symptoms each morning and keep them home if they are sick. I appreciate your support in helping to keep our students and staff healthy and safe. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
27 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18
Good Afternoon Franklin Families, I am reaching out to inform you that a student at the elementary school tested positive today for Covid-19. The student has been out of school for over a week on quarantine so there is no school exposure. No action needs to be taken at this time. Sincerely, Dan LeGallo SAU 18 Superintendent dlegallo@gm.sau18.org
28 days ago, Franklin Schools SAU #18