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Parents of Early Learners Can Receive Literacy Tips Via Text

Thanks to a collaboration between the Georgia Department of Education and Stanford University, Georgia parents of pre-kindergarteners and kindergarteners have access to a FREE texting program to help prepare 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds for kindergarten.

Ready4K GA provides tips, facts, resources, and regular reminders about how parents can excel in their role as their child’s first and most important teacher by maximizing existing family routines in fun and easy ways. Research shows that these types of texts increase parent involvement at home and school while leading to significant child learning gains.

Access the Ready4K Ga Link Here

04/26/2017: Stop Arm Cameras Added to TCSS School Buses Representatives from Troup County School System, Georgia State Patrol, and the Sherriff’s Office collaborate on the Gatekeeper Systems, Inc. camera system.

On Friday, representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, and Troup County School System (TCSS) Transportation department gathered at the bus shop to showcase new security cameras designed to protect students as they enter and exit school buses.

Thanks to Gatekeeper Systems, Inc., and the partnership between local law enforcement and TCSS, cameras were installed free of charge. Currently, 10 school buses are outfitted with the new security cameras.

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Honors Day Schedule

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End of the Year Honors Day Schedule

04/19/2017: Six Troup County Educators Headed to Harvard for Project Zero Classroom Experience Harvard Group

Six Troup County School System (TCSS) teachers were excited to learn they were selected to attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education this summer. On July 19, they will spend one week immersed in the Project Zero Classroom experience on the notable campus.


For the second year in a row, The Community Foundation of Troup County, an affiliate organization of the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. (CFCV) helped spur funding to send Troup County educators for this significant professional learning opportunity. Other community organizations joined the effort as well: 

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Fastest Kid Competition

Franklin Forest Elementary School has some FAST kids!!

Pictured below are students that received a medal in the fastest kid competition in April. 


Fastest Kid

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Fastest Kid Competition

Cafeteria News

Our Cafeteria ladies ROCK!!

The past two inspections they received a grade of 100%!!!!

Way to go Ladies!


Cafeteria Ladies

Celebrating Military Children in April

April is Month of the Military Child

This awareness month was established to underscore the important role children play in the Armed Forces community.

04/12/17: Exceptional Education Public School Choice Options

As the parent/guardian of a student who receives exceptional education services in the Troup County School System, we wanted to inform you about your options regarding public and private school choice. Under the state law passed by the Georgia State Legislature in 2007, parents/guardians of students who receive exceptional education service may choose to transfer their child to another public school or private school in Georgia.  

Letter to Parents

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February Students of the Month

Each month the teachers at Franklin Forest elementary school choose one Fabulous Falcon to represent their homeroom. The students that are chosen are always respectful, responsible, and safe at school.  Being respectful, responsible, and safe is part of our PBIS expectations at FFE. 


Pre-K - 2nd Grade February Fabulous Falcons are pictured: 

Front row: Abigayle Cantrell, Daniel Lee, Randy Ponce, Kennedi Williams, Lynlee Whitley, Second row: Serenity Williams, Jai'mel Williams, Adeline Threadgill, Ava Ogle, Malachi Huguley, Alex Mendoza, Third row: Zy'Keeyunna Paulk, Kristina Lipscomb, Tyson Chambers, Achilles Visesio, Jaydon Johnson, Nolan Fausett, Coleton Reynolds




3rd - 5th Grade February Fabulous Falcons are pictured:

Front Row: Jordan Poythress, Lucas Ernstberger, Guadalupe Perez, James Lemus, Second Row: Jaydon Johnson, Blake Aldridge, Keundra Litsey, Austin Kennedy, Third Row: Qua Hill, Nakayla Cotton, Demetri Hatten, Ava Hensley, Bafeel Salihi

LHS Basketball Team Visits FFE

LHS Basketball team

Good Luck Grangers!!






Franklin Forest Elementary School received a rare treat today. The Lagrange High School girls and boys basketball teams came to FFE so that the students and staff at FFE could show their support to the basketball teams as they prepare for the state playoffs. The basketball team went around and visited with students, they were recognized on the morning broadcast, and they were provided breakfast. The students and staff at FFE wish the LHS teams the best of luck as they prepare for the playoffs. 


Pictured with the LHS basketball teams are some of the Franklin Forest Fabulous Falcons for the month of February. 

CSU Visits FFE



Franklin Forest students were taken to the land of the Giants this past week when Columbus State University Theatrical Department visited. CSU students interacted with Franklin Forest students in their performance of, "Jack and the Beanstalk". 

Academic Team

Congratulations to our Franklin Forest Academic Team. They competed in an Academic Bowl last week in Heard county and won 2nd place. 

Academic Team


Academic Team 2

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Grandparent's Breakfast

Grandparent's Breakfast 2016

Over 200 grandparents enjoyed eating breakfast with their little falcon for grandparent's day. 

Grandparents are the BEST!

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NBA Winners


Franklin Forest would like to encourage all students to be at school and be on time EVERY day.

For the month of August, students that achieved the NBA (Never Been Absent) goal were put into a drawing. Our NBA winners for the month of August were Bre’Anna Hall and Marreydionce Askew. The winners and their parents received a Walmart gift card.

We would like to give a Huge shout out to Fryer’s Tires for sponsoring the month of August NBA.


New To Troup County? Find Out More About TCSS! Parents Reading with Kids

Troup County is a great place to work, live and raise a family. Our school system has a long-standing history of partnership within the community and learning within the walls of each school. If you are here to learn more of what Troup County School System (TCSS) has to offer for your family or employees, you've started in the right place! 

Here is a quick overview of our district highlights and Points of Pride. After reading through this short document, learn more about your new school system by clicking here 

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