Franklin High School is busy preparing for the 21st Annual Fall Festival and Craft Show to be held at Legg Middle School Saturday, November 5th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A variety of crafts will be featured and a concession stand will be open for snacks. The craft show, which is billed “The Craft Show With A Purpose,” is the major fundraising project of Franklin High School and all profits go towards the publication of their annual yearbook, which results in the students being able to purchase books for $10 each.
Crafts to be featured this year include the traditional Christmas and holiday items. In addition there will be a wide variety of other crafts including wooden toys, fleece wraps, hair accessories, purses, hats, shirts, dichroic glass pendants, slumped bottles, snowman dolls, tutus, hats, headbands, flowers, bows, knitted and crocheted items, Rada Cuttlery, treasure dolls, flower pen pots, crocheted rugs, wearable art necklaces, stained glass pictures, afghans, candles, doll clothes, etc.
FranklinHigh Schoolis an alternative program for students who choose not to attend the traditional high school. The program offers a full academic curriculum as well as flexible scheduling,KelloggCommunity Collegedual enrollment opportunities, a teen parent program, child care, and work study opportunities. Approximately 120 students attend the school. The students from the school work at the fair, assisting crafters with their set up and take down.
FranklinHigh School, located in Girard has been operating within theColdwaterCommunitySchool districtfor 24 years. The staff includes Cate Haberl, Steve Watson, Lori Hanson, Dilys Gibbs-Harrison, Toby Kirk, Mechelle Schneider, Aaron Wood, and Jessica Krzyzanski. Support staff includes Cindy Green, Lynn Paul, Kathy George, Kris Inman, and Brenda Engel. The program is under the direction of Jan Storrs. For more information about the craft show, or the school, please call 279-5900.