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Three Years to Sectional Championships –Franklin Girls Soccer

Advancing into the Division 1 South Sectionals once during your high school career is certainly an accomplishment; however, making it to the championship game the last three years is exceptional. The Franklin girl’s soccer team has not only been in the tournament the last five seasons, but has also ventured into the Division 1 South Sectional Championship game four times, including the last three.

Art Nights Offer Time to Relax, Create with Friends

No need to head into the city to hit a paint bar. Franklin has Art Night, Uncorked, right here at the Franklin Art Center on Friday nights.
“I’ve been watching this trend since we opened the art center,” says Linda Kabat, of Franklin Art Center. “and I wanted to start it pretty much when we first opened, but at that point I was working on getting classes rolling, and then the birthday parties took off.”
Kabat came back around to the idea when visitors to her art center expressed interest.

Santa Foundation – Giving a Little Hope Requests for Housing, Heat Assistance on the Upswing

The Franklin-based Santa Foundation is 28 years old, and it not only brings gifts to needy families in Franklin and 28 surrounding communities during the holidays, it helps people year-round with their needs. The all-volunteer, donation-based Santa Foundation, founded by Bob Sullivan, who runs it with his partner, Richard Timmons and the help of about 14 part-time volunteers, expects to help 900 families this year.
“We’ve already made up (gift packages for) 450 families in 2014. We’ll do 900 when we’re totally done,” says Sullivan.

Tourney Time For Panthers

Staying Focused The Key For Franklin Girls Soccer Team

History has a way of repeating itself and that’s a good thing for the Franklin High girls soccer team.
Two years ago, coach Tom Geysen’s Panthers won the state championship by defeating Nashoba, 2-1. Last year, the girls downed Bishop Feehan for the Sectional crown, but bowed in the state semifinals to Newton North, 2-1.

Laura Auerbach Does the Job, Despite Her Unassuming Stature

Approximately 10 year ago as a second grader, a young Laura Auerbach made a decision to follow in her older sister’s footsteps and give soccer a try. Now as a Tri-County senior, she is leading her fellow Cougars into battle on the field.

“I had some friends who were going to join the Franklin Youth Soccer program,” Auerbach said. “But it wasn’t until my sister was going to join that I decided to tag along, and now, 10 years later, I am still participating.”

Dean College Adopts MassTransfer Block Policy

Dean College, a private, residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, has recently partnered with the Massachusetts Community Colleges system in recognizing the MassTransfer Block for full transfer upon acceptance to Dean College. Similar to the agreement already in existence among the public higher education institutions in MA, students from all 15 community colleges who successfully complete 34 credits of general education with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 will meet the general education core requirements for the Dean College curriculum.