Dr. Hewins' legacy continues

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As Superintendent Hewins prepares to retire, his legacy will carry on with Franklin Pierce Schools. On Wednesday, June 13, district staff and community members gathered to celebrate his work as a coach, a teacher, a principal, a director, an assistant superintendent and superintendent. During the program, representatives of the Franklin Pierce Board of Directors announced the board's unanimous decision to name the Dr. Frank Hewins Early Learning Center in honor of his time in the district and commitment to early childhood learning. To learn more click here.

What's Happening

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Summer learning and meal programs
As the school year comes to an end and 8,000 students find new routines during the summer months, learn about the wide variety of programs that will continue to serve Franklin Pierce Schools students and families.
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500+ FPS students graduate!
On Saturday, June 9, over 500 Franklin Pierce Schools high school seniors stayed relatively dry as they participated in graduation festivities at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Students, staff, friends and family were on hand to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2018.
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Senator Patty Murray visits Early Learning Center
Senator Patty Murray visits Early Learning Center
On Wednesday, May 30, Senator Patty Murray visited the Franklin Pierce Early Learning Center to see how we support our youngest learners. During Wednesday’s visit, Senator Murray was impressed by the Franklin Pierce Early Learning Center facility, the high level of engagement among ELC families, and the innovative thinking required to bring various programs together under one roof.
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Superintendent's Message

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JUNE 2018
In my final Superintendent's Message, I would like to share a slice of my journey and labor of love I have experienced over the last 30 years as an administrator in the Franklin Pierce School District and a member of this dynamic community. As most of you are aware, I will be retiring at the end of June. While not an overly emotional fellow, this letter is being written with a tear in my eye and a pang in my heart. Truly, the definition of a moment being - “bittersweet.”
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