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Teach, Create, Celebrate Black History!

Tune in for an inspiring Black History Month celebration across RPS!

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We Love You Here!

Find resources to support student and family success.

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View all Franklin Military Recognitions for 2023-2024

Cadet Ullman  - Franklin Military Academy  - Spelling Bee Champion  - 2023-2024

This year's Spelling Bee champion will compete in the RPS District Spelling Bee Competition at Mary Munford Elementary on February 6, 2024.

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Congratulations  - MAJ. Daniel Elie - Teacher of The Year 2023-2024

Major Daniel Ellie is the sixth-grade English Teacher and soccer coach.

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Naiia Smith 2023 R.E.B Winner

Congratulations  - MAJ. Naiia Smith  - R.E.B. Winner

Major Naiia Smith won the 2023 R.E.B Award for Teaching Excellence.

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About Franklin Military Academy

FMA 2023-2024 Senior Officers

We are proud of our Senior Class Officers.

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COL. Carlton Day- A Job Well Done! 

This video documents this highly decorated veteran's exemplary leadership at Franklin Military Academy.

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Franklin Military Academy's Facebook Page

Franklin Military Academy Homecoming Court

View this year's FMA Homecoming Kings and Queens for 2023.

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Happening at Franklin Military

Black History JROTC Classic Drill Competition

The Black History JROTC Classic Drill Competition will be this Saturday, February 17th, 2024 from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm at Virginia State University's Multipurpose Center 2809 2nd Ave., Petersburg, Virginia 23803.  Admission is free for students and is $5.00 for adults. $500 will be awarded to the overall best high school drill team.

Taste of Franklin's Soul Food

The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) hosted by Capt. Parker and her cadets are hosting a food fundraiser on February 23rd.  The theme is "Taste of Franklin's Soul Food."  Please see Capt. Parker beforehand to place your order. 

FMA Virtual Book Club Meeting

The next FMA Virtual Book Club Meeting will be on February 20, 2024, during the high school and middle school lunches in the FMA library media center. Go to Dr. Bannister's Google Classroom. We will complete discussing the eBook, The Girl from the Tar Paper School​​​​.



Happening at RPS


Schools will be closed to students Tuesday, March 5, 2024 due to the primary elections. RPS will observe a Teacher Work Day. View the division calendar here. We will resume normal school hours on Wednesday!

Our revised calendar is available for downloading! Click here to access PDF versions in English, Spanish, and additional languages.

Join the RPS team in teaching, leading, and serving with love next year! We're thrilled to offer sign-on bonuses and paid training for select positions. View our current job openings and apply today! 

Show your #RPSLove and check out our RPS Love Bonfire store with t-shirts, hoodies, masks and more! All proceeds and donations benefit our schools, teachers and instructional assistants, and local racial justice, housing, and food support non-profits.