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(Updated) Franklin Jr. High School will remain closed tomorrow (December 10, 2019) as the district addresses the monitoring and extrication of bats from the school’s campus. Students and staff will return to school at the normally scheduled time on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
A bat sighting this morning in the area of Franklin Jr. High School has led to the closing of school at 10:00 a.m. today. The school system’s maintenance personnel are working to remove any bats seen inside the school and treat areas to deter future entry. The district has also contacted a professional in this field to examine the school and respond immediately.