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    Franklinton FFA competed at the Area 4 Spring Career Development Events yesterday in Baton Rouge. The competitors brought home a total of 9 pennants, which is a school best.

    The top 4 from each category will be competing at State on April 2nd at Louisiana State University. Congratulations to all winners and participants on a job well done.

    Franklinton High School's culinary students made a great impression on the Krewe of Pepe.  The students served the guests with exceptional professionalism at the Krewe of Pepe's formal banquet.

    FHS Senior Ranks Top 10 in the Nation

    Destiny Richardson recently placed in the top 10 in an on-site pencil drawing competition organized by the Savannah College of Art & Design. Artists were told to "capture Savannah." In her drawing, you can see City Hall, a riverboat sailing down the Savannah River, and the Talmadge Bridge.

    Franklinton High FFA placed 1st in the State in the Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event

    Members of this team are Sydney Ignacek, Kaitlyn Robertson, Jon Robbins, Emma Loyd, and Karina Alfaro.  They had a total team score of 1880 out of 1950 possible points!

    We are excited that these girls have the opportunity to represent Louisiana, Washington Parish, and Franklinton High School in the Nursery Landscape CDE at the 91st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 23-27,2018.

    Washington Parish School System Recognized by

    LDOE for Student Growth


    Student of the year 2019

    Louisiana School Board Association Art Winners and Deaf Focus Art Winner

    Aleria Dillon, FHS - Deaf Focus Art 

    Meggan Fountain, MHS - LSBA Elementary Winner

    Ava Holloway, FHS - LSBA High School Winner

    Brandon Jenkins, PHS - LSBA Middle School Winner

    2019 Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education President's Award of Excellence for Outstanding Civics Teacher

    Amanda Hall, Franklinton High School 

    2019 Junior High Students of the Year

    Darci Lourigan, MHS and District Student of the Year

    Mari Anna Stogner, PHS

    Bret Dunn, VHS

    Khaled Waliagha, Jr., FJHS

    2019 High School Student of the Year

    Kaniya Dillion, FHS

    Austin Maples, MHS

    Not pictured:  Madison Ledet, PHS and District Student of the Year

    Destiny Keys, VHS



    Clara Graves and Missy Seal were recently recognized at the the 2019 LASBO Conference for completing the requirements to become Certified Louisiana School Business Specialists. Congratulations Clara and Missy!

    Franklinton High School students are making huge gains in Microsoft Certifications!

    Varnado High School student, LaDerrick Smith, was awarded the highest honor given to youth by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) at the national conference in Washington D.C.  CADCA is a national program purposing to reduce drug use one community at a time. Smith received the National Outstanding Youth Leader of the Year award.  This award recognizes leaders that have gone above the call of duty to work diligently in their coalitions, demonstrate a passion from making an impact on their community and have a lasting effect on the NYLI (National Youth Leadership Initiative.)

    Three Washington Parish School System students attended the conference: LaDerrick Smith, Khaled Waliagha and Emma Williams. Congratulations LaDerrick!

    Our Vision

    ALL students receive quality instruction in a rigorous and relevant curriculum to prepare them to graduate college or career ready.

    Our Mission

    We Prepare Students for Success

    Job Openings

    To view positions that the Washington Parish School System is accepting applications for, click here.

    May 2019 Washington Parish School System Property Tax Renewals Information - click here.

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    Reconfiguration Plan

    With the goals of making better use of current facilities and improving academics, the Washington Parish School System is developing a reconfiguration plan for Franklinton area schools. Public feedback is important and encouraged. To submit comments/questions/concerns click here.

    2019 Teacher of the Year 

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    LDOE Content Leader Training

    WPSS teachers are working with a network of others across the state to become experts in their content with the goal of improving instruction and helping peer teachers.

    WPSS College & Career Day