August 1, 2018
Your community wants to celebrate with you as you enter kindergarten! A Kindergarten Back Pack Event will be held this Saturday, August 4thfrom 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Ohio University-Zanesville campus. This event is open to all Franklin Local children registered for kindergarten this school year. There will be free activities, a free back pack, and some free supplies you’ll need for kindergarten. Come and meet some kindergarten teachers, your School Principal, and me, your School Superintendent. No registration for the event is required. I hope to see you on Saturday!
July 20, 2018
This message is for 7th and 8th grade junior high girls interested in playing Volleyball in the fall. Try-outs will be held on Aug 1st through the 3rdfrom 5-7 p.m. at the Philo High School gym. Please make sure all final forms are completed before Aug 1st. If you have any questions, please contact Philo Junior High coaches, Maddie Smith at 740-588-3560 or Peyton Morrow at 740-624-6796. GO ELECTRICS!!!
July 17, 2018
The Philo Football Team would like to invite you to the Rittberger Scale Haus Barn to meet Ohio State Buckeye & NFL football player, Anthony Schlegel, this Saturday July 21st. Doors will open at 6pm for social hour. Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork and BBQ Chicken will be served with side dishes at 7 pm, followed by Anthony Schlegel sharing stories and experiences from his days in the Air Force Academy, his days at OSU, his time in the NFL, and many other interesting events while growing up in the state of Texas. Tickets are $35 each. A silent auction including 2 Ohio State tickets and a reverse raffle will be held as well as gaming tables and music. To purchase tickets or to make a donation, you may contact any varsity football player or coach. For questions or details call Coach Lincicome at 740-252-1607.
November 8, 2017
First, the Philo Boys Basketball Team is sponsoring “Donkey Basketball” on November 15th, at 7:00 p.m. in the “Power Plant”. Doors will open at 6:00. All tickets are $6 in advance, and $8 at the door. Tickets are being sold at all Franklin Local Schools and Citizens National Bank in Duncan Falls. Free donkey rides will be provided during intermission for all children 12 years of age and under and must be accompanied by a paid parent or guardian.
Secondly, the Philo Boys Basketball Team is holding an Alumni Game/Meet the Team Night on November 22nd at 7:00 inside the “Power Plant”. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with a $2 entry fee for all spectators. Any Philo alum is invited to participate in the game. The cost is $20. Please contact Coach Haberfield at 740-359-8815 for more information.
Now, for the final announcement. Philo Varsity Football will play Indian Valley at Meadowbrook High School Friday night at 7:30. Gates will open at 6:00. Tickets will be on sale in the Philo High school office Thursday until 3:30. Tickets will also be on sale Friday from 8:00 to 2:00 at the high school. Good luck to the Electrics and dress warm.
November 6, 2017
Philo Youth Wrestling sign-ups are tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 7th from 5:30-7:30 in front of the library at the Duncan Falls Elementary School. The cost is $40 for the first child and $20 for each additional child. Sign-ups will remain open during the first week of practice. The last date to sign up will be Thursday, November 16th. Practices begin on November 13th at 5:30 p.m. in the Duncan Falls Elementary School cafeteria. Please contact Troy Swartz at 740-221-6889 with any questions.
October 31, 2017
Tickets for the varsity football playoff game between Philo and St. Clairsville be sold at Philo High School on Wednesday, November 1st through Friday, November 3rd at 2:15. Presale tickets are $8.00. Tickets at the gate will cost $9.00. Ages 6 and up will need to purchase tickets.Friday’s game against St Clairsville will start at 7:30 p.m. with the gates opening at 5:30.Parking at the game will cost $3.00.There will be a bonfire/pep rally Thursday, November 2nd at the locker room at 6:30 p.m. for all students and community members. Please come out and show your support for the team. Go Electrics!
September 18, 2017
There will be a Philo Archery Team Signup and Parent Meeting on Sunday, September 24th at 5pm in the Philo High School Auditeria. Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to attend. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Stemm at Philo High School at 740-674-4355. Have a nice evening!
September 14, 2017
Philo High School’s Student Council is having Lue La Roe fundraiser this Friday night during the home football game with John Glenn. Shop Lue La Roe at the game and help support Philo High School’s Student Council. Go Electrics!
September 6, 2017
The Philo High School cheerleaders will host a mini cheerleading clinic at Duncan Falls Elementary and Roseville Elementary School on September 12, 13, and 14th from 4-6pm for girls in pre-K through 6th grade. All participants must be at least 4 years old. The girls will perform with the cheerleaders during the pregame of the September 15th game against John Glenn. The cost is $25 per participant. Please turn in the registration form and money to your respective school and see you Tuesday! Go Philo!
September 6, 2017
Cub scout signups will be held on Thursday, September 7th at 6:30pm at the Duncan Falls Elementary cafeteria for boys in 1st-5th grade. If you have any questions, please contact Ken Ogg at 740-674-6644. Have a nice evening.
August 24, 2017
Join us for a fundraiser to support Philo Cheerleading. Come in to the Chipotle at 3581 Maple Avenue in Zanesville on Tuesday, August 29th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Philo Cheerleading. Go Electrics!
April 27, 2017
The Philo High School drama department presents the classic musical comedy guys and dolls this Friday and Saturday night in the high school auditorium doors open at 6:30 PM with the show starting at 7 PM tickets are $10 for adults and seven dollars for seniors and students thanks for supporting the arts at Franklin Local.