Monday, September 18, 2017

“This is Franklin High School; we’re all one”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
“Alright, everyone line up for drills,” says John Leighton, coach of the unified co-ed basketball team at Franklin High School. 
The team ran drills around the Franklin High gymnasium last week, shooting baskets and running laps. From the outside, this looks like any other high school sports practice. 
The team consists of 40 members - some with special needs, some without - who will compete with at least four other teams from surrounding towns this season. Their first game will be during the first week in October. 
They started practice earlier last week, and it didn’t take much time to start exchanging smiles and high-fives between classes."
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