Gretchen Franks

Kindergarten Teacher

423-623-3811 ext. 310

Courses Taught:




I have lived in Newport since I was 15 years old. I have have a Bachelor's degree in PreK -3rd grade and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I have been married for 20 years and have three children. I taught PreK in Sevier County for one year and have been at NGS for the rest of my teaching career. I am so excited to teach your children!


Supply List

  • Regular size backpack
  • extra clothes-WINTER AND SUMMER(include underwear)
  • 3 boxes of kleenex
  • 1 box snack size ziplocs
  • 1 box sandwich size ziplocs
  • 1 box gallon size ziplocs
  • 1 box of band-aids

**WISHLIST-optional but appreciated!

  • white cardstock
  • drinking cups
  • spoons
  • multi colored computer paper 
  • Lysol spray

Upcoming Events

  • May 30th: Memorial Day            No School
  • May 31st: Last Day of School         (Dismiss at 9:30)
  • Aug 5th:8:05-10:00
  • Aug 8th No School

Weekly Skills

Welcome to Mrs. Franks' Class






Homework Hotline 1(615)298-6636 (Grades 1-8)