September PTA News

Welcome to the new school year!

Although it feels an awful lot like summer (a very hot summer), the new school year is already off to a roaring start, with new books for the Media Center, new teachers in Kindergarten and Third Grade, and new opportunities to help out.

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There’s a fresh coat of paint, a new layout, and 1,000 new books in the Media Center this fall, but it’s not done yet! See Mr. L’s vision for the new space and find out how you can help make it happen.
Lynette Chirrick 1, 2, 3 Kindergartens at Franklin!
Meet Lynette Chirrick, Franklin’s fantastic new kindergarten teacher.
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What motivates students? What difference does class size make? How do I know if my kid is on track? Ed100 is a website designed to answer your questions about California’s education system. And here’s the best part: For every online lesson you complete, you give Franklin a chance to win $1,000!
images-1 Volunteer Opportunities
From field trips to assemblies to the new-and-improving Media Center, volunteers make it all possible. We’ve got plenty of things you can do to help out RIGHT NOW.
imgres-2 Mark Your Calendars
Art Docent training, Franklin’s first-ever Walk-a-Thon, and Ability Awareness week are coming up in the next few weeks. Check the PTA Calendar so you don’t miss a thing.