Franklin Gate-Keepers Needed

Sign up to take part helping our school be more secure than ever. We are starting a “gatekeeper” program at Franklin (similar to what is in place at Lincoln Middle School). We need volunteers to sign up for a 1-1/2 hour shift, once a week, anytime between 9:00-3:00 (till 1:30 on Wednesdays). Read more …

Thank You for Making Franklin’s 2013 Online Auction a Huge Success!

The final numbers are in from all the Online bids.  Together we have raised $76,100 for Franklin Elementary School! Thank you to everyone in our community who solicited and/or donated items for the Auction! A HUGE Thanks goes to our dedicated, hard-working Auction team of volunteers who have lent their time and talents towards this fundraiser as well as the many Franklin Teachers who have donated Teacher Treats and Franklin Families who are hosting parties. Read more …

Thank You for Making Franklin’s 2013 Online Auction a Huge Success!

The final numbers are in, and together we have raised $76,100 for Franklin Elementary School! (Gross revenues from Online Bids.)

Redemption Starts this Thursday!  Here are the dates/times and location to pick up your Goodies!

Thursday, February 28     2pm – 6:00pm
Friday, March 1                1pm – 4:00pm
Saturday, March 2           3pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 5             8:45am – 11:30am
Wednesday, March 6        8:45am – 1:30pm

Pick up is at 858 25th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403

It takes a village to run an Auction.  Read more …

Parent Edu – Raising Creative Kids, TUE 2/12

Franklin Parent Education Presents on February 12nd, 2013 at 8:45am:

Dr. Dan Peters, Co-Founder/Clinical Director at the Summit Center, speaking on:

Raising Creative Kids (based on his book with the same title)

“Where can I learn more about how to support my creative child?…How can I support my child’s creativity when they are not getting it at school?…Are all kids so intense and driven?…How do I respect my child’s individuality while also helping him to conform to the rules of life?…How come my child can focus on things she is interested in, but not on things she is supposed to do?” Do any of these questions sound familiar? Read more …

Prevent Flu and Norovirus

From District’s Nurse’s Office:

Please read the following to learn more about ways to prevent the spread of the flu and Norovirus. We have been sending a lot of students home due to illness.

Everyday preventive actions are steps that people can take to help slow the spread of germs that cause respiratory illness, like flu. Read more …