Franklin’s 2013 Live Auction Party

Dear Franklin Families,

Come aboard for a fun parent-only night out with fellow Franklin families and teachers!  We will have a sit-down first-class dinner, dancing, live auction and a few surprises!

Saturday, May 4th, 2013: 5:30pm – 11pm
Museum of Flying (festive dressy attire)

5:30pm Cocktail & Silent Auction; 7:00pm Dinner & Live Auction
Seating is limited – maximum 250 people

Early Boarding Ticket (through April 19th): $95
Regular Boarding Ticket (April 19th – April 26th): $115

Purchase ticket at:  

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Middle School Summer Adventure

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURE: Now Five Weeks! Make plans for middle school summer fun now. The Summer Adventure Middle School Program, co-sponsored by the SMMPTA Council and the Santa Monica-Malibu Ed Foundation, is the perfect solution for middle school summer enrichment and fun. Read more …

State Testing Begins April 15th

Dear Franklin Families,

In April, State Testing will begin for grades 2-5 throughout the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. This is your child’s opportunity to show us all what he or she has learned throughout the year. These tests are aligned with the state-adopted standards.

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Honorary Service Awards Recipients 2013

Franklin PTA would like to honor and congratulate the following 2013 HSA recipients for their outstanding service to the Franklin Community!  We are grateful for all that you do to make Franklin an exceptional school for our children.  Thank you!


Continuing Service Awards
Tara Brown
Liz Patterson
Dawn Silhavy
Deanna Sinfield
Rebecca Walker

Honorary Service Awards
Meredith Abrams
Dana Asher
Jennifer Chow Bevan
Murphy Brown
Carol Doiron
Erin Einstein Dale
Bette Fruchtman
Ellen Genco
Jeff Gonzalez
Suzanne Goldman
Martha Gutierrez
Katy Henrikson
Elizabeth Kopple
Melanie Landsberg
Corinne Levin
Varso Mesrobian
Monica Micale
Elaine Robinson
Liz Salem
Krista Strauss


Very Special Person Awards
Elvan Akcora
Krista Daidone
Amy DeMacena
Sandie Einbinder
Kim Johnston
Kathleen Lenihan
Dalia Loc
Amy Maynard
Eirlys McKenzie
Christina Neal
Joanna Port
Jennifer Rodstrom
Jared Tobel
Alice Ann Wilson
Sheree Wolf

Fifth Grade Parent Honorees
Abby Adams
Andy Anagnos
Jodi Brown
Liz Comay
Josh Comay
Charley Forrest
Ann Giagni
Christy Hobart
Tina Ogata
Carrie Pillar
John Pirruccello
Marla Sobel

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