Give Your Extra Halloween Candies to Our Troops

Don’t know what to do with all the candies your kids bring home from Trick or Treating?  Give them to our troops abroad!
When: Drop Offs Fri 11/1, Mon 11/4, both Montana & Idaho Gates
What: all candies – separate chocolates from candies
Just in Case: if you forgot at Drop Off, you can leave them at the Front Lobby Collection Bin from 8:30 – 3:00 Friday & Monday. Read more …

Science Club TONIGHT at 6:30pm in the Cafetorium!

Wildlife Learning Center’s “North American Wildlife Show” on Monday, October 21, 6:30 pm, Cafetorium 

Mark your calendars for Monday, October 21, 6:30 pm in the cafetorium, when we will be amazed by the Wildlife Learning Center’s North American Wildlife Show, which will feature the coatimundi (What the heck is a coatimundi?, North American porcupine, owl, fox, prairie dog, red-tailed hawk, American alligator, king snake, and the California desert tortoise – truly amazing, right?!?!? 

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Reflections Deadline is this Wednesday!

The deadline to enter this year’s PTA Reflections Art contest is fast approaching! Reflections is a wonderful opportunity for your child to create an original work of art and be recognized for his or her submission in one or more of the following categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts. Read more …

“Bring A Thing” Q & A

Please drop your filled Thing Box off in the orange bin at the front office. Boxes are due this Monday October 21st. Make sure your teacher’s name is on the bottom so your class gets credit!

What’s that “thing” you ask? Read more …

Haunted House Wish List

Thanks to those who have already donated to this year’s haunted house!

We are still in need of new batteries (AA and AAA); BLACK fabric; BLACK household paint; stuffed, tan teddy bears (20 inches or longer); skeletons, bones, skulls, body parts; cobwebbing. Read more …

Santa Monica 5000 Results

Wow, Franklin Elementary really showed up for this race! Not only did we have a record 98 registrants from Franklin but we exceeded our goal amount for funds raised for Franklin PE. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Santa Monica 5000 from the runners and contributors to the sign holders. Read more …

Help Make Our Fall Picnic GREENER!

A few tips to green our Fall Picnic:

  • Avoid Styrofoam
  • Consider using reusable containers and service ware (cups, plates, cutlery, napkins…) to reduce the amount of waste
  • Use our blue bins to recycle aluminum, glass, plastic, paper and cardboard items, as long as they are not heavily food-soiled

Thank you for making our fun Fall Picnic GREENER! Read more …