Science Fair is HERE! Please help!

The Science Fair: Wednesday, February 19, 6:30 pm, Cafetorium AND MPR!

  • TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 18, 8:00 am:  Drop off your Science Project Board between 8:00 and 9:00 am in the Cafetorium.  Don’t bring boards to your classroom!
  • Wednesday, February 19, 6:30 pm:  Science Fair Open House runs from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Cafetorium (grades 4 & 5) AND MPR (K-3) this year – with a raffle at 7:00 pm (must be present to win!). 
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LCFF Survey Info from Mrs. Brown

Dear Franklin Parents:

California’s 2013 Budget Act includes a new funding formula (Local Control Funding Formula or LCFF), which gives local education agencies more spending flexibility. As the LCFF is phased in, school districts must work with their communities to create Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) that define goals and improvement plans. Read more …

Vision for Student Success FULLY Funded for 2014-15

Dear Franklin Parents,

We are very excited to share with you that at last Thursday’s SMMUSD Board of Education meeting, the board voted to fill the fund raising gap to provide a fully funded Vision for Student Success.

While we did not reach our fund raising goal with the Education Foundation, it is an amazing accomplishment to reach the $3.2 million our first year. Read more …

Auction Family Sponsors Needed

Dear Franklin Families,

Our school’s continued excellence relies on your generosity.  Please help us raise funds through both Online Auction (Feb 18 – March 1) and Parent Party (March 21) by becoming family sponsors!

A Family Sponsorship Form will come home next week in your child’s backpack.   Read more …

Lunch Time Library Access

During after lunch recesses on M-W-F from 12:40-1:15, students in Grades 3-5 can come to the library for reading or chess.  We have 5 “real” chess sets, and some students play on the computers.  The Librarian is looking for a parent/grandparent who knows chess and has time once, maybe twice, a week to offer instruction. Read more …

Online Auction Deadline Extended to Friday 2/7

Franklin’s Online Auction is February 12-23, 2014We are extending the deadline to Friday February 7th, 2014.  So please bring in items to make our fundraiser a success!  Check out our Online Auction Page to download a donation form, donate online, read about top-selling categories, download a sample solicitation letter as well as read tips on how to ask for a donation.  Read more …