Franklin Named 2014 CA Distinguished School

Congratulations to Franklin for being officially named a 2014 California Distinguished School!

“This is Franklin Elementary School’s second California Distinguished School designation!  Our first award was in 2008. Everyone is absolutely thrilled! I don’t think the designation changes the school, but gives validation to our amazing staff, students, parents and community for all of the hard work and effort that is made on a daily basis towards all students achieving academic excellence while narrowing the achievement gap.”

–Mrs. Read more …

Site Governance Council Parent Election

The Franklin Elementary School Site Governance Council (SGC) is looking for parents to run for membership. This year’s election is for five parent representatives, each serving a two-year term. The SGC is involved in many interesting and important aspects of the school, including developing the school Site Plan, which seeks to increase academic achievement. Read more …

“Home Run for Kids” – This Sunday, May 4th in Brentwood

Come Run!  Come Walk!  Support a local Charity!
 
On Sunday, May 4th, 2014, Upward Bound House will be presenting the 2nd annual ”Home Run for Kids” in Brentwood. The event is a 5k/10k Run/Walk and Kiddie K.   It is open to the entire community, with all proceeds benefiting Upward Bound House – a Santa Monica based non-profit that works to end family homelessness by providing housing, supportive services and advocacy.  Read more …

Summer Edible Plant Sale

Franklin Summer Edible Plant Sale — Hosted by Franklin Garden Team

How does growing your own heirloom tomatoes sound? Our team of student gardeners have planted organic heirloom seedlings for the summer garden and they will be on sale for the next couple of Wednesdays starting 4/23. Read more …