Library Has an Amazon Wish List!


One way to strengthen your child’s education is by contributing to Franklin’s Library collection.  Just click HERE and check out the Wish List on Amazon! 

OR Go to
Under “Wish List” (on right), click on “Find Someone’s Wish List”

Choose from the selection… A book plate will be placed inside
the book with the donor’s name. Read more …

Science Fair Date Change

Please note:  Drop off date for Science Fair Projects is now Tuesday, February 10, 2015 and the Science Fair will be in the evening on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  More details to come as we get closer to the event but we wanted alert everyone to the date change. Read more …

That’s a Wrap, Ladies & Gentlemen!

Mande and I want to say THANK YOU to the Franklin Community for coming out and making Carnival Day a blockbuster.

We hope you enjoyed the food, the games, and the festivities.  The sun came out to warm us and the breeze to cool us down – it was a beautiful day filled with Franklin family fun. Read more …

Carnival is HERE!

Haunted Hollywood Premieres this Saturday!

Click HERE for your Cake Decorating Contest entry form (also at the Front Office).  Each cake entered receives 5 PRIZE tickets!

The Costume Parade is back and better than ever – 1pm parade followed by the contest and prizes!  Read more …

Franklin Families Ruled Runfest!

Thank you to everyone who participated in Runfest this past weekend.

We don’t have the final numbers yet to know how much money was raised, but from the turnout alone we know the event was a huge success! We want to give a special shout out to Franklin families who placed in the timed 5k and 10ks. Read more …


Winter Is Coming…
No, even better CARNIVAL IS COMING!
T-shirts on sale now at Montana and Idaho gates. Tickets go on sale next Monday 10/20!
Watch for the Haunted Hollywood’s Almanack Special Edition to read about the Raffle Prizes, Teacher Treats, Costume Contest and Parade, Book Booth, Cake Contest, Food Court menu, and all our Amazing Sponsors! Read more …

Parent Ed Seminar: Tuesday, 10/21 at 8:30am

Permission to Parent: Tuesday October 21, 8:30am in Room 3

Robin Berman, MD, psychiatrist and associate professor at UCLA, will be discussing her book, Permission to Parent.  Dr. Berman’s talk will cover several helpful topics, including

  • Fostering resiliency and self-esteem
  • The power of mindful language
  • The importance of building character over résumés
  • The importance of moderating media
  • Today’s fast-paced world is on a collision course with childhood
Read more …

Science Club Event – Tuesday, 10/21 at 6:30pm

Discovering Science’s Spooky Chemistry on Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 pm, Cafetorium
Get ready for Halloween with Spooky Chemistry … And what a show this will be! Experience glow in the dark slime, disappearing mystery liquid, smoking ghost bubbles, shrinking pumpkin balloons, and a finale you will not want to miss … a Tesla Coil demonstration! Read more …

Tea School Days Program, Oct.13 -19!

Franklin Elementary School is participating in the Tea School Days Program! Starting on Monday Oct.13th – Sunday Oct. 19th (11:59pm PST), buy Tea and Franklin will receive 20% of all sales on purchases using our unique promo code.  Tea sells beautifully made clothes for kids (newborn to size 12) and women. Read more …

This week is WALK IT/BIKE IT week!

Lets all try to walk, bike, bus, carpool and scoot to school for the whole week (October 6 – 10) and get treats on Wednesday, October 8 and Friday, October 10!

Remember, we especially encourage you to join us for WALK IT WEDNESDAYS and make your trip to school fun, healthy and eco-friendly! Read more …

Don’t miss the Reflections Chalk Party!

Don’t miss the Chalk Party this Wednesday, October 8th, at 1:30pm on the big yard! Come draw with chalk, have a snack and help us kick off this year’s Reflections Program!

The Franklin PTA Reflections page is now live with all the rules and details you’ll need for this year’s Reflections Program.  Read more …