Public vs Private vs Charter…? at Lincoln TONIGHT!

Public vs Private vs Charter…?
 
Have you ever wondered what are the real differences between public and private schools?
 
Do you know how charter schools operate?
 
What are the biggest challenges in educating the children of Los Angeles these days?
Join three top educators from Los Angeles as the Lincoln Middle School PTSA hosts a round table discussion to answer these questions and so many more. Read more …

NEXT WEEK IS SPIRIT WEEK!

Next week is Spirit Week! Please remind your kids, and join in on the fun yourself!

Week of March 2nd-6th

Monday- sport day (shirts, hats, and outfits.  No equipment please)
Tuesday- college day
Wednesday-pajama day
Thursday- throw back Franklin shirt day (wear any old Franklin shirt)
Friday- crazy hair day (come to school with hair done.  Read more …

ART PARTY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Who says kids should have all the fun?  The Franklin Art Party is the biggest celebration of the week — and we have openings for a few new volunteers.
The Franklin Art Party takes place during lunch recess every Wednesday and combines art, crafts, music, games and other fun activities. Read more …

The Art Fair is Underway!

This year all students in grade K-4 will be drawing a self-portrait in class which will then be manufactured into a commemorative plate.  Each plate is unique and represents the students personality. These plates are extremely cute and make great keepsakes to give as gifts to family/friends or to make as a set.The plates are pre-ordered so be sure to put in your order in! Read more …

Get Your Prom Tickets Now!

Franklin-Prom2015-NoCTACome join us for an adult-only night out and relive memories of your high school prom with Franklin parents and teachers!  We will have a sit-down dinner, dancing, and entertainment!  There will be a few Franklin-themed items for bid.  Complimentary valet parking will be provided at the hotel. Read more …

Public vs Private vs Charter. Which One Is Right for your Child?

Have you ever wondered what are the real differences between public and private schools? Do you know how charter schools operate? What are the biggest challenges in educating the children of Los Angeles these days?

Join three top educators from Los Angeles as the Lincoln Middle School PTSA hosts a round table discussion to answer these questions and so many more. Read more …

Upcoming Parent Education Event, Wed. 2/18 @ 9:30am

Franklin’s Parent Education Committee presents a workshop on: How Parents Can Help Children Through Divorce. To be held on Wednesday, February 18, 9:30 to 11 am in Room 3 (immediately following a School Smarts presentation). This workshop will be facilitated by Annie Wilson, L.C.S.W., M.S, and Deborah Alexander, L.C.S.W., of Vista Del Mar Family Service of Santa Monica. Read more …

SMMEF Concert for the Arts THIS SATURDAY!

Artists For The Arts Foundation presents an evening of extraordinary music.AFTAF 2015 Poster FINAL for web

Come be part of an incredible evening as COLIN HAY (Men at Work), STEPHEN BISHOP (hits include On and On, Separate Lives) and VENICE perform in an intimate venue.

At this inspiring concert hosted by Cynthia Fox of 100.3 The Sound, talented student musicians play and sing backup along with the pros and all proceeds benefit the arts in the Santa Monica-Malibu public schools! Read more …

Design a Patch to go to SPACE!

From Principal Suzanne Webb, Lincoln Middle School:

Lincoln Middle School was accepted to be a part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP).  8th graders have been working in teams to create research-based experiments to be conducted in microgravity on the International Space Station (ISS).  Read more …

Multicultural Days at Franklin!

On March 18th, Franklin will showcase the exciting Multicultural Days event. This will be…

  • An essay competition beginning this week
  • Your kids will explain how they will do a “show and tell” of their culture and ancestry through costumes, language and props by hand or via multimedia (i.e., a slideshow or powerpoint)
  • The kids chosen will present in the cafetorium in front of their classmates
  • There will be food sampling from multiple countries
  • A school-wide assembly
  • Class-based international teachings
  • Worldwide decorations represented around the school
  • Click HERE for more information
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