What is Red Ribbon Week?

Red Ribbon Week – October 23rd to 30th – is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention program, reaching millions of Americans during the last week of October every year. The 2015 National Red Ribbon theme is “Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free.”  At Franklin, we tie red ribbons on the trees in front of the school to mark the week. Read more …

Thank You Carnivaliens Team!

PTA sends a very big Thanks to Eirlys, Mande, Lydia and the entire Carnivaliens team for making carnival so incredible! What an amazing team; your hard work, dedication and overall enthusiasm made this year’s event spectacular! You definitely deserve a standing ovation for your awesome performance! Read more …

BREAKING NEWS ALERT!

BOLT Space Academy

The B.O.L.T. Space Agency has lost contact with the Franklin Student Rescue Mission to Alpha-Nebula-13b. According to Mission Control Specialist Lucas Sirotnik, “Our last communication with the astronauts was abruptly cut off, but we did learn that there was some sort of dangerous viral outbreak that turned some of the astronauts into flesh eating MONSTERS!”
Another source that has not yet been verified, claims that the shuttle has crash landed on a distant planet in the Neotraxus Galaxy, leaving the surviving young space travelers at the mercy of the vicious Blaxieous Aliens who have ruthlessly waged war in the Galaxy for decades. Read more …

Pledge Days Raises $439,950 for our Student

Thanks to donations from 702 donors and a generous $100,000 match from an anonymous donor, SMMEF’s first-ever Pledge Days raised $439,950 in 12 days to support programs for all students our Santa Monica and Malibu public schools. Thanks to all the donors, PTA volunteers and school staff who made this possible! Read more …