Exciting Cafeteria Food News!

PastedGraphic-1Liz Powell, the district’s new Food Services Director, is committed to providing healthier lunches to our children.  Please help support her efforts by encouraging your children to try new menu items as they become available.  If the new items are popular with our children, these healthier choices will stay on the menu. Read more …

Pennies for Patients!

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REMINDER: This Friday, January 29th is the last day to bring in contributions for Pennies for Patients! Please encourage your kids to collect spare change (and more) in honor of children battling cancer. You can also donate online by visiting http://www.studentseries.org and clicking on “Donate to a Participating School.” Please bring donations to your child’s teacher. 
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Take the Parent Survey Today!

Everyone has a voice in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s ongoing pursuit of educational excellence. Today, I am asking for candid feedback about your child’s school. If you have children at more than one school, please click the link in the thank you message to take this survey for children at additional schools.

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Next PTA Meeting Thursday, 2/4

Join us at the next General PTA next month. The meeting will be on Thursday 2/4 in Room 3 at 8:30am. We will be voting in the 2015-2016 School Year Nominating Committee for our Executive Board. There will also be a budget vote, which will include new Kinder Yard expenditures and adding back the PTA SMMEF donation. Read more …

Upcoming Science Club Event

4674f9a986f824db951cf6dafd9c0783Live Reptile Show: Wednesday 2/3/16, 6:30 in the Cafetorioum

Lizards, turtles, snakes, frogs and bugs too! The Reptile Family will be sharing our menagerie of creepy crawly friends for a hands-on, educational and entertaining evening at science night. We look forward to seeing you there! Read more …

Recycling Week Starts Monday!

green-recycling-iconFranklin’s Green Team has put together a fantastic Recycling Week with more events than ever before.  
Monday 1/25-1/29:  Take the Water Challenge and help Franklin save water.
Didn’t find the Challenge in your child’s backpack? Download it here.
Monday 1/25:  Grades of Green will present a workshop to our Kindergartener’s
on the 4 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot) and how to use Franklin’s Lunchtime Sorting Station.
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Sports Field at Santa Monica Civic Center and SAMOHI

Dear Parents, City Council promised in 2005 to include a Sports Field at the Santa Monica Civic Center directly across 4th St from SAMOHI, as part of the Civic Center Specific Plan. 

Now, the Council favors commercial development at the Civic, which may include a boutique hotel, instead of the much needed Sports Field promised to our students and envisioned to serve as a Village Green for use by all community members. Read more …

Pennies for Patients!

penniesPennies for Patients is here! Please encourage your kids to collect spare change (and more) in honor of children battling cancer. Your child will receive a collection container and information about the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Pennies for Patients campaign.

You can also donate online by visiting http://www.studentseries.org and clicking on “Donate to a Participating School.” Please bring donations to your child’s teacher in the classroom by Friday, January 29th. Read more …

Lincoln Middle School Transition Informational!

Show on the Road Flyer 2016 Show on the Road Flyer 2016Come participate in Lincoln Middle School’s “Show on the Road!”. Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from LMS administrators, counselors, teachers and current 6th grade students. Ask questions about the transition into middle school and learn about upcoming events and what LMS has to offer your child next year. Read more …