Dancing Classrooms: Gold Medal for Franklin!

IMG_1798Congratulations to Team Franklin for another gold medal at the the district-wide ballroom dance competition! Fifth Graders Riya Khatod, Siggy Dalgus, Rylee Cooper, Mattin Aframian, Caterina Young, Aviel Haroonian, Sophia Appel, Elton Leppanen, Makenna Dovel and James Macdonald with Lexie Marcus and Abel Pereira as alternates comprised our 2016 winning team.   Read more …

SAMOHI Orchestra Presents: “Around the World and Beyond”

Samohi Orchestras 2016 Pops ConcertOn April 29, at 6:30 pm, The Samohi Orchestras will celebrate beloved Anime Director Hayao Miyazaki’s works, with the American Premier of “Howl’s Moving Castle” composed by Joe Hisaishi and “Spirited Away” composed by Yumi Kimura.  Music from other magical worlds represented in the concert include Chronicles of Narnia, the land of OZ, Gotham, Spiderman and more!   Read more …

LAST DAY TO BID ONLINE!!

SMMEF Wine & Online Auctions Post Card

Missed last night’s auction?  There is still time to support your child; all while getting some serious swag.

The SMMEF Wine Auction’s online auction  RUNS THOUGH 10 PM TONIGHT, Monday, April 18. It’s your last chance to shop for restaurant gift certificates, camps and lessons, travel, spa packages, jewelry and more! Read more …

Franklin Soup DEADLINE EXTENDED

soup-in-can_318-50831Get published at Franklin!  Our very own literary magazine, Franklin Soup, is seeking submissions from ALL Franklin students.  Prizes will be awarded to the top two submissions (one for grades K-2 and one for grades 3-5). The staff of the publication is composed of students in grades 4 & 5 who elect to join a Writing Club run by Ms. Read more …

PTA Meeting TONIGHT @ 6:30pm

Join us TONIGHT, 4/12 @ 6:30pm in the Cafetorium for a very special PTA Meeting. In addition to voting in the 2016-2017 Exec Board we will have special guest speakers Anne Sadeghpour (M.ED) and Chris Hickey (PHD), representatives from the IEE-DAC (The Intercultural Equity and Excellence District Advisory Committee). Read more …

Dancing Classrooms: Your Donation Dollars at Work!

IMG_1798 IMG_1823Thanks to your donations to SMMEF there is now Dancing Classrooms ballroom program for every 5th grade student in our district. This program goes far beyond teaching dance steps; it also develops students’ emotional, physical and social skills. 

The program culminates in a district-wide ballroom dance competition on April 21 at 9:30 am at Santa Monica High School’s Barnum Hall.   Read more …