Franklin Follies Raffle!

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A yellow flyer went home in backpacks last week (and is also attached to this email) about the raffle to help support the  newly formed Julio Lombera Scholarship.  

Tickets are $5 for one or $10 for 3!  The winners will be selected and announced at the outdoor assembly on Friday, June 3rd. Read more …

Help needed for an SMMUSD Family

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We are very sad to share this news. An SMMUSD family has an immediate need today for support. Silvia Crespo-Jarquin, the mother of four, suffered an aneurysm yesterday morning and is currently on life-support. Silvia has 4 children, (20 months, 8, 10 and 24).
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Double Your Donation to SMMEF!

Franklin Match FlyerHello Franklin Families, 
We are very excited to announce that our Franklin PTA approved a $180,000 donation to SMMEF in addition to the $20,000 already given this year bringing our total contribution to $200,000.  By making this donation, and offering it as a matching gift, our community hopes to inspire others across the District to dig deep and minimize program reductions for our kids. Read more …

Seeking Candidates for Site Governance Council

ipm-guys-gears-plan-forecastThe Franklin Elementary School Site Governance Council (SGC) is looking for parents to run for membership. This year’s election is for six parent representatives, each serving a two-year term. The SGC is comprised of elected parent representatives, teachers, and administrators, and is involved in many aspects of the school, including developing the school Site Plan, which seeks to increase academic achievement. Read more …

Sand and Sea Ball May 22nd

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The Sand & Sea Ball is coming up on Sunday, May 22nd. Guests will enjoy a three-course dinner at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, sip champagne, and watch a performance by our 5thgrade ballroom dance students before Sandy Lyon, Mayor Vazquez, and others compete for the Mirror Ball!   Read more …

Next PTA Meeting May 12, 8:30 am

Join us Thursday, May 12, 8:30 am in Room 3 for a VERY important PTA Meeting. Aside from usual PTA Business, we will hear from a group of parents with a proposed additional SMMEF donation from our PTA.  We will also hear from our spend down committee on other possible projects. Read more …