February PTA Meeting Summary

Eccf-PTA-LogoMissed the PTA Meeting on Thursday? At our February 23rd PTA meeting we welcomed our new Recording Secretary, Karen Arrigo-Hill. Karen was elected by our Executive Board at their last meeting after our previous Recording Secretary, Nikki Kolhoff, resigned.  Thank you to Karen for her willingness to step in for the remainder of the year! Read more …

District Advisory Committee Applications – Due Tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 24

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is currently accepting applications for openings on its district advisory committees (DACs). For more information and access to the application, please click here: http://www.smmusd.org/news/news1617/AcceptingDACApplications.pdf.

Completed applications are due to the district office no later than February 24, 2017. Read more …

Rosie’s Girls registration is open!

Rosie’s Girls is a camp for middle school girls that builds self-esteem, leadership, and physical confidence through exploration of the trades and other non-traditional activities. Santa Monica’s unique program combines creative expression and physical challenges with civic engagement. Participants go behind the scenes in various parts of the City to see what it takes to make Santa Monica run. Read more …

Pizza with a Purpose

The Franklin PTA Culmination Committee is at it again with another FUN – raiser! On Thursday, March 2nd, the Franklin community will converge onto California Pizza Kitchen at 201 Wilshire Blvd, who will generously donate 20% of all revenue back to the Franklin PTA! Read more …

Bake Sale Raises Lots of Dough!

Congratulations to the Franklin PTA Culmination Committee, who raised over $900 in this past weekend’s Montana $1 Bake Sale to raise funds for our 5th grader’s June 7th gala!  Parents and kids alike gave up their Sunday morning by donating baked goods and/or their time in order to produce a yummy and spectacular community event! Read more …

We Are Family!

On the day before Thanksgiving, Franklin Mom Dana Hagooli was hit in the head by a football while at Tongva Park. Some high school kids were playing nearby and the ball hit her head and caused a traumatic brain injury. She has since gone deaf in one ear, has continuous extreme vertigo, has trouble with sensory integration, and has a very acute case of tinnitus (loud continuous screaming in her head.) She is still in a very fragile state and ambulation continues to be a difficult task. Read more …

Got Game?

Is your child the next Lisa Leslie or Chris Paul?  Or do they just love basketball?

The Santa Monica YMCA has a basketball league with four, co-ed divisions generally at ages 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11+.  Registration for the league starts Friday, February 10 through March 6.

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