Franklin 5th Graders Enjoyed Their Cool-mination!

Thanks to the hard work by Franklin PTA Culmination Co-Chairs Kara Boccella and Melissa Varo, with a little help from Mother Nature, our amazing 5th graders and their biggest fans enjoyed a memorable ceremony of epic proportions! Proud parents were dazzled by the dancing, blown away by the backflipping, and speechless about the singing throughout the entire performance. Read more …

4th of July Parade

Show your Franklin Pride and join us at the Santa Monica 4th of July parade.  All schools in SMMUSD will be walking together – right behind the SAMOHI marching band.  Wear your logo wear or Franklin Friend or Rainbow T-shirt!  A true slice of local life, this beloved patriotic annual community celebration draws thousands of spectators along Main Street. Read more …

Congratulations to the Newest Members of Franklin’s Site Governance Council!

Thank you to the six parents who have agreed to serve on Franklin’s Site Governance Council for the next term as members and alternates.  Congratulations to Candice Nulsen, Craig Zund, Katie Rosenfeld and Chris Knauf, who will be serving two-year terms, and to Stephen Bernard and Alexis Elsea, who will be serving as alternate members for the next school year. Read more …

Thank You!

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A very big THANK YOU to all of our PTA Members and volunteers.  Whether you served as a room parent, on the Executive Board, on the Carnival Committee, helped with Science Club, attended or helped plan Parent Education events, attended  PTA meetings, volunteered in your child’s classroom, supervised at lunch or recess, served on site governance, worked at our 2 book fairs, helped plan Follies or our back to school picnic, gardened, worked with Green team, coordinated Reflections, edited Franklin Soup, coordinated the Art Plate fundraiser, sold Logowear, planned culmination, provided monthly refreshments at our PTA meetings, chaperoned a field trip, worked in lost and found, served as a tour guide for prospective parents, and many more ways than we can list….Franklin couldn’t be the amazing school it is without all of your support!!   Read more …

Reflecting on the Year

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Thank you to all of the students who entered this year’s Reflections Program and to the parent volunteers who helped make the program such a success.  We have so many talented students at Franklin!  It was a pleasure to see, read and listen to all of your creative and beautiful pieces! Read more …