January PTA News

Happy New Year, Franklin families!

Here at the Franklin PTA, we’re looking forward to a great 2016, with ideas for the beautification of Franklin Elementary, ways to teach your kids about Martin Luther King, Jr., and opportunities to make this school the best it can be.

Start your year off right with a look inside the January PTA Newsletter!


“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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PTA Replay
Did you miss Monday’s PTA meeting? We’ve got the recap here, everything but the chocolates. (That’s right, there are chocolates and trivia at every meeting. Plus free child care. You’re missing out!)
140835 Franklin Beautification Project
Beauty isn’t everything, but wouldn’t it be great for Franklin Elementary to look as warm and wonderful as it is? Find out about plans to spruce up the place, and learn how you can help!
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Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrating the birthday and legacy of the civil rights giant. One way to honor his legacy is to teach our kids what Dr. King fought for. Reading Rockets has a list of children’s books about Dr. King and the civil rights movement.
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As always, there are many ways you can help here at Franklin. We especially need Spanish, Vietnamese, and Cantonese speakers to help translate information for parents. Read more about what you can do.
imgres-2 Mark Your Calendar
There’s a lot coming up in the next few months here at Franklin. Mark these important dates in your calendar now, before 2016 gets busy!