May PTA News

This month, the PTA newsletter has the news you need to wrap up the school year and sail into summer break.

We’ve got school news, including an article about the parcel tax renewal campaign gearing up for November, and summer news, including AEF camps to get you through the loooong break ahead. Finally, we have a list of end-of-year picnic times and dates!

Stay cool, Franklin parents.

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Measure A (Parcel Tax) Renewal Campaign
Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Superintendent Sean McPhetridge had a clear message about the importance of renewing the school-supporting Measure A parcel tax this fall: “Don’t screw up a good thing.” Read all about it here.
imgres-1 PTA Replay: May 9 Meeting Recap
We talked about Measure I facilities improvements headed to Franklin Elementary, a few new budget additions, and more. Here are the four things you need to know if you missed the last PTA meeting.
Screen Shot 2016-05-23 at 11.07.46 AM Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) Summer Camps
Starting next month, we’ll have nine school-free weeks to fill before our kids hit the books again in August. Fortunately, the AEF has a range of summer camps, from languages to cooking to singing to robotics. Check them out!
imgres-5 Bay Area Summer Activities for Kids
If you’re looking for summer activities you can do with your kids, this list from KQED includes many of the amazing places and sights that we often take for granted here in the Bay Area.
imgres-2 Mark Your Calendars for May and June
So close to the end, yet so busy! Get these dates on your calendar now so you don’t miss a thing!