It's hard to believe that another great school year is upon us! Your kids will walk into school with a new library (funded in part by YOUR PTA donations!), great staff members, and even more students (533 & growing)!
Join the PTA: Benefits include email/newsletter subscription, access to the online directory, voting rights, as well as our private Franklin PTA Facebook group. Click here to join!
Get Involved! Join a committee: You can do something big or small, from work or home. Here is the list of open opportunities, including those coveted room parents positions!
Order Pizza, Franklin Falcon Spiritwear & Parent Social Tickets. Pizza Ordering is now OPEN til 8/31. All the pizza info can be found here. We are planning a fun parent social at Harp & Fiddle for Sat, Oct 14. Get your tickets! Go To the PTA Store on MySchoolAnywhere to buy. Click on the link above in header.
Don't forget about all the other great stuff...
Check out our calendar of events! The first one is our annual Back to School Picnic on Friday, September 8 from 5:30-7:30pm.
Weekly PTA Newsletter: Every Sunday evening, we will send out an online newsletter to all PTA
members on our distribution list as our main form of communication. You want in? Then, you
need to join the PTA to receive the newsletter and notices.
Meet This Year's PTA Board! We are very excited to kick things off for the year. We have some new and returning faces. We are always open to new ideas and would love to hear from you if you want to help us make changes or brainstorm new ideas!
Save the Date for our First PTA meeting and Room Parent Meeting will be Thursday, 9/14. Dr. Heinz, the D64 Superintendent, will be there to give us a District update and answer any questions. It’s a great way to find out more about your school, principal, staff, and details on offerings at Franklin for your children. Babysitter provided in teacher’s lounge.
We are looking forward to a great year!
Any Questions? Please reach out to us! Info@franklinpta.com
"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened, you discover you have wings." - Helen Hayes
Scholastic Book Fair THIS week in the LRC!
Wednesday - 2:40 - 5:00pm
Thursday - 3:30 - 8:00pm*
Friday - 3:30 - 5:00pm
On Thursday and Friday, kids will have the option to shop and buy books during their 2nd recess!
Proceeds from our Book Fair will be used to bring innovative items and new technology to our LRC!
*The Book Fair will be hopping during our Open House, but we strongly suggest shopping during the other times because it can get really crowded. We understand this is a good problem to have! Thanks for your continued support!
What: Roller Skating and Gym Party
When: Friday, April 21, 7-9 pm
Where: Central Community Center, 1000 W Central Rd, Mt Prospect, IL 60056
What: Free Admission and skate rental, plus an open gym!
Who: All Franklin Families. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
Today, April 17th, is the LAST day to purchase your Franklin Yearbook for the 2016-2017 school year. Students exchange yearbooks the last week of school during lunch/recess to sign. They LOVE this!
So, don't skip out on the opportunity to purchase it now... Trust us, your child WILL be asking you for one at the end of the year ;-)
P.S. We are ordering a *small quantity* of extra books to sell on a first come, first serve basis in the office. However, these will be $25 (not $20) and will not be customizable.