PTA Committees and Clubs
This is a new committee that will help welcome new students and parents to Franklin. They will organize group activities and provide new students with the information they need to feel right at home here at Franklin.
This committee will work together with the Student Council in creating opportunities for our students to volunteer and give back to our community and encourage random acts of kindness.
Chair(s): Jeanette Korovilas + Dawn Madon
This committee selects and plans a number of PTA sponsored school assemblies. The events may be motivational speakers, musical groups, or other entertaining performances.
Elementary Learning Foundation (ELF)
Representative: Kim Urso
ELF is a volunteer organization that has established and supported innovative, imaginative educational programs by awarding grants to teachers and staff of district 64 who are committed to excellence in education
Chair(s): Melanie Fannon & Analiza Austria-Keefe
This committee plans multiple events including the teacher appreciation lunch, teacher curriculum night dinner, and back to school teacher breakfast.
Chair: Alla Bagryanskaya + ?*
This committee will run an Interntional Week in February that celebrates the variety of cultures and ethnicities present at Franklin. You will also help plan an "International Night" in Feb. as well.
Chair: Bernadette Noone
This committee will help organize activities for the students to promote a safe bully-free community at Franklin.
This is a new committee this year that will work together with the sustainability committee established by District 64. Help to promote recycling and waste-free living.
Chair(s): Anna Piotrowski
This committee is responsible for taking pictures of various school events from the first day of school through the end of February, create collages to submit to the yearbook company, process orders, and distribute the yearbooks to students and staff.
Red Ribbon Week/ Drug Awareness
Chair(s): Jeanette Korovilas
Promote drug awareness in school and organize activities for each day of Red Ribbon Week. The Student Council assists/ supports this event by creating posters and participating in morning announcements.
Chairs: John Petrocci
This committee will help organize a Veteran’s Day Ceremony with students and staff, and help to recruit veterans to speak to the students about their experiences.