January 14th, 2020
TOP 9 THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK:
THANKS for the fun first annual Franklin Movie Night! A great turnout as we got cozy and watched Toy Story 4. Thank you to our custodians for helping us with this event.
Pizza Monday Starts this Monday! January 13th
Pizza Monday starts this Monday. All those that ordered pizza will get their cards from their teachers that has the number of slices they ordered. Bring those to the gym for lunch to hand to our pizza volunteers! Don't forget to pack a drink and side for your kiddos.
Thank you to our weekly volunteers who serve pizza and Co-Chairs who have worked hard to organize.
Congrats to our Franklin Spelling Bee Winners!
District 64 Spelling Bee - January 21st @ Franklin - 4-6pm
Congratulations to our Franklin Spelling Bee Winners! They will compete in the district-wide spelling bee. This is hosted at Franklin Elementary on January 21st from 4-6pm in the auditorium.
Congrats Kaelyn Yager, Ayesha Hakeem, Chase Braccioforte, and Shane Condon!
D64 Student Services Coffee Chat @ Franklin
Do you have a questions about District 64's student services? Are there any concerns you want to tell us about?
Beginning in January, Dr. Lea Anne Frost, District 64’s Director of Student Services, will host a monthly coffee for parents to express their concerns, ask questions, or discuss any matters related to the Student Services Department. The first coffee will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 16 at the Franklin School conference room, 2401 Manor Lane, Park Ridge. Please feel free to attend all or part of this meeting.
More coffees will follow with schedules to vary between morning and afternoon. Watch the D64 website and email announcements for future coffees.
Please join us on Thursday, January 16th @ 7pm for the next PTA Meeting. All are welcome and it will be hosted in the Franklin LRC.
We are looking for PTA Board members for next year! This is a fun way to be involved with the school and help plan events throughout the year.
If you're interested in more info, please email email@example.com and attend the next meeting for more info. Thank you!
K-2 Social - January 24th 6:30-7:30pm
All K-2 students are welcome to attend the Franklin K-2 Social on Friday, January 24th. This is a fun FREE EVENT in the Franklin gym with a DJ dance for the kids, snacks and fun. Parents must supervise their children. This is not a drop-off event.
WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS to help with setup and cleanup. Please visit Membership Toolkit to sign up.
ENTER THE YEARBOOK COVER CONTEST!
Yearbook Cover Contest entries are due on January 24th. Please don't forget to put your name, grade and teacher on the back.
SEND US PICTURES FOR THE YEARBOOK! We are in need of more Holiday Sing pictures. Please send your pictures to FranklinYearbook@gmail.com.
Purchase your yearbooks and edit your custom pages BY MARCH 28th!
Send in your 5th Grade Baby Pictures & Note!
Sweetheart Dance Tickets - February 21st
Tickets now on sale in the Membership Toolkit Store.
SAVE THE DATE - Annual Franklin Skates & Bball party
One of our most popular events of the year! The Franklin Skates and Bball party is on Friday, May 1st. Free event for all Franklin families hosted at the Mt. Prospect Central Community Center. Rollerskating and Basketball, fun for all! Rollerblade rental is free or you can bring your own. Don't forget your helmet. Snacks and drinks provided.
Congrats to the Box Tops Class winners!
We just ended our second Box Tops collection contest and we earned a total of $148.90 for 1,489 total clips, which is comprised of 430 clipped Box Tops and 1,059 Box Tops scanned via the app.
Congratulations to our winners!
The top three classroom winners for a special privilege are:
Emerson / Lincoln Queen of Hearts Drawings are back!
Emerson and Lincoln Middle Schools are hosting a Queen of Hearts fundraiser! Help support their schools by purchasing a ticket for the weekly Tuesday drawing. The current jackpot is over $9,800 with the next drawing happening on January 14th! Click here for more details.