Franklin Academy Pembroke Pines K-8

January 15 - 31 Events

Parent Calendar

Click on the embedded link to access the January Calendar posted on our website.

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PowerSchool Account Portal

Login to your Parent Powerschool account to secure your child's seat in the 2020-2021 school year at Franklin Academy.

January 17 - Early Release

Friday, January 17, is an 'early release' day for all students. Elementary students will be dismissed at 11:15 am and MYP students at 12:15 pm, unless they are a registered student of AfterSchool Connections.
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Friday, January 17, is Benjamin Franklin's Birthday!

January 20 - No School For Students

Monday, January 20, is recognized as Martin Luther King, Jr Day. There will be no school for students that day and our offices will be closed. Classes resume for students on Tuesday, January 20th, and our offices will be open again.
Field Day Events

Please click on the Field Day Events link provided to view our 2020 Field Day Event schedule!

Campus Parking

Please remember to park in a designated space provided whilst you are visiting our campus. Absolutely no parking of unauthorized vehicles will be allowed at our neighboring storage facilities. Smartstop Self Storage will have all violating vehicles towed. Vehicles are also not permitted to be parked in the Fire Lane and bus arrival/dismissal areas between 6:50 am and 8:30 am and 1:45 pm and 3:30 pm.

MYP Athletics - Volleyball

Our 2019-2020 MYP Volleyball Season continues! All game opponents, dates, locations and times have been posted to our website. Entrance fees may apply at game entrance. Please join us in supporting our Franklin Academy MYP athletes as they compete.

Lunch Balance

On Monday January 27, students with a negative lunch balance will receive an alternate lunch entree until their lunch balance is positive. Payments can be made for your child's account with a personal check, money-order or by following the directions posted on our website for online payment.

Spirit Pride!

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Candy Grams

Order Candy Grams by reviewing the information in the flyer attached by Tuesday, January 28!

Field Trips

Eligible Grade 2 students will attend a field trip to Billy Swamp Safari on Friday, January 20, and the Gordon Gumshoe Tour on Tuesday, January 28. Our eligible Grade 3 students will attend a field trip to the Frost Museum on Monday, January 27, and eligible students in Grade 5 will attend a field trip to JA Biz Town on Friday, January 31. All itinerary information and details have been share with our families by their homeroom teacher.

100th Day Of School

Our 100th day of School of the 2019-2020 school year is Tuesday, January 28th!


Students will not be released to individuals who do not have a valid FranklinPass sticker and a school-issued placard displayed on the vehicle dashboard. Without a FranklinPass, a person trying to pick up a student must bring a photo ID for verification and may be asked to park and visit the office before the student can be released.

Elementary students are released at 2:15 pm and MYP students at 3:15 pm. On 'early release' days, K-5 students are released at 11:15 am and MYP students at 12:15 pm.

Changes in student dismissal must be provided to the classroom teacher and the front office, in writing, by 12:00 pm the day the dismissal change is to take place. All email addresses can be found in the Faculty and Staff section of our website.

Spring Personality Portraits

Students can 'dress down' in their favorite outfit for their Personality Portraits on Wednesday, January 29. Please the flyer below for more details. Students dressed in uniform will not be photographed for a 'Personality Portrait'.
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Uniforms are required to be worn by all students and our dress code is enforced at our school. Please be sure to have your child in accordance with the guidelines outlined in our Parent-Student Handbook.

iUniforms provide our families with all Franklin Academy uniform items. Uniforms must be purchased from this vendor to ensure equity and safety.

Character Counts! Student Assembly

Thursday, Jan. 30th, 8:30am

18800 Pines Boulevard

Pembroke Pines, FL

The Character Trait of the month is FAIRNESS for our elementary students.

Nominated students that exhibit the character trait of the month will be recognized at our Student Assembly on Thursday, January 31, 2020, at 8:45 am.

Families of students being recognized will be notified by invitation.

Health Concerns

Please inform the school if your child is out sick with a diagnosed communicable illness and keep your child home if they have flu-like symptoms such as, fever greater than 100, sore throat, cough, chills, body aches, etc. Students must also stay home if they are experiencing rashes, yellow eye drainage, or greenish-yellow phlegm from a cough or cold, diarrhea, etc. If your child has any health conditions such as an allergic reaction to food, insect bites, etc. or asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, seizures, sickle cell anemia, or any other health condition, the parent/guardian must share the information needed for care of your child(ren) safely at school.

Report Student Absence

To report an excused absence, please send an email to and include all of the following information:

• first and last name of the person reporting the absence
• student’s first and last name
• student's current grade level
• student's homeroom teacher
• the date of the absence
• the reason for the absence

Please refer to our Attendance Policy for a list of valid reasons and allow 72 hours for processing.

If the reason for the student's absence is not in the Attendance Policy, the absence will remain unexcused.