JUNE 7, 2021
We have had a year filled with unexpected twists and turns in dealing with in-person and virtual school through a pandemic. I want to thank all of you for your grace and support as we have worked to navigate these unprecedented times together. I also want to say how proud I am of all of our students who have weathered this year and have grown academically, socially, and emotionally.
As a school, we have seen our student engagement percentages rise to higher levels throughout the year for our students who were in both our in-person and virtual school environments. Our staff has worked to identify areas in need of growth and then has engaged students in the process of determining actions that would grow those areas. We have also seen our students make great growth in our identified goal areas of reading and math. Our ability to personalize instruction during our instructional time has been instrumental in all of our instructional plans for our students. Finally, our staff engagement has also risen to 96% favorability this year which shows their high level of engagement to create the environmental conditions for all of our students to succeed.
On a closing note, I am excited to see what is next for our Pleasant View community next year as we build on the successes from this year. I am also filled with a mix of emotions personally as I embark on my new journey as the Director of Teaching and Learning Services in Whitefish Bay Schools. I am excited at my next steps for the new position in Whitefish Bay and also sad to leave such a great place to learn, grow, and connect with so many amazing staff, students, and families in Franklin. I wish all of you the absolute best this summer and for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.
With Panther Pride,
Jamie J. Foeckler, Ph.D.
SUMMER PROGRAMMING UPDATE
As was shared in the Friday District Newsletter last week, there have been updates to our mitigation and masking protocols for all summer programming. Summer programming (Summer Learning Program, Kids Camp and any activities in our building) will now follow the guidelines in the document below. Please click on the image below for important information. Summer programming kicks off next Thursday, June 17th.
PLANNING FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR
Just a reminder that Back-To-School Online Check-In (BTSOC) will open in August. Please watch for communications from the district in July for how to properly “Check-In” for the 2021-22 school year! As a reminder, BTSOC takes place in the PowerSchool Parent Portal so make sure you are able to log in.
If your child(red) is not returning to Franklin Public Schools next year, please contact your school(s) main office and let the office staff know. This helps us to not send you annoying messages over the summer! :)
FRANKLIN SABERS JUNIOR CHEER
The 2021-2022 Season Registration has started! Franklin Sabers Junior Cheer is a cheerleading program for 3rd-8th graders. Our goal is to provide strong fundamentals for a bright future as a Franklin High School cheerleader in a safe, and fun environment. Our program is designed to teach sideline cheers, jumps, tumbling, dance, and stunting skills. We compete locally and won second place at WACPC Spring State Championship in the Middle School/Rec Division this past year. We are currently holding registration for the 2021-2022 season! We are only accepting the first 40 registrants! Tryouts will be held June 17, 18, 19. Please visit our website FSJCheer.org or contact FSJCcoachAshley@gmail.com for more information!
SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS
Join Character Kids for a fun-filled summer of creative drama camps! Have you ever wanted to perform in a musical? Experience vlogging or acting on camera? Learn how to be a Broadway triple threat? There's something for everyone this summer! Character Kids Theatre Camps take place on the Southwood Glen Elementary stage in Franklin. No experience necessary. Offered in partnership with Franklin Community Ed & Rec, camps are 1/2 day, either one or two weeks long, and offered for ages 4-12. Learn more or register at www.characterkidsdrama.com/camps
FRANKLIN LITTLE LEAGUE
Franklin Little League will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run Competition for area youth on June 12th - All boys and girls ages 7-14 are welcome to participate in this free event. Participants must register ONLINE in advance. Click here for the direct link. This event is open to the community and will be separated into baseball & softball levels and then further by age. The competition begins at noon at the Franklin Little League Complex
MOVING OR TRANSFERRING
If you know that you will be moving in the next few months or attending a different school next year please let the office know as soon as possible. It truly helps with our planning for next year. Please click here for the form and email it to Ann.Devereaux@franklin.k12.wi.us.
PV PHOTOS FROM 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR
LOST & FOUND
It is essential to note that student absences are now reported using THIS FORM. The Absence Reporting Form is also located as a button on the Pleasant View webpage and under the “Parents Information” section. This form will require you to enter your child’s six-digit student ID number and birthdate before you can report your child absent.
The Absence Reporting Form should be used to report ANY attendance change including late arrivals, early departures, and pre planned absences for both in-person and virtual students.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Earn Box Tops with Digital Receipts!
If you’re shopping online for groceries or get emailed receipts, you can still earn Box Tops for Pleasant View!! For more information, please visit https://www.boxtops4education.com/emailgroceryreceipts.
Scanning is easy!!
• download the Box Tops for Education app at the App Store
• Sign up for Free
• Enter Pleasant View Elementary School
• Start scanning! (Scan receipt within 14 days of purchase)
• For more information, please visit www.BTFE.com
***The next submission date is in October (before the 11/1/20 Box Tops expiration date), so don’t feel rushed to get physical Box Tops in before this school year ends. September is perfect! ***Please continue to scan your receipts within two weeks for digital-only items.
CATCH UP ON DISTRICT NEWS
Please be sure to read the newest District Newsletter that comes out now every Friday. You can access all the issues here. If you know of any children in Franklin ages 2-18, there is a weekly signup form to pick up food while schools are closed.