Franklin Academy Pembroke Pines K-8

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The document included below has also been posted to our 'calendar' section on our website and all dates from that calendar can be added to your own personal electronic calendar.

K-5 Character Trait

Elementary students displaying empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others are exhibiting the Character Trait of the month, CARING. These students have the need to have a personal commitment to service and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to their environment.

MYP IB Learner Profile Trait

December's Learner Attribute for our MYP students is also CARING.

Holiday Spooktacular Ticket sales

Tickets have been on sale since Friday, November 22, online at or for purchase at the Miramar Cultural Center Box Office, located at 2400 Civic Center Drive, Miramar, FL. At the Box Office, an additional $2 per ticket will be charged as a handling fee. Tickets purchased by phone or over the internet will be subject to a 10.5% convenience charge per order. The Box Office accepts American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and cash. Miramar Cultural Center gift certificates for all Miramar Cultural Center sponsored events are also available at the Box Office as well. The Box Office window is open 2 hours prior to any ticketed event for sales and Will Call in addition to their regular hours, 12 pm - 6 pm, Tuesday - Friday.

Hearing Screenings

Hearing Screenings will be performed during the first week of December for eligible students in Kindergarten, Grade 1 and MYP Year 1.
Opt-out Form

Please click on the link to print and complete before submitting the form to our Clinic if you are opting-out of screenings for your child for the 2019-2020 school year.

Yearbook Promotion

Jostens is having a promotional event - families can purchase a Yearbook for $40 until December 6 and will receive 20 free holiday picture cards. Your purchase must be made online at Please see flyer attached for more information.

Changing The Future

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics of coding.

We live in a world surrounded by technology and we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly depend on understanding how technology works.

Our elementary students will be joining in on the largest learning event in history - The Hour of Code - during Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15) during their Media class. More than 100 million students worldwide have already accessed an Hour of Code! To continue bringing programming activities to our students, we want to make our Hour of Code event huge. All students Kindergarten through MYP Year 3 may continue working on coding activities at home by visiting

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Art Show

Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 6-7:30pm

5000 Southwest 207th Terrace

Pembroke Pines, FL

Selected campus student artwork will be on display in the K-12 Campus gymnasium from 6 pm until 7:30 pm on Tuesday, December 10. Please visit the art displays created by our student artists from all Franklin Academy campuses during this very special event!

Class & Group Pictures

Class pictures for students in Kindergarten through Grade 4 will be taken on Wednesday, December 11. Orders can be made online or submitted to the homeroom teacher on the day of the event.

Grades 5 and MYP Year 3 students will take their Class and Group Pictures on Thursday, December 12. Payment submission can also be made online or on the day of the event with a personal check or money-order.

All students being photographed must wear their regular uniform, purchased from our approved vendor, iUniforms. Please visit the link below to purchase your child's uniform items. No PE uniform, jackets or sweaters are to be worn for the photograph, unless indicated by the teacher.

Fox-Mar Payment Link

Payment for Class Pictures can be made online by clicking on the link provided in this message

Edda's cakes are on sale for $17 each until Wednesday, December 11. Submit your orders and payments to your child's homeroom teacher by the deadline.

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Parent Academy: State Assessments

Wednesday, Dec. 11th, 6-7pm

18800 Pines Boulevard

Pembroke Pines, FL

Families with students in Grades 3 through MYP Year 3 are invited to attend our Parent Academy to find out more about State Assessments for their child(ren). Information will be included about Florida State Assessments, End-of-Course Exams and Statewide Science Assessments for those students involved.
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Challenge Island

Eligible Grade 1 students will attend our Challenge Island field trip on Thursday, December 12.

Q2 Clubs

Quarter 2 Clubs will end on Friday, December 13. There will be no clubs during the last week of school before our students start their Winter Break.

Holiday Toy Drive

Students can bring in a new, unwrapped toy during the first two weeks in December for our Toy Drive! Please review our flyer below for more details.
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2020-2021 New Student Enrollment

Our Open Enrollment window opens on Monday, December 2, for the 2020-2021 school year and will close on Friday, February 28, 2020. Current student families do not need to apply for a position at our school, unless the current student has a sibling that would like to join Franklin Academy for the next school year.