Franklin Friday News

What's Going On In The World Of FA-PBG-Wk. of December 11

Parent Calendar

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Weekly Wrap Up & Announcements

Our lottery opened for next year's applicants this Monday and we've had tons of applicants! If you have a sibling you'd like to join our school next year or if any of your friends are planning on trying for a spot in next year's lottery, please be sure to apply now, during our early window, so you have the best chance of being selected from the lottery. Once we do the first random lottery drawing in mid-March, the chances of being selected drop dramatically. For more information, or to apply, please visit We will offer tours twice a month beginning in January. Please direct any new families to our website to check out and sign up for a tour.

The second quarter ends December 21st and there is no school December 22nd. Please be sure you are checking your students' grades in PowerSchool and turning in any missing work this week so that it can be graded and included, even if for late credit, in this quarter's grades.

Big image Fundraiser

We have kicked off our fundraiser just in time for your holiday shopping! Please see the letter attached to our weekly email blast and in Friday folders for more information. This is a great fundraiser for our school and a great value for customers, so it truly is a win-win!

PTO Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 6pm

5651 Hood Road

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Please join us for our PTO meeting on December 13th to stay abreast of our upcoming activities and ways you can support the school.

Dress Down for Children's Home Society

Friday, Dec. 8th, 7:15am

5651 Hood Road

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

The 6th period Engaged Citizenship Class is raising money for The Children’s Home

Society. All proceeds will go directly to helping children in need throughout Palm Beach County.

Cost: $5 per student

Payment must be made via check or money order and turned in to the student's homeroom teacher by Thursday, December 7th. Dress down dress code applies.

Literacy Night @ Barnes and Noble

Monday, Dec. 11th, 6-8pm

11380 Legacy Avenue

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

In addition to books, gifts, music, movies and cafe items, Barnes & Noble offers an even wider selection of the most popular toys, games, and puzzles available for all ages. With more gift choices to help our school - why shop anywhere else? (Bookfair ID Number 12259834)

5-9PM Five Guys and Gelato Grotto

6-8PM Teacher Tables for Reading Tips & Tools

6:30PM Middle School Band Performance

7:00PM Story Time with Ms. Ellis

7:30PM Franklin Academy Drama Performance

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Middle School Band and Chorus Concert

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 6pm

Franklin Academy, Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, United States

Please join us for a night of music by our middle school band and chorus. We will also be collecting suggested donations for the music department in lieu of tickets, so please bring your checkbook.

Elementary Drama Holiday Production

Friday, Dec. 15th, 6pm

4176 Burns Road

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Our Elementary Drama team will be performing a Holiday show this Friday, December 15th at the Weiss School. The show starts at 6pm. We hope to see you there!

Franklin Faculty Birthdays-December

December 22- Ms. Peksa

December 27- Ms. Madden



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