Franklin Friday News

What's Going On at #FAPBG-October 19, 2020

Instructional Model Change Requests

The first Instructional Model Change Window is now open and will close 10/23 at midnight. If you would like your student to switch models effective November 3rd, you MUST submit your request using the form below. Emails previously sent to the school will not constitute a request. Only requests received through this form will be considered. The next opportunity to change models for on-campus instruction will be January 5th.


We know that many of you have experienced financial hardships or delays in receiving your scholar's uniforms this year. We are continuing to provide flexibility for families during our first month back on campus, however the expectation is that all on-campus scholars will be in full uniforms as outlined in our policy as soon as possible.

For families who are still awaiting their uniforms, please be sure to send your scholar in to school in a plain polo and bottom with the correct colors as outlined in our policy. The video below offers visuals of our approved uniform configurations. Please reach out to a member of administration if you have any concerns or questions.

FA Uniform Presentation

Drop Off & Pick Up Reminders

  • Please pull all the way down to the furthest available place at the curb before letting your student in or out of your car.
  • Students may NOT get out of or in to the car on the driver's side for any reason.
  • Students and parents may not access the trunk or hatchback of the vehicle for any reason at carline.
  • Parents/drivers may NOT get out of the car for any reason at carline. If your young student needs assistance, please feel free to flash your lights to one of our carline staff members and they will assist you.
  • Please be sure to have your child's name clearly displayed for pick-up in the passenger side window.

Bus Loop Pick Up (Grades 4 & 5) ends at 3:00 PM. Please report to carline if you arrive after 3:00 PM.

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Free Breakfast and Lunch for ALL students

Franklin Academy is now serving meals FREE to all students using the waiver granted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). All South Florida children (both Franklin students and non-Franklin students) can receive FREE meals. FREE meals are available as of today and in the coming days a 5 day meal pack will be available for pick up on Thursdays from 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Franklin Live students will be able to pickup their breakfast & lunch while on campus each day. Franklin Flex students will be able to collect a meal while on campus and before they go home at the end of the day, they will be provided a meal for their “distance” day.

Starting January 4th, 2021, student meals will be served according to the student eligibility (free, reduced or paying). To qualify for Free or Reduced - Price meals, an application must be submitted online at:

Do not miss out on your opportunity to receive meals for the entire school year, so submit your application before January.

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Sample 5 Day Meal Pick Up Box


Mac and Cheese

Corn Dogs


Chicken Sandwich

Fruits and veggies




Cinnamon Toast Crunch Pastry

Chocolate Chip Muffin

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COVID-19 Self-Reporting Form-PBG Campus

This form is to be used by Franklin Academy staff, parents, students, vendors, volunteers and other community members. Self-isolation would be associated with exposure to someone with actual COVID-19 or having a positive test result.

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Staff Birthdays-August, September, & October

Ms. Lee- 10/2

Ms. Rutter- 10/6

Ms. Ellis- 10/14

Ms. Appleman- 10/16

Ms. Solivan- 10/25