Franklin Academy-Pembroke Pines K-8

September 21-30, 2019

"International Day of Peace is an international event that is observed each year by nations all across the world. The event is commemorated on the 21st of September each year. It is a day that was set aside by the United Nations General Assembly for everyone around the world to devote to keeping peace, despite any differences they may have, as well as play a part in building a peace culture that will last for generations to come."


Text abstracted from https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/international-day-of-peace-2019/

'Choose Peace' & 'Start With Hello' Week


9/23 Hey Day Monday - Superheroes Say Hello!

9/24 Positivity Tuesday - Give a Smile...Get a Smile!

9/25 Choose Peace/Stop Violence Wednesday - Wear a Green Shirt

9/26 Kindness Thursday - Random Acts of Kindness

9/27 Forget Me Not Friday - Kindness Pledge

Parent Academy-Online Resources

Tuesday, Sep. 24th, 6pm

18800 Pines Boulevard

Pembroke Pines, FL

Student online resources will be shared and many questions answered about resource access and usage during this event!
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Character Trait & IB Learner Profile Attribute


Responsibility - Students that persevere and do what is expected are always doing their best. They exemplify self-control and self-discipline. They are accountable for their choices, thinking before they act and considering the consequences of their actions. Those students that possess and practice these skills are exhibiting our Character Trait of the Month, Responsibility.


Knowledgeable - Students that explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance are being knowledgeable. In so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines for this IB Learner Profile Attribute.

Character Counts! Student Assembly

Thursday, Sep. 26th, 8:45-9:30am

18800 Pines Boulevard

Pembroke Pines, FL


Nominated students in elementary grades Kindergarten through Grade 5 will be recognized for the Character Trait of the Month of September - Responsibility.

Nominated students in our MYP (Grades 6-8) will be recognized separately for the IB Learner Profile Attribute of the Month - Knowledgeable.

Families of students being recognized will be notified by invitation.

MYP 2019-2020 Soccer season Games

You are invited to support our MYP soccer teams as they play their final games of the 2019-2020 season. Please visit our website for more information about our opponent names, the location and the time of games. We always appreciate your support.

MYP Year 3 Field Trip: Snorkeling Safari

Eligible MYP Year 3 students will attend a 'Snorkeling Safari' in Key Largo for their field trip on Friday, September 27!
Box Tops For Education

Click on the link for more information about the Box Tops For Education program.

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September 30- School and Offices Closed

Our offices will be closed on Monday, September 30, and there will be no school for students. Classes will resume for students on Tuesday, October 1, and our offices will be open for in-person assistance from 8:45 am until 1:45 pm. Telephone assistance will be provided from 7 am until 4 pm.