Harvard Elementary

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Monday, January 11 , 2021

School Board Appreciation Month

We would like to thank our amazing Franklin Pierce Board of Directors. They do an outstanding job representing our community and advocating for students and families.


Special thanks to ...


Alex Davis - District #1

Rebecca Gallogly - District #2

Gil Mendoza - District #3

Mary Sherman - District #4

Cole Roberts - District #5

No School - Monday, January 18th in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

There will be no school on Monday, January 18th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Our classroom teachers will be leading students through various activities this week in order celebrate the work of Dr. King. Please see the examples of writing below from Mrs. Boorn's first grade class.
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Students Returning To School

Following new guidance from Governor Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health, Franklin Pierce Schools is planning for the return of elementary-aged students for in-person instruction in early 2021. All decisions will be informed by public health guidance and lessons learned from the return of students for in-person instruction in other districts around the state and country. Guidance from the Department to Health advises districts to prioritize the return of our youngest learners and those “furthest from educational justice”. This will result in an increase in the amount of time that Support Center students receive in-person instruction beginning January 19 and a phased approach to welcome back elementary students beginning with Kindergarten students on Thursday, January 28. A remote learning option will remain available for all students. Please see the attached overview that includes more specific information.

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Free Lunches

Lunches are available at the school each school day from 11:00 to 12:00 in front of the school. All children through the ages of 18 are eligible to receive a lunch. The sack lunch also contains food for breakfast for the following morning. This government sponsored program will continue through the end of the 20-21 school year.

New Email Address or Phone Number? New Address?

With our current situation where students are learning online, we are communicating school-related information through phone calls and email. If you have a new phone number or email adress, please call the office at 253-298-4100 so we can update your information. If you have a new address, please share that with the office as well.

Franklin Pierce School District

Franklin Pierce Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Questions and complaints of alleged discrimination should be directed to Brandy Marshall, Compliance Coordinator for State and Civil Rights Laws; Wendy Malich, Title IX Officer; or John Sander, 504/ADA Coordinator at 315 129th ST S, Tacoma, WA 98444-5099 or at (253)298-3000.