Franklin Elementary School Blog

Congratulations to Ms. Pankau's  Class, Mrs. Fulara's Class, Mrs Miller's class and Mrs. Majeski's Class. All were winners of the Golden Guitar for November...

Congratulations to all of the Students in  Ms. Rousakis, Mrs. Lally and Mrs. Sianis's classrooms for earning the most "Rocks" for the Month of October!!!! ...

Congratulations to all of our Franklin String Ensemble students who performed in Emerson's Spooktacular Strings Concert last week. We are so proud of your hard work. We can&...

We had a marvelous time at Camp Duncan this year with the 5th Graders.  The weather was outstanding for most of the time, with only a few raindrop during the trip.  St...

We had a fantastic day of visiting all sorts of new places "virtually" with Google Expeditions last Thursday here at Franklin.  Students got visit many different ...

Please check out our wild Hair as we celebrate Red Ribbon Week! Photo Gallery

The Franklin Students have outdone themselves this year with outstanding and creative Pumpkin Designs form their Favorite books!  Check Them out at this link: https://l...

Outdoor Ed. Day 2

October 22, 2015

We had a beautiful day today. Canoeing was a dream in very still waters and practically no wind. The trees are in full bloom and the mid-day temperature was ideal! We had activi...

5th Grade Outdoor Ed. Update

October 22, 2015

We are doing very well up at Camp Duncan. Dinner  was very good and night activities went well. We did a night hike and a connections activity before journal writing in the...

5th Grade Outdoor Ed. Day 1

October 21, 2015

Outdoor Ed. is going along very well! The kids are having a great time and learning about teamwork, sensing a variety of things in the environment and water ecology today. The t...

Dear Franklin Families, We created a video to give a quick and helpful overview of traffic rules and suggestions for dropping off and picking up your children at Franklin. ...

This past Thursday the Franklin PTA held their annual "Donuts With Dads". Once again, the turnout of Dads was extraordinary!  Thank you to all of our volunteers a...

Congratulations to Ms. Rousakis' Kindergarten Class, Ms. Sweeney's 2nd Grade Class and Mr. Belmonte's 5th Grade Class. They all won the Golden Guitars for Rocking Be...

Here are some short videos of our Recent Walk-A-Thon! Thank you to Mrs. Sobotka for her incredible filming and editing of these short films.  

Franklin Walk-A-Thon

September 25, 2015

Mrs. Benedetti and I are getting into the Walk-A Thon action with Kindergarten! Great program today!

Check us out on Twitter!

September 24, 2015

Dear Franklin Families,   Mr. Walsh & myself are new on twitter! We'll be tweeting Franklin happenings & educational topics! You can also search the has...

Lunch!

September 24, 2015

We are looking for more lunchroom staff. If you are interested, please email Mr. Walsh or Mrs. Lech. If you're interested in the supervisor role, please indicate that...

This was the first time the Franklin PTA held a Ice Cream Social  for Kindergarten Students and their dads on Tuesday. We had a great turn out and all were having a good ti...

We are so proud of our Orchestra Teacher Ms. Erica Charous, also a member of Xtra Credit, for her special performance with O.A.R. at Ravinnia this summer. Photo Gallery

One of our Kindergarten classes dropped in to visit Mrs. Lech in her office.

Franklin Kindergarten Student do know how to Rock! It was the first Friday Spirit day for 2015 and all were ready to ROCK! Photo Gallery

We had special visitors from the Park Ridge Fire and Police departments come to speak with our first grade classes regarding safety during our Safety Week. Photo Gallery

What a great turn out for our Back to School Picnic this year! It was great seeing all of our families and the Franklin Alumni coming back to visit! Thank you to Mr. Cammino f...

It was a great First Day for our 2015-16 Kindergarten Classes.  What an uplifting moment to see all of those cheerful and excited faces as they entered the building and cam...

We had a great first day! I was so happy to  see everyone and get this school year launched.  I look forward to a year filled with excitement about learning and gro...