Franklin Elementary School Blog

Our 5th Grade had a BLAST at their Annual 5th Grade Party. Pizza, Awesome DJ and an overall fun packed evening for everyone! We were so glad to see such a great turnout. Thank y...

The Franklin Night of the Stars was a huge success with over 40 performances and a great finale! Thank you to all of our volunteers and families to all of your had work to make ...

Franklin Walking Club

May 10, 2015

Last Friday May 8th was the kick off of the Franklin Walking Club! A Joint Effort with the Franklin PTA, The Park Ridge Park District and Beyond the Bell Program and Members of ...

Congratulations to Mrs. Fulara's 1st Grade Class for Earning the Golden Guitar for April and to Mrs. Schuetz's Class for their Amazing "Three-Peat" earning the...

Muffins With Mom

May 7, 2015

Muffins with Mom was a huge success! Thank you to our PTA Volunteers and our dads for helping make this event special and a little break for Moms. Photo Gallery

Last Thursday we had a wonderful visit from the Emerson Chorus who performed many pop songs  of today as well as some scenes form the recent musical performance they put on...

Franklin Track-A-Thon

April 20, 2015

The Franklin Track-A-Thon was a huge success last Friday with beautiful weather. Many great volunteers and a fun spirit of wellness in the air! Thank you to Everyone for your pa...

2nd Grade Book Box Projects! By: Emily Lech, assistant principal We are very busy learning at Franklin School! Teachers continue to find creative ways to entice students t...

Franklin Rocks for March

April 12, 2015

Congratulations to Mrs. Schuetz's 2nd Grade Class and Ms. Sweeney's 2nd Grade Class for both earning the Golden Guitar of Glory  for March! Photo Gallery  

Dr. Heinz Stops By! By: Emily Lech, assistant principal Today Dr. Heinz stopped by for her bi-monthly visit to Franklin! In Ms. Kennedy’s third grade, students were...

St. Patrick’s Day by: Mrs. Lech, assistant principal Franklin students and staff enjoyed St. Patrick’s Day! The Kindergarteners made traps to catch a tricky l...

Congratulations to the Franklin Battle of the books Team for winning 1st place in the 2015 Park Ridge Battle of the Books! It has been 20 years since we have won 1st place in...

Congratulations to Mr. Belmonte's and Mr. LoPresti's Classes for earning the most ROCKS in February! You did an AWESOME Job!!! Mr. Belmonte's Class earned 36 rocks. ...

Franklin Families turned out in droves for our March Family Fit Night! We were so pleased with the level of participation and this was another great example of the programs set ...

I wanted to congratulate our Young Authors Winners for our building. We have submitted their work to the District Level and can't wait to see how they do!!!   Con...

A little about Franklin Rocks

February 18, 2015

This is how we make the Rocks.

Franklin Winterfest 2015

February 6, 2015

Winterfest! By: Emily Lech Last weekend we had an awesome turnout at Winterfest. It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces-along with the chance to introduce new o...

I am very proud to announce the Classes that Earned the Golden Guitar of Glory for the Month of January!  Congratulations to Mrs. Sweeney's 2nd Grade Class  and Mr...

The Franklin 4th Grade Team, with help from other Franklin teachers, put together a Ellis Island reenactment  as part of a Social Studies Unit. The students were able to ...

I had a great opportunity to read to one of our second grade classed this morning. Mrs. Schuetz invited me to be the "Mystery Reader" for her class this morning. Wha...

Mrs. Pater and Mrs. Kinecki coordinated  Franklin School's  Spelling Bee for the 2015 School year. The top 3 winners of this Spelling Bee will move on to the Dis...

Congratulations to Mrs Schuetz's and Mrs. Sianis' classrooms for earning the Golden Guitar for Glory for collecting the most "Franklin Rocks" for Demonstrati...

On Friday December 19th the Franklin PTA Sponsored the Jesse White Tumblers to come and perform for the Franklin Students. They put on an incredible show! Thank you to the Frank...

Mrs. Kennedy's Room 109 collected warm winter items in the month of December to donate to needy families. They used these items for our Estimation and Statistics Jar Act...

Franklin Rocks!!!

December 4, 2014

Franklin Rocks! By: Emily Lech, assistant principal We have kicked it up another notch with our Franklin Rocks behavior program. We are implementing a new system as a wa...