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Franklin Elementary School News

Join us for Beans, Brew, and Ben on December 6th!

We’ve hit the ground running after a great fall break, and we are excited to invi...

News from the November 16th Board of Education Meeting

The District 64 Board of Education held a regular meeting on Thursday, November 16th, i...

Join us at Parent U and participate in a math lesson

K-8 Families,  We are offering an exciting opportunity for all K-8 parents/guar...

D64 OTs in the classroom feature story

Building a knowledge foundation is so important for children, and here in District 64, ...

News from October 19th Board of Education Meeting

The District 64 Board of Education held a regular meeting on Thursday, October 19th, at...

Dr. Justin Patchin gives D64 families a presentation on cyberbullying and social media

Thank you to everyone who came out to our first Parent University event of the year! It...

Registration is underway for the D64 Science Olympiad!

Registration is now up for the District 64 Science Olympiad! The event will take place ...

Acts of kindness fuel Franklin's 2023 Raise Craze

The rain today could not stop the Franklin Falcons from celebrating a successful Raise ...

RSVP for Parent U event centered around social media and technology

Next week, Dr. Justin Patchin joins us for the first D64 Parent University event of the...

News from September 21st Board of Education Meeting

The District 64 Board of Education held a regular meeting and a public hearing on the b...

Join us for the 1st Beans, Brew and Ben on Sept. 13th!

Dear District 64 Community,  You’re invited to the inaugural Beans, Brew,...

The 2023-24 school year is off and running!

“You are so important to everything that a child does,” said Superintendent...

Construction around Franklin successfully completed

The final touches on areas surrounding Franklin Elementary School finished this week. B...

District 64 Board Members and Supt. Dr. Ben Collins pose for a picture at the Taste of Park Ridge

The Taste of Park Ridge is underway through Saturday night, and a group of District 64 ...

Pictured from left to right: Matt Tombs, Tessa Shulman, Samantha Alaimo

The District 64 Board of Education held a regular meeting on Thursday, June 15th, at th...

Brenda Kennedy (on the left) & John Benka (on the right) A friendship forged in the classroom at Franklin Elementary School

4th-grade teacher Brenda Kennedy has been a constant force at Franklin Elementary Schoo...

Dr. Alaimo selected as D64 Asst. Supt for Student Learning

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 announced on Wednesday that Emerson Middle School P...

NASA's Joe Noto shares his love for all things outer space with students at Emerson & Franklin

Hundreds of students at Emerson and Franklin got a first-hand look at the wonders of wh...

News from May 18th Board of Education Meeting

The District 64 Board of Education held a regular meeting on Thursday, May 18th, at the...

New District 64 Board members sworn in and officers elected

The Board of Education held special and organizational meetings on Thursday, May 11th.&...

Young Author Award Winners Announced

12 students have been selected to receive the 2023 District 64 Young Author Award! This...

District 64 Board to confirm Dr. Ben Collins as next superintendent

The District 64 Board of Education will approve the employment of Dr. Ben Collins as Su...

Those Who Excel - Teater - Briggs - Demarinis

The District 64 Board of Education held a regular meeting on Thursday, April 20th, at J...

District 64 named one of the Best Communities for Music Education

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 has once again been honored for its outstanding com...

Two District 64 Administrators take positions in another district

District 64’s Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning, Dr. Lori Lopez, and ...

Together We Discover, Learn, Grow & Care

At D64, our mission is to foster opportunities for discovery, engagement, and growth for all students. We accomplish this by nurturing interdependence, appreciation of differences, and care for self and others.

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