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Get involved and have a direct influence on our Franklin community. Stay connected to what's happening at school and in the district. Kids thrive, families get to know each other, and lifelong friendships are made through the PTA.
We are currently looking for parents to fill the following roles:
VP Community Support
If you are interested in talking more about any of our open positions please contact Jenny Viguerie or Joanie Schlampp at
Mid to late August
In Mid-August, you will receive mail from the District Office giving you an access code and asking you to update your emergency information. There will also be other important school news on the log in as well. This is paperwork is mandatory and the printed pages are due to the school on or by the first day of school.
Closer to the first day of school, Franklin will mail you a letter with your child's classroom and teacher, as well as other beginning of school information.
Please make sure we have your correct address on file!
The First Day of School is Wednesday, August 24, 2016
All Students attend 8:30 - Noon (TK's 8:45-12:15). Parents, join us for coffee in the gym when you drop off your students and at pick up time, there will be an All-School BBQ! See below for the 2016-2017 Franklin Calendar.
FRANKLIN DATES FOR 2016-2017
Please note - some event dates may change throughout the year. Please check back to this website often for changes/additions and always refer to your Franklin Falcon Newsletter sent via email every Thursday.
Tues., August 23 – TK and Kindergarten preview visit 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Wed., August 24 – First Day of School - K-5 8:30-Noon (TK’s attend 8:45-12:15) – Parents, join us for coffee in the gym when you drop off your children and there will be an All-School BBQ at pickup!)
Thurs., August 25 – Grades 4-5 begin their regular school schedule – 8:30-3:00 (except every Tuesday 8:30-2:00)
Thurs., August 25 –Fri., Sept. 2 – All K’s will attend 8:30-NOON and TK’s will attend 8:45-12:15
Thurs., August 25 – Fri., Sept. 2– Grades 1-3 attend school from 8:30-2:00
Mon., September 5 – No School – Labor Day Holiday
Tues., September 6– Students in Grades TK-3 begin their regular school schedule:
TK’s attend 8:45-2:15 daily; K’s attend 8:30-2:00 daily; Students in Grades 1-3 begin their regular schedule: 8:30-3:00
(except every Tuesday 8:30-2:00). Please note, there are several “Early Dismissal Days” throughout the year.
Please refer to this calendar, your Thursday Franklin Falcon, or our website for these days.
Wed., September 7 – Back to School Night (Parents Only) at 6:30 PM. Followed by a New Parent Meeting in the library at 7:30PM
Fri., September 9 - Early Dismissal – K-5 Students attend 8:30-1:30; TK’s attend 8:45 – 1:45
September 12 – 16 – Spirit Week! Daily themes TBA.
Thurs., September 15 – Picture Day
September 19 – 23 – Parent/Teacher Conferences –ALL Grades - K-5 - 1:30 dismissal; TK 1:45 dismissal.
September 26 & 27 – Parent/Teacher Conferences continue for Gr. 4 & 5 – 1:30 dismissal 9/26 and 2:00 dismissal 9/27.
October 3-7 – Ability Awareness Week
October 27 – Picture Makeups in the morning
Fri., October 28 – Halloween Parade
October 31 & November 1 – No School for Students – Teacher Professional Development Days
Fri., November 11– No School – Veteran’s Day
November 21-25 – No School – Thanksgiving Holiday
November 28 – December 2 – 5th Graders at Outdoor Ed
Mon., December 12 - Franklin’s Winter Concert - 7 PM in the BIS Auditorium
Fri., December 16 –Early Dismissal - All students attend 8:30-1:30 (TK’s 8:45-1:45)
December 23 – January 6 – No School, Winter Break
Mon., January 9 – Return to School from Winter Break
Mon., January 16 – No School – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 23-29 – BCE Read-a-Thon
Sun. January 29– Bowling with your sons
Sat., February 4 - Dancing with your daughters
February 20-24 - No School – President’s Holiday
March 13-17 – Parent/Teacher Conferences – For ALL GRADES - K-5 - 1:30 dismissal; TK 1:45 dismissal
Sat., March 18 – Franklin’s Family Bingo Night
March 20 & 21 – Parent/Teacher Conferences – continue for Gr. 4 & 5 – 1:30 dismissal 3/20 and 2:00 dismissal 3/21.
April 3-7 – No School – Spring Break
Wed., April 19 – 5th Grade Picture at 8:45 a.m.
Sat., April 22 – BCE Dinner Dance
May 1-5 – Teacher Appreciation Week
Thurs., May 11 – Franklin’s Spring Concert – 7 PM in the BIS Auditorium
Fri., May 12 - Early Dismissal - All students attend 8:30-1:30 (TK’s 8:45-1:45)
Mon., May 29 – No School – Memorial Day
Wed., May 31 – Open House – 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Fri., June 2 –Early Dismissal - All students attend 8:30-1:30 (TK’s 8:45-1:45)
Fri., June 16 - Last Day of School – All Students attend 8:30 – Noon
INFORMATION FOR PARENT VOLUNTEERS FOR 2016-2017
Parent Volunteers for
The Board of Trustees adopted AR6153, which states:
Parent volunteers will be required to have a fingerprint clearance on file to drive on school sponsored field trips.
More information will be posted on our website and included in your "first day of school packet".
BSD Families are invited to use the District Dell Discount
Member Benefits: Burlingame School District:
To shop: www.dell.com/mpp/burlingameschools
Member ID: GS141660131
Need assistance with a purchase? Email MPP_Sales@Dell.com with your Member ID. Mon-Fri 8am -5pm CST.
School Forms and Documents
As we put on sports equipment and costumes - LICE come to visit us at school. Please help us eradicate this pest by checking for lice at home. Here is the link to the SMCHLT guidelines for identifying and treating lice. If you suspect that your child has lice, we'd be happy to help you. For more information please consult the following site: