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Student Injuries and Insurance

The District does not assume responsibility for accidents happening at school.  As a service to you and your child, BSD has joined with Myers-Stevens and Toohey to offer you access to a low cost student accident/sickness insurance.  Several plans are offered and rates for the entire school year start at around $22.00  To enroll, notify the school office and an informational packet will be give to you or sent home with your child.  

School Events

School Beautification
Spirit Week
eScrip Renewal
Adopt a Book


Parent-Teacher Conference Schedule:

Sept. 22 & 23 - All Students Dismissed at 1:30 PM  (TK: 1:45PM)

Monday, September 26
TKs Dismissed at 2:15 p.m. (normal)
Kinders Dismissed at 2:00 p.m. (normal)
Grades 1-3 Dismissed at 3:00 p.m. (normal)
*Grades 4-5 Dismissed at 1:30 p.m. (early)*

Tuesday September 27
TKs Dismissed at 2:15 p.m. (normal)
Kinders Dismissed at 2:00 p.m. (normal)
Grades 1-3 Dismissed at 2:00 p.m. (normal)
*Grades 4-5 Dismissed at 2:00 p.m. (normal)*

Franklin Beautification Day - Saturday, September 24, 9:00am - 3 pm.

Please mark your calendar for this fun family day!  Join the Franklin Dads Club and PTA to spiff up Franklin.  Come help us plant, lay mulch and power wash!! Bring the whole family. Many hands make light work.  Bring your shovels, wheel barrows and work gloves! We provide free lunch and refreshments for our volunteers.  Let's show our Franklin Pride!!  

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What a great Jog-a-Thon!

Last Friday, the kids and teachers ran their legs off to raise money for our wonderful school. It was truly heart-warming to see them in their colorful Franklin T-shirts with big smiles on their faces as they sweat it out for a cause close to their hearts. 
We couldn't have done it without our incredible Franklin community. Thank you to our amazing Jog-A-Thon committee Manisha Loonawat, Jeanette Laxague, and Stephanie Webb. And to Ms. Young, who motivated the kids to keep going while making it fun! Also, we can't forget all the teachers who ran with the kids and the parent volunteers who showed up to cheer the kids on. 
It's never too late to make a donation!
If you would like to make a donation or an additional donation, 
1. Go to the following webpage: http://franklin.bsd.k12.ca.us/jog-a-thon and submit payment using PayPal
2. Leave a check (made payable to 'Franklin PTA') in the Jog-A-Thon Donations envelope in the office 
3. Send a check labeled Jog-A-Thon to school with your child.  
Donations can come from anywhere - family, friends, neighbors & beyond. This is a great way to involve our community in developing the great school Franklin has grown to become.
Our students, teachers & families need your support, so please donate TODAY!!!

Ability Awareness Week

Burlingame Schools' Special Education District Advisory Committee (SEDAC) invites you to the screening of the award-winning film "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia" which provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and financier Charles Schwab.


After the screening we will have a discussion and provide information on how the Burlingame School District is addressing dyslexia, which is the most common learning difference (affecting 1 in 5 kids). Knowing about the challenges and gifts that come with this learning difference can help you better understand and support those struggling to demonstrate their true potential.


Friday, October 7th from 7:00 - 8:30pm 

Roosevelt    Auditorium

1151 Vancouver Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010 

Admission is FREE


Click here for more information.

The Franklin PTA Needs You!!

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 one or two volunteers to fill the following role for the 2016/17 school year: 

VP, Fundraising - Support the Casino Night & Spring Online Auction committees

If you are interested in talking more about either of these open positions, please contact Jenny Viguerie or Joanie Schlampp at president@FranklinPTA-burlingame.com


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.  Click here for information and the application.


Please note - some event dates may change throughout the year.  Please check back to this website often or subscribe to iCal calendar feed for changes/additions and always refer to your Franklin Falcon Newsletter sent via email every Thursday.


September 19 – 23  – Parent/Teacher Conferences Early Dismissal –ALL Grades - K-5 -  1:30 dismissal; TK 1:45 dismissal.

Sat., September 24 - School wide Beautification Day

September 26 & 27  – Parent/Teacher Conferences continue for Gr. 4 & 5 ONLY– 1:30 dismissal 9/26 and 2:00 dismissal 9/27.

October 3-7– Ability Awareness Week

October 24-28 - Scholastic Book Fair

October 27 – Picture Makeups in the morning

Fri., October 28 – Halloween Parade 9-10 AM on the blacktop

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 – K-5 Students are dismissed at 1:30; TK’s are dismissed at 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 TBD – BCE Read-a-Thon

Sun. January 29– Bowling with the Boys

Sat., February 11  - Sweetheart Dance

February 20-24 - No School – President’s Holiday

Fri., March 10 - No School for Students; Teacher Professional Development Day

March 13-17 – Parent/Teacher Conferences Early Dismissal– 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 ONLY– 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/Screen Free Week

Thurs., May 11 – Franklin’s Spring Concert – 7 PM in the BIS Auditorium

Fri., May 12 - Early Dismissal – K-5 Students are dismissed at 1:30; TK’s are dismissed at 1:45.  Founders' Day Celebration.

Mon., May 29 – No School – Memorial Day

Wed., May 31 – Open House – 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Fri., June 2 –Early Dismissal – K-5 Students are dismissed at 1:30; TK’s are dismissed at 1:45

June 3-4 - Big Night Out!

Fri., June 16 - Last Day of School – All Students attend 8:30 – Noon


BSD Families are invited to use the District Dell Discount

Member Benefits: Burlingame School District:
  • Up to 30% off Dell PCs, Electronics and Accessories
  • Dell Advantage: 5% back + free 2nd business day shipping (Register at Checkout)
  • *NEW! Member Exclusive Store Access: Additional 20% off entire store
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

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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: