We are so glad you're here! The Ben Franklin PTA is excited and eager to provide continued support to the Ben Franklin community. We have many exciting things planned for Franklin this year!

October Scavenger Hunt

Parents, are you looking for a fun, socially-distant activity to do with your kids? Participate in the PTA's Scavenger Hunt and go in the draw to win some awesome Franklin prizes! Entries close Friday, October 30th. Click here to get the details how, when, and where to participate in this awesome event!

Reflections Art Contest

Join us for this year's National PTA Reflections Program! The theme this year is "I Matter Because...". All Ben Franklin students are encouraged to reflect on this theme of why they matter, and express what they discover through a variety of art forms. More details are available on our Reflections page. 

Box Tops for Ben Franklin

Earn money for Ben Franklin just by shopping! If you've been saving Box Tops, the deadline to turn them in is Monday, October 26th at front of the school. Or, you can download the Box Tops app and start earning for Ben Franklin without clipping a thing! Learn more about the many ways you can donate to Ben Franklin on the Donate page.

Virtual Enrichment Classes

Franklin Elementary has partnered with 6crickets to curate specialized virtual classes from quality providers throughout the nation on a variety of topics including engineering, robotics, debate, math, fitness, dance, music, entrepreneurship, science, theatre, and world languages. Get the details >

Franklin Math Challenge

The Math Challenge program is available to all students at Ben Franklin Elementary! There will be 15 sets of challenges provided throughout the school year that will help students strengthen their math fundamentals as well as grow their critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students that complete 12 challenges will be recognized at the end of the year. To get started, click here or visit the Math Challenge page on this website.

Popcorn Friday

Our first Popcorn Friday event on October 2nd was a whole lot of fun. Here are just a few photos of Franklin eagles enjoying their popcorn. Check out all the photos of our students here. It's not too late to add a photo of your student with their popcorn. Send pics to connect@mybenfranklinpta.org.

Franklin Staff Appreciation

We love our educators! The PTA showed the love to Franklin's teachers and staff last week with treats, artwork, and inspiring words. On behalf of the entire Franklin community, THANK YOU Ben Franklin teachers and staff members! 

News from LSWD

If you're new to the LWSD district, sign up online at www.lwsd.org. Click on “Students & Families” and “Skyward Student Access/Parent Access” to access lunch accounts, online grades, and more.

 

Planning for the 2020-2021 school year is being informed by guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, King County Health, the Office of Superintendent of Public instruction and other agencies. We are also referring to local, state, national and international models and examples of schooling during the pandemic as we develop our plans. These plans will need to be flexible as we expect there will be ongoing local and regional developments resulting from COVID-19 throughout the year that will require we make adjustments to how we deliver instruction and services for our students and families. 

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