Get ready for the new school year!

The 2023-2024 school year is here! A new school year means new information from the Franklin PTA, your Parent Teacher Association, which supports our students and our school. An extra special welcome if you’re a new Franklin family. We’re excited for the opportunities ahead and cannot wait to continue to build our school community.



What we need you to know 


How do you do it?



By joining the PTA, you become a voice for our students and part of the largest child advocacy program in the world. To become a PTA member, go to

Membership is $15/Individual (1 member) or $25/Family (2 members)  

Want to sponsor an annual membership in addition to your own membership due? Please contact  

If you would like financial assistance to become a PTA member, please reach out to the school counselor, Ms. O’Brien at 


The PTA is a volunteer-run organization, and we need your help! Please consider donating your time. Visit

Sign up to be a chair! We have openings and need enthusiastic people like you to help us accomplish all our goals. Learn more about chair positions by visiting    

Volunteer application


LWSD requires all volunteers to be district approved. Complete the form online at

Volunteers must renew their application every two years. If you are unsure if you are an approved volunteer, email  


Franklin Fundraiser


Our  ONE and ONLY $$ ask of the year! Our annual all-school fundraiser will kick-off September 18th and run through October 4th. The culmination of the fundraising efforts will end with a fun run for our students during the day on October 4th. This fundraiser helps us provide grants to the school for instructional materials, plan school-wide events, fund the art docent program, and so much more. 

We are asking each family to contribute $125 per student, as our goal is to raise $70K this year. We understand that this amount may not feasible for all families, but want to note that all students will be able participate. Contributions can be made online at

More information is coming in the middle of September when we launch the WARRIOR RUN FUNDRAISER! 

 Corporate Matching


The Franklin PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and many companies will match your donation. Please put in the paperwork with your employer to have your donation matched. Reach out to our Treasurers at if you need help with this. 


 Volunteer Hours


 Does your company pay for your volunteer hours to a nonprofit? If so, Ben Franklin PTA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and could greatly benefit from this perk.  Please record your volunteer hours if you do any volunteer work for the PTA and submit the paperwork to your company. For more info, contact 


 Order Franklin Spiritwear


Show your Eagle spirit and order Franklin t-shirts, hoodies, caps, and more online this year. Merchandise will be available periodically throughout the year, so make sure to get yours while the store is open!  

Please contact our school counselor Ms. O’Brien at if you need financial assistance to purchase spirit wear. 


Facebook page


‘Like’ and follow our Facebook page for information and updates throughout the year


PTA Directory


The PTA Directory is available on our website to PTA members only and is a way for you to get in touch with other Franklin families. Please go online to join the PTA and select which information you wish to have shared in the Directory.  




The PTA sends important updates on things happening at school and hosts many opportunities for parents to contribute to enrich their students' education and socialization. If you would like to receive emails for PTA activities and updates, please sign up here


WhatsApp PTA Connection

PTA communicates important updates and bi-weekly newsletters through a WhatsApp group. This announcement only group receives around 1 message per week and you can join by visiting this link ( on your mobile phone or scanning the QR code.  


Parent Access (grades, lunch accounts, etc)


If you are new to the district, sign up online at Click on “Students & Families” and “Skyward Student Access/Parent Access” 

For Lunches you can create an account for your child by going  


Mark Your Calendar


PTA General Membership meetings are held 4 times throughout the year. All members are invited to attend. Details of the meeting will be shared as we get closer!  

Sept 9: 10:00 -10:30am 

Dec 1: 6:00 - 6:30pm 

Feb 23: 6:00 - 6:30pm 

May 25: 9:20 - 9:50am 





Please feel free to reach out to a PTA Board if you have any questions, concerns, or just want to connect. You can find our contact information at