Launch of Online Directory
Need to get in touch with one of your child's classmates? Everyone who has signed up on our PTA website and who chose to provide their family's information can be searched via our new Online Directory . It's the same directory as in previous years, but now it's online.  Visit the  Directory to look up contact info via Teacher's name or Child or Parent's name. It's also accessible via the main menu buttons at left. If you never signed up for our PTA website, please do so now and make your information available to other parents. NOTE : only Ben ... read full article
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Caroline Speirs 
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10/16/2017-12/15/2017

Schedule change this week!!
Just a reminder that school ends at 12 noon Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of this week to accommodate parent meetings with teachers. No After School activities. LEAP Day on Friday which means no school. ... read full article
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Caroline Speirs 
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10/15/2017-10/22/2017

Weekly Update - Oct 11
Fall Staff Appreciation Lunch - Tuesday October 17 We are mixing things up this year and spreading the appreciation for our amazing Ben Franklin Staff throughout the year rather than for just one week. Show your appreciation by  signing up  to bring something delicious to add to our Fall Soup and Sandwich spread for the staff. Thanks so much! International Night - Thursday November 16 Ben Franklin PTA proudly presents our yearly culturally diverse International Night on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6.30-8pm. International night is a night to come together as one and learn about the many cultures of our ... read full article
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Caroline Speirs 
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10/11/2017-10/25/2017
Launch of Online DirectoryCaroline Speirs10/16/201712/15/2017
Launch of Online Directory
Need to get in touch with one of your child's classmates? Everyone who has signed up on our PTA website and who chose to provide their family's information can be searched via our new Online Directory . It's the same directory as in previous years, but now it's online.  Visit the  Directory to look up contact info via Teacher's name or Child or Parent's name. It's also accessible via the main menu buttons at left. If you never signed up for our PTA website, please do so now and make your information available to other parents. NOTE : only Ben ... read full article
Schedule change this week!!Caroline Speirs10/15/201710/22/2017
Schedule change this week!!
Just a reminder that school ends at 12 noon Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of this week to accommodate parent meetings with teachers. No After School activities. LEAP Day on Friday which means no school. ... read full article
Weekly Update - Oct 11Caroline Speirs10/11/201710/25/2017
Weekly Update - Oct 11
Fall Staff Appreciation Lunch - Tuesday October 17 We are mixing things up this year and spreading the appreciation for our amazing Ben Franklin Staff throughout the year rather than for just one week. Show your appreciation by  signing up  to bring something delicious to add to our Fall Soup and Sandwich spread for the staff. Thanks so much! International Night - Thursday November 16 Ben Franklin PTA proudly presents our yearly culturally diverse International Night on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6.30-8pm. International night is a night to come together as one and learn about the many cultures of our ... read full article
Weekly Update - Oct 4Caroline Speirs10/5/201710/19/2017
Weekly Update - Oct 4
Vision and Hearing Screen Volunteers - Thursday October 5 We are looking for 15 or more volunteers to help with vision and hearing screening tomorrow, Thursday October 5. Please sign up here. Volunteers should meet at 9:05am outside of the library. The screening will end once all classes are completed with vison and hearing screening. If you can only make it for a portion of the day, we would still love your help. Lunch will be provided for those that can volunteer all day. Walk to School Day - Thursday October 5 Join us for our annual walk/bike to school ... read full article
Weekly Update - Sept 27Caroline Speirs9/27/201710/10/2017
Weekly Update - Sept 27
Weekly Update                         . Fall Family Night - tomorrow night 6-7.30pm It’s time for Ben Franklin's annual Fall Family Night this Thursday! This is a great opportunity to welcome new friends to the Ben Franklin community and catch up with old friends while enjoying a barbecue. And the best part - dinner is provided for your whole family. The theme this year is everything Hawaiian so please wear your lei and hula skirt. To make this night a success, we need some help with salad preparation, serving the food, ... read full article
Weekly Update - Sept 21Caroline Speirs9/21/201710/4/2017
Weekly Update - Sept 21
After-school activities Registration for After-School Activities is now open. We are offering Drama, Spanish, Robotics, Coding, Chess, Karate, and Sports. Registration is handled through our online platform 6crickets . If you do not have a 6crickets account, you will need to create one to register. Spots in each class are limited, so please be sure to register early. Classes begin the week of October 2nd. Our VP of After-school Enrichment, Audria Stubna, is available to answer any questions. You can contact Audria afterschool@mybenfranklinpta.org . Click here for registration and class details. Fall Family Night - Thursday September 28 It’s time ... read full article
Weekly Update - Sept 13Caroline Speirs9/14/20179/26/2017
Weekly Update - Sept 13
3rd-5th Grade Choir It's not too late to sign up for Intermediate Choir. Choir began yesterday, but there's still room for more students. Class meets Tuesday mornings at 8am in the music room with Mrs Sandstrom. Registration is open until September 19th and handled through our online platform 6crickets. If you do not have a 6crickets account, you will need to create one to register. If you have a 3rd, 4th or 5th grader who would like to join, please click here for registration and all the details. After-school activities Registration for After-School Activities is now open. We will be ... read full article
Weekly Update TEMPLATECaroline Speirs9/3/20179/3/2017
Weekly Update TEMPLATE
Subscribe HERE!      Dates to  Remember March 3, Community Coffee & Chat 2.30-3.30pm March 10, LEAP Day, No School March 22, No early release, School ends at 3.30pm March 23, Science Fair 6.30-8pm March 23, PTA General Membership Meeting 7.30pm April 3-7, Spring Break, No School April 12, No early release, School ends at 3.30pm April 20, International Night 6.30-8pm May 1-5, Staff Appreciation Week May 3, No early release, School ends at 3.30pm May 18, PTA General Membership Meeting 6-6.30pm May 25, Volunteer Tea 9-10am May 29, Memorial Day, No School For more dates and events, check out the ... read full article
Join the PTA today!Caroline Speirs8/21/201710/11/2017
Join the PTA today!
Join the PTA, it's a great way to get more involved in your school. The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students. Plus, you'll meet other parents in your neighborhood. Don't forget to add your spouse or partner's name if signing up for a Family Membership. PLUS, check to see if your company will do corporate matching of your PTA membership dues. Join now! ... read full article
Franklin Spirit WearCaroline Speirs8/21/201710/16/2017
Franklin Spirit Wear
If you bought Franklin Spirit Wear online, you should be receiving your article very soon. We expect to have all of the orders delivered in the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned for an update on when your hoodie or T-shirts will arrive at the school!  NOTE: Deadline to order was Oct 1, 2017 ... read full article