October 12, 2016
Weekly Update Donation Envelopes Having trouble remembering to make your PTA donation online? No worries, donation envelopes will be coming home this week. You can still donate online here , but if you'd prefer to send in a check or cash, your child will be bringing home an envelope this week with all the information. We are hoping to hit our goal of $40k in order to maintain our current programs, resources, activities and events. We've only received $10k to date. Click here  to see a list of what we fund. Please help us hit our goal today!   Kindergarten parents - please ... read full article
Author:
Sharon Dawson 
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10/16/2016-6/30/2017

September 28, 2016
Weekly Update Enrollment  ends Friday for After-School classes... Don't miss out! After-school classes begin NEXT week. Jump Rope, Drawing and Chess for Life still have openings.  Jump Rope is now available for Kindergartners. Please click here  for more information and to register. Did you forget to Donate? No worries, do it right now! We are making fundraising a simple, no hassle way for you to support your students' favorite programs. Please click here  to make your donation. To ensure we continue to fund all of the amazing programs, a suggested donation of $100 (1 Ben Franklin) PER student would ensure we maintain ... read full article
Author:
Sharon Dawson 
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10/3/2016-6/30/2017

September 21, 2016
Weekly Update Don't miss Fall Family Night tonight (Wednesday 21st September) from 6-8pm Please join us tonight for our Fall Family Night in the school playground. Spend time with family and friends and enjoy our Hula Hooping entertainer. Festivities begin at 6pm and food will be served from 6.30-7.30pm. This event is free of charge to all of our Ben Franklin families and staff. For more information please click here . We could still use more volunteers. Please click here  to help out.  Central Park Tennis Club is allowing us to park on their grounds for the BBQ.  If you choose to ... read full article
Author:
Sharon Dawson 
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9/21/2016-6/30/2017

September 14, 2016
  Dates to  Remember Sept 15, Curriculum Night 6-7.30pm Sept 19-23, Book Fair 3.30-6pm Sept 21, Fall Family Night 6-8pm Sept 29, PTA General Membership Meeting 6-6.30pm For more dates and events, check out the Franklin El Peach Jar . Join Us :   Join the Ben Franklin PTA Contact Us : President: Emily Brown Treasurer: Maryam Hakimian Secretary : Liz Kane Special Events : Alison McElroy & Aarti Mutagi Education : Wise Chou & Jennifer Imhof Karel Afterschool Activities : Jill Pierson Health & Wellness : Monica Rodriguez & Lindsay Sckorohod Communications : Siri Pannell & Sharon Dawson Fundraising : Dave ... read full article
Author:
Sharon Dawson 
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9/14/2016-6/30/2017
November 16, 2016Sharon Dawson11/16/201611/30/2016
November 16, 2016
Weekly Update Winter after-school classes coming soon... Registration for the after-school classes Winter Session will begin on December 1, 2016. We will be offering Aspiring Authors, Chess, Drawing, Basketball, Brick Animation and Spanish beginning in January. We have moved to an online platform, so registration AND payment will both be taken online. Due to this transition, we will no longer require or accept paper registrations or checks. Hopefully you will find this to be a welcome change. Click  here to see specific class information. PTA General Membership Meeting Cancelled The PTA General Membership meeting which was scheduled for tomorrow night, Thursday November 17, has ... read full article
October 12, 2016Sharon Dawson10/16/20166/30/2017
October 12, 2016
Weekly Update Donation Envelopes Having trouble remembering to make your PTA donation online? No worries, donation envelopes will be coming home this week. You can still donate online here , but if you'd prefer to send in a check or cash, your child will be bringing home an envelope this week with all the information. We are hoping to hit our goal of $40k in order to maintain our current programs, resources, activities and events. We've only received $10k to date. Click here  to see a list of what we fund. Please help us hit our goal today!   Kindergarten parents - please ... read full article
September 28, 2016Sharon Dawson10/3/20166/30/2017
September 28, 2016
Weekly Update Enrollment  ends Friday for After-School classes... Don't miss out! After-school classes begin NEXT week. Jump Rope, Drawing and Chess for Life still have openings.  Jump Rope is now available for Kindergartners. Please click here  for more information and to register. Did you forget to Donate? No worries, do it right now! We are making fundraising a simple, no hassle way for you to support your students' favorite programs. Please click here  to make your donation. To ensure we continue to fund all of the amazing programs, a suggested donation of $100 (1 Ben Franklin) PER student would ensure we maintain ... read full article
September 21, 2016Sharon Dawson9/21/20166/30/2017
September 21, 2016
Weekly Update Don't miss Fall Family Night tonight (Wednesday 21st September) from 6-8pm Please join us tonight for our Fall Family Night in the school playground. Spend time with family and friends and enjoy our Hula Hooping entertainer. Festivities begin at 6pm and food will be served from 6.30-7.30pm. This event is free of charge to all of our Ben Franklin families and staff. For more information please click here . We could still use more volunteers. Please click here  to help out.  Central Park Tennis Club is allowing us to park on their grounds for the BBQ.  If you choose to ... read full article
September 14, 2016Sharon Dawson9/14/20166/30/2017
September 14, 2016
  Dates to  Remember Sept 15, Curriculum Night 6-7.30pm Sept 19-23, Book Fair 3.30-6pm Sept 21, Fall Family Night 6-8pm Sept 29, PTA General Membership Meeting 6-6.30pm For more dates and events, check out the Franklin El Peach Jar . Join Us :   Join the Ben Franklin PTA Contact Us : President: Emily Brown Treasurer: Maryam Hakimian Secretary : Liz Kane Special Events : Alison McElroy & Aarti Mutagi Education : Wise Chou & Jennifer Imhof Karel Afterschool Activities : Jill Pierson Health & Wellness : Monica Rodriguez & Lindsay Sckorohod Communications : Siri Pannell & Sharon Dawson Fundraising : Dave ... read full article