May 20
Jun 1
No school - Memorial day
No school - Memorial day

Monday, May 28
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Order your School Supplies for the 2018-19 school year

Our PTA is offering the option to order next year's school supplies online through School Toolbox and range in price from $30 to $45. They will be delivered to the school in time for Meet & Greet in August. All supplies are name brand and offered at a 10% discount with no cost for shipping. Supplies will come assembled in a kit with your child's name on it. All orders are due by Friday, June 22. This is an optional service; you may continue to purchase your supplies independently if you prefer.

Step-by-step ordering instructions:
1.  Go to
2.  Enter 98033 as the zip code to find "Benjamin Franklin Elementary, Kirkland, WA"
3.  Select a box based on the grade your child will enter in the fall
4.  You can checkout without creating an account
5.  Be sure to click "Place My Order" before exiting the site

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook for news and updates @mybenfranklinpta


Weekly Update - May 16
It's award time  Each year our PTA awards our outstanding volunteers with our Golden Acorn, Golden Eagle and Rising Star awards. We also award one Franklin staff member the Educator of the Year award. All awards are given at the Volunteer Tea on  May 31  but we need your nominations! It only takes a couple minutes to nominate someone. Please click  here  to make your nominations by  May 18 . PTA Board Nominees for 2018-19 The nomination committee has finalized the slate for the 2018-2019 school year and is happy to present the following nominees: President - Siri Pannell Secretary - ... read full article

Weekly Update - May 9
Staff Appreciation Week  It's Staff Appreciation Week this week. This is an event held annually to honor and appreciate teachers for their contributions to education and the lives of our children. This year, the  PTA  has decided to spice things up by bringing the wizarding world to our school with a number of Harry Potter-themed activities. Students are highly encouraged to join in by following these rough guidelines. As well, please feel free to honor your child’s favorite teacher or staff member in your own way. Wednesday May 9 – WWHPD What Would Harry Potter Do? Bring a special note to ... read full article

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PTA is more than just a meeting night
Did you know the many benefits that come with being a PTA member? Not only do you get to know other parents and the administrators at your school, here are just a few of the things you will enjoy by being a member of Ben Franklin's PTA: - stay up-to-date on policy and planning activities at the school - learn about upcoming events and activities before anyone else - advocate and make an impact at your child's school - be present at special events - enjoy special discounts at a range of retailers: Great Wolf Lodge, car rentals, Key Arena, ... read full article

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