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

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Weekly Update - May 23
PTA General Membership Meeting -  9am   Thursday May 31 , prior to Volunteer Tea After you drop your kiddos at school on  Thursday, May 31  and you're waiting for the Volunteer Tea to begin, please join us outside by the picnic tables for our final PTA meeting this school year. We will vote on the 2018-19 Budget and Executive Board. We will be finished in time to attend the Volunteer Tea at  9.30am. Let us say "Thank you" at the Volunteer Morning Tea on Thursday, May 31 You're invited to the Volunteer Tea on  Thursday, May 31 at 9.30am.  All volunteers are invited ... read full article

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

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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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