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Benjamin Franklin Elementary

What's going on at Franklin?

PTO Meeting 12/7 @5:30 in library
*Did you know you can earn points for volunteering at events
and coming to meetings?  Then your points can be used
redeem gift cards and other really cool things! Join us😀!

PTO Family Winter Celebration 12/10 12-2pm!
Join us for this two hour event that is FREE to Franklin
families!  Come celebrate upcoming winter with fun games
and activities for children of all ages.  Santa will also be
available for pictures!!!
*The Book Fair will be open during  this time to browse and make
purchases.  In addition, PTO will be selling Franklin Falcon Holiday

How to stay up to date with the PTO:
1. Join us on Facebook @
P.T.O. Benjamin Franklin Elementary  or

2. Join us on Remind (Download the app):
Text @ptoben to 81010

     *K, 1, 2 - 9am
     *3, 4, 5 - 1pm


Report cards come home on January 10th

Awards Day January 12th 8:30am

Early Dismissal January 13th - 1:45

No School January 16th

November Character Award Winners - Kindness

Eberly: Kei'Mora Wilson
Garrett: Jeremiah McKinney
Rayburn: Trinidey McCowen-Robins
Norris: Kiya Lopez
Davis: Brian Campbell
Hassler: Jackson Schommer
Hewitt: Chris Jenrette
Afdahl: Olivia Cottom (WINNER!!)
Greasor: Trey Leonard
Allen: Emma Plock-Johnson
Springer: Jason Wyrick
Marrs: Aiden Hutchens
Phegley: Peyton Lopez
Pittman: Shiana Bright
Sutherland: Chris Fulford
Kraemer:  Barbara Vearo

Want to practice math facts at home?  Borrow a FlashMaster!  See Mrs. Horrall for details

Check out our book fair link!

BOOK FAIR DECEMBER 7-14  Download me! Download
Data, Books, and BINGO - December 2  Download me! Download
Franklin Falcons doing good!
Great job Mr. Allen's third graders who collected a HUGE amount of cans. The goal was to block their classroom door and earn an extra recess. All the cans collected were donated to the Providence Food Pantry.
Falcon Swimmers
Two of our 3 kindergarten classes had the opportunity to take swim lessons this week at the new Aquatic Center! Thank you to the Swim by 7 program!

Backpack Program

Backpack Program
*The kids are more than welcome to come to the Ryves Youth Center to pick up a food backpack during the school year.  Feel free to contact the Youth Center for more information at 812-235-1265 and speak  to Jim Pinkstaff.

*Backpacks are also available at any fire station.

FREE Books to Read

Hoosier Family of Readers
School Name: Hoosier Family of Readers

Username: read

Password: read
Read Works
Summer Book-It Reading http://www.bookitsummer.com/
Summer Reading http://www.education.com/summer-read...
Scholastic Summer Reading http://www.scholastic.com...

Free Boys and Girls Club After School Programs

To all students that are interested in participating in the After School Program sponsored by the Terre Haute Boys & Club:

The Vigo County School Corporation will be providing after school bus transportation to the Terre Haute Boys & Girls Club. Drop off sites will be a block away from the club. Program will include free after school tutoring, a healthy snack, computer instruction and healthy recreational activities.

This program begins September 1, 2016.

Please contact the club at 812-232-2046 for more information.

Text Alerts

Hi-99 Text Alerts
Sign up for alerts for school closings, delays, and much more!

Student Access

Click on the link below to login to your student's Wonders Reading, Social Studies, and Everyday Math account. Students can get extra reading, math, and practice activities at home. Your child's username and password is their lunch number and the letters vcs (ex. 7777777vcs).
Type to Learn
You can now download Type to Learn 4 for your home computer! Just visit the website below to download on you home computer. When you first open the program enter your username and password. This will be provided by your school. Then enter the following account code (136091). If you have any technical difficulties throughout this process, please visit htpp://techsupport.sunburst.com to submit the ticket. If your child does not know their username and password, please contact their teacher to get this information.

Parent Info

School Intercom
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P.T.O. Meetings:

2nd Wednesday of each month @ 3:30

Casey's General Store Fundraiser -  Turn-in proof of purchase on large pizza & Casey's will donate $3 to P.T.O. 

Popcorn Friday - First Friday of every month $0.50

Box Tops

Send in your box tops for education!  It is such a quick and easy fundraiser for our school!

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Box Top App!  Download me! Download

Vigo County Public Library

Check out what's going on at your library this month!
Summer Calendar of Events http://www.vigo.lib.in.us...


Check out what our kindergardeners will be doing this year!
PTWL https://www.pltw.org/
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