Fireball Newsletter
Posted on 05/01/2017

Franklin Fireball ​

May 1, 2017

Staff Appreciation Week
Next week is staff appreciation week at Franklin School. Thank you PTA for all of the activities and decorations around the building.

Dress Code Reminder (Please see the policy below)

      DRESS AND APPEARANCE (Policy #5511)
It is Franklin Township School’s intent to maintain an appropriate code of dress which will not infringe upon individual expression yet will uphold an appropriate environment.

Clothing shall not constitute a health or safety hazard to the wearer or to others. It shall not be potentially destructive to school property and shall not constitute a disruption to the educational process.

Specific guidelines include:
1. Outer garments, sunglasses, hats and any headdress, except for medical or religious reasons, are to be kept in the student’s classroom during the day;
2. Regular shoes (shoes with a back strap) or sneakers must be worn in the building. Bare feet, spiked or cleated footwear, black-heeled boots, which mark or damage floors and footwear that is unsafe or intended for the beach are not permitted in school. Sneakers must be worn in the gymnasium;
3. Shorts, skirts and dresses must measure no more than three inches above the knee (grades 3-6), appropriate and modest.
4. Spaghetti-strap tops or dresses, half-shirts, halter-tops, spandex pants or see-through clothing are not to be worn; three inch shoulder straps are required (grades 3-6).
5. T-shirts or any items that include offensive graphics, inappropriate language, pictures, advertisements or slogans that promote the use of controlled substances, such as alcohol or drugs, are not allowed;
6. Pants should be worn at or above waist level, and at no time should undergarments of any kind be visible; and

If children are not dressed by this standard, their parent(s)/guardian(s) will be notified and asked to bring in appropriate clothing. Clothing from the Nurse's office may be supplied. 

REMINDER TO ALL FIFTH GRADE PARENTS:  Please follow up with your Physician regarding the vaccines that will be required before your child enters sixth grade. Students will not be allowed to begin school in September unless these vaccines have been obtained. Information was sent home to you earlier in the year. Incoming sixth grade students in September will be required to have had one dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) given no earlier than the 10th birthday; they will also need one dose of a meningococcal containing vaccine when they turn 11 years of age and attending grade six. We will need documentation from your physician before the first day of School in September.

School Schedule

Mon 5/1/17

Tue 5/2/17

Wed 5/3/17

Thu 5/4/17

Fri 5/5/17

CLUBS
Girls on the Run

Homework

PARCC 6th Grade LA Test
9:00-11:00
12:30-2:30                        

CLUBS
3/4 Battle of the Books

Homework Club

Student Council

Garden Club

Brain Games

PARCC 6th Grade LA Test
9:00-11:00

7:00 Board Meeting

CLUBS
Girls on the Run

Homework Club

Kids in the Kitchen

Brain Building

PARCC 6th Grade MA Test
9:00-12:00
PARCC 6th Grade MA Test
9:00-12:00

CLUBS
Art Club

PARCC 6th Grade MA Test
9:00-12:00

         


Looking Ahead:


May 19 - Fun Fair!
May 26 - Field Day, 12:50 Dismissal
May 29 - Memorial Day – No School
June 14 - 6th Grade Recognition
June 16 - Last Day of School