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Please scroll down to see some of the highlights from the 2017-2018 school year.
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Two students with their seed pots. Students Partner With Community Garden For A Hands-On Learning Experience
For the fifth consecutive year, Franklin students played an important role in the success of the Samuel and Anna Mae Richardson Bethel Park Community Garden.
 
Mrs. Luzader and a student with her Scratch presentation on a computer Fourth Graders Create Environmental Scratch Presentations
Fourth Graders in Mrs. Luzader's room did a great job creating Scratch presentations about animal and plant environmental adaptations. 
Mrs. Vescovi and the cast of the play Second Graders Stage 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Earth Edition'
Second Graders in Mrs. Vescovi's room did a fantastic job staging "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Earth Edition!" 
Two students look at egg yolks Fourth Graders Participate In Embryology Project
Franklin Fourth Graders learned a lot about eggs through a multi-faceted embryology project. 
Adele Stamenov Congratulations, Adele Stamenov!
Adele Stamenov earned a Second Place Award at the 2018 WQED Writers Contest! 
Ms. Maiolo reads the story to the students Children's Book Author Visits Franklin
Children's Book Author Dannie Maiolo visited Franklin to talk about her Little Red Barn Books. 
The students who participated in the 2018 Franklin Flyers Program Congratulations, Franklin Flyers!
Congratulations to all of the Franklin students who ran in the Pittsburgh Marathon's Kids of Steel Marathon! 
Meghan Sinisi Students Learn About Autism Acceptance From Miss Laurel Highlands 2018
Meghan Sinisi, Miss Laurel Highlands 2018 paid a visit to Franklin to talk to the students about Autism Acceptance. 
Franklin students at Gifted Challenge Cup Students Compete For Elementary Gifted Challenge Cup
Franklin Gifted Students had fun participating in the Elementary Gifted Challenge Cup.  
Four students present their Conserve Presentation Students Learn To Reduce, Reuse, Recycle And Conserve
The students in Mrs. Meucci's and Mrs. Cook's classes worked together to learn the importance of reducing, reusing, recycling and conserving. 
Franklin Fourth Graders Video Chat with a Teacher from Africa Students Video Chat With Teacher In Kenya
Franklin Fourth Graders learned about the water crisis in Africa by video chatting with a teacher in Kenya. 
Two students holding a trash can Franklin Families Support Be My Neighbor Day 2018
Franklin families spent some time at school on Saturday, April 21 in celebration of Mr. Rogers Be My Neighbor Day. 
KIndergarten students jumping for joy Read-A-Thon Has Students Jumping For Joy
This year's Franklin Read-A-Thon had students jumping for joy! 
Student with her project Science Fair Showcased Some Interesting Projects
The Franklin Science Fair showcased some very interesting projects! 
Students at the Art Contest Art Contest Showcased Outstanding Work
Franklin students did a great job showcasing their work for the annual Art contest! 
Students with their kites Let's Go Fly A Kite!
Second graders in Mrs. Vescovi's room are getting ready for spring by making kites! 
Guest readers and rescue dogs Reading With The Stars
Franklin students welcomed 16 guest readers and two dogs to their school for the annual Reading with the Stars! 
IMS student reading to Franklin students Franklin Students Welcome IMS Readers
The students at Franklin Elementary School were excited to welcome the IMS Readers to their school. 
Student with his project Gifted Students Participate In Invention Exposition
This year's Elementary Gifted Exposition featured projects from 43 Bethel Park Elementary Gifted students, including 13 students from Franklin! 
Students dressing as if they were 100 years old Students Celebrate The 100th Day Of School
Franklin students had fun celebrating the 100th Day of School! 
Franklin student holding a flash card Students Learn About Financial Literacy On JA Day
Franklin students learned about financial literacy and other related topics during JA Day. 
Students with their paper groundhogs Happy Ground Hog Day!
Franklin students were excited to celebrate Ground Hog Day! 
Students with their plastic cup Christmas Tree Fourth Graders Enjoy The Holiday STEAM Party
Franklin Fourth Graders in Mrs. Meucci’s room had fun at a classroom Holiday STEAM Party 
Student participating in an experiment during the Squonk Opera assembly about sound Squonk Opera Teaches About The Science Of Sound
Squonk Opera was back at Franklin with a new program about the Science of Sound! 
Second graders with their Thanksgiving turkeys Happy Thanksgiving From Second Grade
Franklin Second Graders are already excited about Thanksgiving!  
Students wearing BP gear on Franklin Fridays Everybody Loves Franklin Fridays
The first Friday of every month is celebrated as Franklin Friday! 
Franklin third graders with a copy of A Student's Dictionary Thank You, Rotary Club Of Bethel Park!
The Rotary Club of Bethel Park once again presented every Bethel Park third grade student with a copy of A Student's Dictionary. 
Adopt A Classroom Logo Franklin Receives $1,000 Grant From Burlington Coat Factory
Franklin received a $1,000 Adopt-A-Classroom Grant from the Burlington Coat Factory. 
Students sing for the Veterans Kindergarten Students Thank Local Veterans
Franklin Kindergarten students invited Veterans in their families to join them for a special thank-you celebration! 
Franklin students make visual examples of multiplication concepts Students Transform Multiplication Concepts Into Visual Examples
Franklin Third Grade students in Mrs. Vandewater's classroom are learning about multiplication concepts. 
Students research inventions on Chromebooks Gifted Students Prepare For Invention Convention
"Invention Convention" is the theme of the upcoming 2018 Bethel Park Elementary Gifted Expo. 
Students add ingredients to their Boo Belly Brew First Graders Make Boo Belly Brew
 Mrs. Clancy's First Grade students made Boo Belly Brew--YUM! 
Fourth graders launch candy pumpkins Fourth Graders Go Pumpkin Chunkin'
Franklin Fourth Graders built catapults to see who could launch candy pumpkins the farthest. 
Student voting for his favorite pumpkin Students Raise $299.26 At Pumpkin Patch
Franklin students raised $299.26 for charity at the First Annual Franklin Pumpkin Patch.