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Please scroll down to see some of the highlights from the 2019-2020 school year.
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COVID-19 Dashboard District Releases COVID-19 Dashboard
Click here to see our COVID-19 dashboard, which was developed almost entirely by Bethel Park High School students. 
Where in the World? Where in the World is Mrs. Clancy?
Students are not in our buildings as much as they typically have been in the past. However, one particularly creative first grade teacher has found a way to turn that challenge into an adventure of her students’ imagination. 
Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Johnson Featured In Carnegie Museums Fundraising Letter
The Carnegie Museums highlighted the work of Art Teacher Mrs. Johnson in a recent fundraising letter. 
student with her six 3D clay models Second Graders Make 3D Models From Clay
Second Graders in Mrs. Vescovi's room learned about the concept of 3D. 
eggs in an incubator Fourth Grade Chicken Cam Up And Running!
The Franklin Fourth Grade Embryology Project continued this school year--even with distance learning!  You can watch this year's chickens hatch on the Fourth Grade Chicken Cam!  
Mrs. DeCarlo and Mrs. Vandewater waving to the cars Parade Honors Two Retiring Teachers
Franklin families and staff came out in full-force to thank two retiring teachers! 
Sydney Fourth Graders Publish Weekly Newspaper
Franklin Fourth Graders are having fun staying in touch with one another by publishing The Distance Learning Newspaper. 
Mrs. Meucci Mrs. Meucci Named An All-Star Teacher
Franklin Fourth Grade Teacher K.D. Meucci has been named an All-Star Teacher by the Pittsburgh Pirates. 
Mrs. Meucci May The Fourth Be With You!
Fourth Graders in Mrs. Meucci's class had fun learning with Star Wars-themed lessons on May 4! 
Three students and Miss Thomas Second Graders Have Fun Performing Silly Limericks
Second Graders in Miss Thomas' room have fun performing silly limericks!  
The three America Bowl Team members Two Franklin Students Are Members Of The Third Place America Bowl Team
Two Franklin students were on the team that finished in Third Place in the America Bowl. 
Five students IMS Readers Visit Franklin
Franklin students were happy to welcome the IMS Readers to their school.
door PTO Decorates Doors
The Franklin PTO did a great job decorating all of the classroom doors! 
Students playing a game Students Learn Financial Literacy On JA Day
Franklin students had fun learning financial literacy on JA Day. 
The four fourth place students Congratulations, Mia Hogue!
Franklin Fourth Grader Mia Hogue was a member of the Bethel Park Team that finished in Fourth Place at the Elementary Science Bowl! 
Three students wearing 100th day of school paper crowns Happy 100th Day Of School!
Monday, February 3 was the 100th Day of School for the 2019-2020 school year! 
Three students standing in front of a rack of baseball bats Students Have Fun Learning With Science Center Assemblies
Franklin students enjoyed learning, thanks to two fun, hands-on assemblies presented by the Carnegie Science Center. 
Clara and  some of the donated Play-Doh Student Collects Play Doh For Children's Hospital
Franklin Third Grader Clara McLean collected over 2,000 cans of Play-Doh for Children's Hospital. 
Student sitting at a computer Fourth Graders Take The Fallingwater Gnome House Challenge
Mrs. Meucci's students had fun taking the Fallingwater Gnome House Challenge. 
The students with Captain Espy Civil War Time Traveler Visits Fourth Grade
Mrs. Meucci's Fourth Graders learned about the Northeast States during the Civil War, thanks to a visit to their class from a "Civil War Time Traveler!" 
Two students working with Makey Makeys Fourth Graders Have Fun With Holiday STEAM Activities
Fourth Graders in Mrs. Meucci's room had fun learning with Holiday STEAM activities. 
Mrs. Cook's students at the Poetry Tea Second Graders Enjoy Poetry Tea
Second Graders in Mrs. Cook's room enjoyed participating in a Poetry Tea. 
Two students learning how to do origami Japan America Society Visits Fourth Grade
Franklin Fourth Graders learned a lot about Japan, thanks to a visit to their school from representatives from the Japan America Society. 
Mrs. Crowley working with a student Third Graders Use Array Skills For Bakery Activities
 Third Graders in Mrs. Crowley's room used their array skills to help save a bakery! 
Mrs. Guenther reading a book as Teddy and Mrs. Lewis look on Therapy Dog Visits Franklin
Franklin students got to meet Therapy Dog Teddy during their library time. 
Mr. Nagel with Mrs. Crowley's students Navy Veteran Visits Mrs. Crowley's Room
Mrs. Crowley's students had the opportunity to meet Navy Veteran Ken Nagel. 
Six students reciting a poem Kindergarten Students Thank The Veterans In Their Lives
Franklin Kindergarten students invited the Veterans in their lives to school for a special thank you. 
Students watching the video chat Fourth Graders Video Chat With Meteorologist
Franklin Fourth Graders learned about the weather by video chatting with a meteorologist. 
Pumpkins in the lobby Check Out Our Pumpkin Patch!
Franklin's lobby was turned into a beautiful Pumpkin Patch this Halloween! 
Dr. Pasquerilla, Ms P and Franklin Kindergarten students Kindergarten Students Meet Ms. P
Franklin Kindergarten students got to meet Ms. P, courtesy of Dr. P! 
Three students holding their buildings Second Graders Design And Build Their Own Communities
Franklin Second Graders did a great job of designing and building their own communities, with a little help from Franklin Third Graders! 
Students in the hallway with the number line Third Graders Have Fun Learning To Round Numbers!
Mrs. Onorato's and Mrs. Crowley's students took to the Franklin hallway to learn how to round numbers! 
Cheryl Wagner Congratulations, Ms. Wagner!
Franklin First Grade Teacher Cheryl Wagner has been selected to attend the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia's 2019 Seminar for K-12 Educators.