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Please scroll down to see some of the highlights from the 2018-2019 school year.
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The students in the Styrofoam Squad Fourth Graders Form The Styrofoam Squad
A group of eco-friendly Franklin Fourth Graders came together to form The Styrofoam Squad. 
The cast of The Pout Pout Fish Second Graders Stage 'If Books Could Talk'
Second Graders in Mrs. Vescovi's room did a great job of staging "If Books Could Talk." 
Student holding up his card Fourth Graders Participate In Remake Learning Days Activity
Franklin Fourth Graders participated in a simple circuit project as part of Remake Learning Days. 
Franklin Flyers Franklin Flyers Run In Kids Of Steel Marathon
Over 150 students participated in this year's Franklin Flyers Program to train for the Kids of Steel Marathon. 
Five students holding collages Students Show Support For Law Enforcement
Franklin students made collages to give to Bethel Park Police Officers. 
Five students in front of the Kindness Tree Franklin Is Proud To Be A Kindness Partner With WQED
Franklin is proud to be a partner in the WQED Kindness Intiative. 
Mrs. Meucci showing an egg to three students Fourth Graders Participate In Embryology Project
Franklin Fourth Graders had fun learning about chickens and sharing their knowledge with their parents. 
Student giving a Friendship Bracelet to another student Third Graders Make Friendship Bracelets For Entire School
Franklin students and staff received Friendship Bracelets, thanks to Third Grader Tessa Braham and her classmates! 
Students holding the Japanese flag Fourth Graders Learn About Japan
Franklin Fourth Graders learned about Japan, thanks to a visit from the Japanese American Society of Pittsburgh. 
Three students in front of the mural Students Paint Mural On Be My Neighbor Day
Franklin Fourth Graders helped Mrs. Johnson to paint a Lorax-themed mural on Be My Neighbor Day! 
Student Guest Reader Franklin Families Enjoy Bedtime Stories
Franklin families gather around their computers and cell phones on Tuesday and Thursdays for some Franklin Bedtime Stories. 
Mrs. Meucci's class in front of the Skype Students Skype With Cressida Cowell
Franklin Fourth Graders enjoyed Skyping with Cressida Cowell, author of How To Train Your Dragon. 
Three students and two teachers dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 Students Celebrate Read Across America Day
Franklin students enjoyed celebrating Read Across America Day. 
The Hawk and Miss Thomas' class Hawk Visits Franklin
Everybody smiles when the Hawk pays a visit! 
Three students dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 Second Graders Celebrate Theodore Thursday
Second Graders in Mrs. Cook's Room celebrated Theodore Thursday! 
six students wearing crowns Students Celebrated 100th Day Of School
Franklin students were excited to celebrate the 100th Day of School on February 5! 
Students receiving their awards Two Students Are Winners In WQED Writers Contest
Congratulations to Frankin Third Grader Sydney Kellander and Fourth Grader Adele Stamenov, who are Winners in the 2019 WQED Young Writers Contest. 
Ms. O'Rourke and Sam Sam Bell Finishes In Third Place In Spelling Bee
Franklin Third Grader Sam Bell finished in Third Place in the 2019 Third Grade Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bethel Park. 
Student writing a kind message on a sticky note Fourth Graders Participate In Random Acts Of Kindness Week
Mrs. Meucci's students were spreading the love during Random Acts of Kindness Week. 
Student and parent with an iPad Families Have Fun Learning Together
Franklin families had fun learning to code together, thanks to the WQED/PBS Family Creative Learning Series! 
Adele Stamenov Congratulations, Adele Stamenov!
Congratulations to Frankin Fourth Grader Adele Stamenov, who was a Runner Up in the 2019 NASA Student Art Contest! 
Student with his business This Year's Gifted Expo Theme Was 'Business Fair And Entrepreneurial Expo'
This year's Elementary Gifted Convention had a "Business Fair and Entrepreneurial Expo" theme. 
Two students holding paper likenesses of themselves First And Second Graders Participate In The Library's Kids Pick Program
Franklin First and Second Graders enjoy participating in the Library's Kids Pick Program. 
Mrs. Clancy and her students holding up their thermometers Baby, It's Cold Outside!
Franklin First Graders in Mrs. Clancy's Room decided to do some investigating to determine exactly how cold is cold! 
The Geode Guy giving a demonstration to a group of students Jeff The Geode Guy Returns To Franklin
Franklin students look forward to the annual visit to their school by Jeff the Geode Guy! 
Two students look on as Mr. Schnupp measures the height of their tower Second Graders Study States Of Matter
Franklin Second Graders had fun studying the three states of matter. 
Mrs. Doumont and two representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Education Franklin Received Title I Distinguished School Award
Franklin was one of 153 Pennsylvania Schools to recieve the 2018-2019 Distinguished Title 1 Schools Award from the PA Department of Education. 
Two students participating in a Makey activity Fourth Graders Have Fun With Holiday STEAM Activities
Franklin Fourth Graders in Mrs. Meucci's and Mrs. Luzader's room had fun participating in Holiday STEAM-themed activities! 
Eight students holding the Rachel's Challenge Banner Franklin Students Accept Rachel's Challenge
Franklin students were excited to accept Rachel's Challenge! 
Mrs. Gallaher and Mrs. Luzader Congratulations, Mrs. Gallaher and Mrs. Luzader
Franklin Fourth Grade Teachers Mrs. Gallaher and Mrs. Luzader received Apple Awards from NSTOY-PA! 
Mrs. Galloway and three students Students Improve Their Math Skills During Hawk Time
Second Graders had fun learning about Place and Digit Values during Hawk Time. 
Student working with a lever Students Are 'Mad' About Science
Franklin students are staying after school to participate in a program offered by Mad Science. 
Mia Hogue Congratulations, Mia Hogue!
Franklin Third Grader Mia Hogue was selected as a winner in a Fire Prevention Poster Contest, sponsored by the Allegheny County Volunteer Fire Fighters Association. 
Thank You Banner for the Veterans Thank You, Veterans!
Franklin students worked hard to thank the Veterans in their families on Veterans Day. 
Four students trying to use their hands while wearing animal paws Squonk Visits Franklin
Franklin students annually look forward to a visit to their school from Squonk, to learn about some cool, STEAM-themed topics! 
The winning student with her launcher Fourth Graders Go Pumpkin Chunkin'
Franklin Fourth Graders enjoy the challenge of building a launcher to go Pumpkin Chunkin'! 
Eight Franklin students dressed up for Hollywood Dress Up Day Students Have Fun On Hollywood Dress Up Day
Franklin students had fun on Hollywood Dress Up Day! 
Office Depot Manager Rich Davis and Franklin Principal Mrs. Doumont stand behind all of the school supplies Franklin Receives $1,500 Worth Of School Supplies From Office Depot
Franklin Elementary School was selected by the local Office Depot store to receive $1,500 worth of school supplies. 
Mrs. Crowley Mrs. Crowley Receives $1,200 Math Grant
Franklin Third Grade Teacher Lindsay Crowley was awarded a grant from Explore Learning, valued at $1,225 
Student with his store Second Graders Build Franklin City
Second graders in Mrs. Vescovi’s room learned how to be urban planners, as they worked together to create Franklin City. 
Franklin Principal Teresa Doumont Franklin Named A Distinguished Title I School
The Pennsylvania Department of Education named Franklin a 2018-2019 Distinguished Title I School! 
Six students with crutches or walkers Kindergarten Students Learn Disability Awareness
Franklin Kindergarten students learned Disability Awareness, thanks to a hands-on presentation from Easter Seals. 
Student with her collage Fourth Graders Use Their Creativity To Make Collages
Franklin Fourth Graders had a great time using their creativity to make collages in the style of Eric Carle. 
Mrs. Doumont, Mrs. Meucci and four students Students Have Fun On Wacky Wednesday
Franklin students had fun coming to school in their craziest clothes to celebrate Wacky Wednesday! 
Two students and Mrs. Jones presenting Kindergarten Students Learn About The Life Cycle Of The Butterfly
Mrs. Jones' Kindergarten students enjoyed sharing their knowledge about the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly with Fourth Graders in Mrs. Meucci's Room! 
Student and principal by the Dr. Seuss mural Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!
The First Day of School for the 2018-2019 school year was Tuesday, August 21 and Franklin students were READY!