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Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Franklin-McKinley School District recognizes October as Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Bullying directly affects a student’s ability to learn. Students who are bullied often do not want to go to school. They often find it difficult to concentrate, show a decline in grades, and lose self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-worth. We take pride in maintaining a kind, respectful and inclusive culture in
Franklin-McKinley Schools, with zero tolerance for bullying. Check out some of the latest resources and how FMSD is raising awareness.
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Right to Dream: What does the repeal of DACA mean?

Parents, guardians, staff, and interested community members are welcome to join us for important conversations around the repeal of DACA and other related topics such as immigration and citizenship. Individuals will have a chance to consult with trusted legal representatives and talk to various community based organizations providing legal services in San Jose. Learn more by clicking on Read Full Story.
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Repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

Yesterday, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA program), established in 2012, was reversed. This program provided a way for young undocumented immigrants to have the opportunity to work hard, graduate, go to college, begin careers, and lead meaningful lives as contributing members of our global society. It is estimated that nearly 800,000 undocumented youth are under the program’s umbrella; many of them have only known the United States as their home.
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Build the Habit of Good Attendance Early: Tips for Parents

School success goes hand in hand with good attendance. Attending school regularly helps children feel better about school—and themselves. Start building this habit on day 1 of school so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important. Good attendance will help children do well in high school, college, and at work.
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First Day of School: Message from Superintendent Cruz

The first day of school is Monday, August 21st and Superintendent Juan Cruz has a few words to share with students and families. Don't forget to share photos with FMSD of your child's first day by sending them to! They will be featured as part of our FMSD First Day of School Photo Challenge. #FMSDFirstDay
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Back-to-School Nights in FMSD

Make the most of back-to-school night. It's a valuable opportunity to learn important information about your child's classroom experience, tour the campus, and meet school staff. Read more by clicking on the headline.
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