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7 FMSD Schools Named to California Honor Roll

We’re proud to have 7 schools named to the California Honor Roll, which recognizes high performing, achievement gap closing schools across the state. The Honor Roll by CBEE is the only school recognition program in the state using student achievement outcomes as the criteria, and is a growing resource for all schools to learn about best practices that increase student achievement. CBEE utilizes data from the non-profit Educational Results Partnership, the largest longitudinally-linked, actionable school system of data in the country.
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College Connection Academy Receives Gold Ribbon Award

College Connection Academy recently applied for the award based on their model program that includes standards-based activities, projects, strategies, and practices that can be replicated by other local educational agencies. The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards. We are extremely proud of College Connection Academy for receiving this prestigious award!
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6th Annual Future Chefs Competition

Join us at the 6th Annual Future Chefs Competition where students from across the District will display their culinary skills! Students in grades 3rd-5th will compete for the ultimate title of Future Chef! The event will take place at Shirakawa School on April 13th from 3:00-5:00pm. We hope to see you there!
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Franklin-McKinley Hosts Annual Science Fair

Franklin-McKinley School District students shared their knowledge in a broad spectrum of scientific study during our science fair. Elementary and middle school students created displays on subjects spanning the map, from radishing plants to experiments on cleaning coins.
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Update: Flood Support for Impacted Families

Thank you to our teachers, staff and community for your amazing generosity! We are moved by the solidarity shown to our students and families affected by the massive flooding this past week. Donations of toiletries, cleaning supplies, and gift cards are still being accepted.

Shirakawa School will be open Monday - Friday from 8AM -5PM and Saturday from 10AM-2PM to families impacted by the flood. If you are interested in supporting with a donation, please drop off at Shirakawa School. Click on Read More for further details.
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District Announces Spring 2017 Parent Workshops

The Franklin-McKinley School District believes parent engagement plays a critical role in the academic success of students. During the 2016-2017 school year, there will be various parent engagement opportunities such as English as a Second Language Programs to Active Parenting Classes. Click on the headline for a full list of workshops being offered in Spring 2017!
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Transitional Kinder & Kinder Open Houses

As you know, preparing for a successful future, begins before your child enters Kindergarten and we want to invite all perspective families to join us at one of our open house events! Learn more about our fun family events hosted by our schools to welcome you and your children to Franklin-McKinley.
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Coyote Creek Flood Support for Families

Franklin-McKinley families who have been impacted by the Coyote Creek flood are invited to join us this Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 8:00AM to 1:00PM at Shirakawa School (665 Wool Creek Drive) to receive disaster relief support such as resources, food and clothing. Hot breakfast will be available. Please call 408-313-6221 for more information.
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Board of Education Passes Resolution for Safe Haven Schools

On January 24, 2017, the Franklin-McKinley Board of Education passed Resolution 2017-01: Recognition of a Safe Haven School District, affirming our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students regardless of race, immigration status, religion, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.
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Happy Holiday's from FMSD: E-Newsletter

Franklin-McKinley Schools will be closed for Winter Break from December 19, 2016 through January 6, 2017. School resumes on Monday, January 9, 2017.

School District offices will be closed on December 23, 26, 30 and January 2, while employees enjoy time with their families during Winter Break. Click on the headline for a special message from Superintendent Cruz.
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