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NOW ENROLLING FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR!

Do you have a child who will be starting Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten in the fall of 2018? Is your family new to the area and want more information about your local neighborhood school? Click on Read Full Story to learn about enrollment in Franklin-McKinley School District or to request more information about our schools.
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Lessons Learned on Strengthening Early Education

Franklin-McKinley School District is highlighted in this latest New America report, Lessons from Three California Communities on Strengthening Early Education. The report highlights the work in early childhood education taking place in Oakland, Fresno, and San Jose.

Furthermore, it provides a look at how the three communities are engaging families, improving teacher practice, collecting and using data, and building cultures that support early learning. Lastly. it discusses the challenges in implementing these reforms and changing teacher practice, elevating lessons for other communities hoping to take on similar work.
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FREE Parenting Classes Starting the Week of June 25th!

We know that parents and guardians play a critical role in the academic success of their children. The Franklin-McKinley School District is happy to announce this summer's parent workshop series. Please click on Read Full Story to learn more about the Parent Workshops being offered this summer.
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13 Reasons Why Season 2, What Parents Should Know

Franklin-McKinley School District cares about the health and well-being of our students & families. We wanted to make all parents aware of the season 2 release of 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix series that debuted last year. Please take a moment to read this message along with key resources for talking with your children about the series.
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Board of Education Approves LGBTQ Pride Month Resolution

On May 22, 2018, the Board of Education affirmed their commitment to recognizing LGBTQ Pride Month to provide a continuing opportunity for all people in our community to learn about the discrimination and inequality that has faced, and continues to face, LGBTQ people. They approved the resolution with a 5-0 vote. Read the full resolution by clicking on the headline of this story. On June 1, 2018, the District will hold a Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony in support of Pride Month.
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Texas Tragedy: A Message from Superintendent Cruz

Our hearts go out to the families and staff involved in today’s tragedy in Texas. We hope that nothing like this ever happens in our schools or community. However, if it does, we are prepared. The safety and security of our students and staff is our number one priority and we practice our emergency response plans frequently.
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Kennedy Partners with Assembly Member Ash Kalra for School Beautification Project

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, students, parents, staff, and members of the community volunteered their time for a school beautification project at Kennedy. In partnership with Assembly Member Ash Kalra, Latinos Unidos for a New America, and VIVO Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation, the school received many paint upgrades including new four square areas, USA Map, and hopscotch areas in the Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten playground. Click on Read Full Story for a video recap.
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5 Schools Compete in the Drop and Dash Tech Challenge

This signature program of The Tech Museum had teams of students in Grades 4-8 from Franklin-McKinley School District compete over the weekend in the annual Drop and Dash Tech Challenge. Students had to use the engineering design process to solve a real-world problem. Participants have spent months collaborating and becoming deeply engaged in the challenge while documenting their progress and designs. The program culminated in a thrilling two-day showcase when teams put their solutions to the test in front of judges.
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