Weekly Newsletter


Week of: Oct. 14-18, 2019

Weekly Menu
Choice of Fruit/Milk/Juice Each Day
Monday, Oct. 14 NO SCHOOL(Columbus Day)

Tuesday, Oct. 15BreakfastChicken & Waffle SliderPeach Overnight OatsLunchDominos PizzaOrHot Ham & Cheese/BunSalad w/Dressing

Wednesday, Oct. 16 BreakfastBanana Bread SliceCombo BarToast w/JellyLunch“Munchable” Pretzel KitOrSeasoned Taco MeatLettuce/Tomato/CheeseIW Nacho Chips/SalsaRefried Beans

Thursday, Oct. 17BreakfastTornado, Egg&CheeseCereal w/PoptartLunchTurkey Corn DogOrChicken BowlButtered Corn

Friday, Oct. 18BreakfastBreakfast BoscoBiscuit & GravySack Lunch(Ft. Massac Field Trip)Turkey/BunChipsRaisinsApple SlicesCookieWater
Choice of Fruit/1% Milk/Juice Served Daily
Coming up… 

Friday, Oct. 18 - Chili Supper Posters Due

Posters should include the following information:Franklin School Chili Supper1006 Mt Mission RoadMetropolis, IllinoisDate: November 8, 2019Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
Chili, Hot Dog, Dessert, Drink $5.00 Silent Auction, Games, RaffleBig Raffle Item: $300 Gift Card to Hughes Market& Small Deep FreezeTickets: $5.00 each or 5/$20

Friday, Oct. 18 – Fort Massac Encampment Field Trip (All Grades)

  • Permission forms will be sent home with students.

Week of Oct. 21st - Red Ribbon Week

  • The Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition will again be sponsoring this year's event. They provide teacher packets for each classroom and banners for each school.

Tuesday, Oct. 29th at 6:00 p.m. - PTO Meeting

Wed., Oct. 30th – STUFF THE VAN (Food Drive)

  • Suggested donations: Single serve Mac & Cheese, Ravioli, Soup, Vienna Sausages, Ramen Noodles, Applesauce, Fruit Cups, Granola Bars, Snack Bars, PopTarts, Chips, Cookies, Rice Krispy Treats, Pudding Cups

Thursday, Oct. 31st – Second Grade Field Trip (9:00-1:00)

  • Shawnee Community College Theater performance of Elf the Musical). This field trip is being sponsored by City National Bank.

Thursday, Oct. 31st – Fall parties in the gym (12:20 to 2:35 p.m.)

  • Room parents are responsible for setting up the games/tables in the gym. Each class will have 15 minutes in the gym to rotate through the stations at their assigned time.
      • 1st 12:20 - 12:35
      • 3rd 12:40-12:55
      • 5th 1:00 - 1:15
      • 4th 1:20 - 1:35
      • 2nd 1:40 - 1:55
      • 6th 2:00 - 2:15
      • Kindergarten 2:20-2:35
Snack Cart

Students can purchase snack items on Friday afternoons as a reward for good behavior throughout the week. They may purchase one snack and one drink (Capri Sun or water). Items are $.75 to $1 each.

School Store

Franklin School Store is open on Tuesdays (7:45-8:10 am). All proceeds are donated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. We accept donations of school supplies and other items to help stock the school store. Special thanks to Mrs. Huckleberry for managing the school store and to our students who work as cashiers each week.

Bank at School Program

City National Bank - Bank at School is on Friday mornings (7:45-8:10 am). Students may open a savings account at any time during the school year. Packets are in the office.

Franklin Encampment Permission Form 2019-2020.pdf

Apples for Education

Franklin Elementary is taking part once again in Big John’s Apples for the Students program. With the help of the Apples for Students program, we can receive computers, sporting goods, science supplies and other teaching tools FREE for our school.

To earn these FREE awards, we simply have to collect Big John register receipts. Receipts dated between Sept. 1-March 2 are valid. Simply drop your receipts in the collection box labeled “Franklin Elementary” that is located in the front of the store. Ask your friends and relatives to drop their receipts in our Franklin box as well.

Box Tops for Education

Just a Reminder

Box Tops has a newly updated app! Be sure to update or download so that you can begin earning box tops for our school!

If you have any clipped box tops they can still be turned in as long as they have not expired. Please send those to school as soon as possible.

Tap the video below to learn more!

Box Tops for Education: www.boxtops4education.com

Newsletters are sent home with students on Fridays for the upcoming week.