• Franklin Elementary School
    915 Foothill Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94606
     
    Main Office: 510-874-3354
    Main Office Fax: 510-874-3358
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Website: www.ousd.org/Franklin
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 Welcome Back to School!
Monday, August 22, 2016
at 8:40 a.m.
First week will be all minimum days:
Students dismissed at 1:20 p.m.
Please promptly pick-up your child at 1:20 p.m. every day this week.   
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This week will also follow
the minimum day lunch schedule:
 TK/K: 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Gr 1: 11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Gr 2: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Gr 3: 11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Grds 4&5: 12:10 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.
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Backpacks for our students!
 backpack a
backpack b
backpack c
backpack d
Click here to view the gallery!
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Students and Staff Returning to School!
Returning to school a
Returning to school b
Returning to school c
Returning to school d
Click here to view the gallery!
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Franklin School welcomes Nurse Coreen to our staff.
Her hours are Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri from 8:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m.
Nurse Coreen Steigerwald
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Franklin School sincerely appreciates 
Mr. George Ramas's  wonderful school supply donation of over
300 notebooks and a variety of pencils, crayons, calculators, and glue.   
school supplies
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Greetings Franklin Families,

     We are excited to announce we will begin a student “pick up zone” this year. This zone will help ensure students are safely picked up and will increase the speed at which you are able to locate your child after school. We do need your cooperation to make this process a success. Please know that you must drive through the pick up zone.  You cannot park your car and wait. We will have our safety patrol team there to help locate your child quickly by grade level. Please make sure to tell the safety patrol your child’s name and grade level right away so we can call your student to the front of the line to get into your car. This process will run smoothly if we can all work together!

     Please note the signage in the front of the school has changed. Our drop off/pick up zone is now a no parking zone from 7:30-9:00 a.m. and 1:30-4:00 p.m.. The Oakland police traffic patrol will enforce these parking no parking times and if you park there during these times, you will receive a parking ticket. We do not want our families to a receive parking ticket so please help us by following the new signs.

     The drop off/pick up zone will be clearly marked with orange cones. Our safety patrol squad will be in neon yellow uniforms. These students are there to help you and will always be kind and respectful. Please feel free to ask them any questions regarding this new process. They are there to help! We thank you for your help to ensure our children are safe at Franklin!

Principal Ingrid and Ms. Edwards
August 22, 2016
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 Thursday, August 18, 2016
Franklin staff enjoys a salad lunch in the Franklin Garden.
 Salad Lunch 01
Salad Lunch 02  
Salad Lunch 03  
Franklin staff listening to the ELD PD! 
ELD PD  
 
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Franklin School welcomes volunteers from
Holly Bonds, Gap, and Banana Republic
for assisting our teachers with projects at school today,
Thursday, August 18, 2016.
Office Mail Sort  
 Pencil Sharpening Fun!
  Click here for the gallery!
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 Franklin School sincerely appreciates
the 25 boxes of spiral-bound notebooks that
Dr. Andrew Rowe, DDS, of Alameda, donated to our students!! 
25 boxes of notebooks!  
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 Franklin Professional Development
Fall 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
 PD 01
 
PD 02  
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Franklin Elementary School
Registration Week
August 15-19, 2016
Daily: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Family Room--across the hall from the office.
 
 All families must complete the following forms:
 
All NEW Students must bring their immunization records.

Families will also receive the following materials:

1. Parent Guide 2016-2017 (Arabic, Chinese, Khmer, Spanish, Vietnamese)

2. Information on Health and Wellness (Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese)
 
Monday, August 22, 2016!! 
Class lists are posted now!
 class lists a  class lists b
 Click here for pictures of Registration Week!
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      This year we are starting a new way of making sure all our kindergarten students are placed in the best class for them. While this is different from how we have assigned students in past years, we believe this process will help all our kindergarten students thrive!
 
      Students will be in one classroom for the FIRST THREE DAYS of the school year. During that time ALL THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS will get to know ALL THE STUDENTS from all five classes. All five teachers will then meet and will assign each student to the classroom that will best meet their needs and will ensure balanced classes. Students will be assigned to their teacher for the year starting on Thursday morning, August 25th. They will stay with this teacher for the rest of the year.  Please let Principal Ingrid know if you have any questions.
 
      We are so excited to welcome you and your child here to Franklin!
   
Principal Ingrid, Assistant Principal Edwards and the Kindergarten team!
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Franklin's New Front Gate Being Installed!
New Gate!
Click here to view gallery.
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Franklin Rooms
 Click here for the PDF version of the room assignments.
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 Franklin Parking
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OUSD 2016-17 School Year Calendar
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New!
Franklin School Photo Albums!
1957-58
Check back for more photo albums!!
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Click here to view prior web postings, 2015-2016 school year.

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