November 13, 2020
Share Your Adventures!
Does your kid miss being in school? The teachers and staff miss having them!

Consider sending your child's teacher a picture of an afternoon adventure, a thank you note, or a story shared at dinner.

And THANK YOU for being a partner in your child's learning in a way you never expected. You're doing great!
Learn the History of Franklin-Randall
Ever wonder when and why schools were split in an effort to integrate? Join us this month to discuss the history of the Franklin-Randall school pairing and how those district-wide decisions impact our communities today.  

Tuesday, November 24th - 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Equity and Inclusion Committee meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.  

Get started by reading this article.

Then join the discussion via Zoom.
Winter Boots and Coats Donations
Thank you to those who donated boots and coats. Please know that this is a continual need and we always welcome donations!

If you would like to donate or have questions, please contact: 

Maria Loy
Franklin Culture and Climate
Coach/Social Worker

Katie Larsen-Klodd
Randall Social Worker
Help Local Families in Need
The 2020 Empty Stocking Club will take place from December 8-11.

The distribution location is TBA and we will send an update when we know more.

Register here

Donate/Volunteer here.

Toys for Tots will distribute toys at the Alliant Energy Center from December 17-19.

To request a toy, register here by November 15.

Click here to learn more about making a donation.
2020 Thanksgiving Basket Drive
For the past 32 years, Goodman Community Center’s Thanksgiving Basket Drive has been a tradition, with many long-serving staff, volunteers and their children returning year after year.

With record demand expected this year, please consider donating and tag Franklin Elementary as the coordinating group.

Go to to learn more!
To support the Franklin-Randall PTO while shopping on Amazon, use the Franklin-Randall Amazon Smile link:
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Goals of the Franklin-Randall Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) include helping children, parents, teachers and schools build a strong and positive school community.