Franklin Elementary

  

Welcome to Franklin Elementary

Franklin Elementary is located at 3506 Franklin Street in Omaha. This elementary school serves students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade.  In addition to the regular classroom instruction, a number of supplemental programs are available to assist students.  Resource teachers and materials are available to enhance learning for children in reading, mathematics, special education, gifted and talented programs, and guidance and counseling.  The Franklin Flyer is a school publication that gives students a unique opportunity to publish creative writing and art.  Franklin School enjoys the involvement of six business and community partners who provide expertise and enriching experiences for students. An active parent-teacher partnership (PTP) provides activities that engender material and financial support and bring together school and community families.  Franklin is also supported by an active Community Learning Center. Franklin CLC has before and after school programs on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays.  True to its mission the staff, parents and community collaborate to ensure that "Every child, Every day, Every way, EXPERIENCES SUCCESS!"

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Read Aloud Videos from P4K:

Sky Color by Peter H Reynolds brought to you by Partnership 4 Kids. We all have talents and interests that bring us joy.  In this book, Marisol shares her joy of painting with us and teaches us that things are not always just as they seem.  Click this link to listen to P4K Book Buddy Mentor Chad Bertucci read Sky Color, and click on the Home Activity Guide below the video for an activity that encourages the use of imagination!  https://www.p4k.org/book-buddy-program/ 

Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne brought to you by Partnership 4 Kids.  Every great invention started as a curious thought by a curious person  This book introduces the reader to the inquisitive mind of the great underwater explorer, Jacques Cousteau.  Click this link to listen to P4K Book Buddy Mentor Cherice Strandness read Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau, and click on the Home Activity Guide below the video for an activity to create an underwater scene right in your home!  https://www.p4k.org/book-buddy-program/ 

Long Shot, Never Too Small to Dream Big by Frank Morrison brought to you by Partnership 4 Kids.  Everybody told Chris that he was too small to play basketball. But he ignored them all...because he had big dreams. Click this link to listen to P4K Book Buddy Mentor Roger Humphries read Long Shot, Never Too Small to Dream, and click on the Home Activity Guide below the video for an activity that explores what it takes to achieve a dream!  https://www.p4k.org/book-buddy-program/  New videos will be released weekly, so check back frequently for more Read Aloud videos from a variety of P4K Book Buddy Mentors! 

Little Elliot, Fall Friends by Mike Curato brought to you by Partnership 4 Kids.  It is autumn in the Big City! Little Elliot and Mouse love the hustle and bustle of the city streets. But some-times it feels like there are too many people, too many noises―just too much! The best friends decide to get out of town for a vacation Click this link to listen to P4K Book Buddy Mentor Kerry Heinrich read Little Elliot, Fall Friends, and click on the Home Activity Guide below the video for an activity that explores how you can make delicious baked apples!  https://www.p4k.org/book-buddy-program/  

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal by Nick Seluk brought to you by Partnership 4 Kids.  The Sun never stops working to keep things on Earth running smoothly. (That's why its been Employee of the Month for 4.5 billion years.) So why does the Sun get to be center of attention? Because it is our solar system's very own star! Click this link to listen to P4K Book Buddy Mentor Maria Greteman read The Sun is Kin of a Big Deal and click on the Home Activity Guide below the video for an activity that uses household items to demonstrate how planets orbit!  https://www.p4k.org/book-buddy-program/  

 

Franklin Elementary had the opportunity to work with artist Daniel Dancer in May this year.  The students and staff worked together to create a unique design on the field outside the school.  Check out the link below to see a video of the process and final picture.

 

Franklin Art For the Sky