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Topics from this week's Parent Newsletter:
  • End of Marking Period
  • Sports Club
  • 10,000 Book Challenge
  • Candy Grams
  • Winter Weather
  • Yearbook
  • Volunteer Background Checks
  • Mark your Calendars
  • From Home & School

10,000 Book Challenge

We are excited to kick off our 2016 10,000 Book Challenge.  Please keep track of all the books you read between now and May 13th.  If we hit 10,000 books between now and May 13th we'll celebrate with a school-wide reward!  Please see the letter and reading log below for more information.

Yearbook Sales

Please click the link below to purchase a copy of the 2015-16 Yearbook. Our School Code is 11536116.

Order soon!  Yearbooks cost $13 until January 15th, $15 until March 1st, and $20 after that.


Student Achievements

While we are proud of all of our students, we would like to recognize the following students for achieving Honor Roll status for the 2nd Marking Period of the school year.

 and keep up the excellent work!

Honor Roll MP2 2015-16.pdf

Student of the Week

The following students have been named
Student of the Week
by their teachers for displaying OUTSTANDING achievement both in and out of the classroom!

Click below for this week's list!

First in Math

FTCES Power Team of the Week:
Mr. Crane's 8th Grade Class

FTCES Power Players of the Week:
Lucas Dolchanczyk, Grade 5

Click below for this week's list!


School Calendar

Friday, February 12
Professional Development Day
No School for Students
Friday Detention
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday, February 15
Presidents' Day
School Closed
Mon, Feb 29 - Fri, Mar 4
Read Across America Week
Saturday, March 12
Saturday Detention
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday, March 14
Pi Day
Friday, March 18
No After School Program
Mon, Mar 21 - Fri, Mar 25
Spring Break

Lunch Program

More Choices - Healthy Alternatives

Set up your child's prepaid meal account:

Managed by The Nutrition Group

Breakfast is served daily from 7:45 until 8:25 for students in Grades 1-8 and 8:45 until 9:25 for students in Kindergarten.
Lunch is served daily.

Click below for February's Menus!


Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School's mission is to establish a happy and nurturing environment that both promotes and cultivates a positive learning experience for our children. By involving staff, students, and parents we plan to create a challenging and supportive school where our students can learn and grow.


Today, 2/6/2016
High: 49 Low: 30
Mostly cloudy
8% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/7/2016
High: 49 Low: 36
Slight chance rain showers
22% chance of precipitation.

Low-Cost Internet

Comcast Internet Essentials

If your child receives free or reduced school lunch, as part of The National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for the low cost Comcast Internet Essential program.

Please call 1-855-846-8376 for more details or visit