Towne News - Give to a classroom! - Go

Topics from this week's Parent Newsletter:
  • Important School Calendar Change- FTCES will be closed on Monday, April 6th.
  • Important Dates to Remember
  • PSSA Schedule Adjustment
  • Cardboard Day
  • Summer Camp
  • Pi Day + Tape= Lots of Fun
  • Yearbook Orders
  • Home & School News
Newsletter March 23rd 2015.pdf
Yearbook Sales

Please click the link below to purchase your copy of the 2015-16 FTCES Yearbook!  Our School Code Number is 11536115.

Kindergarten Parent Teacher Conference

We will hold Parent-Teacher Conferences for our Kindergarten students beginning Friday, April 17th.  There will no school for Kindergartners on Friday, April 17th to accommodate the appointments.  There is also limited availability with the Kindergarten teachers in the mornings and afternoons during the following week.  To sign up for a conference time, please click the link below:

Cardboard Day

As an extension of our STEM class, Mr. Falcone will be hosting a Cardboard Challenge Day on Saturday May 2nd from 9AM till noon.  The challenge is open to students in first through eighth grade.  The challenge is open to only 150 students.  For more information and to reserve a spot, please download the form below and return as soon as possible since space is limited.  If you do not have access to a printer, simply send a note to school labeled “Cardboard Challenge” with your child’s name, homeroom, and parent signature.
Cardboard Challenge.pdf
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.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:
Mrs. Burns' 6th Grade Class

FTCES Power Players of the Week:
Luis Nazario, Grade 6

Click below for this week's list!


School Calendar

Sat, Mar 28 - Mon, Apr 6
Spring Break
Tuesday, April 7
School Resumes
Friday, April 10
3rd Marking Period Ends
Tuesday, April 14
1:50 Dismissal for Students in Grades 1-8
Wednesday, April 15
Report Cards Issued
Thursday, April 16
1:50 Dismissal for Students in Grades 1-8
Tuesday, April 21
1:50 Dismissal for Students in Grades 1-8
Thursday, April 23
1:50 Dismissal for Students in Grades 1-8

Lunch Program

More Choices - Healthy Alternatives

Set up your child's prepaid meal account:

Managed by The Nutrition Group

Breakfast and Lunch are served daily.

Click Below for April's Menus!
April's Menus.pdf


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, 3/28/2015
High: 40 Low: 33
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/29/2015
High: 48 Low: 22
Partly cloudy
9% 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