Communications from Franklin

Happy Friday – Franklin Newsletter 5/28/21

Lifetouch update

Many of you have called or emailed regarding the order link for Lifetouch being disabled. Lifetouch does cut off orders 48 hours after picture day, however any students without a prepaid order will receive a Personalized Order Sheet when the initial orders come in. This order sheet will have a unique ID and Access Code for each student.

Many of you have also asked about a class photo and why it isn’t showing as an option to order. I looked into this and Lifetouch eliminated it as an option for this round of photos. I am looking at possible alternative options however I do not know if I will be able to make it happen.


From the Franklin PTA

Dear Franklin Families,

The end of the school year is winding down. The Franklin PTA is creating a video montage for your child’s teachers, student teachers, and staff as an end of the school year appreciation gift. We need your help to make this project special.

  • What? A brief video tribute to Franklin K-8 staff
  • Why? Show your appreciation to our teachers, student teachers, and staff for a successful 2020-2021 school year
  • Who? We need our awesome Franklin students or families to record and upload a brief video
  • Where? The Franklin PTA is using a company called Tribute to compile videos – here is the Tribute link:
  • When? Videos must be submitted by May 28, 2021

1. Please, only one video per student or family
2. The Franklin PTA reserves the right to edit or not include videos that are inappropriate. 
3. Videos must be submitted by May 28, 2021

If you have any questions please email me at 

With Appreciation,
Mandy Martin, Franklin PTA


Scholastic Book Fair Open Now!

Dear families,

You’re invited to shop our Scholastic Book Fair online from May 26th – June 8th! All purchases benefit our school and connect kids with new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more.
You’ll love the NEW option to shop for Book Fair exclusives directly from the interactive booklist and enjoy these special online shopping features:

  • Over 6,000 items, including new releases, best sellers, and value packs 
  • All orders ship direct to home 
  • FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25* 
  • All purchases support our school and earn 25% in rewards                                     

Visit our Book Fair Homepage and click “Shop Now” to get started:
Teacher WishLists:  Teachers have been invited to make a wishlist of books they would like to have for their classrooms.  If you would like to contribute to their class library, follow the link below to the shared google sheet with each teacher Wishlist (tabs along bottom for each grade level and specialty classes).  Or, ask your teacher if they would like any books!
Happy reading, 
Heidi Herring & Franklin PTA 
*Free standard shipping is available on book-only orders of $25 or more, after all discounts are applied. Free standard shipping (books) must be selected during checkout. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.