News You Can Use

News You Can Use 5/25/2023 News You Can Use Attachments


Did you know Franktown Elementary is on Facebook and Twitter?  There we share and post FES class happenings, school wide events, important dates and Ponderosa feeder information!  Like our FB page at...

This QR code will take you to all social media links for our school.  FB page, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube!

Check it out, fast and simple! Just in case you do not QR code., follow us on Twitter at @franktownelem and we now have a YouTube channel.

back to school night

August 7- Back to school night

  • 2-3 pm last names A-G
  • 3-4 pm last names H-N
  • 4-5 pm last names O-Z

RMK Before and After care

Before and After Care is BACK!

Please see attached flyer for details or check you students backpack for the flyer.

In a nut shell…..We will have Before and After care for next school year. There is a registration fee per family, then $12 per day for AM (6:30am to start of school) and $12 per day for PM( Dismissal to 6:00pm). RMK Rocky Mountain Kids

Lend a Hand

2023-2024 Lend A Hand School Supply Drive

REQUEST Application goes LIVE on

Monday May 15, 2023


The Foundation for Douglas County Schools is excited to kick off the 2023 Lend A Hand School Supply Drive for our students of DCSD! Through the generous support and donations provided by our community partners, schools, local organizations, volunteers and businesses we were able to provide over 1,850 age appropriate backpacks and school supplies to our students K-12th grade in 2022. Let's do it again in 2023!


Teacher Supplies - We will also have two days for teachers to come by and pick up donated classroom supplies in August! 

This year we are also adding an additional ask of our supporters for supplies for our NEW teachers to the district! 


  • The 2023 Lend A Hand Backpack REQUEST application will be LIVE on Monday May 15, 2023. Attached to this email you will find a 2023 Lend A Hand Timeline poster to print and share. There is also a 8 1/2 x 11" flyer that you can print and cut in half to share the information with your students and their families.  All backpack REQUEST applications must be submitted on-line on the website.  
  • Student Backpack Pick up dates and locations - When your families apply for an age appropriate backpack for their student, they will be asked to select a pick up location that is most convenient for them. We will send email confirmations and reminders. Pickup dates will be Tuesday July 25, Saturday July 29 and Monday July 31, 2023. We will identify one additional pick up site that will be available the first week of August - location tbd.  Attached you will find a printable flyer to share with parents and students with directions on how to request a backpack/school supplies for their student. 
  • Teacher Supplies Pick up dates and locations - August 2, 2023 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm - NEW TEACHERS to the district will be invited to pick up donated supplies and on August 3rd from 3:00pm to 6:00pm ALL DCSD TEACHERS will be invited to pick up complimentary classroom supplies for the new school year (location TBD).

School Supply Drive - Donations are always welcome! The Foundation for DCS is partnering with the Douglas County Libraries and several local businesses and they will have collection boxes from June 1st through July 14th. Find a location near you on our site. We will also have a collection box at the DCSD Wilcox building in the main lobby. Attached you will find a printable handout to share with a list of the most needed items.


Volunteers are welcome! It takes many hands to support this drive! Sign up as a volunteer HERE and join our efforts in supporting the kids and families of DCSD. 

help wanted

Attention Franktown Community Job Posting

We have one full-time Educational Assistant I position available working to support our student population and staff. This position is eligible for benefits, follows the school calendar and of course has summers off!

Job Description:

Provides assistance to teachers in working with students, clerical tasks, and other functions. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community members and school clientele.

• Occasional lifting, five (5) to fifty (50) pounds
• Ability to stand/walk for ninety (90) minutes
• Ability to run short distances
• Frequent bending, stooping, walking, standing, kneeling, crawling, squatting, reaching, and sitting

Position Specific Information (if Applicable):  


Assist students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and grade level standards.

Assist teachers with classroom assignments for the purpose of supporting teachers in the instructional process.

Maintain instructional materials and/or manual and electronic files for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, and/or meeting mandated requirements.

Monitor individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, library, lunchroom, bus loading/unloading, crosswalks, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

Perform general clerical tasks for the purpose of assisting teachers with instructional material.

Report observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, appropriate and inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel.

Mediate student conflicts to ensure a safe educational environment.

Administer minor first aid for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


First Aid & CPR Certification - Colorado 


High School or Equivalent (Required)


Parker Science Day!

Please click here for the link or see the flyer attached.



PHS Basketball Camp


Kayla Knoll

Parent Resources from Mrs. Knoll

Mrs. Knoll’s website

The mission of the Franktown Elementary School Counseling Program is to empower students to reach their full potential by providing a comprehensive program that provides support to all students’ kindergarten through fifth grade in social/emotional, academic, and career development. The counseling program will help remediate barriers to help each student become successful. The comprehensive program consists of bimonthly classroom lessons and prevention programs. It also includes short-term individual counseling, crisis intervention, and small group counseling as needed.



Box Tops

So far, we have earned $5.90 for May.


You are automatically entered every time a receipt is scanned. One official winner will receive $10,000 for their school and Box Tops for Education will make a one-time donation of $10,000 to the Supply a Teacher program with the Kids in Need Foundation. Begins 5/1/23 through 5/31/23.


An overview of the program can be found on their website at Box Tops for Education: Home. The app used for scanning is available from the Apple App Store, Google Play, or their site. For special promotions and sweepstakes, please visit and Box Tops Products for the list of over 350 qualifying products.

Have a great summer!

Mark your CalendarMark Your Calendars for Up Coming Events:

July 18- Express Check In opens

August 7- Back to School Night (see website for schedule)

August 8- First day of School for 1st – 5th grades

August 8-10 Kindergarten Balanced Beginnings

August 11- First day of Kindergarten