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News You Can Use 1/27/2022 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..., follow us on Twitter at @franktownelem and we now have a YouTube channel.

Help WantedAttention Franktown Community..... JOB POSTING AT FRANKTOWN ELEMENTARY

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

Job Posting Title: Educational Assistant IV - Severe Needs

Job Description:

Responsible for providing assistance to special education teachers; assists in the instruction, medical, and health needs of special education students; provides some clerical support; may provide assistance with a variety of daily functions such as behavior support as well as life skills instruction; implement daily and long range lessons; assists students with daily functions such as food preparation, hand over hand or tube feeding, toileting; etc. Collaborates and consults with special needs team and other specialists. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community members and school clientele.

2021/2022 Apple Award Logo
Franktown Elementary

Click above for all our nomination recipients. The Foundation for Douglas County Schools is proud to honor the outstanding educators and staff that are making a difference for our students every day.

Goat in a TutuTutu Day!

We are about to have some fun in February!  There is an opportunity twice this month to have a TuTu Day! Our first will be this upcoming Wednesday, February 2, 2022. 2/2/2022 Tutu day!  Please send your student to school in a Tutu on this day. No soon to get a Tutu in time….never fear! National Tutu Day is Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Crazy Tuesday 2/22/22! We will don our Tutu’s yet again for this day! Should be a fun way to express these unique days. 


Attention all 5th grade Families!


VIRTUAL Sagewood Begins Night

Thursday, January 27, 2022


6 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn about registration and

Classes offered at Sagewood Middle School.


fever emojiAt Home Screening for Parents!

Daily Symptom Checks:

  • Staff and students still need to be mindful of a daily symptom check at home before arriving at work or school. Those with a temperature of 100.0 degrees or higher are asked to stay home.
  • Headache accompanied by sore throat, cough, or nasal drainage should be monitored.
  • Stomach Flu or Diarrhea must stay home for 24 hours from last incident.
  • Staff or students that have taken a Covid test should stay home until those results are determined. Do not come to school until you have those results.

  • Should a student or staff member begin to feel ill during the school day, they will be asked to return home.

Procedure if my student gets sick at school:

If your student should become ill at school and needs to be sent home, we will do the following:

Call parents and Email parents- they have 10 minutes to call us back.

If parents do not call back, we refer to emergency contact list.

Once a contact is reached, students need to be picked up in 30 minutes.

When can students return to school?

Any person with COVID-like symptoms should be encouraged to see a healthcare provider and consider testing.

Student or staff member has had no fever for at least 24 hours without using medicine that reduces fevers and Other symptoms have improved may return to school after 5 days with a mask for another 5 days.

PTO mtgFriday, February 4th 9:30 am!

Order your YearbookYearbooks are on sale now. This could be a yearbook to remember…2020! A year we are not likely to forget! See attachment for more information.

Order at 

Our school code is 101282565829318

Contact Tawnya Toland at

Kindie Registration

Attention All 4 and 5 year olds!

It is that time of year, when we start our kindergarten registration for next school year. Do you have a child that will be age 5 on or before October 1, 2022? Here is the link to all the registration forms. Please complete the forms and return to the school as soon as you can. You can fax them, email them or drop them off in person. Our fax number is 303-387-5301 or

Help us get the word out about Kindergarten Registration if you would please!

CounselorParent Resources from Mrs. Knoll

  Borrowed ClothesBorrowed clothes from the Health Room?

If by chance, your child came home in a different outfit one day after school sponsored by the health room. Would you please make sure you wash it and return it to the school as soon as possible. We have a very limited supply.

TIP: If all Kindergarten and 1st grade families would please put a change of clothes in your child’s backpack for emergencies (accidents) that would be very helpful. 



We have a number of fun, family-friendly opportunities coming up for you to share with your community. Discounted events with the Mammoth, Avalanche, Nuggets, CU Boulder, Air Force Academy and more! 


I have attached graphics for all of these to make communication easier. Tickets links are as follows:






All of these events with ticket links are posted on the Community Events page of our website:

Birthday TreatsBirthday Treats!

Does your student have a birthday coming up? Here is what you need to know about treats in class.

**We are still following Covid protocols on Birthday Treats in the classroom. They must be individually wrapped and store bought.**

Thank you and Happy Birthday!


Hot Lunch



We are so sorry for the constant lunch menu changes. We appreciate your patience with us. Like, you have heard from everywhere….supply chain shortages is our sad and sorry excuse.

Mark your CalendarMark Your Calendars for Up Coming Events:   

February 2, 2022 – Tutu day at school! 2/2/22

February 4, 2022- PTO Community Meeting 9:30 am

February 14, 2022 - Valentines Parties (limited adult attendance)

February 18/21, 2022 - No School Presidents Weekend

February 22, 2022 – National TuTu Day at school 2/22/22

March 14-18, 2022- Spring Break

April 22/25, 2022- No school

May 24, 2022 5th grade Continuation 2:30pm/Last day of school 5th grade

May 25, 2022- Last day of School K-4 grades