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PBIS Implementation Award

(Original PDF Letter)

July 26, 2016

Dear PBIS Colleague,


On behalf of the California PBIS Coalition, we are pleased to recognize BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL for successful PBIS implementation at the Bronze Level. Your school is a recipient within California’s inaugural System of Recognition, reflecting excellence in the measurement of fidelity as well as your efforts in implementing the core features of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.

To acknowledge this honor, your school’s name will be displayed on the California PBIS coalition webpage and acknowledged at the 1st annual California PBIS Coalition Conference in Sacramento on September 22, 2016. Also included is an official electronic emblem which we encourage you to post on your school website to celebrate your success.

We sincerely appreciate your hard work and commitment toward implementing PBIS with fidelity and creating the conditions to maximize academic and social behavioral outcomes for ALL students.

Congratulations again on this outstanding recognition! Sincerely,

California PBIS Coalition

2015/2016 school year at Franklin


Dear ParentsBFEF2-195x300

Congratulations on finishing the 2015/2016 school year at Franklin Magnet Elementary!

We wanted to take a moment and thank you for an amazing year.  Not only have you worked hard to support your student and their teachers, but you have done an incredible job supporting our school.

This year we raised $170,000 through various fundraisers, Corporate Matches, and Corporate Donations.

We had the Funds Drive, the Spelling Bee, the Jump-a-thon, and the Silent Auction.

Your volunteerism and funding has helped us pay for:

Amity Interns, The Music Program, Gardening, A New Kiln, Classroom Supplies, and a variety of programs (Yearbook, Film Festival, Science Fair, Robotics,).

These programs would not be possible without your help and support. We hope you had a great year.  We feel fortunate to have you in our family.

Thank you for your continued service and support to our school. We are already looking forward to a great 2016/2017 school year! Please let us know if you have any ideas or suggestions to make next year even better.



Your BFEF Team

French: Hannah Maximova, Janet Atienza, Diana Mathieu, *Maureen Cassidy

Italian: Janet Rasic, Carrie Maher

Spanish: David Krol, Linda Lopez, Kristi Toia, *Maureen Cassidy

German: Kim Perner, AnnBernice Kalec, Sandra Stadler, Claudia Splichal