Hello Franklin Families/Guardians,

We hope your weekend is going well. Here are your reminders and updates for this week.

1. This coming Friday is a PD Day. There is no school or extended day programs for students.

2. The board’s Committee of the Whole Meeting is tomorrow at 7 pm. Here is the link if you are interested in joining. 7:00pm.

3. There are two more Lunch and Learn sessions this month. Please see the following link on these……https://www.wrdsb.ca/blog/2023/01/09/january-lunch-and-learn-sessions-for-parents-and-caregivers-2/
The next two include:
Topic: Surviving Your Teenagers When: January 18, 2023 from 12:15 to 12:45 pm
Topic: The Development of Emotion Regulation and Co-Regulation When: January 25, 2023 from 12:15 to 12:45 pm
4. January 19th is our School Council meeting. Here is the link as it is a virtual meeting this month.
To call in, use: +1 613-916-2222‬ PIN: ‪361 203 585‬#

5. Kindergarten registration begins Wednesday January 18th and here is link to WRDSB registration site.

1. There is a Meaning of Home contest for students in grades 4 to 6. Each submission entered in the contest provides your local Habitat with a $10 donation. If you feel your child would be interested in this, feel free to review the contents of the link below with them. This contest will also be put on our contest board.

Quote of the Week:
“Accepting others as they are means seeing and hearing them without a filter of judgment….It is easier to accept others as they are when we accept ourselves as we are.” (From the Kindness Advantage, Cultivating Compassionate and Connected Children by D. ATkins, PhD and A. Salzhauer, MSW)