Volunteer for High Interest Day!

All 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade parents can sign up here to volunteer for High Interest Day.   You are not expected to lead a class – we just need your help supervising!

Volunteer Spot includes items that need to be donated as well as your time in the classrooms.   Thank you!  Any questions, please contact Alison Overtoom or Lisa Carpenter

All other grades will be contacted through their Room Liaisons.


Staff Appreciation Week

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week is April 10-13

This year’s Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week is April 10-13.  If your children would like to write thank you notes to their teachers or other staff members, feel free to use the following pdf  “Thank You Star Teacher”Please return all thank you notes to the office before Friday, April 7th

If you would like to contribute a monetary donation towards a special staff luncheon, you can do so on the Ben Franklin PTA webstoreAll donations and thank you notes are optional.  Thank you!

If you have any questions, please contact Jackie


Benjamin Franklin PTA Supports D41 Referendum


High Interest Day is Friday, April 28th

Save the Date!!  High Interest Day is Friday, April 28th 

High Interest Day is one of the students favorite days of the year.

In order to make this fun day a success we need your help!  

Save the date Friday, April 28th and watch for a volunteer sign up in early April.  

More information to follow in the coming months. 


Yearbook Photos Needed!

Yearbook Pictures Needed!  Easy to add with ReplayIt
There is an easy way to get your kiddos smiling faces in the yearbook.  Download the free ReplayIt app.  This works directly with our Jostens yearbook creation site. 
The yearbook team can pull photos you add directly from the app.  It is quick and easy.  Snap, select and hit send. 
Please join in and help us get all our children in the yearbook!


Sign Up to Receive Weekly Eblast!

If you currently do not receive a weekly eblast from the Ben Franklin PTA, sign up here!


New Ways to Help Raise Money for Our School!

New to Ben Franklin this year: 

Dine-out Events – At various times throughout the year, Ben Franklin families and friends will have the opportunity to earn money for our school by dining at local restaurants that will donate a percentage of sales back to Ben Franklin School.  Mark your calendars and take a night off from cooking dinner!

  • Oberweis – 9/16  Print your coupon now!  Oberweis Fundraiser Coupon
  • Barone’s Pizza – 11/2
  • Chick-fil-A – 11/17 5-8 pm
  • Meatheads – 12/15

For more information, please contact Megan O’Donnell at



The Ben Franklin PTA Webstore will open on Monday, Aug. 15th!  Access the Webstore  Register for fun PTA activities, clubs and events throughout the year.  Great volunteer opportunities are also available for sign-up.  Don’t forget to renew your PTA membership for the 2016-17 school year!  Many activities start soon, so please visit the Webstore this week!

** Please Note: If you’ve forgotten your password, click the “Forgot Password” button when logging onto Webstore.  Next, enter your email address into the “Username” box.  This will generate an email to you with a new password.


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