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Students perform Irish dances in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

Happy Camper Book Fair will be open all week from 8:30am  to 3:45pm. Have S'more fun with books! 

A big Thank you to all staff and parent volunteers that made this event possible!

Congratulations to our District Science Fair winners, Kenneth Vo (1st place) and Joao Costa-Val (third place)!

Rey Alexis Rafanan goes to the next Spelling Bee level at the Regional Scripps Spelling Bee! Good Luck , Rey!

Items donated to the families affected by the flooding. 

Thank you to our wonderful donors! 

For more information about Flood Relief Resources click here

More photos in our Photo Albums

Science Fair 2017 Award Recipients.

More photos in our Photo Albums

Science Fair 2017  1st Place Recipients

Science Fair 2017 2nd Place Recipients.

Science Fair 2017 3rd Place Recipients

Lunar New Year Assembly 2017. 

More photos in our Photo Albums .

Shirakawa's First Annual Walk-a-Thon a Success!

Click here to see more photos of the event.

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee champion,                   Rey Rafanan and runner-up, Kelly Tran!

Our 2016-17 Spelling Bee contestants.

21 Days Kindness Challenge.

Individualized Learning Opportunities.

Students work at their own pace and own level while teachers differentiate instruction with a small group.

One Million Word Challenge!

Second graders for sure know their target!

Learning Targets Posted in Every Room.

Students know what they are learning at all times!

Leveled Libraries in Each Class

Students choose books at their instructional levels.

Latest News

Spelling Bee Chant.

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Shirakawa Student, Rey Alexis Rafanan, is heading off to compete in the Regional Scripps Spelling Bee next weekend on Saturday, March 18th. He placed first in our school's spelling bee. Today, Jennifer Mistrot, from CBS, interviewed Rey Alexis while his classmates cheered around him. We are proud to have Rey represent our school as he competes at the next level. Congrats and good luck, Rey!

Donations Update (3/4/17)

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Saturday , March 4 was the last opening day of the donation center. Families were able to get disaster relief resources such as clothes, food, and cleaning supplies. We would like to say THANK YOU to all the families and organizations that have contributed with donations for those affected by the floods. For more information on Flood Relief Resources go to
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Our Mission

The Franklin-McKinley School District will ensure all 8th grade student graduates have the skills and knowledge to be ready for a college preparatory curriculum in high school. They all will have the ability to pursue a program preparing them for university and/or careers and lifelong learning.