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Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
262 Conklin Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903 
Phone: (607)762-8340   Fax: (607) 762-8393 
Franklin School Supply Lists 2017-2018
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Principal high fives student as he enters school Join Us As We Kick Off a New School Year on Sept. 7
We are starting off the new school year with a bang! We have fun activities planned for our students throughout the day, and parents/guardians are invited to join us from 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Please call the school office at 762-8340 and let us know how many adults will be attending. 
B logo BCSD Announces the 25th Annual Distinguished Graduates for 2017
The students of Binghamton High School will host the Binghamton City School District’s 25th Annual Distinguished Graduates Dinner at Binghamton High School on Thursday, Oct. 5. The event will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.. Tickets for this benefit dinner are $40.00. Call 607-762-8202 to request a dinner menu and reservation form. 
The County Executive Jason Garnar speaks at a press conference in front of cameras BCSD Partners with DSS to Provide Caseworkers in Schools
The Binghamton City School District is partnering with the Broome County Department of Social Services for a new program where caseworkers will be placed in elementary schools to assist families.  Binghamton is the first school district in Broome County to take on this initiative. "We're thankful to the county executive and the Department of Social Services for their willingness to explore other ways to support our families," said Superintendent Dr. Tonia Thompson.  See the stories on WBNG and WICZ.   
children sit at table with food Find Summer Meals in Your Community
Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. To find locations around Binghamton check out this site https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks.   
Board of education members BCSD Board of Education Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting
At the annual reorganization meeting of the BCSD Board of Education newly elected board member, Dr. Penelope Harper, took the oath of office. Brian Whalen was elected as the board president and Evan McNamara was named vice president. School board representatives were also named for each school. 
Upcoming Events
Suzanne Thomas, Principal
Contact Numbers
Main Office:  Susie Harding  762-8340
Betsy Underwood  762-8345
Social Worker:  Karen Cerasaro  762-6062
Librarian:  Lisa Besecker  762-8351
UHS Ben's Health Care:
Stacey Stalter, PNP  762-6017
Judy Vergason, MOA 762-6017
Board Representative
Penelope Harper
Penelope Harper
Liz Rosenberg
Liz Rosenberg
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