At a Glance
Principal: Dana DiTomaso-Junkman
Secretary: Kristi Arko
Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Hours: 7:45 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Monday - Thursday
Fax Number: 719-253-5251
(New Franklin School of Innovation-Aug. 2023)
Franklin School of Innovation Replacement
There will soon be some exciting changes coming!
COMMUNITY FORUM FOR NEW FRANKLIN AND SUNSET PARK SCHOOLS
Thanks to a BEST grant and the community, Franklin School of Innovation and Sunset Park Elementary will be receiving brand new schools.
A ‘BANNER’ YEAR FOR FOUR D60 SCHOOLS
To recognize schools in Colorado that have demonstrated strong growth in student achievement since 2019, Governor Jared Polis established the Governor’s Bright Spot Award, which comes with an accompanying $50,000 endowment. Of the more than 1,800 public schools in the state, only 21 were selected for this recognition, with three – Franklin School of Innovation, Heritage Elementary and Irving Elementary – hailing from the District.
D60 COLORADO TEACHERS OF THE YEAR, SUPPORT STAFF HONORED
In a long-standing tradition, three D60 peer-nominated educators and three Classified Support Staff were honored Thursday for their commitment, dedication and professionalism. Each year, the Pueblo County Chapter of the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 classroom educators with a Colorado Teacher of the Year Award.
DISTRICT LEADERS GET EARLY LOOK OF NEW SUNSET PARK, FRANKLIN BUILDINGS
With ribbon cuttings for the new Sunset Park Elementary and Franklin School of Innovation set for August, Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso and members of her Leadership Team, along with the D60 Board of Education and Principals John Hull (Sunset Park) and Dana DiTomaso-Junkman (Franklin), were treated to walk-throughs of the buildings by construction and architectural leads.
TEACHER APPRECIATION MONTH RECOGNITION
Shauna Carpenter is an English Language Learners and Gifted/Talented educator at Irving Elementary and Franklin School of Innovation.