Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

Home of the Quakers

5405 SE Woodward | Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 916-5140 | Fax: (503) 916-2694

News & Announcements in Brief

Franklin High School
Freshmen Orientation
Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
8:00am - 12:00pm
This is a STUDENT ONLY function that is REQUIRED for ALL FRESHMEN.

Classes begin for ALL STUDENTS on
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:15am

Click here for more information on NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

FHS Registration Dates are: 

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
8:00am - 11:00am
1:00pm - 2:30pm 

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 
Sophomores:  8:00am - 11:00am 
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Registration Packets were mailed home in early August. 
The Bell Schedule sent home was INCORRECT,
We will have copies available at registration.

Please bring COMPLETED paperwork with you to registration.

Be sure to look at the HELPFUL INFORMATION & FORMS tab to the left

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Picture Make-up Day for all students and staff from 8am- 12 noon in the Auditorium.

This will include FHS ID cards and Tri-Met Bus Passes for students.

click here for time/location

Please see the Athletic Director:
Mr. Santangelo, in the Main Office,
if you're NOT cleared for try-outs.


Incoming FHS-PTSA Officers for 2014-15 School Year

The Franklin HS Quaker Parent Teacher Student Association has elected the following officers for the 2014-15 School year. Their terms begin July 1, 2014 and run until June 30, 2015. Congratulations!

Lisa Zuniga, president
Libby Miller, vice president
Susie Silva-Strommer, secretary
Laura Smoyer, treasurer
Gloria Orellana, treasurer-elect
Rebecca Eaton, membership chair
Darcy Mundorff, director of communications
Shauna Johnson, ticket sales coordinator

Read outgoing President Roger Kirchner's report for more details.


Opportunities for Students

Did You Know?

FHS named an Oregon Green School! 
Certification recognizes the school’s efforts in waste reduction and resource conservation.

Congratulations and special thanks to the GREENTEAM: Ms. Sansom, Ella Beaver, Elizabeth Beaver, Molly Booth-Balk, Nate Ezelle, Owen Fox, Quinna Hadley, Morgan Kender, Carlena Morse, Molly Test, and Emma Woodburn.

Spotlight on Quakers

Congratulations to FHS Junior

Bailey was one of forty out of a hundred applicants 
who were accepted to the FBI Youth Academy!

 Franklin's own Austin Wheeler, Moe Socha,
Ahmed Gedi, and Octavio Dowling
participated in the Oregon Game Project Challenge
in Salem on May 10th Their team made a game entitled
"The Arena" which won the Peoples Choice Award!
This means they were voted the best game by all of their peers.
Last year, Austin's team won the Rookie Award
for best game by a first time participant.
A big congratulations goes to this hard working team.
This team worked both in and outside
of Innovation Academy at Franklin for many long hours.

Pictured from left to right are: Octavio Dowling, Austin Wheeler,
Ahmed Gedi, and Moe Socha.


Support Franklin

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Linking your Fred Meyer Rewards card to Franklin HS enables us to earn donations! Your rewards points remain the same. Don't have a Rewards card? Get yours at the customer service desk.

Inaugural WinCo Foods Portland Open

Every ticket purchased brings money to Franklin. Find out how you can participate. Buy tickets here.

In Case of Poor Weather or Emergency

Automated phone call: In case of emergency or weather-related closures and delays, PPS calls the primary phone number on file. Calls are made in English and supported languages.

Report phone number changes to the school secretary.

PPS also uses both Twitter and Facebook to communicate (in English) weather-related news and emergency updates. Click here (and friend us) for Facebook. Click here for Twitter. For all district news, including emergencies, follow @ppsconnect on Twitter. For incidents with a district-wide impact, check the "alert pod" on www.pps.net, which shows up on every school's website.

Franklin Calendar

 See Google Calendar in Monthly or Weekly Format here

FHS Foundation

Your contributions make differences you can see. Learn more!

Franklin App Project

Read about the innovative program introduced to Franklin students by parent Thompson Morrison in The Oregonian!

And, learn more about Franklin's Tech for Tomorrow.

PPS News

School board grants superintendent first merit raise in seven-year tenure

August 04, 2014

The Portland School Board voted Aug. 4 to grant Superintendent Carole Smith the first merit raise of her seven-year tenure. 


Portland Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Wins Outstanding Administrator Award

July 29, 2014
Harriet Adair Harriet Adair, Assistant Superintendent for School Operations and Support, recently received the President’s Award from the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators. The award was announced at the organization’s annual conference in June by COSA President and Vernon Elementary School Principal, Tina Acker. [More]

Rosa Parks Launches Year-Round School

July 29, 2014
Rosa Parks celebrated its year-round school launch with a parade and a picnic. Rosa Parks students began a new year-round school schedule last Monday, July 21, part of a two-year pilot program to test and evaluate a year-round school schedule. 


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