News & Announcements in Brief
Dance, Theater, Music and Fine Art Gallery
Friday, May 29th and Saturday May 30th
in FHS Auditorium
$10.00 General Admission $5.00 for Students and Senior Citizens
Join FHS’ phenomenal Arts Department on
as they showcase their Student Programs.
The show is Directed by Julana Torres with a special performance by Tahirah Memory, the daughter of Grammy Award Winner, Thara Memory.
With the warmer weather upon us, please remember the FHS Dress Code;
NO midriff baring shirts, NO low-cut tops, NO ultra-short shorts or skirts, NO bro-tanks (sides cut out shirts).
Keep it respectful, covered, and within school rules
Parents and Students:
Click the link below for AP Testing Dates, Location and Times
2014/2015 FHS BELL SCHEDULE HERE
2014/2015 PPS HIGH SCHOOL QUARTER CALENDAR HERE
SPRING ATHLETICS and ROSTERS
Football: Adult $6,
Student w/ID $2, Elementary (accompanied by adult) $1, season pass
Volleyball: Adult $3, Student w/ID $1, Elementary (accompanied by adult) free, season pass $25
Basketball: Adult $6, Student w/ID $2, Elementary (accompanied by adult) $1, season pass $80
Wrestling: Adult $3, Student w/ID $1, Elementary (accompanied by adult) free, season pass $25
Be sure to check out the
HELPFUL INFORMATION & FORMS tab to the left
FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
MODERNIZATION TIMELINE HERE
2014-15 Senior Section
The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.
Senior’s Last Day has been changed to
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD, 2015
This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.
Class of 2015
SENIOR Cap and Gown Information
If you placed an order for caps, gowns, tassels, rings, or other Class of 2015 items,
watch the announcements to find out where to pick them up!
Attention families of Franklin High School’s Class of 2015:
If you’ve already placed your graduation order for your senior, thank you.
Delivery will be made later this spring and you will be notified of the specific date prior to Jostens visit.
If you have not yet placed your order it is not too late. Here are your options:
1. Click on the graphic and you will be directed to the Jostens website where you can place your order and get additional support and service.
2. Call our Service Center toll-free at 1-800-JOSTENS (567-8367). Both English and Spanish speaking Graduation Specialists are waiting to help you.
3. Request paper order forms that you can complete and send directly to our Service Center. Email your request to email@example.com.
Friday (May 15) is the deadline to sign up for the Senior All Night Party
Senior All Night Party Details:
It’s almost time to celebrate! For those who have signed up for the Senior All Night Party, information packets are in the mail.
The three release forms in the packet must be returned to the FHS office, to the Senior All Night Party box, by Friday May 22. Also – for your movie vote, please cut off the ballot at the bottom of the info sheet and attach it with your release forms.
If you have any questions about the three release forms or the party, or if you registered but have not received your info packet by May 20, please contact Laurie Dahl at Laurie.Dahl@providence.org or 503-502-5318.
Multicultural Assembly 2015
Here is a picture of the finale for the 2014-15 Multicultural Assembly from Friday!
Franklin High School GEAR-UP Informational Flier HERE
Opportunities for Students
Drivers Ed Program
If you are a student between the age of 15-17, you can now enroll for the Drivers Ed program provided by PCC.
For more information, click the picture below!
The Youth Against Violence committee of the Multnomah Youth Commission
is currently looking for high school students to join the sexual/dating violence subgroup.
The group meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month, and partners with government and community organizations to educate youth and impact policy about sexual assault and domestic violence.
Did You Know?
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
On Tuesday, May 5, 12 Franklin Russian students attend the Russian-Speaking Youth Leadership Conference. Some had worked many afternoons, with Cleveland students, preparing a skit for the contest. Their hard work paid off, and they won, not only with accolades, but also a check for $125!
Additionally, we had two wins in the art contest--Anya Velikoretskikh brought in 2nd place, and Dima Velikoretskikh took 3rd.
Anya had won 1st place in the art contest the previous two years.
Fences For Fido
Wood Shop Students
Our wood shop students are contributing to
the local charity “Fences for Fidos” by building dog houses. Fences for Fidos
is a non-profit all volunteer organization that provides fences for dogs
previously on chains. FFF has freed over 1000 dogs in the last four years,
providing fencing, dog houses, and other services to families in need.
Z Man The Talent Within
Victor Otero placed 3rd in the county talent show, "Z Man The Talent Within". This is a talent show put on by the Portland Police Department every year. He won a $500 scholarship.
He represented Franklin with an amazing performance. Great job Victor!
The Innovation Academy students designed a mobile app proposal (Multiplication X) “to teach the skills and tricks of learning multiplication and multiplication tables in the most engaging way” for the Verizon App Challenge. One middle school and one high school won in each state.
FHS won the High School prize in Oregon!
We are pleased to announce that Shay James, former Franklin High School principal for 6 years, is returning to Franklin as the new Senior Director of College and Career Readiness. She will oversee the Office of College and Career Readiness at Franklin and will assume her role starting November 3rd.
FHS 2014 Graduate Brenda Ramirez
WATCH her Inspiring Video
The first annual event explored what it means to be "Limitless...
TED x Youth @ Portland2014: Brenda Ramirez - YouTube
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In Case of Poor Weather or Emergency
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