News & Announcements in Brief
This is a MANDATORY meeting.
The Healthy Breakup Summit
VOA Home Free& S.T.E.P. 2 Respect’s
2nd Annual Healthy Break Up Summit
April 25th Saturday 11am to 3pm
the PSU campus at the Native American Student and Community Center
We invite Middle school & High school age youth to attend.
There will be free food, entertainment and great raffle prizes.
Workshops will be adult and youth lead including an all gender inclusive Girl Strength training, NAYA’s very own Clay River working with ECA student Maddie of the NAYA Safe Space Alliance, and a Spanish English bilingual workshop facilitated by Unica.
To register, click on the banner below.
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
Seniors – Jostens will be here again soon!
If you placed an order for caps, gowns, tassels, rings, or other Class of 2015 items,
don't fret, just keep an eye on the announcements!
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.
Let the countdown begin – to a party!
Seniors, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6.
All night means all night!
For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize.
Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends!
To sign up, fill out the form(click here), include payment and return to FHS office in an envelope marked “Senior All Night Party”.
Tickets are $50 per person.
Payment support is available for students eligible for free or reduced price meals (see info on the form).
The party is a drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.
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
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
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
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.
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. Click here for more information.
Report phone number changes to the school secretary.
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