News & Announcements in Brief
sponsored by the PTSA
Wednesday March 12, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 PM
in the FHS auditorium
7:30 - 9:00 pm: Q & A for
incoming Sophomores (Library)
incoming Juniors (Gym)
incoming Seniors (Auditorium)
Franklin Drama Department Presents
The Sound of Music
April 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 12th at 7 pm & April 6th at 2 pm
Did You Know?
Interested in hosting a student from Italy? The Portland-Bologna Sister City Association can tell you how. Application deadline March 15, 2014.
Check out these four grant opportunities!
SUN is offering free courses:
* Beginner to intermediate Spanish class for adults January 29th-March 19th. Instructor: Marty Perez. Find out more.
* Monthly computer skills workshop. Learn about keyboarding, web searching, and more.
* Adult ESL class starting April 8th. View the details in English & Spanish and Vietnamese.
Youth speakers from across Portland are being sought to speak in March at the first annual TEDxYouth@Portland conference. Click this link to apply to speak: https://sites.google.com/site/tedxyouthatportland/speaker-information
Spotlight on Quakers
Would you like to donate and support the Special Olympics?
The Franklin High School Modernization Team gave more than 80 Franklin students the chance to learn about construction related careers while participating in a lively, hands-on competition on Tuesday, February 25th. Check out the slide show of their impressive work.
Senior Night for the Men's Basketball Team
View the slideshow to see the rest of the photos.
Franklin will send twelve girls to State this Friday with Senior Claire Stuhr, Junior Sadie Wiens, and Sophomore Mariah Murray all swimming in individual events. The rest of the team will round out the 200 Medley and 200 Freestyle relays. Congratulations to ALL Franklin swimmers for a Great 2013-2014 season! Go Quakers!
Surviving Cold & Flu Season
Jostens Virtual Kiosk
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.