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
HOMECOMING WEEK SCHEDULE

THIS WEEK IS FHS HOMECOMING WEEK:  Students can dress up in the following themes on the days listed below.  
 
CINEMATIC THEME
Thursday: FHS the MOVIE (wear your class colors---Fresh= White, Soph= Black, Jr= Gray, Sr= Maroon) - friendly class competition for the
HOMECOMING PEP ASSEMBLY-2nd Period

Friday: HARRY POTTER DAY - a generational favorite. 

PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL with your costumes and DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR SCHOOL.

Please come support the SENIOR VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS
and the VOLLEYBALL TEAM
in their last HOME match of the season!

FHS GYM
THURSDAY, OCT 16th, 2014
5:00pm JV/JVII
6:30pm Varsity/SENIOR NIGHT


 
Come to the Homecoming Tailgate Party on Friday, October 17th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.  At the hill behind the scoreboard for music, games, food, and lots of pre-game QUAKER spirit!   Let’s get pumped for homecoming!

Come support your Quakers at the Homecoming game vs. Lincoln HS at 7:00pm on Friday, Oct. 17th. The halftime show will feature a MASCOT RACE, MASCOT DANCE-OFF, the HOMECOMING COURT PRESENTATION, and a SPECIAL DANCE from da Vinci Middle School Dancers.  See you there.  GO QUAKERS!!

     

PIL DISTRICT CROSS COUNTRY MEET INFORMATION HERE


 

Franklin High School Class of  2015

SENIOR ALL NIGHT PARTY FUNDRAISER

Holiday Wreath

and

Garland Sale


Order BY Friday, October 31st, 2014
for a
December delivery right to your doorstep!

Purchase a fragrant, beautiful wreath or garland
and help support the FHS Class of 2015
celebrate on graduation night with a drug/alcohol-free event!

Click HERE for the Order form and further details.
 


Class of 2015
SENIOR Cap and Gown Information
 

Thursday, November 6th @ 2:30pm in the Auditorium –  Receive order packets
A meeting with senior students and a Jostens Representative-Get ALL the details!

 

Tuesday/Wednesday, November 18th/19th @ LUNCH in the Main/Center Hall – Collect orders from seniors

 


CLASS OF 2015 SENIOR GROUP PICTURE
will be taken immediately after the HOMECOMING Assembly
on Thursday, October 16th on the GYM.

 Senior photos will be due in January 2015
Details to follow later this fall.


 Click here for more information on NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

The Bell Schedule sent home was INCORRECT

see CORRECT 2014/2015 FHS BELL SCHEDULE HERE


2014/2015 PPS HIGH SCHOOL QUARTER CALENDAR HERE



FOR ALL
FALL ATHLETIC EVENTS and ROSTERS
click here


Football: Adult $6, Student w/ID $2, Elementary (accompanied by adult) $1, season pass $42
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

Events

FRANKLIN HARVEST FESTIVAL

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
6:00pm-8:45pm
Sponsored by Franklin’s Sun Community School

Come join the festivities at Franklin High School!

Our school community and cluster schools are invited
to attend informational sessions and then gather in the
cafeteria for a taste of fall!

6:00pm-6:30pm
District TAG presentation (Auditorium)
English Language Learner (ELL) Info table (Library)

6:30-7:00pm
TAG school breakout sessions (Classrooms)

7:00pm-7:30pm
Latino Parents' Meeting (Library)

6:30pm-8:45pm
SUN Harvest Festival *(Cafeteria)
*Pizza, Pumpkin Decorating, Caramel Apples, Face Painting, and More!!!

See FLIER for full details


2014 Franklin High School
Parent/Guardian Teacher Conferences

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
(no school for students)
   Morning Session:  8:30-11:30am
Afternoon Session:  1:00-4:00pm
Evening Session:  5:30-8:00pm

Friday, October 31st, 2014
(no school for students)
Morning Session ONLY:  8:30am-11:30am ONLY

Student Schedules and Department Locations will be mailed home shortly.
 
Teachers are seated by department in either the Library, Gym, or Rooms 101 and 102. 
Parent/Guardians will move around to the teachers as they like-No appointments necessary. 
HELPFUL HINT:  The evening sessions are the busiest,
so please expect some wait time during those sessions.

 


 

Discover Franklin 2014
Thursday, December 4th, 2014
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at our Discover Franklin 2014 Open House
Thursday, December 4th at 6pm
Come see what Franklin High School has to offer!
 

     * Meet admin, teachers, counselors & students

      * Learn about required and elective courses

      * Learn about the Freshman Academy structure

      * Discover Franklin’s extra-curricular activities

      * Attend department information sessions

      * Get information on Franklin's move to Marshall
        Campus

      * See the FHS modernization plans

Invitations and informational flier to follow later this fall!


 

Franklin High School GEAR-UP Informational Flier HERE

Important Updates

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

 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


Franklin XC Finishing Season Strong

See the interview by KGW with FHS Cross Country Coach: Jacob Michaels


 

 

Franklin Volleyball stands united, gets WIN!

See the interview by KGW with FHS Volleyball Coach: Torey Frisina

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.

 

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 High School 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

Timber Joey surprises Peninsula students for SMART announcement

October 20, 2014
Timber Joey posed with students at Peninsula K-8 School during the special assembly. Timber Joey surprised Peninsula K-8 School's kindergarteners through second graders Monday, Oct. 10 as part of a special assembly to announce the Portland Timbers Community Fund's sponsorship of SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) at three Portland Public Schools. 

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Achievement progress affirms PPS focus

October 17, 2014

Portland Public Schools exceeded attendance targets and nearly hit its graduation target, while falling short in third grade reading, ninth grade credits earned and the five-year high school completion rate, affirming the priorities Superintendent Carole Smith's set this fall.

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School board declines to set achievement targets in areas measured by new state tests

October 15, 2014
The Portland School Board unanimously approved a PPS committee recommendation Oct. 14 that the district not set state Achievement Compact Targets for 2014-15 in areas that would be measured by the new Smarter Balanced tests until the reliability and validity of the new tests is established and districts have baseline data on this new assessment. [More]

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