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


 If you did not attend the Mandatory Orientation, the make up meeting will be:
 Monday 11/24 at 4pm in room 159
 Tuesday 12/2 at 7:20am in library.

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FHS App Month

      There is now a Frankin HS app available on Itunes and the Android Store. Below are the links to download either app to your mobile device.
Itunes link:
Google Play Link:
Mobile Website Link:


Discover Franklin 2014
Thursday, December 4th, 2014
at Marshall Campus 
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

      * See the FHS modernization plans

Invitations and informational flier to be mailed soon!




Class of 2015
SENIOR Cap and Gown Information

Get your JOSTEN'S Order packets for your Cap and Gown and other misc. in the Counseling Office.


Tuesday/Wednesday, November 18th/19th @ LUNCH in the Main/Center Hall – Josten's will be her to collect orders from seniors.

Also, a table will be available for you to sign up for the All Night Grad Party.

 Senior photos will be due January 15th. Specifics can be found on the website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's room, 107.

 Click here for more information on NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

          2014/2015 FHS BELL SCHEDULE 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



 Franklin High School GEAR-UP Informational Flier HERE

Important Updates

Opportunities for Students

Cleveland HS Ladies Lacrosse
is inviting
FHS Ladies to join their team!

Come to an informational Meeting

Cleveland High School Library

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 

Come meet our Coaches and members of our Team. All girls are welcome—no experience is necessary.
The registration deadline is Nov 30.
Forms and team information available at :

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

 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

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. Click here for more information.

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

Benson, Lincoln and Madison approved to proceed with master planning

November 25, 2014
The Portland School Board Nov. 25 approved Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools for the next bond. The Portland School Board voted 6-0 Nov. 25 to complete master planning for the modernization of Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools in the next two years and to place those schools on a bond that will go to voters in 2016 to finance those modernizations. 


Franklin, Madison welcome 8th graders

November 25, 2014

Franklin and Madison high schools will hold information sessions in December for 8th graders to learn about their neighborhood high school.


Superintendent recommends enrollment and transfer system changes

November 25, 2014
PPS SACET Committee Superintendent Carole Smith forwarded to the Portland School Board on Monday, Nov. 24, a plan for aligning the PPS enrollment and transfer system across all grades and school configurations with the PPS Racial Educational Equity Policy. 


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