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Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

Home of the Quakers

5405 SE Woodward | Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 916-5140 | Fax: (503) 916-2694

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News & Announcements in Brief

 

 

 Check out the 2014-15 Senior Section below!


Attention Students and Families:

As of March 31, 2015, there will be no more late openings.

We will have regular B-Day Schedule on;

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015



The Healthy Breakup Summit


VOA Home Free& S.T.E.P. 2 Respect

2nd Annual Healthy Break Up Summit 

On

April 25th Saturday 11am to 3pm

At

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.  


 

 

Click here for more information on NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

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 $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

2014-15 Senior Section

 Attention Seniors

There will be a MANDATORY Senior Class Meeting on

 Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

 DURING: TUTORIAL

At: 2:35pm

We will discuss;

-the 60 day rule,

-Prom,

-Senior All Night Party,

 and various important items. 

This is a MANDATORY meeting.


Attn: SENIORS

 

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 –

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 dan.peters.office@jostens.com.


Make memories for a lifetime! 

 Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, you only have a little more time to buy a ticket for

The Senior All Night Party on 

June 5 (graduation night) at 9:15 p.m. into the morning of June 6.

 

  

To sign up, fill out the form (click here), include your payment and return it to the 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 safe and fun way to celebrate graduation and is sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

Events

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

Important Updates

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.

For more information, contact Anna Del Savio at 503-915-3241 or annadelsavio@gmail.com.

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

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

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


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Report phone number changes to the school secretary.

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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.

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