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

Please Take the Successful Schools Survey Jan. 20 - Feb. 28

Successful Schools Survey: Online at www.oregonskitchentable.org or download PDF, print and return to your school office: EnglishEspañolTiếng ViệtРусский中文 , SoomaaligaRead more. Survey for staff and 5th, 7th and 10th grade students launches Feb. 2.

News & Announcements in Brief

Attention Franklin Students and Families!

Does your student need to do credit recovery?

We are having Portland Evening Scholars( Night School) Registration

at Franklin High School in the Library

from 2:30pm-4:00pm

on January 27, 2015

Click here for more details.

Have a great weekend!

2015-16 Forecasting Registration


Are you ready to choose your classes for next year?

Current 9th- 11th graders, forecasting for next year will be held on

February 4th and 5th

at the Marshall Campus

See attachments for more details.

Save the Date

2015-16 Forecasting Specs



Attention all Students

Please pick up your 2nd Semester Schedules in the Gym on

Monday, February 2nd

between 7:30 and 8am.

You MUST have this official schedule in hand to check into your 2nd semester classes.

Thank you.


Check out the Franklin Modernization Video


The video features renderings and 3-D animations that show off the latest designs and highlight the amazing programs and people that make up the Franklin family. Please take a look and share it with others who are interested in the Franklin project.

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets

handed out to students in A/P classes this week( Jan 20th- Jan 23rd).

Please complete both sides of the registration form, and mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable.

If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher.

Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form.

Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.

Make checks payable to: Franklin High School.

Return payment with paperwork by Friday, February 13th.

There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan. There are limited scholarships available for students in need. Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

iPad Information


Having software, passcode, hardware problems with iPad?

Fill out the form:

Report a Technology Repair Issue or Need

Stop by the library or Adam’s room in 106 to let us know the form has been filled out.

If you need help filling out form- have CCR or library staff help you.


Class of 2015
SENIOR Cap and Gown Information

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.

Class of 2015 Senior All Night Party:

It’s an annual tradition,

a night to make memories and an all-out blast!

Class of 2015 graduating seniors are invited to sign up for the Senior All Night Party.

For more information, click here.


Click here for more information on NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT




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

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

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

Lincoln Coding Club creates ticket app

January 26, 2015
Congrats to the Lincoln Coding Club for creating its first app. The Lincoln High School Coding Club recently creating a ticket app for the school to ease the time students spend in line. 


Franklin students tour temporary home, forecast for classes

January 25, 2015
Franklin High School counselors gave incoming students a tour of their temporary home at the Marshall Building. Eighth graders who will attend Franklin High School got a chance earlier this week to tour Franklin's temporary home at the Marshall Building. Franklin students and staff will move to Marshall while 101-year-old Franklin undergoes a modernization, thanks to Portland voters who passed the $482 million School Improvement Bond


PPS "We the People" Constitution teams dominate state contest

January 25, 2015
The 2015 Grant High School Constitution team. Grant High School won the 2015 state contest and will now go on to represent Oregon in the national competition, which a Grant team won two years ago, in 2013. Lincoln, the defending state champion, won the national contest last year, in 2014.


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