News & Announcements in Brief
New Contact information: Due to the move, contacting Franklin will remain the same. Our main phone number 503.916.5140 will remain the same. Extensions will be determined at a later date. Our new address will read Franklin High School @ the Marshall Campus, -
Office Hours: The building will be closed on Evening of June 17th through June 22nd for the move of all office spaces (counseling, business, admin). Regular office hours will start on June 23rd.
Phone service will be down during the closure due to the technology transfer.
SPRING ATHLETICS and ROSTERS
Football: Adult $6,
Student w/ID $2, Elementary (accompanied by adult) $1, season pass
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
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
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.
Did You Know?
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
On Tuesday, May 5, 12 Franklin Russian students attend the Russian-Speaking Youth Leadership Conference. Some had worked many afternoons, with Cleveland students, preparing a skit for the contest. Their hard work paid off, and they won, not only with accolades, but also a check for $125!
Additionally, we had two wins in the art contest--Anya Velikoretskikh brought in 2nd place, and Dima Velikoretskikh took 3rd.
Anya had won 1st place in the art contest the previous two years.
Fences For Fido
Wood Shop Students
Our wood shop students are contributing to
the local charity “Fences for Fidos” by building dog houses. Fences for Fidos
is a non-profit all volunteer organization that provides fences for dogs
previously on chains. FFF has freed over 1000 dogs in the last four years,
providing fencing, dog houses, and other services to families in need.
Z Man The Talent Within
Victor Otero placed 3rd in the county talent show, "Z Man The Talent Within". This is a talent show put on by the Portland Police Department every year. He won a $500 scholarship.
He represented Franklin with an amazing performance. Great job Victor!
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
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In Case of Poor Weather or Emergency
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