The On Saturday, May 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, an exciting new program is being launched at Franklin High School called The Innovation Academy and we are looking for interested students and volunteers.The Innovation Academy is bringing together students, teachers, parents and working professionals from the Northwest’s technology industries to empower students with new skills sets of the digital age. Teams will work collaboratively to build software applications and other technology-based solutions that will solve real world problems that exist within our community.
If you want to attend click here to register: http://bit.ly/IAFHS-register. Interested in volunteering for the event? Register here: http://bit.ly/ia-fhs. For more information go to www.techstart.orgor contact Randy Macdonald (firstname.lastname@example.org 503-806-6359).
May 30th and 31st
Featuring : Dance, Visual Arts Gallery, Theater, Choir and more!
Directed by Julana Torres
Franklin High School is proud to present Arts Alive, a two day showcase of Franklin High School student talent, directed by Franklin dance teacher - Julana Torres. The show featuresinspiring work by student musicians, dance, spoken word, theater, and a student art gallery! Special appearance Friday by the professional tap company: Beat Bangerz.
Shows take place Thursday May 30 and Friday May 31. Gallery opens at 6 PM with performance beginning at 7 PM.Ticketsare $3 students/seniors - $6 for the general public.All proceeds go to the Arts Programs at Franklin High School.
Franklin has received an Equal Opportunity Schools Matching Grant to Expand AP Offering
The Equal Opportunity Schools Matchings grant that will allow us to expand our Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings and recruit more students into the high-rigor classes, specifically underserved studens. Equal Opportunity Schools, a non-profit dedicated to providing equal education opportunities to minority and low-income students, recently received a Google Global Impact Award, allowing it to provide the matching grants. Portland Public (Franklin) was one of six districts in Oregon to receive the award.