Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

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Phone: (503) 916-5140 | Fax: (503) 916-2694

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Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for FRIDAY, March 13th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Attn:  All Students-PLEASE turn-in your Youth Careers Expo Permission Slips by tomorrow, Friday, March 13th.  VERY IMPORTANT if you want to attend, Don’t forget!

 

Seniors! Jostens will be here during lunch TOMORROW-Friday, March 13th in the Auditorium for the initial distribution of caps, gowns, and misc items ordered. If your order is not paid in full, accepted forms of payment are cash, VISA, and Money Orders, NO CHECKS. Thank you.

Are you creative? Like drawing? Try entering our T-shirt design contest!

The day of Silence (April 17) is a day where people are silent in honor of LGBTQ+ people who stay silent for their safety or because of bullying. Contest Rules:

1) The T-shirt design must be simple, preferably black and white only.

2) Designs must be submitted by March 18 to the marked box in the office, at Michele's desk. Make sure your name is on it.

The contest winner will get a free T-shirt with their design on it and a gift card to an art supply store.

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page – and attached), 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 drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

Buy a Q-shirt and help a good cause! The Senior All Night Party committee is working hard to raise funds for the graduation night event, and by buying a Q-shirt, you’ll be helping us reach our goals. Show your school spirit with a maroon shirt with a gray Q, or a gray shirt with a maroon Q. The long-sleeved shirts are $18 each and are available in the Quaker Nation Station student store, or contact Greg Wolleck at gwolleck@pps.net or Laurie Dahl at laurie.dahl@providence.org about purchasing a shirt. Inventory is running down, but most sizes are available in the student store.

 

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 12th–14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office, or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.  

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.

 

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         There is a MANDATORY BSU Meeting on Monday, March 16th AFTER SCHOOL at 3:20pm in Ms. Garrett’s Room # 160.  Please wear your shirts for pictures and be prompt as we have a guest speaker.

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room) 

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors: HILLSBORO AVIATION CAREER DAY will be on April 17. This opportunity is for students interested in learning more about these careers: Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, Flight Attendant and Aviation Management. Students will learn about careers, educational opportunities and see a variety of airplanes and helicopters on site at the Hillsboro Airport. Invited participants: Horizon Airlines and SkyWest Airlines. Registration is open. Information is available in room 108.

 

UCEDD Summer Paid Internship Program. Application is now open!  Deadline: April 1st, 2015.

The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Summer Internship Program at OHSU provides a unique opportunity for high school students interested in pursuing healthcare-related careers. It gives students with and without disabilities the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in allied healthcare careers and learn more about disability and chronic conditions.  Students in the program will be exposed to disability-related community-based and clinical research. For more information, talk to Raquel in room 108.

 

Attention all students interested in exploring a rewarding Apprenticeship/Trade Career! Do you know thatApprenticeship qualifies for college credit and you can earn a living wage while you learn your trade? If you want to learn more about trades come to the SWAN ISLAND PCC TRADES CENTER visit. On Friday, March 20thFranklin HS’s students will have the opportunity to enjoy a presentation about Pre-Trades Programs and the General Application Process for Apprenticeship Programs at PCC and participate in hands-on activities! Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you have questions or want to register TODAY!

 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108 for more information.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE TODAY- Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Thursday, March 12th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

The ASP mentor meeting TODAY- Thursday, March 12th is cancelled so that students may attend tutorial. Please check-in with your mentor before spring break. Our next full-group meeting will take place on Thursday, April 16th.

 

Seniors! Jostens will be here during lunch this Friday, March 13th in the Auditorium for the initial distribution of caps, gowns, and misc items ordered. If your order is not paid in full, accepted forms of payment are cash, VISA, and Money Orders, NO CHECKS. Thank you.

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page – and attached), 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 drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

Buy a Q-shirt and help a good cause! The Senior All Night Party committee is working hard to raise funds for the graduation night event, and by buying a Q-shirt, you’ll be helping us reach our goals. Show your school spirit with a maroon shirt with a gray Q, or a gray shirt with a maroon Q. The long-sleeved shirts are $18 each and are available in the Quaker Nation Station student store, or contact Greg Wolleck at gwolleck@pps.net or Laurie Dahl at laurie.dahl@providence.org about purchasing a shirt. Inventory is running down, but most sizes are available in the student store.

 

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.        

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.

 

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

 

Free Voice Lesson open to all female students! Monday at lunch in the band room. Offered by Kristin Gordon George of Resonate Choral Arts. Come check it out & consider joining the women's chorus after school! Snacks provided!

 

Important Continuing Items

·         FHS Slam is on Thursday, April 9th-- Registration slots are filling fast. Come to the Library to pick up a form or register online HERE.  Slam Calendar is HERE or go to the posting on the FHS Toolbox at: https://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/were-slammin-2015/. Visit the Library or email Ms. Childs with any questions. Important Dates:  Thursday, March 5th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.  Saturday, March 7th- Desmond Spann leads a Workshop @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm.  Thursday, March 12th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.   Thursday,March 19th- Slam Workshop-during Tutorial in the Library.  Friday, March 20thRegistration Deadline!

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         Attention Russian speakers!  The big conference is coming up, and we'll be discussing the skit TODAY- Thursday, March 12th, at LUNCH in Ms. Struble’s Room #r267.  You don't need to be in Russian club to come to the conference and plan.  Please be prompt!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room) 

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors: HILLSBORO AVIATION CAREER DAY will be on April 17. This opportunity is for students interested in learning more about these careers: Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, Flight Attendant and Aviation Management. Students will learn about careers, educational opportunities and see a variety of airplanes and helicopters on site at the Hillsboro Airport. Invited participants: Horizon Airlines and SkyWest Airlines. Registration is open. Information is available in room 108.

 

UCEDD Summer Paid Internship Program. Application is now open!  Deadline: April 1st, 2015.

The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Summer Internship Program at OHSU provides a unique opportunity for high school students interested in pursuing healthcare-related careers. It gives students with and without disabilities the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in allied healthcare careers and learn more about disability and chronic conditions.  Students in the program will be exposed to disability-related community-based and clinical research. For more information, talk to Raquel in room 108.

 

Attention all students interested in exploring a rewarding Apprenticeship/Trade Career! Do you know thatApprenticeship qualifies for college credit and you can earn a living wage while you learn your trade? If you want to learn more about trades come to the SWAN ISLAND PCC TRADES CENTER visit. On Friday, March 20thFranklin HS’s students will have the opportunity to enjoy a presentation about Pre-Trades Programs and the General Application Process for Apprenticeship Programs at PCC and participate in hands-on activities! Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you have questions or want to register TODAY!

 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108 for more information.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

The ASP mentor meeting for Thursday, March 12th is cancelled so that students may attend tutorial. Please check-in with your mentor before spring break. Our next full-group meeting will take place on Thursday, April 16th.

 

Seniors! Jostens will be here during lunch this Friday, March 13th in the Auditorium for the initial distribution of caps, gowns, and misc items ordered. If your order is not paid in full, accepted forms of payment are cash, VISA, and Money Orders, no cash. Thank you.

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page – and attached), 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 drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

Buy a Q-shirt and help a good cause! The Senior All Night Party committee is working hard to raise funds for the graduation night event, and by buying a Q-shirt, you’ll be helping us reach our goals. Show your school spirit with a maroon shirt with a gray Q, or a gray shirt with a maroon Q. The long-sleeved shirts are $18 each and are available in the Quaker Nation Station student store, or contact Greg Wolleck at gwolleck@pps.net or Laurie Dahl at laurie.dahl@providence.org about purchasing a shirt. Inventory is running down, but most sizes are available in the student store.

 

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.        

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.

 

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Important Continuing Items

·         Juniors, would you like to spend 3 days on a college campus this summer with fellow students from around the state exploring happiness and the pursuit of it? Are you a creative thinker and like new experiences? Then the IDEA LAB could be for you!  Stop by Mrs. Whisnand’s Room #231 to learn how you can get involved.

·         FHS Slam is on Thursday, April 9th-- Registration slots are filling fast. Come to the Library to pick up a form or register online HERE.  Slam Calendar is HERE or go to the posting on the FHS Toolbox at: https://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/were-slammin-2015/. Visit the Library or email Ms. Childs with any questions. Important Dates:  Thursday, March 5th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.  Saturday, March 7th- Desmond Spann leads a Workshop @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm.  Thursday, March 12th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.   Thursday,March 19th- Slam Workshop-during Tutorial in the Library.  Friday, March 20thRegistration Deadline!

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         Attention Russian speakers!  The big conference is coming up, and we'll be discussing the skit this Thursday, March 12th,  at LUNCH in Ms. Struble’s Room #r267.  You don't need to be in Russian club to come to the conference and plan.  Please be prompt!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room).  

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors: HILLSBORO AVIATION CAREER DAY will be on April 17. This opportunity is for students interested in learning more about these careers: Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, Flight Attendant and Aviation Management. Students will learn about careers, educational opportunities and see a variety of airplanes and helicopters on site at the Hillsboro Airport. Invited participants: Horizon Airlines and SkyWest Airlines. Registration is open. Information is available in room 108.

 

UCEDD Summer Paid Internship Program. Application is now open!  Deadline: April 1st, 2015.

The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Summer Internship Program at OHSU provides a unique opportunity for high school students interested in pursuing healthcare-related careers. It gives students with and without disabilities the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in allied healthcare careers and learn more about disability and chronic conditions.  Students in the program will be exposed to disability-related community-based and clinical research. For more information, talk to Raquel in room 108.

 

Attention all students interested in exploring a rewarding Apprenticeship/Trade Career! Do you know thatApprenticeship qualifies for college credit and you can earn a living wage while you learn your trade? If you want to learn more about trades come to the SWAN ISLAND PCC TRADES CENTER visit. On Friday, March 20thFranklin HS’s students will have the opportunity to enjoy a presentation about Pre-Trades Programs and the General Application Process for Apprenticeship Programs at PCC and participate in hands-on activities! Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you have questions or want to register TODAY!

 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108 for more information.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunitiesPACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunityOnly sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  



Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

The ASP mentor meeting for Thursday, March 12th is cancelled so that students may attend tutorial. Please check-in with your mentor before spring break. Our next full-group meeting will take place on Thursday, April 16th.

 

Seniors! Jostens will be here during lunch this Friday, March 13th in the Auditorium for the initial distribution of caps, gowns, and misc items ordered. If your order is not paid in full, accepted forms of payment are cash, VISA, and Money Orders, no cash. Thank you.

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page - attached), 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 drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

Buy a Q-shirt and help a good cause! The Senior All Night Party committee is working hard to raise funds for the graduation night event, and by buying a Q-shirt, you’ll be helping us reach our goals. Show your school spirit with a maroon shirt with a gray Q, or a gray shirt with a maroon Q. The long-sleeved shirts are $18 each and are available in the Quaker Nation Station student store, or contact Greg Wolleck at gwolleck@pps.net or Laurie Dahl at laurie.dahl@providence.org about purchasing a shirt. Inventory is running down, but most sizes are available in the student store.

 

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.       

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.


Juniors, would you like to spend 3 days on a college campus this summer with fellow students from around the state exploring happiness and the pursuit of it? Are you a creative thinker and like new experiences? Then the IDEA LAB could be for you!  Stop by Mrs. Whisnand’s Room #231 to learn how you can get involved.

FHS Slam is on Thursday, April 9th-- Registration slots are filling fast. Come to the Library to pick up a form or register online HERE.  Slam Calendar is HERE or go to the posting on the FHS Toolbox at: https://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/were-slammin-2015/. Visit the Library or email Ms. Childs with any questions. Important Dates:  Thursday, March 5th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.  Saturday, March 7th- Desmond Spann leads a Workshop @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm.  Thursday, March 12th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.   Thursday, March 19th- Slam Workshop-during Tutorial in the Library.  Friday, March 20thRegistration Deadline!

 

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Like the drums? Or want to learn how to play? Come to Drum Corps today in the band room after school!

 

Important Continuing Items

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at: fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, in Mr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention all students interested in exploring a rewarding Apprenticeship/Trade Career! Do you know that Apprenticeship qualifies for college credit and you can earn a living wage while you learn your trade? If you want to learn more about trades come to the SWAN ISLAND PCC TRADES CENTER visit. On Friday, March 20th Franklin HS’s students will have the opportunity to enjoy a presentation about Pre-Trades Programs and the General Application Process for Apprenticeship Programs at PCC and participate in hands-on activities! Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you have questions or want to register TODAY!

 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108 for more information.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to:
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Monday, March 9th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Congratulations to the FHS students who placed at the PPS Science Expo- Franklin took all but 3 of the special awards.

Nathan VanDyke & Brendan Huff-honorable mention environmental science

Thomas Hope-3rd place engineering

Destiny DuPont-honorable mention engineering-outstanding project in materials science.

Noah Jacobson-2nd place chemistry-NOAA's Taking the pulse of the planet award-US regional Stockholm junior water prize -advances to state fair

Joseph Rose-1st place chemistry-ASU Walton Sustainability Initiatives- advances to state fair

Lewis Hicks- 2nd place computer science and robotics -Mu Alpha Theta mathematics award -OSU college of engineering scholarship $2,000 renewable for 4 years.-advances to state fair

 

France vs. the World!  Come to the GYM -AFTER SCHOOL- on Monday, March 9th to watch Portland Trail Blazer, Nicolas Batum, coach FHS French students play against FHS Spanish, Chinese and Russian students! 


ASB is in the final push for finding creative, dynamic individuals who are interested in being part of ASB student government/leadership next year. It is crucial that we have strong school spirit and unity in our transition to Marshall. Please pick up an application in the office or in Ms. Amador's room 257.

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.       

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.


Juniors, would you like to spend 3 days on a college campus this summer with fellow students from around the state exploring happiness and the pursuit of it? Are you a creative thinker and like new experiences? Then the IDEA LAB could be for you!  Stop by Mrs. Whisnand’s Room #231 to learn how you can get involved.

FHS Slam is on Thursday, April 9th-- Registration slots are filling fast. Come to the Library to pick up a form or register online HERE.  Slam Calendar is HERE or go to the posting on the FHS Toolbox at: https://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/were-slammin-2015/. Visit the Library or email Ms. Childs with any questions. Important Dates:  Thursday, March 5th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.  Saturday, March 7th- Desmond Spann leads a Workshop @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm.  Thursday, March 12th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.   Thursday, March 19th- Slam Workshop-during Tutorial in the Library.  Friday, March 20thRegistration Deadline!

 

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Attention ladies! The Women's Resonate Choir holds practice today after school in the band room. There's still time to join so come on by!

Important Continuing Items

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come, first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at: fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, in Mr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention all students interested in exploring a rewarding Apprenticeship/Trade Career! Do you know that Apprenticeship qualifies for college credit and you can earn a living wage while you learn your trade? If you want to learn more about trades come to the SWAN ISLAND PCC TRADES CENTER visit. On Friday, March 20th Franklin HS’s students will have the opportunity to enjoy a presentation about Pre-Trades Programs and the General Application Process for Apprenticeship Programs at PCC and participate in hands-on activities! Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you have questions or want to register TODAY!

 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108 for more information.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to:
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Friday, March 6th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

France vs. the World!  Come to the GYM -AFTER SCHOOL- on Monday, March 9th to watch Portland Trail Blazer, Nicolas Batum, coach FHS French students play against FHS Spanish, Chinese and Russian students! 


ASB is in the final push for finding creative, dynamic individuals who are interested in being part of ASB student government/leadership next year. It is crucial that we have strong school spirit and unity in our transition to Marshall. Please pick up an application in the office or in Ms. Amador's room 257.

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.        

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.


Juniors, would you like to spend 3 days on a college campus this summer with fellow students from around the state exploring happiness and the pursuit of it? Are you a creative thinker and like new experiences? Then the IDEA LAB could be for you!  Stop by Mrs. Whisnand’s Room #231 to learn how you can get involved.

FHS Slam is on Thursday, April 9th-- Registration slots are filling fast. Come to the Library to pick up a form or register onlineHERE.  Slam Calendar is HERE or go to the posting on the FHS Toolbox at:https://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/were-slammin-2015/. Visit the Library or email Ms. Childs with any questions. Important Dates:  Thursday, March 5th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.  Saturday,March 7th- Desmond Spann leads a Workshop @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm.  Thursday,March 12th- Slam Workshop at Lunch in the Library.   Thursday, March 19th- Slam Workshop-during Tutorial in the Library.  Friday,March 20thRegistration Deadline!

 

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Important Continuing Items

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come, first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at: fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, in Mr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room).  

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention all students interested in exploring a rewarding Apprenticeship/Trade Career! Do you know that Apprenticeship qualifies for college credit and you can earn a living wage while you learn your trade? If you want to learn more about trades come to theSWAN ISLAND PCC TRADES CENTER visit. On Friday, March 20thFranklin HS’s students will have the opportunity to enjoy a presentation about Pre-Trades Programs and the General Application Process for Apprenticeship Programs at PCC and participate in hands-on activities! Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you have questions or want to register TODAY!

 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conductmock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108 for more information.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Thenthe Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunitiesPACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have theopportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting aPHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunityOnly sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition,EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

ASB Student Government Applications, to run for an office position, have been extended until Friday, March 6th.  Applications are available in the Main Office.  Please turn them into Ms. Amador in Room #257.

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. Prices are:  $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.        

Anyone and everyone interested in playing FOOTBALL next year please come to a short but very important meeting on Tuesday, March 17th-during LUNCH at 11:30 in the gym.


Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

We are still looking for more women to join the after school choir on Mondays. Stop by the SUN Room #109 to sign up or to get more info!

Important Continuing Items

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library for instructions or help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room) 

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and includes free food. If you are interested in attending, please come to room 108  for more information.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS 7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th.

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.       


ASB Student Government Applications, to run for an office position, have been extended until Friday, March 6th.  Applications are available in the Main Office.  Please turn them into Ms. Amador in Room #257.

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

FHS SLAM: INFO  MEETING & REGISTRATION at LUNCH on Tuesday, March 3rd - Win $100 as the winner of the 2015 FHS Slam on Thursday, April 9th at6:00pm in the LIBRARY. You could win a slot at Verselandia! Slots are limited tothe first 30 people. Two (2) Poems are required but not due until Tuesday, April 7th. See online calendar .  All PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER!
February 24th: Presale Tickets for Verselandia LIMITED Supply- see HERE!
March 3rd: Registration Meeting during Lunch in the Library
March 5th: Slam Workshop during Lunch in the Library
March 7th: Desmond Spann leads Workshop @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm

TODAY-Tuesday, March 3rd is the LAST CALL for permission slips for The Everybody Reads Evening Field Trip on Tuesday, March 10th.  Sign up to hearMitchell S. Jackson.  Permission slips are due on Tuesday, March 3rd. NO SLOTS WILL BE SAVED FOR LATECOMERS. See the Toolbox for more information.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

After school drum class meets today in the band room at 3:30pm. There's still space to join so come check it out!

Need some stress relief? Come to Yoga class today after school in the dance studio. Just breathe!

Important Continuing Items

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library for instructions or help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         Attention students registered to attend the Cesar Chavez Leadership Conference!!! There will be amandatory meeting TODAY- Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in room 108. You MUST attend themeeting for important information if you want to go to the Conference. Talk to Diana or Claudia, the Latino Club Officers, if you have questions.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room) 

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention students! The annual NW Youth Careers Expo is back! This is the Northwest’s premier career-education event, attended by more than 120 employers. Expo is an amazing opportunity for students to talk with people from some of the region’s top employers, get career advice in a low-pressure setting, or try out some cool equipment from a local hospital, construction firm or design studio. In addition, there will be over 100 human resource professionals who will conduct mock interviews with students and provide them with feedback on their resumes.

Register today to attend the NW Youth Careers Expo on March 17, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center. Talk to your Elective or CTE teacher today to complete a registration or go to the College and Career Center if you have questions!

Attention students: We are pleased to announce the Lents Youth Initiative Kick-Off event! This is an opportunity for youth ages 13-18 from Lents and surrounding neighborhoods to come together to talk about how they want to improve their community.  If you care about your community and the world around you, and if you are interested in PAID summer internships, you do not want to miss this event! This event is for potential youth participants and

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Monday, March 2nd, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early releases for Athletics TODAY.
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th .

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.       


Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

FHS SLAM: INFO  MEETING & REGISTRATION at LUNCH on Tuesday, March 3rd - Win $100 as the winner of the 2015 FHS Slam on Thursday, April 9th at6:00pm in the LIBRARY. You could win a slot at Verselandia! Slots are limited tothe first 30 people. Two (2) Poems are required but not due until Tuesday, April 7th. See online calendar .  All PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER!
February 24th : Presale Tickets for Verselandia LIMITED Supply- see HERE!
March 3th : Registration Meeting during Lunch in the Library
March 5th : Slam Workshop during Lunch in the Library
March 7th : Desmond Spann leads Workshop  @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Tuesday, March 3rd is the LAST CALL for permission slips for The Everybody Reads Evening Field Trip on Tuesday, March 10th.  Sign up to hear Mitchell S. Jackson.  Permission slips are due on Tuesday, March 3rd. NO SLOTS WILL BE SAVED FOR LATECOMERS. See the Toolbox for more information.

Yearbooks are being sold now!  $45 until the end of February!   Get yours before they sell out for the 4th year in a row!  Pay Jan, the bookkeeper, in the Student Store a.k.a. Quaker Nation Station.
Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Important Continuing Items

·         Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

·         The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library for instructions or help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         Mandatory BSU Meeting on Monday, March 2nd after school-3:20pm in Room 160.  There will be a Guest Speaker.  Please be PROMPT!

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         Attention students registered to attend the Cesar Chavez Leadership Conference!!! There will be amandatory meeting on Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in room 108. You MUST attend the meetingfor important information if you want to go to the Conference. Talk to Diana or Claudia, the Latino Club Officers, if you have questions.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room) 

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, February 27th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Varsity Men’s Basketball Players at 2:45pm for the Play-in Game today at West Salem HS.  Good Luck to the wrestlers who are wrestling at State today and tomorrow.  GO QUAKERS!
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Congratulations to the boys Basketball team and Jeffrey McGee for making a play-in game Friday, February 27th, 2015 at West Salem High School.  Game time will be 7:00 PM. Ticket Prices Adults $6 Students $4.  Only OSAA passes will work for this contest. Address to West Salem High School-1776 Titan Drive, NW  Salem, OR 97304.  GO QUAKERS!!

Attention Quaker Nation!!! Help support the Franklin Boys Basketball program by buying a $5 dollar raffle ticket for your chance to win 2 Club Level tickets for the Warriors vs. Blazers game on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 pm. Each ticket is loaded with a $30 food/beverage and merchandise credit. Again, it only takes $5 to win a pair of tickets. The drawing will take place on Friday, March 20th during LUNCH time. Raffle tickets can be purchased from Coach McGee or any Varsity players during LUNCH beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th.

If you received a note that your second and final iPad user payment of $10 is PAST DUE please have your money turned in to the student store by the end of the school day TODAY-Friday, February 27th, 2015.  Failure to do so will result in loss of iPad privileges.  If you are unsure whether you owe money, please see Adam Souza in Rm 106.

FHS SLAM: INFO  MEETING & REGISTRATION at LUNCH on Tuesday, March 3rd - Win $100 as the winner of the 2015 FHS Slam on Thursday, April 9th at6:00pm in the LIBRARY. You could win a slot at Verselandia! Slots are limited tothe first 30 people. Two (2) Poems are required but not due until Tuesday, April 7th. See online calendar .  All PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER!
February 24th : Presale Tickets for Verselandia LIMITED Supply- see HERE!
March 3th : Registration Meeting during Lunch in the Library
March 5th : Slam Workshop during Lunch in the Library
March 7th : Desmond Spann leads Workshop  @ Literary Arts from 1:00pm-3:00pm

 

Tuesday, March 3rd is the LAST CALL for permission slips for The Everybody Reads Evening Field Trip on Tuesday, March 10th.  Sign up to hear Mitchell S. Jackson.  Permission slips are due on Tuesday, March 3rd. NO SLOTS WILL BE SAVED FOR LATECOMERS. See the Toolbox for more information.

Congratulations to PIL Wrestling Coach of the Year Steve O’Neill and the Franklin Wrestling Team for placing second in the districts last weekend.  The following wrestlers will be representing Franklin this weekend at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Matthew Cardwell...champion, Arturo Salgado-Martinez, Tun Way, Navene Binder, Manuel Jaramillo and  Robin Chi-Helberg...girls state, Good Luck and GO QUAKERS!

Yearbooks are being sold now!  $45 until the end of February!   Get yours before they sell out for the 4th year in a row!  Pay Jan, the bookkeeper, in the Student Store a.k.a. Quaker Nation Station.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th .

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.

Students attending the International Youth Leadership Conference (IYLC) at the Marshall campus TODAY- Friday, February 27, will leave Franklin on a district bus at 7:40 a.m. Plan to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to check in and board the bus. Students will return to Franklin at 3:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference. Questions? See Ms. Weinstein in Room 117.

Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

Important Continuing Items

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         Attention students registered to attend the Cesar Chavez Leadership Conference!!! There will be amandatory meeting next week, on Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in room 108. You MUST attend the meeting for important information if you want to go to the Conference. Talk to Diana or Claudia, the Latino Club Officers, if you have questions.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room) 

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, February 26th, 2015
TODAY- is the Senior vs Staff Basketball Game during regular Assembly time at 9:42am

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: There are NO Early Releases for Athletics TODAY.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

If you received a note that your second and final iPad user payment of $10 is PAST DUE please have your money turned in to the student store by the end of the school day Friday, February 27th, 2015.  Failure to do so will result in loss of iPad privileges.  If you are unsure whether you owe money, please see Adam Souza in Rm 106.

Congratulations to PIL Wrestling Coach of the Year Steve O’Neill and the Franklin Wrestling Team for placing second in the districts last weekend.  The following wrestlers will be representing Franklin this weekend at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Matthew Cardwell...champion, Arturo Salgado-Martinez, Tun Way, Navene Binder, Manuel Jaramillo and  Robin Chi-Helberg...girls state, Good Luck and GO QUAKERS!

Yearbooks are being sold now!  $45 until the end of February!   Get yours before they sell out for the 4th year in a row!  Pay Jan, the bookkeeper, in the Student Store a.k.a. Quaker Nation Station.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th .

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.

Anyone interested in playing softball please attend a short meeting TODAY-Thursday, February 26th at 3:30pm in room 27.

Students attending the International Youth Leadership Conference (IYLC) at the Marshall campus on Friday, February 27, will leave Franklin on a district bus at 7:40 a.m. Plan to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to check in and board the bus. Students will return to Franklin at 3:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference. Questions? See Ms. Weinstein in Room 117.

Poetry Slam workshops are coming up!  Saturday, Feb 28th at LITERARY ARTS for FREE, and Thursday, March 5th at the FHS LIBRARY.  More to be announced…
FHS Slam Registration kick-off is Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in the FHS LIBRARY with limited slots.  FHS Slam is Thursday, April 9th.  Verselandia is Monday, April 20th - Advanced Ticket Sales HERE   

Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

If you are someone who raps, sings, plays instruments and likes to write songs then join "Beats, Rhymes and Life" Thursdays from 3:30-4:15 with Mr. Perez in room 121. Collaborate with other students, record and produce original songs and just enjoy music. No previous music knowledge is necessary

Supper will be served from 3:30-4:14 today. Don't forget to bring the attendance!

Important Continuing Items

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         Attention students registered to attend the Cesar Chavez Leadership Conference!!! There will be amandatory meeting next week, on Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in room 108. You MUST attend the meeting for important information if you want to go to the Conference. Talk to Diana or Claudia, the Latino Club Officers, if you have questions.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         There's a Russian Club Meeting this Thursday, February 26th, at LUNCH!  Come to Ms. Struble’s Room# 267 to start planning for the conference!

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!   


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: There are NO Early Releases for Athletics TODAY.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

REMINDER:  This Thursday, is an Assembly Schedule-it’s the Senior vs Staff Basketball Game during regular Assembly time-after 1st period!

If you received a note that your second and final iPad user payment of $10 is PAST DUE please have your money turned in to the student store by the end of the school day Friday, February 27th, 2015.  Failure to do so will result in loss of iPad privileges.  If you are unsure whether you owe money, please see Adam Souza in Rm 106.

Congratulations to PIL Wrestling Coach of the Year Steve O’Neill and the Franklin Wrestling Team for placing second in the districts last weekend.  The following wrestlers will be representing Franklin this weekend at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Matthew Cardwell...champion, Arturo Salgado-Martinez, Tun Way, Navene Binder, Manuel Jaramillo and  Robin Chi-Helberg...girls state, Good Luck and GO QUAKERS!

Yearbooks are being sold now!  $45 until the end of February!   Get yours before they sell out for the 4th year in a row!  Pay Jan, the bookkeeper, in the Student Store a.k.a. Quaker Nation Station.

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th .

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.

Anyone interested in playing softball please attend a short meeting this Thursday, February 26th at 3:30pm in room 27.

Students attending the International Youth Leadership Conference (IYLC) at the Marshall campus on Friday, February 27, will leave Franklin on a district bus at 7:40 a.m. Plan to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to check in and board the bus. Students will return to Franklin at 3:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference. Questions? See Ms. Weinstein in Room 117.

Poetry Slam workshops are coming up!  Saturday, Feb 28th at LITERARY ARTS for FREE, and Thursday, March 5th at the FHS LIBRARY.  More to be announced…
FHS Slam Registration kick-off is Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in the FHS LIBRARY with limited slots.  FHS Slam is Thursday, April 9th.  Verselandia is Monday, April 20th - Advanced Ticket Sales HERE   

Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

Want to learn how to turn your passions into a career?  Build a Personal Brand?  Learn more about who you are, what you want, and how to make it happen? Career Exploration, Career Planning, and Personal Branding?  SPARK can help you do that! Spark will be meeting TODAY-Wednesday, February 25th, after school from 3:30-4:30 in Room # 140.

Important Continuing Items

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         Attention students registered to attend the Cesar Chavez Leadership Conference!!! There will be amandatory meeting next week, on Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in room 108. You MUST attend the meeting for important information if you want to go to the Conference. Talk to Diana or Claudia, the Latino Club Officers, if you have questions.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         NHS Meeting during LUNCH on Wednesday, February 25th in the Auditorium.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         There's a Russian Club Meeting this Thursday, February 26th, at LUNCH!  Come to Ms. Struble’s Room# 267 to start planning for the conference!

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMP on MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women toexplore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting a PHYSICIAN CAREER HIGHLIGHT event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Glisan. Registration is open NOW on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wageduring the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000.Applications are available in room 108!

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release Men’s Freshmen and JV Basketball Players at 2:40pm for games at Grant HS.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

REMINDER:  This Thursday, is an Assembly Schedule-it’s the Senior vs Staff Basketball Game during regular Assembly time-after 1st period!

Do you want to know what’s going on at FHS?  LIKE PPS Franklin High School on Facebook to see what is happening around FHS and to keep updated on school events!

Attn:  Men’s Golfers-There will be a short, informational meeting on Tuesday, February 24th at 3:24pm in Mr. O’Neill’s Room #244.  Please be prompt!

Tickets for the spring musical Footloose are now on sale in the Student Store. $5.00 for students and $10 for adults. Footloose runs March 6th – 8th and March 12th – 14th

Yearbooks are being sold now!  $45 until the end of February!   Get yours before they sell out for the 4th year in a row!  Pay Jan, the bookkeeper, in the Student Store a.k.a. Quaker Nation Station.

ALL POLAR PLUNGERS MUST MEET AT LUNCH TODAY-TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, IN THE DANCE STUDIO!!!

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.

Anyone interested in playing softball please attend a short meeting this Thursday, February 26th at 3:30pm in room 27.

The Asian American Youth Leadership conference is on Friday, May 15th. Please see Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office to get an application. The fee is $15 and $5 for Free/reduced students.

Students attending the International Youth Leadership Conference (IYLC) at the Marshall campus on Friday, February 27, will leave Franklin on a district bus at 7:40 a.m. Plan to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to check in and board the bus. Students will return to Franklin at 3:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference. Questions? See Ms. Weinstein in Room 117.

Poetry Slam workshops are coming up!  Saturday, Feb 28th at LITERARY ARTS for FREE, and Thursday, March 5th at the FHS LIBRARY.  More to be announced…
FHS Slam Registration kick-off is Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in the FHS LIBRARY with limited slots.  FHS Slam is Thursday, April 9th.  Verselandia is Monday, April 20th - Advanced Ticket Sales HERE   

Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

Want to learn how to play the drums? The Drum Corps will be meeting TODAY after school in the band room.

Important Continuing Items

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you want to learn about Science Careers from women working in Science & Plant Native Trees together? ThenWOMEN IN SCIENCE DAY is for you! 
WHO: Girls 12 & up
WHERE: Hillsboro
WHEN: Saturday, March 7th, 9am-1pm (Food, tools and transportation to the planting location will be provided)  
REGISTER NOW AT WWW.SOLVEOREGON.ORG  
Questions? Talk to Raquel in room 108

Are you interested in explore and learn about careers in the building trades particularly: Carpentry, Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Heavy Equipment? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity: NW College of Construction is hosting a Career Day for high school students just like you. Building Trades Career Day @ NW College of Construction will be on Thursday April 23rd from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is open. Come to room 108 to pick up an application!

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for MONDAY, February 23rd, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO early release for Athletics TODAY.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

REMINDER:  This Thursday, is an Assembly Schedule-it’s the Senior vs Staff Basketball Game during regular Assembly time-after 1st period!

All boys basketball players please meet Coach McGee in the locker room TODAY-MONDAY, February 23rd at 3:30pm. All players must complete a survey...do not be late!

Franklin Friend Club will have its second planning meeting TODAY- Monday, Feb. 23, at lunch in room 239 (Ms. Trotter and Ms. Dunnam's room).  We will plan for our first meeting with our friends, and for future events and activities.  If you missed our first meeting, never fear!  We welcome any and all students who are interested in a program that pairs typical kids with students with disabilities for social skill development and fun.  This is a great way to get to know new people, and gain valuable experience supporting students with special needs.  Join us!

ALL POLAR PLUNGERS MUST MEET AT LUNCH ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, IN DANCE STUDIO!!!

Link Crew applications are OUT! Pick them up in the Main Office, Library, Counseling Office or Ms. Garrett’s Room #159. Deadline for both paper and online app is Monday, March 16th.

Anyone interested in playing softball please attend a short meeting this Thursday, February 26th at 3:30pm in room 27.

Students attending the International Youth Leadership Conference (IYLC) at the Marshall campus on Friday, February 27, will leave Franklin on a district bus at 7:40 a.m. Plan to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to check in and board the bus. Students will return to Franklin at 3:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference. Questions? See Ms. Weinstein in Room 117.

Poetry Slam workshops are coming up!  Saturday, Feb 28th at LITERARY ARTS for FREE, and Thursday, March 5th at the FHS LIBRARY.  More to be announced…
FHS Slam Registration kick-off is Tuesday, March 3rd at LUNCH in the FHS LIBRARY with limited slots.  FHS Slam is Thursday, April 9th.  Verselandia is Monday, April 20th - Advanced Ticket Sales HERE   

Are you an artist? Do you have something unique to bring to the stage? If you can sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or display any other talents, then prepare an act and audition for Arts Alive! Auditions will be held on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. All performers auditioning MUST see Ms. Torres in the dance room ASAP to get audition paperwork. No auditions will be accepted without first seeing Ms. Torres.

Learn to sing with Resonate Women's Chorus! You don't need to be good at singing , we'll teach you!  We will meet TODAY from 3:30-5 in the band room. We'll sing your song suggestions, and perform them in May with a live band!  Sign up in the Sun room.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Don't forget the attendance

Important Continuing Items

·         Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

 

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you want to learn about Science Careers from women working in Science & Plant Native Trees together? ThenWOMEN IN SCIENCE DAY is for you! 
WHO: Girls 12 & up
WHERE: Hillsboro
WHEN: Saturday, March 7th, 9am-1pm (Food, tools and transportation to the planting location will be provided)  
REGISTER NOW AT WWW.SOLVEOREGON.ORG  
Questions? Talk to Raquel in room 108

Are you interested in explore and learn about careers in the building trades particularly: Carpentry, Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Heavy Equipment? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity: NW College of Construction is hosting a Career Day for high school students just like you. Building Trades Career Day @ NW College of Construction will be on Thursday April 23rd from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is open. Come to room 108 to pick up an application!

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for FRIDAY, February 20th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release the Wrestling Team at 12:00pm for the District Meet at Marshall. Please excuse the Varsity Swimmers ALL Day for the State Tournament at Mt. Hood CC (Mrs. Jones has excused them in Synergy).

 

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Good Luck to Mariah Murray, Sadie Wiens, Sadie Brown, Zoe Brown, Katherine Williams and Kathleen Williams and PIL Coach of the year, Coach Kavanagh in the 2015 OSAA State Swim Championships that begin at 9:00am in the Mt. Hood CC Pool on Friday, February 20th and Saturday, February 21st time TBA—check OSAA website Friday evening.  GO QUAKERS!

Good Luck to the Quaker Wrestlers at the 2015 PIL District Wrestling Championships that begin at 3:30pm, in the GYM, at Marshall HS on Friday February 20th and Saturday, February 21st at 9:30am.  GO QUAKERS!

Franklin Friend Club will have its second planning meeting this coming Monday, Feb. 23, at lunch in room 239 (Ms. Trotter and Ms. Dunnam's room).  We will plan for our first meeting with our friends, and for future events and activities.  If you missed our first meeting, never fear!  We welcome any and all students who are interested in a program that pairs typical kids with students with disabilities for social skill development and fun.  This is a great way to get to know new people, and gain valuable experience supporting students with special needs.  Join us!

Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

·         The League for FHS Club has its first game of the tournament on Friday, February 20th, AFTER SCHOOL, in Mr. J Perez’s Room # 121.  Team members remember to bring your $5.00!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Do you want to learn about Science Careers from women working in Science & Plant Native Trees together? ThenWOMEN IN SCIENCE DAY is for you! 
WHO: Girls 12 & up
WHERE: Hillsboro
WHEN: Saturday, March 7th, 9am-1pm (Food, tools and transportation to the planting location will be provided)  
REGISTER NOW AT WWW.SOLVEOREGON.ORG  
Questions? Talk to Raquel in room 108

Are you interested in explore and learn about careers in the building trades particularly: Carpentry, Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Heavy Equipment? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity: NW College of Construction is hosting a Career Day for high school students just like you. Building Trades Career Day @ NW College of Construction will be on Thursday April 23rd from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is open. Come to room 108 to pick up an application!

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention sophomore students! Have you considered Portland Community College as one of your post-secondary options? Would you like to explore and learn about PCC’s excellent programs? Do you have questions about how to fulfill your college goals? Then PCC Preview Days is the event for you!!! During preview day you will: get valuable information on how to get ready to attend PCC, go on a campus tour, spend time interacting with PCC faculty and staff, get answers to your questions regarding going to PCC and have fun! The Preview Day at PCC Sylvania Campus will be on February 20th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Talk to Regina, your Gear Up Coordinator or Raquel in the College and Career Center to register.

 

Attention all sophomore, junior and senior students!! Are you applying or thinking about going to Mt. Hood Community College? Would you like to explore and learn about MHCC’s Academic Programs? Then listen up: Mt. Hood Community College is hosting a Preview Day just for us! With this field trip to MHCC you will: get valuable information about their Academic Programs, available Financial Aid opportunities, go on a campus tour, and have fun! Field trip to Mt. Hood Community College will be on Tuesday February 17th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Registration is available in the College and Career Center.

 

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Have a GREAT!



Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for THURSDAY, February 19th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release the Wrestling Team at 2:40pm to go to Marshall. Please dismiss JV and Varsity Women’s Basketball Players at 2:40pm for a game at Jefferson HS.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Attention ASP Students--Please wear your ASP t-shirt or sweatshirt TODAY-Thursday, February 19th and meet on the back steps after school for our group photograph. You will have meetings in your mentor groups after that.

Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

If you are someone who raps, sings, plays instruments and likes to write songs then join "Beats, Rhymes and Life" Thursdays from 3:30-4:15 with Mr. Perez in room 121. Collaborate with other students, record and produce original songs and just enjoy music. No previous music knowledge is necessary

Supper will be served from 3:30-4:14 today. Don't forget to bring the attendance!

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

·         The League for FHS Club has its first game of the tournament on Friday, February 20th, AFTER SCHOOL, in Mr. J Perez’s Room # 121.  Team members remember to bring your $5.00!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Are you interested in explore and learn about careers in the building trades particularly: Carpentry, Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Heavy Equipment? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity: NW College of Construction is hosting a Career Day for high school students just like you. Building Trades Career Day @ NW College of Construction will be on Thursday April 23rd from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is open. Come to room 108 to pick up an application!

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention sophomore students! Have you considered Portland Community College as one of your post-secondary options? Would you like to explore and learn about PCC’s excellent programs? Do you have questions about how to fulfill your college goals? Then PCC Preview Days is the event for you!!! During preview day you will: get valuable information on how to get ready to attend PCC, go on a campus tour, spend time interacting with PCC faculty and staff, get answers to your questions regarding going to PCC and have fun! The Preview Day at PCC Sylvania Campus will be on February 20th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Talk to Regina, your Gear Up Coordinator or Raquel in the College and Career Center to register.

 

Attention all sophomore, junior and senior students!! Are you applying or thinking about going to Mt. Hood Community College? Would you like to explore and learn about MHCC’s Academic Programs? Then listen up: Mt. Hood Community College is hosting a Preview Day just for us! With this field trip to MHCC you will: get valuable information about their Academic Programs, available Financial Aid opportunities, go on a campus tour, and have fun! Field trip to Mt. Hood Community College will be on Tuesday February 17th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Registration is available in the College and Career Center.

 

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 

 


Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Remember: TODAY-Wednesday is a 
LATE OPENING—see you at 10:15am

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: There are NO Early Releases for Athletics TODAY.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Portland.  Prison.  Published. You are invited to hear the Everybody Reads!  Author-- Mitchell S. Jackson on Tuesday, March 10th at The Schnitzer. There are 70 free tickets with transportation—the bus leaves FHS at 6:30 pm. Permission slips with English/Social studies teachers or in the Library. First come first served. Slips are due Tuesday, March 3rd. Interested parents and staff- email Ms. Childs sjchilds@pps.net  For more information or to download permission slip see the FHS Toolbox.

Anyone and Everyone interested in participating in Track this school year please come to a very IMPORTANT, but short, meeting TODAY-Wednesday, February 18that LUNCH in the GYM.  Please be PROMPT.

Want to learn how to turn your passions into a career? Build a Personal Brand?  Learn more about who you are, what you want, and how to make it happen?  Career Exploration, Career Planning, and Personal Branding?  SPARK can help you do that! Spark will be meeting TODAY after school 3:30-4:30 in room 140

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         If you look into the inner courtyard this week you will notice a Hooverville being constructed. Each of Ms. Polis' US History classes will be building a shelter capable of covering four people as part of our Great Depression unit. We will also be making signs explaining the project and the historical significance of Hoovervilles.  We will be using found/recycled materials and will be recycling the materials at the end of the project.  Please respect the work being done by your fellow Quakers by staying out of the roped off work area.

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

·         The League for FHS Club has its first game of the tournament on Friday, February 20th, AFTER SCHOOL, in Mr. J Perez’s Room # 121.  Team members remember to bring your $5.00!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Are you interested in explore and learn about careers in the building trades particularly: Carpentry, Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Heavy Equipment? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity: NW College of Construction is hosting a Career Day for high school students just like you. Building Trades Career Day @ NW College of Construction will be on Thursday April 23rd from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is open. Come to room 108 to pick up an application!

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention sophomore students! Have you considered Portland Community College as one of your post-secondary options? Would you like to explore and learn about PCC’s excellent programs? Do you have questions about how to fulfill your college goals? Then PCC Preview Days is the event for you!!! During preview day you will: get valuable information on how to get ready to attend PCC, go on a campus tour, spend time interacting with PCC faculty and staff, get answers to your questions regarding going to PCC and have fun! The Preview Day at PCC Sylvania Campus will be on February 20th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Talk to Regina, your Gear Up Coordinator or Raquel in the College and Career Center to register.

 

Attention all sophomore, junior and senior students!! Are you applying or thinking about going to Mt. Hood Community College? Would you like to explore and learn about MHCC’s Academic Programs? Then listen up: Mt. Hood Community College is hosting a Preview Day just for us! With this field trip to MHCC you will: get valuable information about their Academic Programs, available Financial Aid opportunities, go on a campus tour, and have fun! Field trip to Mt. Hood Community College will be on Tuesday February 17th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Registration is available in the College and Career Center.

 

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Have a GREAT DAY!


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
Remember-Wednesday, February 18th is a LATE OPENING

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss BOTH Freshmen and JV Women’s Basketball Players at 2:40pm for games at Lincoln HS.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Attention All Freshmen:  if you are making payments for your iPad fee.  Your second payment is due.  Please remember to pay your $10.00 iPad fee by the deadline of Tuesday, February 17th. Please make payments to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the student store. 

Anyone and Everyone interested in participating in Track this school year please come to a very IMPORTANT, but short, meeting next Wednesday, February 18th at LUNCH in the GYM.  Please be PROMPT.

Don't forget that the tutoring center will now be in Library on Tuesdays- Thursdays!

Want to learn how to play the drums? The Drum Corps will be meeting TODAY after school in the band room.

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

 

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         If you look into the inner courtyard this week you will notice a Hooverville being constructed. Each of Ms. Polis' US History classes will be building a shelter capable of covering four people as part of our Great Depression unit. We will also be making signs explaining the project and the historical significance of Hoovervilles.  We will be using found/recycled materials and will be recycling the materials at the end of the project.  Please respect the work being done by your fellow Quakers by staying out of the roped off work area.

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Are you interested in explore and learn about careers in the building trades particularly: Carpentry, Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Heavy Equipment? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity: NW College of Construction is hosting a Career Day for high school students just like you. Building Trades Career Day @ NW College of Construction will be on Thursday April 23rd from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is open. Come to room 108 to pick up an application!

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention sophomore students! Have you considered Portland Community College as one of your post-secondary options? Would you like to explore and learn about PCC’s excellent programs? Do you have questions about how to fulfill your college goals? Then PCC Preview Days is the event for you!!! During preview day you will: get valuable information on how to get ready to attend PCC, go on a campus tour, spend time interacting with PCC faculty and staff, get answers to your questions regarding going to PCC and have fun! The Preview Day at PCC Sylvania Campus will be on February 20th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Talk to Regina, your Gear Up Coordinator or Raquel in the College and Career Center to register.

 

Attention all sophomore, junior and senior students!! Are you applying or thinking about going to Mt. Hood Community College? Would you like to explore and learn about MHCC’s Academic Programs? Then listen up: Mt. Hood Community College is hosting a Preview Day just for us! With this field trip to MHCC you will: get valuable information about their Academic Programs, available Financial Aid opportunities, go on a campus tour, and have fun! Field trip to Mt. Hood Community College will be on Tuesday February 17th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Registration is available in the College and Career Center.

 

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Have a GREAT DAY!

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, February 12th, 2015
Remember-Monday, February 16th is a Holiday—NO SCHOOL!

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss BOTH JV Women’s and Men’s Basketball Players at 2:25pm for games at Roosevelt HS.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Attention students!  Don’t forget to turn your forecasting sheets into the counseling office by TODAY-Friday, February 13…with your PARENT SIGNATURES.  Also, take advantage of seeing our counselors before school, at lunch, and after school to get any questions answered!  We are in the library all week through February 13…and happy to see you!

REMINDER:  AP Registration Forms are due TODAY-Friday, February 13th, 2015!!  Bring forms and payment to JAN in the STUDENT STORE.

Did you know that TONIGHT there's going to be a great performance in the auditorium?!  And it's not even being run by Mr. Forsyth!  Come tonight to the Multi-Cultural Performance!   Watch and listen to your friends perform songs, dances, and skits from around the world!  And you can see some teachers perform, too!  Friday night, 6:30 – 8:00pm, in the Auditorium.  See you there!

Attn: Freshmen-a number of students with iPads have reported red or green distorted screens.  This is typically the result of direct pressure being applied to the iPad-much like when the iPad is placed in a backpack along with textbooks.  PLEASE remember to treat your iPad carefully and responsibly.  If you are experiencing any of these issues, please report to Adam Souza BY TODAY-Friday, February 13th to have your device fixed WITHOUT being charged the damage fee.   After Friday, February 13th, you will be charged the $50.00 damage fee. 

Anyone and Everyone interested in participating in Track this school year please come to a very IMPORTANT, but short, meeting next Wednesday, February 18th at LUNCH in the GYM.  Please be PROMPT.

Attention All Freshmen:  if you are making payments for your iPad fee.  Your second payment is due.  Please remember to pay your $10.00 iPad fee by the deadline of Tuesday, February 17th. Please make payments to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the student store.  

For those students and families that joined us for our FHS Forecasting Event, we hope you enjoyed the evening(s) and found it both informative and beneficial!  We enjoyed seeing so MANY of our families!  Thank you for coming.
Counselors will be visiting Soph/Jr’s in their Social Studies classes and Freshmen in their College and Career classes for those students who were unable to attend and also to address individual student questions. Office Hours listed below:  

OFFICE HOURS WITH COUNSELORS in the FHS LIBRARY
Parents welcome! Come with FORECASTING questions and to receive
4 year academic plan/advice. 
In the Franklin High School LIBRARY
The last day is TODAY-Friday, February 13th
Morning: 7:45am to 8:15am 
Lunch Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11:26am to 11:59am
Afternoons: 3:15pm to 3:45pm
Deadline for Forecasting Sheet RETURN is TODAY-FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2015 by 3:30pm in the COUNSELING OFFICE.

Communicare is selling their world famous chocolate long-stemmed roses-$1.00 each or $12.00 per dozen. Students will be selling them in the hallways or check in Ms. Leineweber’s Room #124.  Proceeds go directly back to help the FHS Community! 

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to 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 (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by TODAY-Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your 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.

·         If you look into the inner courtyard this week you will notice a Hooverville being constructed. Each of Ms. Polis' US History classes will be building a shelter capable of covering four people as part of our Great Depression unit. We will also be making signs explaining the project and the historical significance of Hoovervilles.  We will be using found/recycled materials and will be recycling the materials at the end of the project.  Please respect the work being done by your fellow Quakers by staying out of the roped off work area.

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6th.  Are you ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention sophomore students! Have you considered Portland Community College as one of your post-secondary options? Would you like to explore and learn about PCC’s excellent programs? Do you have questions about how to fulfill your college goals? Then PCC Preview Days is the event for you!!! During preview day you will: get valuable information on how to get ready to attend PCC, go on a campus tour, spend time interacting with PCC faculty and staff, get answers to your questions regarding going to PCC and have fun! The Preview Day at PCC Sylvania Campus will be on February 20th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Talk to Regina, your Gear Up Coordinator or Raquel in the College and Career Center to register.

 

Attention all sophomore, junior and senior students!! Are you applying or thinking about going to Mt. Hood Community College? Would you like to explore and learn about MHCC’s Academic Programs? Then listen up: Mt. Hood Community College is hosting a Preview Day just for us! With this field trip to MHCC you will: get valuable information about their Academic Programs, available Financial Aid opportunities, go on a campus tour, and have fun! Field trip to Mt. Hood Community College will be on Tuesday February 17th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Registration is available in the College and Career Center.

 

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Attention Students: Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to meet with college reps visiting FHS on February!!!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, February 12th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO EARLY DISMISSALS FOR ATHLETICS TODAY.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Attention students!  Don’t forget to turn your forecasting sheets into the counseling office  by Friday, February 13…with your parent signatures.  Also, take advantage of seeing our counselors before school, at lunch, and after school to get any questions answered!  We are in the library all week through February 13…and happy to see you!

REMINDER:  AP Registration Forms are due TOMORROW-Friday, February 13th, 2015!!  Bring forms and payment to JAN in the STUDENT STORE.

Hey Quakers, it's that time again. Love is in the air, sparks are flying, and Valograms are on sale! Stop by Benji during LUNCH-TODAY through THURSDAY and purchase a Valogram. They're perfect for friends, teachers, or even your significant other. They are $1 for a personalized card with two chocolate kisses, or $2 for a card, kisses, and a special serenade. Stop by and get yours today!

Attn:  All students who are interested in playing MEN’S TENNIS please come to an IMPORTANT Meeting TODAY- Thursday, February 12th at the TENNIS COURTS after school at 3:20pm.  Please be PROMPT!

Party in the library!  TODAY-Thursday, February 12th during Tutorial-2:30-3:15pm. Treats and Slammin’ and Writing. An ode to pink. An ode to my bike.  An ode to a steering wheel. We will kick off our FHS Slam (April 9th) Countdown with a little writing and a love slam demo from our slam poets Desmond Spann and Mercedes Munoz. All students are invited but SPACE IS LIMITED so come right away. Bring something to write with! And a friend too!

Are you interested in becoming a peer mentor to students with disabilities?  Then the Franklin Friend Club may be for you!  This is a program that partners typical students with students with special needs, who are often isolated and lack friendships.  There is a planning meeting TODAY-Thursday, 12/12, at lunch in Ms. Trotter and Ms. Dunnam's room, #239.  Come find out what it's all about!  Flyers will be available in the main office and counseling office.

Attn: Freshmen-a number of students with iPads have reported red or green distorted screens.  This is typically the result of direct pressure being applied to the iPad-much like when the iPad is placed in a backpack along with textbooks.  PLEASE remember to treat your iPad carefully and responsibly.  If you are experiencing any of these issues, please report to Adam Souza BY TODAY-Friday, February 13th to have your device fixed WITHOUT being charged the damage fee.   After Friday, February 13th, you will be charged the $50.00 damage fee. 

Anyone and Everyone interested in participating in Track this school year please come to a very IMPORTANT, but short, meeting next Wednesday, February 18th at LUNCH in the GYM.  Please be PROMPT.

Attention All Freshmen:  if you are making payments for your iPad fee.  Your second payment is due.  Please remember to pay your $10.00 iPad fee by the deadline of Tuesday, February 17th. Please make payments to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the student store.  

For those students and families that joined us for our FHS Forecasting Event, we hope you enjoyed the evening(s) and found it both informative and beneficial!  We enjoyed seeing so MANY of our families!  Thank you for coming.
Counselors will be visiting Soph/Jr’s in their Social Studies classes and Freshmen in their College and Career classes for those students who were unable to attend and also to address individual student questions. Office Hours listed below:  

OFFICE HOURS WITH COUNSELORS in the FHS LIBRARY
Parents welcome! Come with FORECASTING questions and to receive
4 year academic plan/advice. 
In the Franklin High School LIBRARY
Monday, February 9th through Friday, February 13th
Mornings: 7:45am to 8:15am 
Lunch Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11:26am to 11:59am
Thursday: 11:04am-11:34am
Afternoons: 3:15pm to 3:45pm
Deadline for Forecasting Sheet RETURN is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2015 by 3:30pm in the COUNSELING OFFICE.

Communicare is selling their world famous chocolate long-stemmed roses-$1.00 each or $12.00 per dozen. Students will be selling them in the hallways or check in Ms. Leineweber’s Room #124.  Proceeds go directly back to help the FHS Community! 

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions have started! 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to 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 (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). 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-cash/check/money order- with your 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.

·         If you look into the inner courtyard this week you will notice a Hooverville being constructed. Each of Ms. Polis' US History classes will be building a shelter capable of covering four people as part of our Great Depression unit. We will also be making signs explaining the project and the historical significance of Hoovervilles.  We will be using found/recycled materials and will be recycling the materials at the end of the project.  Please respect the work being done by your fellow Quakers by staying out of the roped off work area.

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention students! Would you like to spend a day learning about occupations related to the Department of Human Services? The DHS is hosting a Career Day for you to learn about: Caseworkers, Community Resource Coordinators, Career Advisors, Social Services and Disability Services Coordinators, etc. Registration is open but space is limited. Apply today! Registration forms are available in room 108.

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in good paying jobs? Do you need something to do during Spring Break? Then the Spring Break BUILD-IT CAMP is for you! It is a TWO-DAY CONSTRUCTION CAMPon MARCH 23 & 24 from 8:00 AM–1:00 PM at PPS District Office open to all sophomores + juniors + seniors, where students will have the opportunity to: 
• Work with construction trades professionals on a hands-on project
• Learn about safety procedures
• Students will also receive a lunch box, tool box, tools, and a certificate of participation.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 6  Ready to apply? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to complete the Paper Application.

Are you looking for Internships opportunities? PACE Mentorship Program is a FREE after-school program that gives you the opportunity to work with plumbers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and electricians to learn about good paying jobs in the trades. Benefits: explore career fields within the industry, collaborate with a team of mentors and students from other schools, gain experience and learn new skills.  OPEN TO SOPHOMORES + JUNIORS + SENIORS  7 MEETINGS: WEDNESDAYS 4:30-6:30 PM, April 8–May 13th at the PPS District Office APPLICATIONS ARE DUE on Friday, March 13th. Come to room 108 to pick up and submit your application ASAP.

Attention: Calling all artists, designers, writers, & creative team players!!! Wieden and Kennedy is acreatively-driven advertising agency with 8 offices in 7 countries widely recognized for their Super Bowl, Nike and Old Spice Guy Commercials. W&K Career Day for high school students is back!!! You will have the opportunity to spend a morning behind the scenes talking to Art Directors, Writers, Project Managers, Producers, Media Planners, Designers, Engineers, etc. about why they love their job. Questions? Want to register? Talk to Raquel in room 108. But hurry up! Space is very limited.

Attention girls! Registration is open for the 2015 Women in Trades Career Fair!! The Women in Trades Career Fair is an excellent hands-on trades-related career event dedicated to educate and inspire young women to explore career options in the building, construction, mechanical, electrical, utility, and highway trades. You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops, try out tools, and learn about apprenticeship and training opportunities, and more…! Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register. Space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attention students! Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking candidates for the EAGLE Program. The EAGLE (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) Program is a unique summer paid internship opportunity! Only sophomores with good attendance in school and at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply for this two-year program. Students who are selected will work full time in the clubhouse or on the golf course at minimum wage during the summer for two years. A history of interest in the game of golf is NOT required. In addition, EAGLE students successfully completing the program become eligible to apply and compete for an Evans Foundation Scholarship in their senior year. This scholarship provides college tuition and housing expenses at the University of Oregon and may be renewed for up to four years, which is equivalent to a total exceeding $50,000. Applications are available in room 108!

Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Would you like to become an Assistant Counselor for the Friends of Tryon Creek’s Nature Day Camp 2015? All high school students 9th-12th are eligible to be Assistant Counselors this summer! Assistant Counselors work closely with a designated Instructor and the Day Camp Director to help children ages 4-12 have a wonderful week in the woods of Tryon Creek State Park. They are looking for responsible, fun, creative people who enjoy the outdoors and are willing to learn. If that’s you then come to room 108 to pick up an application! It’s sure to be a lot of fun!

Attention sophomore students! Have you considered Portland Community College as one of your post-secondary options? Would you like to explore and learn about PCC’s excellent programs? Do you have questions about how to fulfill your college goals? Then PCC Preview Days is the event for you!!! During preview day you will: get valuable information on how to get ready to attend PCC, go on a campus tour, spend time interacting with PCC faculty and staff, get answers to your questions regarding going to PCC and have fun! The Preview Day at PCC Sylvania Campus will be on February 20th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Talk to Regina, your Gear Up Coordinator or Raquel in the College and Career Center to register.

 

Attention all sophomore, junior and senior students!! Are you applying or thinking about going to Mt. Hood Community College? Would you like to explore and learn about MHCC’s Academic Programs? Then listen up: Mt. Hood Community College is hosting a Preview Day just for us! With this field trip to MHCC you will: get valuable information about their Academic Programs, available Financial Aid opportunities, go on a campus tour, and have fun! Field trip to Mt. Hood Community College will be on Tuesday February 17th. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Registration is available in the College and Career Center.

 

Attention students! Would you like to experience a day as an engineer?  If so, you're in luck...E-week is for you!The 51st Annual Engineer’s Week High School Program is back for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, or design careers.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel. Each student will be sponsored by an engineer before dispersing on one of several company tours to either: Biotronik, Blount, Rockwell Collins, Legacy Health Biomechanics Research Facilities, OHSU Department of Biomedical Engineering, etc. The day ends with a big banquet with a keynote speaker. Talk to Raquel if you want to register!

Attention Students: Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to meet with college reps visiting FHS on February!!!

  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: NO EARLY DISMISSALS FOR ATHLETICS TODAY.

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Hey Quakers, it's that time again. Love is in the air, sparks are flying, and Valograms are on sale! Stop by Benji during LUNCH-TODAY through THURSDAY and purchase a Valogram. They're perfect for friends, teachers, or even your significant other. They are $1 for a personalized card with two chocolate kisses, or $2 for a card, kisses, and a special serenade. Stop by and get yours today!

Reminder for all 10th and 11th grade students of Native American or Latino Heritage: Please come down to the library to hear guest speakers and learn about opportunities for higher education during 8th period TODAY--Wednesday.

Attn:  All students who are interested in playing MEN’S TENNIS please come to an IMPORTANT Meeting on Thursday, February 12th at the TENNIS COURTS after school at 3:20pm.  Please be PROMPT!

Party in the library!  Thursday, February 12th during Tutorial-2:30-3:15pm. Treats and Slammin’ and Writing. An ode to pink. An ode to my bike.  An ode to a steering wheel. We will kick off our FHS Slam (April 9th) Countdown with a little writing and a love slam demo from our slam poets Desmond Spann and Mercedes Munoz. All students are invited but SPACE IS LIMITED so come right away. Bring something to write with! And a friend too!

Are you interested in becoming a peer mentor to students with disabilities?  Then the Franklin Friend Club may be for you!  This is a program that partners typical students with students with special needs, who are often isolated and lack friendships.  There is a planning meeting this Thursday, 12/12, at lunch in Ms. Trotter and Ms. Dunnam's room, #239.  Come find out what it's all about!  Flyers will be available in the main office and counseling office.

Attn: Freshmen-a number of students with iPads have reported red or green distorted screens.  This is typically the result of direct pressure being applied to the iPad-much like when the iPad is placed in a backpack along with textbooks.  PLEASE remember to treat your iPad carefully and responsibly.  If you are experiencing any of these issues, please report to Adam Souza BY Friday, February 13th to have your device fixed WITHOUT being charged the damage fee.   After Friday, February 13th, you will be charged the $50.00 damage fee. 

Anyone and Everyone interested in participating in Track this school year please come to a very IMPORTANT, but short, meeting next Wednesday, February 18th at LUNCH in the GYM.  Please be PROMPT.

Attention All Freshmen:  if you are making payments for your iPad fee.  Your second payment is due.  Please remember to pay your $10.00 iPad fee by the deadline of Tuesday, February 17th. Please make payments to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the student store.  

For those students and families that joined us for our FHS Forecasting Event, we hope you enjoyed the evening(s) and found it both informative and beneficial!  We enjoyed seeing so MANY of our families!  Thank you for coming.
Counselors will be visiting Soph/Jr’s in their Social Studies classes and Freshmen in their College and Career classes for those students who were unable to attend and also to address individual student questions. Office Hours listed below:  

OFFICE HOURS WITH COUNSELORS in the FHS LIBRARY
Parents welcome! Come with FORECASTING questions and to receive
4 year academic plan/advice. 
In the Franklin High School LIBRARY
Monday, February 9th through Friday, February 13th
Mornings: 7:45am to 8:15am 
Lunch Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11:26am to 11:59am
Thursday: 11:04am-11:34am
Afternoons: 3:15pm to 3:45pm
Deadline for Forecasting Sheet RETURN is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2015 by 3:30pm in the COUNSELING OFFICE.

Communicare is selling their world famous chocolate long-stemmed roses-$1.00 each or $12.00 per dozen. Students will be selling them in the hallways or check in Ms. Leineweber’s Room #124.  Proceeds go directly back to help the FHS Community! 

Important Continuing Items

·         The Tutoring Center is moving!!! After school Tutoring will move into the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday to create more space and resources for students and tutors. On Mondays Tutoring will still be in 108, due to the staff meeting in the library that day.
TUTORING CENTER SCHEDULE
Mondays: 3:15-5pm in 108
Tuesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Wednesdays: 3:15-5pm in LIBRARY
Thursdays: 2:15-4pm in LIBRARY

·         Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions will begin Monday, February 9th from 6:30am to 7:45am EVERY Monday through Thursday until the end of the year. 

·         Link Crew would like to acknowledge Mr. O'Neill for being an awesome teacher, Joyce Gago for her hard work in the office, and Ashley Rust for documenting life at Franklin!

·         Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to 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 (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). 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-cash/check/money order- with your 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.

·         If you look into the inner courtyard this week you will notice a Hooverville being constructed. Each of Ms. Polis' US History classes will be building a shelter capable of covering four people as part of our Great Depression unit. We will also be making signs explaining the project and the historical significance of Hoovervilles.  We will be using found/recycled materials and will be recycling the materials at the end of the project.  Please respect the work being done by your fellow Quakers by staying out of the roped off work area.

·         Find your Destiny Quest! : Download the App from Google Play or iTunes today! You will need to enter the library url /IP address:  library.nwtoolbox.org   Check your record.  See your fines and checked out books, use the catalog, see new books, and do web searches. Come to the library or see attached instructions for help.

·         Clear your Library Record:  Pay your charges week! Avoid end of year penalties and exclusions. Come to the library to get a contract.  Make a plan. Take care of business. (See your record with the app above or log in on the Catalog link on The FHS Toolbox http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our 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.

·         Are you having a conflict? Do you need help to resolve it? Hit up the Peer Mediators! You can go find the box in the main office-on the VP counter, in Room 242 or you can check out our website at:fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

·         Please save your Free/Reduced Approval letter from Nutrition Services. This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, AP and other TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

 

Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truth about alcohol effects and discuss real life situations. Project Options is here during lunch in Room 136 on Mondays and Thursdays. Come hang out, eat pizza, and get a free gift card. 

·         The Disney Club will start meeting Tuesdays at LUNCH in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Feel free to wear your favorite Disney shirts, bring your stuffed Disney toys, or any merchandise. We can chat about our favorite movies, characters, or reading the Disney News on the internet.

·         The Tutoring Center in Room 108 will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-5 and on Thursday 2:30-4 (during Tutorial and after school).  Students who come to the Tutoring Center in Room 108 can pick up a hot supper at 5:00.

·         The Anime-Manga Club has officially started!  We will be meeting every Wednesday at LUNCH, inMr. Buckmaster's Room #230.  Come by - all are welcome!

·         The Queer Straight Alliance meets Thursday, at LUNCH, in Ms. Vinger’s Room #254 –- for talk, planning and fun!  Come be a part of making Franklin open and welcoming for all students.

·         Are you against Animal Abuse?  Do you like Animals?  Come join the Animal Rights Club and speak for the animals!  Meetings are on THURSDAY at LUNCH in ROOM 252 (Ms. York’s Room)

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll help you out.  Meetings are every FRIDAY after school in Ms. Mi’s Room #273. See you there!