Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

Home of the Quakers

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

Quaker Announcements

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Thursday, January 29th, 2015

FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE:
Wednesday, January 28th - B-Day FINALS  (5,6,7,8)
Thursday, January 29th - A-Day FINALS  (1,2,3,4)  NO TUTORIAL—FULL PERIODS
Friday, January 30th - the Planning Day. NO SCHOOL for students

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!

STUDENTS:  IMPORTANT--Please pick up your 2nd Semester Schedules in the GYM on Monday, February 2nd between 7:30 and 8:00am. You must have this official schedule, in hand, to check into your 2nd semester classes. 

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 the 130 hours of seat-time and the guidelines we must follow to meet that requirement.

Any girls interested in playing golf this spring come to a short informational meeting Wednesday, February 4th in the GYM at 11:30am-during LUNCH.

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 will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  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.

 

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 FORECASTING Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:
  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening Our first rehearsal is TODAY- Thursday, January 29th from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

Love to sing? Join the new women’s chorus sponsored by Resonate Choral Arts. We meet every Monday from 3:30-5:00pm in the band room, beginning February 2nd . Help pick the music! We’ll perform with Resonate and a live band in May.

Due to the last day of first semester- there will be no supper after school today.

Important Continuing Items

·         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 

Job Opportunities for youth with an immigrant and refugee background - Community Youth Ambassador with PPR - Applications due February 6th, 2015 at 5pm:

Attention students 16 years of age and older who have an immigrant and refugee background, bi-lingual and/or have an understanding of the barriers immigrant and refugee youth experience in the United States, the“Portland Parks and Recreations’ Parks for New Portlanders Program” is seeking for youth like you for a great job opportunity: Community Youth Ambassador. Compensation is: $11.50 per hour. If hired, you will be responsible for the early integration, advocacy and engagement of youth and families through the coordination of the Portland World Cup Soccer Program. Talk to Raquel for more information or to apply.

Attention seniors! Are you going into a trade or vocation? The Oregon State Elks Association Vocational Grant is a great opportunity for students that are pursuing a two-year vocational degreethat can help you with your college tuition. It is a $1,000 grant which may be reapplied for the following year if needed. The deadline is April 1. For every 7 applications submitted, one is chosen, so you can see the odds are much better than many grants offered to students. Interested? Pick up an application in the College and Career Center.

Are you a storyteller? Second Story Interactive Studios is known for digital storytelling using a number of different formats. Its clients have included the National Baseball Hall of Fame, The Grammy Museum, the Library of Congress, the National Geographic, and – lest we forget – the Vault of the Secret Formula exhibit at the World of Coca-Cola.  The company has received over 400 awards in competitions and they are hosting a career day for you! Come meet the designers, engineers, filmmakers, researchers, producers, developers and artists at Second Story for a window to their backgrounds and careers…This is your opportunity! See Raquel for more info or to complete an application.

Microsoft Career Day is back! This amazing event includes opportunities to connect with other teensinterested in technology as well as professionals in the field. Students will learn about the variety of roles at a large company like Microsoft while also trying out various products and developing their own skills. Students will have chances to learn coding in the lab, perfect their sales pitches and practice their interviewing skills. Students will have also many opportunities to ask professionals in the tech industry about their career paths and the skills/education needed to be successful at work. It’s your chance to experience amazing technology… dream about your future…and have free lunch. When?Friday, February 20th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Registration is open and information is available in room 108. Spaces are very limited.

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)   Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for      Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE:
Wednesday, January 28th - B-Day FINALS  (5,6,7,8)
Thursday, January 29th - A-Day FINALS  (1,2,3,4)  NO TUTORIAL—FULL PERIODS
Friday, January 30th - the Planning Day. NO SCHOOL for students

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!

STUDENTS:  IMPORTANT--Please pick up your 2nd Semester Schedules in the GYM on Monday, February 2nd between 7:30 and 8:00am. You must have this official schedule, in hand, to check into your 2nd semester classes. 

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 will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  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.

 

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 FORECASTING Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:
  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

From the Ground Up will be starting an improv class second semester. All students interested come to the SUN room to sign up!

UPDATE TO CALENDAR: SENIOR LAST DAY JUNE 3, 2015

Important Continuing Items

·         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 

Job Opportunities for youth with an immigrant and refugee background - Community Youth Ambassador with PPR - Applications due February 6th, 2015 at 5pm:

Attention students 16 years of age and older who have an immigrant and refugee background, bi-lingual and/or have an understanding of the barriers immigrant and refugee youth experience in the United States, the“Portland Parks and Recreations’ Parks for New Portlanders Program” is seeking for youth like you for a great job opportunity: Community Youth Ambassador. Compensation is: $11.50 per hour. If hired, you will be responsible for the early integration, advocacy and engagement of youth and families through the coordination of the Portland World Cup Soccer Program. Talk to Raquel for more information or to apply.

Attention seniors! Are you going into a trade or vocation? The Oregon State Elks Association Vocational Grant is a great opportunity for students that are pursuing a two-year vocational degreethat can help you with your college tuition. It is a $1,000 grant which may be reapplied for the following year if needed. The deadline is April 1. For every 7 applications submitted, one is chosen, so you can see the odds are much better than many grants offered to students. Interested? Pick up an application in the College and Career Center.

Are you a storyteller? Second Story Interactive Studios is known for digital storytelling using a number of different formats. Its clients have included the National Baseball Hall of Fame, The Grammy Museum, the Library of Congress, the National Geographic, and – lest we forget – the Vault of the Secret Formula exhibit at the World of Coca-Cola.  The company has received over 400 awards in competitions and they are hosting a career day for you! Come meet the designers, engineers, filmmakers, researchers, producers, developers and artists at Second Story for a window to their backgrounds and careers…This is your opportunity! See Raquel for more info or to complete an application.

Microsoft Career Day is back! This amazing event includes opportunities to connect with other teensinterested in technology as well as professionals in the field. Students will learn about the variety of roles at a large company like Microsoft while also trying out various products and developing their own skills. Students will have chances to learn coding in the lab, perfect their sales pitches and practice their interviewing skills. Students will have also many opportunities to ask professionals in the tech industry about their career paths and the skills/education needed to be successful at work. It’s your chance to experience amazing technology… dream about your future…and have free lunch. When?Friday, February 20th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Registration is open and information is available in room 108. Spaces are very limited.

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)   Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for      Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

 

FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, January 27th - A-Day classes Regular schedule
Wednesday, January 28th - B-Day FINALS  (5,6,7,8)
Thursday, January 29th - A-Day FINALS  (1,2,3,4)  NO TUTORIAL—FULL PERIODS
Friday, January 30th - the Planning Day. NO SCHOOL for students

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!

STUDENTS:  IMPORTANT--Please pick up your 2nd Semester Schedules in the GYM on Monday, February 2nd between 7:30 and 8:00am. You must have this official schedule, in hand, to check into your 2nd semester classes. 

Link Crew would like to appreciate 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!

FRESHMEN:  THERE IS AN IPAD CHECK OUT TODAY- TUESDAY, JANUARY 27th, AT LUNCH in the LIBRARY, IF STUDENTS HAVE ALL REQUIREMENTS MET.  There will NOT be ANY check-outs until TUESDAY at LUNCH.

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  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.

 

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 FORECASTING Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:
  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

Attention ladies! Do you like to sing? Come to the band room TODAY at lunch to learn about the all-female choir that is starting after school 2nd semester.  Meet the mentors from Resonate Women's Chorus and find out more.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 

As finals week is upon us the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Thursday

Important Continuing Items

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 seniors! Are you going into a trade or vocation? The Oregon State Elks Association Vocational Grant is a great opportunity for students that are pursuing a two-year vocational degreethat can help you with your college tuition. It is a $1,000 grant which may be reapplied for the following year if needed. The deadline is April 1. For every 7 applications submitted, one is chosen, so you can see the odds are much better than many grants offered to students. Interested? Pick up an application in the College and Career Center.

Are you a storyteller? Second Story Interactive Studios is known for digital storytelling using a number of different formats. Its clients have included the National Baseball Hall of Fame, The Grammy Museum, the Library of Congress, the National Geographic, and – lest we forget – the Vault of the Secret Formula exhibit at the World of Coca-Cola.  The company has received over 400 awards in competitions and they are hosting a career day for you! Come meet the designers, engineers, filmmakers, researchers, producers, developers and artists at Second Story for a window to their backgrounds and careers…This is your opportunity! See Raquel for more info or to complete an application.

Microsoft Career Day is back! This amazing event includes opportunities to connect with other teensinterested in technology as well as professionals in the field. Students will learn about the variety of roles at a large company like Microsoft while also trying out various products and developing their own skills. Students will have chances to learn coding in the lab, perfect their sales pitches and practice their interviewing skills. Students will have also many opportunities to ask professionals in the tech industry about their career paths and the skills/education needed to be successful at work. It’s your chance to experience amazing technology… dream about your future…and have free lunch. When?Friday, February 20th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Registration is open and information is available in room 108. Spaces are very limited.

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)   Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Monday, January 26th, 2015

 

FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE:
Monday, January 26th - Skinny day (1-8)
Tuesday, January 27th - A-Day classes Regular schedule
Wednesday, January 28th - B-Day FINALS  (5,6,7,8)
Thursday, January 29th - A-Day FINALS  (1,2,3,4)  NO TUTORIAL—FULL PERIODS
Friday, January 30th - the Planning Day. NO SCHOOL for students

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!

FRESHMEN:  THERE IS AN IPAD CHECK OUT TUESDAY, JANUARY 27th, AT LUNCH in the LIBRARY, IF STUDENTS HAVE ALL REQUIREMENTS MET.  There will NOT be ANY check-outs until TUESDAY at LUNCH.

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  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.

 

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is TOMORROW-Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.   You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip to bring an OUT OF FHS GUEST and have already purchased tickets to attend the dance.  TICKETS are NOT being sold at the door.

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

 


STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 FORECASTING Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:
  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 

Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Important Continuing Items

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 a storyteller? Second Story Interactive Studios is known for digital storytelling using a number of different formats. Its clients have included the National Baseball Hall of Fame, The Grammy Museum, the Library of Congress, the National Geographic, and – lest we forget – the Vault of the Secret Formula exhibit at the World of Coca-Cola.  The company has received over 400 awards in competitions and they are hosting a career day for you! Come meet the designers, engineers, filmmakers, researchers, producers, developers and artists at Second Story for a window to their backgrounds and careers…This is your opportunity! See Raquel for more info or to complete an application.

Microsoft Career Day is back! This amazing event includes opportunities to connect with other teensinterested in technology as well as professionals in the field. Students will learn about the variety of roles at a large company like Microsoft while also trying out various products and developing their own skills. Students will have chances to learn coding in the lab, perfect their sales pitches and practice their interviewing skills. Students will have also many opportunities to ask professionals in the tech industry about their career paths and the skills/education needed to be successful at work. It’s your chance to experience amazing technology… dream about your future…and have free lunch. When?Friday, February 20th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Registration is open and information is available in room 108. Spaces are very limited.

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, January 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!

QUAKER SPIRIT WEEK
Tues, Jan 20th thru Fri, Jan 23th 
DRESS-UP and SHOW your SPIRIT!
FRI:  Flashback Friday 
(wear clothes from your favorite decade-50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, etc.)
PLEASE keep it school appropriate and respectful.

 

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  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.

 

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up THIS Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  FINAL Ticket Sales will be Friday, January 23rd at LUNCH in the MAIN HALL.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips were already DUE.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  

Attention students and parents!  If you want to have a change to your schedule considered, the forms are available in the counseling office and are due back by TOMORROW-Friday, January 23 at 4 pm.   Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.   If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.  There will be no other change requests considered after that time so we can be working with you to choose classes wisely for next year!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 Forecasting Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:
  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January. 
Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Important Continuing Items

·         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 .

·         Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday.

 

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

 

THURSDAY ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE

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!

QUAKER SPIRIT WEEK
Tues, Jan 20th thru Fri, Jan 23th 
DRESS-UP and SHOW your SPIRIT!
THURS:  Class Colors (Fresh=White, Soph=Black, Jr=Gray, Sr=Maroon)
FRI:  Flashback Friday 
(wear clothes from your favorite decade-50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, etc.)
PLEASE keep it school appropriate and respectful.

 

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  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.

 

Attn:  All Freshmen-the Cocoa and Cram studying and support session for Finals by Link Crew Leaders will be TODAY-Thursday, January 22nd from 2:30-4:30pm in the LIBRARY.

It's National No-Name-Calling Week!  Join the QSA at LUNCH TODAY-Thursday, January 22nd in the LIBRARY to hear a guest speaker from GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network). There will be pizza!

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up THIS Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  Ticket Sales run through Friday, January 23rd.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips were DUE, in the VP’s Office YESTERDAY-WEDNESDAY, January 21st.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  Guest rules, etc. are on the Clearance Slips.

Attention students and parents!  If you want to have a change to your schedule considered, the forms are available in the counseling office and are due back by TOMORROW-Friday, January 23 at 4 pm.   Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.   If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.  There will be no other change requests considered after that time so we can be working with you to choose classes wisely for next year!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 Forecasting Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:
  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January. 
Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Girls interested in joining an all-female singing group can come to the SUN room during lunch or after school to sign up for second semester.

Due to assembly schedule- SUN programs will begin at 3:30. Supper will be served from 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Don't forget to bring down an attendance sheet!

Love to sing? Join the new women’s chorus sponsored by Resonate Choral Arts. We meet every Monday 3:30-5 in the band room, beginning February 2. Help pick the music! We’ll perform with Resonate and a live band in May.

Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Important Continuing Items

·         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 .

·         Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday.

 

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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!

·         Russian club meets TODAY, Thursday, January 22nd, at LUNCH in Ms. Struble’s Room #267.

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 is LATE OPENING WEDNESDAY—School starts 2 hours LATER—classes begin 10:15am

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please excuse ALL WRESTLERS at 2:10pm for a match at Benson HS. 

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

QUAKER SPIRIT WEEK

Tues, Jan 20th thru Fri, Jan 23th 
DRESS-UP and SHOW your SPIRIT!
WED:  Wacky Wednesday (wear mismatched clothes…)
THURS:  Class Colors (Fresh=White, Soph=Black, Jr=Gray, Sr=Maroon)
FRI:  Flashback Friday (wear clothes from your favorite decade-50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, etc)

PLEASE keep it school appropriate and respectful.

 

Attn:  All Freshmen-the Cocoa and Cram studying and support session for Finals by Link Crew Leaders will be TODAY-Wednesday, January 21st from 3:15-5:00pm and TOMORROW-Thursday, January 22nd at 2:30-4:30pm in the library.

It's National No-Name-Calling Week!  Join the QSA at LUNCH this Thursday, January 22nd  in the LIBRARY to hear a guest speaker from GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network). There will be pizza!

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up THIS Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  Ticket Sales run through Friday, January 23rd.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips are in the VP’s Office, on the counter, and MUST be turned in NO LATER than TODAY-WEDNESDAY, January 21st.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  Guest rules, etc. are on the Clearance Slips.

Feeling STRESSED about finals?  Visit with a certified therapy dog on Monday, January 26th and Tuesday, January 27th.  Sign-up sheets for 15-minute slots are in the Main Office.  Limited spots available.  Come de-stress and cuddle with a furry friend.

 

Attention students and parents!  If you want to have a change to your schedule considered, the forms are available in the counseling office and are due back by Friday, January 23 at 4 pm.   Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.   If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.  There will be no other change requests considered after that time so we can be working with you to choose classes wisely for next year!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 Forecasting Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete
the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.


Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…


TODAY! Wed. Jan. 21 Original Taco House fundraiser to support Senior All Night Party: Today from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., please help support the Franklin High School PTSA Senior All Night Party by buying a meal at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. Order lunch to go, take home an order for dinner, or sit down for a relaxing meal! But please be sure to print the flier from here http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/ and bring it with you. For take-out orders, call 503-234-6401. When you give them the flier, the Original Taco House will donate 50% of your order’s net proceeds to the FHS graduation night event. Have a meal and help a good cause!


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!  

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January. 
Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

From the Ground Up will be starting an improv class second semester. All students interested come to the SUN room to sign up!

Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Important Continuing Items

·         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 .

·         Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday.

 

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 Latino Club Meeting will be held TODAY-Wednesday, January 21st during LUNCH, in room 108. We will be talking about upcoming events for Latino students and their families. Lunch will be provided. Remember, this is great opportunity for you to get community service hours, gain leadership skills and make new friends. Talk to your Officers if you have any questions.

·         Russian club meets TOMORROW, Thursday, January 22nd, at LUNCH and we REHEARSE our skit TODAY, Wednesday, January 21st, AFTER SCHOOL.  Both events are in Ms. Struble’s Room #267.

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Monday, January 19th, 2015 is a Holiday in honor of 
Martin Luther King Jr.  School/Offices will be closed.

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please excuse Freshmen and JV Women’s 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!

QUAKER SPIRIT WEEK
Tues, Jan 20th thru Fri, Jan 23th 
DRESS-UP and SHOW your SPIRIT!
TUES:  Camo Day (wear camouflage) 
WED:  Wacky Wednesday (wear mismatched clothes…)
THURS:  Class Colors (Fresh=White, Soph=Black, Jr=Gray, Sr=Maroon)
FRI:  Flashback Friday (wear clothes from your favorite decade-50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, etc)
PLEASE keep it school appropriate and respectful.

Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch it…

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 Forecasting Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015: Grade 10–Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M - Z Location:  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.

Wed. Jan. 21 Original Taco House fundraiser – dine in or get it to go!
 Order lunch to go, take home an order for dinner, or sit down for a relaxing meal. Just bring the fundraising flier with you on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., eat at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. and you’ll be helping support the Senior All Night Party. For take-out orders, call 503-234-6401. When you pick up your order or dine in, be sure to give them the flier so 50% of your order’s net proceeds will support the senior event. To print the flier, go to the FHS website at: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

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!  

Please support your Franklin Quaker Basketball teams on Tuesday January 20thagainst Grant High by participating in a school "black out".  Wear any Franklin/Quaker gear in black and sit in the student section for the game. The Men’s Basketball Team will be selling black T-shirts for $5 all this week at Benji during lunch. Go Quakers!!!

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January. 
Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Interested in learning to play guitar during second semester?  Come to the SUN room during lunch or after school to sign up for beginning guitar.

Students- do you know any adults that want to learn English? There is a free Adult ESL class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in room 140. Let your parents, family members or neighbors know!

Important Continuing Items

·         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 .

·         Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday.

 

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 Latino Club Meeting will be held this week, on Wednesday, January 21st during LUNCH, in room 108. We will be talking about upcoming events for Latino students and their families. Lunch will be provided. Remember, this is great opportunity for you to get community service hours, gain leadership skills and make new friends. Talk to your Officers if you have any questions.

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

 

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, January 16th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please excuse Freshmen Men and Women’s Basketball players at 2:10pm for games at Roosevelt HS.  Please excuse JV Women’s Basketball players at 2:45pm for a game at Franklin HS.

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

SPECIAL RUSSIAN CLUB MEETING TODAY—FRIDAY, January 16th during LUNCH in Ms. Struble’s Room #267!  We have lots of planning to do!!!  Be prompt!

All Polar Plunge Participants and interested students please meet TODAY-Friday, January 16th, during LUNCH, in the Dance Studio Room # 48 for Polar PLUNGE planning.

Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! This will be the most viewed video on the PPS website if we can get 200 more people to watch this…

STUDENTS and PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors:
SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 Forecasting Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10 – Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015 Grade 10 – Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M – Z)Location:  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.

Wed. Jan. 21 Original Taco House fundraiser – dine in or get it to go!
 Order lunch to go, take home an order for dinner, or sit down for a relaxing meal. Just bring the fundraising flier with you on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., eat at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. and you’ll be helping support the Senior All Night Party. For take-out orders, call 503-234-6401. When you pick up your order or dine in, be sure to give them the flier so 50% of your order’s net proceeds will support the senior event. To print the flier, go to the FHS website at: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

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!  

Free Slam Poetry Workshop this Saturday, January 17th.  It will be taught by S. Renee Mitchell at the Literary Arts event space-925 SW Washington Street.  1:00 pm: Poetry Slam Workshop for youth--2:00 pm: Open Mic for youth and adults.  See [poetryslamFlier.pdf]flier for details.

Please support your Franklin Quaker Basketball teams on Tuesday January 20thagainst Grant High by participating in a school "black out".  Wear any Franklin/Quaker gear in black and sit in the student section for the game. The Men’s Basketball Team will be selling black T-shirts for $5 all this week at Benji during lunch. Go Quakers!!!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

If you are having software, passcode, hardware problems with the iPad- fill out the form: Report a Technology Repair Issue or Need and stop by the Library or Adam’s Room #106 to let us know the form has been filled out. If you need help filling out the form- have CCR or Library staff help you.

The Native American Club would like to thank everyone who donated to the clothing drive. About 300 pounds of clothing was collected. Donations went to the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). 

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

From the Ground Up will be starting an improv class second semester. All students interested come to the SUN room to sign up!

Important Continuing Items

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 Latino Club Meeting will be held next week, on Wednesday, January 21st during LUNCH, in room 108. We will be talking about upcoming events for Latino students and their families. Lunch will be provided. Remember, this is great opportunity for you to get community service hours, gain leadership skills and make new friends. Talk to your Officers if you have any questions.

·         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)

·         SPECIAL RUSSIAN CLUB MEETING TODAY—FRIDAY, January 16th during LUNCH in Ms. Struble’s Room #267!  We have lots of planning to do!!!  Be prompt!

·         The Key Club Meeting has been CANCELLED this Friday, January 16th, 2015.

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • 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 Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, January 15th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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

Hey There QUAKERS-check out the AWESOME video that showcases FHS and the upcoming modernization of our 100+ year old building.  View it 
here or check it out on our website.  Show it to your classmates, friends, family, and community members. Let’s keep everyone involved and informed! 

SAVE THE DATE FOR:  2015/2016 Forecasting Night at Marshall Campus
Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Grade 10 – Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names A - L)
Thursday, February 5, 2015 Grade 10 – Grade 12 Forecasting Night (Last Names M – Z)

Location:  Marshall Building
3905 SE 91ST Avenue
Portland, OR  97266
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm -both days
**This is an event to give tours of the Marshall Building and complete the forecasting process with school counselors.
**THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR CLASSES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.

Attention Advanced Scholars--this is a reminder about the mandatory meeting TODAY during tutorial. 9th and 10th graders go directly to the auditorium. 11th graders go to room 121. 12th graders go to the library.

All Polar Plunge Participants and interested students please meet this Friday, January 16th, during LUNCH, in the Dance Studio Room # 48 for Polar PLUNGE planning.

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!  

Free Slam Poetry Workshop this Saturday, January 17th.  It will be taught by S. Renee Mitchell at the Literary Arts event space-925 SW Washington Street.  1:00 pm: Poetry Slam Workshop for youth--2:00 pm: Open Mic for youth and adults.  See [poetryslamFlier.pdf]flier for details.

Please support your Franklin Quaker Basketball teams on Tuesday January 20thagainst Grant High by participating in a school "black out".  Wear any Franklin/Quaker gear in black and sit in the student section for the game. The Men’s Basketball Team will be selling black T-shirts for $5 all this week at Benji during lunch. Go Quakers!!!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

If you are having software, passcode, hardware problems with the iPad- fill out the form: Report a Technology Repair Issue or Need and stop by the Library or Adam’s Room #106 to let us know the form has been filled out. If you need help filling out the form- have CCR or Library staff help you.

The Native American Club would like to thank everyone who donated to the clothing drive. About 300 pounds of clothing was collected. Donations went to the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). 

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening. Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

From the Ground Up will be starting an improv class second semester. All students interested come to the SUN room to sign up!

Supper is being served from 3:15- 4:30 today. Don't forget to bring the attendance down to the cafe

Important Continuing Items

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 Latino Club Meeting will be held next week, on Wednesday, January 21st during LUNCH, in room 108. We will be talking about upcoming events for Latino students and their families. Lunch will be provided. Remember, this is great opportunity for you to get community service hours, gain leadership skills and make new friends. Talk to your Officers if you have any questions.

·         RUSSIAN CLUB meets this Thursday, January 15th, during LUNCH, in Ms. Struble’s Room # 267.  We need to plan for the multicultural events, as well as discuss the conference in May.  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 Key Club Meeting has been CANCELLED this Friday, January 16th, 2015.

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please excuse ALL WRESTLERS at 2:00pm for a tournament at FHS.

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

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!  

Please support your Franklin Quaker Basketball teams on Tuesday January 20th against Grant High by participating in a school "black out".  Wear any Franklin/Quaker gear in black and sit in the student section for the game. The Men’s Basketball Team will be selling black T-shirts for $5 all this week at Benji during lunch. Go Quakers!!!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

iPad Make Up Check out :  Wednesday 1/14 at the start of 8thPeriod in the Library  -- IF YOU HAVE ALL $ AND FORMS AND MEETING AND TEST REQUIREMENTS MET. See your CCR teacher to retake the test by Tuesday at 2:30.

If you are having software, passcode, hardware problems with the iPad- fill out the form: Report a Technology Repair Issue or Need and stop by the Library or Adam’s Room #106 to let us know the form has been filled out. If you need help filling out the form- have CCR or Library staff help you.

The Native American Club would like to thank everyone who donated to the clothing drive. About 300 pounds of clothing was collected. Donations went to the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). 

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5th during school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening . Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

Attn: Freshmen-Come to a Freshmen Class meeting TODAY-Wednesday, January 14th during LUNCH in Ms. Thatcher’s Room # 240 to discuss some important class events.  Everyone is invited and highly encouraged to come.  Come get involved!

Seniors!  Senior photos are due TOMORROW-Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107. 

The next mandatory ASP meeting will take place Thursday, January 15th during tutorial. Stay tuned for room location details.

Stop by the link crew appreciation board outside of Ms. Garrett’s Room # 159 to nominate your favorite teacher, student or, staff member for the month of January.

Girls interested in joining an all-female singing group can come to the SUN room during lunch or after school to sign up for second semester.

Announcement from Counselors:  Second Semester schedule Change request forms will be available in the counseling office starting on January 14th.  The deadline to turn them in is January 23rd.   You must turn in a form for a schedule change to be considered.  Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.  There will be a Foods 1 class available period 3.  If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up on Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  Ticket Sales begin Monday, January 12th and run through Friday, January 23rd.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips are in the VP’s Office, on the counter, and MUST be turned in NO LATER than Tuesday, January 20th.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  Guest rules, etc. are on the Clearance Slips.

Wed. Jan. 21 Original Taco House fundraiser – dine in or get it to go! Order lunch to go, take home an order for dinner, or sit down for a relaxing meal. Just bring the fundraising flier with you on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., eat at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. and you’ll be helping support the Senior All Night Party. For take-out orders, call 503-234-6401. When you pick up your order or dine in, be sure to give them the flier so 50% of your order’s net proceeds will support the senior event. To print the flier, go to the FHS website at:http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

Attn:  All Freshmen-the Cocoa and Cram studying and support session for Finals by Link Crew Leaders will be on Wednesday, January 21st from 3:15-5:00pm and Thursday, January 22nd at 2:30-4:30pm in the library.

Franklin's SUN Community School is offering free Spanish classes for beginners!  Classes are once a week and startWednesday, Feb 11th at 5:30pm. We are excited to welcome back Señor Marty Pérez as our instructor for this awesome adultclass! Space is limited so register asap at:  Amber McGill-amcgill@impactnw.org 971-570-1384

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

Free Slam Poetry Workshop Saturday, January 17. It will be taught by S. Renee Mitchell at the Literary Arts event space, 925 SW Washington St. Flier attached. 
1:00 pm: Poetry Slam Workshop for youth
2:00 pm: Open Mic for youth and adults

 

Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Thursday supper is severed at 3:30 - 4:15

Important Continuing Items

·         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 next mandatory meeting for the Stop the Trade Club is on Tues. Jan. 27th, during LUNCH in Mr. Ambinder’s Room #122.  There will be a special guest that will come in and speak to us about human trafficking especially in our area of Portland OR. If you want to learn more about the issue of human trafficking, please join us at our next meeting! ANYONE IS WELCOME! 

·         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 Latino Club Meeting will be held next week, onWednesday, January 21st during LUNCH, in room 108. We will be talking about upcoming events for Latino students and their families. Lunch will be provided. Remember, this is great opportunity for you to get community service hours, gain leadership skills and make new friends. Talk to your Officers if you have any questions.

·         RUSSIAN CLUB meets this Thursday, January 15th, during LUNCH, in Ms. Struble’s Room # 267.  We need to plan for the multicultural events, as well as discuss the conference in May.  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 Key Club Meeting has been CANCELLED this Friday, January 16th, 2015.

·         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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair!Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead to summer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfyingcareer in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobs working with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then the OHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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!  

Please support your Franklin Quaker Basketball teams on Tuesday January 20thagainst Grant High by participating in a school "black out".  Wear any Franklin/Quaker gear in black and sit in the student section for the game. The Men’s Basketball Team will be selling black T-shirts for $5 all this week at Benji during lunch. Go Quakers!!!

Benson Evening Scholars Registration is open.  Please see your Counselor to get signed up for Night School.

iPad Make Up Check out :  Wednesday 1/14 at the start of 8th Period in the Library  -- IF YOU HAVE ALL $ AND FORMS AND MEETING AND TEST REQUIREMENTS MET. See your CCR teacher to retake the test by Tuesday at 2:30.

If you are having software, passcode, hardware problems with the iPad- fill out the form: Report a Technology Repair Issue or Need and stop by the Library or Adam’s Room #106 to let us know the form has been filled out. If you need help filling out the form- have CCR or Library staff help you.

The Native American Club would like to thank everyone who donated to the clothing drive. About 300 pounds of clothing was collected. Donations went to the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). 

The Multicultural Assembly is quickly approaching on Thursday, February 5thduring school day and Friday, February 13th, in the evening  . Our first rehearsal is on Thursday, January 29th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Auditorium. Please check in with Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office RIGHT AWAY, to plan for this event.

Attn: Freshmen-Come to a Freshmen Class meeting on Wednesday, January 14th during LUNCH in Ms. Thatcher’s Room # 240 to discuss some important class events.  Everyone is invited and highly encouraged to come.  Come get involved!

Seniors!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107. 

The next mandatory ASP meeting will take place next Thursday, January 15th during tutorial. Stay tuned for room location details.

Stop by the link crew appreciation board outside of Ms. Garrett’s Room # 159 to nominate your favorite teacher, student or, staff member for the month of January.

Announcement from Counselors:  Second Semester schedule Change request forms will be available in the counseling office starting on January 14th.  The deadline to turn them in is January 23rd.   You must turn in a form for a schedule change to be considered.  Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.  There will be a Foods 1 class available period 3.  If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up on Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  Ticket Sales begin Monday, January 12th and run through Friday, January 23rd.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips are in the VP’s Office, on the counter, and MUST be turned in NO LATER than Tuesday, January 20th.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  Guest rules, etc. are on the Clearance Slips.

Dining for dollars at The Original Taco House! On Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., please help support the Senior class by enjoying a meal at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. Dine in or order take-out, but please be sure to print the flier attached in these announcements and bring it with you on Jan. 21st. The Original Taco House will donate 50% of your order’s net proceeds to the Senior All Night Party. Have a meal and help a good cause!  To print the flier, go to the FHS website at: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

Attn:  All Freshmen-the Cocoa and Cram studying and support session for Finals by Link Crew Leaders will be on Wednesday, January 21st from 3:15-5:00pm andThursday, January 22nd at 2:30-4:30pm in the library.

Franklin's SUN Community School is offering free Spanish classes for beginners! 
Classes are once a week and start Wednesday, Feb 11th at 5:30pm. We are excited to welcome back Señor Marty Pérez as our instructor for this awesomeadult class! Space is limited so register asap at:  Amber McGill-amcgill@impactnw.org 971-570-1384

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Thursday supper is severed at 3:30 - 4:15

Important Continuing Items

·         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 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.

·          

·         Portland Food Project Club meets TODAY-Tuesday, January 13th at LUNCH in Mrs. Montano’s Room # 253. Stop by if you want to help fight hunger locally!

·         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 Latino Club Meeting will be held next week, on Wednesday, January 21st during LUNCH, in room 108. We will be talking about upcoming events for Latino students and their families. Lunch will be provided. Remember, this is great opportunity for you to get community service hours, gain leadership skills and make new friends. Talk to your Officers if you have any questions.

·         RUSSIAN CLUB meets this Thursday, January 15th, during LUNCH, in Ms. Struble’s Room # 267.  We need to plan for the multicultural events, as well as discuss the conference in May.  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 

The OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY CAREER DAY is back! Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Professionals! Experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization. Learn about volunteer opportunities and different careers in Veterinary Care, Communications, Investigations, Graphic Design, and more! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the shelter and get a chance to ask about the different skills, training and education required to work in this field! Do you want to register? See Raquel in room 108 for more info or to register! But hurry up, registration closes next week!

Portland Parks & Recreation - Summer jobs & Volunteer opportunities!  Come to the 3rd annual PP&R Career Fair! Portland Parks and Recreation wants to show you the career possibilities within the parks bureau. Get abehind-the-scenes look at a community center and learn about volunteer opportunities, many of which lead tosummer or seasonal jobs opportunities, which can lead to a fun, interesting and satisfying career in an organization whose mission involves PLAY. Hear from professionals about career pathways in areas such asenvironmental education, aquatics, facilities maintenance, sports, art, etc. See your career coordinator for more info or to complete an application. Registration is open but spaces are limited!

Kaiser Permanente Career Day @ Kaiser Permanente (Sunnyside Medical Center)  Are you interested in a career in Health Care? Kaiser Permanente Career Day will help you to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of health care. Tour a hospital, participate in a mock interview and talk with professionals about their jobsworking with patients or providing support. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in clinical care (doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, etc.) AND those who work in support services (engineering, clinical technology, IT, etc.). Kaiser wants to inform young people about career possibilities and inspire the next generation. Why? Because health care is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the Oregon economy, representing some of the best opportunities for career advancement.  More cool facts about jobs in health care?  The average annual wage for people working in health care in the Portland metro region is $53,350, which is 7 percent higher than average.  Do you want to register for Kaiser Career Day? See Raquel in room 108! But hurry up, spaces are very limited!

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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Monday, January 12th, 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!

Interested in learning to play guitar during second semester? Come to the SUN room during lunch or after school to sign up for guitar for beginners.

If you cannot attend the boys basketball game at 7:30pm on Thursday at Madison or at 4:00pm on Saturday at Marshall vs Wilson, KBPS Radio AM 1450 will be broadcasting both games live on the radio.  Tune-in and listen!

Attn: Freshmen-Come to a Freshmen Class meeting on Wednesday, January 14th during LUNCH in Ms. Thatcher’s Room # 240 to discuss some important class events.  Everyone is invited and highly encouraged to come.  Come get involved!

Seniors!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107. 

The next mandatory ASP meeting will take place next Thursday, January 15th during tutorial. Stay tuned for room location details.

Stop by the link crew appreciation board outside of Ms. Garrett’s Room # 159 to nominate your favorite teacher, student or, staff member for the month of January.

Announcement from Counselors:  Second Semester schedule Change request forms will be available in the counseling office starting on January 14th.  The deadline to turn them in is January 23rd.   You must turn in a form for a schedule change to be considered.  Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.  There will be a Foods 1 class available period 3.  If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up on Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  Ticket Sales begin Monday, January 12th and run through Friday, January 23rd.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips are in the VP’s Office, on the counter, and MUST be turned in NO LATER than Tuesday, January 20th.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  Guest rules, etc. are on the Clearance Slips.

Dining for dollars at The Original Taco House! On Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., please help support the Senior class by enjoying a meal at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. Dine in or order take-out, but please be sure to print the flier attached in these announcements and bring it with you on Jan. 21st. The Original Taco House will donate 50% of your order’s net proceeds to the Senior All Night Party. Have a meal and help a good cause!  To print the flier, go to the FHS website at: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

Attn:  All Freshmen-the Cocoa and Cram studying and support session for Finals by Link Crew Leaders will be on Wednesday, January 21st from 3:15-5:00pm andThursday, January 22nd at 2:30-4:30pm in the library.

Franklin's SUN Community School is offering free Spanish classes for beginners! 
Classes are once a week and start Wednesday, Feb 11th at 5:30pm. We are excited to welcome back Señor Marty Pérez as our instructor for this awesomeadult class! Space is limited so register asap at:  Amber McGill-amcgill@impactnw.org 971-570-1384

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Thursday supper is severed at 3:30 - 4:15

Important Continuing Items

·         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 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 TODAY- 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.  We'll have snacks!!

·         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 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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Friday, January 9th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release ALL WRESTLERS at 12:25pm for a tournament at Cleveland HS.  Please release Freshmen and JV WOMEN’S Basketball Players for games at Wilson HS.

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

Anyone interested in playing softball this spring please attend a mandatory informational meeting this Friday January 9th at 3:30 in room 25. Please be on time and we will be done by 4:00.

Junior and Senior Ladies-this is a friendly reminder that Rose Festival Court applications are due into the Rose Festival Office by this Friday, January 9th at 5:00 PM (1020 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204) (or must be postmarked by 01/09/15).

This is a reminder to all students interested in attending the CESAR CHAVEZ LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE this year; we will be accepting registration forms this week. The last day to submit your registration, including T-shirt size and $10 registration fee, is this Friday, January 9th. Talk to the Club Officers if you have any question.

If you cannot attend the boys basketball game at 7:30pm on Thursday at Madison or at 4:00pm on Saturday at Marshall vs Wilson, KBPS Radio AM 1450 will be broadcasting both games live on the radio.  Tune-in and listen!

Announcement from Counselors:  Second Semester schedule Change request forms will be available in the counseling office starting on January 14th.  The deadline to turn them in is January 23rd.   You must turn in a form for a schedule change to be considered.  Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.  There will be a Foods 1 class available period 3.  If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.

Attn:  students-the Frosted Formal Winter Dance is coming up on Saturday, January 24th and will be held at The University Place Hotel from 8:00-11:00pm.  Ticket Sales begin Monday, January 12th and run through Friday, January 23rd.  Prices are:  $20.00 for a single ticket and $30.00 for a couples ticket. Guest Dance Permission Clearance slips are in the VP’s Office, on the counter, and MUST be turned in NO LATER than Tuesday, January 20th.  You MUST have a signed/cleared permission slip PRIOR to purchasing tickets for your guest.  Guest rules, etc. are on the Clearance Slips.

Dining for dollars at The Original Taco House! On Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., please help support the Senior class by enjoying a meal at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. Dine in or order take-out, but please be sure to print the flier attached in these announcements and bring it with you on Jan. 21st. The Original Taco House will donate 50% of your order’s net proceeds to the Senior All Night Party. Have a meal and help a good cause!  To print the flier, go to the FHS website at: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

Attn:  All Freshmen-the Cocoa and Cram studying and support session for Finals by Link Crew Leaders will be on Wednesday, January 21st from 3:15-5:00pm andThursday, January 22nd at 2:30-4:30pm in the library.

Franklin's SUN Community School is offering free Spanish classes for beginners! 
Classes are once a week and start Wednesday, Feb 11th at 5:30pm. We are excited to welcome back Señor Marty Pérez as our instructor for this awesomeadult class! Space is limited so register asap at:  Amber McGill-amcgill@impactnw.org 971-570-1384

Stop by the link crew appreciation board outside of Ms. Garrett’s Room # 159 to nominate your favorite teacher, student or, staff member for the month of January.

Seniors!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107.  

Attn: Freshmen-Come to a Freshmen Class meeting on Wednesday, January 14th during LUNCH in Ms. Thatcher’s Room # 240 to discuss some important class events.  Everyone is invited and highly encouraged to come.  Come get involved!

The next mandatory ASP meeting will take place next Thursday, January 15th during tutorial. Stay tuned for room location details.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

Important Continuing Items

·         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 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 TODAY- 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.  We'll have snacks!!

·         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 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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, January 8th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release JV and Varsity Women’s Basketball Players at 2:25pm today for games at Madison HS. Release Freshman Women’s Basketball Players at 2:45pm for a game at Madison HS.

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

If you cannot attend the boys basketball game at 7:30pm on Thursday at Madison or at 4:00pm on Saturday at Marshall vs Wilson, KBPS Radio AM 1450 will be broadcasting both games live on the radio.  Tune-in and listen!

Announcement from Counselors:  Second Semester schedule Change request forms will be available in the counseling office starting on January 14th.  The deadline to turn them in is January 23rd.   You must turn in a form for a schedule change to be considered.  Please know that there are very few options when you request to drop an elective class.  There will be a Foods 1 class available period 3.  If you are requesting to drop a core class or AP class it will require Administrative review.

Dining for dollars at The Original Taco House! On Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., please help support the Senior class by enjoying a meal at The Original Taco House at 3550 SE Powell Blvd. Dine in or order take-out, but please be sure to print the flier attached in these announcements and bring it with you on Jan. 21st. The Original Taco House will donate 50% of your order’s net proceeds to the Senior All Night Party. Have a meal and help a good cause!  To print the flier, go to the FHS website at: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin/.

Anyone interested in playing softball this spring please attend a mandatory informational meeting this Friday January 9th at 3:30 in room 25. Please be on time and we will be done by 4:00.

Franklin's SUN Community School is offering free Spanish classes for beginners! Classes are once a week and start Wednesday, Feb 11th at 5:30pm. We are excited to welcome back Señor Marty Pérez as our instructor for this awesomeadult class! Space is limited so register asap at:  Amber McGill-amcgill@impactnw.org 971-570-1384

Junior and Senior Ladies-this is a friendly reminder that Rose Festival Court applications are due into the Rose Festival Office by this Friday, January 9th at 5:00 PM (1020 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204) (or must be postmarked by 01/09/15).

Stop by the link crew appreciation board outside of Ms. Garrett’s Room # 159 to nominate your favorite teacher, student or, staff member for the month of January.

This is a reminder to all students interested in attending the CESAR CHAVEZ LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE this year; we will be accepting registration forms this week. The last day to submit your registration, including T-shirt size and $10 registration fee, is this Friday, January 9th. Talk to the Club Officers if you have any question.

Seniors!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107.  

Attn: Freshmen-Come to a Freshmen Class meeting on Wednesday, January 14th during LUNCH in Ms. Thatcher’s Room # 240 to discuss some important class events.  Everyone is invited.  Come get involved!

The next mandatory ASP meeting will take place next Thursday, January 15th during tutorial. Stay tuned for room location details.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

Important Continuing Items

·         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 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 TODAY- 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.  We'll have snacks!!

·         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 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!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release ALL Wrestlers at 2:10pm today for a tournament at Wilson HS.

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

Wednesday, January 7th is the make-up Auditions for FHS has Talent—in the Auditorium after school.  Reminder:  the winner of the show has an opportunity to compete and win a scholarship through the Z-Man Foundation.

Anyone interested in playing softball this spring please attend a mandatory informational meeting this Friday January 9th at 3:30 in room 25. Please be on time and we will be done by 4:00.

Franklin's SUN Community School is offering free Spanish classes for beginners! Classes are once a week and start Wednesday, Feb 11th at 5:30pm. We are excited to welcome back Señor Marty Pérez as our instructor for this awesomeadult class! Space is limited so register asap at:  Amber McGill-amcgill@impactnw.org 971-570-1384

Junior and Senior Ladies-this is a friendly reminder that Rose Festival Court applications are due into the Rose Festival Office by this Friday, January 9th at 5:00 PM (1020 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204) (or must be postmarked by 01/09/15).

Stop by the link crew appreciation board outside of Ms. Garrett’s Room # 159 to nominate your favorite teacher, student or, staff member for the month of January.

This is a reminder to all students interested in attending the CESAR CHAVEZ LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE this year; we will be accepting registration forms this week. The last day to submit your registration, including T-shirt size and $10 registration fee, is this Friday, January 9th. Talk to the Club Officers if you have any question.

Seniors!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107.  

Attn: Freshmen-Come to a Freshmen Class meeting on Wednesday, January 14th during LUNCH in Ms. Thatcher’s Room # 240 to discuss some important class events.  Everyone is invited.  Come get involved!

The next mandatory ASP meeting will take place next Thursday, January 15th during tutorial. Stay tuned for room location details.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

Important Continuing Items

·         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 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 QSA meets every THURSDAY at LUNCH in Ms. Vinger's room, #254

·         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 

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for 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!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Have a GREAT DAY!   


 

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Monday, January 5th, 2015

 

Have a FUN and SAFE Winter Break!
We’ll see you back in the NEW YEAR on Monday, January 5th, 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!

Seniors!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107. 

Attention seniors! Sign up for the senior vs. staff basketball game in the main office! There will be a mandatory meeting TOMORROW-Tuesday, January 6th at lunch in Room # 257.

BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

Important Continuing Items

·         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 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 QSA meets every THURSDAY at LUNCH in Ms. Vinger's room, #254

·         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 

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Students that are looking to expand upon their in-country learning and searching for hands-on experiences all over the world after high school, the Carpe Diem Education program is your opportunity! Carpe Diem Education offers a 12-week long semester journeys to various regions of the world, including Southeast Asia, India, Central & South America, the South Pacific, East Africa, and the Southwest US.  By their affiliation with PSU students can earn up to 18 credits. Through a dynamic curriculum, Carpe Diem students are challenged to step outside of their comfort zone and learn about themselves and the world around them. If you would like to learn more about Carpe Diem talk to Raquel in room 108. 

Cafe Au Play's most important fundraiser of the year is in full swing and they could really use some additional volunteers, especially on the weekends. Their holiday tree sale runs with three 4-hour shifts on the weekends and then 3 1/2 hours weekday evenings. Volunteers, who work a full shift, receive $5 gift certificates to the cafe. If you want to sign up for this volunteer opportunity talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center.

Paid internship at the Oregon Zoo!! Low income students, ages between 15 and 17 interested in conservation, working with kids, meeting new people and/or working with animals it is a great opportunity to learn new skills while you are making some income. Talk to Raquel, your Career Center Coordinator in room 108 for more information or to apply. Please note that applications are due by January 20th 2015 and they do not accept late applications.

Do you want to see what doors manufacturing can open? Then come to the Manufacturing Showcase Day! Hosted by Clackamas Community College, the Manufacturing Careers Day is your opportunity to spend day learning about many occupations related to ADVANCED MANUFACTURING. Occupations include: Renewable Energy, Semiconductor Processing, GIS, Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, CNC Machining and Programming, Welding and CAD Design. Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register right away!

 

Post-Secondary Resources for Students from Foster Care: Current and former foster youth may be eligible to receive assistance with their postsecondary education and training needs. Youth from foster care can receive up to $3000 a year to help with the cost of attending an eligible post-secondary institution including: college, university and vocational or trade school. If you have questions or you think you qualify, talk to your Counselor right away!

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

 

More schools are added each week – keep abreast of visits through your Naviance account and on the FHS website.

 

Have a GREAT DAY!

 

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, December 19th, 2014

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please release JV and Varsity Wrestlers at 11:55am for a tournament at Glencoe HS.

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

FHS GIVES BACK SPIRIT WEEK
Friday:  UGLY SWEATER Day
Don’t forget to donate to the PENNY and FOOD DRIVE to help SUPPORT FRANKLIN FAMILIES in need this season.  NOTE:  Keep it respectful and school appropriate, please.

Congratulations to the Franklin Wrestling Team for beating Jefferson HS Wednesday evening in a dual meet 51-29.  What a great way to start the year, Grapplers! 

Quakers, come on out and support the FHS Men’s Basketball Team TONIGHT-Friday, Dec 19th at 7:30pm in the FHS Gym vs The Canby Cougars!!

Students/Staff:  Have you lost a coat, shoes, shirt or some other random piece of clothing?  What about glasses, keys or other small object?  If so, check out the lost and found items located under the bench tops in the VP Office/Main Office.  We will donate all items TODAY- Friday, December 19th by 3:00pm.

Students:  Don’t forget to notate your locker combination PRIOR to Winter Break.  Put in somewhere safe, but NOT in your locker… Also, take home or throw out any FOOD related items.  Do NOT leave any FOOD in your locker, please.

Attention Softball Players- Open gym at Marshall has started. Everyone is welcome to come on Saturdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  Please come and start working out.

Attn:  Sophomores- Please turn in the Gear-Up paper by TODAY- Friday, December 19th to get signed up for credit recovery classes.

Important Continuing Items

·         BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

·         Holiday Gift Ideas – For a Good Cause:  Your purchase of the following helps support the Senior All Night Party, put on by FHS PTSA. Thank you for your support! 
$22 Wreaths: A wreath is a cheery accent for your December decorating. It also makes a nice hostess gift for holiday parties or a sweet surprise for the grandparents’ front door. Made of cedar, fir, juniper berries and pine cones, the wreaths are just $22 each and we only have a few left. We’ll even deliver your wreath to you if you live within or adjacent to the Franklin district, or to your student here at the school. If you’d like to buy a wreath, please email any one of these people: gwolleck@pps.net  jwolleck@pdx.edu laurie.dahl@providence.org;    $18 Q-shirts: These $18 long-sleeved shirts are an easy stocking stuffer, or buy one for yourself to show your Quaker pride at FHS games, matches and meets this winter! You have a choice of either a maroon shirt with a bold light-gray Q, or a dark gray shirt with a more subtle maroon Q, in men’s and women’s styles. You can buy them in the Quaker Nation Station – the FHS student store on the main floor of the school.

·         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 .

 

·         Attention seniors! Sign up for the senior vs. staff basketball game in the main office! There will be a mandatory meeting January 6th at lunch in room 257

·         Seniors!  Only 7 of you have turned in senior photos, and only 2 have turned in quotes!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107.  

 

·         Join Franklin's Polar Plunge team and help raise money for Special Olympics Oregon. Our team is going to be big this year!! The plunge is only a short time away, so sign up soon. All interested people send an email to Ms. Torres (jtorres@pps.net), simply say I'm interested in the Plunge, and she will give you the necessary information!!

 

·         Anonymously confess your secrets with Post Secret; pick up your notecard in the main office next to the post secret box and your secret will be posted in the main hall. Remember: No names, it's anonymous!

 

·         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 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 QSA meets every THURSDAY at LUNCH in Ms. Vinger's room, #254

·         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 League for Franklin is having a MANDATORY MEETING on Friday, December 19th AFTER SCHOOL, in Mr. J. Perez’s Room # 121 (old choir room).  Regarding tournament sign-ups.  Please be there!

·         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 

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Students that are looking to expand upon their in-country learning and searching for hands-on experiences all over the world after high school, the Carpe Diem Education program is your opportunity! Carpe Diem Education offers a 12-week long semester journeys to various regions of the world, including Southeast Asia, India, Central & South America, the South Pacific, East Africa, and the Southwest US.  By their affiliation with PSU students can earn up to 18 credits. Through a dynamic curriculum, Carpe Diem students are challenged to step outside of their comfort zone and learn about themselves and the world around them. If you would like to learn more about Carpe Diem talk to Raquel in room 108. 

Cafe Au Play's most important fundraiser of the year is in full swing and they could really use some additional volunteers, especially on the weekends. Their holiday tree sale runs with three 4-hour shifts on the weekends and then 3 1/2 hours weekday evenings. Volunteers, who work a full shift, receive $5 gift certificates to the cafe. If you want to sign up for this volunteer opportunity talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center.

Paid internship at the Oregon Zoo!! Low income students, ages between 15 and 17 interested in conservation, working with kids, meeting new people and/or working with animals it is a great opportunity to learn new skills while you are making some income. Talk to Raquel, your Career Center Coordinator in room 108 for more information or to apply. Please note that applications are due by January 20th 2015 and they do not accept late applications.

Do you want to see what doors manufacturing can open? Then come to the Manufacturing Showcase Day! Hosted by Clackamas Community College, the Manufacturing Careers Day is your opportunity to spend day learning about many occupations related to ADVANCED MANUFACTURING. Occupations include: Renewable Energy, Semiconductor Processing, GIS, Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, CNC Machining and Programming, Welding and CAD Design. Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register right away!

 

Post-Secondary Resources for Students from Foster Care: Current and former foster youth may be eligible to receive assistance with their postsecondary education and training needs. Youth from foster care can receive up to $3000 a year to help with the cost of attending an eligible post-secondary institution including: college, university and vocational or trade school. If you have questions or you think you qualify, talk to your Counselor right away!

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

 

More schools are added each week – keep abreast of visits through your Naviance account and on the FHS website.

 

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, December 18th, 2014

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please excuse Freshman Wrestlers at 2:28pm for a Tournament at Scappose High School.

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

FHS GIVES BACK SPIRIT WEEK is next week: December 15—19, 2014
Thursday:  PAJAMA Day
Friday:  UGLY SWEATER Day
Don’t forget to donate to the PENNY and FOOD DRIVE to help SUPPORT FRANKLIN FAMILIES in need this season.  NOTE:  Keep it respectful and school appropriate, please.

Students/Staff:  Have you lost a coat, shoes, shirt or some other random piece of clothing?  What about glasses, keys or other small object?  If so, check out the lost and found items located under the bench tops in the VP Office/Main Office.  We will donate all items on Friday, December 19th by 3:00pm.

Students:  Don’t forget to notate your locker combination PRIOR to Winter Break.  Put in somewhere safe, but NOT in your locker… Also, take home or throw out any FOOD related items.  Do NOT leave any FOOD in your locker, please.

Attention Softball Players- Open gym at Marshall has started. Everyone is welcome to come on Saturdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  Please come and start working out.

Attn:  Sophomores- Please turn in the Gear-Up paper by this Friday, December 19th to get signed up for credit recovery classes.

Don't forget the Tutoring Center is open and ready for action! Drop in room 108 after school Monday through Wednesday!

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, Thursday supper is severed at 3:30 - 4:15.  Don’t forget to bring your attendance to the cafeteria.

Important Continuing Items

·         BSU is holding their annual clothing drive “Wrap me Up for the Winter”—please bring clean, gently used, or new: gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets and place them in the bins located in the Main Hall.  Donations accepted through mid-January.

·         Holiday Gift Ideas – For a Good Cause:  Your purchase of the following helps support the Senior All Night Party, put on by FHS PTSA. Thank you for your support! 
$22 Wreaths: A wreath is a cheery accent for your December decorating. It also makes a nice hostess gift for holiday parties or a sweet surprise for the grandparents’ front door. Made of cedar, fir, juniper berries and pine cones, the wreaths are just $22 each and we only have a few left. We’ll even deliver your wreath to you if you live within or adjacent to the Franklin district, or to your student here at the school. If you’d like to buy a wreath, please email any one of these people: gwolleck@pps.net  jwolleck@pdx.edu laurie.dahl@providence.org;    $18 Q-shirts: These $18 long-sleeved shirts are an easy stocking stuffer, or buy one for yourself to show your Quaker pride at FHS games, matches and meets this winter! You have a choice of either a maroon shirt with a bold light-gray Q, or a dark gray shirt with a more subtle maroon Q, in men’s and women’s styles. You can buy them in the Quaker Nation Station – the FHS student store on the main floor of the school.

·         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 .

 

·         Attention seniors! Sign up for the senior vs. staff basketball game in the main office! There will be a mandatory meeting January 6th at lunch in room 257

·         Seniors!  Only 7 of you have turned in senior photos, and only 2 have turned in quotes!  Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107. 

 

·         Join Franklin's Polar Plunge team and help raise money for Special Olympics Oregon. Our team is going to be big this year!! The plunge is only a short time away, so sign up soon. All interested people send an email to Ms. Torres (jtorres@pps.net), simply say I'm interested in the Plunge, and she will give you the necessary information!!

 

·         Are you interested in showcasing your talent with an opportunity to win money? FHS Has Talent is coming soon! Auditions are on December 16th in the auditorium at 3:30. Sign up now in the main office.

·         Anonymously confess your secrets with Post Secret; pick up your notecard in the main office next to the post secret box and your secret will be posted in the main hall. Remember: No names, it's anonymous!

 

·         Donate to the Native American Club Winter Clothing Drive. The Native American Club is collecting gently used coats, sweaters, shirts and pants, along with new socks, gloves and hats. Donations will be given to families involved in the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). There will be a donation box in room 241 from through 12/15/14.

·         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 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!

·         Russian club's TEA PARTY (with real tea--nothing political!) will be TODAY-Thursday, December 18th-right after tutorial.  Bring your sweet treats to room 267!  

·         The QSA meets every THURSDAY at LUNCH in Ms. Vinger's room, #254

·         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)

·         Do you sing, rap, write your own songs or just enjoy music? Come to Room 122 after school to share, record and enjoy music.

·         Join us in The SUN Room 109 TODAY-Thursday, December 18th, after school to celebrate winter break. There will be cookie decorating, food and FUN!

·         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 

OHSU DISCOVER CAREERS DAY-DATE: December 16th-TIME: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm-LOCATION: OHSU--Students will have the opportunity to meet and talk with health science professionals working in different fields. You will have the unique opportunity to hear about: cardiac sonographer, pediatric audiologist, dental hygienist, and several others very interesting and important careers. Lunch and transportation will be provided. Applications are available in the Career Center. There are a few spots available. Apply TODAY!!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Students that are looking to expand upon their in-country learning and searching for hands-on experiences all over the world after high school, the Carpe Diem Education program is your opportunity! Carpe Diem Education offers a 12-week long semester journeys to various regions of the world, including Southeast Asia, India, Central & South America, the South Pacific, East Africa, and the Southwest US.  By their affiliation with PSU students can earn up to 18 credits. Through a dynamic curriculum, Carpe Diem students are challenged to step outside of their comfort zone and learn about themselves and the world around them. If you would like to learn more about Carpe Diem talk to Raquel in room 108. 

Cafe Au Play's most important fundraiser of the year is in full swing and they could really use some additional volunteers, especially on the weekends. Their holiday tree sale runs with three 4-hour shifts on the weekends and then 3 1/2 hours weekday evenings. Volunteers, who work a full shift, receive $5 gift certificates to the cafe. If you want to sign up for this volunteer opportunity talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center.

Paid internship at the Oregon Zoo!! Low income students, ages between 15 and 17 interested in conservation, working with kids, meeting new people and/or working with animals it is a great opportunity to learn new skills while you are making some income. Talk to Raquel, your Career Center Coordinator in room 108 for more information or to apply. Please note that applications are due by January 20th 2015 and they do not accept late applications.

Do you want to see what doors manufacturing can open? Then come to the Manufacturing Showcase Day! Hosted by Clackamas Community College, the Manufacturing Careers Day is your opportunity to spend day learning about many occupations related to ADVANCED MANUFACTURING. Occupations include: Renewable Energy, Semiconductor Processing, GIS, Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, CNC Machining and Programming, Welding and CAD Design. Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register right away!

 

Post-Secondary Resources for Students from Foster Care: Current and former foster youth may be eligible to receive assistance with their postsecondary education and training needs. Youth from foster care can receive up to $3000 a year to help with the cost of attending an eligible post-secondary institution including: college, university and vocational or trade school. If you have questions or you think you qualify, talk to your Counselor right away!

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

 

More schools are added each week – keep abreast of visits through your Naviance account and on the FHS website.

 

Have a GREAT DAY!


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Thursday, December 11th, 2014

 

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!

Students/Staff: Have you lost a coat, shoes, shirt or some other random piece of clothing? What about glasses, keys or other small object? If so come check out the lost and found items located under the bench tops in the VP Office/Main Office. We will donate all items on Friday, December 19th by 4:00pm.

Students: Don’t forget to notate your locker combination PRIOR to Winter Break. Put in somewhere safe, but NOT in your locker…

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]fhspeermediation.weebly.com .

Attention seniors! Sign up for the senior vs. staff basketball game in the main office! There will be a mandatory meeting January 6th at lunch in room 257

Seniors - How do you want your name to appear on your high school diploma? Please stop by the Counseling Office to check your name spelling. Deadline is Friday, December 12th.

Seniors! Only 7 of you have turned in senior photos, and only 2 have turned in quotes! Senior photos are due Jan 15th, along with your Senior Quote, of 20 words or less. Specifics can be found on the FHS website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107.

Life Skills Holiday Sale-Come by at LUNCH TIME in the Main Hall by Benji to purchase Lavender Pouches $2.00, Orange Pomanders $3.00 and Narcissus Flowers $3.00.

Attention Quakers-The German Club is hosting a traditional German Holiday Market TODAY-Wednesday, December 10th at Lunch, in the main hall by Benji. Need a present for a friend or family? Want to try some German Holiday treats or learn about the German Club? Come to Benji during LUNCH and check it out. Proceeds will go to the German Society Scholarship Fund.

Auditions for the spring musical, Footloose, are this week! Open auditions are Wed. 12/10 and TODAY-Thurs. 12/11 from 3:30 to 6:30. Be prepared to sing and dance! We will teach you the song and teach you the dance. Callbacks will be on Fri. 12/12 from 3:30 to 6:30. Come and be part of the fun! See Mr. Forsythe in the Auditorium for more information.

Join Franklin's Polar Plunge team and help raise money for Special Olympics Oregon. Our team is going to be big this year!! The plunge is only a short time away, so sign up soon. All interested people send an email to Ms. Torres (jtorres@pps.net), simply say I'm interested in the Plunge, and she will give you the necessary information!!

Are you interested in showcasing your talent with an opportunity to win money? FHS Has Talent is coming soon! Auditions are on December 16th in the auditorium at 3:30. Sign up now in the main office.

Monday, December 15th is the LAST DAY to turn in $/forms for IPADS to receive yours in the first round check out in January. Contact Adam Souza at asouza@pps.net or Sandra Childs at sjchilds@pps.net if you have any questions. For more information go to the Toolbox on the Freshman First Page.

Anonymously confess your secrets with Post Secret; pick up your notecard in the main office next to the post secret box and your secret will be posted in the main hall. Remember: No names, it's anonymous!

Help out by donating your pennies to the Oregon Food Bank and getting points for your class! THE LAST DAY TO DONATE IS TOMORROW-FRIDAY, 12/12/14! Donate those pennies to your class to get some points while helping out those in need of a good meal!

Donate to the Native American Club Winter Clothing Drive. The Native American Club is collecting gently used coats, sweaters, shirts and pants, along with new socks, gloves and hats. Donations will be given to families involved in the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). There will be a donation box in room 241 from through 12/15/14.

This is a reminder to all students interested in attending the CESAR CHAVEZ LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE this year, the last day to submit your registration form, including T-shirt size and $10 registration fee, is this Friday, December 12th. Talk to the Club Officers if you have any question.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30-5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Thursday supper is served from 3:30-4:15. Don't forget to bring your attendance down to the cafeteria.

Important Continuing Items

· 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 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!

· Today's QSA meeting is cancelled - please join us for our usual meeting next Thursday, 12/18, at lunch in room 254. All are welcome!

· 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).

· Chinese Club meeting this Thursday, Dec 11th in Ms. Mi’s Room # 273. Come join us during lunch!

· The Wolf Pack is showing a movie during tutorial TODAY-Thursday, December 11th, in the Library. The movie is called Cyberbully. The Wolf Pack is trying to bring FHS students together to make new friends, especially those who were once bullied. Come and join us. All are welcome!

· 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

OHSU DISCOVER CAREERS DAY-DATE: December 16th-TIME: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm-LOCATION: OHSU--Students will have the opportunity to meet and talk with health science professionals working in different fields. You will have the unique opportunity to hear about: cardiac sonographer, pediatric audiologist, dental hygienist, and several others very interesting and important careers. Lunch and transportation will be provided. Applications are available in the Career Center. There are a few spots available. Apply TODAY!!

Looking for a summer job? Portland Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for: Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, sports, etc. for preschool and school-aged participants in addition to maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth and performing maintenance duties as assigned. Talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center if you want more info or to complete an application!

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting 3 Health Care Careers Highlight events: Emergency Department, Physicians and Radiation Oncology Careers Days. Registration is open NOW and closes on Friday December 12th. 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!

Students that are looking to expand upon their in-country learning and searching for hands-on experiences all over the world after high school, the Carpe Diem Education program is your opportunity! Carpe Diem Education offers a 12-week long semester journeys to various regions of the world, including Southeast Asia, India, Central & South America, the South Pacific, East Africa, and the Southwest US. By their affiliation with PSU students can earn up to 18 credits. Through a dynamic curriculum, Carpe Diem students are challenged to step outside of their comfort zone and learn about themselves and the world around them. If you would like to learn more about Carpe Diem talk to Raquel in room 108.

Cafe Au Play's most important fundraiser of the year is in full swing and they could really use some additional volunteers, especially on the weekends. Their holiday tree sale runs with three 4-hour shifts on the weekends and then 3 1/2 hours weekday evenings. Volunteers, who work a full shift, receive $5 gift certificates to the cafe. If you want to sign up for this volunteer opportunity talk to Raquel in the College and Career Center.

Paid internship at the Oregon Zoo!! Low income students, ages between 15 and 17 interested in conservation, working with kids, meeting new people and/or working with animals it is a great opportunity to learn new skills while you are making some income. Talk to Raquel, your Career Center Coordinator in room 108 for more information or to apply. Please note that applications are due by January 20th 2015 and they do not accept late applications.

Attention senior and junior students: Do you want to learn more about how to pay for College?

The Financial Aid Night at Franklin will be on Thursday, December 11th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the school Library. Please come to learn about FAFSA: documents or information students and parents need to complete FAFSA, what is FAFSA, when should you apply, etc. This year we will also have a presentation about OSAC and other ways to find Fund$ for College for Oregon students.

Junior students and their families are welcome to come as well! Don’t miss this opportunity!

Do you want to see what doors manufacturing can open? Then come to the Manufacturing Showcase Day! Hosted by Clackamas Community College, the Manufacturing Careers Day is your opportunity to spend day learning about many occupations related to ADVANCED MANUFACTURING. Occupations include: Renewable Energy, Semiconductor Processing, GIS, Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, CNC Machining and Programming, Welding and CAD Design. Talk to Raquel in room 108 to register right away!

Post-Secondary Resources for Students from Foster Care: Current and former foster youth may be eligible to receive assistance with their postsecondary education and training needs. Youth from foster care can receive up to $3000 a year to help with the cost of attending an eligible post-secondary institution including: college, university and vocational or trade school. If you have questions or you think you qualify, talk to your Counselor right away!

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

• Monday, December 15th at 9:30 am: Savannah College of Art and Design (room 108)

• Monday, December 15th at 11:00 am: OIT (Oregon Tech) (room 108)

• Monday, December 15th at 1:30 pm: Warner Pacific College (room 108).

More schools are added each week – keep abreast of visits through your Naviance account and on the FHS website.

Have a GREAT DAY!