Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

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

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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page – and attached), include your payment and return it to the FHS office in an envelope marked “Senior All Night Party”. Tickets are $50 per person. Payment support is available for students eligible for free or reduced price meals (see info on the form). The party is a drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

 

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

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page – and attached), include your payment and return it to the FHS office in an envelope marked “Senior All Night Party”. Tickets are $50 per person. Payment support is available for students eligible for free or reduced price meals (see info on the form). The party is a drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

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

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

 

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

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page – and attached), include your payment and return it to the FHS office in an envelope marked “Senior All Night Party”. Tickets are $50 per person. Payment support is available for students eligible for free or reduced price meals (see info on the form). The party is a drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  



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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

 

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

 

Let the countdown begin – to a party! Seniors, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance to buy a ticket for the Senior All Night Party to be held after graduation on graduation night, June 5, into the morning of June 6. All Night means all night! For everyone registered by April 3, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a prize. Make memories for a lifetime! Your ticket to the party includes games, music, casino, movies, activities, swimming, food and the fun of a good time with your friends! To sign up, fill out the form (link to form on FHS home page - attached), include your payment and return it to the FHS office in an envelope marked “Senior All Night Party”. Tickets are $50 per person. Payment support is available for students eligible for free or reduced price meals (see info on the form). The party is a drug- and alcohol-free graduation celebration sponsored by the FHS PTSA.

 

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

 

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

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

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


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

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

 

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

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

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

 

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

 

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

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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

Nathan VanDyke & Brendan Huff-honorable mention environmental science

Thomas Hope-3rd place engineering

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

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

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

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

 

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

 

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

 

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

·         Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to state guidelines to meet 130 hours of instructional time.

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

·         The Painting Studio welcomes all artists of all levels! Are you an artist? Come join us! Do you want to learn how to draw? We'll hel