Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

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5405 SE Woodward | Portland, OR 97206
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Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early dismissals for athletics this week.


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

 

FRESHMEN! THE IPADS ARE COMING! ALL FRESHMAN WHO WANT AN IPAD MUST HAVE A PARENT ATTEND THE MEETING TUESDAY, NOV 18th at 4:00pm OR 6:30pm. See the FHS TOOLBOX for more information.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow Macbeth opens! Come see the Scottish tragedy by William Shakespeare. Shows are this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 in the FHS auditorium and on Sunday at 2:00. Tickets are only $5 for students and $10 for adults. Come and support FHS Theater!

 

REMINDER:  Practice SAT/ACT test will be held in Room 102 on Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 8:30am until 1:00-ish.

 

Looking for new Mediators:  We are looking for a few new team mates for the FHS Mediation Team; Are you an athlete, male, students of color or LGBTQIA?  Anyone can join!  We want to represent our diverse student population in all of their mediation needs.  Please come see Mr. Frisina in Room 242 or teachers can email recommendations to tfrisinia@pps.net

Attention boys interested in playing basketball- be sure to have your blue card in hand for the first day of tryouts on Nov. 17th. See Scott Santangelo for info on getting cleared for basketball and for your blue-card. Freshman tryouts will begin at 6:15 am and Soph and above will begin at 5:30pm on Nov. 17th. Bring indoor and outdoor shoes.


Link crew would like to appreciate Mrs. Bartley for all of her hard work on Advanced Scholars and Mr. Ambinder for always putting smiles on student’s faces.

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.

 

·         GIRL'S LACROSSE REGISTRATION-Registration is now open for the 2015 lacrosse season. Franklin girls are invited to join the Cleveland team again this year. Forms and team information are available on http://clevelandgirlslax.teamsnap.com  An informational meeting will also be held at 7PM Tues, Nov 18 in the CHS library for new or interested players to meet the coaches and learn about lacrosse and our team. All girls are welcome—no experience is necessary. The registration deadline is Nov 30.

·         Senior photos will be due January 15th.  Specifics can be found on the website, in the main office, and in Ms. Zak's Room #107.

 

·         If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30- 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays with your attendance so you can eat for free!

 

         Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truths 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!

·         Join the QSA in our new home for the year - Ms. Vinger's room, #254 every Thursday, at LUNCH

·         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)

·         Key Club meets every Friday during LUNCH in Room 102.

·         ReminderThe CULTURE CLUB potluck is this Thursday, November 13th!  Bring your food to the cafeteria at 5:00pm to share and eat together!

·         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 $10,000 Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship is awarded every year to an Oregon high school senior from a family affected by alcohol or drug addiction. Affected by addiction means you have been raised by a parent or guardian who has experienced addiction or you have abused alcohol or drugs and are now pursuing recovery. The applications are due by 2/2/15. Information and applications are available in Rm 108.

Are you interested in being an educator…teacher, counselor, and administrator?

The Portland Metro Teaching & Learning Coalition and Portland State University are partnering to host the first ever PSU Teacher Career Day. Visit Portland State University’s Graduate School of Education to learn about the teaching profession.  Participate in a “Careers in Education Fair” to discover more about what it takes and speak with current PSU students majoring in education professions.  Tour the campus and join a conversation about college and financial aid. Pick up your application in room 108 or talk to Raquel if you have questions.

 

REHABILITATION SERVICES CAREER Highlight will open its doors to high school students next month! Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Portland St. Vincent Medical Center to provide the opportunity for career exploration in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology. 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!


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!

This is an updated list of colleges visiting FHS this month.  Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to meet with their representatives!

 

  • Monday, November 17th from 9:00am – 3:15pm: PSU Instant Viking (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!  

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss JV Women’s Soccer at 2:10pm for a game at Columbia Field.  Please dismiss ALL Volleyball Players at 3:10pm for games at Lincoln HS.  Dismiss JV Men’s Soccer at 2:45pm for a game at Marshall HS. 

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

Don't forget that TONIGHT-Thursday, Oct 23rd- is Franklin's Annual Harvest Festival from 6:30-8:45 p.m. in the cafeteria. All Franklin students and families are welcome to come join the fun! Decorate a pumpkin, get your face painted, make a caramel apple, eat some cotton candy, and more!

The Mock Election is next Wednesday, October 29! Get informed by coming to the press conferences today by Benji. At lunch, seniors will debate marijuana legalization and open primaries. After school during tutorial, GMO labeling, equal rights, and immigrant licensing will be debated. Come to Benji, get informed!

Attention FHS Students of African American heritage, please come directly to the library on Thursday at the start of tutorial for an important event where you will hear about many opportunities.

The stamp test will be this Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:30pm in Room 104.  Please bring the required, signed form to Mr. Tran in the Counseling Office.  Or, bring it with you on test day along with ID and the $15.00 fee for the exam.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30-5:15pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and then 3:30-4:15pm on Thursdays with your attendance so you can eat for free!

It’s time to fill the bowl!  Franklin’s biggest food drive is on Friday, October 31st, at the Halloween “rivalry game” versus Cleveland High School.  The game isn’t the only competition; we’re competing against Cleveland to see who can raise the most food.  The food raised will be given back to those in need in our Franklin Community.  Come to the game at 7:00pm and bring two (2) or MORE non-perishable food items and be entered into a raffle to win FHS merchandise and other exciting items.  The school that raises the most food gets bragging rights and a trophy.  Let’s WIN THIS QUAKERS!!

Spring Break in Paris!  Come to an informational meeting in Ms. Miller’s Room #268 at LUNCH on Thursday, October 23rd.  Everybody is welcome!

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.

 

·         Holiday Wreath and Garland Sale – sale ends soon! The sale ends Oct. 31st  to deck your halls with a fragrant, festive holiday wreath or garland. Your purchase supports the FHS Class of 2015 Senior All Night Party. Wreaths and garlands will be delivered fresh to your doorstep in early December. Act today! Fill out the order form attached (below) and return it with your check (made out to Franklin High School PTSA) to the FHS main office. Medium wreaths = $22, large wreaths = $32 and 75-foot-long garlands =

·         Senior photos will be due in January 2015.  More details to come later in the fall.

·         Wanna win $5.00 by just wearing maroon?  EVERY FRIDAY during football season, show your QUAKER PRIDE by wearing MAROON and you’ll get a chance at $5.00!  So, don’t forget to wear MAROON on EVERY QUAKER FRIDAY!

 

         Club News

·         PROJECT OPTIONS IS BACK! Learn how to plan a good time so you don't end up in trouble and learn the truths 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. 

·         Animal Rights Club: Come and make friendship bracelets after school on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday in Ms. York’s Room # 252. Come check in with Ms. York if you have questions.

·         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!

·         Join the QSA in our new home for the year - Ms. Vinger's room, #254 every Thursday, at LUNCH

·         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)

·         Join Franklin Drum Corps group every Thursday at 3:30pm in the band room. All interested students are invited!

·         Today they will be meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the band room.  Interested in producing your own music? Come to Mr. Perez's Room #121, TODAY-Thursday, Oct. 23, after school to learn and create your own beats.

·         Key Club meets every Friday during LUNCH in Room 102.

·         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 ASPIRE college mentoring program here at Franklin is pleased to announce November 3-6, 2014, as options for Oregon College Application Week. Throughout this week, high schools and community based organizations across the state will host events to assist students with the college application process. Franklin High School will participate in the College Application Week effort, with the goal of ensuring that all members of our senior class apply to at least one two-year or four-year  college or university program this fall. Franklin’s events will occur 12-5 Monday through Thursday November 3-6 in the College and Career Center in Room 108.  We will have volunteers on hand to help you make progress and/or complete your applications. Seniors who participate will be entered into a raffle to win prizes (a variety of tickets and food) donated by the community.​  Please prepare by filling out an Application Worksheet - these will be available for you in the Main Office as well as the College and Career Center (Room 108).

 

Hey ladies! This Friday, October 24th is the first annual Girls: Oregon, Action Leadership, Service Summit at Portland State University (8:30 - 3:30).  At the Summit, participants will meet girls from around the city, and learn from the best leaders in the state about issues students care about including leadership, media, technology, college and creative ventures. If you are interested in attending or just finding out more, visit the SUN room 109 during lunch or after school.

Attention senior students that are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States; and have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program will visit Franklin this week on Friday October 24th at 9:00 am. Remember the GMS Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. If you want to apply or have questions about the Gates Millennium Scholarship, sign up in the Counseling Office to attend their presentation!

 

Do you want a career in an industry that is the world’s 3rd largest manufacturing employer?  Then the PRINTING & VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS CAREERS DAY is for you! On Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 9:00AM – NOON, the B&B Print Source in Downtown Tigard open its doors to host a Career Day.

Printing plant production tour! You’ll learn about careers relating to the printing industry, such as: Printing Operations/Production & Technology, Sales, Paper, and Graphic Design. Talk to Raquel in room 108 if you want to register.

The American Institute of Architects is inviting high school students to participate in the Student Design SLAM. It is an opportunity for students to answer the question “What will school look like in 100 years, and how can we make school now that has the capacity to adapt to changing conditions to deal with the needs of the future?” this will be an interactive, collaborative event lead by professional architects and planners. There     are only 5 slots available on a first come basis. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Talk to Raquel TODAY to register!

Attention sophomore, junior and senior students! Are you looking for Internship opportunities to help your community and increase your community service hours? The Atkinson Elementary Homework Club is looking for patient and helpful high school students that can assist children in grades 3-5 to get homework done. They meet from 3:00 to 4:00 pm every Thursday from November 6th to May 21st in the Atkinson Library. For more information or to apply talk to Raquel in room 108!

Attention all students interested in Architecture, Construction management, Engineering, Design, Working with your hands, Being part of a team or just Figuring out how things work…!!! The ACE Mentor Program gives you the opportunity to work directly with practicing professionals in the Architecture, Construction, Design and Engineering career fields; visit multiple professional workplaces and work on a building design project. ACE Mentor Program application window is open NOW! Hurry up! Pick up an application in room 108 today!


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!

This is an updated list of colleges visiting FHS this month.  Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to meet with their representatives!

  • Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 am: University of Hawaii (room 108)
  • Friday, October 24th at 10:30 am: William Jessup University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 9:15 am: Willamette University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 1:10 pm: Clark University (room 108)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 9:00 am: OSU Application Workshop (Library)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 1:00 pm: University of Oregon (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!