Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  


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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

New/Timely Entries

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

Have a GREAT!



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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!


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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!

 


Franklin High School

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

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

·         Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by TODAY-Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, February 12th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

·         Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

·         Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Freshmen and JV Men’s Basketball Players at 2:40pm for a game at Wilson TODAY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Attn:  All Men interested in the great game of Golf-please attend an informational meeting about FHS’s Golf Team on Tuesday, February 9th at 3:24pm in Mr. O’Neill’s Room #244.

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

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

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

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

Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions will begin Monday, February 9thfrom 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.

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

The Tutoring Center is moving!!! Starting 2nd Semester (Feb 2), 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

 

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

·         RUSSIAN CLUB will have a SHORT meeting at the beginning of LUNCH on MONDAY, February 9th in Ms. Struble’s Room #267.

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Monday, February 9th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: There are NO early dismissals for TODAY.

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

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

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

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

Valograms will be on sale Monday through Wednesday during lunch in the main hall! The cost is $2 for a card and chocolate kisses and $3 for a card, chocolate kisses, and a SONG! Surprise your Valentine with a Valogram. 

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

Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions will begin Monday, February 9thfrom 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.

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets were handed out to students in their A/P classes.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

The Tutoring Center is moving!!! Starting 2nd Semester (Feb 2), 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

 

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

·         RUSSIAN CLUB will have a SHORT meeting at the beginning of LUNCH on MONDAY, February 9th in Ms. Struble’s Room #267.

·         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 

NIKE Career Day: Do you want to work at Nike?

Visit Nike headquarters and learn what it’s like to work for one of the biggest sports brands in the world. Explore the creative development process with Nike’s Sportswear Merchandising team. This is your chance to ask questions and hear why these professionals are passionate about their jobs! NIKE Career Day is open to students in grades 10, 11 & 12. Registration is available in room 108. Hurry up! Spaces are very limited on a first come basis.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Attention students: Do you want to make a positive change in your community? ROSE Community Development and OPAL do too. That’s why they are starting the Lents Youth Initiative that includes paid summer internshipsfor youth with community mentors as well as leadership development, community engagement, fun and inspiring workshops and sustainability education. This is your chance to make a difference in your community! Do you want to participate or learn more about the Program?  They will be conducting a presentation at Franklin onTuesday, February 10th at 1:30 pm. Interested? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to sign up!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, February 6th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Freshmen Men’s Basketball players at 2:40pm for a game at Clevand HS.  Dismiss Freshmen Women’s Basketball players at 2:40pm for a game at Cleveland HS.  Please dismiss JV Women’s Basketball Players at 2:45 pm for a game at FHS—NOTE:  the game start time has been changed to 3:30pm.

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

The varsity swim team is off this week to get ready for districts next week February 13th and 14th at Matt Dishman Swim Center.

The Junior Varsity Swim Districts will be held at Matt Dishman Swim Center this Friday February 6th starting at 6:00 PM.

Friday night also brings, for the last time in this Quaker Gym, our closest rival The Cleveland Warriors.  Game times listed below:

We will hold the Wing-Stop Halftime Shoot sponsored by Alan Shaffer at the 82ndWing-Stop at the half of the 6:30pm Varsity Women’s game once the players and officials have left the floor.  At half-time of the Varsity Men’s Game Franklin will present an athletic/academic award to the Franklin Men’s Cross Country Team and possibly a short dance routine by the Franklin Dance Team and Alumni.

All day Saturday Franklin will host PIL Middle School Women’s basketball; games will start at 8:00 am and run through 5:00 pm.

Also Saturday the varsity Men’s basketball team will meet at 9:00 am at SEI and perform a community service project in the City of Portland.  Coach McGee will be the coordinator for this project.

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

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


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

Attn:  All Athletes morning weight-lifting sessions will begin Monday, February 9thfrom 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.

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

The Tutoring Center is moving!!! Starting 2nd Semester (Feb 2), 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

 

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

NIKE Career Day: Do you want to work at Nike?

Visit Nike headquarters and learn what it’s like to work for one of the biggest sports brands in the world. Explore the creative development process with Nike’s Sportswear Merchandising team. This is your chance to ask questions and hear why these professionals are passionate about their jobs! NIKE Career Day is open to students in grades 10, 11 & 12. Registration is available in room 108. Hurry up! Spaces are very limited on a first come basis.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Attention students: Do you want to make a positive change in your community? ROSE Community Development and OPAL do too. That’s why they are starting the Lents Youth Initiative that includes paid summer internshipsfor youth with community mentors as well as leadership development, community engagement, fun and inspiring workshops and sustainability education. This is your chance to make a difference in your community! Do you want to participate or learn more about the Program?  They will be conducting a presentation at Franklin onTuesday, February 10th at 1:30 pm. Interested? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to sign up!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, February 5th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Freshmen Men’s Basketball players at 2:40pm for a game at Marshall HS.  Dismiss JV Men’s Basketball players at 2:40pm for a game at Madison HS.

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

Thursday the Quakers host Madison in basketball with a special promotion from Car2go, one of the many companies that sponsor Franklin Athletics.  At the end of the first quarter Car2go will select 2 people to participate in a halftime contest (must be 18 years old) and the winner will be rewarded with a GoPro Camera and following that they will present a donation check to the Franklin Athletic Department for $800.

TONIGHTS 7:30pm BASKETBALL GAME-FHS vs MHS held at the FHS Gym will be broadcast LIVE on KPBS 1450 AM, our district radio station.

The varsity swim team is off this week to get ready for districts next week February 13th and 14th at Matt Dishman Swim Center.

The junior Varsity Swim Districts will be held at Matt Dishman Swim Center this Friday February 6th starting at 6:00 PM.

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

For those students and families that joined us last night, we hope you enjoyed the evening and found it informative and beneficial!  We enjoyed seeing so MANY of our families!  We look forward to Round Two this evening!

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

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

All girls interested in playing tennis, please come to an informational meeting Thursday, February 5th, AFTER SCHOOL, in Ms. Miller’s Room #268.

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.

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

The Tutoring Center is moving!!! Starting 2nd Semester (Feb 2), 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

 

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

NIKE Career Day: Do you want to work at Nike?

Visit Nike headquarters and learn what it’s like to work for one of the biggest sports brands in the world. Explore the creative development process with Nike’s Sportswear Merchandising team. This is your chance to ask questions and hear why these professionals are passionate about their jobs! NIKE Career Day is open to students in grades 10, 11 & 12. Registration is available in room 108. Hurry up! Spaces are very limited on a first come basis.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Attention students: Do you want to make a positive change in your community? ROSE Community Development and OPAL do too. That’s why they are starting the Lents Youth Initiative that includes paid summer internshipsfor youth with community mentors as well as leadership development, community engagement, fun and inspiring workshops and sustainability education. This is your chance to make a difference in your community! Do you want to participate or learn more about the Program?  They will be conducting a presentation at Franklin onTuesday, February 10th at 1:30 pm. Interested? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to sign up!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss JV and Varsity Wrestlers at 2:10pm for a tournament at Lincoln HS.

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

The Wrestling Team has had a great year and will continue this week with a double dual meet with Cleveland and Benson at Lincoln on Wednesday, February 4th and then off to Sandy HS on Saturday for a tournament.

Wednesday Night the Men’s Varsity and JV Basketball teams will practice from 3:45pm to 5:30pm at Marshall High School so that the Men and Women’s Basketball teams can join the FHS Forecast Event on Wednesday Night.

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


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

If you want to know more about Military Careers, please come to the GYM during LUNCH this Wednesday, February 4th to talk to Military Personnel.

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

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

All girls interested in playing tennis, please come to an informational meeting Thursday, February 5th, AFTER SCHOOL, in Ms. Miller’s Room #268.

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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


The Tutoring Center is moving!!! Starting 2nd Semester (Feb 2), 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

 

Want to learn how to turn your passions into a career? Build a Personal Brand?

Learn more about who you are, what you want, and how to make it happen? Career Exploration, Career Planning, and Personal Branding?

SPARK can help you do that! SPARK will be meeting TODAY, Wednesday, February 4th, after school from 3:30-4:30pm in Room # 140.

 

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

NIKE Career Day: Do you want to work at Nike?

Visit Nike headquarters and learn what it’s like to work for one of the biggest sports brands in the world. Explore the creative development process with Nike’s Sportswear Merchandising team. This is your chance to ask questions and hear why these professionals are passionate about their jobs! NIKE Career Day is open to students in grades 10, 11 & 12. Registration is available in room 108. Hurry up! Spaces are very limited on a first come basis.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Attention students: Do you want to make a positive change in your community? ROSE Community Development and OPAL do too. That’s why they are starting the Lents Youth Initiative that includes paid summer internshipsfor youth with community mentors as well as leadership development, community engagement, fun and inspiring workshops and sustainability education. This is your chance to make a difference in your community! Do you want to participate or learn more about the Program?  They will be conducting a presentation at Franklin onTuesday, February 10th at 1:30 pm. Interested? Talk to Raquel in room 108 to sign up!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for MONDAY, February 2nd, 2015
Friday, January 30th - Teacher Planning Day--NO SCHOOL for students

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Freshmen Wrestlers at 2:20pm for a district tournament at Marshall HS.

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

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

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


Attn:  SENIORS- The District has informed us that an additional day has been ADDED to the Class of 2015’s school year.  The date of our Senior’s Last Day has been changed to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2015.  This is due to the 130 hours of seat-time and the guidelines we must follow to meet that requirement. 
Can you put in this weekend newsletter and announcements 2/3 2/4 2/5 Thanks.

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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


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

The Tutoring Center is moving!!! Starting 2nd Semester (Feb 2), 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

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

Improv is the art of performing without a script—making up the story as you go—building something out of whatever is at hand. Learn to create characters, plots and laughs in the moment, all through playing games. If you want to be a better actor, or a better listener, or just have a fun 90 minutes, this improv group is for you.  You don’t have to try to be funny; you just have to seriously want to play!  We will meet TODAY after school in the dance room

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, January 29th, 2015

 

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

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early release for ATHLETICS today. 

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

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for      Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

 

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

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early release for ATHLETICS today. 

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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


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


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

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

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

UPDATE TO CALENDAR: SENIOR LAST DAY JUNE 3, 2015

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for      Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

 

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

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early release for ATHLETICS today. 

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

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

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Monday, January 26th, 2015

 

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

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early release for ATHLETICS today. 

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

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

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

 


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


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


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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for an exciting look at this industry as well as hands-on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Friday, January 23rd, 2015

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early release for ATHLETICS today. 

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

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

 

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for an exciting look at this industry as well as hands-on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

 

THURSDAY ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: No early release for ATHLETICS today. 

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

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

 

Advanced Placement Test Registration Forms and Packets will be handed out to students in their A/P classes this week.  Please complete both sides of the registration form and be sure to mark which test(s) you will be taking along with the test site, if applicable. If you are unsure of which test you will be taking, please double check with your AP Teacher (i.e.; English LITERATURE or English LANGUAGE). Both student and parent/guardian MUST sign the form Return the registration form to JAN STUBBLEFIELD in the STUDENT STORE by Friday, February 13th.  Make checks payable to:  Franklin High School.  Return payment-cash/check/money order- with your paperwork by Friday, February 13th.  There is support for students on Free or Reduced Lunch Plan.  There are limited scholarships available for students in need.  Applications are included with registration forms, see AP teacher for additional applications.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for an exciting look at this industry as well as hands-on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

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

 

New/Timely Entries

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

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

QUAKER SPIRIT WEEK

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

PLEASE keep it school appropriate and respectful.

 

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

 

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

 

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

Providence Rehabilitation Services Career Highlight will open its doors to high school students to explore careers in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology! This time, Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Providence Portland Medical Center in NE Portland. Please join us for an exciting look at this industry as well as hands-on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INTERESTED IN SCIENCE ORBIOMEDICAL RESEARCH? ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A FUTURE IN HEALTH RELATED FIELDS? Then theOHSU Cancer Cure mentorship program might be your opportunity! Cancer CURE is a paid summer internship dedicated to provide hands-on research experience, science exposure and to increase participation of underserved and minority students in biomedical research and other health-related fields. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time the program begins, have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher and have taken at least one lab science class, preferably biology. Talk to Raquel in room 108 for more information. 

 

And if students want to volunteer at OHSU over the summer, it would be good to apply EARLY: Volunteers with OHSU Healthcare are placed in a variety of settings in which volunteers share their time and talent. To volunteer you must be at least 16 years of age for all volunteer opportunities. You are also asked to make a minimum commitment of six months of service in most of their volunteer positions. Talk to Raquel if you want to apply.

 

Those who say the world can’t be changed, probably never tried. With that in mind, the Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school with a passion for improving your community, Student Leader is your opportunity! With the Student Leader program you will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks, attend a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (all expenses paid), develop leadership and career skills, etc. Application is open and closes on January 31, 2015. Interested? Want more information? Talk to Raquel in room 108.

Attention senior students! If you are interested in pursuing careers in the construction trades or other construction-related fields, the Associated Builders and Contractors, Pacific Northwest Chapter, is offering scholarship opportunities for you.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $1000 each. Construction careers in today’s market provide opportunities for high-paying careers and long-term employment.  Applications are available in room 108. The deadline for submitting applications is March 16, 2015.

Attention Students: Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to meet with college reps visiting FHS on February!!!

  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am: Portland Community College (Library)
  • Friday, February 6th at 10:30 am: Concordia University (room 108).
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 am: Multnomah University (room 108).
  • Thursday, February 12th at 9:45 am: PCC Foundation and PCC Future Connect Scholarships application workshop (room 108).

Attention all senior students who are planning to transition to PCC this fall! A representative from PCC Southeast Center will be at Franklin next month, on Tuesday, February 3rd at 10:00 am in the Library to make sure you are on track with your FAFSA, the PCC Admissions process, the college placement tests, PCC Scholarships and any other questions students might have. Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account TODAY!

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


Franklin High School

Quaker Announcements for Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Monday, January 19th, 2015 is a Holiday in honor of 
Martin Luther King Jr.  School/Offices will be closed.

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please excuse Freshmen and JV Women’s Basketball players at 2:40pm for games at Grant HS. 

REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

QUAKER SPIRIT WEEK