Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

Home of the Quakers

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

Quaker Announcements

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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

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

 

         Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 

 


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Thursday-A Day Assembly Schedule-NO Tutorial TODAY—
SCHOOL IS OUT AT 3:15pm

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Varsity Women’s Soccer at 2:00pm for a game at Delta Park.  Dismiss JV Women’s Soccer at 2:10pm for a game at Rose City Park.  Dismiss Freshmen Football Players at 2:40pm for a game at FHS.  Dismiss JV Football players at 2:40pm for a game at Lincoln HS.    Dismiss JV Men’s Soccer at 3:00pm for a game at Clinton Park.  NOTE:  Varsity Men’s Soccer Game has been moved to Marshall HS at 7:00pm.

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

THIS WEEK IS FHS HOMECOMING WEEK:  Students can dress up in the following themes on the days listed below.  PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL with your costumes and DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR SCHOOL.

CINEMATIC THEME

Thursday: FHS the MOVIE (wear your class colors---Fresh= White, Soph= Black, Jr= Gray, Sr= Maroon) - friendly class competition for the HOMECOMING PEP ASSEMBLY.

Friday: HARRY POTTER DAY - a generational favorite.

The SENIOR class GROUP PHOTO will be taken immediately after the Homecoming assembly on Thursday, October 16th in the gym.

Come to the Homecoming Tailgate Party on Friday, October 17th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.  At the hill behind the scoreboard for music, games, food, and lots of pre-game QUAKER spirit!   Let’s get pumped for homecoming!

FHS Community-come support your Quakers at the Homecoming game vs. Lincoln HS at 7:00pm on Friday, Oct. 17th. The halftime show will feature a MASCOT RACE, MASCOT DANCE-OFF, the HOMECOMING COURT PRESENTATION, and a SPECIAL DANCE from da Vinci Middle School Dancers.  See you there.  GO QUAKERS!!

The QSA continues with Ally Week, and will be down by Benji at LUNCH today-WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY gathering signatures for pledges of support for LGBTQ youth and their allies.  Look for vocabulary signs up around the school, as well as a climate survey down in the main offices and counseling office.

 

Important Continuing Items

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

 

·         Holiday Wreath and Garland Sale: Buy a gorgeous holiday wreath or garland and help support the FHS 2015 Senior All Night Party. These beautiful, fragrant wreaths and garlands will be delivered fresh to your doorstep in early December, but the sale ends October 31st. Just fill out the order form attached HERE and return it with your check to the FHS main office. Medium wreaths are $22, large wreaths are $32 and 75-foot-long garlands are $80.

·         Do you have an issue with a student, friend or foe?  Is someone gossiping about you?  Are you having a problem at school? Do you need the help of an FHS Peer Mediator?  If so, contact Mr. Frisina in Room #242 or at tfrisina@pps.net and he will connect you with our expert conflict resolvers.  He will deal with ALL ISSUES DISCRETELY.

·          If you ordered School pictures at Registration and haven’t picked them up, please go to the Counseling Office to get them.

 

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

 

·         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. 

 

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

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

 

         Club News

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

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

·         RUSSIAN CLUB meeting this THURSDAY, October 16th, 2014 at LUNCH in Ms. Struble’s Room #267.  All interested students can attend.

·         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).  For more information talk to Keely Nguyen.

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

Attention all Latino Senior students!! If you have a 3.0 GPA or more you can apply this year for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship. The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber provides annual scholarship awards to qualifying applicants of up to $5,500. For more information join us for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship presentation on Friday October 17th at 10:15 am during 6th period. Where? Room108. Don't miss this opportunity! Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account.

If you are interested in the growing field of veterinary medicine, you will want to attend the VETERINARY CAREER DAY on October 30th. Meet Veterinarians and Vet Technicians; learn about education requirements and salary ranges, and tour the Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. Open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Hurry up! Registration is open and spaces are limited. Talk to Raquel in room 108 today!

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

 

Do you have questions about the ACE Mentor Program? Not sure if you want to join it? One of the ACE Lead Mentors is coming to Franklin next week on October 21st during lunch to share information with all of you about the ACE Mentor Program and their scholarships opportunities. Lunch will be provided. Sign up for this lunch info session to learn more about the ACE Mentor Program. Sign up in room 108 or in your Naviance account!!!


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

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

 

  • Friday, October 17that 10:15 am: Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 10:30 am: Eastern Oregon University (room 108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 pm: California Occidental College (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm: Emory University of Atlanta (room 108)
  • Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 am: University of Hawaii (room 108)
  • Friday, October 24th at 10:30 am: William Jessup University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 9:15 am: Willamette University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 1:10 pm: Clark University (room 108)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 9:00 am: OSU Application Workshop (Library)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 1:00 pm: University of Oregon (room 108)

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


 

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Monday, October 13th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss JVII Men’s Soccer at 3:00pm for a game Marshall HS.

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

THIS WEEK IS FHS HOMECOMING WEEK:  Students can dress up in the following themes on the days listed below.  PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL with your costumes and DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR SCHOOL.


CINEMATIC THEME

Monday: DISNEY DAY – dress as your favorite DISNEY character.

Tuesday: RED CARPET DAY –wear your formal attire.

Wednesday: "ON WEDNESDAYS WE WEAR PINK" - we will be promoting Breast Cancer Awareness month AND anti-bullying.

Thursday: FHS the MOVIE (wear your class colors---Fresh= White, Soph= Black, Jr= Gray, Sr= Maroon) - friendly class competition for the HOMECOMING PEP ASSEMBLY.

Friday: HARRY POTTER DAY - a generational favorite.

FHS Community-come support your Quakers at the Homecoming game vs. Lincoln HS at 7:00pm on Friday, Oct. 17th. The halftime show will feature a MASCOT RACE, MASCOT DANCE-OFF, the HOMECOMING COURT PRESENTATION, and a SPECIAL DANCE from da Vinci Middle School Dancers.  See you there.  GO QUAKERS!!

Any Juniors interested in taking the PSAT can register until MONDAY, October 13th in the VP Office.  $20.00 or free for students on Free/Reduced Lunch-bring your letter or proof.  The PSAT test will be administered on Wednesday, October 15th from 8:00am to 11:30am.

Sophomores-the PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 15th from 8:00am until 11:30am.  PLEASE NOTE:  the 8:00am START TIME.  Be sure to check the main hall for your assigned testing location which will be posted by 3:15pm on Tuesday, October 14th.  Also, bring your own calculator (not a phone) and a #2 pencil and please get a good night’s rest and a healthy breakfast the day of the test!

Picture Retake or Make up Day with Lifetouch is TOMORROW-Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 11:30am until 12:30pm in the Auditorium.  If you are getting retakes, please bring your PICTURES with you to Auditorium.  Information available at:  mylifetouch.com   Picture Day ID:  FO754786Q2.  Pick up order forms in the Main Office on the VP desk.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30-5:15pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 3:30-4:15pm on Thursdays with your attendance for Supper. It's free food, people.

Important Continuing Items

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

·         Holiday Wreath and Garland Sale: Buy a gorgeous holiday wreath or garland and help support the FHS 2015 Senior All Night Party. These beautiful, fragrant wreaths and garlands will be delivered fresh to your doorstep in early December, but the sale ends October 31st. Just fill out the order form attached HERE and return it with your check to the FHS main office. Medium wreaths are $22, large wreaths are $32 and 75-foot-long garlands are $80.

·         Do you have an issue with a student, friend or foe?  Is someone gossiping about you?  Are you having a problem at school? Do you need the help of an FHS Peer Mediator?  If so, contact Mr. Frisina in Room #242 or at tfrisina@pps.net and he will connect you with our expert conflict resolvers.  He will deal with ALL ISSUES DISCRETELY.

·          If you ordered School pictures at Registration and haven’t picked them up, please go to the Counseling Office to get them.

·         If you haven’t received your FHS STUDENT ID with TRI-MET BUS PASS, please see Ms. Williams in the Counseling Office/Attendance Window at LUNCH or AFTER SCHOOL ONLY.  If you have lost your pass there is a $50.00 fee for passes including the Tri-Met Bus Pass.  ID ONLY replacement is $10.00

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

·         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. 

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

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

    

  Club News

 

·         Like to bowl? The Cleveland Bowling Team is looking for more members. Since Franklin doesn't have a team, our students can join Cleveland's team! If you are interested, just show up for one of their practices on Mondays at 3:30pm at Pro 300 Lanes on Powell and 30th. The SUN Center staff has more info if you have questions.

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

 

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

Attention junior and senior students! Do you know what your post high school plan is? Do you know how to get there? Now is the time to make your plan! Researching college and university programs and exploring careers opportunities will help put you on the right path to success. On October 15th (PSAT day for sophomores) we will have the Careers and Colleges Options Preview Day 2014 here at Franklin. There will be Career Oriented Workshops about Construction, IT, Engineering, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Robotics, etc. Visit the Mini-College Fair in the Library during lunch and the Stanford University presentation at 1:00pm. Interested in attending some of the presentations? Sign up in room 108 TODAY!

Attention all Latino Senior students!! If you have a 3.0 GPA or more you can apply this year for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship. The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber provides annual scholarship awards to qualifying applicants of up to $5,500. For more information join us for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship presentation on Friday October 17th at 10:15 am during 6th period. Where? Room108. Don't miss this opportunity! Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account.

If you are interested in the growing field of veterinary medicine, you will want to attend the VETERINARY CAREER DAY on October 30th. Meet Veterinarians and Vet Technicians; learn about education requirements and salary ranges, and tour the Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. Open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Hurry up! Registration is open and spaces are limited. Talk to Raquel in room 108 today!

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

Do you have questions about the ACE Mentor Program? Not sure if you want to join it? One of the ACE Lead Mentors is coming to Franklin next week on October 21st during lunch to share information with all of you about the ACE Mentor Program and their scholarships opportunities. Lunch will be provided. Sign up for this lunch info session to learn more about the ACE Mentor Program. Sign up in room 108 or in your Naviance account!!!

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

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

·         Monday, October 13th at 12:15 pm: California Baptist University (room 108)

·         Wednesday, October 15th at lunch: Mini-College Fair (PSU, PCC, MHCC, Seattle Pacific, UO, Warner Pacific College and Brown University)-Library.

·         Wednesday, October 15th at 1:00 pm: Stanford University (Library)

·         Friday, October 17that 10:15 am: Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (108)      

·         Tuesday, October 21st at 10:30 am: Eastern Oregon University (room 108)      

·         Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 pm: California Occidental College (room 108)

·         Wednesday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm: Emory University of Atlanta (room 108)

·         Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 am: University of Hawaii (room 108)

·         Friday, October 24th at 10:30 am: William Jessup University (room 108)

·         Monday, October 27th at 9:15 am: Willamette University (room 108)

·         Monday, October 27th at 1:10 pm: Clark University (room 108)

·         Tuesday, October 28st at 9:00 am: OSU Application Workshop (Library)

·         Tuesday, October 28st at 1:00 pm: University of Oregon (room 108)

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

Have a GREAT DAY!


 

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Freshmen Football at 2:10pm for a game at Madison HS.  Dismiss the JV Football team at 3:00pm for a game at FHS. Please dismiss JV Men’s Soccer Players at 2:10pm for a game at Delta Park.  Dismiss JV Women’s Soccer Players at 3:00pm for a game at Clinton Park.

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

Attn:  Students/Parents-Guardians-Free and Reduced forms are due
BY TODAY-WEDNESDAY, October 8th.  Please fill out a NEW application for this school year, they are available online or you can pick up a hard copy in the Cafeteria or Office.  Meals will go to FULL PRICE on the 8th.
Once APPROVED, please SAVE your APPROVAL LETTER for confirmation of your Free/Reduced status.  This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, TESTING FEES, ETC.  The Cafeteria Staff is unable to give out the Eligibility forms at this time so you will need to call 503-916-3402 to get a replacement letter mailed to you.

Holiday Wreath and Garland Sale: Buy a gorgeous holiday wreath or garland and help support the FHS 2015 Senior All Night Party. These beautiful, fragrant wreaths and garlands will be delivered fresh to your doorstep in early December, but the sale ends October 31st. Just fill out the order form attached HERE and return it with your check to the FHS main office. Medium wreaths are $22, large wreaths are $32 and 75-foot-long garlands are $80.

Any GIRLS that are interested in playing basketball this winter for the FHS program please join Coach McCarthy for a very important meeting TODAY-Wednesday, October 8th in the GYM at 11:30 during lunch time. Please be on time.

Franklin Boys' Soccer has arranged with Flying Pie on SE Stark to have a fund raiser on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9th, and we will receive 15% of all "Franklin" sales that day. You MUST show them the Franklin/Flying Pie flier when you order, available in the school office or from any player, or bring your phone and click HERE. Call your order in ahead of time, 503.254.2016, to avoid a wait.

Do you have an issue with a teacher, student, friend or foe?  Is someone gossiping about you?  Are you having a problem at school? Do you need the help of an FHS Peer Mediator?  If so, contact Mr. Frisina in Room #242 or at tfrisina@pps.net and he will connect you with our expert conflict resolvers.  He will deal with ALL ISSUES DISCRETELY.

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

Any Juniors interested in taking the PSAT can begin registering on Thursday, October 2nd in the VP Office.  $20.00 or free for students on Free/Reduced Lunch-bring your letter or proof.  The PSAT test will be administered on Wednesday, October 15th from 8:00am to 11:30am.

Important Continuing Items

·         James McBride Field Trip Permission Slips are in the FHS Library- Only 42 slots to see this National Book Award winning author on Thursday, October 16th in the evening.  Free seats and transportation provided.  Permission slips must be turned in by Thursday, October 9th. See the Librarian (Ms. Childs) or the FHS Toolbox for more information. http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

 ·         Picture Retake or Make up Day with Lifetouch is Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 11:30am until 12:30pm in the Auditorium.  If you are getting retakes, please bring your PICTURES with you to Auditorium.  Information available at:  mylifetouch.com   Picture Day ID:  FO754786Q2.  Pick up order forms in the Main Office on the VP desk.

 ·         Sophomores-the PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 15nd from 8:00am until 11:30am.  You will get your Study Guides in your English Classes by Monday.  

 ·         If you haven’t received your FHS STUDENT ID with TRI-MET BUS PASS, please see Ms. Williams in the Counseling Office/Attendance Window at LUNCH or AFTER SCHOOL ONLY.  If you have lost your pass there is a $50.00 fee for passes including the Tri-Met Bus Pass.  ID ONLY replacement is $10.00

 ·         Any BOYS that are interested in playing basketball this winter for the FHS program please join Coach McGee for an informational meeting on Thursday, October 9th @ 11:10am. The meeting will be held in the GYM and please arrive on time.

·         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. 

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

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

         Club News

·   The Spark program starts today! Come to Room 140 after school by 3:30pm to meet with Levi and take steps towards a bright future!

      Like to bowl? The Cleveland Bowling Team is looking for more members. Since Franklin doesn't have a team, our students can join Cleveland's team! If you are interested, just show up for one of their practices on Mondays at 3:30pm at Pro 300 Lanes on Powell and 30th. The SUN Center staff has more info if you have questions.

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

·         NHS’ first meeting is TODAY- Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 during LUNCH in the Auditorium. We will pass out the application at that time.

·         Interested in Science Fair? Come to an informational meeting, TODAY- Wednesday, October 8th, during LUNCH, in Ms. Sansom's Room #237.

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

·         Chinese Club meeting this Thursday, October 9th in Ms.Mi’s Room # 273 at LUNCH. Remember to bring your membership form and your fee!

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention junior and senior students! Do you know what your post high school plan is? Do you know how to get there? Now is the time to make your plan! Researching college and university programs and exploring careers opportunities will help put you on the right path to success. On October 15th (PSAT day for sophomores) we will have the Careers and Colleges Options Preview Day 2014 here at Franklin. There will be Career Oriented Workshops about Construction, IT, Engineering, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Robotics, etc. Visit the Mini-College Fair in the Library during lunch and the Stanford University presentation at 1:00pm. Interested in attending some of the presentations? Sign up in room 108 TODAY!

Attention all Latino Senior students!! If you have a 3.0 GPA or more you can apply this year for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship. The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber provides annual scholarship awards to qualifying applicants of up to $5,500. For more information join us for the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship presentation on Friday October 17th at 10:15 am during 6th period. Where? Room108. Don't miss this opportunity! Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account.

Attention junior students! Would you be interested in living at Princeton University for 7 weeks during the summer receiving college guidance and advice, standardized test preparation and leadership training? LEDA Scholars Program is an intensive 7 weeks program completely free for junior students that qualify. Do you want to learn more about the Program or apply to LEDA? Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to attend a LEDA presentation on October 8th during 8th period.

If you are interested in the growing field of veterinary medicine, you will want to attend the VETERINARY CAREER DAY on October 30th. Meet Veterinarians and Vet Technicians; learn about education requirements and salary ranges, and tour the Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. Open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Hurry up! Registration is open and spaces are limited. Talk to Raquel in room 108 today!

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

 

Do you have questions about the ACE Mentor Program? Not sure if you want to join it? One of the ACE Lead Mentors is coming to Franklin next week on October 21st during lunch to share information with all of you about the ACE Mentor Program and their scholarships opportunities. Lunch will be provided. Sign up for this lunch info session to learn more about the ACE Mentor Program. Sign up in room 108 or in your Naviance account!!!


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

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

 

  • Wednesday, October 8th at 12:30 pm: OSU (Auditorium)
  • Wednesday, October 8th at 2:00 pm: LEDA Program presentation (room 108)
  • Monday, October 13th at 12:15 pm: California Baptist University (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 15th at lunch: Mini-College Fair (PSU, PCC, MHCC, Seattle Pacific, UO, Warner Pacific College and Brown University)-Library.
  • Wednesday, October 15th at 1:00 pm: Stanford University (Library)
  • Friday, October 17that 10:15 am: Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 10:30 am: Eastern Oregon University (room 108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 pm: California Occidental College (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm: Emory University of Atlanta (room 108)
  • Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 am: University of Hawaii (room 108)
  • Friday, October 24th at 10:30 am: William Jessup University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 9:15 am: Willamette University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 1:10 pm: Clark University (room 108)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 9:00 am: OSU Application Workshop (Library)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 1:00 pm: University of Oregon (room 108)

 

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


 

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Monday, October 6th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY:  Please dismiss JVII Men’s Soccer at 3:00pm for a game at Clinton Park.  Dismiss All Volleyball players at 3:10 for games at Madison HS.

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

Attn:  Students/Parents-Guardians-Free and Reduced forms are due BY WEDNESDAY, October 8th.  Please fill out a NEW application for this school year, they are available online or you can pick up a hard copy in the Cafeteria or Office.  Meals will go to FULL PRICE on the 8th.
Once APPROVED, please SAVE your APPROVAL LETTER for confirmation of your Free/Reduced status.  This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, 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.

If you participate in an after school activity, come to the cafeteria between 4:30-5:15pm with your attendance for Supper. It's free food, people.

Students-Your School Pictures have arrived, if you ordered them at Registration.  Please pick-up your picture packets on TODAY-Monday, October 6th-AFTER SCHOOL-3:15 – 3:45, in front of the Auditorium.

Any Juniors interested in taking the PSAT can begin registering on Thursday, October 2nd in the VP Office.  $20.00 or free for students on Free/Reduced Lunch-bring your letter or proof.  The PSAT test will be administered on Wednesday, October 15th from 8:00am to 11:30am.

James McBride Field Trip Permission Slips are in the FHS Library- Only 42 slots to see this National Book Award winning author on Thursday, October 16th in the evening.  Free seats and transportation provided.  Permission slips must be turned in by Thursday, October 9th. See the Librarian (Ms. Childs) or the FHS Toolbox for more information. http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

Picture Retake or Make up Day with Lifetouch is Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 11:30am until 12:30pm in the Auditorium.  If you are getting retakes, please bring your PICTURES with you to Auditorium.  Information available at:  mylifetouch.com   Picture Day ID:  FO754786Q2.  Pick up order forms in the Main Office on the VP desk.

Important Continuing Items

·         Sophomores-the PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 15nd from 8:00am until 11:30am.  You will get your Study Guides in your English Classes by Monday. 

 ·         If you haven’t received your FHS STUDENT ID with TRI-MET BUS PASS, please see Ms. Williams in the Counseling Office/Attendance Window at LUNCH or AFTER SCHOOL ONLY.  If you have lost your pass there is a $50.00 fee for passes including the Tri-Met Bus Pass.  ID ONLY replacement is $10.00

 ·         Any BOYS that are interested in playing basketball this winter for the FHS program please join Coach McGee for an informational meeting on Thursday, October 9th @ 11:10am. The meeting will be held in the GYM and please arrive on time.

·         Any GIRLS that are interested in playing basketball this winter for the FHS program please join Coach McCarthy for a very important meeting Wednesday, October 8th in the GYM at 11:30 during lunch time. Please be on time.

·         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. 

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

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

         Club News

·         The Vietnamese Club will meet TODAY, Monday, October 6th in Room 117.

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

·         Stop the Trade Club's second meeting is Tuesday, October 7th in Mr. Ambinder’s Room # 122.

·         Interested in Science Fair? Come to an informational meeting, this Wednesday, October 8th, during LUNCH, in Ms. Sansom's Room #237.

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention junior students! Would you be interested in living at Princeton University for 7 weeks during the summer receiving college guidance and advice, standardized test preparation and leadership training? LEDA Scholars Program is an intensive 7 weeks program completely free for junior students that qualify. Do you want to learn more about the Program or apply to LEDA? Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to attend a LEDA presentation on October 8th during 8th period.

If you are interested in the growing field of veterinary medicine, you will want to attend the VETERINARY CAREER DAY on October 30th. Meet Veterinarians and Vet Technicians; learn about education requirements and salary ranges, and tour the Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. Open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Hurry up! Registration is open and spaces are limited. Talk to Raquel in room 108 today!

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

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

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

 

  • Wednesday, October 8th at 12:30 pm: OSU (Auditorium)
  • Wednesday, October 8th at 2:00 pm: LEDA Program presentation (room 108)
  • Monday, October 13th at 12:15 pm: California Baptist University (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 15th at lunch: Mini-College Fair (PSU, PCC, MHCC, Seattle Pacific, UO, Warner Pacific College and Brown University)-Library.
  • Wednesday, October 15th at 1:00 pm: Stanford University (Library)
  • Friday, October 17that 10:15 am: Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 10:30 am: Eastern Oregon University (room 108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 pm: California Occidental College (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm: Emory University of Atlanta (room 108)
  • Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 am: University of Hawaii (room 108)
  • Friday, October 24th at 10:30 am: William Jessup University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 9:15 am: Willamette University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 1:10 pm: Clark University (room 108)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 9:00 am: OSU Application Workshop (Library)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 1:00 pm: University of Oregon (room 108)

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  


 

 

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Friday, October 3rd, 2014

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: Please dismiss Varsity Football Players at 1:15pm for a game at Buckman Field (next to Benson)—LIMITED Bleacher Seating--Bring lawn chairs!
REMINDER:  Backpacks and bags are NOT allowed at PIL Athletic Event.  We hope to see you there!

Attn:  Students/Parents-Guardians-Free and Reduced forms are due BY October 8th.  Please fill out a NEW application for this school year, they are available online or you can pick up a hard copy in the Cafeteria or Office.  Meals will go to FULL PRICE on the 8th. Once APPROVED, please SAVE your APPROVAL LETTER for confirmation of your Free/Reduced status.  This is the letter that you will need to receive reduced prices on SPORTS FEES, NIGHT SCHOOL, 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.

James McBride Field Trip Permission Slips are in the FHS Library- Only 42 slots to see this National Book Award winning author on Thursday, October 16th in the evening.  Free seats and transportation provided.  Permission slips must be turned in by Thursday, October 9th. See the Librarian (Ms. Childs) or the FHS Toolbox for more information. http://franklintoolbox.wordpress.com

Congratulations to the Women's Cross Country Team! It is the first time in Franklin High School’s HISTORY that all seven varsity runners have been under 21 minutes in a season.

In other Cross Country News:  Kudos to Griffin Drake as he continues the tradition, along with other Quaker Alumni Greats, by running another PERSONAL BEST at Lents on Wednesday!

Students-Your School Pictures have arrived, if you ordered them at Registration.  Please pick-up your picture packets on Monday, October 6th-AFTER SCHOOL-3:15 – 3:45, in front of the Auditorium.

Picture Retake or Make up Day with Lifetouch is Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 11:30am until 12:30pm in the Auditorium.  If you are getting retakes, please bring your PICTURES with you to Auditorium.  Information available at:  mylifetouch.com   Picture Day ID:  FO754786Q2.  Pick up order forms in the Main Office on the VP desk.

Important Continuing Items

·         Sophomores-the PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 15nd from 8:00am until 11:30am.  You will get your Study Guides in your English Classes by Monday. 

 

·         Any Juniors interested in taking the PSAT can begin registering on Thursday, October 2nd in the VP Office.  $20.00 or free for students on Free/Reduced Lunch-bring your letter or proof.  The PSAT test will be administered on Wednesday, October 15th from 8:00am to 11:30am.

 

·         If you haven’t received your FHS STUDENT ID with TRI-MET BUS PASS, please see Ms. Williams in the Counseling Office/Attendance Window at LUNCH or AFTER SCHOOL ONLY.  If you have lost your pass there is a $50.00 fee for passes including the Tri-Met Bus Pass.  ID ONLY replacement is $10.00

 

·         Any BOYS that are interested in playing basketball this winter for the FHS program please join Coach McGee for an informational meeting on Thursday, October 9th @ 11:10am. The meeting will be held in the GYM and please arrive on time.

·         Any GIRLS that are interested in playing basketball this winter for the FHS program please join Coach McCarthy for a very important meeting Wednesday, October 8th in the GYM at 11:30 during lunch time. Please be on time.

·         The deadline has passed to join the 2014-15 Advanced Scholar Program. We are no longer accepting applications. Our first meeting will be during tutorial in the auditorium on Thursday, October 9th. See you then!

·         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. 

 

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

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

 

         Club News

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

Attention junior students! Would you be interested in living at Princeton University for 7 weeks during the summer receiving college guidance and advice, standardized test preparation and leadership training? LEDA Scholars Program is an intensive 7 weeks program completely free for junior students that qualify. Do you want to learn more about the Program or apply to LEDA? Sign up in the Counseling Office or in your Naviance account to attend a LEDA presentation on October 8th during 8th period.

If you are interested in the growing field of veterinary medicine, you will want to attend the VETERINARY CAREER DAY on October 30th. Meet Veterinarians and Vet Technicians; learn about education requirements and salary ranges, and tour the Dove Lewis Animal Hospital. Open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Hurry up! Registration is open and spaces are limited. Talk to Raquel in room 108 today!

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

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

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

 

  • Wednesday, October 8th at 12:30 pm: OSU (Auditorium)
  • Wednesday, October 8th at 2:00 pm: LEDA Program presentation (room 108)
  • Monday, October 13th at 12:15 pm: California Baptist University (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 15th at lunch: Mini-College Fair (PSU, PCC, MHCC, Seattle Pacific, UO, Warner Pacific College and Brown University)-Library.
  • Wednesday, October 15th at 1:00 pm: Stanford University (Library)
  • Friday, October 17that 10:15 am: Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship (108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 10:30 am: Eastern Oregon University (room 108)      
  • Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 pm: California Occidental College (room 108)
  • Wednesday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm: Emory University of Atlanta (room 108)
  • Thursday, October 23rd at 10:00 am: University of Hawaii (room 108)
  • Friday, October 24th at 10:30 am: William Jessup University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 9:15 am: Willamette University (room 108)
  • Monday, October 27th at 1:10 pm: Clark University (room 108)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 9:00 am: OSU Application Workshop (Library)
  • Tuesday, October 28st at 1:00 pm: University of Oregon (room 108)

 

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!