Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

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

Quaker Announcements

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Friday, December 19th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

         Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

Have a GREAT DAY!  


Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Thursday, December 18th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

         Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

Have a GREAT DAY!


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

 

New/Timely Entries

Early Release for Athletics TODAY: There are NO early releases for athletics today.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info

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

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

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

Providence Health & Services will open its doors to high school students again next month! This time they will be hosting 3 Health Care Careers Highlight events: Emergency Department, Physicians and Radiation Oncology Careers Days. Registration is open NOW and closes on Friday December 12th. Come to enjoy an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have a GREAT DAY!


 

Franklin High School
Quaker Announcements for Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

New/Timely Entries

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


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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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


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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

         Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

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

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

 

REHABILITATION SERVICES CAREER Highlight will open its doors to high school students next month! Providence Health & Services will be hosting this event at Portland St. Vincent Medical Center to provide the opportunity for career exploration in Rehabilitation Services including: physical therapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology. Please join us for an exciting look at this industry as well as hands on activities! Space is limited, so please register early. Talk to Raquel in room 108 TODAY!


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

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

 

  • Monday, November 17th from 9:00am – 3:15pm: PSU Instant Viking (room 108)

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!  

 


 

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

New/Timely Entries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Important Continuing Items

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

 

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

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

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

 

         Club News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College, Career and Counseling Info 

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

Have a GREAT DAY!