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  • Senior Prom

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    Prom tickets are now on sale in the bookkeepers office Room M-136.  $25 for one ticket and $40 for two. 
     
    There will be three photography options: 

    1) Deb Dombrowski will be taking candids that we will post online for download. 

    2) A former student photographer will be taking portraits for free with digital copies available. 

    3) A free photobooth with photo strips that students can take with them. 

  • May Fete Spirit Week

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  • 2018/2019 Principal Chris Frazier

     

    April 2018

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    Dear Franklin community,

    I am pleased to announce that Chris Frazier will take over as Franklin High School’s new principal this fall after serving as the school’s vice principal since 2014.

    Among his duties, Chris collaborates with the school’s administrative team and works with students on academic and student management plans, assists the hiring and evaluation of teachers, and oversees Franklin’s athletic department. He also directs the planning, structure and implementation of a number of teams and student support programs, including the Climate Team, Equity Team, AVID and the Gear Up grant.

    Chris came to us from De La Salle North Catholic High School, where he held several positions, including vice principal of academics, academic counselor, dean of students, principal of summer school, and teacher of economics and employment foundations.

    He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Concordia University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from Willamette University. In addition, Chris received a number of educational certificates and taken high-level professional development courses.

    Chris also was an assistant varsity football coach at Grant High School from 2005 to 2014.

    Born and raised in Portland, Chris attended Irvington Elementary and Fernwood Middle School before his family moved. He graduated from Hillsboro’s Glencoe High School.

    Please join me in congratulating Chris in his new role as Principal of Franklin High School.

    Image of PPS Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero's Signature
    Guadalupe Guerrero
    Superintendent

  • Reminder that AP Testing will begin today May 7th!

    Information about testing locations, dates, and policies can be
    found on the district AP test website.   Here is also the link to the
    specific room locations for all tests. Note that all tests will be at the
    Oregon Convention Center except AP Japanese and AP Chinese
    exams  which will be held at Benson High School.  Students are
    reminded that they should arrive well in advance for their test to
    make sure they have time to find their test room.   
     
    Note that all students testing with approved accommodations
    will be testing at Franklin and will be notified of their specific test
    location prior to testing. 


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     



Principal's
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    Dear Community:

    Well, May Fete is quickly reaching its end.  The assembly, spirit days and carnival are always such an exciting opportunity for our community to thank those who have given so much to our school.  Congratulations to the knighted individuals who embody what Franklin STRONG represents:  Students Emma Friedmark and Ruby Nopp,  Community Member: Gayle Meier and Staff:  Thuy Tran (EA) Mercedes Munoz and Tim Biamont(Teachers) and Emily Mather (VP).  Congratulations on this honor.

    A big thank you to the  Choir, ASB and Video Production for the wonderful tribute they gave me at the assembly on the occasion of my retirement. As well as, Thank you to the PTSA (see below) for recognizing my work at the meeting this week.  I am overwhelmed at the kind words and honors.  Thank you so much. 

    As graduation and the end of the year rapidly approach-remember to check the website, Facebook,  this letter and all the Instagram accounts to keep up on the fast moving information coming.

    Enjoy the weekend,

    Juanita Valder

     

    Highlights and Reminders for the Week:

    • Principal Meet and Greet: Frazier met with families at the PTA meet and greet this last week.  We welcomed some incoming parents which was exciting to see. Mr. Frazier gave some insights into his tenue thus far and hopes for moving ahead.
    • Prom-Tomorrow night expects to be a memory making event for our seniors.  The venue is new to us and the excitement is high.  Chaperones are always welcome.  This is one of my most favorite events to see our students in their finest and so happy at the completion of this big accomplishment.
    • AP Exams-All done and we are happy!!  Good job students! Franklin usually has the most tests taken in the city, so it is a big endeavor and a big accomplishment to complete. Gone are the cramming sessions. Yeah! But…. Seniors stay focused!
    • Schedule for next year: We are close to running the master schedule which means we are on schedule to have students leave with courses in hand for next year.

Senior Information

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  • Senior Grad Night Party!

    If you are signed up for the Grad Night Party, you need to have your signed waivers turned in to attend. There are three waivers.  You can find them at the official FHS Grad Night site. If you're not signed up, it's not too late to join the party! Sign-up forms are available on the website.

     
    Cost is $50. Payment support is available for students eligible for free or reduced price meals (see info on the form). Contact the event registrar Kendra Wenzel at fhsgradnightreg@gmail.com with any registration questions. Turn in your waivers now and avoid the rush before graduation!
  • Important Dates for Seniors

    Senior Recognition Assembly: 

    Friday, May 25th at 9:40pm 

    Deadline for Seniors to complete Virtual Scholars: 

    Tuesday, May 29th by 3:30pm

    Deadline for Seniors to pay all fees and charges: 

    Wednesday, May 30th by 3:30pm 

    Last Day of Classes for Seniors: 

    Thursday, May 31st

    First Day to pick up Commencement tickets: 

    Thursday, May 31st

    Deadline for Seniors to clear failures with teachers: 

    Friday, June 1st by 3:30pm 

    Senior Commencement Rehearsal: 

    Tuesday, June 5th at 12:00pm

     

    Senior Information: 

    Senior Letter to Parents

    Year End Calendar

    60 Day Policies

    Scholarship Report Form

     

    Senior Fees - Questions contact - Kristen Barsotti at x84362

    Library Fees  - Questions contact - Library at x84150

     

  • Cap and gown information from Jostens!!

    Cap and Gown Information - Contact Jostens directly www.jostens.com/

  • 2018 Commencement

    Tuesday, June 5th, 5:30pm - Tickets will be required!
    Veteran's Memorial Coliseum

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