Common Resources and Links:
Scheduling issue? Not sure how to talk to your teacher about a problem you’re having? Curious how to start preparing for college? Worried about missing credits? Wondering where you sign up to take the SAT, ACT or the STAMP exams? We can help. You can make an appointment to talk to your counselor, or you can also find help on the following links:
- Information about Alternative Education: www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/education-options/index.htm
- Summer School/Night School Website: (Credit Recovery) www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/education-options/744.htm
- SAT Registration and Prep: Sign up for Receiving a Question of the Day: www.collegeboard.org (See us for waivers if you are on Free/Reduced Lunch)
- College Search/Planning: Log on to Naviance Website: https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=franklinhsor. Parents: Enter as a guest and the password is goquakers. Students, if you’ve forgotten your password get in the counseling office. Usually your email is your username, and your student Id number is your password!
- Playing College Sports: www.ncaa.org
- STAMP/SLIP Registration: See counselor (practice test for STAMP is: www.avantassessment.com)
- Referrals to Multnomah County Health Clinic at Franklin: See Counselor, or call: 503-988-3370
- Referrals for mental health, drug/alcohol assessment: See Counselor, or call Multnomah County Crisis Hotline for referral to low cost or sliding scale agencies.
- Advanced Placement Information
Several times per year, our counseling department facilitates classroom guidance lessons. These presentations provide students with valuable information and resources to foster students’ academic, personal and social development as well as college and career readiness.
Class Guidance Presentations:
9th Grade Fall presentation: How You Doin’?
10th Grade presentation: Sohomore Year!
11th Grade Fall presentation: Where Do I Go Next?
12th Grade Fall presentation: Hello, Class of 2020!
We will continue to add presentations to our website as they become available.
Other Helpful Links and Resources:
Our counselors are dedicated to providing students and parents an abundance of resources for students’ personal needs, interests, and postsecondary planning. There are many opportunities that can further one’s experiences and learning in and outside of school. We encourage students to regularly check their email, look out for announcements, and refer to the resources we post here and throughout the building.
- Summer Pre-College Programs: Many postsecondary institutions offer residential summer programs for high school students. Programs vary in academic focus, cost, and length of time. Find a list with links to applications here.
- Fly-In Programs: Some out-of-state colleges and universities offer students an opportunity to visit their campuses for a weekend, free of charge, to learn more about their community and offerings. Click here.
- Scholarships: We maintain a general list of scholarships, organized by due date, as well as a list of websites students can use to research scholarships, here. Please refer to the Scholarships tab for additional resources.