Franklin High School

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5405 SE Woodward StPortland, OR 97206Ph 503-916-5140Fx 503-916-2694

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  • FREE! SUN Summer Programming: 7/10-8/2/23

    Join SUN for some great summer activities! Mondays and Wednesdays only from July 10th - August 2nd at 12:30-3:30PM

    All students must sign up through our Google Form and fill out a SUN Form 23-24 to attend. Some events require a field trip form or parent permission to participate.

  • Pathways to Trade and Jobs 101 Summer Program

    This Summer we will be hosting a combined session of Jobs 101, where we will practice interviews, create resumes and job applications, start career exploration, and explore many more career-related topics, and Pathways to Trades, which focuses on alternative career pathways in the prominent trades sectors in the Portland area. 

    Students will also receive upon successful completion of the program:

    • .5 elective credit
    • 1 CRLE credit
    • Food handler's card (free of charge)
    • CPR/First Aid certification (free of charge)
    • $100 stipend 

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  • UNCF Portfolio Project

    The "UNCF Portfolio Project” is a signature college preparatory program for students that will be high school juniors and seniors in the fall.  They offer a 13-week curriculum-based program providing knowledge and tools to navigate the college process and beyond. 


    We will be hosting an information session here at Franklin HS on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the College and Career Center. Students who are interested in attending should contact me directly.  I can write them a pass to have them excused from class to attend the presentation. Students who attend the presentation will also be eligible to win Nike Air Jordan and other prizes. Students must sign up with me by the end of the day on Monday, May 22, 2023, at 4:00 pm.


    The Portfolio Project is an 11-week in-person program that helps students understand the college admissions & application process. They assist with writing college essays, applying for financial aid, finding scholarships and much more. Students will also be paired with a mentor to support them through the program. 


    *All Seniors who complete the Portfolio Project are eligible to receive a scholarship for college.


    *All juniors who complete the Portfolio Project are eligible to attend a fully funded HBCU College tour experience.


    Required Portfolio Project Dates:

    • August 26- Portfolio Project Parent/Student Orientation
    • September 9- Student session 1
    • September 16- Student session 2
    • September 23- Student session 3
    • September 30- Student session 4
    • September 23- Student session 5
    • September 30- Student session 6
    • October 1- UNCF College & Career Fair
    • October 7- Student session 8 
    • October 14- Students session 9
    • October 21- Student session 11
    • October 28- Student session 12
    • November 4- Student session 13
    • November 11- Presentation Preparation 
    • November 18- Final Student Presentations
    • December 2- Portfolio Project Celebration 

    Portfolio Project Program Breaks:

    Thanksgiving Break Nov. 24th  


    Portfolio Project Attendance & Participation Policies:

    Students are allowed 3 excused absences.


    Class is from 12:00-3:00pm every Saturday.


    The deadline to apply to this program is August 18, 2023.

  • Congratulations, Franklin Choir!

    The Franklin singers and choir had an outstanding year!

    The Concert Choir, Armonia, performed a beautiful and diverse set of music at the PIL large choir festival and qualified for the OSAA State choir competition.

    The chamber choir, Freshaire, and Treble Duet, Freya M. and Audrey P. qualified and performed at the Oregon Music Educators Association State Ensemble Festival at Mt Hood Community College. Both ensembles represented Franklin High School with excellence.

    Soprano Crea S and Alto Freya M. qualified and performed at the OSAA State Solo competition. Both singers sang expressively.  Freya M. took 4th place in the Alto category.

    Congratulations to these fine ensembles and singers!

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