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    Advanced Scholars program for African-American students, 9/18: Advanced Scholars will be hosting the Higher Ground Affinity Group lunch on Wednesday 9/18 from 11:25-1:30 in the library. All African-American students are invited to attend. Please RSVP by 9/13 by returning the green invites to Anna York (M-234 or in her box in the office), or contact her via email ayork@pps.net.

    Advanced Scholars program for Latinx students, 9/24: Advanced Scholars will be hosting the Listos Affinity Group lunch on Tuesday 9/24 from 11:25-1:30 in the library. All Latinx students are invited to attend. Please RSVP by 9/20 by returning the orange invites to Anna York (M-234) or in her box in the office), or contact her via email ayork@pps.net.

    NO holes in ID cards!! Student ID cards are now a TriMet Hopper Pass and you CANNOT punch a hole in the card.  If you punch a hole in the card is deactivates the card and the Hopper Pass will no long work.  If students want to hang it on a lanyard, it should be put in a plastic sleeve to hang on the lanyard.

    Student Film Festival FREE at Hollywood Theater, Sept. 15, 4pm: You’re invited to the first ever Best of PPS Film Fest hosted by the Hollywood Theater on Sept 15th at 4pm.  We had 65 films submitted from multiple high schools in the district and 5 out of the 11 films selected for the Official Selection are from Franklin.  PPS staff and students get in free.  Please see below for more information about the event   Please come out and support our young filmmakers! https://hollywoodtheatre.org/events/best-of-pps-film-festival/

    Back to School Night, September 17, 6:30-8:30pm: SAVE THE DATE FOR Back to School Night. This is an opportunity for parents/guardians to meet teachers and learn about school programs.

     

    PTSA/Volunteer News

    Volunteers needed at back to school night: If you’ve got a bit of time before Back to School Night on Tuesday 9/17, come help your fellow parents by handing out schedules! Any help is greatly appreciated: https://franklinptsa.us19.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1e004b8c18b807fd1d45dc4af&id=5e7fc160a0&e=6d59fbc276

    Library

    ONLY 20 TIX LEFT: Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s TaleFree tickets/ transportation to see Margaret Atwood on September 25. Bus leaves FHS at 6:20pm. Permission slips are in library and due back by 9/18. Interested parent chaperones email sjchilds@pps.net

     

    LAST CALL for Multnomah County Library Cards: MCL will be at FHS on Sept 17 & 20 during Lunch and Sept,17,20 during lunch. Free resources! Great services! Students need MCL card for CCE and other courses.

     

    Library Pass Policy & Hours: Library Closed during Textbook Checkout except to return materials or pay charges. Starting Sept 10-- students can drop in to use the library during class time with the permission of their classroom teacher and a task specific hall pass or during their Early Dismissal/Late Arrival with their ED/LA sticker on their ID card. The Library is open during lunch, before and after school.

     

    Fundraising

    Franklin Wrestling Fundraiser: Atlas Pizza on Foster will donate 20% of all sales (Dine in, Takeout and Delivery) on Sunday September 15th from 5 until closing. 

    Pizzicato donation day, Oct. 1: Pizzicato on Division will donate 20% of ALL SALES ALL DAY on Tuesday, October 1st to the FHS PTSA. This includes eat-in, take-out, delivery, gift cards and anything else you could imagine...so plan ahead, and bon appetit! 

     

    Athletics

    Big thanks for tailgate support: A big thank you to everyone that helped with the Franklin Athletic Boosters Opening Night Tailgate and Varsity Football home opener. So many people were involved that we can't begin to list them all. The Franklin community is very fortunate to have such an amazing group of active volunteers. If you are looking for a way to get involved, please check out our website at www.franklinathleticboosters.com

     

    We run general items in the Bulletin for 3 weeks unless there is a good reason to run them longer. To submit an item email: commfhsptsa@gmail.com by 4pm Thursday. Find past issues of the Bulletin on the FHS PTSA website.

     

    THERE'S A LOT GOING ON AT FHS ~ MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR SCHOOL WEBSITE AND OUR SCHOOL AND PTSA FACEBOOK PAGES FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION:

    www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/franklin

    https://www.franklinptsa.org/

    www.facebook.com/PPSFranklinHighSchool

    www.facebook.com/FranklinHighPTSA