Lincoln High School senior Sagarika Ramachandran has been selected as the winner of the Oregon Student Journalist of the Year Award. Sagarika, who serves as editor-in-chief of Lincoln's student newspaper, the Cardinal Times, became the first journalist from a PPS school to win the award, which started in 2005.
The committee charged with finding a new identity for Franklin High School has come up with a list of six possible mascot names for the school’s community to consider. The 19-member Franklin Mascot Identification Committee – which includes students, staff, alumni, family members and community members -- identified these possible names:
We honor diversity, celebrate differences, and seek to understand all perspectives. We strive to be an inclusive, safe, and respectful school community. We are all responsible for our words and actions. Through shared restorative justice practices and open communication, we will work together to strengthen our community.