The audience was the biggest winner at the FHS Poetry Slam 2014! But also–1st Place ~ Sam Burnett (12th grade & Verselandia vet), 2nd Place ~ Juan Ordaz (11th grade), 3rd Place ~ Arianna Jacobs (11th grade & Verselandia vet), 4th Place ~ Janet Webster (10th grade & Verselandia vet), 5th Place ~ Bryon Dunn-Abe (12th grade and 1st time FHS Slam competitor!). Sam and Juan will also be competing at Verselandia! (4/29). Come and see the best high school slammers in the city compete- Get your tickets HERE. Thanks to PTA and Slam Committee and Volunteers for making it happen. Details of the evening event are HERE and see pictures of performers and judges below.
April 15 6pm. Library! Free! Come to the 3rd annual FHS Poetry Slam featuring 25 brave creative students, 5 fabulous judges, 2 magnificent math guys, 1 groovy guitarist, and great snacks from Communicare. The winner receives $100 and a place at Verselandia! (4/29)
EVERYBODY READS! March 11 Evening Field Trip 6:30-9:30 at the Schnizter Auditorium Open to All Students -100 students can attend. 1st come 1st served. Get Permission Slip from Social Studies, Law or English teacher, the library or Ms. Childs. Turn in by 3/4/13 to Room 244. Transportation provided to and from FHS. Meet at the Turnaround by 6:00.
Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice, was the third woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court. She grew up in the Bronx, from where she went to Princeton, and then onto Yale Law School. She worked at the New York District Attorney’s office, had a private practice, and was then appointed as a Supreme Court Justice. Pick up a copy at a branch of the Multnomah County library or Franklin Library.
FHS SLAM: REGISTRATION BEGINS MARCH 4! Speak your truth and win $100 as the winner of the 2014 FHS Slam on April 15, 6:00 in the library. You could win a slot at Verselandia! Register ONLINE or Pick up registration form from English teacher, Library, or Room 244. Or download HERE. Do it now! Registration closes March 21. Slots are limited to first 30. Poem not due til April 8. See online calendar
- All PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER
- COMPETE FOR AND WIN CASH PRIZES-$100 1ST, $75 2ND, $50 3RD
- MOVE ON UP TO GRAND SLAM: VERSELANDIA APRIL 29, 2014
- WIN AN IPAD AND A MEETING WITH WIEDEN AND KENNEDY
February 25: Presale Tickets for Verselandia LIMITED Supply- see VerselandiaEvite!
March 4: Registration Meeting Lunch Library
March 21: 1st Registration Deadline -1st 30 who come to 4/3 meeting have guaranteed slots
March 22: Professional Slammer leads Workshop (See Flier) @ Literary Arts 1-3
April 2:Mandatory Meeting 2:20-2:40/ Optional Writing Workshop 2:45-4 Library
April 4: Slam Performance Workshop (optional) 3:20-5 in Room 159
April 5: Professional Slammer leads Workshop (See Flier) @ LA 1-3. Noon Pizza/meet @ FHS.
April 8: Poem draft due
April 9:Mandatory Performance Clinic 2:20-4 Library
April 15: FHS Slam 6:00 Library**
April 29: Verselandia! 7:00 Gerding Theatre
Coordinated by FHS Slam Committee and Sponsored by the FHS PTSA with support from Literary Arts. Contact Ms.Childs (244), Ms. Donald (Library), Ms. Garrett & Ms. (159), Ms. McGill (SUN), Ms. Vinger (260), Ms. Kirsch (255) Ms. Bartley (160), with questions.
Author Event: Chris Ware & Chip Kidd See Photos of Event HERE and blog about FHS Kids and their great questions HERE
- February 18th , 2014 > Graphic Novelist and Book Designer Q & A in library
- Get permission slip from room 244 or English teacher > Due Feb 15.
“I think the genre of comics sometimes overtakes the medium, and people assume that they are kind of frivolous. If you have a good, strong story teller, they can be as affecting as any character in literature. Period.” –Chip Kidd
Next check out: If you did not get your iPad in round I and have forms, $, test done> next check out is Feb 6 & 7 period 3 & 4. Come at start of period. We will send you back to class with a pass.
Stolen iPad Protocols: Go straight to a staff member. They will log you into find my iPad & take you to security. Childs, Beeber, Souza, Library staff will help you fill out police report and PPS theft report.
Have a Tech issue? Broken iPad? App Problems?: Fill out the online form and then drop off iPad to library circulation desk on Wednesday or Thurs of the week for next day service by Adam our IT Specialist.
App of the Week: Notability!- complete diagrams, take notes, use pictures and words to explain, create margin notes.