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 6:15.
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
- 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.
WHAT ARE TEENS DOING ONLINE? Read this interview with several teens.
Test If you are Freshman you will be taking the test with your Math class. You must take the Digital Citizenship Test and the Survey HERE (even if you are not checking out an iPad). You must get at least 80% on test to “pass.”
Return iPad Forms and Fee: iPad Parent Permission and Student Pledge and $40 check can be turned in to the VP office or to Ms. Childs in 244y.Make sure student full name and id # is on the check and it is stapled to the form (signed on both sides). See our new Freshman First iPad Program Web Pages for more information. Contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.You will check out your iPad when one of your Academy classes is scheduled in the library in January.
Make-Up Sessions for Mandatory Freshman iPad Meeting 4:45 Monday November 25th and 11:45 Tuesday November 26th in Room 121 (choir room). These are make-up sessions if you missed the Nov 13 required but brief iPad Orientation meeting. Topics include: taking care of the iPad, insurance fees, what happens if iPad is stolen, managing the iPad at home, digital citizenship. Parent and Student Forms and iPad Policies will be distributed at the meeting. Parents will sign in as proof of meeting attendance.
Return iPad Forms and Fee: During conferences look for the clearly marked table to return your iPad Parent Permission and Student Pledge and $40 check.Make sure student full name and id # is on the check and it is stapled to the form. You can also have your student return the signed forms and check to Jill in the VP office or to Ms. Childs in 244 during the normal school day. See our new Freshman First iPad Program Web Pages for more information. Contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
NOV 13 MANDATORY FRESHMAN PARENT/GUARDIAN MEETING IPAD PROGRAM- 6:30 during Latino Family Meeting or 7:00 during PTA Meeting-Library FHS received a grant to provide iPads to all Freshman students. Freshman parents must attend one of the above brief iPad Orientation meetings to discuss steps required for student use and check out of the iPad. Topics will include: taking care of the iPad, insurance and repair fees, what happens if iPad is stolen, acceptable use, managing the iPad at home, digital citizenship lessons. Parent and Student Agreement Forms and iPad Policies will be distributed at the meeting. Parents will sign in as proof of meeting attendance. Students do NOT need to accompany their parents. See our Freshman First iPad Page , Contact Sandra Childs email@example.com or MaryJo Beeber firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions. And check out the Prezi of Info