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Launching Saturday May 18th from 2-5pm Continuing over the Summer at Franklin High School 5405 SE Woodward St, Portland, OR | email@example.com Register at http://bit.ly/IAFHS-register Click on Image or Here for Flyer Download
All FHS students who will be in grades 10-12 next year (NOT CURRENT SENIORS) must take THIS SURVEY. It will take you less than a minute to complete. THANKS! If you filled it out BEFORE May 9–we are asking you do it again. If you filled it out ON OR AFTER May 9, please fill it out only once.
Lucky we are! Last night 26 powerful, passionate, polished poets took to the stage at the 2nd annual FHS Poetry Slam. More pictures can be seen HERE
Audio is HERE-thanks to Ms. Garrett and we will let you know when video is available. Congratulations!
1st place–$100 & a slot at Verselandia: Janet Webster 9th grade;
2nd place– $75 and a slot: Olivia Wilk 10th grade;
3rd place — $50 and a slot: Arianna Jacobs 10th grade;
Alternates: Sam Burnett 11th grade and Ellie Gentry 9th grade
Thanks to PTA for funding and to the great and wonderous Slam Committee!
FHS SLAM REGISTRATION Speak your truth and win $100 as the winner of the 2013 FHS Slam on April 17, 6:30 in the library. You could win a slot at Verselandia! Pick up registration form from English teacher, Library, or Room 244. Or download or view HERE. Do it now! Registration extended to 4/3 but slots are limited to first 30. Poem not due til April 9. See online calendar
- All PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER
- ALL REGISTRANTS GET FREE FHS SLAM WATER BOTTLE
- COMPETE FOR AND WIN CASH PRIZES-$100 1ST, $75 2ND, $50 3RD
- MOVE ON UP TO GRAND SLAM: VERSELANDIA 2013 APRIL 30, 2013
- WIN AN IPAD AND A MEETING WITH WIEDEN AND KENNEDY
March 22: 1st Registration Deadline -1st 30 who come to 4/3 meeting have guaranteed slots
April 3:Mandatory Meeting 2:20-2:40/ Optional Writing Workshop 2:45-4 Library
April 5: Slam Performance Workshop (optional) with Slam Champions! 3:20-5 in Room 159
April 9/10: Poem draft due & Mandatory Performance Clinic 2:20-4 Library
April 17: FHS Slam 6:30 Library
April 30: Verselandia! 5:00 Wonder Ballroom
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 (159), Ms. McGill (SUN) with questions.
SHERMAN ALEXIE is featured author for 2013 EVERYBODY READS MARCH 12, 2013 sponsored by Multnomah County Library and Litrary Arts. Open Flyer HERE. Article about the event HERE. If you attended- post review below! Q & A at Franklin High 12:15-1pm in the FHS Library by special invitation only.
Evening Field Trip 6:30-9:30 at the Schnizter Auditorium Open to All Students. Transportation provided to and from FHS. Meet at the Turnaround by 6:15.
If you attended- post review below! In the body of the post use first name and last initial only, teacher’s name and spell check!
Love Hurts! See the Pictures! Audio/Video coming soon. Congratulations to Sam Burnett, Olivia Wood, Jade Eichmiller, Pearl Thompson, Trebin Jenkis, Andrea Reck! They were selected to participate in MothShop 2013 and performed their stories LIVE on the FHS stage Friday February 8 at 10:30 in a special invitational assembly. Read about it on the Writers In the Schools Blog. One storyteller will be chosen to perform during the FHS Talent Show. Sponsored by Literary Arts and Produced by The Moth.
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When: February 4-8 Who: 5 lucky FHS students and acclaimed New York storytelling corps The Moth. Listen and become a convert. What: MothShop 2013 A workshop for students with stories to tell. Moth producers guide students through the Moth storytelling … Continue reading