Come to An Author Event Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize Winner, visited the Franklin library November 19. Pictures coming soon. Turn in your permission slip by Nov. 12th! SEE SUNNY IN LIBRARY. Download Doerr DAYTIME permission slip or slip for Evening Event here or get from library. Event sponsored & presented by Literary Arts.
“I’m not sure I will read a better novel this year than Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See.” Enthrallingly told, beautifully written and so emotionally plangent that some passages bring tears…”–The Washington Post
35 students doing nothing but reading (and eating) all morning in the library. CLICK HERE or on Molly for collage. Click on 1st picture then on “i” to read what students said about the event. Or just go to slideshow HERE to read comments.
OCTOBER 13 8:30-11:15 The first 40 students who turn in their permission slips (download one HERE) will bring their snugglies, blankets, favorite stuffed animal, a favorite book, or check one out from the shelves of the library for a morning of nothing but reading on October 13. Bagels, Juice, Fruit, and Donuts will be served. This will be low tech/no tech morning. Devices during designated picture and posting time only. Schedule:
- 8:15-8:25- check in with 5th period class
- 8:30-8:45 check in to library and find a corner to read
- 11:05-11:15 help put the library back together
- 11:15-11:25 check in with 6th period teacher
Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Love to read? Love discussing books?Love HARRY POTTER? Just kidding. Harry Potter isn’t part of OBOB. Unfortunately. Sigh. Meeting at LUNCH in Library on Thursday, September 10th. We will discuss what is means to be on an OBOB team, get to know each other, discuss what we have read, plan for the club fair, pass out lists of the books for this year’s competition, and have snacks. NEXT MEETING 9-24 TUTORIAL.
TEXTBOOK CHECKOUT will be the first week of school. Freshman: in CCE class; Sophomores in MWH; Juniors in English; Seniors in Gov’t /Econ. See HERE for exact schedule.
Students will check out all their books at one time. They must have ID (or a picture of their ID barcode) and their schedule. They should have cleared their record of books and charges at registration. Having charges or books still out will delay textbook check out.
May 14 7pm Cafe Au Play Join students from Vinger, York, Ambinder, and Jo and writers James Gendron and Evan Williams at our annual WITS/Student Reading sponsored by Literary Arts. See HERE for details.
Congratulations to Janet, Shaylee and Vida! See Video of 2015 FHS Slam Click on image to see all the pictures! An audience of over 200 packed into the FHS Library were the real winners as we watched 20 brave and tender, clever and deep poets perform. Word-smithing, heart string plucking, truth telling, revolution calling. And lots of love. Verselandia results HERE.
Slam Poet High Scores:
- 1st Place and slot at VL- Janet Webster (11th grade & Verselandia vet)
- 2nd Place and slot at V- Shaylee Reichardt (11th grade)
- 3rd Place and alt slot at VL- Vida Celeste Grider (9th grade)
- 4th Place-Ellie Gentry (11th grade)
Thanks to the amazing FHS Slam Committee Additional thanks to–PTA for funding the event, the staff that showed up just to show support, SUN School and Communicare for refreshments , Josh Forsythe and Alex Rodriguez and crew for the stage, sound, Our MC’s Isaiah and Jonathon, Custodial staff for cleaning up after, our judges Rob Jamieson, Lamarra Haynes, Abby ranger, Jimmy Radosta, Jayme Causey,our Math Guys–Trevor and Shauna (thanks for stepping in at the last minute), Link Crew for logistical support,Ethan Conrad for the guitar riffs,all the teachers that encouraged, taught these students to use their words. And anyone I left out.