Read-In Fall 2016

read-in-flier3964 pages were read. 40 bagels were consumed. Lots of hot chocolate was drunk. See the photo gallery here.


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Open Mic! Coming Up

open-mic-generic-flierTuesday October 4th 3:30 in B-30. Everyone Welcome!


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Textbook Check Out 2016-17

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 for all their classes 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. If you have questions feel free to contact Sunny or Marjie or Rebecca in the library.

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Summer Reading Prizes


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Library and Textbook Check-in 2015-16

The calendar for iPad and textbook and library check-in and clearance is HERE.

Seniors Instructions Slideshow is HERE. Seniors received library notices in the mail the week of April 15. Underclass Instructions Slideshow is HEREAll students receive paper copies of their library notices in class mid May. Students are scheduled during CCE for 9th grade, MWH for 10th grade, Jr English for 11th grade, and Gov’t/Econ  for 12th grade to return all materials not needed for finals, pay charges, clear their records   Students will need to pay with cash or check SEPARATE from the fees being paid to the bookkeeper.  Please clear record during scheduled time as we will be busy with other classes later.

You can access your library/textbook record  by logging into our library catalog online (click on Catalog on the right side of the FHS Toolbox ) or on the very easy to use APP .  If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at or  or call the Library.



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Just for Clips!

If you want to taste a bit of the FHS Slam 2016 but don’t have time to watch the whole video, here are a few clips from the night:
Archie’s Poem: read by Sunny, written by Lily

Ellie and Janet: Sister Celebration Ode

Lily’s Advice Poem (Lily won 2nd place at Verselandia!)

Django’s Slam Evolution (2nd place at FHS Slam, Verselandia participant.)

Allia’s Syrian Sentiment (3rd place at FHS Slam)

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Verselandia Winner!


Verselandia Winners (Zoe, Tea, Alexis, Maia, Lily)

See Pictures, video, and blog post .Congratulations to  FHS student-Lily Lamadrid (11th grade)  who came in 2nd after after two exciting rounds at Verselandia! She had tough competition with amazing poets from all the other PPS high schools, plus Gresham and Parkrose. Lily won an iPad & a day at Weiden & Kennedy making connections with powerful, creative, wordy types. See Pictures, video, and blog post. See Lily, Django and Allia perform at Arts Alive!

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