Daily Bulletin

February 28, 2013

SCHOOL NEWS
Sunday, March 10th, is Franklin High School Night for the Sacramento Kings.  Wear purple and show your Wildcat spirit at the Sleep Train Arena. The first 19 Franklin High School students who purchase tickets will get to go on court at the start of the game and high-five the Kings. Tickets can be purchased now by going online.  The password to purchase tickets at the FHS price is Kings.  Tickets range in price from $22 to $60 each. The Kings will play the Milwaukee Bucks at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser to benefit the Strategies Department.

Attention Class of 2014!  Junior Prom is almost here!  Tickets are now on sale for Junior Prom in the concession stand.  The cost is $50 per person with an ASB sticker, $55 per person without an ASB sticker and $60 per person for guests.  All tickets go up to $60 each on March 6th so buy your ticket today to save money.  Junior Prom is going to be an awesome time, and you will not want to miss it.  Buy your ticket at the concession stand during your lunch.  Remember, Junior Prom is Saturday March 9th at the Masonic Temple in downtown Sacramento. 

Fusion Auditions will take place this Saturday, March 2nd. Registration begins at 8:30am. Make sure to bring your completed application with headshot, and dress in black ready to dance. If you were unable to come to Monday's meeting or if you have any questions please stop by the dance room HD-16, during your lunch or after school to talk to Mr. Candelaria.

The Booster Club is sponsoring a BBQ Tri-Tip Dinner on Wednesday March 13th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Franklin High School.  All orders need to pre-ordered by March 6th.  All proceeds go directly to Franklin High School Clubs and Sports Programs.  If you are interested in a yummy Tri-Tip dinner, and want to raise money for your favorite club, team or group on campus, then stop by the Student Activities room to get an order form.  You will not want to miss out on this awesome opportunity.

Have you lost your glasses?  Sunglasses?  Keys to your house? Keys to your car?  Jewelry?  Watches? Gloves?  Even wallets? Make sure to check the administration office and ask for the lost and found. There is also a bin in the multipurpose room for lost and found clothing & books.

Lunch Line Reminder: You may not use another student’s lunch account to make purchases. Remember, you may be asked to show your student ID for any purchases.

The Blood Drive is almost here!  Wear your Blood Donor T-shirt every Tuesday until the Blood Drive on March 19th.  Sign-ups to give blood will be next week during lunch.

Attention Seniors!  If you are planning to attend a CSU and need to take an assessment test, be sure to sign up for the March test by the deadline of March 8th!  The next (and last test) available is May 4th, which is the Senior Trip to Disneyland!  Don't procrastinate! 

There are still openings for the Ashland, Oregon field trip to the Ashland Shakespeare Festival.  Join the theatre group for this exciting trip.  Cost is $375 that includes transportation, hotel, and entrance to the scheduled shows.  Food and shopping are extra to each attendee.  Pickup the trip form in room HE5 and payments are now due to the concession.  There is free time to browse the town of Ashland and some activities with the group.  Come join us for this annual event 3/25 to 3/29, 2013.

Attention Seniors!  Applications are now available to audition to speak or perform at Graduation.  If you are interested in speaking, singing or performing a musical instrument at this year’s graduation ceremony, please stop by the student activities room to pick up an application.  Applications are due Thursday March 7th to Mr. Kilby in the student activities room.  Auditions will take place Tuesday March 12th and Wednesday March 13th.  See Mr. Kilby for more information.

Link Crew Lockdown permission slips are now available!  If you are a ninth grader and interested in attending Link Crew Lockdown, please stop by the student activities room to pick up a permission slip.  Lockdown is a free event for ninth graders only.  Freshmen, you will not want to miss out on this fun filled event.  Link Crew Lockdown is Friday March 15th from 6:00 pm to midnight.  See one of the Link Crew Leaders for more information.

Very important guests will be arriving next week for our WASC visit.  This WASC Committee will be visiting Franklin High School from Sunday, March 3 to Wednesday, March 6. Parents are invited to the Community meeting with the WASC team on Sunday from 3:30pm to 5:00pmin the MP room.  On Wednesday, students will have a new schedule as it is a late start Wednesday and it is also a short day with dismissal at 1:45 pm.  The after school staff meeting on Wednesday with the WASC Visiting Committee will be in the Theater at 2:00pm.

It's Discover Languages Month! Did you know that the College Board (the organization that develops the SAT) has repeatedly found that world language study increases SAT scores in English/Language Arts and Math? The more years you study the same language, the greater the increase in those test scores.

CLUB NEWS
Attention all NHS Students!  There is a meeting after school TODAY in the MP Room at 3:05pm.  See EVERYONE there! (Hubbard)

Come to the Spectrum Alliance meeting TODAY at 3:15-4:00 in room HR-1.  We’ll be watching and discussing a short documentary about the challenges facing Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender young people. Everyone is welcome. (Bandy)

The Otaku club will have a meeting TODAY from 3:00 to 4:00 Pm in HL-8. Plan on attending.  New members are always welcome. (Sanchez)

Join us for our second annual Poly Night on March 1st! Doors open at 6:30 and it starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5, $4 with ID, and free for guests under the age of 3. There will also be guest performances from COHS, SHS, MTHS, and PGHS.

There will be a World Vision bake sale Friday, March 1st, after school in front of the library. If you would like to donate baked goods for community service hours, drop them off in room HJ7 with your name attached.

There will be a JNHS and Japanese Exchange student helpers meeting on March 1st in HJ8.

LIBRARY NEWS
Join us at Franklin Library for a 7- week showing of the mini-series based on the dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.  The first episode began on Friday, February 1 at 4 pm and continues through Friday, March 15.

Did you know that only 2% of the food that’s grown locally is consumed locally? Buying local can help improve our planet, economy and health. At Franklin Library you can learn about the resources available and about exciting changes taking place in our local food movement. On Saturday, March 2nd at 2 pm you can shop from one of the farms at our CSA fair, and learn what Community Supported Agriculture is all about. Be inspired to increase your food IQ!

COUNSELING NEWS
Attention Seniors!  If you are planning to attend CRC in the Fall or Summer be sure to see Mrs. Larsen in the Career Center to sign up for Assessment testing.   The testing will be on Wednesday, March 13th in the MP Room, which is a Reverse Minimum Day for CAHSEE testing.   

The Career Center will be closed all day Thursday, February 28th.   Counselors will still be available.

The Career Center will be closed all day on Monday, March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th.  Counselors will be available.

Attention Seniors!  The March 2nd deadline is approaching fast!!  Be sure to complete your FAFSA and create your Cal Grant account before the deadline!!  See Mrs. Larsen if you have any questions.

Juniors, can you believe next year you will be applying to college?  Take the mystery out of the college application process and join us for an informative evening on March 19th from 6:30-7:45 in the MP Room.  We’ll help you better understand what’s coming for next year.  You will learn about the different college systems, application processes, financial aid, scholarships, how to research colleges quickly and easily, and how to reduce your stress.

ATHLETIC NEWS
Franklin Track Team Shines Bright at Capital Classic Relays

Franklin's track team won many events at the Capital Classic Relays. Amari Smith, Cecily Montanez and Carolyn Johnson swept the 200 Meter Dash. Amari Smith won the 400 meter in a school and meet record time of 61.78 seconds. Ugo Dike won the 4 x 100 meter relay, 100 and 200 meters. Randall Paine won the discus throw throwing in a school record throw of 156' 5 inches against the wind! Yulet Barrera, Gabrielle Ednilao, Chidinma Nwokocha and Aibhlin Esparza won the Frosh/Soph Sprint Medley relay. Gerald Bowen ran a fantastic anchor leg in the Varsity 4 x 100 meter relay beating Sheldon's relay team in a photo finish.

Emi Prim won the Varsity girls 3200 meter run in 12:17 seconds. Jacklyn Hughes took secon place in the 3200 meters in 12:27 seconds. Emi Prim, Breanne Brett, Emily Jumper and Jacklyn Hughes finished 2nd in the Distance medley in a new school record 13:55.04.

Chinyere Dike won the 200 meters. Jorden O'Neal won the Long Jump. Ifunanya Ezimora, Desiree Winters, Jorden O'Neal and Chinyere Dike won the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 meter relays. Notochi Mez took third in the discus. Morgan Latham won second place in the Shot Put. Dana Little won the discus throw and placed second in the shot put. Amanda Brooks won the frosh/soph long jump.

A number of meet records were broken by Franklin High School.

 
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