ANNOUNCEMENTS

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Posted on 05/24/2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Cougars there are less than 30 yearbooks remaining. Please buy your yearbook today. Yearbook distribution will be this Friday. The cost is $85. You can purchase one online at yearbookforever.com or with Mrs. Devereaux in room W100.

* Summer School registration is here! Summer school for all Franklin students will be held at the Franklin 9th Grade Center June 12th through June 30th. A morning and an afternoon session will be offered. Candidates for summer school can choose between attending either the morning session, the afternoon session, or both sessions. Classes offered for credit recovery are Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Discrete Math, Pre-Cal, English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space, World Geography, World History, Us History, Government, Economics, and EOC test intervention. Register with your counselor right away!

* Students – would you like a great way to get community service hours while having fun volunteering? Sign up for summer volunteer work at the Roddenberry Planetarium. Students act as ushers, ticket takers, docents, and crowd control. Contact Evelyn Maldonado for more details: emaldon7@episd.org. It’s a great way to stack up a bunch of hours, in air conditioned comfort!

* Student and teachers- your time is coming to an end to bring cereal to your second period class to win free breakfast. The second period class with the most cereal wins. The cereal will benefit kids that will not have access to breakfast in the summer. If you have cereal or breakfast items, please let Ms James know so we can pick it up!

* Our diaper drive is still in full swing! Freshman and sophomore classes are asked to help donate baby and child diapers for the city shelters. Juniors and seniors are asked to donate adult diapers for our community funded retirement homes. Help your class win and donate today! The deadline has been extended to this Wednesday!

* Just a reminder that this Friday is a half day, and there is no school next Monday. Have a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend!

* Tomorrow, there will be a "First Responder and Law Enforcement Day" at Franklin during lunch in the front circle by the flagpole. Several different federal and local law enforcement agencies will be in attendance, as well as the El Paso Fire Department. Students are encouraged to come out and visit with these agencies. This is

a great opportunity to visit with many different law enforcement groups and ask questions. Where else can you talk to the Police, Fire Department, FBI or DEA Special Agents in such an informal basis? Hope to see you all out there!

* Teachers, there will be a Pure Barre El Paso FREE Pop Up Class tomorrow at 4:30 in the main campus dance studio! Bring a mat, water, socks and leggings, capris or tights (no shorts, please). See Mrs. Tessie Hernandez for any questions!

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* Textbook collection has begun! Students, please check with your teachers to see what day you are returning your books, or come by the bookroom for the posted schedule. All textbooks must be returned!

* SENIOR laptop return is this week, TUESDAY May 23 and WEDNESDAY May 24 during your English class. ALL seniors that have a district issued laptop must return it to the book room on these dates.

* It’s time for locker clean out!!! All lockers MUST be cleaned out by this Friday May 26, 2017. Security will start cutting locks on Tuesday, May 30!

* Attention Seniors planning on attending UTEP. There is a $1000 scholarship open for any Franklin Senior with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship applications are available in the counseling center and are due tomorrow. Hurry and apply now!

* Attention future engineers! LULAC is offering 12 $2000 scholarships to Hispanic students in the El Paso area who are graduating this year and plan to pursue a degree in any type of engineering and have at least a 1350 on the SAT. If this sounds like you, make sure to stop by the counselor's office to pick up an application packet.

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* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd.


Friday, May 19, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer tonight or tomorrow night in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

* Cougars there are only 63 yearbooks remaining. Please buy your yearbook today. Yearbook distribution will be next Friday. The cost is $85. You can purchase one online at yearbookforever.com or with Mrs. Devereaux in room W100. Don't forget that if you buy your yearbook by this Friday, May 19, you will be entered in the raffle to win two free Neon Desert tickets! In order to be eligible, your yearbook must be paid in full.

* Summer School registration is here! Summer school for all Franklin students will be held at the Franklin 9th Grade Center June 12th through June 30th. A morning and an afternoon session will be offered. Candidates for summer school can choose between attending either the morning session, the afternoon session, or both sessions. Classes offered for credit recovery are Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Discrete Math, Pre-Cal, English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space, World Geography, World History, Us History, Government, Economics, and EOC test intervention. Register with your counselor right away!

* Students and teachers – we have two drives going on now to help community service organizations in our city. Freshman and sophomore classes are asked to help donate baby and child diapers for the city shelters. Juniors and seniors are asked to donate adult diapers for our community funded retirement homes. Help your class win and donate today!

* The second drive is for cereal and other boxed breakfast foods. So many kids won’t have access to breakfast once school is out for summer, and we want to help the food banks fill their shelves with cereal. Second period classes are competing for this – see your second period teacher and get your class a free breakfast next week by turning in the most cereal!

* Students – would you like a great way to get community service hours while having fun volunteering? Sign up for summer volunteer work at the Roddenberry Planetarium. Students act as ushers, ticket takers, docents, and crowd control. Contact Evelyn Maldonado for more details: emaldon7@episd.org. It’s a great way to stack up a bunch of hours, in air conditioned comfort!

MAIN ONLY

* Textbook collection has begun! Students, please check with your teachers to see what day you are returning your books, or come by the bookroom for the posted schedule. All textbooks must be returned!

* SENIOR laptop return is TUESDAY May 23 and WEDNESDAY May 24 during your English class. ALL seniors that have a district issued laptop must return it to the book room on these dates.

* It’s time for locker clean out!!! All lockers MUST be cleaned out by Friday May 26, 2017. Security will start cutting locks on Tuesday, May 30!

* Attention Seniors planning on attending UTEP. There is a $1000 scholarship open for any Franklin Senior with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship applications are available in the counseling center and are due by May 23rd. Hurry and apply now!

* Attention future engineers! LULAC is offering 12 $2000 scholarships to Hispanic students in the El Paso area who are graduating this year and plan to pursue a degree in any type of engineering and have at least a 1350 on the SAT. If this sounds like you, make sure to stop by the counselor's office to pick up an application packet.

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Thursday, May 18, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding their auditions today!

Boys – Forte is for you too! The Ballroom team is a great way to learn a new and useful talent! You don’t have to have prior experience! Boys who did not attend the workshop but are interested in trying out should see Ms. Tessie Hernandez today before lunch for information.

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer Thursday or Friday night in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

* Cougars there are only 63 yearbooks remaining. Please buy your yearbook today. Yearbook distribution will be next Friday. The cost is $85. You can purchase one online at yearbookforever.com or with Mrs. Devereaux in room W100. Don't forget that if you buy your yearbook by this Friday, May 19, you will be entered in the raffle to win two free Neon Desert tickets! In order to be eligible, your yearbook must be paid in full.

* Summer School registration is here! Summer school for all Franklin students will be held at the Franklin 9th Grade Center June 12th through June 30th. A morning and an afternoon session will be offered. Candidates for summer school can choose between attending either the morning session, the afternoon session, or both sessions. Classes offered for credit recovery are Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Discrete Math, Pre-Cal, English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space, World Geography, World History, Us History, Government, Economics, and EOC test intervention. Register with your counselor right away!

* Students and teachers – we have two drives going on now to help community service organizations in our city. Freshman and sophomore classes are asked to help donate baby and child diapers for the city shelters. Juniors and seniors are asked to donate adult diapers for our community funded retirement homes. Help your class win and donate today!

* The second drive is for cereal and other boxed breakfast foods. So many kids won’t have access to breakfast once school is out for summer, and we want to help the food banks fill their shelves with cereal. Second period classes are competing for this – see your second period teacher and get your class a free breakfast next week by turning in the most cereal!

* Students – would you like a great way to get community service hours while having fun volunteering? Sign up for summer volunteer work at the Roddenberry Planetarium. Students act as ushers, ticket takers, docents, and crowd control. Contact Evelyn Maldonado for more details: emaldon7@episd.org. It’s a great way to stack up a bunch of hours, in air conditioned comfort!

MAIN ONLY

* Textbook collection has begun! Students, please check with your teachers to see what day you are returning your books, or come by the bookroom for the posted schedule. All textbooks must be returned!

* SENIOR laptop return is TUESDAY May 23 and WEDNESDAY May 24 during your English class. ALL seniors that have a district issued laptop must return it to the book room on these dates.

* It’s time for locker clean out!!! All lockers MUST be cleaned out by Friday May 26, 2017. Security will start cutting locks on Tuesday, May 30!

* Attention Seniors planning on attending UTEP. There is a $1000 scholarship open for any Franklin Senior with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship applications are available in the counseling center and are due by May 23rd. Hurry and apply now!

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team this week. There will be workshops today and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin High School Dance studio in G222. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* Boys – Forte is for you too! The Ballroom team is a great way to learn a new and useful talent! You don’t have to have prior experience! Please consider attending the workshop today after school in the dance room. The class meets 6th period and practices some B day lunches, so it won’t conflict with your other obligations!

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer Thursday or Friday night in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

* Cougars, if you have not purchased your yearbook yet please make sure you purchase yours now because there are less than 74 yearbooks remaining. Yearbook distribution will be on Friday May 26. See Mrs. Devereaux in room W100 or purchase yours online at yearbookforever.com.

* Summer School registration is here! Summer school for all Franklin students will be held at the Franklin 9th Grade Center June 12th through June 30th. A morning and an afternoon session will be offered. Candidates for summer school can choose between attending either the morning session, the afternoon session, or both sessions. Classes offered for credit recovery are Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Discrete Math, Pre-Cal, English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space, World Geography, World History, Us History, Government, Economics, and EOC test intervention. Register with your counselor right away!

* Students and teachers – we have two drives going on now to help community service organizations in our city. Freshman and sophomore classes are asked to help donate baby and child diapers for the city shelters. Juniors and seniors are asked to donate adult diapers for our community funded retirement homes. Help your class win and donate today!

* The second drive is for cereal and other boxed breakfast foods. So many kids won’t have access to breakfast once school is out for summer, and we want to help the food banks fill their shelves with cereal. Second period classes are competing for this – see your second period teacher and get your class a free breakfast next week by turning in the most cereal!

MAIN ONLY

* Textbook collection has begun! Students, please check with your teachers to see what day you are returning your books, or come by the bookroom for the posted schedule. All textbooks must be returned!

* SENIORS SENIORS SENIORS...Laptops will be returned during your English class on Tuesday May 23 and Wednesday May 24. If you would like to purchase the laptop, the price is $90. The book room will have additional information. ALL SENIOR laptops MUST be returned to the book room.

* All lockers must be cleaned out on main campus by FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.

* Attention Seniors planning on attending UTEP. There is a $1000 scholarship open for any Franklin Senior with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship applications are available in the counseling center and are due by May 23rd. Hurry and apply now!

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team this week. There will be workshops today, Tuesday May 16th and Wednesday May 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin High School Dance studio in G222. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer Thursday or Friday night in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

* Cougars, if you have not purchased your yearbook yet please make sure you purchase yours now because there are less than 74 yearbooks remaining. Yearbook distribution will be on Friday May 26. See Mrs. Devereaux in room W100 or purchase yours online at yearbookforever.com.

* The last Franklin Choir Concert of the year is tonight, May 16th at 7 pm in the auditorium! The choir will be performing their UIL pieces as well as an exciting Hairspray medley! Hope to see everyone there!

MAIN ONLY

* Textbook collection has begun! Students, please check with your teachers to see what day you are returning your books, or come by the bookroom for the posted schedule. All textbooks must be returned!

* SENIORS SENIORS SENIORS...Laptops will be returned during your English class on Tuesday May 23 and Wednesday May 24. If you would like to purchase the laptop, the price is $90. The book room will have additional information. ALL SENIOR laptops MUST be returned to the book room.

* All lockers must be cleaned out on main campus by FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.

* Attention Seniors planning on attending UTEP. There is a $1000 scholarship open for any Franklin Senior with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average. Scholarship applications are available in the counseling center and are due by May 23rd. Hurry and apply now!

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!

Friday, May 12, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is TODAY! You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

* Underclassmen – you may continue to log community service hours as you get them done. However, the deadline to log all hours already completed is TODAY. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by tonight. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team next week. There will be workshops on Tuesday May 16th and Wednesday May 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin High School Dance studio in G222. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer tonight and tomorrow night in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

* The Franklin Boys soccer team would like to invite you out to our annual end of year soccer banquet on May 18th at 6 pm at Carnitas Queretaro. Tickets are only $15. Please RSVP with Coach Montes or Coach Schroder. Thank you!

* Seniors – contracts and picnic payments are due today! Please turn them in to Bob in business office before the end of the day. We still need over 100 seniors to pay for their lunch – so please take care of that today!

* Lists for the Parade of Graduates busses will be up Monday morning. On Tuesday morning, all seniors participating in the parades need to meet in the 9th grade center gym at 9 am! We will take attendance on the busses. Please remember to wear your cap and gown on Tuesday. No one will be allowed to participate in the parades without their cap and gown!

* If you are a senior but you aren’t participating in the parades, you will follow your regular schedule on Tuesday. Any classes where the teacher is gone on the parade, you will report to the gym on your campus and sign in with the administrator present.

* Chaperones for the parade of graduates were emailed out. Teachers, please check that email. If you are putting in a sub, please email Miss James so she can fill out your paperwork. If you have mostly seniors, other students can be sent to the gym on each campus instead of ordering a sub.

* Students and Staff, the school year is drawing to a close, and so is Cougar Clawset. This is the last Friday that it will be open. If you want any spirit wear, now is the time to come on by. We wish all students a fun and restful summer, and we wish good luck to all our senior graduates in their future endeavors!

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* Attention Seniors who have attended Bond Elementary School. Bond Elementary is offering a $500 scholarship to any senior that attended their school. Applications are due today!

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

* All lockers must be cleaned out on main campus by FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is tomorrow! You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

* Underclassmen – you may continue to log community service hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team next week. There will be workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday May 16th and 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin

High School Dance studio in G222. The dance studio is located on the second floor of the small gym at the main campus. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, buy it now! There are less than 100 yearbooks remaining. If you are making payments, please get your book paid off before they arrive. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux in room W100.

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

* The Franklin Boys soccer team would like to invite you out to our annual end of year soccer banquet on may 18th at 6 pm at Carnitas Queretaro.

Tickets are only $15. Please RSVP with Coach Montes or Coach Schroder. Thank you!

MAIN ONLY

* Attention Seniors who have attended Bond Elementary School. Bond Elementary is offering a $500 scholarship to any senior that attended their school. Applications are due May 12th. You can get an application from the Counseling Department.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by today. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

* All lockers must be cleaned out on main campus by FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team next week. There will be workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday May 16th and 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin

High School Dance studio in G222. The dance studio is located on the second floor of the small gym at the main campus. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, buy it now! There are less than 100 yearbooks remaining. If you are making payments, please get your book paid off before they arrive. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux in room W100.

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

MAIN ONLY

* Attention Seniors who have attended Bond Elementary School. Bond Elementary is offering a $500 scholarship to any senior that attended their school. Applications are due May 12th. You can get an application from the Counseling Department.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by today. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

* All lockers must be cleaned out on main campus by FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team next week. There will be workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday May 16th and 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin

High School Dance studio in G222. The dance studio is located on the second floor of the small gym at the main campus. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, buy it now! There are less than 100 yearbooks remaining. If you are making payments, please get your book paid off before they arrive. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux in room W100.

* Make plans to attend the Franklin Theater Departments production of the play, The Chemistry of Change, by Marlane Meyer this Thursday,Friday and Saturday in the Franklin High School Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm, student tickets are $4.00.

MAIN ONLY

* Attention Seniors who have attended Bond Elementary School. Bond Elementary is offering a $500 scholarship to any senior that attended their school. Applications are due May 12th. You can get an application from the Counseling Department.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by May 10th. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

* All lockers must be cleaned out on main campus by FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can! 

Monday, May 8, 2017


BOTH CAMPUSES

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team next week. There will be workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday May 16th and 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin

High School Dance studio in G222. The dance studio is located on the second floor of the small gym at the main campus. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, buy it now! There are less than 100 yearbooks remaining. If you are making payments, please get your book paid off before they arrive. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux in room W100.

MAIN ONLY

* Attention Seniors who have attended Bond Elementary School. Bond Elementary is offering a $500 scholarship to any senior that attended their school. Applications are due May 12th. You can get an application from the Counseling Department.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by May 10th. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

9TH ONLY

* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Friday, May 5, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* The dance department would like to invite everyone to their annual spring dance recital. It will take place again tonight, at Coronado's theater at 6:30 pm. Tickets for "Continuity" can be purchased at the door for $5. It is a fabulous show and a great evening of entertainment! Don’t miss this one!

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* Seniors are reminded that cap, gown, and announcement pick up with Jostens is today until 1 pm! Remember that there will not be another time to pick up your orders – and you do need to bring any remaining payments in order to collect your things!

* There is a last minute opportunity for community service hours TONIGHT at Burges High School helping with Special Olympics. Students need to arrive by 6:30 to assist with the parade and the events following the parade. Students are also needed tomorrow during the day to help with events! Wear a Franklin shirt please!

* Join the Eat Smart Café for our annual Beach Party today at lunch in the cafeteria! The Beach Party menu choices are cheeseburgers, hot dogs, and peanut butter and jelly sandwhiches!

* The Franklin High School Ballroom Team, Forte, will be holding tryouts for the 2017-2018 team next week. There will be workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday May 16th and 17th and the audition will be Thursday May 18th. All events will be held at the Franklin

High School Dance studio in G222. The dance studio is located on the second floor of the small gym at the main campus. All events will start at 4pm. No dance experience needed. This team is for both boys and girls. We hope to see you there.

* If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, buy it now! There are less than 100 yearbooks remaining. If you are making payments, please get your book paid off before they arrive. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux in room W100.

* Attention NHS members and New Inductees... Want to take a leadership roll in NHS? National Honor Society Officer Applications for next year are due to Mrs. Stanley by today at 4:00pm in her room, S135.

* We can still use some volunteers out at Braden Aboud this Sunday morning! The shift is 5 hours, beginning at 6 am and ending at 11 am. Come by Student Activities to sign up.

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* Attention Seniors who have attended Bond Elementary School. Bond Elementary is offering a $500 scholarship to any senior that attended their school. Applications are due May 12th. You can get an application from the Counseling Department.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* If you DID NOT get your laptop checked during the laptop check on April 25, please bring it to the book room by the end of today! Failure to check in your laptop will result in being charged the lost fee.

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by May 10th. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

* Students, there is a wall in the front foyer with post it notes. Please come by, select one, and post it on a teachers door that you think it fits!

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* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Thursday, May 4, 2017

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* The Franklin Cougar family would like to show our support and condolences to the Irvin Rocket family on the passing of Coach Archie Duran. We are asking all Cougars to join us tomorrow in wearing red to show our support. Let’s show Rocket pride from the westside!

* The dance department would like to invite everyone to their annual spring dance recital. It will take place tonight and tomorrow night, at Coronado's theater at 6:30 pm. Tickets for "Continuity" can be purchased at the door for $5.

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* This announcement is for anyone is Mrs. Tessies Ballroom 1 class. Please arrive to Coronado today at 5:00 for additional spacing time before the show.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

* Seniors are reminded that cap, gown, and announcement pick up with Jostens is tomorrow from 8 am to 1 pm! Remember that there will not be another time to pick up your orders – and you do need to bring any remaining payments in order to collect your things!

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* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* If you DID NOT get your laptop checked during the laptop check on April 25, please bring it to the book room by Friday of this week! Failure to check in your laptop will result in being charged the lost fee. Teachers, an email was sent with the students that still need to be checked. Please send them to the bookroom at any time to get their laptops checked. Thank you!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by May 10th. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops!

* Students, there is a wall in the front foyer with post it notes. Please come by, select one, and post it on a teachers door that you think it fits! There will also be an appreciation station for you to write a note to your favorite - please come to the front lobby at lunch today!

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* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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* The Franklin Cougar family would like to show our support and condolences to the Irvin Rocket family on the passing of Coach Archie Duran. We are asking all Cougars to join us on Friday in wearing red, the Irvin and Jefferson colors, the schools Coach Duran was a part of, to show our support. Let’s show Rocket pride from the westside!

* The dance department would like to invite everyone to their annual spring dance recital. It will take place this Thursday and Friday, May 4 & 5, at Coronado's theater at 6:30 pm. Tickets for "Continuity" can be purchased at the door for $5.

* Students, if you are participating in the Teacher Appreciation project with NHS or Student Council – please remember to come sign in each day in Student Activities. It is mandatory to sign daily if you are receiving hours!

* Congratulations to former cougar Kasi Smashey, graduate of the Class of 1998. She will be inducted tonight at 6:30, live on television, into the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame. Kasi won state titles in tennis as a junior and senior here at Franklin. Her pictures are proudly displayed on the wall of honor in the front foyer.

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

* This announcement is for anyone is Mrs. Tessies Ballroom 1 class. Please arrive to Coronado Thursday at 5:00 for additional spacing time before the show. There is still rehearsal today at Coronado right after school.

* Students, there is a great community service opportunity to work as a summer camp counselor at Camp Everyone Speaks. See the Speech Therapist or Student Activities for more information!

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* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* If you DID NOT get your laptop checked during the laptop check on April 25, please bring it to the book room by Friday of this week! Failure to check in your laptop will result in being charged the lost fee. Teachers, an email was sent with the students that still need to be checked. Please send them to the bookroom at any time to get their laptops checked. Thank you!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by May 10th. Late Payments will not be accepted.

* Do you have TEXTBOOKS or NOVELS to turn in? The book room is open ALL day. You DO NOT need your student ID to turn in books or laptops

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* Be prepared to have your lockers completely cleaned out by: June 2nd. There will be garbage cans in the hallways May 30th, 31st and June 1st. All lockers MUST be completely cleared out by June 2nd. Start taking home anything that you can!


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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* Congratulations to the 2017/2018 Student Council Executive Board. After elections and appointments, the new board will include the following students:

Student Body President – Ashley Chong

Student Body Vice President – Jun Lim

Secretary – Kristen Mendoza

Officer at Large – Sarah Chong

Class Presidents – Eva Roe, Brianda Fernandez and Lauren Menchaca

Appointed Positions – Leija Cobb, Michael Fallon, Zachary Carroll, Shakila Edalatpour, Destiny Strayhorn, and Lauren Gasca

* Congratulations to the cheer squads for 2017/2018!

Varsity: Sara Barton, Izabella Castanon, Farica Garcia, Lauren Gasca, Cassandra Gonzalez, Kelsey Hatch, Alexa Hernandez, Mariel Ito, Margo Ito, Gerardo Martinez, Lauren Menchaca, Kristen Mendoza, Cassidy Nelms, Maya Portillo, and Summer Sullivan

JV: Nicole Andreadakis, Ashtynn Baker, Corry Ballinger, Lexys Basurto, Dominique Cordero, Daniela Granillo, Leilani Langford, Cassidy Loustaunali, Brisa Macias, Claire Patin, Natalie Robles, Sophia Romero, Brooke Schneider

* EOC testing will be administered this week and both Franklin High School campuses will be on a revised bell schedule on those dates. THERE IS NO DELAYED OPENING, so all students will either test or have class. Lunch for all students will be at the regular time from 11:50am to 12:35pm. Testers are reminded that cell phones, smart watches and other electronic devices are not allowed in the testing environment.

Please check the wall lists in the main foyers on both campuses to see if you are testing.

Wednesday May 3rd is the Algebra 1 EOC; Period 2 will meet in the morning and Period 4 in the afternoon.

Students you are encouraged to eat a hearty breakfast. Please note that if are testing when it is lunch time you have two options, bring a sack lunch from home or you will be escorted to the cafeteria where you will be charged for food. Please plan accordingly.

* The dance department would like to invite everyone to their annual spring dance recital. It will take place this Thursday and Friday, May 4 & 5, at Coronado's theater at 6:30 pm. Tickets for "Continuity" can be purchased at the door for $5.

* Students, if you are participating in the Teacher Appreciation project with NHS or Student Council – please remember to come sign in each day in Student Activities. It is mandatory to sign daily if you are receiving hours!

* Attention all students interested in competing in speech and debate next year: UTEP will be holding a speech and debate workshop at the end of June. They will be offering training in debate, student congress, public speaking and oral interpretation of literature. If you are interested, see Mrs. Falco in W101 on the main campus for registration information. The deadline to be registered is May 22 but sections may fill up quickly.

* Seniors – the deadline to enter hours on the EPISD service website to qualify for a cord is Friday, May 12th. You need 90 hours to qualify for your cord at graduation. The seniors with the most hours will be recognized at the graduation assembly.

Underclassmen – you may continue to log hours as you get them done. The deadline to log all hours already completed is also May 12th. You need 15 hours a semester, or 30 a year, in order to participate in your graduation ceremony. Please enter everything up to date by May 12th. The website to enter hours is episd.org/service.

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* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Bob in the Business Office to turn in your forms and picnic payments!

* If you DID NOT get your laptop checked during the laptop check on April 25, please bring it to the book room anytime this week to get checked. Teachers, an email was sent with the students that still need to be checked. Please send them to the bookroom at any time to get their laptops checked. Thank you!

* Seniors who are or were a part of Spanish National Honor Society, now is the time to order your graduation cords. Please bring $10 to Sra. Kendrick's room in E167 by May 10th. Late Payments will not be accepted.


Monday, May 1, 2017

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* EOC testing will be administered this week and both Franklin High School campuses will be on a revised bell schedule on those dates. THERE IS NO DELAYED OPENING, so all students will either test or have class. Lunch for all students will be at the regular time from 11:50am to 12:35pm. Testers are reminded that cell phones, smart watches and other electronic devices are not allowed in the testing environment.

Please check the wall lists in the main foyers on both campuses to see if you are testing.

Tuesday May 2nd is the U.S. History EOC; Period 5 will meet in the morning and Period 7 in the afternoon.

Wednesday May 3rd is the Algebra 1 EOC; Period 2 will meet in the morning and Period 4 in the afternoon.

Students you are encouraged to eat a hearty breakfast. Please note that if are testing when it is lunch time you have two options, bring a sack lunch from home or you will be escorted to the cafeteria where you will be charged for food. Please plan accordingly.

* Students, if you are participating in the Teacher Appreciation project with NHS or Student Council – please remember to come sign in each day in Student Activities. Very few have signed in today and that is mandatory if you are receiving hours!

* Attention all students interested in competing in speech and debate next year: UTEP will be holding a speech and debate workshop at the end of June. They will be offering training in debate, student congress, public speaking and oral interpretation of literature. If you are interested, see Mrs. Falco in W101 on the main campus for registration information. The deadline to be registered is May 22 but sections may fill up quickly.

* The Braden Aboud Foundation 5k run/walk is quickly approaching! Help the foundation sort race shirts today Monday, May 1st from 4 to 6 pm at the Braden Aboud Office. These hours can be counted as community or NHS hours! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!!

* The following are the results of the UIL 6A Region I track meet: 1. Pole vault: Sarah Stuart placed 12th 2. Triple Jump: Monica Simental placed 14th 3. Long Jump: Kara Marcantel placed 13th

Congratulations ladies on a great season!

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* Attention Seniors: TODAY is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your graduation contracts and pay for the Senior Picnic if you have not done so already. See Mrs. Stanley to turn in your forms!

* If you DID NOT get your laptop checked during the laptop check on April 25, please bring it to the book room anytime this week to get checked. Teachers, an email was sent with the students that still need to be checked. Please send them to the bookroom at any time to get their laptops checked. Thank you!


Friday, April 28, 2017

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* EOC testing will be administered next week, both Franklin High School campuses will be on a revised bell schedule on those dates. THERE IS NO DELAYED OPENING, so all students will either test or have class. Lunch for all students will be at the regular time from 11:50am to 12:35pm. Testers should be reminded that cell phones, smart watches and other electronic devices are not allowed in the testing environment.

Please check the wall lists in the main foyers on both campuses to see if you are testing.

Monday May 1st is the Biology EOC; Period 1 will meet in the morning and Period 3 in the afternoon.

Tuesday May 2nd is the U.S. History EOC; Period 5 will meet in the morning and Period 7 in the afternoon.

Wednesday May 3rd is the Algebra 1 EOC; Period 2 will meet in the morning and Period 4 in the afternoon.

Students you are encouraged to eat a hearty breakfast. Please note that if are testing when it is lunch time you have two options, bring a sack lunch from home or you will be escorted to the cafeteria where you will be charged for food. Please plan accordingly.

* Any student who did not have their laptop checked on Tuesday in the laptop check during 2nd period needs to take care of that right away! You may come by the bookroom at lunch if your teacher has already submitted their form. Thanks!

* Students, we have a super fun project going on to celebrate Teacher Appreciate Week next week, but it is top secret! This project can help you with community service hours! Come by Student Activities if you’d like more information.

* Looking for community service hours? Polk Elementary needs your help! They will be having a minute to win it event this Friday, April 28th from 5 to 9. This will be a fun and easy way to earn 4 community service hours! If you are interested you can sign up outside of student activities.

* Come and join us at the Franklin Guitars' 2017 Spring Concert. The concert will take place tonight at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts Theater. Admission is $5.00 per person.

Students will present original music from their Franklin Guitars 2017 CD, which will also be available for purchase. In addition you will hear our Jazz Contest Music and some great covers of popular tunes. Check out the incredible talent that we have here at Franklin.

* Attention all students interested in competing in speech and debate next year: UTEP will be holding a speech and debate workshop at the end of June. They will be offering training in debate, student congress, public speaking and oral interpretation of literature. If you are interested, see Mrs. Falco in W101 on the main campus for registration information. The deadline to be registered is May 22 but sections may fill up quickly.

* The Braden Aboud Foundation 5k run/walk is quickly approaching! Help the foundation sort race shirts this next Monday, May 1st from 4 to 6pm at the Braden Aboud Office. These hours can be counted as community or NHS hours! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!!

* Students and Staff, Cougar Clawset took a siesta for a couple of weeks, but it will be open this Friday at lunchtime at main campus and at the 9th grade center. Say hello to spring and summer with our new dri fit and lightweight cotton tees. The school year will soon be ending, so don’t miss out!

* Congratulations to the Student Body and class officers elected yesterday. There are still 6 spots on the executive board for next year that are appointed, not elected. Applications for these spots of historian and committee chair are due at 4 pm today – no extensions!

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* Attention Seniors: This Monday, May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your contracts to your English teacher by the end of the day today!

* The Library will be closed today due to Staff Development. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Thursday, April 27, 2017

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* Any student who did not have their laptop checked on Tuesday in the laptop check during 2nd period needs to take care of that right away! You may come by the bookroom at lunch if your teacher has already submitted their form. Thanks!

* Students, we have a super fun project going on to celebrate Teacher Appreciate Week next week, but it is top secret! This project can help you with community service hours! Come by Student Activities if you’d like more information.

* Looking for community service hours? Polk Elementary needs your help! They will be having a minute to win it event this Friday, April 28th from 5 to 9. This will be a fun and easy way to earn 4 community service hours! If you are interested you can sign up outside of student activities.

* Come and join us at the Franklin Guitars' 2017 Spring Concert. The concert will take place Friday, April 28, at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts Theater. Admission: $5.00 Students will present original music from their Franklin Guitars 2017 CD, which will also be available for purchase. In addition you will hear our Jazz Contest Music and some great covers of popular tunes. Check out the incredible talent that we have here at Franklin.

* Cougars, class elections will end today after lunch during 3rd period. You will have the opportunity to vote online for the students who will represent your class. You may vote online at franklin.voting4schools.com. Seniors may not vote.

* Attention all students interested in competing in speech and debate next year: UTEP will be holding a speech and debate workshop at the end of June. They will be offering training in debate, student congress, public speaking and oral interpretation of literature. If you are interested, see Mrs. Falco in W101 on the main campus for registration information. The deadline to be registered is May 22 but sections may fill up quickly.

* The Braden Aboud Foundation 5k run/walk is quickly approaching! Help the foundation sort race shirts this next Monday, May 1st from 4 to 6pm at the Braden Aboud Office.

These hours can be counted as community or NHS hours! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!!

* Are you taking one of the EOC tests next week? You are allowed to read a book or magazine if you finish your test, so don't forget to stop by the library and check something out to pass the time should you finish before the 4 hour testing time is up. We have lots of great books for you to choose from! The library is open from 8:15-4:15 every day and is open during lunch.

* Students and Staff, Cougar Clawset took a siesta for a couple of weeks, but it will be open this Friday at lunchtime at main campus and at the 9th grade center. Say hello to spring and summer with our new dri fit and lightweight cotton tees. The school year will soon be ending, so don’t miss out!

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* Attention Seniors: This Monday, May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your contracts to your English teacher this week!

* The Library will be closed on Friday due to Staff Development. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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* Attention CCTE students: during 2nd period yesterday we had a laptop check.. If you had CCTE yesterday during that, please bring your laptop to the bookroom to be checked before school, at lunch, or after school right away! Thanks!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be a small number of cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

* It is community service week! We want to celebrate this week by having community service opportunities such as helping return shopping carts, helping clean up the park, performing at the Bartlett and much more! Times and more details are posted outside of student activities.

* Looking for community service hours? Polk Elementary needs your help! They will be having a minute to win it event this Friday, April 28th from 5 to 9. This will be a fun and easy way to earn 4 community service hours! If you are interested you can sign up outside of student activities.

* Come and join us at the Franklin Guitars' 2017 Spring Concert. The concert will take place Friday, April 28, at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts Theater. Admission: $5.00 Students will present original music from their Franklin Guitars 2017 CD, which will also be available for purchase. In addition you will hear our Jazz Contest Music and some great covers of popular tunes. Check out the incredible talent that we have here at Franklin.

* Cougars, class elections will be today and Thursday. You will have the opportunity to vote online for the students who will represent your class. Starting at lunch time today

and through 2 pm tomorrow, you may vote online at franklin.voting4schools.com. Seniors may not vote.

* Attention all students interested in competing in speech and debate next year: UTEP will be holding a speech and debate workshop at the end of June. They will be offering training in debate, student congress, public speaking and oral interpretation of literature. If you are interested, see Mrs. Falco in W101 on the main campus for registration information. The deadline to be registered is May 22 but sections may fill up quickly.

* The Braden Aboud Foundation 5k run/walk is quickly approaching! Help the foundation sort race shirts this next Monday, May 1st from 4 to 6pm at the Braden Aboud Office. These hours can be counted as community or NHS hours! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!!

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* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!

* Seniors are reminded to please return your contracts to your English teacher starting today with a deadline of this Friday!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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* Attention teachers and students – at the conclusion of these announcements, please complete the mandatory laptop check.

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be a small number of cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

* It is community service week! We want to celebrate this week by having community service opportunities such as helping return shopping carts, helping clean up the park, performing at the Bartlett and much more! Times and more details are posted outside of student activities.

* Looking for community service hours? Polk Elementary needs your help! They will be having a minute to win it event this Friday, April 28th from 5 to 9. This will be a fun and easy way to earn 4 community service hours! If you are interested you can sign up outside of student activities.

* The Cougar baseball team will be playing Americas today at home at 4 pm. Immediately following the game, the team will honor the seniors in their final home game. Please come out and support your cougars and these fabulous seniors!

* Come and join us at the Franklin Guitars' 2017 Spring Concert. The concert will take place Friday, April 28, at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts Theater. Admission: $5.00 Students will present original music from their Franklin Guitars 2017 CD, which will also be available for purchase. In addition you will hear our Jazz Contest Music and some great covers of popular tunes. Check out the incredible talent that we have here at Franklin.

* Cougars, class elections will be tomorrow and Thursday. You will have the opportunity to vote online for the students who will represent your class. Look for signs and flyers this week to make your choices!

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* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!

* Seniors are reminded to please return your contracts to your English teacher starting this Wednesday with a deadline of this Friday!

* El Paso Teachers Association Reps will be visiting Franklin Today @ Lunchtime. Please come by to speak with Representatives, and enter a chance to win a 32" TV.

Monday, April 24, 2017

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* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on tomorrow during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it tomorrow!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be a small number of cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

* It is community service week! We want to celebrate this week by having community service opportunities such as helping return shopping carts, helping clean up the park, performing at the Bartlett and much more! Times and more details are posted outside of student activities.

* Looking for community service hours? Polk Elementary needs your help! They will be having a minute to win it event this Friday, April 28th from 5 to 9. This will be a fun and easy way to earn 4 community service hours! If you are interested you can sign up outside of student activities.

* Congratulations to the Franklin Cougars who competed as CCTE SkillsUSA students. The following students are competing at Nationals in June in Louisville, Kentucky. Here are the results of the state level competition: In Additive Manufacturing , Andres Najera - 2nd Place In Architectural Drafting, Angel Arellano - 3rd Place

In Employment Application Process, Marijose Hurtado - 3rd Place

Way to go cougars!

* The following are the girls track results from the Area track meet: 1. Varsity 4x100m relay placed 6th 2. 300m Hurdles: Kara Marcantel placed 5th 3. Triple jump: Monica Simental placed 3rd, and qualified for the Regional Meet 4. Long jump: Kara Marcantel placed 4th , and qualified for the Regional Meet 5. Pole Vault: Sarah Stuart placed 4th , and qualified for the Regional Meet The girls will compete next at the Regional meet in Arlington, TX, on Friday and Saturday April 28th and 29th.

* Cougar golf is headed to regionals! Franklin Girls golfer Paige Vasquez (9th grade) is playing at the Regional Golf tournament in Arlington today & tomorrow. Franklin Boys golfers Alex Clarke (11th grade) & Fetty Hayek (12th grade) will be playing at the Regional golf tournament in Euless on Wednesday & Thursday Good luck to all 3!

* Congratulations to both the FHS Women's Varsity Choir and the FHS Varsity Mixed Chorus for their performances at the UIL Choir Concert and Sight Reading Contest. The Women's Chorus received a Superior Rating for their Concert Performance and an Excellent rating for Sight reading, while the Varsity Mixed Choir received a Superior rating for their Concert performance and an excellent rating for Sight reading at the 6A Level. Congratulations on a job well done!

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* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!

* Los invitamos cada lunes durante lunche a YFC en espanol. Sera en el salon E164. Ven pir tu pizza gratis.

* Seniors are reminded to please return your contracts to your English teacher starting this Wednesday with a deadline of this Friday!

Friday, April 21, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* It’s National School Leadership Week! Today we are continuing to honor all of the club presidents and team captains. If you are the president or captain of your organization, please come by Student Activities right now on the main campus to pick up a surprise gift!

* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on Tuesday April 25, 2017 during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it next Tuesday!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

* You are invited to see the Nationally Recognized and Award Winning Franklin Flag Team in performance today April 21 during lunch in the 9th grade center gym. We will have information on upcoming auditions. This is your opportunity to see an awesome performance and get information about auditioning to be part of the Franklin Flag Team. This group is part of the Star of the West Marching Band and performs for thousands of people throughout the school year. We look forward to seeing you this Friday during lunch in the 9th grade center gym.

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* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!

* Los invitamos cada lunes durante lunche a YFC en espanol. Sera en el salon E164. Ven pir tu pizza gratis.‚Äč

 


Thursday, April 20, 2017


BOTH CAMPUSES

* It’s National School Leadership Week!

* The junior and senior Prom is Saturday, April 22nd at Grace Gardens. With all the glamour and excitement of Hollywood, you will be the Stars of this year’s production of Hollywood Nights – the 2017 Franklin Prom! Tickets are now on sale!

* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on Tuesday April 25, 2017 during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it next Tuesday!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

* You are invited to see the Nationally Recognized and Award Winning Franklin Flag Team in performance this Friday April 21 during lunch in the 9th grade center gym. We will have information on upcoming auditions. This is your opportunity to see an awesome performance and get information about auditioning to be part of the Franklin Flag Team. This group is part of the Star of the West Marching Band and performs for thousands of people throughout the school year. We look forward to seeing you this Friday during lunch in the 9th grade center gym.

* The football boosters is hosting another movie night on the field this Friday! Admission is only $1 and they will be showing High School Musical. Come out for a fun and super cheap night watching this fun classic on the big screen! Concessions will be available as well!

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* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!

* Los invitamos cada lunes durante lunche a YFC en espanol. Sera en el salon E164. Ven pir tu pizza gratis.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* It’s National School Leadership Week! Today, we would like to thank the GT class for putting on a great fair showcasing many of our campus leaders to the middle school students at Brown and Hornedo yesterday. Organized by Evan Tame-Galvan and Carlos Romero, the fair was a success and will hopefully build future leaders at Franklin. Way to go GT students!

* The junior and senior Prom is Saturday, April 22nd at Grace Gardens. With all the glamour and excitement of Hollywood, you will be the Stars of this year’s production of Hollywood Nights – the 2017 Franklin Prom! Tickets are now on sale!

* The blood drive is today, and we need at least 200 students to donate to reach the goal and help the city replenish the blood supply! All students under 18 must have a parent permission slip to sign up. 18 year old students and all faculty and staff are invited to come at any time today to the small gym or the outside mobile unit! Please help us help our city!

* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on Tuesday April 25, 2017 during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it next Tuesday!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

* You are invited to see the Nationally Recognized and Award Winning Franklin Flag Team in performance this Friday April 21 during lunch in the 9th grade center gym. We will have information on upcoming auditions. This is your opportunity to see an awesome performance and get information about auditioning to be part of the Franklin Flag Team. This group is part of the Star of the West Marching Band and performs for thousands of people throughout the school year. We look forward to seeing you this Friday during lunch in the 9th grade center gym.

* Congratulations to the tennis team competing in regionals in Arlington today. Playing for 3rd or 4th place are Sebastian Herrera and Isabella Zambrano. Good luck!

* The football boosters is hosting another movie night on the field this Friday! Admission is only $1 and they will be showing High School Musical. Come out for a fun and super cheap night watching this fun classic on the big screen! Concessions will be available as well!

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* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* It’s National School Leadership Week! Today we want to take a minute to congratulate the Student Council Executive Board. Last week, they received an award for one of the top nine best projects in the state for their Holiday Blessings Drive. Many of you cougars helped with this project, so we want to say thank you for making it such a success! Congratulations to all the officers for this award, especially Ashley Chong, who oversaw the project this year, and Angelica Castrejon who submitted the entry for the award.

* Seniors, for those of you who won the Senior Celeb Spotlight, and have not come by Mrs. Devereaux's room to sign your paperwork, please do so today! If you do not sign the paperwork, you will not be featured in the yearbook. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux

* The junior and senior Prom is Saturday, April 22nd at Grace Gardens. With all the glamour and excitement of Hollywood, you will be the Stars of this year’s production of Hollywood Nights – the 2017 Franklin Prom! Tickets are now on sale!

* Blood drive signs ups are underway! The blood drive is tomorrow, and we need at least 200 students to donate to reach the goal and help the city replenish the blood supply! All students under 18 must have a parent permission slip to sign up. You can pick that up and sign up in Student Activities, or from any Student Council officer. You need the permission slip signed to sign up for a donation slot.

* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on Tuesday April 25, 2017 during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it next Tuesday!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.

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* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!

Monday, April 17, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* It’s National School Leadership Week! If you are in a leadership position in a club, team, or organization here at Franklin, please stand at this time. Everyone look around – these students are going above and beyond to serve our school as leaders. Please take a moment to thank them, encourage them, and ask how you can become involved as well! Thank you cougar leaders!

* The following are the girls track results from the District track meet, day 4: 1. Freshman girls team placed 4th JV girls team placed 5th Varsity girls team placed 8th 2. Freshman girls 4x100m relay placed 3rd 3. JV Girls 200m - Bianca Sano placed 2nd 4. Varsity Girls 4x100m relay placed 4th, and qualified for the Area Meet 300m Hurdles:Kara Marcantel placed 2nd, and qualified for the Area meet.

* If you are attending the club field trip to Brown and Hornedo tomorrow, you should have turned in a permission slip to Mrs. Juarez this morning. If you are attending, there will be a very short informative meeting in Mrs. Juarez's classroom after school on Monday.

* Seniors, for those of you who won the Senior Celeb Spotlight, and have not come by Mrs. Devereaux's room to sign your paperwork, please do so today! If you do not sign the paperwork, you will not be featured in the yearbook. Any questions, please see Mrs. Devereaux

* The junior and senior Prom is Saturday, April 22nd at Grace Gardens. With all the glamour and excitement of Hollywood, you will be the Stars of this year’s production of Hollywood Nights – the 2017 Franklin Prom! Tickets are now on sale!

* Blood drive signs up start today, and the blood drive is on Wednesday! All students under 18 must have a parent permission slip to sign up. You can pick that up and sign up in Student Activities. You need the permission slip signed to sign up for a donation slot.

* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on Tuesday April 25, 2017 during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it next Tuesday!

* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.

MAIN ONLY

* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Do you want to be a part of the Student Council Executive Board? The mandatory parent meeting will be held this Thursday, April 13th at 6 pm in the library. Candidates and a parent must attend to be eligible to run. Packets with election information will be distributed at the meeting.

* The junior and senior Prom is Saturday, April 22nd at Grace Gardens. With all the glamour and excitement of Hollywood, you will be the Stars of this year’s production of Hollywood Nights – the 2017 Franklin Prom! Tickets are now on sale!

* The following are the track meet results of the Franklin Invitational: 1. Freshman girls placed 2nd. 2. JV girls placed 2nd. 3. Varsity girls placed 4th. The District meet started yesterday with the Pole Vault event, at Eastwood High. The meet will continue today and tomorrow!

* Congrats to the Freshman Boys and Varsity boys for winning the Franklin Invite, our JV finished a solid 2nd. Good luck to all levels competing in the District Championships this week at Eastwood.

* The following are the results of the District track meet, day one: JV Pole Vault: Rachel Allen placed 1st Varsity Pole Vault: Sarah Stuart placed 2nd. Sarah's performance qualifies her for the Area Meet in Wolfforth, Texas, Friday, April 21, 2017. The girls track team will compete today (Day 2), at Eastwood High School.

* The Franklin Concert Bands and Focus Winter Guard have both just completed their competitive seasons. Here are the results; Focus Varsity Winter Guard - 2nd place, West Texas Color Guard Association Championships, April 1 Focus Junior Varsity Winter Guard - 2nd Place, West Texas Color Guard Association

Championships, April 1 Franklin Symphonic Band - 2nd Division on stage performance, 1st Division, Sight Reading - UIL Region Contest - April 4 Franklin Wind Symphony - 1st Division on stage performance, 1st Division, Sight Reading - UIL Region Contest - April 6 With the first division in Stage Performance and Sight Reading and their First Division in Marching Band , The band earned a Sweepstakes trophy for the year! Congratulations to all of these incredible performers!

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* Attention all seniors who plan on attending UTEP this coming year, you are invited on April 13th to meet with a representative from admissions to have any questions or concerns answered. Come see Mr. Couder in the Go Center to get a pass to attend.

* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.

* It's National Library Week. Stop by the library to check out a book and to register for a chance to win our Easter Basket with each check out. Not sure what you want to read? You might like The Martian. "Six days after landing on Mars a freak dust storm nearly kills astronaut Mark Watney. His crew thinks he died in the storm and things get so bad they have to evacuate, leaving Mark to use what equipment and supplies he has left to try and survive on his own- the only living being on Mars." This great book was made into a movie starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristin Wiig, and Kate Mara. Come check it out today and see why the book is always better than the movie!


Thursday, April 6, 2017

BOTH CAMPUSES

* Seniors, don’t forget to vote for prom court! Go to franklin.voting4schools.com and log in. Please remember to scroll through the names to see all choices. Voting ends at the end of lunch today!

* Do you want to be a part of the Student Council Executive Board? The mandatory parent meeting has been rescheduled to next Thursday, April 13th at 6 pm in the library. Candidates and a parent must attend to be eligible to run. Packets with election information will be distributed at the meeting.

* Do You Need Community Service Hours? The Franklin boys and girls track team will be hosting a track meet on Friday April 7th and Saturday April 8th. Volunteers are needed to help at this event. Come out and help and earn some hours. On Friday report to the track after school, and on Saturday report to the track at 8:00 am. If you have any questions, see Coach Brooks or Coach Aguilar.

* Students ~ If you have been unsuccessful on an EOC (STAAR) Algebra 1, Biology, or US History exam in the past, please see your counselor or visit the FHS website for information on opportunities for intervention. Assistance has started!

* Thank you to everyone who attend Mr. and Miss Franklin last night to support the senior class. Congratulations to Victoria Marquez, the new Miss Franklin and Carlo Spalloni, the new Mr. Franklin!

* Students and Staff, Cougar Clawset will be open at the main campus only this Friday at lunchtime. Be prepared to stay cool this spring and summer in our new dri fit and soft cotton t-shirts. Be sure to drop by this Friday!

* The junior and senior Prom is Saturday, April 22nd at Grace Gardens. With all the glamour and excitement of Hollywood, you will be the Stars of this year’s production of Hollywood Nights – the 2017 Franklin Prom! Tickets go on sale April 10th!

* If you’re looking for a fun way to get some volunteer hours, check out the flier outside of Student Activities or posted around main campus. There is a 4 hour workshop this Saturday!

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* Attention all seniors who plan on attending UTEP this coming year, you are invited on April 13th to meet with a representative from admissions to have any questions or concerns answered. Come see Mr. Couder in the Go Center to get a pass to attend.

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* Attention NJHS members: There is a general meeting tomorrow, Friday at 12:15 in Ms. Harris’ room. Everyone needs to attend to discuss an upcoming fun activity!


Friday, April 21, 2017
BOTH CAMPUSES
* It’s National School Leadership Week! Today we are continuing to honor all of the club presidents and team captains. If you are the president or captain of your organization, please come by Student Activities right now on the main campus to pick up a surprise gift!
* Attention all students: There will be a MANDATORY laptop check on Tuesday April 25, 2017 during 2nd period. We are NOT checking for damages, just that you have your computer. Please make sure to bring it next Tuesday!
* Seniors, graduation gown and announcements and all other things will be delivered to Franklin for pick up on May 5th. If you haven’t ordered your gown yet, please take care of it right away online or by calling Josten’s. The Parade of Graduates is earlier this year, and you MUST have your gown by then! There will be cap and gowns available for purchase on May 5th for $65 a set.
* Seniors! If you have a 4th or 8th period out you could get community service hours to coach and prepare the kids at Kohlberg for a speech festival. For more information look for the flyers around the hallways or ask Ms. Juarez in room W209 for more information.
* You are invited to see the Nationally Recognized and Award Winning Franklin Flag Team in performance today April 21 during lunch in the 9th grade center gym. We will have information on upcoming auditions. This is your opportunity to see an awesome performance and get information about auditioning to be part of the Franklin Flag Team. This group is part of the Star of the West Marching Band and performs for thousands of people throughout the school year. We look forward to seeing you this Friday during lunch in the 9th grade center gym.
MAIN ONLY
* Attention juniors and seniors, a representative from NMSU will be on campus on the 20th and on the 24th a representative from EPCC will be here to help seniors with final preparations and to assist juniors on getting a head start for next year. Come to the Go Center S133 to get a pass from Mr. Couder.
* Attention Seniors: May 1st is the deadline for you to turn in a copy of your scholarship award letters to your counselor. If you have received any scholarship offer, we would like to honor you at the awards ceremony and at the graduation ceremony. Please be sure to have all award letters turned in to your counselor by May 1st.
* Youth for Christ is still meeting weekly! English meetings are on Thursdays in Coach Castor’s room and Spanish meetings are on Mondays in Senora Guerrero’s room at lunch. Free pizza for all who come! Hope to see you there!
* Los invitamos cada lunes durante lunche a YFC en espanol. Sera en el salon E164. Ven pir tu pizza gratis.