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    Quaker Admin Team | Nov 25 Weekly Message to Families
    Posted on 11/30/2020
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    The following message was sent via SchoolMessenger to Franklin High School Families on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020. If you did not receive this email, please check your profile in SchoolMessenger or contact the FHS Administrative Secretary Edith Bocker at or (206) 252-6150.

    Good evening Franklin families,

    Happy Wednesday!  We hope this message finds you and your family well and looking forward to the holiday break!

    Here are this week’s updates:

    Quarter 1 grades are on the way! They will be available for families to view on the Source beginning 11/27. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to your student's teacher. 

    Upcoming Drive-thru Event: Due to increased COVID-19 cases, we will be postponing our December 2nd drive through event. The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority.

    College Preparation Events 2020-21

    Statewide Financial Aid Filing Support Events:

    Step by Step:  Get Money for College & Career!

    FHS Financial Aid Family Night

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020

    5:30 p.m.


    Learn from financial aid experts from Seattle Colleges

    All seniors and families welcome!

    Microsoft Event:

    Microsoft MANCODE Workshop for Black & Brown Boys Ages 8-17 to Learn about Careers in Tech (Friday Dec 11, 9am-11am & 12pm-2pm)

    Register for 9am session @

    Register for 12pm session @

    As part of Microsoft’s offerings for Computer Science Education Week, this workshop is designed for black and brown boys ages 8-17 to learn about careers in technology. Each workshop is facilitated by a MANCODE mentor and will be followed by a fireside discussion with our keynote speakers NBA legend Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul.

    Yearbook News!

    New year, new yearbook! We are very excited to assure you that yearbook is happening this year. Our 2020 yearbook class is working hard remotely to bring you all a yearbook that is up to Franklin Quaker standards. We know that it will be as much of a success as previous years. You can help us out by encouraging your student to reply to interview and photo requests!

     Seniors should keep an eye out for the portrait, baby picture, and quote deadline. Yearbooks will be $60 this year through SchoolPay only, and the price will not increase.

    If you have any further questions about this year’s yearbook, please feel free to message us on Instagram @franklinhsyearbook or email  -The Quaker Yearbook Team

    FHS Teen Health Center

    Franklin Teen Health Center staff are working remotely during school closure for COVID-19. Services include telephone visits, video visits and in-person care for students. To connect with Teen Health Center staff, Call (206) 381-4182 for any non-urgent concerns such as illness or injury, refills for medication prescribed by the Teen Health Center, sexual health issues or if you are feeling worried or sad.

    Right Now Needs Funds

    The Alliance for Education Right Now Needs Fund is now available. The fund was designed to directly benefit students and to remove barriers to student learning. Some of the supports that may be available through the Right Now Needs Fund are: Rental Assistance, Energy Assistance, Food Assistance, Basic Clothing Assistance, Laundry, Transportation, Health , Other Miscellaneous needs. Please call the school for information and support 206.252.6150 or email In your request for assistance please include your student's name and grade.

    Technology needs

    Technology drop in centers:

    Aki Kurose: M/W 9:00-2:30pm

    Asa Mercer International Middle School: T/Th 9:00-3:00pm

    Bailey Gatzert Elem: M/W 11:00-6:00pm


    As always, please continue to share your ideas, questions and feedback as we strive to model learning and growth. Have a wonderful evening and break!

    With LQVE,

    Quaker Admin Team