Announcements

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CNA Course Open to FHS Students

posted Apr 7, 2017, 1:00 PM by Mindy WIllard

We are happy to announce that our students now have the opportunity to complete a CNA Course through MATC during the fall semester! For more information, see the flyer below.
 

UW Colleges Speaker Series on College Planning

posted Apr 5, 2017, 9:20 AM by Mindy WIllard

All FHS Students are invited to attend this Speaker Series from UW Colleges. This information is valuable to all students, no matter their post high school path. See Student Services to sign up to attend. 


"College Planning 101: A Guide for Juniors" - May 19 in the Library 

Junior year is an important planning time for college. During this session, we’ll cover the college timeline for high school juniors, examine what it takes to be a competitive college applicant, and how to prepare for campus tours. We’ll also go over questions every student should be asking of their prospective college, and explore what happens after they’ve been accepted.


“Behind the Scenes of the College Admissions Process” - May 22 in the Library

This presentation is packed full of valuable insights on the dos and don’ts of the college application process. Student participants will learn what college admission teams look for in student applications through hands-on activities and group discussions.


"Building Your Online Brand: The Power of Social Media in College Admissions and Beyond" - May 26 in the Saber Center

Social media is a daily fixture in many of our lives. In this workshop, students will learn how to use their social media profiles for the better, while avoiding potential pitfalls. By thinking of their online identity as part of their brand, they can influence the decisions of college admissions personnel and future employers. 

STEM Forward Scholarship

posted Apr 5, 2017, 9:08 AM by Mindy WIllard

STEM Forward is awarding, one deserving high school student in southeastern Wisconsin with a 2,000 scholarship to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In order to be eligible, students must attend (or have attended, if a grade school) a district and/or school that has participated in STEM Forward programming in the last two years. This includes STEM Forward’s Future City Competition, Rube Goldberg Machine Contests and Day of Engineering program.
 
I’m pleased to tell you that your students are eligible for this scholarship. Please help me share this information with your staff and former students. The deadline to apply is April 17, 2017.
 
Full eligibility requirements and the scholarship application can be accessed here: http://www.stemforward.org/scholarship

Parenting Support

posted Apr 5, 2017, 9:07 AM by Mindy WIllard

Are you having difficulty getting your student to comply with your house rules?  Is your student disrespectful?  Can't get your teenager to do homework?  

Parenting teens can be a challenge!  Support is available.  Check out some of the resources available to help with your parenting needs.

Summer CSI Camp @ Marian University

posted Mar 30, 2017, 1:10 PM by Katharine Reid


  Click here for more information! marianuniversity.edu/csicamp

8th Grade to 9th Grade Transition Days

posted Mar 30, 2017, 12:57 PM by Diane Gilroy

On April 10th, 11th and 12th FHS will be welcoming the incoming class of 2021 from Forest Park Middle School.  Students will learn about life at FHS, explore their Academic and Career Plan with a member of  the FHS staff, and learn about FHS activities and athletics.

8th grade students not attending FPMS are invited to spend the day at FHS on Thursday, April 27th.  Watch for a letter in your mail or contact Joyce Price at 414-817-5591 for more information.  

Academic & Career Planning ~ April

posted Mar 30, 2017, 12:46 PM by Mindy WIllard   [ updated Mar 30, 2017, 12:58 PM by Katharine Reid ]

Here is a snapshot of recommended planning activities for Franklin High School students:

Juniors - ready to take the ACT again

posted Mar 28, 2017, 10:02 AM by Katharine Reid

Juniors should be receiving their state mandated ACT test scores in the mail.  If you are interested in taking the ACT again, sign up at actstudent.org.  When you sign up, you should indicate that you have NOT registered previously.  You will be assigned a separate ACT ID number.  After you receive these second scores, please call ACT directly to have your ACT ID accounts merged.

Please see Student Services for any questions!

UW Madison Pharmacy Preview Day

posted Mar 28, 2017, 9:20 AM by Mindy WIllard

UW MADISON PHARMACY PREVIEW DAY 
Saturday, April 8, 2017

This is a day-long event for any high school student interested in learning more about UW-Madison's Doctor of Pharmacy Program. Students and guests will be invited to campus to take part in a engaging discussion with a pharmacist panel, learn about the college admissions and pharmacy school admissions process and have the opportunity to choose from a variety of afternoon breakout sessions including current student panels, a compounding lab demonstration, a patient/pharmacy consultation, a chance to learn about international learning opportunities and much more! The cost to attend is $10/person and registration for this event is required. We look forward to seeing you on April 8th!

For more information and to register, please visit our PREVIEW DAYwebpage.
Registration deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017


The Americanism and Government Scholarship Test

posted Mar 27, 2017, 5:32 AM by Mindy WIllard

Mr. Kania will be administering this test after school on Tuesday, April 11 (A111) All 10-12th grade students are eligible to receive scholarships! To sign up for this test: http://tinyurl.com/GovernmentScholarshipTestFHS
Mr. Kania has also posted information on his website. 

What is it? 

The Americanism and Government scholarship program fosters interest in all levels of government, citizenship and provides students the opportunity to receive recognition and scholarships. Students are tested on their knowledge of U.S. Government, Wisconsin Government, County Government, the Constitution and flag etiquette. The test is comprised of 50 true/false and multiple choice questions, plus one essay question. Students are required to answer the essay question to qualify for the associated scholarships.
This is not an open book test and students are not allowed to use outside resources to take this test. 

Who is eligible?
Any student in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in any public, private, parochial or home-schooled within the State of Wisconsin may participate. Since the test questions are different every year, students may participate all 3 years and be eligible for the scholarships multiple years.

What are the scholarship opportunities?
Annually, 45 winners are selected by the Americanism Committee of The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin. The following scholarships are awarded:

16 students in Grade 10 receive $250 scholarships

16 students in Grade 11 receive $250 scholarships

13 students in Grade 12 receive $500 scholarships

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