April 19, 2022

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Prom Spirit Week and Friday's Pep Rally!

  • Tuesday, 4/19: Backyard BBQ Dads vs. Soccer Moms
  • Wednesday, 4/20: Anything But a Backpack *needs to fit in your locker*

  • Thursday, 4/21: Meme Day

  • Friday, 4/22: Northern Lights (green, purple, blue)

    *Wear your Prom Shirt if you bought one!

We will have the Prom Pep Assembly on Friday, April 22nd. Here is the bell schedule for the day. Basically, it is a Thursday bell schedule (no Gold Block) and 4th block ends 10 minutes early. Students will keep belongings in their 4th hour and return to their classes at the end of the day to get them.

Hey, Hey, Hey... check out the students who have been showing Saber Pride this week!

Enjoy this week's edition of The Saber Roar

Stories include:

  • Ms. King Tribute
  • Spring Holidays
  • Visual Arts Team
  • The Real Saber Roar Ep.2
The Saber Roar 1321 with corrected audio 4/13/22

Graduation Caps and Gowns

Any seniors who have not picked up their cap and gown orders can stop by the office to pick them up. If you forgot to place your order with Jostens, we also have items for sale.

Flowers for Commencement

The Commencement Group offers pre-sales of flowers for graduates. All online orders will be available for pickup on site the day of the graduation. To retrieve your order, stop at the booth located conveniently in the parking lot near the entrance to the graduation before the ceremony begins. Use this link to take a look at their selection.

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AP Exams Are Coming Up Soon!

This year's Advanced Placement (AP) Exams take place the weeks of May 2 and May 9. All AP test-takers will take paper-and-pencil exams in the FHS Library at standardized times designated by the College Board. More specific details about this year's AP exam administration will be emailed to AP students and families this month, but we want to make sure that everyone is aware that most afternoon AP exams will likely run past the regular end of the school day, sometimes by up to an hour or more. Students will need to make arrangements for transportation home and keep this in mind regarding work schedules, activities or sports practices/games, etc. The full list of all AP exam dates and times can be found here. AP students will need to bring regular non-mechanical number 2 pencils and also pens with dark blue or black ink with them to their AP exams. Cell phones are not permitted in the AP test room. Please stay tuned to your email soon for more details.

Interested in learning more about Manufacturing and the Trades?

Franklin High school is hosting a hiring event on April 27th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Dozens of employers will be there with open jobs to include: Arborist/Landscaping, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Welding, Heavy Equipment operating and many more. Please bring a resume and be dressed to impress. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Thompson (andrew.thompson@franklin.k12.wi.us). Hope to see you there!
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Franklin Educational Foundation & ECO Club Shoe Drive

The FEF and FHS Eco Club are hosting this year’s SHOE DRIVE to collect shoes that can be repurposed so they don’t end up in landfills. The dropoff will be available at Franklin High School on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday May 1st from 11a-1pm. Mark your calendars and collect your items! Click on the banner below for more information
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ACT Prep Announcement

We are extremely excited to share that we will have additional ACT Prep classes right here at Franklin High School, beginning April 27th.

In order to have these increased opportunities, we have teamed with Wisconsin Test Prep.

Cost: $165.00

All classes are held at Franklin High School.

If you plan to sign up, please make sure to complete the online registration form at Wisconsin Test Prep. Space is limited, so sign up early!

Saber Preschool 2022!

The Franklin High School Child Development 2 students will be sponsoring Saber Preschool, Mon- Thurs., from Monday May 2 - Thursday, May 19th. Saber Preschool is designed for children ages 3 to 5 who are toilet trained and ready to experience a supportive and enriching preschool environment. The student teachers prepare daily lesson plans that not only provide opportunities for the Little Sabers to develop socially, but also to enhance their kindergarten readiness skills. The Saber Preschool program offers a truly excellent experience for both our big and small students.

Class time will be from 9:00 to 10:15 am, and tuition will be $15.00 to cover the cost of materials and snacks for the 3 weeks. Saber Preschool will include story time, large and small group activities, free time, songs and other fun activities. Pre-registration is required. To request a registration form, or if you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Linda Krause at 414-817-3629 or at linda.krause@franklin.k12.wi.us

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FHS Culture Fest Is Back!

We have not been able to hold an in-person Culture Fest since early March of 2020. We are very proud to share that event is coming back. Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 19th from 5:30-7:30 at Franklin High School. Come experience food, performances, activities and cultural presentations. We currently have Objiwe dancers and African drummers lined up with many more conversations occurring. Check out the student-designed poster below and please contact Mr. Andrew Levin at andrew.levin@franklin.k12.wi.us with any questions or if you want to be involved.

Summer College Counseling

Class of 2023 - get a jump start on the college application process by joining this Summer College Counseling Camp in August. See the flyer below for details!
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Looking for Athletics Summer Camp Information?

Check out this Summer Camps Athletics page on our website that houses all the known and upcoming summer camp offerings including youth football, volleyball, basketball, and wrestling!

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Spring/Summer Rec Guide is Out!

The Community Education & Recreation Guide for Spring/Summer is available online! Click here for the Spring/Summer guide. Registration opens online Monday, April 25th at the registration website here! Make sure you already have an account created to help your registration process to run smoothly.

Franklin Public Schools is Hiring!

We are hiring for Food Service Workers ($15/hour starting wage, full and part-time), Kids Club Workers (working with students before and after school), and Custodial Aides ($17/hour starting wage, full and part-time).

Click on the images below to go right to the postings and join a great team!

COVID-19 On-Site Testing Updates

FPS continues to partner with Summit Clinical Labs to offer On-Site COVID-19 Testing. However, beginning today (Tuesday, April 19th), testing is available at all buildings for students or staff only. If a student requires testing, we will work with the tester from Summit labs to come test the student during the hours of 7:30a-3:30p on school days. If family members require testing, please visit the Summit Clinical Labs website or the DHS Community Testing page here for information and locations where testing is available. This updated document contains all current testing information.

Franklin Spring Sprint 2 Mile Run/Walk

Click the accompanying flyer for all details and click here for registration for this event taking place on Saturday, May 14th.

Franklin Little League - Umpire Opportunity

Franklin Little League is looking for community members ages 12+ who are interested in training to become an umpire. FLL will be conducting classes in April/ May. If interested please complete this interest form.

Registration for 22-23 is Now Open for New Families!

Our registration is now open for next school year for new families to the district and next year’s 4K. You can find all the necessary details on our website here. Please note that students already enrolled in our schools do not have to have a new registration completed. You may utilize the “Create Account” and “Forgot Password” buttons on the registration page to complete your registration or gain access if you have created an account in the past. Please help us share that registration is open with any new families to the area or those with younger children that would be entering 4K or 5K!

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Please be sure to read the newest District Newsletter that comes out now every Friday. You can access all the issues here.