November 29, 2021

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Saber Manufacturing Order Form

The FHS Student-run company, Saber Manufacturing, will be launching this holiday season’s order form beginning Friday, October 29th. Be the first to order your reindeer, signs, and keychains! The order form will be up through the month of November and close on December 3rd. This is the LAST week for you to submit your orders. If you have any questions, please contact Saber Manufacturing via email at sabermanufacturing@franklin.k12.wi.us. Thank you so much for your support!


For more information, check out our website and social media platforms.

Twitter: @SaberManufactu1

Instagram: @sabermanufacturing

Facebook: @SaberManufacturing

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

Enjoy this edition of The Saber Roar

Stories include:


  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Turkey Tag with the Science Department
  • FHS is Thankful
The Saber Roar 1306 Friendsgiving
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2022-2023 Future Schedule Planning

The future scheduling process for 2022-2023 will be underway shortly. Students will once again use Xello Course Planner to request courses and alternates, and all students in grades 9 - 11 will view a more detailed presentation regarding the course request process in Advisory on December 1st during Academic and Career Planning (ACP) week. A parent/guardian information letter will be emailed home around the same time. Because our process is paperless, we request that all students discuss their choices with their parent/guardian PRIOR to submitting them on the Xello Course Planner.


Additional future planning information, including departmental offerings, a complete list of all offered courses, and the full ACP Course Guide with detailed descriptions and prerequisites can be found on the FHS School Counseling "Choosing Courses" page here. All students MUST submit their request on Xello by Friday, December 17.

FHS Course Changes and Updates for 2022-23

As we prepare for future course selections, we wanted to provide you with some updates to be aware of:

  • Our FHS InRoads program has successfully served as a program that allowed us to pilot many important and valuable college and career ready practices/programs and many of the key attributes of the program now exist on a much broader scale at FHS. We will be sunsetting the program, meaning that students currently enrolled in InRoads will be continuing through the current programming through their graduation. No new student cohorts will begin the program. The last graduating class with students in InRoads will be the class of 2025. Many of these valuable academic and career planning pieces will be monitored and grown through our Education for Employment plan

  • Two business classes will be renamed: Marketing (replacing Sports and Entertainment Marketing) and Advertising (replacing Advertising and Web Design)

  • One math class will be eliminated: Honors Pre-Calculus will no longer be a course.

We will continue to update you if there are any other changes as course selection approaches.


Franklin State Champion Wear Offerings!

In order to celebrate the Franklin Football Division 1 State Championship, the Franklin Gridiron Club has partnered with Ideal Logos and BSN Sports to provide you with a wide arrange of apparel options! Please note that these are the only vendors that we are working with and any other offerings are not affiliated with Franklin High School or the Franklin Gridiron Club.


All orders must be placed by the end of the day on December 2nd. Unfortunately, due to current supply chain issues and shipping delays orders will NOT arrive before Christmas. We are looking at a mid-January delivery, but should anything arrive earlier than planned, we will make sure to get it to you as soon as possible.


Please use the links below to browse the selections in each store and place your orders. Ideal Logos does offer YOUTH sizes in multiple items!


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FEF "HIBERNATION CELEBRATION" AUCTION!

Following the success of last year's virtual auction, the Franklin Education Foundation is once again holding a virtual auction that begins Friday, November 26th, and concludes next Friday, December 3rd.



Looking for some great gifts and experiences provided by local friends and businesses? Look no further than the Franklin Educational Foundation's Hibernation Celebration Auction that opens for bidding at 8am this Friday. Almost 100 items are up for grabs ... local restaurant gift cards, gift baskets, a golf weekend retreat, chef-made home catered meals, Gaga Ball parties with your favorite elementary school PE teachers, and much more! We'll be adding more experiences and items as we go so check back often!


https://www.32auctions.com/FEF2021

ACT Prep Announcement

As we previously shared,we are extremely excited to share that this year we will have additional ACT Prep courses right at Franklin High School.


Our Winter Class (from 7-9 PM) is full. However, we have been able to add an additional class to our Winter schedule.to help prepare for the March 8th STATE ACT




Winter (Prepare for the March 8th STATE ACT)



January 19, 4-6 PM Pretest



January 26, 4-6 PM English



February 2, 4-6 PM Math



February 9, 4-6 PM Math



February 16, 4-6 PM Read/Writing



February 23, 4-6 PM Science



Practice Test: Sat. February 26, 8:00-11:30 AM




If you previously signed up for the Winter class from 7-9 PM, you cannot change to the 4-6 PM session. This is only for new enrollments.

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


Please note that, once a student’s online form is submitted and payment for the class is received, they are registered for the class. If a waiver/scholarship is approved, payment will be made on your student’s behalf.


Cost: $165.00


All classes are held at Franklin High School.


Space is limited, so please sign up early!


With the support of our Franklin Education Foundation, ACT Prep waivers/scholarships are available for students who are eligible for reduced or free lunch & students with acute financial need.


If you qualify, please complete this form and submit it to Student Services two weeks prior to the start of your prep class (or sooner!). By requesting a fee waiver, you give authorization for FHS Administration to access information verifying your eligibility for a waiver. This information, along with this waiver request, are confidential. If approved, the waiver will cover the entire prep course.


If you plan to sign up, please make sure to complete the online registration form at Wisconsin Test Prep.

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Forte Theatre Company - Auditions for Annie Jr!

Leapin' Lizards! Forte Theatre Company announces auditions for their 2021-2022 youth musical, Annie Jr! Students ages 10-18 are invited to sign up for an audition slot on December 3rd or 4th. Rehearsals start in January. Performances are March 4-6th at the FHS Saber Center. More info can be found here. Questions? Call (414) 366-3634 or email brenda@fortetheatrecompany.org.

Interested in learning more about auditioning?

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Franklin Public Schools is Hiring

We are hiring for Food Service Workers ($15/hour starting wage, part time), Kids Club Workers (working with students before and after school), and Bus Drivers ($21/hour starting wage, other bonuses, paid training through First Student in Muskego).


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

CATCH UP ON DISTRICT NEWS

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