Franklin High School

Portland, Oregon

News & Events


Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Franklin High School Grad Night!

Help us send our seniors off by celebrating them at Grad Night 2019. This all-night party relies on many volunteers (and lots of caffeine!) but it is always a lot of fun.

Mortar Board on a Book

Date: 06/04/2019 (Tue.)

Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219

For more information, please visit our sign up page:

FHS Graduation

Help Take Tickets and Give Out Programs at the FHS Graduation Ceremony!

Mortar Board

Date: 06/04/2019 (Tue.)

Time: 4:15pm - 6:30pm PDT

Location: Memorial Coliseum

For more information, please visit our sign up page:

Help Students Check in their Textbooks in the Library

stack of books

Between May 22nd and June 12, there are lots of opportunities to help students get their textbooks checked in.

Follow the Sign Up link to learn more:

Thank you for helping support the FHS community!

Interested in helping out at Franklin?

We have many opportunities to contribute throughout the year. Check this section often for the latest volunteer opportunities.

Want to be contacted about specific opportunities? Click the link below to join our email list and be notified of events that interest you.

Join Us

Why join PTSA? Your FHS PTSA helps support Franklin High School as well as the broader Portland and Oregon PTA community in many ways. Being a PTSA member allows you to vote at FHS PTSA General Membership meetings on decisions such as the PTSA budget, PTSA Board membership, and PTSA Grant allocations. The Franklin High School PTSA is supported by Portland PTA and the broader Oregon PTA and your membership dollars help fund that support.

How to Join

Download the Membership Form, fill it out, and bring it to one of the meetings below, or leave it in the PTSA mailbox in the school office. Thank you!


During the 2018-2019 school year, PTSA meetings will each have a theme, listed below.
Meetings are held in room M-221, on the second floor above the front entrance, at 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Date: Topic: Meeting Info:
May. 16, 2018 Meet and Greet
Principal-Elect Chris Frazier
Meeting Minutes
Sept. 13, 2018 Hidden Resources
Franklin Health Center, SUN School, etc.
Meeting Minutes
Oct. 25, 2018 Franklin Systems
Synergy, Attendance, etc.
Meeting Minutes
Nov. 29, 2018 Academic Tips
Counselling, Forecasting, College and Career, and more.
Meeting Minutes
Jan. 24, 2019 Clubs & Activities
aka My Child Hasn't Plugged in!
Meeting Minutes
Mar 14, 2019 Question & Answer session
with PPS School Board Director
and Franklin zone School Board Rep,
Julia Brim-Edwards
Meeting Minutes
May 13, 2019 PPS School Board Elections
Candidates Forum
Coming soon...

About Us

Our Mission

The Franklin High School (FHS) Parent-Teacher-Student Association® (PTSA) supports the education and well-being of students at Franklin High School in Portland, Oregon. We do this by supporting FHS staff, students and families through grants and programs that support exceptional educational opportunities for all students at Franklin. We are part of the Portland Council PTA, the Oregon PTA and the National PTA.

Who we Are

2018-2019 PTSA Board Members

Role: Name:
President Lisa Zuniga
President-Elect Amber Wagner
Vice President Jean Hansen
Secretary Amy Dirk
Treasurer Stephanie Roth
Treasurer-Elect OPEN
Membership Richelle Morgan
Communications Beth Azar
Volunteer Coordinator Heidi McNamee
Volunteer Coordinator Jonell Alvi
Legislative Liason Chris DeMars
Member-at-Large Laura Smoyer
Member-at-Large Julie Reed
Student Body President Wren Helzer-Florer

Contact Us

If you'd like to get in touch with the Franklin High School PTSA, please email our President, Lisa Zuniga, at