Thursday, May 23rd
ONE-DAY PARKING - One-Day Parking is full for tomorrow. Please plan accordingly.
STUDENT FINES & FEES - All students are reminded to turn in their textbooks directly to
their teachers, sports equipment directly to their coaches, library books directly to the
library before the end of the school year or you WILL BE BILLED for them. Any Seniors
with outstanding fines & fees will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony or
receive their diplomas until their financial obligations are fulfilled.
ART CLUB - Art Club will be meeting in room 255 at 3:00 p.m. this Friday, May 24.
THIS WEEK’S NEWS
SPAIN TRIP - Attention all Spain Trip participants of 2014. The first payment and
enrollment form are due today, May 23. Please give all materials directly to Mrs. Dryer.
Any questions, please see her.
BEST BUDDIES - Attention Best Buddies: Best Buddies karaoke will be held in the cafeteria
tonight, May 23rd, from 6:00 - 8:00. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
JUNIOR PARKING - Any junior wishing to park for free when the seniors are gone MUST go
to the Office, door #2, for a permission slip and to sign up. Anyone parking who did not
sign up will be ticketed.
GIRLS TRACK - All Girls Track athletes please return all uniform materials to the track area
after school sometime before the end of this week.
JV1 & 2 SOFTBALL - Any JV 1 and 2 Softball players who have yet to turn in your uniforms,
please do so today in Mr. Thurin's room.
MUSIC AWARDS NIGHT - Attention all music students: Music Awards Night dinner RSVP’s
and payments will now be accepted through 3:00 today, May 23. Please abide by this
deadline if you wish to eat at the banquet.
DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN - Attention all Distinguished Young Women of Franklin
participants for 2014: The photo CDs from the program are in! If you haven’t received one
from Mrs. Umhoefer already, please stop by the band room to pick up your copy.
CROSS COUNTRY - Any athletes unable to make the Cross Country meeting should stop by
room 220 to get information.
FOOTBALL MANAGER - Anyone interested in being a Football Manager next year needs to
stop by Mr. Brown’s office by the end of the week.
ATTENTION ALL PARTICIPANTS OF THE GERMAN EXCHANGE:
Please stop by and speak with Mr. Benish in room 118 sometime soon to receive an update
on the exchange and to notify Mr. Benish whether you’ve already made contact with your
exchange partner. It’s important that all come by as we will NOT have another meeting
until the fall, approximately a month before their arrival.
BLUE SHIRT DAY - Our LAST BLUE SHIRT DAY of this school year will be on Friday, May 24TH!
ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF ARE ENCOURAGED TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST BULLYING.
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR ACCEPTANCE – WEAR A BLUE SHIRT.
TV TECH SD CARDS - TV students who had Mr. Zabel last semester can pick up their SD
cards in room 249. They will be erased and repurposed after May 24th. So do it quickly.
FORENSICS TEAM - Forensics Team: Please stop by coach's room to pick up NFL pins, seals,
and certificates and varsity letters. Even if you went to the banquet, there is still
something for you.
BLUE SHIRT FRIDAY - This Friday is Blue Shirt Friday to support an environment of
anit-bullying at our school! Who was a bigger supporter of anti-bullying than Mr. Jewell?
So wear your blue shirt Friday or better yet wear your Jewel Super Fan Shirt. You don't
have a Jewell Super Fan shirt yet? Well, stop by door number three to pick yours up. They
are $12 and the money goes to support the Jewell Scholarship. Honor a man who was all
FRANKLIN CIVIC CENTER DESIGNS - Congratulations go out to Emma Rybacki for having her
design chosen for the Franklin Civic Center celebration. Emma’s design will be printed on
t-shirts to be worn by the volunteers at the celebration. Becca Kames came in 2nd and
Brianna Flasch came in 3rd. Each will receive a cash award and walk in the 4th of July
Parade. Congratulations to all 3 winners!!
BOYS TRACK - Congratulations to the following members of the Boys Track Team for
qualifying for sectionals: the 4x800 relay of Evan Watters, Brady Snelson, Matt Piotter and
Jordan Contreras; Takuto Kobayashi in the 110 high hurdles and 300 intermediate hurdles;
Zach Lee in the 1600; the 4x200 relay of Giovanni Flores, Greg Rand, Cal Wrobel and Colton
Bunn; Blong Vang in the 400; the 4x100 relay of Ryan Balash, Giovanni Flores, Cal Wrobel,
and Colton Bunn; Nikolai Grabowski and Zach Lee in the 800; Evan Watters in the 3200; the
4x400 relay of Blong Vang, Takuto Kobayashi, Matt Piotter and Greg Rand; Dexter Peirce in
the discus; Colton Bunn in the pole vault; Ernie Zazueta in the triple jump and Tri Pham in
the high jump. Way to go Sabers!
BOYS TENNIS - Boys Tennis players moving on to the Sectional Finals are: Eric Bauer, Austin
Bohn, Paul Rasmussen, Brandon Klein, Manny Gumina, Jack Gumina and Alex Henry!
JV GIRLS SOCCER - The JV Girls Soccer Team won with a score of 2-0. The win was a team
effort against Racine Case with the two goals scored by Josi Krueger & Jackie Steeves.
BOYS GOLF - The Franklin High School Boys Golf Team left the Oakwood Park GC on
Tuesday as WIAA Regional Champions for the 3rd year in a row! Leading the way for the
Sabers and posting the two best scores out of everyone in the entire tournament were
seniors Sean Sanguansap and Alex Simonson who each shot 73 and 74 respectively. Sean's
score was highlighted by a 2-under par 34 on the back nine! Alex's round was equally solid
posting a 37 on each 9! Excellent scoring gentlemen! Rounding out the team scoring were
Matt Schauer and Sam Janicek who each fired 85's. Senior Joe Kossow had an excellent
back 9 of 40 on his way to an 87. Great job gentlemen! The Sabers will compete in the
WIAA Sectional on Tuesday, May 28th, at Brighton Dale GC.
GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER - The Girls Varsity Soccer Team defeated Racine Case last night 2-1
to improve to 4-3 in conference play. The ladies finished the season with the first winning
conference record since joining the Southeast Conference over 15 years ago. Rachel Stein
led the charge scoring both goals and Jessie Bykowski had 10 saves in the net.
Congratulations ladies on an amazing conference season!!
TALENT SHOW - The Hollywood Talent Show was a success raising money for both the
NHS's Cystic Fibrosis foundation and the TV Tech LA trip! In third place there was a tie &
$50 was split between Jamie Mercado & Noah Cooper singing Stay and the Charlie
Philharmonic performing St. James Infirmary. Second Place and $100 went to Eli Smith
performing an original piece called Hiakus. First place and $150 went to Zach Konz playing
Malaguena on the piano. Thanks to host Evan Watters, Robbie Heimbruch & Matt Gall for
keeping us laughing. Thanks to TV Tech Students and NHS for pulling it off without a
hitch. DVD copies of the show are on sale for $15 in TV Tech room 249. Stop by to order
WOODMAN’S COMMERCIAL CONTEST - Thank you to everyone who voted in the
Woodman's commercial contest. The FHS commercial placed in the top five, however did
not win the first place. The commercial that did was a very standard commercial.
However, there is good news! Here's what the Woodman's people said in an email. "When
the competition started there was no intent of awarding a second place, but we enjoyed your
commercial so much that we expanded the winning submissions and are awarding you a $1000
Woodman’s Gift Card - as well as air time on major cable networks. Your commercial will be
scheduled to air on Time Warner, Charter, and Comcast July 8
th through 14th"
So congratulate Joe
Shelleh, Matt Niestrom, Evan Watters and Dylan Houghton on their accomplishment.
GIRLS TRACK - The Franklin Girls Track Team won the WIAA regional at South Milwaukee
last night. Event winners were:
Nancy Vo: high jump
Melissa Kirchoff: 100 meter high hurdles
Jensen Ritzow: 1600 meter run
Brittany Lincoln: shot put
The 4 by 800 relay team: Melanie Hansen, Monica Sweet, Maddy Gierach, and Katie
Katelyn Thomas: 100 high hurdles
Melissa Pelkey: 400 meter dash
Jamie Mercado: 300 low hurdles
4 by 400 relay team: Katrina Voge, Nala Mudd, Andrea Gonzalez, and Demi Yoder
BOYS GOLF - The Franklin High School Boys Golf Team became Southeast Conference
Champions Thursday for the first time since 2000! Going into the Conference Tournament
in a 3-way tie for first with Racine Case and Kenosha Bradford, the Sabers grabbed the bull
by the horns by taking first place with a team score of 334! Leading the way and shooting
a new 18-hole school record was senior Sean Sanguansap who fired an even-par score of
71 at Meadowbrook CC in Racine. Sean's spectacular round included 6 birdies! Way to
end your high school conference career on an unbelievable note! Following up Sean's
score was Matt Schauer who's 86 included a great back nine of 40. Sam Rivedal shot 88,
Sam Janicek 89, and Alex Simonson 91. All the hard work and dedication paid off
gentlemen! Great conference season! The Boys Golf Team will now head to the WIAA
Regional on Tuesday at Oakwood. Top 4 teams advance to Sectionals.
FRESHMEN BOYS GOLF - The Freshmen Boys Golf Team won the conference championship
and tournament Friday at South Hills. Mitch Ott was medalist with a 76, Andrew Niemiec
came in with an 85, Tyler Johnson and Tony Delavari added 92’s. Also helping in the
team’s undefeated season were Nate Kappes, Dillon Gulczynski, and Rayce Ruffing.
EASY METHOD DRIVING SCHOOL - Easy Method Driving School’s class schedules are
available in the Front Office and you may call 414-447-0202 to enroll.