• Franklin Activities

    Director of Student Activities

    Jen Esparza / jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org / Room 516

     

    FHS 2019-2020 Co-Curricular Organizations

    Service Organizations

    Name: InterAct Club

    Sponsor: Mrs. Wywrot / rwywrot@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  Interact is a club for youth ages 12-18 who want to connect with others in their community or school. Interact club members have fun while carrying out service projects and learning about the world. Interact clubs organize at least two service projects a year: one that benefits their community and one that encourages international understanding. While Interact clubs receive guidance from individual Rotary clubs, they govern and support themselves.

     

    Name: National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

    Sponsor: Mr. Masters / jmasters@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  The members and “Invitees” of NAHS meet and organize art events and activities. The induction ceremony is in April of each year. The members have made it a “club” by meeting weekly throughout the school year.

     

    Name:  National Honor Society (NHS)

    Sponsor: Ms. Young / nyoung4@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  This is a highly esteemed group of students who maintain a 3.5 GPA and complete 30+ hours of community service each month. They help tutor and counsel younger students to help them excel in high school.

     

    Name: Patriots Relate

    Sponsor:   Mrs. Ingram / cingram@livoniapublicschools.org 

                       Mrs. Esparza / jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  Patriots Relate is a mentoring program for the incoming freshman class all the way through that school year.  Mentors must apply, interview, and then be selected based on several criteria.

     

    Name:  Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

    Sponsor: Mrs. Wywrot / rwywrot@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description: Spanish National Honor Society (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica) is an academic honor society focused on Spanish language excellence in secondary education and promotes a continuity of interest in Spanish studies. Its motto is "¡Todos a una!" ("All Together for One Goal") 

     

    Literary Publications

    Name: The Almanac

    Sponsor: Mrs. Kristin Smith / ksmith37@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description: This is the Franklin High School annual yearbook publication. A class is open to students who wish to become involved in yearbook editing. The class involves picture taking and editing, story writing and organizational skills.

     

    Name: Impressions

    Sponsor: Mr. Holman / vholman@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  This is a collection of student literary works that is created at the end of the year. Published works include short stories, poems, essays and other English creations. See Mr. Holman for more details.

     

    Performing Arts

    Name: Franklin Players

    Sponsor: Colleen Meyer / cmeyer4@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  The Franklin Players are a completely student acting troupe that perform a play in the fall, and a musical production in the spring. This group is open to all students with a drive to be in the spotlight.

     

    Name: Talent Show

    Sponsor: Mrs. Rea / lrea3@livoniapublicschools.org

     

    Athletic Club 

    Name: Livonia United Girls Hockey Club

    Coach: Ms. Martinez / J99refmartinez@gmail.com

    Description: Girls High School Hockey Club.  Team is a member of the Michigan Metro Girls High School Hockey League and plays their home games at Eddie Edgar & Devonaire in Livonia.

     

    Student Governments

    Name: Senior Class Council 

    Sponsor: Mrs. Esparza / jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  This is the leadership organization for the senior class. The group has elected officers as well as other participants. The group works on fundraising, community service and social activities.

     

    Name: Junior Class Council 

    Sponsor: Mrs. Cosgrove / jcosgrov@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  This is the leadership organization for the junior class. The group has elected officers as well as other participants. The group works on fundraising, community service and social activities.

     

    Name: Sophomore Class Council 

    Sponsor: Mrs. Schoenheide / mschoenh@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  This is the leadership organization for the sophomore class. The group has elected officers as well as other participants. The group does fundraising, community service and social activities.

     

    Name: Freshmen Class Council 

    Sponsor: Mr. Mestdagh / rmestdag@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description:  This is the leadership organization for the freshmen class. The group has elected officers as well as other participants. The group does fundraising, community service and Homecoming/Coming Home activities.

     

    Name: Student Congress 

    Sponsor: Mrs. Esparza / jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  This is the leadership organization for the entire student body of Franklin. Each year there are elections for officer positions. This group is the main activities group that helps with charity, fundraising, and other community outreach programs. The group helps to set up for school functions such as dances, meetings, and conferences. They have a monthly meeting for all representatives involved. 

     

    General Clubs

    Name: Astronomy Club

    Sponsor: Mr. Reina / kreina@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description: A student driven club where students interested in space and astronomical phenomenon. Students will have access to equipment such as telescopes, binoculars, and solar filters. The club will focus on learning observation skills, some night time observation meetings and access to other local astronomers.

     

    Name: Board Game Club

    Sponsor: Ms. Young / nyoung4@livoniapublicschools.org 

                     Ms. Reiff / jreiff3@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description: We meet Thursdays till 3:30 in room 103 and play a wide selection of board games. Ms.Young, Ms. Reiff and sometimes Mr. Mestdagh will challenge the students to a game.  

     

    Name: DECA (Distributive Educational Club of America)

    Sponsor: Mrs. Roberts / coneill@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description: This is a co-curricular organization of Marketing students. Students participate in competitions and some community service projects.

     

    Name: Diversity Club

    Sponsor: Mr. Holman / vholman@livoniapublicschools.org  

    Description: The diversity club was created to give students the chance to experience different cultures, religions, places, food, people that this world has to offer.  The goal is to bridge communication among people of varying backgrounds.

     

    Name: Drawing Club

    Sponsor: Mrs.Tracy / atracy@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description: Meets on Thursdays in room 101 from 2:20 to 3:00.  It is a time to drop in and draw, talk, and express who you are. This is a time to make your own creations while getting to know someone new.  Low pressure. Bring your own materials.

     

    Name: Grilled Cheese Club

    Sponsor: Ms. Young / nyoung4@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description: The purpose of the Grilled Cheese Club is to explore the wonderful world of the world's greatest sandwich.  This club brings in areas from various subjects of learning. For instance, math, what is the correct proportion of cheese to bread?  Part science experiment, is mayo or butter better to use when grilling the bread? Which type of cheese provides that exceptional gooeyness? Last but never least, history, how was the world's greatest sandwich first invented and how can we improve on this achievement made by our ancestors.  All of this and more will be examined by the Grilled Cheese Club. 

     

    Name: GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)

    Sponsor: Mrs. Goslow / egoslow@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description: Gay Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based GSA’s to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training. The GSA Network supports young people in starting, strengthening, and sustaining GSA’s and builds the capacity of GSA’s to:

    1.       Create safe environments in schools for students to support each other and learn about homophobia and other oppressions.
    2.       Educate the school community about homophobia, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
    3.       Fight Discrimination, harassment, and violence in school.

     

    Name: K-Pop Club

    Sponsor: Mrs. Webber / sweber4@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description: Students sharing a common interest in Korean popular music and discussing the songs and videos. 

     

     

    Name: Poetry Club

    Sponsor: Mrs. Kristin Smith / ksmith37@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  The Poetry Club focuses mostly on spoken word poetry, with the goal of competing in a slam competition in the spring.  The club meets on Tuesdays at 2:30 in Room 205.  This first meeting for new members for the 2019-2020 school year is September 24th.

     

    Name: Promotions Club

    Sponsor: Mr. Vomastek / svomaste2@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description: The purpose of the Promotions Club is to give an abundant amount of information to the student body, parents, and others who would like  information about Franklin High School. Through the Franklin website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, information is provided about events and activities, different opportunities within the school, and promoting Franklin High School in a positive way.

     

    Name: Quiz Bowl

    Sponsor: Mr. Reina / kreina@livoniapublicschools.org 

    Description: Quiz bowl is a KLAA academic team. The team will put their trivia knowledge against other schools in the KLAA. Students will practice 1 day a week and there will be a competition after school each month from October to March. The last competition will be an all area tournament, where the top teams will earn trophies. 

     

    Name: Robotics- Livonia Warriors

    Sponsor: Mrs. Carlini / icarlini@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  The Livonia Warriors High School Robotics Program consists of two high school teams. Each of these teams is made up of students from Churchill, Franklin, and Stevenson. "The Tyros Team" is an all-9th-grade team of students learning the fundamentals of FIRST Robotics, building a competition robot and taking it to competitions. The "Livonia Warriors" is our veteran team comprising of all other grades. They are an advanced team, building a highly competitive robot and submitting for consideration for advanced awards. The Livonia Warriors have participated in both State and World Championships over the past decade. 

     

    Name: Sign Language Club

    Sponsor: Mr. Holman / vholman@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  Students learn and practice sign language.  The Sign Language Club meets on Tuesdays after school at 2:30 pm in room 209.  The first meeting for the 2019-2020 school year is September 17th.

     

    Name:  Unified Champion School Club

    Sponsor:  Julie Cosgrove / jcosgrov@livoniapublicschools.org

                      Tisha Krauss / lkrauss@livoniapublicschools.org

                      Cathy Burr / cburr@livoniapublicschools.org

    Description:  The Unified Champion School Club promotes inclusion and kindness throughout Franklin.  The first meeting for the 2019-2020 school year is Thursday, September 26, at 2:30 in room 302.