ACTIVITIES & CLUBS


Student Activities Director
Jennifer Esparza
jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org

updated 2/27/17 

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FHS 2016-2017 Co-Curricular Organizations

Service Organizations

Name: Early Literacy Volunteers (ELVs)

Sponsor: Mrs. Cosgrove


Description:  ELV’s are students who are trained to work with elementary students to help the young students improve reading skills. Training happens in May for the summer, and in October for the school year.

jcosgrov@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: InterAct Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Allen


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.

aallen14@livoniapublicschools.org





Name: National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

Sponsor: Mr. Rheault


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

jrheault@livoniapublicschools.org




Name:  National Honor Society (NHS)

Sponsor: Ms. Young


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.

nyoung4@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Patriots Relate


Sponsor: Mrs. Ingram

                Mrs. Esparza


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

cferrell@livoniapublicschools.org

jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Students Leading Students (SLS)


Sponsor:  Mrs. Goslow

      Ms. Walker


Description: This student-run club advocates healthy decision making, positive peer influence, and driving safety. The group seeks to bring awareness to our FHS community regarding the many issues teens say impact them today. Areas of focus could include: leadership development, drug and alcohol awareness, resistance skills, personal safety, peer education, internet safety, bullying, violence prevention, suicide awareness, service learning, safety belt use, safe driving, and community/environmental awareness.  All are welcome

egoslow@livoniapublicschools.org

cwalker13@livoniapublicschools.org





Literary Publications


Name: Impressions

Sponsor: Mr. Holman


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.

vholman@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: The Almanac

Sponsor: Mrs. Korican


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.

ckorican@livoniapublicschools.org




Performing Arts


Name: Franklin Players

Sponsor: Colleen Meyer


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.

cmeyer4@livoniapublicschools.org






Student Governments


Name: Senior Class Council

Sponsor: Mrs. Esparza


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.

jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Junior Class Council

Sponsor: Mrs. Cosgrove


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.

jcosgrov@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Sophomore Class Council

Sponsor: Mrs. Schoenheide


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.

mschoenh@livoniapublicschools.org






Name: Freshmen Class Council

Sponsor: Mr. Mestdagh


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.

rmestdag@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Student Congress

Sponsor: Mrs. Esparza


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.

jesparza@livoniapublicschools.org






General Clubs


Name: Astronomy Club

Sponsor: Mr. Reina


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.

kreina@livoniapublicschools.org






Name: Culinary Arts Club

Sponsor: Mr. Lehmann


Description: Learn techniques to help run a successful meeting in the field of culinary arts. We attend Skills USA competitions for Culinary Arts, Food and Beverage Service and Customer service training.


alehmann@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Debate Team

Sponsor: Ms. Walker


Description: The debate team meets after school to learn and practice legislative debate techniques. We compete in the Wayne Oakland Debate League four times during first semester in both novice and varsity divisions.

cwalker13@livoniapublicschools.org



Name: DECA (Distributive Educational Club of America)

Sponsor: Mrs. Roberts


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

coneill@livoniapublicschools.org





Name: Japanese Literature Club (Otaku Club)

Sponsor: Mrs. Berry


Description: This is a club open to lovers of Manga and the culture of Japanese literature. Meetings are after school in room 215 on Fridays at 2:30.

kberry@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: LIFT (Living In Faith Together)

Sponsor: Mrs. Berry


Description: To unite students who share a Christian faith through discussions, experiences, the Bible, and other methods. Provides a secure environment for students to pray for each other, the school, the community.

kberry@livoniapublicschools.org




Name: Inquire Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Webber


Description:  The Inquire Club is meant for students who want to gain the most out of their high school experience while learning about a wide variety of subjects that might stretch outside of what is offered to them in school. Each month the students focus on a different field, ranging from astrophysics to film-making to zoology. After they are done learning about the field and its applications in the real world, they will work together on a project relating to what they learned. The goal is to build a community of thinkers at Franklin High School who want to go out and both answer difficult questions while posing new ones we don't have answers to by learning more about the world around them.

swebber4@livoniapublicschools.org







Name: Diversity Club

Sponsor: Mr. Holman


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: Promotions Club

Sponsor: Mr. Rheault


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.


jrheault@livoniapublicschools.org

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Name: Robotics- Livonia Warriors

Sponsor: Mrs. Carlini


Description:  Meets at Stevenson HS. Makes a robot to compete against other robots in a competition. Meets all year long. Busy season is winter. Mrs. Isolina Carlini is the sponsor but Mrs. Rosner is the liason here at Franklin HS. Mrs. Rosner is the contact for students at Franklin. Students from all 3 high schools are in this club.

mrosner@livoniapublicschools.org



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Name: Quiz Bowl

Sponsor: Mr. Reina


Description: Quiz bowl is a KLAA academic team. The team will pit 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.

kreina@livoniapublicschools.org

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Name: GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)

Sponsor: Mr. Ferrell


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.


cferrell@livoniapublicschools.org


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Name: Grilled Cheese Club

Sponsor: Ms. Young


Description: The purpose of the Grilled Cheese Club is to explore the wonderful world of the world's greatest sandwich.  This club would bring in areas from various areas 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.  







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