Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
“Buck” O’Neil (1911
John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil
was born on November 13, 1911, in rural
O'Neil was initially denied the opportunity to attend high school due toracialsegregation.At the time, Florida had only four high schools specifically for AfricanAmericans. However, after working a summer in a celery field with his father, O'Neil lefthome to live with relatives and attendEdward Waters CollegeinJacksonville.There he
completed high school and two years of college courses. He left Florida in 1934 for several years of semi-professional "barnstorming" experiences (playing interracialexhibition games). The effort paid off, and in 1937, O'Neil signed with theMemphis Red Soxfor their firstyear of play in the newly-formed Negro American League.
Hope everyone learned some new & interesting facts regarding Florida Black History!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FRANKLIN COUNTY DISTRICT 2014 TEACHER OF THE YEAR . . .
Mrs. Laura King!
Mrs. King is a 4
grade teacher at Franklin County School.
AND, CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FRANKLIN COUNTY DISTRICT 2014 SCHOOL RELATED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR . . .
Ms. Sharon Browning!
Ms. Browning is
Principal Oehlert’s secretary
at Franklin County School.
to those who made the TOY/SREY Banquet such a memorable event!To the
for getting the cafeteria set-up, the
FCS Food Service
for providing us with adelicious meal, to
those who brought desserts, Lynn Clark
for the reminiscing videos,
for her instrumental solo,
Carol Davis & Patty Creamer
for creating the plaques & certificates, the
for their presentation & gifts,
who provided donations,
whodonated time & money, and to
those who helped clean up
A very special
to Dolores Croom and Harolyn Walker!
Your dedication to our school & staff is limitless! It is because of you that the TOY/SREY Banquetshave been so successful. Your tireless efforts have not gone unnoticed.You are so very much appreciated.
Grade Class/Parent Meeting:
Today, Feb. 28,
in the FCS library @ 6:00pm.
Philaco Womens’ Club Scholarship
See Ms. Joyner for application.
Due March 22
Ms. Linda Mitchell’s & Ms. C.J. Weyrich’s students will
Florida AlternateAssessment tests through
Testing signs will be on the classroom doors (rooms 817 & 1218)