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MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride.
**Seniors: Tues, April 30, Seniors are to report to the football field during 4th period to take a class picture. **Cheerleading Practice: Practice begins Tues, April 30, in the multipurpose building, 3-5:00pm. Practice will continue through May 16, the day of the Spring Football game. **Spring Football: 8th-11th grade boys – football practice begins Wed, May 1, right after school. Players must have a physical if they have not played a sport this school year. For more info, contact Coach Wheeler. **Smoked Boston Butts: The 4th Grade Class is taking donations of $25 for Smoked Boston butts through May 10 with delivery on May 17. See a 4th grader or Donna Barber to place your order. Fundraiser for St. Augustine Trip **H/S EOC Math Tutoring: H/S math teachers are offering EOC tutoring to high school students from 5 P.M. to 6 P.M. in the locations of Apalachicola on Mondays and Carrabelle & Eastpoint on Wednesdays. To sign your child up for the free tutoring sessions, please call 670-2800. H/S students may also sign up with their math teachers or in the front office. – Dale Millender, Math Coach SCHOLARSHIPS: See Ms. Joyner in room 811 for Applications -CFES: Due Tues, April 30 -Seafood Festival: Due Tues, April 30 -Centennial Bank: Due May 3 -Deputy Quinnaland Rhodes: Due May 3 -Donnie Wilson: Due May 3 -Project Hope: Must be postmarked May 4 -FCS Seahawk Booster Club: Must be postmarked May 15 -Loretta Taylor: Due May 10 CULINARY CLASS CAFÉ TBA
LUNCH FOR MONDAY – 4/29/13 KG-5th Gr: Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Ham Chef Salad, or Yogurt & Cheese Stick Choice of Tater Tots or Side Salad Choice of Diced Peaches or Grape Juice 6th-12th Gr: Same as above or Mini Cheeseburgers
Pre-order your 2012-13 Yearbook NOW!
Elementary Yearbook- $25 Middle/High Yearbook- $55
See a Yearbook Staff member or Ms. Edwards.
FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Mon, Apr 29: -Field Trip: SWAT to Senator Montford’s office, Tallahassee, 8:30am- 3:00pm th -10 Gr. Class Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (W eyrich) during lunch -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm th **Tue, Apr 30: -Senior Class picture to be taken during 4 period on the football field -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in gym during lunches -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm **Wed, May 1: -SGA meeting in gym during lunch -Youth Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 8-13 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt
**Thu , May 2: -SENIOR TRIP (May 2-May 5) -Junior Class meeting in room 1005 (Malcolm) after school, 2:15-3:00pm -M/S Spring Social in cafeteria, 2:30-5:00pm – Admission Fee & Concessions -Youth Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 8-13 in multi-purpose bldg, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm **Fri, May 3: -INTERIM REPORTS -SENIOR TRIP th -Elem End of Year Dance in cafeteria, 6-8:00pm- Admission-$3 Concessions- 4 Gr. Fundraiser -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm **Sat, May 4: -SENIOR TRIP **Sun, May 5: -SENIORS RETURN FROM TRIP -Boys Basketball Open Gym, 3-6:00pm- Coach M. Sweatt -FCS Band performing @ Ilse Newell Concert in the Park @ 5:00pm Mark Your Calendars
►FCS Band Spring Concert:
May 9 @ 7:00pm-cafeteria May 10, 7:30-8:30am-library May 14, 6:30-8:30am-cafeteria May 16, Time & Location TBA
►Elem. & M/S Muffins for Moms: ►Baseball/ Softball Banquet: ►Spring Football Jamboree:
►Monthly Employee Appreciation: Mon, April 29, @ 6:00pm at Apalach Riverside Café – Restaurant Contribution is Appetizer - RSVP to Lisa Sweatt at firstname.lastname@example.org ►Staff: Tues, April 30, Jean Christie with AXA Annuities/Retirement Planning will be at the District Office 8:00am-12 Noon and at FCS library from 12:30-4:00pm ►K-12 Faculty Meeting: Wed, May 1, in cafeteria @ 2:20pm
FACULTY MEETINGS- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each Month SCHOOL BASED LEADERSHIP MEETINGS- 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each Month FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 4/29-5/5
Laura King (5/2) Leigh Smith (5/5)
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HOMELESS YOUTH AVAILABLE: The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is a federally funded information and technical assistance center at SERVE Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). NCHE hosts the Homeless Education Listserv to help administrators, educators, advocates, and service providers share information and ideas on meeting the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness. The ideas on this listserv do not reflect the views of NCHE, SERVE, or UNCG. The application for 2013 LeTendre scholars is posted. Applications must be received by June 14, 2013 at 5 pm Eastern. The application can be downloaded by visiting:
**Franklin Co. Dental Clinic: The new Dental Clinic in the Carrabelle Health Dept building is now offering comprehensive
dental exams to patients 6 months to 20 years of age. For appointment or more info, please call 697-4121.
**Parent Survey For Students with IEP’s: Parents of children with disabilities & current IEP in grades preschool to 12, “Is your school supporting your involvement in your child’s education?” You may participate in a survey being offered by the Florida Dept. of Education. The responses to the survey provide important information for planning & monitoring improvement activities. Complete the survey online at www.esesurvey.com from 2/1/13 to 6/30/13 6.30.13
FYI Parents - Student Documents & Forms Online: Parent documents of interest may be found at www.franklincountyschools.org/schoolcodeofconduct.htm . Documents include but are not limited to: Code of Conduct, Student Progression Plan, FC Academy Handbook, Athletic Handbook, Parent's Right to Know, School Improvement Plans, Parent Involvement Plans, Student Records Manual, Supplemental Education Services (Tutoring), School Public Accountability Reports and the District Title I -5 Year Plan. All documents will be made available in Spanish upon request. Call 670-2810 x 4108 or email email@example.com indef.
MCKAY SCHOLARSHIP: Established in 2000 for parents of students with disabilities to choose the best educational
setting—public or private—for their child.
Who is eligible?
•Students who have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 Accommodation Plan (for more than 6 months) and meet the following requirements: •The student spent the prior school year in attendance at a Florida public school during the preceding October and February FTE surveys in Pre-K through grade 12, or •The student spent the prior school year i n attendance at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind during the preceding October and February FTE surveys in kindergarten through 12, or •The student received specialized instructional services under the Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Education Program during the previous school year, or •The student is a dependent child of a member of the United States Armed Forces who transfers to Florida from out of state due to a parent’s permanent change of station orders
What are the options?
•Request a different public school that follows your district’s choice policy •Request a public school in an adjacent school district that has space and provides the services contained in student’s IEP or 504 Plan •Receive a scholarship for your child to attend a participating private school Where do I go for more information? Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice, Florida Department of Education- www.floridaschoolchoice.org or 1 (800) 447-1636
GED classes are being offered again at Franklin County School on Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays from 4-8:00pm. The next GED Test will be given May 20 & 21, 2013 at the Franklin County School library at 6:00pm. To register for the test or for classes, contact Maxine Creamer @ 670-4481. The Franklin County Adult Education Courses do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, National origin, age, handicap, or marital status. **The Federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act states that children & youth who lack a fixed, regular, & adequate nighttime residence are considered homeless. If, due to a loss of housing, a child must live in a shelter, motel, vehicle, campground, on the street, in abandoned buildings, or doubled-up with relatives or friends, then he/she is eligible to receive services provided under the McKinney-Vento Act. For additional information contact Sandi Hengle, Homeless Liaison, at the Franklin County School District Office in Eastpoint, 670-2810 or cell number 323-0982.
**PARENTS – Register to receive automated emergency calls from the Franklin County Sheriff Dept. You will be notified of any emergency situations in Franklin County (for example; emergency school closings, road closings). Go to www.franklinsheriff.com , on the top right of home page- click on “Franklin County Florida Emergency Notification System” emblem & complete required information.
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