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Tuesday,, JJanuary 8,, 2013 Tuesday anuary 8 2013
MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SCHOOL RELATED EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR!
Bus Driver: Maxine Taylor Cafeteria: April Dalton Custodian: Bobby Langley Paraprofessional: Jeanine Wood Secretary: Joy Towns, Franklin Learning Center & Sharon Browning, FCS
**After School Tutoring Resumes this Week on Tuesdays & Thursdays. CULINARY CLASS CAFÉ – FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
11:00AM-1:00PM DONATION: $8.00 MENU: TBA DESSERT: TBA LUNCH FOR TUESDAY - 1/8/13 KG-5th Gr: Choice of Hamburger, Grilled Chicken Chef Salad, or Ham/Cheese Wrap Choice of Dried Fruit or Apple Juice Choice of Red Pepper/Tomato Dippers w/Ranch or Seasoned Black Beans Gr: Choice of above or Cheese Quesadilla
FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Tue, Jan 8: -Seniors meet with Mr. Robinson on One-on-One Basis- teachers will have appointment schedule -Field Trip: 7th Grade Science Classes- LIFE Program- to St. Joe Buffer Preserve, 8:15am-1:30pm -9th Grade Officers meeting in room 802 (Nichols) during breakfast -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in the gym during lunches -Away Girls & Boys Basketball vs Liberty- Girls @ 6:00pm Boys @ 7:30pm -Seniors meet with Mr. Robinson on One-on-One Basis- teachers will have appointment schedule -Field Trip: 7th Grade Science Classes- LIFE Program- to St. Joe Buffer Preserve, 8:15am-1:30pm -NHS meeting in room 1220 (Duhart) during breakfast -SGA meeting in the gym during lunch -Drama Club meeting in room 1003 (DeVaughn), 2:30-4:30pm -Home Girls Soccer vs Rutherford @ 6:00pm (note- new time)
**Wed, Jan 9:
**Thur, Jan 10: -H/S Brain Bowl meeting in room 1021 (Millender) during breakfast
-Home Girls & Boys Soccer vs W. Gadsden- Girls @ 5:00pm Boys @ 7:00pm -Home Girls & Boys Basketball vs S. Walton- Girls @ 5:30pm Boys @ 7:00pm -School Board meeting @ Willie Speed Boardroom, Eastpoint, 6:00pm **Fri, Jan 11: -Odyssey of the Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-5:00pm -Home Girls Basketball vs John Paul II @ 6:00pm th **Mon, Jan 14: -10 Grade Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (Weyrich) during lunch -Odyssey of the Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-5:00pm
Mark Your Calendars
►Semester Exams - ½ days of School : ►Report Cards :
Jan 16, 17, & 18 Mon, Jan 21
►No School- Martin Luther King Holiday :
Mon, Jan 28
TEACHER/STAFF Info **Grades 3-5 Teachers- Professional Develop.-“Think Link”: Tues, Jan. 8, in rm. 1106 @ 2:15pm- H. Walker **M/S Teachers Meeting: Tues, Jan. 8, in room 1007 (Countryman) @ 2:20pm **School Based Leadership Meeting: Wed, Jan. 9, in room 117 @ 2:30pm **Secondary Science Dept. Meeting: Thurs, Jan. 10, in room 1021 (Millender), 2:15-3pm- Dale Millender
FACULTY MEETINGS- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each Month SCHOOL BASED LEADERSHIP MEETINGS- 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each Month FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 1/7-1/13 None This Week
Miscellaneous **KidCare & Medicaid Application Assistance: There is a Community Health Worker, Jo Ethridge at the Franklin County Health Department in Apalachicola on every Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. She will be at the Franklin County Annex (Carrabelle Clinic) on Tuesday, January 15 & Wednesday, January 23. Ms. Etheridge is available to assist families with applying for KidCare as well as Medicaid. Come in to see her. You can also reach her at (850)624-3640. No appointment is necessary. Apalachicola Community Services Center also has someone to help with applying for services such as Medicaid, KidCare, and food & cash assistance. James Rutherford can assist you at the center. It is located at 192 14th Street, Apalachicola, FL. They are open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Appointments are scheduled from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Please call (850)653-3930 for an appointment **Franklin County Toy Project: The Bay City Work Camp inmates have built us a beautiful play house to raffle
off to raise funds to provide a Christmas to needy children in Franklin County. The log cabin themed house features a ch im n ey an d even an t ler s ab o ve t h e d o o r ! Th e r af f le t icket s ar e 1 f o r $5, 3 f o r $10 o r 7 f o r $20. Co n t act San d i Hen g le via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 323-0982 for tickets, or if you would like to give a donation. Drawing will be Jan. 11, 2013.
BOX TOPS for EDUCATION: The Franklin County School PTO is collecting Box Tops! Please send all Box Tops to your child's teacher. Middle and High parents can save them too! Please turn your Box Tops in to Mrs. Laura King or Ms. Leigh Smith .
The Franklin County Adult Education Courses will be offering GED classes at the Franklin County School in the near future. The next GED Test will be given Feb. 4 & 5, 2012 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.