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Friiday,, JJanuary 25,, 2013 Fr day anuary 25 2013
MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride

Tuesday, Jan. 29th in Multi-Purpose Building KG – 2nd Grades @ 12:00 Noon 3rd – 5th Grades @ 1:00pm

4th Annual Franklin County School Miss Seahawk Pageant
The FCS Miss Seahawk Pageant will be held March 2 in the FCS auditorium. To be eligible, young ladies must be enrolled in Franklin County School, grades PK – 11th grade. Five different grade levels: PK-K, 1st & 2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, 9th-11th grade. Entry Fee: $60 due by Feb. 4. Late Registration by Feb. 22 requires $15 late fee. NO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER Feb. 22. Applications are available from Ms. Clark, Mrs. Howze-Jones, or the FCS front office. For more information contact Ms. Clark at 850-228-2661 or see the event created on Facebook.

11:00AM-1:00PM DONATION: $8.00 MENU: Homemade Chili with Black Beans or Tuscan Minestrone, Muffaletta Pasta Salad, Spinach and Arugula Pesto Salad, Marinated Vegetable Salad, Bread and Dessert, Tea or Lemonade

LUNCH FOR FRIDAY - 1/25/13 KG-5th Gr: Pizza, Veggie Chef Salad, or Turkey/Cheese Wrap Choice of Apple Slices or Fresh Fruit Choice of Fresh Broccoli w/ Ranch or Sweet Green Peas Same as above or Spicy Chicken Sandwich

6th-12th Gr:

-FASFA (Financial Aid) Workshop in room 1106: Seniors- 2-4th periods Juniors- 5th period -Seniors Vote for Senior Superlatives during breakfast & lunch -Elem. AR Social on the cafeteria stage during lunches -Brain Bowl meeting in room 1021 (Millender), 2:15-3:00pm -Odyssey of the Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-5:00pm -Away Boys Basketball vs W. Gadsden @ 7:00pm -District Final Boys Soccer Tournament Game at Freeport – Teams TBA - 7:00pmEST **Mon, Jan 28: -Report Cards -GCSC Foundation Scholarship Applications-Seniors: room 1106 @ 10:00am -Guest Speaker/ Fetcher’s Culinary classes -from International Culinary Schools of Art Institute, Jax. -10th Grade Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (Weyrich) during lunch -Odyssey of the Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-5:00pm **Fri, Jan 25:

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**Tue, Jan 29

-Elementary Award Ceremony in multipurpose bldg: NOTE NEW TIMES! KG-2nd Grades @ 12:00 noon 3rd-5th Grades @ 1:00pm th -9 Grade Officers meeting in room 802 (Nichols) during breakfast -Guest Speaker/ Fetcher’s Culinary classes -from International Culinary Schools of Art Institute, Jax. -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in the gym during lunches -9th Grade parent meeting in cafeteria @ 6:00pm- C. Nichols -District Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament- at S. Walton **Wed, Jan 30: -M/S Honor Roll Social in cafeteria during lunch -Drama Club meeting in room 1003 (DeVaughn), 2:30-4:30pm -Girls Basketball District Tournament at South Walton High School: Teams/Times TBA
**Thur, Jan 31: -Brain Bowl meeting in room 1021 (Millender) during breakfast

-H/S students pre-register in library for Practice ACT, 12-2:15pm (exam will be 2/2/13)- Dr. Catlin -Home Boys Basketball vs John Paul @ 7:00pm – SENIOR NIGHT -Girls Basketball District Tournament at South Walton High School: Teams/Times TBA

Mark Your Calendars

►Report Cards :

Mon, Jan 28 Tues, Jan 29 – See above Mon, Feb. 18 Fri, Feb 22, 6:00pm

►Elementary Awards Day : ►T.O.Y. & S.R.E.Y Banquet:

►No School- Presidents’ Day :


♥Congratulations to this week’s winners for a free dinner to the Culinary Class Café ♥ ♥♥ Laura Baney & Brenda Vause ♥♥
FACULTY MEETINGS- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each Month SCHOOL BASED LEADERSHIP MEETINGS- 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each Month FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 1/21-1/27 Bobby Langley (1/23) Jo Alice Buzier (1/24)

MCKAY SCHOLARSHIP: The McKay Scholarship was established in 2000. This program was designed to
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 in 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- or 1 (800) 447-1636

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**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 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 , on the top right of home page- click on “Franklin County Florida Emergency Notification System” emblem & complete required information.

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