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MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride.
SPRING PICTURES - TOMORROW, APRIL 4
Students will not be required to wear a school shirt . . .IF HAVING PICTURES TAKEN! Remember, attire must adhere to the school dress code- no sleeveless shirts/dresses, no clothing with offensive logos, no mini-dresses, etc. MUST PRE-PAY TO HAVE PHOTO TAKEN **M/S & H/S FCAT/EOC Math Tutoring: M/S & H/S math teachers are offering FCAT & EOC tutoring to middle & 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 & for more detailed information, please call 670-2800. H/S students may sign up with their math teachers or in the front office. – Dale Millender, Math Coach SCHOLARSHIPS: See Ms. Joyner in room 811 for Applications -Centennial Bank: Due May 3 -Deputy Quinnaland Rhodes: Due May 3 -Donnie Wilson: Due May 3 YEARBOOKS ORDERS: Pre-order your 2012-13 Yearbook NOW!
Elementary Yearbook- $25 or Monthly installments can be made:
3rd payment of $5 due 4/12
Middle/High Yearbook- $55 or Monthly installments can be made:
3rd payment of $15 due 4/12 See a Yearbook Staff member or Ms. Edwards.
Culinary Class Café
No Café this week.
KG-5th Gr: LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY – 4/3/13 Cheeseburger or Jamwich Lite Meal Choice of Tater Tots or Carrots w/ Ranch Choice of Grape Juice or Apple Gr: Same as above
**No a la carte or teachers’ bar this week**
FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Wed, Apr 3: -SGA meeting in gym during lunch -H/S Odyssey of the Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-5:00pm **Thur, Apr 4: -SPRING PICTURES: Students do not have to wear school shirt if having picture taken -Fundraiser: Brain Bowl- Donations for drawing to be held on April 11 -H/S Brain Bowl meeting in room 1021 (Millender) during breakfast th th -Guest Art Instructor Ann Cappa in room 809 (Gavigan) 4 -6 periods -Elementary AR Social in cafeteria during lunches -H/S Math Club meeting in room 1210 (W eston) during lunch -Away Track meet @ Bozeman @ 4:00pm -Home Varsity Softball vs Bozeman @ 5:00pm -Home Varsity Baseball vs Bozeman @ 6:00pm -School Board meeting at W illie Speed Boardroom, Eastpoint @ 6:00pm
-Guest Art Instructor, Dolores Lowery, in W eyrich’s 2 nd period class -Brain Bowl meeting in room 1021 (Millender), 2:15-3:00pm -H/S Odyssey of the Mind State Finals @ UCF Campus, Orlando- Depart 12:00 noon -Home Varsity Softball vs S. W alton @ 6:00pm -Home JV/Vars Baseball vs S. W alton @ 6:00pm **Sat, Apr 6: -Fundraiser: Brain Bowl- Bagging for Bucks @ ApaIach & Cbelle IGA -JR/SR PROM @ Apalach Armory, 7:00pm-12:00 midnite / After Show, 12:00-1:00am **Sun, Apr 7: -Boys Basketball Open Gym, 3-6:00pm- Coach M. Sweatt th **Mon, Apr 8: -10 Gr. Class Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (W eyrich) during lunch th -4 Grade Parent meeting in room 315 (Barber) @ 7:00pm **Fri, Apr 5: **Tue, Apr 9: -REPORT CARDS GO HOME th th -FCAT Reading Retakes for 11 & 12 Grades th -9 Grade Officers meeting in room 802 (Nichols) during breakfast -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in gym during lunches -Home Varsity Baseball vs Blountstown @ 7:00pm
Mark Your Calendars
►Report Cards :
April 9 April 9-11 April 10 April 15 – 26
►FCAT Re-Takes for JR’s & SR’s : ►Elementary Awards Ceremony : ►FCAT/Sat 10 – Grades 2 thru 10 :
TEACHER/STAFF Info **K-12 Faculty Meeting: Wed, April 3, in cafeteria @ 2:20pm **M/S Teachers Meeting: Tues, April 9, in room 1007 (Countryman) @ 2:20pm **Food/Nutrition Employees’Workshop: Tues, April 9, in cafeteria, 2:30-5:00pm
FACULTY MEETINGS- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each Month SCHOOL BASED LEADERSHIP MEETINGS- 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each Month FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 4/2-4/7
Linda Mitchell (4/2) Cathy Wood (4/2) LeeAnna Parrish (4/4)
Miscellaneous **1st Annual Miss Carrabelle Riverfront Royalty Pageant: Pageant will be April 20 at the C’belle Municipal
Complex at 4:00pm. Deadline to enter is April 10th. Contestants must be a resident of Franklin County and ages up to 19 years. Applications at C’belle City Hall, C’belle Chamber of Commerce,, & on the Riverfront Festival’s Facebook page. For more info contact Christopher Massey at 850-443-1251.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 in attendance at the Flori da 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 April 15 & 16, 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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