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MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride.

**Cheerleading Practice: Practice in the multipurpose building, 3-5:00pm. through May 16. **Spring Football: 8th-11th grade boys – football practice after school. **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 -Centennial Bank: Due Fri, May 3 -Deputy Quinnaland Rhodes: Due Fri, May 3 -Donnie Wilson: Due Fri, May 3 -Project Hope: Must be postmarked Saturday, May 4 -FCS Seahawk Booster Club: Must be postmarked May 15 -Loretta Taylor: Due May 10 CULINARY CLASS CAFÉ Friday, May 3 10:30am-1:00pm Donation: $8.00 Pre-order your 2012-13 Yearbook NOW!
Elementary Yearbook- $25 Middle/High Yearbook- $55
See a Yearbook Staff member or Ms. Edwards.

Donations will be shared with the 4th Grade Class

Country Fried Chicken Strips, French Fries, Cole Slaw Yummy Dirt Cake Tea & Lemonade
LUNCH FOR THURSDAY – 5/2/13 KG-5 Gr: Mac ‘n Cheese, Turkey Chef Salad, or Yogurt Parfait Choice of Steamed Carrots or Celery Sticks w/ Dip Choice of Pineapple Tidbits or Apple Juice 6th-12th Gr: Same as above or Meatball Sub


* * T h u , Ma y 2 : -SENIOR TRIP (May 2-May 5) -Junior Class meeting in room 1005 (Malcolm) after school, 2:15-3:00pm -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

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**Fri, May 3:

-INTERIM REPORTS -SENIOR TRIP -Tolbert’s 2, 5, & 6 period classes to Bayside Lab -Countryman’s 6 period class to Bayside Lab -Elem End of Year Dance in cafeteria, 6-8:00pm- Admission-$3 Concessions- 4th Gr. Fundraiser -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm

**Sat, May 4: **Sun, May 5:

-SENIOR TRIP -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

* * Mo n , Ma y 6 :

-US History EOC -10th Gr. Class Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (Weyrich) 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

* * T u e , Ma y 7 :

-US History EOC Makeups -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 8:

-Biology EOC -NHS meeting in room 1220 (Duhart) during breakfast -Field Trip: Gavigan & 5 art students to Plein Air Student Day, Eastpoint Pavilion, 9:20am-2:00pm -Revercomb’s 3 & 4 period classes to Bayside Lab -Youth Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 8-13 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt Mark Your Calendars

►FCS Band Spring Concert: May 9 @ 7:00pm-cafeteria ►Elem. & M/S Muffins for Moms: May 10, 7:30-8:30am-library ►Baseball/ Softball Banquet: May 14, 6:30-8:30am-cafeteria ►Spring Football Jamboree: May 16, Time & Location TBA ►Basketball Banquet: May 20 @ 6:30pm-cafeteria

►M/S Teachers Meeting: Tues, May 7, in room 1007 (Countryman) @ 2:20pm ►School Leadership Meeting: Wed, May 8, in room 117 @ 2:30pm

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)

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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 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 . 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 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 precedi ng 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

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

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