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MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride.
MAY 6 – MAY 10
FCS SPRING BAND CONCERT THURSDAY, MAY 9 FCS CAFETERIA – 7:00PM
KG-8th GR. - MUFFINS FOR MOMS FRIDAY, MAY 10 FCS LIBRARY, 7:30-8:30AM
**Kids & Cops Day: Fri, May 10, for grades KG-5. Students remember to get your permission slips in ASAP! KG & 1st Gr.- 9:30-11:00am 2nd & 3rd Gr.- 10:30am-12 noon 4th & 5th Gr.- 11:30am-1:00pm **Ring Found: A ring was found on the baseball field on May 6. See Ms. Browning to claim. **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 -FCS Seahawk Booster Club: Must be postmarked May 15 -Loretta Taylor: Due May 10
Pre-order your 2012-13 Yearbook NOW!
Elementary Yearbook- $25 Middle/High Yearbook- $55
See a Yearbook Staff member or Ms. Edwards.
CULINARY CLASS CAFÉ TBA
LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY – 5/8/13 KG-5 Gr: Baked Chicken Sandwich, Taco Salad, or PBJ Graham Combo Choice of Baked Sweet Potatoes w/Apple or Green Beans Choice of Fresh Bartlett Pear or Fruit Cocktail 6th-12th Gr: Same as above or Cheeseburger
FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Wed, May 8: -Biology EOC -NHS meeting - CANCELLED -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 **Thu , May 9: -AP Literature Exam -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 -School Board Workshop at FCS cafeteria @ 3:00pm. The regular School Board Meeting will immediately follow workshop. -FCS Band Spring Concert in cafeteria @ 7:00pm
**Fri, May 10:
**Sat, May 11: **Mon, May 13:
**Tue, May 14:
-Biology EOC Make-ups th -KG-8 Grade Muffins for Moms in FCS library, 7:30-8:30am th -KG-5 Grade KIDS & COPS DAY at Sheriff’s office -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm -Fundraiser: Powder Puff Football game on football field @ 7:00pm- Junior Class -Fundraiser: Bagging for Bucks @ Cbelle IGA, 10:00am-2:00pm- FCS Band -PERT Testing th -10 Gr. Class Officers’ meeting in room 1218 (W eyrich) during lunch th -Field Trip: 6 Grade Science students Cbelle Lighthouse, 8:20am-1:30pm -Flag Corp Tryouts outside the 1200 bldg, 3-4:00pm- Duhart -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 -Algebra I EOC -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in gym during lunches -Flag Corp Tryouts outside the 1200 bldg, 3-4:00pm- Duhart -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt -Baseball/Softball Banquet in cafeteria @ 6:30pm -Park & Rec. Softball/Baseball practice on FCS fields, 5-8:00pm th -4 Grade Parent meeting in room 315 (Barber) @ 7:00pm Mark Your Calendars
►Baseball/ Softball Banquet: ►Spring Football Jamboree: ►Basketball Banquet:
May 14, 6:30-8:30am-cafeteria May 16, Time & Location TBA
May 20 @ 6:30pm-cafeteria
►School Leadership Meeting: Today, 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 5/6-5/12
Spencer Tolbert (5/7) Donna Barber (5/9)
**Nest Summer Registration (Grades PreK-8 only): The Nest Summer Program will be hosting two
upcoming registration nights: Wed, May 22 and Thurs, May 23 from 3:30-5:45 p.m. (drop-in) at the Franklin County Learning Center (85 School Rd, Eastpoint) and the Carrabelle Municipal Complex (1001 Gray Ave). Parents/Guardians must attend one of these events with the child(ren) in order to enroll. Parents will receive info about the program and children will select among several summer enrichment choices, such as drama, dance, recreation and more. Our theme is “Around the World in 28 Days” and we will learn all about Japan, Mexico, Ireland, Australia, Kenya, and China. The Nest Summer Program begins Wed, June 12 and runs through July 31. The program will meet at each site from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday (Closed July 4). Free breakfasts and lunches are served daily. Come out and join us for a very exciting and educational summer of fun! For more information, contact Carrabelle site leader Joy Shiver at 850-697-2177 or Eastpoint site leader Emily Spindler at 850-670-2820.
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 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- 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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