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MOTTO: Inspire with our Hearts, Lead with Humility, Soar with Pride.
NO SCHOOL MONDAY, MAY 27TH IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY
The Elementary Students will be performing . . .
“The Mysterious Case of the Fallen Egg”
Today, May 24 @ 12:50pm for Grades 3, 4, & 5 FRANKLIN COUNTY DISTRICT TROPICANA SPEECH CONTEST Today, May 24, in the FCS multi-purpose building @ 9:00am (note change in location!)
GOOD LUCK TO OUR FCS STUDENTS . . . 4 / 5 GRADE: Katie Newman & Cale Barber 6th GRADE: Robyn Suiter & Hunter Kelley
**H/S Early Lunch : Fri, May 24, H/S will eat lunch with the middle school due to the elementary play. Immediately after lunch M/S & H/S students will go directly to the gym for Faculty vs Students volleyball & basketball games. *Students, Parents, Community Members, Teachers, Administrative Support, & Non-Instructional Support: Please visit www.franklincountyschools.org and complete the appropriate School Improvement Climate Survey. Pre-order your 2012-13 Yearbook NOW! No Culinary Class Café This Week
Elementary Yearbook- $25 Middle/High Yearbook- $55
See a Yearbook Staff member or Ms. Edwards.
LUNCH FOR FRIDAY – 5/24/13 KG-5th Gr: Chili Con Carne, SW Chicken Chef Salad, or Chicken Caesar Wrap Choice of Baked Potato or Seasoned Green Beans Choice of Sliced Peaches or Fresh Bartlett Pear 6th-12th Gr: Same as above or Personal Cheese Pizza
FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Fri, May 24: -H/S students will eat lunch with M/S due to elementary play st -Field Trip: 1 Gr. to C’belle Beach, 9:00am-1:00pm -Franklin County District Wide Tropicana Speech Contest in multipurpose bldg, 9:00am -M/S & H/S Students vs Faculty (volleyball & basketball games & concessions) in gym @ 12:21pm Also, Chena Segree & Anna Lee will be signing softball scholarships! -Elementary Performance- “The Mysterious Case of the Fallen Egg” in the cafeteria @ 12:50pm For Grades 3, 4, & 5 -JV/Vars Cheer Uniform fittings in room 331 (Clark) starting @ 12:30pm th -8 Grade Class Trip- Students return @ midnight
**Sun, May 26: -Boys Basketball Open Gym- CANCELLED
**Mon, May 27: -NO SCHOOL IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY
**Tue, May 28: -4th Grade Class Trip to St. Augustine- Depart @ 6:00am Return May 30 @ approx. 9:30pm -Field Trip: Band to SGI - rescheduled for 5/31/13 -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in gym during lunches th th th -Guest Speaker: Chuck Itzkovitz for 8 gr. language arts in room 1007 (Countryman) 5 & 6 period -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt nd **Wed, May 29: -Field Trip: 2 Gr. to W onder W orks, Panama City, 8:00am-4:00pm -H/S Awards Day in H/S gym @ 9:30am -Revercomb’s 3 & 4 period classes to Bayside Lab ( if there is time after H/S Awards) -M/S Honor Roll Celebration in multipurpose bldg, 11:45am-2:10pm -SGA meeting in gym during lunch -Youth Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 8-13 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt **Thu , May 30: -SENIORS LAST DAY!!! -Elementary AR Social in the cafeteria during lunches -Field Trip: Ms. Lee’s AR Literature students to AMC Theater, Tallahassee, 9:00am-6:00pm -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 th -4 Grade Class returns from St. Augustine @ approx. 9:30pm Mark Your Calendars
►High School Awards Ceremony: ►Seniors’ Last Day:
May 29- @ 9:30am in H/S gym
May 30 May 31, 6-8:00pm, cafeteria June 2, 4:00pm @ Eastpoint Church of God
June 4, KG @ 9am / 5th@ 10am, multipurpose bldg.
►Senior Recognition Night:
►Baccalaureate Service for Graduates: ►KG & 5 Grade Awards Ceremony: ►M/S Award Ceremony:
June 4, 12:30-2:00pm, multipurpose bldg.
June 5, 1st & 2nd gr. @ 8:30am, multipurpose bldg. 3rd & 4th gr. @ 9:30am, multipurpose bldg. ►Early Release Days: June 5-7, Release @ 12:30 (semester exam days)
►1-4 Grade Awards Ceremony: ►Graduation:
June 7, 7:00pm, H/S gym June 7
►Students’ Last Day of School:
TEACHER/STAFF Info **2013 Summer Positions: Applications must be turned in by 4:00pm, TODAY, May 24. ♦Extended School Year Program for students with disabilities K-12: 1 ESE teacher, 2 school health aides, & 1 medical aide. ♦Summer Reading Camp: 2 elementary teachers ♦VPK Summer Program: 1 VPK teacher & 2 school health aides For more detailed requirements & info, check the email “summer positions” or check the posting in the FCS front office by the sign-in sheets. Interviews will be Fri, May 31, at the District office. **Monthly Educators & Entrees: Tues, May 28, is the last monthly gathering! It will be at Red Pirate on HWY 98 in Eastpoint @ 6:00pm. 10% Discount! RSVP to Lisa Sweatt- email@example.com
FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS BIRTHDAYS 5/20-27
Lisa Sweatt (5/20) Sara Broker Brown (5/26) Barbara Bloodworth (5/27)
Miscellaneous **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
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:
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 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 July 8 & 9, 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.
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