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

**Franklin County Academy Band: Thurs. May 30, the Franklin Co. Academy Band will perform in the FCS cafeteria during H/S lunch. **Miss Florida Seafood Pageant: July 27! Girls16-18 years old, who will be upcoming Juniors & Seniors, interested in participating may pick up an application in the front office. See further eligibility requirements on application. For more info contact Jennifer Brown @ 653-6104. *Students, Parents, Community Members, Teachers, Administrative Support, & Non-Instructional Support: Please visit www.franklincountyschools.org and complete the appropriate School Improvement Climate Survey. No Culinary Class Café This Week
LUNCH FOR TUESDAY – 5/28/13 KG-5th Gr: Beef ‘n Cheese Nachos, Breaded Chicken Chef Salad, or Ham/Cheese Wrap Choice of Mixed Vegetables or Side Salad Choice of Grape Juice or Apple 6th-12th Gr: Same as above or Personal Pepperoni Pizza

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Tue, May 28: -SENIOR EXAMS- 1st & 2nd PERIODS -PERT for Juniors- room 1106 @ 9:30am -4th Grade Class Trip to St. Augustine- Depart @ 6:00am -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in gym during lunches -Guest Speaker: Chuck Itzkovitz for 8th gr. Lang. arts in room 1007 (Countryman) 5th & 6th per. -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt **Wed, May 29: -SENIOR EXAMS- 3rd & 4th PERIODS -Field Trip: 2nd Gr. to Wonder Works, Panama City, 8:00am-4:00pm -H/S Awards Day in H/S gym @ 9:30am time changed to 12:00 due to Senior Exams -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: -SENIOR EXAMS- 5th & 6th PERIODS -Field Trip: ***SENIORS LAST DAY*** Ms. Lee’s AR Literature students to AMC Theater, Tallahassee, 9:00am-6:00pm Return May 30 @ approx. 9:30pm

-Elementary AR Social in the cafeteria during lunches

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Thurs. continued

-Franklin Co. Academy Band to play in cafeteria during H/S lunch -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 -4th Grade Class returns from St. Augustine @ approx. 9:30pm

**Fri, May 31:

-Class of 2014 – Election of class officers in cafeteria during breakfast & lunch -Field Trip: M/S Honor Roll students & FCS Band to SGI St. Park, 8:30am-1:00pm -SENIOR RECOGNITION NIGHT in cafeteria, 6:00-8:00pm -Boys Basketball Open Gym, 3-6:00pm- Coach M. Sweatt -BACCALAUREATE SERVICE @ Eastpoint Church of God, 4:00pm -M/S Hand Painting in M/S hall during day -Field Trip: SWAT (12 students) to St. James Senior Center, 10:00am-1:00pm- Croom -Dempsey’s KG Class sprinkler party between 600 & multipurpose bldg., 12-1:00pm -Boys’ Basketball League Practice /Ages 14-17 in H/S gym, 3-5:30pm- Sweatt

**Sun, Jun 2:

**Mon, Jun 3:

►High School Awards Ceremony: May 29- @ 12:00pm (time change)in H/S gym ►Senior Recognition Night: May 31, 6-8:00pm, cafeteria ►Baccalaureate Service for Graduates: June 2, 4:00pm @ Eastpoint Church of God ►KG & 5th Grade Awards Ceremony: June 4, KG @ 9am / 5th@ 10am, multipurpose bldg. ►M/S Award Ceremony: June 4, 12:30-2:00pm, multipurpose bldg. ►1-4th Grade Awards Ceremony: 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) ►Graduation: June 7, 7:00pm, H/S gym ►Students’ Last Day of School: June 7

Mark Your Calendars

TEACHER/STAFF Info **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- lsweatt@franklin.k12.fl.us ►Elem. Teachers Meeting: Wed, May 29, in room 531 @ 2:30pm

FACULTY MEETINGS- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each Month SCHOOL BASED LEADERSHIP MEETINGS- 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each Month FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS BIRTHDAYS 5/27-June 2
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.
5.31.13

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**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:
http://www.naehcy.org/letendre-scholarship-fund/scholarship-application

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 jmalone@franklin.k12.fl.us 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 F lorida 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
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.

**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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