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

DONUTS FOR DADS
THURSDAY - OCTOBER 24 In Library from 7:30 – 8:30am

ELEMENTARY HALLOWEEN DANCE Friday, Oct. 25

MIDDLE SCHOOL HALLOWEEN HOEDOWN
Friday, Oct. 25 In Cafeteria, 8-10:00pm Admission & Concessions

In Cafeteria, 6-8:00pm Admission & Concessions

**FREE Student Flu Shots: The School Health nurses & FCHD will be offering free flu shots to students on Wed, Oct. 30.
Info & consent forms are being sent home with the students. Parents/Guardians must fill out & return the consent forms ASAP to the school nurses in order for your child/children to receive the flu shot.

**GCSC Scholarship Workshops: Workshops available for anyone interested in applying for 2014-15 scholarships. Open to
parents, guardians, advisors, & counselors. Workshops will be held at Gulf Coast State College, Student Union East Building, 2nd Floor, Room 232. All presentations will begin at 7:30pm EST. High School Honors Scholarships- Oct. 29 & Nov. 12 General & Endowed Scholarships- Nov. 5 & Nov. 19

**Scholarships: ►Mediacom 2014 World Class: Available online www.mediacomworldclass.com DEADLINE: 2/15/14 ►Sussle: For more info visit http://sussle.org/scholarship Awarded monthly
BOX TOPS for EDUCATION: The Franklin County School PTO is collecting Box Tops! Please send all Box Tops to your child's teacher. Middle and High parents can save them too! Please turn your Box Tops in to Mrs. Laura King or Lydia Countryman.

MENU FOR MONDAY – 10/21/13
BREAKFAST Pre-K: Apple Strudel, Fruit Cocktail, Milk KG-12th Gr: Sausage & Biscuit, CinnaMini Pancakes, Apple Jacks Cereal, Graham Crackers, Pop Tart, Strawberry Banana Yogurt, PBJ Graham, Fruit Cocktail LUNCH Pre-K: Country Fried Steak w/ Gravy, Roll, Mashed Potatoes, Diced Peaches, Milk KG-5th Gr: Choice of above or Ham Chef Salad, Strawberry Banana Yogurt & Cheese Stick Pretzel Mashed Potatoes or Steamed Carrots, Diced Peaches or Red Apple 6th-12th Gr: Same as above or Stuffed Crust Cheese Pizza or Chicken Bite Bowl

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Mon, Oct 21: -Tolbert’s 3 period class to Bayside Lab, weather permitting -Odyssey of Mind in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30-4:30pm -Girls Varsity Basketball Try-outs, 3-5:00pm -Varsity Volleyball District Tournament @ FCS – 5:00 & 7:00pm -GED Test in library @ 6:00pm -Fundraiser: Media Center- Donations for Classic Cookie Dough thru 11/4/13
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**Tue, Oct 22:

-Girls Golf Team to Regional Golf Tournament in Pensacola -FCA, H/S & M/S, meetings in gym wrestling room during lunch periods -Junior Class officers’ meeting in room 809 (Gavigan) during lunch -Girls Varsity Basketball Try-outs, 3-5:00pm -Varsity Volleyball District Tournament @ FCS – 5:00 & 7:00pm -GED Test in library @ 6:00pm -4th Grade Parent meeting in room 315 (Barber) @ 7:00pm **Wed, Oct 23: -Field Trip: 7th Gr. Science students to Eastpoint Nature Center/Millender Park, 8:30-1:30 -Elementary AR Social in cafeteria, KG-2nd gr. @ 1:00pm, 3rd-5th gr. @ 1:30pm -SGA meeting in room 1105 (Edwards) during lunch -Seniors: Dr. Lois Catlin in library, 12 noon-2:15pm, to assist with college/scholarship applications -Anti-Bullying Task Force meeting in library, 2:15-3:00pm- Dr. Lois Catlin -Girls Varsity Basketball Try-outs, 3-5:00pm -Senior Class Officers’’ meeting in room 1005 (Malcolm), 3:30-4:00pm **Thu, Oct 24: -DONUTS FOR DADS in library, 7:30-8:30 am -Field Trip: 7th Gr. Science students to Eastpoint Nature Center/Millender Park, 8:30-1:30 -SAPP meeting in room 1202 (Montgomery) during H/S breakfast -Math/ Mu Alpha Theta meeting in room 1210 (W eston) during H/S lunch -H/S & M/S SWAT meetings in library during lunch periods -School Board Meeting at the Willie Speed Boardroom, Eastpoint @ 6:00 pm -Varsity Volleyball District Tournament @ FCS - 7:00pm **Fri, Oct 25: -REPORT CARDS -Elementary Hallow een Dance in cafeteria, 6-8:00pm- Fundraiser for 4th Grade -M/S Halloween Hoedow n in cafeteria, 8-10:00pm- Fundraiser for Sophomore Class -Aw ay Varsity Football game vs Baker @ 8:00pm **Sat, Oct 26: -Fundraiser: Basketball- work concession stand @ FSU football game -FCS Band to FBA Marching Festival at Tallahassee Fairground, 11:00am-5:00pm **Sun, Oct 27: -Boys Basketball Open Gym, 3-6:00pm- Coach Sweatt
Mark Your Calendars

►Boys JV/ Varsity Basketball Try-outs: Oct. 28-30 ►Elementary 1st Nine Weeks Award Ceremony: Oct. 29 ►Early Dismissal- Seafood Festival: Fri, Nov. 1 ►End of Daylight Savings Time: Sun, Nov. 3

TEACHER/STAFF Info

►M/S Teachers Meeting: Tues, Oct. 22, in room 1007 (Countryman) @ 2:20pm ►Staff Cancer Awareness: Thurs. Oct. 24, in library @ 2:20pm – Vanessa Edenfield and Helen Cook to discuss Breast Cancer, Cancer Screenings

FCS STAFF BIRTHDAY 10/21-10/27
Lynn Clark (10/24) Patti Lester (10/26)

Miscellaneous **SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEEDED: The Franklin County School District is in need of substitute teachers. Applications are available online at www.franklincountyschools.org or at the FCS front office. **UPDATE on The NEST 21st Century After School Program: The Franklin County School District does not yet have grant approval from the Department of Education on the Century 21st Grant which funds the after school program in Eastpoint & Carrabelle. Keep checking the Nest link in the quick links section of the home page at franklincountyschools.org As soon as we get approval, starting dates will be posted.
GED INFO The next GED Test will be given Oct. 21 & 22 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.

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**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 Hengle Student & Family Assistance LLC., Sandi Hengle, Franklin County Schools Homeless Liaison, anytime at cell number (850) 323-0982 or email shengle@franklin.k12.fl.us 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.

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