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

**Miss Seahawk Pageant: The 5th Miss Seahawk Pageant will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, here at FCS.
Entry forms are available from Miss Lynn Clark in room 421 or Ms. Stephanie Howze-Jones in room 1221. Entry fee is $60.00 and is due BEFORE the end of the school day on Feb. 7. THERE WILL BE NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED. TEACHERS & STAFF – SOUP TO GO! Through March28, Ms. Fletcher’s Culinary Class will have a daily Soup to Go! The cost will be $3 to $5 dollars, depending on the cost of ingredients. A great meal on these cold days!

**SENIORS- Do you need assistance applying to college? Mr. Robinson will be taking appointments, for Seniors who need
assistance, on the following Friday’s: Jan. 24 & 31.

**Scholarships: ►Mediacom 2014 World Class: Available online www.mediacomworldclass.com DEADLINE: 2/15/14. ►Edwin G. Ruge: Available online www.csascholars.org DEADLINE: 3/3/14. ►Franklin-Gulf Retired Educators: For students going into teaching. Turn in to Mr. Robinson. DEADLINE: 4/30/14. ►Sussle: For more info visit http://sussle.org/scholarship - Awarded monthly ►Southern Scholarship Foundation: Students enrolling in one of the following colleges- FAMU, FSU, Florida Gulf
Coast University, University of Florida, Tallahassee Community College or Santa Fe Community College & demonstrate financial need, may apply for scholarship housing. For more info or to apply, go to http://www.southernscholarship.org/ . Applications are accepted year round; but the priority deadline is March 1 for those enrolling in the fall semester of 2014. JANUARY CHARACTER EDUCATION: COMMITMENT
Binding yourself to a course of action despite obstacles. Make yourself a promise and keep it. Quote: “The difference between impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.” MENU FOR WEDNESDAY – 1/22/14 BREAKFAST Pre-K: Sausage/Egg Breakfast Wrap, Apple Slices, Milk KG-12th Gr: Above choices or Toast, Strawberry Mini-Pancakes, Frosted Flakes Cereal, Pop Tart, Blueberry Muffin, Peach Yogurt Parfait, Fresh Orange, PBJ Graham LUNCH Pre-K: Hamburger, Sweet Potatoes w/ Apple, Green Beans, Fruit Cocktail, Milk KG-5th Gr: Above Choices or Corn Dog Minis, Taco Salad, Fresh Grapes 6th-12th Gr: Above choices or Stuffed Crust Cheese Pizza 9th-12th Gr: Above choices or Twisted Mozzarella Stick

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Wed, Jan 22: -H/S Brain Bowl meeting in room 1020 (DeVaughn) during breakfast -NHS meeting in room 1220 (Duhart) during breakfast -SGA meeting in room 1105 (Edwards) during lunch -Chess Club in room 1009 (Collins), 2:10-3:10pm -Drama Club in cafeteria, 2:30-3:30pm -Odyssey of the Mind meeting in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30pm-5:00pm -Senior Class Officers’ meeting in room 1005 (Malcolm), 3:30-4:00pm -SAPP meeting in room 1202 (Montgomery) during breakfast -Math Mu Alpha Theta meeting in room 1210 (Weston) during HS lunch -After School Tutoring, Gr 3-12: Snacks in cafeteria, 2:10-3:00pm; Tutoring in classrooms, 3:00-5:00pm -Away Varsity Girls & JV/Varsity Boys Basketball games vs Aucilla Vars Girls @ 4:30 JV Boys @ 6:-00 Vars Boys @ 7:30pm -Odyssey of the Mind meeting in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30pm-5:00pm -Home Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball games vs N. Bay Haven Vars Girls @ 4:30 JV Boys @ 6:-00 Vars Boys @ 7:30pm

**Thu, Jan 23:

**Fri, Jan 24:

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**Sat, Jan 25: **Sun, Jan. 26: **Mon, Jan 27:

-Fundraiser: 8th Grade- Bagging for Bucks @ Apalach IGA, 10:00am-4:00pm -Boys Basketball Open Gym- Coach Sweatt -100th DAY OF SCHOOL -H/S Brain Bowl meeting in room 1020 (DeVaughn) during breakfast -H/S & M/S all “A’s” Honor Roll students to Apalach Grill for lunch -H/S Beta Club meeting in room 1111 (Mount-Simmons) during lunch -Junior Prom Committee meeting in room 809 (Gavigan) during lunch -Chess Club in room 1009 (Collins), 2:10-3:10pm -Odyssey of the Mind meeting in room 1007 (Countryman), 2:30pm-5:00pm -FCA meetings in gym during MS and HS lunches -After School Tutoring, Gr 3-12: Snacks in cafeteria, 2:10-3:00pm; Tutoring in classrooms, 3:00-5:00pm -Home JV/Varsity Basketball games vs Wewa, 5:30/7:00pm -Varsity Girls District Basketball Tournament at Liberty County: Teams & Time- TBA
Mark Your Calendars

**Tue, Jan 28:

►Teacher of Year & School Related Employee of Year Banquet: Feb. 10 ►Football Banquet: Feb. 12 ►Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL STUDENTS: Feb. 17 (Teacher Planning Day) ►FLA Writes Testing (4, 8, & 10 Grades): Feb. 25 (Make-ups Feb. 26)
TEACHER/STAFF Info

►M/S & H/S Teachers – FL Writes Training: Tues, Jan. 28, @ 2:15pm, Location- TBA - Robinson

FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 1/21-1/26
Bobby Langley (1/23)
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Jo Alice Buzier (1/24)

Miscellaneous
**Pre-K Screenings: Today, Jan. 22, for children ages 3-4 years who are suspected of having a disability & not enrolled in public
school or Head Start. Screenings will be done by appointment only by calling 850.767.5300 or 1.877.873.7232 at the Franklin County School Board Building (old Brown Elem. School, Eastpoint ).

**Community Health Fair: Today, Jan. 22, from 3-6:00pm at the Apalachicola Armory, 66 Fourth Street. Free blood
pressure, glucose, BMI, hemoglobin, & cholesterol checks. Sponsored by Apalachee Center, CCYS,FL Health of Franklin County, Franklin’s Promise, N. FL Medical Centers, Phoenix Family Health Care Center, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, & Univ. of FL.

**Apalachicola Mardi Gras Parade: Fri, Jan. 31, starting @ 5:30pm in front of the Bowery & ending at Riverfront Park.
$5.00 registration to be in parade. For more info or to pre-register call 670-5064 or 697-8571. Sponsored by Franklin Co. Habitat for Humanity.

Follow Franklin County School on Twitter @SeahawkLifeFC
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! Staff, please turn your Box Tops in to Mrs. Laura King or Lydia Countryman . GED INFO
The GED Test will not administered by the Franklin County School District until further notice. For alternative testing locations, contact Maxine Creamer at the Literacy Center at 670-4481. Franklin County School District is no longer required by the FL. Dept. of Education to keep GED records. Individuals interested in obtaining their GED diploma/transcripts must contact FLDOE at 850-245-0449 or at their website: ged.fldoe.org

**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

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