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DISTRICT WIDE CELEBRATION
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Franklin County School Gymnasium at 10:00 a.m.
Franklin County School and Apalachicola Bay Charter School students in Grades 2 through 12
will be honoring our Veterans in this special tribute.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND!
**Letters to Parents Regarding Student Flu Shots: The School Health Program nurses sent home letters & permission slips to
parents regarding flu shots for students. Parents who would like for their child/children to receive a flu shot must return the
completed permission slips to the nurses by Mon, Nov. 10. The flu shots will be given to students on Wed, Nov. 12.
Flu shots are provided by FLA Dept. of Health Franklin County & will be given by the School Health nurses. If any questions,
contact Vanessa Edenfield @ 670-2825.
**Senior Portrait Meeting: Today, Nov 7, Seniors need to meet briefly with Jennifer Edwards in library immediately after breakfast.
**Date & Time Change for PTO Monthly Meeting: PTO meeting for November has been changed to Mon, Nov. 17, at 6:00pm.
**Algebra I Tutoring: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00-4:00pm, starting Nov 4 and ending Dec 4. Please see Kassi Malcolm or
Roy Carroll to sign up. Algebra I Re-takes are scheduled for Dec 9.
**ASVAB Sign-up: Now through Nov. 14, 10th-12th grade students may sign up for the ASVAB, which will be given on Nov. 18.
Sign-up sheet is in the library. Only 40 testing slots available! - Robinson
**ACTIVITY BUS: The Activity Bus will depart FCS at 6:00pm on Mondays through Thursdays. The Activity Bus is for students
being supervised by a school staff member for after school activities. Students who are on campus after school, & are not
being supervised by a staff member, should be sent to the front office so parents can be contacted.
MENU FRIDAY – 11/7/14
BREAKFAST CHOICES
Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal, Cinnamon Goldfish Grahams, Banana or Cinnamon & Zucchini Bread, Chocolate Plus Donut, Toast,
Cinnamon/Maple/ or Strawberry Pancakes, Pancake & Sausage on Stick, Cinnamon Apples, Sour Apple Juice, Milk

LUNCH CHOICES
Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Parmesan, Roll, PB Jamwich/Cheese Stick/Spicy Chips, Personal Cheese Pizza, Taco Salad w/ Tortilla
Chips, Fruit Yogurt Parfait, Garden Salad, Steamed Italian Blended Vegetables, Fruit Punch/Orange/or Blue Razz Juice, Milk

ATTENTION STUDENTS: From this point forward, if your name comes up on the list of students who are getting two meals, your account
will be charged for the second meal. All students are given one meal free of charge, but some students are and have been taking
advantage of the free meals. Also, from this point forward, all students will be required to use their lunch numbers to buy from the Ala Carte
line. If you have a negative balance on your account, you will not be allowed to purchase from the Ala Carte line until your negative
balance is paid.
- April Dalton, Manager of Food & Nutrition Services

**Fri, Nov 7:

**Sat, Nov 8:

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- M/S HURRICANE EXPO: Judging in a.m. & Demonstrations/Viewing 5th & 6th periods in multi-purpose bldg.
-Senior portrait meeting in library immediately after breakfast - Edwards
-10th Grade meet with Robinson - rescheduled for Mon, Nov 10
- Field Trip: Bloodworth & Howard KG classes to Panacea Gulf Specimen Lab, 8:45am-1:30pm
-Countryman’s 1st & 2nd period class Bayside Lab, 9:15-10:15am- weather permitting
-11th & 12th Grade “All A” students go to lunch with Supt. Marks (depart FCS @ 11:00am, return @ ???)
-SWAT Exec. Council members (8) to SWAT Regional Training, Laguna Beach (departing @ noon-Sun, 11/9/14)
-Odyssey of the Mind in room 1017 (Countryman), 2:45-5:00pm
-Cross Country practice for Regionals (2 students) 3:00-5:00pm
-Vars Girls Basketball practice in the gym, 3:00-5:45pm
-Home Soccer games vs Taylor: Girls @ 5:00pm ● Boys @ 7:00pm
-Away Football game vs Vernon @ 8:00pm
-Cross Country Regional Meet in Tallahassee @ 10:00am
-Senior Portraits by appointment - Edwards
-Vars Boys Basketball practice 10:00am-1:00pm- Coach William

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**Mon, Nov 10:

-GYM CLOSED – setting up for Veterans Day Program
-10th Grade meet with Robinson in library 8:05-8:25am
-Senior Class meeting in gym wrestling room during lunch
-Odyssey of the Mind in room 1017 (Countryman), 2:45-5:00pm
-Varsity Cheer practice in multi-purpose building & outside, 2:45-4:00pm
-Softball conditioning on softball field, 2:45-4:30pm
-Boys Soccer practice 2:30-4:30pm
-Girls Soccer practice 3:00-5:00pm
-Cross Country practice for Regionals (2 students) 3:00-5:00pm
-Football practice 3:00-6:00pm
-M/S Girls Basketball practice in multipurpose building, 2:20-4:30pm
-Vars Girls Basketball practice in gyms 3:00-5:45pm (?)- Coach Luquis
-MS/JV/Varsity Boys Basketball practice in the gym 3:30-5:30pm- Coach Williams
-PTO meeting in library @ 6:30pm – rescheduled for Nov 17 at 6:30pm

-District Wide VETERANS’ DAY PROGRAM in gym @ 10:00am – Presentation by FCS & ABC School
**Breakfast for local Veterans in FCS library @ 9:00am.
-FCA meeting for M/S students in gym wrestling room during lunch – students get lunch trays then go to gym
-Band practice 2:30-4:00pm
-Varsity Cheer practice in multi-purpose building & outside, 2:45-4:00pm
-Softball conditioning on softball field, 2:45-4:30pm
-Girls Soccer practice 3:00-5:00pm
-Algebra I tutoring in Carroll & Malcolm rooms, 3:00-4:00pm
-Cross Country practice for Regionals (2 students) 3:00-5:00pm
-Football practice 3:00-6:00pm
-Vars Girls Basketball practice in gyms 3:00-5:45pm- Coaches Luis & Hubbs
-Home M/S Basketball vs Port St. Joe: Girls @ 5:00 ● Boys @ 6:00pm
-Away Pre-Season Vars Boys Basketball game at Port St. Joe vs Vernon @ 6:00pm- (depart FCS @ 4:00pm)
? -Booster Club meeting at Eastpoint fire station @ 6:30pm (?)
-Boys Soccer game vs Port St. Joe @ 7:00pm
**Wed, Nov 12: -Field Trip: Juniors to FSU Panama City Campus, 7:30am-1:45pm
-Spelling Bee for Grades 4-8 in library @ 8:30am – LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL NOON
-Guest Speaker: 5th period for Academic Recovery students in Mount-Simmons’ room
-SGA meeting in gym wrestling room during lunch
-Odyssey of the Mind in room 1017 (Countryman), 2:45-5:00pm
-M/S Girls Basketball practice in multipurpose building, 2:20-4:30pm
-Vars Girls Basketball practice in the gym 3:00-5:45pm
-MS/JV/Vars Boys Basketball practice, 3:30-5:30pm- Coach Williams
-Boys Soccer practice 2:30-4:30pm
-Girls Soccer practice 3:00-5:00pm
-Cross Country practice for Regionals (2 students) 3:00-5:00pm
-Football practice 3:00-6:00pm
**Tue, Nov 11:

**Thu, Nov 13:

-GCSC District Board Trustee Meeting in FCS library- LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL ANNOUCEMENT IN P.M.
-NHS meeting in gym wrestling during lunch- Duhart
-TSIC Juniors & Seniors meet with Dr. Catlin in library’s dual enrollment classroom @ 1:00pm
-Band practice 2:30-4:00pm
-Varsity Cheer practice in multi-purpose building & outside, 2:45-4:00pm
-Softball conditioning on softball field, 2:45-4:30pm
-M/S Girls Basketball practice in multipurpose building, 2:20-4:30pm
-Vars Girls Basketball practice in the gym, 3:00-5:45pm- Coach Luquis
-Algebra I tutoring in Carroll & Malcolm rooms, 3:00-4:00pm
-Cross Country practice for Regionals (2 students) 3:00-5:00pm
-Football practice 3:00-6:00pm
-Home M/S Boys Basketball game vs Altha @ 5:00pm
-Home Girls & Boys Soccer games vs W. Gadsden: Girls @ 5:00pm Boys @ 7:00pm
-Away Pre-Season Vars Boys Basketball game at Port St. Joe vs Blountstown @ 6:00pm (depart FCS @ 4pm)
-Jimmy Gander Retirement Dinner in FCS cafeteria @ 6:30pm
Mark Your Calendars
►District Wide Veterans Celebration: Nov 11 in FCS gym @ 10:00am
►Thanksgiving Feast for Parents: Nov 21 during lunch
►Thanksgiving Holidays: Nov 26-28

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TEACHER/STAFF Info

**Jimmy Gander’s Retirement Dinner: Sign-up by Mon, Nov. 10 at Ms. Browning’s desk if planning to
Attend. The Retirement Dinner is Thurs, Nov. 13, at 6:30pm in the FCS cafeteria
►Franklin’s Promise Coalition Meeting: Mon, Nov. 10, in room front office conference room @ noon
►Class Works Training: Wed, Nov. 12, in library lab- K-5 Teachers @ p.e. times ♦ M/S @ 2:15pm
FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 11/3-11/9

Mary Williams (11/6)

Joy Towns (11/7)

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**Super Saturdays Program for 6 -12

Grade Students @ Project Impact:
NEW Super Saturdays Program for Middle and High School Students Only!
WHERE: CMC (City) Site, Project Impact, 1 Shark Blvd., Apalachicola
WHEN:
Starts this Saturday, 11/8/14 from 10am – 2 pm
WHAT:
Brunch, Basketball, Open Art Studio, Wi-Fi/Computer Lab, Ping Pong, Pool, Music
For more info contact: Barbara Lewis-323-2304, Nadine Kahn-370-0145

**Take A Bite Out of Hunger: Now through Nov. 21, drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to the Franklin County UF/IFAS

Extension Office at 66 Fourth St., Apalachicola. Peanut butter will be donated to a local food pantry during Farm-City Week. For
more info call 653-9337.
BOX TOPS for EDUCATION: The Franklin County School PTO is collecting Box Tops!
Please send Box Tops to your child's teacher or drop them off in the front office.
Franklin County School District’s Equity Coordinator is Nick O’Grady.

Contact Information: 85 School Road, Eastpoint ● Phone 850.670.2810 x 4110 ● Fax 850.670.2812 ● Cell 850.653.5065
Franklin County Adult School GED Testing Center is now open!
If you are interested in earning your GED, go to www.GED.com & register to take the test, choosing the Franklin County site for testing.
You will not be able to take the test on the same day that you register, so register early!
The testing site is at the Franklin County District Office (old Brown Elementary School). The hours of operation are:
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 9:00am-1:00pm and 5:00pm-10:00pm - presently closed these days
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00am-10:00pm.
For more information call 670-2810 ext. 4127

**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 under student services or parent connections. Documents include but are not limited to:
Code of Conduct, Student Progression Plan, 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
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