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MOTTO: Aspire to Soar

CONGRATULATIONS

VALEDICTORIAN: CHASEON TARANTO

SALUTATORIAN: AALIYAH WEST

**Seniors & Juniors: Would you like to touch up your smile before prom or graduation? Did you know you could get
a FREE Tooth Bleaching Kit. Visit the School Health Clinic for more info.

Pop Tab Drive Contest:

ENDS TODAY!!! Winning Class will earn a party!! Sponsored by the NHS to benefit the Ronald McDonald House

Trivia Question #9

Who is considered the first African-American female poet in the US?


*** turn your answers in to Mrs. Chipman (front desk) during 1 st period to be entered into a weekly drawing***

The PTO presents: Box Top Pie Challenge:


Bring in your Box Tops for a chance to
cream your coach with a pie
School wide goal: 5,000 box tops

Heart Health Art Contest: Ends Feb. 28 One Winner from each
category: Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5

AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING: After school tutoring is offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays.There is a waiting list for KG-8thgrade

tutoring! H/S students may contact their teachers directly to see if a slot is available. For more info call 670-2800.

**Activity Bus: The activity bus will depart at 5:15pm on Mondays thru Thursdays. The Activity Bus is for students being
supervised by a school staff member for after school activities. Unsupervised students should be sent to the front office so
parents can be contacted.
All Scholarship Info & Applications are available in Ms. Joyners classroom.
GCSC Foundation: for more information go to www.gcscfoundation.org/scholarships Deadline 3/1/15
FCS Booster Club: Postmark by 4/8/15
NEW Justin B. Griffin: Postmark by 4/13/15
NEW Gulf/Franklin Retired Educators Association: Postmark by 4/30/15
NEW Florida Seafood Festival Scholarship: Postmark by 5/1/15
Willie B. Speed Higher Education: $250 Postmark by 5/1/15
Children of Divorce: $1,000 http://www.myfloridalaw.com/children-of-divorce-scholarship-ayo-iken/ Postmark by 5/1/15
Southern Scholarship Foundation Housing: Applications accepted year round. Priority deadline for Fall 2015 is 4/1/15
Maultsby Prize: $3,000 college scholastic assistance grant. Keyboard performance competition.
Grady-Rayam Prize: $3,000 college scholastic assistance grant. Vocal music competition (singing Negro spiritual songs)

MENU THURSDAY 2/12/15


BREAKFAST CHOICES
Sausage Biscuit, Cereal, Ham, Egg & Cheese Tac-Go, Pop-Tart, Waffle Graham, Mini Waffles,Fruit Juice, Milk

LUNCH CHOICES
Cheeseburger, PB Jamwich, Cheese Stick, Spicy Chips, Sloppy Joe, Taco Salad w/Chips, Macaroni & Cheese, Cheese Pizza, Roll
Carrot Sticks w/ Dip, Fresh Fruit, Milk

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Mark Your Calendars


National Honor Society Induction Ceremony: Feb 24 @ 6:30
Elementary Spring Fling: Feb 27 @ 12:15
Miss Seahawk Pageant: Feb 28 @ 3:00p
4-10th ELA Writing Test: March 2-10
Spring Break: March 16-20

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS


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**Fri, Feb. 20:

-H/S Marine Science 3 /5 to the Bayside Lab (Klink)


-Countryman to Bayside Lab 9:15-10:15am
-Marine Science 3rd/5th period class to Bayside Lab- Klink
-Jr Class Meeting in the gym wrestling room during lunch
-4th-5th grade Special Arts 1-2pm (Parish)
-Freshmen Emergency Mtg. in the library during lunch (Malcolm)
-Odyssey of the Mind in room 1017 (Countryman), 2:45-5:00pm
-Band practice 2:30-4:00pm
-Softball practice 2:45-5:00pm
-Baseball practice 2:45-5:00pm
-Home JV Baseball vs PSJ 5pm
-Away JV/V Softball vs Bozeman 5/7pm

**Sat, Feb 21:

- Track/Field vs Bay High @11am (depart 8am)


-Away JV Softball Tournament @ PSJ (TBA)

**Mon, Feb 23:

-H/S 2nd/4th Marine Science to the Bayside Dock (Klink)


-JR Officers Mtg in the wrestling rm during lunch
-Odyssey of the Mind in room 1017 (Countryman), 2:45-5:00pm
-Softball practice 2:45-5:00pm
-Baseball practice 2:45-5:00pm
-Home Varsity Softball vs Graceville @ 6pm
-Track/Field practice 3:00-5:00pm

**Tue, Feb 24:

-FCA meeting for H/S students in gym wrestling room during lunch students get lunch trays then go to gym
-Brain Bowl practice in room 1220 (Duhart), 2:30-4:00pm
-Band practice 2:30-4:00pm
-Weightlifting practice 2:30-4:30pm- York
-After School tutoring grades 3-12, 3:00-5:00pm
-Away JV/V Baseball vs PSJ @ 4:30/7pm (leaving campus @ 2:30)
-Away JV/V Softball vs Wakulla @ 5/7pm
-Home M/S Baseball vs Tolar @ 4:30pm
-Away M/S Softball vs Tolar @ 4:30pm
-Nation Honor Society Ceremony in the media center 6-8:30pm (Duhart)
-Track/Field vs. Bozeman @ 4pm (leaving campus @ 1pm)

**Wed, Feb. 25: -SAT Testing 11th grade @ 8am in the library
-SGA meeting in gym wrestling room during lunch
-Odyssey of the Mind in room 1017 (Countryman), 2:45-5:00pm
-Weightlifting practice 2:30-4:30pm- York
-Band FSU/FAMU Trip @ 1pm- (Lester)
-Track/Field practice 3:00-5:00pm
-Softball practice 2:45-5:00pm
-Baseball practice 2:45-5:00pm
**Thu, Feb. 26:

-TSIC meeting with Dr. Catlin in librarys dual enrollment classroom @ 1:00pm
- NHS Mtg. in the gym during lunch
-Band practice 2:30-4:00pm
-After School tutoring grades 3-12 3:00-5:00pm
-Track/Field practice 3:00-5:00pm
-Weightlifting practice 2:30-4:30pm- York
-Home Varsity Baseball vs FAMU @ 6pm (double-header)
-Home JV/V Softball vs. PSJ @ 5/7pm
-Miss Seahawk Pageant Rehearsal in the cafeteria TBA

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TEACHER/STAFF Info

Book Study; Group Silver: Today. Feb. 18, in the library @ 2:15
Teacher Appreciation: Thurs. Feb. 19, compliments of NHS @ 2:15
Lunchroom Drink Machine: If you have recently lost $$ in the drink machine, please see Mrs.Chipman in
the front office.
Teacher Store: Open Feb. 26 behind Phoenix Family Health Care from 4:30-5:30- Bring class list & teacher ID
FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 2/16-2/22
Sharon Solomon 2/19

Jennifer Anderson 2/22

Thank you parents, teachers & community members for participating


in Targets Take Charge of Education program which gives 1% of REDcard purchases to a designated
school of your choice.
Visit Target.com/TCOE for information on how you can help our school benefit from this great organization

Miscellaneous
**Franklin County Dixie Youth League Baseball, Softball, & T-Ball: Last day to register is Feb 21 at all county ballparks in

Apalachicola, Carrabelle, & Eastpoint. Registration forms also available in FCS front office, but must be turned in at one of the above
locations on dates given.

H-COLA proudly presents:


12th Annual African-American History Festival February 20-22, 2015
Franklin County School Districts Equity Coordinator is Nick OGrady.

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 Tutoring Classes & Testing Center
GED TUTORING CLASSES have resumed on the Franklin County School Campus on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm in
the elementary multi-purpose building computer lab. For information on tutoring classes contact Nick OGrady at 670-2810, ext. 4110.
If interested in taking the GED Test, 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 website also contains information on what
is needed to prepare for the test. The testing site is at the Franklin County District Office (old Brown Elementary School).
Testing hours of are: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 9:00am to 2:00pm and Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00am
10:00pm. For more information call 670-2810 ext. 4127 on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

**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

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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Seahawk Scoop on District Website: The Seahawk Scoop is available at www.franklincountyschools.org see the quick

link on the right side of the home page.

Follow Franklin County School on Twitter @SeahawkLifeFC

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