Thursday January 12, 2012 2 Thur day

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Be Responsible . . . Be Respectful . . . Be Safe!
We are proud to be a “B” school . . . And we are striving to be an “A” !
Congratulations to

Seahawk Scoop

The Franklin County SWAT TEAM!
They have been asked to participate in The Annual Martin Luther King Day Observance by leading the processional of City, County, & State Officials into the National Guard Armory. They will then lead all attending in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
**SAC MEETING:

NO SCHOOL MONDAY, JANUARY 16

Tues, Jan. 17, in the library @ 6:00pm.

**EARLY DISMISSAL DAYS:

Next Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 18 – 20, students will be dismissed at 12:30pm. M/S & H/S students will be taking semester exams each of these mornings.

**MISS SEAHAWK PAGEANT:
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The 3rd Annual Franklin County School Miss Seahawk Pageant will be held Feb. 25 in the FCS Cafetorium. To be eligible, young ladies must be enrolled in Franklin County School, grades Pre-K through 11th. The entry fee is $60. There will be five age/grade divisions. Contact Ms. Lynn Clark at 850-228-2661 for a packet or more information. Registration forms along with $60 entry fee must be turned in by Feb. 3rd. Late registration with additional fee of $15 may be accepted up until Feb. 17th.

**K-5th Grade: Choice of One- Cheese Pizza, Chicken Salad, Yogurt Lite Meal, or PBJ Sandwich Choice of Two- Fresh Plum, Fruit Cup, Stir Fry Vegetables; May Select- Cherry Crisp **6th-12th Grade: Choice of above or Asian Chicken & Noodles or Homemade Pizza

LUNCH FOR THURSDAY- 01/12/12

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Thur, Jan 12: **Thur, 12: -Field Trip: 7th Gr. Science Classes to St. Joe Buffer, 8:00am-1:30pm (DeVaughn) -Freshmen Class Officers’ meeting in room 1217 during breakfast -M/S SWAT meeting in room 1221 during lunch -JR. Prom Committee meeting in room 809 during lunch AND @ 2:10pm -H/S SWAT meeting in room 1221 during lunch -4/5th Grade Special Art Session in room 626, 12:45-1:45pm -Away Vars Girls & Boys Basketball games vs Bozeman- Girls @ 6:00pm -Away -Away Girls Soccer game vs Wewa @ 7:00pm -Away Boys Soccer game vs Freeport @ 7:00pm -Saturday School, by invitation only, 8:00am-2:00pm – don’t be late & bring your only, -Away Vars Boys Basketball game vs Port St. Joe @ 7:30pm

**Fri, Jan 13: **Fri, 13: @ 7:30pm

Boys

**Sat, Jan 14: **Sat, 14: own lunch!

**Mon, Jan 16: NO SCHOOL in OBSERVANCE of MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR’s **Mon, 16: BIRTHDAY

vs Monroe-

-Home Vars Girls & Boys Basketball games- Martin Luther King TournamentGirls @ 1:30pm Boys @ 3:00pm

**Tue, Jan 17: **Tue, 17:

5:00pm

-M/S & H/S FCA meetings in the wrestling room during lunches -Ben Franklin Birthday Celebration: Grades 5 & 6 in the library @ 12:30pm Grades 7, 8, 11, & 12 in the cafeteria @ 1:30pm -Elem & M/S Odyssey of the Mind to meet in Ms. Countryman’s room, 1018, 2:30-SAC meeting in the library @ 6:00pm -Girls Soccer District 1-1A Playoff game @ FCS at 7:00pm #2 Port St. Joe (white uniforms) vs #3 Franklin County (dark uniforms) The winner of this game will go on to play Rocky Bayou on Jan. 20th at 7:00pm at -Semester Exams - Early dismissal @ 12:30pm for students

FCS. **Wed, Jan 18: **Wed, 18:

Mark Your Calendars

**REPORT CARDS:

Jan. 27

**SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: **NO SCHOOL: **FLA WRITES TESTING:

Feb. 9 @ 6:00pm

Feb. 20 – Presidents’ Day Feb. 28-March 1

TEACHER/STAFF Info
♥♥ Congratulations ♥♥♥

to this week’s Staff Drawing for a gift certificate to the Culinary Class Café ♥♥ Donna Barber & Dolores Croom ♥♥♥

**Teachers- CARD Autism Workshop: Today, Jan 12, in the library 2:15pm **Culinary Class Cafe: Fri, Jan. 13 - 10:45am - 1:30pm DONATION: $8.00 MENU: Sesame Chicken, Sweet & Sour Pork, Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, Egg Drop Soup, LoMein, Crab Rangoon DESSERT: Pound Cake, Lemon Bars **Teachers- Mini-FOCUS Workshop: Wed, Jan 18, @ 1:00pm - Location: TBA **Faculty Meetings with Deans: Wed, Jan 18- check with Deans
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Faculty Meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 2:30pm School Leadership Meetings: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month @ 2:30pm RTI Meetings: Every Tuesday by Appointment

FCS STAFF BIRTHDAYS 1/9 -1/16 Mary Jean Johnson (1/16)
Please let me know if your birthday doesn’t get listed. - Ms. Browning

Miscellaneous
**Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration: Monday, Jan. 16, @ 11:00am at the National Guard
Armory in Apalachicola. Any church or civic group who would like to participate should contact Apostle Shirley White (8960650), Apostle Dolores Croom (653-5943), Evangelist Angeline Stanley (370-5943), or Bishop Robert L. Davis (653-5089)

no later than Jan. 10.

GED CLASSES
GED Classes will be held again at Franklin County School starting Jan. 23, 2012. Classes will be on Mondays & Tuesdays from 4:00-8:00pm. Register with Ms. Linda Bradley during class hours in the 1100 Building, Room 1111. The next GED Test will be given Feb. 27 & 28, 2012 at the Franklin County School library at 6:00pm. To register for the test 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: The Franklin County School 2011-12 Code of Conduct, Student Progression Plan, & the Local
Education Agency “Letter to the Parents” can all be viewed and/or printed from the school district website: www.franklincountyschools.org/schoolcodeofconduct.htm

**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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