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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 , , Wednes

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

Seahawk Scoop

Boys Soccer District 1-1A Playoff game
@ Twin Oaks Sports Complex, Niceville

TONIGHT, Jan. 25 at 8:00pm EST
Franklin County vs
Rocky Bayou

Admission- $6.00 students & adults The winner of this game will play again on 1/27/12 @ 7:00pm EST – same location.

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR THE FCS MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING
Friday, Jan. 27th @ 10:00am

ELEMENTARY AWARDS CEREMONY
Monday, Jan. 30, in the new Multi-Purpose Building KG–2nd Grade @ 12:00pm ☼ 3rd-5th Grade @ 1:00pm
**TRACK: Track will start up on Mon, Jan. 30. Questions – see Coach Wright. 30. **TRACK: **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.

FCAT Writing Camp for 4th Grade will be held on Saturdays, from 9:00am to 12:00 Noon,
beginning January 21 and will meet on January 28, February 4, 11, 25.

FCAT Reading and Math/Science Camps for grades 3-5 will also be held on Saturdays,
9:00am to 12 Noon, beginning February 4 and will meet on February 11, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Please contact Mrs. Harolyn Walker at 670-2800, ext. 1408, - or your child's teacher – to reserve your child a seat.

**K-5th Grade: Choice of One- Veggie Soup w/ Grilled Ham/Cheese Sandwich, Fiesta Chicken Salad, Cheese Lite Meal, or PBJ Sandwich Choice of Two- Fresh Orange, Fruit Cup; May Select- Cherries **6th-12th Grade: Choice of above or Chicken Sandwich or Homemade Pizza

LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY- 01/25/12

FCS WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
**Wed, Jan 25: **Wed, 25: -H/S SGA meeting in the gym wrestling room during lunch -Elementary AR Social during elementary lunches -Away Vars Girls Basketball game vs Wakulla @ 6:00pm -Away -Boys Soccer District 1-1A Playoff games @ Niceville Twin Oaks Sports Complex Franklin County vs Rocky Bayou @ 8:00pm EST -Jr. Prom Committee meeting in cafeteria during breakfast -Freshman Class Voting for Dance Theme in cafeteria during breakfast & lunch -Elem. AR Social in the cafeteria during lunch times -H/S Women’s Forum in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:30pm -Away Vars Boys Basketball game vs Wewa @ 7:00pm- new time!!! -Away

**Thur, Jan 26: **Thur, 26:

**Fri, Jan 27: **Fri, 27: 2:25pm 5:00pm Complex **Sat, Jan 28: **Sat, 28: lunch!

-REPORT CARDS go home today with students

-RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY for the new Multi-Purpose Building @ 10:00am -M/S & H/S SWAT meetings in room 1221 during lunches & also after school @ -4/5th Grade Special Art Session in room 626, 12:45-1:45pm -Elem & M/S Odyssey of the Mind to meet in Ms. Countryman’s room, 1018, 2:30-Boys Soccer District 1-1A Playoff Game @ @ Niceville Twin Oaks Sports Rocky Bayou vs Winner of 1/24/12 Game - 7:00pm EST

-Saturday School, by invitation only, 8:00am-2:00pm – don’t be late & bring your own only, -Home Vars Boys Basketball game vs Port St. Joe @ 7:30pm -Fundraiser: FCS Band to clean gym after basketball game -HISTORY FAIR: TO BE RESCHEDULED FAIR: -ELEMENTARY AWARDS Ceremony in the new multi-purpose building KG- 2nd Grade- 12:00-12:50pm 3-5th Grade- 1:00-1:50pm -M/S SGA meeting in Ms. Stanton’s room, #1010, during lunch -Elem & M/S Odyssey of the Mind to meet in Ms. Countryman’s room, 1018, 2:30-GCSC Scholarship Workshop for Seniors in the library computer lab -M/S & H/S FCA meetings in the wrestling room during lunches -Girls Vars Basketball District Playoff Game @ Blountstown - Time: TBA -Home Vars Boys Basketball game vs Bay @ 7:30pm

**Mon, Jan 30: **Mon, 30:

5:00pm **Tue, Jan 31: **Tue, 31:

Mark Your Calendars

**TEACHER of the YEAR BANQUET: **SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: **NO SCHOOL: **SAC MEETING:

Feb. 6 @ 6:00pm

Feb. 9 @ 6:00pm

Feb. 20 – Presidents’ Day Feb. 21 @ 6:00pm Feb. 28-March 1

**FLA WRITES TESTING:

TEACHER/STAFF Info
**STAFF: Thurs, Jan. 26 Jean Christie, with AXA Equitable, will be at the School Board Office from 10:00am-noon and at the FCS library from 12:30-3:30pm. She has info regarding the benefits of a 403(b) TSA plan, how to make the most of your retirement benefits, what to do with your DROP money, & more! If possible, please schedule a specific time to meet with her

by emailing her at jean.christie@axa-advisors.com or call 229/403-1623.

**School Based Leadership Meeting: **Elementary Faculty Meeting:

Wed, Jan 25, in room 117@ 2:30pm

Thurs, Jan 26, @ 2:20pm

**Culinary Class Cafe: Fri, Jan. 27 - 10:45am - 1:30pm DONATION: $8.00 MENU: BBQ Wings, Hot Wings, Hamburger Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli w/ Cheese, Salad Bar, Hawaiian Bread DESSERT: Mississippi Mud Pie, Banana Split Cake
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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 1/23 -1/29 Bobby Langley (1/23) Jo Alice Buzier (1/24) Dale Millender (1/29)
Please let me know if your birthday doesn’t get listed. - Ms. Browning

Miscellaneous
**Mardi Gras Celebration: Feb 3-4 in Apalachicola! This will be the first time since 1916 that there will be a Mardi
Gras Parade in Apalach! The parade will be on Fri., Feb 3, starting @ 5:30pm with a concert afterwards. On Sat., Feb 4, there will be a Mardi Gras Ball at the Fort Combs Armory with Dinner & Show @ 6:30pm for $50 or General Admission @ 7:30pm for $25. If you would like to participate in the parade, or would like more info, call 653-3113 or visit www.habitatfranklin.org . Proceeds go to the Franklin County Habitat for Humanity!

GED CLASSES
GED Classes have started back at Franklin County School.
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.