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Announcements 2/8/16

• FFA will host an important meeting on Wednesday morning at 8:15 in Mr. Douglas’s room. All members are encouraged to attend to discuss the Farm Machinery Show this Friday.    

Make-Up Days

 

2016 KY BETA Convention Success

From FCHS BETA Club Sponsors Adam Hyatt and Kathy Parritt,

"The FCHS Beta Club achieved considerable success at our annual convention on January 26th and 27th. Our students participated in a variety of academic, performance, and arts competitions and achieved numerous victories over many of the top students in the state of KY. In academic competitions, Christian Thompson placed first on the agriculture test for the Freshman/Sophomore division, Rishabh Kapoor placed first on the science test for the Freshman/Sophomore division, Jacob Bruce placed first on the social studies test for the Junior/Senior division, Delyla Oldham placed first on the French test, and Andrea Patino placed first on the Spanish test. In performance competition, Hallie Nofstger, McKenna Morgan, Josie Thacker, and Lexie Moore placed first in the advertising design competition. Each of these six first place finishes gave the FCHS Beta Club points in the overall convention sweepstakes competition that allowed us to win that competition and leave convention with the award for the top performing club in the state. In addition to these awards, Katherine Centers also received a third place ribbon for her entry into the woodworking craft competition. While our candidate for president, Taylor Mauer, did not win the campaign, she did an excellent job with her speech and represented the school very well. Many of our students participated in the skit supporting Taylor’s campaign and executed it very well. A service project to create blankets for patients at Kosair Children’s Hospital went on during the convention, and, according to Mr. Marshall, our students outnumbered all other clubs in participating in this project. Ben Bennett did a wonderful job in his position as state Vice President in leading convention meetings and presented an inspiring speech that challenged all of the students to consider their purpose and to pursue something greater than themselves. All told, we had an excellent convention with numerous successes and no problems. As sponsors, Mrs. Parritt and I would like to thank you for allowing these students to attend the convention. We would also like to thank Ms. Cartier, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Tudor, Mr. Baker, and Mr. Marshall for helping us chaperone the convention and making it possible for us to take such good group."  

All-State Choir
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Paying for College 101
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Students Caught Doing Something Good in Nov. & Dec.
The following students were nominated by one or more teachers/staff members for the Students Caught Doing Something Good award for the months of November and December...Click "Read More" to view the list of students... 
Cinderella's Closet 2016
Since 2009, Cinderella’s Closet Central Kentucky, has provided prom attire for high school girls in Frankfort, and surrounding counties. They serve approximately 100 girls each year. This is an opportunity to be a part of your former, or current, students’ prom experience. Join them, in volunteering to make this event possible. Contact Amy Nance to help with setup/cleanup; food; and gift bags. Online registration for Fairy Godmother and Seamstress positions. AMY.NANCE@FRANKLIN.KYSCHOOLS.US 
Grandparent/Guardian Support Group

Are you a Grandparent, or Legal Guardian RAISING a Child? Ever wonder what your legal rights are? Does parenting seem difficult or challenging? Is homework confusing to you?

Franklin County Public Schools is offering a monthly support group for Grandparents, or Legal Guardians, Raising a Child. This is a support group for non-biological parents. All caregivers are welcome to attend. This group meets the 4th Thursday of every month, (February 25; March 24; April 28; May 26), from 1:00-2:00PM, at Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurant, 1302 US-127, Frankfort, KY 40601. (If you choose to eat, your meal will be tax free.) Our first meeting, on February 25, will focus on the Legal Rights of Caregivers. Guest speaker, Rick Sparks, County Attorney.  

Civil Engineering Scholarship Oppurtunity

Professional Engineers, (HMB) Inc. a civil engineering and environmental planning firm headquartered in Frankfort, is offering a $500 scholarship to deserving graduates from Frankfort, Franklin County and Western Hills high schools who plan to major in civil engineering.

Scholarship applications may be submitted online through HMB’s website (www.hmbpe.com/careers/scholarships) prior to the March 28, 2016 deadline.

For more information about the scholarship program, contact Lisa Cleveland at 502-695-9800 or Lcleveland@hmbpe.com  

Picture Day and Yearbooks
School Picture Day is Wednesday, November 18th
2016 Yearbooks are on sale now!! Just go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and orders yours today before they are all sold out! If you have any questions, see Mrs. Donnelly in room 246.
 
ESS/Tutoring
Attached you will find the ESS/Tutoring Application for 2015-16. This form must be completed and returned to Guidance Office before you can attend. See the the form for more info and contact Dawn Kiser (dawn.kiser@franklin.kyschools.us) if you have any additional questions. There is bus transportation for ESS. ESS buses are funded jointly by ESS and FRYSC. Any student involved in a teacher directed activity after school can ride the bus. They must have a bus pass completed and signed by the teacher involved and they must be out front at 4:30. It is also required that they were under your direction the entire hour. (3:30-4:30) 
Recycle Your Old Ink Cartridges
Recycle your printer cartridges and support the Flyer Library. We accept empty toner and ink cartridges for recycling; the funds go to purchase books, furniture, equipment and supplies. You can bring the cartridges to the library or drop them off in the front office. We are sorry that we cannot accept toner tubes. Our recycling company does not recycle those. If you’d like more information, you can email teacher-librarian Melissa Cordier at Melissa.cordier@franklin.kyschools.us or call her at 502-695-6750 (Option 3 on the automated menu).  
Alateen Meetings
Any student who is dealing with a family member’s drug and/or alcohol addiction is welcome to attend Alateen. Alateen is a support group led by students and local Alateen sponsors. Information shared in the meeting is confidential. Meetings are held every Thursday, in the Youth Services Center, 3:30-4:30. Contact Amy Nance if you have any questions. amy.nance@franklin.kyschools.us 
ACT Dates and Deadlines

2015-2016 ACT DATES AND DEADLINES!!

Test Date              Deadline

Sept. 12th              Aug. 7th 

Oct. 24th                Sept. 18th

Dec. 12th               Nov. 6th

Feb. 6th                 Jan. 8th

April 9th                 March 4th

June 11th               May 6th

Register online at www.actstudent.org  

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