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2014 Yearbooks
Picking up your 2014 yearbook?

Pickups may occur on Friday, Sept.19 from Noon-3:00 PM and between 3:30-5:00 Monday – Friday, September 22-26th in Rm 246. If this does not suffice, please EMAIL MRS.DONNELLY @ Jennifer.Donnelly@franklin.kyschools.us to arrange an appointment to pick it up. The front office personnel does NOT have access to the yearbooks.

Thank you,
Mrs. Donnelly
 
2014 Lady Flyer Softball Skill Camp
The FCHS Lady Flyer Softball Team will be hosting the 2014 Skills Camp on Sunday, September 28th, at Lakeview Park. K-3rd Grade will be from 1p.m.-3p.m. and registration will cost $15 per player. 4th-8th Grade will be from 1p.m.-5p.m. and registration will cost $30 per player. Click "Read More" for more information and the link below for the registration form.

2014 Lady Flyer Softball Skills Camp
 
WATCH D.O.G.S.
WATCH D.O.G.S. ® (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering.

Program Goals include:
1) To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.
2) To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

How WATCH D.O.G.S.® Works: WATCH D.O.G.S.®, a K-12 program, invites fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or other father figures to volunteer at least one day all day at their child’s/student's school during the school year.

If you are interested in being a WATCH D.O.G. and volunteering during the 2014/2015 school year, please contact YSC coordinator, Amy Nance, amy.nance@franklin.kyschools.us. A Watch D.O.G. Kick-Off event has been scheduled for Thursday, September 25th, 5:30-6:30PM, in the FCHs Media Center. Anyone interested in being a Watch D.O.G. should attend.
 
FCHS Golf Team Update
From Head Coach James Myers...Click "Read More". 
2nd Annual FCHS "Haunted School"
The second annual “Haunted School” will be at Franklin County High School on October 25th from 7:00 until 11:30. Admission will be 3.00. All proceeds will go to the Student Council organization which benefits the entire student body. Anyone under the age of sixteen is recommended to be accompanied by an adult.  
Fall Play
Fall play: Arsenic and Old Lace
Thursday, October 30, at 7:00PM
Saturday, November 1, at 7:00PM
Sunday, November 2, at 2:00PM
Admission: $5
Children under school age: free
Senior passes honored
 
FCHS Academic Team
The FCHS Academic Team won its Commonwealth Academic Team League season opener on Sept. 15 against Anderson County with a score of 115.25 – 84.0. The Flyers had a slight lead at the end of written assessments with a score of 59.25 over Anderson’s 53, but took a decisive lead over the Bearcats at the end of the Science Quick Recall round and held the lead throughout the remainder of the match.

The Flyers were led in scoring by senior Evan Gabhart in math; freshman Rishabh Kapoor in science; senior Denise Robson in language arts; and junior Thomas Ransdell in social studies and in arts and humanities.

The Flyers will take on Sayre at home on Monday, Sept. 29, in the FCHS Media Center.
 
BETA Club
Beta Club dues must be paid by September 18th. New member dues are $25 and returning member dues are $10. Students who wish to participate in Beta Club this year, including the convention, must pay their dues.

The Beta Club new member induction ceremony will be held Thursday, October 14th at 7:00 pm. Invitations will be sent to parents of new members who pay their $25 dues by September 18th.  

Yearbook Senior Ad Orders
Dear Senior Parent:

The FLYER yearbook staff is making preparations for the 2015 yearbook. If you would like to purchase a senior ad for your son or daughter, you can do so now. This is a chance to congratulate your senior on the occasion of his or her graduation.

If you are not familiar with this tradition of showcasing your student’s life, you need only look as far as any FLYER yearbook.

If you are interested in purchasing space in the FLYER yearbook, please complete the enclosed contract and attach payment and return it to MRS. JENNIFER DONNELLY at FCHS by OCTOBER 1, 2014. Pictures and message for all ads are due by OCTOBER 1ST, 2014, as well.

Since the staff cannot guarantee the return of any pictures, it is recommended you get professional photographic copies made of the originals.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact MRS. JENNIFER DONNELLY at school 502-695-6750 or by e-mail at jennifer.donnelly@franklin.kyschools.us .

Senior ad sizes and prices for the FLYER are as follows:
Full-page color - $200 (Full page ads are discounted from the normal $240 price for senior ads only!)
1/2 color - $120
1/4 color - $60
1/8 Business card color - $30

Sincerely,

Staff Member
& Mrs. Jennifer Donnelly, Advisor

Yearbook Senior Ad Contract 

Frankfort Regional College Fair
The Frankfort Regional College Fair will be held Monday, September 8th, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Western Hills High School. Over 50 regional college representatives will be in attendance, along with information sessions from KHEAA on financial aid. 
Students Caught Doing Something Good for August
The following students were nominated by one or more teachers/staff members for the Students Caught Doing Something Good award for the month of August:

1. Jacob Bruce- Nominated by Mr. Pelfrey for exceptional leadership.
2. Alan Nicol- Nominated by Mr. Hyatt for excellent effort and attitude in class.
3. Alan Prado- Nominated by Mr. Hyatt for excellent effort and attitude in class.
4. Chelsea Sherroan- Nominated by Mr. Marshall for excellent effort and attitude in class.
5. Thomas Williams- Nominated by Coach Tracy and Mr. Sampson for his kindness and compassion toward a fellow classmate during an accident.
6. Heavvon Campbell- Nominated by Ms. Cartier for continued growth as a student and an individual
7. Anigius McIntyre- Nominated by Mrs. Cordier for showing kindness and compassion toward his teacher.
8. Ryan Welch- Nominated by Ms. Covington for showing kindness and compassion toward his teacher.
9. Alana Johnson- Nominated by Mr. Marshall for exceptional leadership in the classroom.
10. Martez Howell- Nominated by Mr. Marshall for exceptional leadership in the classroom.
11. Quentin Rowe- Nominated by Mr. Marshall for exceptional leadership in the classroom.
12. Justin Thomas- Nominated by Mr. Marshall for exceptional leadership in the classroom.
13. James Lewis- Nominated by Mrs. Donnelly for showing kindness and compassion toward his teacher.
14. Deshaun Lily- Nominated by Mrs. Donnelly for showing kindness and compassion toward his teacher.
15. Adrianne Stewart- Nominated by Ms. Gardner for excellent effort and attitude in the classroom.
16. William Horsely- Nominated by Ms. Tanguay for showing kindness and compassion toward his teacher.
17. Sydney Hendrix- Nominated by Ms. Tanguay for showing kindness and compassion toward her teacher.
18. Deshaun Lily- Nominated by Mrs. Tyler for his commitment to honesty and doing the right thing when he turned in a cell phone.
19. Brian Tramontin- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
20. Clay Shackelford- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
21. Evan Gabhart- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
22. Greta Lowe- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
23. Amy Maloney- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
24. Shelby Hockensmith- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
25. Peyton Miller- Nominated by Mr. Johnson for exceptional Senior leadership.
26. AJ Clark- Nominated by Mrs. Downs for excellent attitude, effort and leadership in the classroom.
27. Chynna Jackson- Nominated by Ms. Karsner for showing kindness and compassion toward her teacher.
28. Natalia Jamison- Nominated by Mrs. Lawhorn for leading by example.
29. Jessica Sams- Nominated by Mrs. Lawhorn for leading by example.
30. Devon Lowder- Nominated by Mrs. Lawhorn for leading by example.

Congrats to all of these students!
 
FCHS Men's Golf Dominating
Great Job FCHS Men's Golf! Our KYGCA 5th Ranked Flyers were victorious again Saturday, Aug. 30th, in the Rowan Co. Inv. played at Eagle Trace GC in Morehead, KY!!! Behind Junior Jacob Cook's even par round of 72 and 3rd victory of the 2014 high school golf season and Sophomore CJ Jones' 1-over par round of 73 and 3rd Runner-up finish of the 2014 high school golf season, they shot a 302, 8 strokes clear of runner-up and KYGCA 9th Ranked Union Co. This is their 6th tournament of the season and have 2 wins, 2 runner-ups, and a top 5 at the K.I.T. (the oldest and most prestigious high school tournament in Kentucky)! Junior Jacob Cook has 3 wins and CJ Jones won the K.I.T. Jacob has a runner-up finish as well and CJ has 3 runner-up finishes to go with his K.I.T. victory. They are both currently ranked in the KYGCA State Top 10 All-State Points List!!! Great Job Fellas. Click "Read More" to view photos from their Aug. 30th tournament.  
Boy's Basketball Tryouts
Boy’s Basketball tryouts will be on Wednesday, October 15, from 6:30pm-9:00pm and Thursday, October 16, from 3:45pm-4:30pm. Each participant must have a physical (on the proper KHSAA form) and be in good academic standing to tryout. Students that play a fall sport may tryout after the completion of their sport. Any questions, email Coach Wise at tony.wise@franklin.kyschools.us. 
Athletic Pass
Attached is the form for purchasing a pass for all 2014-15 FCHS athletic events, excluding tournament play. Forms and payment will need to be submitted to our bookkeeper, Mrs. Helen Collins. If you have any questions, please contact our athletic director, Tracy Spickard, at tracy.spickard@franklin.kyschools.us

Athletic Pass 2014-15
 
Alateen Meetings
Alateen will begin meeting this Thursday, Aug. 21st. Alateen is a fellowship of students, whose lives have been affected by a family member’s drug and/or alcohol addiction. The group is led by trained sponsors from a local Al-Anon group.

Any Franklin County Public Schools student is welcome to attend Alateen, which is held in the Franklin County High School Youth Services Center, on Thursdays, from 3:30-4:40. This meeting is available to students throughout the entire school year. Bus transportation home is provided. Email Amy Nance at amy.nance@franklin.kyschools.us if you have any questions.
 
ESS (Tutoring) Beginning Soon
Franklin County High School. Extended School Services (ESS) Program (After School Tutoring) Begins August 21, 2014. Tutoring is available in Math--English--Science--Social Studies on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3:30pm-4:30pm. Buses are provided after tutoring. Tutoring applications must be completed and returned to Mrs. Kiser or the guidance office in order to attend. Applications are available in the counseling office at FCHS or can be downloaded and printed from the school’s website.
Picture Day, Senior Pics, Senior Ads, and Yearbooks
School Picture Day will be Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. Students must have money and order form with them at the time of their picture in order to purchase.

Senior Pictures are due by November 25th. Pictures may be all-color or black and white, MUST be vertical, and submitted (preferably) in digital format. Hard copies can be submitted and will be scanned in by the yearbook staff (Note: quality does suffer when they must be scanned).

2014 Yearbooks are scheduled to be delivered by September 12th. When they arrive, current students still in the building will be able to pick theirs up. All graduated students will need to pick them up on the designated dates. More info will be released once the yearbooks arrive.

Senior Ads for the 2015 Yearbook are ON SALE NOW!! Please see a member of the yearbook staff, or email Jennifer.Donnelly@franklin.kyschools.us, for ordering information. The DUE DATE is October 1st.

 
Franklin County Schools Attendance Update
We have updated our attendance policy and procedures.
A copy of the new policy is located on the district webpage on the Parents page.
Attendance Policy
Medical Excuse Form

You may also access the new policy in the student’s CODE of ACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR HANDBOOK (which was given to every student in our school system.)
Together, we can work to improve student achievement and reduce truancy in Franklin County.

Kyle B. Sexton
Director of Student Services
 
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