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FCHS STLP State Competition Results

A message from FCHS STLP Advisor, Tim Baker,
"The FCHS STLP represented Franklin County High School well yesterday at the STLP State Championships. We didn't walk away with as much hardware as we would have liked, but the students had a great time and I got to see many of them step up and take on a leadership role as they presented their project to countless teachers, students, and STLP coordinators.

Cheyenne Graves and Mikeal Wiley presented at Level 2 project showcase. Although they didn't advance to Level 3, they still put together a solid project in the cafeteria television. This is still a very impactful project for our school and something that will have long term effects in the future. They were also pulled up onto the big stage on the Rupp Arena floor and was interviewed about their project.

Andrew Keffer participated in Microsoft gaming, but did not place. He battled hard in an intense game of Minecraft, but his team was unable to come out on top.

Mikeal and Joey Wiley repeated as State Champions in the high school level sumobot competition. It was complete and total domination all the way through. You have to win two bouts to win a round. They won all 4 rounds on the way to the title and lost only 1 bout. And that was only because their bot backed off the board on its own. Special thanks to Ms. Graves on being our volunteer judge for the competition. This allowed me to work more directly with the kids and was a great asset. Thanks to everyone for your support. Please congratulate these students on a job well done when you see them."
Click "Read More" to view photos from the event.  
SBDM Parent Rep. & PTO Officer Elections
FCHS will hold its 2015-16 PTO/SBDM Parent Representative Elections Thursday, April 30, 2015 from Noon to 5:30pm in the school office. If interested in being a PTO Officer or an SBDM Parent Representative for the 2015-16 school year at FCHS, please complete a nomination form and return it to Paula Meyer, School Secretary, on or before Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 3pm in the front office at the school. Call Ms. Meyer with any questions at 502-695-6750.

SBDM Parent Representative Nomination Form 2015-16
PTO Officer Nomination Form 2015-16
 
FCHS Student Art Viewable Online
Franklin County High School artists are taking over the spotlight! Ms. Tanguay has teamed up with Artsonia, www.artsonia.com -- the world's largest online kid's art museum -- to display her students' artwork. Anyone can view the school gallery online at:www.artsonia.com/schools/FranklinCounty4. Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery by grade level, or by specific exhibits. Franklin County High School students join thousands of students from over 130 countries whose artwork is showcased on Artsonia. Family members can purchase keepsakes imprinted with the child's artwork, with Artsonia donating 20 percent of their annual product revenue back to school art programs. Join us in celebrating our student artists and all their hard work. 
Flyer Symphonic Band Rated Distinguished

A message from Flyer Band Director, Josh Toppass,
"Wednesday night (March 25th), the Symphonic Band students participated in our regional assessment. This is a rigorous evaluation consists of three highly qualified judges grading a prepared performance as well as one judge testing my ability to teach a brand new piece to the band in the span of 7 minutes (we call this sight reading). I am happy to report that all four judges rated our band DISTINGUISHED (the highest rating).

I am super proud of these students. I gave them some of the most difficult music they had ever played and they rose to the challenge.

Just another reason I am PROUD to be a Flyer!"  
Kapoor Places Third at State Governor's Cup

Franklin County High School Freshman Rishabh Kapoor earned third place in science at the KAAC State Governor's Cup competition held at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky, the weekend of March14-16. Governor Steve Beshear presented Rishabh with his trophy at the awards ceremony.

Rishabh advanced to state competition after winning 3rd place in science and winning 1st in composition at regional Governor's Cup. He competed in both science and composition at the state level.

Congratulations, Rishabh! Thanks to Hargis Photography for the photo.  

FCHS FFA Achievements

Congratulations to the following FFA members for their recent success at the Capital City Regional Competitions

2nd Place the FCHS FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team
President- Micheala McCane
Vice President- Emily Dahl
Treasurer- Emily West
Secretary- Sammie Arnold
Reporter- Anna Phillips
Sentinel- Lexie Simpson
Members: Danielle Hockensmith, Rebecca Fogg, Jamie Jordan, and Chelsie Toy

Please also congratulate the following FFA members for qualifying for state:
Micheal McCane- Prepared Public Speech
Alex Wheatley- Ag Mechanics Impromptu
Anna Phillips- Floral Impromptu  
Early Learning Village’s National Reading Day with FCHS
Fourteen Franklin County High School scholar-athletes participated in the annual Early Learning Village’s National Reading Day celebration on Friday, Feb. 27. Organized by ELV’s Media Specialist Christa Hockensmith and FCHS English teacher Sherri Smith, the students paired up and traveled to classrooms to share their favorite children’s stories with their younger counterparts.
 
Students participating from FCHS were seniors Fernando Rebolledo, Taylor Harrod, Alexis Mitchell, Michael Clark, Matthew Johnson, Ryan Schneider, Megan Layson, Emily Wilkerson, Madeline Greer, Jennifer Lee, Logan Duke, Cameron Thompson, and Ashley Hack, along with junior Sierra Newton.
 
CERT
Students and Parents! FCHS is using an assessment product designed entirely to help your student perform better on the ACT! As you know, a good ACT score is essential for college admissions and scholarship money. We are using the College Equipped Readiness Tool (CERT) for all grade levels (sophomores test in February). Your student can login at http://certforschools.com/ . You can also learn more about the program at that website as well. Parents, please encourage your students to spend some time reviewing the tools in this program! 
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.
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