It is time to file FAFSA for seniors to get TOPS, grants, loans, etc.

***October 18 – 21***

 Each day we will call numbers for prizes. Students can go to the office to collect their prize; they have to have their ribbon and
show it to the office to win.

 A “United We Stand Against Bullying and Drugs” banner will be posted in the hallway. Students are invited to please sign this petition to remain drug free and to stand up against bullying.

,  We will have a  “Make it Orange. Make it end. UNITE Against Bullying” Orange out day. Students will be invited to wear BLUE (not red, white, black etc.) JEANS (NOT Jeggings) that are NOT
frayed, ripped, with holes etc. IF, and ONLY IF they are also participating in the UNITE AGAINST BULLYING AND DRUGS campaign by wearing ORANGE…  Acceptable and suggested orange things are orange shirts, dress
tie, socks, nail polish, lipstick, shoe laces, ribbons, jewelry. Please do not ignore the normal dress code. (Orange hair, face paint, caps are not allowed. Please ask in advance if you are unsure.)

An essay contest challenge will be issued on October 10th – 13th. Any student who would like to enter an essay (minimum one page) sharing the importance of remaining drug free and standing against bullying will be asked to turn the essay in by Oct. 13th at 3pm to Ms. Beeman. The winner will be awarded a Sonic Card and announced TODAY

A 3-5 minute video clip will be shown at  the end of Channel One
Oct.18-21st from Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center.                                                                                                

Friday, October 21, 2016
 Salisbury Steak w/Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Orange, Roll, and Milk
 Cereal Bar, Yogurt, Fruit, Juice, and Milk

SOCCER TRYOUTS:   Last day for soccer tryouts are Monday, the 24th at 3:15 PM. All are welcome.

An AHEC representative will be here November 4th to inform Junior and Senior students about available programs for those interested in the
medical field. The first 225 students will be invited to attend. If you would like to attend, you MUST sign your own name on the sign up sheet
posted on Ms. Beeman's door by OCTOBER 28TH. Only students who have signed up will be invited to participate.

GRADE RECOVERY:  is in session from 3:00 to 5:00 PM  in the library computer lab. Please use the 2nd Hall entrance.
Monday and Wednesday-Algebra I and Physical Science
                                                                            Tuesday and Thursday-English I and Civics

Any student who failed American History, World Geography, or World History for the first Six weeks and would like the opportunity to recover that grade and have it replaced with as high as a B on his or her report card needs to see Mrs. Savage in room 107 no later than TODAY Grade recovery classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-5:00 starting on October 27th. There are a limited number of seats so the class will be filled with the students who turn in paperwork first and then there will be a waiting list.

 If you need grade recovery for math (except Algebra I) see Ms. Lloyd.

If you need grade recovery for Science or other non-core subject (except Physical Science) see Ms. J. Parker

If you need grade recovery for English (except for English I) see Ms. Evans.

ASVAB Test - any 10th, 11th, or 12th grade students interested in taking the ASVAB test please sign up with Mrs. Robbins by Friday, October 28th. This test can serve as a career interest inventory and/or military entrance test. If you are interested in the military it is usually easier to take in high school. There are less tests. If you took it last year and would like to try and raise your score, now is the time to sign up.

JUNIOR & SENIORS: If you are interested in participating in the Health Career Exploration Programs "Day with A-HEC" or "Day with Docs", your
application deadline is Monday, November 14, 2016. You may contact LaShanda Sanders at or call (318) 746-0044.
  During the month of October, we are looking for POSITIVE behavior on campus. Students are asked to generate a positive learning environment on our campus. Teachers are asked to complete a POSITIVE REFERRAL form, AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION, for exemplary student behavior. Students are required to sign the referral so that you know you are being recognized for doing the right thing. Before the Oct. 28th pep rally, students will be invited to receive a reward and be recognized. Students, do not ask a teacher to complete a form for you. 


  • The Graduate Shop will be here on Monday, October 24th at 9:00 AM to pass out order packets and answer any questions.  Your $10.00 Senior Fee must be paid before you can order supplies.  You may turn your money into Ms. Nichols, Ms. Lloyd, or Ms. Strickland.  If you have any questions see Ms. Nichols or Ms. Lloyd between classes.




  • Senior Sponsors must be at the Graduate Shop Meeting on Monday, the 24th at 9:00 AM


“the dance formerly known as The Homecoming Dance,”
 has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 5th in the FPHS Gym.
 7:00 P.M.
$5.00 per person (pay at the door)

 ACT Prep Class After School

  If you are signed up for the ACT on Oct 22, you may be interested in taking a prep course before the test. 

Mrs. Lloyd will be having an ACT Prep Course after school
 Mon - Fri, Oct 17 - 21, 3:15 - 5:30.

 ELA, Reading, Math and Science will be covered.  The cost of
the course is $80.  There are a limited number of seats.
  Payment is to be made to Mrs. Lloyd to reserve your spot.

Seniors now is the time to start thinking about scholarships.
Updated information is found here: Go to the front page of click on student dropdown menu, then click on the scholarship link.  Ms. Robbins will be updating this information all year. 

Seniors there are some "Sallie Mae's 1-2-3 approach to paying for college" pamphlets in the Student Services Office waiting area. If you are interested in assistance with financing your undergraduate education, please pick one up between classes. There is a helpful Senior year checklist included. Here is a link you can use when Planning for College:

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