[Fhscommunity] Announcements 11-16-16
nbenavidez at findlaycityschools.org
Wed Nov 16 12:01:13 EST 2016
The Findlay High School Quiz Bowl team swept to a perfect 7-0 record at the Great Lakes Academic League tournament in Bowling Green and qualified for the Ohio Academic Competition regional tournament.
Attention High-Achievers: The National Student Leadership Conference is a week-long leadership seminar held every summer at 10 elite universities around the Country. This tuition-based program allows you to meet and work with other students from around the Country, as well as government leaders/officials with regard to public policy and leadership while enhancing leadership skills. If you are interested in further information regarding NSLC, investigate this summer option with your guidance counselor.
Congratulations to the two hundred ninety-two scholar athletes from this fall. Scholar-Athletes are students who participate in a fall sport and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. These students will be recognized at their Sports Banquets with certificates. Two hundred thirteen of these students maintained a GPA higher than 3.5 and will also receive a gray FHS Scholar-Athlete t-shirt. This program is co-sponsored by the Findlay Trojan Club and the Academic Booster Club. Congratulations Fall Scholar Athletes!!!
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Students: Interested in giving back by donating blood? National Honor Society will hold their fall blood drive this Friday, November 18 during periods 1-6. Students aged 16 need a parent permission form to participate. For an appointment or more information, see one of the NHS student representatives during your lunch period, Mrs. Burget, or Ms. Coulter.
Junior Statesmen of America (JSA) is selling Texas Roadhouse gift cards in $15, $25 and $50 increments. JSA will make 10% on each card sold (for example, $15 equals $1.50). JSA's project this year to help people in Tanzania, Africa by supporting a medical camp. Thousands of people will benefit from seeing a doctor at this camp. Please contact a JSA member or Judy Withrow, advisor, at 419-425-8296 (jwithrow at fcs.org<mailto:jwithrow at fcs.org>), if interested. Due date is November 28.
Findlay High School and Main Office will be CLOSED from November 21st through November 25th.
Parent Teacher Conference are Thursday, December 8, please contact Sherry Grieser at 419-427-5412, or email sgrieser at fcs.org<mailto:sgrieser at fcs.org>. for appointments., for conferences. Conferences begin at 3:30 and go until 7:30. There will be no conferences scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 for a dinner break.
ATTENTION SENIORS: A representative from Jostens will be here on Wednesday, November 30th , and meet with all Seniors regarding graduation cap, gown, tassel, medallion and announcements. Packets will be sent home with all Seniors.
Attention Seniors: You will be receiving green passes to see Mrs. Marshall regarding names on Diplomas. The first step in the graduation process has begun. Please see Mrs. Marshall upon receiving a green pass or as soon as possible between classes for Diploma information.
The Music Technology classes of FHS will be sponsoring a school-wide concert on December 16 called Reverberation. Reverberation is a concert of popular music, and auditions are open to any FHS student. Auditions will be held November 14 and 15 from 3:00-5:00 in the choir room. For more information, talk to any music technology student or Mr. Manley. The sign up list for auditions will outside the choir room.
Parent Teacher Conference Schedule for 2016 - 2017
You will want to mark your calendar now for the dates of Parent-Teacher Conferences for 2016-2017
Parents please contact Sherry Grieser at 419-427-5412, or email sgrieser at fcs.org<mailto:sgrieser at fcs.org>. for appointments. Thursday, December 8, February 23, and May 4 are the four dates for conferences. Conferences begin at 3:30 and go until 7:30. There will be no conferences scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 for a dinner break.
Reminder, ALL STUDENTS (9-12) must register and complete their Emergency Medical Forms on FinalForms online program. Please register now at https://findlay-oh.finalforms.com/<https://findlay-oh.finalforms.com/%20> and electronically complete all appropriate forms! This link is also available on the FHS website. Anyone that does not have access to a computer or internet, please see your appropriate secretary for assistance.
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[cid:image001.png at 01D24001.1FF80AA0]Findlay High School now has a text alert for Findlay High School Students. Not only will they receive delays and cancellations of school and events, but other information such as ticket information and other valuable announcements. If interested in subscribing go to the following link click on "Subscribe to Alerts and fill in the appropriate information: http://ohioalerts.org/Findlay
2016-2017 FHS HIGHLIGHT videos are back, if you would like to submit photos for possible display in a weekly highlight video, please send them to findlayhightrojans at gmail.com<mailto:findlayhightrojans at gmail.com>. When you walk-in the student parking entrance of FHS, you will see the weekly highlight video displayed daily on a large screen TV. Please be sure to check it out! New FHS Highlight video created weekly!!
IMPORTANT SENIOR PORTRAIT, SENIOR SALUTATION, SIBLING, AND 2016-2017 YEARBOOK INFORMATION
Your senior year is quickly approaching, and that means you will be getting your senior portrait taken. We encourage you to have your senior photo taken this summer so you will not have any problem meeting the October 31, 2016, yearbook deadline. If you are not able to have your photo taken during the summer, at least make the appointment during the summer so that your photo can be taken in plenty of time to meet the deadline. NOTE: Any senior student that does not submit a professional photo with the correct dimensions by the due date will have their school ID photo used in the senior section. All images must be 2 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high and a 300 dpi color digital file in the sRGB colorspace. Submit your photo to www.hjeshare.com<http://www.hjeshare.com> and enter the school code: 3061398. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ruth Rinker, yearbook advisor, at rrinker at findlaycityschools.org<mailto:rrinker at findlaycityschools.org>.
Also note that the deadline to order a Senior Salutation is March 17, 2017. You can express friendship, love, or congratulations to that special senior student in your life with a colored personal ad in the yearbook. You may design and pay for your congratulations message starting August 1, 2016, by logging on to: www.YearbookOrderCenter.com<http://www.YearbookOrderCenter.com>, code 13778. You can then select the desired size and personalize the ad with your own message and photo(s). Ad information prices and sizes include: ½ page for $150, ¼ page for $90, 1/8 page for $55. If you prefer, the yearbook staff can design the Senior Salutation for you. You can either e-mail the photos and text to be included to (rrinker at findlaycityschools.org<mailto:rrinker at findlaycityschools.org>) or bring in the photos and text to be included to (Room 104). Questions? E-mail Mrs. Rinker, the Yearbook Advisor, at rrinker at findlaycityschools.org<mailto:rrinker at findlaycityschools.org>. The staff will be happy to serve you!
We will also have a Siblings section in the yearbook. The Sibling photo must include a current senior plus a sibling(s) that are currently enrolled at Findlay High School. Please either e-mail the photo to Mrs. Rinker or drop it off to Room 104 no later than April 14, 2017.
HOW TO ORDER A 2016-2017 YEARBOOK
Order now and save $10. Beginning August 1, 2016, you can log on to www.YearbookOrderCenter.com,<to%20www.YearbookOrderCenter.com,%20> code 13778 to get the Early Bird price of $70--only through August 31, 2016. On September 1, 2016, the price will increase to $75 through December 31, 2016. After that date, the price will increase to $80 through April 14, 2017. For only an additional $15, you can have the yearbook sent directly to your home (must be ordered by December 15, 2016). The last day to order the 256 page, full color 2016-2017 Trojan Yearbook is April 14, 2017. We will not be ordering extras. Don't miss out! One Year. One Book. Last Chance to Preserve it All! NOTE: The 2016-2017 Findlay Trojan Yearbook is a Fall delivery yearbook and should arrive approximately by September 1, 2017.
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The Mission of the Findlay High School is to develop within each student the ability to recognize and realize their individual potential to be lifelong learners who are caring, flexible, contributing citizens in an ever changing society. This is accomplished through families, students, staff, and community working together to provide a positive atmosphere where all students can attain the virtues necessary to achieve their mental, physical, and emotional potential.
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