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Thursday 12/06/18 Announcements

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Thursday, December 6th, 2018

*Students, please check and read your email at least once or twice each day.

*You must have a photo ID to take the ACT this Saturday. If you do not have one, see a counselor before Saturday. Bring a calculator if you plan to use one. Calculators are not provided. Pencils and provided. Print your admission ticket and bring it to the testing room.

*Students, please be aware of the following important dates. Toys for Tots ends Dec. 12th . Tacky Christmas Sweater day is Thursday, Dec. 13th. And the Food Drive ends Dec. 19th.

*These students please see Mrs. Wilborn and bring your license and/or permit: Lillian Andrade, Johan Chavez, Luis Diaz, Kaylie Galloway, Jordan Hill, Laura Juan, Nythaniel Wynstock.

*Congratulations to Zhyron Quizon and Adam Canales for competing at the State Drama Competition.

*Students taking co-op for the 1st time during 2nd semester, must have all paperwork, resume and recommendation letters completed and turned in by Dec. 14th. Applications may be picked up in Room 304 from Mrs. Pair.

*All Calendar Girl winners are reminded that the deadline to enter the Christmas parade is Friday, Dec. 7th. You must register at the Chamber of Commerce.

*Starting next week, Senior homerooms will take turns going to Mrs. Freeman’s room during 4th block to choose Senior portraits. The schedule is on your work of the day email.

*FCA will be the First Friday of every month from now on. FCA this Friday at 7:20am in Mrs. Varnadore’s room. Stewart Mashburn is the speaker.  Everyone is welcome!

*Students, please take a final look at your schedule for next semester. We will extend changes until this Friday, Dec. 7th.

*The Downtown Christmas Festival will be Friday night from 4-7. Everyone is invited to go by the Coal and Iron Building to vote for the FPHS Gingerbread House Champion. Cast your vote for one dollar and you may vote as many times as you like. 

*Juniors and Seniors, Prom tickets are on sale now for $65. Tickets will increase to $100 after Feb. 1st.   All Juniors and Seniors must purchase a ticket.

*Students must stay on the sidewalks until the buses stop in the bus loop. You will be written up if you violate this policy.

 *Yearbooks are on Sale: 2018-2019 Yearbooks are currently on sale for $50 (This price is only good, if you purchase your book prior to Christmas Break. There will be a price increase of $10 ($60) for all books purchased after Christmas break).  No extra books will be ordered.  If you do not pre-order a yearbook you will not be able to buy one at a later date. Payment Options: If you would like to pay for your yearbook via credit/debit card please use the following link and instructions: Please go to www.balfour.com enter our school name, verify the city and state, and click on “Yearbook” to place your online order.  If you prefer to pay via check, please make all checks payable to FPHS yearbook and bring to Mrs. Freeman in room 302. Payment Plan Options (before Christmas Break): if you chose the payment plan option, all balances must be paid in full by March 20th . Payment #2-$20, Due by Dec. 13th. Payment #3 -$10, Due by Jan. 17th.

 *Students, remember that check out notes are due to Mrs. Vezertzis by break time or 9:30am. If you bring a note after break time they will not be accepted and your parents will have to come to the school and check you out. We do not allow check outs over the phone. 

*Thurs. Dec. 13th - Christmas Band Concert - 6:30pm - City Auditorium

*Thurs. Dec. 20th - 9 Weeks Tests - Math/Science

*Fri. Dec. 21st - 9 Weeks Tests - Language/History

*Mon. Dec. 24th – Jan. 7th – Christmas Holidays – NO SCHOOL

*Sat. Jan. 5th – First Robotics Kickoff Event

*Mon. Jan. 7th – Teacher Work Day

*Tues. Jan 8th - Students return to School

*Mon. Jan. 21st – MLK Day – NO SCHOOL

*Mon. Feb. 18th – Presidents Day – NO SCHOOL 

*Thurs. March 25th - Mon. April 1st - Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

*Mon. April 1st - Teacher Work Day

*Tues. April 2nd - Students return to School

*Sat. April 6th - Prom - Canyon Center - 6-11pm

*Fri. April 12th - Race to Embrace - 9am-12 - Wildcat Stadium