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Parent/Student Announcements
Parent/Student Announcements
Fayetteville High School
Friday, March 15, 2019

Parents: If you want to report an absence or check your student out to please call 479-444-3050 and follow the prompts to leave a voicemail. 

Students are reminded that they MAY NOT have outside food delivered to the school.

Parents: If you moved since school started, please contact Ms. Yarbrough 479-445-1166 for more information about what is needed.

B Day

PLEASE NOTE: No phone calls into classrooms will be made after 3:20 pm to check out students due to the disruption it causes to the educational environment. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must call the school in advance to check out their child from school.

Fayetteville High School is participating in the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement.COURAGE + GRATITUDE + FORGIVENESS + COMPASSION IN ACTION = CHOOSING LOVE = CHOOSING LOVE. 

For the month of March the Choose Love Theme is COURAGE. Courage is doing the right thing, even if it may be hard. When you have courage it doesn't mean you aren't afraid. Having courage means you push those fears aside to do what is right. You make choices that help you be your best self, making life better for yourself and others. Every day you can show courage in little and big ways. Every day we will post a Choose Love Challenge for the day.

Choose Love Challenge for today, March 15th is: Have the Courage to respect someone's opinion even if it is different from yours.

University of Central Missouri is scheduled to visit today at 1:25. Sign into your Naviance account to sign up to meet with them. Deadline to sign up for a visit is 12:25 today.

Congratulations to the FHS Winter Guards on their performances at the Winter Guard International Regional over the weekend of March 9th. Our teams competed against teams from all over the Midwest, and two of our teams advanced to finals. To view a video of their performances, follow the attached links. Imperial WG - Springfield Prelims  Eminence WG - Springfield Finals

Did you request NTI or NWACC courses and need to take the Accuplacer? The exam will be given in the library classroom on Thursday, March 14th at 9:00 and Friday March 15th at 12:40. Each test is $2 and must be paid for prior to taking the exam. The majority of students will be taking two exams. Please see Janet Harrelson or Deanna Easton in the Phase 3, 3rd floor admin offices with questions.

Fayetteville Schools will sponsor a summer school program for students who need to recover previously failed courses and get back on track to graduate. Students and families may use the information in the provided link to consider the best opportunities for credit recovery in their summer planning. Online registration begins May 17, 2019. http://bit.ly/FPS-SummerSchool

Join the Blind Experience on Friday, March 15th for Catch Me if You Can, a blind game of catch unlike any you've played before! We'll meet in OPL 1 in Phase 3 during A&E. See you there!

Parents, Students, and Teachers:May 24, 2019 has been designated as the snow make-up date for the March 4, 2019 SNOW day.  With this change, FHS will be shifting the Spring semester exams dates to accommodate the change in the last day of school.  Spring Semester Exams will be as follows: 

5/21/2019 7:15 to 8:45 - Zero B 2:20 to 3:50 -  8th Period

5/22/2019 7:15 to 8:45 - Zero A 8:50 to 10:20 - 1st Period 10:30 to 12:00 - 4th Period

5/23/2019 8:50 to 10:20 - 5th Period 10:30 to 12:00 - 6th Period

5/24/2019 8:50 to 10:20 - 2nd Period 10:30 to 12:00 - 3rd Period

FHS Golf tryouts will be held April 23-26, 2019 @ Fayetteville Country Club.  Open to any athlete entering grades 9-12. Sign up by using the link provided  FHS Golf Tryouts 2019. You must sign up and attend a mandatory tryout meeting that will held on April 15th, 6:00pm at FHS Lecture Hall (Phase II) to tryout. Any questions contact Coach Scott Williams at scott.williams@g.fayar.net FHS Golf Tryouts 2019

To sign up, see Mr. Ballinger in room 2009 or email him at todd.ballinger@fayar.net. Sign up by Wednesday March 27. Chess Tournament Poster 2019

Butterfield Trail Elementary PTO scholarship applications for Seniors are now available on Naviance. The deadline to apply is April 1st. All former Butterfield Broncos are encouraged to apply for this $500 scholarship! 

Students, if you do not have a 4th or 8th period class due to a zero period class and are waiting on your ride, you must wait in the phase 2, 2nd floor commons areas. You can not leave that area without a note from Mr. Smith.  

The FHS AP Scholar Luncheon has been changed from April 19 to April 15. The luncheon will be in the Matthew William Moore Library April 15th from 12:40 - 2:15.

2019 Academy Day

All junior high and senior high school students are welcome to attend the Academy Day 2019 events planned for the third district. The events are designed to provide insight in the selection of academic courses and extracurricular activities to be competitive for the U.S. Service Academy requirements. Army ROTC programs from the UofA, UofA Fort Smith, Arkansas Tech, and the Air Force ROTC program from the UofA have also been invited to attend. Like last year, Congressman Steve Womack will host two Academy Day Events:

Saturday April 6, 2019  Springdale  2am-4am Har-Ber High School

Saturday , April 6, 2019 Fort Smith  9am-11am Southside High School

While any student with an interest in the service academies is welcome to attend, it is important that they know who their congressional representative is for purposes of seeking a congressional nomination. 

Fayetteville Public Schools would like to hear Parents feedback on how we are doing. Please take a few minutes to complete the the Parent Survey. Thank you for your time. http://bit.ly/FPSparent2019

26 Club applications are available in room 2403 for all current sophomores wanting to join. They are due on March 29th.  

Scholarship Award Letters for Senior Scholarship Program An award letter is the statement from either a college or scholarship committee that gives information about scholarship(s) that have been offered to a student. We are requesting that seniors bring award letter(s) to the senior office, located in Phase II, 1st floor. All scholarship award winners (along with scholarship names) will be included in the Senior Scholarship Program. Only scholarships that are turned in by the deadline will be included in the Senior Scholarship Program. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated and letters can be brought in as they are received. All letters will be returned to seniors at the Senior Scholarship Program or copies can be made by student request. All letters must be turned in by May 2nd, to be included in the Senior Scholarship Program. The Senior Scholarship Program will be May 14, 2019.

Scholarship List  Seniors, please check the scholarship list in your Naviance account regularly. Each scholarship received will be posted here along with the qualifications and links to each scholarship application. To get to the scholarship list, log into Naviance, select the "College" tab at the top of the page and then select "scholarships and money" at the bottom of the page and then select "scholarship list". You may also complete a national scholarship search by selecting "national scholarship search" and answering the questions on the link that will filter scholarships unique to each student. The list is updated often so check back!

Seniors, the application for the FHS PTSO Scholarship of Excellence is now available on Naviance. Deadline for applications is April 5.

Junior girls interested in learning more about citizenship, leadership, government and community opportunity please consider applying for Girls State. This is a week long program held May 26-31 at Harding University. For more information please go to www.ArkansasGirls.State.com or see Mrs. Norman.

Please click HERE to see the Senior Information Brochure. 

FHS will be hosting an ASVAB test for any 11th and 12th grade interested. The test will begin at 8:30 on April 2nd in the Lecture Hall.  The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery in the world. As an aptitude test, the ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. The ASVAB also provides you with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career. ASVAB Testing Form

Seniors-We are using a different gown for graduation than what we have used in previous years. For this reason, gowns can't be recycled or borrowed from previous graduations as they will not match.  

Seniors: If you haven't ordered your Cap & Gown yet, you can contact Balfour 479-306-4486 to order over the phone or you can order online. http://orders.balfour.com/smi2...

Interested in learning more about Fayetteville Athletic Tickets for the 2018-2019 school year? Check out the flyer HERE for more information.