ANNOUNCEMENTS March 14th, 2019

Happening now:

·        School will be in session Monday, March 18th

·        Intersession will take place Tuesday, March 19th– Friday, March 22 from 9-12pm. 

·        There will be a short meeting for all students in the 21st Century Scholar Program tomorrow morning at 7:30 in the Distance Learning Lab.  Please plan on attending.

·        Attention current juniors! FCHS will be holding a shot clinic on April 23 so you can get up to date on required vaccines for senior year. Paperwork is being mailed home to all juniors. See the attached flyer.

·        Any FRESHMAN interested in a summer Robotics Engineering Camp at Amatrol in Jeffersonville should pick up an application in the counseling department. This is a two week camp and the cost is only $40. You have to have C’s or better in classes, but no prior experience with robotics. Come pick up a brochure to learn all the details!

·        There will be a Technology Student Association meeting in Mr. Hodge’s room after school on  Thursday

·        If you would like to recognize a senior or team by purchasing an add in the yearbook, please do so by using this link. Prices start at $50 for 1/8 of a page and go up to $190 for a full page color ad. You create it online and are able to use your own photos!
http://www.jostens.com/apps/shop/yrbk_ra_catalogs.asp?cid=148352&affiliateId=1072582
·        If you have not ordered a yearbook yet, there is still time! Yearbooks are $55. Last day to order is April 30, 2019. Students that order online now have the option to have the yearbook shipped to them for $7.
https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1072582/Floyd-Central-High-School/2019-Yearbook/2018052104151873761/CATALOG_SHOP/

·        Dazzler tryouts will be held this Wednesday through Friday at FC. Starting at 4pm.

·         Legally Blonde tickets are now on sale!

·         *ATTENTION JUNIOR PARENTS*After Prom planning is in full swing and we need your help!To lend a hand with decorations, contact us via Facebook, Floyd Central After Prom or email hddparker4@gmail.

·         Any student who is interested in an employment opportunity at HYR by becoming an umpire, please get an application from the athletic office.  This opportunity would be on weeknights from 5:30 to 9:00 most nights.  The pay ranges from $15-$25 per game, usually two games per night. Once the application is complete, please return to the athletic office.

·         Any current sophomore or junior who is interested in being a Student Mentor for next school year should pick up an application from the counseling office.  Student mentors are paired with struggling underclassmen to help with study and organizational skills. You will receive elective credits for each semester of mentoring,

·         Juniors, if you are interested or are planning on doing half days next year as a senior, while attending Ivy Tech, registration for Fall classes begins March 18.  Once you register, you can bring your Ivy Tech course schedule to your counselor, along with the colored post-secondary enrollment form to get your course requests changed to reflect that plan.  This will save time in having to do it before the new school year begins.  Please see your counselor if you have any questions.

·         Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) for current Juniors: The Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) registration opened January 3rd and will remain open until March 31st.  This is a chance for Rising Seniors to try out the Naval Academy for six days in June. See Mr. Clark for application and other information

·         Forman/Highlander Service Award is a $500 scholarship given to the “most giving and active” in community and/or church activities.  Essay is required.  Application is due to Mrs. Simler by March 15.

 

Future happenings

·         Greenville Elementary Spring Festival is Friday, April 5th from 4-8pm and has an opportunity for service hours.    ***flyer attached***

·         Dogs Helping Heroes is hosting the second annual dog walk April 6. 2019 at the Jeffersonville Riverstage. The main goal of this event is to raise money and awareness for veterans suffering PTSD who cannot function in day to day life and need a service dog. Service dogs require extensive training, and cost about 20,000-30,000. However, through Dogs Helping Heroes, they reduce that cost to 5,000. Our goal this year is to raise enough money to give two dogs to two veterans in need. We are asking for your help. The cost to walk is $15 and all proceeds go to the dogs!

·         Sophomores NEXGEN is a premier youth program which will grant students an in depth look into the community, assist them in building relationships with peers and community leaders and provide training in communication, financial literacy, philanthropy and more. This is also a great way to learn more about careers and career opportunities. For an application see the class of 2020 Google Classroom or Mr. Clark. Applications are submitted online and signature forms can be picked up from Mr. Clark. NEXGEN is a selective process and will require admitted students to miss several days of school and participate in a community service project

·         After Prom dates-  When you visit the following restaurants on the listed dates a percentage of your check will go to FC after prom.

o   Beef-O-Brady’s will be on April 4th.-up to 10% of ALL sales (including alcohol) Floyds Knobs location ALL day. The 10% depends on volume and amount of customers we bring in with our fundraiser

*****You MUST mention that you are there supporting FC Afterprom!  Hint: If you write “FC Afterprom” on your receipt, that will help also.*****

·         Interested in STEM opportunities? Visit SummerScience.org! This is a 5 1/2 week experience in Astrophysics or Biochemistry.  Go to summerscience.org for more information.

 

DON’T MISS THAT SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE…….

·         ESA Foundation Scholarship applications available! ESA will help you find scholarship money. Go tohttps://epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants to apply.

MARCH

·         Forman/Highlander Service Award is a $500 scholarship given to the “most giving and active” in community and/or church activities.  Essay is required.  Application is due to Mrs. Simler by March 15.

·         Juniors, if you are interested or are planning on doing half days next year as a senior, while attending Ivy Tech, registration for Fall classes begins March 18.  Once you register, you can bring your Ivy Tech course schedule to your counselor, along with the colored post-secondary enrollment form to get your course requests changed to reflect that plan.  This will save time in having to do it before the new school year begins.  Please see your counselor if you have any questions.

·         Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) for current Juniors: The Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) registration opened January 3rd and will remain open until March 31st.  This is a chance for Rising Seniors to try out the Naval Academy for six days in June. See Mr. Clark for application and other information

APRIL

  • ​​ Georgetown Lions Club Scholarship is available to seniors committed to volunteerism in the community.  Deadline is April 1, 2019. 

·         Indiana Sheriffs’ Association awards 40 $750 scholarships to students pursuing a career in criminal justice.  Deadline is April 1.  Go to www.indianasheriffs.org for more information.

·         United Producers is offering 10 $1000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the agricultural field.  Applicant must be a child/grandchild of a UPI member.  Deadline is April 1

·         MAC Scholars program awards scholarships to seniors planning to major in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology.  Award is $500 per semester for 4 years.  Information can be found at www.macconstruction.com and applications are on the scholarship board as well.  Deadline is April 2.

·         National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) scholarship is available to seniors who plan to attend college in the fall.  Deadline to turn application into Mrs. Simler is April 5.

·         Louisville Urban League Scholarship is available to a senior with a minimum 2.8 GPA and ACT score of 18. Essay is required and there must be financial need. Deadline is April 10.

·         FCHS Alumni Scholarship application is now available.  Applicant must be a child/grandchild of an FC alumni and have a GPA of 3.5 unweighted or 4.5 weighted.  Deadline is April 10.

·         Pride of Galena scholarship is a one- time $500 award given to a senior who attended Galena Elementary for at least one full year.  GPA of 2.5 and essay is required.  You must also have a local scholarship application on file from earlier this year.  Deadline is April 10.

·         Interested in the law and the legal profession? The Summer Law Institute at UofL is a week long camp in June where students learn the fundamentals of trial procedure, discuss important legal and social issues, and study how the law affects their lives. Students will participate in workshops and mock trial practice. If interested, applications are available in the counseling department. Application deadline is April 10th.  **Application attached**

·         Floyd County Farm Bureau scholarship is an $800 scholarship award available to a student whose parent/guardian is a Floyd County Farm Bureau member.  Applications due to Mrs. Simler by April 12.

·         Student Insights offers $11,000 worth of scholarships to seniors.  Go to www.student-view.com to apply.  Deadline is April 22, 2019

MAY

·         McNeely Stephenson offers three scholarships to seniors.  For more information, go to https://www.newalbanylaw.com/community-involvement-scholarship/

Deadline is May 1.

JUNE

·         BigSun Scholarship
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Deadline is June 19,2019 and the amount of the award is $500.00.

·         The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply

Big news!

Riley Woodruff and Chloe McKinney won NATIONAL recognition for artwork entered in the 2019 Scholastic Art Awards.  ​They are invited to Carnegie Hall to receive their medals and the work will be on display in the national exhibition at Pratt Institute.  If you see them, give them a big wahoo!

Riley Woodruff, Confetti Ring.  Copper, resin, found objects

American Visions Medal

National Gold Medal

Chloe McKinney, Ramphastos Remorse.  White earthenware clay, underglaze, glaze.

National Gold Medal

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