Technology Skills Session for Parents: Thursday, DEC 7th 6:00-7:30

FREE TECHNOLOGY SKILLS SESSIONS

 

What

›Free Technology Sessions

Who

›Parents and Family Members

When

›Thursday December 7th, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Where

›Fordson High School – Cafeteria

 

The following Sessions will be offered to adults

Using the Internet

Using email

Online Shopping Online Banking Smartphones & mobile apps that make life easier Parent Connect Using Social Media

 

Hosted by FHS Staff Members. Complimentary Kids Club for ages 4-12. Refreshments will be served

Using iblog

 

محاضرات مجانیة للتدریب على التكنولوجیا

ماذا

محاضرات مجانیة للتدریب على التكنولوجیا ‹

لمن

للأولیاء الأمور و أعضاء المجتمع ‹

الزمان

الخمیس ٧ دیسمبر كانون أول من الساعھ مساءً و حتى الساعھ مساءً ‹

المكان

كافتیریا مدرسة فوردسن العلیا

المحاضرات التالیة ستكون متاحة للبالغین

المعاملات البنكیة التسوق عبر الإنترنت إستخدام البرید الألكتروني إستخدام الإنترنت

التلیفونات الذكیة و بعض

التطبیقات التي تجعل بعض

أمور الحیاة أسھل

وسائل الإتصال للأولیاء

إستخدام مواقع التواصل الأمور

الإجتماعي

الموقع الألكتروني لمدارس

Daily Bulletin 11/17/17

 

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 17, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

William S. Burroughs

Week of November 13-17, 2017

SAT word of the day: – Resolution– “rez-o-loo-shun”: Definition: A promise to yourself to do or to not do something. The sample sentence is: My new year’s resolution was to earn a 4.0 on my report cards for this school year.

Today is the last day for the Battle of Hunger! Turn in any cans and/or donations you may have.

Seniors: Today is the last day to turn in your headshot. Please do not forget, otherwise your ID picture will go into the yearbook. Turn in your CDs to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 or have your photographers submit your photo via dropbox. Either way please sign off by today with Mrs. Kubitz in C203. This is a firm deadline, no exceptions.

If you’re interested in trying out for boys swimming, please attend today’s meeting which will be held by the big gym at 2:30.

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

The community will come together tomorrow to support our own in need. We will be preparing food boxes and delivering them to the less fortunate in our community. If you would like to volunteer please see Mrs. Allie in A208.

Bake sale at the tractor before and after school on Monday November 20th

Challenge Bowl will be having a Breakfast sale on Tuesday November 21st in the morning! Come hungry. All money raised will go to competing!

The annual Fordson Friendsgiving Dinner will take place Tuesday November 21st at 6:30 at Habib’s. It is open to all staff and students. Tickets are $30 but 100% of all profits will be donated to Zaman International Sips of Hope Well Campaign. Please see a board member of the pay it forwards club or Ms. Reda in room A128 to purchase tickets. Seats are limited and tickets are selling fast so buy yours ASAP. Last day to purchase tickets is Sunday, November 19th.

The next Pay it Forward meeting will be on Monday November 20th in Ms. Reda’s Room in A128 at 2:25. We will be doing stations of activities for thanksgiving and we need all the help we can get. Please attend!

Seniors must turn in senior shirt orders to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202 by Monday November 27th.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Counseling

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP

UM-Dearborn is hosting a Health Professions Information night on Thurs, December 7th from 6:00-8:00 PM.  This is a great opportunity to find out how pre-health options at UM-Dearborn can help you achieve your goals! Register online ASAP as space is limited @ umdearborn.edu/prehealthinfo .

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline December 15th, 2017.

NMA Speech contest for all high school students. Students present an original 4 to 6 minute speech on the topic of Leadership.  Top three local competitors receive awards of $500, $250 and $100.  Local winner goes on to a Regional contest with prizes of $1000 and $500.  National winner receives $4,000.  The application deadline is 12/15/17.  All information and forms on: www.NMAChapter141SpeechContest.com

$2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

NALS of Michigan Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified applicant. Deadline is January 15, 2018. Application, rules and regulations available in the counseling office.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

The Helping Hands Scholarship is a nationwide program offered to high school seniors that are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Scholarship award is $500, application deadline is June 1, 18.  Visit https://www.findcnaclasses.com/scholarship/2017-2018/  for application process/additional information.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/16/17

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 16, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle

Week of November 13-17, 2017

SAT word of the day: – Pontificate– “pon-tiff-e-kate”: Definition: To speak about something as if you are always right. The sample sentence is: The woman was tired of listening to her mother-in-law who pontificates about how to raise children well.

Battle of Hunger is here again! Bring any cans you have at home and/or donations will be collected by the tractor and in room A106!! It is time to feed the hungry; last year we fed 35,532 families in Southeastern Michigan lets feed 40,000 this year! Donations will be accepted all week up until tomorrow.

Want to wear your hat? Want to wear it for a good cause? Tomorrow is Hat Day! Bracelets/Cans will be collected by the tractor. Bring 1 dollar or 4 cans and wear your hat! If you don’t wear the bracelet you will not be allowed to wear your hat.

Varsity cheerleading tryouts will be held today from 2:30-4:30pm. All girls that try out for the team must have attended at least 1 tryout clinic this week. Please meet outside the small gym at 2:30pm.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Hadous in room A201.

There is no ACCESS today!

Want to volunteer today after school? Please meet in Ms. Altomonte’s Room, A 106, at 2:20. We will be going around the building to fix up the boards!

Seniors: This is the last week to turn in your headshot. Please do not forget, otherwise your ID picture will go into the yearbook. Turn in your CDs to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 or have your photographers submit your photo via dropbox. Either way please sign off by Nov. 17th with Mrs. Kubitz in C203. This is a firm deadline, no exceptions.

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

This Saturday, November 18th, the community will come together to Support our own in need. We will be preparing food boxes and delivering them to the less fortunate in our community. If you would like to volunteer please see Mrs. Allie in A208.

Bake sale at the tractor before and after school on Monday November 20th

Challenge Bowl will be having a Breakfast sale on Tuesday November 21st in the morning! Come hungry. All money raised will go to competing!

The annual Fordson Friendsgiving Dinner will take place Tuesday November 21st at 6:30 at Habib’s. It is open to all staff and students. Tickets are $30 but 100% of all profits will be donated to Zaman International Sips of Hope Well Campaign. Please see a board member of the pay it forwards club or Ms. Reda in room A128 to purchase tickets. Seats are limited and tickets are selling fast so buy yours ASAP. Last day to purchase tickets is Sunday, November 19th.

The next Pay it Forward meeting will be on Monday November 20 in Ms. Reda’s Room in A128 at 2:25. We will be doing stations of activities for thanksgiving and we need all the help we can get. Please attend!

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical.

Seniors must turn in senior shirt orders to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202 by Monday November 27th.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Counseling

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor. The deadline to submit an application is today!

UM-Dearborn is hosting a Health Professions Information night on Thurs, December 7 from 6:00-8:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to find out how pre-health options at UM-Dearborn can help you achieve your goals! Register online ASAP as space is limited @ umdearborn.edu/prehealthinfo .

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline December 15th, 2017.

$2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

NALS of Michigan Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified applicant. Deadline is January 15, 2018. Application, rules and regulations available in the counseling office.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

The Helping Hands Scholarship is a nationwide program offered to high school seniors that are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Scholarship award is $500, application deadline is June 1, 18.  Visit https://www.findcnaclasses.com/scholarship/2017-2018/  for application process/additional information.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/15/17

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 15, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.

Shiv Khera

Week of November 13-17, 2017

SAT word of the day: – Brevity– “brev-it-ee”: Definition: Using few words to explain something. The sample sentence is: The brevity of the presentation was appreciated by the busy and anxious staff members.

Battle of Hunger is here again! Bring any cans you have at home and/or donations will be collected by the tractor and in room A106!! It is time to feed the hungry; last year we fed 35,532 families in Southeastern Michigan lets feed 40,000 this year! Donations will be accepted all week up until Friday.

Attention seniors– go to the cafeteria today to order your cap and gown for graduation commencements. Jostens company will be there taking your order with your payment during all three lunches on both days

Varsity cheerleading tryout clinics will be held today from 2:30-4:30pm. Tryouts for the team will be held tomorrow from 2:30-4:30pm.  All girls that try out for the team MUST attend at least 1 tryout clinic this week. Please meet outside the small gym at 2:30pm each day.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Hadous in room A201.

Bowling tryouts for guys and girls will take place today at Thunderbowl Lanes from 3-4:30.

There is no ACCESS tomorrow!

Want to volunteer tomorrow after school? Please meet in Ms. Altomonte’s Room, A 106, at 2:20. We will be going around the building to fix up the boards!

Seniors: This is the last week to turn in your headshot. Please do not forget, otherwise your ID picture will go into the yearbook. Turn in your CDs to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 or have your photographers submit your photo via dropbox. Either way please sign off by Nov. 17th with Mrs. Kubitz in C203. This is a firm deadline, no exceptions.

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

This Saturday, November 18th, the community will come together to Support our own in need. We will be preparing food boxes and delivering them to the less fortunate in our community. If you would like to volunteer please see Mrs. Allie in A208.

Bake sale at the tractor before and after school on Monday November 20th

Challenge Bowl will be having a Breakfast sale on Tuesday November 21st in the morning! Come hungry. All money raised will go to competing!

The annual Fordson Friendsgiving Dinner will take place Tuesday November 21st at 6:30 at Habib’s. It is open to all staff and students. Tickets are $30 but 100% of all profits will be donated to Zaman International Sips of Hope Well Campaign. Please see a board member of the pay it forwards club or Ms. Reda in room A128 to purchase tickets. Seats are limited and tickets are selling fast so buy yours ASAP. Last day to purchase tickets is Sunday, November 19th.

The next Pay it Forward meeting will be on Monday November 20 in Ms. Reda’s Room in A128 at 2:25. We will be doing stations of activities for thanksgiving and we need all the help we can get. Please attend!

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical.

Seniors must turn in senior shirt orders to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202 by Monday November 27th.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Counseling

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

UM-Dearborn is hosting a Health Professions Information night on Thurs, December 7 from 6:00-8:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to find out how pre-health options at UM-Dearborn can help you achieve your goals! Register online ASAP as space is limited @ umdearborn.edu/prehealthinfo .

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline December 15th, 2017.

$2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

NALS of Michigan Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified applicant. Deadline is January 15, 2018. Application, rules and regulations available in the counseling office.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/14/17

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 14, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

Week of November 13-17, 2017

SAT word of the day: – Hinder– “hin-dur”: Definition: To make difficult..OR..to slow down the process of something. The sample sentence is: The cold and wet weather hindered my ability to get to work on time since the roads were very icy.

Battle of Hunger is here again! Bring any cans you have at home and/or donations will be collected by the tractor and in room A106!! It is time to feed the hungry; last year we fed 35,532 families in Southeastern Michigan lets feed 40,000 this year! Donations will be accepted all week up until Friday.

Attention seniors– go to the cafeteria today and tomorrow to order your cap and gown for graduation commencements. Jostens company will be there taking your order with your payment during all three lunches on both days

Varsity cheerleading tryout clinics will be held today and tomorrow from 2:30-4:30pm. Tryouts for the team will be held Thursday from 2:30-4:30pm.  All girls that try out for the team MUST attend at least 1 tryout clinic this week. Please meet outside the small gym at 2:30pm each day.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Hadous in room A201.

For all boys and girls who didn’t make the basketball team, if you are interested in participating in a winter sport and possibly earning a varsity letter, Mr. Proctor is looking for student-athletes for our new bowling team. We need both boys and girls bowlers.  Please see Mr. Proctor in A-209 if you are interested.

Bowling tryouts for guys and girls will take place tomorrow at Thunderbowl Lanes from 3-4:30.

There is no ACCESS this Thursday, November 13th.

Seniors: This is the last week to turn in your headshot. Please do not forget, otherwise your ID picture will go into the yearbook. Turn in your CDs to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 or have your photographers submit your photo via dropbox. Either way please sign off by Nov. 17th with Mrs. Kubitz in C203. This is a firm deadline, no exceptions.

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

This Saturday, November 18th, the community will come together to Support our own in need. We will be preparing food boxes and delivering them to the less fortunate in our community. If you would like to volunteer please see Mrs. Allie in A208.

Bake sale at the tractor before and after school on Monday November 20th

The annual Fordson Friendsgiving Dinner will take place Tuesday November 21st at 6:30 at Habib’s. It is open to all staff and students. Tickets are $30 but 100% of all profits will be donated to Zaman International Sips of Hope Well Campaign. Please see a board member of the pay it forwards club or Ms. Reda in room A128 to purchase tickets. Seats are limited and tickets are selling fast so buy yours ASAP. Last day to purchase tickets is Sunday, November 19th.

The next Pay it Forward meeting will be on Monday November 20 in Ms. Reda’s Room in A128 at 2:25. We will be doing stations of activities for thanksgiving and we need all the help we can get. Please attend!

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical.

Seniors must turn in senior shirt orders to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202 by Monday November 27th.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Counseling

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

UM-Dearborn is hosting a Health Professions Information night on Thurs, December 7 from 6:00-8:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to find out how pre-health options at UM-Dearborn can help you achieve your goals! Register online ASAP as space is limited @ umdearborn.edu/prehealthinfo .

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline December 15th, 2017.

$2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

NALS of Michigan Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified applicant. Deadline is January 15, 2018. Application, rules and regulations available in the counseling office.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/13/17

 

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 13, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

Week of November 13-17, 2017

SAT word of the day: – Obsolete– “ob-so-leet”: Definition: Does not exist anymore..OR..no longer used. The sample sentence is: I was told that my old printer is obsolete and I cannot order replacement parts since they are not made anymore.

Battle of Hunger is here again! Bring any cans you have at home and/or donations will be collected by the tractor and in room A106!! It is time to feed the hungry; last year we fed 35,532 families in Southeastern Michigan lets feed 40,000 this year! Donations will be accepted all week up until Friday.

Boys’ basketball tryouts are scheduled for today. You must have an MHSAA sports physical to try out. If you completed a fall sport, you are all set. Tryouts are as follows:

FRESHMAN WILL BEGIN AT 2:30

JUNIOR VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 4:15

VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 7:45

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Attention seniors– come to the cafeteria tomorrow and Wednesday to order your cap and gown for graduation commencements. Jostens company will be there taking your order with your payment during all three lunches on both days

Varsity cheerleading tryout clinics will be held tomorrow and Wednesday from 2:30-4:30pm. Tryouts for the team will be held Thursday from 2:30-4:30pm.  All girls that try out for the team MUST attend at least 1 tryout clinic this week. Please meet outside the small gym at 2:30pm each day.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Hadous in room A201.

Seniors: This is the last week to turn in your headshot. Please do not forget, otherwise your ID picture will go into the yearbook. Turn in your CDs to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 or have your photographers submit your photo via dropbox. Either way please sign off by Nov. 17th with Mrs. Kubitz in C203. This is a firm deadline, no exceptions.

Want to help make a difference in your local community. Tis the season for giving! Student Government will be collecting donations in room A 106 or to your teachers who have an Amity container. This money will help feed and clothe families in need!

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

Have a brand new coat; don’t know what to do with it. Please donate any new coats and/or hats and gloves to Ms. Altomonte’s Room, A 106. The coats, gloves and hats, will be donated to families in need November 18th.

Need volunteer hours? Sign up with Mrs. Allie or Ms. Altomonte to help deliver thanksgiving food and make boxes on November 18th at 11am. See where your donations go and come help our families in need.

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

The annual Fordson Friendsgiving Dinner will take place Tuesday November 21st at 6:30 at Habib’s. It is open to all staff and students. Tickets are $30 but 100% of all profits will be donated to Zaman International Sips of Hope Well Campaign. Please see a board member of the pay it forwards club or Ms. Reda in room A128 to purchase tickets. Seats are limited and tickets are selling fast so buy yours ASAP.

Counseling

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline December 15th, 2017.

$2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/9/17

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 9, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Trust yourself; you know more than you think you do.

Benjamin Spock

 

SAT word of the day: – Timorous– “tim-er-us”: Definition: Easily frightened or cowardly. The sample sentence is: The timorous kitten was hiding behind the couch when the child came running into the room to play with it.

Attention students: Even if you do not eat lunch at FHS or if you’re a senior, please make sure to submit a lunch form to the 9th grade office. Seniors qualified for free or reduced lunch can talk to their counselor about getting SAT fees and college application fees waived.

Any 9th grade boy who is interested in playing basketball this year must sign up with Mr. Bruce and have a physical on file. If you have not signed up, please see Mr. Bruce in the counseling office today to ensure you are on the list for Monday’s try out.

First cheerleading clinic for tryouts is today from 2:30-4:30. Please meet at the small gym.

All students interested in wrestling, please come to the meeting at 2:30 today in the wrestling room.

There will be a girls spring soccer meeting in Mr. Murray’s room A103 today at 2:25 pm

If you are interested in trying out for Boys JV Basketball, there is a brief informational meeting after school today at 2:30 in the weight room.

Seniors who need to sign their senior class shirt have until tomorrow to do so. Go to Mrs. Saab in B202

Class of 2020 meeting with Mrs. Farhat tomorrow at 2:30 pm in room G204. Grab pizza by the tractor after school and then head up to room G204!

The wELLcome club will have its next meeting tomorrow at 2:45 in Ms. Dorra’s room, B203.

It’s not too late! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at being an actor, an audition will take place tomorrow in A100 right after school.  Can’t make either day?  Come see Ms. Kanniainen in A100.

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP.

Battle of Hunger is here again! Starting November 13th-17th! Bring any cans you have at home and/or donations will be accepted throughout the school and in room A106!! It is time to feed the hungry; last year we fed 35,532 families in Southeastern Michigan lets feed 40,000 this year!

Want to help make a difference in your local community. Tis the season for giving! Student Government will be collecting donations in room A 106 or to your teachers who have an Amity container. This money will help feed and clothe families in need!

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

General Council Meeting will be held November 10th in room A 106 at 2:30. All clubs must be present with one member representing a club.

Have a brand new coat; don’t know what to do with it. Please donate any new coats and/or hats and gloves to Ms. Altomonte’s Room A 106. The coats, gloves and hats, will be donated to families in need November 18th.

Fordson is looking to re-start its bowling team this winter for boys and girls. We need approximately 8 of each to form a team. Please contact Mr. Proctor if you are interested in participating. We need to begin on November 13th.

Boy’s basketball tryouts are scheduled for Monday November 13th. You must have an MHSAA sports physical to try out. If you completed a fall sport, you are all set. Tryouts are as follows:

FRESHMAN WILL BEGIN AT 2:30

JUNIOR VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 4:15

VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 7:45

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

 

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor.  The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

Need volunteer hours? Sign up with Mrs. Allie or Ms. Altomonte to help deliver thanksgiving food and make boxes on November 18th at 11am. See where your donations go and come help our families in need.

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical..

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Seniors: Head shots are due November 17th-NO EXCEPTIONS- You must turn in a CD to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 and sign off that she received it. Electronic copies must be submitted via a drop box through your photographer. Either way you must sign off to ensure that Mrs. Kubitz received it. If you have any further questions, see Mrs. Kubitz in C203.

The annual Fordson Friendsgiving Dinner will take place Tuesday November 21st at 6:30 at Habib’s. It is open to all staff and students. Tickets are $30 but 100% of all profits will be donated to Zaman International Sips of Hope Well Campaign. Please see a board member of the pay it forwards club or Ms. Reda in room A128 to purchase tickets. Seats are limited and tickets are selling fast so buy yours ASAP.

Counseling

HFC informational meeting tomorrow at 9:30. If interested, sign up in the counseling office today.

Representatives from HFC will be at Fordson to help families submit FAFSA information. This is a good opportunity to get your financial aid submitted. The meeting will take place in the media center today from 4:30-6:30 AND tomorrow from 11:00-1:00.

Michigan State will be on site November 10th 2017 starting 9AM. Students must submit an application online prior to Nov. 10th. The application online requires ACT/SAT scores. After registering online, be sure to sign in for the event in the counseling office.

Eastern Michigan University informational visit November 13th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline 12/15/17

$2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/8/17

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 8, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

 

SAT word of the day: – Retention– “re-ten-shin”: Definition: The act of keeping something or someone. The sample sentence is: Students can learn techniques to improve their memory retention when studying for tests.

Attention students: Even if you do not eat lunch at FHS or if you’re a senior, please make sure to submit a lunch form to the 9th grade office. Seniors qualified for free or reduced lunch can talk to their counselor about getting SAT fees and college application fees waived.

All girls interested in becoming a member of the Varsity Cheerleading team are invited to attend an informational meeting today at 2:30pm in room A201 – Ms. Hadous’ room. The meeting will be about 45 minutes and will include team expectations and tryouts.

There will be a girls spring soccer meeting in Mr. Murray’s room A103 tomorrow at 2:25 pm

Exposure Photography will be here on November 9th to take senior headshots. Headshots are due the following week so this will be your last chance to have your headshot taken and edited for only $25.  Please see Ms. Naura in A101 to sign up as spots are limited

Seniors who need to sign their senior class shirt have until Friday to do so. Go to Mrs. Saab in B202

It’s not too late! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at being an actor, more auditions are being held today and Friday in A100 right after school.  Can’t make either day?  Come see Ms. Kanniainen in A100.

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP.

Battle of Hunger is here again! Starting November 13th-17th! Bring any cans you have at home and/or donations will be accepted throughout the school and in room A106!! It is time to feed the hungry; last year we fed 35,532 families in Southeastern Michigan lets feed 40,000 this year!

Want to help make a difference in your local community. Tis the season for giving! Student Government will be collecting donations in room A 106 or to your teachers who have an Amity container. This money will help feed and clothe families in need!

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

General Council Meeting will be held November 10th in room A 106 at 2:30. All clubs must be present with one member representing a club.

Have a brand new coat; don’t know what to do with it. Please donate any new coats and/or hats and gloves to Ms. Altomonte’s Room A 106. The coats, gloves and hats, will be donated to families in need November 18th.

Fordson is looking to re-start its bowling team this winter for boys and girls. We need approximately 8 of each to form a team. Please contact Mr. Proctor if you are interested in participating. We need to begin on November 13th.

Boy’s basketball tryouts are scheduled for Monday November 13th. You must have an MHSAA sports physical to try out. If you completed a fall sport, you are all set. Tryouts are as follows:

FRESHMAN WILL BEGIN AT 2:30

JUNIOR VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 4:15

VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 7:45

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Wrestling will begin Monday, November 13th.  You must have a completed physical to try out.

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor.  The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

Need volunteer hours? Sign up with Mrs. Allie or Ms. Altomonte to help deliver thanksgiving food and make boxes on November 18th at 11am. See where your donations go and come help our families in need.

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical..

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Seniors: Head shots are due November 17th-NO EXCEPTIONS- You must turn in a CD to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 and sign off that she received it. Electronic copies must be submitted via a drop box through your photographer. Either way you must sign off to ensure that Mrs. Kubitz received it. If you have any further questions, see Mrs. Kubitz in C203.

Counseling

Michigan State will be on site November 10th 2017 starting 9AM. Students must submit an application online prior to Nov. 10th. The application online requires ACT/SAT scores. After registering online, be sure to sign in for the event in the counseling office.

Eastern Michigan University informational visit November 13th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline 12/15/17

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Bulletin 11/6/17

 

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 6, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Albert Einstein

 

SAT word of the day: – Equivocate– “e-kwiv-e-kate”: Definition: Not taking a clear stand or purposely using unclear language to deceive someone. The sample sentence is: Politicians usually equivocate during their speeches in order to avoid upsetting some of their voters.

Tryouts for Girls Basketball will take place today. Freshmen and JV girls will be in the Big Gym at 2:30, Varsity Girls at 4:30. You must have a physical with you to tryout.

Any 9th grade boy interested in trying out for the freshman basketball team must attend an informational meeting today at 2:30 in the auditorium.

If any student is interested in working the voting polls Tuesday Nov. 7th please see Mrs. Allie in room A208A OR Mrs. Zeidan in the nurse’s office.

Please join us for the Second Annual Mother/Daughter Tea which will be held on Wednesday, November 8th from 6:30- 8:30pm at The Dearborn Center for Performing Arts. Money raised will go to support scholarships for seniors who are actively involved in their community. See Mrs. Harb or Mrs. Herrick for tickets

Seniors who need to sign their senior class shirt have until Friday to do so. Go to Mrs. Saab in B202

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP.

All girls interested in becoming a member of the Varsity Cheerleading team are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:30pm in room A201 – Ms. Hadous’ room. The meeting will be about 45 minutes and will include team expectations and tryouts.

It’s not too late! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at being an actor, more auditions are being held this Wednesday and Friday in A100 right after school.  Can’t make either day?  Come see Ms. Kanniainen in A100.

Want to help make a difference in your local community. Tis the season for giving! Student Government will be collecting donations in room A 106 or to your teachers who have an Amity container. This money will help feed and clothe families in need!

Buy your Thanksgiving candy grams for $2 during lunch, from a 2018 representative, or go to Ms. Saab and Ms. Ganfi in B202

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

Battle of Hunger is around the corner. There will be an informational meeting for the Battle of Hunger 3 in Room A 106 November 9th at 2:30.

Exposure Photography will be here on November 9th to take senior headshots.  Headshots are due the following week so this will be your last chance to have your headshot taken and edited for only $25.  Please see Ms. Naura in A101 to sign up as spots are limited

General Council Meeting will be held November 10th in room A 106 at 2:30. All clubs must be present with one member representing a club.

Have a brand new coat; don’t know what to do with it. Please donate any new coats and/or hats and gloves to Ms. Altomonte’s Room A 106. The coats, gloves and hats, will be donated to families in need November 18th.

Fordson is looking to re-start its bowling team this winter for boys and girls. We need approximately 8 of each to form a team. Please contact Mr. Proctor if you are interested in participating. We need to begin on November 13th.

Boy’s basketball tryouts are scheduled for Monday November 13th. You must have an MHSAA sports physical to try out. If you completed a fall sport, you are all set. Tryouts are as follows:

FRESHMAN WILL BEGIN AT 2:30

JUNIOR VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 4:15

VARSITY WILL BEGIN AT 7:45

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in

 

Wrestling will begin Monday, November 13th.  You must have a completed physical to try out.

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor.  The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

Need volunteer hours? Sign up with Mrs. Allie or Ms. Altomonte to help deliver thanksgiving food and make boxes on November 18th at 11am. See where your donations go and come help our families in need.

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

Seniors: Head shots are due November 17th-NO EXCEPTIONS- You must turn in a CD to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 and sign off that she received it. Electronic copies must be submitted via a drop box through your photographer. Either way you must sign off to ensure that Mrs. Kubitz received it. If you have any further questions, see Mrs. Kubitz in C203.

Counseling

The 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award is an award that recognizes youth based solely on volunteer service.   All entries are due tomorrow.  Click link: https://spirit.prudential.com/

Henry Ford College informational visit November 8th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

Michigan State will be on site November 10th 2017 starting 9AM. Students must submit an application online prior to Nov. 10th. The application online requires ACT/SAT scores. After registering online, be sure to sign in for the event in the counseling office.

Eastern Michigan University informational visit November 13th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline 12/15/17

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

Daily Bulletin 11/3/17

STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN

 November 3, 2017

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm S. Forbes

SAT word of the day: – Ponderous– “pon-der-is”: Definition: Very heavy or being very boring or dull. The sample sentence is: The college students avoided a specific professor who is known to give very ponderous lectures.

Attention students: If interested in dual enrollment, please apply and turn in your forms ASAP.

The Pay It Forward Club wants to invite you to join in our November Thankful Challenge. Each day, on Snapchat and/or Instagram, post a photo of something/someone you are thankful for and use the hashtags #imthankfulfor and #FHSthankfulchallenge. 30 days, 30 posts! Let’s make being thankful a permanent way of thinking!

If any student is interested in working the voting polls Tuesday Nov. 7th please see Mrs. Allie in room A208A OR Mrs. Zeidan in the nurse’s office.

Want to help make a difference in your local community. Tis the season for giving! Student Government will be collecting donations in room A 106 or to your teachers who have an Amity container. This money will help feed and clothe families in need!

Yearbooks are still on sale. They are now $75; don’t miss out on your memories! Get yours before the price goes up to $80.

Tryouts for Girls Basketball will take place on Monday, November 6th. Freshmen and JV girls will be in the Big Gym at 2:30, Varsity Girls at 4:30. You must have a physical with you to tryout.

All girls interested in becoming a member of the Varsity Cheerleading team are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 2:30pm in room A201 – Ms. Hadous’ room. The meeting will be about 45 minutes and will include team expectations and tryouts.

Please join us for the Second Annual Mother/Daughter Tea which will be held on Wednesday, November 8th from 6:30- 8:30pm at The Dearborn Center for Performing Arts. Money raised will go to support scholarships for seniors who are actively involved in their community. See Mrs. Harb or Mrs. Herrick for tickets

Battle of Hunger is around the corner. There will be an informational meeting for the Battle of Hunger 3 in Room A 106 November 9th at 2:30.

Exposure Photography will be here on November 9th to take senior headshots.  Headshots are due the following week so this will be your last chance to have your headshot taken and edited for only $25.  Please see Ms. Naura in A101 to sign up as spots are limited

General Council Meeting will be held November 10th in room A 106 at 2:30. All clubs must be present with one member representing a club.

Fordson is looking to re-start its bowling team this winter for boys and girls. We need approximately 8 of each to form a team. Please contact Mr. Proctor if you are interested in participating. We need to begin on November 13th.

Boys basketball and wrestling will begin Monday, November 13th.  You must have a completed physical to try out.

If you would like to test out of a class in December, please see your counselor. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, Nov. 16th.  The form is now online.

Need volunteer hours? Sign up with Mrs. Allie or Ms. Altomonte to help deliver thanksgiving food and make boxes on November 18th at 11am. See where your donations go and come help our families in need.

Boys swimming will begin Monday, November 20th.  You must have a physical.

Seniors: Head shots are due November 17th-NO EXCEPTIONS- You must turn in a CD to Mrs. Kubitz in C203 and sign off that she received it. Electronic copies must be submitted via a drop box through your photographer. Either way you must sign off to ensure that Mrs. Kubitz received it. If you have any further questions, see Mrs. Kubitz in C203.

Counseling

Detroit Mercy informational visit November 6th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

The 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award is an award that recognizes youth based solely on volunteer service.   All entries are due November, 7th.  Click below: https://spirit.prudential.com/

Henry Ford College informational visit November 8th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

Michigan State will be on site November 10th 2017 starting 9AM. Students must submit an application online prior to Nov. 10th. The application online requires ACT/SAT scores. After registering online, be sure to sign in for the event in the counseling office.

Eastern Michigan University informational visit November 13th, 2017. Sign up in the counseling office.

U of M Dearborn offering scholarships to students based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Please visit umdearborn.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Application deadline 12/15/17

The American Legion, Dept of MI Wilson Scholarship & Dept of MI Brewer Scholarship available to residents attending high school and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of a war-time veteran planning to attend any Michigan accredited college or university. Based on student’s GPA of 2.5 or higher, financial need, parent’s or grandparent’s honorable active war-time military service, goals and intentions.  Forms available in counselors office. Deadline is January 8, 2018. Award is $500.

U of M Club of Greater Detroit Scholarship has 12 unique scholarship opportunities worth $3,500 each for incoming Freshman Fall 2018. Applications are accepted online.  Visit www.umclubgreaterdetroit.org for online application and scholarship info. Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm.

Michigan Rural Water Association is sponsoring a video contest. The contest is open to grades 9-12, individually or as a group of no more than 4, and a teacher representing a specific department must sponsor entries.  Limit is 10 videos per school.  Application/info available is counseling office.  Video submission deadline is January 24, 18.

National Co-op Scholarship Program. Deadline is Feb. 15th, 2018

Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens – Annual Scholarship​Information available online at ​http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship. Deadline is Feb 28, 2018.

Making the turn against Parkinson’s $5,000 scholarship award. Deadline is March 1st, 2018.

NFL Alumni- Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship- online application can be found on www.nflalumnidet.org. Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded, application deadline March 2nd, 2018.  Info. available in counseling office.

Norman Hammoud Scholarship—for anyone who is a football player. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

George Darany Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018

The Whiston Scholarship. Deadline March 31st, 2018.

Robert Cipriano Scholarship—for anyone who has participated in a full season of cross country, track, softball, baseball as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

Mr. & Mrs. Arnaldo Fracassa Food, Beverage & Hospitality Scholarship—for anyone going into Food, Beverage or Hospitality as well as a few other requirements. Deadline is March 31st, 2018 http://dearbornedfoundation.org/scholarships

2017 – 2018 William G. Coyne Memorial Scholarship Program Application . Ends April 1st, 2018

B. Davis scholarship Deadline is May 22, 2018 Website is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Stefan Wanczyk Foundation Scholarship, providing $2,000 scholarships. Application/info available in the counseling office.  Application deadline May 31, 2018.

For more scholarship information, please stop by the counseling office.

Just a friendly reminder to students that there are absolutely no hats or hoodies allowed in the hallways or the classrooms and you must have your ID on you at all times…..

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