January 21, 2016

FMHS Daily Student Announcements For Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Key Club needs your help! They are sponsoring a “Winter Clothing” drive to donate to the Fort Madison Food Pantry. Hats, gloves, and scarves can be placed in the donation boxes located around the school. (MPR, near the Bloodhound Statue out front, and outside the Guidance Office) Please donate and help those in need in our community!

The Business Law class is holding an auction this coming Friday, January 22nd during your lunch periods. We will be auctioning off Prom dresses at REALLY good prices! Look for posters throughout the hallways with pictures of the dresses!

Iowa Safe Schools is sponsoring a conference for students on April 29th in Des Moines. The mission of the Annual Iowa Governors Conference on LGBTQ Youth is to a) engage and educate students, educators, parents, community leaders, youth-serving professionals, policy makers, and others concerned about issues relevant to the LGBTQ community, and b) encourage networking and activism to inspire our communities to promote diversity, equality, and social justice. Mrs. Kohl would like to take a group of interested students, parents, and/or teachers to this conference. Please see her if you would like to sign up. Deadline to sign up is March 20th. The cost is $30 for students and $70 for adults. Scholarships are available for students to help cover that cost. For more information, you can also visit http://www.iowasafeschools.org and click Governor’s Conference at the top of the page.

Attention students, please check your email this week for for the link to participate in the Iowa Straw Poll. You will have until Friday at 3:30 to have your voice heard.

We are looking for 16 students to help us design the 21st century classroom in the library as well as the Makerspace right next to the Media Center. You will be helping us pick out colors, furniture, technology, meet with vendors to compare products and prices and more. If you are interested in helping us design these rooms please fill out the form in the text version of the announcements. We are looking for eight students for each room. Link: http://goo.gl/forms/fKzOJYrdY1

Lunch Menu: Toasted Cheese or Hot Dog; Sweet Potato Puffs or Chili Beans; Peaches or Apple Square

Quote of the Day

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller


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