January 22, 2016

FMHS Daily Student Announcements For Friday, January 22nd, 2016 by Izzy.

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 tomorrow 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 3:30 today to have your voice heard. Today is the last day.

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

Want to read the announcements? Apply here.

Lunch Menu: Pizza or Cooks Choice; Salad or Celery Sticks; Pears or Mixed Fruit

Quote of the Day

“Being angry and resentful of someone is like letting them live rent-free in your head.”
George Foreman


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