Daily Announcements for Wednesday, September 21, 2016

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • FMHS will operate on a regular Early Dismissal schedule today.  That schedule can be accessed here.  TST will be in session and open campus policies will be in effect.
  • If you did not receive a FMHS ID last week you will need to see Ms. Wallett in the main office to have your picture taken for a temporary ID.  A valid FMHS ID will be required to participate in homecoming events.
  • Mr. Sissel will be holding auditions tomorrow for The Passion of Dracula.  If you are interested in auditioning please report to room 302 tomorrow at 3:30.
  • The Fort Madison YMCA is looking to hire additional lifeguards. If interested you would have to be lifeguard and CPR certified. If you are not certified, we can arrange for a life guard certification class to get you certified. Hours vary between evenings and weekends. If interested contact Justina Spear at (319) 372-2403, extension 2.
  • DECA will have a meeting next Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 AM in room 205.  All DECA members are encouraged to attend and find out the great things going on with DECA.   Anyone interested in DECA or who have a question should see Ms. Weisinger.
  • The guidance department would like you to know that they have established a job opportunities board outside of the guidance office.  If you are looking for a job, take a look and see what is available.
  • Anyone interested in playing girls  powder puff or boys volleyball for homecoming please contact one of the following:  Seniors-Lexi Schmidt, Juniors-Katie Larson, Sophomore-Chloe Blind and Freshman-Jada Sheppard.  There will also be a sign up sheet in the guidance office.
  • Freshman – if you are interested in helping to build a float for the homecoming parade contact Deanna Warner.
  • Seniors – you may vote for the homecoming court from Tuesday through Thursday this week.  The court will be announced at the assembly on Monday, September 26.

Volunteer Hours:

  • The Program Director of the YMCA is looking for a few volunteers to help with youth programs throughout the year.  The tasks could vary depending on the sport or activity.  If interested, contact Justina Spear at (319) 372-2403, extension 2.
  • If you are a senior and have a free block in your schedule and are looking to earn volunteer hours by mentoring elementary-aged children, Great River Are Youth Mentoring (formerly Big Brothers, Big Sisters) may be a good fit for you.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Harter in guidance to obtain an application.

FMHS Activities @FMHSActivities

  • If you are a senior looking for ways to pay for college please join the guidance department this evening at 5:30 PM in the LMC for Financial Aid Night.

Lunch Menu:

  • Chicken fajitas or crispitos;
  • Broccoli or fresh carrots;
  • Peaches or tropical fruit.

This Day in History (TDIH): 1937 – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein was first published.


Fact of the Day (FOTD)The Hobbit is the prequel to The Lord of the Rings series.


Quote of the Day (QOTD):



Digital Citizenship of The Day


For Parents:


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