Fannin County Schools Start Back This Wednesday!

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BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Fannin County Schools start back Wednesday, August 7, 2019!

The official calendar 2019 – 2020 calendar is as follows!

Note: Days for Spring Break and holidays can be used to make up days missed due to inclement weather or other reasons.

Thursday, August 1, 2019 – Tuesday, August 6, 2019: Preplanning

 

Wednesday, August 7, 2019: First day of school.

 

Monday, September 2, 2019: Labor Day Holiday, Emergency Make Up Day

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019: Early Release, Parent Teacher Conference

 

Friday, October 18, 2019: Professional Learning Day, Emergency Make Up Days

 

Monday, October 21, 2019: Holiday, Emergency Make Up Day

 

Monday, November 25, 2019 – Friday, November 29, 2019: Thanksgiving Holidays, Emergency Make Up Days

 

Monday, December 23, 2019 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019: Christmas Holidays, Emergency Make Up Days

 

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 – Friday, January 3, 2020: New Years Break, Emergency Make Up Days

 

Monday, January 6, 2020 – Tuesday, January 7, 2020: Professional Learning Day, Emergency Make Up Days

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020: Students Return from Break

 

Monday, January 20, 2019: Martin Luther King Holiday, Emergency Make Up Day

 

Monday, February 17, 2020: Holiday, Emergency Make Up Day

 

Friday, March 13, 2020: Early Release, Parent Teacher Conference

 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020: Kindergarten Registration – BRES, EFES, & WFES

 

Friday, April 10, 2020 – Friday, April 17, 2020: Spring Break, Emergency Make Up Days

 

Friday, May 22, 2020: Last Day of School, Graduation

 

Monday, May 25, 2020: Memorial Day

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – Thursday, May 28, 2020: Post Planning

 

Friday, May 29, 2020: Emergency Make Up Day
 

Testing Dates:
Sem/Final Exams: MS/FH Thursday, December 19, 2019 – Friday, December 20, 2019 & Thursday, May 21, 2020 – Friday, May 22, 2020.
 

Milestones test windows:
Winter 2019 EOC (FCHS only)
Monday, December 2, 2019 – Friday, December 13, 2019
Spring 2020 EOC (HS courses)
Monday, April 27, 2020 – Friday, May 15, 2020
Spring 2020 EOG (3rd-8th grades)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 – Friday, May 15, 2020

 

Fannin County High School Daily Schedule: 

7:30 – 8:00 Students report to the cafeteria with breakfast being served starting at 7:40 am.

8:05 – 9:30 Block 1 Class

9:36 – 11:01 Block 2 Class

11:07 – 1:04 Block 3 Class and Lunch

1:10 – 2:35 Block 4 Class

2:40 – 3:10 FLEX Time/Block

 
West Fannin Elementary School Daily Schedule:

Pre-K
8:15 – 8:40
Breakfast
8:40 – 10:50
Academic Time
10:50 – 11:45
Lunch/Recess
11:45 – 1:30
Academic Time
1:30 – 2:00
Gross Motor Skills
2:00 – 2:45
Academic Time

Kindergarten
8:15 – 9:50
Academic Time
9:50 – 10:40
NBI/Intervention
10:40 – 11:20
Academic Time
11:20 – 12:20
Lunch/Recess
12:20 – 1:15
Activity
1:15 – 2:45
Academic Time

1st Grade
8:10 – 8:55
Academic Time
8:55 – 9:50
Activity
9:50 – 10:40
Academic Time
10:40 – 11:30
NBI/Intervention
11:30 – 12:25
Academic Time
12:25 – 1:25
Lunch/Recess
1:25 – 2:45
Academic Time

2nd Grade
8:05 – 8:55
Academic Time
8:55 – 9:50
NBI/Intervention
9:50 – 10:45
Activity
10:45 – 11:40
Academic Time
11:40 – 12:40
Lunch/Recess
12:40 – 2:45
Academic Time

3rd Grade
8:00 – 8:55
Activity
8:55 – 11:00
1st Block
11:00 – 12:00
Lunch/Recess
12:00 – 12:55
NBI/Intervention
12:55 – 3:00
2nd Block

4th Grade
8:00 – 8:50
NBI/Intervention
8:50 – 10:55
1st Block/1st and 2nd Period
10:55 – 11:50
Activity
11:50 – 12:50
Lunch/Recess
12:50 – 3:00
2nd Block/3rd and 4th Period

5th Grade
8:00 – 9:55
1st Block/1st and 2nd Period
9:55 – 11:50
2nd Block/3rd and 4th Period
11:50 – 12:35
ELA Block
12:35 – 1:25
Lunch/Recess
1:25 – 2:10
NBI/Intervention
2:10 – 3:00
Activity

 

Last-minute supply list:

 

Fannin County High School (9th – 12th grade):
#2 Pencils, Black or Blue Pens, Binder, College-ruled Notebook Paper, Colored Pencils, Highlighters (two colors), Calculator.

 

Fannin County Middle School (6th-8th grade):
2″ Binder with Divider, Notebook Paper, Composition Books, Pencils, Pens, Highlighters, Colored Pencils.

 

Blue Ridge Elementary, East Fannin Elementary, West Fannin Elementary:
Kindergarten, 1st-2nd Grade: Crayons, Glue Sticks, Pencils, Scissors, Paper, Pencil Box or Pouch
3rd-5th grade: Colored pecils, Pencils, Loose Leaf Paper, Spiral Composition Notebooks, Pencil Pouch
 
 
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TAP Pathway Completers

Fannin County High

This year twelve students completed the Teaching as a Profession pathway, earning college credit.  In order to receive the credit, they demonstrated mastery in many topics by passing a very difficult national assessment.  The exam included laws that govern education, instructional strategies, history and philosophies of education, and theories of childhood development. In addition, they worked many hours with an elementary or middle school teacher.  This program helps them see what it’s really like to be an educator and gives them the opportunity to be a positive role model to younger students in our community.

Pictured from L to R (Back Row) – Olivia Akins, Briana Mathews, Jase Huff, Blake Rogers, Hunter Gray, Kayleigh Russell, Kendall Postell
(Front Row) – Macy Greene, Faith Swartzell, Jessica Westcott, Kaelyn Hensley
Not Pictured – Emily Ingle

Fannin County High School Recognizes Newest National Honor Society Members

Fannin County High

Fannin County High School’s annual National Honor Society Installation, Induction and Honor Cord Ceremony was recently held in the school’s Performing Arts Center.

The officers for the 2019-20 School who were installed are: Hannah Cruse, President; Lora Gwatney, Vice-President; Lexi McGill, Secretary; and Zack Nelson, Treasurer.

Membership into the National Honor Society is based on four criteria: Scholarship, Character, Integrity and Service. This year four additional seniors, eight new juniors and fifty-four sophomores were inducted. According to FCHS Principal, Erik Cioffi: “Being inducted into the National Honor Society is a great achievement as the requirements are rigorous.”

There were seventy-four National Honor Society members who received senior honor cords and will wear them at graduation on May 24. “We are certainly proud of all of new members and seniors and congratulate them on their outstanding accomplishments,” stated Mr. Cioffi.

 

FCHS National Honor Society SENIORS RECEIVING HONOR CORDS

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Amelia Akins

Michell Arellanes

Waylon Arrowood

Morgan Blaine

Bailey Breeden

Gene Carbonell

Tanner Carrier

Jordan Chance

Chandler Clayton

Chloe Clemmons

Bailee Cobb

William Cobb

Sydney Collins

Matthew Cox

Shannon Culpepper

Jhenna Daugherty

Hannah Dickey

Montana Dilbeck

Ramtin Doroodchi

Evelyn Doss

Brianna Ellis

Miranda Fain

Ashley Fields

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David Garland

William Garland

Gavin Gibbs

Jamie Gibbs

David Gordon

Emily Gray

Macy Greene

Walker Gregory

Cole Harper

Grant Harris

Madeleine Harris

Reagan Henderson

Vy Hoang

Kenneth Kendall

Destiny King

Joel Kinser

Hannah Ladd

Gina Masseri

Briana Mathews

Mary Maxwell

Carleigh Mize

Dahla Myers

Carlos Roberto Neal

Hannah Nelson

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Hannah Payne

Sam Phillips

Taryn Plummer

Carley Queen

Haley Redfern

Morgan Rhodes

Sara Rhodes

Cole Roberson

Roxie Ross

Natalie Sanders

Devin Schnuphase

Kyla Seabolt

Kurstin Shuler

Amelia Sneed

Jonathan Squires

Cassandra Stepp

Maleah Stepp

Dawson Stewart

Evan Taylor

Joshua Taylor

Katelyn Weaver

Kyleigh Walker

Angelina Young

Elisha Young

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Installation of National Honor Society Officers

 

Current 2018-2019 Officers                  New 2019-2020 Officers

Walker Gregory, President                   Hannah Cruse, President

Hannah Dickey, Vice-Pres.                    Lora Gwatney, Vice-Pres.

Gene Carbonell, Secretary                    Lexi McGill, Secretary

Cole Roberson, Treasurer                     Zachary Nelson, Treasurer

 

    

 

NEW NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS

 

SENIORS

Chandler Clayton

Gavin Gibbs

Chasity Nicholson    Roxie Ross

JUNIORS

Dixie Alexander

Bradley Almas

Carson Beavers

Ashton Davis

Miriam Foster

Hannah Green

   Emily Queen

   Kaia Radabaugh

   

SOPHOMORES

Alyssa Anderson

Catherine Ballew

Shelby Belt

Marli Bond

Cooper Boyle

Teagan Cioffi

Cora Clemmons

Taylor Cobb

Brooklyn Cole

Taylor Coleman

Chloe Collis

Patrick Conner

Kylee Cornelius

Brittany Damiano

Isobella Dilbeck

John Dillard

Michael Dillard

Catherine Finley

Liberty Giet

Tucker Hanson

Kennedy Harper

Andrew Harris

Luke Holloway

Christian Jensen

Mathew Johnson

Henry Leben

Abigail Ledford

Martin Logan Brady

Thomas Mercer

Emmalyn Mitchell

John Moler

Lauren Murphy

Gavin Myers

Allison Nuckolls

Micah O’Neal

Lainey Panter

Emma Payne

Parker Peugh

Gracie Rice

Summer Rogers

Samantha Rosas

Kayleigh Ross

Kaylee Scarbary

Olivia Sisson

Abigail Smith

Courtney Tamberino

Isabella Tocci

Hailey Tucker

Lyndsay Turner

McCay Turner

Karly Waters

Chanley Watson

Emma White

Kimberly Wyant

 

FCHS sophomore Christian Jensen proudly displays his NHS membership certificate and pin.

Sophomores Teagan Cioffi and Isabella proudly display their new NHS membership certificates and pins.

Principal Erik Cioffi awards FCHS junior Dixie Alexander her NHS certificate and pin.

Principal Erik Cioffi awards senior Shea Nicholson her new NHS membership certificate.

Principal Erik Cioffi presents new NHS member Shelby Belt with her membership certificate (Assisting in Background is NHS officer Hannah Dickey)

Hannah Dickey and Walker Gregory drape senior David Gordon with his NHS honor cord.

2018-19 New FCHS National Honor Society members

FCHS Seniors who received Honor cords.

Teaching Student Leads Lesson

Fannin County High, Rebel's Corner

Students in the Teaching as a Profession pathway learn what it’s like to plan and teach a lesson for students with various disabilities. Teaching students in Mrs. Dyer’s class were assigned a learning objective to teach. Their challenge was to create an interactive lesson that would include students with and without a physical or learning disability.

In the scenario pictured, teaching student, Olivia Sisson, created and led a lesson about vowels to her fictitious kindergarten class. A couple of the students pretended to have a sight disability and Olivia did a fantastic job differentiating her lesson so that they were able to master the objective.

FFA Wildlife Team

Fannin County High, Rebel's Corner

Recently the Fannin County High School FFA wildlife team placed 16th in the Area I Career Development Event. Team Members consisted of Patrick Connor, Noah Hess, Kiaya Jones, Levi Pierce, and Shelby Pierce. The competition was held at Pickens County High School and there were 30 teams in the competition from Area I.

The Wildlife CDE is designed to promote wildlife management to students. Students are expected to demonstrate skills based on their instruction in wildlife management courses, including wildlife management, forestry, and natural resource management. The contest includes team and individual portions, including identification and exams. The Fannin County FFA Advisor is Cherie White

FFA is a national organization of over 600,000 members, with more than 39,000 student members in Georgia preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. FFA is an integral part of the agricultural education program in public schools. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

 

Picture from left to right: Levi Pierce, Noah Hess, Patrick Connor, Kiaya Jones, and Shelby Pierce

FCHS: 8th Grade Student/Parent Information Night

Announcements, Fannin County High

Fannin County High School (FCHS) will host 8th Grade Student/Parent Information Night, Thursday, February 28. The program will start at 6 p.m. in the FCHS Performing Arts Center. However, parents and students are encouraged to arrive at 5:30 p.m. in order to visit with teachers of pathway courses and view displays and exhibits.

Starting promptly at 6 p.m. Fannin High administrators and counselors will present information for all 8th grade parents and students in order to prepare for the transition to high school. Attention will be devoted to the registration process, the courses of study and extra-curricular activities available to all incoming 9th graders.

According to FCHS Assistant Principal, Theresa Dillard, “this informational session is an excellent opportunity for future 9th graders to start becoming familiar with the high school expectations and lay a strong foundation for their future.” For additional information, please contact the counselors at FCHS or Fannin County Middle School.

Fannin County High School FCCLA Advances to State Competition

Rebel's Corner

Fannin County High School FCCLA participated in Region STAR Event Competitions on Saturday, February 9th at Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Combined, the students participated in 9 competitive events. (Listed Below) All students scored in the top 2 in the region and will advance to State Competition on March 15-17, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Advocacy- Sydney Tarpley, 10th Grade

Career Investigation- Hope Parris, 12th Grade

Chapter Service Project Display, Courtney Earls and Haley Parks, 11th Grade

Chapter Service Project Portfolio- Alexis Hill and Larissa Hughes, 10th Grade

Chapter in Review Portfolio- Victoria Tanner and Lisa Thomas, 11th Grade

Early Childhood Education- Sierra Reynolds, 10th Grade

Focus on Children- Chloe Clemmons, 12th Grade

Leadership- Cady Finley, 10th Grade

Promote and Publicize FCCLA!- Bobbi Pippin, 11th Grade

Students have been working on these projects since late September and their hard work has paid off. They have so much to be proud of!


Pictured are, from back left, Cady Finley, Hope Parris, Larissa Hughes, Victoria Tanner, Sierra Reynolds, Sydney Tarpley, front left, Bobbi Pippin, Chloe Clemmons, Alexis Hill, Courtney Earls, and Lisa Thomas.

The Great Kindness Challenge

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FCHS KINDNESS CERTIFIED

During the week of January 28, Fannin County High School joined with over 24,000 schools to participate in The Great Kindness Challenge sponsored by Kids for Peace. This was a global campaign that also spanned 113 countries. Faculty, staff and students were given a list of “Challenges” to complete during the week. Some of the 50 challenges from which they could choose included: smile at 25 people, pick up trash on campus, say good morning to 15 people, sit with a new group of kids at lunch, read a book to a younger child, step up for someone in need, and write a thank you to your teachers, administrators, counselors, and support staff. To kick off the week of challenges students in several classes met on the football field to create a symbolic heat and students and staff also wore a specific color each day during the week to support the challenge. While one student did comment, that “in our school we do these types of activities on a daily basis,” the week did provide the opportunity to remind everyone of the impact being kind can have on the world. Upon completion of the challenge, Fannin County High School was recognized as a “2019 Kindness Certified School” by Kids for Peace. The expectation is to participate in this challenge on an annual basis and it is sponsored by the PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) Committee.

Students Forming a Heart to Kick Off the Challenge

Annabel Lillard and Rachael Jessen in front of the school Kindness Challenge bulletin board holding their challenge list

Kindness Certificate
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