750 East US Highway 136
Veedersburg, IN 47987
Principal: Mr. Bill Chestnut
Asst. Principal: Mrs. Ashley Hammond
Friday, January 30
National Croissant Day 1798 - The first brawl in the U.S. House of Representatives took place. Congressmen Matthew Lyon and Roger Griswold fought on the House floor. 1844 - Richard Theodore Greener became the first African American to graduate from Harvard University. 1862 - The U.S. Navy's first ironclad warship, the "Monitor", was launched. 1894 - C.B. King received a patent for the pneumatic hammer. 1910 - Work began in Playa del Ray, CA on the first board-track automobile speedway 1933 - "The Lone Ranger" was heard on radio for the first time and ended in 1955. 1933 - Adolf Hitler was named the German Chancellor 1958 - The first two-way moving sidewalk was put in service at Love Field in Dallas, TX. The length of the walkway through the airport was 1,435 feet. 1969 - The Beatles made their last-ever public appearance as a group. The performance of "Get Back" was filmed for the movie "Let It Be." Birthdays Franklin D. Roosevelt (U.S.) 1882 Gene Hackman 1931 Norma Jean 1938 Dick Cheney 1941 Christian Bale 1974
Lunch: Cheesy Pasta Bake, green beans, celery sticks, fruit
Annie Musical Auditions
Click here to go to the Drama Club webpage to download the audio files for high school auditions.
Athletic Events this Weekend! Good Luck to all the teams!! Go Mustangs!!
Congratulations to senior Koby Pierce who has passed Coy Overpeck to become the all time career leader in steals at Fountain Central. Congratulations, Koby!
Click the link below to go to the Choir fundraiser website. Proceeds go to uniforms, equipment, music, and trips!
There will be a Science Olympiad meeting in Mr. Allio’s room during RTI on Friday, Jan. 30.
The National Honor Society will be hosting a fundraiser during the pep session this Friday, Jan. 30. During all 3 lunches, Wednesday – Friday, students will get the chance to buy tickets and enter a raffle to pie a teacher in the face. Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5.
The Internation Union of Operating Engineers, Local 841, will be accepting applications for an apprenticeship and training program January 2 - 31, 2015. Applications are available at the following union locations:
6801 South US 41, Terre Haute, IN
1602 Main St, Vincennes, IN
616 South Oakwood St, Oakwood, IL
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE PICKED UP IN PERSON
More information can be obtained in the Guidance Office.
On January 21 the vocational instructors will be presenting their programs in the cafeteria at 2:00. All sophomores and interested juniors will be asked to attend. The presentation will take approximately 1 hour.
On February 3, those students who are interested in enrolling in those vocational programs will have the opportunity to visit the vocational sites. Permission forms will be available after the January 21st presentation. Students must have signed permission forms on file in the guidance office by February 2 or they will not be allowed to attend.
The FC After Prom committee is again selling carnations and suckers for Valentine's Day. They will be set up on the stage during all three lunch periods on February 4, 5, and 6. Delivery of the flowers and suckers will be February 13th. You can purchase a carnation for $1.50, a sucker for $2.00 or both for $3.00. They will also be set up at this coming Saturday's boys basketball game in the cafeteria. Cash only please.
9th Grade Orientation
8th Grade parents mark your calendars! Parents of current 8th grade students please mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 11, at 6:00 pm in the FCHS cafeteria. Mrs. Watson will be meeting with parents to review high school requirements and diploma tracks at this meeting. More information will be forthcoming in February. If school is not in session due to bad weather, the alternate date is February 18. Mrs. Watson will be meeting with 8th grade students the beginning of February to work on scheduling for next year.
Juniors: Apply for FREE 8 Day Trip to Gettysburg and Washington, DC. High school juniors have a chance to join other Indiana youth for a life changing experience on the 2015 Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. By visiting the nation’s capital and experiencing American history, Indiana youth will gain a better understanding about their electric cooperative and government. The trip begins on June 11 in Indianapolis and ends on June 18. Tipmont REMC will sponsor 10 students from local schools. To qualify, students must apply for the tour and be interviewed by a special committee consisting of Tipmont REMC employees and directors. Applications must be returned to Tipmont REMC by Feb. 11. See Mrs. Bowling for additional information.
Discover Dual College Credit Night
Discover Dual Credit night is about informing students of the many Dual Credit opportunities available through Ivy Tech, and connecting students, their parents, and school staff to the College. Representatives from academic schools, Financial Aid, Disability Support Services, the ASAP Program, Secondary Initiatives, as well as a transfer advisor from Purdue University will be available for interactive sessions with guests. Discover Dual Credit night will be held at the Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette campus, 3101 S. Creasy Lane, on Thursday, February 12, from 5-8 pm. Guests should park on the main campus and start in Ivy Hall in the Grand Hallway. Both Middle/Jr. and High School students, parents, and school staff are invited! Attendees should RSVP by February 5 to ensure space is available.
It's time to order jackets! If you have earned your 21 points, stop in the Athletic Office to place your order. Cost to the athlete is $50. The Mustang Club pays for the remaining balance. Orders must be placed before February 13.
There will be hearing screenings on Friday, Feb. 20. This includes all 7th graders, 10th graders, and new students.
Purdue's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
All freshman and sophomore girls are invited to attend Purdue University's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. It will be held Saturday, February 28, from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Purdue University. For more information and to register, go to www.purdue.edu/wiep. The event is free but space is limited, so register soon if interested.
PSAT results will be distributed in the upcoming weeks. Students can use their results to make a study plan for the SAT and begin to recognize their academic strengths and weaknesses. Students will be given access to My College QuickStart through the College Board, which will help with college and career planning. More information will be sent about that in the next few weeks.
Students planning to attend a 4-year college or university should plan to take either the SAT or ACT their junior year. Students can register online for the SAT at www.collegeboard.org or the ACT at actstudent.org. Study guides are available in the Guidance Office.
New SAT and ACT Registration Policy: Due to new security enhancements, students are now required to upload a digital photo when registering for the SAT and ACT. Plan ahead to make sure you have an acceptable photo before the registration deadline.
Choosing the right college can be a time-consuming process. Visiting the campus is an essential part of making sure you make the right choice. We encourage students to take college visits during their junior year. Permission forms can be obtained from Mrs. Gooding in the front office.
If you plan to attend college but have not yet applied, do not put it off any longer. If you need help, see Mrs. Jones.
Hoosier Boys State and Hoosier Girls State are programs designed to educate young men and women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Each program is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical City, County and State. Eligibility for Hoosier State requires that a State Delegate should be enrolled in an Indiana high school or state certified home school, be in the junior class, be in the upper half of their class academically, and be sponsored by an American Legion Auxiliary Unit, Department of Indiana. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and due back February 13, 2015. See Mrs. Jones or Mrs. Bowling for more information.
Mustang Hoops Newsletter
Click here to download Issue #28 of the newsletter (Jan. 27, 2015)
In support of the North Vermillion community and the terrible tragedy that occurred this past weekend, many WRC schools are participating in a “Blue and White” day today, January 6. Staff and students should plan to wear blue and white to show our support. Please keep this tight-knit community in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
All males, upon reaching their 18th birthday, must register for the Selective Service. You will be denied federal and state aid for college if you are not registered. Online registration can be found at sss.gov and must be done within 30 days of your 18th birthday.
Be the first to know about school delays/cancellations and get updates about the happenings at the school. Follow Mr. Allison on Twitter - @SEFSC_Supt
The After Prom committee is selling Mustang bracelets ($1.00), blankets ($30.00) and Winter Sports/Band decals (4x4-$5.00 and 6x6-$8.00).
Please contact JJ Payton 585-2030 or Angela Golia 585-5251.
FC Mustang Television
- Click here to watch the December 4th Episode
Box Tops for Education:
The yearbook dept. is collecting box tops for education. If you don’t already have an elementary connection, please donate box tops to the HS yearbook class. A container is located in the HS library on the circulation desk. Please check the outside of 3 ring binders for box tops. General Mills products are also an excellent source for box tops. This will be an ongoing collection for the entire school year.
Fountain Central's official twitter feed:
Mr. Good's twitter feed with live updates during boys basketball games:
Download the ReplayIt app for Yearbook
*ReplayIt gives students, staff and family members the ability to upload, view, and share images throughout the year with your school. See the year as it happens! Upload the picture you took from the big game or take one while hanging out with your friends at the pep rally and upload it immediately to be a part of your school’s ReplayIt experience. Your pictures may appear in the school's yearbook! Free for Android and iPhone.
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