Fountain Central Jr/Sr High School
Boys Tennis Reschedule
The Boys Tennis Match tonight (August 21) vs Attica has been rescheduled for Monday, September 8.
There will be a High School Student Council meeting on Thursday, August 21 at 7:15 am in the Library.
The Fountain Central boys tennis team will be participating in a "#SmashCancer" tennis match on Tuesday, August 26 at North Montgomery High School. This statewide event is a fundraiser for cancer patients in various locations across the state. Coach Ric Walke, North Montgomery, has selected the Kale Galloway family to receive the proceeds from our match. Each boy tennis player, as well as Coach Kight and Coach Webb, are selling t-shirts for $10 to raise money for the Galloway family. Please see one of them to place your order. The shirts come in the various colors representing the various forms of cancer and are a 'dri-fit' material.
School Picture Day
- Thursday, August 28
JOSTENS will be here on Friday, August 29 to meet with all Freshmen during RTI in the auxiliary gym.
JOSTENS will be here on Friday, August 29 to meet with all Seniors during RTI in the main gym
Photographers from Doug’s Studio will be here on Friday, August 29 to take team/individual sports pictures. This will include all Fall Sports and Cheerleaders.
Order forms will be sent home on the 21st. Please have your son/daughter bring their completed form along with a check made payable to Doug’s Studio with them on the 29th.
All sophomores will be participating in the PSAT on Wednesday, Oct 14, 2014. The fee involved with sophomore testing is covered by the Indiana Department of Education.
Any junior who would like to participate in the PSAT must sign up in the guidance office no later than Friday, September 19, 2014. A fee of $15 must be paid when signing up to participate.
Students who want to participate in the National Merit Scholarship competition must take the PSAT during their junior year.
It is important for students to do their best on this assessment due to the fact that it is now being utilized to determine whether or not students will be allowed to participate in dual college credit courses and whether or not students will be required to participate in college readiness remediation. If you have any questions about the PSAT, please see Mrs. Jones in the guidance office or call her at 765-294-7240 ext. 2006.
College visits are an excellent opportunity to receive up to date information, new developments, and tips for applying to the colleges of your choice. Representatives will set-up in the high school library during RTI. Juniors and seniors may sign up in the guidance office to meet with representatives. Scheduled visits will be announced each week. Current opportunities are:
Sports passes are available in the athletic office. Family Pass $125, Adult Pass $50, Students Pass $25, & Senior Citizen Pass $25. Passes are good for all home events with the exception of Tourneys & Sectionals.
Contestants are being sought for the 2014 Covington Apple Fest Queen Pageant. This is the second year for the pageant. Reigning Queen, Dottie Vollmer, will be crowning her successor on Saturday, September 13 at First Baptist Church in Covington. The newly crowned queen will then reign over the Apple Fest on Saturday, September 27, as well as compete in the 2015 Indiana State Festival
Association Queen Pageant. Young ladies between the ages of 16-21 years of age and who reside in Fountain, Warren, Vermillion or Benton County, Indiana, are eligible to compete. To receive a pageant packet, please contact Amy Wright at 765.585.5945. Deadline to enter is Friday, August 29.
Lost and Found is located in the Library again this year.
Students, you can follow Fountain Central on Twitter and get all the latest announcements and information!
From The Nurses Office:
The Indiana State Department of Health Immunization Division annually reviews and updates the immunizations required for school entry. Changes to the 2014-15 School Immunization Requirements are as follows:
One (1) dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) is required for 6th grade and one (1) booster dose of MCV4 is required for students in grade 12.
From the Food Service Department:
To go along with the new school year, there are some new regulations from the USDA that went into affect July 1:
1. Sodium Limits - All foods are now under new sodium guidelines with no additional salt available to students. We will be offering several flavors of no salt seasonings in the near future. We will announce when they arrive so you can try them out!
2. Ala Carte Items - All side items and snacks are now under new calorie and fat guidelines. This will affect the following side items: macaroni and cheese, tater tots and hash browns. You may select one serving of those items with your meal (when on the menu) but you will not be able to purchase any additional servings. Several of the snack items we offer already meet the new guidelines so you will continue to see those and we will be bringing in some new items as they become available.
Reminder: Please do not throw your white plate in the trash - they should be placed in the dishroom window along with your tray and silverware.
If you have any questions, please ask any of the kitchen staff and they will be glad to help you!
From the Food Service Department:
Breakfast and lunch prices for the 2014-2015 school year will be as follows:
Southeast Fountain Elementary
Breakfast: $1.20 / Lunch: $1.90
Fountain Central Jr/Sr High School
Breakfast: $1.20 / Lunch: $2.20
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.
The Fountain Central Junior-Senior High School community shall provide all students with a safe and caring learning environment. Students will be provided the opportunity to develop into well-rounded, responsible, and productive citizens.
To meet the needs of students as they prepare to assume productive roles in society, we accept the responsibility to provide curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular opportunities that reflect the ever-changing demands of the global community.
Fountain Central Junior-Senior High School is preparing all students to be academically competitive, to accept responsiblity, and to achieve at their highest level of ability. We embrace community involvement to enhance the educational achievements of our students.