750 East US Highway 136
Veedersburg, IN 47987
Principal: Mr. Bill Chestnut
Asst. Principal: Mrs. Ashley Hammond
Wednesday, October 29
Today is National Cat Day. 1652 - The Massachusetts Bay Colony proclaimed itself to be an independent commonwealth. 1682 - William Penn landed at what is now Chester, PA. He was the founder of Pennsylvania. 1863 - The International Committee of the Red Cross was founded. 1929 - America's Great Depression began with the crash of the Wall Street stock market. 1945 - The first ballpoint pens to be made commercially went on sale at Gimbels Department Store in New York at the price of $12.50 each. 1957 - Bobby Helms recored "Jingle Bell Rock." 1969 - The U.S. Supreme Court ordered an immediate end to all school segregation. 1970 - Neil Diamond received a gold record for "Cracklin' Rosie." 1998 - The oldest known copy of Archimedes' work sold for $2 million at a New York auction. Birthdays: 1942 Robert Norman "Bob" Ross - Artist, 1947 Richard Dreyfuss
Football Section Semifinals
Fountain Central plays Rockville at 7:00 pm this Friday, October 31, @ Rockville.
Click here to view the Class 1A Bracket. (FC is in bottom-right bracket)
If you have lost something, please check the lost and found in the library. Anything not claimed will be disposed of tomorrow (Oct. 29) at the end of the day.
Parent/Teacher Conferences for Fountain Central Jr/Sr High School will be held on Wednesday, October 29, from 3:15-5:00 pm and from 5:45-8:00 pm. Conferences are on a first come, first serve basis.
Attention Senior Parents:
The State requires that all Seniors must have a Meningitis booster before October 31, 2014. Contact Mrs. Houmes at the High School with any questions you might have.
Keep your community warm this winter. Donate new or gently used CLEAN hats, scarves, and gloves now through Oct 30 ! Will be donated to local women’s shelter! Football team – Athletic Office, Cross Country Team – Mr. Burney’s room, Tennis Team – Mr. Webb’s room, Volleyball Team- Mrs. Larson’s Room, Other high school students-Mrs. Britton’s room, Jr High students-Ms. Howell’s room.
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will host the 7th annual Expanding Your Horizons conference for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls on Saturday, Nov 1. The conference gives girls the chance to do hands-on activities. Additional information is available at www.smwc.edu.eyh and registration is currently open.
Seniors planning to attend IU in the fall of 2015 are encouraged to submit a complete application for admission by November 1. IU has a variety of scholarships available for incoming freshmen that are renewable for four years of study at Indiana University Bloomington. To be considered for these scholarships, application materials for admission must be submitted online or postmarked by November 1, 2014. For more information visit scholarships.indiana.edu.
Don’t forget that Saturday night (Nov. 1) marks the end of Daylight Savings Time for 2014. Clocks will need to be set back one hour.
For your holiday enjoyment, the Fountain Central Athletic Department is once again offering their HOLIDAY GREENERY. This is the same high quality greenery, which has been offered in the past. Orders can be made from now until November 4. Orders can be made by contacting any athlete or by phoning Fountain Central Athletic office (294-2206). No money is necessary at the time you order. Delivery of the greenery will be on or shortly after November 21 prior to Thanksgiving. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase high quality greenery at very affordable prices.
- Click here to view the brochure of wreaths.
2014-15 Boys Basketball Callout Information
- Click here to download the 9th grade-JV-Varsity Boys Basketball Info and Registration form.
Ivy Tech has scheduled an open house called “Go Ivy Day” on November 6, 2014 from 3-7 pm at the Ivy Tech campus in Lafayette. The community is invited stop by at any time during the event to learn about new programs, speak to faculty, and visit labs. There is no need to register for the event.
55th Annual WRC Choral Festival
Thursday, November 6, 7:00 pm at North Vermillion High School.
Advance Tickets: Adults $3 and Students $2 - Contact Mrs. Newnum for tickets.
The University of Indianapolis offers several opportunities over the course of the year to allow students to visit the campus and experience the life of a UIndy student. The final “special visit” day for the fall is Saturday, November 8. Visit http://www.uindy.edu/admissions/join-us-for-high-school-day for more information.
Senior head shots are scheduled for Friday, November 14. Head shots will be taken in the health room during RTI, A, B, and C lunch periods. All seniors need to have an individual photo taken. This is a formal photo for the yearbook. There is no cost at the time of the photo. Doug’s Studio will release the photo for sale at a later date.
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:
FC Mustang Televsion
Click here to view the October 23 episode of FCMTV!
"Speak Up" Parent Technology Survey
Speak Up is the first survey designed to help parents share their ideas directly with schools and national policymakers. As key stakeholders, Speak Up provides parents with a mechanism for expressing their views to the administrators at their child(ren)’s school and district about key issues impacting their child(ren)'s education. By participating in Speak Up, parents are expressing their views to a wider audience of local, state, and nationalpolicy makers as well as the business community—and contributing to the national dialog about science, technology, and preparing students for the 21st century workforce. Click here for more details.
- Click here to take the survey.
“What Parents Need to Know About Enterovirus D68”
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.
Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-8 pm. $3 per person, $2 with Mustang sports pass. An adult must be with any student still attending the elementary. Come enjoy the water and support the swim team. We have the following open to anyone in the community: open area, lap swimming in 2 – 3 lanes, diving boards, swim lessons, mentorships, pool parties. Proceeds go to the lifeguard(s) and the swim team. So have fun and know that you are helping a great program.
*Open swim will be cancelled on nights of swim meets, holidays and bad weather (no school).
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.