Oct. 5, 2011


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Detention is now open and available for students to serve their detentions.

Detentions are every morning at 6:30-7:15.

You may also serve detentions everyday at 2:30 – you must report to the cafeteria on time. Or, you may serve detentions on Saturday from 9:00 – noon.


Do you enjoy trivia games like Jeopardy? If so, Scholar Quiz Bowl is for you! Please join us on Tuesday, Oct 18 at 3:30 pm in room 96. Snacks will be provided! If you cannot attend the meeting, please see Ms. King in room 96. (10/18)

St. Louis University will be hosting a National College Fair on Sunday, 10/16/11 from Noon – 3:00 PM. Visit www.nationalcollegefairs.org for more information. (10/14)


Seniors, your senior superlatives sheet is due to Mr. Schott on Wednesday at the end of the day TODAY. This is your only chance to get this turned in! Drop them off at Room 139 before you leave for Fall Break. (10/5)

Don’t forget to order your Salute to Military shirts. We will be taking pre-orders at lunch Monday-Wednesday or you can contact Jeremy Rohrbach in room 109. The cost is 10 dollars and the proceeds will benefit the men and women of our Armed Forces. We will have a few great events happening on the 21st in correspondence with Breast Cancer Awareness Night and Faculty Appreciation Night. Mr. and Mrs. Vinnedge will conduct the coin toss and we will have a Toys for Tots campaign. We want every staff member to be a part of this great night. (10/5)


Attention any Junior or Senior interested in nursing with a cumulative 2.75 GPA can apply for a spot to shadow a nurse at Chamberlain College of Nursing. Dates available are November 2, 2011, Jan 25, March 7, and May 2, 2012. See Mrs. Breuer in guidance for the application.


The ARETE fall breakfast is fast approaching. Pillar forms are due October 4th. You are only required to complete one pillar form this academic school year to be invited to the breakfast and field day. Please return completed forms to room 2. Forms are located near the front entrance or can be downloaded from the ARETE website. sites.google.com/site/fhcarete/home

Academic Excellence- 3.4 or higher for 3 consecutive semesters

Athletic Sportsmanship- 2 sports within the same year or 2 consecutive seasons of a sport

Club/Extracurricular Service- meaningful contribution to an extracurricular club/program for at least one academic year

Productive Citizenship- meaningful contribution to the community



The diversity club is looking for applicants! “100 Neediest Cases Art Contest”

Winners will receive gift cards.

Drawings due October 17th to room 245

See Ms Milos for details!


Students, we will be hosting a student forum on bullying at FHC, if you would like to be a part of the planning committee, join us in room 109 on October 20th at 6:45 or 2:30. If you cannot attend the meeting, please join Spartan Virtues on Facebook and leave a message of how we can improve your school! (10/20)



FCCLA will be selling Lee Denim Day t-shirts at lunch and out of room 157 on Oct. 3-5. FHC will then show support by wearing the shirts on Oct. 5. Shirts will be $10 dollars and all proceeds will benefit breast cancer research. More information will be coming soon! (10/5)

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Meetings are held on Thursday mornings at 7:00AM in room 106. Join us for community service, social activities, leadership activities and business news. Ms. Neal, Advisor

Science Club

Meets every other week in room 222 at 2:30. Our upcoming meetings are

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Thursday, Nov. 17

Tuesday, Nov. 29


On Tuesdays and Thursdays from now until basketball season begins in November we will be having open gym. Come on out and hoop-it-up this fall, everyone is invited.

Anyone interested in joining the ultimate Frisbee team should see coach Becker about attending Monday pickup games throughout the fall.

The Weight Room (room 008) is open for student use after school –

Hours: MWF 2:35 – 4:30 T TH 2:35 – 4:00.

College Visits


University of Tulsa 10/4/2

MacMurry College 10/5/3

Lindenwood University 10/5/7

Florida State University 10/18/2

Central College 10/18/3

College of Charleston-South Carolina 10/19/3

UMSL 10/19/6

Westminster College 10/20/3

William Jewell 10/20/7

McKendree University 10/21/3

SIU-E 10/24/6

University of Central Missouri 10/25/2

Harris Stowe 10/25/6

Hannibal LaGrange 10/26/3

Webster University 10/28/3

Northern Michigan 10/31/1

Millikin 11/1/6

Missouri Baptist University 11/2/1

Southwest Baptist University 11/7/3

Murray State 11/8/3

Ranken 11/8/6