Superintendent’s Monthly Super Chat
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Franklin County Middle School
Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: Open House begins at 6:00 p.m. Informational Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Franklin County Middle School
Audience: Current 6th and 7th Grade Students and Parents
In January, 2017, longtime FCCSC educator, Ms. Geannie Hensel, announced her plans to retire at the end of the 2016-17 school year. A few weeks later, Superintendent, Dr. Debbie Howell, visited Ms. Hensel’s classroom to surprise her with the news that she had been selected as February’s “Educator of the Month”. Ms. Hensel has been employed as a physical education and health teacher with the Franklin County Community School Corporation for 37 years. After graduating from Ball State University she secured her first teaching job at Laurel Jr. High and High School. Eventually she moved to Franklin County High School. During her tenure, Ms. Hensel has served as a teacher, coach, jr. high athletic director, and sponsored many student organizations, such as MCATZ and Bleacher Bums. In addition to her teaching duties, Ms. Hensel serves on the Franklin County Education Association negotiations team. In the community she is involved with the United Way and Relay for Life. Ms. Hensel was nominated for this recognition by an FCHS student athlete. One of the reasons the student nominated Ms. Hensel was because of her dedication to the students of FCHS and her unwavering school spirit. She is one … Continue reading
Do you need assistance or have questions about enrolling in the 21st Century Scholars Program? We are going to have designated nights in the community here to assist parents of 7th and 8th graders with this process. You MUST sign your child up NO LATER than the end of 8th grade year to be eligible. Do not miss out on this opportunity! Laurel Elementary – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 5-7 pm. Brookville Middle School – Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 1-7 pm. Mt. Carmel Elementary – Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 5-7 pm. *** ANY student in the county that is interested in enrolling is able to attend any of the events! *** PIZZA AND DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THOSE THAT ATTEND AFTER SCHOOL HOURS! Before you apply online, make sure you have the following:
- Student’s Social Security Number, date of birth, and address
- Parent or guardian’s Social Security Number, or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number if applicable
- Previous year gross income amounts for all members of the household (Example: if you are applying after December 31, 2015, use 2015 amounts.)
- A valid email address. Free email addresses are available at Yahoo! & Gmail.
Board Votes to Rename Middle School The Franklin County Board of School Trustees voted unanimously to rename “Brookville Middle School”, “Franklin County Middle School” beginning with the 2017-18 school year. Transition Team Update In addition to the new name, Mr. Chris Bundy, FCMS Principal, shared the following information regarding Franklin County Middle School with the Board:
- New Name: Franklin County Middle School
- School Mascot: Wildcats
- School Colors: Navy Blue, Columbia Blue, and Silver
- Mission Statement: Building a strong community of college and career ready students.
- Vision Statement: All students will embrace learning, excel academically, and own their own futures.