The FCHS Book Club is having a bake sale on February 2nd before school. Stop by for a sweet treat and help support the Book Club Janine Hoff Scholarship!
All proceeds will go toward our annual scholarship.
Also, new this year, check out Santa’s Photo Booth!
Stop by the library to pick up your Winter Reading Bingo Card! The challenge goes from December 1st through February 14th! See you soon!
Stop by the library to join our Fall Reading Challenge. Every time you read, you have more chances to win prizes! On November 3rd, we will be having a reading celebration during SRT with prizes and refreshments. Hope to see you in the library!
Summer is over and I would like to take the opportunity to welcome you back to FCHS and the FCHS Library. The library is open daily from 7:45- 4:00. Please feel free to stay before or after school for study time. If I can be of any assistance, make sure to ask. That’s why I am here.
Welcome Back! Mrs. Hawkins
Brookville, Indiana – Bill Kenley will speak at Franklin County High School on March 22, 2017. The conversation with the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award honoree is part of the Novel Conversations Speakers Program, sponsored by Indiana Humanities with support from The Glick Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation.
“Twice voted the most influential and inspiring teacher in his high school, Bill Kenley knows what makes a young adult audience tick. Kenley’s debut novel, High School Runner (Freshman), is his fictional love letter to high-school cross-country. Kenley is an award-winning high school and college-level creative writing teacher, a three-time Boston marathoner with a 2:47 marathon personal best, and has a 50-miler under his belt.”
“Authors provide insight into a rainbow of different careers possible for students,” says FCHS student Jessica Walls. “Authors experience multiple supporting careers with the publishing of every book and application of many fields, such as marketing, business, and sales. When authors visit schools, they bring all of this information to students who may be still struggling to decide where they want to bring their lives. It makes the world a little more realistic for students. Also, authors give helpful tips and guides to hopeful future writers. To these students, this sort of exposure is like a day in an author’s life, and that is priceless.”
EVENT TITLE Bill Kenley Author Visit
When: March 22, 2017
Where: FCHS Library
Cost: Free and open to the public
Speaking to students at 2:30 and the public at 3:30
Oh, it’s that time of the year! When everything is so hectic and I feel like you won’t be able to get everything done. But it’s also that time of the year when I really want to relax, visit good friends and just enjoy the snowy weather! Can you relate??
So this Christmas I wish you a relaxing, refreshing break from school and hope that you get to a chance to be with your family and friends and show them how much you care. Merry Christmas! Mrs. Hawkins
To celebrate Teen Read Month, October, FCHS Library is hosting an Writer’s Workshop! On Wednesday, October 26th, Young Adult author Shannon Lee Alexander will be at Franklin County High School. During the day she will be presenting workshops to English classes. After school she will be presenting to any students or staff who would like to attend. Bring your manuscripts, questions, curiosity, and a friend!
Hardback books will also be available for purchase for $15.
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The library would like to welcome you back to FCHS. I hope you had a great summer and read to “hit the books!” Stop by the library to say hi and find out more about how FCHS library can help you succeed this school year. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram @fchslibrary! Welcome back! Mrs. Hawkins
April is National Library Month! FCHS library has some events planned that might be of interest to you. On April 7th, author Shannon Lee Alexander of Love and Other Unknown Vairables will be skyping with our students after school. If you are an aspiring author or just a reader, make sure to take the opportunity to ask questions with a real author!
Also, April 11-15 will be National Library Week. Listen to announcements for a chance to partake in some sweet fun! There will be contests every day!
Stop by the library soon!