It has come to my attention that one of two students in the Fairfield Community School District is currently living under the poverty guidelines. That’s 50% of FCSD kids! While I do not know specifically which students are receiving assistance, I do know we have a high number of families who could use some help.
In an effort to help students, I have come up with the idea of a hygiene closet. The goal of the hygiene closet is to provide students, free of charge, items that cannot be purchased with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) dollars.
I understand hygiene products are expensive to purchase, yet are necessary.
To sign up to receive bags, a parent or guardian must return a completed permission request form to me. Once the form has been returned, your child will be given a hygiene bag to take home. When these supplies are gone, your child will be able to order refills.
To re-order privately, students may log into their school google account and complete the reorder form in their google drive. Items will be discretely placed into the student’s locker. There is an option for parents to pick up the re-order from the school office instead of having student carry the items home. If students don’t wish to order refills online, they may stop by my room (FMS 108) and pick up items.
The ultimate goal is to have a hygiene closet, full of supplies, in all four FCSD buildings. As of right now, FMS will be the first building to begin distribution of supplies.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the hygiene closet, please contact Lisa Greenig at or 641-472-5019 (FMS office number)
This community service project is provided by the generosity of your school staff, local businesses, service organizations, and community members. It is a joy to be able to share blessings with your family.
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FMS Students of the Month
Each school month, the Fairfield Elks Lodge sponsors the
Kendra Allison shows Trojan PRIDE day after day. I am so impressed with her compassion toward others, her willingness to always be a helper and her mature choices. Kendra is always one of the first people to volunteer to help another student, give up her time, and quick to participate. She has impeccable integrity and has shown me in several situations that she is one of the most trustworthy students I know. I am so fortunate to have her in my class. She is a role model for others. Well deserved, Kendra!
Axl Starr has been chosen for the December Student of the Month! Axl brings a great attitude to school each day. He works hard in class to do his best. He is a great friend and leader. I know that I can count on him to do the right thing no matter the situation. He shows all the qualities of Trojan PRIDE. Congratulations, Axl! Keep up the good work!
The 6th grade team is proud to honor Lilly Bergren as Student of the Month. Lilly is full of positive energy and enthusiasm. She approaches every task with a can-do attitude. Even if she has doubts or questions, she dives right in, always doing her best. She loves learning, takes pride in her improvements, and doesn't let challenges defeat her. Lilly is supportive of her classmates, is always willing to help others, and is kind to those around her. Way to go, and keep up the good work, Lilly!
Congratulations to Mazen Hamouda for being chosen as the 6th grade Student of the Month for December. Mazen is a hard worker and a creative thinker. In class, he is willing to share his ideas and show other students how he solved problems. He isn't afraid to think "outside the box" and come up with solutions others haven't thought of. Way to go, Mazen!
The 7th grade team would like to recognize Allison Hunger as the December Student of the Month recipient. Allison is a kind, caring student, that pays attention to staff & student well-being. She also has a desire to achieve as much as possible from her learning. Furthermore, Allison is helpful, an advocate for herself, and a positive leader. She leads to impact as many people as she can, showing Trojan PRIDE. Congratulations, Allison!
The 7th grade team would like to recognize Elizabeth Martin as the recipient of the December Student of the Month Award. There is an aura about
Maggie Peterson has been selected as December Student of the Month! Maggie is a valuable addition to FMS. A team player, Maggie works well with others in small groups, she is a willing helper to others for whom a task is more difficult, and she is a student who can be relied on to do the right thing no matter what. We call that integrity.
The Eighth-Grade team would like to congratulate Preston Stevenson on Student of the Month for December.
Watch for permission slips for a trip to the Carnegie Museum. Thank you to parents that let students stay an extra night after school.
Postsecondary education scholarship applications are now available to FHS Seniors! Applications can be filled out online or printed out and handed into the FHS Main Office or emailed to email@example.com
Local Scholarships are due March 7th, 2019 (unless otherwise noted) and Greater Jefferson County Foundation Scholarships are due March 14th, 2019 (unless otherwise noted).
The Senior Awards Program will be held in the Fairfield High School Auditorium, May 15th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Epperson or Mrs. Steward in the FHS Guidance or Mrs. Megrath in the FHS Main Office at 641-472-2059.
The Class of 2018 received in excess of $100,000 awarded to students at the Senior Awards Program in May 2018. The scholarships are administered or sponsored by the Greater Jefferson County Foundation and many local individuals, businesses and service organizations. Most of these awards, with the addition of several new scholarships, are available again this year. The awards vary from $250 to $5,000 and are given as either one-time amounts or as renewable scholarships. Many are open to any student, without regard to the applicant's intended field of study, while others are for students who may intend to pursue careers in a medical field, business, teaching, fine arts, engineering, mathematics or vocational or agriculture related fields. The criteria for applying also vary and may include, but are not limited to, academic record, community service, participation in activities and financial need.