The FMS 5th/6th grade "Battle of the Books" team received 2nd place out of 24 teams in the Iowa Regional Battle of the Book competition held on April 12th, 2021. Way to go!!!! They tested their knowledge over 21 books against students from other schools during the event. Students included: Ella Bentler, Bidhi Dangol (virtual), Peyton Freeman, Leah Helmick, Emerson Porter, Elliott Ward, and Aubrey Ryan, alternate. They were coached by Dee Ann Lantz.
Bidhe Dangol (Virtual Paritcipant)
FCSD Mission Statement
Unlock Individual Potential
Serve Every Student Every Day
Our school district has requested a Needs Assessment Survey conducted by the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB). The survey is designed to help us assess our strengths and areas of needed improvement, with a focus on improved student achievement. We would like your opinions and judgments in response to the brief survey linked below. The survey takes an average of 9 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymous.
Just click the link below, or paste it in your browser and follow the instructions. Thank you for your participation and helping to make improvements for our students.
FMS has been working hard to implement the Leader in Me framework with all staff and students this year. Part of this framework focuses on serving others with a grateful heart. There are many research studies that indicate a grateful, servant heart leads to an individual being happier and healthier. Right before spring break, FMS Trojan Time groups developed a plan to serve others. Each group was asked to create their own service learning project. There were some awesome projects that took place and all students served someone else. Click Here take a look at the hard work of our students and staff. Thank you for taking the time to check it out!
The madcap murder mystery comes to
Fairfield High School
April 30 and May 1 7:30 PM . . . SHARP!
Fairfield High School Auditorium
Admission: $5.00 or Free with FCSD Activity Pass
For livestream info visit us at:
It is a dark and stormy night. You are invited to a very . . . UNUSUAL . . . dinner party at Boddy Manor. You are all suspects in CLUE, the spring production of the Broadway Players of Fairfield High School.
The butler gives each guest a weapon. No one will be called by their real name.
And the host is . . . well . . . dead.
Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist. Please be aware that Clue is a MURDER MYSTERY. There are depictions of . . . well . . . MURDERS.
Traditional Clue weapons, simulated gun shots, stage blood, dead bodies and body parts, strobe lights, thunder, and other light, sound, and visual effects will be in use. However, do remember: this IS a comedy!
Join the iconic oddballs known as: Miss Scarlet (Evie Messer), Professor Plum (Ethan McReynolds), Mrs. White (Allison Hunger), Mr. Green (Wyatt Whitham), Mrs. Peacock (Charity Trent), and Colonel Mustard (Spencer Hilger) as they race to find the murderer before the body count stacks up. They are joined by: Wadsworth, the butler (Carson Taylor); Yvette, the maid (Sophia Fritz); Mr. Boddy, the host (Jacob Carlson); The Cook (Samara McLain), The Passing Motorist (Sara Poletti); The Singing-and-Tap-Dancing Telegram Girl (Erin Epperson); The Broken-Down-Car Cop (Samara McLain), The Chief (Marcus Trent), The Cops-Who-Save-the-Day (Brock Curtis and Felicia Strong), and the Newscaster (Ryan Higgins).
Mysteries and secrets are revealed by the backstage run crew: Brock Curtis, Erin Epperson, and Felicia Strong.
Light and Sound magic is provided by: Abigail Ford, Blair Grunwald, Connor Hawkins, and Gannon Scott, supervised by Mr. John Grunwald and Mr. Jim Edgeton.
Set crew includes Mr. Cole Boatright, Mr. John Grunwald, Ms. Noel Wotherspoon, Ben Boatright, Jacob Carlson, Brock Curtis, Erin Epperson, Samara McLain, Evie Messer, Sara Poletti, Felicia Strong, and Marcus Trent.
Scenic painting, Costumes, and Assistant Director: Noel Wotherspoon
Director: Mrs. Betsie Wotherspoon
CLUE was adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn
Written by Sandy Rustin
Adapted from the Paramount Pictures Film
Written by Jonathan Lynn and the board game from Hasbro, Inc.
Additional Material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price
LIVE STREAM INFORMATION
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Use your credit card to purchase a $5 ticket to watch the livestream from the comfort of your living room!
Three art students (with four pieces) from FHS are represented at state level in the Iowa Youth Art Month Show. This is a juried show of K –12th grade art, sponsored by Art Educators of Iowa and the Iowa Arts Council. Over 100 works of art from across the state will be displayed in a virtual format. Typically this show is held during the month of March at the State Historical Building in Des Moines, but this year is on a virtual platform.
Art teachers across the state are able to enter up to ten pieces of art. Judges then select which pieces will be in the show.
The FHS students selected are as follows:
Fairfield High School: Adel Cynolter - 11th grade
Samara McLain - 12th grade
Grace Connor - 12th Grade (two pieces selected)
*A special distinction was given to FHS 12th grader Grace Connor as her artwork was selected Best of Show for High School.
**This is the third year for Grace, and the second year for Samara to be selected for the Iowa Youth Art Month Show, while at FHS.
Medium: Graphite Medium: Graphite
Special Honor: Best of Show - High School
"Old Man Marley"
Here at FMS the 7th grade art students worked hard throughout first semester to create art amongst all of this year's crazy challenges. We were able to focus on various drawing techniques as well as collage, and even origami and little wire sculpture.
These wonderful student artists created some amazing work that deserves to be showcased, and perhaps the best way to present an art show this school year is virtually. This allows students and their families, faculty, and the community to view the artwork at their leisure.
We hope you enjoy the collection of work - each piece was hand selected by each student artist. Some students chose a well-developed work of art while others may have chosen a quirky, fun "doodle style" drawing. Either way, the artwork they chose to share is something they felt proud of or thought would bring joy to viewers.
Mrs. McDow and the 7th Grade Art Students
Here is the link to the show:
Washington Preschool has classes for 3 & 4 year olds. To be eligible for the 3 Yr Old Class your child must be 3 on or before September 15, 2021. To be eligible for the 4 Yr Old Class your child must be 4 on or before September 15, 2021. We have 2 preschool teachers for 4 preschool classes. The number of classes for each age group varies yearly, based on the current need. Our priority is getting 4 year olds in first to help them prepare for kindergarten.
We recommend calling several months to even a year in advance to get your child's name on our waiting list, classes fill up very quickly. All paperwork can be printed from the below links and turned back into the A.C.T. Office at 403 South 20th Street in Fairfield. Office hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday.
Printable Enrollment Forms & Information Sheets for Washington & Community Child Care:
Please contact Traci Waugh at the A.C.T. Office with questions. Ph: 641-472-6836 Fax: 641-472-0269 Email: email@example.com
Community Child Care Preschool
In Partnership with the Fairfield Community School District, Community Child Care is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Preschool Year. Community Child Care has a qualified educator and associate that will hold two sets of classes. We also offer daycare services for those who would be in need both before and after classes with allotted children in each room.
Please remember, these slots will fill up quickly, if you are thinking of enrolling your student please stop in at 611 W. Jackson Ave. or call us at 641-472-9629, Monday through Friday 7:30 AM until 5:30 PM to speak with Colleen or Renee. Applications can be picked up at either the A.C.T. building, printed from the links above or at Community Childcare.
We are excited and look forward to serving the community of Fairfield with early childhood educational needs.
Families Intending to Enroll 2021-22 Kindergarten Students:
Kindergarten Registration begins Monday March 1, 2021 at the A.C.T. Office for the 2021-2022 School Year. Office hours 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. We will have extended hours on Tuesday March 2nd until 6:00 pm, Wednesday March 3rd until 7:00 pm and Thursday March 4th until 6:00 pm. Children are welcome but do not need to attend, this is just for parents/guardians to pick up/complete enrollment forms. For no contact, registration packets can be printed from the links below or picked up from the stand in the foyer. Return to the A.C.T. Office once completed during office hours or mail, attention Traci Waugh at 403 South 20th Street in Fairfield, email or fax (email and fax # listed below).
Please have completed enrollment turned back in by April 30, 2021. This allows us time to get all information into our system and to prepare for class sizes. ONLY the enrollment portion of the paperwork is needed at this time, all health documentation can be turned later.
We will not have a Kindergarten Round Up this year.
Please feel free to contact Traci Waugh with any questions. ph: 641-472-6836, fax: 641-472-0269, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring the following documents:
Required Enrollment Forms & Information:
Required Health Forms & Information: