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January 8th EDITION
The Fort Frye News (a little more detail on upcoming events)
1. Report Cards go home with students on Monday January 9th. To assure communication with parents, any student
with a D or F on their report card must have it signed by a parent and returned to the Guidance or HS office
no later than Friday January 20th.
2. Tuesday January 10th Events On Tuesday, January 10th, Fort Frye High School will be hosting several events.
4:00pm to 5:30pm - there will be an Open House for the opportunity to look through the building and options available to our students and talk to different teachers and staff members.
5:00pm to 5:30pm - in Room 204 there will be a Junior High Meeting with a teacher's-parent group to discuss the transitions for 7th and 8th graders to the High School.
5:00pm to 6:00pm - in the Cadet College and Career Center (old Library) there will be a Mandatory College Credit Plus (CCP) meeting for parents of all students currently taking CCP classes or wanting to during the 2017-18 school year. Letter of intent forms to take College classes are on the Fort Frye High School Guidance Department Website and need completed and returned no later than April 1st.
5:30pm to 6:00pm - Pizza, Food, and Drinks will be available in the Cafeteria.
6:00pm to 9:00pm - Operation Street Smart in the Auditorium. A Free Adult Drug Education session presented by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office with the goal of informing parents, teachers, and community of current drug trends and influences to help our children make the right choices.Childcare will be provided during this session.
3. Detention Night will be moved from Tuesday January 10th to Wednesday January 11th because of the Open House.
4. WCCC will be in all World History Classes on Friday January 13th to present and discuss options for next year.
5. Marla Hoerst is offering CPR Training and Certification for any Staff or Coaches on Thursday January 19th.
Anyone interested please contact Marla or Barb Sleek.
What is Going on this Week
Monday1/9/2017
Tuesday1/10/2017
7:20 AM8:00 AMElectives TBT
9:20 AM9:25 AMFire Drill (End of 2nd Period)
4:00 PM6:00 PMFFHS Open House
5:00 PM6:00 PMCCP Parent Meeting in Cadet College & Career Center
5:00 PM5:30 PMJunior High SPDG Parent/Teacher Meeting in Room 204
5:30 PM6:00 PMFood and Drinks in the Cafeteria
6:00 PM9:00 PMOperation Street Smart in Auditorium
Wednesday1/11/2017
11:00 AM12:45 PMWIN PERIODS - No 5th Periods
3:15 PM5:15 PMDetention (moved from Tuesday 1/10/17)
Thursday1/12/2017
7:20 AM8:00 AMSocial Studies TBT
12:00 PM12:40 PMScience TBT
1:32 PM2:14 PMELA TBT
2:18 PM3:00 PMMath TBT
Friday1/13/2017
8:00 AM3:00 PMWashington County Career Center in all 10th Grade World History
Saturday1/14/2017
8:00 AM12:00 PMSaturday School (as scheduled)
A Look at the Future
Monday1/16/2017
No School - Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday1/17/2017
8:00 AM3:00 PMNo School - Teacher Professional Development
Staff Agenda
8:00 am - 9:45 am
Fort Frye High School
Room 88
Grades 7 - 12 Intervention Specialists(Documenting End of Year Exams on the IEP)
8:00 am - 9:45 am
Fort Frye High School
Grades 7 - 12 teachers meet in TBTs
8:00 am - 9:45 am
Beverly-Center
Grades K - 6 TBTs
8:00 am - 9:45 am
Beverly-Center
Holiday/Lockhart’s room
K - 6 Intervention Specialists
8:00 am - 9:45 am
Beverly-Center
Hanes’ room
Title I teachers
8:00 am - 9:45 am
Beverly-Center
Stage
K - 6 Art, Phys. Ed., Music teachers
9:45 - 9:55 Break
9:55 am - 10:00 am
Beverly-Center gym
All staff
(Welcome)
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Beverly-Center gym
All staff
(Nationwide Children’s)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beverly-Center cafeteria/gym
Lunch (FFTA provided at Beverly-Center)
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Beverly-Center gym
Grades 5 - 12, All Intervention Specialists, All Fine Arts Teachers
(Nationwide Children’s)
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Beverly-Center
Jessa Ott’s room
Session 1 Grades k - 4, Title I
(Amanda Kasun)The benefits of Fidgets:
Want to find a way to increase focus for your students? Research indicates that children with ADHD, Autism and actually all students can benefit from the use of fidgets to increase our alertness and focus. "We know that some activity can be disruptive to others, but we need to find ways to make it less conspicuous and to integrate socially appropriate ways of moving" according to Julie Schweitzer, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the MIND Institute at the University of California, Davis. That is where the beauty of fidgets comes in.
1:25 pm - 2:10 pm
Beverly-Center
Jessa Ott’s room
Session 2 Grades k - 4, Title I
(Amanda Kasun)De-Escalation Techniques:
How do you calm a student when he or she becomes emotionally unstable? With the integration of students with a variety of ability levels and disabilities in the mainstream classroom, it is more common for a classroom teacher to have to quickly calm an unstable student. Being able to intervene quickly can keep a situation from escalating to dangerous levels.
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Beverly-Center
Jessa Ott’s room
Session 3 Grades K - 4, Title I
(Belpre teachers)Using Standards Based Report Cards:
How Belpre City got there What it looks like now The benefits The challenges
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Fort Frye High School

Beverly-Center
Grades 7 - 12 Grade Level TBTs

Grade 5 & 6 TBT work time
Wednesday1/18/2017
7:15 AM8:00 AMBLT Meeting in Conference Room
11:00 AM12:45 PMRegular Schedule and 5th Period (No WIN)
Thursday1/19/2017
7:20 AM8:00 AMSocial Studies TBT
7:20 AM8:00 AMElectives TBT
12:00 PM12:40 PMScience TBT
1:32 PM2:14 PMELA TBT
2:18 PM3:00 PMMath TBT
3:00 PM5:30 PMCPR Training for Interested Staff and Coaches (by Marla Hoerst)
7:00 PM8:00 PMDistrict Spelling Bee (in FFHS Auditorium)
Friday1/20/2017
SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK
In addition to all the Christmas gifts Santa left under the tree, one of the best was opening the Marietta
Times and looking at the Student Artists' NIE Calendar. The Calendar features High School student artists
in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Fort Frye was very well represented! It started with senior Kayla Dye on the front
cover (yes....FRONT COVER) with her "Rainy Days" and Mondays painting. On April, Sophomore Kasey
Buchanan is featured with a full page painting of a little boy on a bench. On August, Sophomore Damien
Posey has his "Weather" painting. Turn to September and you will see Senior Jody Targonski and her
"Falling for Autumn" Painting. Then on one of the back pages, Sophomore Lexy Harlow shows her
"Weather Vane" Painting. Walk into the Art room at FFHS and you will see more very talented students.
Behind these very talented student Artists, is a very dedicated, passionate, and talented teacher.
Thank you Kathy Allen-Bidwell for installing the love of Art in our students and helping them develop
their abilities!
Cadet Proud...Fort Frye Strong
Andy Schob - FFHS PrincipalRachael Tullius - FFHS Assistant Principal