• Student Announcements

    April 13, 2023


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    Check the list of teams posted around the school to see which team you will be on for tomorrow’s Block the Door activities.


    All girls 9th-11th grade, please check your email regarding a survey about a girls' golf program.


    Students interested in playing high school softball will meet today during 8th hour in Coach James’ room.


    Senior Superlatives have been emailed to the senior class. Please vote for one person per category. Everyone gets a superlative, so choose wisely. Voting will end Friday, April 11th at 3:30 pm. There was an extra ballot sent out for School Mom and Dad (girls).


    Juniors and Seniors, check your emails so you can vote for King and Queen candidates. Voting will close on Friday, April 14th at 12:03 pm.


    Any student interested in trying out for cheerleading next year, please see Mrs. Valencia for an application by April 11th. Applications are due back to Mrs. Valencia by the end of the day on April 14th.


    StuCo members, t-shirt money is due ASAP. 


    Any junior interested in taking FTA/Cadet Teaching for a class or a college dual college credit next school year (2023-2024), applications are available in the library and in Mrs. Shepherd’s office.


    Prom outside date forms are in the office. Please have completed forms with signatures turned in to the office by Wednesday, April 19th.


    Seniors check your emails for scholarship deadlines. Mrs. Shepard sent an email with reminders.


    The City of Fayette is accepting applications for a Municipal Pool Manager and Municipal Lifeguards. These positions are seasonal from May 2023 through August 2023. Applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office at 117 S. Main Street in Fayette, or on www.cityoffayettemo.com. Applications must be submitted by March 1st or until the positions are filled.


    The Braun Home is hiring new staff. See Mrs. Shepard for more information.


    We have reached the part of the year where many activities and sports teams will be either leaving early or not at school at all. Students, you are still responsible for keeping up with their academics. Make sure you get missed assignments from teachers and make sure you work with them to make up tests and quizzes.


    Starting today until May 12, the office will be closely looking at attendance and prizes can be won if students have a certain attendance percentage. Students with:


    100% - Entered in the drawing first and has a higher chance of winning a large prize.


    90% - Entered in the drawing second to win a large prize.


    All students who meet the 90% criteria will receive a prize/incentive. Students who are gone because of school-related events will not count against their percentage.


    Mariah Felten, Makenzie Felten, Whitley Sunderland, Payton Kindle, Preslee Sunderland, Hanah Quint, and Madi Lawson (bag only) - Turn all your softball stuff in to Coach James ASAP. If he doesn’t receive these things, a fine/fee will be assessed to your school account.


    2022-2023 Yearbooks are on sale for $42. You can order them online using 

    Fayette High School | Jostens  Or Ms. Williams can help you with your order.


    Senior Baby Ads are available to order online. All ads will be handled through Jostens Online at Fayette High School | Jostens. The deadline to place your order is Thursday, May 11th. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Williams.


    Any senior that has not ordered graduation items may still do so using www.thegraduationcenter.com


    Please get a pass from your teachers before 8th hour starts to leave your Advisory Time. You must check in to your 8th hour class for attendance before leaving with your pass to other 8th hour classes. 


    Students that check out loaner Chromebooks, please return them after each class so others have the opportunity to check them out. 


    Please check your school lunch balance. Payments can be made at the office to Mrs. Fletcher.


    Students: Please regularly check your grades on SIS so that you know where you stand in your classes. Keep in mind that in high school you must pass classes in order to gain credits for graduation requirements. If you have any questions about credits or graduation requirements, please see Mrs. Shepard. 


    If you didn’t order a FHS 21-22 yearbook from the last school year, we have extras for $10. They may be purchased at the library on a first come basis and will be sold until they are gone. 


    Seniors: Please do not park in the four parking places nearest the building next to the football field or the parking place adjacent to the disabled spaces. These are reserved for the Parents as Teachers Play Center. Thank you.




    04/13 Golf vs Harrisburg (Dual) - 4:00 pm

    04/13 V/JV Baseball vs Westran - 5:00 pm

    04/13 Track @ Westran Relays

    04/13 FHS Block the Door

    04/14 4th Quarter Mid-Term

    04/14 Golf @ Sacred Heart Invitational

    04/15 V/JV Baseball @ Northwestern (Mendon, Brunswick, and Keytesville) - 12:00 pm

    04/18 Golf @ Harrisburg (Harrisburg, New Bloomfield, and Fayette)

    04/18 V/JV Baseball vs Knox County - 5:00 pm

    04/18 Track @ Marceline Relays

    04/20 Golf @ Moberly - Lewis & Clark Conference Golf

    04/20 V/JV Baseball @ Harrisburg - 5:00 pm

    04/21 V/JV Baseball @ Missouri Military Academy - 5:00 pm

    04/21 Track @ Gary Ewing Invitational

    04/22 FHS Prom Grand March @ Fayette Courthouse - 7:00 pm

    04/22 FHS Prom @ The Tricky Fish - 8:00 pm

    04/24 V/JV Baseball vs Paris - 5:00 pm

    04/25 V/JV Baseball @ Jamestown - 5:00 pm

    04/26 V/JV Baseball @ Marceline

    04/26 Golf @ Harrisburg Tournament

    04/27 Golf @ Westran Quad-Meet (Westran, Salisbury, Harrisburg, Paris, Cairo, and Fayette)

    04/28 Track @ Glasgow Relays

    04/28 State Music Festival

    04/29 JV Baseball @ Double Header in Boonville -TBA 

    Counselor's Corner - Mrs. Shepard


    Seniors: Deadlines for scholarships are approaching fast. Check often for deadlines and new scholarships sent to you by email or posted in this section of the announcements.


    ACT DATES - 2022-2023:

    Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline with a fee

    06/10        05/05                             05/19

    07/15        06/16                             06/23

    *The highlighted ACT test will be given here at Fayette High School. If you have any questions about the ACT, please see Mrs. Shepard.

    The Howard County Soccer League is awarding a one time $1,000 scholarship to a senior of Howard County. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1st. The eligibility requirements include:

    • 3.0 GPA

    • Played in the Howard County Soccer League 

    • Student must attend a 4-year university/college

    • Student must have a  signed or committed to a sport in college

    Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Shepard's office.

    Mrs. Shepard has ACT study guides and flashcards that can be checked out. An email was sent out to juniors and seniors yesterday with a study guide pdf.


    Applications are now open for Missouri Credit Union’s annual scholarship program. To help member families cope with the rising cost of higher education, Missouri Credit Union will award 16 $2,500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are current members of the credit union, or whose parents or guardians are members. Recipients are selected based on financial need, scholastic achievement, and extracurricular activities.

    MCU’s scholarship funds can be used toward a four-year college or university or a two-year technical school of the recipients’ choice. The scholarship awards are available for members or children of MCU members. Interested students are invited to complete the application, provide a copy of their 2023-2024 Federal Student Aid form as well as their high school transcript, and share about themselves and their goals through a short essay and biographical sketch. For more information and to apply, please visit https://missouricu.org/college-scholarships/


    Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO is having an Open House for prospective students on Friday, April 21st, from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. During the day, students and their families will:

    • get answers to your questions about admissions and financial aid

    • take a campus tour

    • sit in on an actual LU class

    • learn about athletic opportunities

    • audition for the band and choir      


    If you and your family are interested and would like to register for this event, please scan the QR code on the flyer located in the Falcon Info Section by the library. 

    Here is a private scholarship opportunity for which you may be eligible. The scholarship, called the Access EXTRA Scholarship, is open to graduating Missouri high school seniors who meet certain criteria such as a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5+ through at least seven semesters and an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 12,000 or less. No essays are required, and you will need to upload your Student Aid Report (SAR)* and your high school transcript. The application is open February 1 to April 15, 2023 or until funds are depleted, so do not delay in applying if you qualify!

    The scholarship is $2,000 per year and renewable for a total of up to four years. If you do not apply for this scholarship this year, you cannot get it going forward.

    The application is available on myscholarshipcentral.org/apply - then click on Apply Now, create an account or sign in if you already have an account, and then search for Access EXTRA. While on My Scholarship Central, you can also look for other scholarships you may be eligible for that are offered by Missouri-based nonprofit organizations and foundations.

    We wanted to pass this opportunity on to you, and you may contact the Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation at 636.733.3712 or info@moslf.org if you have any questions.

    *Once your FAFSA form or correction is processed,  find your SAR by logging in to fafsa.gov using your FSA ID and selecting the “View SAR” option on the My FAFSA page.

    Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship

    The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) is pleased to offer the Braxton Rethwisch scholarship to high school seniors who exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement. Five students will be awarded a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship.

    Fitzgibbon Hospital Scholarship

    $2500 in scholarships will be awarded annually to local graduating high school seniors pursuing studies in a healthcare-related field. For those who are pursuing a healthcare-related career or major, please submit the application by April 15th 2023.

    Application Criteria:

    Applicants must be graduating high school from Saline, Chariton, or Howard County, or a dependent of a Fitzgibbon Hospital/The Living Center employer.

    Applicants must have been accepted by an accredited school, college, or university offering a certificate or degree program in a healthcare-related field. Letter of Acceptance is required.

    • Submit at least two letters of recommendation, one from a representative of the student's high school and one from a member of the community.

    • Submit a completed application with a copy of high school transcript by April 14th

    Mrs Shepard has applications in her office.

    PEO Chapter GG has a strong commitment to the continuation of education. We are pleased to announce that we are awarding two scholarships in the amount of $500 to graduating seniors in the New Franklin and/or Fayette School Districts. This scholarship will be granted one time only and the award will be given directly to the recipient to use for any educational expenses they deem necessary. Proof of admittance to college/university and course schedule is required. Applications will be accepted from March 20 through April 20.


    Requirements for scholarship application:

    Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.5

    Student must graduate from New Franklin or Fayette High School

    Student will be attending a 4-year college or university


    A copy of the scholarship was emailed to you and Mrs. Shepard also has copies in her office. Deadline for the scholarship is April 20th.