• Student Announcements

    April 16, 2024


    Congratulations to the 2024 Prom Queen & King Candidates:

    Laney Thieme & Tristan Swanson

    Kay Sullivan & Jayden Shiflett

    Allie Spielbauer & Max Griffin


    UMKC is offering three exciting one-day Pharmacy Camps in Columbia, Springfield & Kansas City.

    • Columbia - June 7

    • Springfield - June 21

    • Kansas City - June 28


    Students who have completed 9th grade or higher can register online!

    FHS Junior/Senior Prom will start at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 20th at Linn Memorial UMC on the campus of Central Methodist University. Grand March starts at 6:00 pm at the Howard County Courthouse.


    The end of the year is fast approaching, so please check your lunch balance. Any negative balances should be paid by the end of the school year.


    Anyone looking for farm work on the weekends call Evan Diehls @ 



    Cinderella's Closet of Mid-Missouri. Cinderella's closet is a non-profit business that provides assistance with gifting formal wear to young females. In order to qualify for their services, you will need to apply for a fitting date (see below). I have attached some information about Cinderella's Closet and the referral/application process. If you need an application form, Mrs. Shepard has some in my office and I will also have the QR codes hanging up as well. Please see Mrs. Shepard if you have any questions or need assistance.


    Fitting Dates for Cinderella's Closet

    • Saturday, April 20, 8-2

    The 2023-2024 Yearbook is on sale and can be ordered online at 



    Did you forget to order your 2022-2023 FHS Yearbook? Or saw the yearbook, and now you want to purchase one? Well, you are in luck! There are a limited number of them on sale now for $30 per yearbook. See Mrs. Williams in the library or contact one of the yearbook staff members.


    There is still time to order items from Jostens. The link below provides information about all Jostens offers to FHS students, including class rings, letterman jackets, yearbooks and much more. Extra ordering packets are located in the FHS Library. https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1060802/Fayette-High-School/


    Senior Recognitions Ads, which includes a picture & a message, for the yearbook, can be purchased at https://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/students-and-parents/yearbook-ads

    Students that need to see Mrs. Shepard, please use the QR code posted around the school to set up an appointment. You may also email her if you can’t access those QR codes. 


    Jostens graduation orders should now be done online at www.thegraduationcenter.com Extra packets and order forms are located at the office and the library.


    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.


    Students who have loaner Chromebooks from the Library need to return them ASAP. We will not be able to check out loaners if they are not returned at the end of the hour/day of which you are using the computer. If you have already received your one-to-one personal Chromebook, make sure you bring those to school every day. The loaners are needed for students that have yet to receive their personal Chromebook. When you return your loaner Chromebooks, please make sure you place them back on the chargers. 


    THERE SHOULD BE NO LIVESTREAMING DURING SCHOOL. Cell phones are only to be used by teacher's permission. Violations of this rule will result in a discipline referral.




    04/17 Band @ Scott Lang Workshop in Boonville - 8:00 am

    04/17-19 FFA State Convention

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

    04/18 V Boys Golf Lewis & Clark Conference in Moberly - 9:00 am

    04/19 V/JV Baseball vs Missouri Military Academy - 5:00 pm

    04/19 VG/VB Track @ Gary Ewing Invitational at Brookfield High School - 10:00 am

    04/20 FHS Prom Grand March at Fayette Courthouse - 6:00 pm

    04/20 FHS Prom at Linn Memorial - 7:00 pm

    04/22 V/JV Baseball @ Paris - 5:00 pm

    04/23 V/JV Baseball vs Jamestown - 6:00 pm

    04/24 VG/VB Track @ La Plata - 1:00 pm

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

    04/24 V Boys Golf @ Harrisburg Spring Fling Tournament - 9:00 am

    04/25 V Boys Golf @ Westran - 4:00 pm

    04/25 FHS Girls Basketball Banquet at CMS - 6:00 pm

    04/26 VG/VB Track @ Glasgow Relays - 2:00 pm

    04/27 State Music Festival

    04/27 Kansas City Jazz Summit

    04/29 V/JV Baseball @ Boonville - 5:00 pm

    04/29 VG/VB Track @ Lewis & Clark Conference in Salisbury - 1:30 pm 

    04/30 V/JV Baseball @ Salisbury - 5:00 pm

    04/30 V Boys Golf @ Paris Tournament - 9:00 am


    Counselor's Corner - Mrs. Shepard

    2023-2024 ACT Dates

    Test Dates

    Regular Registration Deadline

    Late Registration Deadline

    Photo Upload and Standby Deadline

    June 8, 2023

    May 3, 2024

    May 17, 2024

    May 31, 2024

    July 13, 2024

    June 7, 2024

    June 21, 2024

    July 5, 2024


    Tareva S. Williams-Anderson was a graduate of Central Methodist University who earned degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She passed away in November of 2021. She wanted to make people aware of the stigmas surrounding mental health. This scholarship is a one-time award between $250-$500. The deadline to submit the scholarship is Tuesday, April 30th.

    This scholarship is for African American, Native American, and Latino American females from a single parent household in Howard, and surrounding counties who are seeking a degree in Psychology or Psychiatric Studies. Candidates must submit a verified statement of their most recent GPA signed by the high school counselor. Candidates must also submit a handwritten paragraph telling why she deserves the scholarship and how it will help her obtain her goals.

    Submissions should be sent to the following address, and they will notify the school by May 3rd.

    Mail submissions to:

    Lisa Williams

    201 Tolson St.

    Fayette, MO 65248


    Application for the Howard County Farm Bureau Scholarship has been emailed to all seniors. The due date is April 19th and must include:

    • A typed essay of 500 words on the following topic: “The importance of agriculture and the role agriculture will play in my future”.

    • A current resume noting school, community and other activities. Please also include leadership positions held, honors and awards.

    To apply for this scholarship, parents must be members but not on our county board. Please turn all required application packets into me, then I will submit them to Farm Bureau.

    Mrs. Shepard emailed the scholarship application form for the PEO GG Chapter. The application must be submitted between March 20 through April 20. She also has copies in her office if you need one.

    If there is a college, university or trade school that you would like to come to FHS, please let Mrs. Shepard know so I can reach out to them.

    The AGA Mid-Missouri Chapter is now accepting applications for our Skip Eno Memorial Scholarship Program for Undergraduate college students.  For more information and to apply, please visit our website at:  https://midmoaga.org/Awards_Scholarships  Applications are due no later than May 1, 2024. I have a few applications in my office. AGA is the association for connecting and empowering professionals who support the government, from financial management to IT, human resources, cybersecurity and more, to accelerate their careers. We work together to advance good government initiatives and improve citizen trust in government.

    Good Shepherd Hospice is now accepting applications for student volunteers. This is a great opportunity to learn about a new career and add to your resume. Some of the programs include:

    • Social work

    • Human Services/Sociology

    • Theology

    • Gerontology/Family Studies

    • Office Administrative Programs

    • Future medical students

    • Future nursing students

    For more information, you can contact Ashley Jeffries at 660-869-8752 or Ashley.Jefferies@goodshepherdhospice.com They have locations in: Independence, Marshall, Cameron, Butler, and Warrensburg.


    My name is Dror Liebenthal, CEO of Bold.org, the largest independent scholarship provider in the US with millions of students.

    We've recently launched the $18K Ryan Yebba Memorial Mental Health Scholarship, and we'd love to receive more applications across the country. Since the application deadline is coming soon, we're hoping to collaborate with Fayette High School to help fight student debt by sharing the news.


    Here are the basic details of our scholarship:


    State Fair Community College is hosting our annual CTE Signing Day Wednesday April 17! Save the date! 


    Missouri S&T is now offering 30 and 60-minute "Admissions and Engineering" virtual sessions for booking during school hours! Do you have students that are interested in STEM careers? One of our many engineering degree programs are sure to spark their interest. Want to know about specific engineering degree programs? Our amazing professors are available for 30-minute virtual presentations to speak about engineering programs that are now well known and in high demand by top industry leaders. We hope to meet you virtually soon. Book your spot using the email that Mrs. Shepard sent to you.

    Hey seniors! Here are a couple of scholarship opportunities.

    1. Smith Chapel Scholarship


    ● Student must attend one of the following high schools:

    1) Harrisburg High School

    2) Fayette High School

    3) Sturgeon High School

    ● Student must have an accumulative GPA of 2.5.

    ● Student must be enrolled in a college or technical school for the Fall Semester.

    ● The scholarship will be available in the fall once your college has confirmed that you are enrolled.

    *The deadline for this scholarship is April 30th.

    The scholarship applications were sent in an attachment in an email and Mrs. Shepard has copies in my office.