Forsyth High School
Principal's Report - January, 2024
From the Principal's office
As I complete this month's Principal's Report winter has finally show up in the Ozarks. 2023 has come and gone and with it the first semester of the school year. Our teachers & students worked really hard the first half of the school year and I am proud to share with you the students whose efforts earned them a spot on this years Honor Rolls. 15% of our students finished the first semester with a 4.0 GPA, or better, and over half of our students earned a 3.0 GPA, or better, last semester! See the links below to view the first semester Honor Rolls.
Current Enrollments as of January 13th
- Freshmen - 118 total students - 94.2% attendance rate
- Sophomores - 107 total students - 93.3% attendance rate
- Juniors - 87 total students - 93.5% attendance rate
- Seniors - 105 total students - 92.1% attendance rate
- Total Students - 417 total students - 93.3% attendance rate
December Student of the Month
January Student of the Month
Sophomore Gabrielle Thompson & Senior Madilynn Cook competed in the state championship public speaking events. Gabrielle placed 2nd in state in the Teach Ag category, Madilynn placed 1st in state for on January 9th in the Forestry Products category - judged by industry professionals.
The Panthers will play the Neosho Wildcats on January 19th for Courtwarming. Next week will be Spirit Week followed by the game & a dance.
Band & Choir News
Watch the video below for the HS Band and Choir Christmas performance.
Outdoor Skills & JROTC News
The students in Mrs. Voegel's Outdoor skill class took advantage of the winter weather. Students are currently studying the 12 Zodiac constellations while learning how to navigate with the stars. The students are currently creating a zodiac chart of the floor of the classroom, but some students took advantage of the snow and drew their constellation in the snow.
Find A Way Recipients
HS English & Theater teacher Mr. Nick Penton was named the October Find A Way recipient. Mr. Penton puts in countless hours each year preparing for the fall play.
Mr. Tent Bilyeu was named the October non-certified Find A Way recipient. Trent does has done a great job keeping the facilities open & operational this year.
SRO Steve Huggins was selected the November non-certified Find A Way recipient. This is Officer Huggins 28th year working for the Forsyth School District. Officer Huggins does a great job building relationships with the students and creating a safe learning environment.
Lady Panthers take 3rd place at the Sparta Tournament
Forsyth High School Principal