For the parents and patrons of the Fulton School District
May 3, 2019
A message from the Superintendent
Dear Parents and Patrons,
Our school year is within days of closing for this academic year. Each grade level is completing its year-end work and celebration activities. A year-end tradition for the Fulton School District is our Annual Gala recognizing community members, faculty, and staff. Honorees for 2019 include:
David W. White Outstanding Service in Education Award is an award for outstanding school service. This year, three community volunteers were recognized for their support and participation.
Donni Brennan - volunteer for the Fulton High School Band & Fine Arts programs
Doris Morts, - volunteer at Bush Elementary
Ryan Thompson - volunteer at Bartley Elementary
Mrs. Peggy Brady, twenty-seven years as a Bush Elementary teacher.
Mrs. Connie Epperson, twenty-nine years service to FPS, retiring as the Bartley Elementary Principal.
Mrs. Lynne Engle, twenty-nine years service to FPS, retiring as the Bush Elementary Principal.
Mrs. Kathleen Tucker, eleven years service to FPS, retiring as the Director of Health Services.
Support Staff of the Year
Mrs. Tina Bezler, Custodian at Bartley Elementary was selected as the Fulton Support Staff member of the year.
Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Trish Alexander of the Fulton Middle School was selected as the Fulton Teacher of the Year.
Kudos to all of our honorees who have excelled to ensure your kids have an exceptional education experience.
Finally, as the year winds down, our information gathering phase of the Facilities Planning Process is nearing completion. However, you may still participate and offer your facility opinions through May 8, 2019, by accessing the survey link in this issue of the Focus. Please be sure to participate!
Thank you for sending great students for us to work with!
Jacque A. Cowherd, Ed.D.
Facilities Planning Survey Link
Fulton Public Schools End of Year Celebration Honorees
David W. White Outstanding Service in Education Awardees
FPS 2019 Teacher of the Year, Trish Alexander
FPS 2019 Support Staff of the Year, Tina Bezler
Wednesday, May 8 - Board of Education Meeting 7 p.m. FHS Library
Wednesday, May 8 - Facilities Planning Survey link closes
Wednesday, May 15 - Last Day of School, Dismiss 2 hours early
Friday, May 17 - Fulton High School Graduation 7 p.m. Champ Auditorium by ticket only
Monday, June 3 - First day of Summer School
Wednesday, June 12 - Board of Education Meeting 7 p.m. FHS Library
Friday, June 28 - Last day of Summer School
Wednesday, August 21 - First day of the 2019-20 School Year
Thursday, August 22 - Facilities Planning Community Meeting 6 p.m. FHS Commons