Florence High School

March 2nd

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Read Across America is not just for the young - but the young at heart as well! Thank you to our FHS Cheerleaders and Football players who visited Weeden and Harlan Elementary school this week to read to our young Falcons! Also special thanks to our English teachers Ms. Moore and Ms. McCutcheon for reading to our Ableworks students!

Florence High School recognized as a school of distinction by CLAS!

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Congratulations to the FHS Chamber Choir for receiving an Overall Superior rating and to the FHS Women’s Chorus for receiving an Overall Excellent rating at State Choral Performance Assessment. Go Falcons!
Congratulations to the Florence High School Symphonic band for earning all Superior ratings at the Alabama Bandmasters State Music Performance Assessment.
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Science Olympiad competition - students and teacher go above and beyond!


  • March 5 - 9 Benchmark Testing; March 9 End of 3rd 9 Weeks
  • March 15 - Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-6:30
  • March 15 - Parent Scheduling Informational Meeting & Focus Sessions 5:30-6:30

Southwire/12 For Life will be taking new applications for this Summer and the Fall 2018 school year.

Pick up an application in FHS Guidance, C/T Guidance, or The Commons beginning Feb 20th.

Applications must be turned back in to Guidance by March 1st for processing.

(This gives you almost 2 weeks to complete your application.)

Late Applications will be placed on the waiting roster.

Thank you. Mrs. Casteel, Mr. Behel, and the Southwire Company.

10th & 11th Grade Students

FREE--Math ACT Test Prep

Saturday, March 10, 2018

10:00AM--Muscle Shoals City Library

Must sign up in Guidance by 8:00 am on Thursday,March 8, 2018.

Bring pencils and calculator

Snacks provided

Free--Math ACT Test Prep provided by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority(Muscle Shoals Area Alumnae Chapter)

2018-2019 Scheduling Information!

Counselors are beginning to visit with students regarding the 2018-2019 school year course requests. We will be having informational meetings for parents regarding this process on:

Thursday, March 15 from 5:30 PM -6:30 PM and

Saturday, March 17 from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

These sessions will include 3 breakout sessions where you can choose to learn more detail about many of the programs and opportunities students have here at FHS! Please plan to attend one of these meetings!

Additionally, the 2018-2019 Charting Your Course link is below. This link includes course offerings and information for the upcoming year.

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UNA Peer Mentorship Program


The UNA Peer Mentorship Program, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, is an opportunity for high school students to be paired with a current COAS Student Ambassador Mentor. The students will have an opportunity to shadow current COAS Ambassadors, and also learn about COAS majors/minors and various career paths.


Applicants must be current 11th or 12th grade students with a desire to explore college options and career opportunities. Students who are selected must be able to provide their own reliable transportation to the UNA campus for various activities. Applicants will be reviewed by a committee of student ambassadors and scored on a rubric. A maximum of 30 students will be selected for the program.


Complete the application form and email it to lkois@una.edu. The form may be found on the website listed below, or you may pick up a printed copy in the FHS Guidance Office.

WEBSITE: http://unapeermentorship.my-free.website/

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 9, 2018

This is a great opportunity for those who might be

1. Unsure about possible career options they could pursue

2. Currently undecided on a college major

3. Current juniors who need additional accolades to list on a college/scholarship resume

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ACT Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

Below are the ACT National Test dates and deadlines for registration. Have your student create their account at ww.actstudent.org to register today.

*Note: The deadline to register for the February test is Friday, January 12th. (Late registration is January 13-19 with a late fee.)

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Parking Info

All students parking on the FHS campus must buy a parking pass. It is very important for all students to have a parking pass and to park in their assigned spaces. Students without parking passes or parking in other students' parking spaces may have their vehicles towed at any time. Students must complete the parking permit form, have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and have all past school fees paid. The cost of the parking pass is $15.00.
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2017-18 Bell Schedule

School Begins at 8:10 am

1st Period

8:10 am – 9:00 am

2nd Period

9:05 am - 9:55 am

3rd Period

10:00 am -10:50 am

4th Period

10:55 am -11:45 am

5th Period/Falcon Boost

11:45 am -12:45 pm

6th Period

12:45 pm - 1:35 pm

7th Period

1:40 pm - 2:30 pm

8th Period

2:35 pm - 3:25 pm

Lori Lovelace, 10th Grade Counselor

Glenda Page, 11th Grade Counselor



Caroline Jones, 12th Grade counselor



For more Senior information, check out Mrs. Jones's website:


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Roderick Sheppard, Principal


Do you shop at Publix?

If so, there is an easy way for you to earn money for the school! Florence High School is a Publix Partners school. We have publix partner rewards cards that fit on your keychain. Every time you shop at Publix and swipe your card, a portion of your spending goes directly to the school. See the main office to get yours today!

Do you drink coke products?

You may drop your Coca Cola product bottle lids and/or coke rewards codes printed on the inside of each case of coca cola canned products to the main office. We enter the codes online and get a check from Coca-Cola.