Fife High News

2020-21 School Year: Remote Learning Edition

September 14-18, 2020

2nd Week of Class!

Working through the glitches is a big part of remote learning around the country. This is happening for both staff and students. Hopefully this week you are finding your rhythm and routine and getting some of the kinks worked out. If you are still needing tech support Follow the steps outlined on this link.!


Pictured: Math teacher Mr. Jones getting ready for class to begin

Important Events and Dates This Week

Mon Sept 14

  • Family Class 10:30AM
  • Senior Parking registration- 8-10:00, 12-3PM (see below for more info)


Tues Sept 15

  • Regular schedule: 1st period 8:30AM, 2nd Period 10:15AM, 3rd Period: 12:15PM
  • Athletics Town Hall Meeting 6PM (see info below)


Wed Sept 16

  • Regular schedule: 4th period 8:30AM, 5th Period 10:15AM, 6th Period: 12:15PM


Thurs Sept 17

  • Regular schedule: 1st period 8:30AM, 2nd Period 10:15AM, 3rd Period: 12:15PM


Fri Sept 18

  • Regular schedule: 4th period 8:30AM, 5th Period 10:15AM, 6th Period: 12:15PM

Reminders and Info for this Week!

Seniors who Signed up for Parking!

Hey Seniors! Painting registration is happening on Monday from 8:30-10:00 (don't be late for Family Class!) and again from 12:00-3:00.


Bring your paperwork and your drivers license. You will out your spot and sign up for the days to start painting your masterpiece! Registration will be in the student parking lot. You do NOT need to bring money to pay for parking parking at this time. (payment will happen later).

Athletics Town Hall Meeting

FHS Alethic Director Shane Nixon would like to invite the Fife, Milton, Edgewood communities to a Town Hall Webinar to discuss the Athletics schedule and the WIAA calendar. Presentation will also include new student eligibility, current student physicals, and sport registrations. Here are the details!


Where: http://bit.ly/FHSAthleticsTownHall

Passcode: 470510

When: September 15, 6pm

Why: FHS Athletics Webinar to explain the WIAA schedule, FHS plans and what to expect in the 20-21 school year.

Do you have questions? Give them to us now! http://bit.ly/FHSAthletics

Interested in Being in the Fall Play?

The FHS Drama department is proud to announce this year's fall play called, American Voices, will soon begin production. Mrs. Hockman and her team have put together an incredibly unique and creative way of making sure the "show will go on" despite being in distance learning. There will be a zoom informational meeting on Thursday September 17th at 3PM. If you are interested email Mrs. Hockman and she will send you the zoom invitation!

Good To Know Info

Need Support?

Follow the steps outlined on this link.

Parents and Students Get Signed up For FHS Remind!

Parents and students, we invite you to opt into our school wide text messaging system so you can get reminders and important info SPECIFIC TO YOUR GRADE LEVEL conveniently texted to you. This is especially important during Remote Learning. Junior and Seniors we are getting you new codes this year, so if you are already signed up you will need to re-join using the links below:


How do you get signed up?


Sophomore Parents and Students click this link: https://www.remind.com/join/fhstrojan3


Junior Parents and Students click this link: https://www.remind.com/join/fhstrojan2


Senior Parents and Students click this link: https://www.remind.com/join/fhstrojan1

Be Logged Into your Fife Account to access zoom!

If you are on your chromebook, you will NOT have an issue getting into our zoom classes. If you are on a different device, remember, if you are not logged into your Fife Account, you will not be admitted into class. Best way is to:

  1. Go to https://zoom.us/signin
  2. Click the Google Sign in Button
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Fife "Bell" Schedule- Remote Learning (click image below)

How do you get Breakfast and Lunch?

Fife Public Schools will be providing our regular lunch program for the 2020-2021 school year. During remote learning, meals will be provided at several locations throughout the district delivered by our transportation department.


Link to Bus Stops and route times for Food delivery


For further information about the Free & Reduced Food Program contact Toni Barnett @ tbarnett@fifeschools.com or call (253) 517-1000 ext. 25121.


For information regarding bus routes, contact the Transportation Department at (253) 517-1060.
Catherine Bowman Director of Transportation @ cbowman@fifeschools.com
Elaine Lee Assistant Director @ elee@fifeschools.com

Free & Reduced Meal Application Information

Both new and returning students who wish to apply for free and/or reduced meals should click the link to the application below. Completed applications must be either scanned and emailed back to Toni Barnett at tbarnett@fifeschools.com or mailed or delivered to Fife School District office.


  • The English & Spanish version of the Food Program application and the household letter can be found @ Fifeschools.com, Departments, Food Service, Free and Reduced Lunch Info


Returning Students

Returning students maintain their prior year’s free or reduced eligibility for the first 30 school days, or until a new application is processed. If a returning student does not have a new application processed by October 15, 2020, they will automatically be transferred to a paid account on the next school day. Families are responsible for any charges incurred.

Please notify Toni Barnett, Manager of Food Services (253.517.1000) if a returning student has a newly enrolled sibling so that we may extend the 30 school day eligibility to the new student. Families will still need to complete a new application to avoid any unnecessary charges.

World Language Proficiency Testing for Credit

Students can earn up to a maximum of 4 high school World Language credits. These credits will apply toward World Language high school graduation credits. Two (2) or more credits earned meet the college entrance requirement of most universities for the two years of world language.


Registration form due to counselor: November 2, 2020


Testing date: November 23 with the time & location to be determined.


Tests are provided during the school day and may take up to 3 hours to complete.


Put the following link in your browser for registration & testing info: https://sites.google.com/a/fifeschools.com/world-language-testing/

Helpful Info and Links

Webstore

The Webstore is still an option to take care of any outstanding fines or fees your student may still need to take care of. ASB will not be an option at this time. Click the link below to access the Webstore.

https://wa-fife.intouchreceipting.com/

Fife Transportation

For any questions regarding bus routes, bus stops, etc. please contact Fife Transportation at 253.517.1060.

Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Plans

Each school year the option to purchase student school time insurance plans for sickness, accident and sports coverage is included in our summer news letter. By clicking here: Myers-Stevens & Toohey & Co Inc you can access all of their information, plans, enrollment forms, payment options and their contact information.

Fife High School

Our Mission: To be a school that prepares all students for life beyond high school by developing their mind, body, and character