Florence High School News

May 2016

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Congratulations FHS Scholar's Bowl Team - 6A State Champs

Nikhil Boorgu, Nicholas Crenshaw, Conner Hall, Will Letson, Quinn Raymond and Joshua Fields

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Northwest Shoals Community College Dual Enrollment

Northwest Shoals is offering numerous online academic dual enrollment courses for the 2016-17 school year for $198.00 a course. See your counselor or Mrs. Lovelace for information. Deadline to apply is April 19th. This is an incredible opportunity for our students.

4th Nine-Weeks Benchmark Schedule

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FAFA DANCE SHOW

Ipad Roll In Schedule

FHS (10th and 11th)


All iPads must be turned in by May 26 after final benchmark
  • Students exempting 1 or more benchmarks: MUST be turned in following final benchmark
Turn-in Times
  • Monday, May 23 after final benchmark
  • Tuesday, May 24 after final benchmark
  • Wednesday, May 25 after final benchmark


FHS (12th)


All iPads must be turned in by May 19 after final benchmark
  • Students exempting 1 or more benchmarks: iPad MUST be turned in following final benchmark
Turn-in Times
  • Tuesday, May 17, 7th period
  • Wednesday, May 18, 6th or 8th period
  • Thursday, May 19, 2nd or 4th period

Congratulation Chemistry Students

FHS was well represented with winners of the Annual High School Chemistry Exam Competition sponsored by the American Chemical Society.

Region Winners Second Year Chemistry (AP Chemistry)

Conner Hall - 1st place

Shaun Vickers and Mark Smith-2nd place

Noah Davis - 3rd place

Region Winners for First Year Chemistry

Jon Stewart Ridgeway - 1st Place

2015-16 Tennis Wow! What a Season! Florence’s boys finished second and the girls third at the Class 6A tennis championship

FHS Film Team #1 in the Nation

#1 in the nation for two years in a row! Go Falcon Film
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Senior Who's Who Winners for 2015-16

Best Dressed: Oscar Villalobos and Maddie Reid

Most Artistic: Usiel Martinez and Amy Yu

Most School Spirit: Norbert Jennings and Mary Claire Moore

Friendliest: Palmer Howard, Madison Haney and Mariyah Bailey

Most Sarcastic: Paul Hunter Marcu and Katie Morse

Most Likely to Succeed: Chase Holcombe and Leah Smith

Next President: Chase Holcombe and Madison Haney

Class Clown: Creighton Lynch, Datamera Barnett and Mollie Spence

Broadway Bound: Brandon Rieff, Josh Hobbs and Taylor Jo Tapp

Most Athletic: Brax Garrett and Ellison Barnett

Future Reality Stars: Tra Buckmon and Keiona McCroskey

Prettiest Eyes: Spencer White and Adrienne Williams

Best Smile: Brax Garrett and Irene Beer

Cutest Couple: Bryant Claunch and Claire Kiel

Besties: Alex Gardner and Madison Olive

Bromance: James Ridgeway and Max Mao

Check your student's grades, attendance, and discipline on iNow

Click here for access: https://inow.florencek12.org/InformationNOW

If you do not have your personal login information, see Mrs. McClure in the FHS office.

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What do our teachers do on Professional Development Days?

2015-16 Prom Court (Mr. and Miss FHS to be Announced at Prom on May 14)

Ellison Barrett, Alex Gardner, Madison Haney, Baylee Hester, Hannah Grace Hill, Claire Kiel, Madison Olive, Tina Patel, Leah Smith, Taylor Jo Tapp, Erin Thompson, Alexandra Vance, Edsom Casarrubias, Ian Crane, Brax Garrett, Chase Holcombe, Omar Jones, Max Mao, James Ridgeway, Brandon Rieff, Mitchell Rowland, Collin Taylor, Braden White, and Matthew Young


The prom court members are selected by the teachers and seniors based on criteria that best represents the characteristics of a great student at FHS. Seniors and Juniors will vote to determine Mr. and Miss FHS which will be announced during leadout at prom.

Congratulations to our Alabama Shakespeare Festival Winners!

Bonnie Smith, Nicholas Bishop and Anna Robertson

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Special Olympics

A special day for our precious athletes!
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State Band Winners

Katherine Pitts 9th Red Band -Flute

Emily Branham 6th White Band - Flute

Emma Phillips 6th Blue Band -

Nathan Grissett 7th White Band

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For All Things FAFA (Florence Academy of Fine Arts) visit :

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FAFA Fashion Show

New York came to Florence High School with student designers and models.

FAFA Film Festival

Student actors and directors

For All Athletic News, Schedules and Rosters visit:

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Upcoming Events

Mon May 9

7 pm – 8:00 pm Spring Band Concert FHS Auditorium

Tue May 10

Free Physicals for Athletes 6:30-8:30 in the Dome

Wednesday, May 11

UNA First 30 Cohort 2 meeting for students 6th period

5:30 pm Spanish Honor Society Inductions

Thu May 12

6:pm – 7:00 pm Underclassmen Awards Program

6 pm Spring Football Game at Buckhorn

Fri May 13

All day - Absolute Senior School Fee Deadline

Sat May 14

7 am – 8:00 am Jeff Dropo Run FHS

8 am -12 pm Saturday School

7 pm – 12:00 pm FHS Prom Coffee Gym

Mon May 16

All day Senior Benchmarks (See schedule included in newsletter)

7:50- 10:30 Maymester CPR Training

6-8 pm Band Banquet Shoals Marriott

Tue May 17

All day -Senior Benchmarks

2 pm- 3 pm -Senior Awards (8th period)

UNA First 30 Cohort 2 parent meeting 6 pm

Wed May 18

All day -Senior Benchmarks

Senior Elementary Walks 1st and 2nd periods

TBA Senior Breakfast

Thu May 19

All day -Senior Benchmarks

11:25 am – 12:25 pm Virtual Summer School Meeting - FHS Auditorium

4 pm- 5 pm Mu Alpha Theta Inductions

Senior Academic Signing Day (8th period)

Sat May 21

8:00 am – 12 pm Saturday School

Tue May 24

6:30 pm – 8 pm 12 for Life Graduation

Fri May 27

10 am -until Graduation Practice - Mandatory - Flowers Hall at UNA

7:00pm Graduation Flowers Hall

June 1

Deadline to sign up for credit recovery summer school

June 6

Credit Recovery Summer School begins

July 20-21 and July 25-26

Chromebook Rollout and student schedule pick up at the Tech and PD Center

August 10

2016-17 School year begins -First day of school for students

2016-17 School Calendar

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