Fossil Hill Weekly Newsletter
Wildcats in "The Know"
February 11, 2018
KISD Tax Rate "Swap & Drop"
What if your tax rate could go down, while at the same time bringing in an additional $19 million in operating revenue for Keller ISD? It's possible through what we're calling a Tax Rate "Swap & Drop." Check out the preview video today and visit KellerISD.net/SwapDrop for more details and future updates!
4th 6 weeks ends on friday
Monday Feb 19 Student Holiday
Panther Pride Cluster Band Concert
Cheer Meeting on Tuesday ... last opportunity
Students interested in trying out for Keller ISD middle school cheerleading squads for the 2018-19 school year are required to attend, with a parent or guardian, one of seven mandatory tryout meetings set for February 1-13.
In order to tryout, the student and a parent or guardian must attend. Tryout dates and additional information about this year's tryout process will be posted after the mandatory parent meetings.
The remaining meetings are scheduled for:
Monday, February 12, at Keller Middle School
Tuesday, February 13, at Fossil Hill Middle School
Meetings will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. for both incoming seventh and eighth-grade students. This is a change from the initial plan to have separate meeting times for each grade level.
For more information on Keller ISD Cheerleading, visit www.KellerISD.net/Cheer.
this mock STAAR is designed for the 7th grade Pre AP math students and any 8th grade academic math student to take a practice test to help identify areas to work on for the April 10/11 STAAR test
8th grade girls a team take 2nd place in OT during championship
8th Grade boys A Team wins 3rd Place at Friday's tournament. Way to represent the Wildcats!
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FHMS PTA needs your nominations for next year's committee.
We are looking for multiple positions and several teacher representatives. Come be a part of PTA and share your ideas of how we can help out our school, teachers and students.
Please send your nominations to email@example.com
Annual Leukemia Fundraiser by STUCO
STUCO is kicking off our Annual Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraiser. We have been steadily getting all the supplies out and I sent a video and slide show. *A few teachers have already sent money in.
We have a hefty goal this year and need to raise a lot to beat last year as well! The goal is $100 per Advisory Class.
Thanks so much for showing the video and slide show multiple times as well as advocating daily for LLS. A new incentive is a free Epic Waters Water Park Ticket for students who donate $25.
The winning advisory class receives a pasta party from Olive Garden (a minimum requirement is that our campus raises $750). The contest means that your advisory class could have the most money but not win. Encourage students to put their silver coins into their friends’ advisory classes to help boost their own class’ chance of winning.
AVID @ The Hill
Facebook: AVID Fossil Hill
Just wanted to remind everyone that Coach White will return on Monday, February 12th to conduct interviews.
Let me know if you have any questions at Amber.Womble@kellerisd.net
Houses of Honor and PRIDE Jamie.Ortega@kellerisd.net
7th Grade Houses Integrity, Leadership, & Loyalty Terry.Evans@kellerisd.net
8th Grade Houses Integrity, Leadership, & Loyalty Paul.Higgins@kellerisd.net
7th to 8th grade and 8th to 9th grade registration is now complete.
If you need to review your students registration and/or make changes please see a Fossil Hill counselor. All changes need to be made by March 30th.
Reminder that you must be in the office in person to pick your student up for early dismissal. We can't allow students to leave the school unaccompanied before dismissal.
If you have any questions, please call the office at 817-744-3050. We sincerely appreciate your help!
Nurse's Notes for The Hill
Please feel free to reach out to "Nurse Bas" anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (817) 744-3050.
As a reminder, students may not carry their own medication. It must be turned in to the nurse's office with proper documentation. Please feel free to call if you have questions.
Be prepared, stay healthy!
Fossil Hill Sports
We are now in between seasons getting ready for track and soccer and we invite you to support our students in representing The Hill in the bleachers and showing your spirit for the Wildcats. Games and other campus events can be found on the campus calendar link below as they are posted and will added here as well.
Ticket prices are as follows:
Athletic Ticket Card: $25.00 (good for 15 admissions)
Fossil Ridge Sports
Fossil Ridge is a member of District 3-6A UIL alignment along with other Keller ISD high schools, Haltom, Weatherford, and Abilene. The 3-6A District Executive Committee has determined that no outside food or drink be allowed into the stadium. The decision for this new rule is primarily to ensure the safe environment for all patrons.
Use the link below to view the game schedules for basketball. Show your Panther Pride and support the kids.
Home and visitor general admission for high school games:
Presale before 4pm game day-
At the gate and after 4pm -