Charger Connection

February 18, 2022

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Upcoming Events

Monday February 21
  • Presidents Day- No School


Tuesday February 22

  • 7th/8th Girls Basketball 5:30 vs. Noblesville W. (H)
  • Writing Club (Library)


Wednesday February 23

  • GSA 4-5 (C108)
  • Wrestling 5:30 @ Carmel (A)


Thursday February 24

  • 7A/8A Girls Basketball 5:30 vs. Greenfield C. (H)
  • K-pop 4-5


Saturday February 26

  • Wrestling Invitational 9am @ Westfield
  • ISSMA WPS State Competition
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Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison was born in Decatur, Alabama on October 17, 1956. She graduated from Morgan Park High School when she was 16 years old. Jemison graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in African and African-American studies. She then attended Stanford University. Jemison graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in African and African-American studies. After graduating from Stanford University, Jemison attended Cornell Medical School. Jemison joined the Peace Corps in 1983 and served as a medical officer for two years in Africa. After working with the Peace Corps, Jemison opened a private practice as a doctor. Jemison decided to apply to the astronaut program at NASA. On September 12, 1992 Jemison and six other astronauts went into space on the space shuttle Endeavor. This voyage made Jemison the first African American woman in space. Jemison left NASA in 1993 after serving as an astronaut for six years in total. She started The Jemison Group, a consulting company that encourages science, technology, and social change. She also began teaching environmental studies at Dartmouth College. Jemison has been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame and the International Space Hall of Fame.

Author Visit at FJH

Author Lisa Fipps will be visiting FJH on March 22, 2022, during BEST to discuss her award-winning debut novel STARFISH. Interested students should fill out the interest form available in the library or with the QR code on the flyer. Students may order a copy of her book through the FJH Writing Club. See the flyer for more details.

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Counselor's Corner

21st Century Scholars

Indiana's 21st Century Scholars Program is the state’s premier college scholarship and preparation program for low-income Hoosier students. Students who fulfill the Scholar Pledge are provided up to four years of paid tuition at an eligible college or university. Scholars also receive a variety of support services designed to help them succeed in school and complete college.


Please click on the link below for more information, including income eligibility, and to apply:

https://learnmoreindiana.org/scholars/enroll/


Applications must be completed online on or before June 30th of the student’s 7th or 8th grade year.


If you have already applied, you do not need to reapply.


Please contact your school counselors if you have any questions.


8th grade – Kitti O'Neill (kgal@hse.k12.in.us)

7th grade – Basel Maarouf (bmaarouf@hse.k12.in.us)

Message from the PTO

THANK YOU!!

We would like to thank everyone that has contributed to Stock the Pantry! The amazing teachers and staff at FJH really appreciate having these snacks available. It's not too late to donate. See the link below if you would like to donate snacks.
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Buy Snacks Here

Purchase snacks and have them sent directly to FJH.

Volunteer Opportunity

Winter sports are in full swing and that means the indoor concession stand needs volunteers. Our plan is to have the concession stand open for all home Boys & Girls Basketball games and Wrestling matches. This helps to provide a welcoming atmosphere for our fans and guests of visiting schools. It also serves as the PTO's main fundraiser for the school year. Please use this link to sign up for a shift or two: https://signup.com/go/FdBhDDu

Note from The Cafeteria

Looking for a fun and flexible career? Join the HSE Food and Nutrition Department. We’re hiring full-time and part-time positions with competitive pay and benefit options. No experience necessary. This is an opportunity to make a difference in the community by working in the public schools. The HSE Food and Nutrition Department promotes a family-like work environment. You can work a schedule that fits with your child’s school hours. No evenings or weekends! Want to learn more? Contact Andria Ray, Director of Nutrition & Food Services at aray@hse.k12.in.us or 317-594-4100.

HSE Community Insider

Looking for local events? Check out HSE’s Community Insider (CI). The CI is a resource for both HSE families and community partners. It not only provides a space to post information about events, camps, and other educational programs. It also offers the opportunity to find upcoming activities in and around Hamilton County.

Mudsock Youth Athletic Updates

Spring Sports: Did you forget to register for spring programing? There are still spaces open in many of our baseball, softball, soccer, boys and girls lacrosse, rugby, and track leagues. Register now at myathletics.com and we’ll see you on the fields. Learn more here.


Calling all 7th & 8th grade girls! Try a new sport this fall with Mudsock Youth Rugby. The league is looking for females, specifically in this age group, who want to learn to play under a quality coaching staff. Practices will take place 2 times a week with games on Sunday afternoons. Learn more here.