Falcon Focus

Week of April 27, 2015

Do you have something to add, or a correction to be made??

Please email Tandi Owen: tandrea.owen@forneyisd.net

A Note From Dr. Johnston

Are you going to finish strong? Have a great week.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 28

BASEBALL (V) @ Mesquite Poteet

BASEBALL (JV) vs. Mesquite Poteet


Friday, May 1

SOFTBALL - Bi-district deadline

BASEBALL (V) vs. Forney

BASEBALL (JV) @ Forney

TRACK Regional Track Meet


May 2

BAND - Showcase of music, 2pm @ Richardson HS Performing Arts Center

Support Falcon Nation...Join PTO

Are you looking for a way to support our students and NFHS? You can join the NFHS Parent-Teacher Organization just send an email to NFFalconsPTO@gmail.com for more information.

Senior thoughts

Prom

Prom will take place on Saturday, May 16th at the Bella Hilton from 8pm-midnight, with a theme of "From this Moment..."

Tickets: $75 for any Forney ISD student, and $80 for any non-FISD student. Ticket sales should begin on Monday, May 4th.

Date approval forms will be available in the front office and are REQUIRED for ANY student that DOES NOT attend North Forney (this includes Jackrabbits!)

Senior Awards Ceremony - Monday, June 1st

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our seniors and the futures that they are headed towards.


Monday, June , 2015

Reception and hors d'oeuvres 6pm

Ceremony to begin at 7pm in the NFHS Auditorium

Graduation, Wednesday, June 3

Seniors have picked up their caps and gowns from Josten's...I think this makes it all a little more real.


Details still to come regarding tickets, location, etc.

Do you owe money?

All fines must be cleared before graduation. Please check with your Assistant Principal to see if you have fines that are owed to North Forney High School.


AP

A-F: Kristy Swiger

G-N: Tanya Armstrong

O-Z: Bryan Sharkey

Celebrations

Lady Falcon Softball claims District Championship

The Lady Falcon Softball team clinched the 12-5A District Championship Tuesday night by beating Mesquite Poteet 7-0. They have a record of 12-1 in district and 19-2 overall. I (Coach Delozier) am very proud of these young ladies and their accomplishments thus far. If you get the chance, please help congratulate them as well. This is the 4th district championship for the softball team in the 6 years that we have been open.


Way to Go Lady Falcons!!!!

Lady Falcons track area results

The Lady Falcons track team competed in the area track meet, Thursday, April 23rd, to represent North Forney. The team has worked very hard this year to achieve their goals and accomplishments including advancing to the Regional meet! Here are the results:

  • 100-Gregriana Blake 2nd place Regional Qualifier
  • 200- Gregriana Blake 3rd place Regional Qualifier
  • 800- Sydnei Crouch 3rd place Regional Qualifier
  • 1600 Sydnei Crouch 4th place Regional Qualifier
  • 4x200-Branesha James, Gregriana Blake, Crystal Orisakwe, Candice Brown-7th place
  • 4x400-Branesha James, Timeisha Jones, Candice Randles-Brown, Sydnei Crouch-5th place

Please congratulate these ladies!! Great work!!

JV Tennis District Tournament

Falcon JV Tennis player Geoffrey Foster played hard and placed third in men's singles at the JV District tournament in Rockwall on April 14.


Congratulations Geoffrey!

Boys Track Competes at Area

The Falcon Boys Track Team spent yesterday competing in the area track meet in Dallas. The Falcons did their very best and finished sixth overall in the total point standings and many athletes will be moving on to the regional meet. Athletes that finished in 1st through 4th place qualified for the Regional meet. All of the Falcon Family represented North Forney very well and were on their best behavior. Here are the top finishers in their event. Thank you for your support and everything you do for these student athletes.



  • Kyle Garcia-1st in the 3200 and 2nd in the 1600
  • 4x100 Relay-2nd, team includes: KeShawn Dickinson, Derrick Mosley, Jarie Moore, Tay Dickinson
  • 4x200 Relay-3rd, team includes: Dickinson, Mosley, Moore, Dickinson
  • Tay Dickinson-3rd in long jump and 4th in the 200 meter
  • Norris Floyd-3rd in Shot Put
  • Tre Dixon-5th in Discus
  • Kaden Kinnart-7th in Shot Put


Great work Falcons and GOOD LUCK at Regionals

Campus Happenings

Testing, Testing and more Testing

Coming Soon:

Algebra EOC - Tuesday, May 5

US History EOC - Wednesday, May 6

Biology EOC - Thursday, May 7

AP Testing - May 4-15

May 4: AP Psychology (PM)

May 5: AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC (AM)

May 6: AP English Literature and Composition (AM), AP Physics 1: Algebra-based (PM)

May 7: AP Spanish Language and Culture (AM)

May 8: AP United States History (AM), AP Studio Art portfolios due by 8pm EDT


May 11: AP Biology (AM)

May 12: AP US Government and Politics (AM), AP Spanish Literature and Culture (PM)

May 13: AP English Language and Composition (AM)

May 14: AP World History (AM), AP Macroeconomics (PM)

May 15: AP Microeconomics (AM)

Some things to keep in mind for the week of upcoming testing

If you've been reading you know that not next week, but the week after, is our second round of spring EOC testing on campus - Algebra (freshmen) May 5th, US History (juniors) May 6th, and Biology (freshmen/sophomores) May 7th.


If you have a freshmen, sophomore, or junior who will be testing, please be aware of the following:


1. Students should be dismissed from testing rooms prior to lunch.

2. Please make sure students get plenty of rest the night before.

3. Students are expected to be in dress code while in their testing room.

4. Students will stay in their testing rooms for the majority of the day. They may bring a library book to read (no magazines, crosswords, etc.) once they have finished testing.

5. Please remember cell phones, ipods, mp3 players, laptops and other electronic devices cannot be out before, during or after the test. If caught with one, a student’s test might be invalidated. Students will be asked to turn them in to the teacher before testing. They will be returned after testing with no penalty.

TVCC Scholarship Application

Seniors, if you are planning on attending TVCC this fall, please stop by and visit with Ms. Rain in the Counselor's office and pick-up your application!! You don't know yet, but every little bit helps!!

Still have questions about schedule changes...see the following video.

Forney ISD HS Schedules 2015

Counselor's Corner

College Acceptance

Has your child received an acceptance letter from a college or university? Please have your child bring this letter to the counseling office, so that we may make a copy. The counselors will soon begin making their “college wall” of all students accepted to a college or university for next fall.

It's never too early...

...to begin gathering information about college. Go to www.collegeforalltexans.com to find helpful information about the college process, college costs, and financial aid.


A planning guide to aid in your quest: http://goo.gl/fdQdPM (please be patient, it's 18 pages and it may take a few moments to open).

Looking for Scholarships on the web??

Are you looking for scholarships? Search engines require you to create a profile and they will then send you scholarships opportunities which may apply to you. There should be NO cost involved with any of these search engines:

· Fast Web: http://www.fastweb.com

· Zinch: www.zinch.com

· Tuition Funding Sources: http://www.tuitionfundingsources.com/

· Scholarship Points : http://www.scholarshippoints.com/

· Every Chance Every Texan: http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/

Please visit the Counseling Center website (http://goo.gl/KuLoDo), to find the latest scholarship updates under Money for College.


As always, if you have questions please contact your student's counselor.

A-F - Ms. Rain

G-N - Ms. Baughman

O-Z - Ms. Byrd

After School Intervention (ASI)

Giving effort and meeting timelines are habits that can be developed. Please continue to encourage your student to strive to give their best effort and submit each assignment on-time or before the due date.


We appreciate your support as we challenge our students to set, raise, and achieve personal learning goals.


Upcoming ASI dates

Monday, April 20

Wednesday, April 22

Thursday, April 23

Monday, April 27


No ASI April 29, 30, May 4, 6, 7 due to EOC and AP testing


If you have not had an opportunity to view the video on ASI, please click the following link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KR5oNo03tQ


If you have questions for a specific staff member please use the links below to identify contact information and tutorial times.:


Teacher emails: http://goo.gl/ESaQp9

Teacher tutorials: http://goo.gl/gvh9aW

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Academic Concern?

Teacher emails: http://goo.gl/ESaQp9


Teacher tutorials: http://goo.gl/7tdlf6


You can also contact your child's Student Service Suite. Student Service Suites consists of an Assistant Principal and Counselor and are divided by alphabet. NFHS Student Services contact information is: 469-762-4159 (NFHS main line) and ask for the following Student Services Suite

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Don't see your team's success, event, save the date??

Email Tandi Owen at: tandrea.owen@forneyisd.net

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NF Falcon Image by the talented Cole Tucker