Fossil Ridge Senior Newsletter

Class of 2022

Senior Exit Survey

Seniors please take a few minutes to fill out the KIDS Senior Exit Survey: https://www.kellerisd.net/domain/3356
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Basswood Elementary Senior Walk

Monday, May 23rd, 8-8:30am

3100 Clay Mountain Trail

Fort Worth, TX

Seniors, meet on the basketball courts at 8:00 AM. Our walk will begin at 8:15 AM. Please wear your cap and gown.


Please RSVP by May 18th:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyAT43mLZalm6hjzFrqUG7ha7iv27K_fJOK_8yL772a40Rvw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=embed_facebook

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Bluebonnet Elementary Senior Walk

Monday, May 23rd, 8-8:30am

7000 Teal Drive

Fort Worth, TX

Meet on the basketball court at 8 AM. The Senior walk will take place at 8:15 AM. Make sure to wear your cap & gown.


RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyAT43mLZalm6hjzFrqUG7ha7iv27K_fJOK_8yL772a40Rvw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=embed_facebook

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Heritage Elementary Senior Walk

Monday, May 23rd, 7:30-8:30am

4001 Thompson Road

Fort Worth, TX

If you are a graduating senior and completed 4th grade at Heritage Elementary, come visit with your former HES teachers in our gym on Monday, May 23rd from 7:30-8:30 AM.


*Please wear your cap & gown to walk the halls of Heritage one last time. The walk will begin promptly at 8:15 AM.


RSVP by May 6th to melissa.fletcher@kellerisd.net, please provide your first and last name.

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North Riverside Elementary Senior Walk

Monday, May 23rd, 7:30-8am

7900 North Riverside Drive

Fort Worth, TX

Once you have enjoyed eating donuts and visiting your former elementary teachers, you will be led down the main hall of the building where you will be congratulated with cheers and well wishes by our current students. We would love for you to wear your cap and gown during the walk! Senior parents are welcome to attend and take pictures.


RSVP by May 16th kristina.mugg@kellerisd.net

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Parkview Elementary Senior Walk

Monday, May 23rd, 6:30-8:30am

6900 Bayberry Drive

Fort Worth, TX

Please RSVP by May 6th so they know that you will be attending Graduation Breakfast Snack and Walk: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0D45A4AC23A3F94-graduation


**Please WEAR your Cap and Gown to walk the halls of Parkview Elementary for the last time @ 8:20 AM.** Also, Coach Wilson needs two pictures: One current picture and one from elementary school. Please send the pictures to shali.wilson@kellerisd.net

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Senior Awards Ceremony - May 23 at 6:30 PM

During the Senior Awards Ceremony, seniors are recognized for their success including scholarship recognition, military service, and much more. This special event is by invitation only, students will be notified by mid-April.
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Graduation Day - May 30, 2022

We are excited to announce that Keller ISD has finalized an agreement to hold our 2022 High School Graduation Ceremony at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022 at 4 PM.


With 14,000 seats, Dickies Arena will offer plenty of space for our high school graduation, providing a more intimate setting with state-of-the-art technology so friends and family won’t miss a minute of the celebration.


(Directions & Parking Info.; Parking $20 per Vehicle)

Yearbook Coming Soon!

2022 pre-ordered yearbooks will be distributed beginning Wednesday, May 18 during lunches. Please bring ID and/or a receipt.


Once pre-orders have been distributed, we will sell any remaining books for $90 cash only.

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Please email questions regarding Project Graduation to frhspg@gmail.com
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Order Your Cap & Gown Today!

CAP & GOWN ORDERS WILL BE DELIVERED ON MAY 10TH AND DISTRIBUTED TO SENIORS DURING ALL LUNCHES


Balfour will supply all your graduation items from accessories, graduation invitations, to caps & gowns. Graduates need a cap, gown & tassel to participate in the graduation ceremony.


View the Balfour-Fossil Ridge online store at

https://www.balfour.com/texas/keller/fossil-ridge-high-school





If you have specific Balfour ordering questions, please contact them directly at (817)685-7777 or customerhelp@balfourfortworth.com

Balfour High School Class of 2022! Everything You Need for Graduation!

New Graduation Requirement for the Class of 2022

All Seniors in the state of Texas must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or TASFA (Texas Application for State Financial Aid) or formally opt-out.


Below are important links to help you with FAFSA/TASFA.


If you plan to OPT OUT please return the Form to your Counselor or the Go Center ASAP. Keller ISD Financial Aid information page and opt letters: https://www.kellerisd.net/Page/6481


FAFSA Portal:

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa


Step 1: The student and parent each create their own FSA ID. (Ie. your electronic signature)

How to create an FSA ID?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj1Pn-shze8


Step 2: Complete FAFSA
How to complete FAFSA?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK0bbu0y5AM

Federal Student Aid Youtube Channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/FederalStudentAid


TASFA Portal:

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/index.cfm?objectid=a3119543-cbf8-c202-f1b0eefd5f4b9805


If you have any questions please contact our College & Career Counselor, Mr. Higgins. paul.higgins@kellerisd.net

Looking for Help with Your Post-High School Plans?

Meet Mr. Higgins, the FRHS College, Career and Military Readiness Coach. He is an extension of the Counseling Department and his primary job is to help all students prepare for their post-high school endeavors. Click here to speak to our Go Center Coach, Mr. Higgins

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