The FCS Atoms Update

Sept. 1-7

Dreaming 2050 The Future of Food and Farming

On Sept 3rd, we will have our first parent night! This will give us the opportunity to roll out the Spring Field Trip, get interested parents organized for fundraising, help parents master google classroom, complete an introduction to PowerSchool and standards-based grading. These sessions will take place in 30 min rotations from 4:30-6:00pm. Jump in when you arrive!

Free and Reduced Applications for McDowell County Schools

Now you can apply on-line for your children to receive free or reduced-price school meals. Your application will be sent from a secure web site directly to the McDowell County Schools Nutrition office, so you don’t need to worry about filling out a paper form that could be lost or misplaced. is an easy, secure and convenient way to apply for free or reduced meals. It has been designed to make it easy for you to know exactly what information you need to provide and to guide you through the process. Once your application has been received the district office will determine your eligibility and send you a letter with the results.

To apply, simply go to or CLICK HERE to apply now!


-Melanie Shaver

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Upcoming Dates and Information

September 2nd- No School Labor Day

September 3rd- Parent Academy (4:30-6:00pm)

September 3rd- Student Council Forms Due (8am to Mrs. Powell)

September 4th- WFCS Interest Meeting (3:10-4:30pm)

September 5th- Guest Speaker

September 6th- Math Model Approval

September 6th- Student Council Speeches

Sept 5th & 6th Robotics

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