Fossil Hill Weekly Newsletter
Wildcats in "The Know"
May 20, 2018
early release thursday at 12:30; no backpacks on thursday
safety is a priority
Please continue to help us in monitoring what your student brings to school. With only 4 days of classes remaining, we want to close the school year in a safe manner. Please do not allow the students to bring toys or any form of a weapon or harmful item to campus. We will not be permitting backpacks or bags on the final day (lunch boxes only). Anything the students will need on Thursday will be provided by the teachers. Please make sure that all lockers and gym clothes are brought home before the final day of school.
End Of year Events
As the year gets closer to its end, we will start having activities and programs scheduled. We are in the home stretch now!
Monday: Band Trip to NRH2O, ESL Trip to Ridge
Girls Athletic Mini Camp 5:00-7:00 FHMS Gym
Tuesday: Choir Trip to 6 Flags
PALS trip to NRES Field Day
Wednesday: 8th Grade Honor Day (sunblock and appropriate caps will be permitted)
Thursday: early release at 12:30PM (lunches will be scheduled)
Keller ISD Promotion Criteria
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!
Special thanks to our generous PTA for assisting us through STAAR week with student snacks and teacher meals.
Remember to link us to your Amazon account at www.smile.amazon.com
Parental Involvement Opportunities
The April newsletter, The Parental & Family Engagement CONNECTION, is available in English and Spanish, http://www.esc16.net/page/title1swi.3_newsletter .
This edition of the newsletter includes articles about Stopping the Summer Slide, Finding Summer Jobs, Getting Involved in Decision-Making, and Emergency Care Guide, and Healthy Snacks.
AVID @ The Hill
Facebook: AVID Fossil Hill
Avid is a great way to learn how to prepare your student for rigorous coursework and get an advantage in college. Be sure to follow us and 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
As we close out the 2017-2018 school year the FHMS Counseling Department want to wish our students and teachers a happy and healthy summer.
We want to thank Mr. Higgins for his 10 years of service to the FHMS Counseling Dept. He will be moving to Indian Springs next year.
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.
We are excited to inform you that the Cook Children's School Based Telemedicine Program will be going district-wide in Keller ISD for the 2018-19 school year.
Families may obtain information about Telemedicine or register online by accessing the following website: www.schooltelemed.org.
There will also be an opportunity to register for Telemedicine during the online enrollment process.
If you would like more information about Telemedicine, please contact the Health Services Department at 817-744-1055.
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 -