Fossil Hill Weekly Newsletter

Wildcats in "The Know"

September 11, 2017

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World's Finest Chocolate has arrived at FHMS

  • Who? Students
  • What? PTA Fall fundraiser
  • Where? Neighbors, friends, relatives, church and parents work.
  • When? Permission slips go home on Wednesday during lunch after kick off presentation!!
  • Permission slips are still available and candy is in the office!!
  • Why? Raise funds to pay for house shirts for every student in the school
  • How? SELLING LOTS OF CANDY!!!

immunization clinic Thursday, Sept 14

FHMS will be hosting an immunization clinic for those still not compliant with submitting proof of required immunizations. Students will not be permitted to enter classes after Thursday, Sept 14, 2017.
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North Texas Giving Day

Give back to your schools and your community this year with North Texas Giving Day and the Keller ISD Education Foundation. The Keller ISD Education Foundation supports every school in the district through classroom teaching grants, our scholarship program and district wide academic programs.

100% of your donation will go directly to improving your community and will be multiplied on North Texas Giving Day. The first $2,500 donated will be matched dollar for dollar by First Financial Bank. Bookmark this link: https://northtexasgivingday.org/npo/keller-isd-education-foundation and schedule your donation anytime between September 7th-14th or get up and give on September 14th! Donate to make Keller ISD a district where exceptional opportunities are available to all students!

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Caylin Moore, TCU Student Athlete to speak to our 7th grade athletes

FHMS is proud to welcome TCU Student Athlete and Rhodes Scholar Caylin Moore. He will be on campus Friday morning speaking to our 7th grade athletes about the important of balancing athletics with academics. He will share his story of how he became a positive statistic and role model.

Strong Families Event

Our September family event is coming up next week. Families are invited to take part in activities and hear how to help survive the middle school years with your student.
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Wildcat Band Marathon Fundraiser coming soon

Once again we will have our annual band practice Marathon . The practice Marathon will take place on Saturday, September 23rd from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Each student is asked to participate in the practice marathon and to seek donations and pledges to help support the band program and the various activities that students will be involved in during the 2017 - 2018 school year . The funds that are raised help to provide master classes with professional musicians, help aid with travel for students, offset the cost of contest entries, provide additional funding for student lessons, help with student supplies and other necessities. All band students will be participating and money raised will go to the overall program.
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Join PTA

We are always looking for parents to join PTA to support our students. Membership is just $7.50 for the year and helps us in supporting our school. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us with any questions:

Brandy Dillon at brandelia101@yahoo.com visit our Facebook page at

@FHMSPTA

The AVID program in the Panther Pride feeder pattern is the best! The AVID Coordinators from Chisholm Trail, Fossil Hill, and Fossil Ridge wanted to create a way to show our unity across our feeder pattern. No matter if our students are in elementary school or high school, we are all working together toward student success. Tuesdays are AVID Pride Day at FHMS so be sure to place your order so your student is ready . 1st order is being placed on Friday, Sept 15 to have the shirts by Oct 1.
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Counselor's Corner

Teams Honor and PRIDE Jamie.Ortega@kellerisd.net

7th Grade Teams Integrity, Leadership, & Loyalty Terry.Evans@kellerisd.net

8th Grade Teams Integrity, Leadership, & Loyalty Paul.Higgins@kellerisd.net


  • Signs of Suicide (7th grade ONLY) October 2nd-6th opt out form.
  • IGraduate Meeting on Oct 24 from 6:00 to 7:30
  • Strong Father gathering-September 18th 6p-8p
  • Keep an eye on the Campus Calendar for upcoming events: SOS (7th grade) October 2nd-6th, Red Ribbon Week October 23rd-27th, House Bill 5 (Fall Semester), KCAL Tour Nov. 30th 8th grade only.
  • Have your student share their grades with you daily. HAC (Home Access Center) is an excellent resource to monitor student grades.
  • Log into HAC daily to check your grades. Eligibility grade check is right around the corner. No pass, No play IS FOR REAL!!!!
  • Great study resource https://www.khanacademy.org

Nurse's Notes for The Hill

Please feel free to reach out to "Nurse Bas" anytime at nakethia.baston@kellerisd.net or at (817) 744-3050.


Nurse Baston has been notifying those parents/guardians who need to submit proof of immunization. Please make sure that your student is up to date with all required shots. Thursday will be final day to allow students into classes without an updates immunization record. Students may not carry their own medication. It must be turned in to the nurse's office with proper documentation. Please feel free to call if you have questions.


Sports physicals are required for all athletes. Please refer to the Rank One information Coach Morse and Coach Williams have sent out.

Fossil Hill Sports

We can't wait for the athletes to start playing this school year, 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:

Adults: $4.00

Students: $2.00

Athletic Ticket Card: $25.00 (good for 15 admissions)

Wildcat Football vs. Prairie Vista MS

Tuesday, Sep. 12th, 5pm

8000 Comanche Springs Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76131

Games begin at 5:00 and are played in C, B, A team order

Cross Country Meet at Pike MS

Wednesday, Sep. 13th, 4:30pm

2200 Texan Drive

Justin, TX

Meet will take place at Pike MS

Girls Volleyball vs. Wilson MS

Thursday, Sep. 14th, 5pm

3821 Staghorn Circle South

Fort Worth, TX

7th grade will play in the FHMS gym

8th grade will travel to Wilson MS @ 14250 Sendera Ranch Blvd, Haslet, TX 76052

8th grade girls volleyball tournament

Saturday, Sep. 16th, 8am

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District, Tarrant County, TX, United States

TX

specific times and locations will be determined later this week

Fossil Ridge Sports

Fossil Ridge is now 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-

Student $4

Adult $6

At the gate and after 4pm -

All $8

Reserved seats:

Anytime $10

Know before you go to the stadium

New policies regarding your upcoming visit to Keller Stadium. Visit the link below
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