Hello Florence Families, There will be a special school board meeting on Tuesday, February 16th at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held in the conference room and online. The conference room will hold 7 guests under current spacing guidelines. Once we reach capacity, we will have to close the doors to in-person attendance but all are welcome to attend online. The link and agenda are below. As a reminder, on Tuesday all students should come to school with masks. The current mask mandate is in place until the FCSD Board changes it. Thank you, Brian C. Rayburn Meeting Agenda: https://5il.co/pm62 Topic: Special School Board Meeting Time: Feb 16, 2021 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93512064606?pwd=UytkWkpvT1NQU3FCUGZHZVgrTEhqUT09 Meeting ID: 935 1206 4606 Passcode: wm19j5 or Dial by your location 1-253-215-8782 1-346-248-7799 1-669-900-6833 Meeting ID: 935 1206 4606 Passcode: 280031
Hello Falcon Families, Today the Governor issued Directive Implementing Executive Order 2-2021. In this 15-page order various topics are discussed including the wearing of masks. The directive calls for an end to the previous administration’s directives related to Covid-19 and then creates new language. The new language on mask wearing is below: GENERAL MASKING Individual responsibility remains Montana’s best tool to combat the spread of COVID-19. Montanans are encouraged to wear masks and should follow the best industry practices adopted by any business they visit to slow the spread of the virus. The information below is related to schools: SCHOOLS Access to school is essential to the developmental, social, mental, and educational needs of school-age children. Schools should make reasonable efforts to follow school guidelines and best practices recommended by the CDC and the Montana Office of Public Instruction. The last vote on the subject of masking was done by the FCSD Board in September 2020. That vote said the district will follow the Governors directive. Since the new language of the directive is not clear, in that it allows personal choice for masking in general but in the school section it says we should follow the CDC guidelines, we will need to hold a special school board meeting to sort out the issue. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 16th at 6:00pm. The conference room will hold approximately seven guests and all others will need to participate online. The link for the Zoom Meeting will be sent out after the agenda for the meeting is determined. Until the FCSD Board has a chance to meet and determine the direction for masking we will keep our mask mandate in place. Students should continue to come to school with masks until the Board meets and decides on this subject. This is a very challenging subject with deep personal feelings on both sides of the issue. I know we as a school community can come together and have a respectful dialogue about what is best for our school. Please contact me if you have any questions. Respectfully, Brian C. Rayburn
Hello Falcon families. Our regular School Board meeting is tomorrow starting at 6pm. You can view the online agenda and virtual meeting info by clicking here: https://5il.co/phch
Congratulations to the first-ever Scripps online spelling bee participants from FCS: Nolan, Jacob, Dominic, Lizzie, Emory, Seba, Luke, Dia, Carter, Hayden, and Olivia. There was quiet but fierce competition for two intense days, and with the results in, Carter will advance to the county spelling bee (online) in February with Dia as his back up. A big thank you to all the teachers and staff who supported the spellers in class and from the sidelines! Please congratulate these students when you see them!
Check out the FCS adult education page for two renewed fitness classes upcoming this February. Both Oula dance fitness and Oula.one yoga dance fusion are being offered. Pre-Registration is required on the website and classes are filled on a first come, first serve. Spots are limited due to social distancing this year. If you are interested in teaching an adult education fitness class or any type of class we would love to hear from you! Contact Alli Bristow at email@example.com
This is a reminder that tomorrow, Fri. January 22, all students will be dismissed at 12:05. Students in grades K-5 will have their regular lunch schedule. Students in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity for a Grab-and-Go lunch that will be handed out in the Old Gym as they are dismissed. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
Having three steel trucks in the parking lot this morning is a good sign for the construction calendar! Thank you for the picture Mrs. Deschamps.
One of our students has finished their woods project. Great job to them and thank you Mr. Ketelhut for helping our program thrive!
2021 FCHS Cheer/Stunt
2021 Falcon Basketball
2021 FCHS Lady Falcons
2021 FCHS Wrestling
School Board Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, January 12, 2021. https://5il.co/of28
FCHS wrestling team taking a break between matches.
Katie Houston making Friday afternoon fun! Oh Yeah!
The Theater and Music Teachers were able to do a site visit to the new classroom and performance areas. We are excited about the progress on the new facility.
2021 is here! 🎇✨🧨 Happy New Year. We would like to extend best wishes to all for a happy and healthy new year.
🎄🎅🏼From everyone at Florence Carlton School District! Have a cheerful Christmas break and a wonderful New Year! ❄🎁We will be out for Christmas break from Dec 23-Jan 1. See you in 2021. ☃
There is a great Adult Education course starting up Jan 2021. Course info: Ideas and Expressions in Music Cost: $10 Location: Rm 117 FCSD Music Room (min 5-max 14 participants) Instructor: Elementary Music Teacher Charlene Brett Day and Time of Class: Tuesdays starting Jan 5-Feb 23, from 7:00-8:00 pm Class Description: Come explore musical “ideas and expressions” in the elementary music room! You will encounter opportunities to create, improvise, and compose music all while letting your creative senses come to life in a fun environment! We will play barred instruments (xylophones), untuned percussion instruments, and maybe we will even create some movement to go along with the repertoire. Even if you have no musical background or experience, you are encouraged to be part of this class if you are interested. Let’s make music! Register here: www.florence.k12.mt.us/Page/87 Any questions please feel free to contact Alli Bristow at 273-0587ex 3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When our FCSD staff member, Katie, steps out as one of our crossing guards, she really takes it up a notch. Happy Friday!!!