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Blood Drive sign up is this Thursday and Friday, September 29 and 30 at both lunch shifts. You must have parental permission if you are 16 and wish to donate. 17 year old and above do not need parental permission. The blood drive will be held October 5 and 6th in the new gym lobby.
Ice Cream social will be held on Tomorrow for students who did not receive a referral within the first six weeks grading period. Come to the boardwalk during your lunch period! Remember to respect yourself, respect others, and take responsibility for actions.
Boys Basketball Tryouts will tomorrow, Wednesday, from 3:30 - 4:30 in the New Gym After School. You must bring your report card to try out. A Separate tryout for football players will be held after their season is over.
The paper voter registration campaign at school is over. However, if you are a US citizen or 18 years old, please visit www.geauxvote.com. You can register to vote, change your address & party, get a sample ballot, find out where to vote and get the election dates and early voting dates at this website. If you wish to vote in the upcoming presidential election, you must be registered to vote by October 11.
See you at the pole is Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28, at 7:00 am in the new gym. Come join FCS and students across the nation as "we cry out" for our generation, our school, and our country. Plus, chicken biscuits will be given out on a first come first serve basis!
Also, FCS t-shirt order forms are available in Mrs. Counts' room, 4104. Bring your form and $12 to Mrs. Counts by Wednesday, Oct.5.
Junior Civitans who are helping with the People with Special Needs Day at the Fair on Wednesday, September 28, should remind their teachers and meet the bus in front of the Main Office at 10:30. Wear your club t-shirt. You are responsible for your own lunch. Any questions - see Mrs. Beach in room 6206.
Are you a high school student who's making a difference through volunteering? Apply for a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May! West Monroe High School will also recognize some of our students for local recognition for their volunteerism as well.
This opportunity is available for students grades 9 to 12 and applications are online now. Stop by Guidance to pick up an application instruction sheet today.
Seniors who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better, have been proven leaders and role models within their school and community, and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award online at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com by October 3, 2016.
FREE FAFSA WEBINAR
The college financial aid process is starting early.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) can now be submitted as early as October 1. Discover Student Loans is hosting a FREE webinar, College Financial Aid 101, on October 5, 2016 and October 8, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 to help students and families make sense of the new changes to the FAFSA and the financial aid process.
West Monroe High School will participate in the national administration of the PSAT on October 19th. This test is designed to recognize high achieving 10th and 11th grade students throughout the county. The cost for this test is $20 cash payable to 10th and 11th grade English teachers through October 7th. We have only a limited number of tests so don't hesitate to register.