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MCF Announcements (April 11-14)

Hello Middle College Students and Families!  I hope each of you had a great weekend.  Here are announcements for this week (April 11-14).

 

  • IMPORTANT!!! Students, you need to be checking both your WSFCS and your FT email accounts daily!!!

 

  • Any student that has been in close contact with Covid or has symptoms of Covid, please call the school or email Mrs. Hartis (lahartis@wsfcs.k12.nc.us). We will need to get additional information to determine if a quarantine is needed or not.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call the school.

 

NEW/PRIORITY ANNOUCEMENTS:

 

  • Senior Sunrise will be held this Wednesday, April 13, at 7:00 AM. Seniors are invited to come to campus Wednesday morning and watch the sunrise with their classmates.  Exact location on campus will be determined tomorrow.  Bring a blanket or chair to sit on.  Breakfast (pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits) will be provided for all Seniors that attend on Wednesday morning.  Seniors are encouraged to wear their Senior T-shirts to the event.  Please see Mrs. Shore or Mrs. Sluder if you still need to get your shirt.

 

  • The Community Service Club is sponsoring a feminine hygiene product drive. Students donating items will receive points for their team.  Donations can be dropped off in the Main Office or in Mrs. Sluder’s room.  Please see Mrs. Sluder for more information.

 

  • Congratulations to Ms. Nakawatase for being named one of five finalists for WSFCS Assistant Principal of the Year! The winner will be announced on May 5.

 

  • Congratulations to MCF Junior Maryanna Cooper for placing 2nd at the WSFCS District Poet Laureate Competition!

 

  • The location and time for Forsyth Tech graduation has changed. Forsyth Tech graduation will still be on Thursday, May 5; however, the location will now be Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum and the time will now be 5:00 PM.  Please visit the following website to read lots of other important information about the Forsyth Tech graduation.

 

  • Message from Mrs. Mills to all Seniors that will be receiving an Associate’s Degree this May:
    • Congratulations, you are almost to the finish line!!! I am so proud of you; you have worked so hard reach this goal! Please see the information below regarding the Forsyth Tech Graduation Details. Please remember to check your TechLink account to ensure your degree and name are correct, if they are incorrect, please send me an email by 5pm Monday. Please let me know if you have any questions.
    • We are happy to announce that Forsyth Tech Commencement will be held May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, located at 2825 University Parkway.
    • Attention 2022 Graduates! Grad Fair will be held April 12-14, 2022, in the Rhoades Conference Center on Main Campus in the Strickland Center. This is your opportunity to celebrate and prepare for Graduation Day! Grad Fair will have Cap and Gown pickup, raffles, yard signs, food, and fun!
    • All activities, including your cap and gown, are FREE and are available during the week! Check the schedule of events for the availability of other activities.
    • All graduating Seniors need to visit https://www.forsythtech.edu/commencement/ to read all the information about Forsyth Tech graduation.

 

  • SGA is hosting a Dewey’s fundraiser. If you would like to either buy or sell Dewey’s, please come see Mrs. Sontag and earn points for your team.

 

  • There will be no school for students on Friday, April 15 (Good Friday Holiday) and Monday, April 18 (Teacher Workday). Please mark your calendars accordingly.

 

  • Attention Bus Riders: There will be NO bus transportation April 11-14 due to it being Spring Break for the rest of WSFCS.  Students will have to provide their own transportation to/from school on these days.

 

  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Here are dates for upcoming Senior events.  More specific information will be sent out as we get closer to the individual events.
    • Wednesday, April 13: Senior Sunrise (Breakfast provided)
    • Thursday, April 28: Senior Sunset & Outdoor Movie Night
      • We are aware that this conflicts with an important Crosby Scholars event on April 28. We are looking at other potential dates to reschedule this event. 
    • Friday, April 29: Senior Picnic at Bolton Park (11:00 – 2:00)
    • Thursday, May 5: Forsyth Tech Graduation at LJVM Coliseum at 5:00 PM
    • Monday, May 9: Senior Awards Program in Strickland Auditorium
      • ECF @ 10:00 AM, MCF @ 1:00 PM
    • Tuesday, May 10: High School Graduation Practice at Deaton-Thompson Stadium
    • Thursday, May 12: High School Graduation (ECF @ 9:30 AM, MCF @ 12:30 PM)

 

  • ECF and MCF students and staff can now be tested for Covid at school between the hours of 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The test will be a rapid test with results within 15 minutes.  Please see Mrs. Shore (ECF) or Mrs. Hartis (MCF) for more information.  Students must have an authorization form signed by parent or guardian to be tested.  The form is attached.

 

 

REPEAT ANNOUCEMENTS:

 

  • Attention Juniors: Appalachian State University is sponsoring a summer program called Technovation For Good.  It is a two-week summer program that the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State is hosting this summer 2022. FULL SCHOLARSHIPS are available.

 

  • As the temperature gets warmer as we move into Spring, I want to remind all students of the WSFCS Student Dress Code. Violations of the of the student dress code will be handled by school administration.  Below is a copy of the WSFCS Student Dress Code:
    • Students shall adhere to their school’s dress code. At a minimum, the following dress or appearance is prohibited:
      • Clothing that contains advertisements for tobacco, alcohol or drugs; pictures or graphics of nudity; words that are profane, lewd, vulgar, or indecent;
      • Halter or bare midriff tops, or bare midriffs;
      • Spaghetti straps or tank tops;
      • Strapless shirts or tube tops;
      • Bare feet;
      • Short shorts or skirts;
      • Pants, slacks or jeans that sag below waist; and
      • Hats, caps, bandanas, or garments which cover the student’s face or conceal the student’s identity.
      • Underpants or bras showing or worn as outerwear;
      • Provocative, revealing attire that exposes cleavage; and
      • Any symbols, styles or attire frequently associated with gangs, intimidation, violence or violent groups about which students at a particular school have been notified as described in AR 5131.4.

 

 

  • Please contact Mrs. Weavil (klweavil@wsfcs.k12.nc.us) if you have specific questions about high school or college textbooks.

 

  • Any families needing assistance with school supplies for this year should contact Ms. Nakawatase (lynakawatase@wsfcs.k12.nc.us). We do have some supplies available to assist. 

 

  • We want all families to know that both ECF and MCF have a food bank ready to assist families in need. Please contact Ms. Nakawatase (lynakawatase@wsfcs.k12.nc.us) if you would like more information.

 

  • The class schedule/times for Middle College this year are as follows:
    • 1st Period: 10:30-11:50
    • Lunch: 11:50-12:30
    • 2nd Period: 12:30-1:50
    • 3rd Period: 1:55-3:15
  • Some of you may have a class at Early College (Ardmore Building) this semester. The Early College schedule is below:
    • 1st Period: 9:00-10:20
    • 2nd Period: 10:25-11:45
    • Lunch: 11:45-12:30
    • 3rd Period: 12:30-1:50
    • 4th Period: 1:55-3:15

 

 

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