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News for Parents

Parents, do you sometimes feel like you don't know what's going on with your kids?  Wonder about some of the items that show up on the calendar?  Hopefully, we will address some of your questions here on the News for Parents page.  And if you have questions, we'll make sure you know who to ask for more clarification!

January

Middle/High School events: 

  • Basketball games - look on the calendar at the actual date.  We will try very hard to keep the details up-to-date so you know what time your student is scheduled to play.  Also, you can look on the USD 310 homepage and see the chart on the front page with updates.  
  • Scholars Bowl meets - look on the calendar at the actual date and the location of each is shown.
  • January 10:
    • FFA - Public Speaking at Buhler.  Some of the FFA students will travel to Buhler to practice a speech and get feedback from the judges.
    • Communities that Care survey is a survey we give each year for feedback from the students.
  • January 11:  CLASS Leadership - a program developing leadership skills for interested students.  We are hosting this month and will have students on campus from Skyline and St. John in addition to our students.
  • January 13-17: National Western Stock Show - a group of our FFA students will be traveling to Denver for the stock show and will be gone from Saturday through Wednesday.
  • January 15:  NO SCHOOL on Monday due to the Martin Luther King holiday.  Teachers will report to the school for inservice all day.
  • January 15-20: Burrton tournament is week-long for the FHS boys team only.  We play three games and if we win two out of the three, we go to the championship game on Saturday. 
  • January 17:  Spelling Bee for FES followed by FMS
  • January 18:  Fort Hays State representative will be on campus to talk with the juniors and seniors and other high school students who are interested in attending FHSU after high school graduation
  • January 22 - Supe Tour will be at Abbyville this night at 6:00 pm
  • January 23-27:  Sedgwick Tournament is week-long for the FHS girls team only.
  • January 24:  Winter sports pictures and casual and class pictures.  The sports and group class pictures have to be purchased up-front.  The casual pictures are a school fund-raiser and the money raised goes to the school.  Middle and High School casual pictures are available to look at and purchase in the MS/HS office.  
  • FMS/FHS SECD Program - Social Emotional Character Development program is a new one for us and is intended to help students develop soft skills - those we all need to get along in the world!
  • January 29 - Washington, DC, parent meeting is for parents of students who are currently in grades 6-11 at FHS.  During spring break of 2019 (yes, a full year from now) if there is enough interest, a group from Fairfield will travel to Washington, DC for a week of seeing as many of the monuments and historical sights as possible.  This meeting will cover things such as expectations for students and costs involved.  All are welcome!

If you have questions about any of these activities or need some clarification, you can call the high school office or email aglascock@usd310.org.