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FCSD School Board Seeking Applicants to Vacant Seat

he Fairfield City School District Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the unexpired term of board member Dan Hare, who resigned on May 17, 2019.

The board will begin interviewing candidates soon and must name a replacement at the June 6, 2019, board of education meeting. The newly appointed member will serve until January 1, 2020. If the appointed member desires to continue serving, he or she must run in the November 5, 2019, general election for the remainder of Mr. Hare’s term (January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2021).
According to Ohio law, people serving on Ohio school boards must be at least 18 years old, district residents and registered voters.
The deadline to apply for the vacancy is noon on Friday, May 31, 2019. Click the headline above to access the materials to apply.
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Fairfield Rotary Awards Scholarships, Art Awards & Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Ta’Vonna Ishmon, the ACT-SO teacher at Fairfield High School, for being recognized with the Fairfield Rotary Club’s Educator of the Year Award! Mrs. Ishmon is truly deserving of this honor for working tirelessly to make the future bright for her students. She is shown here with Superintendent Billy Smith and Principal Bill Rice (that’s her daughter hiding behind her!). The presentation was part of the annual Rotary Education Day, where seniors from Fairfield and Badin high schools are awarded scholarahips and art student Katelyn Montgomery was recognized with an art award. Her piece will be displayed as part of the Rotary Club’s collection of student art at Fairfield High School. Congratulations to all!
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Graduation Information - Please Read!

Fairfield High School graduation ceremony is Saturday, May 25 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cintas Center at Xavier University. The Cintas Center will Live stream the ceremony. Watch on the following link:
Reminder: There are metal detectors at each of the entrances that you are required to walk through. Your bags will also be checked. Please make note of this.
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FCSD Board of Education Approves Recommendation to Fill New Counseling Position at FHS

The Fairfield Board of Education approved a recommendation to hire Daryan Martin as the new guidance counselor at Fairfield High School, effective August 19. His position is an addition to the current guidance staff. Daryan graduates this month from the University of Cincinnati with his second Master's degree in school counseling (his first was from Howard University), and previously was a student/scholar-athlete in the football program at the University of Akron. Daryan graduated from Princeton High School and is currently interning with the Winton Woods City School District.
We welcome Daryan to Fairfield!
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FHS Butler Tech Junior Earns IT Industry Standard Certifications

Congratulations to Ethan Link, a Fairfield High School junior at Butler Tech, who received several industry standard certifications in Information Technology with Microsoft MTA HTML, CSS, Software Development, and Python programming as well as several in CTE certifications. This young man, a student of Yan Krayterman, has done a tremendous job in representing ButlerTech, his associate school, and himself gaining certifications providing that endgame that will transform his life, gaining career and college readiness as a lifelong learner. Congratulations to Yan Krayterman in providing that professional and skilled environment so that students like Ethan Link can earn employable skills that employers so earnestly seek.
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FHS Sending 6 FCCLA Members to National Convention in Anaheim, CA

Six Fairfield High School students in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) program are heading to Anaheim, CA June 30-July 4 after their presentation projects recently qualified for the organization's national leadership conference. Juniors Jessica Reece and Liv Herren won first place in the Environmental Ambassador category; Sophomore Maddie Lane placed first in Sports Nutrition; senior Madi Flick finished second in Nutrition and Wellness, and third in Life Event Planning; seniors Margo King and Sydnie Hocter placed third in Sports Nutrition; and Sydnie Hocter finished in second place in Nutrition and Wellness. FCCLA is a non-profit national career and technical student organization for students enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences classes. Fairfield offers this program on its high school campus through Butler Tech. Members expand leadership potential and develop skills such as goal setting, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal communication - all necessary in the home and workplace. Individual and chapter projects include focus on career preparation and professional skills. According to FCCLA officials, Ohio has approximately 7,500 middle and high school student members and is the sixth largest delegation in the U.S. Pictured from left to right are Liv Herren, Jessica Reece, Maddie Lane, Sydnie Hocter, Margo King, and Madi Flick.
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FHS 10th Grader Chick-fil-A & Local 12 Awesome Kid Award Recipient

Congratulations to Fairfield High School sophomore Logan Hormann, who received the Chick-fil-A Awesome Kid Award which highlights students who are giving back in their communities. The Award is presented through a partnership between Chick-fil-A and Local 12 (WKRC) to recognize students who have the right combination of "ingredients" - kindness, resourcefulness, helpful, honest, giving, creative and awesome! Logan was nominated by FHS Principal Bill Rice and was featured on a Local 12 commercial on April 26. He is one of 16 to be honored across region (one from each of the 16 locations in Greater Cincinnati selected by a panel of judges from WKRC). As a winner, Logan will receive an Awesome Kid party, free Chick-fil-A and the commercial appearance.
Mr. Rice had this to say about why he nominated Logan:
"We're proud of Logan and our student leadership groups for all the good that they do in the school; for realizing that a big school can feel small with little random acts of kindness. We're proud of Logan here at Fairfield High School."
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FHS Junior Scores Perfect on ACT

A boot camp and five practice tests later, Lindsay Wilson’s effort to do well on the ACT yielded better results than she ever could have imagined. Lindsay, a 17-year-old junior at Fairfield High School, scored a perfect 36 on the standardized test, which is used for college admissions...
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FCSD Recruiting Applicants of Color for 2019-2020 School Year

The hiring season for schools has begun! The Fairfield City School District has a Diversity Plan which is School Board approved. One important component of the plan is to recruit, hire and retain staff members of color. The Fairfield City School District is an equal opportunity employer, and we are currently seeking applicants of color for the upcoming school year (2019-2020). If you have friends, family members or acquaintances who may be interested in applying to work in our schools, please encourage them to apply (click the headline above to read more)...
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The 2017-2018 FHS Yearbooks Are In!

All pre-ordered books can be picked up at the high school between the hours of 1:45 and 3:15 p.m. Monday-Friday in rooms 1405 or 1403. There are also a small number of extra '17-'18 yearbooks that can be purchased for $75.
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FHS Junior Recognized with National Excellence Award

Julian Gyimah, a junior at Fairfield High School, was recently recognized with the Award of Excellence from the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders. Julian participated in the program last summer. Participation is by academic nomination only, with all students having a minimum 3.25 grade point average to attend. The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders was created by the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists to help interested students enter scientific or high-tech professions. Students from across the country who aspire to have careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are selected for special recognition and ongoing mentorship. Julian is pictured here with Fairfield High School Principal Bill Rice and Assistant Principal Rebecca Salyers.
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