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In Memoriam: Becky Knight

Posted by Alan on July 31, 2013 4:02 PM | (Not Filed) |

Becky Knight Fall 2012.JPG.pngThe Fayetteville Public Schools lost a valued colleague on July 30 when Becky Knight died while on vacation in Mexico.

Becky was a special education teacher who had worked in the district at Ramay and Woodland Jr. High Schools since 1997.

"We are deeply saddened by this terrible loss," said superintendent Vicki Thomas. "We ask the Fayetteville community to keep Becky's family in your thoughts and prayers. She will be greatly missed."

Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm at Nelson Berna Funeral Home. The service will be held on Tuesday, August 6 at 10 am at Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville.

FHS Sophomore Orientation Set for August 1-2

Posted by Alan on July 16, 2013 1:20 PM | (Not Filed) |

Bulldog Purple head.pngThe FHS Dawg Crew will host Sophomore Orientation on August 1st and 2nd in the Bulldog Arena on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. from 9 am to noon each day. Sophomores  will meet in small groups, participate in team building exercises, get advice from upperclassmen, and tour the school. Tours of the building will be determined closer to the time of the orientation, and construction will determine what is available to tour.

The following information should be helpful for your planning.
  • It is important you come on your assigned day.
  • Students need to be on time as groups are established at 9:00 a.m.
  • Students with last name A- L will attend on August 1st.
  • Students with last name M-Z will attend on August 2nd.
  • Student ID cards will be issued.
  • Dress is comfortable and casual.
  • Please be sure appropriate transportation is on time to pick-up the student after orientation.
Questions about Sophomore Orientation should be directed to Michelle Fyfe or Sarah Applegate.

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