FSEEF Board Announces May Funding 5.29.13
The FSEEF board of directors is pleased to announce its funding for May, 2013.
- $500 to Community Education for its Summer Aquabots Camp
- $1,500 to Franklin Simpson Middle School in support of the Leader in Me initiative
- $250 to FSHS Dance Team
- $250 matching grant to the Simpson-Lincoln Academic Team who raised an additional $255 toward the purchase of a new buzzer system.
Congratulations to the recipients of these funds! Have a great summer! Our next grant review session will be September 23, 2013.
FSHS Students Benefit from READ 180 Program 5.29.13
FSHS Principal Tim Schlosser attended the FSEEF board meeting on May 28 to report on the success of the READ 180 program which addresses reading strategies and comprehension skills for students are below level. 150 students participated in the READ 180 program during the course of the 2012-13 school year. Data was collected by Scholastic Data Analytics on the first group of students in the program that lasted one semester.
- 59 % demonstrated at least one year’s reading growth on SRI
- Of those students, 31% demonstrated at least two years’ reading growth on SRI
Mr. Schlosser explains the results in the following video.
Reading is key to academic success, and FSEEF is proud to be a partner in the READ 180 program.
F-S Alumni Scholarship Recipients 5.22.13
The Franklin-Simpson Alumni Association is proud to award two scholarships to members of the FSHS Class of 2013. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be the child of at least one FSHS graduate. Six finalists were chosen by the volunteer scholarship committee comprised of F-S alumni and community members: Emma Laster, McGavinn Brown, Charley Jo Allen, Tanner Clark, Brianna Stephens, and Kelsey Robbins.
The 2013 runner-up is Charley Jo Allen, daughter of Whitney Allen and Johnny Chandler, and Corey Allen. Charley Jo plans to attend South Central Kentucky Career and Technical College and pursue a degree in Elementary Education.
The 2013 F-S Alumni Scholarship was awarded to McGavinn Brown, son of the late Mark Brown and Kelly Brown. McGavinn will attend the University of Kentucky and major in Political Science.
Congratulations and best wishes to Charley Jo and McGavinn and the entire class of 2013!
McGavinn Brown and Charley Jo Allen are F-S Alumni Scholarship Recipients 5.20.13
The following link features FSHS guidance counselor Mandy Bills announcing the F-S Alumni scholarship recipients at FSHS graduation on May 18, 2013. Watch our website for photos and more information about these two outstanding young people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8XoV2ulIB4
Summer Hours 5.16.13
FSEEF’s summer office hours will be Tuesday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Email will be checked daily, so if you have an immediate need, please email email@example.com. Phone calls will be returned during office hours.
Over the summer, our staff and board will be busy structuring committees, fundraisers, and assimilating an alumni database. Great things are happening with education in our community, and we want you to be informed!
Happy summer to all!!
FSMS Chorus Uses African Drums during Spring Concert 5.16.13
It makes us happy and excited to see programs/projects we funded still in existence after a few years. The FSMS Chorus recently held their spring concert and while their voices are amazing, the African drums add a little something special to this performance. ENJOY!!
New Grant Application Process for 2013-14 School Year 5.13.13
The Franklin Simpson Educational Excellence Foundation, Inc. will begin a QUARTERLY grant review process during the 2013-14 school year. We feel this schedule will allow applicants more time to collect the required signatures for their proposals and allow the FSEEF to fully research and review proposals.
Dates for grant reviews are:
September 23, 2013
November 25, 2013
February 24, 2014
April 28, 2014
Complete instructions are included in the grant application file. 201314grantapplication
FSEEF funds are intended for the benefit of learners from Franklin, KY. Please contact our office 270-586-8018 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
FSEEF Scholarship Recipient Announced 5.10.13
The FSEEF Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Amanda Bennett has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 FSEEF scholarship. Amanda is the daughter of Mary Beth and Kevin Bennett. She has been actively involved in many organizations at FSHS and has held leadership positions on the local and regional FFA levels as well as being a peer tutor at Franklin Elementary. Amanda plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in Agricultural Education with a minor in horticulture. We wish Amanda much success as she begins this new chapter in her life.
Website Updates 5.9.13
Exciting information to share from FSEEF and the Franklin-Simpson Alumni will be posted here on our website. Please be patient as we work on our site.