Friday, December 17, 2010

December Scholarship Newsletter

The December Scholarship Newsletter has arrived.  Click here to download!!  Remember that if there is a link for a particular scholarship then you must apply online.  Scholarships can be 'ordered' through guidance via Mrs. Alexander (secretary).  Happy hunting!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Save the dates!

Guidance will be hosting several parent nights in January.  Start marking your calendars:

Underclassmen Night (9th and 10th graders): January 10th 6:00pm in the FHS Auditorium
          Topics:  Graduation and Promotion Requirements, Using Technology to Your Advantage (for  
           parents), and College Planning.

Junior Parent Night (11th graders): January 11th 6:00pm in the FHS Auditorium
          Topics: College Planning!

AICE Info Night (8th graders): January 12th 6:30pm in the FHS Auditorium
          Topic: Advantages of AICE and the application process.

Financial Aid Night (12th graders): January 18th 6:30pm in the FHS Auditorium
          Topic: How to apply for financial aid.  There will be financial aid officers there to answer questions.

Hope to see you there!

Winter Break Enrichment Packets

Want your student to work on some enrichment during Winter Break?  Check out the Winter Packets:

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Dignity-U-Wear Community Service

Dignity-U-Wear is looking for students to help sort clothing during the week of December 27th – 30th. They have two 3-and-a-half hour shifts each day, one at 8:30am-12:00pm and another at 12:30pm-4:00pm. Free lunch at noon and cool raffle prizes throughout the day!

Please call now to select your volunteer date and time soon.  For more information please call Pranoo Kumar at 904-636-9455 or email

Download Flyer Here!

**Make sure you take your community service log with you! (Download it or pick it up in Guidance)**

Work with Pets and get Community Service Hours

The K & C Pet Rescue and Adoption Society is taking Santa photographs with pets three weekends in December. They need volunteers to take photographs, talk with the pet owners waiting in line and coordinating wait time.

The dates are:

Saturday, December 4
Sunday, December 5
Saturday, December 11
Sunday, December 12
Saturday, December 18
Sunday, December 19

Please Contact Ms. Burton at  248.2054 or via email at for additional information.

**Make sure you take your Community Service Log with you!  Download it or pick it up in Guidance!**

Friday, December 3, 2010

AICE Information Night - 8th graders

There will be an information night on the AICE program here at Fletcher for current 8th graders.

Date: 1-12-11
Time: 6:30
Place: Fletcher High Auditorium

Please plan to attend if you would like information on admissions, courses, etc.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Bright Futures - Seniors: Apply Now

Seniors!  You can now apply for Bright Futures.  Be sure you don't miss out on this scholarship and apply right now and while you're at it download the Cheat Sheet linked below to help you fill out the application.  The application must be done online.

Link to apply to Bright Futures
Go all the way to the bottom and click on "apply here"  [actual text says"2010 High School Graduates apply here beginning December 1, 2009...]

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Burger King Scholarship

The HAVE IT YOUR WAY® Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the new and improved 2011 BURGER KING® Scholars Program. To date, the BURGER KING® Scholars Program has awarded more than $14 million to high school seniors and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and the program continues to grow. This year alone we awarded $1.2 million in scholarships.

BURGER KING® Scholars application period opens Nov. 15, 2010 and closes Jan. 10, 2011.

For more information visit

Infinite Scholar College Fair

Save the date for the Infinite Scholar College Fair presented by 100 Black Men of Jacksonville

In an effort to assist students with the college application process, local admissions and financial aid personnel will conduct workshops on financial aid, understanding the college planning process and college freshman survival tips. 

Date: 1/15/11 Saturday
Time: 9am-1pm
Place: To Be Determined

For more info: 800-409-3764