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This Week is Spirit Week!

Monday

Dress Like a Middle Schooler

Tuesday

Match with a Friend

Wednesday

Wear Black

Thursday

Wear Denim

Friday

Wear Floral

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Katya Jimenez is our March Artist of the Month. Congratulations!

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Fairfield High School is proud to be an official No Excuses University school! The 6 principles below will guide our vision as a school in preparing our students for successful, productive lives:

1.     Committed: We believe that students deserve to be educated in a way that prepares them for college if they so choose to attend. We also believe that we the school, have the power to make this opportunity a reality.

 

2.    Courageous: To display courage is to show strength in the face of fear. We do this by ignoring those who try to tell us that our dreams for our students are unrealistic and impossible. We ask for forgiveness instead of permission. We hold one another accountable and we come together as a critical mass to confront the status-quo.

 

3.     Collaborative: Our collaborative spirit is grounded on the idea that we each have unique strengths as well as different weaknesses. We make the time to work with one another in a way that maximizes accountability while minimizing anxiety. This helps us to achieve greater success for our students as a team, while at the same time promoting balance in our lives as individuals.

 

4.    Creative: We are innovative and love to explore new ways to get results for our students. Experimentation is not a suggestion, but rather an expectation of an No Excuses University Pro. When we find success through our creativity, we celebrate as a staff and seek ways to replicate the results elsewhere.

 

5.    Character Centered: Character is doing the right thing when no one is watching… this goes double for adults. We are consistent with our rules and methods for teaching behavior as we take responsibility for all students.

 

6.     College and Career Crazy: College readiness is a tie that binds us as students, parents, and staff. Because of this we reveal the benefits of a college degree to all students in practical and achievable ways that offer hope for a better future. Our network exists to shatter the myths that a student has to be rich or privileged to go to college.

Click here to learn more about No Excuses University

 

Principal's Message

March 21, 2015
 
Good evening Falcon Families. This is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
This week is Spirit Week. Monday is dress like a middle school student. Tuesday is dress as twins.  Wednesday is wear black. Thursday is wear denim. Friday is floral Friday, wear floral print or flowers. 
 
This Wednesday, March 25th is the District Winter Band Show held in the Fairfield High gym at 6:00 PM. Come out and show your support for the District's music programs. 
 
This Friday we are on a rally schedule. Our amazing Scarlet Brigade will be performing for the students and staff. 
 
Next week we will be on Spring Break. There will be no school March 30th-April 6th. School resumes on Tuesday, April 7th.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a Great Week!!
 
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 March 15, 2015
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements. 
 
We are excited about our Freshman Believe in You assembly taking place tomorrow during 6th period. Freshman will pledge to graduate in 2018 and will engage in some interactive activities.
 
The District winter band show will be held in the Fairfield High gym on March 25th @6:30 PM. 
 
This month's character trait is CARING and this month's academic trait is RESPONSIBILITY. Help spread the message. 
 
Mark your calendars: Spring break is March 30th through April 6th!!
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!
 
 
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March 8, 2015
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.

Khan Academy is launching something new and exciting for the Bay Area. Children across 10 Bay Area Counties can sign up for LearnStorm, a 3-month learning challenge designed to build a growth mindset through mastery of math skills on Khan Academy.

  • It’s for every child -children will gain points and prizes for achievement and also for showing ‘hustle’ - evidence of effort no matter what their academic level.
  • It’s school vs school and city vs city! - children will work as a team to earn points to help their school and city take the top spot on leaderboards.
  •  It’s easy to sign-up - all your children need is an Internet connection and a Khan Academy account.
  • In-person finals event – everyone will have a chance to join the in-person finals event.

We would love for your children to be a part of this learning celebration.  As a parent, all you need to do is help your children sign-up and encourage them to participate. Every student has received an email in their student Gmail account explaining the Learn Storm challenge. 

Our incoming Freshmen registration will be held this Tuesday, March 10th in the library from 4:30-7:30 PM.

Join us this Wednesday, March 11th for the District Band Festival held in the FHS gym. It will run from 6:00-9:00 PM. 

The Fairfield High Spring Formal Dance will be held March 27th from 6:00-11:00 PM. Students can purchase tickets at the Student Activities office. 

Be sure to mark your calendars for Spring Break vacation. There will be no school March 30th through April 6th. 

Have a wonderful evening and a great week. 

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March 1, 2015 
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements. 
 
Congratulations to Brian Swetland and the entire Scarlet Brigade for hosting a fantastic Pageantry on Parade this past Saturday, February 28th.  
 
This Wednesday March 4th Fairfield High is hosting our annual career fair from 9:30-1:30. We will have over 50 different industry representatives present to speak with students. A big thank you goes to the Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club for their efforts in coordinating and planning this career fair. 
 
Please come join us for our 5th Annual Black History program on Thursday, March 5th in the library from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM. 
 
Our Scholastic Book Fair continues this week in the library through Friday, March 6th. 
 
We are in the registration process for the 2015-2016 school year. Students are choosing their electives and core classes this year through a course selection link that was emailed to them a few weeks ago. To date most students have logged in and made their choices. Every student will also be meeting with his/her counselor the first two weeks of March to finalize course selections. 
 
Part of our yearly registration process is to update our emergency cards. Emergency cards were distributed to students the last week in January. Please ensure that your updated emergency card for the 2015-2016 school year has been filled out and returned ASAP. 
 
A few reminders. We want all of our students to dress for success on a daily basis. Therefore, please help in reminding your children to not wear sagging pants or shirts that show their stomach. Candy and other personal items are not to be sold on campus. The only items that can be sold are sanctioned fundraisers. Any students found selling personal items will be given discipline consequences. 
 
Mark your calendars for the upcoming spring break vacation. There will be no school March 30th-April 6th.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!
 
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 February 22, 2015
 
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
If your son or daughter is interested in taking one of the AP (Advanced Placement) exams they are on sale now at the Student Activities office. Each test is $91. If your son/daughter already qualifies for free or reduced lunch rate, then the fee for each test is only $5. 
 
We are hosting a career fair on March 4th.  FHS Parent, Kelly Poston, has been organizing the event for us. There will be representatives from several different industry sectors such as construction, military, plant manufacturing, plant processing, law enforcement, financial services, and healthcare to name just a few. 
 
Join me for coffee with the principal this Friday, February 27th at 9:00 AM in the library. 
 
Our Scholastic Book Fair begins this Thursday, February 26th and runs through Friday, March 6th. Come to the library to see and purchase the many books on sale.
 
Join us March 5th from 6:30-8:30 PM in the FHS Library for the 5th Annual Black History Program.  
 
Mark you calendars for Spring Break vacation. There will be no school from March 30th-April 6th.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!
 
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February 16, 2015
 
"Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather and the 3-day weekend.
 
We begin our after school credit recovery tomorrow from 3:00-5:00 for students that did not pass first semester Math 1 or English 9. If you did not return the registration and you are still interested, please contact counselor Lisa Burke during the day on Tuesday. Space is limited.
 
We are happy to be offering the Work Ready Certification in partnership with the CTE Workforce Development and Solano County Office of Education. Local employers are ready to hire high school students. There are a limited number of spots in the after school Work-Ready Certification Program.  Encourage your son/daughter to stop by the information table and sign up in the quad during lunch this week. 
 
Deliveries of food to the front office are beginning to become a disruption. Please encourage your son/daughter to bring their lunch with them or purchase from our cafeteria. Lunch deliveries should not be a regular occurrence. Thank you for your help in working to reduce these disruptions. 
 
Teachers will be submitting their progress report grades by this Friday. Look for your child's progress report sometime next week. It is very important that students are passing all of their classes. If your son/daughter is struggling please encourage him/her to attend tutoring and to speak to his/her teachers. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week." 
 
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February 8, 2015 
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
There will be no school tomorrow, Monday, February 9th. Please also mark your calendar for no school on Monday, February 16th.
We have two important parent nights this week. 
 
On Tuesday, February 10th we are holding our Cash for College event. It will be held from 5:30 PM-8:00 PM in the library. This in an opportunity for you and your children to apply for a Cal grant. A Cal grant can be used at California universities, community colleges, and eligible private. career, and technical schools. Cal grants can be as much as up to $12,000 annually and does not need to be paid back. Please come to the Cash for College event on Tuesday night from 5:30-8:00. 
 
On Wednesday, February 11th we are holding our AVID Parent Night from 5:30 PM-7:00 PM in the library. Come out and learn about our AVID program and how it can help you and your child become better prepared for college. 
 
Enjoy the rest of this three day weekend and have a wonderful week.
 
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February 1, 2015
 
 
"Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
This week is our CAHSEE testing. We will be on a special schedule on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. A letter was mailed home explaining the schedule. As a reminder, on Tuesday, the testing block is from 8:00-11:50. First period will begin at noon. Students will attend 1st, Advisory, 3rd, and 5th period on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the testing block is from 8:00-11:25. Second period will begin at 11:30. Students will attend 2nd, Advisory, 4th and 6th periods on Wednesday.  All sophomores will be taking the CAHSEE exam on Tuesday and Wednesday. All juniors and seniors that have not yet passed will be taking the CAHSEE on Tuesday and Wednesday. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week."
 
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January 25, 2015 
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
The students and staff had a great time at the rally and talent show last Friday. We have some very talented students amongst us from magicians, dancers, singers, comedians, and beat boxers. 
 
We also had the honor of recognizing six Fairfield High students at the KROC center Friday night. The Rotary Club recognized students that have exemplified their Four Way test. The FHS students that were honored were: Brandisha Wynne, Molly Eichenberger, Destiny Akin, Erika Chuatakoon, Jerrick Hall, and August Johnson. We are very proud of these students for being such positive role models to all those around them. 
 
This week Jan 26th-Jan 30th is The Great Kindness Challenge. The Great Kindness Challenge is a global event. It is a week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible. We are encouraging every student and even you to Pay it Forward and do something kind for someone. It can be as small as smiling at someone to brighten their day.
 
Our CAHSEE, California High School Exit Exam, will take place on February 3rd and 4th. All Sophomores will be taking the CAHSEE exam on both days. Additionally, any juniors and seniors that still have not passed either the math or English portion will be taking the exam. Students can prepare for the CAHSEE by using the online program SHMOOP, attending before and after school math and English tutoring, and if they are a junior or senior attending the last Saturday prep class on January 31st.
 
The next Coffee with the Principal will be this Friday morning at 9:00 in the library. The coffee chat will be hosted by our two Assistant Principals Mr. Cushman and Mr. Foster. 
 
Please take a few minutes and visit the Fairfield High website at fhs.fsusd.org and take the 2015 School Effectiveness Survey. The survey is located on our homepage. Your input and voice is very important to us. The survey will close this Friday, January 30th. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week. 
 
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January 19, 2015
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements. 
 
I hope everyone had a restful three day weekend.
 
It is important for parents to continually check the progress of your son or daughter's academics. You can check Jupiter Grades or Parent Portal to stay on top of your child's grades. We are starting week three of second semester and it is very important that students are staying on track in all of their classes to ensure they pass and remain on track for graduation.
 
Our CAHSEE, California High School Exit Exam, will take place on February 3rd and 4th. All Sophomores will be taking the CAHSEE exam on both days. Additionally, any juniors and seniors that still have not passed either the math or English portion will be taking the exam. Students can prepare for the CAHSEE by using the online program SHMOOP, attending before and after school math and English tutoring, and if they are a junior or senior attending the Saturday prep classes on Jan. 24th and 31st.
 
We will be taking part in the Great Kindness Challenge the week of January 26th-January 30th. The goal is to spread as much kindness on campus and in the community as possible.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week.
 
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January 11, 2015
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
Did your son or daughter earn a 3.0 or higher GPA on his her first semester report card? If yes, congratulations, your son/daughter has made the Fairfield High Honor Roll. Certificates and awards will be distributed to students in February. Continue to encourage your son/daughter to never give up. We will recognize students that make the Honor Roll second semester at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year. 
 
Are you interested in getting extra Cash for College? Come out and attend the Cash For College Night on Tuesday, February 10th from 5:30-8:00 PM in the library. This workshop will be presented in both English and Spanish and will provide valuable information on applying for financial aid and scholarships. Computers will be available to fill out applications that night. 
 
Grange Middle School is offering a Community Resource Night on January 30th from 4:00-7:30. Topics that will be covered during the event are the Dream Act/FAFSA, Scholarships, Covered California, and Tax Preparation information. Representatives from Covered California will be available from 4:00-7:30 and Financial Aid representatives will be available from 5:30-7:30. Again, this Community Resource Night will be held at Grange Middle School on January 30th.
 
Please visit our school's website at fhs.fsusd.org and take the Parent Survey located on the  home page. This survey will provide both our school and FSUSD valuable information.  
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week.  
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January 4, 2015
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We hope that everyone had a restful and relaxing winter break. 
 
School resumes tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM. Tomorrow begins the first day of second semester. 
 
Some students do have new schedules for the second semester. New schedules will be available for pick up in front of the main office before school tomorrow morning. 
 
Remember that we are still offering before and after school tutoring for all students. 
 
We would like to congratulate our  Boys JV and Varsity Basketball teams for the win against Rodriguez on Friday. Way to go Falcons!!
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week. 
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December 14, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families. This is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
This is our last week of the first semester. Finals will be taken on Wednesday and Thursday this week. School ends at 1:32 on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday is the first day of winter break. There will be no school from December 19th-January 2nd. School will resume on Monday, January 5th. 
 
Solano County is proud to announce they are offering a Parent Leadership Training Institute. The institute is designed to train, inspire, and empower parents and youth to become effective advocates for children. For more information on the schedule and for a registration packet, please visit the FHS website at fhs.fsusd.org and click the link on the home page titled PLTI of Solano County.
 
I would like to wish all of you Happy Holidays and a Wonderful New Year! 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week! 
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December 7, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
This week is Computer Science Education Week. We will be participating in the Hour of Code on Tuesday and Thursday as a whole campus during Advisory. Students are encouraged to bring their own devices and smartphones to use during the Hour of Code. There will also be unplugged tutorials for anyone not using a device. Feel free to join us and participate as well by going to Code.org and completing a tutorial.
 
This week our treasurer is sending home letters to any families that have outstanding fees. Please be on the lookout for these letters.
 
We have only nine instructional days left this semester. Finals will be on December 17th and 18th. 
 
Winter vacation is from December 19th-January 2nd. School will resume on January 5th. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week.  
 
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December 2, 2014 
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with an update. Several of you may have received a letter over the Thanksgiving Break titled Academic Probation Contract. This letter was sent to the parent of any student that has received a D or an F on their progress report. The purpose of the letter was to inform students and families of the importance of passing all classes in order to graduate high school. We are offering before and after school tutoring in all subject areas to support students struggling. It is also extremely important that students reach out to their teachers after an absence to get any make up work needed. If you have any further questions regarding your son/daughter's graduation eligibility please contact the counseling department at 438-3020.
 
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 November 30, 2014
 
Good evening Falcom Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We have only three weeks of school before winter break. That means that it is very important that every student makes the most of every minute and every day in every class. It is very important that students are in and seated to their first period class by 8:00 AM every day. 
 
Finals are going to be on December 17th and December 18th. Please remind your son/daughter to study and prepare for his/her final exams. 
 
There will be no school December 19th-January 2nd. School will resume after winter break on January 5th.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!!
 
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 November 16, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
The 26th annual Tournament of Champions was a huge success on Saturday. Thank you to Brian Swetland, the Scarlet Brigade Band Boosters, and the entire Scarlet Brigade for hosting such an amazing event!!
 
This Wednesday is our last PIQE meeting of the year. Parents will be having their PIQE graduation ceremony. 
 
We will not have our regularly scheduled Coffee with the Principal this month or next month due to the Thanksgiving vacation and winter break. We will have our next Coffee with the Principal on January 30th at 9:00 AM in the library.
 
This Thursday, November 20th at 6:00 PM in the library we will host a community informational meeting on Local Control Funding and the Local Control Accountability Plan. Please join us on Thursday at 6:00 PM in the library. 
 
There is no school the week of November 24th-28th for Thanksgiving Break.
 
Continue to send in your non perishable goods for the canned food drive. You can also make canned food donations at the mall at our Fairfield High kiosk. Our kiosk is located right across from Bath and Body Works.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week.  
 
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 November 14, 2014

Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with a very important announcement.  

Earlier today, we received a report of an attempted robbery of a 14-year old student.  The suspects are two juveniles in their mid-teens. The incident occurred on Dover Avenue near the Linear Trail. Fairfield Police Officers responded and both suspects were apprehended, one, without incident, at Fairfield High School.  

We want to remind students of safe practices which include walking with other students and remaining aware of their surroundings.  If an incident occurs, students are encouraged to immediately contact parents, school officials, or police.  

We are very appreciative of our strong partnership with the police department and the steps being taken to help keep our students safe. The safety of our students is our top priority.

Thank you and have good evening. 
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Buenas tardes, tengo un anuncio importante de la escuela Fairfield High.


Esta mañana recibimos un reporte de un robo intentado de un alumno de catorce años. Los sospechosos son dos adolecentes. El incidente ocurrió en la avenida Dover cerca del Linear Trail. La policía de la ciudad de Fairfield respondieron y arrestaron uno de los sospechosos, sin problema, en nuestra escuela.


Queremos avisar a nuestros alumnos de la importancia de tomar medidas para cuidarse, incluso caminar con otros alumnos y ser consciente de su entorno. Si un incidente peligroso ocurre, alentamos a nuestros alumnos llamar inmediatamente a sus padres, a oficiales de nuestra escuela, o a la policía.


Agradecimos mucho el apoyo de la policía de nuestra comunidad y las medidas tomadas para cuidar a nuestros alumnos. La seguridad de nuestros alumnos es nuestra máxima prioridad.


Esta mensaje va a ser publicada en nuestro sitio de web. Gracias, y tenga una buena noche.   


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November 11, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We are in our final push of our canned food drive. There are 14 days left. We encourage everyone to bring in non perishable items. All non perishable items will go to support the Food Bank. In addition, the school with the most food donated, counted in pounds, will receive a Fuddrucker's lunch for every student. We are currently in second place. The more we bring in the more we can help those in need. 
 
The 26th annual Tournament of Champions event will be held this coming Saturday beginning at 9:00 AM. Tournament of Champions is one of the premier band reviews in Northern California. Hosted by the Scarlet Brigade Band, bands from all over the state compete in a parade competition down the center of Dover Avenue in Fairfield. Come join us in this monumental event!!
 
First semester is quickly coming to a close. It is very important that students are on top of assignments on a daily basis. Every minute of every class makes a huge difference. 
 
Tardies are a continuing problem. In an effort to decrease tardies, we will begin implementing random unannounced Tardy Round-Ups. If a student is caught in a Tardy Round-Up, he/she will be issued a detention for the following afternoon. Help us reduce tardies by speaking with your son/daughter about the importance of being on time. 
 
Mark your calendars, Thanksgiving vacation is the week of November 24th-28th. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!!
 
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November 5, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families. We wanted to remind all parents that our next Parent Teacher Student Organization meeting will be held tomorrow night at 7:00 PM in the library.
 
Please come out this Friday to watch our last Falcon Football game of the season. It would be great if we could pack the stands for our last game and show our support for Falcon Football and Falcon Athletics!! 
 
Have a wonderful evening.
 
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November 2, 2014
  
"Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We had a very successful Red Ribbon week. We are going to continue the message all year of Love Yourself be Drug Free.
 
A big Congratulations to our JV and Varsity football teams for bringing home the win last Thursday against Vallejo. JV captured the win with a a score of 24 to 14 and Varsity captured the win with a score of 42 to 35. Our last football game of the season will be this Friday, November 7th against Vanden.
 
We have a few vacation days coming up. There will be no school on Monday, November 10th and Tuesday, November 11th in observance of Veteran's Day. There will be no school the week of November 24th-28th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 
 
This is a very important time to stay on top of your child's grades. We want to make sure students are passing their classes. Check in with your son/daughter daily to ensure they are on track.  Every minute of every day makes a difference. School starts promptly at 8:00, let's work together to ensure students are on time to class and attending every day. 
 
Make sure your child is dress-code appropriate before coming to school. No sagging pants, no mid drift shirts,  and no inappropriate symbols or words on clothing. Students should be dressing for success. Any student not complying with the dress-code will be asked to change.
 
The next PIQE meeting will be held this Wednesday, November 5th at 6:30 PM. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!"
 
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October 26, 2014 
 
"Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements. 
 
This week is Red Ribbon Week and the theme is Love Yourself Be Drug Free. Students have been participating in essay, art, and video contests to spread the message of being Drug Free. There are several events planned for the week. Each day has a theme as follows:

Monday- Shade Out Drugs- Wear Sun Glasses

Tuesday- Being Drug Free is No Sweat- Wear Sweats

Wednesday- Red-y to be Drug Free- Wear Red

Thursday- Say Goodnight to Drugs- Wear Dress Code Appropriate Pajamas

Friday- Say Boo to Drugs- Wear Dress Code Appropriate Costumes  

Our kickoff event will be held Monday morning in the quad at 7:30 AM. Presentation of Colors by the Fairfield High JROTC, opening remarks, and an address from Vincent Webster, retired City of Fairfield Fire Chief and FHS graduate of 1980. Students will be signing a pledge to be Drug Free Monday morning in 1st periods.  All students that sign the pledge will receive a Red Ribbon wristband. Students that are wearing their wristband at lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday will have a chance at a raffle,  a spin of the prize wheel, or a turn at the Plinko Game for a chance to win prizes. 
 
Our first Theatre production is this week as well. Come see The Weird: A Series of Ghost Stories" in the Fairfield High School Theatre  Room F5.  Performances will be October 28, 29 & 30 at 6:30 pm.  The cost $3.00 pre-sale/$5.00 at the door.
 
Join me this Friday for our monthly Coffee with the Principal from 9:00-10:00 AM in the library. The topic of discussion will be "How FHS can partner will local businesses." If you have ideas, contacts, or suggestions please join us or share your information with our parent leader, Wendy Purvis, prior to this Friday's meeting.   
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!"   
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Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
Our PSAT is this Wednesday, October 15th at 8:00 AM in our library. There are still tests left to buy. The test is focused for juniors, but sophomores are welcome as well! The cost of the PSAT is $15.00. Please go to the SA office and pay for your PSAT. The PSAT is great practice for the SAT, plus students who earn high scores can earn money for college!!
 
This week is Homecoming week! Each day is a themed day. Tuesday is stop light day, Wednesday is Pink Day for cancer awareness, Thursday is Class Competition, and Friday is Falcon Friday/Homecoming Theme. 
 
Congratulations to Mr. Swetland and the entire Scarlet Brigade. They participated in the Franklin Invitational Review on Saturday and are bringing home several trophies. 1st place in Showmanship, 1st place Auxiliary Guard, 1st place Percussion, and 3rd place Wind Ensemble. We are all very proud of our Scarlet Brigade!!
 
Join PIQE this Wednesday at 6:30 PM in the library. The focus of the evening will be on recognizing the importance of your child's grade point average. Free childcare and light snacks provided. 
 
Join our Parent Teacher Student Organization this Thursday in the library at 7:00 PM to continue to plan for Red Ribbon week and other activities for the year. Your input is greatly appreciated. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week! 
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October 9, 2014 
 

Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with a very important announcement.  


Today, at lunch and after school, we experienced several disturbances on campus. As a result of the disruptions, the Fairfield Police Department was called to provide an increased presence after school.  We are very appreciative of our strong partnership with the police department and the steps being taken to help keep our students safe.


We also want to remind students of the importance of modeling good citizenship both on and off campus.  This includes following directions and voicing concerns appropriately. Students are encouraged to seek out the help of an adult if they are experiencing a conflict.


The safety of our students is our top priority.


Thank you for your continued support and partnership.  Have a wonderful evening.

 
 
 
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October 6, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families. If your son/daughter has been notified that he/she needs to take the English portion of the CA High School Exit exam, please have your son/daughter report to the library no later than 7:45 AM tomorrow morning. Please also be sure to have your son/daughter eat a good breakfast before coming to school. We wish all the juniors and seniors taking the CAHSEE tomorrow good luck. Have a wonderful evening.  
 
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October 5, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We had a great Football Game on Friday against Armijo. Our varsity team brought home the win and the trophy! Congratulations Coach Fishleigh and the entire Falcon Football Team!
 
This Tuesday, October 7th and Wednesday October 8th, all Juniors and Seniors that have not yet passed the CAHSEE, the high school exit exam, will be taking the test on Tuesday and Wednesday. Letters were mailed home to all families whose students still need to pass the exam. If you are unsure and want to know if your son/daughter still needs to pass the CAHSEE please call the Counseling office at 438-3020.
 
Our next PIQE night, is Wednesday October 8th from 6:30-8:00. The topic that will be covered is: Identifying classes that form part of the A-G requirements. 
 
We have a senior parent night planned for October 9th from 6:00-8:00. The focus of the night will be Financial Aid for college, college costs, and preparing your child for life after high school. The parent night will be held in the library and will be offered in both English and Spanish.  The flyer is posted on the front page of our website at fhs.fsusd.org.
 
As a reminder there will be no school on Monday,  October 13th.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!
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September 28, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements. 
 
I would like to start this message by extending our thoughts and prayers to the student injured on Tuesday at Fairfield High.  We urge all parents to talk to their children about the dangers of jumping fences or entering secured areas. We do not want students attempting to jump any fence on campus. It is important to know that after school the gates in the front near the administration building are open late into the evening. All other gates are locked at 4:00 PM. All staff members do have keys if they need to open a gate for a student. Site staff is working with District staff to determine if more egress points are needed and to ensure any measures taken support a safe and secure learning environment. I want to again state that our thoughts and prayers go out to the student and the family.
 
The District as a whole has seen an increase in the number of students being picked up from school more than 30 minutes before the end of the day or before the end of a class period. In an effort to ensure that parents and students are aware how important it is that students are in class all period and all day, there is a new code being entered in attendance. Beginning Monday, if you pick your son or daughter up 30 minutes or more before the end of a class period for "early pick-up" it will be coded as a truancy in our attendance system. Please try to schedule appointments for your son/daughter outside of the school day.
 
As a reminder students are not allowed to carry balloons around campus since it causes distractions in the classroom. If balloons are delivered they will be held in the front office and students can pick them up at the end of the day.
 
We have been experiencing an increase in the number of parents calling their children on their cellphones during the school day. This is causing disruptions to the learning environment. We are asking that phone calls aren't made to students during the instructional day. If there is an emergency, please call the front office and we can get a message to your child. 
 
Thank you to the parents that came to our first PIQE night on Wednesday. The next PIQE night is October 1st from 6:30-8:00. Light snacks will be provided and free childcare will be provided. PIQE is provided in both English and Spanish. 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!
 
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September 23, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families. I am calling to let you know that the PTSO is holding a meeting in the library this Thursday, September 25th at 7:00 PM. All parents and students are invited.  
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September 21, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
Tomorrow a group of teachers and students will be taking a field trip to the Google headquarters to see the finalists present in the Google Science Fair.  We are looking forward to hearing what they see and learn from the event.
 
We encourage all parents and guardians to come out this Wednesday night to our first PIQE, Parent Institute for Quality Education parent night. The evening will begin at 6:30 and end at 8:00. Childcare will be available. Sessions will be presented in both English and Spanish.  
 
This Thursday is our College Fair from 10:00-2:00. Students will be able to visit the 17 plus college institutions that will be present. A flyer on the event is now posted on the front page of our website.
 
We hope to see many of you at our first Coffee with the Principal this Friday, September 26th at 9:00 AM in the library. You will have the opportunity to hear our Parent Leader report and share in conversation.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week! 
 
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September 14, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
This is spirit week. Monday is Minion Dress Day, Tuesday is Tye Dye Day, Wednesday is College Dress Day, Thursday is  Sports Day, and Friday is Falcon Spirit Day.
 
Join us Friday, September 19th for our home football game against Rodriguez High School. Come out and show your support for Falcon Football and Falcon Athletics.
 
As a reminder it is very important that students follow the dress-code. Girls need to remember to wear shirts that cover their mid drift and boys need to remember to wear their pants at their waist. We want all students to dress for success.
 
The Willie B Adkins Scholars are looking for students to join. All students welcome Monday afternoons in the library from 3:30-5:30.
 
We are offering FREE SAT prep this Tuesday, September 16th from 10:30-12:20 in F16. 
 
Our College Fair is one week away. Our college fair will be held September 25th from 10:00-2:00 in the gym. 
 
Representatives from Solano Community College will be on campus every other Friday at lunch. Stop by and find out what Solano Community College has to offer.  
 
Join us for our first Coffee with the Principal on Friday, September 26th from 9:00-10:00 in the library.  
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week! 
 
 
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September 7, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
I would like to thank all of the families that came out to Back to School Night, Friday night football, and the Athletic Fundraiser. Your support is greatly appreciated.
 
Our Scholastic Book Fair is still in action in the library. We will be selling books through September 10th. Stop on by and join the reading fun.
 
Please join us for our first night of PIQE, Parent Institute for Quality Education, on September 24th at 6:00 PM in the library. This is a series of night classes for parents to equip you with the skills and strategies to help ensure your son/daughter is successful in high school and post secondary education.
 
Our college fair is coming September 25th from 10:00-2:00 in the gym. Students will be able to meet admissions representatives from over 16 different colleges.
 
Mark your calendar for September 26th for our first Coffee with the Principal. We will meet in the library at 9:00.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week.
 
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September 1, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We hope everyone had a restful Labor Day weekend.
 
This Thursday is Back to School Night. We will begin the evening with a "showcase" at 4:30 in the quad showcasing many of the different groups, clubs, and activities that FHS has to offer. The evening will officially begin at 5:00 in the gym with an address by administration. Parents will then follow the bell schedule and attend each of their child's classes to meet the teachers and see the many things students will be learning this year.
 
Friday, September 5th, is a minimum day and school will be out at 12:04.
 
We invite everyone back to campus Friday evening to watch Falcon Football take on Woodland High in our home opener game. Our JV game will kickoff at 4:45 and Varsity will kickoff at 7:00. Come out and show your support for Falcon Football and Falcon Athletics!!
 
Parents, as a reminder if you are dropping off lunch to your son/daughter, please drop it off in the main office.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!! 
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 August 24, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
Students now have their new picture ID's. ID's must be worn at all times on a lanyard around the neck or on an ID clip on the upper chest.
 
Please continue to reinforce the dress code policy with your son/daughter.  Skirts and shorts must be as long as the student's fingertips, tanktop straps must not be spaghetti straps, pants must be worn at the waist,  and students should be dressing for success.
 
The counseling department will be calling students in this week that are deficient in credits and will be offering the option of credit recovery through our after school PLATO sessions. PLATO credit recovery sessions will be starting very soon.  
 
Back to School Night will be held on Thursday, September 4th from 5:00-7:00 PM. You will have the opportunity to meet each of your child's teachers and receive an overview of the year. Please come and join us on September 4th for Back to School Night.  
 
Our first home opener football game will be held on Friday, September 5th against Woodland High. Mark your calendars and come out to support Falcon Football!!
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week. 
 
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August 17, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with this week's announcements.
 
We have had a FANTASTIC start to the school year! We had our Club Rush 2014 held at lunch on Friday. Students were able to see all the club and sports offerings and had an opportunity to find out what clubs/sports they may be interested in joining this year. 
 
This Tuesday, August 19th, is picture day. Students will take their yearbook photo and receive their new 2014-2015 student ID. As a reminder student ID's must be worn at all times on a lanyard around the neck.
 
Our football team is hard at work preparing for their home opener game against Woodland scheduled for September 5th. Mark your calendars and come out to support Falcon Football.
 
Our college and career tech has organized a monumental College Fair scheduled for September 25th from 10:00-2:00. We will have over 15 colleges present at the fair. The representatives from each college will be straight from the admissions office, so students will be able to get answers to their admissions questions right then and there. A few of the colleges that will be present are: FDIM San Francisco, UC Davis, CSU Chico, CSU Long Beach, Solano Community College plus many more!!!
 
Continue to remind your son/daughter that school begins promptly at 8:00 AM. Students should arrive on campus by 7:45 to ensure they are to their first period class by 8:00 AM.
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!!  
 
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 August 13, 2014
 
Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt calling with a few updates.
 
Today we had a great start to the new year. It was a day full of excitement and high energy. 
 
You have probably heard from your students about the dress code, ID, and cellphone policies. The FSUSD adopted dress code policy is in affect. Students out of compliance will be asked to change into PE clothes or loaner clothes. All students must wear their ID's. New picture ID's will be issued next week on Picture Day, August 19th. Cellphones are not allowed out for personal use in the classroom. Students do have the privilege to use their cellphones during passing period and lunch. 
 
ALL students will be receiving a student planner in their advisory class tomorrow. This is a yearlong calendar for them to keep track of homework, tests, upcoming events, and stay organized.
 
We did a great job of getting students into their classes by 8:00 AM today. Please remind your son/daughter that class starts at 8:00 and it would be best to arrive on campus by 7:45 to make sure he/she is on time.
 
Thank you for your partnership and have a wonderful evening.  
 
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August 10, 2014 

"Good evening Falcon Families, this is Kristen Witt, principal of Fairfield High, calling with this week's announcements.

We will be distributing student schedules on Monday and Tuesday. The schedule for distribution is as follows: Freshmen from 9:00-noon on Monday, Sophomores from 1:00-4:00 on Monday. Juniors from 9:00-noon on Tuesday and Seniors from 1:00-4:00 on Tuesday. We are not making any schedule changes unless there is an error on the student's schedules. 
 
The first day of school is Wednesday, August 13th. School starts promptly at 8:00am. Please make sure that your son/daughter is at school and ready for first period by 8:00am. Wednesday is our collaborative schedule and therefore school is out at 2:04. 
 
Mark your calendars for Picture Day, August 19th. 
 
Please be on the lookout for important forms that will come home with your students on Thursday of this week. Please read, sign, and return the appropriate forms. 
 
Please visit our school website at fhs.fsusd.org to view more information and check out the school calendar. All of our phone messages during the year will also be posted on the website for reference under the daily bulletin tab.
 
We are looking forward to an amazing school year! 
 
Have a wonderful evening and a great week!"

Technology Survey!

Great news!! It's back!! The Technology Surveys are back and are available to participate in! Please take a few minutes to complete the survey by clicking the appropriate link below. These surveys will help shape the next year's technology initiatives for this school!
 
To take this quick and easy survey/Para tomar esta fácil y rápida encuesta:
 
 
 

FHS Robotics

For information on the FHS Robotics program, please click here
 

  • If you are interested in joining LEADERSHIP for next school year stop by G9, or the SA office to pick up an application.  They are due by March 27th and the required GPA is a 2.25. 
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  • Congratulations to March 2015 Students and Staff of the Month!

    1. Freshmen: Arianna Ramseier

    2. Sophomore: Gil Rosa

    3. Junior:  Shelby Durden

    4. Senior:  Krystiana Barlow

    5. Male Athlete: Francis Saeteurn
    6. Ceramic Artist: Casandra Williams 

    7. Musician:  Javier Espinoza

    8. Outstanding Leader: Bryan Ngo
    9. Star Student: Lacey Culloty
    10. Stem/Robotics: Katelyn Cook
    11. Foreign Language: Andrea Gutierrez
    12. Staff: Will Cushman & May Cranford

     


     

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