Welcome to Fort Scott High School

Student Bulletin  
Wednesday, February
20 , 2019

     Juniors and seniors signed up for the free ACT test will test TODAY in the auxiliary gym. Be in the gym by 7:45.

    There will be a meeting for anyone interested in participating in track and field this spring in the auditorium TODAY right after school. 

    There will be a meeting for boys interested in going out for tennis TODAY right after school in the north end of the commons.

    There wil be a meeting TODAY at 5:30 in the commons for parents of girls interested in trying out for cheer and dance for 2019-20.

    Spring Sports Parent Meetings will be TODAY at 6:00.

    THURSDAY during Activity Period there will be a send-off for wrestlers going to the State Tournament in Salina. Report to activity period first and at 11:35 an announcement will be made to go to the gym.   

     There will be a meeting for all prospective boys’ golfers on THURSDAY at 12:27 in Room 300 (Mrs. King’s room).

     All juniors will take the free ACT WorkKeys assessment on THURSDAY.

     Clubs meeting THURSDAY: NHS, Thespians 

     MSSU rep will be here FRIDAY during activity period and lunch.

     Labette Community College will be here for a lunch visit on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26.

    The National Forensics League is sponsoring a toy/money drive for the Ronald McDonald House and asking for your support through money donations and/or brand new toys. Toys donated must be new and unopened due to the patients and their illnesses that reside in Ronald McDonald House. Please take toys to Ms. Curran's room (402) and money donations either to the office or to your activity period teacher. Thank you for your support. Deadline to donate is FRIDAY, MARCH 1.

      FSCC Junior/Senior Day 2019, March 7, 9:30am-12:00pm at the Ellis Fine Arts Center – Campus Tour, Activities Exp, Financial Aid Information, Door Prizes, Scholarship Opportunities, meet with FSCC Advisors, FREE FOOD! For more information, contact FSCC Admissions at 620-223-2700, ext. 3510 or admissions@fortscott.edu I fortscott.edu 

    Students who are at least age 14 by April 1, 2019 may sign up for driver education from February 20 through March 14 at the high school office Monday- Friday, 7:15 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. A fee of $4 will be collected when a student registers for the course. An additional $110 ($130 for out-of-district students) will be due May 1, 2019. No refunds after May 1, 2019.

SCHOLARSHIPS – Complete listing/online links available online: www.usd234.org, click on FSHS, click on Academics, click on Counseling.

National Scholarships: 

Due March 1: Great Clips (Cosmetology Career)

Due April 14: The League Foundation

Monthly Awards: Varsity Tutors

State Scholarships:  

Due March 1: KS Grain & Feed Assoc.; KS Ag Retailers Assoc.; Westar Energy                                 

Due March 8: BBB Student of Integrity Award

Due March 15: KS Masonic Foundation; Golden Plains Credit Union; Kansas KACROA; Fremar Foundation, demonstrate a history of excellence in their field of art                 

Due March 29: Kansas Junior Golf

Due March 31: MFBDAR, general, must be Kansas resident; Lehman, majoring in history (must be postmarked by March 31)

Due April 1: KS Seed Industry Assoc.; Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Contest

Due May 1: Kansas Career Tech Workforce Grant; Kansas Board of Regents

Due June 15: KTCCU (member of KTCCU)

Due July 15: American Legion - Paul E Flaherty Athletic Scholarship

Local Scholarships:  

Due March 1: Cooks for Kids – regular participant in school lunch program

Due March 7: KNEA (FSHS Senior), general & FSHS Senior child of USD 234 employee, general

Due April 4: Care to Share Scholarship - student impacted by cancer

Due April 5: Fort Scott Kiwanis Club Scholarship – general, (preference given Key Club involvement; Judge Sam & Lora Mason, general and attending FSCC; Regan "Tiger Tough" Memorial Scholarship - demonstrated fortitude in overcoming adversity

Due April 15 - Peterson- general (Pick up application from Mrs. Madison.)


Meals Breakfast served with choice of main entrée or cereal, fruit juice and milk choice. Second Breakfast served with fresh fruit, juice choice and milk. Alternative Entrée: Ham & Cheese Sandwich

2/20 – Breakfast: French Toast Sticks & Sausage Patty or Cereal, Fresh Fruit; Second Breakfast: PB&J Jamwich; Lunch: Spaghetti, Garlic Bread Stick, Lettuce Salad w/Ranch Dressing, Sweet Peas, Pineapple Tidbits

2/21 -  Breakfast: Pancakes & Egg Patty or Cereal, Elf Grahams, Bananas; Second Breakfast: Mini Donuts; Lunch: Popcorn Chicken, Waffle Fries, Green Beans, Red Grapes, Sugar Cookie

2/22 -  Biscuit & Gravy or Cereal, Peaches; Second Breakfast: Rice Krispy Treat; Lunch: Taco Soup, Doritos, Fresh Broccoli, Apple, Brownie








FSHS Activities for February 19-23


Tuesday, February 19

7:15AM - Football Meeting, Auditorium

Activity Period -  Clubs: Interact, Pride, Ed Rising, Art


Wednesday, February 20

8A-1P - ACT Testing, Aux Gym  

5:30P - Cheer and Dance Try-out Parents Meeting, HS Commons

6:00P – FSHS Spring Sports Parent Meetings  

7:00P - After Prom Meeting, Commons 

6:15P - FFA – Skating Trip to Pittsburg  


Thursday, February 21

Activity Period -  Clubs: NHS, Thespians

8:00A-12:00P - ACT WorkKeys, Aux Gym 

3:30P - Cheer and Dance Tryout meeting w/ students, Auditorium

4:30P - V/JV/FR Basketball at Independence   4:30 (make-up from 2/15)

7:00P - FFA Dodgeball, Aux Gym 


Friday, February 22

V Wrestling – State Tournament at Salina  

V/JV/FR Basketball -  Home vs. Chanute -  Senior Night (4:30 – Main Gym – JVG, VG, VB    Aux Gym – JVB, FRB, FRG)

4:00-7:00P - Jr. Class Baked Potato Feed, Commons

Forensics at Pittsburg


Saturday, February 23

Forensics at Pittsburg

V Wrestling at State, Salina    




Independence Basketball - Independence High School – 1301 N. 10th St.



 Independence Middle School (JV B, FR B, FR G) – 300 W. Locust St.




State Wrestling   - Tony’s Pizza Event Center  800 The Midway   Salina KS






 USD 234 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Superintendent, 424 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701, telephone: 620-223-0800.          

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