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   FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL                                                                       ANNOUNCEMENTS


General Announcements

TRIO program has moved their location to the cafeteria on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30.

There will be a wrestling meeting, Tuesday 10/3 at 8:30 am in the East gym for anyone interested in wrestling this school year.

The penny war will start Wednesday 9/27. The freshmen bucket will be in Miss Taylor’s room, Sophomores in Mrs. St Ledger’s room, Juniors in Mr. Musgrave’s room and Seniors will be in Mr. Lyons’ room. Remember pennies count as positive and anything else will be a negative for the class.

Sorry!!! The voting for homecoming King and Queen will be Wednesday, October 4th, not today. Voting will be from 7:45 am to 3 pm.

There are still a number of limited homecoming tickets available for sale. However you must see Mrs. Lyons or Mrs. Reever to purchase one of these. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AFTER NEXT WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH.         Tickets purchased the night of the dance will be $15.00. You cannot purchase a ticket for anyone that does not attend FCHS on Saturday, so get the forms completed to bring a guest. Remember no dropouts, no one 21, and no one that has been convicted of a felon will be admitted to the dance.  

Student Council

Scholastic Society:  

Be the Change:  

Art Club- Meeting Tuesday 3-4 and Wednesday during seminar  


Sportsman Club- 


Baseball-   Open field at Veterans will be 3:30-4:30 monday through thursday as long as weather permits.  


Girls Track- 


FCCLA- We will be decorating the homecoming float at Mrs. Zurliene’s building Saturday 9/30/23 from Noon - 5pm. The address is posted in the FCCLA Google Classroom.

The FCCLA Google Classroom code is aeozuem for the 2023-2024 school year!  Please join if you would like to stay up to date with meetings, trips, and events.

JV Scholastic Bowl-

No practice today!

Math Club


FCHS Book Club

The Book Club Google Classroom code is tqb6u47. The club is open to all FCHS students and staff. Books are voted on each month by all members.


ACT Testing at FCHS:

October 28, 2023   Registration Deadline September 22, 2023

December 9, 2023 Registration Deadline November 3, 2023

February 10, 2024 Registration Deadline January 5, 2024

April 13, 2024 Registration Deadline  March 8, 2024

SAT Testing at FCHS:

November 4, 2023 Registration Deadline October 5,2023

December 2, 2023 Registration Deadline November 2, 2023


  1. VOICE OF DEMOCRACY VFW Scholarship Opportunity for ALL high school students!

Theme: “What are the greatest attributes of our Democracy?”

Student Entry Deadline: October 31, 2023

Patriotic Audio Essay Competition Grand Prize: $35,000 Award

For more information, please check out

  1. Southeast Missouri State's President's Scholarship

It's given to five top applicants each year and starts at $10,000, growing to a total of $43,000 over four years. Students with a 3.9 high school GPA with no ACT or SAT score or a 3.75 high school GPA with a 31 ACT/1390 SAT are eligible to apply.

  1. SIUE Meridian Scholarship

Seniors that are interested in attending SIUE and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale) are encouraged to apply to the SIUE Meridian Scholarship. To be considered, students must submit an SIUE application, official high school transcripts, Meridian application and a 2-page essay by Wed. November 15.

  1. The Lariat Foundation Scholarship

Do you have a passion for math, science, or technology? When you apply to be a Lariat STEM Scholar, you’re being awarded up to $30,000 of tuition money to pursue your passion today, earn a degree and start innovating tomorrow.


- Your family household income is $55,000 or less

- You mostly earn As in math and science at your school, maintain a 3.5 GPA or above

- Are highly motivated and demonstrate a passion for STEM studies.

- A 500 words or more essay on the following:

   > Why you have chosen to pursue a degree in STEM; or

   > Lessons you have learned from your part-time jobs

  1. Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship

Seventeen $2,000 scholarships are awarded each year.  


- Illinois High School Senior planning to enroll full-time at a two-year or a four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school next year.

- Parents receive service from Wayne White Counties Electric Cooperative.

Scholarships are awarded based on grade point average, college entrance test scores, work and volunteer experience, participation in school and community activities, biographical statement and knowledge of electric cooperatives, as demonstrated by a short essay.

Deadline: December 31, 2023



If you would like to participate in battle of the class activities please fill out the form in your google classroom. (This is not for the body count as everyone is included who wears red)


Float Meeting Monday during Seminar in Success. Go to Seminar FIRST for attendance.

Candy Donations for the parade need to be dropped off in Guidance Office

Battle of the Classes will be shared in the classroom. Shirts were given to your seminar teachers.


Freshmen  Looking for kids to ride the float in the parade.