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  • City Study of Askins’ Options Ongoing

    During the City School System’s strategic planning session, held Nov. 28, public works was asked to move forward with an engineering plan that would enhance safety and alleviate congestion. Preliminary plans, detailing a roadway and parking lot design done by Bailey, were presented to City School Board Dec. 3, and school board members voted to move forward with the drawings. As of Friday, survey work had been conducted at the request of Bailey – “Once a recommended design is received, it will be presented to each of.....

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  • Message from Dr. Janine Wilson, Director of Schools (3/14/19)

    Our FHS young men played a hard battle in the TSSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament tonight against Humboldt City. Even though we lost the game, they are winners in my book!! Any time you are in the top 8 teams in the state, you coul.....

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  • Class of 2019 Top 15%

    Congratulations to Fayetteville High School's Class of 2019 Top 15%! Valedictorian: Hannah Marie Johnston. Salutatorian: Sloan Michael Higgins. Top 15%: Maggie Buchanan, Bryleigh Tucker, Katelyn Bryant, Hannah Chunn, Sam Darnell, Jeffrie Pettie, Mollie Cunningham, Jordyn Ford, Nevarious Hampton, Cameron Harwell, Laura Vance, Colton Wiseman

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  • FHS Freshman Forum

    The Freshman Forum will be held on Thursday, April 4th from 5:00 PM -6:30 PM

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  • FHS Elite Cheer Tryouts

    Fayetteville High School's Elite Cheer Tryouts are Thursday, April 25th! 8th-11th grades eligible. Packets will be in the FHS Front Office. Paperwork is due by March 11th.

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  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM DR.WILSON ATTACHED!

    Dear Students, Parents, Staff and Community, We are delighted to announce that the Fayetteville High School Boys’ Basketball Team has advanced to the Boys’ State Basketball Tournament. The Tigers are among the top 8 Class A teams in the state of Tennessee!!!! They will play Humboldt High School at MTSU in Murfreesboro on Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. The winner will advance to play on Friday, March 15 at 6:00 p.m. The championship game will be held on Saturday. Please read the following closely: All 3 schools will dismiss at...

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  • Class A Boys' Basketball Championship Bracket

    From Dr. Janine Wilson, Superintendent: "Congratulations to Coach Chris Murdock and the Fayetteville City boys basketball team. Not only are these boys outstanding athletes but they make us proud in so many other ways. Now we will make history for FHS as they make our first appearance at the state tournament. Don’t miss the excitement on the 14th."

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  • FNB School Bank Grand Opening

    We are happy to announce the First National Bank School Bank Grand Opening at FHS on March 26th!

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  • STATE BOUND SHIRTS

    We will be selling STATE BOUND Basketball shirts this week! Orders are due by Friday at noon. Forms will be available in the front office at FHS, RAS, and FMS. Shirts will be delivered before the big game next week!

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  • Watch the FHS Tigers take on Clay County High School at Sub-State LIVE

    Watch the FHS Tigers take on Clay County High School at Sub-State LIVE at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3wq8MN-GL-HMYuxE2VU5Cg or listen live at WYTM 105.5 FM http://mixlr.com/wytm-fm-1055/

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  • FHS Band awarded SUPERIOR rating!

    Congratulations to the FHS Band for getting SUPERIOR (the highest rating) at the TLBDA Concert Festival on Friday!!!

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  • FCS Strives to Keep Our Children Safe

    There has been a recent Social Media topic that has raised concerns with parents across the nation. We just wanted to inform parents that Fayetteville City Schools internet filters are in place and we have taken extra measures to block this threat. Parents, please be observant of your children's internet activity at home. We always strive to keep you informed.

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  • Read Across America Week at RAS

    Read Across America Week is Next Week! Dr. Seuss turns 115! We have lots of fun activities planned. Dress Up Days: 🌈 Monday - Many Colored Days - Dress in as many colors as you can. 📖 Tuesday - Cat in the Hat Day - Dress as a Dr. Seuss character or any other book character. 🙃 Wednesday - Wacky Wednesday - Wear your wildest, wackiest, mismatched clothes. 🍳 Thursday - Spring Picture Day - We will have Green Eggs and Ham for lunch to celebrate Dr. Seuss's famous book. 😴 Friday - I Am Not Going To Get Up Today - Wear your favorite PJs. We will have a Dr. Seuss birthday treat compliments of First National Bank. *We will have a mystery reader each day sharing an excerpt from a Dr. Seuss book.

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  • Pre-K Registration (updated)

    Pre-K Registration will be held on Friday, February 22nd and Friday, March 1st from 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM at RAS. Please see the attached flyer for more info: PreK Registration 2019

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  • The Tiger family is sad to report the loss of one of our FHS seniors, Tyler Dodson.

    The Tiger family is sad to report the loss of one of our FHS seniors, Tyler Dodson. We extended our deepest sympathies to his family. Arrangements can be found at: http://higginsfh.com/obituaries/tyler-kenneth-dodson/

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  • We will be closed for Presidents' Day

    The Fayetteville City Schools will be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents' Day.

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  • First National Bank Launches School Bank Program at FHS

    FNB Bank: We are excited about launching our #SchoolBank Program today at Fayetteville High School. (Pic w/Jeff Alder, FNB; Eric Jones, Principal & Heather McCormick, FNB). We are thankful for this partnership with Fayetteville High and FCS Tigers!

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  • 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

    The 2019-2020 Academic Calendar is now available. Follow this link for a printable copy.

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  • Happy Valentine's Day!

    Happy Valentine's Day to all our little sweethearts!

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  • Happy School Counselor Appreciation Week!

    Happy School Counseling Appreciation Week! We have an amazing team of counselors that are there for all students to provide some extra love and help. Thank you for all you ladies do! Jennifer Hale, RAS Counselor. Katelyn Barnes, FMS Counselor. Mandy Pitts, FHS Counselor. Kate Killebrew, System-wide Social Emotional Counselor.

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  • FHS Art Students to be featured at The Frist Art Museum - Click here to get your invitation

    Please present this invitation at the Visitor Services Desk to receive Free admission.

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  • We mourn the loss of Mrs. Brenda Posey, FMS Office Staff

    Mrs. Brenda Posey worked for the Fayetteville City School System for 44 years. Mrs. Posey volunteered at Ralph Askins Elementary before being hired on in 1976 as an Educational Assistant. In 2000 Mrs. Posey moved to Fayetteville Intermediate School (Now Fayetteville M....

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  • Fayetteville High School 2019 Junior/Senior Prom

    The Fayetteville High School Junior/Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. The Grand March will take place at 5:30 PM at Fayetteville High School. The Dance will follow at Knotting Hill. Tickets are $50 Couple | $30 Single Theme: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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  • Happy School Board Appreciation Week!

    Happy School Board Appreciation Week to our amazing School Board Members! We can't thank them enough for all that they do.

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  • Fayetteville City Schools Closed for MLK Day

    The Fayetteville City Schools will be closed Monday, January 21st in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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  • National Law Enforcement Day

    We wanted to give our wonderful SRO officers a shoutout for all they do to keep our students and staff safe. #NationalLawEnforcementDay Scotty Vaughn is our SRO officer for Fayetteville Middle School and Fayetteville High School. Steve Gentry will be our SRO officer for Ralph Askins later this year, but still patrols the school on a regular basis.

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  • Christmas Break

    Tomorrow is our half day of school before Christmas Break! The Fayetteville City Schools wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We will return January 7th, 2019.

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  • Newly Elected School Board Members Sworn In

    Congratulations to our newly elected school board members who were sworn in at the Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting last night. Pictured: Jeff Whitmore, Jennifer Murdock, and Mark Clark. Missed the meeting? You can watch it at: https://livestream.com/fpuchannel6/events/8471032

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  • Thanksgiving Break

    We hope everyone enjoys their Thanksgiving Break! We will see you back on Monday, November 26th!

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  • Alderman and City School Board Election

    We are so proud of Tonya Allen, Fayetteville Middle School employee, for earning her seat on the City Board of Alderman! She is a very special lady that will do great things for Fayetteville. Mark Clark and Jeff Whitmore retain their seats on the Fayetteville City Schools Board. We would like to welcome Jennifer Murdock to the board. We are excited to see what new ideas she brings with her.

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  • Fayetteville City Schools Celebrates 10 years with Alice Bagley Palacio

    Alice Bagley Palacio, Fayetteville City Schools Board Member, attended her last board meeting after serving us for 10 wonderful years. We are so thankful to have had her aid in the growth of our school system.

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  • Thanksgiving Lunches

    If you have RSVPed for Thanksgiving Lunch with your child at Ralph Askins School or Fayetteville Middle School, click here for more info.

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  • RAS Fall Blast

    Fall Blast is Friday, November 9th from 3:30-6:30 PM. Ralph Askins has lots of games planned, amazing chili to serve, and more! Mark your calendars!

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  • Veterans Day Program

    Please join us for Fayetteville High School's Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 9:00 AM in the FHS Gymnasium.

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  • Happy Custodian Appreciation Day!

    Ralph Askins showed our custodians how much they brighten up their world for Custodian Appreciation Day! These amazing men and women do so much for our school system! #CustodianAppreciationDay

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  • FMS Football Team wins Duck River Valley Championship 3 YEARS IN A ROW!

    Congratulations to the Fayetteville Middle School football team for winning the Duck River Valley Conference Championship 3 YEARS IN A ROW! FMS Tigers took down Middle TN Christian School 22-6.

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  • Happy Boss's Day Dr. Janine Wilson!

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  • Elk Valley Times: Coach Palmer to be honored

    Article from The Elk Valley Times | Coach Alvin Palmer, head coach at Fayetteville High School, will be honored during a special celebration, “A Weekend Honoring the Man: Alvin Palmer”, set for the final weekend in October. Palmer, who has coached for 41 seasons, will be inducted in the Hall of Fame at Lincoln County High School, where he coached for many years, during a ceremony on Thursday night, Oct. 25. Then, on F...

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  • Fall Break Starts Next Week!

    The Fayetteville City Schools will be on Fall Break October 8th-12th.

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  • A Weekend Honoring Coach Alvin Palmer

    A Weekend Honoring the Man- Coach Alvin Palmer Saturday, October 27 at 6:00 PM Fayetteville High School Celebrating 41 seasons with speakers from past and present

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  • Bus Driver Appreciation

    We are so thankful for our wonderful bus drivers who keep our students safe. Thank you for all you do! #BusDriverAppreciation

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  • TUITION FREE college for adults

    It's not too late! You could go to college TUITION FREE! Ralph Askins will have an informational booth and advisors from Motlow and TCAT available to any adult who is interesting in attending college Tuition-FREE! This booth will be set up during the parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Sept. 20th from 3:30 - 6:30 PM. There will be a $25 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY! To enter, speak to one of the advisors.

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  • Depression and Suicide Awareness Seminar

    The Washington Street COC will be holding a Depression and Suicide Awareness Seminar on Saturday, September 8th at Washington Street Church of Christ (209 Washington St. E, Fayetteville, TN) for all who would like to attend.

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  • FHS Homecoming

    FHS Homecoming is next week! Join us at Tiger Hill on Friday, September 7th as the Tigers take on Mt. Pleasant! The Alumni Tent will open at 6:00 PM. Stop by for refreshments! The Homecoming Parade starts at 6:20 PM (line-up begins at 6:15 PM, 6:00 PM for vehicles) Go Tigers! 🐯🏈

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  • A Life Celebration Service will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 for Miguel Mena

    From Higgins Funeral Home: Miguel Angel Mena, born August 27, 2002, died August 25, 2018. Miguel was the son of Antonio Rico of Los Angeles, CA and Sheila Locke Rico of Fayetteville, TN. In addition to his parents, he is s....

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  • Our Tiger Family is mourning the loss of one of our students.

    Our Tiger Family is mourning the loss of one of our students. Counselors and clergy will be at FHS Monday to help students and teachers cope. Please pray for Miguel’s family and our precious students who are so young to deal with the hard lessons of life. May God bless us all. Please take a moment to read this letter from Janine Wilson, FCS Director of Schools

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  • FHS Golf on a Winning Streak!

    Article from: Elk Valley Times. FHS Tiger golf team defends district title Fayetteville High School’s golf team finished last season as district champs, the first district title in school history. Though under new leadership in 2018, it’s the hope of Coach Jay McElyea that the Tigers will go back-to-back....

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  • NEVER MISS A GAME! FHS Football Livestream

    Never miss a game! 🏈 Tune in at 7PM to watch the FHS Tigers take on Nolensville LIVE! bit.ly/FHSlive *Livestream will be archived 24 hours after airing.

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  • FHS Library Dedicated to Bill Askew

    Bill Askew was a true friend to Fayetteville City Schools and dedicated 35 years to serving as a board member and an advocate for students. His dream was to see a city high school become a reality. As an avid reader and someone who provided lifelong learning, it is a fitting tribute to dedicate the FHS Library to this wonderful man. I can think of no one who could be more deserving. I feel blessed to have known him, worked with him, and to have called him a friend. May God bless his family as they cherish his memory. - Dr. Janine M. Wilson

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  • Catherine Killbrew to be Emotional Support Counselor

    We are pleased to announce that Catherine Killebrew will be joining the Fayetteville City Schools staff as an Emotional Support Counselor. Mrs. Kill...

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  • The Fayetteville City Schools starts back on Monday, August 6th

    The Fayetteville City Schools starts back on Monday, August 6th. We are so excited to see our new/returning students! Don't forget, this weekend (July 27th-29th) is TN's Tax-Free Weekend! You can find school supply lists on our school homepages. www.fcsboe.org. Enjoy your final days of summer!

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  • Katelyn Barnes to be FMS School Counselor

    We are pleased to announce that Katelyn Barnes will be joining the FMS staff as our new school counselor. Mrs. Barnes has worked as a counselor for Junior's House for the past three years and will be bringing that expe...

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  • Christine Tuten to be Federal Programs/Special Edu Supervisor

    We are pleased to announce that Christine Tuten will be joining the Central Office staff as Federal Programs / Special Edu Supervisor beginning the 2018-2019 school year. Mrs. Tuten is moving over from Ralph Askins School, where...

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  • Paul Quintel with Sawblade Security Makes Generous Donation to Fayetteville City Schools

    Paul Quintel with Sawblade Security Solutions has made a generous donation to each of the schools to help with matters of security. Mr. Quintel has aided the Fayetteville City Schools with campus security screenings in the past. We appreciate his support and guidance on keeping our students and staff safe.

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  • Welcome to Fayetteville City School’s new website: Redesigned for improved communication and collaboration

    Fayetteville City School’s website is a powerful communication and information delivery tool, which must operate on a modern, secure engine. It is designed to maximize functionality and ease of use for visitors to the website. It is flexible and adaptable to new technologies, including mobile devices. Fayetteville City School’s new website will bring students, parents and community members news and information in a more concise, consistent fashion. We’re confident you’ll find the new website easier to use and find the information important to you.

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  • WAAY31 - 11.8 Million Dollar Budget Adds 2 SROS and 1 Emotional Support Counselor in Fayetteville City Schools

    When Fayetteville City Schools students return to the classroom in August they'll be greeted by two new school resource officers and a specialized social and emotional support counselor. WAAY31 sat down with the Fayetteville City Director of Schools and learned how these new positions, provided by the 11.8 million dollar budget, will help with school safety....

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  • Adam McCormick to be FMS Assistant Principal & Athletic Director

    We are pleased to announce that Adam McCormick will be joining Fayetteville Middle School's administrative staff as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for the 2018-2019 school year. Mr. McCormick is moving over from Fayetteville...

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  • Fayetteville City Schools Awarded $588,690 GearUp TN Grant

    We are extremely excited to announce that we are the recipients of a $588,690 GEAR UP TN Grant! Funded through a seven-year grant from the US Dept of Education and administered by the TN Higher Education Commission, GEAR UP TN works ...

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  • Tiger Bees

    We are excited to announce that we have been selected by Tractor Supply and the National FFA Foundation to receive a Tractor Supply Company Grant for Growing Chapters of $3,623. This grant will go towards our Fayetteville Tiger Bees project. This grant will fund the materials and supplies necessary to establish four honey bee hives on the back of the

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