Around the District

Around the District

Christmas is here!

This years local Christmas parades are coming up! Huntington's Christmas Parade is December 8th and the Barborsville Parade will be December 8th. The parades are a great way to kick off the holiday season. 
Article by Zachary Stewart  
 
"Gallipolis is Lights" will hold its Annual Park Lighting Ceremony in the Gallipolis City Park. Enjoy a walk in the park while waiting on the lights, and take a look at the decorated Christmas Trees. Each tree is decorated by a club, organization, business, or a memorial for a loved one. A tree was dedicated to Ryelee Sipple of Gallia High School.
Article by: Reece Bellville

Big E Classic

The annual Big E Classic is coming up this weekend on Friday the 7th and Saturday the 8th. All games will be played at Fairland High School.
The schedule for Friday is:
5:00pm Fairland 7th grade girls v. Coal Grove
6:00pm Fairland 8th grade girls v. Coal Grove
7:00pm Fairland 7th grade boys v. Barborsville
8:00pm Fairland 8th grade boys v. Barborsville
 
The schedule for Saturday is:
10:00am FHS JV v. Chesapeake JV
12:00pm Lady Dragons JV v. St. Albans
2:00pm Chesapeake v. Athens
4:00pm Huntington St. Joe v. Belpre
6:00pm Lady Dragons Varsity v. South Webster
8:00pm Fairland boys varsity v. Huntington Prep Regional
 
We hope to see everyone there supporting the Dragons!  
Article by: Gavin Hunt  

Fairland West Honors Veterans

On November 14th, 4th grade students at Fairland West put on their annual Veterans Day Program to honor and thank veterans for their service. Sudents sang patriotic songs like "God Bless America", "We Remeber", "You're a Grand Old Flag", and "Stars and Stripes Forever". 99 Veterans attended this year, and they were recognized during the ceremony. One vereran, Dean Cooper, was also recognized by County Commissioners Deanna HOlliday and Freddie Hayes as "Lawrence Conty Veteran of the Year." In addition, Dean Cooper was reccomended for the 2018 "Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class".
Article by: Abbe Kiritsy 

Allie Marshall Signs to Play Basketball at Cedarville

On November 14, Fairland High School Senior, Allie Marshall, signed the dotted line. The four-year varsity athlete agreed to play college basketball for Cedarville University. After years of in the gym, her hard work has finally paid off! Congratulations, Allie!
Article by: Kelsie Warnock 

Staying Healthy!

Flu season is here and many people are affected by it every year. Many kids are getting sent home from sickness going around the school system. There are many ways to prevent getting sick this flu season. If your child is sick, please leave them at home. Be sure to wash your hands! Germs can be spread very easily. Stay healty this flu season!
Article by Haley Ferguson  

Trick or Treat!

Halloween is approaching and there are many trick-or-treats in Proctorville! Festivities begin Wednesday, October 31st at 6:00 and end at 7:30. Also, Thursday October 25th, Crown City is having trick-or-treat from 6- 7:30. This Saturday, October 27th, First Baptist Church is having trunk-or-treat, starting at 1:00 and ending at 4:00 p.m. 
Article by Haley Ferguson  

News from the West

Update: Fairland West's Fun Fitness Friday is coming up on October 19th. The students will take part in many fun activities throughout the day. This event is a great way to keep students active and is enjoyable for everyone!
Article by Zachary Stewart 
 
Fairland West Elementary School is preparing for their annual Veterans Day Performance, lead by the music teacher, Mrs. Dunfee. This is a way for the children to show their appreciation. The students always have a good time ans put smiles on many faces. The entire Fairland community is looking forward to a great show!
Article by: Karli Fuller  

News from Fairland East

We've had a great start to the new school year at Fairland East Elementary School!  We have begun our Character Counts Program and will announce our September Winners next week.  We have also begun our Caught with Character program where students can be awarded a ticket if they are "caught" exhibiting good character at school.
 
Currently, we are gearing up for our Red Ribbon Week that will be celebrated the week of October 22-26.  We will have prevention activities everyday throughout the week and will celebrate with a red ribbon theme each day.  Our week will wrap up with our annual Harvest Party!
 
If you have not already liked our facebook page, go to Fairland East Elementary School and like us!  We will post upcoming events and important information regularly so this is a great way to stay in touch with what is happening in the school.
Information provided by Mrs. Graham 

A Big Thank You!

Fairland Students would like to give a special thanks to Shawna Leep and Vickie Frasher for all their hardwork and creativity with homecoming and the decorations. Also, thank you to the cheerleaders, majorettes, and flags for all the time they spent putting together a great homecoming dance for everyone!
Article by Nicole Conner  

FMS Spirit week

Last week was spirit week at FMS. Monday was Pajama Day and Tuesday was Character Day. Wednesday threw it back for Way-back Wednesday and Thursday was Green and White Day. On Friday, they attended the Bob Evan's Farm Festival! Everyone had a blast!
Article by Ben Ward  

Flood Buckets a Huge Success

The Fairland High School Student Council recently sponsored a drive to collect cleaning supplies to send to flood ravaged South and North Carolina.  The Council is working with New Hope United Methodist Church to properly package and distribute the buckets.  Each bucket will contain a detailed amount of cleaning supplies useful in cleanup efforts.  Many people around the District helped with this project.  Thank you to the following groups for helping collect enough supplies to build 38 buckets!!! 
  • Fairland East Elementary
  • Fairland West Elementary
  • Fairland Middle School
  • Proctorville Women's Club
  • Students and Staff of Fairland HIgh School
  • Barker Ridge United Baptist Church (Ona, WV)

Initial Article by:  Jesse Lewis
Updated by:  Mrs. Sansom 

FHS Academic Boosters Annual Bingo

Fairland Academic Boosters

Annual Bingo Fundraiser

Saturday, November 3, 2018

1:00 PM

Fairland High School Cafetorium

Proceeds go towards academic achievements and scholarships for graduating seniors

Lots of prizes and giveaways!!

Advanced Sales:  2 packs for $20

Or

$20 per pack at the door

Contact Jana Flynn at 304-617-3561 for advanced sales or questions.

Fairland Middle School Update

Fairland Middle School has been taking up money and donations for the flood buckets being sent to Hurricane Florence victims. Fairland Middle will also be taking a good behavior trip on October 12th to the Bob Evans Festival. In addition, students also have a book fair coming up on the 22-26th of October. There are definately lots of exciting things happening at the Middle School!
Article by: Zachary Stewart 

Upcoming Community Events

In the coming months, interesting things are happening around the Fairland community.  On October 6th, the annual Zombie Fest is being held at Marietta College, which will be a fun event leading up to Halloween!  Also, the Bob Evans Farm FEstival, which is visited by the middle school every year, will last from the 12th-14th of October.  Chillicothe, Ohio is home to the Chillicothe Halloween Festival on the same days as the Bob Evans FArm Festival, as well.  Another fun event is a little closer to Dragon territory, located in Ironton, Ohio.  The Heritage Festival is on the 13th of October and is fun for the whole family!  Last, but not least, the Lawrence County Festival of Trees and Christmas Market, located in South Point, Ohio on November 15th-17th, is a great way to kick off the Christmas season with family-friendly fun!  Go be a part of the community, Dragons!!!
Article by:  Madison Reed 

Milton Corn Maze

Head to the Milton Corn Maze for some fall family fun! Open every Friday-Sunday, starting September 8th. If you are more into the spooky Halloween, check out the haunted maze! Haunt is open for 2 weekends, October 19 and 20th and October 26 and 27th. Admission fdor the Haunted Maze is $12.00 per person!
Article by: Madison Reed 

Fairland East Elementary School

Fairland East recently hosted it's annual "Teddy Bear Olympics" on August 31st. This event, consisting of only kindergartners, allow kids to compete in a group of activities with the stuffed animal of their choice . The Teddy Bear Olympics include obstacle courses, teddy bear hunts, musical chairs, and an all time favorite, the parachute.
Article by: Mallie Williams  

Fairland West Elementary School

Students at Fairland West are gearing up for a fun and productive school year. Grades 3-5 will be participating in several exciting events, such as Character Counts, Red Ribbon week, the Spelling Bee, and Special Olympics. Students will also give back to the community with a Ronald McDonald House service project and an event to honor veterans. Faculty is working hard to get in the groove for the new school year, and they plan to stay busy with fun and beneficial activities, such as choir performances and much more!
Article By: Madison Reed  

Fairland West Elementary Character Counts

Fairland West Elementary is starting the year with their first Character Counts word, Responsibility. Teachers will be looking for one student in each of their classes that best demonstrates this word. Students will be rewarded with a special lunch if they are chosen. As always, Fairland West is collecting pop tabs from cans to donate to the Ronald McDonald House to benefit familes in need. Also, On September 18th, students and staff honored Mr.Roberts' birthday by dressing in black and throwing a huge party. It certainly was a lot of fun!  
Article by: Abbe Kiritsy  

Fairland Middle School

For the 2018-2019 school year, Fairland Middle School has created a new class schedule. Rather than having seven class periods, like in previous years, the students only attend six a day. The FMS staff decided to remove intervention and extend time in core class periods, releasing school at 2:45 pm.  
Article by: Haleigh Fuller  

Bob Evan's Farm Festival - FMS

On Friday, October 12, Fairland Middle School will be taking a field trip to Bob Evan's Farm Festival in Rio Grande, Ohio.  While at the festival, the kids enjoy good food, games, musical entertainment, crafts, and more!  Kids always look forward to the festival; getting a good break from school and having fun is always enjoyable!  This has been a middle school tradition for many years and continues to be a big hit!
Article by:  Ben Ward 
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