Sunday, January 12, 2020

Principal's Message - 1/12/20

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend. I have a few announcements and updates I would like to share with you this evening.

Forbush Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
This Friday, January 17, we will induct eight new members into the Forbush High School Hall of Fame. This ceremony will take place at the conclusion of the Varsity Women’s basketball game vs. Carver at approximately 7:30pm. We hope to see you there!

Forbush Arts
The Drama Club will meet this Wednesday, January 15 at 7:40am in Mrs. Campbell's room in 704H. We will be discussing our fundraisers, performance opportunities, and our Spring Musical.

Forbush Sports
If you are interested in trying out for men's tennis, please come by Coach Tuck's room (805-J) to sign up.

If you are interested in trying out for women's soccer this spring, please come by Coach Pruitt's room (306-C) and sign the roster on his classroom window.

If you are interested in track this spring, see one of the following coaches: Mr. Beuter (202B), Mr. Hoots (401D), Mrs. Beuter (607G).

Home Sports This Week
Friday, January 17 - Basketball vs Carver
5:15 - JV Boys
6:30 - Varsity Girls
7:30 - Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
7:45 - Varsity Boys

I also want to wish our men’s and women’s swim teams best of luck as they compete in the Conference Meet this Friday at Armfield Civic Center in Pilot Mountain. Good luck Falcons!

That is all for this evening. As always, please feel free to contact me anytime if you ever have any questions or concerns. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Principal's Message - 1/5/20

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend. I have a few announcements and updates I would like to share with you this evening.

Class Resume Tuesday, January 7
As a reminder, there will be no school for students tomorrow, Monday, January 6. Classes will resume for students on Tuesday, January 7. All students will report to their Homeroom class to begin the day on Tuesday.

Surry Community College classes begin Monday, January 6
For students taking Surry Community College courses, those courses begin tomorrow, Monday, January 6. Although you do not have a high school classes that day, you will be expected to be in attendance for your Surry classes. If you have any questions, please refer to the schedule given to you before Christmas. Online classes will be loaded into your Moodle no later than 5:00pm that evening. Once your course is loaded, you will need to log in to review the syllabus and guidelines for the class. If you have questions about the course syllabus, please see your SCC Advisor, Tish King, on Wednesday, January 8.

Forbush Basketball vs. Starmount Wednesday
This Wednesday, our Forbush basketball teams will host Starmount High School. All students wearing a Forbush jersey will receive free entry into the game. If you do not have a Forbush jersey, you can purchase one for only $5 during lunch Tuesday or Wednesday.

Also, Junior Civitan is hosting their 5th Annual Coat Drive during the game. If you have an extra coat, fleece, or hoodie that you are no longer wearing, please bring it to the game Wednesday night and donate it to a family in need. A donation box will be located in the lobby as you enter for the game.

Home Sports This Week
Tuesday - Wrestling vs Surry Central & Carver at 6pm
Wednesday - Basketball vs Starmount at 4pm
Friday - Wrestling vs North Surry at 7pm

That is all for this evening. As always, please feel free to contact me anytime if you ever have any questions or concerns. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Principal's Message - 12/29/19

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend and is enjoying time with family and friends during this Holiday season. I have another very short message to share with everyone this evening.

Spring Semester Classes Begin January 7
As a reminder, there will be no school for students this week through January 6. Classes will resume for students on Tuesday, January 7. Students will report to homeroom at the beginning of the school day on Tuesday, January 7.

Home Athletic Events This Week
We have home athletic events scheduled for this Friday, January 3. Our girls JV basketball team will face Mt. Airy at 4pm. Following that game, our JV boys, varsity girls, and varsity boys basketball teams will take on West Stokes. We invite everyone to come on out to Forbush High School this Friday night and support our Falcons!

That is all for this evening. As always, please feel free to contact me anytime if you ever have any questions or concerns. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Principal's Message - 12/22/19

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend and is enjoying time with family and friends during this Holiday season. I have a very short message to share with everyone this evening.

No School for Students December 23 - January 6
As a reminder, there will be no school for students December 23 through January 6. Classes will resume for students on Tuesday, January 7.

Forbush Band Dewey's Holiday Store
Don’t forget, if you are looking for snacks and treats during this Holiday season, the Forbush Band is selling items for one more day at the Dewey’s Store in Yadkinville. The store will be open from 1pm to 7pm tomorrow, Monday, December 23 at their location in front of Collide Church in Yadkinville.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Forbush High School
That is all for this evening. I want to thank everyone for a great fall semester and I hope everyone has a chance to rest and recharge over the Winter break. As always, please feel free to contact me anytime if you ever have any questions or concerns. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. From our Falcon Family to yours, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Principal's Message - 12/15/19

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend. I have a few announcements and updates I would like to share with you this evening.

Congratulations Forbush Band
Congratulations to our band members who auditioned for and were selected as members of this year's Yadkin Valley Honors Band. These students are Delaney Coy, Kristian Davis, Ashton Giles, and Annemarie Hutchens. Thanks to each of these students for all of their hard work.

Congratulations Forbush Cheer
Congratulations to the Forbush Cheerleading squad, who finished first in the Small Varsity Non-Tumble D2 division at the 2019 NCHSAA Cheer Invitational! This is the second straight year our Falcons have won the championship in this division. Congratulations to coach Holleman and our Falcon Cheerleading team!

Fall Semester Exams
This is a reminder that fall semester final exams will begin TOMORROW, Monday, December 16. First period exams will be given on Monday, second period exams on Tuesday, third period exams on Wednesday, and fourth period exams on Thursday. Friday is an exam makeup day and students should only report to school on Friday if they missed an exam earlier in the week. The detailed exam schedule can be found on our school website under “Latest News.”

Students, please be sure you fully charge your computer each night at home before your exam the next day. We do not have enough outlets to charge all computers, so please make sure your computer is fully charged. Students who are unable to take an exam on the assigned day will have to come in on Friday, December 20 to make up any missing exams.

Senior Ads for the Yearbook
Seniors, don’t forget about your Senior Page for the Yearbook. Go to the Forbush High School Website and click on the Yearbook Page under the Student tab for all the information. Ads are due this Friday, December 20.

Fruit and Nut Orders
Skills & Auto students, this is a reminder that fruit and nut orders will be ready for pickup tomorrow, Monday, December 16. Please come by the Auto Shop between 2pm and 3pm tomorrow to pick up your orders.

Forbush Band
The Forbush Band is currently fundraising with our annual Dewey's store. If you need any Holiday treats, please stop by our store in the front of Collide Church in Yadkinville.

That is all for this evening. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me anytime. As a reminder, please be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Principal's Message - 12/8/19

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend. I have a few announcements and updates I would like to share with you this evening.

Congratulations to Zeke Matthews
Congratulations to Forbush senior Zeke Matthews. Zeke was selected to compete at the Rick Hendrick Engine Build Student Showdown recently. Due to his high exam scores and accomplishments at other competitions, Zeke was one of only 16 students in the state selected for this competition. At the competition, Zeke and his team finished in first place, beating the second place team by over five minutes! Congratulations to Zeke and his auto service teacher, Keith Senter.

Attendance Appeals
Students, if you have more than 8 unexcused absences this semester, you are in violation of the attendance policy and risk losing credit for some or all of your courses. Please pick up your Attendance Appeals paperwork from the Pass Room during your lunch on Friday, December 13. Attendance Appeals for the fall semester are due Friday, December 19.

SCC Class Registration
Students, this is a reminder that tomorrow (Monday, December 9) is the last day for juniors and seniors to sign up for Surry Community College classes for the upcoming spring semester. If you are interested, you must see Mrs. Monroe in Student Services tomorrow.

Friends Feeding Friends
The Friends Feeding Friends food drive ends this Wednesday, December 11. Students, please bring canned food items or monetary donations to your first period class. Please help us help families in need during this Holiday season.

JROTC Fall Promotion Ceremony
Our JROTC Fall Promotion Ceremony is scheduled for this Tuesday, December 10. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 in the Forbush Auditorium. We hope to see you there.

Winter Band Concert
Our winter band concert is this Thursday, December 12th at 7:00pm in the Forbush Auditorium. There is no cost, so please come out and support our students and enjoy some Holiday music.

Spring Musical Auditions
Auditions for the Forbush Spring Musical, The Addams Family, will be Wednesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 12. If you would like to audition, sign up outside of Mrs. Campbell's room (704H). Be sure to take an “Audition Packet” and bring your completed packet to your audition.

Dewey's Holiday Store
The Forbush Band is currently fundraising with our annual Dewey's store. If you need any Holiday treats, please stop by our store in the front of Collide Church in Yadkinville. Our store hours this week are Tuesday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday from 8am to 7pm.

Fall Semester Exams
Looking ahead, this is a reminder that fall semester final exams are scheduled for Monday, December 16 through Friday, December 20. The detailed fall semester exam schedule can be found on our school website under “Latest News.”

Home Sports This Week
Tuesday: Swimming vs Elkin & Starmount at the Yadkin YMCA beginning at 4:30 and Basketball vs East Forsyth (Varsity Women at 6:00 and Varsity Men at 7:30)

That is all for this evening. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me anytime. As a reminder, please be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Principal's Message - 12/1/19

Good evening, this is Dr. Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and a relaxing weekend. I have a few announcements and updates I would like to share with you this evening.

Forbush DECA
Congratulations to Forbush DECA on their accomplishments at their recent district competition. The following students took home awards at the event: 

Top Test Award in Sports Marketing – Austin Pardue
Top Test Award in Apparel and Accessories – Abigail Lydick
Top Test Award in Principles of Marketing – Parker Graham
Top Role Play in Sports Marketing – Jaron Sears
Top Role Plan and Case Study in Travel and Tourism Marketing – Melanie Munoz and Mario Pelagio

Student of the Month
I am excited to announce our November Students of the Month. Congratulations to Jose Pelagio, Chase Smitherman, Kacey Cleary, and Emily Whitaker, our November Students of the Month.

Friends Feeding Friends
The Friends Feeding Friends food drive is underway. Students, please bring canned food items to your first period class. Other items that are in high need include: toothpaste, soap, toilet paper, laundry detergent, and dish detergent. You may also give monetary donations. Please help us help families in need during this Holiday season.

Forbush Angel Tree
Students, if you would like to donate a gift for the Forbush Angel Tree, drop by the office this week. You can choose an ornament, shop for the gift, and return the gift unwrapped to Mrs. Gentry in the office. You will receive two hours of community service and all gifts are due by December 9.

Upcoming Chorus Concert
The Forbush Chorus presents our Winter Chorus Concert this Thursday, December 5, beginning at 7pm in the Forbush Auditorium. We hope to see you there!

Fall Semester Exams
Looking ahead, this is a reminder that fall semester final exams are scheduled for Monday, December 16 through Friday, December 20. The detailed fall semester exam schedule can be found on our school website under “Latest News.”

Home Sports This Week
Monday: Swimming vs West Stokes at the Yadkin YMCA
Tuesday: Wrestling vs South Stokes & Wilkes Central
Wednesday: JV Women’s Basketball vs Bishop McGuinness
Our athletic schedule is subject to change. Please follow us on social media for schedule change updates.

That is all for this evening. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me anytime. As a reminder, please be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.