Fort Dodge Community School District


Monday November 4, 2019

When Francis Scott Key wrote the “Star Spangled Banner” over 200 years ago, he called America, “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Those words are as true today as they were then. This Friday, November 8th we will be recognizing our Veterans with our 3rd Annual Veterans Day Assembly in the FDSH Gym beginning at 1:30 pm.

All Girls’ (9th through 12th grade) interested in Girls’ Basketball there will be a meeting and Open Gym Monday Night at 6 pm at the Auxiliary Gym.  If you cannot make it you need to talk with Coach Foval in Room 23 by Monday so he can get your information before Practices start on Monday, November 11th.

The last ACT test for this calendar year is on December 14th.  The deadline to register for the December ACT test is Friday, November 8th.  Senior High's Test Center code is 196250.  Register at

No-Shave November canned food drive is on. Check out each of the participants posters of their unshaven faces outside their classroom or office. Students and staff vote for your favorite beard in the works by giving them a nonperishable food item. Whoever has collected the most by November 26 is our winner. All items collected by our participants will be donated to the FDSH food pantry.  Contest ends November 26!

"Remember; bring in your nonperishable food items to give to your favorite unshaven staff member.

 Let’s fill those shelves.

Mr. Craig Orness with Jostens will be having a Class Meeting with all Sophomores during Homeroom on Thursday, November 7th @12:52pm.  Please bring something to write with.

Megan from Iowa Central will be in the counseling area Monday November 4th from 12:45 until 2:30.

The DEWALT Trades Scholarship program is awarding up to five scholarships for $10,000 each to students and makers planning to pursue full-time study at a two-year college or vocational-technical school. To apply, students must be current high school seniors or undergraduates with a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), and plan to pursue a major in trade fields such as construction, industrial, motor/power sector, mechanics or technology. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.  Deadline to apply: November 15, 2019 3:00 pm CT or when 1000 applications have been received Contact

Scholarship Committee One Scholarship Way St. Peter, MN 56082

The Red and Black Shack:

Pizza bake,

Garlic toast,

Green beans



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