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ST. BERNADETTE'S  -  MARDI GRAS 2015
Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 5-10pm

ST. MARY'S  - CAKE BINGO

Cake Bingo on Sunday, February 8th following the 11:15am Mass - Saint Mary's


NEXT WEEK AT A GLANCE
Friday, January 30, 2015
Girls Biddy Basketball & Junior High Night

Join us as we introduce our Girls Biddy Basketball Teams and our 7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball Teams from St. Mary prior to the tip-off of our Girls Varsity Basketball Game vs. Wellington. Varsity tips-off at 7:30 pm, so get here early!
MSL Bowling Tournament
@ Wayne Webbs  9:00am
MSL Swimming @ Columbus Academy  9:30am
Girls JV & Varsity Basketball vs. Wellington  5:00/6:30pm
Boys JV & Varsity Basketball @ Millersport  6:00/7:30pm

Monday, February 2, 2015
Boys & Girls Bowling vs. Logan (Tiki Lanes)  5:30pm

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Boys & Girls Bowling
@ Logan Elm ( Pickaway)  6:00pm
Boys Freshmen Basketball vs. Northridge  4:45pm
Boys JV & Varsity Basketball vs. Shekinah Christian  6/7:30pm

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Girls JV & Varsity Basketball
vs. Whitehall Yearling  6:00/7:30pm

Friday, February 6, 2015
Boys Biddy Basketball and Junior High Night

Join us as we introduce our Boys Biddy Basketball Teams and our 7th and 8th Grade Boys Basketball Teams from St. Mary prior to the tip-off of our Boys Varsity Basketball Game vs. Grove City Christian. Varsity tips off at 7:30 pm, so get here early!
Boys JV & Varsity Basketball
vs. Grove City Christian  6:00/7:30pm

Friday, February 13, 2015
Girls Basketball Senior Night

Join us as we pay tribute to the senior members of Girls Basketball Team prior to the tip-off of our Girls Varsity Basketball Game vs. Fairfield Christian.  Varsity tips-off at 7:30 pm. Come out and show your support of our seniors!

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Winter Sports Parent/Senior Night

Join us as we pay tribute to the senior members of our Winter Sports Teams and their parents
prior to the tip-off of our Boys Varsity Basketball Game vs. Berne Union.  Varsity tips at 7:30 pm


Saturday, February 21, 2015
Boys Basketball Senior Night

Join us as we pay tribute to the senior members of Boys Varsity Basketball Team prior to the tip-off of our Boys Varsity Basketball Game vs. Horizon Science.  Varsity tips at 7:00 pm. Come out and show your support of our seniors and their parents!

IRISH4LIFE CLUB
Thank you to everyone who generously supported the FCHS Irish4Life Club with your donations and prayers!  We took 39 students who had a very powerful experience of just how very alive and well the pro-life movement is in our country.  We have come back more convicted than ever that we can make a difference and we can touch the lives of those who are most in need of God's love: the poor, the vulnerable, those in crisis pregnancy situations, and the elderly.  May the good work that God has begun in the lives of these young people be brought to fruition.  And may God reward you for your support of them.

Sincerely,
Joe Holbrook
Irish4Life Club Moderator

QUIZ TEAM NEWS
The Quiz Team won all three of their matches at Circleville on Wednesday.  Our toughest competitor was Fairfield Christian Academy. They have come from nowhere to being one of the top teams in the MSAL.  Next Wednesday, February 4, 2015 we will drive to Heath to complete in the Mid-State Academic Competition.

The Fisher Catholic Quiz Team will be on "In the Know" this Tuesday, February 3, 2015.  The game will be broadcast on PBS ( Ohio State) on 7:30 on Tuesday night. Watch us. 

2015 SOLO & ENSEMBLE COMPETITION
Congratulations go out to our Fisher Catholic music students who recently participated in the Ohio Music Education Association, District 15, Solo & Ensemble Competition on Saturday, January 24th. This event was held at Pickerington North High School, with a total of 1400 students participating. With the help of Miss Hodge, Mrs. Silleck and Mrs. Rehrer, students prepared pieces to perform for this event. The competition is an adjudicated event where students receive a rating based on how well they performed their musical selection, utilizing various skills necessary to execute that specific piece of music. Students are rated on a scale from
I - V, with I being the highest ranking. All participating students from Fisher Catholic received the highest ratings of I, II, and III. Students also have the option of participating for Comments Only. Our FC music students chose a solo or ensemble to work on over a period of 4-6 weeks.

Choir and Band students participating, included:

FC Mixed Ensemble, performed "Surrexit Christus" - I Rating
     Members of this ensemble were:
     Sarah Bennett, Kylie Carbol, Kyra Darfus, Maddie Holbrook, Clare Shaw,
     Emily Vigue, Chris Gleissner, Nick Bermoy, & Frank Walters

FC Ensemble #1, performed "Kyrie" - I Rating
     Members of this ensemble were:
     Sarah Bennett, Kylie Carbol, Kyra Darfus, Maddie Holbrook, Clare Shaw &Emily Vigue

FC Ensemble #2, performed "All Through the Night" - II Rating
     Members of this ensemble were:
     Faith Moorman, Maggie Palsgrove, Kennedi Christie, Riley Yoder,
     Kylee Guinan, Alayna Coakley, Fiona Gable & Julia Youssef

Performing solos were:
     Sarah Bennett, performed "Ave Maria" (in Latin) - I Rating
     Chris Gleissner, performed "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" - I Rating
     Kyra Darfus, performed "Who'll Buy My Lavender" - I Rating
     Kylie Carbol, performed "Wayfaring Stranger" - I Rating
     Faith Moorman, performed "All the Pretty Little Horses" - II Rating
     Maggie Palsgrove , performed "Early One Morning" - II Rating
     Riley Yoder, performed "When Love Is Kind" - Comments only
     Nick Bermoy, performed "Shenandoah" - Comments only
     Riley Yoder (flute solo), performed "Siciliana & Giga" - III Rating

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR NEWS

2015 Buckeye Boys & Girls State!
All junior boys and girls are encouraged to apply for Buckeye Girls & Buckeye Boys State.

Buckeye Girls State will be held at University of Mount Union, Alliance, Ohio from June 14-June 20, 2015. Registration is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday the 14th.  This program concludes on Saturday afternoon, the 20th. Applications are due February 28th.

Buckeye Boys State will be held at Bowling Green State University from Sunday June 14th-June 21, 2015. Each young man selected as a delegate will be required to remain on campus for the entire 8 days. Applications are due March 6th.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Fairfield Soil & Water Conservation District currently offers a $500 college scholarship to any interested Fairfield County High School seniors going into the fields of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation or Environmental Education. Applications, including letters of recommendations are due by 4 pm on March 31, 2015. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

George Washington University offers two summer academic experiences:
College Intensive - 3 week credit-bearing, experiential courses for high school students, allowing students to focus on an in-depth examination of a topic.
Summer Immersion - 2 week noncredit experiential courses, taken with high school students.

Classes are taught by GW faculty and academic experiences are integrated with an exploration of the intellectual, cultural and historic resources of Washington DC.  Applications are currently being accepted for both programs. May 1, 2015 is the deadline to apply. More information is available at http://precollege.gwu.edu

Seniors & Senior Families - as you receive scholarship offers from colleges and universities, please let Dr. Lozada know (slozada@cdeducation.org). Even if you do not plan to attend the college or university that is providing the scholarship, this information is still very important.

Through generous support of Ross University, the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association is pleased to host the 2015 Veterinary Exploration Conference and College Fair on February 21, 2015. This annual program exposes students to available careers in veterinary medicine that might have otherwise been unknown:
Careers in Public Health, Shelter Animal Medicine, Military Veterinarian, Exotic Animal Medicine as well as lesser known career paths in veterinary medicine, veterinary school admissions preparation and a panel hosted by current OSU veterinary students.

Registration is $10/student and is open to high school juniors and seniors. There will simultaneously be the parent workshop to address questions, financial aid options, admissions requirements and career paths. There is a fee of $20/parent which includes all program materials and lunch.

Registration is online only at http://mvcinfo.org/students/VEC.html
Deadline to register is February 13th.

The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers invites students to enter the James Kura Memorial Scholarship Contest. Applications are available at www.oacdl.org/scholarship 
Three $1,000 scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who will be attending a 4 year accredited college. Rules and details available online.
Deadline to apply is Tuesday March 10, 2015.

The Ohio State University Extension Office of Hocking County has provided scholarship applications to the Guidance Office. Graduating seniors who are 5-year 4-H members and a current 2015 4-H member in Hocking County are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is March 2. See Dr. Lozada for an application.

Grant Munro Scholarship applications are now being accepted. High school graduates of Fairfield County who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in medical or ministry field for the entire 2015-16 academic year are eligible to apply. Visit http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/pnc to apply and for more information. Deadline to apply is March 1.

The William D. Squires Educational Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce 15 scholarships that are being offered to Ohio seniors in the Class of 2015. This is a $3000 per year scholarship and is renewable up to $12,000. Applications will be accepted after February 1st and the postmark deadline is April 6.  Eligibility is based primarily on financial need (The Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) on your FAFSA must be less than $8000, applicants must have a career goal in mind, be highly motivated and have good character and a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA.
For additional information and to apply, visit: info@wmdsquiresfoundation.org

Application for the 2015/16 Wagnalls Memorial Scholarship are now available for Bloom Township residents. Applications are available at www.wagnalls.org

The Office of Pre-College Programs at Wright State University in conjunction with the College of Science and Mathematics, College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the University Libraries are please to offer Exploring STEMM - Enriching Minds Through Science 2015. Selected students will participate in a variety of STEMM disciplines over a two day period. Students will spend one night on campus under the supervision of Residential Assistants. There are options for students in grades 6-9 and 10-12. To apply, go to www.wright.edu/precollege.

Dublin Dance Centre and Gymnastics is pleased to announce the formation of a new, student focused, day-time, pre-professional intensive dance training academy. "The Academy" hosted at Dublin Dance Centre is a place for impassioned students to grow and excel artistically and intellectually. The next informational meeting is February 22 and auditions are March 8. Feel free to call or email for more information: Christina Taylor, Executive Director at 614-761-2882 or christina@dublindance.com

The American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Buckeye Chapter
offers scholarships to deserving high school seniors planning to study in
the following majors:
Financial or resource management
Business Administration
Economics
Public Administration
Computer Science

For more information visit www.asmcbuckeye.com and select scholarships
from the main menu. Applications are due no later than February 27, 2015.

SENIORS!

Complete the 2015-16 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
at www.fafsa.gov
This is an essential step in preparing to attend college. It is this submission that many colleges use as the foundation for awarding scholarships. ***PLEASE NOTE: many colleges and universities have an
internal deadline for scholarship consideration (typically in January) which requires completion of the FAFSA.

As families have likely not filed their 2014 taxes yet, you will be estimating this information as you complete the FAFSA. After filing your taxes, be sure to return to fafsa.gov to update this information.

The Fairfield County Foundation has scholarship opportunities that all college-bound students should review.
https://fairfieldcountyfoundation.academicworks.com

The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars program is available to female high school students in Michigan, Ohio, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota. Summer Scholars are high achieving students who will be entering 11th or 12 grade in Fall 2015. Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholarships support select summer academic experiences at Barnard, Brown, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Smith, Stanford, Yale, Washington University in St. Louis. For more information, please visit
www.joyceivyfoundation.org

The 27th Annual AAA School Safety Patrol $1000 Grant has just been released. Students who served as former Safety Patrol Members who are furthering their education should look at this opportunity! See Dr. Lozada for application forms.