FISD

Wed
01
Nov

Pirates, Mutiny, Treasure

Sophomore Erin Rachel, senior Jamesha Hatcher, sophomore Kayla Grecu, junior Suhani Patel, and senior Kaitlyn Neidich rehearse their lines at practice.

Photo by Anna Kay Willimas

The Fairfield High School Fall Production will be "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Joseph George Caruso. The Drama Club will perform Saturday, November 11 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. “Acting has always been a passion for me, and the group we have this year is a special one,” sophomore Emma Copeland said. “I’m super stoked for the play.”

Wed
01
Nov

Students celebrate Red Ribbon Week at area schools

Fairfield Junior High School's winners of Tacky Tuesday were ( in no particular order) Bailey Miller, 6th grade; Braylon Sandifer, 6th grade; Trinity Little, 7th grade; Jake Schick, 7th grade; Jada Sandefer, 8th grade; Adam O'Pry, 8th grade; and FJH teacher Sandahl Anderson.
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Students celebrated being drug free during a fun week at both Fairfield's junior high and high school. Each day sported a different theme and high school officials hosted an anti-drug poster contest. Winning posters were chosen based on creativity, anti-drug message, and artwork. High school winners were:

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Wed
11
Oct

Lady Eagles run away with title of Golden Eagle Run

Fairfield Lady Eagle runners, Madison Smith (1489) and Morgan Coleman (1475) come out of the woods in first and second place during the Golden Eagle Run on Saturday morning on their own course in Fairfield.

Photos by Richard Nelson

Fairfield's Lady Eagles cross country team ran off and left their competition Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Golden Eagle Run on their own course. The Eagles didn't do so badly, either, finishing second to Mexia. Morgan Coleman and Madison Smith finished first and second to pace the Lady Eagles to the title, 31 points ahead of second place.

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Wed
11
Oct

FHS twirlers head to state

Fairfield High School twirlers advanced to state at the UIL Regionals competition held Sept. 23. Twirlers are (from left) Raegan Emmons, Kendall Crawford, Camri Griffith, Madelyn Gallegos, Abbie Garcia, Margo Measles, Bailey Jones, and Lyndi Wilson.
Courtesy photo

Thu
10
Nov

CNB sending teachers to educator conference

Community National Bank and Trust Vice President Teresa Duke (left) got the opportunity to tell FISD teacher Bryant Smith (right) that the bank was sending him to the 8th Annual National Educator Conference.

Corsicana – Community National Bank & Trust announced that it is sending nine teachers to the Jump$tart National Educator Conference (#JSNEC16) in November, including a 3-day stay at the Dallas Intercontinental Hotel in Addison. The conference aims to provide teachers with the tools, training, encouragement and experience to educate PreK-12 students in personal finance. “We are very excited to send Bryant Smith from Fairfield ISD to the conference,” said Teresa Duke, VP/Loan Officer. “This is a great opportunity to send a teacher from our community to learn more about financial literacy and then implement it back into the classroom.” The national Jump$tart Coalition is presenting its 8th annual conference, which gives attendees the opportunity to see, learn about, and try educational resources to integrate immediately into current lesson plans in addition to networking with colleagues from across the country.

 

Wed
17
Aug

FISD superintendent announces resignation

Citing personal reasons, Richard A. Edwards has announced his resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Fairfield Independent School District.  An Agreement has been reached which allows Mr. Edwards the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another Superintendent.  The Board and Mr. Edwards have entered into the Agreement believing it is in their respective best interests and in the best interests of the District.

On behalf of the entire District, the Board of Trustees expresses its sincere appreciation to Mr. Edwards for his efforts while serving as Superintendent of this great school district and its wonderful students, staff, parents and administrators, and for the many achievements and accomplishments of the entire District team during Mr. Edwards’s tenure as Superintendent.

Wed
17
Aug

FISD welcomes new teachers

Fairfield ISD Assistant Superintendent Melissa Cox (not pictured) welcomed 10 new teachers and coaches for the 2016-17 school year last week. Pictured are (back row) Johnny Ward, J.T. Brown, Jonathan Knowles, Amanda Leland, and Paula Cessna; (front row) Kaytie Story, Misty Towles, Gina Gilliam, Paige Slovacek, and Kayla Davis. Teacher in-service began Monday, Aug. 15, for the new school year.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
20
Jul

6th grade orientation slated

Fairfield Junior HIgh School is hosting orientation for incoming sixth graders at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in the cafeteria. All incoming 6th graders and their parents are encouraged to attend. Any 6th graders unable to attend the orientation will be able to pick up their class schedules any day after Aug. 11 in the junior high office.

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Wed
13
Jul

School board OKs new hires

Fairfield school board last week approved the hire of five new staff members for various positions throughout the district. The 2016-17 school year is set to begin Wednesday, Aug. 24. New hires

 

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Wed
04
May

4th graders enjoy Food for America

Fairfield fourth graders learned where their food comes from at the annual Food for America event held last week at the fairgrounds. Students learned facts about dairy products, watched a dairy cow be milked, toured an ambulance and a fire truck, learned about recycling, FFA and Young Farmers, and much more. While learning about snakes and alligators, the students were able to see and touch live snakes and a baby alligator. Volunteers from the community – including EMS, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and firefighters – donated their time to this yearly event sponsored by the Fairfield Young Farmers and FFA.

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