Library Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up  HERE to help during Textbook Checkout 8/30-9/11 or if you wish to be a regular (weekly, bimonthly) volunteer  sign up through PTA Volunteer Form or send Sunny an email.

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FHS Poet Lily wins Verselandia!

Verselandia 2017 Grand Slam_NH14190.jpgCongratulations to our FHS poets : Lily Lamadrid, grade 12 was Verselandia 2017 Grand Slam: Photos by: Naim Hasan PhotographyVerselandia Champion ( and won a MacBook Pro and a day at Wieden and Kennedy)! Seth Estrada slammed his way into the final round! 50 FHS staff and students cheered them on. 1500 filled the Schnitz! Verselandia Pics are here! Verselandia Video below!

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Library and Textbook Check-in 2016-17

checkin picThe calendar for textbook and library check-in and clearance is HEREAll students receive paper copies of their library notices in class mid May. Students are scheduled during CCE for 9th grade, MWH for 10th grade, Jr English for 11th grade, and Gov’t/Econ  for 12th grade to 1) return ALL materials  for ALL classes not needed for finals, 2) pay charges, 3) clear their records   Students will need to pay with cash or check SEPARATE from the fees being paid to the bookkeeper.  Please clear record during scheduled time as we will be busy with other classes later.

  • Seniors Instructions Slideshow is HERE.
  • Underclass Instructions Slideshow is HERE

You can access your library/textbook record  by logging into our library catalog online (click on Catalog on the right side of the FHS Toolbox ) or on the very easy to use APP .  If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at or  or call the Library.

Google Takeout Transfer
As the end of the school year approaches, graduating seniors, retiring staff and others moving out of the district may want to move their apps4pps Google content to a personal account. Follow the directions here for transferring your stuff



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2017 Slam Clips and Full Video (Warning Explicit Language)

If you want to taste a bit of the FHS Slam 2017 but don’t have time to watch the full video here are a few clips from the night:

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FHS Slam Winners 2017


1st Place – Lily Lamadrid 12th grade 
2nd Place- Seth Estrada 11th grade 
3rd Place/Alternate-Nathan Wilk 10th grade 

Watch FHS Slam 2017 NOW! More Pics HERE.  Join us at Verselandia April 27 7pm to cheer on Lily and Seth. Tickets on sale NOW. $10 for General Admission.
 The audience was the big winner at the 2017 FHS Poetry Slam. 285 of us crowded into the FHS Library to watch 27 poets battle it out. Fast cars and fast words.  Catcalls and Conway Callouts. Broken brains and broken dreams. Religion and Riddles.  Stay tuned for the video. Thanks to  my other Slam Committee members –Pam Garrett, Dana Vinger, Amber McGill, Mercedes Munoz, Elizabeth Kirsch, Desmond Spann, Michael Corenthal, Deb Dombrowksi  for their help.   Additional thanks to Rebecca Coulterpark, Marjie Chambers, Scarlet Graham, Vida Grider, Hilda Escalara-Gonzales, SUN School, Poetic Justice, Steve O’Neill and his Culinary Arts students, Josh Forsythe and his super crew, MC’s Santi and Skylar, musician Nika Ko, Math Guys–Trevor Butenhoff and Kieran Andrews, and our custodial staff, and especially the FHS PTSA funders.

Our big big thanks go to judges Chris Frazier, Meysha Harville, Claudia Savage, Susie Silva Strommer, and Mike Waller, as well as all the teachers & parents that inspired, encouraged, and taught these students to use their words.

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Cancer Doctor Field Trip

09BOOKmukherjeeJP-facebookJumboGet 1 of 50 free tickets & transportation to  hear  cancer_Dr.Siddhartha Mukherjee –Tues, April 11 6:20pm -9:30pm. Permission slips in library and HERE– due March 24.  Dr. Mukherjee is among the most famous cancer researchers in the world and author of  The Emperor of All Maladies, which became a bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. It was also turned into a documentary series . Dr. Mukherjee is most recently the author geneof The Gene: An Intimate History, which Anthony Doerr calls “prodigious, sweeping, and ultimately transcendent. If you’re interested in what it means to be human today and in the tomorrows to come, you must read this book.” Books can be checked out from library and more resources HERE. FHS is indebted to Literary Arts for providing this opportunity.

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Word 2017

Our Slam is April 13 at 6pm in the FHS Library. Join our FACEBOOK EVENT! Buy Tickets to Verselandia! Here.

FHS SLAM: REGISTRATION CLOSED! Win $100  and a slot at Verselandia! Download  HERE. Do it now! Registration closes March 20. Slots are limited to first 25. See online calendar and Watch  FHS Slam 2016 or Verselandia 2016and get pumped to play with poetry! Once you do register- sign up for the  FHS Slam Remindto get info and reminders.





March 2: Registration Meeting  Lunch Library

March 22 Slam Workshop Library Tutorial w/ Mercedes Munoz

March 24: Registration Deadline — guarantee your slot by signing up early

April 1:  Literary Arts Slam Workshop 1-3 w/ Turiya Autry at Lit Arts  925 SW Washington

April 4 :Mandatory Meeting Lunch/ Optional Writing Workshop 3:15-5 B30 w/ Garrett

April 6: Slam Performance Clinic w/ Desmond Spann & Michael Corenthal 3:15-4:15

April 6: Poem drafts due- NEED 2

April 8:  Literary Arts Slam Workshop 1-3 w/ Turiya Autry at Lit Arts  925 SW Washington

April 12 :Mandatory Run Through 3:15  Library

April 13: FHS Slam 6:00 Library**

April 27:   Verselandia! 7:00  SchnitzerTheater

Coordinated by FHS Slam Committee and Sponsored by the FHS PTSA with support from Literary Arts. Contact Sunny (Library), Ms. Munoz,  Ms Garrett, Mr. Spann,, Ms. Vinger, Ms. Kirsch with questions.
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