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Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!
 
I will update my website often with information on Reproductive Health, high school registration, Yadkin Early College information, special speakers, etc. 
High school registration will begin in late January/early February. During this time, the 8th grade students will participate in an informational session delivered by Forbush High School. There will also be a Yadkin Early College Fair and a presentation in February. All students will be informed of their high school options. YEC applications will be available after February 21st, and will be due March 31st. There will be an Open House at both Yadkin Early College (Feb. 10th) and Forbush High School (TBA). If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Deputy Diaz of the Sheriff's Department will be presenting an Anti-bullying Program to all 7th graders. She will be in Mrs. Khaleeq's classroom on December 11th and Mr. Carr's classroom on December 13th. She will also share her Drug Awareness Program with the 8th graders on January 23rd and 30th. 
Shonda Smitherman has begun the Reproductive Health lessons. Eighth grade classes are Oct. 2 & 3 (Caudill) and 14 & 15 (Webb). Seventh grade classes will be taught in November: 4th - 6th (Wall) & 19th - 21st (Baity). Please remember that parent permission must be given in order for students to participate. If your student has misplaced their form, there is one on this website as well as copies that are available in the FMS office.
We will have Shonda Smitherman from New Hope Pregnancy teach Reproductive Health again this year. Students must have parent permission to participate in these classes. A permission slip will be handed out in Science classes in September. There is also a copy you can download and print on this web page. There will be a parent meeting on the 30th of September if you would like to preview the curriculum with Ms. Smitherman. This will be held in the evening at Yadkinville Elementary School. Ms. Smitherman will present the 6th grade curriculum at 6 pm; the 7th grade at 6:30 pm; and 8th & 9th grades at 7:30 pm. You will also receive a telephone message as a reminder.
Students can access me anytime during the school day by simply asking their teacher if they can come to see the counselor. My office is in the main office. Please call me or email me with any concerns or questions!
 
Phone: 336-961-6360
Fax:     336-961-6370
 
If you were invited to be part of the Duke Tip Program, please see the following website for more information:
https://tip.duke.edu/
 
Here's a great PowerPoint on the program as well:
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