Scholarships & Awards

January 17, 2019  |  Blog, events, featured, news
Scholarships & Awards

College is expensive!  Earning scholarships is a great way to help reduce those costs.  The Foundation has several scholarship opportunities available to high school students.  For a full listing of our scholarships and requirements – click on Scholarships

Applications for our competitive based scholarship are open.  The deadline is March 29 @ 7 PM.

Some scholarships and awards are selected by committees at noted high school.  If you are interested in those please contact your guidance counselor for more information.

Good Luck to all of our applicants.  Awards will be announced at each high school’s awards ceremony.

 

Annual Giving Campaign

December 13, 2018  |  Blog, Event List, featured, news

Helping All Children Succeed! 
Can something as simple as a library book change a child’s life forever? 

According to Katherine Fulk, the media specialist at Fairview Elementary the answer is “Yes, most definitely.”  Katherine received a grant to provide nonfiction books about Spiders, Bats, and Snakes.  Her goal was to grow the school library to better support and deepen student learning as they completed classroom projects. She was thrilled to see that these books did more than that…

“One of my fourth grade students is always coming into the library for reading materials. He has some behavior problems that he is learning to…

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Support the Foundation on Giving Tuesday!

November 26, 2018  |  Blog, news, Uncategorized
Support the Foundation on Giving Tuesday!

Support FMCCS with a donation on Giving Tuesday and support education in MCCSC!

Your gift on #GivingTuesday will support Teacher Grants, Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science (GEMS) and Real Men Read!

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”  John Dewey

Bookfair at Barnes & Noble

October 19, 2018  |  Blog, events, news
Bookfair at Barnes & Noble

The Foundation has partnered with Barnes & Noble and Bill Buffie, author of The Blue Ape for a Book Fair!

When : October 27, 2018 from 12 PM to 2 PM

Where: Barnes & Noble – Bloomington

Special Guest: Bill Buffie, author of The Blue Ape – book reading and signing @ 1PM

Join us Saturday, October, 27th  for a great time at Barnes & Noble in Bloomington.  Fun crafts for the kids and a special reading of The Blue Ape by author and BHSS alumni Bill Buffie.

At checkout, mention FMCCS or The Blue Ape and Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of…

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Great Grown Up Spelling Bee – 2018

July 22, 2018  |  Blog, Event List, events, featured, news
Great Grown Up Spelling Bee - 2018

Our 9th annual Great Grown Up Spelling Bee is a WRAP!

What a great evening!  AWESOME spelling teams and TWO TERRIFIC HOSTS made this year’s event one to remember! 

Gary Plaford and Steve Scott took to the Great Grown Up Spelling Bee stage this year to lead our teams through an intense spelling competition.   Humor, puns, definitions, and wit were supplied by this duo to help our teams spell their way to victory.   

It was a tight competition with the following recap:

Round 2 the Coffman Proactive Spell Caster got stung with the word STUPEFY (their spelling was stupify)

Round 3 we lost…

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