Senior Tiger Erica Fletcher signed a letter of intent today to continue her playing career at Jefferson College in Hillsboro. During her senior season, Fletcher, a stand-out softball player for the Tigers, earned All-Conference First Team honors, All-District honors and earned Academic All-State honors. She will play outfield for the Vikings.
Summer School will be held May 30 - June 28 for students entering grades K-12. Grades K-4 will be at Festus Elementary while Grade 5-12 will be at Festus High School. There are NO late start Wednesday's during Summer School!
Please click on the appropriate link that will take you to the appropriate ONLINE enrollment form! Each student must have their own enrollment form, questions can be directed to the Summer School office at (636) 937-5701.
Below are links to grade level student handbooks:
Anyone new to the district or non-resident students who are attending Festus Summer School will be required to fill out a Free & Reduced Lunch application. Food Service questions can be directed to the Food Service department at (636) 937-7747.
Bus transportation routes should be very similar to the regular school year. Routes will be posted on the website prior to Summer School start date. Transportation questions can be directed to the Transportation department at (636) 937-5716.
FESTUS HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR GRADUATION EVENTS 2019
Congratulations to parents and seniors. You are quickly approaching a tremendous milestone in your life. Graduation commencement has been set for Wednesday, May 22nd at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. Doors will open promptly at 5:30 p.m.
Senior Schedule of Events
Senior Final Exams: Per the final exam policy in the student handbook, no early finals will be allowed. Make-up finals will ONLY be allowed with a court, funeral, or doctor’s note. Senior Final Exam dates and times are listed below in BOLD.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
2nd hour 8:40-9:32 52 min
4th hour 9:37-11:07 90 min
8th hour 11:12-1:02 90 min +20 min lunch
7th hour 1:07-2:37 90 min
Thursday, May 16, 2019
1st hour 7:40-9:10 90 min
Advisory 9:15-9:32 17 min
3rd hour 9:37-11:07 90 min
6th hour 11:12-1:02 90 min +20 min lunch
8th hour 1:07-2:37 90 min
Friday, May 17, 2019
2nd hour 7:40-9:10 90 min
Advisory 9:15-9:32 17 min
*Locker clean out for seniors only
6th hour 9:37-11:07 90 min
**Please Note: At 11:07, all seniors will report to the gym until 11:30. Class memory books will be handed out at this time. No Senior will be dismissed until 11:30. All seniors will then report to West City Park for a BBQ. Because this is a part of the regular school day, all seniors are expected to attend until the end of the school day at 2:37.
Senior Awards Night: Friday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Festus High School gym. (Letters will be mailed home to all seniors receiving some type of award)
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Baccalaureate at 7:00 p.m. in the Festus High School gym
Monday, May 20, 2019
NHS Banquet at 6:00 p.m. at Main and Mill.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Graduation Breakfast at 7:40 a.m. in the cafeteria, followed by medal distribution, seating chart discussion and graduation guidelines, cap and gown distribution, class picture, and individual pictures in the gym. Seniors should arrive promptly at 7:40 a.m. and park in the senior lot. Following breakfast, we will walk through the elementary, intermediate and middle school buildings in our caps and gowns.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Graduation practice at 8:45 a.m. in the gym (attendance is mandatory in order to participate in commencement ceremony). Please do not schedule appointments prior to noon on this date. If we feel there is a need for graduation tickets, they would be distributed after practice is complete.
All fines must be taken care of with Mrs. Lassing before graduation.
Graduation Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Handicap seats are available on the first row of seats in the stadium. Due to the increase in seating with the new stadium, there will not be seating on the field. Graduation ceremony information will be discussed at the senior breakfast. If there is inclement weather, the graduation ceremony will be postponed one day.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Graduation Ceremony INCLEMENT WEATHER Date at 7:00 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. If there is inclement weather this day, the ceremony will be moved to the Field House at Jefferson College at 7:00 p.m.
The Festus R-VI School District now distributes flyers via digital distribution through Peachjar. We strive to work with community organizations to provide our students and their families valuable opportunities and experiences. All flyers submitted for distribution are subject to district approval. Peachjar charges a small fee for distribution. If you would like to submit a flyer for approval you can click here.
All flyers to be distributed must:
- Support the basic educational mission of the district, directly benefit the students, or be of intrinsic value to the students or their parents/guardians.
- Be in PDF format and smaller than 6 MB.
- Contain font sizes not less than size 12.
- Contain the name and contact information of the sponsoring entity.
Peachjar will automatically add the following disclaimer:
"DISCLAIMER: The Festus R-VI School District does not sponsor this program. Distribution of this flyer is a community service and does not imply endorsement by the District.
Flyers will NOT be approved that:
- Are lewd, obscene, libelous, or slanderous.
- Incite students to commit unlawful acts, violate school rules, or disrupt the orderly operation of the schools.
- Position the district on any side of a controversial issue.
- Discriminate against, attack or denigrate any group on account of gender, race, age, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability or other unlawful consideration.
- Promote the use or sale of materials or services that are illegal or inconsistent with school objectives, including, but not limited to, materials or advertisements for tobacco, intoxicants, and movies or products unsuitable for children