Fulton Public Schools is preparing for the end of the school year with several year-end activities.
FPS hosted the annual end-of-year award ceremony, and presented several awards to members of the district.
The 2023 Teacher of the Year award was presented to Melissa Speer, third grade teacher at McIntire Elementary.
The 2023 Support Staff of the Year award was presented to Carla Clines, secretary at Fulton Early Childhood Center.
2023 David W. White Outstanding Service in Education award was presented to Ron and Jamie Danuser. Ron is the residential life administrator at Missouri School for the Deaf. Jamie is the community relations facilitator at MSD.
The FHS class of 2023 walked through the district on Wednesday to see the teachers that they've had throughout their FPS journey.
Throughout the week, FPS has been posting the graduating seniors on Facebook in celebration of their last week.
"Please join us in congratulating the Class of 2023 and wishing them the best of luck in their future endeavors; whether they are entering the workforce, joining the military, going to a technical college or trade school, or attending a 2 or 4-year university, we are so proud of them all," the Facebook posts state.
The local high school graduations will begin Sunday, May 21, with South Callaway High School's graduation. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m.
North Callaway High School's graduation will be Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m.
New Bloomfield High School's graduation will be Friday, May 26, at 7 p.m.
FHS graduation will be Friday, May 26, at 7 p.m. The ceremony will be at the FHS football field, with weather permitting. The graduation speaker will be Emily Omohundro, former FPS Board of Education member.