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Middle School 'Snowball Dance'

A Winter MS Dance will be held on January 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM.
Click below for more information.




                     Saturday, December 29, 2018

School starts at regular time Friday, November 9th.
Field House Dedication

Open House and Dedication of the new Field House facility,

to Danny and Pat Hall, will be held on Friday, October 5th, 2018.

Social time will be 5:30-6:00 p.m. with the program starting at

6:00 p.m.This is open to the public.


Unlimited soup, chili, desserts and drinks $5


Freshman Soup Bowl Fundraiser

Monday Night Football

Hey, fans, sorry that the officials called off Friday's game due to lightning in the area.  They were just following OHSA rules and we appreciate them watching out for the safety of our athletes and spectators.  But that means we get MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL!

Please join us on Monday at 6:30 for the postponed game with Wahama.  Admission will be free to all.  

Also, just a note to let you know that while we did have to cancel one game this year due to player injuries and safety, we do intend to play out the rest of our football schedule!

The Lancer Care Clinic is closed today, 9/17/18

The Lancer Care Clinic will be closed today, 9/17/18.

Two Hour Delay on Friday, Sept. 14

A reminder that on Friday, Sept. 14 there is a scheduled two hour delay for students.  This is a staff development morning for all teachers.  TCCC students will attend school on their regular schedule.

Also, a reminder that Friday's home football game has been canceled.

FH Internship Steakburger Cookout Fundraiser

FH Internship Steakburger Cookout Fundraiser

Putting the “Free” Back in a “Free Public Education”
Meeting for Parents of HS Interns

There will be a mandatory parent meeting on open house night, Monday August 20th for parents of first and second semester interns who will be placed outside the high school. It will be in the library from 6:30 to 7:00. If you are unable to attend, please contact Mrs. Ripple to reschedule.

District Approx Bus pick-up times

Please click here for the Bus times

Tri-County bus pickup schedule 2018-19

Approximate times for the Tri-County bus pickup times

Pay It Forward School Supply Giveaway 8-13-18


Sponsored by:  Air Claws, Amesville Elementary P.T.O., Coolville Elementary P.T.O., First National Bank, Jason Reed Foundation, Kilvert Church of God, Quidel, Twin Oaks Refrigeration.


Middle School Supply Lists

Listed below are the 7th and 8th Grade Supply Lists for the 2018-19 School Year.  Remember, the Pay-it-Forward event, where supplies will be provided for free, will take place on Monday, August 13th from 4:30 - 6:30 PM in the High School Commons.


Under Forms & Links - Print and fill out the desired school's packet of forms for each child, take to the Central Office along with your picture ID, proof of address, child's birth certificate, shot record and custody papers if applicable. We must have these items to enroll your child (ren).

May 24th from 6-7 pm. Current 6th Graders 2018-2019 Class Scheduling in MS Commons
Thurs. May 17th - Current 8th Graders and Freshmen Class Scheduling



The Federal Hocking MS Drama Club Presents "Waking Sleeping Beauty” by Ross Mihalko and Donna SwIft. MAY 18TH AT 6 PM IN THE AUDITORIUM  

Image result for DRAMA PLAY




2018 Spring Testing Schedule

The State of Ohio Tests for both Middle and High School students will be given according to the following schedule:

2018 Senior Project Showcase

This year's Senior Project Showcase will be held on Thursday, April 5th from 7:00 - 8:30 PM.

Date Changes for HS/MS Midterms and Grading Periods

Because days were missed due to inclement weather, changes have been made to the school calendar.

Federal Hocking discussion on start times followup

Please click here for the latest on the discussion

We Need Your Help!

Lancer family,
We are looking to upgrade the FH brand as it applies to community and school spirit. Please follow the link below to our Athletic Director's Facebook page (FH Lancers AD). We would like to hear your thoughts on possible logos for a fully customizable online store that is coming soon. This store will allow individuals and/or full teams to order personalized shirts, jackets, polos, etc... Please visit the page and let us know which logos you like! Go Lancers! 


Internship Parent Meeting Cancelled

The internship parent meeting originally scheduled for tonight has been cancelled.  Mrs. Ripple and Mr. Green will be contacting all parents about the contents of the meeting and the procedures moving forward for students in the program this year.  If you have any questions, please call 740-662-6691 when school resumes.

District Conversations on Sleep and Start Times

Conversations scheduled at elementary schools around the sleep needs of children and school start times.  Learn how to provide your input.

The Spring Edition of "The Shield", Federal Hocking High School's news magazine
Meetings for Questions and Concerns Regarding the 2018-19 Start Time Changes

We value your thoughts on this transition. Please come and share your questions and concerns.

Use of Time Committee Report - July 2017

On July 13, 2017, The Use of Time Committee reported it's findings and recommendations to the Superintendent and School Board of the Federal Hocking Local School District.

2017-18 Yearbooks

The yearbook staff is in the process of working on the 2018 Lancer Yearbook.  We would like for you to remember these important dates:

AJ Cobb Story

FH Grad A.J. Cobb Makes a Great Duck

Read about AJ Cobb, FH Class 2016, a walk on football playing at Oregon is making a big splash with the Ducks! We're proud of you AJ, will be watching for you on SportsCenter! 

Doc Wood

See the article here: AJ Story

School Bus Pickup times

Please click here for the bus schedules

No School Fees, Free Lunch and Breakfast, and Free Sporting Events for Students

Once again this year we will not be charging any school fees and students will have access to free lunch and breakfast as well as no charge for FH home sporting events.  Also, students who pack their lunch can have a free milk with their meal.  If you would like to contribute to the district to support this effort, please contact one of our local schools.

Open House--First Day of School

District Open House on Monday, August 21.  First Day of School for students on Wednesday, August 23.

Fall Sports Picture Day

*Update on our Fall Sports Picture Day*
We will follow the updated picture schedule posted below:

Thursday, 8/17:
3:00 pm - Varsity Football
3:30 pm - J/H Football
4:00 pm - Volleyball H/S & M/S

Tuesday, 8/29:
2:45 pm - Golf
3:00 pm - Cheer H/S & M/S
3:30 pm - Cross Country H/S & M/S

Fall Sports Schedule

In the link below, you will find the 2017 Federal Hocking Fall sports schedule. Go Lancers! 

Updated Fall Sports Schedule

District Committee Recommends Changes for 2018-19 School Year

For the 2018-19 school year, there will be new start/end times for all FH Students in grades K through 12.  These changes come from recommendations made by a district committee that met this past Spring.  

Free Sports Physicals

More free physical days have been approved and scheduled for any FH athlete. These days include July 10th - July 14th at Hopewell's Lancer Care Clinic @ FHHS. Times are 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Just like before, the paperwork should be completed prior to your appointment. To schedule a time, please call Becky and Mindey at 740-662-0541.



Interested in Football and/or Basketball Cheer?!

Tryouts for Middle School and High School Cheerleaders will be held on Tuesday, July 11th, from 5:30pm-8:00pm, in the MS Gym. Please wear black shorts, a white t-shirt, cheer/athletic shoes, with your hair up.

Uniform Fitting: Wednesday, July 12th, at 1:00 p.m. Parents welcome! Once you have been fitted for your uniform, you are free to leave!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at:

Middle School- Tessa Molina 614-316-0038

High School- Toni Seeger 614-316-0039

"We're very excited for a new season and look forward to seeing you on the 11th!"

FH Lancers: 2017 Ohio State HS Clay Target League Champions The 2017 FHHS Shotgun Team at the State Tournament

The 2017 FHHS Lancer Shotgun Team placed first at the State Tournament in Blacklick, Ohio. 

Federal Hocking Band Invades Disney World! Marching Lancers at Disney

The Federal Hocking Marching Lancers are spending part of their summer vacation at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  See the Photo Galleries link for more pics!  Also, check out the Sunday, June 18th edition of the Athens Messenger for a nice article about the trip.

Free Sports Physicals

The Lancer Care Clinic at Federal Hocking Secondary School will be giving free physicals to all Federal Hocking Athletes. Beginning Monday, 5/15, we will conduct 3 physicals per day during the FHHS lunch hour: 11:00am, 11:20am, and 11:40am. In addition to these appointment times, we will run an all-day physical schedule in the clinic on Monday, 6/5 and Tuesday, 6/6.

The appointment sign-up sheet is in the main office. Physicals will be scheduled every 20 minutes. Parents/Guardians can call or stop by to schedule an appointment. Students can also sign-up themself. First come, first serve on times.

***The parent portion of the physicl must be filled out and signed before the physical appointment. This gives the clinic staff consent to perform the physical. Thank you Hopewell Health for sponsering the physicals for our athletes! Please see the link below for the flyer.

Flyer Link

17-18 Physical Form

2017 Prom Pics 2017 King and Queen

Check out our photo galleries section for our first set of pics from the 2017 Prom.  

Portable AED Donated by Ohio Health Mark Seckinger (O'Bleness President) and Brent Kim (VP, Physicians Group)  present AED to George Wood (FH Superintendent)

New tool to help with student safety at school events.

Tonight, 4/4, Baseball/Softball

Tonight's baseball and softball games vs. Southern will now be played at home. Southern's fields are not yet ready for play. 

Senior Project Showcase Night Spaghetti Dinner

The Federal Hocking boys basketball team is hosting a spaghetti dinner from 5pm - 7pm in the m/s commons this Thursday, 4/6. For just $5, you will receive a full dinner with drinks. Everyone is welcome to come eat prior to our seniors showcasing their projects. We hope to see you there!

Senior Project Showcase

The Class of 2017 Senior Project Showcase will be held Thursday evening, April 6, 2017 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Friday March 31st

All Federal Hocking games for this evening have been canceled.  No re-schedule dates as of this time.

Community/Student Health Clinic-Little Lancer Center Opening Soon FH Graduates Erin Lucas and Brielle Clark with Supt. Wood and Mark Briedenbaugh of Hopewell

New Heath Care Clinic and Little Lancer to open in April.  This facility will bring a health care option and early learning facility to all residents of the community.

Open House for new Lancer Clinic

Come to Federal Hocking Middle School for an Open House celebrating the upcoming opening of our new clinic and Little Lancers Socialization Room.

2017-18 Scheduling Nights

Scheduling for students attending Federal Hocking MS/HS in 2017-18 will begin on Wednesday March 29.

Spring Sports Schedule 2017


FH Sports Scheduling Website

Spring Sports Schedule

Above is the link to our Spring sports schedule. In addition, please visit the website link provided to view up-to-the-minute schedules (games, cancellations, reschedules, delays) for all sports teams here at Federal Hocking. 


Federal Hocking Students Consulted on State Proposal FH Interns with State Officials

Lancer Interns meet with State officials to discuss internships.

Basketball Tournament Schedule Boys and Girls

Click the title above to view schedule information for all tournament games. 



FH Schools Named Fall 2016 Breakfast All Stars

All Federal Hocking Schools receive Platinum designation for school breakfast participation.

College Credit Plus Parent Meeting

Interested in taking college courses next year?

Home Wrestling Match Wednesday, 2/1

Federal Hocking is hosting its first home wrestling match in over a decade. The match is Wednesday, 2/1, and will begin at 6:00 in the high school gym. Opponents are Trimble, Eastern, and South Gallia. Come support Federal Hocking's renewed wrestling program. Go Lancers!! 

HS Drama Presents, "The Young, the Bold, and the Murdered"

The HS Drama Club performances will take place this Friday, Jan. 27 through Sunday, Jan. 9.

Julia Olson: One of the top 50 band directors in the nation!

Congratulations to our own Julia Olson, who was selected by School Band and Orchestra magazine as the one of the 50 Band Directors Who Make a Difference.

2 hour Delay

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017, All Federal Hocking Local Schools are a 2 hour delay.

Athletic Boosters Meeting

The Federal Hocking Athletic Boosters meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 21st, at 6:00 p.m. in the high school library. Light snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there! 

New Date for FHHS/MS Academic Booster Meeting

New date for Academic Booster Meeting!

Lancer Letter December 2016

Check out the new Lancer Letter

Fall Sports Awards Recognition

The Federal Hocking Fall Sports Awards Recognition is Sunday, 12/4, at 2:00 p.m. at Federal Hocking Middle/High School. All fall athletes and families are encouraged to join us in recognizing the hardwork of our student athletes.  

Winter Sports Schedule 2016-2017
Special Announcement From the Secondary School

Heath Notification and Health Department Letter Follows

This Sunday's Lancer Basketball Drill Session (10/16) has been cancelled.
2016-2017 Basketball Cheerleading Tryouts

Middle and high school basketball cheerleading tryouts will be held Wednesday, Oct 12, at FHHS. Please wear black cheer shorts, tennis shoes, and have your hair pulled back. 

For more information, please contact Toni Seeger or Tessa Molina at tseeger@fhlancers.com or tmolina@fhlancers.com. 


Drill sessions  October 16th, 23rd, 30th

Senior Parent Meeting

Attention: Parents of Seniors

There is a parent meeting for any seniors who are planning on attending college after high school graduation.  We will cover information on application deadlines, financial aid, and scholarships.  The meeting will be held on September 29th at 6:00 P.M. in the high school library.

Photo Galleries

Check out our photo galleries throughout the year to see Federal Hocking students at work and play.

Homecoming Internship Cook Out

Please click for more information on our Friday, September 23, 2016 Cook Out

New Vaccine Requirements for 2016-17

All students entering 7th and 12th grade must have the Meningococcal  Vaccine.  Click on the link for more details

MS Supply Lists for 2016-17

Here are the supply lists for FHMS for the 2016-17 school year.  There will be a free school supply give-away at the Pay if Forward event in the High School Commons on Aug. 16 from 4-6 pm.

2016-2017 School Bus Routes (Approx times)
Class of 2017 - Senior Picture Submissions for the Yearbook

Directions for submitting your Senior Picture for the 2016-17 FH Yearbook

New Student Registration

For information on registering new students for the 2016-17 school year, read more. 

FH Boys Basketball Golf benefit

Benefit scramble for Federal Hocking Boys Basketball

Riverside Golf Club

Saturday, September 17, 2016...check-in opens at 8am

Registration form

Sponsorship form

Fall Sports Pictures

Fall Pictures August 18, 2016.  Click here for ordering information

Cheerleading Tryouts

2016-2017 Cheerleading Tryouts:

Federal Hocking Middle School and High School cheerleading tryouts will be July 18th and 19th in the high school gymnasium from 9:00am -12:00pm.  Please wear black cheer shorts, white t-shirt, tennis shoes, hair pulled back and no jewelry.  For more informaiton, contact Toni Seeger or Tessa Molina by email:  TSeeger@fhlancers.com or TMolina@fhlancers.com

Fall Sports Parent Meeting

The Fall Sports Parent Meeting will be held on Wednesday July 27th at 6 pm.

HS/MS Fitness Room Summer Hours
Fall Sports Schedule 2016
No School for Students in Grades 7 - 11; Senior Portfolio Defense Day

There will be no school for all students in grades 7 - 11 as the Seniors are scheduled to give their portfolio defense speeches.  Speeches are open to family and friends.  

Student Success and Engagement Three-Year Plan
2016-17 District School Calendar Revised to include Professional Development Days
Open Gym Schedules (BOYS 7TH -12TH GRADE)
Lancers Basketball Camp 2016
State Testing Dates For HS/MS

During the month of April, many MS and HS students will be taking required state tests.  The testing dates are as follows.  Please call 662-6691 with any questions you might have.

Class of 2016 Senior Picture Submission

Read how to submit your Senior Pictures to the yearbook staff.

How to Purchase a 2015-16 FHMS/HS Yearbook
The FH Yearbook Staff is currently taking pre-orders for the 2015-16 FHMS/HS Yearbook.
HS Cheerleading signups

High school cheerleading signups (2016-2017 grades 9-12) will be Monday, April 4th at 6pm in the high school

Senior Project Showcase

The Senior Project Showcase for the Class of 2016 will be held on Thursday evening, March 24, from 7 to 8:30 PM.  The projects will be on display in the high school commons and gymnasium and seniors will be on hand to share their experiences.  If you have any questions, please call the high school office at 740-662-6691.

Spring Sports Schedule 2015-16

The high school will begin scheduling students into their 2016-17 classes on Wednesday, March 9th at 6:00 PM.  Parents and students are required to attend in order to get the classes they prefer.  The schedule will be as follows:


                  -Class of 2017: 6:00 PM

                  -Class of 2018: 6:45 PM


                  -Class of 2019:  6:00 PM

                  -Class of 2020:  6:45 PM

*Both nights will be held in the MS Auditeria

**Scheduling will be completed online with help from Mrs. Buchman.  If you are unable to attend, you must set up a time to meet with her or a schedule will be created for you.


Yearbooks have arrived!

The 2013-14 & 2014-15 yearbooks are here.  If you pre-ordered one or both, or you are interested in purchasing one, please contact the HS/MS office at 740-662-6691 during regular hours in order to reserve your copy.  The cost is $40 each and payment must be received before pick-up (none of these copies were paid for in advance).  We also have several copies available from the 2012-2013 school year ($35 each) and we do have yearbooks from previous years available for $20 each; although, we do not have every year available and some years there are more copies than others. We can let you know what is available upon request.  

Also, the 2015-16 is currently being developed.  The yearbook adviser is Theresa Standley.  If you are interested in pre-ordering this yearbook, or are interested in purchasing an advertisement, you can contact her at fhyearbook@fhlancers.com.
Secondary School 8x10 Photography Exhibit

You are cordially invited to the Federal Hocking National Art Honors Society's 5th Annual 8x10 Photography Exhibit Opening Reception.  It will be held on March 3rd from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at ArtsWest in Athens.  Come enjoy photo exhibits and live entertainment from student artists.  Light refreshments will also be served.  The exhibit itself will be on display from February 29 until April 3rd.  ArtsWest is located at 132 W. State St. Athens, Ohio.  Please contact Kelly Lawrence at kellygreenmantle@gmail.com or ArtsWest at 740-592-4315 for more details.

End of G4 6 Wks Changed

Due to inclement weather and subsequent missed school days, the official end of the G4 6 Wk Grading Period has been changed to Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.

School closing

For Tuesday, February 16, all Federal Hocking schools are closed!

Game Reschedule

Tonights game, February 9, 2016 has been rescheduled for tomorrow night, Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Feb. 25 Parent Teacher Conferences

Federal Hocking MS/HS will be holding parent/teacher conferences this Thursday, Feb. 25, from 4 - 7:15 PM.  There are still plenty of times available.  Call Jessica at 662-6691 to schedule an appointment with your teachers today.

College Credit Plus Meeting (formally known as Post Secondary Enrollment Options)

College Credit Plus Meeting (formally known as Post Secondary Enrollment Options): Wednesday 2/3 at 6:00PM in the HS Library.

This meeting is for all students, grades 7-11, that are interested in taking college courses next year during high school. If you plan on taking college courses next year, this is a mandatory meeting that starts the application process.

Calendar Change, Feb. 12 Now a School Day

As we did miss a snow day prior to January 31st, we will be having school on Friday, Feb. 12, previously scheduled as a holiday.  Students and staff will still have a three day weekend as Monday, Feb. 15 is President's Day.  Our school calendar on the web page reflects this change.

Middle School Formal Dance

There will be a formal dance for Middle School students held on Friday, Jan. 29 from 6-8 PM in the middle school commons.  Cost is $2 per student and concessions with pizza and snacks will be available for purchase.  Proceeds go towards the 8th grade Gettysburg trip.  This dance is for Federal Hocking Middle School students only. 

Bus PLAN A 2017-2018
Athletic Events update

All Athletic Events scheduled with South Gallia and River Valley for MS and HS Boys and Girls are cancelled for tomorrow January 23, 2016

Early Dismissal

Today, Friday, January 22, 2016, the High School and Middle School will dismiss at 12:30pm.  Amesville and Coolville Elementary Schools will dismiss at 1:30pm

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 2 hr delay

Thursday, January 21, 2016, all Federal Hocking Local Schools will be on a 2 hr delay

Basketball Game Cancellation

The boys Varsity/Reserve basketball games scheduled for Tuesday, January 12th with Miller have been cancelled and rescheduled for Wednesday, January 13th, 6:00 P.M. at Federal Hocking.

Boys JV/Varsity Basketball 1/12 Games Re-scheduled

The Varsity/Reserve Boys Basketball games with Miller scheduled for Tuesday, January 12th have been cancelled.  They will be played on Wednesday, January 13th, 6:00 P.M. at Federal Hocking.

School Closing

Tomorrow, Thursday, February 11, 2016, All Federal Hocking Local Schools are CLOSED.

FHLS Student Success Plan

Just as we have a multi-year plan for facilities and staffing, we are building a plan to support student success in the district.  If you follow the link below you will find a draft of the plan which will be further developed over the next month.  We invite you to read it and please send feedback to me.  If you would like to meet with me to discuss this project, please feel free to call my office so we can set up a time.

Doc Wood

Please click here for Student Success Plan Draft

Early Dismissal on Fri. 12/18

On Friday, Dec. 18, both the Middle School and High School will be dismissing 2 hours early at 12:40 PM.  That day is also the last day of the 3rd 6 Weeks Grading Period.  School will resume from Winter Break on Monday, Jan.4.

Girls Varsity Basketball Game Times

All weekday home Varsity Girls Basketball games will start at 6:30 PM.  7th Grade Girls Basketball games will begin at 6:00 PM.

Lancer Letter

Please click here to read the September 2016 Lancer Letter

March 2016

Sports Schedule


Fall Family Event

Fall Family Event will be on Saturday, September 26, 2015, from 10:00AM to 12:00 noon.

For families of Birth to 4 year olds in our school district. To be held at the Federal Hocking Middle School. 25 Activities Table, free food, petting zoo, free books, and the Kona Ice Truck will be here.

The Mobile Immunization Clinic will be here to give shots to Birth to 19. Parents must bring shot records to get free shots.

Fall Sports Photograph Schedule

August 19, 2015

(football field)

5 - HS Football, 2 photographers *incl. program photos

5:30 -HS Cheer, 2 photographers *incl. program photos



6 - JV & V Volleyball, 1 photographer *incl. program photos

6- MS Volleyball, 1 photographer


(football field)

?6:30 - ?MS Football, 2 photographers

7:00 - MS Cheer

7:30 - Cross Country and Golf *incl. program photos

8 - Band *incl. program photos

FH HS Lancers Basketball camp 2015

Registration for Basketball Camp 2015 Beginning July 21, 2015 at 5:30pm at the high school gym entrance

Spring Sports Recognition

On Sunday, June 21, 2015, at 6pm, we will hold the Spring sports recognition for the middle school and the high school.  Boosters will provide the hot dogs and drinks, please bring a picnic type side dish.

Senior Project Showcase

On Thursday April 23, from 7 - 8:30 PM, the class of 2015 will proudly be showcasing their senior projects.  The event is open to the entire community.  Please come out and support this year's seniors and see the results of their hard work.

No School for MS & HS: Senior Portfolio Day

On Monday, May 4, Seniors will be presenting their portfolios for graduation.  There will be no school for students in grades 7 - 11, seniors will need to make arrangements to be here for their presentation time slot.  If you have any questions, please call the high school office at 662-6691.

Baseball and Softball game for today, Friday, April 10, 2015, have been cancelled
Track Meet for today Thursday, April 9, 2015, has been cancelled
Sports Banquet date changed

The sports banquet scheduled for this Sunday has been rescheduled for next Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2pm

Scheduling Nights

April 15th in the Federal Hocking High School Cafeteria:

Class of 2018: 6:00PM 

Class of 2019: 7:00PM

April 16th in the Federal Hocking High School Cafeteria:

Classes of 2016 & 2017 6:00PM

Baseball & Softball Cancellations & Make-Up Games

The Baseball and Softball games with Eastern scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2015 have been cancelled. They will be played on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Game Cancellations for tonight, Friday, April 3, 2015

All of tonights baseball and softball games have been cancelled

Revised 2014-15 District Calendar

Due to the number of days missed so far this year, the 2014-2015 district calendar was updated on 3-17-15.  So that you don't have to go thru the monthly calendars in search of holidays and breaks, here is the short version of the revised calendar

Manditory Spring Sports parents meeting

On Thursday, 3/26/2015, at 6pm in the HS gym, there is a manditory parent meeting for ALL spring sports participants

Fall Sports Schedule 2015

Fall Sports Schedule

For updates to the Fall Sports Schedule, go to  Athletics under Quick Links on the home page.

Lancer Welcome Wagon

The Lancer Welcome Wagon would like to invite you to the Spring Family Event on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10:00am – 12:00 noon, in the Federal Hocking Middle Schools Commons.  The Easter Bunny will be here to pass out Free Books to the Birth – 4 year olds.  We will have Free Snacks, Door Prizes, Children’s Activities, and a Bounce House…Free Lancer Bags to the first 100 families to come to the event.

Important Dates:

*Amesville Preschool Registration Wednesday, March 25, 9:00am-3:00pm

*Coolville Preschool Registration Wednesday, April 15, 9:00am-3:00pm

Must be 4 by August 1, 2015                 

*Amesville Kindergarten Registration Wednesday, April 29, 9:00am-3:00pm

*Coolville Kindergarten Registration Wednesday, April 22, 9:00am-3:00pm

Must be 5 by August 1, 2015                 



Questions? Call ML Phillips 740-662-6691, option 4

March 11, 2015, Fed Hock schools are on a 2hr delay due to flooding

329 and 144 are closed from high water.

Friday, March 6, 2015, all Federal Hocking Local Schools are CLOSED

Friday, March 6, 2015, all Federal Hocking Local Schools are CLOSED

Share Your Opinion About Testing

Ohio Senate to Study Testing in Ohio
What you can do

    On Wednesday, March 4th, the Ohio Senate Education Committee appointed a committee to study what should be done about the amount of testing in Ohio.  Here is a report on the formation of that committee, taken from a newsletter that superintendents received March 4, 2015, and what you can do.


Today, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Amesville Elementary School has been closed due to Flooding

Today, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Amesville Elementary School has been closed due to Flooding.  Students from the MS/HS who ride Bruce Lackey's Bus 3 and live in downtown Amesville have been taken home.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, we will be dismissing early

The High School and Middle School will dismiss at 12:30

Coolville will dismiss at 1:30

Amesville has been closed due to Flooding

Flood Route
Basketball Updates

Boys JV/V makeup basketball game against Waterford, Wednesday, 3/11/2015, 6pm at HOME

Update for Bus Plan A

Please click here for the bus plan A directions

Thursday, March 5, 2015, all Federal Hocking Local Schools are Closed

Thursday, March 5, 2015, all Federal Hocking Local Schools are Closed

Basketball Updates

****UPDATE****, This game has been POSTPONED due to weather*****

The Boys Varsity game scheduled for Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 at Eastern at 6pm has been POSTPONED


Federal Hocking FFA presents Honorary Degree

Please click here to read the article 

Winter Sports Schedule 2014-15
Club Fair Held at FHHS

On Wednesday, the FH Student Trustees held a club fair that took place during extended advisory and lunch time.  Over ten clubs and organizations were represented with over 150 students becoming new members.  At Federal Hocking, students have the ability to join an existing club or can initiate the formation of a club if they so choose.  Currently there are close to twenty different clubs and organizations at FH and new ones are created each year.  Students that missed the club fair but are interested in joining a club should see Mr. Tabler, Student Trustee Advisor, or Jenna Kasler and Tess Kamody, organizers of the event, for more information.

MIdterms sent home on Friday Sept. 5

On Friday September 5, midterms will be sent home with the students.  If one does not make it home, please feel free to call the school, 662-6691, and we will get one to you.

FH Teacher JoAnn Pfeiffer Named National Ag. Teacher of the Yr.

Congratulations to JoAnn Pfeiffer on being named the Ohio National Ag. Teacher of the Year.  To read more about this great accomplishment, you can go to: http://www.athensohiotoday.com/news/federal-hocking-teacher-selected-for-agriscience-educator-award/article_9699d89e-0c9e-57e1-8fc1-28f996383367.html.  Congratulations JoAnn on a well-deserved award.

No Fees, Free Breakfast and Lunch for All

Once again for the 2014-15 school year Federal Hocking Schools will not be charging any school fees.  Additionally, this year we are adding free lunch for all to our already free breakfast program.  We are happy to be able to provide these supports to our families, have a great year!

Fed Hock Pays it Forward

Families of students at Amesville Elementary, Coolville Elementary, and Federal Hocking Middle School can come to FHMS on Wednesday Aug. 13 to get your supply lists and supplies for the 2014-15 school year.

School Calendar 2014-2015 Short Version
2014-2015 Calendar Meeting

Your input wanted on the 2014-2015 Federal Hocking Calendar

DATE CHANGE-Scheduling Night for incoming 7th & 8th graders..

has been changed to Wednesday, April 2nd, 6:00 P.M., in the HS/MS Auditeria.
Come learn about your future as a middle school student and the courses you will be taking! You will be filling out your schedule for next year. Also, you do not want to miss your chance to choose your electives!

Flood Route

Please review our Map of the Flood Route to get into and out of the High School and Middle School

Secondary School Scheduling Nights

Secondary School scheduling nights will be held:

March 12th for the Class of 2015 from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M

March 12th for the Class of 2016 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

March 20th for the Class of 2017 from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

March 20th for the Class of 2018 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

April 3rd for incoming 8th graders from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

April 3rd for incoming 7th graders from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Secondary School Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences at the Secondary School will be held on Tuesday, March 6th, 4:00-7:30 P.M. and Thursday, March 11th, 4:00-7:00 P.M.  Conference sign-up forms have been sent home with students and need to be returned by February 28th. Please call the Secondary School office if you have questions.

Revised Plan A Bus Route

Bus Plan A has been revised as of Jan 18, 2017 .  Please review.

Calamity Make-up Days

Calamity make-up days scheduled.

TriCountyBus for Wednesday 11/27/2013

Due to the inclement weather, Federal Hocking will not be providing transportation to Tri-County on Wednesday, 11/27/2013

Federal Hocking Senior Night
Come celebrate the Fall Sport Seniors of Federal Hocking this Friday - November first - at the home football game vs. Trimble
Red Cross Blood Drive
Please come to Federal Hocking Friday 10/11 between the hours of 8 AM to 2 PM to help provide blood for the Red Cross.  Call 662-6691 to schedule a time that's convenient for you.
Parent Teacher Conferences
PT Conferences will be held on Thurs. 10/10 from 4 - 7:30 PM and Tues. 10/15 from 4 - 7 PM.  Please call Jessica at 662-6691 to set up an appointment.

***Holzer Athens is excited to be able to offer the kids in our community free sports physicals for the 2013-2014 school year. The date for the physicals will be Saturday, August 3rd, 2013. Federal Hocking School System registration will begin at 10:05 AM with physicals to immediately follow. Please go to Holzer Clinic not the school for the physicals.

School Safety Procedures
Mid Terms sent home
9th grader from FH wins Writing Contest about Hunting

Portfolio Presentation Scores
View your scores from today's (Friday May 4, 2012) portfolio presentations
Mad Money Comes to the high school

Grade Cards sent home on Tues., Jan. 17

Just a Reminder
Students who drive to school should enter the building no earlier than 7:40 AM.
Mid Term Reports Sent Home
JV Football Game for 10/24 is cancelled
Tonight's home JV game with Eastern has been cancelled.
Picture Retakes
Tuesday October 25 is picture retake day for high school and middle school students.
Warm your bellies as well as the hearts of children!
Check out the newest edition of The Shield
Calendar Update
The district calendar has been adjusted. 
Parent Portal launches Tues 11/15!
 Letters with access information go home with students on Tuesday November 15th.
District report card news!
Check out this exciting new article!
Teacher CIP day report!

Bus Schedule for TCCC Students
Intersession 2012 Having Fun in Wacky Labs
Intersession 2012 provided some unique opportunities for Federal Hocking High School students.
Deborah Meier at the Middle School 4/16/2012!

Check out the Amesville landscaping!
Check out the new district newsletter!