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FKHS holding
blood drive Oct. 31

Fort Knox High School is holding a blood drive Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Parents as well as the public are encouraged to participate. Contact the school nurse, Betts Price, at (502) 624-6647 for more information.
JROTC Obstacle Course
Course is funded

By JERRY LEITZELL
Fort Knox Community Schools
The Fort Knox Community Schools recently received $175,000 to construct a JROTC obstacle course adjacent to Bldg. 7474A, near Scott Middle School, said Tim Adkisson, FKCS Facilities Operations Specialist. The course will include 15 obstacles aimed at improving physical fitness.  Prime contractor is All Cities.  Construction will begin within 90 days with completion within one year. 
The course will support Fort Knox High School’s Raider team, a JROTC-sponsored extracurricular activity open to all cadets. 
Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Scott Akin, the high school’s JROTC senior Army instructor, said, “Additionally, other school teams can use this course for team building exercises. We intend this program to be a model for the rest of the country; an obstacle course will allow us to host a quality Raider meet every year and showcase our school and program.”
Macdonald hosting
5k run, walk Nov. 3

Macdonald Intermediate School’s third annual 5k run/walk will be held Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. The route starts at school, loops around the post, and finishes back at Macdonald, Bldg. 7729, 128 McCracken St.
You may obtain a registration form in any Fort Knox Community School and in Gammon, Natcher, and Smith gyms. Registration cost $20. If three or more family members participate, then the cost is $15, if all registration forms are turned in at the same time.
Return the completed form(s) to the office in Macdonald School. Everyone who signs up before Saturday will receive a free T-shirt. The awards in the run/walk will be medals for first, second and third place winners in each age group, both male and female.
For more information or to get a registration form via email, contact Donna Haag at 624-5650 or e-mail donna.haag@am.dodea.edu.
Download the FKCS
Information Guide

The new Fort Knox Community Schools Information Guide is available online.
Guide contents include the calendar for school year 2012-2013, key programs and services, policies, immunization requirements, and much more.
You can download a PDF version of the guide (274KB), to print out and keep. Go to www.am.dodea.edu/knox/fkcsco/and then click on FKCS Guide.