FCHS Annual Alumni Dinner
When: 10/07/2017 at 4:30pm
Where: Community of Christ-Family Life Center
503 South Windsor Lane
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Contact: Judy Griswold
618.516.7236
judygris@aol.com
FCHS Alumni Association Salutes:  The Class of 1967

Master of  Ceremonies:  Bruce Dickey

Guest Speakers :  Don Tayor, Class of 1966


DON TAYLOR
Don Taylor, oldest son of Fred and Anna Lou Taylor, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from the University of Illinois in 1972, a Master of Science in Environmental Education from California State University Hayward in 1978, and a Doctorate of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from the University of San Francisco in 1990. He joined the faculty at San Francisco State University in 1978 and taught park management and outdoor recreation programing in the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department for 25 years. In 2004, he was appointed Dean of the College of Health and Social Sciences at SF State, retiring in June 2014.

 An avid outdoor adventurer, Don climbed many of the technical rock routes in Yosemite Valley and other climbing venues in California, and summited the highest peaks in western North America. He raced sailboats in San Francisco Bay, Buenos Aires, Puerto Vallarta, San Diego, Lake Tahoe, and Halifax, Nova Scotia. In Jul7 2013, he crewed on a 50-foot sailboat in the TransPac, an ocean race from Los Angeles to Hawaii.

 Don lives in Pt. Richmond, California with his wife Angela, a professor Literature at SF State. They enjoy an active life of skiing, bicycling, sailing and socializing with friends and family.


Following The Dinner:  Alumni and friends of FCHS are invited to The Elk’s dining room for an informal time of laughter, friendship and nostalgia.  

Ticket Price: $15.00 per person which includes an annual membership to the FCHS Alumni Association

Tickets are still available to purchase by contacting:
By Phone:  Judy Griswold at 618.516.7236

By Mail:
FCHS Alumni Association
7 Taritori Lane
Fairfield IL 62837

Make checks payable to:  FCHS Alumni Association

Space is limited to: 275 seats

Non-Ticketed event: You will not receive a ticket, but should check in at the registration table at the banquet. 

We are unable to provide refunds after September 15, 2017
Homecoming Parade
Our Mule Harvests A Victory
Our Mule Harvests A Victory

When: 10/06/2017 at 2:30pm
Where: Downtown Fairifield
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Join the crowd to cheer to MULES to victory on mainstreet in  downtown Fairfield!
Elks: Regular menu with specials
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When: 10/06/2016 at 6:30pm
Where: Elks Club
201 SE 2nd St
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Contact: The Elks Club for Reservations
618.842.2174
www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm
The Fairfield Elks will be serving a Buffet Special, Friday, October 6.  The dinner is open to all alumni, guests and friends of FCHS.  



Call for reservations:  618.842.2174
FCHS Homecoming Game
Black Diamond Conference
Black Diamond Conference

When: 10/06/2017 at 7:00 pm
Where: FCHS Football Field
300 West KIng Street
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

www.fchsmules.com/athletics/football.php
The Mighty Mules and Head Coach, Justin Townsend, take on the Eldorado Eagles in the Black Diamond Conference. No longer the North Egyptian Conference, "The Diamond"  includes Carmi/White County, Christopher, Elverado, Sesser-Vallier, Hamilton County, Trico, Johnston City, Zeigler-Royalton, Vienna and Chester.

FCHS competes in the A, 1A and 2A classes under the Illinois High School Association in basketball, cross country, softball, tennis, track and volleyball.
FCHS Alumni Reception
Fairfield First Christian Church
Fairfield First Christian Church

When: 10/07/2017 at 9:30am - 11:30pm
Where: First Christian Church | Multi-Purpose Room
100 West Center Street
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Alumni and friends are invited to a reception with cookies, coffee and tea at Fairfield First Christian Church.  It is a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new ones. When you share a "FCHS" bond, it's easy to connect.  There is no charge for this event.
Fairfield Paintout
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When: 10/08/2016

FAIRFIELD PAINTOUT
October 4 thru October 8

The Fairfield PaintOut will be going on during Homecoming Weekend.  It is really a very nice event with artists from the all over the midwest in Fairfield to complete.  The October 7th Competition involves artists painting anywhere in the Wayne County area,  Homecoming Parade and Homecoming Football game.

Watching these talented artists work is really an experience!


LINK TO PaintOut INFORMATION: www.fairfieldpaintout.com
 





 
Tour: Center Street Grade School
Center Street Grade School
Center Street Grade School

When: 10/07/2017 at 10:00 am
Where: Center Street Grade School
200 West Center Street
Fairfield , IL
United States
62837

Contact:
mulesFCHS@gmail.com
fairfield.d112.wayne.k12.il.us/education/district/district.php

There have been lots of changes at Fairfield Grade School.  Come join us to view the new gym. 

The superintendent, Diane Zurliene, aka "Z", will meet you at the southeast corner of the new gym to begin the tour.

She is a great tour guide, so come and see a piece of your history to see all of the updates.
Tour: Hanna House
Hanna House Museum
Hanna House Museum

When: 10/07/2017 at 10:00am to 3:00pm
Where: Hanna House Museum
101 East Center
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Contact:
mulesFCHS@gmail.com
wayneillinoishistory.com/Museum.php
 
If you have never been through the Hanna House (formerly The Medical Center), you will be surprised at just how cool this place is!  If you have been here before, the exhibits change frequently.  There will be special exhibits on FCHS during homecoming weekend, so don't miss a venue  promoting Wayne County History and FCHS.
Tour: FCHS
Fairfield Community High School
Fairfield Community High School

When: 10/07/2017 at 1:00 pm
Where: Fairfield Community High School
300 West King
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Contact:
mulesFCHS@gmail.com
www.fchsmules.com
There are lots of changes both inside and out of FCHS you will enjoy touring. 

The enrollment at FCHS is currently 425 students, with an attendance rate of 95.5%. FCHS has a certified staff of thirty-two, and over 50% hold a Mster's Degree or higher certification. Two adminstators staff the building each day, the district superintendent and a school principal. FCHS employs five teachers' aides.
FCHS Homecoming Queen Coronation
1962  Queen JoAnne Vaughan crowned by Rick Bell
1962 Queen JoAnne Vaughan crowned by Rick Bell

When: 10/07/2017 at 7:00 pm
Where: Fairfield Community High School Gymnasium
300 West King
Fairfield, IL
United States
62837

Contact:
mulesFCHS@gmail.com
www.fchsmules.com
The ceremony will start at 7:00pm with the crowning of the new queen at 7:30.  The public is only allowed into the gym for the coronation. 
Informal Gathering
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When: 10/07/2017 at After 7:00pm
Where: Fairfield Elks Club
201 SE 2nd Street
Fairfield , IL
62837

Please join us at the Elk's dining room after 7:00pm for an informal time of laughter, friendship and FCHS nostalgia following the annual dinner.