Public Relations/Grants

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Public Relations/Grants

Public Relations/Grants

Public Relations/Grants/Website/Social Media

Public Relations/Grants/Website/Social Media
Mrs. Pamela Gayheart-Director Public Relations/Grants/Website/Social Media

Education Background:

BS Journalism/Ohio University 1988
MS Student Personnel Services/Miami University/1991

Community Committees/Leadership:

Member AFA-Air Force Association
Fairborn Chamber of Commerce Ambassador
President of Fairborn Chamber of Commerce 2013-2014
Past Fairborn Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
District Communications Team Coordinator
District Chair-Hall of Honor Selection and Induction Committees
Hall of Honor Induction Committee Chair
Coordinator District Student Ambassador program 
City of Fairborn Sustainability Committee 
WPAFB Education Council

Hello! Welcome to Fairborn City Schools' Home of the Skyhawks! Our district is committed to open, honest, thorough communication with the Fairborn community. We believe this type of communication provides a better understanding of our district operations and educational programs. It is my responsibility to keep the community informed about the Fairborn City School district. To assist in this endeavor I am responsible for the following:

From the Communications office:

*Produce publications (Hawk News, brochures)
*Maintain district website/social media
*District sports schedules

*Media Releases for local newspapers, television, radio
*Media liaison for school district
*Public requests for information and new resident requests for information
*Grants assistance for teachers
*Scheduling/messaging for school cable channel 6 (Technical support/sound-Mr. Steve Meece)
*Community events/service liaison
*District calendar production
*Fairborn 4th of July Parade/Homecoming Parade

Did you know?
HawkNews received the National School Public Relations (NSPRA) Ohio "Mark of Excellence" Award! 

You can contact me directly at (937) 878-3961 ext. 117 or via email: [email protected]

The purpose of the Office of Public Relations is to provide the Fairborn community, Fairborn families, and incoming families with information about the Fairborn City School district. The Fairborn City School district works with the following to communicate:

Your mobile communication in real time! Sign up for Fairborn E-Communication by visiting the FCS website and click on "E-Communication" under Quick Links. Messages will be sent to your mobile communication device minutes after message is sent. This communication is excellent for school closings, delays, and emergencies!

*Hawk News-the District newsletter to the Fairborn community
-Highlights from the Fairborn City School district
-Financial information about the district
-Educational information and updates
-Student and staff achievements
-Fairborn Education Foundation news and updates
-Curriculum news and information
You can find the most recent copy of “Hawk News” by visiting the Fairborn homepage at on the right side of the page.

*Fairborn City Schools website 
The Fairborn City Schools news and improved website provides important and up-to-the minute information about the district. The news area on the main page will provide information that parents and incoming families will find useful. For incoming military families; please visit the “Welcome Military Families” sight for our district information. Be sure to watch school cable channel 6 which streams live on our website!

*Fairborn City Schools Twitter
Do you Tweet? Fairborn City School news can be found via Twitter! Follow Fairborn via Twitter!

*Follow the Skyhawks on Facebook-Fairborn City Schools!
*Follow Fairborn Skyhawks on our school youtube channel "Fairborn City Schools"
*Local newspapers and television media
The Fairborn City School district works with the Fairborn Daily Herald and the Dayton Daily News to highlight Fairborn schools with information and achievements. The Fairborn Daily Herald has a Monday school page which features information and events in the Fairborn City School district. The Dayton Daily News “Greene County Neighbors” section has information about the district. If you live in Forest Ridge, look for information in the Forest Ridge Murmurs, your neighborhood newsletter. For our friends at WPAFB, you will find information in the Skywrighter newspaper!

*Grants update:
Grants: 2020: $3000 CARES ACT grant for FCS libraries 2019: Grant for Special Education Dept. FHS for Coffee Cart project for building staff/ Mental Health Grant partnership with community organization $10,000 to support district mental health professional development. Sept. 2018-$10,625 Temporary Emergency Imapct Aid fpr displaced students through the Ohio Department of Education/$60,000 LEAN grant for Baker Middle School Leadership Team/$28,000 OSFC Safety Grants for Secure Entrances/Communications Systems/Office Depot Bullying Grant for Baker Middle School; Lowe's Grant for BMS cafeteria renovations; Alumni work for funding of Americorps volunteer/FHS Guidance Dept.  Grant support for Lowe's cafeteria improvements-Baker Middle School; Lego Leauge team grant support for Baker Middle School and Fairborn Intermediate School. 

With technology changing rapidly, the district is utilizing every means to communicate to our parents, and with students and the community!


FCS District Branding Guide for appropriate use of school logo and colors.
Skyhawk Athletic Department logo design standards
Fairborn Board of Education policy re: Public Information
District policy for News Releases
Recognition for students and staff
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