OPENING DAY - Fulton Independent students celebrate the new year with the first day of school. The Fulton Independent faculty and staff celebrate during an event called Opening Day. Traditionally held on the Friday morning before school starts, FIS employees gather in the Fulton City High School Commons area along with school administrators, board members, retired teachers and community leaders to discuss goals and plans and celebrate the new school year. Below is a link to Dr. DeAnna Miller's remarks during Friday's Opening Day. Miller, a Fulton native, is began her first year as FIS superintendent in July. One of the highlights of Opening Day was presenting Bulldog Awards to Robbie Rudolph and Dianne Owen.