Art/Music

Hugo Castor, Music

Born and raised in Nogales AZ., Started being involved in music as a freshman at Nogales High School. Participated in many musical groups throughout high school. As a senior I was nominated, and was a runner up, to perform with the McDonald's All American Band. Only two music students from every state are chosen. After graduation, I attended Mesa Community College on a music scholarship where I studied music with an emphasis on jazz performance and arranging. I transferred to CSU,Chico in the Fall of 1986 and graduated with a BA in music in 1989. I received my teaching in 1992. I started teaching in the Fall River Joint Unified School District in August of 1995.

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Welcome from Mr. Castro: 
Dear Parents/Guardians,
I would like to give everyone a huge welcome back to school. I have missed my young performers so very much! I hope they are all doing well and are adjusting to the "new normal". As you know by now, all schools across the state have been notified that the performing arts students cannot sing or play instruments. What we have decided to do at FRHS is have a drama class and a beginning and intermediate percussion ensemble.So far I have been impressed with our music students, They are trying to learn a new instrument and are doing well. Since we cannot perform in a venue, my plan is to record a video of my musicians and put that recording in our school site for all family members and friends to enjoy. This will be the first time we have ever done this. Let's keep our fingers crossed and hope it turns out well! I am very proud of my students, they are being "troopers" and are adhering to this idea. Again, welcome back and thank you for your support, as always.
Mr. Castro

Important Links and Documents:
Drama - Classroom Behavior, Expectancies and Grading Policies
Beginning Band - Classroom Behavior, Expectancies and Grading Policies
Advanced Band - Classroom Behavior, Expectancies and Grading Policies


Fiona Hickey, Art
Fiona Hickey was born and raised in the Fall River Valley. After graduating as Salutatorian of her class in 1999 from Fall River High School, Fiona went on to attend the University of California at Santa Barbara. There she majored in Geography, with an English minor, and earned her BA in the spring of 2004. In 2005, Fiona moved back to the Fall River Valley with her husband and started working in the family screenprinting & trophy business. She began substitute teaching for the Fall River Joint Unified School District in 2007, opened a restaurant with her husband in 2009, and decided to go back to school for her credential in early 2019. Fiona was hired to teach Art and Yearbook at her alma mater in the fall of that year, taking over for her mom, Alexis Johnson, who taught art at FRHS for 28 years. Fiona and her husband Travis have two school-age children, Jencie and Sean, two poodles, six cats, and one bearded dragon. She enjoys traveling with her family, attending concerts and art shows, reading, and eating all the food!
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Welcome from Mrs. Hickey:
Important Links and Documents:

2020 FRHS Art Presentation


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