Weekly Announcement

FREEPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL 

Weekly Announcement

December 10-14, 2018

 

Monday 12/10 A

Tuesday 12/11 B

Wednesday 12/12 A

Thursday 12/13 B

Friday 12/10 A

Weekly Clubs 12/10-14 See Below
Athletics  12/10-14 Schedules attached & Big Teams
Parent/Teacher Conferences 12/11 See info below
Portland Stage 12/12 6th Grade
Portland Stage 12/13 7th Grade
FMS Social 12/14 6:30-9:00pm

 

Girls Schedule.pdf Boys schedule.pdf Parents Night Out.pdf 

REMINDER~

NEED TO GET A MESSAGE TO YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER?  Send them an email!  Our students will be encouraged to check their emails in their BCS class.  To make sure they receive it, add a return receipt.  You can also copy us on the email deckern@rsu5.org or soulec@rsu5.org  

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 LOST AND FOUND

IS FULL OF SWEATSHIRTS, JACKETS, WINTER GEAR, WATER BOTTLES, BOOKS AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS CLOTHING ITEMS

PLEASE COME IN AND SEE IF ANYTHING BELONGS TO YOUR STUDENT!

LAST DAY BEFORE IT IS DONATED IS DECEMBER 11

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RSU5 Performing Arts~

Please come support the Performing Arts in RSU5 by eating at Antonia's on 

Monday December 10, 2018. 

A percentage of the proceeds from eat in or take out from 5 pm to close (10:00pm) will go to the support the Performing Arts Boosters RSU5! 

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MAGAZINE FUNDRAISER ongoing~

We had a successful Magazine Fall fundraiser!  You can still order throughout the year!

Simply go to www.gaschoolstore.com and register in the Parents & Students box to receive a student online ID number.  Our school number is 2672715.  

 

You must order with these two numbers in order for our school to receive credit.

Family, friends, neighbors & co-workers can order as well, provide them the student ID and school number, next click on Supporters and then Shop Now!

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The Last FMS Parent/Teacher Conference will be on:

Tuesday, December 11; 2:30-6pm

Conferences are 10 minutes.

PICK A TIME 

Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th, Thursday, November 29th, Thursday, December 6th and Tuesday, December 11th from 2:30-6:00pm.  Scheduling for Fall conferences will begin on Thursday, November 1st starting at 8:00am. On Thursday you will be able to click on the link below to be taken directly to the PickaTime conference schedule.

Here is the URL:   https://pickatime.com/client?ven=11604411&evt=329415

Follow the directions below to schedule appointments.

If you have any questions please contact the FMS office at 865.6051

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NUTRITION~

A reminder that our nutrition department here at FMS is amazing!  Here a few pictures we took this weekend showcasing our beautiful fruit and salad bar.

We had our monthly BBQ today - even in the cold Mr. Grogan and Mr. Carter are grilling outside for our students!

December nutrition menus:  dec2018 fms breakfast.pdf dec2018 fms lunch.pdf 

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YEARBOOK~

Yearbooks are on sale now - and when we say on sale, we mean sale! The regular price for the regular hardcover is $25, but if you order before January 1st, you can get it for $20! Use this link to order online: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectStudent?isAdvertisementOnly=False. Our school code is 11101919. Be sure to take advantage of the reduced price now!

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ATHLETICS~   

A MESSAGE FOR OUR WINTER ATHLETES AND PARENTS: 

Please remember to pack extra snacks and a water bottle with your athletes, especially for the later practices.

We have lots of hungry students and our snack bins have been depleted.

BIG TEAMS

An information email regarding Big Teams was sent to you, you can also see the coaches regarding BigTeams or go to the FHS athletic pages.

FALCON ATHLETIC APPAREL

We've had several inquiries regarding where to get school-related spirit gear and clothing. Several booster groups sell school related spirit items at home games. In addition, you can access the FHS athletic website's Spirit Shop and order directly online through them. FHS website, athletics and you will find the store link. Freeport Shaws also has assorted Falcon wear.

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PTC~

PTC COFFEE Ongoing Fundraiser- Crossroads Coffee Beans and the PTC have partnered to bring the best local coffee. 

Visit crossroadscoffeebeans.com/freeportmiddleschool

Coffee can be delivered free right to the school or shipped anywhere (additional charges may apply).

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BOX TOPS~

The FPaD5 appreciates your donations!  They can be dropped off in the Main Office

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JMG~

THANK YOU for all you donations to our TOYS FOR TOTS!

Don't forget - JMG has a bottle collection area in the bus roundabout. We appreciate your donations to our program!

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CLUBS~ 

The late bus is available at 3:00 pm

ART CLUB

Art Club will meet every Monday with Ms. Bubar in Room 206 from 2:20-3: 20pm. 

GAME CLUB

Game Club will meet every Monday with Mrs. Alvarez in Room 213 from 2:20-3:30pm

MATH CLUB 

 6th GRADE Mondays 2:20-3:30pm with Mr. Forester in Room 216.  All 6th Graders welcome

ANIME

Anime Club (A style of Japanese film and television animation) will meet every Monday with Mrs. Latham in Room 115.  Everyone is welcome

SCIENCE CLUB - Next Meeting~

December After School Science Club - Tuesday, December 18

2:20 - 3:00 pm, in Room 221, Mrs. K Brown's Room 

Borax Crystal Ornaments!

Add some sparkle to your holiday celebration by making ornaments of borax crystals. Come do a bit of chemistry! We will dissolve sodium borate in hot water, suspend a shaped chenille wire into the solution, and wait. The next day you can remove a beautiful crystal-covered ornament from the solution!  Everyone is welcome. 

LEARN TO CODE

If you are into playing video games come to our club!  We will be creating video games.  If your interested in this club we can take 6 to 7 Sixth grade students. 

We will be meeting every Wednesday during lunch and recess in Mrs. Raber's room 180.

WRITERS CLUB  

Writers' Club will meet every Thursday from 2:20 to 3:00pm in the library. The club will be done in time for students to make the late bus.

INTERACT CLUB 

Interact Club will meet on Thursdays from 2:20-3:00pm.  We start in Mrs. Latham's office.

MATH CLUB 

7/8 GRADE Thursdays 2:20-3:15 with Mr. Garnett in Room 176. 

Practice Dates: 10/11;10/18;10/25;11/1;11/8;11/15;11/29;12/6;12/11

Math Meet: 12/13- 2:30-5:45 

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BAND~

-Monday: Percussion Ensemble
-Tuesday:  7th Grade Band
-Wednesday: 6th-grade band
-Thursdays: 8th Grade Band   
-Friday: 7/8 Jazz Band

 

CHORUS~

-Monday: ⅞ girls chorus
-Tuesday: 6th Grade Chorus & 7th Grade Band
-Wednesday: ⅞ Chorus & 6th Band
-Thursday: 6th Grade Chorus & 8th Grade Band

-Friday: ⅞ boys chorus & ⅞ Jazz Band

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NEWS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS

PARENT NIGHT OUT/KIDS ACTIVITY NIGHT!

DECEMBER 14TH

5:30-8PM

FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA

K-5th grade

$15 per child; $10 each additional child

Kids Activity Night 

with Freeport High School’s National Honors Society students who will watch your kid(s) while you relax! 

Arts and crafts, holiday decorations, face painting, games and more! 

Here is the link to register: https://goo.gl/forms/19dAMx3fO4H9l4Sp2 

See attached flyer for more information or email Ms. Chalmers at chalmersm@rsu5.org.

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FHS 2018 WINTER CONCERT

Tuesday, December 18th

The Freeport High School Winter Concert will feature both the bands and choirs.

Concert starts at 6:30pm in the FPAC auditorium and admission is free.  Please join us!

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FREEPORT SKI BOOSTERS~

STOCKING STUFFERS

Just in time for Winter Sports and the Holidays:

 "Falcon Pride” Embroidered Knit Pom Pom Hats or Baseball Caps (one-size-fits-all)

Show your home-town pride while keeping warm. Your purchase helps fund our championship Nordic and Alpine Ski Teams. Great gifts for Grandparents and Alumni, too! $20.00  each. For ordering details, kristendorsey62@gmail.com

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You can always call the main office if you have any question, comments and/or suggestions

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