Weekly Announcement


Freeport Middle School Weekly Announcement


This is your weekly announcement - If any pertinent FMS/RSU5 related "New News" arises - you will receive an email - Subject:  FMS New News

Monday 9/24 A  

Tuesday 9/25 B 

Wednesday 9/26 A

Thursday 9/27 

Friday  9/28 A



MLTI Money Due


  Send to Main Office

Picture Retake Day


  FMS 7:45 - 8:45 am

Space Camp Information Night


  FMS 6-7 pm

Weekly Clubs


  See Info Below




Authors in Freeport


  See attached flyer

Flu Clinics  10/2 & 11/14   More Info will follow
JMG Blood Drive     10/29   FMS Gym 1-6pm



Our first bell rings at 7:38am.  The second bell is at 7:40am. Students should report to their Advisory.  If they are not in advisory for attendance they will be marked absent.  Contact Carolyn or Nancy in the office if your child will be absent.

If your child will be late, please call the office.  If your child will be dismissed, please call the office and we will have them ready.  You will need to come into the school and sign them out.  You do not need to sign them back in.  

Our afternoon bell is now 10 minutes later and rings at 2:20pm



October 2 from 3-7pm at the FMS Cafeteria

November 14 from 3:30-6:30pm at the FHS Cafeteria



Our website contains a great deal of information about a variety of elements of life at FMS.

You can access Powerschool through the parent link and the student link has homework information, google classroom, MLTI information and more.  Our staff directory can also be found here

The Student Handbook is not sent home with students but can be accessed on the website found under the student link - and clicking on student handbook.  It is a good idea to review this with your students!



Our next BBQ will be on Thursday, October 4 - Mr. Grogan and Mr. Carter will be working the grills!

Menu:  Sweet Italian Sausage with green peppers and onions or hotdogs and veggie burgers. Other offerings are baked beans, pototoe salad, salad bar and chocolate chip cookies.  Students can bring money and pay for lunch that day - Our lunch cost is $2.90.

For the monthly breakfast (1.70) and lunch (2.90) menus please visit our website.  Our nutrition page has lots of helpful information such as how to add money to your child's lunch account, menus and the application for free and reduced lunches. 



In order to provide everyone with the most accurate and updated information as well as team schedules, you can visit the RSU5 website and click on departments/Athletics. 

Please note if you have a student currently participating in a spring sport you should be connected to the Team Snap app.  If you are not, please contact the FMS office.  The most up to date schedules/Practices can be found on Team Snap.  


-Monday: Percussion Ensamble

-Tuesday:  7th Grade Band

-Wednesday: 6th grade band

-Thursdays: 8th Grade Band   

-Friday: 7/8 Jazz Band


Please e-mail Mrs. York if you have any questions: yorke@rsu5.org.



-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




Art Club will meet every Monday with Ms. Bubar  in Room 206 from 2:20-3:20pm.  (Late Bus not available)



What is the difference between a rocket and a bullet? What is a rocket? Come and build a rocket and launch it into the air!  Find out how to measure how high your rocket flies.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  The Science Club will meet on Tuesdays starting September 25 from 2:25-3:45pm.  Students are welcome to come for a portion of the activity if they need to take the late bus home.  We meet in room 215 - Mrs. Brown’s science room upstairs.



Writers' Club will meet every Thursday from 2:20 to 3:00 in Mrs. Cowperthwaite's Room 122. Our first meeting will be Thursday, September 13. All who love to write are welcome!  Bring a writing journal, your favorite pen or pencil, your imagination, your wit, and your vision. The club will be done in time for students to make the late bus.



INTERACT CLUB - Begins October 2nd, 2:20pm in Mrs. Latham’s office



COFFEE - 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).


Box Tops & Campbell Soup Labels~

We would love your donations if you have them!  Send to school with your student.



Blood Donors Wanted!  The JMG students will be hosting a blood driven on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 1-6pm in the FMS Gym.  You can sign up ahead of time online at the American Red Cross website - this saves time!  Walk-ins are welcome.


Don't forget!  JMG has a bottle collection area in the bus roundabout.

We appreciate your donations to our program!



Want to help less fortunate communities in the U.S. and other countries have soccer uniforms?

Donate gently used Freeport United Soccer Club jerseys, shorts, and socks.

A donation box is across from the main office at Freeport Middle School

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