Weekly Announcement

FMS Weekly Announcement 

November 18-22

Monday  11/18  B

Tuesday 11/19  A

Wednesday 11/20  B

Thursday 11/21  A

Friday 11/22  B

Weekly Clubs 11/18-22 See Schedule Below
Athletics 11/18-22 TeamSnap is updated
PTC Meeting 11/18 FMS Library 6:30
Parent Teacher Conferences 11/19 2:30-6:00pm
Board of Directors  11/20 6:30-8:00pm
Thanksgiving Break 11/27-29  
Parent Teacher Conferences 12/3 2:30-6:00pm
FMS Band Sparkles! 12/6 Sparkle Parade
Parent Teacher Conferences 12/10 2:30-6:00pm

 

OFFICE NEWS~

All DISMISSALS must be called in prior to 2:00pm

STUDENTS

 Check your emails periodically during the day, but especially during BCS for any messages from parents or the office.

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PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES~

November 14 & 19th

December 3 & 10th

PICK A TIME 

Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for: 
Thursday, November 14th, Tuesday, November 19th, Tuesday, December 3rd and Tuesday, December 10th from 2:30-6:00pm. 
Scheduling for Fall conferences will begin this Friday, November 1st at 4:00pm.
Here is the URL:   https://pickatime.com/client?ven=11604411&event=342492

Follow the directions below to schedule appointments.

To register:

  • Enter your e-mail address and click on “Login/Create Account”.
  • Fill in the required fields.
  • For each child, enter their ID (which is their First name and Last name; without spaces and no nicknames. Ex. JohnSmith).
  • Enter their Security Value (which is their birth date.  You must enter your child’s full birth year.  (ex. If your child was born in 1996, you must enter 1996 as part of their birth date. Ex. 02/02/1996)

If you have more than one child to schedule appointments for, you may do so. 

Follow the prompts on the screen to add a new student.

To schedule appointments:

  • Each colored square represents an available meeting time.  The legend shows you what teacher corresponds to what color, and the times increase as you go down the page.  (Note:  You will not see all of the teachers, just the set of teachers that your child has.)  Click on a square to book that time.
  • After you set when you want the reminder e-mail to be delivered, click “Create Appointment”.  Repeat until you have a time with each teacher you’d like to visit.

If you want to make changes to your schedule, you can log in at any time using your e-mail and password.

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ATHLETICS~

Grade 6 Girls-  There are 4 openings for 7th grade girls basketball. 

If you are interested in playing, plan to attend Monday's practice from 3:00-4:30 for a tryout. 

Be sure to bring shorts, a t-shirt, and your sneakers.   

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TeamSnap has been updated with Rosters. 

You will receive an invitation to your team.  You will have to accept it.

This is how you and your athlete will receive all pertinent information from the coaches.

Make sure to get on your PowerSchool Parent Portal and fill out all the necessary Athletic Information.

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YEARBOOK~

 We are looking for students to create the cover of our FMS yearbook!

The student whose design is chosen will receive a free yearbook.

For more details, students can see the yearbook display in the stairwell near the art room, or view the attachment included.

The deadline for cover designs is Dec. 3. Please submit your entries to either Mrs. Palacios or Mrs. Hooper. 

yearbook cover 2019.pdf 

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FMS Yearbook SALE - order the highly anticipated FMS Yearbook now and save $5.

Order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com using the ID Code: 11101920. 

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CONGRATULATIONS to our District III Honors Singers and Musicians~
 
Twenty-two FMS singers and instrumentalists auditioned for the District III
7th and 8th Grade Honors Festival on Thursday, November 7th. We are excited and proud to announce that EVERY SINGLE Freeport student was accepted to participate! Congratulations to the following students on all of their hard work: 

Abigail Bartlett, Enoch Boudreau, Abigail Caouette, Aaron Converse, Taryn Curry, Owen Dawson, Evan Deng, Clara Domin

Mason Galway, Taisey Giddinge, Rose Howard, Angel Mezzapelle, Connor Mills-Dudding, Mackenzie Mills-Dudding, Nick Okin

Peter Santomenna, Ian Smith, Alexis Starr, YiLin Wang, Lily West, Margaret Whitaker, Sylvie Anna Zimba

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CLUBS~
ALL GRADES ARE WELCOME TO ALL CLUBS. 
YOU DO NOT NEED TO SIGN UP IN ADVANCE - JUST SHOW UP!
PLAYING A SPORT RIGHT NOW -
THATS OKAY, YOU CAN ATTEND THE CLUBS WHEN THE SPORTS SEASON ENDS!
LATE BUS AT 3:00PM
 
MONDAY
6TH Grade Math Club
Math Club will meet every Monday with Mr. Forster in Room 123 from 2:20-3:30pm.  
All 6th graders are welcome!
 
8th Grade Math Team
Practices will meet during BCS on Mondays with Mr. Garnett
 
Coding Club
Learn to Code!  We will meet on Mondays with Mrs. Rosado in the Chorus Room 
from 2:30-3:00
The programs we use are Scratch and JavaScript.
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TUESDAY
FMS Writers' Club
We will meet every Tuesday after school in Room 124. Facilitated by Mrs. Cowperthwaite.
 
FMS Game Club
Game Club will meet every Tuesday with Mrs. Alvarez in Room 213 from 2:20-3:45pm
 
The Anime Club
Meetings will be held from  2:20-3:00 on Tuesdays in the guidance office. 
We will meet weekly to watch anime, listen to Japanese anime music and learn to draw anime characters.
All grades welcome!
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WEDNESDAY
7th Grade Math Team 
Practices will meet during Advisory on Wednesdays with Mr. Garnett
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THURSDAY
FMS Art Club
Meet in the Art Room 205 on Thursdays from 2:20-3:15pm. 
All grades are welcome!  Come any week you are available!
 
FMS Interact Community Service Club
Meetings will be held from 2:20-3:00 on Thursday in the Guidance Office.
Throughout the year students will design various projects to help the school, town and larger community.  
All grades are welcome!
 
FMS Robotics Club
Meet in the Chorus Room on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30pm
See Mrs. Rosado (rosadoj@rsu5.org) or Troy Piltch (troy.piltch@students.rsu5.org)
All Grades Welcome!
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FRIDAY
Green Team
Calling all students interested in helping to make FMS an even more environmentally friendly community! 
We have several projects underway and we are hoping to get lots of help. 
Meet in Mrs. K. Brown's room Friday afternoons during BCS
Everyone is welcome to drop in and help to make the world a better place! 
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BAND
Monday - Honors Band audition Help
Tuesday - 7/8th Grade Full Band
Wednesday - 6th Grade Full Band
Thursday - 7/8th Grade Full Band
Friday - 7/8th Grade Pep Band
 
Upcoming FMS Band Events:
Sparkle Parade  ~ Friday, December 6th
FMS Winter Concert ~ Thursday, January 16th
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CHORUS
Monday - 7/8th Sopranos/Altos
Tuesday - 6th Grade Chorus
Wednesday - 7/8th Chorus
Thursday - 6th Chorus
Friday - 7/8th Baritones
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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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NEWS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS

 

FHS Drama presents~ 

Xanadu, the Musical 

Disco Balls, a Pegasus and Roller Skates...Oh my! 

FHS Theatre’s upcoming production of Xanadu

anticipates a rockin’ good time!

 

November 21-23 at 7PM

November 24 at 2PM

 

Freeport Performing Arts Center at Freeport High School

 30 Holbrook Street.

 

Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults.

Cash/Check at the door

or online@  http://our.show/frhs/49424 

 

We are giving this show a PG rating for rude humor.

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DCS DRAMA CLUB PRESENTS
Alice in Wonderland
Thursday November 21 & Friday November 22
6:30pm
Durham Community School
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DURHAM COMMUNITY SCHOOL PTA 
Craft Fair The 8th annual Durham Community School PTA craft fair will be on December 7th in the school gym.
If you would like to rent a table please contact Kim Simoneau at durhammepta@gmail.com
 
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FREEPORT BASEBALL BOOSTERS
Great Freeport Swag for your student! 
These items will make great birthday or holiday gifts to any student. 
Men's, Ladies, and Youth sizes available.  
We also have two great hats available- #7 baseball hat and a Freeport bucket hat and flannel PJ bottoms.
Store closes on November 19th to ensure that items will be available for the holidays. 
The link to the site is below:
https://freeportbbboosters2019.itemorder.com
 
Stickers and Magnets for sale! 
Great stocking stuffers!
$5.00 each
FMS office has them to purchase. 
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Thank you in advance for your support of the FHS class fundraisers!

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Please call the main office if you have any questions, comments and/or suggestions

Thank You!  Nancy & Lynda

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