Weekly Announcement

FMS Weekly Announcement 
 
Monday 2/10  A
Tuesday 2/11  B
Wednesday 2/12  A
Thursday 2/13  B
Friday 2/14  No School For Students
 
Weekly Clubs
2/10-13
See Schedule Below
Athletics
2/10-13
TeamSnap 
Indoor Track Starts
2/10-12
2:30-3:45 Gym
8th Grade Visit to FHS
2/10
FHS 9:30-11am
8th Grade Visit to FHS
2/11
FHS 9:30-11am
8th Grade Girls & Boys BB night at FHS
2/11
Games start at 6pm
Board of Directors
2/12
FHS 6:30-8:00pm
Fab Thursday!!!
2/13
Fab Friday is now Fab Thursday!
Professional Learning Day
2/14
No School for Students
Winter Break
2/17-21
No School - Have FUN
FMS Winter Sports awards
2/24
FMS - GYM 6:30pm
Mugs & Muffins
2/27
PES 9:00-10:00am
 
A MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT~
A reminder for those interested parents and community members, Superintendent Foley and Assistant Superintendent Alexander will be "hanging out" at three upcoming events. This is just a time to stop by and chat about whatever topics are of interest to you regarding our schools! Dates/times are below!
Mugs & Muffins: February 27 at PES from 9:00-10:00 
Dessert & Discussion:  March 10 at FHS from 6:00-7:00 p.m. 
Afternoon Tea:     April 9 at DCS from 3:30-4:30 
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OFFICE NEWS~
All DISMISSALS must be called in prior to 2:00pm
 Please call the main office by 8:00am if you know in advance that your child will be absent or tardy.  
It is also very helpful to call the office in advance if you are dismissing your child
We can have them ready for you. 
 
STUDENTS~
 Check your emails periodically during the day, but especially during BCS for any messages from parents or the office.
Athletes - TeamSnap updates occur during the day
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INDOOR TRACK IS STARTING!
7/8th Grade only
Monday (2/10); Tuesday (2/11): Wednesday (2/12)
2:30-3:45pm in the gym.
After vacation we will practice 4 days a week (M,T,W,TH) from 230-345 in the gym.
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PowerSchool attendance - FYI
If your child is not in their seat in their advisory at the second bell (7:40am) they will be marked Teacher Absence (TA)
They will be sent to the office by the teacher to sign in and get a pass to go back to class. 
They will then be marked Unexcused Tardy (UT)
If you have called the school and left a message or have emailed us that your child is absent or late the office will make that change, after all the teacher attendances are taken. 
If your child will be late - they will be marked absent until they arrive at school. 
Attendance is usually completed by 8:15/30. 
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NUTRITION~
A Valentine's Day Lunch will be served on February 2/12
Regular lunch fees apply
The Lunch room is going green!  Ask your student about the exciting changes!
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ATHLETICS~
Tuesday - February 11th
8th Grade Basketball Night at Freeport High School
FMS & DCS 8th graders players coming together for a fun night of basketball!
Girls Game - 6:00 pm
Boys Game - 7:00 pm
Basketball Boosters to sponsor Pizza dinner afterwards
Senior basketball players to coach and officiate
COME SUPPORT OUR ATHLETES!
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JMG
JMG has winter hats for sale!
JMG is selling hats this year for $10.00; the profits from the hats will help with our end of the year Closing Ceremony celebration.
See Ms.Harrison to get your hat or email her at harrisonr@rsu5.org
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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!
 
Homework Club
Mrs. Pattershall and Mrs. Fournier are starting a new homework club.  Extra help, quiet space and help getting organized! 
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:20-3:15pm. 
ate bus available at 3:00 or you can head to the library at 3:15.  We will meet in room 116.  
If you have any questions, see Mrs. Pattershall or Mrs. Fournier!
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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!
 
Karaoke Club
We will get to know each other by being ourselves and singing karaoke style.
So come and join us and have a fun time!
Meet in the cafeteria from 2:20-3:00pm
 
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!
 
Homework Club
Mrs. Pattershall and Mrs. Fournier are starting a new homework club.  Extra help, quiet space and help getting organized! 
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:20-3:15pm. 
Late bus available at 3:00 or you can head to the library at 3:15.  We will meet in room 116.  
If you have any questions, see Mrs. Pattershall or Mrs. Fournier!
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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
 
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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. 
Coffee can be delivered free right to the school or shipped anywhere 
(additional charges may apply).
 
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NEWS FROM OTHER SCHOOL
Pre-K & Kindergarten REGISTRATION
MORSE STREET SCHOOL
Pre-registration information for incoming 2020-2021 Pre-K and Kindergarten classes.
see attached flyer for more information
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FREEPORT BASEBALL BOOSTERS
Stickers and Magnets for sale! 
$5.00 each
FMS office has them to purchase. 
 
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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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