• Daily Bulletin for Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

    Today’s Quote:  “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald 

    Word of the Week:  Self Control

    To RISE UP we are asking all FMS people to be the BEST Riders and show Respect, Integrity, Selflessness and Excellence no matter where you are in the building, on the bus, on the athletic field, at home, in the car and at the stores. Who can showcase the RISE UP attitude?  Who can be the best Rider?

    Students coming off the bus --- please take care of your responsibilities:
    –take absent/sick notes to the main office
    –take physical sports forms to the nurses' office
    –take lunch money to the cafeteria
    –eat breakfast before going to your locker or first period
    –charge your chromebooks at night so you are ready for daily school work.
    Be PROACTIVE for your day and set yourself up for SUCCESS!!

    Announcements for Clubs -- Organizations -- Band -- Sports:

    Congratulations to the volleyball teams!! Volleyball beats Milford Middle in 2 sets. One scoring 25 - 8 and the second being 25 - 9. Great Win Ladies!

    Attention, Mrs. LeNoir's beginning band students, your band lesson has begun. You will bring your labeled instrument to the band room, which is located in the back hallway across from the gym at the beginning of the school day. Prior to coming to your lesson, you are asked to check in with your teacher first before coming to your lesson. Bring all your belongings, instruments, and essential elements book to your lesson. Reach out to Mrs. LeNoir through Schoology with any questions.

    Period 1: Flute
    Period 2: Clarinet
    Period 3: Saxophone
    Period 5: Trumpet
    Period 6: Trombone
    Period 7: Percussion/Bass

    There will be two student council meetings this week for members only. Members will be receiving a card today letting them know if they are in student council. The meetings will be Wednesday, October 5th until 3:15 in room 211 and Thursday, October 6th until 3:15 with TSA Members. 

    TSA Members! If you signed up to help with the Homecoming Float, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, October 5th from 2:30-3:30PM. If you have questions, see Mr. Pierce or Ms. Henault.

    The Fifer Yearbook is on sale now!!! The yearbook is discounted to $30 with 4 free icons until Friday, September 30th then the price will increase to $40 on Saturday, October 1st. Click on the order form on the Fifer website to order.

    Art Club will begin with an interest meeting on Thursday, October 27th. In the meantime, you need to pick up a newsletter and permission form from the table outside the art room. DO NOT interrupt a class to ask for a permission form!! They will be outside the art room on the table.

    FIFER SCHOOL STORE has ALL your school necessities. OPEN during ALL THREE lunch periods on WEDNESDAY’s!!! It is in the cafeteria. You can see a list of everything available on the Fifer website under programs. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Woody in Room 148.

    "RISE... to be the best Rider; to be the best YOU!"

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    Please visit us on Facebook at Fred Fifer III Middle School or fmsriders and on Instagram at fifermsriders. See what other items are listed here that are happening.

    Home Access: Want to be up-to-date on attendance, missing work, testing results, grades and teacher comments. 1) Go to https://hac.doe.k12.de.us/HomeAccess/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fhomeaccess 2) Switch to Caesar Rodney 3) Login is 1st three letters of first name, first three letters of last name, last three numbers of student id (no spaces or capitals); 3) Password is 1st letter of first name capitalized, 1st letter of last name lower case, student id (with leading zeros if needed to bring number to 7 digits), followed by dollar sign (no spaces). Example: Login: caerod567 Password: Cr0123456$. If you are a guardian or parent and do not have your own login and password, please stop by the main office and they can set you up with entry to this information.

    ALL Students: You must turn in your absent and sick notes when you return to the school to AVOID lunch detention. It needs to be turned in immediately first thing in the morning as you enter the building. Stop by the office and see Ms. Henry to turn in or if you have any questions on this issue. You can also email these notes to FMSattendance@cr.k12.de.us

    October Important Dates:

    October 3rd -- National Custodian Day
    October 3rd -- Zoom day with Mr. Friend during MTSS
    October 5th -- Look at Interim on HAC
    October 10th -- Hoco Spirit Week Pajama Day
    October 11th -- HoCo Spirit Week Hat and T-shirt Day
    October 12th -- HoCo Spirit Week Wacky Wednesday
    October 12th -- PTO Meeting at FMS Library from 6 - 7:15 pm
    October 13th -- HoCo Spirit Week Blue/Gold Day
    October 14th -- NO SCHOOL
    October 14th -- Homecoming Parade 5:30 pm
    October 14th -- Football Kickoff 7 pm
    October 20th --- Future Freshmen Night at CRHS 6 pm
    October 22nd -- 10 am Fifer Gives Back Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
    October 24th -- 6th Grade Field Trip to the Schwartz Center for the Arts to see "Addams' Family"
    October 27th -- School Choice Meeting at FMS at 6:00 pm
    October 28th – End of 1st Marking Period