Fifer Daily Bulletin for MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017

This week’s Quote: "Sometimes you need to step outside, get some air, and
remind yourself of who you are and where you want to be."  ~Blake Lively

DATED  ANNOUNCEMENTS:  
Our School Store will be open Thursday for you to get some school supplies.  Please purchase during your lunch time at the FMS School Store Display Table. 

All BPA Members:  The Group meetings have been planned for Group BTuesday 25th and Group C- Thursday 27th.  All meetings will run until 4:00. Please see the melancholy Mr. Mercer if you cannot attend or have any questions. 
 
Come enjoy delicious food and spend some time with your friends at La Hacienda on Thursday, April 27th  from 4 until close! The PTO is sponsoring a fundraiser that night. Be sure to tell them you are there for Fifer so we can purchase items for our school.
 
Come out to the last dance this year and spend some time with your friends before summer!  There will be Chick-Fil-A, pizza, candy, and drinks.  In addition to a DJ, the gym will be open for an extra fee.  The cost for the dance is $5 and $2 to access the open gym.  See you on Friday, April 28th from 6 until 8!!

This is the LAST WEEK to bring in any 
old shoes lying around your house that you or family members can't wear. Turn them in to be used by the Water Step Foundation to help people have better water to drink. We will have one or possibility two more drawings before the end of the week.

8th Grade Students:  Comprehensive Summer School classes begin on Monday, June 19th through Tuesday, July 18; PE I & II will be held from 7:30 - 11:30; Health will be held Noon - 4 pm. All classes will be Monday through Thursday. There are NO CLASSES on Fridays. The cost for each course is $130. Registration will be on Wednesday, April 26th from 8:30 to 1 and Thursday, April 27th from 4 to 6 pm in the CRHS Front Lobby. You must have a completed registration form and payment in full (cash, check, or money order) at the time of registration. 8th grade students can pick up a registration form in the FMS Guidance Office.
 
GAMES FOR FMS SPORTS: 
All students planning to play sports need to be advised that they are REQUIRED to have current physical as of April 1, 2016 to be eligible for all Fifer Athletic Programs. Click here for valid forms: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/diaa/forms.shtml

Attention ALL students:  Students are not permitted to stay after school and wait on school grounds to attend home sporting events.  ALL students should go home and return at 4 pm to watch these events.  Thank you!

Lacrosse:  4/26 Beacon MS (A); 5/10 Postlethwait (H); 5/12 Dover Central MS (H)
 
Girls Soccer: 4/26 Seaford MS (A); 4/28 Chipman MS (H); 5/1 Beacon MS (H); 5/3 Georgetown MS (H); 5/8 Woodbridge MS (H); 5/10 Postlethwait MS (H)
 
Track & Field: 4/26 Tri-Meet (A); 5/3 Georgetown MS (H); 5/3 Millsboro MS (H)
 
Baseball:  4/26 Beacon MS (H); 5/1 Selbyville MS (A); 5/3 Dover AFB MS (A); 5/8 Dover Central MS (H); 5/10 Postlethwait MS (H)
 
Softball: 4/26 Beacon MS (H); 5/1 Selbyville MS (A); 5/3 Dover AFB MS (A); 5/8 Dover Central MS (H); 5/10 Postlethwait MS (H)
 
LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:  
Caesar Rodney Football Camp is coming!  May 16th through May 18th at the Rider Stadium for Grades 3 through 8th with the cost of $30 per child.  Questions, please contact Dan Candeloro at CRHS 697-2161 or 465-106. Each athlete will receive a free t-shirts. Players will participate in USA Heads Up Tackling Drills; Footwork and ball skill drills; Divided by age groups to maximize instruction; and last day will be run combine style.  Applications due by May 5, 2017. 
 
DE Turf Sports Complex:   Registration is now open for spring 2017 youth programs to be held from April through June for Field Hockey Beginners and Intermediate Players -- Soccer Beginners, Intermediate and Advance Players -- and  Lacrosse Beginners and Intermediate players. Flyers in main office or go to the site www.deturf.com.
 
Wesley College is holding Wolverine Football Camp -- 5th through 9th grade are July 16th - 19th and 1st through 4th grade is July 20th - 21st.  Come by the main office to get a registration form or register online at http://athletics.wesley.edu/sports/fball/camps/camp (click football)
 
Club 58 -- Need something to do on a Saturday night -- check out the flyer in your classrooms and in the main office.  This is for Grades 5 - 8 at the YMCA  You must sign-in by 6:30 when door close.  There is also Sports Camp through the YMCA June 26th through August 11th.  Contact 346-9622 for more information or stop by FMS Main Office to get a flyer. 
 
Delaware Tech Terry Campus has a lot of happenings for our students -- Summer Camps (Career Exploration or Sports or Stem or Specialty)  6/12 through 8/18 --  SAT Prep  on 5/15 to 5/24 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.  There are scholarships available for Military Families.  Call 857-1400 for more information or FMS Main Office has registration forms or www.dtcc.edu/terrycamps . 
 
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: 
 Homework Hotline Instructions:  1) Call the school phone number after 4 pm 698-8400; 2) When the message begins, push the room number of the teacher you want to hear; 3) It will ring approximately six (6) times; 4) Listen to the teachers' daily message; 5) If you are interested in another teachers' assignment, push #22; 6) This will take you back to the beginning of the school message; 7) Push the room number of the next teacher you want to hear; 8) Continue this until you have all your assignments to complete.
 
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.
 
The cafeteria is accepting money for your students’ lunch accounts. If you have any money (cash or check), report to the cafeteria as soon as you enter the building in the morning. If paying with check, please write the child’s full name, team, and grade level on the check. PLEASE do not wait until lunch time. If you are paying online, please go to http://www.PayPAMS.com. Stay informed about your student’s lunch account at your own convenience.
 
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 Mrs. Henry to turn in or if you have any questions on this issue.
 
FIFER SCHOOL STORE has all the school necessities. Open during lunch time in the cafeteria on THURSDAY'sYou can see a list of everything available on the Fifer Website under Programs. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hartman in Room 127
 
UPCOMING EVENTS: 
APRIL:
4/28   LAST ONE FOR YEAR  School Wide Dance 6 – 8 pm drop off and pick up from back cafeteria doors

MAY:
5/1-5 National Child Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week
5/1    PTO Meeting 6 pm at FMS Library  
5/10  Interim Reports Issued on Home Access at 4 pm
5/11  FMS Spring Concert 7 pm
5/16  Board of Education Meeting 7 pm at Postlethwaite
5/26  Music Festival at Hershey Park 5:30 am-1 am
5/29  Memorial Day/SCHOOL CLOSED
 
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