RISE… to be the best Rider; to be the best YOU!
Fifer Daily Bulletin for October 19, 2020
This week’s Character-Building Word: Perseverance
This week’s Quote: "Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success." – Henry Ford
HELLO Fifer Families!!
--We have finalized the hybrid and remote cohort mailings. Look in your mailboxes mid to late week, you will receive your letter, schedule and calendars for our November 9th start date! We do plan to do a trial run of the new time schedule the week of November 2nd while we are all still remote. We thought it best to become familiar with the time changes prior to our hybrid beginning. In your mailing will be NEW Secondary Schedule (trial run starting 11.2.2020) -- Student Process Map for COVID-19 -- Reopening Student Guidance -- Student Screening attached
--STUDENTS: Come have a chat with us on zoom! We miss you! Dr. Harmon, Mr. Wisher, Mrs. Waite and Ms. Corbeil have started The Lunch Bunch. We send to teachers the zoom link to share to students through Schoology. We hope to see you! Our first two weeks have been successful with our 7th and 8th graders! We look forward to getting to know our 6th graders this week.
Grade 8 only: October 7th and October 8th 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
Grade 7 only: October 14th and October 15th 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
Grade 6 only: October 21st and October 22nd 12:00 pm-12:30 pm
--Each and every night, have your student turn off their chromebook. This allows for important updates to occur once they power back up! Also, make sure to plug in every night to charge!
--Every student must attend school on each day, each period no matter the color of the day! Email email@example.com should your student need to miss a day along with the reason for the absence. Please reach to teachers if your student will miss a class or if you need to have your student make up a missed assignment. Remember Securely can help you track your student’s work on their computer.
--First Marking Period interims will be available on Wednesday, October 21st (this is a change from the original schedule).
--Make sure you have completed and returned to the school the beginning of the year paperwork. This information is important for us to update our system’s information for you and your family.
--This week the schedule is as follows:
Monday 10.19.2020 GOLD
Tuesday 10.20.2020 BLUE
Wednesday 10.21.2020 GOLD
Thursday 10.22.2020 BLUE
Friday 10.9.23.20 NO SCHOOL – Teacher In-service
-Please contact the school if you are in need of internet
--OUR FMS RTI Video of the Week is: “Perspective Taking” (2:50) Click Here
Guiding Questions for you and your student to discuss and learn each other ideas:
What influences a person’s viewpoint/perspective?
Can you think of a situation in which you had to understand the perspective of another person? Please discuss.
Can you think of a situation in which you had to get someone to understand your perspective? Please discuss.
Why is it important to understand perspective?
RISE… to be the best Rider; to be the best YOU!
--Please visit us on Instagram, fmsriders. See what good things are happening at Fifer Middle School.
--Please visit us on Facebook at Fred Fifer III Middle School PTO. See what other items are listed here that are happening.
"RISE... to be the best Rider; to be the best YOU!"
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, 2020 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
--Outdoor sporting events, especially those on Marker’s Field, we ask spectators to park in the back parking lot of Fifer Middle School versus along the road by the field. We have a lot of spectators walking across the street and visibility is an issue. We need to keep our students and community safe.
--Attention ALL STUDENTS: Here are a few reminders of the Fifer Middle School dress code. Tops cannot be halter tops or shirts that show your skin, such as the belly area or low chest area. All bottoms (skirts & shorts) must be longer than your fingertips. The holes in jeans that are above your fingertips, must be covered. Gentlemen remember no headbands. Remember rules after watching Dress Code video in your content classes. This week is your opportunity to ensure you are following the dress code. Students who do not follow the dress code will be sent to the office. Remember do not leave home wearing anything that is not within the dress code.
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); NO ending @cr.k12.de.us
4) 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).
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 TUESDAY's! You can see a list of everything available on the Fifer Website under Programs. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hartman in Room 127UPCOMING EVENTS:
TO SUBSCRIBE: Want to receive the Fifer Daily Bulletin on your email account. An easy way to Get Information About Fifer Middle School and Your Child ----- Each morning, WFMS student announcers read the daily announcements over the PA/TV monitors at 7:30 am. What you will receive is the print version of those daily announcements. This helps parents/guardians stay informed of the school happenings such as club meetings, sports events, special spirit days, fundraising activities, parents' nights, grading terms, volunteer opportunities, awards recognition, etc. Please send a request email to SUBSCRIBE to Fifer.PTO.firstname.lastname@example.org.TO UNSUBSCRIBE: Please email your request to Fifer.PTO.email@example.com. Write that you want to be taken off the email list. Mail is checked weekly.