RISE… to be the best Rider; to be the best YOU!
Fifer Daily Bulletin for FRIDAY, December 13th
This week’s Character-Building Word: Courteous
This week’s Quote: "As we are,so we do; and as we do, so is it done to us; we are the builders of our fortunes.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
--PARENTS: this is our weekly RISE Video: “The Mindset of a Champion” by Carson Byblow (6:48) (this link will change weekly). It is shown in every Content class. We thought you might want to watch and discuss with your student. Guiding Questions: What messages did you see/hear in the clip? Why are these messages relevant to your life? Ask for students to explain how or why they feel that way. Please don’t hesitate to share what YOU as an adult/teacher took from it, be part of the discussion. Ask your student to explain how or why they feel that way. Please don’t hesitate to share what YOU as an adult took from it, be part of the discussion. Call the Main Office with any questions. Some other ones to review are 7 Habits is The Motto, and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens: Summary.
--Have you gotten your 2019-2020 FMS Yearbook? There are paper copies (click here) of this form in the main office or you can go to JOSTEN’s site and see what all is available (click here). Check out the site and see what you want to remember! The cost has moved up to $30. If you are turning in a paper order form, please take it to Room 211 to Mrs. Brace
--CONGRATULATIONS to the Girls’ Basketball Team claimed their first win of the season beating Dover AFB 37-22. The team was led by Reghan Robinson with 19 points and Mia Peacock with 8 points. Awesome effort and hustle by the entire team. The girls are now 1-1. The coaches are proud of your performance.
--6th Grade Band Students - We will have our final class before the holiday on Monday. Follow this schedule: Trumpets, Trombones, and Drums - 1st period Flutes, Clarinets, and Saxes - 2nd period As always, ask your teacher first!
--ATTENTION TSA MEMBERS! There is a VEX Robotics Meeting Friday December 13th from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. Any questions, see Mr. Pierce.
--Attention Staff and Students: Send a CANDYGRAM to share Holiday wishes!! Candygrams will be sold during lunch periods from NOW thru Monday December 16th. The candygrams will be delivered on Friday December 20th during last period. The cost is $1 per candygram. Any questions, see Mrs. Richardson or Mrs. Saunders in room 124.
--Attention all BPA members! The December meetings are here. This month's theme: Financial Literacy. Group C will meet on Monday, December 16th. The meeting will run until 3:30. If you have any questions please see the merry Mr. Mercer.
--The PTO is hosting the school dance on Friday, December 13th from 6 - 8. Come out and have a great time with your friends because this is the last dance before vacation! Admission is $5. The gym will be open for an extra $2. There will be plenty of Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, pizza, candy, and drinks. Don't miss the fun on December 13!
--The FCCLA will have its’ next meeting on Wednesday the 18th until 3:30 for a holiday celebration. Have a ride waiting to pick you up at 3:30. Any questions, see Ms. Sanner.
--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, 2019 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); 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 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:
11: Marking Period 2 Interim Progress issued on HAC after 4 pm
13: FMS College, Career and Life Readiness Fair
13: School Dance 6 – 8 pm (Drop off and pick up at BACK cafeteria door)
17: Board of Education Meeting 7 pm at Fifer
23-31: SCHOOL CLOSED Winter Break
1-5: SCHOOL CLOSED Winter Break
6: FMS PTO meeting 6 pm at FMS Library
9: Enrichment Cluster Day at Fifer (8 period day)
16: Marking Period 2 ends
17: SCHOOL CLOSED Teacher In-Service
20: SCHOOL CLOSED Martin Luther King Day
21: Board of Education meeting 7 pm CRHS
23: Enrichment Cluster Day at Fifer (8 period day)
24: School Dance 6-8 pm (Drop off and pick up at BACK cafeteria door)
29: Marking Period 2 Report Card Issued on HAC after 4 pm
31: HALF DAY for afternoon conferences
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