Fifer Daily Bulletin for TUESDAY, February 28, 2017

This week’s Quote: "Every day brings new choices." ~Martha Beck 
 
DATED  ANNOUNCEMENTS:  
FLOWER BULB ORDER WINNERS are in!!!! They are are top 3 sellers are:  Wyatt Long, Adam Hake, and Alyssa Cardwell. The top selling content class is Mr Dixon's Class.  Thanks to all who helps us earn money to help FMS! 
 
Club Members and Club Advisors: Yearbook pictures will be taken during period 6th and 7th period tomorrow on March 1st.  Chorus and Band classes will be taken at the beginning of your class time. Please listen for announcements so you know when and where to report.

Everyone drinks milk at home and everyone washes dished at home as you finish the milk jugs and the dish liquid bottles. Rinse them out and bring them to the Main Office here at Fifer. The Odyssey of the Mind Team needs EVERYONE's help for this collection! Bring them in NOW 

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.   
 
If you are a Fifer girl in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade, you are invited to join the Middle School Chapter of Girls on the Run!  The Heart and Sole online registration is open and we want YOU on our team!! You don't have to be a runner, just a girl!!  See Mrs. Palmer, or Mrs. Lehman, or Mrs. Thompson with any questions! 

FMS Theme week  in conjunction with Dr. Seuss Read Across America Day coming on March 2nd. The days will follow books he has written.
Monday's winners:  Jessica Hanna, Brooke Maddox, Katherine Rivera, Jamar Stokes, & Ms. Gerni.
Tuesday 2/28 --  Fox in Socks day -- wear your miss matched socks 
Wednesday 3/1  --  My Shirt Day -- wear a shirt with words on it to encourage reading ***It is also STWTETW Respect T-shirt day so that has words to read 
Thursday 3/2  -- Hat Day for "Grab your hat and read with the Cat in the Hat
Friday 3/3 --  How the Grinch Stole Christmas -- Wear-Your-Grinchiest-Green-Day 
There will also be Trivia Questions during the announcement time for the students to try and a drawing will be done by afternoon announcement time.

GIRLS BASKETBALL:
 The Uniform Turn-in party will be Tuesday immediately after school. So please give your $2 to Coach Pierce. You can also turn in your uniforms early. Questions, see Coach Pierce. 
 
Science Olympiad team members: our mandatory meeting this month will be Tuesday, February 28th. We only have a little over a month until competition time! See you then, unless you have questions, see Mrs. Oberdick.
 
Are you interested in SPRING SPORTS?  Track and Field Interest Meeting will be on Tuesday, February 28th in room 226 from 2:45-3:15. Please make sure you have a ride pick you up in the back parking lot by 3:15. All athletes must have a DIAA physical form on file to participate in spring sports.
 
There will be TWO Science Fair meetings this week to finalize all of our hard work and prepare for the Science Fair on Thursday. The meetings will be in Room 105 on Tuesday 2/28 and Wednesday 3/1 until 3:15. Bring your finished work and be ready to answer questions about your project! Questions, see Mrs. McHenry

FCA Students come out on Wednesday to help prepare for the Water Step Project this Wednesday morning at 7 am.  See you there FCA Students!

Get your Earth Day shirt for 2017! This beautiful design is available on an orange or tan shirt and available for only $10! See your science teacher for an order form. All orders must be turned in to Mrs. Oberdick no later than March 1st to ensure delivery before Earth Day. All proceeds will benefit after school science activities at Fifer Middle School. Thank you for your support 
 
Who doesn't like a dinner out?  The FMS PTO will be hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle on March 1 from 3 until 8. Bring a friend and enjoy a great dinner! Just mention that you there for Fifer PTO at the register and the PTO will receive 50% of the profits! We would love to see everyone there! 
 
Lacrosse Players:  Please stop by Room 226 (Mr. Wilt's Room) to pick up a flyer. Please stop by BEFORE the first practice on March 1st.
 
There will be a brief Field Hockey meeting in Ms. Gerni’s room 110 for all grade levels.  The meeting will be Thursday, March 2nd after school until 3:10. Question, see Ms. Gerni.
 
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: 3/22 Scrimmage (A); 3/29 HB DuPont MS (A); 4/5 Postlethwait (A); 4/11 Caravel Academy (A); 4/12 Mariner MS (H); 4/26 Beacon MS (A); 5/10 Postlethwait (H); 5/12 Dover Central MS (H)
 
Girls Soccer:  3/22 Milford MS (A); 3/29 Dover Central MS (H); 4/3 Dover AFB MS (A); 4/5 Smyrna MS (A); 4/12 Chipman MS (A); 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: 3/22 Woodbridge MS (H); 3/29 Dover Central MS (H); 4/7 Jim Blades MS Invitational (A); 4/12 Smyrna MS (H); 4/26 Tri-Meet (A); 5/3 Georgetown MS (H); 5/3 Millsboro MS (H)
 
Baseball: 3/22 Seaford MS (H); 3/29 Milford (H); 4/3 Laurel Intermediate MS (A); 4/5 Millsboro MS (H); 4/11 Smyrna MS (A); 4/13 Delmar MS (A); 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:  3/22 Seaford MS (H); 3/29 Milford (H); 4/3 Laurel Intermediate MS (A); 4/5 Millsboro MS (H); 4/11 Smyrna MS (A); 4/13 Delmar MS (A); 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:  
Boys and Girls Soccer Camp  Grades 1 - 7 -- during your spring break April 18th, 19th and 20th from noon to 2 pm at CRHS Gym. Please fill out registration form and bring it to CR District Office. Registrations forms are available in FMS Main Office.
 
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 -- Junior Cotillion 3/7 to 4/11 from 6 to 8 pm  -- Spring Break Camp 4/17 to 4/21 from 7:30 am to 5: 30 pm --Summer Camps (Career Exploration or Sports or Stem or Specialty)  6/12 through 8/18 -- Babysitting Certification on 2/20 and again on 4/21  from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm -- SAT Prep  on 2/27 to 3/8 and again 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: 

MARCH:
3/1   Interim Reports Issued on Home Access at 4 pm
3/6-10 National School Breakfast Week
3/6   PTO Meeting 6 pm at FMS Library   
3/17 Spring Photo Day
3/21 Board of Education Meeting 7 pm 
3/24 School Wide Dance 6 – 8 pm drop off and pick up from back cafeteria doors
3/31 SCHOOL CLOSED – Teacher In-Service

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