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Coming Up at SFCMS…
Published by Mary Potter on October 23, 2017
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Image of a desk calendar with the pages flipping through several dates10/23 – Required Staff Meeting, 2:45 p.m.
10/25 –
Make-up Pictures, 8:00 a.m. 
10/26 –
Parent Night, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
10/27 – Activity Day Schedule
10/27 – End of First 9-Weeks
10/30 – Optional Teacher Workday
11/1 – Forensics Fall Festival, 3:30 – 7:30 p.m., GCMS
11/2 – Cookie Dough Delivery/Pickup
11/2 – PTA STEM Night, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
11/3 – Report Cards Go Home
11/6 – Grade-Level Staff Meetings, 2:45 p.m.
11/8 – 7th Grade Field Trip
11/9 – 3-Hour Early Release at 11:30 a.m. for Required Staff Training
11/10 – No School; Veterans’ Day Holiday

        
PTA News
Published by Mary Potter on October 23, 2017
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NC PTA LogoStay informed on the latest PTA news and events at our school’s PTA page!

THIS WEEK! Reflections Contest entries are due to the school office no later than Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Visit the SFCMS PTA page at the link above for more information.

NEXT WEEK! Don’t miss our STEM Night, sponsored by the Morehead Planetarium on November 2, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

NEXT MONTH! Our canned food drive benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank will begin.

        
Parent Night at SFCMS
Published by Mary Potter on October 22, 2017
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Shield with a metal knight's head and sign beneath reading "Seventy-First Classical Middle School"Don’t miss your chance to learn more about your student’s life here at school at Parent Night THIS THURSDAY, October 26, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

We are changing the format for our Parent Night in an effort to give all parents equal access to their children’s teachers. You may continue to request a one-on-one or team conference with teachers at any time by calling or emailing a request.

5:00 to 5:15 p.m.   Parents arrive and report to Homeroom; receive a copy of student’s schedule
5:15 to 5:30 p.m.   Homeroom, Announcements, and 1st period
5:35 to 5:45 p.m.   2nd period
5:50 to 6:00 p.m.  3rd period
6:05 to 6:15 p.m.   4th period
6:20 to 6:30 p.m.  5th period
6:35 to 6:45 p.m.   6th period
6:50 to 7:00 p.m.  7th period

        
Make Up Picture Day This Week
Published by Mary Potter on October 22, 2017
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LifeTouch written in blue on a field of whiteLifeTouch will be at SFCMS on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, to take make-up pictures. Students who were absent on the original picture day should be prepared to have their make-up picture taken for the yearbook. Any student who would like to retake their Fall picture may do so if they bring in their proof packet from the original picture day.

As this is make-up picture day, all students should adhere to the normal SFCMS dress code requirements for the day. Students may bring a change of clothes to change into for their picture only.

Pictures can be purchased on October 25, or you can pre-order packages at mylifetouch.com. If ordering online, please use the make-up picture day ID number BW407006Q1. A limited number of picture order forms are available in the Media Center.

        
CCS’ Next Superintendent: Tell Us What You Think!
Published by Mary Potter on October 18, 2017
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Cumberland County Schools sign that reads, Collaborate-Compete-Succeed
The Cumberland County Board of Education has hired the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) to help facilitate its search for the next superintendent of the Cumberland County Schools (CCS). The Board wants direct input from members of the community to help shape the search process and to assist in defining the qualities and characteristics desired in the next CCS’ superintendent.

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Reminders from Cumberland County Schools
Published by Mary Potter on October 18, 2017
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"The Reality Is... Every Minute Counts!"October is Kindness Awareness Month! Take the KINDNESS CHALLENGE!October 23-31, 2017 is Red Ribbon Week!Join us November 2, 2017 for our next C&I Twitter Chat!We will observe a 3-Hour Early Release in Traditional Calendar Schools on November 9, 2017.You're invited to "Internet Safety... Knowledge for Parents" on November 16, 2017 Follow the CCS Wellness Initiative on Twitter @ gottabhealthy!Find available CCS positions by visiting the CCS HR Facebook page and Twitter feed.Prime Time is on Facebook!

        
Wellness Tip: Model Healthy Habits
Published by Mary Potter on October 6, 2017
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Pouring to a glass of milk created splashOur little ones are always watching. Adults who choose low-fat or fat-free or yogurt show kids that dairy is an important part of a healthy eating style. When kids model this behavior, their growing bones will thank you. Share these 10 Tips for Dairy and how to Be a healthy role model. For more nutritional tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us. @gottabhealthy #behealthy

        
Parent Response Needed!
Published by Mary Potter on September 25, 2017
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Cloud question mark on light blue skyOn behalf of Cumberland County Schools, SFCMS is looking for parents to participate in a brief online parent survey. CCS is asking for a 20% response rate, but we know our school can do much better than that!

The instructions and survey link can be found in this “Parent Survey Directions” PowerPoint. The Parent Survey link will be active until the end of October.

Please call the school office at 910.864.0092 if you have any questions. Thank you for your support and participation!

        
Science Olympiad Gears Up
Published by Mary Potter on September 24, 2017
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Young boy in Science class

An Announcement from Mrs. Gemelli Regarding Science Olympiad:

There will be a Science Olympiad Interest Meeting after school on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in Room 27 (Mrs. Gemelli’s Room). Students interested in participating this year are encouraged to attend.

There will be a Parent Meeting during the next PTA Meeting on October 9.

Science Olympiad practices will begin the week of October 16. Please contact Mrs. Gemelli if you have any questions.

        
SFCMS Supports Our Students After School
Published by Mary Potter on September 17, 2017
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Image of four laptops open and lined up in a row, one behind the otherStudents, do you need additional access to technology or other school resources?  Do you have a group project and need to meet? Do you need a quiet place to do homework?

SFCMS continues its tradition of offering after-school access to technology and other resources each week.

Open Media Center is supervised by Ms. Potter every Wednesday, 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. beginning September 20, 2017.

Be sure to arrive on time and have transportation for prompt pickup prearranged. Students who will be walking home or biking home must have written parental permission on file with the school office to leave campus an hour later than usual.

Please note that for safety reasons, students’ rides must come inside upon arrival to sign out their students from Open Media Center.

        
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