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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
Published by Mary Potter on February 19, 2020
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Red binder clip with the word "URGENT" in white lettering and all capital letters Parent teacher conferences, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020, have been canceled. Parents will be notified with a new date and time as soon as possible.

 

        
What’s Happening at SFCMS
Published by Mary Potter on January 26, 2020
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Image of the word "EVENTS" in wooden letters on a white background attached to a clothesline with wooden clothespinsCurious about what is ahead for our school community?

Please regularly check our online school calendar for upcoming school wide events.

Our construction and security upgrade is complete! All visitors must now enter the school through the main double doors at the front of the building. 

        
PTA News
Published by Mary Potter on January 26, 2020
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NC PTA LogoStay informed on the latest PTA news and events at our school’s PTA page!

Please keep in mind, if you are in need of the PTA’s Uniform Assistance Program, you can complete the form found in our monthly newsletter and return it in an envelope labeled “PTA” to your child’s Homeroom teacher.

COMING IN FEBRUARY:

  • The PTA is sponsoring a STEM Night, co-hosted by Fayetteville State University, on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in the school’s Gym from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • The PTA is holding its next Skate Night on Friday, February 7, 2020, at the 71st Round-a-Bout from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
        
THIS WEEK: The Scholastic Book Fair is Here!
Published by Mary Potter on January 25, 2020
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"Come to Our Book Fair" in white lettering on a red background and featuring the Scholastic Logo at the bottomThe 2020 Scholastic Book Fair is here and will run January 27 through 31, 2020. The book fair is open daily at 7 :15 a.m. It will close at 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.

Are we missing a book you want?  Are you unable to visit the book fair in person?  Our online book fair is open this week as well. Order online, and purchases will be delivered to the school and then to your student.

New this year! You can set up a Scholastic eWallet account for your student instead of sending cash or a check. Information was sent home with students on Friday, January 24, 2020. More information can be found at our Online Book Fair’s Homepage.

Thank you for your support!

        
Pre-order your Yearbooks Now!
Published by Mary Potter on January 8, 2020
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The logo for LifeTouch, Inc., which is the word written in a slanted blue script on a white backgroundYearbooks are available for pre-order now through March 23, 2020. The base price for a yearbook is $22. Please visit LifeTouch Yearbooks and enter the SFCMS Yearbook ID Code, 2036420, for more information or to order online.

A limited number of additional yearbooks will be available for purchase at the end of the year at a higher cost, on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Please note that yearbooks will be distributed after end-of-the-year testing is complete.

        
CCS Choice Period Open Now!
Published by Mary Potter on December 1, 2019
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Picture of the SFCMS Knight and flag display from the main hall of the schoolThe Cumberland County Schools (CCS) choice application period for the 2020-2021 school year will run from November 12, 2019 to January 31, 2020. All applications must be submitted online via a new link that will be provided to the CCS Student Assignment office by Friday, January 31, 2020. Parents can apply for all of their children and request more than one school on one online form. Visit the Choice Web to access the application online.

Students seeking their school records will be required to provide a completed Records Request Form signed by their parent/guardian. Completed Records Request Forms can be submitted to students’ homeroom teachers, the front office, or the guidance office.

If your child plans to return to SFCMS next year, there is no need to re-apply. However, if you have other children who would like to attend SFCMS next year, you must fill out a choice application for them and submit it per the instructions listed above by the deadline of January 31, 2020.

SFCMS will hold our annual Open House for families who are interested in making SFCMS their students’ Middle School of Choice in the school’s gymnasium on Monday, December 9, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. This special event is an excellent opportunity to meet our faculty and staff and explore our extracurricular clubs and organizations.

(Post updated 9 January 2020, to reflect updated deadline for choice applications)

        
News from Cumberland County Schools
Published by Mary Potter on December 1, 2019
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Image of teacher leading a class of middle schoolers using Google Expeditions with text reading "Every Minute Counts! From start to finish, class time matters!"Text-only informational slide reading, "Cumberland County Schools' School Angels Watch Program - Working together to keep our schools safe - Visit www.schoolwatch.ccs.k12.nc.us to learn how you can help keep our schools safe."Image of students eating in a lunch room with text reading, "Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for 2019-2020 - 65 CCS schools will provide students with a breakfast and lunch at no charge on days when school is in session. Visit http://bit.ly/2Gvq8io for more information and a complete list of participating schools."Text-only slide reading "Follow Cumberland County Schools on Twitter and Facebook! @CumberlandCoSch"Slide image of blue area captioned State of Education in Cumberland County with registration link below stating to register at bit.ly/stateofeducation2020 with date of Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. and location of J.W. Seabrook Auditorium FSU Campus at 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301 in red and blue lettering with white background and sponsors of Cumberland County Schools, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Methodist University in red and blue lettering with a yellow background