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NEW!!!! PTC Spirit Night at Chicago's Pizza/Redline - August 23rd from 5-8

Mark your calendars! August 23rd is a PTC Spirit Night at Chicago's and Redline. 20% of all register receipts (dine in and carry-out) go back to our PTC. You just have to mention FTMS East when you pay. Thanks for supporting our PTC!!!!

NEW!!!! Spirit Wear Orders

Our PTC has once again put together an online spirit wear store. Check out the link below for more information. THE FINAL DAY TO ORDER IS AUGUST 25TH!

New!!! Box Tops

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NEW!!!! From the School Counselors!

Mrs. Kyle McClarnon

All 6th Grade

7th Grade Last Name A-M

Mrs. Sarah Ready

All 8th Grade

7th Grade Last Name N-Z

Students can make a request to see their counselor from any device with internet access! Simply go to to make a counselor request. Parents can also request an appointment by using this request form.

NEW!!!! School Pictures

School pictures are August 10th and 11th. See the link below for the order form. This same form will also come home in paper form on August 7th.

School Picture Form

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NEW!!! What does it mean to be on time?

Mr. Smith is back with another Flash Fundamental. Students watched this video during PRIDE last week.
What does it mean to be "On Time?"

Reminder!!!!! Registration Forms

All beginning of the year forms (medical, residency, etc) are available to be filled out online. Simply log-in to the Infinite Campus Parent Portal and click registration. Please ensure that you have your Infinite Campus username and password. These are required to fill out the necessary forms.

Infinite Campus login information can be obtained by emailing Additional information on accessing Infinite Campus is below.

All students, whether new or returning, are required to complete this process.

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NEW!!! Is it a Blue Day or White Day?

This is probably the most common question our students have. Did you know we have a Blue/White calendar on our website?

Check it out: 2017-2018 Blue/White Calendar

Back to School Night

Back to School Night is Tuesday, August 8th from 6-8. For our families with multiple children at East, we will once again offer a meet and greet from 5-30-6:00. This will allow you to see teachers you would otherwise miss.

The format for the night is a "A Day in the Life of Your Student." You will be provided a copy of your child's schedule which you will follow that night (your student will bring a hand written copy home on August 7th) . You will spend 14 minutes in each class with 5 minute passing periods between each period.

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Text Book Rental

Textbook fees are now live in Infinite Campus, and can be accessed by logging into the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Textbook fees can be paid in two ways:

1) With cash or check in the front office. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS.. Also, textbook rental and other items (such as gym uniforms) cannot be paid for with the same check.

2) With a credit card via RevTrak. Go to: , create an account, and confirm your student's information. Instructions for paying student fees can be accessed within RevTrak by clicking Payment Guide. The Payment Guide is also pictured below.

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Gym Uniforms

Gym uniforms can be purchased with cash, credit card, or check. If you are paying by check, please note that gym uniforms must be paid separately from textbook rental. Please confirm that your child has PE before purchasing a uniform.

Shirts - $8

Shorts - $8

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Clubs and Activities

Did you know Middle School East offers over 30 difference clubs and sports? For a full list of opportunities click below:

2017-2018 FTMSE Clubs and Activities

IHSAA Physicals

Speaking of clubs and activities, any student wishing to participate in a sport at East must have a physical on file dated after April 1 BEFORE participating in any activity. The IHSAA approved form is linked below, and may be turned in to the front office:

IHSAA Physical Form

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