Admiral Weekly News

Week of December 14- December 18, 2015

ADMIRAL PARENT EDITION

Administrative Team Thank You’s and Kudos

  • Thank you to Ms. Jimenez for going above and beyond for students and staff.
  • Thank you to Mr. Ambrose, Mr. Fye, and Ms. Griffin for an outstanding Winter Concert.

Welcome To The FCH Family Ms. Strown!

Ms. Strown has been selected as our Math Instructional Coach. She brings a wealth of instructional experience. She has taught math and science at both the middle school and high school levels. She has also successfully lead school improvement efforts that lead the increased scores and improved instructional practice. We are excited that she will support the math department as we work to remove our Academic Warning label. Please welcome and congratulate Ms. Strown to our FCH family!

Hammond Happenings!

Homeroom Video: Our Deepest Fear

Akeelah and the Bee (3/9) Movie CLIP - Our Deepest Fear (2006) HD

Important News You Can Use!

Daily Reminders - December 14- December 18

Monday – December 14, 2015
  • Homeroom -Our Deepest Fear Video Clip - Classroom Discussion and/or Quick Write - What does the poem mean to you?/Collect Box Tops
  • Edwards Educational Services Visit
  • Orchestra Field Trip
  • 7th/8th Grade Walkthroughs with AP's and Mr. Mann
  • After School Support/Intramurals - Students may ride the 4:15 Activity Bus


Tuesday – December 15, 2015
  • Spanish For Educator's Class Begins - 7:15am - Dr. Johnson's Classroom
  • Homeroom - Admiral Pride Lesson - Collect Box Tops
  • 6th Grade Walkthroughs with AP's and Mr. Mann
  • AVID Site Team Meeting - 3:30pm
  • After School Support/Intramurals - Students may ride the 4:15 Activity Bus
  • Orchestra Winter Concert - 7:00pm - All parents are invited to attend.


Wednesday – December 16, 2015

  • Spanish for Educators Class - 7:15am
  • Homeroom: Admiral Pride Organizational Chart/Collect Box Tops
  • Edwards Educational Services Visit
  • Orchestra Field Trip
  • After School Support/Intramurals - Students may ride the 4:15 Activity Bus
  • Teacher Interim Grades Due - 6:00pm
  • School Counseling Advisory Committee - 6:00pm - All parents are invited to attend.


Thursday – December 17, 2015
  • Spanish For Educators Class - 7:15am
  • Homeroom: Attendance - Collect Box Tops
  • AVID/College/Career/Sorority/Fraternity Day – Please wear a shirt that represents AVID, College, Career, or Your Sorority or Fraternity.
  • Math/Language Arts/8th Grade Science Lesson Plans Due
  • Fine Arts Winter Assembly - Period 2, 3, and 6
  • No After School Activities

Friday – December 18, 2015
  • Homeroom: Attendance - Collect Box Tops
  • Admiral Pride Day
  • Teacher vs. Student Basketball Game -An additional email will be sent with specific details. Please remember that teams should plan team activities as students will not report to PE class on Friday. Grade levels will report to the gym for the Basketball game during the assigned grade level periods only. Additional details will follow.
  • Team 8-2 Field Trip - Ice - National Harbor, Md.
  • International Academy - PBIS Incentive Activity
  • Progress Reports Mailed Home Today

Save The Date - FCH Upcoming Events

Orchestra Winter Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 15th, 6pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

Interim Grades Are Mailed Home

Friday, Dec. 18th, 12pm

US Mail