Shark Bites

Informational bites to let you know what's going on!

Dear Families,

We will be doing our second administration of the MAP Screener (Winter) on Tuesday and -Wednesday of this week for virtual and in-person learners. Our virtual learners will complete MAP testing in their first live conference of the day on each of those mornings. Tuesday will be the reading screener, and Wednesday will be the math screener. If you have any questions, please contact your student's homeroom teacher (Virtual & In-person).


For our in-person students, please make sure Chromebooks are charged and ready each day of the screener. We look forward to successful screener sessions as we use those results to drive instruction in the classroom and provide needed interventions to students.


We hope that everyone has a great week of learning!

Covid Guidance for Students

If a student is exhibiting these symptoms, please keep them home and call our nurse.


  • Cough; difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Severe headache
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • Feeling fevering or having fever greater that 100 degree F.


If someone in your household has Covid, or is suspected of having Covid (even if waiting for test results), or your child is exhibiting any of the above symptoms, please fill out the self-reporting form below.


When students are home due to quarantine, they can participate in their school work on Canvas so that they don't get behind. Logging in to Canvas each day and completing assignments counts as their daily attendance.

Covid Self-Reporting Form (Symptoms or Exposure)

For students and staff members in Forney ISD

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Upcoming Dates:

1/12/21

  • MAP Screener for Reading (In-person & Virtual Learners)

1/13/21

  • MAP Screener for Math (In-person & Virtual Learners)

1/14/21

  • Future Ready Focus Day- Jeans with College or Military Shirt (no holes or rips in jeans)

1/18/21

  • No School- Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Purchase your Yearbook Today!

Use the web address below to secure your copy of the 20-21 Smith Intermediate Yearbook!
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Student Portrait Photos for Yearbook

We are still in need of many students' photos for our awesome yearbook! We are offering the option to submit your student's photo from the comfort of your home! Please take your student's photo in front of a solid colored background in their uniform school shirt. Be sure to turn your phone sideways when taking the picture so that it will present correctly in the yearbook. Submit your photo with the link below. Deadline for submissions is March 1st.

Virtual Learners Candid Photos

We would love to see what your student is up to during virtually learning and add them to our yearbook! Please use the link below to submit any candid photos of your student during virtual learning! Deadline for submissions is March 1st.
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Add these to your calendar...

In addition to our campus jean days with spirit shirts, FISD has added Future Ready Days where students can wear jeans with a college or military shirt to show that they are future ready! Please see those added dates below.
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Order Spirit Wear Here!

The school ID# is 363975

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Grab & Go Meals for Virtual Students

Grab & Go Meal service is available for purchase for our virtual students. Families are welcome to pick-up breakfast and/or lunch at any campus in our district during the following times:

Elementary: 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Intermediate: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Middle: 8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

High: 8:50 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Medication Form for Clinic

If you are sending your child with, or dropping off, medications to be administered during the school day, please fill out a form for each medication.

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Student Passwords

Don't forget that all returning student accounts will force a change of password beginning on August 3rd. Please click here for directions and support.