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September 8, 2015

Become the teacher that your students AND your peers will look up to!

Important Dates

  • September 7: Labor Day -- No School!
  • September 8: Kindergarten/ 1st Grade APTT planning (K @ 7:30, 1st @ 12)
  • September 9: 2nd/ 3rd Grade APTT planning (2nd @ 7:30, 3rd @ 12)
  • September 10: 4th/ 5th Grade APTT planning (4th @ 7:30, 5th @ 12)
  • September 11: Pre-SLO window closes
  • September 14-25: Grade Level Common Planning time at 2:30 on your day
  • September 15: APTT Night for Kindergarten & First Grade 6:30-7:45
  • September 16: APTT Night for Second & Third Grade 6:30-7:45
  • September 17: APTT Night for Fourth & Fifth Grade 6:30-7:45
  • September 22: itslearning training during planning time
  • September 25: Kona Ice
  • September 28-October 2: Fall Break

Professional Learning Schedule

Click here to see the 2015-2016 professional learning schedule.

Did you know?

FCS employee ID badges enable staff to have free admission to school sponsored athletic events hosted at a Forsyth County school for the employee plus one guest (this does not extend to playoffs). Employee family members or friends cannot use staff ID badges for free admission unless the employee is present with them. If you have a friend or family member that is a Forsyth County resident and will be 65 or older during the 2015-16 school year, please share our Golden Pass program with them.

Special Offer

Forsyth County Family YMCA is offering reduced monthly rates for all FCS employees. Click on the link below to sign up!


Forsyth County Schools and the Forsyth BYOT Benefit are partnering to raise money to provide home internet access and computing devices for Forsyth County students. The first annual iRun, a 5K race and Fun Run, will be our fundraising event for the year. The run will take place on September 26 at Piney Grove Middle School with the 5K starting at 8:00 am and the Fun Run at 9:15 am. We are holding a competition among schools to see which can raise the most money in support of the iRun. For more information on the competition and run, click here. Contact your ITS for more information.

APTT Planning

Click here to see the list of subs for next weeks APTT training dates.

itslearning parent video

A parent training video has been created for schools to use for itslearning parent training. The video is 10 minutes long and provides an overview of what parents can expect to see when they login as themselves or their student(s). Additionally, it describes the consistent planner and dashboard that the district is using this year. The video is ideal to distribute to parents who are unable to attend curriculum night or any itslearning parent training nights you may offer. The video can be found here at the following URL:

From Daisy's Desk

Midway Lollipop Moments

~Thank you to Lynn Bump, Jacquie Henry, & Erica Kaiser for all your behind the scenes work with students! We are One Midway!