Armstrong Parent Newsletter
September 26th and 27th -Rosh Hashanah No School/Offices Open
October 5th Yom Kippur- No School
October 10th Progress Reports
October 19th No School for Teacher Development
October 26th Half Day for Teacher Development
October 26th Haunted Hallway and Dance
October 31st Halloween
Armstrong Open House Information
7th & 8th Grade Open House
We invite you to Neil A. Armstrong Middle School on Wednesday evening, September 21, 2022, to participate in our Open House. The festivities will begin promptly at 6:30 P.M. Please see the 7th & 8th Grade Parent Open House Letter for all the details!
6th Grade Open House
Neil A. Armstrong Middle School's 6th Grade Open House will be on Thursday evening, September 22, 2022. The festivities will begin promptly at 6:30 P.M. Please see the 6th Grade Parent Open House Letter for all the details!
All Armstrong students have been issued a Chromebook!
Cost and Conditions
Students have a technology user fee. It is a one-time annual amount of $35. The fee is to insure their Chromebook in the event of any damage, loss, or theft. Parents can pay the Chromebook fee through the iCampus Parent Portal in the School Store. This program will ensure that in the event of damage, loss, or theft students will receive a replacement Chromebook as soon as the required paperwork has been turned in. This can be as early as the next school day.
*Families with multiple children (3 OR MORE) will not pay more than $75.00 per household
7.2 Technology Fee/Coverage
Non refundable fee ....... $35 (annually)
Damage deductible ...... $0 (1st occurrence)
Damage deductible ...... $15 (2nd occurrence)
Damage deductible…….$25 (3rd occurrence)
Stolen deductible ......... $0 with Police Report
Lost deductible ……….. Full replacement cost.
Maximum of 3 claims per student per school year after which device stays at school.
Please remember, if you choose not to insure your device, the following fees will be assessed for damages.
Any damage or loss that occurs due to negligence/non-accidental will have a fee assessed, this includes but is not limited to
Sticky residue, water damage
The cost or replacement due to negligence is as follows:
Broken/missing charger $35
Vandalism assessed on a case by case basis
Stolen/Broken Chromebook beyond repair $250
Refunds: No refunds after payment and delivery of the device.
Reminders for Students
Please remind your students to use their lockers. Students are not permitted to carry backpacks.
Lost and Found
Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures
Drop off and Pick-up Procedures at Armstrong MS
Walkers: will enter and exit through the front of the building. There will be no vehicular traffic permitted in the main parking lot.
All buses and vans: will drop-off and dismiss through the main parking lot.
Car Riders (Arrival): During arrival, car riders will drop-off on the left-hand side at the end of the main drive. In the morning, cars should drop off students at the end of the long drive by the walkway that leads to the building near the softball field. Please do not park and/or exit the vehicles in the main parking lot. Students are not permitted in the main parking lot during arrival and dismissal times.
Car Riders (Dismissal): Please arrive at 3:00 to pick up your child. At afternoon dismissal, cars will need to loop around at the end of the drive to wait for the student(s). Cars should park on the softball field side of the driveway. Cars can then proceed out one row at a time. Please do not park in the driveway or on the fields. Students are not permitted in the main parking lot during arrival and dismissal times.
Important Information for Parents and Guardians
When possible, please avoid scheduling appointments for your child during the school day or at a time requiring an early dismissal for your child. A note from the appropriate doctor confirming medical appointments requiring your child to miss school time should be sent to the homeroom teacher after the visit.
If an early dismissal is unavoidable, please come to the school and your child will be called down for dismissal. Reminder: You must provide proper ID to take your child from school.
Early dismissals requested for the convenience of parents/guardians are not considered "Excused" and will be counted as "Unexcused" according to District policy.
Armstrong Students and Staff ROCK!
ROCKS Tickets for Rocking the Matrix!
Teachers have been handing out ROCKS tickets to students for demonstrating being respectful, organized, cooperative, kind, and safe. On Tuesdays during lunch, students can turn in their tickets for prizes like sunglasses, headbands, and Tech Decks.
Mr. Dayton's SEL Tip of the Week!
Please make sure that your child has memorized parent and guardian phone numbers!
Fall Sports Schedules
👻Send a Boo Gram!👻
Students can Boo their friends, teachers, or themselves. Boo Grams can be purchased during lunches beginning, October 1st for $1!
Keeping Track of Your Child's Progress
Are you a parent observer on your child's Canvas account? Follow these instructions.
Having Technology Issues??
ICampus PortalsThe Campus Portal Links have been updated. Please use the links below and replace any old bookmarks with the new URL below. If you are having issues with the Parent Portal App, please delete and re-install the app.
Student Portal Link - https://bristolpa.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/students/bristol.jsp
Parent Portal Link - https://bristolpa.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/parents/bristol.jsp
If you are having issues with your username or password please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Armstrong students with Canvas password issues can be resolved by emailing Ms. Hannah at email@example.com.
Home - Safe2Say Something
Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to "say something" BEFORE it is too late.
What is Safe2SaySomething?
How does Safe2Say Something Work?
- Submit an anonymous tip report through the Safe2SaySomething system
- Crisis center reviews, assesses and processes all submissions
- Crisis center sends all submissions to school administration and/or law enforcement for intervention
- If needed, crisis center may contact tipster anonymously through the app
Important Contact Information
Armstrong Middle School
Phone - 267-599-2270
Principal - Mr. Dayton
Principal Secretary - Mrs. Page
Phone - 267-599-2269
Assistant Principal - Ms. Hannah
Attendance/Assistant Principal Secretary - Mrs. Capriotti
Phone - 267-599-2268
Mr. Benson - All 7th Grade and 6th last names A-L
Phone - 267-599-2272
Ms. Guinta - All 8th Grade and 6th last name M-Z
Phone - 267-599-2274
School Counseling Secretary - Ms. Flemming
Phone - 267-599-2265
Social Worker - Ms. Donnelly
Phone - 267-599-2264
School Nurse - Ms. Rose
Phone - 267-599-2262
Fax - 215-949-1721
Special Education Department Chair - Mrs. Schultz
Armstrong Middle School
Location: Neil A. Armstong Middle School, Wistar Road, Fairless Hills, PA, USA
Phone: (267) 599-2270