FMS Newsletter

Issue 10: June 2022

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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

It is hard to believe that we have finished another school year. Our scholars have been flexible, resilient, and adaptable this school year. We look forward to having many students join us for summer learning.


I want to thank you for trusting us with your child's education at Fridley Middle School and for your partnership. I hope you have a restful and safe summer.


Go Tigers!


Dr. Cochran

Principal

Digital Yearbook

We are so excited to offer a digital yearbook to all FMS students this year! Students received a link to a downloadable file to their ISD14 email accounts. Click the links below to view the yearbook!

REPORT CARDS

We will be mailing home report cards the week of June 14th. Be watching for them in the mail!

Back to School Resource event

Fridley Public Schools will be hosting their annual Back to School Resource event on Saturday, August 20th. The event will be at Fridley High School in the main parking lot and will be a drive-thru event from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Registration will open online on July 25th. Please look for the registration on the Fridley Public School main website starting on July 25th. This event is for students enrolled with Fridley Public Schools.

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FRIDLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUMMER MEALS

Fridley Public Schools will be offering free summer meals to children 18 years of age and under. We are returning to pre-pandemic procedures including all meals must be consumed in the cafeteria. There will be no meal pick up or grab and go meals this summer. Meals will be served Monday-Thursday. We hope that families and students will come and take advantage of the free meals.


Middle School Meal Service

Dates: June 14-August 18.

Meal Service: Monday-Thursday

Breakfast times: 9:00-9:30 am

Lunch times: 11:45-12:30 pm

Location: Middle School Café

All meals must be consumed on site. There are no grab and go meals this school year.


Hayes Meal Service

Dates: June 20-July 28

Meal Service: Monday-Thursday

Breakfast time: 9:00-9:30 am

Lunch Time: 11:45-12:30 pm

Location: Hayes Café

All meals must be consumed on site. There are no grab and go meals this school year.

Health Office Updates

Immunizations

Per our district policy, all immunizations must be current. Please call the health office at (763-502-5426) if you have questions.


COVID-19 alert

Common question

Should children get their routine vaccinations during COVID-19?
*Children who are not protected by vaccines may be more likely to get diseases like measles and whooping cough. As communities are opening up, it's important for parents to work with their children's doctor or nurse to make sure their children stay up to date on routine vaccines.

For additional information on vaccines for children, please click on link below:

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/visit/vaccination-during-COVID-19.html#:~:text=Children%20who%20are%20not%20protected,date%20on%20routine%20vaccines.

Routine Vaccination During the COVID-19 Outbreak | CDC

Activities Update!

TRANSPORTATION FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

Due to limited resources and bus drivers, we need to make sure we are using our resources to the most efficient way. For the 2022-2023 school year, we will be requiring ALL students to fill out and submit this google form to determine eligibility for transportation next school year. This form is also linked on our website at www.fridleyschools.org/about-us/departments/transportation.


FRIDLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT

Phone: 763-502-5151 | Email: transportation@fridley.k12.mn

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Summer 2022 Resource Guide

Here is the link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1v3tcmIt9sQXEkZCkb9aeDzci4spN-e19R8Go9u-jw94/edit?usp=sharing


Summer 2022 Resource Guide

Summer 2022 Resource Guide Download these 2 apps: Youth Services Network (YSN) www.ysnmn.org Shelter Food/Basic Needs Counseling Drop-In Centers Medical Employment 2. Free Meals for Kids! www.summereatsmn.org Free meal locator around the Twin Cities area (including Fridley!) T...docs.google.com

Tiger Club Childcare - Summer 2022

Fridley Tiger Club Childcare is accepting new enrollments for its Summer 2022 program! Are you looking for a summer program that will keep your kids entertained, challenged, and moving all summer long?


Look no further! Tiger Club Summer Program is for children ENTERING grades K-6.

Each year, Tiger Club Summer activities and curriculum are planned around an overarching theme. Join us for It’s a “GO TEAM” Summer as we explore units and lessons on what it means to be part of a team and different ways to be an effective and supportive team member.

Our Tiger Club students will also enjoy trips, events and activities that will challenge the mind and body and have us all cheering each other on! Every day is a new adventure! We offer:

  • Mini-Adventure Mondays
  • Open Swim Tuesdays
  • Fieldtrip Wednesdays
  • Open Swim Thursdays
  • Summer Fun Fridays

Dates: Monday - Friday, June 20 – August 26 (Closed on July 4)

Hours: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Schedule Options: Consistent weekly set schedules, Minimum 3 days per week; Minimum 8 weeks registration to join summer program.

  • 5-day / $250 per week
  • 4-day / $200 per week
  • 3-day / $150 per week
    *We accept County Childcare Assistance Program (CCAP)

Will your child be enrolled in Fridley Learning Academy OR participate in Youth Enrichment programs?

Tiger Club staff will escort children to and from FPS Learning Academy (bus provided for elementary age) and Youth Enrichment activities within walking distance from the Fridley Community Center.


To begin the first week of summer, registration deadline is May 27, 2022.

Help Raise Money for your School with Shutterfly

Fridley Middle School has a custom online storefront where you can shop the extensive Shutterfly collection of photo books, gifts, premium stationery, keepsakes, home décor and so much more—and for every purchase made, Shutterfly will donate 8% to our organization.


It’s easy to support us:

1. Visit our Shutterfly Storefront at: fridleymiddleschool.ShutterflyStorefront.com

2. Click through to start shopping!

3. Purchase thoughtful gifts and keepsakes for friends, family and especially yourself.

4. That’s it! For every purchase made, 8% of the proceeds will go toward helping our organization.



It’s that easy. Plus, you can even use applicable Shutterfly discount codes to save on your entire order.



Please feel free to share this email with your friends, family and co-workers—the more orders we receive through our Storefront, the more our organization earns!

Parent Portal Mobile App

Download the parent portal mobile app for up-to-date information on your child's progress. See the attached flyer for more information.

Peachjar

Fridley Public Schools uses Peachjar, an online flyer management service to share flyers to Fridley families. School approved flyers are now sent to parents electronically and posted on the school website. Parents can simply click flyers they receive through email or click the Peachjar button or icon on each school's homepage.


This 'green' initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduces copy costs by thousands of dollars. In addition, posting school flyers in this electronic backpack removes a significant administrative burden from teachers, office staff, and volunteers.