The Bronco Buzz
December 18, 2015
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE FORKS
- Monday, January 4- Winter Break
- Tuesday, January 5- Student Holiday/Teacher Planning
- Tuesday, January 5-School wide PLC-Cafeteria 8:30am
- Wednesday, January 6- Students Return
- Wednesday, January 6- DA Pretests-2nd Semester: Math/Social Studies
- Thursday, January 7- DA Pretests-2nd Semester: Language Arts/Science
- Thursday, January 7- FFMS vs. Berkmar (home)(GOLD)- 5:00-7:00pm
- Friday, January 8- School Council Meeting- 8:00am-Front Conference Room
- Friday, January 8-STEAM Committee Meeting @ 8:15am-PLC Room
- Friday, January 8- Bronco Store- 11:00am-1:30pm-cafeteria
WINS FOR THE WEEK!
- The 6th and 7th grade Orchestras (and Honor Orchestra) put on a fantastic show last night. It is absolutely amazing to hear how far our students have come! Such talent!!! Way to go, Mrs. Morris! Also, thank you to Zac Cogdill and Chelsea Green who supported Mrs. Morris and our students!
- The People Love Calories hosted by our wonderful clerical staff was so delicious! What a wonderful time to collaborate on some good food and fellowship!
- Our basketball teams continue to work hard. The girls won against the Trickum Tigers and the boys played really hard.
- Great news on the Robotics front from last weekend's competition. The results are in and the Terminators (7th grade team) Captained by Travis Hermel got 3rd place overall and a guaranteed spot in Super Regionals. The Terra.Bytes (8th grade team) recieved a trophy for most innovative project design. We also learned that the REBELS team (6th grade) will also move on to Super Regionals! Way to lead, Mr. Griffith!
- Dennis Turnham continues to lead our Scholars Bowl to success! Our "A" team captured 3rd place at Creekland last weekend, and they will move on to the PAGE Championship in January.
- The Junior Achievement Field trips to JA BIztown were fantastic. Our 6th grade teachers reported great behavior and excellent engagement for our students! Way to go, 6th grade! (Mr. Whatley was a special guest "star" as well!)
- Our Five Forks Fathers team met last Monday night to discuss upcoming plans for the second semester in how they will support our school! These awesome guys are eager to lend a hand any way they can!
- The Tri-M Carolers led by Alaina Morris were merry and bright! Thank you for bringing the spirit of the season to our school!
COUNT ME IN AWARD... Kathy Crews
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DID YOU KNOW???
- Forty-five percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. The top resolutions are: to lose weight, get organized, to spend less and save more, to stay fit and healthy, and to quit smoking. While nearly half of all Americans make resolutions, 25 percent of them give up on their resolutions by the second week of January.