Howl at The Trail- CLEMSON DAY

Weekly Update January 9, 2017

Weekly Reminders


CLEMSON DAY - Where Orange and Purple (jeans acceptable)

5:00 - Basketball vs. Clover; Boys home Girls Away

8:30 - Clemson Football Game


7:00 - 8:00 AM School Improvement Council

Quick Bytes session - All in learning make sure you sign up at

3:30-4:30 Faculty Meeting - Special Professional Development


4:00 - Academic Team Meeting vs SMS, FMMS, and GHMS


5:00 - Basketball vs Oakridge Mill - Girls home; Boys away
7:00 Do the Right Thing Presentation @ Fort Mill Police Department (we have 3 winners)


School Board Visit - will arrive around 12:00

9:00 BTMS Geography Bee- Media Center

Monday, January 18th

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No School!!!
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January 12 - Susan Longfield & JoAnna Pearson

January 16 - Kelly Hickman

Faculty Focus

Congratulations to Kelly and Ash on the birth of their son Byron Joseph Hickman-Freeman. Born January 8th at 5:24 PM. 8lbs. 19 inches.

Thanks to April and Amy for all of your help with the District Spelling Bee.

Nuts and Bolts

School Board Visit

Banks Trail will be visited by the School Board on Monday. They will arrive around 12:00 and will learn how we are utilizing Amy Rossett in her role as our ELA Specialist.

District Spelling Bee

Our Timberwolves did an awesome job representing our school. Michael Tyler was a district runner-up and Alexis Simpson was the District Champion.

Twelve Days of Twitter

Before the winter break the FMSD Technology Department launched the Twleve Days of Twitter Challenge. You may remember I piggy backed on the challenge with a special Levi Strauss Award.

The following staff completed all 12 days of the challenge:
Shannon , April, Maggie, and Emily

All 4 teachers who completed the challenge will be awarded the Levi Strauss Award - which means you have jeans for a week - Congratulations and thanks for taking part in the challenge.

School Calendar

Ms. McKinney sent out an email on Friday regarding the 2016-2017 school calendar. If you want input in the calendar start by making sure you complete the survey that can be found at the following link:

Surveys need to be completed by January 22.

Timberwolves demonstrate:

  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility
  • Ambition
  • Integrity
  • Leadership