Frankford Middle School Enews

2/8/2016

8th grade Basketball v. Hendrick

Monday, Feb. 8th, 6pm

7400 Red River Drive

Plano, TX

Hendrick Middle School

8th grade Girls Basketball v. Hendrick

Monday, Feb. 8th, 6pm

Frankford Middle School, Dallas, TX, United States

Dallas, TX

7th grade Basketball v. Hendrick

Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 6pm

7400 Red River Drive

Plano, TX

Hendrick Middle School

7th grade Girls Basketball v. Hendrick

Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 6pm

Frankford Middle School, Dallas, TX, United States

Dallas, TX

Registering for classes next year

6th and 7th graders will be in the computer labs this week signing up for their next year's classes.

PE and Athletics News

PE

· Please remind your child to be locking their belongings in their PE locker each day during class. If they have forgotten their combination, they can get it from a coach.

· Dressing out for PE includes either blue or black shorts and a white or grey t-shirt. PE “uniforms” can be purchased from the PTA at www.frankfordpta.org. Please be sure to write your child’s name on their clothes in case they are misplaced.

· If you child has been sick or is unable to participate on a certain day, please send a note with them or an email to your child’s coach to let us know.

Athletics:

· Attention all Track & Field and Cross Country students and parents. Track team shirts and other optional gear can be purchased from the Frankford PTA website at www.frankfordpta.org. All orders must be submitted by the Wednesday, February 10th deadline. Paper order forms are available in the front office if needed. Paper order forms along with payment are due Tuesday, February 9th. Ordering online is the preferred method. If you order a shirt, hoodie, and sweatpants together, you will receive a $5 discount. Be sure to get your orders in before the 2/10 deadline. Don’t wait, get your order in ASAP!!! Go Falcons!!

Jeff McDonnell

Athletic Director

Frankford Middle School

469-752-5307

AVID 2016-2017

Frankford/SHEPTON AVID News Content:

1. AVID Information/Applications to Six Graders on 1/29

2. AVID Parent Information- Feb. 9th at 3:00 pm and 5:30 p.m.
3. AVID Program Information and Application

4. AVID Application deadlines for next year’s 7th, 8th and 9th grade

AVID NEWS:

We are currently looking for candidates for next year's 2016-2017 AVID classes! AVID classes are available in 7th – 12th grade. Students must fill out an application, interview with our selection committee and be selected into the program before AVID can be added to their schedule.

**Current AVID students do not need to reapply.

AVID Program Information Parent Meeting- Tuesday Feb. 9th

(Audience- Frankford Parents and students who want to learn more about the program. Interested students and parents of 6th, 7th or 8th may attend)

Date: Feb. 9th

Times: 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Location:

3:00 p.m. AVID classroom 741

5:30 p.m. Frankford Middle School Library

Come learn about AVID and if it's the right fit for your child. The application process will also be explained.


Attention 6th grade Parents! AVID Information Talks to all Sixth Graders

Last Friday, January 29th, all sixth graders heard about AVID during their history class. Interested students were able to pick up an application at that time. Each History teacher has additional applications in their classroom.

In addition, applications can be found on the link on ENEWS, on our Frankford Website as well as in counselors’ office.

The deadline to apply for 6th graders to apply for Frankford’s 7th grade AVID or 2016-2017 is Feb. 17.


7th and 8th graders who are interested in AVID at Frankford or Shepton.

Is your 7th or 8th grader not in AVID, but is interested in being in AVID next year? Frankford and Shepton will be choosing additional candidates to add to the current AVID classes. In order to be considered, your student must apply and turn in the complete application by the deadline.

If accepted into AVID, your child will be able to add AVID to their schedule for next year and make sure they are registered for one or more honors classes.

How To Apply:

1) Fill out Complete Application Packet

*Application Form

*Written Interview

*Print Copy of this year’s grades for 1st,2nd,3rd and current sixth weeks.

2) Turn in your Application Packet to the counseling office by the deadlines:

6th graders deadline- Feb. 17th

7th and 8th graders deadline – March 18th


In this ENEWS, you will notice the AVID Application Letter for each grade, the AVID application and Written Interview. Information videos on AVID are on our website.

For more information on AVID and to Apply:
1) Click on the link below and view the AVID information letter.
2) Go to our Frankford Website http://k12.pisd.edu/frankford-middle-school
Choose Special Service link
Choose AVID


Questions about AVID? Please contact:
Frankford AVID Coordinator, Karyn Wynne
karyn.wynne@pisd.edu
469-752-5299

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Please provide an updated immunization record for your student at the beginning of the spring semester in January. If your child has not had the required TDAP booster, 2nd varicella, and meningitis vaccines, they must receive them and provide a copy to the clinic by May 1, 2016. You may call or email me with questions. Barbara Fox, RN. 469-752-5209; fax: 469-752-5220; Barbara.fox@pisd.edu.

Barbara Fox, RN

Frankford Middle School

469-752-5209

Fax: 469-752-5220

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Shepton News

“The Shepton PTSA and counseling department would like to invite you to a screening of the film, Race to Nowhere, on February 22nd from 6:30pm-8pm. This film is 85 minutes long with a discussion to follow from 8-8:30pm. Please register your attendance here . If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Cai-Boxrz at mai.caiboxrz@pisd.edu.”


For your convenience, we will have a film screening at 4:45pm on the same day to accommodate staff in addition to the original 6:30pm screening time.

The film is 80 minutes so you will be done just after 6pm and do not have to stay late into your evening. You only need to register once for either screening time.





Kind regards,

Mrs. Cai-Boxrz, M.SC

Counselor, Mp-Sh

Shepton High School, PISD

5505 West Plano Pkwy.

Plano, TX 75093

mai.caiboxrz@pisd.edu

(469) 752-7600 (main office)

(469) 752-7615 (counseling office)

(469) 752-7619 (voicemail)

(469) 752-7621 (fax)

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SAGE Summer Expo

SAGE of Plano ISD Council of PTAs is proud to announce that our annual Summer Expo, showcasing summer camps and resources for special needs and gifted families, will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. We are hosting the event at Plano Senior High School in the Cafeteria. SAGE Summer Expo gathers the best summer and specialty, indoor and outdoor camps/seminars/services for Special Needs, Gifted, and General Education children and families.

The Expo is one of the largest summer camp and resource fairs of its kind in the north Dallas area.

We would like every student and their family to be aware of this event so that all students have access to camps that suit their particular needs. This information has been shared with the PTA at every school so you may have already seen the flyer in a YO packet or via E-News. I want to ensure that all Principals have this information in addition to the PTA.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at sage-expo@planopta.org or 469-474-3686.

Regards,

Paula Bramble

SAGE Expo Coordinator

sage-expo@planopta.org

Cell: 469-474-3686

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