Shark Bites

Informational bites to let you know what's going on!

Hello Shark Families,

I hope everyone had a great Spring Break! As we look forward to a new week of learning and growing, I want to remind everyone that we have three days of testing coming up this week. Students will be completing interim testing both on campus and virtual on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Due to testing being performed online, the district will not have live streaming or live conferences on these days. Virtual students will have their testing tickets emailed to them. For in-person learners, please make sure their Chromebooks are fully charged for each day of testing. Please let us know if you have any questions! Thanks, and have a great week!


Courtney Rodriguez,

Principal

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Upcoming Dates:

3/14/21

  • Daylight Savings Time Begins (Set your clocks ahead 1 hour)

3/15/21

  • 4th Quarter Begins (Last Quarter of the School Year)

3/16/21

  • 5th Grade Interim- Math (A.M. Session)
  • 6th Grade Interim- Math (P.M. Session)

3/17/21

  • Future Ready Day- Jeans w/College or Military Shirt (or wear GREEN for St. Patrick's Day!)
  • Jeans may not have holes or rips in them

3/18/21

  • 5th Grade Interim- Reading (A.M. Session)
  • 6th Grade Interim- Reading (P.M. Session)

3/19/21

  • 5th Grade Interim- Science (A.M. Session)

3/26/21

  • Jeans day w/Spirit shirt or regular dress code shirt
  • Jeans may not have holes or rips in them

3/29/21

  • Deadline for Yearbook purchase (see flyer below for order info)

3/30/21

  • Spring Picture Day

4/1/21

  • Vaccine clinic for 6th Graders (see information below)
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Covid Self-Reporting Form (Symptoms or Exposure)

For students and staff members in Forney ISD

Covid Guidance for Students

If a student is exhibiting these symptoms, please keep them home and call our nurse.


  • Cough; difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Severe headache
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • Feeling fevering or having fever greater that 100 degree F.


If someone in your household has Covid, or is suspected of having Covid (even if waiting for test results), or your child is exhibiting any of the above symptoms, please fill out the self-reporting form below.


When students are home due to quarantine, they can participate in their school work on Canvas so that they don't get behind. Logging in to Canvas each day and completing assignments counts as their daily attendance.

Vaccine Clinic for 6th Graders

6th graders are required to have updated immunizations before going to 7th grade! Take advantage of our on-site Vaccine Clinic (Not Covid Vaccine) on April 1 from 8:00- 12:00 p.m.


Parents do NOT have to be in attendance, but we must have your completed paperwork by March 26, 2021.


Vaccine Clinic Flyer

Vaccine Clinic Forms

Securly: How To Manage Your Student's Web Activity

Did you know that Securly allows parents to impose additional filters on their student’s chromebook while at home? Click for more info!

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Purchase your Yearbook Today!

Use the web address below to secure your copy of the 20-21 Smith Intermediate Yearbook!
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Add these to your calendar...

In addition to our campus jean days with spirit shirts, FISD has added Future Ready Days where students can wear jeans with a college or military shirt to show that they are Future-Ready! Please see those added dates below.
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Order Spirit Wear Here!

The school ID# is 363975

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Medication Form for Clinic

If you are sending your child with, or dropping off, medications to be administered during the school day, please fill out a form for each medication.

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Student Passwords

Don't forget that all returning student accounts will force a change of password beginning on August 3rd. Please click here for directions and support.