SMS Jag E-News

December 13, 2020

Hey Jags,


Can you believe that we only have one week left before a much anticipated Winter Break? This semester has definitely been like no other, but as we wrap up Fall 2020, there are so many things that we can celebrate and be thankful for. Here are just a few from the past week:


  1. Our theatre students performed their first virtual and face to face productions of the year and put a smile on our face as they showcased their incredible talent.
  2. Our football and volleyball teams finished out their seasons, and our 8th grade teams ended their seasons with wins reminding us what it means to persevere and work as a team.
  3. Our students, teachers and parents rallied together to donate to the food drive and the boxes were overflowing with canned goods on Friday. Our Jag Community showed up!


We are so proud of the work that our students are doing in and out of the classroom as they learn, collaborate, and give back to the community. We are #SartartiaStrong. We want to encourage everyone to participate with us in the annual Toys for Tots toy drive by donating an unwrapped gift and dropping it off to the front of the school by Thursday, December 17. Help us make sure that every child has a great holiday season!


Please remember to review this week's schedule for online and face to face students. Monday is a regular "Gold Day" but the schedule has been adjust for the remainder of the week to accommodate for exams in high school credit courses and our early release days on Thursday and Friday. Also, be sure to check out some of the opportunities listed below that are available for FBISD students over the break. We are looking forward to a great week and hope that all of our Jag families have an incredible holiday season!


Happy Holidays,

Cholly Oglesby

Principal

Sartartia Middle School

Face to Face Schedule

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Online Schedule

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Gifted & Talented Updates

TPSP Project Selection

During the 2020-2021 school year, all identified GT students are encouraged to engage in a Texas Performance Standards Project within one of their identified subjects. Students will have a chance to engage in their project through classroom curriculum and independent work before it is showcased at the end of the school year. Parents and students are encouraged to review the TPSP Blueprints to review the options and then make a selection using this form. Only students will have access to this form and should complete the form by Wednesday, December 16. Please email debbie.engle@fortbendisd.com with questions.
Sartartia Theatre performance - 6:30 PM

Winter Break Events

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CHS JV Winter Guard Saturday
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Jaguar Athletics

The FBISD Athletics Department and District campus athletics coordinators continue working to provide a safe environment for our student athletes this school year. In preparation for successful basketball, track, tennis and soccer seasons, parents are asked to ensure that their students’ Pre-Participation Physical Exam form and Rank One electronic forms are submitted to their campus head coach by the dates listed below in order to be eligible to participate in the first day of tryouts. Visit the FBISD Athletics webpage to learn more about the District’s health and safety protocols. Be sure to check out the Boys' & Girls' Athletics Newsletters for the most current information about games, tickets, tryouts, and character education videos. You can access the Girls' Newsletter here and click on the document below for the Boys' Newsletter.

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Go to the Library Schoology Course for great virtual library programming!

Code: ZCT2-DBDB-CDPHQ

Matchbook Club

Matchbook is an FBISD student club and competition for readers of all types and ages. Students have a big part of the year to read as many books as they can from the Lonestar list and in the spring, there will be six different contests:

  1. Book knowledge (the traditional, academic competition)
  2. Story Artwork → Physical or digital illustration of a character/scene from a story
  3. Book Cover Redesign → Physical or digital reimagining of one of the book covers
  4. Cosplay → Costume design for any character from one of the books
  5. Book trailer → A video edit that introduces/teases one of the stories
  6. Fan fiction → A creative narrative set in one of the story worlds


The next Matchbook meeting will be Wednesday, 12/16 at 4:30.

Students can join with this link: Click here to join the meeting

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Technology Resource Help

The Customer Service Center (281-634-1300) and Student Support Call Center’s (281-634-0826) current support hours are from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday – Friday, closed on scheduled holidays.


The Technology Resource page on https://www.fortbendisd.com/Page/124794 is available for parents/students to obtain help related to technology. There is helpful information on hot topics like passwords, 1Link, Microsoft Teams etc. You will also find the “Technology Status” section where we post the latest status of technology issues we are aware of.

PTO Corporate Sponsorships


Do you own a business or know someone who does? Would you like to get your business name out in the community? The SMS PTO is looking for business sponsors for the 2020-2021 school year. There are several different sponsorship levels. If you or someone you know would be interested, please click here for more information. Questions? Contact Nina at ninacsepta@gmail.com

SMS Teacher Shout Outs

Do you want to recognize an SMS staff member for their hard work and continued commitment to students and the Sartartia community? Use this link to nominate a staff member and give them a shout out for their character and commitment throughout the school year.
Everything You Need To Know!

Click here for the latest updates on everything you need to know for the 2020-2021 school year

Assistant Principals & Counselors

6th Grade

Paul Wells-Assistant Principal

paul.wells@fortbendisd.com

281.634.6331


Kat Friedel-Counselor

katherine.friedel@fortbendisd.com

281.634.6320


7th Grade

Courtney Border-Assistant Principal

courtney.border@fortbendisd.com

281.634.6314


Brandi Goodly-Counselor

brandi.goodly@fortbendisd.com

281.634.6318


8th Grade

Dr. Sunday Johnson-Associate Principal

sunday.johnson@fortbendisd.com

281.634.6316


Abby Ibrahim-Counselor

ablah.ibrahim@fortbendisd.com

281.634.6319

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