The Dolphin Digest
October 12, 2020
October 12th- CMS PreK returns to in-person instruction
October 15th- Parent Town Hall Meeting (Procedures & Safety) @ 9am (link below)
October 16th- Quarter 2 Student Material Pick-Up 10am-2pm
October 19th- No School -Teacher Workday
October 22nd- Hungry Howie's Smithfield Spirit Night
October 29th- Parent Town Hall Meeting (Last Minute Questions) @ 9am
October 29th-November 11th- Smithfield Virtual Book Fair
November 2nd- CMS In-Person K-5 Begins
Quarter 2 Student Material Pick-Up (10/16)
CMS/Smithfield Afterschool Enrichment Program Opens TODAY 10/12
Smithfield K-5 Return to School Instructional Plan
Missed the Smithfield Instructional Plan Parent Town Hall on 10/9? No problem. Check out the recording below.
Procedures, Logistics, & Safety at Smithfield Information Coming Out TOMORROW!
Procedures, Logistics, Health, & Safety Parent Town Hall Meeting 10/15 @ 9am
Topic: Smithfield Parent Town Hall
Time: Oct 15, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 885 7774 7425
CMS Return to In-Person Guide
Student Medicine for In-Person Instruction
For CMS Medication Authorization and Self Carry Order forms and various Action Plans/ Order forms (example: Asthma, Allergy, Diastat for Seizure):
Plan B Smithfield Family Communication Plan
Week of October 5: Understanding the Smithfield Plan B Instructional Plan
October 9: Parent Town Hall @ 9am (link above)
Week of October 12: Procedures, Logistics, Health and Safety at Smithfield
October 15: Parent Town Hall @ 9am
Week of October 19: Preparing our Dolphins
Week of October 28: Responding to Last Minute Questions
October 29: Parent Town Hall @ 9am
If you are unable to join the Virtual Parent Town Hall Meetings, we will send out the recording of the meeting to all families.
*Please note, the Zoom Parent Town Hall meetings are limited to the first 100 attendees.
PTA Fall Book Fair
Hi Smithfield Dolphins! We hope you are all staying well, and getting excited to come back to school sometime in November. Since we can’t be together yet, we wanted to let you know that we will be hosting another virtual Scholastic Bookfair! Please follow the link below to enter the fair, which will run October 29th through November 11th. Remember, a $25 books-only purchase will get you free shipping!!
"Looking for a fun activity for your family? We have just the thing for you!"
October Fun with Mrs. Solar : A Pumpkin Book Report!
Choose one of your favorite children’s book characters and decorate a pumpkin to look like that character!
How creative can your family get?
Snap a picture of your finished pumpkin and send it to Mrs. Solar by October 25th: email@example.com
All pictures will be published in the Dolphin Digest and on Smithfield’s FaceBook and Instagram!
Some examples for inspiration:
The Way to a Teacher's Heart... Snacks!
If you are able, families can drop off canned drinks and individual packaged snacks and fruit. Please pull to the front of the school and call the front office (980-343-6550). We will come right out to get the donations from your car.
Thank you in advance for your support!
CMS Meal Bundles
CMS Eats at Home
This week, CMS Eats at Home had a total of 20,426 meal bundles ordered for pick-up and delivery. For next week, 22,402 bundles have been ordered. As students return to school, they will receive breakfast and lunch daily in school. The meal bundles will still be available to them during weeks they have remote learning.
How to sign up
You can pre-order meal bundles through a new or existing PayPAMS account.
Learn more about PayPAMS
Delivery by Transportation to your designated bus stop during the assigned timeframe.
Pick up at one of 40 CMS school locations between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Students do not need to be present for pick up or delivery. Name must be provided to receive the meal bundle. Meal bundles must be pre-ordered. You will receive a confirmation email when you have completed the order process.
CMS Meal Benefits
Meal prices will remain the same next year. All students will receive breakfast at no charge. Lunch prices are $2.50, pre-kindergarten; $2.75, kindergarten to eighth grade; and $3, ninth to 12th grade.
Each child will have an Agenda that will go between home and school every day.
Weekly ConnectEd email newsletters
Facebook (Smithfield PTA):
School Website: http://schools.cms.k12.nc.us/smithfieldES