Baxter Buzz

A Family Newsletter: Week of January 15th

Welcome back!!

What a great first week back we have had! We hope you all had a wonderful break and enjoyed the time off with your family! Just a reminder that Monday, January 15th, is a Staff Development day and there is NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS!! I know we have some tired kiddos from getting back in the swing of things this week so hopefully they will take advantage of this time and rest!


As there have become rumblings of dicey weather in the forecast, we just want to remind you of the different ways to become informed of school closures and delays: Follow us on


  • Twitter - @MidlothianISD
  • Facebook - @MidloISD
  • Instagram - midlothianisd


Additional communication will also be sent to staff and parents via email and phone if delays or closures are to occur.

Golden Nuggets from the Counselor

5th Grade Parent Night for future FSMS Students

Parent Meeting at FSMS Cafeteria Tuesday January 16th at 6PM. This is an informative meeting about FSMS and 6th grade choice sheets. Please make plans to attend.
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A Note from Nurse Martin

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting that influenza activity has been sharply increasing nationally and locally.


If you haven’t done it already, consider protecting your family with flu vaccinations.

Please remind your children to cover their cough with a tissue or cough into their sleeve.

Washing your hands and keeping your hands away from your face are the best way to prevent spreading the flu.

Avoid close contact with people who are coughing or appear ill.

Please don't send students to school if they are sick. Students may not come to school with a temperature of 100.0 or higher and they must be 24 hours fever free without medication prior to returning to school.


Implementing these precautions are the best way to prevent spreading the flu.

Baxter's Hub- Nancy Robertson, Library Media Specialist

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What's Happening at Baxter?!

Upcoming Events and Activities

Monday, 1/15: No school for Students


Tuesday, 01/16: Frank Seale Middle School 5th Grade Parent Night 6pm at FSMS;

PTO Meeting in the Baxter Cafe at 6:30pm


Friday, 01/19: Report Cards go home; box tops due


Tuesday, 01/23: Walnut Grove Middle School 5th Grade Parent Night 6pm at WGMS;

GT Parent meeting in the library at Baxter at 7:10am


Friday, 02/02: PTO Family Movie Night from 7pm-9pm @Baxter

Need Canvas Help?!!

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