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Fall Creek Intermediate - December 1st, 2019

Riley Classic Is Coming....

Riley's Hospital has been a part of the lives of many of our Falcons, past and present!! We feel a strong need to support the service that has supported and will support so many of our Falcon families!!

The 2019 Kids Caring and Sharing Event to raise money and awareness for Riley Children's Hospital will officially kick off December 4th and will end with our Staff vs. Staff dodgeball game on December 13th at the end of the school day.

The event will take place during school hours and there is no charge for tickets. However, students may purchase raffle tickets to participate in various events such as:

  • the chance to pie a teacher in the face
  • basketball relay race
  • or random prize drawings.

Concessions will also be for sale the week of the event (Dec. 9th, 10th, and 11th) with all proceeds from concessions and raffle tickets going directly to the Riley. All concessions will cost $1 and students will bring an order form home the week before the event.

For those who would like to donate to Riley's Children's Hospital, we will also accept donations of any amount. Cash, check, or online giving is available. Please make checks out to Riley Children's Foundation and put FCI Riley Classic in the memo line.

If you would like to donate online, please click the link below:

Fall Creek Intermediate Kids Caring & Sharing 2019-2020

Parent Night (Technology)

If you are interested in attending a hands-on session to better understand SKYWARD, CANVAS, CLEVER, and/or other apps/programs, please provide your information in the questions below.

  • Where: FCI computer labs
  • When: 6:30-7:30pm

Please plan to bring your child's iPad or other technology with accounts/passwords so you can most benefit from this evening! It is very important that you respond so that we are prepared with enough support for the evening.

Parent Night (Technology) response link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=PkZ4tvvZX0eBU43PqJYEfQDAwGgx_DJKgHWY8gGSZtFUMU1UMVZUSTJKRE9KUVRVTjE2MVI0QTNQQi4u

From HSE Schools Administration

Hamilton Southeastern Schools will no longer be administering NWEA in the spring. Our students in grades 3-8 now participate in ILEARN testing in the spring. Your child will continue to participate in NWEA testing in fall and winter. Winter NWEA testing will run from January 21, 2020 – February 7, 2020. Teachers use this information to help plan for students’ instructional needs. This testing will also be used in part to identify students in need of high ability services.

More information about identification for high ability services can be found at https://www.hseschools.org/academics/intervention-acceleration/high-ability Your child’s teacher will be happy to answer any questions you may have about NWEA testing.

6th Grade Girls Basketball Try-outs

6th Grade Girls Basketball Try-outs will be held December 11th & 12th, from 3:00-5:00pm. Please pick your child up at Door 2. Basketball permission slips must be turned in to Coach Jahn in order to try-out by December 9th. Click here to download the basketball permission slip. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jahn, ajahn@hse.k12.in.us

Lost & Found

Remind your child to stop by the lost and found to see if any of the items are his/hers before Winter Break. All remaining items will be donated to a local charity after school dismisses after January 7th, 2020.
Check out a recap from World Kindness Day and the Social Emotional Lessons in our November school counseling newsletter!

At FCI all of our students participate in Social Emotional Learning (SEL). These lessons occur once a week and are taught by your child's classroom teacher. Lessons cover a variety of skills including empathy, emotional regulation, and mindfulness. Below are the topics that were recently covered in our lessons. Please see the Skylert for Home Links.

Second Step Topics 5th:

Lesson 11: Calming Down

Lesson 12: Managing Anxiety

Second Step Topics 6th:

Lesson 11: Making Friends

Lesson 12: Challenge: Making Friends

Mind Up Lesson (5th and 6th):

Choosing Optimism

News From Your PTO

December Treat for the FCI Staff

We are planning a fun, Pinterest-inspired treat for the FCI Staff in December. We are in need of large quantities of candy for our treat. If you are willing to donate the candy requested, please sign up here: https://signup.com/go/qUwdZcp. We are asking that all donations be dropped off anytime before or on Friday December 6th. Donations can be sent to school with your student or dropped off in the main office. Thank you!

PTO Meetings

• Friday December 20th 9:30am

• Friday January 24th 9:30am

• Friday February 21st 9:30am

• Friday March 20th 9:30am

• Friday April 24th 1:30pm

• Friday May 8th 9:30am

Important Message From The Treasurer

As of these week all unpaid accounts were pulled and sent to Transworld.

Please log into Skyward to check your child's current balance. If you want to pay with a credit card or electronic check you need to use eFunds. You can access this option via the district website, or you can send a check payable to FCI.

Any questions feel free to contact Michele Pitts at mpitts@hse.k12.in.us

Thank you

What's Happening @ the Creek

Monday, December 2nd, rot. I3
  • 2:33pm - Early Release
  • 5:30pm - Boys Basketball Game vs Hamilton Heights (HOME Game)

Tuesday, December 3rd, rot. I4

  • 3:00-4:00pm - Art Club
  • 3:00-5:00pm - Boys Basketball Practice

Wednesday, December 4th, rot. I5

  • 7:00am - Student Council
  • 3:00-5:00pm - Boys Basketball Practice

Thursday, December 5th, rot. F1

  • 2:55-3:55pm - Science Bowl Practice
  • 3:00-4:00pm - FCI Connect
  • 3:00-5:00pm - Boys Basketball Practice

Friday, December 6th, rot. F2

  • 9:15-2:15pm - Team 6-2 Field Trip
  • 3:00-4:30pm - Boys Basketball Practice

Monday, December 9th, rot. F3

  • 2:33pm - Early Release
  • 5:30pm - Boys Basketball Game vs East Elementary (HOME Game)

Tuesday, December 10th, rot. F4

  • 3:00-4:00pm - Art Club
  • 3:00-4:00pm - Choir
  • 3:00-5:00pm - Boys Basketball Practice

Wednesday, December 11th, rot. C1

  • 3:00-5:00pm - Girls Basketball Try-outs
  • 5:30pm - Boys Basketball Game @ Mt. Vernon (Away Game)

Thursday, December 12th, rot. C2

  • 9:15-12:00pm - Team 5-6 Field Trip
  • 2:00pm - Student Convocation
  • 2:55-3:55pm - Science Bowl Practice
  • 3:00-5:00pm - Girls Basketball Try-outs
  • 3:15pm - Boys Basketball Game @ Riverside Intermediate (Away Game)

Friday, December 13th, rot. C3

  • 1:45-2:40pm - Riley Classic
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