Shark Bites

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

Hello Shark Families,

What a beautiful weekend to welcome in the first day of Spring! I know we are all excited for sunny days and warmer weather. We wrapped up a successful week of STAAR Interim testing in both 5th and 6th grades. We still have several students in need of make-up testing. For virtual students, please check your student email account for login information to complete your testing. For in-person learners, make-up testing will be coordinated with the classroom teacher. When all learners are finished with testing, score sheets will be sent home so that parents can see assessed areas in need of growth and areas of strength. Data will be used for classroom interventions and extensions as identified.

Also, Spring Pictures are coming up in just over a week! Please use the order form information below if you'd like to view backgrounds and packages ahead of time.

Have a great week of learning!

Courtney Rodriguez,


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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

Vaccine Information En Espanol

Upcoming Dates:


  • Jeans day w/Spirit shirt or regular dress code shirt
  • Jeans may not have holes or rips in them
  • Vaccine Clinic Forms Due Today for 6th graders! See links below for forms and info


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


  • Spring Picture Day
  • Virtual Students- Please sign up for a time slot for afternoon sessions


  • Vaccine clinic for 6th Graders (see information below)


  • School Holiday- No school for students/staff


  • School Holiday- No school for students/staff
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Spring Pictures- March 30th

Virtual Parents:

Please use this Sign-Up Genius link to choose a time slot to bring your student to campus for Spring Pictures. Students are allowed to wear their springtime attire! Call our front office if you have any questions.

*In-person learners do not need to register for a time slot, this is for virtual students only.

Order Spring Pictures Ahead of Time!

Smith Intermediate Spring Picture Day

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Picture Day ID: EVTCRZ6G6

Order Your Pictures Here!

Wear your best springtime attire!

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.

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.