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Homework Document

See the link below for this week's homework document:

Week of October 30th

If you have any questions contact your child's teacher.

First Ever Home Robotics Meet!!!

Congratulations to Robotics Team C and D for winning the Teamwork Alliance and Sportsmanship/Teamwork award respectively. Team C qualifies for state as a result of their win. Great job to everyone involved in our Robotics program. Saturday's home competition was a great success!
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Honor Roll

Check out our 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll. Congratulations to all of these students!
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Congrats, again, to Kayle Hagan on winning the first Box Top drawing of the year! Kayle won a Starbucks gift card.
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November News – Star Express Offers Seasonal Menus!

Star Express is changing things up this month by offering a

new menu that rotates with the seasons. This starts Monday,

November 13.

Kids and lunch-eaters can be on the lookout for more variety in

their lunches, more fruits and veggies, and foods that match the seasons!

For the complete menu visit…

Have a question? We’d love to hear from you!

Contact the Star Express Registered Dietitians

with any comments, concerns or questions at 862-2411.

Betsey Willard, RD – Child Nutrition Supervisor

Alison Powers, RD – Assistant Child Nutrition Supervisor

Health Career Science Forum - Save the Date

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Family Fun Night

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From the School Counselors!

Mrs. Kyle McClarnon

All 6th Grade

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Mrs. Sarah Ready

All 8th Grade

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Canned Food Drive

FTMS East will host the annual Canned Food Drive during the week of November 13th. Students are encouraged to bring in canned food or other non perishable food items. All items will go to the SPARC Center in Franklin Township.

Request to See Your Counselor

Students can make a request to see their counselor from any device with internet access! Simply click here! Parents can also request an appointment by using this request form.

For school counseling news and resources, visit the school counseling website by clicking here!

Vision Screenings

The Marion County Health Department provides state mandated vision screening services for all students in first, third, and eighth grades. New students who have transferred into Marion county from other counties or from out of state are also screened.

Vision screenings at Middle School East will be conducted on November 15th and 16th.

You, as the parent or legal guardian, have the right to decline this service for your child. If you DO NOT want the Marion County Public Health Department to conduct a vision screening on your child, please complete the bottom half of the letter below and return it to school.

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Attention FTMS-East Families:

Veterans Day will be celebrated this year on Friday, November 10th. Veterans Day allows us to show our appreciation to members of our military, past and present. The FTMS-East Random Acts of Kindness Club, along with our students here at East, would like to say thank you to a beloved family member of yours who is currently stationed overseas or to one who is a retired Serviceman/Servicewoman with hand-written cards/notes and a treat bag. If you have a family member either stationed overseas in the military or retired from the military, please contact Mrs. Hewitt, the Sponsor of the Club, via email at, or leave a message for her at 317/803-8141 no later than Friday, September 15th. The Random Acts of Kindness Club looks forward to brightening a day of some of our current and former Servicemen and Servicewomen!!!

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East TV Playlist on Youtube

The following link will take you to the East TV playlist. Each week the Media Aide students will create a weekly video about upcoming events for the East Flashes.