Folsom Weekly Update

October 3-October 11

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Message from Dr. Mazzoni

Happy Wednesday TEAM,

This Friday will be FALCON FRIDAY - We want all students and staff to wear their school pride t-shirts to school. Students will receive their t-shirts today. Please notify your student's parents about FALCON FRIDAY and we will also send out a reminder via Realtime and Facebook.

A special thank you to Waterproofing 4 Less for purchasing all of the t-shirts for staff and students. Please have students do a thank you card for the t-shirts.

Please remind your students about Week of Respect next week! It is important that everyone participates in the week long activities. The flyer is below outlining the day. In addition, we will forward you another flyer to send home with parents. Let's celebrate school pride to the highest degree next week!

Tom Coverly: The Illusionist is Coming!!

We are proud to announce that Tom Coverly: The Illusionist will present at Folsom School on Friday, October 4th during the day for students and staff followed by a Family Night event starting at 6 pm. Tom Coverly is a professional comedian, illusionist and motivational speaker. Tom has performed for millions around the world headlining several tours. He is the most requested motivational entertainer in the nation. Tom has been seen on TV (NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX) and heard on numerous radio stations around the country sharing his story.

Below is the school day assembly schedule:

* Grades 5-8 -> 8:35 am – 9:35 am

* Grades K-4 -> 9:40 – 10:40 am

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Halloween Writing Contest Sponsored by the Press of Atlantic City

The Press of Atlantic City is kicking off its annual Halloween writing contest on Sept. 22nd. Every year the AC Press invite local students in grades kindergarten through 12th to show off their creative talents by writing their own ending to our Halloween story. Young artists also are encouraged to submit original artwork depicting a scene from the story as part of the contest.

Please check out the official start of the Halloween writing contest in Sunday’s newspaper and encourage your students to take part. Winners receive a prize and will have their work published in print and online.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Gail Wilson at or 609-272-7212.

Weekly Events

October's Character Trait is.... RESPECT!


8th Grade High School Fair (gym) 8:30-9:30 am

HWHO Rm 124 3:30-4:30 pm

Cross Country Meet-Home St. Joe

Folsom Singers 3:30-4:30 pm


F&P Reading Level Assessment

Assembly- Tom Coverly Illusionist & Motivational Speaker 8:35 Grades 5-8/9:40 Grades K-4

Cross Country Practice 3:30-4:00 pm

Mindcraft Academy 3:30-4:30 pm

Family Night-Tom Coverly Illusionist & Motivational Speaker 6:00 pm


Dress like your favorite Disney/Pixar Character!

Cross Country Meet@home-Estell Manor

Lego Club 3:30-4:30

HWHO Rm 117 3:30-4:30


Wear your favorite team's jersey/shirt!

Ned Show grades K-8 show starts 2:00 pm

Folsom Singers 3:30-4:30 pm

Drama Club 3:30-4:00 pm

HWHO Rm 112 3:30-4:30 pm


Superhero Day....Dress in your favorite superhero shirts, pants and socks!

Band 3:30-4:30 pm

Cross Country Meet

HWHO Rm 124 3:30-4:30 pm

Lip Sync Rehearsal 3:30-5:00 pm


Pajama Day!

Bus Evacuation Drill-will happen as students exit buses into school at 8:20 am

Quiz Bowl-St. Augustine bus leaves 2:00 pm

Cross Country Meet-AWAY-St. Mary bus leaves at 3:00 pm

Parent Curriculum Night for 1st & 2nd Grades 6:30-7:30 pm


School Closed-Teacher In-Service *see schedule below

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Spirit Wear

Spirit wear orders are due October 4th.

click on the link to order-


Classroom observations will begin soon. Please see the attached schedule. You are to submit your SGO and PDP to the person you are meeting with for your summative evaluation. Please see Michele with any questions or concerns.

Classroom Observation Schedule 2019-2020 School Year

All Teachers should schedule a time with Michele to review curriculum for their grade/subject areas. This meeting will include receiving a hard copy of the curriculum that you will be responsible for until June. These documents will be used to reflect on the curriculum, add to the curriculum or just check off that it is accurate. The documents will be signed out and collected at the end of the school year.


Please refer to the link below for the detention schedule in GOOGLE. When assigning a student detention, either 45 minute or 3 hour, please refer to schedule for detention dates. After you contact the parent you should add the student(s) name to the detention schedule accordingly. 45 minute detentions are from 3:30 to 4:15 and 3 hour detentions are from 3:30-6:30 pm.

detention schedule

If you have any questions or need assistance please contact Angel.

Bell Schedule

A 3:07 PM bell was added to the regular bell schedule to assist the middle school staff and students preparing for dismissal. Students are dismissed for buses at 3:10 pm followed by a 3:15 pm bell for car pick-up.

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Happy Birthday to you!!


4 Jennifer Bailey

6 Kristen Deitz

19 Kathy Wendt

31 Nancy Alber