Hoofbeat News eLearning Edition

April 17, 2020

Principal's Message

We hope you all had a wonderful Spring Break! We are full speed ahead in Round 2 of eLearning. Thanks to all of you for making the paper packet pick up so smooth. If you signed up for a paper version and did not come to school to get it, your teachers will be emailing you. We hope all of the students enjoyed our spirit week. Thanks for sending in all of the wonderful pictures to Mrs. Williams. We hope you have a great weekend and please let us know if we can help you in any possible way.


Adam Fantone


School News

4TH-5TH Grade Virtual Talent Show

Click the link below to participate if you are a 4th or 5th grader. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11IWtszbTzCiPr7zDopX3ibRMBxjtapQy8p5tLDo7wgw/edit

U.S. Census

Remember to fill out your census form. Census data ensures our schools receive their fair share of resources. Ensuring every resident in South Carolina is counted during the 2020 census will help our schools for the next 10 years. Please go to www.my2020census.gov and complete your census today. Share this post and tag three friends challenging them to complete their census! #CountMeInSC #SCCounts2020

Fun Things at SFES

  • Thanks to everyone who participated in our Spirit Week. The pictures were great!

  • Go to our PTA Facebook page to see our Family Fun Challenges. http://coltspta.org/

Fun With Related Arts

Join us in these optional activities provided to you by the Related Arts Teachers.

Mrs. Kendall’s workout- https://drive.google.com/a/fmsdmail.org/file/d/1q2HxhEgHruxl40Vg2EV8sKn_zv0S4U6A/view?usp=drivesdk

Mrs. Ficklen's Read Alouds-






Mr. McCurley's Virtual Music Class- https://sites.google.com/fmsdmail.org/mr-mccurleys-elearning/

Mrs. Martin 5th Grade Art Contest- (5th Only) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vP9zpnOmjRxl70kB0ZoSQr-rqSf2a1Bb46Q8G9gwWzo/edit?usp=sharing

Mrs. Cageao- has a subscription to Shapegrams. The first 4 Shapegrams are free. There are many drawing and general tool bar skills to learn while having fun. Join the fun by logging into your Google Drive > Click on the waffle & Classroom > click + in the top right to add a class > the class code is 2wrlmte. Watch the video to learn cool tricks and tips and start with 1 and work your way to the higher numbers. Have fun!


I have created a Google Classroom for Shapegrams. The code for students to join is: 2wrlmte I encourage them to watch the video before starting the activity.

It is fun and the kids will learn many tips and tools for using Google G Suite not just Google Drawing. Please share with your students this information I would appreciate it. I will upload a new Shapegram every Monday and Wednesday.

Is Coding your thing? Mrs. Cageao has created a trail class for learning to code. Call her at 980-355-9122 or send her an email at cageaoa@fortmillschools.org and she will send you a username and password with a class code for Tynker. There are only 30 slots open for now so don't wait.