Buzzworthy News

Week of September 26, 2022

Principal's Message

Have a great weekend Junior Jacket families!


Below is a list of what is in this week's newsletter:


  1. FMES Upcoming Dates
  2. Congrats to Two Special Staff Members!
  3. Snapshots of the Week
  4. Kindergarten Color Week
  5. 9/30 - Early Release Day
  6. School Improvement Council - Help Needed
  7. Let Me Run Club Registration
  8. Moe's Spirit Night
  9. Updated Spirit Week
  10. Girl Powered STEAM Event


Thank you for your continued support of our staff, students, and school. We are so excited to have your child with us at FMES and are looking forward to many wonderful adventures this year!!


If you should ever have a question, please feel free to reach out to me at griffinjk@fortmillschools.org.


Together in Education,

Jad Griffin

Principal

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Congrats to Two Special Staff Members!

A special congratulations to our Teacher of the Year and Support Staff of the Year. Mrs. Marks, Reading Recovery Teacher, and Mrs. Caldwell, School Nurse, were recently recognized at the district school board meeting.
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Snapshots of the Week

Check out a few of the new things that we have going in our building for this year! We also will be in the process of replacing our front reception desk once materials arrive.

Kindergarten Color Week!

All students are welcome to join our kindergarten color week! Dates and colors are below!
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Early Release Day - Friday, September 30th

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School Improvement Council - Help Needed!

An SIC is a broad-based group of individuals intended to advise the principal and school, and is focused on helping to achieve school improvement. For more information on what an SIC is, please click the following link: https://sic.sc.gov/sic-information/faqs-about-sics


If you are interested in joining our SIC, please fill out the information in the form below!

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Let Me Run Club Registration

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9/27 - Moe's Spirit Night!

Please use the link in the button below to sign up for a taco kit on September 27th with Moe's. These kits will be delivered and handed out at school starting at 4:30pm. This is an easy way to both get an evening meal for the family and also to support our school!
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Updated Spirit Week!

We have updated the Spirit Week to October 3-7 so that there would not be an overlap with Kindergarten's color week!
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Girl Powered STEAM Event

FMES is Girl Powered!


We are so excited to be bringing Girl Powered back to FMES this year! Please see the information included at this link to learn about our October workshop (scheduled to coincide with International Day of the Girl) and how to register your child for this fun afternoon full of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! The workshop is October 12th until 4:00 here at FMES. Girls will need transportation home from this event. Cost is $25 to cover snacks and materials. Please register by October 7th!


https://sites.google.com/fmsdmail.org/fmesgirlpowered/home


If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Walker at walkerm@fortmillschools.org.

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FMES Counseling Website

Please use this website to access counseling resources and to contact an FMES counselor.

Classroom Celebration Baskets

FMSD Food service has celebration baskets for parents to order for special occasions. These baskets provide treats for students in a classroom. CLICK HERE to order a celebration basket for your child's class.

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