FERRI MONTHLY

October 2019

News You Can Use

Important things to remember:



Pick Up:

Parents picking students up at dismissal should pick up by the B2 door. Please do not pull around the building, this causes the busses to be held up. We appreciate your help with ensuring all students are safely picked up at the end of the day.


Lunch:

Just a reminder, you can add money to your child's lunch account by going online to Myschoolbucks.com. This helps to move the lunch line along.


Chromebooks:

All chromebooks must remain in the cases, this helps to protect them.

Math and Reading Ramp Up program

The after school Math and Reading Ramp Up program will begin on Tuesday, October 15th until 3:15pm.

Students that have been recommended for the Math and/or Reading Ramp Up program will be receiving letters on Tuesday, October 8th. Please return participation forms by Friday, October 11th. The purpose of this program is to target skills individual students need to increase success in class.


We have seen great success with students that participate in this program!

Attendance Matters!

Please ensure your student is in school every day and on time to promote academic success!

Based on the student handbook, students that are tardy 3 times will receive a 2 hour detention. We will begin counting tardies on October 1st.

We appreciate your help to get students to school on time.


Starting in October, we will be using the Attendance Nudge, a tool from the RI Department of Education. Parents will receive notification regarding student absences informing them of the amount of school students have missed compared to other students in their grade.


It is essential that students attend school everyday!

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IMPORTANT DATES

10/7- FINAL CALL for Meadow Farms Fundraising packets


10/10- Flu Clinic- 4-6:30pm at Ferri Middle School


10/18- Halloween Dance permission slip and payment due- NO EXCEPTIONS!


10/25- Halloween Dance- 6:30-8:30pm


11/4- PTSO Meeting at 4pm


11/6- Flu Clinic- 4-6:30pm at Ferri Middle School

SPORTS UPDATES

Links to paperwork all athletes need to complete to participate:

Assumption of Risk Form

Parent Permission Form

Physical Examination Form

The Concussion Booklet


Unified Cross Country Schedule- Students on the unified cross country team will be participating in meets on the following days, please come support the students in our building.


All meets begin at 3:45pm


October 10 at Warwick Vet
State meet week of October 15 TBD


Please join the Unified Facebook page! FerriUnifiedJaguars and Instagram @ferriunifiedjags

Unified Club

Ferri will be hosting a Unified Club once a month beginning on October 28th. The goal of this club will be to unite ALL children of Ferri Middle School by participating in various activities to promote inclusion, social justice, and community involvement. By students participating in this club, we will continue to foster leadership skills, problem solving, tolerance, patience and communication skills that all students will be able to demonstrate within the school community.


Tune into Ferri Live for more information next week on how to sign up!

PTSO

Next PTSO Meeting:

November 4th at 4pm


FINAL CALL FOR MEADOW FARMS FUNDRAISING PACKETS- Must be submitted to the main office by Monday 10/7 so the order can be processed.


Halloween Dance- October 25th- 6:30-8:30pm (Form below)


PTSO President- Marga Spence

ferriptso@gmail.com


Box Tops for Education- (BTFE Overview Information below)

A note from our Student Assistance Counselor