Shark Bites

Informational bites to let you know what's going on!

Hello Shark Families,

I know how excited our students are to have a real book fair back on campus this week! To ensure safety this year, Scholastic has added an eWallet feature to allow for cashless transactions. I know our students are going to love the book selections they have to choose from! Also the final MAP screener of the year begins on Monday for in-person and virtual learners. Please make sure Chromebooks are charged and ready for Monday morning.


Have a great week!

Courtney Rodriguez,

Principal

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Book Fair is Here!

Important information for our Fair, held April 19th-April 23rd:

Safety First: The safety and well-being of your child is our priority. We’re taking extra precautions to host a safe, socially distanced Fair at our school, focusing on preventive measures. Learn more at bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/articles/safety


  • Contactless Checkout: With Book Fair eWallet, a convenient digital payment account, your child can shop the Fair cash-free. And now grandparents, friends, and others can contribute to the eWallet to help build your home library!

To learn more about ewallents check out this video. To set up your student’s ewallet, simply follow these easy steps.

  • Shop Online: Experience the Book Fair fun by visiting our Book Fair online! You can shop over 6,000 products — and all orders ship direct to your home (with free shipping on book-only orders over $25*)! All purchases made during the Fair will bring our school 25% in rewards.

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Smith Intermediate Named as CKH National Showcase School

We are so excited to have been named as an official CKH National Showcase School! Our staff and student leaders worked hard this year to implement the foundational processes of CKH. While there is still opportunity for so much growth ahead of us, the recognition for the hard work put in is incredible. Thank you for all of your support through our journey!

Upcoming Dates:

4/19- 4/23/21

  • Book Fair Week @ Smith! Be on the lookout for more information coming home soon.

4/19/21

  • Reading MAP Screener for In-Person & Virtual Learners

4/22/21

  • Math MAP Screener for In-Person & Virtual Learners
  • Wear Green or Blue shirts with jeans to celebrate Earth Day!

4/30/21

  • Spirit Wear Day- jeans with Spirit Shirt (jeans should not have holes or tears)

5/3/21- 5/7/21

  • Teacher Appreciation Week- help show our teachers some love this week!
Covid Self-Reporting Form (Symptoms or Exposure)

For students and staff members in Forney ISD

Covid Guidance for Students

If a student is exhibiting these symptoms, please keep them home and call our nurse.


  • Cough; difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Severe headache
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • Feeling fevering or having fever greater that 100 degree F.


If someone in your household has Covid, or is suspected of having Covid (even if waiting for test results), or your child is exhibiting any of the above symptoms, please fill out the self-reporting form below.


When students are home due to quarantine, they can participate in their school work on Canvas so that they don't get behind. Logging in to Canvas each day and completing assignments counts as their daily attendance.

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Securly: How To Manage Your Student's Web Activity

Did you know that Securly allows parents to impose additional filters on their student’s chromebook while at home? Click for more info!

Add these to your calendar...

In addition to our campus jean days with spirit shirts, FISD has added Future Ready Days where students can wear jeans with a college or military shirt to show that they are Future-Ready! Please see those added dates below.
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Order Spirit Wear Here!

The school ID# is 363975

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Medication Form for Clinic

If you are sending your child with, or dropping off, medications to be administered during the school day, please fill out a form for each medication.

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Student Passwords

Don't forget that all returning student accounts will force a change of password beginning on August 3rd. Please click here for directions and support.