Shark Bites

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

Dear Families,

The students are counting down the days until the beginning of winter break. Just a few reminders for the week:


-Early Release on Friday 12/18 @ 12:10 p.m.


-Virtual Schedules will also be altered for 12/18 to reflect Early Release


-If your student participated in the Big Kahuna Fundraiser, all products will be delivered to the campus on Tuesday 12/15. We will give the items to the students to take home that afternoon. If the student is not present on campus, or is a virtual student, we will call home to arrange item pickup.


-Thursday 12/17 is a Future Ready Day- students may wear jeans (no holes or rips) with a College, Military, or Uniform shirt.


-Friday 12/18 is a jeans day (no holes or rips) with spirit wear or holiday attire.


Have a great week!

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.

Covid Self-Reporting Form (Symptoms or Exposure)

For students and staff members in Forney ISD

Upcoming Dates:

12/15

  • Big Kahuna Fundraiser items delivered to campus- students will take home this afternoon, or parents will be called to arrange pickup

12/17

  • Future Ready Focus Day
  • Jeans (NO holes or tears) w/ college or military shirt

12/18

  • Jeans (No holes or tears) & Spirit Shirt or Holiday attire
  • Early Release @ 12:10

12/21- 1/1

  • Winter Break (campuses closed)

1/4/21

  • 3rd Quarter Begins
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Time Capsule Project for the Smith Yearbook

Memory from 2020 Project


This school year has definitely been one of a kind! There are some ups and downs and pros and cons- but we want your help to add personal touches to this year’s yearbook.


We are asking that students submit works of art to add to the yearbook to help capture memories of 2020. This art can be drawings, memes, graphics designs, or poems. We will choose some of these to use in the 2020-2021 yearbook.


  1. Designs must be appropriate. Negative comments or wording will not be accepted.

  2. Be creative!

  3. Complete project using plain drawing paper (not bigger than 8.5 x 11)

  4. Write your name and grade on the back of the project. If submitting via email make sure to add your name and grade level in the body of the email.

  5. Submit your physical project to Mrs. Clark (Rm 59). You can also scan/ take a picture of your project and email to Mrs. Clark at ekclark@forneyisd.net . PLEASE MAKE SURE PHOTOS AND SCANS are clear, not blurry, and capture all of your work.

  6. Deadline is December 14, 2020


Deadline is December 14, 2020. Make sure to submit to Mrs. Clark as soon as possible.

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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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Grab & Go Meals for Virtual Students

Grab & Go Meal service is available for purchase for our virtual students. Families are welcome to pick-up breakfast and/or lunch at any campus in our district during the following times:

Elementary: 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Intermediate: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Middle: 8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

High: 8:50 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

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.