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  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/16/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    FFMS Book Club - The next meeting will be on Wednesday, June 12, to discuss Around the World in 80 Days, by Jules Verne

    TODAY:

    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 6 Lunch.
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113

    Friday, May 17:

    • 6th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 5 lunch in B112

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, May 20: ASL Club meeting after school in B112
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  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/15/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    The South High School Football, Cheer and Dance Parent Informational meeting originally scheduled for this Thursday evening, May 16, has been  cancelled.  When a reschedule date for next week is determined, it will be announced. 

    This Friday, May 17, is the deadline for registering for the FFMS Fun Color Run.  Forms are available in the wing offices.

    TODAY:

    • Home & Careers Club meeting at 8:15 a.m.
    • Harry Potter Club meeting during 6th period lunch in C213
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the library extension
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117 to prepare for trip to Promenade Elder Living Facility

    Thursday, May 16:

    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 6 Lunch.
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
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  • Monday, May 13, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/13/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    NYSSMA Vocal Students: Make sure to get you adjudication form from your music teacher this week.  Don't forget to attend extra help!

    TODAY: 

    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207

    Tuesday, May 14:

    • Home & Careers Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. 

    Wednesday, May 15:

    • Home & Careers Club meeting at 8:15 a.m.
    • Harry Potter Club meeting during 6th period lunch in C213
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the library extension
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117 to prepare for trip to Promenade Elder Living Facility

    Thursday, May 16:

    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
    • South H.S. Football, Cheer and Dance Teams informational parent meeting in the SHS Cafeterias from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
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  • Thursday, May 9, 2019 DAY4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/9/2019

    Please see previous post for pertinent information.

    Intramural Chess is cancelled for today.

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  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/8/2019

    Please see previous post for pertinent information.

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  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/7/2019

     

    Wednesday, May 8, 2019:

    • Poetry Club meeting in B112 at 8:15 a.m.
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 4 in B104
    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 in C213
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117

    Thursday, May 9, 2019:

    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

    NEXT WEEK:

    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension on Wednesday, May 15, to discuss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
    • Informational Football, Cheer and Dance Teams Parent Meeting for parents of interested 8th Graders who will be attending South H. S. in the fall on Thursday, May 16, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the South H.S. cafeterias
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  • Monday, May 6, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/6/2019

    TODAY:  

    • Intramural Dance meeting at 8:15 a.m. in the E Gym
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Battle of the Broadways after school in B117

    Wednesday, May 8:

    • Poetry Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in B112
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4 in B104

     

    The next meeting of the FFMS Book Club will be on Wednesday, May 15, in the Library Extension, to discuss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

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  • Thursday, May 2, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/2/2019

    TODAY:

    • Intramural Walking before school - meet outside E103 
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting in B102

    Monday, May 6:  

    • Intramural Dance meeting at 8:15 a.m. in the E Gym
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207

    The next meeting of the FFMS Book Club will be on Wednesday, May 15, in the Library Extension, to discuss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

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  • Monday, April 29, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/29/2019

    TODAY: 

    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Glee Club meets this evening at 6:30 in B117 to prepare for tonight's PTA Council Founders Day
    • Intramural Dance 

    Tuesday, April 30:

    • Grade 8 Student Council meeting during Period 4 lunch in B104

    Wednesday, May 1:

    • Home & Careers Club meeting after school in E103
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117

    Thursday, May 2:

    • Intramural Walking before school - meet outside E103 
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
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  • Thursday, April 18, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/18/2019

    TODAY:  

    • Blue Track will not practice today.

    After the Break:

    • The next ASL Club meeting will be after school on Monday, April 29, in C207
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  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/16/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    Wednesday, April 17: 

    • Autism Awareness Day.  Wear your Autism Awareness shirt OR light it up blue.  Extra shirts and bracelets will be sold Periods 4, 5, 6 on Monday and Tuesday.
    • National History Day meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C217 for 7th graders attending the State Contest
    • Harry Potter Club meeting in C213 during Period 6
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension to discuss The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117
    • Japanese Club meeting after school in A112
    • North H.S. Football:  Informational Meeting for Eighth Graders who will attend North next year and are interested in playing football and their parents: Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m., in the North H.S. annex cafeteria.
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  • Monday, April 15, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/15/2019

    TODAY:

    • Open Art Club will NOT meet today.
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207 

    Wednesday, April 17: 

    • Autism Awareness Day.  Wear your Autism Awareness shirt OR light it up blue.  Extra shirts and bracelets will be sold Periods 4, 5, 6 on Monday and Tuesday.
    • Harry Potter Club meeting in C213 during Period 6
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension to discuss The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117
    • North H.S. Football:  Informational Meeting for Eighth Graders who will attend North next year and are interested in playing football and their parents: Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m., in the North H.S. annex cafeteria.
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  • Friday, April 12, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/12/2019

    TODAY:

    • National Day of Silence - Wear Black to show your support and make the pledge to be a silent ally
    • Dance Intramurals in the E Gym at 8:15 a.m.
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting in C216 during Lunch.

    NEXT WEEK:

    Wednesday, April 17: 

    • Autism Awareness Day.  Wear your Autism Awareness shirt OR light it up blue.  Extra shirts and bracelets will be sold Periods 4, 5, 6 on Monday and Tuesday.
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension to discuss The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
    • North H.S. Football:  Informational Meeting for Eighth Graders who will attend North next year and are interested in playing football and their parents: Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m., in the North H.S. annex cafeteria.
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  • Thursday, April 11, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/11/2019

    TODAY:

    • Walking Intramurals at 8:15 a.m., starting in front of B103
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in the Library
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B113

    Friday, April 12:

    • National Day of Silence - Wear Black to show your support and make the pledge to be a silent ally
    • Dance Intramurals in the E Gym at 8:15 a.m.
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting in C216 during Lunch.

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Wednesday, April 17, is Autism Awareness Day.  Wear your Autism Awareness shirt OR light it up blue.  Extra shirts and bracelets will be sold Periods 4, 5, 6 on Monday and Tuesday.
    • North H.S. Football:  Informational Meeting for Eighth Graders who will attend North next year and are interested in playing football and their parents: Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m., in the North H.S. annex cafeteria.
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  • Monday, April 8, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/8/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent informaiton.

    TODAY:

    • Dance Intramurals in the E Gym at 8:15 a.m.
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207

    Wednesday, April 10:

    • Poetry Slam Club meeting at 8:15 in B112
    • Home & Careers Club meet before Homeroom in front of B gym for yearbook photo

    Thursday, April 11:

    • Walking Intramurals at 8:15 a.m., starting in front of B103
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in the Library
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B113

    Friday, April 12:

    • Dance Intramurals in the E Gym at 8:15 a.m.
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting in C216 during Lunch.
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  • Friday, April 5, 2019 DAY

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/5/2019

    See previous posts for pertinent information.

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, April 8:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207

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  • Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/4/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Intramural Walking at 8:15 a.m. - Meet in front of B103
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting in C216 during Lunch
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in the Library
    • Intramural Fencing will meet after school in the E Wing Gym

    Friday, April 5:

    • Intramural Dance meeting in E Wing Gym at 8:15 a.m.

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, April 8:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207

     

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  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/3/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Grade 6 Student Council meeting during Period 5 lunch in B112
    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117

    Thursday, April, 4:

    • Intramural Walking at 8:15 a.m. - Meet in front of B103
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting in C216 during Lunch
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in the Library
    • Intramural Fencing will meet after school in the E Wing Gym

    Friday, April 5:

    • Intramural Dance meeting in E Wing Gym at 8:15 a.m.

    FFMS Book Club Book Selection:  The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman - The club will meet after school in the library on Wednesday, April 17.  All are welcome.

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  • Monday, April 1, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 4/1/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Dance Intramural meeting at 8:15 a.m. in the E Gym
    • Running Club informational meeting after school in the Back B Gym
    • American Sign Language (ASL) Club meeting after school in C207
    • Intramural Volleyball, Kickball and Running - meet after school in the Back B Gym
    • Bowling Club meeting after school today
    • Intramural Boys Volleyball for 8th grade boys going to South H.S. in the Fall - 7:00 p.m. in South's Gym

    Tuesday, April 2:

    • Intramural Field Hockey after school in the Back B Gym and Chess after school in C111

    Wednesday, April 3

    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105

    Thursday, April, 4:

    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting in C216 during Lunch
    • Intramural Fencing will meet after school in the E Wing Gym

    FFMS Book Club Book Selection:  The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman - The club will meet after school in the library on Wednesday, April 17.  All are welcome.

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  • Friday, March 29, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/29/2019

     

    TODAY:   Bookshelf Battles during lunch periods in the Library

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, April 1

    • Dance Intramural meeting at 8:15 a.m. in the E Gym
    • Running Club informational meeting after school in the Back B Gym
    • American Sign Language (ASL) Club meeting after school in C207
    • Intramural Boys Volleyball for 8th grade boys going to South H.S. in the Fall - 7:00 p.m. in South's Gym.

    Wednesday, April 3

    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105

    Intramurals begin:

    • Monday, April 1:  Volleyball, Kickball and Running  All will meet in the Back B Gym
    • Tuesday, April 2:  Field Hockey (Back B Gym) and Chess (C111)
    • Thursday, April, 4: Fencing will meet in the E Wing Gym

    FFMS Book Club Book Selection:  The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman - The club will meet after school in the library on Wednesday, April 17.  All are welcome.

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  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/28/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    In addition,  for tomorrow, Friday, March 29:

    • Bookshelf Battles - Report to the library classroom at the beginning of your lunch period (with your lunch).  Spectators are welcome.
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  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/27/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 Lunch in C213
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library

    Thursday, March 28:

    • Festa Walking Intramual - 8:15 - 8:45 a.m.  See Mrs. Nabassoua in E103 for information and permission slip.
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B113
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

    Friday, March 29:

    • YAC (Youth Against Cancer) Club Hat Day Fundraiser
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 4 lunch in B104
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 6 lunch in C216

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, April 1

    • Running Club informational meeting after school in the Back B Gym
    • American Sign Language (ASL) Club meeting after school in C207
    • Intramural Boys Volleyball for 8th grade boys going to South H.S. in the Fall - 7:00 p.m. in South's Gym.
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  • Monday, March 25, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/25/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    8th Grade Male Student going to South H.S. interested in particpating in a Boys Volleyball program: There will be an intramural volleyball program begining on Monday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the South H.S. gym.  See Dr. Serra for more information.

    TODAY:   

    • Craft Workshop during lunch periods in the Library.  Space is limited.  If interested, sign up in the Library
    • Battle of the Broadways, now open to all grades who enjoy Broadway Music, will meet after school in B117 

    Thursday, March 28:

    • Festa Walking Intramual - 8:15 - 8:45 a.m.  See Mrs. Nabassoua in E103 for information and permission slip.
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103

    Friday, March 29:

    • YAC (Youth Against Cancer) Club Hat Day Fundraiser
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  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/21/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    The STRIVE Class is selling baseball-themed Autism Awareness shirts through tomorrow.

    TODAY:

    Youth Against Cancer (YAC) Club meetin at 8:20 a.m. in C236

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, March 25 

    • Craft Workshop during lunch periods in the Library.  Space is limited.  If interested, sign up in the Library
    • Battle of the Broadways, now open to all grades who enjoy Broadway Music, will meet after school in B117 
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  • Monday, March 18, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/18/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:  

    • Boys and Girls Lacrosse will meet after school in the Front B Wing Gym.
    • Softball will meet after school in the Back B Wing Gym
    • Track will meet after school in the Pool Hallway
    • "Battle of the Broadways" after school in B117
    • Last optional typing meeting for Onlooker articles after school in D111.  Articles are due Friday, March 22.

    Wednesday, March 20:

    • Modern Woodmen Speech Contest for 7th and 8th graders after school in the Library

    Thursday, March 21:

    • Youth Against Cancer (YAC) Club meetin at 8:20 a.m. in C236
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  • Friday, March 15, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/15/2019

    The Spirit Class is collecting donations for Hi Tor Animal Shelter - blankets, towels, pet food, cat litter, pet toys, etc., now through Tuesday, March 19.

    The STRIVE Class is selling baseball-themed Autism Awareness shirts Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22.

    NEXT WEEK:   

    Lacrosse, Softball and Track will begin their spring seasons on Monday. Be prepared with all the equipment you will need. The gym closet and locker rooms will be open for you before school starts to store your equipment.

    Please meet in the following locations after school on Monday:

    • Boys and Girls Lacrosse will meet in the Front B Wing Gym.
    • Softball will meet in the Back B Wing Gym
    • Track will meet in the Pool Hallway

    Monday, March 18:

    • "Battle of the Broadways" after school in B117

    Wednesday, March 20:

    • Modern Woodmen Speech Contest for 7th and 8th graders after school in the Library

    Thursday, March 21:

    • Youth Against Cancer (YAC) Club meetin at 8:20 a.m. in C236
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  • Thursday, March 14, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/14/2019

    See previous posts for pertinent information.

    SPRING SPORTS: 

    Lacrosse, Softball and Track will begin their spring seasons on Monday. Be prepared with all the equipment you will need. The gym closet and locker rooms will be open for you before school starts to store your equipment.

    Please meet in the following locations after school on Monday:

    • Boys and Girls Lacrosse will meet in the Front B Wing Gym.
    • Softball will meet in the Back B Wing Gym
    • Track will meet in the Pool Hallway.
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  • Wednesday, March 13, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/13/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    The Building-level Modern Woodmen Speech Contest for 6th graders will take place after school today in the library.   The contest for 7th and 8th graders will be after school on Wednesday, March 20.

    In addition to the other after school activities (posted yesterday), for Thursday, March 14, the Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102.

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  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/12/2019

    Wednesday, March 13:

    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 Lunch in C213
    • Home & Careers Club meeting after school in E103 
    • YAC Club meeting after school in C236
    • Optional Onlooker typing meeting after school in D111
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117

    Thursday, March 14:

    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4 in B104
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B113

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, March 18:

    • Track, Lacrosse and Softball start.  You must sign up online and be cleared by the nurse to participate.
    • "Battle of the Broadways" meeting after school in B117.  Find out all about it on Monday.
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  • Monday, March 11, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/11/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:  

    • Baseball tryouts begin after school in the Front B Wing Gym
    • Boys Tennis will meet after school in the Front B Wing Gym

    Wednesday, March 13:

    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 Lunch in C213
    • Home & Careers Club meeting after school in E103 
    • YAC Club meeting after school in C236

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Track, Lacrosse and Softball will start next Monday.  You must sign up online and be cleared by the nurse to participate.
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  • Friday, March 8, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 3/8/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    Drama Club Call Times for this weekend:

    • Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9:  Chorus, Cast and Crew here at 5:30 p.m. - EXCEPT Major Leads, who come at 5:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 10: Chorus and Cast here at 12:30 p.m.  Major Leads here at 12:00 noon

    National History Day Contest:  Contestants are to be at St. Thomas College by 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 9.  Judging begins at 9:00 a.m. 

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