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  • Monday, September 16, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/16/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

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  • Friday, September 13, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/13/2019

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, September 16:

    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4, on Monday, September 16,  in D111
    • Organizational meeting for the school newspaper, The Onlooker, after school in the library
    • Intramural Ping Pong and Footbal after school in the Back B Gym.  Pick up at 5:00 p.m.

     

    Tuesday, September 17:

    • Running Club, Yoga and Soccer after school in the Back Gym.  Pick up at 5:00 p.m.

     

    Wednesday, September 18:

    • History Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in D211
    • Home & Careers Club informational meeting after school in E103 (or Thursday - see below)

     

    Thursday, September 19:

    • Home & Careers Club informational meeting at 8:00 a.m. in E103 
    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school on in E103
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113

     

     

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  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/12/2019

    TODAY:

    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C216
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

     

    NEXT WEEK:

    • For those interested in joining our School Newspaper, The Onlooker, please come to one of the two organizational meetings at 3:45 p.m., in the Library:  Monday, September 16, or Thursday, September 19. 
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4, on Monday, September 16,  in D111
    • Intramurals begin this week.  Please make sure you bring a permission slip with you and give it to the teacher running the activity.  All Intramurals will meet in the Back B Wing Gym right after school. Pick up is 5:00 p.m.   Ping Pong and Football will start on Monday, September 16.  Running Club, Yoga and Soccer will start on Tuesday, September 17
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school on Thursday, September 19, in E103
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  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/11/2019

    THURSDAY, September 12:

    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C216
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

    NEXT WEEK:

    • For those interested in joing our School Newspaper, The Onlooker, please come to one of the two organizational meetings at 3:45 p.m., in the Library:  Monday, September 16, or Thursday, September 19.  You will be out in time for the late bus. 
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4 in D111

     

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  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/10/2019

    Tomorrow, September 11, is The Day We Never Forget.  Please wear Red, White and Blue.

    Thursday, September 12:

    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C216
    • The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.  New members are welcome.

     

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  • Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/5/2019

    Fall Sports Tryouts After School Today.  You must be cleared by  the school nurse prior to tryouts.  Please come prepared to practice and meet in the following locations after school:

    • Volleyball in the Front Gym
    • Field Hockey in the Front Gym
    • Girls Tennis in the Front Gym
    • Girls Soccer  in the Back Gym
    • Boys Soccer in the Back Gym
    • Cross Country in the Pool Hallway

     

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  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/3/2019

    Fall Sports will begin this week.  All students must be cleared by the school nurse in order to participate.

    Football will start today. Football teams will meet in the front gym right after school today.

    All other teams will start tryouts on Thursday, September 5. Please be prepared with your gear for tryouts.

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  • Monday, June 17, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/17/2019

    Today is the last full day of classes.  Regular dismissal at 3:33 p.m.

    Exam Schedule:

    • Monday, June 17 - English 
    • Tuesday, June 18 - Social Studies
    • Wednesday, June 19 - Math
    • Thursday, June 20 - Science 

    Dismissal Times for the rest of the week:

    • Tuesday - Thursday - 12 noon 
    • Friday - 11:45 a.m.

    Grade 6 S.T.A.R. Awards - Tuesday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m.

    Grade 7 S.T.A.R. Awards - Thursday, June 20, at 1:00 p.m.

    Grade 8 Moving Up Ceremonies:

    • Friday, June 21 - 12:45 and 4:00 p.m.
    • Monday, June 24 - 12:45 and 4:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 25 - 12:45 p.m.

    Tuesday, June 25, is the Last Day of School for Students

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  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/11/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    Friday, June 14 is the deadline for permission slips for the SADD Club trip to Mizu. 

     

    TODAY:  Bookshelf Battles in the library during lunch periods

    Wednesday, June 12

    • Harry Potter Club meeting Period 6 in C213
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension 
    • South HS Girls Soccer meeting after school in back B Gym for 8th grade girls attending SHS next year
    • Football meeting in the front B Gym for 6th, 7th and 8th graders who plan to play football for the Gold team or South HS next year

    Thursday, June 13

    • Chess Tournament during lunch periods.  Stop by the library to sign up

     

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  • Monday. June 10, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/10/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • ASL Club meeting after school has been CANCELLED
    • North HS Girls Soccer meeting after school in Front B Gym for 8th grade girls attending NHS next year

    Wednesday, June 12

    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension 
    • South HS Girls Soccer meeting after school in back B Gym for 8th grade girls attending SHS next year
    • Football meeting in the front B Gym for 6th, 7th and 8th graders who plan to play football for the Gold team or South HS next year

     

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  • Friday, June 7, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/7/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY: 

    • FFMS Fun Color Run from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Last day for Art Show exhibitors to pick up their artwork

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, June 10

    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207

    Wednesday, June 12

    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension 

     

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  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/4/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    All work from the Art Show must be picked up by Friday, June 14.

    TODAY:

    • North H.S. Dance Team Tryouts today and tomorrow from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in North H.S. Main Gym.  You must be cleared by the Festa Nurse to try out.  See Mr. Butler for further information.

    Wednesday, June 5:

    • Poetry Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in B112
    • High School Fall Sports meeting for 8th graders who plan to play a fall sport at North or South H.S. during Period 4 lunch in the front gym
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 4 lunch in B104
    • Home & Careers Club field trip
    • Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria
    • Glee Club Pizza Party after school in B117

    Thursday, June 6:

    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
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  • Friday, May 31, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/31/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Dignity for All Alliance end of year Pizza Party after school

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, June 3:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Wednesday, June 5:  Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria.
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  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/30/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • SADD Club trip to Germonds Mini Golf is cancelled.

    Friday, May 31:

    • Dignity for All Alliance end of year Pizza Party after school

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, June 3:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Wednesday, June 5:  Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria.
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  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/29/2019

    Please see previous post for pertinent information.

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  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/28/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY: 

    • Japanese Club meeting after school in the auditorium

    Wednesday, May 29:

    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 Lunch in C213

    Friday, May 31:

    • Dignity for All Alliance end of year Pizza Party after school

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, June 3:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Wednesday, June 5:  Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria.
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  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/23/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Deadline for permission slip submission for SAAD Trip to Germonds Mini Golf
    • Red Nose Day fundraiser  - Joke-Ha-Thon - during lunch periods in the Library.  Popcorn and Red Noses will be sold for $1.00 each in the cafeterias and Library during Periods 5 and 6.  All proceeds will go to the Red Nose Day fund.
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

     

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  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/22/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 in C213

    Thursday, May 23:

    • Deadline for permission slip submission for SAAD Trip to Germonds Mini Golf
    • Red Nose Day fundraiser  - Joke-Ha-Thon - during lunch periods in the Library.  Popcorn and Red Noses will be sold for $1.00 each in the cafeterias and Library during Periods 5 and 6.  All proceeds will go to the Red Nose Day fund.
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102
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  • Monday, May 20, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/20/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY: 

    • Grade 8 Student Council meeting during Period 4 Lunch in B104
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207

    Thursday, May 23:

    • Deadline for permission slip submission for SAAD Trip to Germonds Mini Golf
    • Red Nose Day fundraiser  - Joke-Ha-Thon - during lunch periods in the Library.  Popcorn and Red Noses will be sold for $1.00 each in the cafeterias and Library during Periods 5 and 6.  All proceeds will go to the Red Nose Day fund.
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106
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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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