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PRINCIPAL NOTES - NOVEMBER 11, 2022

DATES TO REMEMBER

Week at a Glance

Monday 11/14: Day 4
Tuesday 11/15: Day 1
Wednesday 11/16: Day 2 - Early Release (11:20 dismissal)
Thursday 11/17: Day 3
Friday 11/18: Day 4

Important Dates

No School November 23-25 - Thanksgiving Break

FMS Calendar | District Calendar |FMS Athletics Schedule

GENERAL INFORMATION

Week in Previews

6th grade WIP Schooners 22-23
6th grade WIP Windjammers 22-23
7th grade WIP Acadia & Baxter
8th grade WIP Eagles 22-23
8th grade WIP Osprey 22-23
UA WIP 22-23

Yearbooks

FMS Yearbooks are on sale for the 2022/2023 school year. The price to order a softcover yearbook is $20. To order an FMS yearbook, go to www.treering.com and sign in. If you are new to Treering, click on “sign-up” in the upper right corner and follow the directions to create an account. The Falmouth Middle School code is 1014116640013308.

Be sure to choose your child's advisory teacher when ordering yearbooks to avoid delays in delivery and distribution.

SPORTS, CLUBS, & ACTIVITIES

FMS Athletics

  

We have a new website….check it out: athletics.falmouthschools.org

The online registration for sports is up and running!  Information on Registration and Physicals can be found on the lower left hand side of the Athletics website main page under News…

Girls Basketball Practices this week:

Monday, Nov. 14th: No practice!
Tuesday, Nov. 15th: Large Gym: 8th 2:45 - 4:15, 7th 4:15 - 5:45
Wed., Nov. 16th: Half Day/Early Release - No Practice!
Thurs., Nov. 17th: Large Gym:  7th 2:45 - 4:15, 8th 4:15 - 5:45
Friday, Nov. 18th: - No practice!

Boys Basketball Practices this week:

Monday, Nov. 14th: 7th in Small gym 2:45 - 4:15, 8th in Lg. Gym 3:15 - 5:00.
Tues., Nov. 15th: 8th in small gym 3:15 - 4:45, no practice for 7th.
Wed., Nov. 16th: 7th in large gym 2:30 - 4:00, 8th in large gym 4:00 - 5:30, Expansion Team in small gym 3:30 - 5:00
Thurs., Nov. 17th: Expansion Team in small gym 3:30 - 5:00
Fri., Nov. 18th in small gym 2:45 - 4:00, 8th in large gym 3:15 - 4:45

Nordic Ski Team

There will be an informational meeting and sign-up for nordic skiing on Wednesday November 16th
at 7:00 in the FMS library. Coaches will be on hand as well as parent coordinators to talk about the season
including practices, meets, equipment rental, and fundraising events. There will also be sign up sheets in
the cafeteria during lunches. Grades 6-8 are on one combined FMS team. Coaches this year are Chris
Taylor and Mat Holmes. Parent volunteers are Laurilyn Dowling and Amy Shmitt. For more info,
contact Chris

Need Falmouth swag?  The high school has an online store!  Visit the online store.

Clubs & Activities

FMS Community Service Club

Do you have unneeded craft/art supplies? The FMS Community Service Club is looking for donations of gently used or new art/craft supplies (fabric, scrapbooking paper, buttons, yarn, anything crafty!) for an upcoming event. There will be a donation bin near the main office. We will be collecting these until Tuesday, December 6th. Thank you! Please reach out to Ms. Coppens with any questions.

Motley Media

New meeting date is every other Tuesday.  What is Motley Media? Motley Media is a student-driven creativity club. We work together to make awesome things - from writing, art, games, and more. The possibilities are endless and anyone is welcome to join. Just bring your creativity along with you!

See the 2022 - 2023 Clubs & Activities Schedule

FALMOUTH COMMUNITY NEWS

Visit the Community Bulletin Board for youth sports and other community events. 

CONTACTS

Janet Adams - Principal, janet.adams@falmouthschools.org
Chris Hughes - Assistant Principal, chris.hughes@falmouthschools.org 
Kim Stewart - Main Office Secretary, kim.stewart@falmouthschools.org 
Julie Mercer - Student Services Secretary, jmercer@falmouthschools.org
Jeff Gahn - School Counselor Gr 7 (all); Gr 8 (last names A-L) jeff.gahn@falmouthschools.org
Janelle Day - School Counselor Gr 6 (all); Gr 8 (last names M-Z) janelle.day@falmouthschools.org

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Chris Hughes, or Janet Adams.