PTSA Updates

November 12, 2018

** **PTSA Upcoming FALL events**     •	11/15 (6pm) = PTSA General Meeting in Big Gym  o	*Raising a Confident Child: What’s Your Parenting Style?* o	Light refreshments, Raffles, and More…..   •	11/21 - 11/23 = Thanksgiving Holiday  •	11/30 (3:30pm – 5:30pm) = PTSA Fall Membership Dance $6 o	 *PTSA members = FREE* o	  *Wear your favorite NFL Team Gear    •	PTSA Roller dome Holiday Skate Party – *December Date to be determined*     www.fairfieldmiddleptsa.webs.com

Faculty Student Basketball Game – 11/20

November 5, 2018

Tuesday, November 20th Ticket Purchase Information Price: Tickets for $3.00 cash. When: November 12-16, 2018 Where: Café D- during advisory Tickets will be handed out on game day. No refunds or transfers. This is a STUDENT ONLY event. Parents are NOT allowed to attend.

College Week 11/12-16

November 2, 2018

   COLLEGE WEEK 2018 for STUDENTS Monday, 11/12/18 HATS OFF TO COLLEGE AND CAREER WEEK!!	Wear your favorite college hat and shirt.  Start work on your college week questionnaire by discovering more about your teachers.  You have all week to get it complete.  Once done, turn it in to school counseling. TUESDAY, 11/13/18 TAILGATE TUESDAY	 In the spirit of college football, wear a jersey that represents your favorite college sports team.  WED, 11/14/18 GRADE LEVEL CONTEST	Which grade level has the most college spirit?  Each grade level will be assigned a college to represent by dressing in the college colors.  The grade level with the most college spirit will be featured on the Middle School Morning News. THURS, 11/15/18 COLLEGE ASSEMBLIES	TBD FRIDAY, 11/16/18 GRADUATION DAY	Final day of college week.  Students who have all questions answered on their college week questionnaire should turn them in to school counseling to be entered in a drawing for an prize!    There will also be daily trivia questions on the morning announcements with the winners receiving Falcon bucks!  Students should submit their answers via Schoology and names will be announced at the end of each day—one student per grade level.

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

October 29, 2018

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HCPS-TV stopped by Ms. Sederbaum’s History class as they worked on a lesson about Media Literacy. Click here to watch the video.

7th Grade Study Hall

October 25, 2018

Would you like to sign your student up for 7th grade study hall to work on missing assignments to give their grades one last boost?  Copy and paste the link below and their information will be submitted for the weekly study halls, starting next week.  They will be held in the 7th grade cafeteria during electives.  Contact Mrs. Morgan if you have any questions or concerns at (804) 328-4024 or ttmorgan@henrico.k12.va.us.


Video: Fall Block Party

October 3, 2018

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Fairfield Falcons celebrated their successes at the first of three block parties of the school year.

Know an amazing principal? Nominate him or her for a 2018-19 REB leadership award

October 1, 2018

Henrico, Va. Oct. 1, 2018 – The REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership provide a tangible, public way to recognize an outstanding principal at a Henrico County school. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support leadership excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive an unrestricted $7,500 cash grant, and $7,500 to be used for school initiatives. Eligible are principals from public schools in Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and the city of Richmond. Nominees should have served in their current positions for at least three years.

To find out more and download a nomination form, go to tcfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/Awards/REB-Awards-for-Distinguished Educational-Leadership.

Who: The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school personnel and administrators and the community at large. Nominations should take the form of a completed nomination form, downloaded from the foundation’s website, a one- to two-page typeset letter describing the nominee’s distinguished educational leadership. It can be accompanied by up to three one-page letters of support. Principals may not nominate themselves.

When: Nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered, and must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 8. Emailed or faxed nominations are not accepted.

Where: Please mail nominations to:

REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

The Community Foundation

Attn: Stacey Keeley, Donor Engagement Officer

Boulders View Drive, Suite 110

Richmond, Va. 23225

For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of HCPS’ Department of Professional Learning and Leadership, at 804-652-3840. More information is also available at tcfrichmond.org.

Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.

Video: Welcome Dr. Gibson

September 28, 2018

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IB Applications for Current 6th Graders

September 24, 2018
IB World School

IB Logo

IB applications are now available for current 6th grade students interested in applying for the IB program.

See Ms. Avery in school counseling for more information. 

smavery@henrico.k12.va.us or (804) 328-4024.

Video: First Day of School

September 4, 2018

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Watch as Fairfield Middle School celebrates the first day of school!


5121 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA 23223
Phone (804) 328-4020 | Fax (804) 328-4031
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

Important Phone Numbers
Attendance: (804) 328-4023
Clinic:(804) 328-2404
School Counseling (804) 328-4024

School Administration:
Jamel A. Gibson, Principal
Alison Walden, Associate Principal
Scott Fortune, Assistant Principal
Jill Blom, Assistant Principal
Mahdi Dublin, Administrative Intern