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Video: Unified Basketball Game

February 16, 2017

CPS and Special Olympics Virginia launched a pilot Unified basketball league in January with four of our county’s 12 middle schools. Special Olympics Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team as a way to break down barriers and build meaningful relationships among young people. The first game of the season featured the Tuckahoe Patriots versus the Fairfield Falcons. The game ended in a tie, but everybody was a winner on this day.

Click here for the video!

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Course Selection 2/6-17

February 6, 2017

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Parent Teacher Conference Night – 2/7

February 1, 2017

Parent Teacher ConferenceDear Falcon Families,

The teachers at Fairfield Middle School are looking forward to meeting you at Parent-Teacher Conferences next Tuesday, February 7th from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

This time around, you are able to make appointments with teachers on-line. Please visit the following link to begin the process: http://tinyurl.com/FairfieldPTC

Directions for using this system are available here: http://tinyurl.com/FairfieldPTCdirections

If you cannot schedule a conference for this day, please feel free to contact your child’s teacher(s) directly to discuss your concerns.

We look forward to seeing you next Tuesday.

Sincerely,

Art Raymond

Career Fair Participants Needed

January 31, 2017

Career-Fair-Spring-IconWe are looking for more professionals to participate in our annual career fair.

We will be hosting our annual Career Fair for seventh and eighth grade students on March 30, 2017 from 8:30-10:30 am. The Career Fair will be organized by career clusters and give students opportunities to speak with professionals in the career they are interested in exploring.

More details are available here

Summer Regional Governor’s School – Applications due 2/22

January 27, 2017

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Attention Identified Gifted Students: Summer Governor’s School applications are now available and must be returned to Mrs. Case in S-13 by 3:30 pm on February 22, 2017. See attachments for details and the application. Be sure to check out the NEW class related to exploring Mars. This is an exciting, hands-on, and did I mention “FREE” opportunity for you to enrich your brain while having fun with other fantastic young people like yourselves. Don’t miss out!

Summer Governor’s School Information

Student Application Packet 2017 (2)

8th Grade Event Information

January 26, 2017

 

January 25, 2017

Dear 8th grade Falcon Families,

It is hard to believe that the school year is about half over, and with this comes the realization that your middle school experience is nearly at its end. We could not be more proud of the growth and achievements of the class of 2021. To celebrate these successes, the 8th grade team is hard at work planning several events.

The events are detailed below as are the requirements for attendance. We want each student to be able to fully participate, so we are sharing the guidelines now. Not only are these celebrations in honor of the hard work students put into their middle school career, but they also serve as an incentive for students to continue meeting our high academic and conduct standards.

 

  • 8th Grade Dance: scheduled for Friday, June 9th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the FMS gym. The requirements to attend are:
    • during the third marking period students cannot be suspended
    • during the fourth marking period students must not be suspended or be assigned in-school suspension
    • additionally, students cannot receive a failing grade for any course during the third marking period or be failing any class when grades are pulled on June 5, 2017
    • the third marking period begins 1/31/17 and the fourth marking period begins 4/10/17
  • 8th Grade Class Trip: scheduled for Tuesday June 13 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. We are heading to Baltimore, MD for the aquarium and more.  Requirements to attend and payment are:
    • during the third marking period students cannot be suspended
    • during the fourth marking period students must not be suspended or be assigned in-school suspension
    • additionally, students cannot receive a failing grade for any course during the third marking period or be failing any class when grades are pulled on June 5, 2017
    • trip cost is $80.00
    • this pays for the buses and aquarium tickets admission only
    • student groups will have the option to visit the IMAX Theater and educational labs in the aquarium for an additional fee, as well as other local inner harbor attractions. These attractions are NOT included in the $80.00 payment.
    • payment options are available – if you would like to set up a payment plan please contact Dr. Tenia at mktenia@henrico.k12.va..us or 804-328-4020 for details
    • if you are interested in chaperoning please contact Dr. Tenia at mktenia@henrico.k12.va.us
  • 8th Grade Moving Up Practice and Ceremony: scheduled for Wednesday, June 14th during the school day and Thursday, June 15th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (Location TBD)
  • Additional Information:
    • students cannot participate if they are suspended at the time of the ceremony
    • we will be having a cook-out the day of practice at an alternate location
    • more information will be coming home regarding the day of practice

 

Again, our goal is for all students to attend each of the events listed above. We also want students to continue to perform at a high level, as it concerns both their academic achievement and behavior.

We will provide more information, invitations, and permission slips for each individual event once we get closer to the big days; however, if you would like to set up a payment plan for the field trip please contact Dr. Tenia ASAP.

Fairfield staff and PTSA are working diligently to ensure that our 8th grade students have a memorable end to their FMS career. Should you have any further questions about these events, please contact Mrs. Hite at dlhite1@henrico.k12.va.us.

 

Thank you for your continued support,

Mr. Arthur Raymond, III – Principal

Dr. Meagan Tenia – 8th Grade Associate Principal

Mrs. Dennise Hite – 8th Grade Team Leader

Curriculum Fairs for Rising 9th Graders

January 18, 2017

Rising 9th grade students and families are invited to curriculum fairs at the high school they will attend.  See individual school’s flyers for detailed information.

Hermitage High School

Highland Spring High School

Deep Run High School

Varina High School

Video: Social Justice Showcase

December 6, 2016

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Fairfield Falcons and VCU practicum students worked together to put on a Social Justice Showcase featuring visual, written, and performance pieces on issues important to them. Click here for the video!

Specialty Centers

November 21, 2016

Specialty Center Info: The Specialty Center Applications will be available online beginning November 21, 2016. Parents and students should review the following blog site with information and instructions for completing their application.

Link for the Applicant Process Student/Parent – http://blogs.henrico.k12.va.us/integrateddatasystems/specialty-center-online-application/student_parent/

Please contact the School Counseling office if you have any questions.

Spirit Wear Sale

November 14, 2016

We have a new spirit wear shirt for $15.  spirit

A picture of the shirt is also on Schoology.  Students can turn all money and order forms into 3A Homeroom teachers OR to the main office to place in the PTSA mailbox in the office.

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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:
Art Raymond, III, Principal
Dr. Meagan Tenia – Associate Principal
Larry Frazier, Assistant Principal
Alison Walden, Assistant Principal