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Moving Up Ceremony Video Portion – 6/11

June 11, 2021

The Video Portion  of the Moving Up Ceremony will go live on June 11th at 6pm and can be accessed at this link – https://youtu.be/qe84S3bYgfs

 

Summer Reading 2021

June 8, 2021

Attention students and families! Here is the dashboard link for Summer Reading. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to our coordinator, Cara Sederbaum

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1IxyFQLITZ0ADTxz-JtSl56kDNxfSh1ak2xHOxWE5iIQ/view

 

Computer Collection

June 1, 2021

FMS Computer Collections All students who are not registered for summer school  should read the information below In person computer and charger collections 6/17 see your last block teacher virtual student computer and charger collection 6/21-24 7:30-6 main gym

Final Falcon Fly By

May 26, 2021
Due to anticipated weather concerns, tonight’s Falcon Fly By event will be cancelled. However, we will be hosting a different version of the Falcon Fly By on Tuesday June 15th, 2021.  Current Falcon parents and caregivers can drive through and receive all of the information and giveaway items while supplies last, enter raffles, etc. during the following times – Tuesday, June 15 from 12 – 1 pm or 5 pm – 6pm.  Ms. Collins or a designated Fairfield representative will be in the loop. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Collins at jennifer.collins@henrico.k12.va.us with any questions.
 
For our Future Falcons, packets of information will be taken to each of our feeder elementary schools. Each feeder school will also receive at least 1 raffle prize consisting of things like a FMS water bottle, pencil and decal, art supplies and other goodies. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Collins at jennifer.collins@henrico.k12.va.us with any questions.

 

8th Grade Q & A Meeting

May 26, 2021

As a reminder, we will be hosting a virtual informational session 6-1-21 at 6pm. This meeting will provide information on the upcoming 8th Grade Moving-up Ceremony. The meeting will provide details of your child’s assigned day (based on your child’s last name initial) to have family drive-up on campus to receive Certificates of Completion etc. The drive-up (on campus) assigned dates by alphabet are as follows:

6/14/21 – A – E

6/16/21 – F – 0

6/17/21 – P – Y

The official virtual ceremony will be aired June 11, 2021, using a social media platform which will shared later. We look forward to providing you details and answering questions at the informational meeting.

Here is the link from the Q&A meeting along with some other helpful links –

https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/3405d469-fc72-4d20-9ccc-002f3849168d

High School Audit form- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1022_XhQ1Bqu8pWFgk4VWebYobpVB18gM/view?usp=sharing

Summer School Recovery Course- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSet9RuG94nDT8TUh7peDQ-fZV62GkV66cKLI0jfSBnpFP5vEg/viewform

Summer Remediation Course (no credit)- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScduPUaUJ1FkCtNKkPWAF6B8yoZPHsxn17ilDx1AlLVvK77hg/viewform

8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony Information

May 20, 2021

The 8th Grade Moving-up Ceremony/8th Grade Recognition will take place the month of June. The ceremony will have a virtual presentation as well as a drive-up ceremony. The virtual presentation will be pre-recorded and streamed on a social media platform. Details will be provided later. The drive-up portion of the ceremony will take place over three days and each student’s family will be assigned a day to participate based on the student’s last name. The three dates are June 14th,16th and 17th. The 14th will be designated for students with the last name that starts with A-E. The 16th will be designated for students with the last name that starts with F-O. The 17th will be designated for students with the last name that starts with P-Y. The drive-up ceremony will start at 400p.m. at Fairfield Middle School’s front parking lot. More information and details about these events will be provided as we get closer to the events. In addition, we will host a virtual (Q and A) 8th Grade Town Hall on June 1st at 600p.m. to answer questions and provide parents with more details. A link for the Town Hall will be sent out the day of the Town Hall. Thank you!

Cornerstone Farm Information

May 19, 2021

v,ait. .. Th ere·s a Farm at Fairlield;a Yes! Almost 6 acres of our campus is part of Cornerstone Farm, including many vegetable and fruit beds; a young fruit and herb orchard; a greenhouse; and education beds for students, staff, and the community! Where can I tind Cornerstone Produce? The Market @25th: 25th St. & Nine Mile Road in Richmond City (1/2 price w/SNAP!) Dorev Park Farmers Market: 9am-l 2pm on Saturdays June-October( 1/2 price w/SNAP!) RVA Black Farmers Market: Many dates & locations May-November What Are Students saving? "We could give the food we grow to local food drives & donate them to homeless shelters." We could "have our own farmers market!" "We could sell the produce we grow to local stores nd the community." "We could help with planting, harvesting & advertising to the community." What Are Teachers saving? "I'm excited to address the issue of food insecurity & how access to healthier food can promote academic excellence." "I think projects specifically giving back to the community around us will motivate both teachers & learners! "Cornerstone Farm will give our students the opportunity to be exposed to higher education & new careers that they may have never imagined!" For more infromation, contact the Farm Manager at cornerstonefarmrva@gmail.COm. Volunteers are welcome! To volunteer, e-mail volunteercornerstonefarmrva@umail.com or visit tinvurl.com/cfcfms.v,ait. .. Th ere·s a Farm at Fairlield;a Yes! Almost 6 acres of our campus is part of Cornerstone Farm, including many vegetable and fruit beds; a young fruit and herb orchard; a greenhouse; and education beds for students, staff, and the community! Where can I tind Cornerstone Produce? The Market @25th: 25th St. & Nine Mile Road in Richmond City (1/2 price w/SNAP!) Dorev Park Farmers Market: 9am-l 2pm on Saturdays June-October( 1/2 price w/SNAP!) RVA Black Farmers Market: Many dates & locations May-November What Are Students saving? "We could give the food we grow to local food drives & donate them to homeless shelters." We could "have our own farmers market!" "We could sell the produce we grow to local stores nd the community." "We could help with planting, harvesting & advertising to the community." What Are Teachers saving? "I'm excited to address the issue of food insecurity & how access to healthier food can promote academic excellence." "I think projects specifically giving back to the community around us will motivate both teachers & learners! "Cornerstone Farm will give our students the opportunity to be exposed to higher education & new careers that they may have never imagined!" For more infromation, contact the Farm Manager at cornerstonefarmrva@gmail.COm. Volunteers are welcome! To volunteer, e-mail volunteercornerstonefarmrva@umail.com or visit tinvurl.com/cfcfms.

New Vaccination Requirements for the 2020-21 School Year

May 19, 2021

NEW SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED VACCINATE DON’T WAIT Effective July 1, 2021, the following immunizations are required for children attending school and day care in Virginia: BROUGHT TO YOU BY: COVID-19 SYMPTOMS Please reschedule your appointment if you or your child are experiencing: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose. BEFORE YOUR VISIT • Bring to the appointment your child’s immunization records. • Only one caregiver per patient are permitted. • Temperature checks and symptom questionnaires must be completed before entering facilities. • Masks required for all visitors and patients 2 years and older. MORE INFORMATION? VISIT: www.rchd.com Though COVID has been the focus, let’s make sure to fight against other illnesses, too! MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE (MENACWY) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses are required, one before starting 7th grade and another before starting 12th grade. HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV) VACCINE: • 2 doses of the HPV vaccine are required for 7th grade students. The first dose will be given before starting 7th grade. After reading materials on the HPV vaccine approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian can choose for the child to not receive the HPV vaccine. HEPATITIS A (HAV) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine are required. The first dose should be given at age 12 months or older. Effective July 1, 2021, the following immunizations are required for children attending school and day care in Virginia: NEW SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED BROUGHT TO YOU BY: COVID-19 SYMPTOMS Please reschedule your appointment if you or your child are experiencing: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose. BEFORE YOUR VISIT • Bring to the appointment your child’s immunization records. • Only one caregiver per patient are permitted. • Temperature checks and symptom questionnaires must be completed before entering facilities. • Masks required for all visitors and patients 2 years and older. MORE INFORMATION? VISIT: www.rchd.com MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE (MENACWY) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses are required, one before starting 7th grade and another before starting 12th grade. HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV) VACCINE: • 2 doses of the HPV vaccine are required for 7th grade students. The first dose will be given before starting 7th grade. After reading materials on the HPV vaccine approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian can choose for the child to not receive the HPV vaccine. HEPATITIS A (HAV) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine are required. The first dose should be given at age 12 months or older. Though COVID has been the focus, let’s make sure to fight against other illnesses, too!NEW SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED VACCINATE DON’T WAIT Effective July 1, 2021, the following immunizations are required for children attending school and day care in Virginia: BROUGHT TO YOU BY: COVID-19 SYMPTOMS Please reschedule your appointment if you or your child are experiencing: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose. BEFORE YOUR VISIT • Bring to the appointment your child’s immunization records. • Only one caregiver per patient are permitted. • Temperature checks and symptom questionnaires must be completed before entering facilities. • Masks required for all visitors and patients 2 years and older. MORE INFORMATION? VISIT: www.rchd.com Though COVID has been the focus, let’s make sure to fight against other illnesses, too! MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE (MENACWY) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses are required, one before starting 7th grade and another before starting 12th grade. HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV) VACCINE: • 2 doses of the HPV vaccine are required for 7th grade students. The first dose will be given before starting 7th grade. After reading materials on the HPV vaccine approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian can choose for the child to not receive the HPV vaccine. HEPATITIS A (HAV) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine are required. The first dose should be given at age 12 months or older. Effective July 1, 2021, the following immunizations are required for children attending school and day care in Virginia: NEW SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED BROUGHT TO YOU BY: COVID-19 SYMPTOMS Please reschedule your appointment if you or your child are experiencing: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose. BEFORE YOUR VISIT • Bring to the appointment your child’s immunization records. • Only one caregiver per patient are permitted. • Temperature checks and symptom questionnaires must be completed before entering facilities. • Masks required for all visitors and patients 2 years and older. MORE INFORMATION? VISIT: www.rchd.com MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE (MENACWY) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses are required, one before starting 7th grade and another before starting 12th grade. HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV) VACCINE: • 2 doses of the HPV vaccine are required for 7th grade students. The first dose will be given before starting 7th grade. After reading materials on the HPV vaccine approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian can choose for the child to not receive the HPV vaccine. HEPATITIS A (HAV) VACCINE: • At least 2 doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine are required. The first dose should be given at age 12 months or older. Though COVID has been the focus, let’s make sure to fight against other illnesses, too!

Library Books

May 17, 2021

All Library Books checked out for the 20-21 school year are Due Back by Friday, May 28th.  Please return any library books by May 28th to avoid bills.  FMS has a Library Book Return Bin in front of the main office that is accessible to HCPS Families for drop offs from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each school day.  Also, for your convenience, books may be returned to any Henrico County Public School during school hours and put in the big Return Bins outside the schools.  Virtual Students, if you are coming in for testing anytime, it would be a great time to bring back any library books you may have.  Parents and Students, thanks so very much for your help!

Video: Kenneth Lowry

May 13, 2021

Click the image to watch the video on YouTube.

Kenneth Lowry is know for his hard work at Fairfield Middle School. Whether it’s keep the beautification of the campus school or helping others, he always gives his all. Watch as Dr. Amy Cashwell presents him with the yay of the Day award.

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"Embrace the New"

5121 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA 23223
Phone (804) 328-4020 | Fax (804) 328-2407
Counseling 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) 328-4024
School Counseling (804) 328-4026

School Administration:
Jamel A. Gibson, Principal
Alison Walden, Associate Principal
Pam Parker, Assistant Principal
Hannibal Tuck, Assistant Principal