Fitzsimmons Middle School
Mustang Minute
May 6, 2019
It's Teacher Appreciation Week!!!!!!!!!
Please show your teachers extra appreciation this week. Some ideas to consider include: writing a thank you note or an email, sending in a treat or healthy snack, flowers, etc. anything that says how much you appreciate your teachers:) They deserve it:):)!!!
Field Day: Friday, May 17th
  • FMS students and staff will be traveling to Rosalie (BOERA) Property for our field day again this year! Located at 599 Rosalie Road.
  • All students will be provided with a grilled hot dog or burger, chips, cookie and water for lunch. (Students who are vegetarians should contact to the office for an alternate lunch option.) Students are also welcome to bring a sac lunch.
  • Students should bring: beach towel, water, sunscreen and wear comfortable tennis shoes, (No Flip Flops or Sandals Please!) dress in layers for the weather, hats will also be permitted.
  • Activities include but are not limited to: hiking, disc golf, relay races & obstacles, volley ball, and much more!!!

If you are interested in donating food or drinks, please sign up on the following link to the sign up genius page:

Drop off/Pick Up:
For the safety of our staff and students, please make sure you are following our morning drop off policy.
  • If possible, please drop your student off by the "rock in the High School Parking lot.
  • If dropping off your student in the FMS parking lot, please park your vehicle in the outer parking lot and have your child wait until the buses are completely stopped or have already left before dropping off.
  • Parents should never drive in between the cones during drop off time - the cones are up for the safety of our staff and students.
  • Parents should never drive in between buses for safety reasons.

Sports Update:

Track this week:
First things first- HUGE shout out to all our volunteers on Saturday!  You absolutely rocked it!!  We can't thank you enough for putting on a successful meet. We received tons of compliments and they were directed to all of  YOU . Thank you!!

Here's the rundown for the week ahead:

Monday 5/6
Regular Practice

Tuesday 5/7
Regular Practice

Wednesday 5/8
No High Jump Practice
Possible Team Picture Day - We're trying to get this changed to Thursday. Stay tuned. We should know by tomorrow. 

Thursday 5/9
Last Practice FUN DAY!!

Friday 5/10
League Track Meet at Clear Creek - stayed tuned in case we reschedule for weather.
Meet starts at 2
Bus leaves FMS at 12:30
More to come later in the week

Thursday 5/16 - Track Banquet in the Canyon Room
6th Grade: bring side dish to share
7th Grade: bring main dish to share
8th Grade: bring dessert to share

We welcome any donations if parents are interested in donating snacks/drinks for the team. Please contact Coach Curtis.  

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. 

8th Grade Boys interested in playing football at Platte Canyon High School Next Year:
  • Please meet with Coach Gunkel in the 8th grade pod at 11:10 on Wednesday, May 8th.
  • Platte Canyon High School is holding spring camp next week May 13th -15th, Monday through Wednesday from 3-4:45. Be there or be square.

Giddy Up Mustangs!!!
Ginger Slocum | Fitzsimmons Middle School
| (303) 838-2054 ext. 1402 |
Important Dates!!!!

  • May 9th - Band Concert
  • May 10th – FMS Track League Meet @ Clear Creek bus leaves @ 1:00
  • May 13th - 6th Grade Tall Tales Awards at the Board Meeting
  • May 17th - Field Day
  • May 21st - 6th Grade Field Trip to the Denver Zoo
  • 1:00 May 21st - 8th Grade Continuation- PCHS Auditorium
  • May 21st – 7th Grade to DCES - to read with Elementary Students
  • May 22nd - 5th Grade Continuation-FMS Gym
  • May 23rd - Students last day- early release
  • May 24th - Teacher work day
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