February 28, 2016 | Issue # 25
Important Correspondence from Principal Sweeney
Principal Sweeney is out on jury duty.  Here is her letter to the Fallon Community.

Sixth and Seventh Grade Information Night

Please join us at our   2016 Course Electives Planning Evening on Monday, February 29th
at 6:00pm in the Fallon multi purpose room. The evening will be filled with elective information on courses available to next year's 7th and 8th  grade students. 
 
This evening is intended for parents only as students will be receiving the same information during the school day. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Future Freshmen Night
Dublin High School is holding their Future Freshman Open House on March 2nd for 8th grade parents and their students. The evening begins at 6:30pm in the Sports Complex and will be followed by classroom visits.

What is Normal?  
The Fallon Middle School Counseling Department, in coordination with The Hume Center, invite FMS parents to attend a Parent Education event, on March 3rd, Thursday (7-8pm)  focusing on: 
1. Typical developmental changes for children in middle school and
2. Strategies to support developing adolescents.
To learn more, please click  here.

Fallon Drama Club
The Fallon Drama Club is hosting its first play, Hansel and Gretel, in the MPR on Friday, March 4th,  after school from 4pm to 4.30pm.  Admission is $2 per person and free for toddlers 3 and under. Come see your friends perform!

GATE Testing
Return  this form  to Fallon Middle School's main office by Friday, March 11th  
to the attention of Terri Sharbach, FMS GATE Liaison.  No late permission slips will be accepted and there will be no makeup  test given. Please note that students who are currently identified as "GATE" will not be re-tested.

Parent Information Night on Middle School Math.
Please plan on joining us on Monday, March 14th at 6:00pm for an informative evening to learn how DUSD is implementing Common Core Math and the progression of math courses in grades.
Please see the event flyer here.

Destination Imagination News
Congratulations to all Fallon Destination Imagination (DI) teams who took part in the Regional Tournament at Valley Christian School on Feb 13! Much credit also goes to the parent Team Managers for all your hard work! Two Fallon teams, "Mustang" and "The Five Prodigies", were placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in their events. Read about the students' experience here.

8th Grade Events

We are including a page for the 8th grade events on the PFC site at  https://sites.google.com/site/fallonschoolpfc/8th-grade-year-end-events

We will also have important events listed on the Fallon Flash.

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From Fallon PFC
CALENDAR
This Week
Next Week
Monday (2/29)
FMS Golden Sneaker contest
Parent Electives Information Session-6-7.30pm
(6th and 7th graders)
Monday (3/7)
8th Graders Meeting with DHS Counselors
 
Tuesday (3/1)
FMS Golden Sneaker contest
Library closed before school

Tuesday (3/8)
Library Closed after school
School Board Meeting @ 5.30pm
Wednesday (3/2)
FMS Golden Sneaker contest
Future Freshmen Info at DHS-6.30pm.


Wednesday (3/9)

Thursday (3/3)
FMS Golden Sneaker contest
FMS 3rd Quarter Progress grades mailed
Parent Information Night ("What is Normal?")
 7pm-8pm
Thursday (3/10)
8th Graders Meeting with DHS Counselors
Friday (3/4)
FMS Golden Sneaker contest

Friday (3/11)
FMS Dance-6.30pm-9pm

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