Lewis F. Mayer Middle School | 21200 Campus Ave., Fairview Park, OH 44126 | Ph: (440) 356-3510
Mr. Chris Vicha, Principal | Mr. Jordan McHugh, Associate Principal
Week of May 20, 2019
From the Office
Any computers that are not returned will be locked down, and a fee of $709 will be added to student accounts. Students need to return BOTH parts of their chargers. If a charger is not returned a fee of $79 will be added to their accounts. If the charger extension is not returned a charge of $19 will be added to their accounts. If students have a damaged or missing case a $25 fee will be added to their accounts. ALL STUDENTS need to return their computers.

Monday, May 20th: Any students from grades 6-10 that are finished with all of their work and no longer need their computers should be sent to the Innovation Center.

Tuesday, May 21st: Students in grades 6, 7, and 8 will be called to the Innovation Center.

Wednesday, May 22nd: Students in grades 9 and 10 will be called to the Innovation Center.

Thursday, May 23rd: Any students that have not returned their computers must return them.

Attention Students and Parents / Guardians:

Lewis F. Mayer Middle School is hosting a fundraising event for St. Baldrick's - Warriors SHAVE the Day - on Monday, May 20 from 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM in the MS gym.

If you, your child, or someone else would like to participate in the event and have their head shaved to support St. Baldrick's, you can register by visiting our event page and clicking on the blue "Join Us" button. Once registered, you will have your own personal fundraising page, where donations can be made online via credit card. Donations can also be made by printing the donation form . Shavees can collect the forms with cash or checks made out to St. Baldrick's Foundation and submit them to the MS office up until the day of the event. We suggest a minimum of a $25 donation per participant in order to get their head shaved. If participants raise at least $50, they will be given a t-shirt from St. Baldrick's.

If a student wishes to participate, a permission slip  will need to be signed, dated and returned. The permission slip acknowledges that your child will be participating in the event by shaving their head and doing the associated fundraising.

If you'd like to come and watch your child get their head shaved, you are welcome to do so!

This is a FUNDRAISER and we will be welcoming donations, even if you're not donating to support someone shaving their head. Help us make this event successful, supporting St. Baldrick's in their mission to fund childhood cancer research grants!
Cleveland Clinic Banner School 
Lewis F. Mayer Middle School is a 2018-2019 Cleveland Clinic Banner School: a distinction earned by fewer than 39% of the 125 schools and educational organizations in 7 states that participated in Civic Education programming this year. The award recognizes our noteworthy success in leveraging community resources to advance student learning!

Here are some photos of students participating in the Cleveland Clinic Adventures in Health Science and Medicine® program, as well as presenting their work at the Innovation Showcase:
Habits of Success
Habits of Success are the social and emotional skills that enable students to be successful at both academic and non-academic pursuits. This is the framework we use in our teaching / mentoring with students.  In the coming weeks, we will highlight examples of each of these components so that families can promote similar habits at home.

The use of the Personalized Learning Platform is a prime example of self-direction in action at the MS. Students are able to work at their own pace on much of the content. They are able to work ahead and complete their work ahead of others. On the other hand, if they do have a bad quarter, since classes are based over the entire school year, they are able to persevere and forge ahead. The PLP encourages students to take ownership of their work.
First Day School Supplies
MMS Teacher Office Hours
Every Tuesday AND Friday (AND Mondays for 6th Grade!) from 7:45 am - 8:20 am ALL teachers will be available for academic assistance. Students can sign up with any teacher to get the help they need. Please encourage your child to take advantage of this opportunity!
Important Dates
Monday, May 20
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Warriors SHAVE the Day event with St. Baldrick's, open to staff and students and families of shavees

Tuesday, May 21
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM - SPED Field Trip to the Zoo
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Bach to Rock Field Trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 23
9:00 - 11:00 AM - 6th Grade to Morton Park
9:00 - 11:00 AM - 7th Grade to Bain Park
9:00 - 11:00 AM - 8th Grade to Fairview Lanes
11:20 AM - 12:30 PM - Hot Dog Lunch on the football field for MS students
1:00 - 3:00 PM - End of Year Awards Assembly, FHS Auditorium
Last Day of School

School Counseling
Mrs. Mary Cory
Middle School Student Counselor
440-356-3510 ext. 3135

Follow the counseling office on twitter: @FviewCounselors
Family and Community Engagement (FACE) 
Ms. Carrie Sullivan
FACE Coordinator
440-356-3500 ext. 4117
By Carrie Sullivan
FACE Coordinator 

Hi Fairview Park Families!

We are hearing all kinds of big hype over smartphones and addiction to our phones. Here are two articles that have some interesting information about this topic.

2) Last Friday, Diane Sawyer had a two hour special about Screen Time.  If you missed it, here is a little clipÂI found about it.  Try to see if you can find it on your on-demand to see it the whole episode!

I would love to hear back from any families that do the #screen time challenge!  They showed a family that did that and their response after was great! They say they learned to talk more and spend time doing things together!  For instance, they have a house rule: No screens from 6-7pm everyday.  What a great idea! I know when I was raising my sons, the house rule was only an hour a day of gaming.  They never really fought me about it....they learned to choose their time well as well as other activities!

As I am finishing up the school year, I am already planning for next year.  PLEASE let me know if you have any ideas of topics you would like to see me cover in the Parent Universities and/or for our students K-12. Thank you!

Mr. Chris Vicha
Campus Principal
440-356-3500 ext. 4100
Mr. Jordan McHugh
Associate Principal
440-356-3510 ext. 3100
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Lewis F. Mayer Middle School | 21200 Campus Drive | Fairview Park, OH 44126