FSMA has some BEST BUDDIES!

FSMA has some BEST BUDDIES!

Earlier this year, FSMA became one of 5 middle schools in the state to offer a Best Buddies Chapter. BESTBUDDIES® builds one-to-one friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), through school and...

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FSMA is a Mental Health Hero

FSMA is a Mental Health Hero

Earlier this year, FSMA shared that safety would be a strong focus area for us this year. We also shared that we were looking at safety from two different angles – physical safety and mental safety. Over the course of the year, we have done many...

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BizTown

BizTown

The 4/5/6 classes went to Junior Achievement’s BizTown this week on 2/7 and 2/8. Students spent two months learning many economics concepts in class and then were able to put their knowledge to use to simulate running their own businesses...

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Service Project Inspired by MLK Jr.

Service Project Inspired by MLK Jr.

Throughout the year, students at FSMA initiate and participate in many service projects. While studying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, one of our classrooms invited a visitor to share about some possibilities for making an impact locally. From this...

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6th/7th/8th Graders Start Electives!

6th/7th/8th Graders Start Electives!

Recently, students chose and began their electives. We are so excited to provide so many enriching opportunities and believe that these exploratory courses give children a chance to pursue a passion or develop a new interest. And as you can see...

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It’s A Girl!

It’s A Girl!

Room 10 students have had some exciting metamorphoses in their classroom. First, they saw some very hungry Monarch caterpillars munching on milkweed. Once they have eaten their fill and grown tremendously, the children saw the caterpillars make a...

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Decision Making / Board Meetings

Decision Making / Board Meetings

For those of you who have been with us over time, you have seen firsthand how we make big decision. For example, when we considered expansion there were many parts of the process – parent feedback, teacher input, committee research, family...

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