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Upcoming Events at FMS...

Everyday is a great day to show Freedom PRIDE. Thank you for trusting us with the safety of your child.

Our character trait for the month of November is Citizenship. Please discuss with your child how positive behavior impacts our communities and society at large. Click here to view the character trait for each month.

  • Please support our basketball teams as we host Stephenson Middle School on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Girls' game tip off at 5:00pm; the boys' game will follow after.
  • On Saturday, December 6, 2014, our basketball teams travel to Lithonia Middle School. Girls’ game at 10:00am; the boys’ game will follow after. Please show your support.
  • All Parents with students that participate in our Flexible Learning Program are invited to the school on Saturday, December 6th for Parent Observation Day. Come see your child in action.
  • There will be an AIDS Assembly held for 8th graders on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. 8th grade students can attend only if their parent provides a signed permission slip.
  • The Scholastic Book Fair will be held December 12 - 16, 2014.
  • We are in need of parent volunteers. Please contact Freedom's Library Media Center if you are available to assist with the Scholastic Book Fair.
    • (Contact: Ms. Taylor, School Library Media Specialist
  • As part of the 2014-2015 CCRPI score for our school, we ask that all stakeholders complete the following surveys:

    Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 - MIDDLE SCHOOL
    (grades 6-8)
    http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/middleschool.nsf/Survey.xsp

    Georgia Parent Survey
    http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp
    • Data from these surveys along with other sources will be used in the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating within the CCRPI.
    • Enter the URL address into the web browser, a drop-down menu will appear to select their school district and their school.
 
Reminders...
  • All parents and students are encouraged to join the PTSA for the 2014-2015 school year. Dues are $10.00.
  • Parents, each student was given an agenda. Please check your child's agenda daily.
  • Please stay up to date with Freedom News by visiting our school's main webpage at http://www.freedomms.dekalb.k12.ga.us/
  • Please bookmark and visit the DeKalb County School District's main webpage at http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/
The DCSD website has links, videos, and documents that will guide parents and students through the process of accessing the Parent Campus Portal, and provides a variety of other pertinent information.
We are excited about the great things that are happening at Freedom Middle School. Thank you for your continued support and always remember We Are Freedom RAMS where Respect Always Means Success.
 
Campus Portal...
On August 25, 2014 the Campus Portal was launched for parents and students. Please go to the main DCSD webpage (www.dekalb.k12.ga.us) -- click Parents tab --Infinite Campus Portal. This site has links, videos, and documents that will guide parents and students through the process of accessing the portal. You may call (678) 676-1131 if you need assistance after visiting the district's main webpage. 
Curriculum Resources!
Information on the content and skills for each subject as reflected in DeKalb's curriculum in IDMS Resources at Georgia Standards: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/default.aspx  
PTSA at FMS
We are excited about our new PTSA officers this year. Please pay your $10 dues for membership (see form).  The FMS blog has been updated to reflect our goals and meeting dates, please click on the link http://freedommiddlepta.blogspot.com/ for more information. 
Comcast Essentials Program
This program offers home Internet service for only $9.95 a month for families living within the Comcast service area. To qualify for this program, at least one child in the family must qualify for the free and reduced lunch program. For more information go to  http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/educational-tech-resources/comcastessentials. For your convenience, the Comcast Parent-Student flyer has been translated into several different languages:  Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Haitian/Creole, Vietnamese, Somali. 
Microsoft Student Advantage Program
This program provides free access to Office 365 Pro Plus for students currently enrolled in the DeKalb County Student District. For more information: http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/office-365. Click here for the Parent-Student Flyer translations for Office 365. 
Need STUDY HELP?
Click here to access instructional resources to help your child study and prepare for any upcoming assessments during the 2014-2015 school year! 
Download the DeKalb County Schools App!
It's a FREE app!!  Don't forget to download the DCSD's app for your mobile devices. The app provides access to district and local school news, calendars, notifications, lunches, social media, and much more! Remember, it's FREE!
 
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District Events
Upcoming Events
Thanksgiving Break
Mon Nov 24 2014
to Fri Nov 28 2014
Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A
Thu Feb 12 2015
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