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Come and join us for a Title 1 Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, Feb. 17,and 24 from 11:00 to 1:00.

  • Students:You must bring your parent to participate in this wonderful event.
  • Parents: Please join us for lunch and learning. 
Outstanding educators will help you with classwork and homework. Please join us in the Parent Center for this fun filled learning and lunch with your child. Please RSVP with Mrs. Guillory at 678-874-8702


Freedom Middle School Presents: Title 1 Math and Science in the Morning !

Do you need help with Math and Science? Help is Here! Science and Math tutoring on Monday, Feb. 22 and 29 at 8:00 a.m.

  • Students: You must bring your parents to participate is this tutoring and workshop. 
  • Parents: We have outstanding teachers to help you help your child. Please join us. I
f you have any questions please call Mrs. Guillory at 678-874-8702.
 
Upcoming Events

  • January 28th  - 8th grade parent meeting from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (at Freedom Middle School)
  • January 30th - Parent Milestone Report/Attendance Meeting at 10:00 a.m. (at Clarkston High School)
  • February 2nd - African-American Read-In from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
  • February 5th - Staff vs. Student Basketball Game at 5:00 p.m. in the FMS gym
  • February 5th - Muffins for Moms (and Mother Figures!) at 9:15 a.m. in the cafeteria
  • February 8th - Progress Reports Issued

Thank you for supporting our positive culture and climate at Fantastic Freedom Middle School by making sure your students are wearing their uniforms every day!

 
Upcoming January Events
  • Report cards for 1st Semester were issued Monday, January 11th.
  • The Honor's Day program is scheduled for Tuesday, January 19th at 2:30 p.m. If your student received an invitation, please come and help us support our Honor Students. 
  • There will be no school on Monday, January 18th, as we observe Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday. 
  • ACCESS testing for ESOL students will begin on Tuesday, January 19th. 
  • It is important that students wear their uniforms each day to school. Uniform shirts should be collared polo or button down shirts in yellow, white, or green. Pants or skirts should be khaki, navy blue, or black. 
 
Upcoming Events
November Math Tutoring on Monday,Thursday and Friday in Parent Center 8:00- 8:45 am
November 10: PTA Meeting
November 15: Freedom Gardening/Clean Up Day- 12PM-3PM
November 16: Progress Reports Issued
November 16-19: STAR Reading and STAR Math Testing
November 16: Parent Lexile Meeting (8:15AM)
November 19: Bullying Parent Workshop (6:45PM)
November 19: Parent Conferences (5:00-7:00)

November 23-27, 2015 Thanksgiving Holidays (No School)

Be an MVP (Most Valuable Parent)
Please call the school the following offices to arrange a parent conference:
6th Grade -(678) 874-8721
7th Grade-(678) 874-8722
8th Grade-(678) 874-8720

December
December 3: Fathers and Fruit Breakfast (8:45 am)
December 5: Freedom Basketball Game@Freedom (10 am)
December 11: Skate Night (All American Skating Rink) 5pm-8 pm
December 15: PTA Meeting/MVP Recognition/Winter Holiday Program (6:30 pm)
December 18: End of First Semester

December 21- January 4, 2016 Winter Holidays (School Closed)
   
Math, Math, Math!!!

Through Title 1, FMS will have having math help sessions called "Math Mornings" in the Parent Center. 

This is a time for you and your child to come in and get help with your student's homework and classwork. If your child is struggling with math, and you are struggling to help them, this is the meeting for you!

All meetings take place at 8:00 a.m. in the Parent Center! Bring your child with you!
Mondays: October 19th, October 26th, November 2nd, November 9th, and November 16th.
Thursdays: October 22nd, October 29th, November 5th, November 12th, November 19th.
Fridays: October 23rd, October 30th, November 6th, November 13th, November 20th. 


We will also have a Title 1 Middle School Math Workshop on October 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents to learn all about middle school math.


And parents - we have math homework for you too! Your parent homework is due Friday, October 30th! One correct answer will be randomly selected to win a gift card for the parent and 2 Ram Bucks for their student. If your child didn't bring your homework to you, you can download a copy here


Remember - every time you attend a school meeting or turn in your homework you earn MVP (Most Valuable Parent) points for your child.    


Conference night is Thursday, October 22nd from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. To schedule a conference, please call the Counseling office at 678-874-8702.
 
Building Spaces Community Input Meeting

The DeKalb County School District is holding five (5) regional public input meetings, to discuss and gather information related to its Master Planning of the ESPLOST V program.  


There is a lot going on at Fantastic Freedom!
  • There will be no school on Friday, October 9th, and Monday, October 12th.
     
  • Picture day is Thursday, October 8th. Students should wear their uniforms.

  • The first 9 week grading period ends October 8th. Report cards will go home October 15th. Please check the parent portal for more information about your child's grades. If you have concerns, contact the counseling office to schedule a conference. 

Please make sure students wear their uniforms every day! 





 
Attend our Parent Academy and Earn MVP Points

ATTEND THE FANTASTIC FREEDOM MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT ACADEMY!!!!

September 22, 2015
5:00-7:30 p.m.

Course Topics

  • The Process (IEP guidelines, Process and Parent Rights) 
  • Behavior Transformation 101 (Getting a Handle on challenging behavior)
  • Autism Speaks: More than words
  • Getting in the Mix (Parental and Community Involvement)

Earn MVP points and become one of Freedom's Most Valuable Parents at this informative and fun-filled event.

For more information, download the flyer by clicking here.



 
 
Join us for our Annual Title 1 Meeting and earn MVP Points!


Tuesday, September 15, 2015
6:30pm-7:30pm


What Title 1 Means for FMS Students

This session will provide an understanding of the Flexible Learning Program as a safety net for students struggling in the area of Mathematics. Additionally, parents and staff will engage in a detailed conversation regarding the effective use of Title One funds to support student achievement.

Key Topics: 

 

  • Flexible Learning Program
  • School Data
  • Budgets
  • Parental Involvement Programs and Plan 

For more information, click here to download the Program Flyer. 



 
Information about the Elementary & Secondary Education Act

The Elementary & Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires school districts to notify parents of their right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teachers who instruct their child. Click here to learn more. 

 
Curriculum Night is Thursday, September 10th

Earn MVP points and become one of Freedom's Most Valuable Parents at this event!

MY CHILD IS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ! NOW WHAT?!
Join us for our next parent engagement workshop (and earn your MVP points!):

Tuesday, August 31, 2015
Freedom Middle School
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come have all your questions answered about the middle school experience:
  • Academic Expectations 
  • Social Climate Expectations
  • Study Skills 
  • How to make this a successful & rewarding year
Click here to download an informational flyer.


 
 
Are you an MVP?

Become a Freedom Middle MVP (Most Valuable Parent) and join your student on the honor roll!

Earn 25 Parent Points to be placed on our Parent Honor Roll. Click on the "Read More" link for a list of activities and point values. 





 

PTA Meeting and Title 1 Engagement Meeting this week!

Parents, please join us for our first PTA meeting this Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. After the PTA meeting, we will have our Title 1 Parent Engagement meeting at 6:40 p.m.
 
District Events
Curriculum Audit: Parent Surveys
Thu Feb 11 2016
to Thu Feb 18 2016
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PTA Meeting
Tue Feb 23 2016
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Tue Apr 19 2016
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