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St. Francis Area Schools

October 16-31, 2018

SPOTLIGHT

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 SFMS Thanks our PTO

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90-minute late start

November 21

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Thanksgiving Break

November 22-23

SCHOOL NEWS

COFFEE WITH THE PRINCIPAL

Mark your calendars and plan to join Principal LaCoursiere for coffee and conversation. This is a great time to discuss anything that is on your mind that is happening at our school or in the district. The dates are as follows:  December 4, February 5 and April 4. We will start at 7:30 a.m. and go until 9:30 a.m. 

SFMS PTO

St. Francis Middle School (SFMS) established a Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) to support students and staff. Objectives are achieved through monthly meetings that involve parents, school staff and community members. The success of this organization depends on parent involvement. If you would like to help plan activity nights, address the needs of the school and plan fundraisers, please join us for a meeting. Our meeting dates are as follows: November 13, December 11, January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14. Meetings are 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the SFMS Media Center.

 
 
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SFMS PTO FUNDRAISER-UPDATE

Thank you families and students for all your support with the World's Finest Chocolate Fundraiser. This has been a successful fundraiser and we are looking forward to all the opportunities it will provide to the students and staff. We still have a few boxes left if anyone would like to sell an additional box. All fundraiser funds are due this Friday, October 26. Funds must be turned in to be eligible for prize rewards. Prizes will be distributed in November. Again, thank you for your support!  

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Vision, Hearing & Scoliosis Screening 

SFMS will be having vision, hearing and scoliosis screening on Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2. 

 

Last day of First Trimester

Our first trimester will end on Wednesday, November 21. School will be closed on MondayNovember 26 for grading. Second trimester will begin on Tuesday, November 27.

RESOURCES for Parents & Students

At St. Francis Middle School we offer a Caring Closet that has many items to help families in need. Items needed for the Caring Closet includes food items, gently used clothing, school supplies, some household supplies and hygiene products. If you and your family are currently in need, don't hesitate to contact Brenda Langseth-Perrault or Erica Campbell at 763-213-8535.

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We ID!
Remember to bring your picture identification when requesting access to the building during school hours (7:15 am-3:40 pm). District policy requires an ID be shown to our camera in the entryway. Additionally, you will be required to state your name and the purpose for your visit before being allowed entry into the building. If you are picking up a student during school hours, your picture identification must be shown to our office professional staff before your student will be released. 

CALENDAR CHANGES

None at this time.

COMMUNITY NEWS

School Board Candidate Forum

The forum is open to the public. Find out who is running for the School Board. Questions from the public are accepted. Tuesday, October 30, District Office, 7:00 p.m. Hosted by the Community Education Advisory Council. 

Sandhill Event

November 13, at 11:00 a.m., Lunch bunch, Native American Dance, Song, History.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

  •  November 21      | 90 Minute late start
  •  November 1 & 2  | Vision, Hearing and Scoliosis screening
  •  November 13      | SFMS PTO meeting
  •  December 13      | Band concert
  •  December 16      | Choir concert

ST. FRANCIS AREA SCHOOLS MISSION

Our mission is to equip all students with the knowledge and skills to empower them to achieve their dreams and full potential while becoming responsible citizens in a dynamic world.

 
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