Fairview Middle School hh Trojan Review Volume 6, Issue 2 “A Community of Learners Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders” November 30, 2009 Fairview Receives Fairview Needs FMS Cheerleaders New Computers for Watch D.O.G.S. Sponsor Girls’ Stanford Lab & Fairview Middle School is in need of Lock-In Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Library Students). On August 28, the Fairview Cheerleaders sponsored the Fall In October, Fairview received 14 WATCH D.O.G.S.® is a K-12 Girls' Lock-In at Fairview. Forty- new computers and 2 new laser program that invites fathers, four girls participated in the lock- printers for the library. These grandfathers, uncles, or other father in, along with Mrs. Rock, Mrs. computers and printers were figures to volunteer at their child’s/ Plass, Mrs. Gales and Mrs. provided by Memphis City Schools student's school during the school Woodard. Everyone arrived in the Library Services. year. There are many ways in which auditorium after school on Friday On November 17, 2009, Fairview you can help by becoming a with their sleeping bags, pajamas, received 27 new Lenovo computers member of Watch D.O.G.S. and lots of excitement! The doors for the Stanford Lab. These If you are interested in helping our were locked at 4:00p.m. and the computers were made available students by becoming a member of fun began! through a collaboration with Middle this organization, The girls enjoyed playing lots of College High School. please contact games, dancing, playing charades, These computers are state of the Mrs. Gipson at giving each other manicures and art, with 19-inch flat screen 416-4536. pedicures, styling each other's hair monitors, and feature Windows XP (the teachers' hair too), popping and Microsoft Office 2007. popcorn, and watching movies. Upcoming Events Everyone also enjoyed pizza, Nov. 30 ThinkLink Test A Begins donuts and lots of snacks. The girls Healthy Choices Week had lots of fun at the Lock-In! The Fall Girls' Lock-In was a great Begins success! Mrs. Rock and the FMS Dec. 4 ThinkLink Test A Ends Cheerleaders are already planning Dec. 8 5th 20-Day Period Begins the Spring Lock-In! Dec. 14 SBDMC 5:00p.m. PTSO Meeting 6:00p.m. Résumé Class 6:00p.m. Students enjoy working on the new Dec. 15 Semester Exams computers in the Stanford Lab. Above, Sixth Grade students work Dec. 16 Semester Exams diligently on their Stanford Math Dec. 17 Semester Exams during Stanford Lab. First Semester Ends Students can access Stanford Winter Break Math from home! Just go to The girls at the lock-in played many http://epgyschools. games, including Ships and Sails. stanford.edu/fjh/ December 18 – January 1 2009-2010 Student Council 7th Grade Frog Race Basketball Schedule Elections Held Mrs. Wilbern’s seventh grade science classes have been learning Nov. 30 Cypress @ Cypress Friday, September 18, 2009, about speed and distance. To Dec. 2 Airways @ Airways Fairview Middle School held the practice this concept, Mrs. Dec. 3 Humes @ Humes 2009-2010 Student Council Wilbern's students participated in Dec. 7 Douglas @ Douglas elections. a Frog Race. Dec. 10 MBA @ MBA The student body met in the Each student created a frog out of Jan. 4 Bellevue @ Bellevue auditorium to hear the candidates’ an index card. If folded correctly, Jan. 6 Riverview @ Riverview speeches for the offices of Class the frog will hop across a level Jan. 7 Cypress @ Fairview Events Commissioners, Class surface. Students had an Jan. 11 Oakhaven @ Fairview Senators, Treasurer, Secretary, opportunity to personalize their Jan. 14 Humes @ Fairview Vice-President, and President. Each frogs before the race began. Jan. 20 Riverview @ Fairview candidate was introduced to the Students worked in groups. The Jan. 21 Airways @ Fairview student body by his or her campaign students marked a starting line manager. The candidates then and finish line. Then, measured the All girls games begin at 3:30p.m. presented their campaign speeches. distance between the two lines. Boys’ games immediately follow. Following the speeches, students Once this was done, the students voted for the individuals they took turns racing their frogs. One Games with Douglas and MBA begin wanted to represent them for 2009- student would race his or her frog at 4:00p.m. 2010. from the starting line to the finish The 2009-2010 Student Council line, while the the group's time Girls’ Coach: R. Shirley officers are DuValle, H., 7th Grade keeper recorded how long it took Boys’ Coach: R. Wimbley Events Commissioner; Angel O., 8th using a stop watch. Each student Grade Events Commissioner; Devin had three chances to race his or FMS Cheerleaders M., 7th Grade Senator; Ciara S., 8th Grade Senator; Quentessa W., her frog. The fastest time was recorded for the official race. Place in Treasurer; Jada A., Secretary; Justyn After the fastest times were M., Vice-President; Jevonta P, recorded, students continued to Competition President. work in their groups to create a On Friday, November 20, 2009, the Each homeroom will vote for poster sized lab report. This Fairview Middle School cheerleaders homeroom representatives who will allowed students to share their traveled to STAR Academy in North also be part of the 2009-2010 data with other groups in the Memphis to compete in the Third Student Council. class. Annual Middle School Jamboree. Are you searching The girls competed with fourteen other area schools. Fairview came in for a job? a close second to Snowden. Check out www.indeed.com This web site has hundreds of jobs listed for our area. See Mrs. Woodard if you need assistance. After the frog race, Mrs. Wilbern discusses the student-created poster We will also have a sized lab report with Jessica G., Résumé class on Monday, Duvalle H., and TaCoria F. The cheerleaders perform their award- Dec. 14 @ 6:00p.m. in the winning routine at the competition. library.
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