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School Messenger Posts for March 2018

posted Jan 15, 2017, 9:23 AM by Charlotte Martinez   [ updated Mar 11, 2018, 10:02 AM ]

March 11, 2018

Good Afternoon Fountain International Magnet School Families, 

This is Charlotte Martinez with our weekly updates. First, we want to congratulation our students who participated in the Destination Imagination Competition who are the Mind Strikers, Rising Stars, and More Gold, who placed first in their category. Congratulations and great job!

This week on Monday, March 12th, we will have an Earth Day Planning Meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.  Anyone who would like to help plan the events for this day are welcome to attend. The meeting will take place in Mrs. Soto's room. 

On Wednesday, March 14th, our second grade students will be taking a field trip to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Also on this day, we will have our PTO General Meeting from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in the FIMS’ Learning Commons Area. 

On Thursday, March 15th, we will celebrate the 120th Day of School for first grade. 

Then on Friday, March 16th, we will have our Required Student Led Conferences. Parents should sign up for a conference time to accompany their student to school for the conference. Students should wear their formal uniforms on this day.  While at the conferences, please check out the Lost and Found table for any belongings. Items not claimed will be donated to a local charity. 

Also Friday is the deadline to turn in Spring Intersession Registration Forms. These forms can be found on the FIMS’ Webpage. Buses will not run during the week of Intersession. 

Finally, we are excited to let our families know that we will have an author visiting our school on May 22nd! Her name is Linda Kranz, and she is the author of the Only One You book that we have used in all classes this year. Students have the opportunity to get a personalized autographed book if orders are turned in by this Friday. Order forms were sent home and can also be found on the school webpage. 

We are also attaching the water testing results in the email version of this message where no issues were found.

Thank you and have a great weekend!

March 4, 2018

Good Afternoon Fountain International Magnet School Families, 

This is Charlotte Martinez with our weekly updates. Thank you to everyone who attended our Donuts for Dads event! It was wonderful seeing all of the family members at the school! Also, we have a grand total for the amount of money raised in our Jump Rope for Heart Campaign. Mr. Wojcik tallied all of the online donations and pledge forms which totaled $8,767.60. How amazing! Great job lions!

This week on Wednesday, March 7th, we will have our Student of the Month Breakfast at 7:50 AM in the FIMS’ Learning Commons Area. Also on Wednesday, our second grade students will have presentations by the Pueblo Zoo, which connect to their current IB Unit. Then at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, our PTO EXCO Officers’ Meeting will take place in the Learning Commons Area. 

This week, we have several announcements being sent home. One announcement will focus on our Spring Intersession Courses. Parents can begin to sign up their students. All of this information can be found on the FIMS’ Web Page. Just look under the “Recent Announcements” link for the catalog and registration form. 

Also, this last week your student brought home a bright yellow flyer announcing our upcoming author visit on May 22nd.  Linda Kranz, author of Only One You will be at Fountain to discuss how ideas turn into books.  If you would like to order one of her books and get it autographed, order forms are due Friday, March 16th.  There are copies in the office if you would like to preview any of her titles.  This information can also be found on the main page of the FIMS’ Web Page. 

Also, teachers are sending our information regarding Student Led Conferences. Please make sure that you have signed up for a time that you will accompany your student to school for these required conferences, which are taking place on March 16th. 

Thank you for all that you do for our school and have a great weekend!