Middle School Newsletter, Week of 10/22

Please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you don’t want to miss for October/November.
October 29: MS Chapel 8th Grade Student Led
November 3: MS Parent Association Meeting
November 4: Veterans Day 10am Faith Hall
November 6: No School- Professional Development
November 6: FCIS Convention
November 8: TFA Open House
November 10-13: 8th Grade PAL- DC Trip
November 12: No Chapel


A Note from Dr. Luci Higgins
“…the fact is that kids learn to make good decisions by making decisions, not by following direction.”
-Dr. Justin Tarte


The Upper School’s Fall production of Dearly Departed opens this week!

Dearly Departed

This is a hilarious story about a group of small town southerners, trying to get through a family funeral without causing even more grief. When the Patriarch of the Turpin family keels over dead in the first scene, the struggle to get him buried involves the whole clan, including the not-so-grieving widow who wants to put “mean and surly” on the tombstone.

We are offering FREE Royal Recharge to MS students with a Dearly Departed ticket. We look forward to seeing your family at the show!

Show dates:
October 22-24 at 7:00 pm
October 29-30 at 7:00 pm
October 28 at 3:00 pm (student matinee)

For Tickets:


MS Chapel
Join us for our weekly MS Chapel as our 8th grade students lead us. We will begin in Henry Chapel at 9:30am on October 29th.


Parent Association
The monthly TFA PA meeting will be held on 11/3 starting at 8:15am in the First Orlando Student Center.


No School/Teacher Professional Development
Students will enjoy a long weekend on 11/6-11/8. Our faculty will be attending the FCIS Convention for Professionals Development.


TFA Open House
Invite neighbors and friends to our first TFA Open House of the 2015-2016 school year – November 3rd from 2pm-4pm.


8th Grade PAL DC Trip
November 10-13 many of our 8th graders will be traveling with faculty and staff to Washington DC for our Patriotism and Leadership trip.


No Chapel Nov. 12
November 12 we will NOT be having our weekly Chapel due to the DC Trip.


Middle School/Upper School Carline
Right Lane is for drop off and pick up–Left Lane is for Leaving
All cars are expected to pull up to the designated area (on the Student Center side ) of the drive thru lane (we will utilize the entire loop). This will enable us to stack many more cars and get them off of the tennis area and JYP/PSAC roadways.
To facilitate student safety, we will only permit drop off and pick up from the right lane. The left lane is for leaving.
*The only exception for not pulling through all the way to the designated point would be on bad weather days.