Middle School Newsletter, Week of 8/20

Please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you don’t want to miss for August/September.

August 20: MS Chapel
August 20: MS Curriculum Night
August 26: Parent Association(PA) Breakfast
August 27: MS Chapel/SGA Speeches
September 1: Parent Association Meeting (PA)
September 3: MS Chapel
September 8: MS Portraits
September 9: Coffee with the Principal -MS
September 10: MS Chapel


“It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”
– Paul “Bear” Bryant


Your magnificent Middle School 7th Grade Team


Katie Headley- Bible
Bette Gordon-Science
Rebecca Render- Language Arts
Jeff Rossmeissl- Team Leader, History
Lindsey Hurlebaus-Math
(not pictured- Dana Menz- 7th Math)


MS Portraits
School pictures will taken on September 8th in the TFA Natalie Thomas gymnasium. The Middle School portraits will be taken between 10:30am-12:00pm. Dress for School pictures: TFA uniform.


MS Coffee with Principal
Join Dr. Luci Higgins for coffee on September 9th at 8:15-9:00am in the Boyd-Moline Library. Come for coffee and a variety of delicious creamers with a little conversation.


MS Chapel
Join us as our Middle School students hear from guest speaker and TFA parent Pastor Keith Tower . Chapel begins at 9:30 in First Orlando’s Henry Chapel


7th Grade Immunizations
We are still missing immunization records for some of our 7th grade students. Please make sure to turn in these mandatory documents to the Middle School office.


MS Chapel
Join us in the First Orlando Henry Chapel for our first chapel of the year. Chapel will be held from 9:30am- 10:30 am. Our Assistant Principal Chris Mayberry will be speaking on this year’s school theme- “Growing in Wisdom”.
Middle School Curriculum Night- Join us for Middle School Curriculum Night Thursday, August 20th from 6pm-8pm. Spend an evening walking through your scholar’s Middle School day. Meet the interesting instructors and learn about the exciting educational opportunities that are available to your child this year! We look forward to seeing you at 6:00pm in your child’s FIRST Period Classroom.


Parent Association Meeting(s)
The mission of the Parent Association at The First Academy is to recruit, train and motivate volunteers who are dedicated to assisting The First Academy in the fulfillment of its mission and vision. The Parent Association will be hosting a kick-off Volunteer Informational Breakfast on Wednesday, August 26 at 8:15 am in the Student Center. Join other parents for breakfast, fellowship and to learn about the volunteer opportunities available this year at TFA. Additionally, the first official meeting of the Parent Association will take place on Tuesday, September 1 at 8:15 am in the Student
Center. For this meeting, all divisions of the Parent Association will meet together before breaking out for separate divisional meetings. The morning will conclude with light refreshments and a time for fellowship.


MS Chapel
Join us August 27th in Henry Chapel at 9:30am for our annual SGA Election speeches. We will hear from each student interested in running for a Middle School Student Government officer position.