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Middle School Blog, Week of September 7

IMPORTANT EVENTS & DATES FOR SEPTEMBER

Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:

NEW THIS WEEK

MS Coffee with the Principal

Middle School parents are invited to join Mr. Garry Sullivan, Middle & Upper School Principal, for coffee and light refreshments next Wednesday, September 13 at 8:15am in the Cramer Family Field House Lobby.

Library Announcements

Due to early dismissal, the TFA library will close at 12:15 PM on Wednesday, September 20th.

The TFA library will be closed on Monday, September 25th and Tuesday, September, 26th, including before and after school.  Thank you for your understanding.

REMINDERS

Student Picture Day

Student pictures will be taken on Tuesday, September 12. Order forms were sent home with students this week. To order online, visit mylifetouch.com and use picture day ID: FT207005Q1. Order forms should be sent in with the students on picture day. If you order online, it is not necessary to send in the form.

Junior Thespian Interest Meeting

Students interested in participating in Junior Thespians are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 20th at 7:30am in the Black Box Theatre.

Click here for more info – Junior Thespian Meeting

Fall Royal Academy of the Art Offerings

Registration is open for our fall Royal Academy of the Art classes. The Royal Academy of Arts and Enrichment classes are offered after school on a semester basis (generally 10-12 weeks or 8 months) with registration and course fees. Each course will include weekly classes (1 day per week) and will be approximately one hour in length, beginning after the school day ends. A course fee is required for any student enrolled in a class and generally covers all supplies and materials. Classes begin within the first weeks of each semester.

Fall RAEA Offerings

Click here to register.

Attendance

All attendance notifications and questions should be communicated directly to Mrs. Erika Faustino, Middle School Receptionist. All Middle School students who are tardy to campus must check in with Mrs. Faustino in the Middle School office when they arrive at school. You may contact Mrs. Faustino concerning your student being tardy or absent at 407-206-8620 or email her at msattendance@thefirstacademy.org.

WT Cafe – New Lunch Program

We are so excited to be partnering with WT Care for our school lunch program. Many of you were able to sample some of the offerings during New Family Orientation. The process for Lower School Instructions for registering your account and adding funds:

Parent Volunteer Background Check

If you are a new parent and would like to volunteer in your child(ren)’s classroom(s) or chaperone on field trips please complete our free background check. Please note that the background check site only works on Internet Explorer or Firefox on a desktop computer. Safari and Chrome are not supported by the site. Approvals take a few weeks so plan ahead! All parents must have a completed background check before volunteering in the classroom or chaperoning on a field trip.