Week of Feb. 5-10, 2018

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“Start with Hello” Week

Sunday, Feb. 4

World Cancer Day

Monday, Feb. 5

CCSD Assistant Principal Meeting @ Floyd (PL Room)

Math Team Competition @ Kennesaw Mtn HS, 5:00-8:30

 Tuesday, Feb. 6

PBIS T Shirt Day

PBIS Tier 1 Meeting, PL Room, 8:00

ACCESS Testing 7th Grade

South Cobb HS Road Show, 8th Grade, 12:00, Theater

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

Cooking Matters Course with Weston & Lester, Room 102, 9:00-11:30

Title I Monitoring Meeting, Panther Room, 2:30

Wednesday,  Feb. 7

4.5 Week Progress Report Distribution

CCSD Severe Weather Drill

McDonalds Male Character Award Presentation on WFMS

Collaboration Day

ACCESS Testing 7th Grade

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Helping Hands Club, 4:30

Thursday, Feb. 8

Happy Birthday Dr. Kyndra Stovall!

SSP Meeting, 8:00

Freestyle Picture Day

Team Up Against Cancer Jersey/Jeans Day:  Donations to Relay for Life Accepted.

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Friday, Feb. 9

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

Horace Mann Female Character Award Presentation on WFMS

Saturday, Feb. 10

Saturday Tutoring 9:00-12:00

Monday, Feb. 12

School Council Meeting, 4:30

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Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2018

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Sunday, Jan. 28

Happy Birthday Ms. Keke Hurt!

 Monday, Jan. 29

Museum of History and Holocaust Education Visit to 8th Grade Social Studies Classes – Each Period, Theater

NJHS Cold Weather Drive

Jr Beta Super Hero Shirt & Jeans Day – Donations Accepted

Food Pantry Distribution, 5:00

Tuesday, Jan. 30

Happy Birthday Ms. Luvilla Butler!

ACCESS Testing – 8th Grade

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

Microsoft Innovative Educator Class – Dr. Anantaraman, 4:30

PTSA Talent Show Rehearsal, Theater, 4:30-6:00

Cooking Matters Title III Parent Session, Parent Resource Room (Weston)

Wednesday,  Jan. 31

ACCESS Testing – 8th Grade

Collaboration Day

Panther PBIS Store

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Helping Hands Club, 4:30

Thursday, Feb. 1

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

PTSA Talent Show Rehearsal, Theater, 4:30-6:00

Black History Month Parent/Student Essay Competition Begins

Friday, Feb. 2

Happy Birthday Mr. James Inkoom!

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

KSU Mentoring (Weston), 1:00, Room 102

PTSA Talent Show, Theater, 4:30-6:00

Saturday, Feb. 3

Happy Birthday Ms. Normandy Huff!

Saturday Tutoring 9:00-12:00

Monday, Feb. 12

School Council Meeting, 4:30

Jan. 22-27, 2018

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Calendar Changes

Quarter 2 Honor Roll Celebration – Jan. 22, 6:00 PM

PTSA Talent Show Auditions – Jan. 23, 4:30-6:00

PTSA Talent Show Rehearsals – Jan. 25, 30, Feb. 1, 4:30-6:00

PTSA Talent Show Expo – Feb. 2, 6:00

Next Week

Saturday, Jan. 20

Happy Birthday Ms. Parizah Knowles!

NO Saturday Tutoring (resumes on 1/27)

 Sunday, Jan. 21

Happy Birthday Ms. Bernice Tookes! 

 Monday, Jan. 22

Honor Roll Celebration, Quarter 2, 6:00 PM, Theater

NJHS Cold Weather Drive

Chorus Dominos Fundraiser

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Happy Birthday Ms. Annette Smith!

Grade Level Meetings

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

Honor Roll Jeans Day & Ice Cream Reward Day

7th Grade Bodies Fieldtrip

8th Grade Articulation Meeting with South Cobb HS, 12:00

PTSA Talent Show Auditions, Theater, 4:30-6:00

Chorus Dominos Fundraiser

Cooking Matters Title III Parent Session, Parent Resource Room (Weston)

Wednesday,  Jan. 24

Happy Birthday Ms. RashawanaSmith!

Manformation Jeans Day

Collaboration Day

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Title I Speaker for Parent Engagement, 6:30 (Lester)

Thursday, Jan. 25

Math Planning Day

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

PTSA Talent Show Rehearsal, Theater, 4:30-6:00

Friday, Jan. 26

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

School Geography Bee

Saturday, Jan. 27

Happy Birthday Ms. Myrtis Smith! 

Saturday Tutoring 9:00-12:00

Sunday, Jan. 28

Happy Birthday Ms. Keke Hurt!

Week of Jan. 15-20, 2018

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Floyd Fuzion

Dear Floyd Family,

Please Congratulate Floyd Fuzion who performed in their first STEP TEAM Competition in Riverdale on Saturday!  Thank you Dr. Jones and Ms. Young for giving these students a new Floyd experience!

Please read the Cobb Communications coverage of College and Career Day at Floyd at CobbCast Blog: http://cobbcast.cobbk12.org/?p=22991.  We appreciate the work of our counselors, Ms. Butler and Ms. Gray, coordinating the event for our students. When the video is finalized, it will be shared as well.

Panther Press Newsletter   School and Curriculum News

Monday, Jan. 15

Dr. King’s Holiday

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Grade Level Meetings

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

J Code Refresh Student Assemblies, Theater, Connections

Reading Bowl Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Microsoft Innovative Educator Class w/Dr. Anantaraman, 4:30

PTSA Talent Show Auditions, Theater, 4:30-6:00

Wednesday,  Jan. 17

Happy Birthday Ms. Sharita Cato! (Cafeteria Cashier Line 2)

Collaboration Day

Workplace Wednesday

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Thursday, Jan. 18

Science Vertical Meeting, 8:00, Ms. Young’s Room

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Honor Roll Celebration, Quarter 2, 6:00 PM, Theater

Friday, Jan. 19

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

Anti-Bullying Glow Lunch

KSU Mentoring @ Floyd, Room 102, 12:00

Saturday, Jan. 20

Happy Birthday Ms. Parizah Knowles!

NO Saturday Tutoring (resumes on 1/27)

Week of January 8-12, 2018

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Happy New Year Floyd Family!  Report Cards were sent home on Friday, January 5.

Please read the 2nd Quarter Panther Press Newsletter!

Saturday School resumes on January 27!

FMS Talent Show Expo

Permission Forms Due:  Thursday, January 11, 2018

The time is near for our fall Talent Show Expo to be held in the Theatre on Friday, January 26th.  Students, Staff and Parents are invited to dust off their tutus, tune up their instruments, or warm up their voices for any act under THREE minutes.

AUDITION DATE: January 16, 4:30pm-6pm!

Mandatory Rehearsal Dates: Jan 23 & 25, 4:30pm-6pm!

 All participants MUST include their music with their forms.  Music shall be on a CD, clearly labeled with the title, track number, and performer’s name(s).  If you prefer, please email your music/track link to floydptsa@gmail.com.   (Ex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CWJNqyub3o)  Permission forms are due January 11, 2018!!!

Monday, Jan. 8

PTSA Member Jeans Day

PTSA Executive Board Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 9

ELA/SWD Collaboration – 2nd Planning

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

PBIS Tier 2 Meeting, CCAC

Principal Advisory Council Meeting, 8:15, Room 102

Reading Bowl Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Wednesday,  Jan. 10

McDonald’s Male Character Award Recognition on WFMS

Pebblebrook HS Auditions Initial Meeting, 12:30, 8th Grade, Theater (Parents of all students in 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Invited)

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Thursday, Jan. 11

School Strategic Team Meeting:  Data Summit, 8:00

PTSA Talent Show Forms Due

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Friday, Jan. 12

Happy Birthday Ms. NaAsia Dubose!

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

Horace Mann Female Character Award Recognition on WFMS

Saturday, Jan. 13

Happy Birthday Ms. Laura Thomson!

NO Saturday Tutoring (resumes on 1/27)

 Monday, Jan. 15

Dr. King’s Holiday

2017-2018 Theme:  Promoting Excellence

Floyd’s Mission:  Perform with Excellence

Floyd’s Vision:  A community engaged in real-life, innovative experiences preparing our students to be college and career-ready.

Collective Commitments:  Floyd Students, Staff, and Parents Promise to

  • Be Respectful, Responsible, and Safe
  • Focus on  Learning with Active Participation
  • Collaborate as a team to increase achievement.

Week of Dec. 10-20, 2017

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SnowDayCollins FISH 104.7

Dear Floyd Family,

Having extra time is always a gift and we hope our students have used this gift to continue their reading, practice writing and math, and study science and social studies in preparation for their next assessments.  Parents, please remember to view your child’s Agenda Book and check to ensure that page 29 is updated.  This page is the “Panther Progress Check” where quarterly grades, reading inventory, math inventory, Lexiles, attendance, and Milestones scores are maintained.  Please discuss the plan for improvement with your child as well as the PROMOTION CRITERIA   in section C.

Please stop by the Austell Road Chick Fil A (3951 Austell Rd, Austell, GA 30106) to see the holiday decorations by Ms. Lisa Collins and the Art Club!  Ms. Collins was interviewed by Fish 104.7 on Dec. 2 and they praised her 27 year work at Floyd and 8 years of decorating the Austell Chick Fil A!   If you were a part of her decorating team, thank you as well!

PTSA Update

If you picked up an ornament from the Angel Tree, please return the unwrapped gift by Friday, Dec. 15.  We thank you for making someone’s holiday bright!

We are in need of chaperones for the after school dance on Friday, Dec. 15, 4:15-6:00.  If you can assist, please email floydptsa@gmail.com.  Tickets will be on sale for $5 on Wednesday and Thursday.  Parent permission forms are required at the time of the ticket purchase.  Dance pick up will take place at the bus depot at 6:00 on Friday.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Happy Birthday Ms. Patricia Carroll!

 Monday, Dec. 11

No School Today due to Continued Power Outages and Poor Road Conditions on Secondary Roads in Cobb County.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Happy Birthday Coach Elizabeth Price & Ms. Carol Orisa!

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

PBIS Tier 2 Meeting, College & Career Access Center

Reading Bowl Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Robotics Meeting, 4:30-5:30

7th/8th Grade Band Concert:  Gym

Wednesday,  Dec. 13

Student Council Meeting, 8:00

Helping Hands Club, 4:30-5:30

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

MOMS Club Meeting, 6:30 PM

Thursday, Dec. 14

Step Team Practice, 4:30-6:00

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Friday, Dec. 15

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

College & Career Day!

PTSA Holiday Dance After School:  4:15-6:00, Cafeteria

Saturday, Dec. 16

Saturday Tutoring, 9:00-12:00

Monday, Dec. 18

School Council Meeting, 4:30

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Final Assessments

Chorus Holiday Sweater/Jeans Day

Early Release 1:30

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Final Assessments

Early Release 1:30

Week of Dec. 4-9, 2017

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Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s AGENDA BOOK, page 29 and ensure it has been updated with report card grades, Lexile Scores, Reading Inventory, Math Inventory, Attendance, and Milestone 2017 scores.  Students should use this page to monitor their progress toward promotion.  Every child should have a plan in place to IMPROVE his/her performance.  Please read about the promotion criteria in Section C, Grades 6-8, at http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/adminrules/i/IHE-R.pdf.  Thank you!

The Floyd PTSA is continuing its sale of Chick-Fil-A Cow Calendars through Tuesday, Dec. 5.  Calendars are $8 each and provide many savings with free items awarded all year.

Monday, Dec. 4

PTSA Executive Board Meeting, 5:00

Tuesday, Dec. 5

PBIS Team Meeting, 8:00

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

Step Team Hat & Jeans Day

Reading Bowl Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Robotics Meeting, 4:30-5:30

6th Grade Music Concert:  Gym

Wednesday,  Dec. 6

Happy Birthday Mr. Will Serkedakis!

McDonalds Male Character Award Recognition on WFMS

Workplace Wednesday

Student Council Meeting, 8:00

Helping Hands Club, 4:30-5:30

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Thursday, Dec. 7

School Strategic Team Meeting, 8:00

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Friday, Dec. 8

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

Horace Mann Female Character Award of the Month Recognition on WFMS

Saturday, Dec. 9

Saturday Tutoring, 9:00-12:00

 Sunday, Dec. 10

Happy Birthday Ms. Patricia Carroll!

Week of Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017

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Monday, Nov. 27

Students Return to School

Tuesday, Nov. 28

Technology Club Meeting, 8:00

Reading Bowl Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Robotics Meeting, 4:30-5:30

Math Fair, Cafeteria, 6:00

Wednesday,  Nov. 29

Workplace Wednesday

Helping Hands Club, 4:30-5:30

Photography Club, 4:30-5:30

Thursday, Nov. 30

Happy Birthday Mr. Steven Hickerson!

Hat Day Supporting School Beautification!

Principal’s Advisory Club Meeting, 11:15-11:45 (Lunch), Panther Room

Math Team Meeting, 4:30-5:30

7/8 Chorus Concert, 7:00 PM, Theater

Friday, Dec. 1

Happy Birthday Ms. Lynnyetta Baker!

Floyd Spirit Wear Day

Saturday, Dec. 2

Saturday Tutoring, 9:00-12:00

Happy Thanksgiving Break! 11/20-24/2017

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School Highlights

Saturday, Nov. 18

NO Saturday Tutoring

 Happy Thanksgiving Holidays!!! 

Happy Birthday to Ms. Penny Chaney on Nov. 19 and to Ms. Alicia Lyles on Nov. 21!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 at 6:47 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dear Floyd Family,

During our annual Thanksgiving Lunch with Parents today, we learned about a burglary in the community nearby.  Our school was placed on Code Yellow due to this outside issue and we are ALL SAFE! Anytime we are in Code Yellow, we suspend outside transitions and outside activity.

Our Campus Police Officer was present with us at the start of Code Yellow and he continues to be here now protecting Floyd Middle School. Students will be released at the normal time.

Sincerely,

Dr. Teresa Hargrett

Principal

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