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How can FMS students be honored academically?

FMS Honor Roll As first quarter ends, we would like to communicate honor roll requirements.  Students will be recognized for Straight A honor roll 4.0, A honor roll 3.5-3.9999 (this includes A-), and B honor roll 3.0-3.4999.      President's Education Award Every spring, 8th graders who qualify, . . . read more

FMS Social Media Outlets Available!!!

Hello FMS Community!  Just wanted to let you know that we have started a few Fairfield Middle School Social Media outlets to keep the stakeholders of FMS up to date on what is happening at our school.  With all of the . . . read more

5th Grade Life Skills

By Atwood, Laura

5th grade classes have been discussing ways to prevent drug abuse in Life Skills classes this year.    Tuesday, Nov. 26th , 5th graders listened to FHS students, Hanna Greiner, Vincent Horras, Joseph Hietpas and . . . read more

Michael Cobb Speaks to the Middle School Students

By Atwood, Laura

On November 14, former professional NFL player, Michael Cobb, spoke to the middle school student body.     Students listened to a powerful message on having a positive attitude and giving 100% effort in everything they . . . read more

SINA Meeting with Sue McCracken

By Atwood, Laura

Matt Jones and Laura Atwood met with FMS outside consultant, Sue McCracken, on Monday, November 4 th .      She was hired as our outside consultant to make instructional decisions for our school . . . read more

Upcoming FMS Assessments

By Atwood, Laura

In December, 5th - 8th   grade students will be taking the math portion of the MAP assessments.     Teachers will use this data to monitor growth and progress in students.     We will also use . . . read more

Middle School 40 Plus Club

FMS 8th grade students have been working on improving their keyboarding skills and accuracy during their Critical Concepts classes.  Students were assessed with software that measures combined speed and accuracy to give an adjusted . . . read more

Fairfield Middle School Students Keep A Tab On Life

By Atwood, Laura | October 17, 2013

FMS students need your help to support the Ronald McDonald House . Save the tabs from your favorite beverage cans. The home room that turns in the most weight in grams each month earns a prize from our local McDonalds.   Please . . . read more

FMS Box Tops for Education

By Atwood, Laura

FMS continues to collect box tops this year.  Each month the homeroom that turns in the most box tops earns a prize. Please be sure to trim the box tops on the dotted lines. Also, please check the expiration dates. We . . . read more

8th Grade Student Enrichment

By Atwood, Laura

IdEA is a course developed as an opportunity for students to pursue and share personal interests and passions. Students started the year with the following theme: "Change the World". For the first project, students were asked to research . . . read more

Middle School Data Teams Hard At Work

Our data team work continues in grade level meetings.  Teams have collaborated on areas of weakness to address with students.  Based on building wide data and pre-assessment data, teams have created goals to work toward . . . read more

Middle School Parent Survey

Middle School parents are encouraged to complete the survey found at the link below: https://docs.google.com/a/ fairfieldsfuture.org/ spreadsheet/viewform?formkey= dE9WbUlvOS16RGpSUERQSDV3TTFMc2 c6MQ   Thank you!! read more

PTO Meeting Minutes

by Laura Atwood, FMS Principal

Check out the PTO recent meeting notes under our PTO tab. read more

Report Cards and Iowa Assessments

By Atwood, Laura

3rd quarter report cards and Iowa Assessment reports will be coming out soon.  Parents should receive three different reports from Iowa Assessments in math, reading, and an overall profile report.  Please refer to the following . . . read more

FMS Drama Presents "The Jungle Book"

Thursday and Friday Night....7:00 PM

By Nelson, Tena

Do you like fun and adventure?  Do you want something fun to do?  Do howling wolves, screeching monkeys, roaring tigers, hypnotic snakes, silly bears, protective panthers, and other forms of wildlife interest . . . read more

ISU Basketball Skypes with FMS Students

By Schenck, Matt

On Thursday February 27th, 6th grade students at Fairfield Middle School had the opportunity to Skype with Iowa State basketball players Georges Niang and Melvin Ejim to kick off their Math and Social Studies "March Madness" project.  . . . read more

FMS Student Council has been pretty busy lately...

By Atwood, Laura

Food Drive:   The student council recently completed a two-week long food drive for the Lord's Cupboard. Thank you students and families for your support of this project. It is a great feeling to know you have been . . . read more

FMS Students experience Acrodunk!!!

By Atwood, Laura

On Friday, December 13th, students who sold magazines attended the Acrodunk Assembly in the FMS gym.  Acrodunk members have performed for many people in different countries, during NBA games, for schools across the country, and they . . . read more

IdEA Class

The Newspaper Challenge

By Atwood, Laura

 8th grade IdEA classes have been "drafted" into four teams of students with the task of     creating a middle school digital newspaper.  Students were first introduced to the  different jobs at . . . read more

FMS 8th Grade Students Hear Aaron Thomas Speak

By Jones, Matt

The 8th graders at FMS had the opportunity to travel to FHS on Friday, November 15, to listen to Aaron Thomas speak.  Aaron talked with the students about his father, Ed's, story.  Ed Thomas was an exceptional educator and . . . read more

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