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FMS Students Win Poster Contest

Justin Copeland | June 3, 2016

FMS Students Win Poster Contest By: Cory Klehm The 2016 NCRS (Natural Resources Conservation Service) poster contest was very successful for three (3) FMS 6th grade students. All students in 6th grade science . . . read more

5th Grade Students Visit Living History Farms and the State Capitol

Justin Copeland | June 1, 2016

5th Grade Students Visit Living History Farms and the State Capitol 5th Grade students recently visited Living History Farms and the State Capitol building in Des Moines.  This end of the year trip correlates with the 5th Grade . . . read more

Assessment Scores Released Soon

Justin Copeland | May 18, 2016

Assessment Scores Released Soon Iowa Assessment and MAP Scores will be sent home at the end of the quarter. Any questions contact the FMS Office.  read more

6th Graders Receive Recognition From The Elks

Justin Copeland | May 12, 2016

6th Graders Receive Recognition From The Elks Pictured are 6th Graders Whitney Smith and Grant Ward receiving their plaques for being local, district, and 2nd place state winners in the "The Flag and What it Means to Me" . . . read more

Thank You Local Businesses For Your Support

Justin Copeland | May 11, 2016

Thank You Local Businesses For Your Support We have made tremendous strides in the last week giving the FMS Courtyard a make over. Students and staff have are excited about the project and are working hard on making this a great outdoor . . . read more

6th Grade V.F.W. "I Love America Because" Contest Winners

Justin Copeland | May 10, 2016

6th Grade V.F.W. "I Love America Because" Contest Winners The V.F.W. Post 2271 recognized two F.M.S. sixth graders, Sarah McAvan and Juliette Pohren, as winners of the "I Love America Because" essay . . . read more

It's Art Show Time @ FMS!

Justin Copeland | May 10, 2016

It’s Art Show Time! By: Holly McDow The 2015-16 FMS Art Show will be held Saturday May 14 th and Sunday May 15 th from 1-3 PM in the commons area.  This year’s show will be a display of work from our 5 . . . read more

FMS Celebrates Meeting "Pennies For Patients" Fundraising Goal

Justin Copeland | May 9, 2016

FMS recently celebrated meeting their Pennies For Patients goal by allowing the students to vote on which teachers to dunk in a dunk tank.  The voting took place during lunch.  The students enjoyed dunking their teachers on a cold . . . read more

KCRG Weather Academy Visits FMS

Justin Copeland | April 21, 2016

On April 5th, KCRG-TV9's Weather Academy made a visit to Fairfield Middle School.  KCRG Meteorologist Kaj O'Mara spent time with the 6th Grade students on this morning discussing severe weather.  Mr. O'Mara taught the . . . read more

FMS Has New Parent Communication Tool

Justin Copeland | April 21, 2016

  FMS Has New Parent Communication Tool   FMS has a new parent communication tool that we will be activating soon to alert parents about missing assignments and failing grades. We believe communication is . . . read more

FMS Announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Justin Copeland | April 8, 2016

FMS Announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll 8th Grade Honor Roll - Printable Version   7th Grade Honor Roll - Printable Version 6th Grade Honor Roll - Printable Version read more

FMS Participating in 7th Annual Neighborhood Forest Program

Justin Copeland | March 24, 2016

Dear Parent, Our school is participating in the  7th Annual Neighborhood Forest program , whose aim is to provide free trees to kids to plant on Earth Day.  We endorse this project and are excited to give kids a way to . . . read more

Jump Rope for Heart at Fairfield Middle School a Success!

Justin Copeland

Jump Rope for Heart at Fairfield Middle School a Success! On Friday, February 26 th, the 6-8 th graders at Fairfield Middle School participated in Jump Rope for Heart from 3:35-5:00 p.m. and the 5 th grade participated in their . . . read more

Hoops for Heart at Fairfield Middle School a Success!

Justin Copeland

Hoops for Heart at Fairfield Middle School a Success! By: Nancy Diers & Jerrod Belzer On Tuesday, March 8 th , sixty-five (65) 6-8 th graders at Fairfield Middle School participated in Hoops for Heart from 2:35-5:15 p.m. . . . read more

BrightBytes Technology Parent Survey

Justin Copeland

Dear Parent/Guardian,   The Fairfield Community School District is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use. The goal . . . read more

Iowa Assessment Information For FMS

Justin Copeland | February 25, 2016

Iowa Assessment Information For FMS It's that time again! Students at FMS will be taking the Iowa Assessments starting on February 29 and will finish on March 3rd.   Helpful Tips! Get plenty of . . . read more

8th Grade Parent Information Meeting

Justin Copeland | February 22, 2016

On  Monday, February 29 , at  6 pm  there will be an 8th Grade Parent Meeting in the FMS Commons. The FHS registration process will be explained as well as dual enrolled classes that students have available. See you . . . read more

STEM Festival Opportunity at Indian Hills

Justin Copeland | February 2, 2016

The STEM Festival held at Indian Hills Community College is  Feb. 23  from  5-7 pm . Registration by Feb.  20 is appreciated but walk-ins are welcome. Please share this with your students and parents.  Festival . . . read more

FMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Released!

Justin Copeland | January 17, 2016

FMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Released! 6th Grade Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (Printable Version) 7th Grade Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (Printable)  8th Grade Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (Printable) read more

State of Iowa School Report Card Information

Justin Copeland | December 18, 2015

Iowa School Report Card Quick Guide to the Iowa School Report Card The Iowa School Report Card is a new system to show how each public school is performing on certain educational measures. Schools receive a score . . . read more

FMS Winter Band Concert for 6th-8th Grade Has Been Moved

Justin Copeland

Band Parents, Due to a death in Ms. Andersen's family, the FMS Winter Band concert for 6th, 7th and 8th grades has been moved to  Thursday, January 7 . The 6th grade band, 7th grade band, 8th grade band, combined 7/8 . . . read more

FMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll Released

Justin Copeland | November 17, 2015

FMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll Released Printable 6th Grade Honor Roll  Printable 7th Grade Honor Roll Printable 8th Grade Honor Roll read more

Trojan PRIDE Water Bottles Are In!

Justin Copeland | October 29, 2015

Trojan PRIDE Water Bottles Are In! The Trojan Pride Water Bottles Are In! They are 22 oz., BPA free, translucent, and have our nice logo on them with TROJAN PRIDE. These can be purchased in the FMS office for $10. If paying with a . . . read more

FMS Kicks Off Red Ribbon Week!

Justin Copeland | October 23, 2015

FMS Kicks Off Red Ribbon Week! Red Ribbon Week starts Monday, October 26th.  Today students in the FMS Marching Band had the opportunity to visit Pence Elementary to get the week started off right! History of . . . read more

Water Station #1 Arrives At FMS!

Justin Copeland | October 22, 2015

Water Station #1 Arrives At FMS!  Our first water bottle refill station has arrived! Students may bring a water bottle to school if they would like. The water bottle must be translucent (allow light to pass through). If your . . . read more

FMS Homecoming 2015 Was A Success!

Justin Copeland | October 5, 2015

FMS Homecoming 2015 Was A Success!  The theme for this year's homecoming was Demolish the Chiefs.  The students and staff at FMS did an amazing job of participating in all the homecoming activities and . . . read more

Blue Zones Project Movie in the Park

Justin Copeland | September 13, 2015

Blue Zones Project Movie in the Park       Please spread the word and plan to join us on Saturday evening, September 19 at 7:30pm for Movies in the Park! Blue Zones Project Movie in the Park will . . . read more

Department of Education Director Visits FMS

Justin Copeland | September 7, 2015

Department of Education Director Visits FMS We had the wonderful opportunity to host Iowa Department of Education Director, Ryan Wise in our district today. Four FMS students, Mira, Ahillian, JJ, and Megan gave Dr. Wise a tour of . . . read more

Elk's Flag Essay Contest, "Our Flag - What It Means To Me"

Justin Copeland | March 1, 2015

Elk's Flag Essay Contest - "Our Flag - What It Means To Me" Two Fairfield Middle School Sixth Graders were recently chosen as winners in the Elk's Flag Essay Contest,  "Our Flag - What It Means To . . . read more

STEM Family Night Planned At FMS

Justin Copeland | February 27, 2015

Stem Family Night Planned At FMS Bring your family to the Fairfield Middle School on March 10th to discover the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at Fairfield's first STEM event. Activities are geared for . . . read more

We Did It! You Can Too!

Justin Copeland | February 27, 2015

We Did it! You Can Too!     Students and staff are enjoying a new display at FMS. FMS Counselor, Karla Steward, had this to say about the new display.  The idea of putting all the staff colleges up on a wall . . . read more

BrightBytes Parent Technology Survey

Justin Copeland | February 11, 2015

BrightBytes Parent Technology Survey Dear Parent/Guardian,   The Fairfield Community School District is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our . . . read more

Blue Zones Schools®: Healthy Education for the Whole Child

Justin Copeland | January 23, 2015

Blue Zones Schools ® : Healthy Education for the Whole Child Blue Zones Project changes are now impacting 516 middle schoolers, 298 elementary students, and 103 staff at Washington Elementary and Fairfield Middle School. . . . read more

FHS Artists Give Back To FMS

Justin Copeland | January 22, 2015

Fairfield High School junior Wava Jarr created this mural, which is hanging in the northwest hallway near the commons at Fairfield Middle School. Jarr is one of many high school students to create art featured in the middle school. The goal . . . read more

FMS Band Has Recording Session At The Sondheim Center

Justin Copeland | January 19, 2015

Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts • Fairfield, Iowa, January 15, 2015:  Under the direction of Mrs. Mary Andersen, 100 students from The Fairfield Middle School Band produced several high quality audio . . . read more

6th Grade Social Study Students Pay Tribute to Veterans

Veterans Day Video 6 th grade social studies students participated in celebrating and honoring veterans on November 11 th , Veterans Day.  Mr. Copeland was inspired by a youtube video and wanted his students to pay tribute to those . . . read more

6th Grade Social Study Students Pay Tribute to Veterans

Veterans Day Video 6 th grade social studies students participated in celebrating and honoring veterans on November 11 th , Veterans Day.  Mr. Copeland was inspired by a youtube video and wanted his students to pay tribute to those . . . 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

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.  . . . read more

PTO Meeting Minutes

by Laura Atwood, FMS Principal

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

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