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8th Grade Parent Message
Dear Falcon Families!

Thank you for all that you are doing to support your child as they continue their learning at home. I have some very important information for you regarding your 8th GRADE STUDENT and the last 3 weeks of school.

Please join us for an online 8th Grade Parent Meeting next week to discuss this information in detail:
Monday, May 18 6pm - English The link to online meeting will be sent out on Monday.
Wednesday, May 20 6pm - Spanish The link to online meeting will be sent out on Wednesday.

Schoolwork
  • The last day of school is June 4, 2020, your child should be continuing to do their schoolwork everyday until then.

Grades
  • Your child’s 3rd Quarter Grades have been posted in Aeries and can be viewed through the ParentPortal or by your child logging on.
  • Your child’s 4th Quarter Grades will be Credit (CR) or Not Assessed (NA) based upon whether your child engaged in distance learning (CR) or not (NA). There will be comment(s) included as to the reason for the grade. These will be posted within Aeries during the week of June 1.
  • At this time, you will NOT receive a paper copy of report cards in the mail.

End of Year Celebrations
We want to honor and celebrate All 8th Graders while also keeping everyone safe. Here are the events/activities we are planning:
  • 8th Grade Slideshow - Your child will be given an assignment in their Homeroom Class on Monday, May 18 to create a slide with a picture and Fesler Memories. This is due by Friday, May 22, so that we can create a memorable video to honor your child’s experiences at Fesler. We need your assistance to make sure your child finishes this assignment in order to be included.
  • “Virtual Dance” - Monday, June 1 from 3-5pm hosted by Student Leadership. Look for a Youtube Live link and further information when we get closer to the event.
  • Drive-Thru Promotion Ceremony - Wednesday, June 3 More details to follow, but please plan to join us (in your car only) based upon your child’s last name at 2pm for Last Names A-G; 3pm for Last Names H-P; and 4pm for Last Names Q-Z.

Returning School Materials
All 8th Grade Students must return their Chromebook and Charger, Math Textbook, History Textbook, Library Books, Band Equipment, Sports Team Uniforms, and anything that is the Property of Fesler Jr. High. The following days/times will be set up to return materials:
  • June 3 at the Drive-Thru Promotion Ceremony (more details to follow)
  • June 4 from 8am-4pm at Fesler Jr. High School
  • June 5 (schedule to follow) we will come to the following bus stops - Walmart, Back of Battles, Minami Park, Lutheran Church, and Boone/Curryer

Student Belongings Left on Campus
If your child left personal belongings on campus, they will be bagged up and available to pick-up:
  • June 4 from 8am-4pm at Fesler Jr. High School

Yearbooks
All students who purchased a yearbook will be contacted to pick up yearbooks as soon as we have received them. At this time, we do not yet have an anticipated arrival date. Stay tuned!

Please call the office at (805)361-7880 or email me directly (mpalmerston@smbsd.net) with any questions. 

It has truly been an honor to be your child’s Principal at Fesler. With them I have grown, and in them I see so many amazing opportunities ahead for our SOARing Falcons!

Falcons SOAR...We are Safe, Organized, Accountable and Respectful!
Published: Fri May 15 16:25:39 PDT 2020