• FMS Announcements

    2020/2021

     

     

    COVID-19 SAFETY

    • All students must wear masks and practice social distancing.
    • Teachers will review school  and COVID-19 safety procedures in homeroom.

    BUS CHANGES

    • Bus Number Changes:
      • Coach Keith will be driving bus # 09-19
      • Ms. Rollins will be driving bus # 15-36
      • Ms. Mirabella will be driving bus #21-19
    • Mr. Tucker will be driving his own bus #21-20
    • Bus Time Change:
      • Mr. Rice (#14-30) will be leaving school at 6:45am.  
        • 15 minutes later than last year
      • Ms. Mirabella (#21-19) will be leaving school at 6:50am.
        • 20 minutes later than last year
    • Buses will arrive at Fairhope Middle no earlier than 7:30am.

     

    BUS GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

    • All students riding a bus must bring a Bus Guidelines Form to their driver.
      • Due no later than Friday, August 28th.
    • Didn't get a form?
    • Students are required to wear a mask (covering mouth and nose) on the bus.
    • Students will be assigned a seat on the bus. 
      • Same seat AM/PM route.
      • They may not move to another seat as other students leave.
    • Please review guidelines on form.
    • Buses will not arrive and unload at school until 7:30 or after.
    • In the afternoon, bus riders are to:
      • wear their masks while waiting on their bus.
      • wait in the assigned area (where their bus loads).
      • watch for their bus AND driver.
    • If possible, we will announce (email OR announce over PA) ahead of time if there are any bus changes.  This does not always happen.

     

    CAR RIDER ANNOUNCEMENTS

    • Morning Car Line:
      • Car riders will not be allowed to get out of vehicles until 7:25am.
    • Afternoon Car Line:
      • Students are to:
        • wear masks while waiting for their vehicles.
        • sit on the benches and watch for their rides.
    • IMPORTANT NOTE:  We have several students that may require extra time getting in and out of their vehicle.  Please be patient.
    • Car Line Procedures:  https://www.bcbe.org/Page/19647

     

    WALKERS & BIKE RIDERS

    • All walkers and bike riders must return the "Walker/Bike Rider Form" to the FMS Office for approval.
    • Not on our list?  Student will not be allowed to walk or ride bike to destination.
    • Download Walker/Bike Form:  Walker-Bike Form 
    • Walking to (or from) Fairhope High student parking lot directions:
      • Walk between middle school gym and high school.
      • Students will see a gap to student parking lot.

     

    DID NOT GET SCHEDULE OR FORGOT SCHEDULE

    • Employees will be in hall and direct students to their homeroom.
    • All students will be given another copy of their schedule in homeroom.

     

    STUDENT CHROMEBOOKS

    • All 7th graders and 8th graders (without computer) will be given Chromebooks on Day 1.
    • Homeroom teachers will review this procedure with students.

     

    CELL PHONES

    • Middle school students are allowed to bring cell phones to school.
    • Once at school, students are to:
      • POWER OFF the cell phone
      • store cell phone in book bag (not in pocket, or sweatshirt).
    • See cell phone policy in FMS student handbook:  https://www.bcbe.org/domain/6551

     

    OTHER NEWS

    THE METAMORPHOSIS OF THE WATER FOUNTAIN

    • Water fountains are now "Water Refill Stations".
    • Students may bring a water bottle and use the water fountains to refill.
    • Please do not drink out of the fountains.

     

    FAIRHOPE MIDDLE/HIGH SWIM & DIVE TEAM TRYOUTS

    • All Fairhope middle, high, and virtual students (grades 7 - 12) are eligible to try out.
    • In order to tryout, all FHP student participants must have an updated and completed Dragonfly account.
    • Pre-tryout Dates:
      • Monday, August 17 - Friday 21
      • 4:00 - 5:00 pm or 5:00 - 6:00 pm
      • Coaches will be on deck to ru practices and assist with stroke techniques.
    • Tryouts:
      • Monday, August 24, 4:00 - 5:00pm or 5:00 - 6:00pm
      • Tuesday, August 25, 4:00 - 5:00pm or 5:00 - 6:00pm
      • Each swimmer will choose 1 time slot for their tryout session.
      • Each swimmer will swim a 50 Free, 100 Free, and 1 additional HS swim event for time.
    • All questions and to schedule a tryout time, contact Coach Cathy Hudson @ chudson@bcbe.org.

     

    BAND STUDENTS

    • Morning:  Band students should go directly to the band room in the morning to drop off their instruments.
    • Afternoon:  Ms. Salley will discuss afternoon procedures with band students.

     

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    • About FMS Page
      • BCBE Dress Code
      • FMS Student Handbook
      • FMS Bell Schedule for 20/21
      • FMS Car Line Procedures
      • FMS Drop Off Times for 20/21
      • FMS Homeroom Tardy Policy
      • FMS Supply LIsts for 20/21
      • ....and more
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