Dec 5, 2012 The semester exam in my math classes will take place Thursday, December 13th all day. Students will be provided 2 days in class to review, as well as a review packet from which to study. Please remind your student to get a good night's rest and a healthy breakfast that morning!
Mar 12, 2012 The students in each of Miss Smith's classes will be celebrating on Wednesday for Pi Day (3/14). If your student would like to bring in snacks (of the round variety) in to share with the class, make sure that all needed materials are included. Things to send with might be plates, forks, cups, napkins, etc. If you are unsure how much to send, let me know by phone or email and I can give you an exact number! Happy Pi Day!
Feb 24, 2012 Students should be preparing for ISAT testing the week of March 5th in class. Please be sure to get plenty of rest and a healthy diet during those days to help prepare. Also, be sure to check out my resources tab for a link to the ISAT practice page.
Aug 9, 2011 Attention all FMS with AMAZING school spirit! Franklin Middle School cheer tryouts will be held the first 2 weeks of school -- be sure to look for more information at Open House on August 21st from 3:30 to 5:00pm! Be sure to plan ahead now for the Cheerleader/Parent meeting on Wednesday August 24th in the FMS library, from 5-6pm. READ MORE
Mar 11, 2011 The first student at GMS who can recite the first 25 digits of Pi will receive a pie of their choice from Bakers Square. Rules are as follows: 1. Student must recite the numbers IN ORDER and ON THEIR OWN (no friends/helpers of any kind). 2. Student must recite Pi from memory and cannot use the aid of any written content to help them. 3. Miss Smith reserves the right to declare or deny winning based on performance. 4. READ MORE
Mar 8, 2011 The GMS cheer banquet will be held on Wednesday March 16 from 6:30 to 8pm at The Incredible Pizza Company (2744 South 6th Street in Springfield). Cost for cheerleaders is free, but families/siblings/etc will need to pay for their own food. Cost for the buffet is $7.00 per person, and should be paid the night of the event. This is the discounted group rate, so orders beyond the buffet may be priced differently. READ MORE
Feb 27, 2011 *As borrowed from WMS and McGraw-Hill resources* --Test-Taking Strategies–A Game Plan to Win-- Games and tests seem like they couldn’t be more dissimilar. Actually, they have more in common than you might think. If you were to prepare for a test the way you might prepare for a big game, you’d probably make a game plan. OK, so the test probably isn’t nearly as much fun as a game, but your goal is the same–to win. Here are a few tips for winning at the testing game. READ MORE
Feb 8, 2011 The 8th grade boys basketball sectionals game will officially be held Wednesday 2/9/2011 at Rochester Middle School. ALL cheerleaders should be at RMS by 5:15pm ready to warm up -- A-Squad and B-Squad cheerleaders will be cheering at this game. Game time is 6:00pm. If GMS wins, we will follow the schedule for games on Saturday.
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