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Fort Valley Middle School

Fort Valley Middle School's mission is to graduate college and career ready students. Its origins began as a junior high school, housed at the Hunt buildings, prior to being relocated to its current Peggy Drive Location in 1990. Since then, our past principals have included: Mr. Terry Cheek, Dr. Virginia Dixon, Dr. Quintin Green, Mrs. Joy Scavella, Mr. Marc Dastous, and Mr. Clem Chester. Read More...
All Orders and Money are Due Sept. 18th!-----Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser

Don't miss an opportunity to support FVMS and order your Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough!! This fundraiser will be held Sept. 4-18.  With cookie dough choices like strawberry shortcake, triple chocolate chunk, oatmeal raisin, chocolate chip and many more, you will be in for a delicious treat!  They also offer other products such as pizzas, gluten-free items, and soups!  All orders and money is due Sept. 18th!


GAP(Grandparents as Parents) Meeting Sept. 18th

GAP(Grandparents as Parents) Support Group will meet Thursday, Sept. 18th from 5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m at the Fort Valley United Methodist Church. Please click here for all the details. 


8th Graders Put Powders to the Test!

Mrs. Hogan's 8th grade science classes recently experimented to find out what makes four common substances different from each other.  They tested flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda by adding various liquids and heat to them and observed what happened.  The students then recorded their observations and determined what made each substance different.  


We've Got Spirit!!

FVMS students have got spirit!  The 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, our students can wear their spirit t-shirts and jeans.  Thanks to all of our students who showed their Trojan Spirit and Pride by purchasing a t-shirt.  

 


FVMS Student Reads 1 Million Words!

Fort Valley Middle School challenges our students to read 1 million words by the end of the school year through our Accelerated Reader program. 6th grade student, Erin Gowen, reached that goal during the first month of school and has already read 1,057,709 words!! Erin is an avid reader and visits the library on a daily basis to check out books. Way to go Erin!!!


Engaging Parents Calendar for September

Parents,
Here is a list of upcoming dates/activities for the Month of September that support parental involvement, school engagement,  and some that are just for fun! Click on each one to read more about these engaging activities for you and your family!
-Sept. 8:  International Literacy Day
-Sept. 15-Oct. 15:  Hispanic Heritage Month
-Sept. 17: Constitution Day
-Sept. 19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day
-Sept. 22: National Family Day
Sept. 27: Family Health and Fitness Day


August True Trojans of the Month Recognized by FVSU

                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to the following students who were chosen as "True Trojans of the Month" for August by their homeroom teacher:
6th Grade:  Shakira Davis, Ana Oviedo, Efrain Martinez, Erin Gowen, Key'Shawn Plant, and Darnell Springer
7th Grade:  Willa Robinson, Ilse Longoria, Jessica Garcia, Jordan Ellison, Kayla Barnes, Eryn Bailey, A'miracle Harris, and Mikiel Gray
8th Grade:  Elizabeth Sanchez, Elisa Rodriguez, Alesandra Albarez, Laura Oceguera, Mariah Jones, Jasmine Stephens, and Amaya Mangham

To be chosen as "True Trojan of the Month", students must exhibit True Trojan behavior on a daily basis at school.

Ms. Alecia Johnson of Fort Valley State University gave each of our True Trojans of the Month a ticket to their International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exihibition.

We are proud of these students!  A big THANK YOU goes out to FVSU for recognizing our students!


FVMS Teacher Attends Summer Institute

While some educators were enjoying their summer break from work, one Fort Valley Middle School teacher was taking advantage of the two week National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Institute Program for Middle School Science Teachers.  Mrs. Bernessa Rawls-Baker was not just one of 22 teachers selected to participate in the 2014 summer hands-on workshop, but she was the only one selected from the state of Georgia.

NIST, known between 1901 and 1988 as the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), is a measurement standards laboratory which is a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce.  As a second year teacher at Fort Valley Middle School , Mrs. Rawls-Baker continually strives to find curriculum demonstration resources that will enable her to connect research with real world practices. Mrs. Rawls-Baker stated, “With the increased emphasis on standards-based classrooms it is becoming even more imperative to seek opportunities that will enhance my current knowledge while introducing me to new methodology. I feel that attending this workshop has exposed me to resources that will positively impact my direct instruction in the areas of rigor and relevance that I otherwise wouldn’t have access to.”

The NIST Summer Institute Program provided selected teachers hands-on activities, lectures, tours, and visits with NIST scientists and engineers at the NIST Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  Resources received at the workshop provided teachers with instructional materials and ideas that can be incorporated into their lesson plans and emphasize real-world applications.


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