• Message to our parents

               We will have an opportunity to send a team of students to the Crown Sports Center on November 9. We are very proud of these Special Olympics students as they will compete on playing fields, courts and tracks. Our FIS students will be in the hallways to cheer on our athletes as they return to school that afternoon. It will be a beautiful thing to see as we celebrate champions who overcome daily and during this very special day!

    If you have a chance to come to the Center of Salisbury on November 10, please check out our Fruitland Schools’ tables, watch a performance of our combined orchestras and celebrate with our school district partners as we acknowledge 150 years of service to the students of Wicomico County. The celebration kicks off at 10:00 a.m.; you may see the events that are scheduled as they are added to Wicomico County Public School’s Facebook and Internet pages.

                  Please join us on Saturday, November 17, at Bennett Middle School for our Fruitland Schools’ Fun Run/Walk. Thank you to our PTA and Ms. Staci McGowan for supporting our efforts to encourage wellness and promote our community. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. as the event kicks-off at 9:00 a.m. We will award prizes beginning at 11:00 a.m. and wrap up by noon.

                  As you receive this newsletter, our first marking period will be wrapping up! Report cards will be coming home with students by November 9. Thanks for continuing to keep open the lines of communication as we work to support our students and their families. If you need assistance accessing your child’s teachers, let us know.

                  Our Instructional Leadership Team supports our collective efforts to ensure a quality education here at Fruitland Intermediate School. Our team’s co-chairs are Mrs. Peggy Dickerson and Ms. Traci Yerkes. They work with our grade-level team representatives, related arts & physical education members and parent representatives. Your parent representatives are Mrs. Angela Streng and Mrs. Tammi Valenzano; please connect with either of these team members if you want to draw concerns to the attention of the team.

                  You may connect with the administration and others through our Parent Advisory team, as well, members of which draw kudos and concerns to the attention of school administrators at quarterly meetings. We always invite you to draw concerns to the attention of teachers, our guidance staff or school administrators, but you may connect with a member of the Parent Advisory team with your general or generic questions or kudos, especially if you perceive that others may weigh in on the experience.