Weekly Announcements

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Important Reminders 

Here are some dates to mark on your calendars:

  • December 5, 2022 is Lifetouch makeup photo day for those students who were absent for fall photos or any student who would like a retake.
  • We will hold a spirit week for the week beginning December 12th-16th in conjunction with Fruitland Primary School.  December Spirit Days 2022

  • December 13th is the monthly Wicomico County Board of Education Meeting.

  • December 14th is when Term #2 midterm progress reports will be available on the Family Portal.

  • Book Swap will be held on December 15th.  Help your children go through their books at home.  Donate gently used books to your child's teacher.  All the books should be received at school by December 13th.  They will then be sorted and prepared for the book swap.  Students will be allowed to visit the book swap and select a book to keep.  Ms. Yerkes can use volunteers for sorting and preparing books.  Please contact her at tyerkes@wcboe.org 

  • Wicomico Schools is collaborating with the Wicomico County Health Department to have convenient, school based FluMist vaccine clinics in all our elementary schools to support the health of young students. Our school’s FluMist clinic will be in the afternoon on Friday, December 16th at FIS. If you would like for your child to receive the FluMist at school, please register the student at the link.

Please note that any child who has asthma or any significant underlying health condition (heart disease, metabolic disorders, kidney disease, cognitive dysfunction, seizure disorders) or is immune compromised should not receive FluMist, the child’s doctor can advise about a flu shot.

Register for Flu Mist Clinic on Friday, December 16, 2022 (Afternoon appointments)

  • The last day for students before the winter holiday break is Friday, December 16th.  December 19th-January 1st is the Winter Holiday Break for students.
  • January 9th begins the Winter iReady and MAP Growth administration window.