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Welcome to Fowler 2022-2023

 

Fowler Families,

 

We are excited that you will be with us at Fowler Middle School for the 2022-2023 school year and we wanted to begin communicating some very important information as we plan for the start of school on August 10th.  Please review this information carefully for important return-to-school information.

 

With the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year right around the corner, it is time for all parents of returning students to complete the process of checking and updating student information through PowerSchool, the Frisco ISD online registration system.   You should have received information about PowerSchool registration for your child/children through e-mail.  This PowerSchool registration process does include required steps for providing a recent proof of residence document.  The PowerSchool registration process will need to be completed as soon as possible, and no later than July 25th.  If you have already completed this entire process, we appreciate your prompt response. 

 

For families who have submitted all required paperwork and returned school issued Chromebooks from last school yearclass schedules will be viewable in HAC beginning Monday, August 1, 2022.  As a reminder, elective course changes are not permitted following our May 1st deadline.  The date and times for our 6th grade Flight Camp and 7th/8th campus visits are communicated below.  In order for students to receive their 2022-2023 class schedules that is needed for Flight Camp or 7th-8th grade campus visits, the PowerSchool registration process must be completed.  Additionally, for all incoming 7th grade students, schedules will not be released to any student who has not provided our school nurse with the necessary vaccination records.  If you have a question regarding registration or the PowerSchool process, please email Frisco ISD at isregistration@friscoisd.org or contact the Fowler front office.  Additional information can be found on the Frisco ISD webpage.

 

Below is much more information about the start of our school year and we, once again, strongly encourage you to read through this detailed information. Thank you very much.  We are very excited about the year ahead and look forward to seeing all Fowler families soon!

 

Donnie J. Wiseman

Principal, Fowler Middle School

 

FMS IMPORTANT DATES – August 2022

 

July 25th - Date by which all parents should complete PowerSchool registration.

August 8th - Flight Camp for all incoming 6th grade students & parents at FMS from 8:30 AM-11:00 AM

August 8th - 7th grade campus visit from 1:00-3:30 PM (Students will need their electronic schedule to locate all assigned classes). 

August 8th - 8th grade campus visit from 1:00-3:30 PM (Students will need their electronic schedule to locate all assigned classes). 

August 10th – First day of School (from 8:25-3:45)

 

FMS IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

6th Grade Flight Camp - 6th grade Flight Camp scheduled activities will begin promptly at 9 am and end at 11 am on Monday, August 8th.  Schedules will be available for pick-up beginning at 8:30 am in the Fowler Cafeteria.   Please plan to come early so that you have plenty of time to pick-up your student's schedule without missing out on any of the fun.  If you ordered school supplies through EPI, those packets will be available for you to pick-up in the cafeteria as well.  Your student will be very busy during the actual Flight Camp so they should leave their supplies with a parent.  There will be a 6th grade parent orientation in the cafeteria led by our administrators beginning immediately after the Flight Camp Pep Rally at 9:30 am.  Please be sure you have made arrangements for a meeting place to pick up your student at 11 am when Flight Camp ends.

7th/8th Grade Campus Visits - 7th and 8th graders are invited to come up to school to walk the building, find your classes, and get acquainted with Fowler MS on Monday, August 8th from 1:00 – 3:30 pm.  Please be sure that you have your class schedule either printed or on your device. We will not have printed schedules for 7th & 8th graders.

School Hours:  8:25 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

 

Bell Schedule

  • Fowler Bell Schedule
  • Students will follow the full 8 class period bell schedule on August 10th - 12th.  Our modified block schedule will not begin until the week of August 15th – 19th

Electronic Schedule Distribution – For families who have submitted all required paperwork and returned school issued Chromebooks from last school year, class schedules will be viewable in HAC beginning Monday, August 1, 2022. Hard copies of schedules will be distributed at Flight Camp for all 6th grade students on August 8th.  We will not be distributing hardcopies to our 7th/8th students during our schedule campus visits on the afternoon of August 8th.  Please keep in mind that as counselors continue to level class sizes and enroll new students, student schedules may change. Student schedules will continue to be updated through Tuesday, August 9thAll students will need to verify their schedules again on August 9th in the event that changes occurred.

 

Schedule Change Requests – Schedule change requests will only be accepted from August 10th – August 19th if requesting to move into or out of an Advanced class.  No changes to elective classes will be approved following the May 1st deadline.   Counselors will do their best to accommodate all requests, but unfortunately not all changes are possible due to scheduling conflicts. The counselors will contact individual students if a request has been approved.

 

Shot Records* (7th Grade)

  • Currently Accepting Electronic Submissions via Nurse Tsai at TsaiV@friscoisd.org
  • In-Person Drop Off* - FMS front foyer, beginning August 1st

 

Proof of Residence (POR)** 

  • Currently Accepting Electronic Submissions  as part of the PowerSchool required process.
  • POR must be a May, June, July, or August utility bill (gas, water, or electric). Please write the student's FULL NAME and STUDENT ID on the bill that you upload. 

 

Registration

School Supply Pick-Up – All students who ordered a supply packet through EPI, you will be able to pick up your supply packet during 6th grade Flight Camp or 7th/8th Campus visits on August 8th.  Packets will be available for pick up in the Fowler cafeteria. 

Lockers: Regular school lockers will not be issued this school year.  Students are allowed to use backpacks with or without wheels.  Athletic lockers WILL be issued to students scheduled in athletics. 

 

School Lunch

  • FISD Child Nutrition  (Including Payment Information)
  • Parents will be allowed to eat lunch with their student(s) during this school year and students may receive lunch drop-offs via the grade level cart in the front foyer. All lunch visitors must check-in through the front office and receive a visitor badge.  Microwaves will also be available in the cafeteria for student use. 

 

School Supplieshttp://schools.friscoisd.org/campus/middle-school/fowler/school-supplies

Technology: Personal devices (iPads, laptops, Chromebooks) will NOT be allowed this school year. Students will receive a district-issued Chromebook/charger and will be expected to utilize district-issued Chromebook/charger for instructional purposes.

Cell Phones: Students will be allowed to bring their cell phones to school; however, campus/district cell phone policies and procedures must be followed. The district’s Student Code of Conduct 2022-2023 will be accessible after the start of school.

PE UniformsStudents scheduled in PE class must wear appropriate athletic shoes, black shorts and a grey, plain t-shirt. You may purchase uniforms at Frisco Sports Center, 10150 Legacy Drive, Ste 200A, Frisco, Texas 75003972-335-3630.  The uniform is $24 for the set, or $12 for the shirt, and $13 for the shorts.  Students may also wear plain black shorts and plain gray t-shirts from discount or department stores like Target, Walmart, Kohls, or JC Penney.  Parents are encouraged to purchase at least 2 uniforms so that students have a back-up during the week and do not have to wear the same clothes 4 or 5 days in a row.

School Website:  http://schools.friscoisd.org/campus/middle-school/fowler/home

Frisco ISD 2022-2023 Calendar

FMS Campus Map

HAC Support

School Contact Information:

Donnie Wiseman, Principal WisemanD@friscoisd.org

Melissa Soileau, Assistant Principal (6th Grade & 7th Grade A-M)  Soileaum@friscoisd.org

Kendra Beck, Assistant Principal (8th Grade & 7th Grade N-Z)  Beckk@friscoisd.org

Kristin Cabaniss, Counselor (6th Grade & 7th Grade A-M)  CabanisK@friscoisd.org

Andrea Williams, Counselor (8th Grade & 7th Grade N-Z)  WilliaAn@friscoisd.org

Sally Partin, Campus Instructional Support Facilitator  Partins@friscoisd.org

Boogie Lammes, School Secretary  Lammesr@friscoisd.org

Terrie Redman, Data Clerk/Registrar RedmanT@friscoisd.org

Violet Tsai, Nurse TsaiV@friscoisd.org

 
 
 

Membership Toolkit App

The Membership Toolkit App is available for free in the Apple Store and in Google Play. Download it one time for all of the organizations that you are affiliated with that are using Membership Toolkit. If you belong to 4 organizations that are using Membership Toolkit, when you log in to the app you will see all four organizations presented and you can toggle between organizations.  (Directory on demand, secure and password protected, Parents always have controls over which data will be included in directory, Mark your favorites, Signup volunteers, Join PTA, make donations, and Push notifications)