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  • Frontier End of the Year Events

    Posted by MARK BARNES on 2/27/2019

    Here are some of our end of the year event dates: 

    (We'll add more details as the events draw closer and we clarify plans.)

    May 30 - 5th grade parent informational meeting; 6:00-7:00pm

    June 12- 8th grade awards ceremony, 1:00-1:50. This event is not a 'graduation'. Teachers will present awards to selected students in each subject area for achievement and improvement throughout the year.
     
    June 13- Wild Waves field trip (8:30 am-4:00pm). We need parent volunteers! Please call our front office if you are interested in chaperoning.
     
    June 14- 8th grade dance, evening hours
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  • FMS Bus Pass Requirements

    Posted by FMS on 10/30/2018

    Bus Pass Requirements

    Note: our Bus Pass cutoff for Early Release Days (10:10am dismissal days) needs to be at 9:00am

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  • Changing Your Student's Dismissal Plan

    Posted by FMS on 10/29/2018

    CHANGING YOUR STUDENT'S DISMISSAL PLAN

     

    If you you need to change your child(ren)'s dismissal plan for a day (i.e pick them up instead of them riding the bus), we ask that you send a signed note or call the office by 1:00pm.  This will ensure teachers and students are notified of the change in a timely manner, student anxieties are reduced, and classroom instructional time is preserved.

    • If we do not have a note / receive a call by 1:00pm, students will follow their typical dismissal plan (i.e. ride their regular bus home).
    • For safety and scheduling reasons, we CANNOT pull students off their buses at dismissal time.  Our buses must stay on schedule as they serve other Bethel school routes after finishing ours.
    • If you need to pick up your child at the end of the day and you missed the 1:00pm cutoff time, you must come to the office to sign your student(s) out (don't forget to bring your ID with you - a requirement to release students).

    If there is an emergency and it is after 1:00pm, we will do our best to accommodate you; just contact the office ASAP.

    Parent notes need to include:

    • Student's first AND last name
    • Purpose of note
    • Parent's Signature and printed first & last name
    • Contact number

    Again, please call by 1:00pm to make ANY last minute changes to your child(ren)'s dismissal plan or plan ahead by sending a note.

    Frontier Office #: (253) 683-8300

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Principal's Message

  • Frontier Families,

    Greetings parents and students! We have had a great start to the school year. In fact, this is my 7th year at Frontier, and I can honestly say that we are off to the best start yet. I feel very optimistic about the learning and growth students will make this year.

    We are making concerted efforts to communicate with families even more this year. To better include you in your son or daughter's education, we are continuing or adding the following communication methods:

    1. We periodically send these recorded phone messages, that are accompanied by emails and texts too.

    2. We update our website "FMS News" links.

    3. We have added a Frontier Facebook page, with information you need to know.

    4. We are sending a short "This Week at Frontier" weekly update through Family Access.

    5. We have added a monthly parent newsletter.

    6. And we've asked teachers to share class information more often through Family Access messages. 

    Please view and read these communication efforts so you feel more connected and involved with Frontier, and please contact us if you feel we have missed any important information that would be helpful. 

     

    Sincerely,

    Mark Barnes

    Principal, Frontier Middle School

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