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1 Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School
Home of the Phantoms Proud to Be!

2 Administration Mrs. Teresa Anderson, Principal

3 6th Grade House Mrs. McCoy, Assistant Principal 6th Grade Mrs. Mells,
School Counselor 6th Grade

4 7th Grade House Mrs. Mitchell, Assistant Principal 7th Grade
Ms. Brown, School Counselor 7th Grade

5 8th Grade House Mrs. Petersen, Assistant Principal 8th Grade
Ms. Hagan, School Counselor 8th Grade

6 Academic Classes Required core Classes

7 Language Arts Language Arts 1 – regular Language Arts 1 – Advanced
Language Arts 1– Gifted* Language Arts 1 - ELL

8 Mathematics Mathematics 1 – Regular Mathematics 1 – Advanced
Mathematics 1 – Gifted*

9 Science Comprehensive Science 1 – Regular
Comprehensive Science 1 – Advanced Comprehensive Science 1 – Gifted*

10 Social Studies World History World History – Gifted*

11 Reading Every 6th grade student is required to take a reading class.

12 Physical Education The 2008 Legislature passed Senate Bill 610 which requires the equivalent of one class period per day of physical education and a component of health for a minimum of one semester each year for students in grades 6 – 8 beginning in the school year.


14 Gifted Magnet Center for Gifted Students

15 Courses for Gifted Magnet Students
Advanced 7th grade Language Arts Advanced Mathematics 1 or 2* Advanced Comprehensive Science Advanced Academics – Literature Research – Independent Study PE/Health^ World History Advanced

16 Requirements for Magnet Program
Must have a current EP Must have submitted an application prior to the deadline

17 Application time period
Application process begins January 9, 2013 and ends January 23, 2013 Acceptance period begins February 13, 2013

18 Acceptance process… Once you have been accepted you must click on the acceptance button Then you will be mailed a new subject selection form to complete and mail back to the school

19 Electives Classes that are not the core

20 Visual and Performing Arts
Band 1 Chorus 1 Orchestra 1

21 Art


23 Band

24 Chorus

25 Orchestra

26 Technology and Career Exploration
Computer 1 Exploration Technology

27 Computers

28 Exploring Technology

29 Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Who’s eligible for AVID? If you are the first in your family to attend college/university If you are historically under-represented in four year colleges If you have low-income If you have special circumstances

30 What is AVID? Academic Elective used to help increase grades in ALL core classes. Students work in small tutorial groups twice a week Team Building…..Speeches….Study Skills…Organization Skills….much more


32 Advancement Via Individual Determination
*Open to any current 6th or 7th grader *See Mr. Caris for an application *Application period is open from Jan 22 – Feb 18

33 Camp Fitz August 7th - Daytime August 8th - Evening
What’s it like to be in middle school

34 Instructions Fill out your form

35 Subject Selection Sheets
Print your name at the top of the paper Please mark the electives that you would like to have in the order that you would like to have them 1=1st choice; 2=2nd choice, etc It is not guaranteed that you will receive your first choice so make sure that you pick something that you want as there will be no schedule changes in electives.

36 Subject Selection cont…
Have your current teachers make the appropriate recommendations for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Schedules will not be complete until teacher recommendations have been received from the Elementary schools. Sit with your parents to review and select appropriate electives and make sure to have your parents sign the bottom portion; along with your signature and date. Return completed sheet with all appropriate signatures to your teacher.

37 Your Subject Selection sheets must be turn in by February 27, 2013, with all the appropriate signatures or your classes will be chosen for you and there will be… NO SCHEDULE CHANGES!!

38 Extra Curricular Activities
After school programs

39 Girls Volleyball

40 Boy’s Volleyball

41 Sports Basketball Track and Field Cheerleading

42 fitz After school activities

43 Clubs at Fitzgerald Lego League Spanish Math Team Chess Winged writers

44 THE WEB CLUB The students of the Fitzgerald Middle School Web Club work every Friday morning to organize and publish The Fitzgerald Web site.

45 Science Olympiads Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division

46 JOOI J.O.O.I. Club (Junior Optimist Octagon International) is a youth club sponsored by an adult Optimist Club

47 Fuel Up to Play 60 Fuel Up to Play 60 is a fun, interactive program that motivates students, educators and community members to eat healthy, get healthy and make a difference.


49 Clubs continued… Student Council Future City Model UN French
Geography Bee History Bee Quiz Bowl Keyboarding

50 DEADLINE IS: February 27, 2013

51 We look forward to seeing
you next year!

52 Phantoms PROUD TO BE!!

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