We celebrate National School Social Work week from March 5-11, 2023. Thank you for supporting our students, families, and school communities! #RisingToExcellenceInEveryPursuit #WeAreFMS
FMS, our featured “Fresh Picks” in March is Brussel Sprouts! We will feature them on our menu during the month. Take a look at what we are serving students this month. Find our menus at https://www.farmingtonschools.us
FMS, we celebrate National School Breakfast Week from March 6 – 10. Our Student Nutrition Department will have yummy new hot breakfast options for students all week. Don't worry if your student's school is not offering a hot breakfast item, they are still getting a delicious and nutritious grab-and-go breakfast to enjoy in their classroom! Looking for our menus? Find them at https://www.farmingtonschools.us.
FMS, due to bad weather conditions, THERE IS A 2-HOUR DELAY TODAY, March 2, 2023. Thank you. Stay safe. Familias de Farmington, debido al mal clima de hoy, tendremos un RETRASO DE DOS HORAS en todas las clases. Tengan cuidado. Gracias. Tł'óó'óh óhoot'éhígíí biniinaa, naaki ahéé'ílkidgo íinda, ólta hahodoolzhizh. Ahéhee'. Ádaa áhólyą́.
Calling all future Griffins! The application window for San Juan College High School is closing soon. The application is located on the SJCHS homepage: https://sjchs.fms.k12.nm.us/o/sjchs/article/982716. If your student is a current 8th-grade student, be sure to access the application before February 28!
FMS families of students in middle and high school, you are invited to a couple of presentations for the Social Studies Secondary Materials. The presentations will give you an opportunity to see the resources and your feedback will help us determine what we will adopt next year. Join us on 👉 February 16, from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, on 👉 February 22, from 1:30 to 3:30, and again from 4:30 to 5:30, and on 👉 March 6, from 4:30 - 5:30 PM. The presentations from McGraw Hill (02/16), Cengage (02/22), and Savva (03/06) will take place at the FMS Board Room (3401 E. 30th Street). See you there!
Congratulations to our students that competed and placed in the 2023 FMS District Science Fair, which took place on Saturday, February 4, at Piedra Vista High School. Visit https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/article/989337 to see the lists of winners. Visit https://ImmersiveEducation.org/spaces/science/fair to view this year's amazing 3D projects from our students and sponsors.
Is your student interested in a different high school experience? Do they show a sincere interest in academics and want to graduate with not only a high school diploma, but a college associate degree as well? San Juan College High School may be the perfect fit! . San Juan College High School application for the Class of 2027 cohort will open on February 1, 2023 and close February 28, 2023. . Click here to learn more about the application process! https://sjchs.fms.k12.nm.us/o/sjchs/article/953364 . You can also check out the full informational video here! https://youtu.be/kiHDey0jDmw
FMS In The News: Spelling bee competitors master craft one word at a time. By Ollie Reed Jr., Albuquerque Journal. Meade Pandya, a seventh grader at Heights Middle School, thinks of spelling bees as a fun experience, not a challenge. Read more: https://www.abqjournal.com/2555124/spelling-bee-competitors-master-craft-one-word-at-a-time.html
FMS would like to help families with meals during Thanksgiving Break. To pick up a 7-day meal box you MUST REGISTER your students at https://farmingtonschools.info/7-day-meal-boxes. 👉 Registration closes on November 16 @ 5:00 p.m. 👉 Meal boxes will be available for pickup on Friday, November 18, from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m., at Central Kitchen (305 N. Court Ave. Farmington 87401). Please follow the instructions in the email you will be sent before pickup.
From our Student Nutrition Department – FMS, we are celebrating Native American Month in November and we’ll have many delicious options for students during breakfast and lunch, including Blue Corn Mush during the week of November 14. Food will include Pinto beans (November 1), sweet potatoes (November 11 and 18), Navajo tacos (November 16), and Three Sister veggie soup (November 18). Our November “Fresh Pick” is pears, which will be a feature on our menu all month long. One more thing, on November 17, every campus across the district will be serving a Thanksgiving Feast, including a tasty, mini pumpkin pie!
FMS, let's continue to highlight and celebrate the diverse and rich culture of Native American people.
We are celebrating National School Lunch Week from October 10-14, 2022. This week, our preschools will serve fresh cantaloupes, peaches, pears and strawberries for students during lunch. Our elementaries will serve vegetarian chef salad, delicious roasted creole potatoes, corn on the cob, and tuna salad sandwiches while the middle schools will serve chicken noodle soup, mixed vegetables, and tasty Mexican street corn. Our high schools, for their part, will serve beef stew, cilantro lime brown rice, tomato soup, and fresh broccoli. And those are only a few of the wonderful choices our students will enjoy this week, FMS. This "Peace, Love & School Lunch" is a celebration with more vegetables with every lunch, fresh fruit daily, and entrées that include whole grains & lean protein. National School Lunch Week promotes the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life and the impact it has inside and outside of the classroom. Want to see all of this month’s items? Visit https://fms.nutrislice.com/
FMS In The News: Farmington students will square off in junior chef competition this weekend. By Mike Easterling, Farmington Daily Times. A total of 32 students on 16 teams ranging from one to four students each will compete in the inaugural Junior Chef Competition from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Farmington High School, 2200 N. Sunset Ave. in Farmington. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/2022/09/14/junior-chef-competition-aims-inspire-love-of-cooking-in-students/69494821007/
Get your Heights Knights apparel! Orders close on 9/23, at that time production will begin and then items will be sent out. If you have any questions, email Mrs. Dan at email@example.com
Laptop Deployment for Heights is Friday 8/19. All students will receive their laptop during 1st hour. They will need to watch the video attached, so they can complete the online Laptop Agreement Form. https://www.canva.com/design/DAFHokkidF0/Va9hBIcaLWOlvlSc8Gb5gA/view?utm_content=DAFHokkidF0&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link2&utm_source=sharebutton
Looking for volunteer opportunities at Farmington Schools? Or information on local childcare resources? Visit the community section of our website, you’ll also find information on how to distribute e-flyers to parents, public surplus auctions, and how to support our Foundation for Educational Excellence. Visit: https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/page/community
Students that attend a school not listed can still qualify for both breakfast & lunch meals at no cost by filling out and submitting a meal application at https://family.titank12.com/application/new?lang=English.
We are excited to welcome back all Heights Knights tomorrow! Reminder that we will be running on the *new* early release schedule and students will be going home at 12:30pm.