Spartan PRIDE Newsletter

Spartan PRIDE Newsletter



May/June 2018


Forks Jr. High Calendar of Events

Events are subject to change due to unexpected circumstances



Mon, May 7

Academic Support- (Ms. Fournier) 3:30-4:30 pm

Thurs, May 10

Academic Support- (Mr. Murray) 3:30-4:30 pm

Mon, May 14

  • 8th Grade Science (WCAS) State Testing Begins (Mrs. Cook) During scheduled science class
  • Academic Support- (Ms. Fournier) 3:30-4:30 pm

Tues, May 15

Track Meet (Sequim- Dismiss @ 12:15 pm) 3:15 pm

Thurs, May 17

Academic Support- (Mr. Murray) 3:30-4:30 pm

Sat, May 19

7th/8th Grade Bake Sale (Thriftway) 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Mon, May 21

  • 7th/8th Grade ELA SBA State Testing Begins (Classrooms) During scheduled classes
  • Academic Support- (Ms. Fournier) 3:30-4:30 pm

Wed, May 23

Track Championship Meet (Coupeville, Dismiss @ 9:30 am) 2:00 pm

Thurs, May 24

Academic Support- (Mr. Murray) 3:30-4:30 pm

Mon, May 28

No School- Memorial Day

Wed, May 30

  • 7th/8th Grade Math SBA State Testing Begins (Classrooms) During scheduled classes
  • ASB Elections Begin 

Thurs, May 31

  • Academic Support- (Mr. Murray) 3:30-4:30 pm
  • Band Concert (HS Commons) 6:00 pm

Mon, June 4

  • State Testing Make up Week Begins

Mon, June 11

  • Honor’s Trip to Extreme Fun Center (Aberdeen) 8:30-4:00 pm

Wed, June 13

  • 8th Grade Completion Trip to Wild Waves (Tacoma)
  • ASB Election Speeches

Thur., June 14

  • 7th/8th Grade Field Day (Spartan Field) 12:15-3:20 pm
  • 8th Grade Completion Ceremony (Spartan Gym) 6:00 pm
  • End of Year Dance (RAC) After completion ceremony- 9:00 pm

Fri, June 15

  • Last Day of School- Half Day Dismissal



Our mission is to collaborate with one another, students, families and the community to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment where we hold students to high academic expectations.


Our Schoolwide Expectations- Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible in all settings


Nuestra misión es de colaborar uno con otros, estudiantes, familias y la comunidad para proveer un ambiente seguro e inclusive que mantiene altas expectativas académicas.


Nuestras Expectativas Escolares- Ser Seguro, Ser Respetuoso, Ser Responsable en todos lugares


Athletics- Fall Sports Eligibility: Any participant failing more than one (1) class at the end of a quarter will be ineligible for five (5) weeks at the high school and for three (3) weeks at the junior high in 8th grade per WIAA requirement. Encourage your athletes to pass their classes to earn participation privileges from the start of the next sports season.


Progress Reports: We will be sending progress reports with students on Friday, May 18th.   We hope that students continue to work with teachers to get their grades up before the year. 



Students of the Month: Congratulations to our March Students of the Month- Hannah Gates, Yareli Hernandez, Luke Decker and Victor Morelos AND our April Students- Grady Earls, Riley Smith, Ashton Doyle and Cadence Puksta.  They were nominated and chosen by their teachers and earn a luncheon with their families as well as other prizes sponsored by the Soroptimist Club.

State Testing Schedule: See attached letter with testing information.  We ask families that they limit absences during testing days to emergencies.  We also ask that you talk to your student about getting rested the night before testing and eat healthy. 



Forks Junior High School Yearbook: Don’t forget you can still preorder your yearbook. Forward yearbook questions to email Ms. Taylor at the above email address or call 360-374-6262 ext. 504. 

Elegibilidad de Deportes de Otoño: Cualquier participante reprobando más de una (1) clase al fin del año escolar es inelegible por cinco (5) semanas en la preparatoria y tres (3) semanas en el grado 8 por los requisitos de WIAA. Anime a su atleta que pase sus clases para que tenga privilegios de participación al principio de la siguiente  temporada de deportes.


Reportes de Progreso: Vamos a mandar reportes de progreso con los estudiantes el viernes, 18 de mayo.  Esperamos que los estudiantes sigan trabajando con sus maestros para subir sus grados antes del fin del año.


Estudiantes del Mes: Felicidades a nuestros estudiantes de mes marzo Hannah Gates, Yareli Hernandez, Luke Decker y  Victor Morelos Y Estudiantes de abril- Grady Earls, Riley Smith, Ashton Doyle and Cadence Puksta.  Ellos fueron nominados y ganan un almuerzo con sus familias además de otros premios patrocinado por el Club Soroptimist.




Fechas de Exámenes Estatales: Mire la carta atajada con información de exámenes. Pedimos a las familias que no falten los estudiantes al menos que sea una emergencia. Además les pedimos que duerman bien las noches antes de los exámenes y que coman saludablemente.


Libro Anual de la Escuela: No se le olvide que todavía puede ordenar su libro anual! Mande preguntas del libro anual a la Srta. Taylor al correo electrónico indicado arriba o llame a 360-374-6262 ext. 504.