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A Message From Ms. McGraw:

Volume 6, Issue 3 Dec. 12/Jan. 13

As you browse through the newsletter this month, you will notice the calendar is filled with many school events. Our Chorus Winter Concert is scheduled for December 10th here at SHMS at 7:00 p.m. The Winter Band Concert will also be held on December 10th at BPHS at 7:00 p.m. Our Orchestra Winter Concert will be held at BPHS on December 18th at 7:00 p.m. Both our Boys’ Basketball and Wrestling Teams begin their seasons on December 13th with a home wrestling meet and an away basketball game. I hope you will be able to take time from your busy schedules to come out and enjoy one or more of these events. During these next two months, there are several changes to the regular routine for our students. You may want to write these dates and dismissal times on your calendar as a reminder. Students will be dismissed for winter break on Friday, December 21st at regular time. This day is a full day of school. Students return to school on Wednesday, January 2nd. On January 21st, school is closed for Martin Luther King Day. Students will have mid-term exams at the end of January. As a result, all students will be dismissed at 12:20 p.m. on January 23rd, 24th, and 25th. School is closed on Monday, January 28th, for a teacher workday. As we approach the end of the first half of the school year, I need your help in reviewing the SCPS dress code with your student. As fashions change, it is nearly impossible to address all concerns in a school dress code. However, the “basics” are easy to remember. Dresses and skirts must be finger-tip length or longer. Shirts and tops must not be low cut. Boy’s pants must not drag on the ground or be too baggy. Students are not allowed to wear pants with holes above the knee. I appreciate your efforts in supporting us and our school dress code. Speaking of clothing…students seem to have a hard time keeping track of theirs!! Our Lost and Found builds up quickly with a variety of items. Please have your child put his/her name inside their jackets and coats. If your child has lost something at school or on the bus, please have them check in the front office Lost and Found. At the end of each nine weeks, we display these items on tables outside the front office for students to claim their belongings. After a week, we then gather the items and donate them to a charity. Rather than wait until the end of the semester, we will put the Lost and Found items on display beginning December 1st for a week. I wish you and your family a safe and joyous Holiday Season!! Mary Grace McGraw


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December 2012 SUN

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Chik Fil A Spirit Night

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Choir Concert 7 pm @ SHMS

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PTO Spirit Night Sam’s on Rt. 1

Band Concert 7 pm @ BPHS

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Orchestra Concert 7 pm @ BPHS

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24 Christmas Eve

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No School ~ ~ ~ Winter Break Christmas Day

31 No School ~~Winter Break New Year’s Eve

Word of the Month: Kindness

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January 2013 SUN

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Science Fair

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Science Fair

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McDonald’s Spirit Night

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No School Exams ~ Early Release 12:25 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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No School Teacher Work Day

Word of the Month: Courage

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SIXTH GRADE NEWS … Kraus-Reading-Team Twister We had our first Terrific Tuesday and it was a success! It was great to see so many students participate and dress up this year; we had some awesome costumes! We are proud of all the students who received awards this time, and now the students know what they can look forward to. Congratulations to all the award winners!

guides and class work onto my fusion page for the students to access at any time. Students should be using Studyisland.com and solpass.org as study tools on the computer at home as well.

Math-Twisters-Kane

The sixth grade math classes will be starting to learn about exponents and order of operations for much of the month of December along with an introduction into We are continuing to study a variety of fiction stories in patterns and sequences. In January, students will start language arts, concentrating on elements of the stories and learning how to solve one-step equations and inequalities vocabulary. We are also incorporating nonfiction pieces (Scholastic Action magazines for example) into the lessons for the first time which will be quite a step forward from elementary school. Another first to sixth grade as well to get the students familiar with everyday things this year will be midterm exams, which will take place at like flyers and advertisements. We will continue to work the end of January and it will incorporate all that has on vocabulary lessons and daily grammar and writing activities through ‘Caught ‘Ya’ to help out with their writing been learned since the beginning of the school year. skills. They ARE getting better! The spelling bee will be happening in the next few weeks; more information will be sent home to those participating in the school-wide spelling bee. Also, look for letters to be sent home about after-school tutoring for reading. As always, be sure to check out my fusion page for more details and e-mail me with any questions!

History-Twisters-Kraus We are moving along in historyslowly but surely! We’ve finished Geography, Reconstruction, Westward Expansion, the American Indians, and Immigration. We are continuing with the study of the Industrial Revolution including inventions/inventors and Captains of Industry at the time. Once finished with the Industrial Revolution we will be moving onto the Progressive Era, the Spanish American War, and then World War 1 when the United States became a super power. Just a reminder to check agendas every night as I sign them when there is an assignment, which is usually just to study for an upcoming test. I also upload most study

Thunder and Lightning December and January will bring lots of math to the Thunder and Lightning team. In December, students will be learning about exponents and then applying that to learn about order of operations. We will finish December with learning about different types of patterns. After the holiday break, we will return and learn about properties of numbers and then apply this in learning about one-step equations. We will also be learning about inequalities. At the end of January, we will be having our second benchmark on all of the material from the second quarter. Also, we will have a mid-term exam to cover all of the material from the first half of the year. Please contact Mrs. Drees or Mrs. Beacham if you have any questions or comments about what is going on in Math!


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Seventh Grade: English: Students are now reading non-fiction and are studying text features and text structures. Students are also making progress through the vocabulary program. Civics: Mrs. Leadem's Civics students enjoyed watching the 2012 Presidential Election unfold. What a great teachable moment! They are now studying how our great country was formed - reviewing what the founding fathers considered the fundamental principles (for example, rule of law, democracy, limited government) and what other documents they referenced. Our next unit will on the Constitution of the United States. Please review Civics materials with your student over the Winter Break - 7th graders take midterms in all subjects near the end of January. Please check the schoolfusion website and calendars for exact dates.

The PTO would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. Filled with lots of fun and family. It is a wonderful time to take a moment and enjoy life's many blessings. We have enjoyed a fun and dynamic Fall at our middle school. The new year promises to be equally exciting. If you need a break from the holiday hustle and bustle bring a copy of the Sam's Pizza and Subs Spirit Night flyer with you and meet us for dinner on Thursday, December 13th. At Sam's we get credit for any sale with the flyer for dine-in or carry-out between 3 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on the 13th. If you didn't get a copy of the flyer home from school you can find one on the PTO webpage on the Shirley Heim fusion page. This Spirit Night will be held at the Sam's on Route 1, across from the Courthouse. Happy holidays! Lisa Nelson Shirley Heim PTO President

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NJHS The winter service project will be joining the student council in running the Pennies for Patients fundraiser which will support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 's Virginia Chapter.


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BIT (Business and Information Technology Teacher) Career & Technical Education Department Computers & Keyboarding Keyboarding students have been working on creating a High School Portfolio of their productions. Students have learned how to produce a memo. Also, they learned how to create a business letter and format a business e-mail. The focus of the quarter is on accuracy. Our next focus is to become workplace ready! Computer Applications students have wrapped up the Word Processing Unit. They are beginning a new unit on PowerPoint presentations. I’m sure they will be creative and awesome! Next, students are working on a desktop publishing project. Later, students will learn the features of a spreadsheet software application and how to use Excel. This is a cross-curriculum activity using math concepts and critical thinking skills. Computer Solutions: 2nd Quarter students are creating party flyers. I’m looking forward to seeing the final product. They have just completed parts of the computer, hardware and software, and will explore Internet Safety Unit. We have begun a new unit IT Introductions. We are moving along in the curriculum! Reminder: FBLA Club is stilling selling Heim Mouse Pads for $5. They make awesome gifts. The order form is on my school fusion page. Sincerely, Mrs. Natalie Walden

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STAFFORD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS DRESS CODE The following is prohibited in Stafford County Schools: Clothing and accessories that promote alcohol, tobacco, or drug usage or which display weapons or violence and which cause or are likely to cause disruption within the school environment. 1) Decisions regarding the appropriateness of clothing, footwear and accessories will be made by the Principal or a designee. Items deemed inappropriate will be brought to the parent's attention for corrective action. Continued violations of the dress code will subject the student to suspension from school. 2) Clothing and accessories that contain vulgar, derogatory, or suggestive diagrams, pictures, slogans or words that may be interpreted as racially, religiously, ethically, or sexually offensive and which cause or are likely to cause a disruption within the school environment. 3) Clothing symbolic of gangs or disruptive groups associated with threatening behavior, harassment or discrimination and which cause or are likely to cause a disruption within the school environment. 4) Clothing, accessories and/or any words, pictures, diagrams, etc., thereon which are lewd, vulgar, indecent, plainly offensive, or which cause or are likely to cause a material disruption. 5) Tank tops, tube tops, mesh tops, sheer tops, sleeveless tops, halters, or bare midriff tops. 6) Shirts cannot have necklines that are lower than the straight line from top of underarm across to opposite underarm. 7) Shirts must cover shoulders, must have sleeves, and must extend pass the top of the pants. Display of cleavage is not permitted. Tops may not expose the midriff, and clothing must cover undergarments at all times. Note that at the Elementary level, sleeveless tops and dresses are permitted providing they do not violate any other part of the dress code. 8) Fringed garments in CTE areas or in Drama and Art areas, which contain machinery. 9) Leggings or tight fitting spandex type pants, pants with side slits or holes above the knees, see-through pants, tights, or leotards worn as outer garments. 10) Sagging pants, pants worn low on the hip so as to reveal underwear or skin. Pants must be worn with both legs down (not one leg rolled up), and pants legs may not extend past the sole of the shoe. Clothing must cover undergarments at all times. 11) Dresses, skirts, shorts, culottes, and skorts that are shorter than the extended tip of the longest finger with arms hanging naturally at the sides. 12) Pajamas, loungewear, and dorm pants. 13) Items of clothing that would impair the health and safety of the student during normal school activities. 14) Bedroom slippers, roller sneakers, or heels higher than 3 inches. Shoes must be worn at all times. Athletic shoes or closed shoes with a rubber sole should be worn for Physical Education and recess. At the Elementary level, high heels, loose fitting sandals and flip-flops are discouraged for safety reasons. 15) Sunglasses or permanently tinted dark glasses. 16) Dog collars, chains, wallet chains, safety pins, spike jewelry or fishhooks worn as jewelry, accessories or ornamentation. Bandanas may not be worn anywhere on one’s person. 17) Head coverings of any kind in the building (except for religious or medical reasons). 18) Curlers, picks, combs, or hair rakes in the hair.


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CONGRATULATIONS !! The following students from Shirley Heim Middle School have achieved All A Honor Roll for the first quarter: Sixth Grade: Kaitlin Antonio, Abbigail Bakken, Armon Barnes, Mark Baron, Leslie Bond, Hunter Burks, Amari Codova, Isabel Cox, Brandon, Cui, Caitlyn D’Souza-D’Mello, John Decarli, Alec Deutel, Chloe Drinkard, Caleb Duniver, Mariam Farzayee, Triana Forand, Brianna Garcia, Dennis Geissler, Milena Gutierrez, Sierra Harris, Jayden Heller, Zalia Hutchinson, Olivia Irr, Sarah Kamara, Lukacs Christopher, Joshua Lupo, Abigail Malone, Chaz May, Raechel McDonald, Delaney McFaden, Alex Murdock, Leif Olsson, Alexandria Patterson, Jane Pierce, Wendy Poe, Madalyn Powell, Daquan Reeves, Caitlyn Rulapaugh, De’Jah Saunders, Thamas Sedlacek III, Dana Stone, Jeffrey Truong, Johana Vargas-Felix, Kaylin Waldner, Jackson Wolf Seventh Grade: Karen Arrevalo, Fabiola Ascencio-Calles, Brittany Baity, Isis Black, Shae Carro, Charlie Dileo, Corey Everson, Eliza Falk, Djia Frasu, Jacob Fredericksen, Kayli Glauner, Jose Guiterrez, Leila Hamrick, Nyasia Harris, Zyaire Hayman-Harris, Hafsah Hussain, Olivia Leaman, Tabitha Macko, Halley McGookin, Samantha Mise, Kiara Mitchell, Colette Moran, John Morgan, Zachary Myers, Kiana Newman, Kathleen O’Neill, Graham Ohleger, Donte Payne, Anthony Rivas, Charles Sinon, Joseph Stehly, Jessica Terry, Zaire Wilkins, Danielle Zevitz Eighth Grade: Eden Allegretti, Zain Anderson, Caroline Antonio, Shanina Best, Peyanae Davis, G. Michelle Diaz, Emily Downs, Briana Duncan, Alyssa Escalera, Alex Huertas, Veronica Lee, Joshua Lindquist, Ricardo Marin, JR, Riley Mensah, Erykah Michael, Cassie Nestor, Lauren Olsson, Arvin Sarbah, Angelica Slaughter, Spencer Whitaker, Emma White.


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CHORUS NOTES….. Congratulations to the following students who performed in the 2012 All-County Chorus: Sopranos: Erykah M., Kiara M., and Damirelys P. Altos: Brittany B., Jade F., Kyauna G., and Elisa V. Baritones: Dylan A., Shane B., Dominique H., Jayden H., Creed M., Chase M., and Dorrian S. The 2012 All-County concert was held on Wednesday, November 7. Rehearsals took place throughout the day, culminating in a concert at 5:00 PM. The middle school students had the opportunity to observe the high school women’s and men’s choirs after their own performance. Our first concert of the year is Monday, December 10 th. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend! Our students have been preparing a variety of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and other winter songs to perform for this event. Due to the increased size of the SHMS Choirs, we have moved our concert to the gymnasium. Parents will be seated on the bleachers with students on either side in chairs. Regarding concert behavior, we will be again have the 6 th grade students sitting in the audience with their parents; the 7th and 8th grade students will be on opposite sides of the gym and select parents will be asked to sit among them taking the names of students who choose to be impolite to the performers. It is expected that students will not be talking, texting, or interacting with other audience members so that the students on stage can perform without disruptions. Congratulations to the members of the 7th and 8th grade choirs for their performance at the Veteran’s Day Assembly. The song was well-received by all who attended. Additional congratulations to Josh F. who performed a duet during the program. This year select students from all three grade level choirs attended a performance at the Riverside Dinner Theater. Students were able to see The Sound of Music. Students are also watching the movie in class and will be doing a comparison of the two performances. The choir students will be working on their second technology project of the year, creating a PowerPoint presentation of a particular musical era. This project will be started after the winter concert. For the first time, SHMS choir students will be caroling at the Spotsylvania Mall in Spotsylvania, VA. Students will be singing in the food court of the mall from 2:00-3:30. The commitment form for this event can be found on Mrs. Irby’s SchoolFusion page. Upcoming events: 12/10 – Winter Concert* – 7:00; SHMS gymnasium (Students arrive at 6:30) *REQUIRED, GRADED EVENT* 12/11 – Delivery date for the fall fundraiser items. More info will follow with students and on SchoolFusion. 12/12-19 – Technology project 2 12/15 – Caroling at Spotsylvania Mall 12/20 – Karaoke Thursday 1/23-25 – Mid-term presentations Alyssa Irby Shirley Heim Middle School Choirs irbyak@staffordschools.net


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Go Timberwolves ! Basketball Schedule

Wrestling Schedule

12/13 Away - Gayle Middle School 12/18 Home - Stafford Middle 12/20 Home - A.G. Wright 01/03 Away - H.H. Poole 01/08 Home - Drew Middle 01/10 Home - Dixon-Smith Middle 01/15 Away - Rodney-Thompson

12/13 Home - Gayle Middle School 12/18 Away - Stafford Middle 12/20 Away - A.G. Wright 01/03 Home - H.H.Poole 01/08 Away - Drew Middle 01/10 Away - Dixon-Smith Middle 01/15 Home - Rodney-Thompson

B game begins at 3:45 p.m. A game begins at 4:00 p.m.

B Match begins at 3:45 p.m. A Match begins at 4:00 p.m.


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Counseling Corner News Adopt-A-Family Information As we approach the holiday season we are reminded that these are difficult times for many and that without the help of others there are many children who will go without this holiday season. With this in mind Shirley C. Heim Middle School has once again adopted families through the Stafford County Department of Social Services’ Adopt-a-Family program. Each family’s needs, as well as the assigned grade levels, are outlined on the following page. We will be wrapping gifts on December 10 th and 11th. Wrapping paper donations are also greatly appreciated. Donations should be made by December 12 th. Thank you!

November was National Career Awareness Month. Counselors were in all 7th and 8th grade classrooms to deliver career exploration lessons. Please take a look at www.vacareerview.org and have your student explain to you what they did with the site. This is a great website full of many resources. Students completed an interest inventory during class to give them an idea of career options for their future. Seventh graders also began their Academic and Career Plans. These went home with students for parents to look at and get signed. These documents will be reviewed and updated again in 8th grade. Important Dates to Mark on Your Calendar Freshmen Orientation Nights for Rising 9th Graders January 15th

Stafford High School

7:00pm

January 17

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Brooke Point High School

January 31

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Colonial Forge High School

February 5th

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6:30pm

North Stafford High School

Mountain View High School

February 5

Shirley Heim Rising 9th Grade Registration Parent Information Night February 2013 – Date To Be determined (a parent letter will be mailed home the first week of January) Parents of 8th graders are invited to an informational meeting to discuss high school registration and the process. We will also be available to clarify any questions you have after attending the high school’s orientation night. STAT (Stafford Academy for Technology) Information Night for Parents and 8th Grade Students January 9th at North Stafford High School 6:45pm – 8:15pm International Baccalaureate Parent and Student Information Night Brooke Point High School January 10th 6:00–8:00pm Did you know… Help your child focus on the future with goals and support


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As you guide your child through middle school, it's important to help him think about his future. To set your child up for academic success: Help him set goals. You're not the only one who should have high expectations for your child. He should have them for himself, too! Remind him to set goals and support him as he works toward them. Broaden his horizons. Expose your child to different learning opportunities, whether at the community center or the zoo. You never know which experience will spark a passion. Pull back. As he gets older, stop doing things for your child. He may once have needed constant reminders to finish his homework. But now? See if he can do it without any prodding. Promote risk-taking. Applaud him when he tackles a new challenge. The future is all about the unfamiliar. If your child embraces the unknown now, he may be more confident later. Value the effort. Whenever he attempts something but falls short, let your child know how proud you are that he tried in the first place. Reprinted with permission from the December 2012 issue of Parents Still make the difference!® (Middle School Edition) newsletter. Copyright © 2012 The Parent Institute®, a division of NIS, Inc. Source: E. Medhus, M.D., Raising Everyday Heroes: Parenting Children to Be Self-Reliant, Beyond Words Publishing. Allow standing, fidgeting and food during homework time! If your middle schooler can't seem to sit still during homework time, it's probably because he can't! And the same goes for eating: If you're convinced he's always snacking, it's because he always is! Your child is entering adolescence. And this marks the biggest period of physical change he has experienced since infancy. Among other things, middle schoolers often: Get up out of their chairs. As adolescents grow, their bones (including their tailbones) begin to harden. Sitting too long can cause nerve pain. Getting up is a natural defense against that discomfort. Your child may want to try doing some of his homework standing up. Or he could study vocabulary words as he walks around the house. Fidget. Even if they manage to stay seated, middle schoolers spend lots of time fidgeting. In adolescence, bone growth outpaces muscle growth, meaning kids' muscles are constantly being tugged and pulled. This causes so-called "growing pains." Stretching can help relieve them, so encourage regular stretch breaks during homework time. Raid the refrigerator. It's not just kids' bones and muscles that are growing. Their stomachs are, too, and these newly expanded organs suddenly have more empty space to fill. Not only that, but all that physical growth requires serious amounts of fuel (food). Stock up on healthy snacks and let him munch while he's studying. Reprinted with permission from the December 2012 issue of Parents Still make the difference!® (Middle School Edition) newsletter. Copyright © 2012 The Parent Institute®, a division of NIS, Inc. Source: P. Lorain, "Squirming Comes Naturally to Middle School Students," National Education Association, www.nea.org/tools/16616.htm. For more interesting articles see our on-line newsletters at http://stafford.heim.schoolfusion.us/ - go to Counseling Corner.


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Ceramic Tile Mural Coming to Shirley Heim Middle School: Mr. Lockhart, owner of Town & County Tile Inc., donated 600+ tiles to our art department and has volunteered to install the final work. Mrs. Coffman got permission for art students to reference a photo by Monty Sloan, photographer and tour guide at The Wolf Park in IN. A group of talented eight grade art students are meeting after school to number all 523 tiles and work on a scale drawing based on one of Mr. Sloan’s photographs of a wolf pack. The drawing will be painted with ceramic glaze and each tile will be fired in a kiln before being assembled and installed. It is a big project and the students are excited to be a part of it. The artists working on the mural are Emily Downs, Riley Mensah, Shanina Best, Andrew Segovia, Jack Harmon, Alexis Camp, Cydney Goodin, and Andrew Hergenrother. Town & Country Tile Inc. 704 Interstate Business PK Fredericksburg, VA 22405 Link to The Wolf Park: http://www.wolfpark.org/


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Since we have already had several mornings with temperatures dipping into the thirties, it is time again to review the procedures for closing schools or opening late due to inclement weather. The decision by Stafford County Public Schools to close school for snow, ice, or other weather conditions is made to ensure the safety of our students and employees. Every effort is made to notify the media by 5:30 a.m. of closings or late openings. The decision to close school early is made in anticipation of unsafe conditions. Please make sure you have made arrangements for your child in the event of an emergency school closing. Please make sure emergency contact information for your child has been given to the school main office. In the event that the school schedule needs to be changed due to inclement weather or other emergency conditions, the following radio and television stations will be contacted: RADIO

FM

TELEVISON CHANNEL

NETWORK

WFLS

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WRC

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NBC

WBQB

101.5

WTTG

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FOX

WJYJ

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WJLA

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ABC

WCXR

105.9

WUSA

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CBS

WMZQ

98.7

WTVR

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CBS

WGRO

95.9

WJFK

106.7

WMJR

107.7

You may also check the Stafford County Public Schools’ web page at www.stafford.schoolfusion.us and www.schoolsout.com.


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Clinic News Vision and Hearing Screenings Hearing and vision screenings for 7th grade students and new students have been completed. If any screening indicates further evaluation, a physician referral letter will be sent home before winter break. If you have financial concerns please call the school nurse for possible assistance. Several resources are available for students.

Flu Season is here and it is important to keep our children healthy. Viruses and the flu spread mainly person to person thru coughing and sneezing of infected people. Simple hygiene steps can help keep you healthy. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands. Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds or clean with alcohol-based hand cleaner. Avoid toughing your eyes, nose, or mouth because germs spread this way If your child is sick and has a fever, keep him/her at home to prevent the spread of illness to others. Students must remain home until they are fever free for 24 hours without the aid of fever reducing medications (Tylenol, Ibuprofen.) If possible, you and your child should get a flu shot. The Stafford County Health Department (540-659-3101) offers free immunizations every Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., appointments are required.

Does Your Child Need Health Insurance? The Stafford FAMIS Outreach Office can help families get free or low cost health insurance for children through FAMIS. Contact the school nurse or call 540-368-2559 To: Parents of children on Free and Reduced Lunch Program Since your child is eligible to receive free or reduced lunch he/she may also be eligible to receive dental services from the Stafford County Dental Clinic. This applies to anyone covered by either Medicaid or FAMIS. If not covered, please contact the Stafford County Department of Social Services to see if your child qualifies. If you do not qualify, you can contact the Stafford County Health Department @ 540-659-3101 and let them know that you would like your child to receive services from the Stafford County Dental Clinic. You may be eligible for a Sliding Scale Free Schedule. If you are interested in having your child enrolled in the dental program, please contact your child's school nurse; they will provide you with the appropriate forms for you to complete. If you have any questions, you can talk to your school nurse or contact the Stafford County Dental Clinic @ 540-288-2579.

Mrs. Granderson, BSN RN grandersonj@staffordschools.net School Nurse


Shirley C. Heim Middle School

320 Telegraph Road Stafford, VA 22554


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