Date: July 30, 2017
August 29, 2017 (82 days ago)
A Welcome Back! Buek Great Schools for a Great Community!" Farmington Municipal Schools 2001 North Dustin Avenue P.O. Box 5850 2 Program and or School Break fast Program Each school andior the ceirl off have a copy of the poliy, which muy be reviued by any intorestod party Farmington, New Mexico 87401 oriteria identifed below wil be Administrative Otfices Telkphone (5O5) 324-9840ndholds whos incon is at or helow the levels shoun blgie for fnce Fax (505) 599 3806 Program (NAPL or Food Divibution Poogram on Indian Rsvatios(FOPIR or Tomporary Assistance for Nipedy Familigs (TANT) Asistance, bnetts ane ble Sors ogardless of the incom of the houschold in ahich thy reside gNity for a foster child is hased n a separne iation Open Letter to the Farmington Community July 30. 2007 Welkome Back to School and solely on the anou ofthe chiMA·personal use"income. RE: Raising ohear NCOME EIGIBILITY GU DELINES Looking abead to the 2017-18 school year, there is much to gst escited about Very spocifically, get ready to rose the bar on cos As such, view rising she bar as a sort of gas gauge to assess school success Farmingtoe schools,wbich coetinues to be the tak REDUCED-PRICE MEALS our students are accomplishing, can achieve even greatee levels of supcess, For examplk the Class of 2017 had the largest number ef gradasles Erom the Farmingion community in over five years, Similuty, the Class of 2017 was effered the highest amount of scholarships (over $16 milion) since the incoption of the Financial Aid College Entrance (FACE) oounsclor program, which was introdupod fie years ago. Looking ahcad to this upconming year, the District looks sothe community to help us do even betier. aisng the bar serves as the Farmington Municipal Schools catch-phrase for the upcoming school year. Choosing this mantra is a signall our school sysem can do even better by incrcasing the percentage of students achieving mastery in leaming, incrcasing the percentage of graduates while simoltancously rodocing the dropout rate, increasing the numbers of families and businesses meanisgfully enpaged in the education of our students, as well as building on our district's roputation as one of New Mexico and the nation's fine Traly, Farmingtion is ruining the ar of success in a positive diroction. Thut progress towands escellence will cominse with your hele Among the many more visible ighlighes willbe the completion of phase two of Farmingson High School (classrooms opening in Janary 2018) and the completion ef phasc one of the renovation of McCormick Elamentary School (classroom wing for kindergarleh and fint grade opening in Janury 2018. Aho planned for the upcoming ear is renovation of the Piedra Vista High School baseball field which will make the refurbished ficld playable for games Raising the hor creates an opportunity for Farmingtion schools to purue intenational accroditatioe trough a process known as Adhane ED. This benchmarking of our schoohs as compared tosools om throuphout the world serves as an indicator dhat te qualiry of a Fanmington education is equeal so or bener than the best shools in the worlkd In closing, Iinvise you to join in the suocess of our schoolls The Disrict secks to partner with familics and busingsses in the cdocation of our stodents. Yocaerase he bar of our success by volanecring in schoolks, creating oppertunities oe stodent internshigs, and advocating for edocation This insticution is an oqual opportanity povider Commmunity Ekplsiity ProvisionCEP SY2017-88 has been adopeed by Farmington Manicigel Schools So all Elememary Schools Mea View Midle School, Tibleets Mikdile Schooll and Rocinante High Schoel CEP is a Usivenal Fooding Progra fo qualifysing schools, that foods all dents becakifandt and lunck t no charge, nagand less of your elligibility as Plcase vini our wobite for mon Respectfelly Eagene I Schmidt, Ph :www.fsk12m Entry Age KindeFirst day of school for all students is Aug. 14. 2017 All children entering Kindergarten in public schools must be five years old by 12:01 am on Seplember 1, 2017. Entry Age First Grade Children admitled to a first grade program must be six years old prior to 12:01 am, on Septenmber 1 of the year of enrollment or have successfully completed a year of accredited public or private kindergarten or transferred from an accredited public or private school first grade program. A copy of the childs birth certificate, proof of residency and immanization record must be on file in the principal's office PRIOR to the student attending class. Please register your student on line through the on-line registration. Bring proof of immunizations, residency, birth certificate and census number (if applicable) to the sehool. 2017-18SY Calendar available on the District website On-line Registration is available at: district.fms.k12.mus Farmington Municipal Schools Strategic Plan Five Goals Goal Three: Goal One: Achieve and concinuously improve academie Recruit, oalTwo: Recruit, retain and develop Engge Members of our families, businesses, and the cducation of our children. excellence and leaders and support st aff. :||| students fandprepare all partners in tee and life success. t- ing Y e de tudents forreparecruit, ni h Promote a culture based on mutual respect Prioritize resources and align with strategic plan goals.