Fowler Middle School

Counselor’s Calendar - Important Dates 2017-2018

1st Semester

August 11, 2017 (8:45-4:00) - Required Placement Tests – New Students

August 14, 2017 (3:30) -        Flight Camp Planning Meeting – Library

August 14, 2016 -                   Teachers mail college letters requesting prizes for College Week

August 15, 2017 (9:00-11:00am) - Falcon Flight Camp

                                (1:30-3:30pm) - 7th & 8th grade Schedule Pick-up

August 18, 2017 (8:45-4:00) - Required Placement Tests – New Students

August 21, 2017 -       EA application deadline – New to FISD students

August 21 – 25, 2017 -           Schedule Change Requests – Students may pick up schedule change request forms in the front office beginning Monday, August 21st, and they must be turned in NO LATER THAN August 25th.  Students may only request a schedule change for Pre-AP classes, no electives.

August 23, 2017-                    New Student – Required Placement Tests

August 29, 2017 (7:55am) - 6th grade New Student Breakfast in the Library – Teachers are invited to attend.

August 29, 2017 –       Counselors will make brief introductory appearances during 6th grade science classes.

August 29, 2017 (3:40-4:10pm) – Fowler Clubs and Organizations Fair

August 31, 2017 (7:55am) - 7th grade New Student Breakfast in the Library – Teachers are invited to attend.

August 31, 2017 -       Counselors will make brief introductory appearances during 7th grade science classes.

September 1, 2017 (7:55am) - 8th grade New Student Breakfast in the Library – Teachers are invited to attend.

September 1, 2017 –   Ms. Williams will make brief introductory appearances during 8th grade science classes.

September 6, 2017 (9:00-10:00) – Coffee with the Counselors –Counselor and Campus Instruction Support Facilitator Introductions and Services

September 11-15, 2017 - College Week

                                                Monday – Wear a college t-shirt with jeans

                                                Wednesday – Flight Time teachers hand out college questionnaires

                                                Thursday – Drawings during lunches

                                                Friday – Classroom College Door Decorating Judging

September 12, 2017 - 7th grade MyFuture – Lesson 1 through Texas History (all classes)

September 13, 2017 - Power to Change Classroom Meetings (Introduction)

September 20, 2016 - 8th grade MyFuture – Lesson 1 through all ILA (Reserve laptops)

September 26, 2017 –             7th Grade MyFuture – Lesson 2 through Texas History (Thompson)

September 27, 2017 –             7th Grade MyFuture – Lesson 2 through Texas History (Fitzgerald)

September 28, 2017 –             7th Grade MyFuture – Lesson 2 through Texas History (Trevino)

September 27, 2017 - Power to Change Classroom Meetings

October 11, 2017 -      Power to Change Classroom Meetings (Suicide Prevention)

October 11, 2018 (7:55am & 3:45pm)-          NJHS Meeting (Mix It Up, Career Day & Angels)

October 26, 2018 (7:55am & 3:45pm)-          StuCo Meeting (Mix It Up)

October 25, 2017 (9:00-10:00am) - Coffee with the Counselors –Home Access Center & Student Learning Hub Presentation / Pamela Crofoot- Digital Learning Coach

October 23-27, 2017 –            Red Ribbon Week

                                                Monday – Wear Hawaiian-style

                                                Tuesday – Join the Fight – Wear camo                     

                                                Wednesday – Wear as much red as possible

                                                Thursday – Wear 50’s style clothing

                                                Friday – Wear team t-shirts/jerseys, jackets, etc.

October 25, 2017 -      Power to Change Classroom Meetings – Drug Prevention

October 31, 2017 -      Mix-It-Up Day – All Lunches

November 2, 2017 -    8th grade students complete Career Day choice sheets & MyFuture

Lesson 2 – US History

November 16, 2017 -  Career Day - 8th grade

November 29, 2017 - Power to Change Classroom Meetings (Healthy Relationships)

December 15, 2017 - Faculty/Student Basketball Game

2nd Semester

5TH TO 6TH GRADE Course Selection

January 30, 2017 -                  Ms. Cabaniss visits Riddle 5th graders – 8:00am

January 30, 2017 -                  Ms. Cabaniss visits Borchardt 5th graders – 10:00am

February 2017 -                      Ms. Cabaniss visits Taylor 5th graders – 1:50pm

February 8, 2018 (5:30pm) – Rising 6th grade Parent Meeting in Fowler Cafeteria

February 22, 2018 –    Course Request Cards due

6TH TO 7TH GRADE Course Selection

February 20, 2018 –    Counselors visit 6th grade social studies classes in Library

March 2, 2018 –                      Course Request Cards due to 6th grade social studies teachers

7TH TO 8TH GRADE Course Selection

February 21, 2018 –    Counselors visit 7th grade science classes in Library

March 2, 2018 –                      Course Request Cards due to 7th grade science teachers

8TH TO 9TH GRADE Course Selection

January 19, 2018 –      High School Counselors visiting 8th graders through

Science classes

January 22, 2018 –      CTE Center Video Tour through 8th grade ILA classes; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRy07o0KgVs&feature=youtu.be; Complete 8th grade MyFuture Lesson 3

January 29, 2018 -      Rising Freshman Night at the high schools

January 30, 2018 -      Complete 4-Year Plans with 8th graders – ILA classes (Hill, A. and Brown)

January 31, 2018 -      Complete 4-Year Plans with 8th graders – ILA classes (Mughal, Scalf, McKemie, Arndorfer, and Robles)

February 7, 2018 –                  High School Counselors visiting w/students during Sitzler’s US History

classes (Students will turn in their cards to US History on February 5th.)

February 8, 2018 –                  High School Counselors visiting w/students during Fitzgerald’s &

LeBlanc’s US History classes (Students will turn in their cards to US

History on February 5th.)

ADDITIONAL DATES

January 24, 2018 -      Power to Change Classroom Meetings

February 12-23, 2018 –          Food Drive - Student Council sponsored

February 20-23, 2018 -           Diversity Week

February 21, 2018 -    Power to Change Classroom Meetings (Diversity)

March 21, 2018 (9:00-10:00am) – Coffee with the Counselors – “Aim for Success Parent

Meeting”

March 23, 2018 -                    AIM for Success – 6th graders - Science classes

March 28, 2018 -        Power to Change Classroom Meetings

April 25, 2018 -                      Power to Change Classroom Meetings

 April 27, 2018 -         Exam for Acceleration applications due

May 14, 2018 (7:30-8:15)-     “Fly Like a Falcon” Graduating Senior Reception

May 21, 2018 -                       EA Testing – Math

May 22, 2018 -                       EA Testing – Math

May 23, 2018 -                       EA Testing – Other

May 24, 2018 –                       8th grade Locker Clean-out – Science classes

May 29, 2018 -                       7th grade Locker Clean-out – Science classes

May 30, 2018 -                       6th grade Locker Clean-out – Science classes