Our goal is to support FBMS as an active and collaborative organization. We appreciate your ideas and involvement. Please contact any board member or committee member listed for further information on how to get plugged in and volunteer. FBMS PTO needs your help to complete our myriad of initiatives in support of the school.
The FBMS Silent auction and dinner will be held Friday, February 2, 2018 at SPJST 1435 Bealle Street 77008. This event will include dinner, music, fun-themed events, and more. The PTO is now collecting donations and looking for underwriters for this event. Click here for the donation form and underwriting form. Please contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions, comments, concerns about the auction.
Congratulations to Megan Jackson and our FBMS Theater Team for winning our first district championship. The group showcased their UIL One Act Play 'The Children's Story'.
HISD will have a Fall 2017 parent informational meeting for students who are interested in signing up for Advanced placement courses. Parents with students in grades 8th thru 10th are strongly encouraged to attend. Please RSVP here. For more information, visit HISD's web site
Save the date! Heights High School is having an open house on Tuesday, December 5th at 5:30pm. All prospective families – zoned and non-zoned – are invited to visit HHS and learn about academics and activities.
A general PTO Meeting will be this Friday, November 17th at 8:30am in the community center. The meeting will feature guest speakers Dale Mitchell (Principal) from Waltrip High School, and Travis Springfield (Dean) and Jonathan Klein (Magnet Coordinator) from HSPVA. This meeting will be a great opportunity for parents whose students will be transitioning to High School in the 2018-2019 school year. Hope to see you there!!
The Frank Black Market (school store) will be submitting an order for personalized hoodies (zip-up or pull-over) on November 29th. This will be the next and final opportunity to purchase a personalized hoodie in 2017. Orders can be placed and paid for every Wednesday at the school store during both lunches. For questions or concerns, reach out to Laurie Moreland at email@example.com
The 6th Grade class has several events throughout the year to raise the $8,000 necessary for their end-of-year field trip to Dave & Buster's. They will need parent volunteers to work these events and donate concession items for sale there. Please check-out the SignUp Genius link and help out where you can. We appreciate your support!
In addition to our traditional 1 p.m. tours on Thursday, there will be a Wednesday tour this week at 1 p.m. on November 15 and an evening tour at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29.
This is a great opportunity to have potential students and interested parents come and explore the school. Tours will be available until December 8,2017. Visit the FBMS link for more information.
School Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, November 29th. Order forms will go out to students in advance and should be turned in directly to the photographers on the 29th. There will be a online order option as well. No photo money gets turned into teachers or FBMS.
The PTO would like to acknowledge and thank the local businesses and FBMS families who sponsored Football, Foam and Frisbee! Their financial support lead the way to success! THANK YOU: Mathnasium, Boutique Eye Care, Atom Solutions, Ryden Architecture, The Leffler Family, Indy Quest Properties, Pinnacle Pediatric Dentistry, Greater Houston Orthodontics, Night Light Pediatric Urgent Care, Alan Morlan (Realtor), Today's Vision (Dr. Kovacs)
Deadline for Pie Sale orders are this Friday, November 10, 2017! The holiday pie sale will help support the FBMS library. Orders and payments are due at the main office.
The top 5 students who sell the most pies will receive a personal pizza party!!!!
Come one come all to movie night in the FBMS auditorium! Ferris Bueller’s Day Off will be featured on Friday, November 10th from 4:00-6:00pm. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Hey parents of 4th and 5th graders!
This is a reminder that the FBMS Adventure camp will this Tuesday, November 7th and Wednesday, November 8th from 3:30-5:30pm in the cafeteria. Online registration will be open until 1pm on the day of camp. Click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome! Registration is used to create pre-printed name tags and assign sessions. This will be a great chance for 4th and 5th graders to check out FBMS electives and academics
There is no charge and pizza will be provided. Parents are welcome but not required to attend.
Any additional questions can be answered via firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling or texting 713-540-5315.
We are so excited! Football, Foam and Frisbee has raised $22,231 via The Get Movin Crew website & $6,750 in sponsorships from local businesses. Final numbers are pending some corporate matches. Several families have opted out of prizes, raising the bottom line! A big SHOUT OUT to our three $1,000 earners: Tanner Hanson (8th), Cole Taylor and Nico Kennedy (6th). The Mega Raffle for those earning $150 or more is COMING! Stay tuned for details!!
If you have not already signed up for PTO membership this year, last day to signup for Upper level (more the $5) will be October 31st. With upper level memberships not only do you have the right to vote, you also receive PTO swag such as shirts, cups and bags with different levels. Basic level PTO membership will be available for the remainder of the school year. Become a member of the biggest supporter of Frank Black Middle School!
Also, Membership swag that has not been picked up will be delivered to homeroom this week. If your child has not received it by next week, please email membership chair, Crissy Wabnitz, at email@example.com.
4th and 5th Graders are invited to attend Adventure Camp on Tuesday, November 7th and Wednesday, November 8th from 3:30-5:30pm
There is no charge for the camp and pizza will be provided. The camp provides a great opportunity to visit the campus, meet teachers and coaches, and sample course options.