PTO Memberships are now available for the 2018-2019 school year.

The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) provides volunteers and fundraising assistance to the school. All memberships show support of your child and the FBMS PTO.  The Panther Level (Base) membership is for one family (up to 2 adults) and includes voting privileges, one vote per household. 

Memberships are now available for the 2018-2019 school year!

From now until October 31st, there are six levels of membership in addition to the Panther Level (Base Level) membership. Each level has its own benefits- click here for details!  The greater your support, the more we can do for our Panthers!  Thank you!

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Parents: Online Pre-Sales of FBMS Gear are Open!

FBMS gear for the 2018-19 school year may now be purchased online!  Online pre-sales will remain open until July 27, 2018.  All purchases made online during this pre-sale period will be available for pickup at Panther Camp* (mornings of August 21, 22, and 23, 2018).  

*If you are unable to pick up at Panther Camp, the school store, the Black Market, is located in the cafeteria and is open every Wednesday during lunch throughout the school year.  You may send your student to pick up items ordered during pre-sales.

The Black Market will also be open for in-person sales during Panther Camp and every Wednesday during lunch throughout the school year.  However, uniform polos are available only online.  In addition, during the school year personalization of hoodies may take 2-4 weeks.  We accept cash or check.  During Panther Camp, we also accept credit cards.

Go to the STORE to the place your orders. 

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All FBMS Students - Get Ready for Panther Camp!

All FBMS Students - Get Ready for Panther Camp!

The start of the school year is quickly approaching, and it's almost time for all FBMS students to attend panther camp. The 6th grade camp will take place over two days on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 & 22 from 9am to 12 noon. The Tuesday camp is for both 6th graders and parents to attend, while the Wednesday camp is only for students. The 7th and 8th grade camps will take place on Thursday, August 23 from 9am-11am. The camps will consist of house assignments for all incoming 6th graders, locker assignments, scheduling, ID badge assignments and orientation for the school year. Also, online purchases of FBMS gear can be picked up at the camp. Parent volunteers are also needed and welcome. Please click to read the flyer.

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FBMS Principal Search Meeting on Tuesday, June 19

Parents and Community Members:

HISD has begun the process of selecting the next FBMS principal.  There will be a meeting this Tuesday, June 19th at 5:30pm  to gather input from parents and community members.  Please plan to attend this very important meeting to make your views known about the principal we want for our school.  Mr. Castagnoli did wonderful things to move our school forward and left a tremendous legacy.  We have one of the most involved middle school parent bases around, and we want to make sure that the district knows that we want all of the good things going on here to continue!  The meeting will be held in the FBMS Community Center.

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Summer Homework is Posted!!

Details on reading and math assignments are on the FBMS home page under QUICK LINKS. There is ONE link for the reading project for all grades. Then, there are separate links for different math grade level assignments.

For the reading assignment: This project is required for all Vanguard/Gifted-Talented Students but  is open to all FBMS students to participate in. We strongly encourage participation from all students.

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Reminders and Upcoming Events for Incoming 6th graders!

Incoming 6th-grade families, mark your calendars for the Summer Social on June 24th and Pool party on July 29th.  This is a fun opportunity to get together and meet your new classmates!

Panther camp will be held on  August 21st (for parents and students) and August 22nd (for students only).  Hope to see all of you at these events!

Don't forget 6th-grade parents to join the FBMS Class of 2021 Facebook page. The page will keep you up to date on current events and allow parents to exchange questions or concerns they may have for their student.

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8th Grade Promotion Ceremony this Week!!

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony this Week!!

Congratulations to our 8th graders who are graduating and moving on to high school!!!

The 8th-grade Promotion Ceremony will be June 1st. As a reminder, all 8th graders will receive two guest tickets. Tickets and additional information will be given during homeroom this Wednesday.  A ticket will be required for entry due to limited seatingSee the attached flyer for the dress attire guidelines.

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FBMS Summer Dance Intensive

The Frank Black Middle School Dance Department will host a free 4-Day Summer Dance Intensive the week of June 11-14, 2018 from 9a.m. to 3p.m. Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced dancers can attend as well as any new incoming 6th grade students that are interested in the dance program.  Click here to register for the Summer Dance Intensive. Please contact Ms. Nesby for more information via email: vnesby@houstonisd.org

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