Author Archives: Debra E. Shapiro

About Debra E. Shapiro

I am a Technology Education teacher with 31 years experience. I currently teach in a middle school modular setting with 12 computer stations. My modules are from Paxton/Patterson. They include; CAD Computer Graphics and Animation, Digital Music, Energy and Power, Environment and Ecology, Flight, Forensic Science, Health and Fitness, Lasers, Pneumatics, Research and Development, Robotics, Structural Engineering, and Virtual Architecture.

Spring Cleaning

If you happen to be doing some spring cleaning and find any of the following items you would like to get rid of, we can use them in my Technological Systems classes. Thank you in advance! deb shapiro   Unit … Continue reading

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Space Camp Applications Open

Current 6th and 7th grade students interested in a free week this summer at Space Camp should apply now to the opportunity, generously sponsored by Northrop Grumman. In addition, one teacher will be selected to participate. See application for details … Continue reading

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Outdoor afternoon activities for Friday, March 2 are cancelled due to high winds.

Some may be brought inside. Afternoon activity buses will run as usual. Call your child’s school for more details.

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Fundraising Materials Go Home Friday

Watch for school fundraising packets will go home on Friday, February 23.

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Spring Fundraiser

The Forest Glen Middle School Spring fundraiser will begin on Friday, February 23 and end on Monday, March 12.  Forest Glen will be selling Yankee Candles and a wide variety of other products.  These items include candles, wrapping paper, car … Continue reading

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GIRLS NIGHT OUT on “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day”

February 18-24, 2018 is National Engineers Week! As part of the week-long celebration, the Batten College of Engineering & Technology at Old Dominion University invites you and your female students to: GIRLS NIGHT OUT on “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” (#GirlEDay) … Continue reading

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Half Day Schedule for Middle School

Middle School Early Dismissal January 31 – February 2 Dismissal Time for all Middle School Students is 11:25

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Makeup Days Scheduled

The following are adjustments to the calendar to make-up the snow days: January 29 ( regular full day) originally a clerical day February 16 (regular full day) originally a parent-teacher conference day February 19 (regular full day) originally President’s Day-holiday March 6 (regular full day) originally a professional development … Continue reading

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School Closed

All of Suffolk  Public Schools are closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

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SPS Announces Early Dismissals

Due to weather predictions SPS will be closing early today Wed, Jan. 3, 2018: Middle School 12:30 High – 1:30 Elem. A –  2:30 Elem. B – 3:00

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Forest Glen Middle School Activities Cancelled

All after school activities at Forest Glen for January 3, 2018 have been cancelled.

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Lakeland Athletic Practices and Games Cancelled

All Lakeland athletic practices and games have been cancelled for today, Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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Be Prepared!

The time to prepare is now! Help us keep you informed of regular news and changing events by following our social media channels. Sites are updated regularly, especially when events are rapidly changing. Stay tuned! With winter storms predicted, please … Continue reading

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Spirit Week is Here

Monday is decades day.  Dress for the decade of your choice! Tuesday is crazy sock day. Wednesday is Superhero day. Thursday is country western day. Friday is tacky sweater or shirt day.

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Substitute Teachers Needed

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IB Parent Information Night

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Advanced Placement, Duel Enrollment, and College and Career Academy at Pruden

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Important Application Deadlines

Suffolk Public Schools’ Specialty Programs Important Application Deadlines Governor’s School for the Arts: Deadline — December 15, 2017 Application Information Link: http://www.gsarts.org/index.php/auditons Suffolk Public Schools’ Specialty Programs Common Application Link: https://goo.gl/forms/2tOXJhjQbHYTkpS13 Project Lead the Way Engineering: Deadline — January 8, … Continue reading

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SPS College and Career Fair

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7th & 8th Grade Girls’ and Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Monday November 6 John Yeates at Forest Glen (LHS) Wednesday November 8 Forest Glen at King’s Fork (KFHS) Monday November 13 Forest Glen at JFK (NRHS) Wednesday November 15 Forest Glen at John Yeates (NRHS) Thursday November 16 King’s Fork … Continue reading

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