Author Archives: Debra E. Shapiro

About Debra E. Shapiro

I am a Technology Education teacher with 27 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.

Applications Now Being Accepted 8th-Graders Interested in Project Lead the Way

  APPLICATION for Project Lead the Way – Engineering BROCHURE on the Engineering Program. APPLICATION for Project Lead the Way – Biomedical Sciences BROCHURE on the Biomedical Sciences Program.

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Soccer Schedule

Rides must be at Forest Glen by 3:30 for tryouts and practice.   11/1 – Girls – Tryouts 11/2 – Boys – Tryouts 11/3 – Girls – Practice 11/4 – Boys – Practice 11/7 – GAME….FG vs. JFK @ NRHS … Continue reading

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Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest

  October is disability awareness month. Students let’s celebrate our unique differences!  Join in on the Forest Glen disability awareness month poster and/or essay contest.  Create a poster and/ or write an essay centered on the topic:  The Ability Within … Continue reading

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College & Career Readiness Fair – Nov. 19

WHAT:        College & Career Readiness Fair WHO:          Students in Grades 7-12, and Parents WHEN:        Saturday, November 19 WHERE:      King’s Fork Middle School Link here to REGISTER NOW. 8 … Continue reading

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PTA Meeting Rescheduled

The PTA Meeting for Tuesday, October 11 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, October 18.

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Grandparents Week

Suffolk Public Schools will celebrate Grandparents Week October 10 – 14, 2016. Each student may invite one grandparent to have lunch with him/her in the school cafeteria. A typical a la carte adult meal is $3.00 and includes an entree, … Continue reading

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PTA Reflection

PTA Reflections theme for this year is: “What Is Your Story?”. The categories to enter are: Literature          Visual Arts          Film Production  Photography          Dance Choreography          Music Composition   Please see … Continue reading

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Sports Physicals Due for Basketball

ports physicals are due to Mr. Stephenson by Wednesday, September 21st.  

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PSAT October 19 – Sign Up Now!

Are you planning to go to college? Start preparing now by taking the upcoming PSAT test  set for Wednesday, October 19th. It’s only $10 to reserve your seat. There are still slots left….see Mrs. Rice to sign up. (until 10/17th)

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Share the Road with School Buses

Back-to-School Lesson for Motorists … Keep our children safe when they are getting on and off the school bus. Motorists can be charged with Reckless Driving and get 6 demerit points on their DMV record if they pass a stopped … Continue reading

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Get Social with Suffolk Public Schools

Connect now to the school division’s social media channels.   Facebook … /SuffolkVAPublicSchools   Twitter: … @SufVAschools   You Tube … @SuffolkSchools   Website … www.spsk12.net   #SPSK12Proud

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Returning Volunteer? New Volunteer?

Did your child move to a new school this year? Do you want to try your hand at something new? Did you know? You can log into your Volunteer Connect account and edit your profile any time you want.  Change … Continue reading

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Your Choice: How & When Schools Communicate with You

Suffolk Public Schools needs to get permission to continue calling you with our School Messenger automated notification system for non-emergency school situations.  New FCC requirements for automated calling has made this change necessary.   Please visit this link for more information, … Continue reading

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FGMS Student Handbook

Click the WILDCAT logo above to link to the FGMS Student Handbook for 2016-17. Click here to link to the Division-Wide Student Handbook for 2016-17. The Forest Glen Middle School Handbook has been posted on the website. It can also … Continue reading

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6th Grade Transition Program and Picnic

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Place: Forest Glen Middle School Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Purpose of the transition program: to encourage parents to be active participants in their child’s middle school career to introduce rising 6th graders to … Continue reading

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STEM Enrichment Summer Programs Available

Suffolk Public Schools is offering two Career and Technical Education Summer Enrichment Camp sessions this summer for current 5th – 8th graders: Building with STEM Structures and Get a Grip on STEM with Robotics. Both camps will be held at … Continue reading

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Community Services Handbook

The link from the SPS site is https://www.spsk12.net/community-service-info/ …which includes the handbook and links to school-specific parent consent forms.   Community Services Graduation Requirement Handbook.June 2016

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Awards Programs

6th and 7th Grade Awards night will be on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. 8th Grade Awards night will be on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium.A  

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Forest Glen Middle School Guidance News – SOL Testing – Spring 2016 Memo

Please read the attached memo to help your students prepare for SOL Testing. FGMS PARENT SOL LETTER 2016 The test schedule is as follows: Forest Glen Middle School Testing Schedule Test Date Subject/Grade Level May 17th English 8 May 18th … Continue reading

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2016-17 Transportation Forms Available 

To help improve bus routes for next year, parents are asked to complete a 2016-17 Transportation Form by June 30, 2016.  Link here for more information, including a PDF form to print and fill out and a link to an … Continue reading

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