Shafer Middle School 

Red Ribbon Week:  Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free. 

October 26-October 30 

 

 

GRADE LEVEL COMPETITIONS TO EARN POINTS: 

  • Daily Dress up  
  • Socks for Sock Drive---Socks will be donated to the Sumner County United Way 
    (to be given to the Sumner County Family Resource Center, to various shelters, and to families who need them).  
  • Poster Contest 
  • Pledge Banner Contest 

PRIZES: 

  • Each 1st place winner in every grade level for poster contest:  donuts during their recess on Wednesday, November 4. 
  • Overall winner of points:  At some point during week of November 2-6 (depending on weather)—students will have a fun activity and concessions during their related arts time.  Specific date to be determined based on weather conditions and CASE Benchmarking. 

EVENTS and INFORMATION: 

Attached you will find an outline of the Red Ribbon Week Events.
 
Information about Sock Drive----collection will be in the gym in the morning before school starts (Graves, Ryan, and Harwood will be collecting and documenting # of pairs brought in each grade level.)
 
If students bring socks to first period teacher-- 1st period teacher give to the grade-level teacher who is collecting, counting, and delivering to the counseling center:  6th McMurtry; 7th Melton; 8th Schultz.
 
 
PLEASE ENCOURAGE AND MOTIVATE STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN EVERY CONTEST! 
 
WE ESPECIALLY WANT AN OUTSTANDING SHOWING OF RED ON THURSDAY--ESPECIALLY 8TH GRADERS WHO ARE IN THE CAFETERIA FOR THE GUEST SPEAKER.  THE DISTRICT IS RECORDING THE PRESENTATION, AND THE NEWSPAPER WILL BE HERE TO TAKE PICTURES.  SO EXCITING!!
 
Note:  6th and 7th graders will view the recorded presentation at a later date during related arts.
 
With 2020 bringing so many challenges and negativity, let's make an impact next week by making it special for our students and helping them make healthy drug-free choices and positive memories!
 
Thank you for all you do for our students and our school! ❤️

school fundraising

Joe Shafer Middle School fundraiser starts Wednesday October 14th, and we need your help! Our goal is to raise $30,000.00 for Instructional and technology.

  • We are doing an ONLINE MONEY WAR and an ONLINE CATALOG SALE.  
  • All fundraising activities will be ONLINE this fall. 
  • Both Fundraisers will run from October 14th – November 2nd.

If you would like to participate in the ONLINE MONEY WAR, you may make your donation at the link below:

https://osp.osmsinc.com/Sumner/BVModules/CategoryTemplates/Detailed%20List%20with%20Properties/Category.aspx?categoryid=AK058

If you would like to purchase from the ONLINE CATALOG SALE, it's as simple as 1, 2, 3!

1. Register TONIGHT at https://www.shopfund.com/
2. Share custom student support links with family & friends.
3. Students who Register & Share with 10 or more supporters*by Monday 10/19   get to SILLY STRING Mr. Brown! So SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!

 * Supporters must make a purchase * 

REGISTER-SHARE-WIN: Sharing gets you tickets for chances to win over $100,000 in instant prizes.

 Fundraiser Links:

* How To Videos - (https://bit.ly/2WVP3Um)
* Parent Letter - (https://bit.ly/34RRESC)
 
 On behalf of the staff at Joe Shafer Middle School, thank you for doing your part to make our fundraiser a success.

Subcategories

Shared Vision
Pursuing academic excellence, developing personal motivation, and inspiring continued learning endeavors in preparation for the opportunities of tomorrow.

Leadership
Effective leaders are visionary, have high expectations, focus on student learning, and use data to drive decisions.
Leaders value and involve all stakeholders in setting goals and improving school culture, and subsequently hold themselves and all stakeholders accountable for results.
Leaders commit to the development and growth of other leaders by modeling transparency and setting the example.

Collaborative Culture
Professional Learning Communities maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust, and promote cross-curricular, student-focused, and solution-oriented discussions.
Classroom activities and interactions provide opportunities for student collaboration that builds trust, respect, and confidence among diverse learners.
Teachers and administrators actively communicate and collaborate with all stakeholders.
Students take an active ownership of their learning experiences.

Quality Instruction
Teachers engage in relevant professional learning and collaboration with colleagues in order to design quality standards-based instruction for students.
Teachers provide data-driven feedback, and students actively collaborate with teachers in setting their own academic and personal goals.
Teachers provide authentic learning experiences in which students develop deep understanding, character, self-reliance, and citizenship.

Resource Utilization
Shafer Middle School attracts and retains quality faculty and staff through strong leadership, supportive mentoring, and a positive, collaborative environment.
Administrators, teachers, and Parent Teacher Organization work together to recruit and utilize community, business, and parent resources.
Shafer Middle School acquires, maintains, and equitably uses facilities, materials, and technology to support student success.