Hey Firebirds! We know that our current situation is a large change from what we are used to. Because of this, Student Council wanted to give you all something to keep you positive and help you have fun at home: E-Spirit Week! We hope every one of you participates in our days and events, because we are doing this for you!
Our schedule beginning April 6th includes:
Movie Night Monday: We will use virtual stream sharing app Netflix Party to host a virtual movie night, where we will be showing Kung Fu Panda 2. Directions to join will be posted here on the Fisher website.
Takeout Tuesday: We encourage you to order in food and send in pictures of you with it! Local restaurants to specifically support include Maple Street
Biscuit Company (Breakfast/Lunch), Tacos and Mas (Lunch/Dinner), Golden Llama Peruvian Rotisserie and Grill (Lunch/Dinner), and Kitchen Sync (Lunch/Dinner)
Walkin’ Wednesday: Send in videos of you getting active (playing sports, etc.), timer pictures/TikToks of being outside, or photographs of nature from nature walks.
Throwback Thursday: We want you to send in pictures of your favorite moments from this school year or from your time at Fisher… Some of these pictures may even end up in the yearbook!
Family Friday: Students, send in a picture/video/TikTok of you spending time with your family!
Talented Firebirds, it's time to show us what you've got! Submit videos showing your talent--singing, dancing, painting, Tik Toks, musical performances, theatrical monologues, sports skills, the sky's the limit! Email your videos to Braden Freeman or DM the SLC Instagram page by Sunday, April 6.
Dear Firebird Families, our counseling department continues to be dedicated to providing school counseling services to all students and families. We wanted to make you aware of our resources and services at this time. Click here to find out about the services we are still providing.
Mental Health America Greenville County operates a CRISISline and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. They are answering calls, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will continue to do so. This is potentially life-saving service to our community members in Greenville and South Carolina.
If you need any Chromebook repairs while we are out of school, you have to take your Chromebook to one of the career centers. They probably won’t be able to make the repairs onsite, but they will switch out your Chromebook for a working loaner. Click here to read more or see the information on the career center locations below:
Greenville County Schools is providing multiple locations around the district where students can pick up free meals and access wifi during our eLearning period. Click here to see a map of all these locations (red flags are meals and wifi and blue flags are wifi only). If you are trying to download items to the Chromebook for working offline, here is a document to walk you through the process step by step (en Espanol).
As you may already know, our students have been learning about the 7 Mindsets in Advisory classes this year. These are designed to develop our social and emotional learning skills, and just basically help all of us relate to each other and the world in a more empathetic way. Here is a link to an introduction to 7 Mindsets. The first mindset is "Everything is Possible." Click here to see the first lesson, "Introduction and Dream Big."
Firebirds, per Governor McMaster’s address, South Carolina schools will remain closed at least until April 30th. If there is anything you need assistance with, you may call the school at 864-452-0800, contact a teacher, counselor, or administrator, and we will do what we can to assist.
We are in the process of preparing elearning lessons through the end of April. Following are some details you will need to know going forward:
Stay focused, stay connected, and be well Firebirds. This will all be over soon and we can get back together and finish our school year strong.
Firebird Family, we have created this document to help answer Fisher-specific questions you may have as we move to eLearning. Please let this serve as a primary document to connect your home to Fisher Middle School during the school closing time. If you need some tips on how to work offline on the Chromebooks, click here. If you are having trouble getting to websites from home, here is a video explaining the Authenticate process. Students who would like to access our ebook and audio book collections can watch this video to get started.
The district has built an eLearning webpage for parents, teachers, and students to access critical information during our school closure. Please check this site for up-to-date information and announcements.