UFRSD Is Hosting a Social Media Night

We are excited to announce that UFRSD will be hosting a Social Media Night at Stone Bridge Middle School on Tuesday, April 28th at 7 p.m.    Please open the formal invitation below: (raffle prizes include tickets to AHS graduation and front row tickets to SBMS graduation.)

Our guest speaker for the evening is Chad Williams; Chad is the founder and director of Safe Teens America and Neural Activity.   As a former member of law enforcement for 13 years, he now works to develop and deliver dynamic community programs that help promote awareness among students, parents and community members.

The focus of Chad’s presentation will be on internet safety and the dangers of  smart phone/internet usage and how we can safeguard our students from those dangers.  If you are interested in learning more about Chad Williams, please visit his website at www.safeteensameric.org .

We are thrilled that he will be joining us on the 28th, and we hope that you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to hear him speak.

Please open the invitation for more details.  As always, if you have any questions, you may contact the offices of SBMS, AHS and Newell Elementary School.

Formal Invitation: Social Media SOS- Saving Our Students

PARCC: End of Year Testing Schedule

We want to take a moment to congratulate all of our students and staff for completing the first round of PARCC testing.  We are so pleased and thankful for the effort put forth by each student.  They worked diligently each day, and they approached the process with a positive outlook.

As we have already shared with the students, they will be asked to complete the End of Year portion of the test when we return from spring break.  Please open the attachment for testing dates.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

PARCC EOY Testing Schedule:  EOY PARCC Schedule for Parents

Updated PARCC Schedule

Due to today’s delayed opening, we made the decision to postpone the start of our PARCC testing session until tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3rd.  Please open the attachment for the updated testing schedule.  Students have been made aware of these changes; 7th grade students are  prepared to begin testing tomorrow.

Please note: Moving forward, in the event we have a delayed opening at any point during testing, we will proceed with testing as scheduled.

As always, please contact us with any questions or concerns.

PARCC Revised Schedule for Parents1-1

PARCC Testing Schedule

PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing for Stone Bridge students will begin on Monday, March 2nd.  Please click the link below for the PBA (Performance Based Assessment) PARCC schedules for each grade level. Make-up testing dates are included as well. If you have any questions about the schedule, please contact us.

As a reminder, our PARCC Parent Night is scheduled for tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m., in the Stone Bridge auditorium.  We hope you can join us!

PARCC Schedule for Parents1

2015 Teacher of the Year Nominations

As we do each year, we invite you to nominate our wonderful educators for Teacher of the Year.   As always, this is a wonderful opportunity that allows you to recognize the outstanding work and efforts of your child’s teachers.  We know that our teachers are great; however, the sentiment means so much more coming from students, parents and community members, so we hope you can take a few minutes to nominate someone today!

Please open the attached document for further details.  All nominations must be received by March 12th, 4 p.m.

Teacher of the year2015

Stone Bridge has a Writing Lab!

We are happy to announce, that in addition to our new Math Lab, we also have a Writing Lab!  We know that the Writing Lab will be a great opportunity for students to strengthen their writing skills, so we urge students to attend as needed.

Please open the attachment for additional information.  A copy of the Writing Lab permission slip and the Math Lab permission slip are also located in our virtual back pack.

Please contact us with any questions.

Writing Lab Flyer and Permission Slip

Important Reminders: Upcoming Events

We wanted to remind you of upcoming events as well as updated information due to yesterday’s closing:

Tonight, Wednesday, February 18th :  AHS Scheduling Meeting:

–Parents of 8th graders, as well as 8th grade students, are invited to attend tonight’s presentation at AHS.  The focus of the presentation  will be on preparing our 8th grade students for high school scheduling.  It will begin at 6 pm in the high school auditorium.

Tuesday, February 24th:  PARCC Parent Night:

–The meeting that was scheduled for last night has been rescheduled for the 24th.  Please see the updated attachment below.  We hope you can attend!

PARCC Parent Night Flyer

February 23rd and February 24th:  Parent/Teacher Conferences:

–As a reminder, our final round of conferences for this year will take place on the 23rd and 24th.  If you have yet to schedule a conference, please open the attachment below to do so.

Parent-Teacher Conferences Letter

PARCC Training for Students:

–As an addition to the preparation students are receiving in school, we will be running PARCC training sessions for students, which will take place after school.  Please open the attachment for more information about the training in addition to dates and times the training will take place.  We hope students will take advantage of this opportunity!

PARCC Training Flyer

Math Lab for grades 5th- 8th:

–Math Lab for grades 5th- 8th will resume/begin on Monday, March 2nd.  Please see the attachment for further details.

Math Lab Flyer plus Permission Slip

PARCC Parent Night: February 17th

As we continue to prepare for the arrival of PARCC, we would like to invite you to a parent night so that we can share with you what we have done to help prepare the students.  We will also be able to address any questions you may have regarding PARCC.

We hope that you can join us on the 17th at 6:30 p.m.!

Please open the attached flyer for more information:

PARCC Parent Night Flyer


Parent/Teacher Conferences

Our final round of Parent/Teacher Conferences for this school year is quickly approaching! As always, we value the process and look forward to engaging in meaningful conversations with you.

We will continue to utilize our electronic process for scheduling conferences. You can click on the following link, http://ptcfast.com/schools/_76 , or you may access it by visiting our SBMS website; once there, you may begin the scheduling process.   Please note that you must have a working email address to use the system.

We will launch the conferences and activate the portal on February 9th at 8:30 a.m.; please be aware that you will not be able to sign up for conferences prior to this date or time.

As a result of the time available for conferences, teacher schedules will fill up quickly. If the teacher who you would like to meet with has no available time to meet during conferences, please email him/her directly to find another time to schedule a conference.

Our conference days and times are as follows:
• Monday, February 23rd – 1:10 – 3:10 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 24th – 1:10 – 3:10 p.m.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or email us.