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    Below are links to Common Core Standard's Vocabulary List for 5th-8th grades in English, Math, and Science.


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    There are currently three open positions on the FMS School Site Council and ELAC Committee. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mrs. Johansen at or by calling 707-725-3415

    From the Principal's Desk

    Dear FMS Students, Parents, and Guardians,

    The mid-trimester progress reports have gone home with your students. Please take this opportunity to speak with your student about his/her grades and goals for the trimester. If you child didn't bring this home, you can always check his/her grades on Aeries. There is plenty of time left in the trimester for students to reach their goals. During the month of February there will be two Wednesday afternoons where teachers will be available to speak with parents and their students who are struggling. If you are interested in meeting, please contact your student’s teacher.

    During the last week of January, our school participated in Kindness Week. Students had dress-up days, read a school-wide book, and led 2 student-chosen community service projects. In addition, students enjoyed watching a Character Education Assembly led by BMX bikers doing stunts. We hope that students will continue to use the skills discussed during this week each and every day.

    Eligible students continue to have the opportunity to go to the FMS store on a weekly basis. We hope that this will encourage more students to make good choices, earn “Middle Money,” and participate. Eligibility for the next Incentive Day is also based on behavior, but behavior over a larger period of time (January 6-February 14). Our next Incentive Day will be held February 14 and is a school dance with DJ Toro and a photo booth.

    Our 8th graders are continuing to fundraise for their trip. Students are currently finishing their chocolate bar fundraiser and preparing for their biggest fundraiser of the year: The FMS 8th grade Quarter Craze and Dinner (please save the date of March 20). Our next 8th grade Parent-Student Committee will be held February 25 at 6pm in the FMS Cafeteria. We will also hold a joint committee meeting for FMS and TTS parents (no students please) on March 9th at 6pm in the Toddy Thomas Library to discuss the graduation dance and ceremony. We hope that all 8th grade parents and guardians will participate.                                                               

    Some dates you may want to put on your calendar:

    Feb. 4- SSC Meeting 3:15pm

    Feb. 5- Geography Bee; January Award’s Assembly

    Feb. 8- Daughters of the American Revolution Award’s Luncheon

    Feb. 13- FESD Board Meeting (6:30pm); Eel River Valley Spelling Bee (5pm)

    Feb. 14- Incentive Day Dance

    Feb. 17-21- NO SCHOOL

    Feb. 25- 8th grade Parent and Student Committee Meeting 6pm

    Feb. 28- 7th grade to “I’ve Already Been Admitted to College Day”

    We continue to seek interested parents and guardians for the FMS School Schools Site Council and English Language Advisory Committee. Please contact the FMS office or email me for more information.

    Thank you for all that you do!


    Julie Johansen

    Fortuna Middle School Principal



    2019-2020 Student Registration Packet

    Registration Night took place on August 15, 2019 from 5-7pm in the FMS gym. If you have a student needing to register, please come to the FMS office as soon as possible. Please make sure that your student's immunizations are up-to-date and that you have provided our office a copy. Your student will also need an updated physical form if he/she plans to participate in school athletics.

    2019-2020 Parent-Student Handbook

    FESD 2019-2020 School Calendar

    FESD Calendar 2019-2020.pdf (PDF)

    FMS School Hours:

    Regular Day (M, T, Th, F)

    8:30 a.m. -3 p.m

    Short Day (W and Conference Week)

    8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


    Title One Parent Involvement Policy 2018-2019

    Show your Spartan spirit on WEDNESDAYS and wear school colors!
    Show your Spartan spirit on Fridays and wear school colors!

    School Accountability Report Card

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    Athletic Physical Forms

    All FMS athletes must have an updated physical form on file each school year. Students will not be allowed to try-out or participate in school sports until he/she has a form on file in the office and a signed athletic handbook form.


    Athletic Handbook 2019-20 _English.pdf (PDF)

    VISITORS & Volunteers

    To ensure the safety of students and staff and avoid potential disruptions, all visitors shall register immediately in the office upon entering campus. Regular volunteers must have appropriate paperwork on file.

    To ensure minimum disruption of the instructional program, visits during school hours should be first arranged with the teacher and principal (or designee). If a conference is desired, an appointment should be set with the teacher during non-instructional time. No electronic listening or recording devices may be used by students or visitors in a classroom without the teacher and principal's permission (Ed Code 51522).

    Fortuna Middle School is an alcohol, drug, and tobacco free school zone. Use or possession of such substances is not allowed on campus. This includes, but isn't limited to, e-cigarettes or vaping (BP 3513.3, AR 3513.3, BP 5131.62, AR 5131.62). If you need help quitting, please contact the California Smokers Helpline at 1-800-No-Butts or visit