News & Events
8th grade students traveled to the Coastal Studies Institute, where they learned about the facility’s research. Students viewed plankton through microscopes, constructed prototype research buoys, learned how scientists program underwater research vessels, and took a boat tour of the surrounding estuaries. Students came away from the trip with a greater understanding of and appreciation for our fragile ecosystem.
The FFMS Penny Drive, sponsored by the SGA, raised over $500 to help those impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael! The donation to the Red Cross represented small contributions from many in our generous student population.
John Welch's homeroom contributed over $130 and won a Duck Donut party! That's a lot of pennies!
Mrs. Lowe's 6th grade math students took part in a Halloween themed STEM challenge this week. Students were tasked with designing and building a "bone" bridge with specific requirements and limitations. The results were BOO-tiful!
Mrs. Dickerson's 8th grade science classes recently participated in a "cookie mining" lab. Students gained a deeper understanding of how mining for coal and fossil fuels impacts the environment and economy. They mined chocolate chips from various brands of chocolate chip cookies using toothpicks and paper clips as tools, calculating profit and loss.