Forestwood Middle School

Welcome to Forestwood Middle School!      Home of the Falcons!      Summer office hours  are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.  See the Forestwood Calendar for more detail!  Have a great summer!

Upcoming Events

Winter Break
Date: 12/29/2014
Girls' Basketball Open Gym
Date: 12/29/2014, 10 AM 12 PM
Location: FMS Gym
Winter Break
Date: 12/30/2014
Girls' Basketball Open Gym
Date: 12/30/2014, 10 AM 12 PM
Location: FMS Gym
Winter Break
Date: 12/31/2014
Winter Break
Date: 1/1/2015

News and Announcements

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Principal Profile: Forestwood Middle School's David Tickner
Check out the profile about Forestwood Middle School Principal David Tickner, who discusses his favorite thing about his job; what he enjoys doing in his spare time; and gives some advice to someone who is interested in becoming a principal.
Daily Announcements December 19, 2014
Lewisville ISD Announces Interim Superintendent
At its Dec. 17 Special Board Meeting, the Lewisville Independent School District (LISD) Board of Trustees unanimously named Dr. Kevin Rogers as Interim Superintendent as the Board searches for its new Superintendent of Schools. Rogers has served as the district’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) for the past four years.
Lewisville ISD Schools, Offices Closed for Winter Break - Dec. 22-Jan. 2
As a reminder, all Lewisville ISD (LISD) schools and offices will be closed Dec. 22-Jan. 2 for Winter Break.
Daily Announcements December 17, 2014
Lewisville ISD's Winter Weather Procedures
As winter draws near, we want to take time to remind parents that Lewisville ISD (LISD) is constantly monitoring inclement weather situations. In the event of winter weather, we consider the safety of our 53,000+ students and more than 6,000 employees in our 127-square mile district when making decisions about school closures.
Forestwood Enterprise
Seventh and 8th graders own and operate businesses to compete for profits. Donald Trump once said, “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big!” Forestwood Middle School 7th and 8th graders could be found thinking big during a recent visit to Richardson ISD’s Enterprise City - a program that gives students the opportunity to participate in simulated real-world experiences to understand the role of producer, consumer and citizen.
Calendar Options for 2015-2016

Calendar Options for 2015-2016 Give Input on the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
LISD Board Holds First Superintendent Search Special Meeting
On Wednesday, Nov. 19, the Lewisville ISD (LISD) Board of Trustees held its first in a series of special meetings to discuss next steps in the superintendent search process. During this meeting, the Board formally accepted Superintendent Dr. Stephen F. Waddell’s letter of retirement, effective Jan. 31, 2015.
Lewisville ISD Announces Application Resources for Parents
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is excited to announce its new parent resource website for parents to access helpful student software programs and applications their students utilize daily to support their learning.
LISD Offering Community Flu Vaccinations
Five Clinics in December Open to Public
LISD’s 1:X Initiative Receives International Recognition
Apple recently named Lewisville ISD’s (LISD) 1:X™ initiative as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2014-2016, a two-year designation. With a 30-year history of investing in creative approaches to education, Apple’s Distinguished Program award recipients are recognized internationally for setting the bar for high-quality, innovative education programs. Apple qualifies the award as non-competitive. LISD has researched past recipients of this award and there has been approximately three Texas Apple Distinguished Programs since 2007.
Technical Notice: AirDrop Disabled
Due to some technical issues, AirDrop has been disabled on student iPads. LISD is working with Apple to address the issue. As an alternative, please utilize Google Drive.
Lewisville ISD Graduate Profile Survey
Provide input for LISD's Graduate Profile
Superintendent Search Community Letter
As the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees begins its national search for a new Superintendent of Schools, we would like to share with you our goals for this process. Our primary focus is to find the best candidate to serve our school district. Our children and staff deserve the very best. We know our community expects a quality educational program, and we will find the right person with values reflective of our community.
LISD Superintendent Letter to the Community - Nov. 10, 2014
Dear Lewisville ISD Community: It is with a sad heart that I announce my retirement effective January 31, 2015. I have had a great career beginning in 1980. I have loved every minute of it. I want to thank the administrators and boards that have given me the chance to serve their children: Splendora, Lancaster, Sunray, Tuloso-Midway, Birdville and Lewisville. It has been an honor to serve all of those districts. Read more...
UPDATE: LISD Announces 16th Annual Veterans Day Celebration
Due to the weather forecast for Tuesday morning, Nov. 11, LISD’s Public Veterans Day Celebration will be held indoors at Marcus High School, located at 5707 Morriss Road in Flower Mound (a map with directions is attached). The public event will still begin at 10:30 a.m. and reserved parking is available.

LISD’s Veterans Day Recognition Breakfast will still be held at Timber Creek Elementary (1900 Timber Creek Road, Flower Mound) at 9:30 a.m. A shuttle bus service will be provided from Timber Creek Elementary to MHS.

Veterans are asked to RSVP here: http://goo.gl/forms/Iy26Hk6U9Y or call 469.948.8152. For more information, contact LISD Communications at thomass@lisd.net.
5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Drug Abuse

</a><a href="http://lisd.net/community/5things.pdf">5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Drug Abuse</a> In the spirit of Red Ribbon Week, Southern Denton County communities and businesses came together to provide a conversation starter to help families talk with their children about drug use. Learn the 5 top things parents need to know.
Updated Parent Notice: Pearson Homework Helper - Oct. 23, 2014
Dear LISD Parents,

This communication serves as an update from LISD's Oct. 1, 2014 email regarding Pearson DIGITS website for 6th, 7th and 8th grade math. LISD has received the Homework Helper Practice Books for each student. During the next week, the district will deliver these Homework Helper Practice Books to all middle school campuses. This printed resource is similar to a typical textbook and should be in your student’s hands soon. Pearson continues to work on the online homework portion of the program.
Lewisville ISD Oct. 17 Ebola Statement and FAQ
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