Folks MS will have their first school dance this Friday from 4-6pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $3 and will be sold Thursday and Friday during lunch.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold an open house to present proposed improvements to Loop 1604 between Potranco Road (FM 1957) and FM 471 (Culebra Road). (more)
Folks MS had a very successful turn out for their 1st annual ELAR Rodeo. We could not have done it without the support of our local business partners. Thank you for your support!
Learn the latest about HB5 and the new graduation requirements for the Class of 2018. Each meeting will be held at the prospective high school. Dates and times are listed below: (more)
The Folks PTA Nominating Committee is now taking nominations for the elected officer positions of President, Treasurer, 1st VP-Membership, 2nd VP-Ways and Means, and Secretary for the 2014-2015 school year. If interested, please contact Julie Knoop at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make note of the change in date for the March PTA general meeting. The new date is March 25th, at 6pm.
Club LT, an after school enrichment program especially designed for middle school students is coming to Dr. John Folks Middle School. The program provides academic support and enrichment activities in a safe and fun environment. (more)
The Chili's on Bandera/1604 is participating in a giveback program with Folks MS. Anyone who eats at Chili's February 5th and 6th and brings in the attached flyer, Chili's will donate 10% of the bill to OUR school. How cool is that!
Each year, 8th grade students throughout the state of Texas are required to take a Technology Literacy Assessment. the purpose is to assess students technology skills. The state defines a technology literate student as a student who meets the requirements of the state's Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
On Tuesday, January 14th, Folks MS will have our First Career and College Day on campus. Many parents will be presenting interesting facts about their careers in the morning. In the afternoon, several colleges and Dr. Folks will be speaking to our students.
The Folks Middle School National Junior Honor Society held its first annual wrapping party to help out local charity Elf Louise. Members met at the Elf Louise facility after school and stayed for two hours wrapping gifts for over 15 families.
The 1st annual Career Awareness Day at Folks MS will be held January 14th. Business partners and members of the community will present information about their careers to our students, to learn about the many different career/job opportunities they will have as an adult.
An amazing selection of books is headed to Folks MS! The bookfair, running from December 12-19th will bring the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books to interest parents.
Parking will be very limited at the Folks Middle School dedication celebration to be held Monday, Nov. 4 at 6 pm. Guests are advised to park at Franklin Elementary School at 9180 Silver Spot, where courtesy shuttles will run continuously to Folks Middle School. Shuttles begin at 4:30 pm.
On Saturday, November 16th, from 9:00am - 2:00pm, UTSA is hosting a Family STEM Day for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders.
John Folks MS is participating in the National PTA School of Excellence Program, which celebrates partnerships between PTAs and school to enrich the educational experience and overall well being for all students. Please take 5-10 minutes to complete the survey. Your feedback will help us to improve our family-school partnership and achieve excellence.