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School News

Welcome back Scholars and Parents!  As we start the school year, please be diligent about checking for notices via backpack mail.  Going out soon will be the lunch forms.  Although school lunch is now free for NYC participating schools, a large part of funding is based on completed forms returned to school.  We are asking for 100% participation.  You can also apply at www.nyc.applyforlunch.com and send in your confirmation with your scholar's name to Ms. Yearwood.

Upcoming Events

  • Curriculum Night at FDA VIII

    Start time: TBD

    Come out to meet your scholar's teachers and learn about what they will be engaging in this school year.

    MS 452 (19K452) Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
  • OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    MS 452 (19K452) Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
  • NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day

    MS 452 (19K452) Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
  • PTA Meeting

    MS 452 (19K452) Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
  • PTA's THINK PINK Bake Sale

    In honor of breast cancer awareness.

    MS 452 (19K452) Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
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HERO!

  Will YOU be a Superhero!

Frederick Douglass Academy VIII is a Hero school!  Take a tour here.  You can also track your scholar's progress by downloading the app (hero students).  If you did not receive your scholar's account activation information, please call the main office.

 

"Reasons We Love Our School" - photo credit: Ms. Yearwood

Your PTA Corner!

 Welcome back!

Image result for box tops for education  We're starting off the year with our annual Box Top Drive!  With limited resources and fund raising, this is an easy way to contribute to your scholar's school.  Cut and paste, please!    Secure your Box Tops to the attached sheet  Box Top 50 Sheet.pdf and send the completed forms with your scholar's name and class to Ms. Balfour.  A note along with a printed form will be going home via backpack mail shortly.