School's Message

Have a good summer!
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Let's Go TIGERS!

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Welcome to Franklin D. Roosevelt Middle School – home of the Tigers.  FDR Middle School is located on Veterans Highway in Bristol, PA.  We have a dedicated and caring staff who strive to provide our community with the best education possible.  

We have many exciting things happening this year at FDR.  Our school community is in the third year of our partnership with the Digital Promise and Verizon Foundation which provides all students and teachers with a iPad Air 2.  In addition to the iPad donation, Verizon is graciously donating 5 gig data plans to every student to eliminate the Digital Divide, allowing our students to have unlimited internet access outside of school.  We have a team of students and teachers that are constantly documenting the 1:1 tablet implementation and sharing the information for all districts across the country to use as a road map to implement 1:1 technology.  

Thank you to the Digital Promise Foundation, Verizon Foundation and Samsung!

Please don't hesitate to contact our front office at 267-599-2300 if you have any questions.
************************************************************ Important Dates for the 2017-2018 School Year


August 29th: First day for 6th and 7th grade!
August 30th: All students back in school!
Sept 1st - 4th: NO SCHOOL


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Please check out our 2016-2017 FDR Digital Yearbook! yearbook

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NEW GATE OUTSIDE OF FDR MIDDLE SCHOOL

This school year the principal graciously let Ms. Missanelli put aside her traditional English Curriculum in favor of Challenge Based Learning, which is a learning theory that encourages collaboration, authentic written communication, and community-based service.

We proposed that our project center around the FDR parking lot which serves as a cut through for the neighborhood adjacent to our school. We contacted local businesses, conducted traffic studies, set speed traps, designed gates, and managed to have a swing gate donated and installed all in 9 months. This was the most productive and fulfilling project her students have ever done. This project sure beats a diorama any day.  Also, our test scores each went up 20%. A very special thanks to Area Enclosures for the donation of their equipment and time.


Sincerely, The CBL Crew

Ana Zeferino

Kamren DeJesus

Starr Cook

Carly Kennelly
Please check out this article in Levittown Now about the new gate at FDR Middle School!


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Important iPad Information

This year all FDR students will be receiving an iPad Air 2, courtesy of a grant from Digital Promise and the Verizon Foundation. Each iPad Air 2 comes with 5g of data each month. FDR students will have the ability to access information, even when they are not connected to wifi. There are important dates, forms, and documents to be reviewed and completed in order for your child to receive their iPad Air 2.

FDR 1:1 iPad Distribution and Deployment Information
2016-2017 FDR 1:1 Technology Form

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FDR MIDDLE SCHOOL GOOGLE+ COMMUNITY
Please join our Private Google+ Community by following the directions which are linked below.  Call or email Kevin Boles if you have difficulty joining our community at kevin.boles@bristoltwpsd.org.  

FDR Google+ Community

This site is used to update parents/guardians in a safe private community.  We have 425 parents and aim to have all of our parents become part of this wonderful community!

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Langhorne Council for the Arts Scholarship Recipients FDR students were each awarded $200 scholarships by the "Langhorne Council for the Arts." The scholarships are given to help recipients defray the costs associated with continued studies in the Arts. 2017 recipients are: (L to R) Caitlin Gerstlauer, Angela Secanechia, Olivia Vaughan, Dylan Rush, and Jessica Schwendeman. Congratulation to all! You make FDR proud. Langhorne Council for the Arts
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Congratulations to the following seventh grade girls for being recognized by the Lower Bucks County Branch of the American Association of University Women for their excellence in science and mathematics. From left to right are Jiya Patel who was nominated by Mrs. Steinberger for science, Sydney Newman who was nominated by Mr. Ortman for mathematics, Gabrielle Roberts who was nominated by Mr. Kinney for mathematics, and Shayla Simmons who was nominated by Mrs. Mueller for science. Keep up the great work girls! 

Congratulations

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Congrats
May Students of the Month Grade 7: Graci Nemeth, Stephanie Rodriguez, Luis Sosa, and Tyler Stadler Grade 8: Hetal Patel, Vraj Patel, Jessica Schwendeman, and Olivia Vaughan May Students of the Month

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