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FMS Parents,

This letter is intended to provide you with information concerning our school trip to Orlando, FL, planned for the spring. 


Trip Date:  May 2-6, 2017

We will depart for Orlando at 9pm on Tuesday evening May 2nd, and return Saturday morning, May 6th at approximately 6:00AM.

Students will take part in the Sea World educational program and also visit Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.


All the following are included in the price of the trip:

Round trip motor coach transportation
Two nights lodging with buffet breakfast each morning
Three cash allowances for lunch at $10.00 each
Three cash allowances for dinner at $10.00 each
One cash allowance for breakfast at $5.00
Two day Universal ticket (one park per day)
One day Sea World ticket w/ educational program
Security guard at the hotel each night

The cost of the trip is as follows:

$525.00  (Quad room)

$550.00  (Triple room)

$590.00  (Double room)


A $100 non-refundable deposit is required for all persons going on the trip and is due no later than:   Nov 18, 2016.  This deposit reserves you a spot on the trip and will assist us in arranging transportation and lodging.  Trip balances should be paid in full no later than Friday, March 31, 2017.  Reservations for parents are made on a first-come basis


Pay on-line: 

Go to the Yadkin County Schools web-page, look  under  the “parents” tab and scroll  down to K-12 payment center.   If you have an account: go to 7th grade $100 Non-refundable Deposit or 8th grade $100 Non-refundable deposit.


Get Trip Info:  Remind App:   Text:            @2017orl to the number 81010


Fundraiser Schedule:

Yankee Candle Fundraiser     Due Oct. 26.2016

Daniel Boone Country Ham   November/December, 2016

Little Caesars Pizza Kits        January, 2017

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts       February, 2016

Butter Braids Pastries          March, 2017




The school will be able to offer some scholarship assistance, however the student must participate in fundraising efforts and help is limited to the school matching the amount raised by the student.  For example, if the student raises $50, the school would only match the $50.  A scholarship form will be sent at a later date and must be completed and returned.



Student Requirements To Attend Trip:

  • Behavior: More than 20 points lost during the third nine weeks grading period requires that the student have a recommendation from all four core teachers.
  • Academic:  Not failing a Core class. (Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies)  Failing a core class requires that the student get permission from the principal to attend the trip.
  • Attendance:  No more than three unexcused absences for the Third Nine Weeks.