Flex Time (FT) – FAQ
1. What is Flex Time?
Flex Time (FT) is time built into the middle school schedule four days per week so students can make lasting connections with teachers and work towards meeting and/or exceeding state standards and district/school strategic goals through social/emotional learning, homework assignments, skill-based intervention and enrichment.
The FT schedule is as follows:
2. Why did CMS add FT into the schedule?
3. What are student expectations during FT?
4. What is the grading policy for FT?
FT is Pass/Fail. Students are expected to participate as they would in any other class.
5. How will I know what my student is doing during FT?
CMS will follow the schedule outlined above during each week of the school year. Of course, your student can also provide you with specific information about what they do during FT. Also, you can contact Mr. Corritone, Ms. Shima or your student’s FT teacher.
6. Where did the minutes for FT come from?
Our goal is to continually improve our school and programs to meet the needs of our students and extend their learning. Taking a couple of minutes from other class periods and lunch generated the 25 minutes for FT. We feel using the minutes in this way provides significant value added for our students.
7. Who do I contact if I have any questions about FT?
Please feel free to contact Mr. Corritone or Ms. Shima if you have any questions about FT.