At the Fayetteville Board of Education meeting Thursday afternoon, Owl Creek School sixth grade student Scout Jennings received a Recognition of Outstanding Achievement Award for placing first in the 2021 Walmart Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest.
Fayetteville teachers Allison Bolin and Amy Coulter got their COVID-19 vaccines last week. Allison told us she's doing her part to stop the spread of the virus, while Amy got hers to set an example for her students. #gotmyshot #covidvaccine
Dr. Steven Weber, our Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning, joins podcast host Judith W. Umlas to discuss how the Power of Acknowledgment and Grateful Leadership are a more necessary part of education today than ever before. https://bit.ly/36kq1mF
Michelle Phillips is one of the Fayetteville teachers who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Michelle told us she's getting the vaccine for her mom who she hasn't seen since July! Who will you get your shot for? #whyvaccinate #gotmyshot #thisisourshot #covidvaccine
Special thanks to Medical Arts Pharmacy and Medical Supply and Washington Regional for the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination clinics for our staff members! We are happily rolling up our sleeves to receive our vaccinations and help defeat this terrible virus. THANK YOU!!
If you are considering Fayetteville Virtual Academy for your child for the 2021-22 school year, FVA will hold parent meetings nights via Zoom at 6 p.m. on February 16, March 16, and April 12. More information will be coming soon here and at the FVA website: https://district.fayar.net/o/fva
Our superintendent, Dr. John L Colbert, received his first COVID-19 vaccination yesterday. "It was very painless, and I had no side effects," said Dr. Colbert. "I encourage all of my friends to please go and get your shot. We need to protect ourselves from this deadly virus."
Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition will offer free meal packs during the winter break, which is from December 21 through January 1. The five-day meal packs (five breakfasts and five lunches) will be available for pick up on Tuesday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 29. More information here: http://district.fayar.net/article/369794?org=fps
Fayetteville Public Schools will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15, and school buses will run their normal routes.
Fayetteville Public Schools will pivot to virtual learning on Monday, December 14 due to inclement weather and road conditions. All school buildings will be closed, and students will utilize online learning.
Please take a moment to view an important video message for our Fayetteville Public School families from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVuYYZnsDAw
In lieu of our Winter Concert season, FHS Choirs are releasing a recording in mid December and offering a full digital album for purchase! Your purchase of the digital album will include: songs featuring all choirs, a wide variety of music, and a specialized embroidered mask! Masks are 3 layer, 100% cotton with nose wire, filter pocket and filter included. They are made by local artists and are of limited quantity! Funds raised will help us with the cost of sanitization equipment, choir gear, and yearly fees. Purchase your tickets for your album and or mask on Givebutter THEN FILL OUT this Google Order Form https://bit.ly/35WF0Dy to choose your mask preferences and e-mail where your album link(s) will be sent.
Great things are happening every day in our schools, especially in 2020! Our teachers and students have adapted to the changes put in place to protect health and safety, and teaching and learning are still the focus of every school day. Check out "The Latest" video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9dOouFbKZM
Thank you to Sheep Dog Impact Assistance for donating 1,127 face masks to our schools!!
Owl Creek Health Center is offering a vaccine clinic! Friday, August 21st from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All insured and uninsured are welcome! Update all vaccines that your child needs! Walk-ins are welcome! No appointment needed!
Please view this new video update for an important message from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0iptN2Xdlo&feature=youtu.be
Since we were not able to host our annual Retiree Banquet this year, we have created a Retiree Celebration 2020 video to celebrate those individuals who have retired from their service to Fayetteville Public Schools. The video is posted on Facebook https://bit.ly/30Bj92n and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2UEGZq1. Please reach out to these retirees and thank them for their dedication to FPS!
As always, great things are happening in our schools! Here is the final "The Latest" video for the 2019-20 school year. Check it out! Have a great summer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqM7kgDMNkg&feature=youtu.be
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, so give a shout out to a teacher you love! And THANK YOU teachers for the AMAZING job you do each and every day! FPS loves you! #onefps