The Frank Church Statesman

September 2022

Principal's Corner

On behalf of the Frank Church staff I would like to thank you for a your patience and support during the start of the 2022-2023 school year. This is a exciting time for our school. While we are facing challenges, we are adapting and improving each day. We are dedicated to creating a positive environment where students can thrive. We are also putting an emphasis on preparing each student for college or career after high school. The students at Frank Church are amazing, and we are looking forward to a great school year.

Important Dates

September 5th

No School - Labor Day

September 15th

Parent/Teacher Conferences


October 13th & 14th

End of 1st Quarter Testing

October 17th

Beginning of 2nd Quarter

October 21st

No School

Annual Notification Regarding Public Release of Student Directory Information

The Boise School District complies with federal law (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) as it relates to the release of student directory information to the public. To learn more, log on to and navigate to Parents & Patrons > Parent Information > FERPA Form. Or, you may pick up a FERPA form at your school, or call the Clerk of the Board at 208-854-4123 to obtain a copy of the FERPA form.

Keep In Contact

Parents - Sign-Up for Emergency Text Messaging: The Boise School District offers emergency text messaging for parents/guardians. Learn more and sign-up.

Non-Parents - Mobile App Available: Boise School District has a mobile app to improve communication to you. The app offers emergency alerts and is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Our Commitment to School Safety and Security.

Thank you to the Assistance League of Boise for their continued support.

Operation School Supplies (OSS) is a philanthropic program of Assistance League of Boise (ALB). OSS has been providing school supplies to the children of Ada County since 1996. This year we are able to provide number elementary, middle, junior high, charter and alternative schools with over $55,000 worth of school supplies. The over 11,000 students selected by school counselors or teachers will receive supplies which include crayons, erasers, pencils, pens, glue sticks, rulers, notebook paper, spiral notebooks, paints, felt markers, and colored pencils, and other items.

ALB is a member of National Assistance League and we are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through philanthropic projects in Ada County. Other ALB programs include: Operation School Bell, Teen Retail, History in the Bown House, Cinderella’s Closet, Project Hearing, Baby Bundles, and Empowering Youth.

Funds for our programs come from community donations, private contributions, grants, and the operation of the ALB Thrift Shop at 5825 Glenwood Avenue. The public is invited to visit our Thrift Shop, and to support our programs by donating good quality used clothing and small household items.

Assistance League of Boise

P.O. Box 140104,

Boise, ID 83714

208 377-4327

St. Luke's Mobile Care will be at Frank Church every Tuesday from 12:30-3:30. Please see Nurse Varga for more information.


Artifact Analysis

Mrs. Bothwell created replicas of stemmed and Clovis points, using the library's 3-D printer. Students in Mr. Butts' US History class analyzed them before learning more about the theories of how and when people arrived in the Americas.

Register NOW for FALL Community Education Classes

Whether you're a parent, student, patron or staff member, you are invited to register NOW for Boise School District's FALL Community Education classes. We are excited to offer you nearly 300 personal enrichment courses, many of them new & affordable lifelong learning classes that are sure to enrich your life! We have classes for all ages! Hurry, courses fill quickly! Enroll online at

FALL Community Education session dates: September 12 - October 20.

For more than 45 years, Boise School District's Community ED program has served as Boise's first choice for lifelong learning. Continue your journey with us!

Find out how you can make a real difference in the lives of our students today!