Fernan STEM Academy Weekly Update

Week of 11/21-11/25

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Fernan has been awarded STEM certification!

Thank you for all of the support! We are excited to announce that Fernan has been awarded STEM Certification from Cognia. We are so excited to share this with our staff, students, famlies and community members. We look forward to our committment to high level STEM instruction.

Looking for help with creating Fernan's yearbook!

We are looking for parents that are willing to help us with our Fernan yearbook. We have a staff member who can assist, but would love some extra knowledge and assistance. Please contact the office if interested.

Upcoming Events

11/21-11/25 -Thanksgiving Break-No School

11/24-Thanksgiving Day

11/30-Picture Retakes

12/1-Mod Pizza (earn dough for the library)

12/15-1st Grade Reindeer Concert

12/20-PTA Pictures with Santa, 5-6:30

12/26-1/6-Holiday Break

1/9-School Resumes

2/10-Fernan's Triple Play Night

Arrival, Dismissal and Lunch Schedule

Link to Cd'A School District Family Calendar

Link to Cd'A Lunch Menu

The 4th Tuesday of every month is a Roger's PTA fundraiser. Fernan will earn 20% of your total receipt. We have vouchers in the office if you're interested.

Our 4/5 multi age celebrates their colonial unit.

Cd'A 4 Kids has space available for Fernan students!

If you have a student or know of a family that would benefit from a free before and after school program, please see or email Lexi (Alexandria.roberts@cdaschools.org).

Fernan's Thanksgiving Reading Challenge

Cd'A School District Policy Review for illness and personal communication devices

Raise some dough for the library

Brrrr! Please send your child dressed for the weather.

Let us know if you are in need of any winter clothing items for your child/ren. We want them warm and safe!

Counselor Corner

Our character trait for November/December is: Empathy. We will be talking and learning about Empathy in our Counselor lessons. We encourage you to discuss this character trait at home with your children as well. Our students have been enjoying learning character traits this year and we have been having some great character related discussions in the classrooms! Keep up the good work parents and guardians!

AMAZON purchases can help raise funds for Fernan's PTA!

1. Open the Amazon shopping app

2. Navigate to the main menu

3. Tap on settings and select "AmazonSmile"

4. Select your charity-Fernan STEM Academy PTA
5. Follow the on-screen instructions to turn ON AmazonSmile in the mobile app

6. Future eligible purchases will generate a quarterly donation to Fernan STEM Academy

7. Shop through AmazonSmile and earn money for Fernan's PTA. Our PTA supports our students and activities in many different ways!

We are looking for donations for Fernan's 'Maker Space'.

If you notice any of these items around your home, we are looking for the following:

Popsicle Sticks

Regular straws

Tape of all kinds

TP Rolls (w/o the tp)

Foam balls

Smaller wood pieces

Construction paper (any color)

Hot glue sticks

Thank you! Please send items with your child.

Is your child riding the bus to another location?

You must complete this form in advance. Transportation (208) 667-3451

Fernan STEM Academy


Vision Statement: Our Fernan Falcons empower one another to be problem solvers who ask, imagine, plan, create, and grow.

Mission Statement: We build the future by inspiring, engaging, and empowering students to become critical thinking problem solvers who work collaboratively to improve the world around them.